No 3

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2003

 

 

1       Meeting of House

         The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon Peter Lewis) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Petition No. 7

         The Clerk announced that the following Member had lodged a Petition for presentation:

 

7    Mr Brokenshire, from 455 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to continue to recruit extra police officers, over and above recruitment at attrition, in order to increase police officer numbers.

 

3       Legislative Review Committee - Reports – First and Second

First Report

Mr Hanna brought up the 1st  Report of the Legislative Review Committee.

Report received and read as follows:

 

The Regulations listed hereunder are at present being considered by the Legislative Review Committee. Evidence is being taken on these matters and it is necessary for Notices of Motion for Disallowance to be given in both Houses before the expiration of 14 sitting days to allow the Committee time to complete its deliberations.

 

Honourable Members are warned that after further consideration has been given to the Regulations, the Committee may decide to take no further action.

 

Regulations referred to:

               District Court Act 1991 – Criminal, Civil Division Fees

               Magistrates Courts Act 1991 - Civil, Criminal Fees

               Supreme Court Act 1935 – Fees

               Dental Practice Act 2001 - Supervision Requirements

               Training and Skills Development Act 2003 - Recognition Services.

 

Second Report

Mr Hanna brought up the 2nd Report of the Committee.

Report received.

 

4       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

5       Standing Orders Committee - Appointment of Members

The Minister for Infrastructure (Hon P F Conlon), moved - That Hon D C Brown, Mrs Geraghty, Hon G M Gunn and Mr Hanna be appointed to act with the Speaker as members of the Standing Orders Committee.

Question put and passed.

 

6       Paper

         The following Paper was tabled:

 

By the Minister for Tourism (Hon J D Lomax-Smith) -

Ministerial Statement - Roseworthy Farm.

 

7       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

8       Crown Lands (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Urban Development and Planning (Hon J W Weatherill), pursuant to notice, moved - That the Crown Lands (Miscellaneous) Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill, pursuant to Section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

Question put and passed.

 

         Ordered – That further consideration of the Bill in Committee be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

9       Veterinary Practice Bill

The Minister for Urban Development and Planning, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Veterinary Practice Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill, pursuant to Section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

Question put and passed.

 

         Ordered – That the adjourned debate on the second reading of this Bill be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

10      Statutes Amendment (Mining) Bill

The Minister for Urban Development and Planning, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Statutes Amendment (Mining) Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill, pursuant to Section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

Question put and passed.

 

         Ordered – That the adjourned debate on the second reading of this Bill be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

11      Freedom of Information (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Administrative Services (Hon J W Weatherill), pursuant to notice, moved - That the Freedom of Information (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill, pursuant to Section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

Question put and passed.

 

         Ordered – That consideration of the Message from the Legislative Council be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

12      Authorised Betting Operations (Licence and Permit Conditions) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Gambling (Hon J W Weatherill), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Authorised Betting Operations Act 2000.

Question put and passed.

         Bill presented and read a first time.

 

         The Minister moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Hon D C Kotz, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

13      Address in Reply

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question – That the draft Address be adopted.

         Debate resumed.

         Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Infrastructure, that the debate be further adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

14      Parliamentary Privilege – Freedom of Speech –  Motion re

         The Minister for Infrastructure, by leave, moved – That this House asserts its privileges, in particular that the freedom of speech and debates and proceedings in Parliament ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament, and reasserts that principle in the matter of Niarchos v Snelling.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

15      Address in Reply

         Ordered – That the adjourned debate on the question – That the draft Address be adopted – be now resumed.

         Debate resumed.

         Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Infrastructure, that the debate be further adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

16      Paper

         The following Paper was tabled:

 

By the Minister for Infrastructure on behalf of the Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill) –

            Nuclear Waste Dump – Correspondence and Lands Acquisition Act Certificates from             Peter Slipper, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance and       Administration.

 

17      Address in Reply

         Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

         Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Environment and Conservation, that the debate be further adjourned until tomorrow.

 

18      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 9.56 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Thursday 18 September 2003

 

Notice of Motion – Other Motions

 

Ms Rankine to move – That this House notes that the Australian Health Care Agreement 2003 to 2008, presented by the Prime Minister to the States and Territories, is inadequate to meet the increasing costs of providing public hospital services, fails to commit financially to health reform and will result in a cut of $75M for South Australian public health services.

 

            For Wednesday 24 September 2003

 

Notice of Motion –Private Members Business/ Bills/ Committees/ Regulations

 

Mr Hanna to move – That the Regulations made under the District Court Act 1991 entitled Criminal, Civil Division Fees, made on 29 May 2003 and laid on the Table of this House on 2 June, be disallowed.

 

Mr Hanna to move – That the Regulations made under the Magistrates Court Act 1991 entitled Civil, Criminal Division Fees, made on 29 May 2003 and laid on the Table of this House on 2 June, be disallowed.

 

Mr Hanna to move – That the Regulations made under the Supreme Court Act 1935 entitled Fees, made on 29 May 2003 and laid on the Table of this House on 2 June, be disallowed.

 

Mr Hanna to move – That the Regulations made under the Dental Practice Act 2001 entitled Supervision Requirements, made on 12 June 2003 and laid on the Table of this House on 25 June, be disallowed.

 

Mr Hanna to move – That the Regulations made under the Training and Skills Development Act 2003 entitled Recognition Services, made on 19 June 2003 and laid on the Table of this House on 25 June, be disallowed.

 

 

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            Present during the day - All Members except Ms Breuer and Hon G M Gunn.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                    I P Lewis

                                                                                    SPEAKER

 

D A Bridges

ACTING CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY