No. 4

 

                    VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                           OF THE

 

                      HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                ____________

 

 

                         THURSDAY 17 FEBRUARY 1994

 

 

 1   Meeting of House

     The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. G.M. Gunn) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

 2   Postponement of business

     Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Government Business) No. 1 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

 3   Address in Reply

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

     Debate resumed.

     Ordered, on motion of Ms Hurley, that the debate be further adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

  4  Petitions Nos 17 to 23

     The Clerk announced that the following Members had lodged Petitions for presentation:

 

     17 and 18  Mr Becker and Mrs Kotz, from 894 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government not to allow the extension to the trading hours for shopping centres and supermarkets.

 

     19 Mr Becker, from 7 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government not to allow the use of plastic milk bottles.

 

     20 Mrs Kotz, from 394 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to re-introduce capital punishment for crimes of homicide.

 

     21 Mrs Kotz, from 42 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to increase penalties for offenders convicted of child sexual abuse.

 

     22 Mrs Kotz, from 36 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to increase penalties for drug offenders.

 

     23 Ms Penfold, from 107 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to increase to four the number of children that can be cared for by a family day care provider.

 


 

 5   Paper

     The following Paper was tabled:

 

     By the Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon. J.K.G.      Oswald) -

            Local Government Association - Report on the Operation of the Local Government Act, 1992-93.

 

 6   Questions

     Questions without notice were asked.

 

 7   Suspension of Standing Orders

     The Deputy Premier (Hon. S.J. Baker), without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be and remain so far suspended as to enable the introduction of Government Bills before the Address in Reply is adopted.

     Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

 8   Suspension of Sessional Orders -

     The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That for the remainder of the Session, Standing Orders be so far suspended as to provide that:

     (a)     at the conclusion of the period for questions without notice, the Speaker may propose the question "That the House note grievances".  Up to six members may speak for a maximum of five minutes each before the Speaker puts the question.

     (b)     the motion for adjournment of the House on Tuesdays and Wednesdays may be debated for up to 20 minutes, provided it is moved before 10.00 p.m.

     (c)     the motion for adjournment of the House on Thursdays -

        (i)  may be moved later than 5.00 p.m.;

        (ii) may not be debated.

     Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

 9   Grievance debate

     The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

 

10   Resumption of business

     Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Government Business) No. 1 be now taken into consideration.

 

     Correctional Services (Prisoners' Goods) Amendment Bill

     The Minister for Correctional Services (Hon. W.A. Matthew), pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Correctional Services Act 1982.

     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 Mr Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday next.

 

11   Address in Reply

     Ordered - That further consideration on the question - That the Address be adopted - be now resumed.

     Debate resumed.

     Ordered, on motion of Mr Andrew, that the debate be further adjourned until Tuesday next.


 

12   Adjournment

     House adjourned at 4.40 p.m. until Tuesday next at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                ____________

 

 

     Present during the day - All the Members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                            G.M. Gunn

                                                            SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK