No. 6

 

                    VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                           OF THE

 

                      HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                ____________

 

 

                         WEDNESDAY 23 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   Petitions Nos 26 and 27

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

 

     26 Mr Becker, from 11 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to phase out intensive animal husbandry practices.

 

     27 Mr Becker, from 1 144 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the      Government not to allow the use of plastic milk bottles.

 

 3   Papers

     The following Papers were tabled:

 

     By the Premier (Hon. D.C.Brown) -

        Response to the Reports of the Economic and Finance Committee into -

           The Use of External Consultants; and

           Executive Structures and Salaries.

          

 4   Legislative Review Committee - Report

     Mr Cummins brought up the Third Report, 1994 of the 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:

     No. 4 Government Management and Employment Act 1985 - Regulations - Various - Amended - Remade.

     No. 6 Electricity Trust of South Australia Act 1946 - Regulations - Bushfire Risk Areas - Clearances.

     No. 7 South Australian Health Commission Act 1976 - Regulations - Compensable and non-Medicare Patients Fees.

 

 5   Questions

     Questions without notice were asked.


 6   Grievance debate

     The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

 

 7   Message from the Legislative Council

     The following Message from the Legislative Council was received and read:

 

     Acts Interpretation (Commencement Proclamations) Amendment Bill     Message No. 10

     MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Acts Interpretation Act 1915, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

     Legislative Council, 22 February 1994             H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

     Bill read a first time.

     The Deputy Premier (Hon. S.J. Baker) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

     Ordered, on motion of Mr Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

 8   Electoral (Abolition of Compulsory Voting) Amendment Bill

     The Premier, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Electoral Act 1985.

     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. L.M.F. Arnold, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

 9   Pay-roll Tax (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

     The Treasurer (Hon. S.J. Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971.

     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. L.M.F. Arnold, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

10   State Bank (Corporatisation) Bill

     The Treasurer, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the transfer of part of the undertaking of the State Bank of South Australia to a company formed to carry on the business of banking under the law of the Commonwealth; to make consequential amendments to the State Bank of South Australia Act 1983; to make consequential amendments to the Commercial and Private Agents Act 1986, the Government Financing Authority Act 1982, the Industrial Relations Act (S.A.) 1972, the Land Agents, Brokers and Valuers Act 1973, the Legal Practitioners Act 1981, the Local Government Act 1934, the Oaths Act 1936, the Public Finance and Audit Act 1987, the State Supply Act 1985 and the Trustee Act 1936; and for other purposes.

     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. L.M.F. Arnold, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 


11   Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Bill

     The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon. J.K.G. Oswald), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Local Government Act 1934.

     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 Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

12   Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

     The Minister for Mines and Energy (Hon. D.S. Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) 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 Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

13   Next day of sitting

     The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until tomorrow at 10.30 a.m.

     Question put and passed.

 

14   Address in Reply

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

     Debate resumed.

     Question put and passed.

 

15   Supply Bill

     Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time.

     Debate resumed.

     Ordered, on motion of Mr Foley, that the debate be further adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

16   Suspension of Standing Orders

     The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the Acts Interpretation (Commencement Proclamations) Amendment Bill to pass through its remaining stages, forthwith.

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

 

     Acts Interpretation (Commencement Proclamations) Amendment Bill

     Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

     Debate resumed.

     Question put and passed.

 

     Bill read a second time.

     By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 


17   Supply Bill

     Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

     Debate resumed.

     Ordered, on motion of Mr Clarke, that the debate be further adjourned until tomorrow.

 

18   Adjournment

     The Deputy Premier moved - That the House do now adjourn.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

     House adjourned at 10.13 p.m. until tomorrow at 10.30 a.m.

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                       MOTIONS WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

     For Thursday 10 March 1994

        Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations-

 

     Mr Cummins to move - That the Regulations under the South Australian Health Commission Act 1976 relating to Compensable and Non-Medicare Patient Fees, made on 30 September 1993 and laid on the Table of this House on 6 October 1993, be disallowed.

 

     Mr Cummins to move - That the Regulations under the Electricity Trust of South Australia Act 1946 relating to Bushfire Risk Area Clearances, made on 20 September 1993 and laid on the Table of this House on 6 October 1993, be disallowed.

 

     Mr Cummins to move - That the Various-Remade Regulations under the Government Management and Employment Act 1985, made on 16 September 1993 and laid on the Table of this House on 6 October 1993, be disallowed.

 

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     Present during the day - All the Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                            G.M. Gunn

                                                            SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK