No. 7

 

                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                            OF THE

 

                       HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                       

 

                            TUESDAY 17 AUGUST 1993

 

 

 1    Meeting of House

      The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. N.T. Peterson) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

 2    Petitions Nos 11 to 18

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

 

      11 and 12 Mr Becker and Mrs Kotz from 410 residents of South Australia, requesting that the     House urge the Government to re-introduce capital punishment for crimes of homicide.

     

      13 Mrs Kotz from 24 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government    not to extend permanent retail trading hours.

 

      14 Mrs Kotz from 77 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government    to increase penalties for drug offenders.

     

      15 Mrs Kotz from 116 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government    to increase penalties for offenders convicted of child sexual abuse.

 

      16 Mrs Kotz from 39 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government    to increase funding to restore previous levels of staffing and bed numbers at Modbury Hospital.

 

      17 Mrs Kotz from 17 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government    to decrease petrol taxes and increase funding for roads.

 

      18 Mrs Kotz from 33 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to allow the electors to pass judgement on the losses of the State Bank by calling a general election.

 

 3    Papers

      The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

      By the Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations       (Hon. G.J. Crafter) -

      Rules of Court - Supreme Court - Supreme Court Act -

        Commonwealth Compatibility, Service and Executions of Process Act

        Corporations - Various

      Criminal Injuries Compensation Act - Regulations - Crown Solicitor Notification

      Corporation of Renmark - By-law No. 3 - Poultry

 

 

 

 

      By the Minister of Environment and Land Management (Hon. M.K. Mayes) -

      Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act - Regulations - Additional Information

 

      By the Minister of Labour Relations and Occupational Health and Safety (Hon. R.J.         Gregory) -

      Disciplinary Appeals Tribunal - Report, 1992-93

 

      By the Minister of Business and Regional Development (Hon. M.D. Rann) -

      Marine Act - Regulations - Survey Fees

 

      By the Minister of Health, Family and Community Services (Hon. M.J. Evans) -

      South Australian Health Commission Act - Regulations - Compensable and Non Medicare Fees.

 

 4    Questions

      Questions without notice were asked.

 

 5    Grievance debate

      The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

      Debate ensued.

      Question put and passed.

 

 6    Environment Protection Bill

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

      Debate resumed.

 

 7    Extension of time for adjournment

      The Minister of Environment and Land Management moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

      Question put and passed.

 

 8    Environment Protection Bill

      Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

      Question put and passed.

 

      Bill read a second time.

 

                                 In Committee

                       Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                       Clause No. 3 amended and agreed to.

                       Clauses Nos 4 to 11 agreed to.

                       Clause No. 12 read.

      Hon. D.C. Wotton moved on page 13, line 5, after the word "community" to insert the words "nominated by the Minister after consultation with the Conservation Council of South Australia Incorporated".

      Question put and negatived.

 

      To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

                                                        

 

      The House having resumed:

      Mr Ferguson reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

      Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again tomorrow.  

 

 

 

 9    Adjournment

      House adjourned at 11.56 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m. 

                                                       

 

                       MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Wednesday 18 August 1993

      Notices of Motion: Other Motions-

 

Mr Hamilton to move - That this House supports the direct telecasting of the sell out Crows versus Collingwood football match this coming weekend and calls on the Adelaide Football Club, Channel 7 and the Australian Football League to acknowledge the legitimate rights of South Australians to view this match when there are no tickets for sale to the public and for the enjoyment of those people who are aged, infirmed or geographically isolated.

 

Mr Hamilton to move - That in light of future investment decisions to be made by G.M.H. and Mitsubishi, this House backs the Government's comprehensive strategy for the development of the automotive industry and, in particular -

      (a) supports the continuation of the $5 million Automotive Program which aims to restructure the industry to increase international competitiveness, increase the State's share of the domestic market and adopt "worlds best practice" in production and management; and

      (b) supports the Government's call on the Federal Government to recognise that the South Australian automotive industry bears a disproportionate share of the Nation's industry restructuring burden and should receive Federal assistance to restructure to achieve international competitiveness.

 

For Wednesday 25 August 1993

      Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

 

Mrs Hutchison to move - That this House congratulates the Australian Women's Under 21 Basketball Team on winning a gold medal in the recent World Youth Championships in Korea and also congratulates South Australia's Adelaide Lightning player, Michelle Brogan on winning the most valuable player award.

 

                         CONTINGENT NOTICES OF MOTION

 

Contingently on the Southern Power and Water Bill being read a second time, Mr S.J. Baker to move - That this Bill be referred to a Select Committee.

 

Contingently on the Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Power and Water) Bill being read a second time, Mr S.J. Baker to move - That this Bill be referred to a Select Committee.

 

                                                        

 

      Present during the day - All the Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                  N.T. Peterson

                                                                  SPEAKER

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY