No 7

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 17 NOVEMBER 1998

 

 

1       Meeting of House

The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon J K G Oswald) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Message from the Governor

         The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

         Assent to Bills                                                                                         Message No 1

The Governor informs the House of Assembly that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the following Acts have been assented to during the present Session, viz-

No 68 of 1998 – An Act to amend the National Electricity (South Australia) Act 1996

No 69 of 1998 – An Act to amend the Judges’ Pensions Act 1971.

Government House, 17 November 1998                                           E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 2 and 23 were tabled by the Speaker.

 

4       Standing Orders Committee – Report, 1998

The Speaker brought up the Report, 1998 together with Minutes of Proceedings, 1994-98 of the Standing Orders Committee.

         Report received.

 

         Report ordered to be printed (Paper No 184).

 

         Ordered – That consideration of the Report be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

5       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

          By the Premier (Hon J W Olsen) -

  Tourism Commission, South Australian - Report, 1997-98

 

          By the Minister for Primary Industries, Natural Resources and Regional Development (Hon R G Kerin) -

            Australian Barley Board - Report, 1998

            Dairy Authority of South Australia - Report, 1997-98

            Environment, Resources and Development Committee - Aquaculture - Response by the Minister for Primary Industries, Natural Resources and Regional Development

            Primary Industries and Resources SA - Report, 1997-98

            South Eastern Water Conservation and Drainage Board - Report, 1997-98

            Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia - Report, 1997-98

 

          By the Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown) -

            Abortions Notified in South Australia, Committee Appointed to Examine and Report on –

              Report, 1997

            Adelaide Festival Centre Trust - Report, 1997-98

            Art Gallery of South Australia - Report, 1997-98

            Australian Dance Theatre -

               Meryl Tankard, - Report, 1997

               Report, 1996-97

               Review of Structure – Report 1998

            Carrick Hill Trust - Report, 1997-98

            Community Information Strategies Australia Inc - Report, 1997-98

            Development Act 1993, Administration of - Report, 1997-98

            Disability Information and Resource Centre Inc - Report, 1997-98

            Enfield General Cemetery Trust - Report, 1997-98

            Film Corporation, South Australian - Report, 1997-98

            History Trust of South Australia - Report, 1997-98

            Libraries Board of South Australia - Report, 1997-98

            Ministerial Statement – Australian Dance Theatre

            Museum Board, South Australian - Report, 1997-98

            Passenger Transport Board - Report, 1997-98

            Regulations under the following Acts -

               Medical Practitioners - Clinical Genetics

               Motor Vehicles - Dishonoured Transaction Fees

            State Opera of South Australia - Report, 1997-98

            State Theatre Company of South Australia and Magpie 2 Theatre - Report, 1997-98

            TransAdelaide - Report, 1997-98

            Transport, Urban Planning and the Arts, Department of - Report, 1997-98

            West Beach Trust - Report, 1997-98

 

          By the Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage) -

            Construction Industry Long Service Leave Board -

               Actuarial Report, 1997-98

               Report, 1997-98

            Consumer Affairs, Commissioner for - Report, 1997-98

            Corporate Affairs Commission - Report, 1997-98

            Correctional Services, Department for - Report, 1997-98

            Financial Supervision, South Australian Office of - Report, 1997-98

            Industrial Relations Commission and Industrial Relations Court - Presidents and Senior Judge's Report, 1997-98

            Legal Practitioners Guarantee Fund, Claims Against - Report to the

               Attorney-General, 1997-98

            Lotteries Commission of South Australia - Report, 1997-98

            Rules of Court - Supreme Court - Supreme Court Act -

               Audio Visual Rule

               Roll of Practitioners

               Schedule 5 Fees

            State Emergency Service SA - Report, 1997-98


 

          By the Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training (Hon M R Buckby) -

            Asset Management Corporation, South Australian - Report, 1997-98

            Public Corporations Act - Regulations -

               Adelaide Festival Centre Trust

               Education Adelaide

 

          By the Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon D C Kotz) -

            Environment, Resources and Development Committee - Aquaculture - Response by the Minister for Environment and Heritage

            Pastoral Board - Report, 1997-98

 

          By the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon I F Evans) -

            Racing Act - Rules of Racing - Harness Racing Authority -

               Alcohol and Drug Testing

               Colours and Safety Helmets.

 

6       Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

7       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

8       Australian Formula One Grand Prix (South Australian Motor Sport) Amendment Bill

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

Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 6 agreed to.

                                                New Clause No 6A inserted.

                                                Clauses Nos 7 to 26 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with an amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.


 

9       Messages from the Legislative Council

         The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

         Joint Committee on Transport Safety - Resolution                     Message No 6

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council informs the House of Assembly that it has passed the Resolution transmitted herewith, and desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly thereto.

         Legislative Council, 17 November 1998                                            J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

Resolution referred to:

 

That the Joint Committee on Transport Safety be authorised to disclose or publish, as it thinks fit, any evidence and documents presented to the Joint Committee prior to such evidence and documents being reported to the Parliament.

        

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

 

         Non-Metropolitan Railways (Transfer) (National Rail)

         Amendment Bill                                                                          Message No 7

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Non-Metropolitan Railways (Transfer) Act 1997, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 17 November 1998                                            J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         Ordered – That the second reading be an Order of the Day of tomorrow.

 

10      Adjournment

         The Premier moved - That the House do now adjourn.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

         House adjourned at 5.44 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

         For Wednesday 18 November 1998

 

Notices of Motion: Government Business –

 

The Minister for Primary Industries, Natural Resources and Regional Development to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Petroleum Act 1940.

 

The Minister for Human Services to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the registration and enrolment of nurses; to regulate nursing for the purpose of maintaining high standards of competence and conduct by nurses in South Australia; to repeal the Nurses Act 1984; and for other purposes.

 

The Minister for Human Services to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Guardianship and Administration Act 1993.

 

The Minister for Government Enterprises to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Shop Trading Hours Act 1977.

 

         For Thursday 19 November 1998

 

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

 

Mr Hamilton-Smith to move – That this House establish a Select Committee to investigate whether the Government should conduct a scientific, medical trial to determine if the provision of injectable heroin improves the community’s ability to attract and retain into abstinence treatment, drug misusers who are committing crimes, at risk of transmitting HIV or at risk of death or serious injury as a consequence of their abuse. 

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions

 

Mr Hill to move – That this House calls on the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning to prepare regulations for submission to the Governor in Executive Council under the Harbors and Navigation Act 1993 –

(a)   that provide for the regulation, restriction or prohibition of motorised jet skis in specified waters within I kilometre of the seashore adjacent to metropolitan Adelaide and other coastal cities and towns in the State;

(b)     that take into account the views of local government councils that have areas adjoining those waters to ensure that appropriate regulations, restrictions or prohibitions are in place to protect public safety and to allow the public to enjoy the beaches without unreasonable disruption or disturbance; and

(c)   that provide appropriate exemptions for jet skis used by surf life saving clubs. 

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Hon R L Brokenshire, Mr Lewis and

      Mrs Penfold.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY