No 8

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 18 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       Answer to a question

An answer to a question without notice was tabled by the Speaker.

 

3       Paper

         The following Paper was tabled:

 

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

            Ports Corporation, South Australia - Report, 1997-98.

 

4       Legislative Review Committee - Report – Third Report

         Mr Condous brought up the Third Report of the Committee.

         Report received.

 

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       Social Development Committee – Report - Gambling - Motion to note

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Hon R B Such – That the Eleventh Report of the Social Development Committee on Gambling be noted.

         Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be further adjourned until Wednesday next.


 

8       Petroleum (Production Licences) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Primary Industries, Natural Resources and Regional Development, (Hon R G Kerin) pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Petroleum Act 1940.

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 Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 25 November.

 

9       Nurses Bill

The Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown), pursuant to notice, moved - 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.

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 Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

10      Guardianship and Administration (Extension of Sunset Clause and Validation of Orders) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Human Services, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Guardianship and Administration Act 1993.

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 Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

11      Shop Trading Hours (Miscellaneous) Bill

The Minister for Government Enterprises, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Shop Trading Hours Act 1977.

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 Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 24 November.

 

12      Non-Metropolitan Railways (Transfer) (National Rail) Amendment Bill

         Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.

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

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.


 

13      Joint Committee on Transport Safety - Resolution - Motion re

         Order of the Day read for the consideration of Message No 6 from the Legislative Council.

The Minister for Human Services moved – That the resolution of the Legislative Council contained in Message No 6 –

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 -

be agreed to.

         Question put and passed.

 

14      Suspension of Standing Orders

The Deputy Premier (Hon R G Kerin), without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the Report of the Auditor-General and Budget Results 1997-98 to be referred to a Committee of the whole House and for Ministers to be examined on matters contained in the papers in accordance with the following timetable:

 

Premier, Minister for State Development, Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Minister for Tourism, Minister for Year 2000 Compliance (45 minutes)

Minister for Human Services (45 minutes)

Minister for Government Enterprises, Minister for Information Economy (30 minutes)

Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training, Minister for Employment, Minister for Youth (45 minutes)

Minister for Environment and Heritage, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs (30 minutes)

Minister for Industry and Trade, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing, Minister for Local Government (45 minutes)

Deputy Premier, Minister for Primary Industries, Natural Resources and Regional Development (30 minutes)

      Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services (30 minutes).

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

 

15      Report of the Auditor-General; and Budget Results 1997-98

The Deputy Premier, pursuant to order, moved – That the Speaker do now leave the Chair for consideration in Committee of the Report of the Auditor-General; and Budget Results 1997-98.

 

In Committee

Premier, Minister for State Development, Minister for Multicultural Affairs (Hon J W Olsen), Minister for Tourism (Hon J L Hall), Minister for Year 2000 Compliance (Hon W A Matthew) examined.

Minister for Human Services examined.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Venning reported that the Committee had examined the Ministers on matters contained in the reports referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again on motion.


 

16      Extension of sitting

The Minister for Government Enterprises moved - That the sitting of the House be extended beyond 6.00pm.

Question put and passed.

 

17      Report of the Auditor-General; and Budget Results 1997-98

Ordered - That the consideration in Committee of the Report of the Auditor-General; and Budget Results 1997-98 be now resumed.

 

In Committee

Minister for Government Enterprises, Minister for Information Economy (Hon M H Armitage) examined.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Venning reported that the Committee had examined the Minister on matters contained in the reports referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

         Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again on motion.

 

18      Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 6.14 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 7.30 pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

19      Report of the Auditor-General; and Budget Results 1997-98

Ordered - That the consideration in Committee of the Report of the Auditor-General; and Budget Results 1997-98 be now resumed.

 

In Committee

Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training (Hon M R Buckby), Minister for Employment, Minister for Youth (Hon M K Brindal) examined.

Minister for Environment and Heritage, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs (Hon D C Kotz) examined.

Minister for Industry and Trade, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon I F Evans), Minister for Local Government (Hon M K Brindal) examined.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such reported that the Committee had examined the Ministers on matters contained in the reports referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

         Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again on Thursday 26 November.

 

20      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 9.35 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

         For Thursday 19 November 1998

 

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

 

Mr McEwen to move – That the Retail and Commercial Leases (Terms of Lease and Renewal) Amendment Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill pursuant to section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions

 

Hon G M Gunn to move – That this House calls on the Parliamentary Librarian to –

(a)     immediately renew the subscription to the London Times and the Weekend Times; and

         (b)  prepare and circulate to Members the costs of each subscription to all newspapers, magazines and periodicals received in the Library.

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         Present during the day - All Members except Hon R L Brokenshire and Mrs Penfold.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY