No. 8

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                        WEDNESDAY 24 AUGUST 1994

 

 

 1         Meeting of House

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

 

 2        Message from the Governor

The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

            State Disaster (Major Emergencies and Recovery)

                    Amendment Bill - Recommending                                                                                                         Message No. 2

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the State Disaster (Major Emergencies and Recovery) Amendment Bill 1994.

                  Government House, 24 August 1994                                                                                                        R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

 3        Petitions Nos 39 and 40

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

 

                  39 Mr Becker, from 307 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government                                                 to establish a Totalizator Agency Board Agency at the Jolly Miller Hotel, Hindmarsh.

 

                  40 Mr Kerin,  from 148 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government                             to criminalise sodomy.

 

 4        Legislative Review Committee - Report

Mr Cummins brought up the Fifth Report, 1994 (Second Session) of the Legislative Review Committee .

                  Report received.

 

 5        Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

 6        Address in Reply - Presentation

The Speaker informed the House that Her Excellency the Governor would be prepared to receive the House for the purposes of presenting the Address in Reply at 3.15 p.m. today.

The Speaker, accompanied by the mover and the seconder of the Address in Reply and other Members, then proceeded to Government House for the purpose of presenting the Address:

On his return, the Speaker informed the House that, accompanied by the mover and seconder of the Address in Reply to the Governor's Opening Speech and by other Members, he had proceeded to Government House and had there presented to Her Excellency the Address adopted by the House on 3 August, to which Her Excellency had been pleased to make the following reply:


The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the House - Thank you for the Address in Reply to the Speech with which I opened the Second Session of the Forty-eighth Parliament.

I am confident that you will give your best consideration to all matters placed before you.  I pray for God's blessing upon your deliberations.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

 7         Extension of question time - Motion re

Hon. M.D. Rann, without notice, moved - That the period for asking questions without notice be extended.

Question put.

                  House divided (No. 1):

 

                                          Ayes, 11.

                              Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

                              Mr Atkinson

                              Hon. F.T. Blevins

                              Mr Clarke

                              Mr DeLaine

                              Mr Foley

Ms Geraghty

                              Ms Hurley

                              Mr Quirke

                              Ms Stevens

                              Hon. M.D. Rann (Teller)                                       

                  Noes, 34.

Hon. H. Allison

Mr Andrew

Hon. M.H. Armitage

Mr Ashenden

Hon. D.S. Baker

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Hon. D.C. Brown

Mr Buckby

Mr Caudell

Mr Condous

Mr Cummins

Mr Evans

Ms Greig

Ms Hall

Hon. G.A. Ingerson

Mr Kerin

Mrs Kotz

Mr Leggett

Hon. W.A. Matthew

Mr Meier

Hon. J.W. Olsen

Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

Ms Penfold

Ms Rosenberg

Mr Rossi

Mr Scalzi

Hon. R.B. Such

Mr Venning

Mr Wade

Hon. D.C. Wotton

Hon. S.J. Baker (Teller)

 

 

                  So it passed in the negative.

 

 8        Grievance debate

                  The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

 9        Suspension of Standing Orders - Sessional Orders

The Deputy Premier (Hon. S.J. Baker), without notice, moved - That until a Standing Orders Committee Report relating to Private Members' Business has been adopted by the House, Standing Orders be so far suspended in relation to Private Members' Business as to provide that -


(a)           unless otherwise ordered, the House meets on each Thursday at 10.30 a.m.

(b)           on Thursdays, Private Members' Business takes precedence in the following manner:

(i)      10.30 a.m. - 12.00 noon - Bills, motions for disallowance of regulations and motions with respect to Committees;

(ii)    12.00 noon - 1.00 p.m. - Other Motions, provided that -

(A)           Notices of Motion will take priority over Orders of the Day in (i) and unless otherwise ordered, for the first 30 minutes in (ii);

(B)           if all business in (i) is completed before the allotted time the House proceeds to (ii);

(C)           if all business in (ii) is completed before 1.00 p.m. on Thursdays the sitting of the House is suspended until 2.00 p.m.

(c)           the following time limits will apply -

                                          Mover, 15 minutes;

One Member opposing the question, as deputed by the Speaker, 15 minutes;

                                          Other Members, 10 minutes;

                                          Mover in reply, 5 minutes;

                                          provided that -

(i)      an extension of 15 minutes may be granted, by leave, to a Member moving the second reading of a Bill;

(ii)    leave to continue remarks may not be sought by any Member, but a Member speaking when the allotted time for that category of business is completed has the right to be heard first when the debate is next called on.

(d)           Notices of Questions ordinarily handed in by 9.00 a.m. on Thursdays must be handed in to the Clerk Assistant by the adjournment of the House on the preceding day.

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

 

 10      State Lotteries (Scratch Tickets) 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 State Lotteries Act 1966.

                  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 tomorrow.

 

 11       The Flinders University of South Australia (Convocation) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon. R.B. Such), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend The Flinders University of South Australia Act 1966.

                  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 tomorrow.

 

 12      Southern State Superannuation 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.


                  House divided (No. 2):

 

                                          Ayes, 30.

                              Hon. H. Allison

                              Mr Andrew

                              Hon. M.H. Armitage

                              Mr Ashenden

                              Hon. D.S. Baker

                              Mr Bass

                              Mr Becker

                              Mr Brindal

                              Mr Brokenshire

                              Mr Buckby

                              Mr Caudell

                              Mr Condous

                              Mr Cummins

                              Mr Evans

                              Ms Greig

                              Ms Hall

                              Mr Kerin

                              Mrs Kotz

                              Mr Leggett

                              Mr Lewis

                              Hon. W.A. Matthew

                              Mr Meier

                              Hon. J.W. Olsen

                              Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

                              Ms Rosenberg

                              Mr Scalzi

                              Hon. R.B. Such

                              Mr Venning

                              Mr Wade

                              Hon. S.J. Baker (Teller)

                  Noes, 10.

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Mr Clarke

Mr DeLaine

Mr Foley

Ms Geraghty

Ms Hurley

Hon. M.D. Rann

Ms Stevens

Mr Quirke (Teller)

 

                  So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

                                                                                      In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 3 read.

Mr Quirke moved on page 2, lines 1 to 8, to leave out the definition of "charge percentage" and insert new definition as follows:

"charge percentage" is -

(a)     in the case of a member whose conditions of employment are specified in a contract negotiated between the member and his or her employer and which includes an agreement between the member and the employer that the value of the charge percentage will be greater than 12 - the number representing that value; or

(b)     in any other case - 12;.

                  Question put and negatived.

                                                                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 4 to 49 agreed to.

                                                                                                Title agreed to.

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

                  The House having resumed:

Hon. H. Allison reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

The Treasurer moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put.


                  House divided (No. 3):

 

                                                Ayes, 32.

                              Hon. H. Allison

                              Mr Andrew

                              Hon. M.H. Armitage

                              Hon. D.S. Baker

                              Mr Bass

                              Mr Becker

                              Mr Brindal

                              Mr Brokenshire

                              Mr Buckby

                              Mr Caudell

                              Mr Condous

                              Mr Cummins

                              Mr Evans

                              Ms Greig

                              Ms Hall

                              Hon. G.A. Ingerson

                              Mr Kerin

                              Mrs Kotz

                              Mr Leggett

                              Mr Lewis

                              Hon. W.A. Matthew

                              Hon. J.W. Olsen

                              Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

                              Ms Penfold

                              Ms Rosenberg

                              Mr Rossi

                              Mr Scalzi

                              Hon. R.B. Such

                              Mr Venning

                              Mr Wade

                              Hon. D.C. Wotton

                              Hon. S.J. Baker (Teller)

                  Noes, 9.

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Mr Clarke

Mr DeLaine

Mr Foley

Ms Geraghty

Ms Hurley

Hon. M.D. Rann

Ms Stevens

Mr Quirke (Teller)

 

                  So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

                  Bill read a third time and passed.

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13       Correctional Services (Private Management Agreements) 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.

 

14       Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Correctional Services (Hon. W.A. Matthew) moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

                  Question put and passed.

 

15       Correctional Services (Private Management Agreements) Amendment Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

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

 

16       Adjournment

                  House adjourned at 11.54 p.m. until tomorrow at 10.30 a.m.

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________


                                                                  MOTION WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

                  For Thursday 25 August 1994 

                    Notice of Motion: Government Business-

 

The Minister for Mines and Energy to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Mining Act 1971.

 

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                  Present during the day - All Members.

 

The following Pairs were handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

                  Division No. 2 -

                              Ayes - Mrs Penfold.

                              Noes - Mr Atkinson.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY