No 8

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 27 OCTOBER 1999

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       Petitions Nos 10 to 13

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

 

10   The Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services (Hon R L Brokenshire), from 1079 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to fund intensive care facilities at Noarlunga Hospital.

 

11   Mr Hanna, from 103 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to increase recreational facilities in Trott Park and Sheidow Park.

 

12   Ms White, from 192 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to allow the childcare services at the Regency Institute of TAFE to remain open.

 

13   Mr Venning, from 20 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to increase prison sentences for persons convicted of robbery with violence of residential property.

 

 

3       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Primary Industries, Natural Resources and Regional Development

(Hon R G Kerin) –

               Code Registrar for the National Third Party Access Code for Natural Gas Pipeline

                     Systems – Report, 1998-99

               Dairy Authority of South Australia – Report, 1998-99

               Primary Industries and Resources of South Australia – Report, 1998-99

               Soil Conservation Council – Report, 1998-99

               Technical Regulator – Electricity – Report on the Operations of the Electricity Act,                                            1998-99

               Technical Regulator – Gas – Report on the Operations of the Gas Act, 1998-99

 

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

      Development Act – Report on the Administration of – 1998-99.

 


4       Legislative Review Committee - Reports – Fourth and Fifth

Mr Condous brought up the Fourth Report of the Committee 1999.

Report received and read as follows:

The Regulation listed hereunder is at present being considered by the Legislative Review Committee. Evidence is being taken on this matter and it is necessary for a Notice of Motion for Disallowance to be given in both House before the expiration of 14 sitting days to allow the Committee time to complete its deliberations.

Honourable Members are warned that after consideration has been given to the Regulations, the Committee may decide to take no further action.

Regulation referred to:

Freedom of Information Act – Exempt Agencies.

 

Mr Condous brought up the Fifth Report of the Committee.

Report received.

 

5       Public Works Committee - Report – Botanic, Wine and Rose Development Stage 2

Mr Lewis brought up the One Hundred and Sixth Report of the Committee on Botanic, Wine and Rose Development Stage 2 (Status Report).

Report received.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 187).

 

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       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Standing Committee Reports No 1 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Standing Committee Reports No 2.

 

9       Social Development Committee – Report – Voluntary Euthanasia Bill 1996 – Motion to note

Mr Scalzi, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Twelfth Report of the Social Development Committee on the Voluntary Euthanasia Bill 1996 be noted.

Ordered, on the motion of Mr Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 10 November.

 

10      Environment, Resources and Development Committee - Report – Rail Links with the Eastern States - Motion to note

Mr Venning, pursuant to notice, moved – That the Thirty-Fifth Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee on Rail Links to the Eastern States be noted.

Ordered, on the motion of Ms Thompson, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 10 November.

 

11      Public Works Committee – Report – Adelaide Convention Centre Extension – Motion to note

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Lewis – That the One Hundred and Fifth Report of the Committee on the Adelaide Convention Centre Extension be noted.

Debate resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

12      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Government Business No 1 be postponed until tomorrow.

 

13      Highways (Road Closures) Amendment Bill

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

The Deputy Premier (Hon R G Kerin) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

14      Motor Vehicles (Heavy Vehicles Speeding Control Scheme) Amendment Bill

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

The Deputy Premier moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

15      Statutes Amendment (Universities) 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.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

16      Commonwealth Places (Mirror Taxes Administration) 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.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

17      Paper

         The following Paper was tabled:

 

         By the Deputy Premier

               Ministerial Statement: Hotels near Schools.

 


18      Yumbarra Conservation Park – Draft Proclamation - Mining - Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Environment and Heritage – That this House requests His Excellency the Governor to make a proclamation under section 43(2) of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 that declares that rights of entry, prospecting, exploration and mining under the Mining Act 1971 may be acquired and exercised in respect of that proportion of the Yumbarra Conservation Park being Section 457, north out of Hundreds, county of Way (Fowler); and that a message be sent to the Legislative Council requesting its concurrence thereto.

 

         Contingent Notice of Motion

Mr Hill, pursuant to contingent notice, moved – That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the House to resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House to enable Members to ask questions of the Minister about exploration and mining in Yumbarra Conservation Park.

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

 

Mr Hill, pursuant to order, moved – That the Speaker do now leave the Chair and the House resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House to enable Members to ask questions of the Minister about of exploration and mining in Yumbarra Conservation Park.

Question put and passed.

 

In Committee

Questions were asked of the Minister for Environment and Heritage.

 

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Hamilton-Smith reported that the Committee had concluded its questioning of the Minister concerning exploration and mining in Yumbarra Conservation Park.

 

         Debate resumed.

 

19      Extension of time for adjournment

The Deputy Premier moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

20      Yumbarra Conservation Park – Draft Proclamation - Mining - Motion re

         Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

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

 

21      Adjournment

The Minister for Environment and Heritage moved - That the House do now adjourn.

House adjourned at 10.21 until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

      For Thursday 28 October 1999

 

Notices of Motion: Government Business –

 

The Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill to amend the Summary Offences Act 1953 and to make a related amendment to the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935.

 

The Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994, the Summary Offences Act 1953 and the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986; and for other purposes.

 

The Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the registration of sex businesses and the licensing of operators and managers of sex businesses; to regulate prostitution; to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994, the Summary Offences Act 1953 and the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986; and for other purposes.

 

The Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide a register of sex businesses; to regulate prostitution; to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994, the Summary Offences Act 1953 and the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986; and for other purposes.

 

 

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

 

Mr Lewis to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the City of Adelaide Act 1998.

 

Ms White to move – That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Residential Tenancies Act 1995.

 

Mr Condous to move – That the Regulations under the Freedom of Information Act 1991 relating to Exempt Agencies, made on 29 July and laid on the Table of this House on 3 August, be disallowed.

 

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions –

 

Ms White to move – That this House urges the Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training to keep open the Regency Institute of TAFE’s Elizabeth and Regency Campus Child Care Centres in recognition of the negative impact that closing would have on current and future student’s ability to participate in further education.

 


 

      For Wednesday 10 November 1999

 

Notice of Motion: Standing Committee Reports -  

 

Mr Lewis to move – That the One Hundred and Sixth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Botanic, Wine and Rose Redevelopment – Stage 2 – Status Report be noted.

 

 

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      Present during the day - All Members except Hon M H Armitage and Hon G A Ingerson.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY