No 9

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 19 FEBRUARY 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       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 to 3 be Notices of Motion for Thursday next.

 

3       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 4 and 5 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 6.

 

4       Water Resources Act 1997 – Regulations - Revocation of Proclaimed Wells Lacepede – Motion for disallowance

The Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon D C Kotz), pursuant to notice, moved – That the Regulations under the Water Resources Act 1997 relating to the Revocation of Proclaimed Wells Lacepede made on 29 January 1998 and laid on the table of this House on 17 February 1998, be disallowed.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

5       Public Works Committee – Report - Centre for Performing and Visual Arts – Adelaide Institute of TAFE - Motion to note

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved – That the Sixty-Third Report of the Public Works Committee on the Centre for Performing and Visual Arts – Adelaide Institute of TAFE be noted.

Question put and passed.

 

6       Public Works Committee – Report - Glenelg/West Beach Development Stage 2 – West Beach Boating Facility - Motion to note

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice moved – That the Sixty-Fourth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Glenelg/West Beach Development Stage 2 – West Beach Boating Facility be noted.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

7       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 7 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday 26 February.

 

8       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 to 3 be Orders of the Day for Thursday next.

9       Criminal Law Consolidation (Intoxication) 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.

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         It being Midday, Other Motions were called on by the Clerk.

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10      Suspension of Standing and Sessional Orders

Mr Meier, without notice, moved - That Standing and Sessional Orders be so far suspended as to enable Notices of Motion: Other Motions to be postponed until Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/ Committees/ Regulations are disposed of.

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

 

11      Criminal Law Consolidation (Intoxication) Amendment Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

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

 

12      Education (Government School Closures) 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.

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

        

13      Correctional Services (Victim Protection) 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.

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

 

14      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 7 be an Order of the Day for Thursday next.

 

15      West Beach Boat Harbour – Motion re

Mr Hill, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move – That this House –

   (a) calls on the Government to honour its commitments made on 11 December 1997 regarding the West Beach Boat Harbor and in particular that “an independent environmental consultant will also prepare an assessment for public release”;

   (b) condemns Liberal and Independent Members of the Public Works Committee for forcing a vote on the West Beach Harbor before considering the promised independent environmental report; and

   (c) expresses its opposition to the proposal to divert stormwater run-off through a pipeline into the Gulf at West Beach.

It being 1.00 pm, the motion was adjourned (Mr Hill) and made an Order of the Day for Thursday next.

 

16      Answer to question

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

 

17      Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Deputy Premier (Hon G A Ingerson) -

       Recreation and Sport, Department of - Report, 1996-97

 

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

       Ministerial Statement – Carrick Hill

 

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

       Ministerial Statement – Intoxication and the Criminal Law.

 

17           Environment, Resources and Development Committee - Reports –Twenty-Sixth and Twenty-Seventh Reports

Mr Venning brought up the Twenty-Sixth Report of the Committee on Establishment of Artificial Reefs.

Report received.

Ordered to be printed (Paper No 190).

 

Mr Venning brought up the Twenty-Seventh Report of the Committee, being the Annual Report - 1996-97.

Report received.

Ordered to be printed (Paper No 191).

 

19      Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

20      Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

21      International Transfer of Prisoners (South Australia) Bill

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

         The Minister for Government Enterprises moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

22      Public Sector Management (Incompatible Public Offices) Amendment Bill      

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

         The Minister for Government Enterprises moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

23      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Highways (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill                                            Message No 31

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Highways Act 1926, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

Legislative Council, 18 February 1998                                                         J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         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 Tuesday next.

 

         Liquor Licensing (Licensed Clubs) Amendment Bill                               Message No 32

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Liquor Licensing Act 1997, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

Legislative Council, 18 February 1998                                                         J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

         The Minister for Government Enterprises moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

         Legal Practitioners (Qualifications) Amendment Bill                              Message No 33

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Legal Practitioners Act 1997, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

The Legislative Council draws the attention of the House of Assembly to clause no 13, printed in erased type, which clause, being a money clause, cannot originate in the Legislative Council, but which is deemed necessary to the Bill.

Legislative Council, 18 February 1998                                                         J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         The Minister for Government Enterprises moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

         Statutes Amendment(Consumer Affairs) Bill                                           Message No 34

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Building Works Contractors Act 1995, the Business Names Act 1996, the Consumer Transactions Act 1972, the Conveyancers Act 1994, the Land Agents Act 1994, the Land Valuers Act 1994, the Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Electricians Act 1995, the Residential Tenancies Act 1995, the Retirement Villages Act 1987, the Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Act 1995, the Security and Investigation Agents Act 1995 and the Travel Agents Act 1986, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

Legislative Council, 18 February 1998                                                         J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         The Minister for Government Enterprises moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

24      Address in Reply

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Address be adopted.

Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Minister for Primary Industries (Hon R G Kerin), that the debate be further adjourned until Tuesday next.

 

25      Adjournment

House adjourned at 5.20 pm until Tuesday next at 2.00 pm.

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

     For Thursday 26 February 1998

    

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

 

Mr Venning to move – That the Twenty-Sixth Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee on the Establishment of Artificial Reefs be noted.

 

Mr Venning to move – That the Twenty-Seventh Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee being the Annual Report, 1996-97 be noted.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Hon G M Gunn.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY