No 9

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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MONDAY 13 OCTOBER 2003

 

 

1 Meeting of House

The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon Peter Lewis) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2 Death of Hon Tom Casey

The Premier (Hon M D Rann), by leave, moved - That the House of Assembly expresses its deep regret at the death of Hon Tom Casey, former Member of the House of Assembly and the Legislative Council and places on record its appreciation of his long and meritorious service; and as a mark of respect to his memory, the sitting of the House be suspended until the ringing of the bells.

And being supported by the Leader of the Opposition (Hon R G Kerin), Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson), Hon G M Gunn, Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill), Mr Venning, Minister for Transport (Hon M J Wright) and the Speaker:

Motion carried in silence; Members rising in their places.

 

3 Suspension and resumption

At 2.43 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

At 2.53 pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

4 Suspension of Standing Orders

The Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to move a motion without notice, forthwith, in relation to the Bali tragedy.

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

 

Bali Tragedy Anniversary Motion re

The Premier, then moved That, on the first anniversary of the Bail bombings, this House expresses its sympathy to the families of those who lost loved ones and to those others stilll bravely confronting their injuries and memories; further, that this House calls on the leaders of nations in our region and throughout the world to work together to fight hatred and intolerance and work for a lasting peace.

And being supported by the Leader of the Opposition (Hon R G Kerin), Mr Hanna and the Speaker.

Motion carried in silence; Members rising in their places.

 

5 Petitions Nos 17 and 18

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

 

17 Hon G M Gunn, from 339 citizens of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Minister for Transport to immediately take action to reinstate the 110 km per hour speed limit on the road between Jamestown and Spalding.

 

18 Mr Brokenshire, from 75 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to continue to recruit extra police officers, over and above recruitment at attrition, in order to increase police officer numbers.

 

6 Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 35 to 44, 46, 48, 56, 57, 64, 81, 85, 124, 125 and 145 and a question without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

7 Papers

The Speaker laid on the Table the following report:

 

Auditor General Report for year ending 30 June 2003

Ordered to be published (Paper No 4).

 

The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Attorney-General

Criminal Law (Undercover Operations) Act Report 2003

 

By the Minister for Environment and Conservation

Pastoral Board of South Australia Report 2002-2003

Upper South East Dryland Salinity and Flood Management Act Report 2002-2003.

 

8 Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

9 Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

10 Dog and Cat Management (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Environment and Conservation, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Dog and Cat Management Act 1995.

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 Hamilton-Smith, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

11 Statutes Amendment (Investigation and Regulation of Gambling Licensees) Bill

The Minister for Environment and Conservation, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Authorised Betting Operations Act 2000 and the Casino Act 1997.

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 Hamilton-Smith, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

12 Lottery and Gaming (Lottery Inspectors) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Environment and Conservation, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Lottery and Gaming Act 1936.

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 Hamilton-Smith, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

13 Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 1 to 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 8.

 

14 Administration and Probate (Administration Guarantees) 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.

Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

15 Authorised Betting Operations (Licence and Permit Conditions) 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.

Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

16 Suspension of Standing Orders

The Minister for Urban Development and Planning (Hon J W Weatherill), without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to move a motion, without notice, forthwith.

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

 

Select Committee on the Crown Lands (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill Interim and Final Reports Motion to note

The Minister for Urban Development and Planning, then moved That the Interim and Final Reports of the Select Committee on the Crown Lands (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be noted.

Debate ensued.

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

 

17 Adjournment

House adjourned at 8.55 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

 

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MOTION OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

For Wednesday 15 October 2003

 

Notice of Motion: Private Members Business/ Committees/ Regulations -

 

Dr McFetridge to move That the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Prohibited Surgical and Medical Procedures) Amendment Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill pursuant to section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Hon I F Evans, Mrs Penfold and Mr Scalzi.

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Lewis

SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY