No. 10

 

                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                            OF THE

 

                       HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                                            THURSDAY 27 AUGUST 1992

 

 

 1             Meeting of House

                The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. N.T. Peterson) took the

                    Chair and read prayers.

 

 2             Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Government Business) No. 1 be a Notice of Motion for

                    Tuesday 8 September.

 

 3             Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) Nos 1 and 2 be postponed and

                    taken into consideration on motion.

 

 4             Police Superannuation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Police

                    Superannuation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                                                                                            In Committee

                                              Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 3 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 4 to 10 agreed to.

                                              Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mrs Hutchison reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had

                    agreed to the same with an amendment.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 5             Liquor Licensing (Fees) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Liquor                                 Licensing (Fees) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question out and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                        Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                Mr S.J. Baker moved on page 1, after Clause No. 2 to insert New Clause No. 3 as follows:

                    3. Transitional provision Notwithstanding section 87 of the principal Act, the licence fee payable in respect of a wholesale or retail licence for the 1993 licence period-

                    (a) is to be calculated as if "12 per cent" were substituted for "13 per cent" wherever it occurs in section 87;

                    and

                    (b)     if it is to be paid in quarterly instalments pursuant to section 90 of the principal Act, will be divided as follows:

                               (i)  as to each of the first two instalments - 11/48 of the total fee;

                               (ii) as to each of the last two instalments - 13/48 of the total fee.

                Question put.

                Committee divided (No. 1):

                      Ayes, 18.

            Hon. H. Allison

            Dr Armitage

            Mr D.S. Baker

            Mr Becker

            Mr Blacker

            Hon. J.L. Cashmore

            Hon. B.C. Eastick

            Mr S.G. Evans

            Mr Ingerson

            Mr Lewis

            Mr Matthew

            Mr Meier

            Mr Olsen   

            Mr Oswald

            Mr Such

            Mr Venning

            Hon. D.C. Wotton

            Mr S.J. Baker (Teller)

       Noes, 22.

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Hon. G.J. Crafter

Mr Ferguson

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Mr Groom

Mr Hamilton

Hon. T.H. Hemmings

Mr Heron

Mr Holloway

Hon. D.J. Hopgood

Mrs Hutchison

Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

Hon. S.M. Lenehan

Mr McKee

Hon. M.K. Mayes

Hon. N.T. Peterson

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon. F.T. Blevins (Teller)

                So it passed in the negative.

                Title read.

                To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

                                                                                                                         

 

 

 

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it, had                           made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

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

 

 6             Messages from the Governor

                The following Messages from the Governor were received and read:

 

                State Lotteries (Soccer Pools & Other) Amendment Bill - Recommending           Message No. 5

                The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly that appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the State Lotteries (Soccer Pools & Other) Amendment Act 1992.

                Government House, Adelaide, 27 August 1992                                              R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

                Appropriation Bill - Recommending                                                                                               Message No. 6

                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 Appropriation Bill 1992.

                Government House, Adelaide, 27 August 1992                                              R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

 7             Paper

                The following Paper was laid on the Table:

 

                By the Minister of Emergency Services (Hon. J.H.C. Klunder) -

                    Police (Complaints and Disciplinary Proceedings) Act 1985 - Report on the Operation     of, 1991-92.

 

 8             Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

 9             Grievance debate

                The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

10           Message from the Legislative Council

                The following Message from the Legislative Council was received and read:

 

                Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Bill              Message No. 7

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendments made by the House of Assembly in the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Bill, without any amendment.

                Legislative Council, 26 August 1992                                                                G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

11           Local Government (City of Adelaide Wards) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the second reading of the Local Government (City of Adelaide Wards) Amendment Bill.

                The Minister of Employment and Further Education (Hon. M.D. Rann) moved - That this                    Bill be now read a second time.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.G. Evans, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 8                             September.

 

12           Liquor Licensing (Fees) Amendment Bill

                Ordered - That the further consideration in Committee of the Liquor Licensing (Fees)                           Amendment Bill be now resumed.

 

 

 

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                             Title further considered and agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans reported that the Committee had further considered the Bill referred to it                      and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

13           Next day of sitting

                The Deputy Premier (Hon D.J. Hopgood) moved - That the House at its rising adjourn                        until Tuesday 8 September.

                Question put and passed.

 

14           Suspension of Standing Orders

                The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as                               to empower the Speaker, if he is satisfied that the Stamp Duties (Rates) Amendment Bill and the Tobacco Products (Licensing) (Fees) Amendment Bill have been passed by the Legislative Council without amendment, to present the Bills to Her Excellency for assent, notwithstanding that a Message has not been received from the Legislative Council.

                Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute

                    majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

15           Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

                By the Treasurer (Hon. J.C. Bannon) -

                    Financial Statement, 1992-93.

                          Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 18).

                    Estimates of Payments and Receipts, 1992-93.

                          Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 9).

                    Economic Conditions and the Budget, 1992-93.

                          Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 11).

                    Capital Works Program, 1992-93.

                          Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 83).

                    The Budget and the Social Justice Strategy, 1992-93.

                          Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 30).

                    The Budget and Its Impact on Women, 1992-93.

                          Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 81).

                    Enterprise Investments Limited ACN 008 262 717 - Financial Statements, 1991-92.

                    Enterprise Investments Trust - Financial Statements, 1991-92.

                    Enterprise Securities Limited ACN 008 128 194 - Financial Statements, 1991-92.

                    Lotteries Commission of South Australia - Report, 1991-92.

                    Public Sector Employees Superannuation Scheme - Report, 1991-92.

                    South Australian Government Financing Authority - Report, 1991-92.

                    South Australian Superannuation Board - Report, 1991-92.

                    South Australian Superannuation Fund Investment Trust - Report, 1991-92.

                    State Bank of South Australia - Proforma Result, 1991-92.

                    State Government Insurance Commission - Report, 1991-92.

                    The Treasury of South Australia - Report, 1991-92.

                    Letter from the Chairman of the State Bank dated 25 August 1992.

 

 

 

16           Appropriation Bill

                The Treasurer, without notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act     for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the year ending 30 June 1993 and for other purposes.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill presented and read a first time.

                The Minister proceeding to move - That this Bill be now read a second time.

 

17           Member named

                The Speaker named the Honourable Member for Victoria for wilfully defying the                   authority of the Chair.

 

                Member's explanation

                The Honourable Member having made an explanation:

                Hon. D.C. Brown moved - That the explanation of the Honourable Member for Victoria be                  accepted.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put.

                House divided (No. 2):

                      Ayes, 21.

            Hon. H. Allison

            Dr Armitage

            Mr D.S. Baker

            Mr S.J. Baker

            Mr Becker

            Mr Blacker

            Mr Brindal

            Hon. J.L. Cashmore

            Hon. B.C. Eastick

            Mr S.G. Evans

            Mr Ingerson

            Mrs Kotz

            Mr Lewis

            Mr Matthew

            Mr Meier

            Mr Olsen

            Mr Oswald

            Mr Such

            Mr Venning

            Hon. D.C. Wotton

            Hon. D.C. Brown (Teller)

       Noes, 23.

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Hon. G.J. Crafter

Mr De Laine

Mr M.J. Evans

Mr Ferguson

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Mr Groom

Mr Hamilton

Hon. T.H. Hemmings

Mr Heron

Mr Holloway

Mrs Hutchison

Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

Hon. S.M. Lenehan

Mr McKee

Hon. M.K. Mayes

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon. D.J. Hopgood (Teller)

                So it was resolved in the affirmative.

                The Honourable Member for Victoria then withdrew from the Chamber.

 

                Member suspended

                The Deputy Premier moved - That the Honourable Member for Victoria be suspended                         from the service of the House.

                Question put.

 

 

 

                House divided (No. 3):

                      Ayes, 23.                                              Noes, 20.

            Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

            Mr Atkinson

            Hon. J.C. Bannon

            Hon. F.T. Blevins

            Hon. G.J. Crafter

            Mr De Laine

            Mr M.J. Evans

            Mr Ferguson

            Hon. R.J. Gregory

            Mr Groom

            Mr Hamilton

            Hon. T.H. Hemmings

            Mr Heron

            Mr Holloway

            Mrs Hutchison

            Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

            Hon. S.M. Lenehan

            Mr McKee

            Hon. M.K. Mayes

            Mr Quirke

            Hon. M.D. Rann

            Hon. J.P. Trainer

            Hon. D.J. Hopgood (Teller)

Hon. H. Allison

Dr Armitage

Mr S.J. Baker

Mr Becker

Mr Blacker

Mr Brindal

Hon. J.L. Cashmore

Hon. B.C. Eastick

Mr S.G. Evans

Mr Ingerson

Mrs Kotz

Mr Lewis

Mr Matthew

Mr Meier

Mr Olsen

Mr Oswald

Mr Such

Mr Venning

Hon. D.C. Wotton

Hon. D.C. Brown (Teller)

                So it was resolved in the affirmative.

18           Appropriation Bill

                Motion (interrupted by the foregoing naming) resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 8                               September.

 

19           Suspension of Standing Orders

                The Treasurer, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to                     enable the introduction of four Bills, forthwith.

                Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute

                    majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

20           Pay-roll Tax (Exemptions) Amendment Bill

                The Treasurer, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an                       Act to amend the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971.

                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 S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 8                               September.

 

21           Land Tax (Rates) Amendment Bill

                The Treasurer, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an       Act to amend the Land Tax 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 S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 8                               September.

 

22           State Lotteries (Soccer Pools & Other) Amendment Bill

                The Treasurer, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an                       Act to amend the State Lotteries Act 1966 and to repeal the Soccer Football Pools Act                                                  1981.

                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 S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 8                               September.

 

23           Business Franchise (Petroleum Products) (Fees) Amendment Bill

                The Treasurer, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Business Franchise (Petroleum Products) Act 1979.

                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 S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 8                               September.

 

24           Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Summary Offences (Road Blocks) Amendment Bill                                    Message No. 8    

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith titled an Act to amend the Summary Offences Act 1953, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 27 August 1992                                                G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                Bill read a first time.

                Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Tuesday 8 September.

 

                Equal Opportunity (Employment of Juniors) Amendment Bill   Message No. 9

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Equal Opportunity Act 1984, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 27 August 1992                                                G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                Bill read a first time.

                Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Tuesday 8 September.

 

                Stamp Duties (Rates) Amendment Bill                                                           Message No. 10

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled                       an Act to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923, without any amendment.

                Legislative Council, 27 August 1992                                                G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

25           Adjournment

                House adjourned at 5.10 p.m. until Tuesday 8 September at 2.00 p.m.   

 

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

 

                Present during the day - All the Members except Hon. P.B. Arnold and Mr Gunn.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY