VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
TUESDAY 24 NOVEMBER 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 Petition No 11
The Clerk announced that the following Member had lodged a Petition for presentation:
11 The Minister for Local Government (Hon M K Brindal), from 27 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House oppose the passage of the Gaming Industry Regulation Bill 1998.
3 Answers to questions
Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 3, 4, 14 to 17, 27 and 31 were tabled by the Speaker.
The Speaker laid on the Table the following paper:
Auditor-General – Supplementary Report for year ended 30 June 1998.
Ordered to be printed (Paper No 4B).
The following Papers were tabled:
By the Premier (Hon J W Olsen) -
Adelaide Convention Centre - Report, 1997-98
By the Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown) -
Adelaide Festival Centre Trust - Erratum Report of Financial Statements, 1997-98
Development Act - Regulations - Schedule 2 - Zones
By the Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage) -
Country Fire Service, South Australian - Report, 1997-98
Industrial Relations Advisory Committee - Report, 1997-98
Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Advisory Committee - Report, 1997-98
By the Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon D C Kotz) -
National Parks and Wildlife Council, South Australian - Report, 1997-98
Native Vegetation Council - Report, 1997-98
Northern Adelaide and Barossa Catchment Water Management Board - Report, 1997-98
Reserve Planning and Management Advisory Committee - Report, 1997-98
South East Catchment Water Management Board - Report, 1997-98
Wildlife Advisory Committee - Report, 1997-98.
6 Public Works Committee - Report – Queen Elizabeth Hospital Intensive Care Redevelopment
Mr Lewis brought up the Eighty-Second Report of the Committee relating on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Intensive Care Redevelopment.
Ordered to be printed (Paper No 185).
Questions without notice were asked.
8 Grievance debate
The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.
Question put and passed.
9 Road Traffic (Road Events) Amendment Bill
Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.
The Minister for Human Services moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.
Ordered, on motion of Ms Stevens, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.
10 Shop Trading Hours (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill
Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time.
11 Extension of time for adjournment
The Minister for Government Enterprises moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.
Question put and passed.
12 Shop Trading Hours (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill
Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.
Question put and passed.
Bill read a second time.
Suspension of Standing Orders
Mr Clarke, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to move an instruction to the Committee without notice.
Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.
Instruction to Committee
Mr Clarke then moved – That it be an instruction to the Committee of the whole House on the Bill that it have power to consider a new clause relating to retail shop leases.
Question put and passed
Clauses Nos 1 to 4 agreed to.
Clause No 5 read.
Mr Atkinson moved on page 3, lines 5 and 6 to leave out the word “Easter” twice occurring and insert the word “Holy”.
Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.
Clause otherwise amended and agreed to.
Clauses Nos 6 to 9 agreed to.
Mr Clarke moved on page 4, after line 7 to insert a new clause as follows:
10 Amendment of Retail and Commercial Leases Act 1995. The Retail and Commercial Leases Act 1995 is amended by inserting the following subsection after subsection (2) of section 61:
(2a) The lessor or the lessee under a retail shop lease (or an officer of an association referred to in section 60 acting at the request of a lessee) may call a meeting of the persons who are entitled to vote in a ballot to vote on a resolution approving different core trading hours for the purposes of subsection (1)(c).
Committee divided (No 1):
Mr De Laine
Mr Clarke (Teller)
Hon M K Brindal
Hon D C Brown
Hon R B Buckby
Hon I F Evans
Hon G M Gunn
Hon J L Hall
Hon G A Ingerson
Hon R G Kerin
Hon D C Kotz
Hon W A Matthew
Hon J W Olsen
Hon J K G Oswald
Hon R B Such
Hon M H Armitage (Teller)
So it passed in the negative.
At midnight the Chairman of Committees left the Chair.
At midnight the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.
MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN
For Wednesday 25 November 1998
Notice of Motion: Government Business
The Minister for Local Government to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Country Fires Act 1989, the Local Government Act 1934 and the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service Act 1936.
Notice of Motion: Standing Committee Reports
Mr Lewis to move – That the Eighty Second Report of the Public Works Committee on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Intensive Care Redevelopment be noted.
Present during the day - All Members except Mrs Penfold.
The following Pairs were handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:
Division No 1 -
Ayes - Ms Hurley and Hon M D Rann.
Noes - Mrs Penfold and Hon D C Wotton.
J K G Oswald
G D Mitchell
CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY