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                                                                                               No. 11

 

                    VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                           OF THE

 

                      HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                                                                                    

 

 

                                                                      TUESDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 1991

 

 

 1             Meeting of House

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

                    Chair and read prayers.

 

 2             Message from the Governor

                The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

                Assent to Bill                                                       Message No. 8

                The Governor informs the House of Assembly that, in the name and on behalf of Her

                    Majesty The Queen, the following Act has been assented to during the present Session:

                No. 35 of 1991 - An Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated

                    Account for the financial year ending on 30 June 1992.

                Government House, Adelaide, 10 September 1991             R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

 3             Petitions Nos 39 to 45

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

 

                39  Dr Armitage, from 164 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government to prohibit the sale of combustible chemicals for non-commercial use.

 

                40 and 41  Dr Armitage and Hon. D.C. Wotton, from 152 residents of South Australia,

                    requesting that the House urge the Government to revert to the previous water-rating system.

 

                42  Dr Armitage, from 70 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government to construct a bus-bay near the intersection of Bundeys and Hackney Roads.

 

                43  Hon. P.B. Arnold, from 1 114 residents of South Australia, requesting that the

                    House urge the Government to prevent the early release from custody of Francesco Pangallo.

 

                44  Mr Oswald, from 1 176 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government to suspend the Junior Sports Policy and reconvene the public consultation to produce a new policy document.


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                45  Hon. D.C. Wotton, from 31 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House

                    urge the Government not to decriminalise prostitution.

 

 4             Answers to questions

                Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 3, 6, 11, 13, 14, 18, 28, 29, 31, 32, 40,

                    43, 45, 48, 58, 61 to 63, 69, 88, 89, 91, 93, 94, 100, 103 and 104 and a question without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

 5             Auditor-General's Report

                The Speaker laid on the Table the Report of the Auditor-General, 1990-91.

                Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 4).

 

 6             Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

                By the Minister of Agriculture (Hon. L.M.F. Arnold) -

                    Egg Marketing Arrangements in South Australia - Report to the Minister of

                     Agriculture.

 

                By the Minister of Education (Hon. G.J. Crafter) -

                    Supreme Court Act 1935 - Supreme Court Rules - Discovery and Interrogatories.

                    Commercial Tribunal Act 1982 - Regulations - Judgements and Orders.

                    Landlord and Tenant Act 1936 - Regulations - Commercial Tenancies.

 

                By the Minister of Transport (Hon. F.T. Blevins) -

                    Metropolitan Taxi-Cab Act 1956 - Applications to Lease, 14 August 1991.

 

                By the Minister of Finance (Hon. F.T. Blevins) -

                    Business Franchise (Petroleum Products) Act 1979 - Regulations - Licences and

                     Fees.

 

                By the Minister for Environment and Planning (Hon. S.M. Lenehan) representing the

                 Minister of Public Works (Hon. M.K. Mayes) -

                    Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works - 64th General Report.

 

                By the Minister for Environment and Planning (Hon. S.M. Lenehan) representing the

                 Minister of Recreation and Sport (Hon. M.K. Mayes) -

                    South Australian Totalizator Agency Board - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Marine (Hon. R.J. Gregory) -

                    Boating Act 1974 - Regulations - Speed Limits.

 

 7             Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

 8             Absence of Clerk

                The Deputy Premier (Hon. D.J. Hopgood), by leave, without notice, moved - That one

                    weeks leave of absence be granted to the Clerk of the House on account of absence on Commonwealth Parliamentary Association business.

                Question put and passed.

                The Speaker informed the House that during the Clerk's absence and under Standing

                    Order No. 24, his duties would be performed by the Deputy Clerk (Mr D.A. Bridges) and that he had appointed the Clerk Assistant (Mr G.W. Thomson) to carry out the duties of Deputy Clerk and Sergeant-at-Arms.


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 9             Fair Trading (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the second reading of the Fair Trading (Miscellaneous)

                    Amendment Bill.

 

                The Minister of Education moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

10           Select Committee on the Gulf St Vincent Prawn Fishery

                Order of the Day read for the  bringing up of the Report of the Select Committee on               the Gulf St Vincent Prawn Fishery.

                Mr Quirke moved - That the time for bringing up the Report be extended until

                    Tuesday 8 October.

                Question put and passed.

 

11           Appropriation Bill

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

                    Appropriation Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

 

12           Extension of time for adjournment

                The Minister of Labour (Hon. R.J. Gregory) moved - That the time for moving the

                    adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

                Question put and passed.

 

13           Message from the Legislative Council

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

               

                Aboriginal Lands Trust Act 1966, Section 1278

                     Out of Hundreds (Copley) - Motion re    Message No. 7

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Resolution contained in

                    Message No. 8 from the House of Assembly recommending to Her Excellency The Governor that, pursuant to section 16(1) of the Aboriginal Lands Trust Act 1966, Section 1278 Out of Hundreds (Copley), be transferred to the Aboriginal Lands Trust, without any amendment.

                Legislative Council, 10 September 1991                        G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

14           Appropriation Bill

                Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Brindal, that the debate be further adjourned until

                    tomorrow.

 

15           Adjournment

                House adjourned at 10.55 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                                        

 

 


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                                                           MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Wednesday 11 September 1991

                Notices of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Deputy Premier to move - That a message be sent to the Legislative Council requesting

                that the Attorney-General (Hon.C.J.Sumner), the Minister of Tourism (Hon.B.J.Wiese) and the Minister for the Arts and Cultural Heritage (Hon.J.A.W. Levy), Members of the Legislative Council, be permitted to attend and give evidence before the Estimates Committees of the House of Assembly on the Appropriation Bill.

 

The Minister of Transport to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Motor Vehicles Act 1959; and to make a consequential amendment to the Stamp Duties Act 1923. 

 

For Thursday 10 October 1991

                Notices of Motion: Other Business -

 

Hon. T.H. Hemmings to move - That this House notes with satisfaction that after just two

                years, the HomeStart Scheme has made it possible for 7 000 families to get into home ownership with loans totalling $500 million.

 

Hon. T.H. Hemmings to move - That this House recognises the role that the Access-Cabs

                Program has played in allowing the physically disabled to be less house bound and to be more involved in the day to day activities of the community.

 

Hon. T.H. Hemmings to move - That this House notes the positive impact the

                Elizabeth/Munno Para Project is having on the community in that area.

 

For Thursday 17 October 1991

                Notices of Motion: Other Business -

 

Mr Matthew to move - That this House recommends to the Commonwealth Government that

                the proposed new Australian Taxation Office building be located in the vicinity of Noarlunga Centre or Westfield Marion Shopping Centre in preference to central Adelaide.

 

Hon. T.H. Hemmings to move - That this House expresses its sympathy to the Minister for

                Environment and Planning on seeing the Liberal Party continually filching her environment policies.

 

                                                                  CONTINGENT NOTICE OF MOTION

 

Contingently on the proposed payments for the departments and services contained in the

                Appropriation Bill being referred to Estimates Committees, Mr M.J.Evans will move - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable -

                (a)     the clauses of the Appropriation Bill to be considered by Estimates Committees;

                and

                (b)     Estimates Committees to ask for explanations on matters relating to Estimates of Receipts.

 


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Present during the day - All the Members except Hon. T. Chapman (on leave), Messrs Blacker

                and Becker, Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy and Hon. M.K. Mayes.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

D.A. Bridges

ACTING CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY