No 12

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2000

 

 

1       Meeting of House

The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon J K G Oswald) 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, viz.-

No 64 of 2000    An Act to amend the First Home Owner Grant Act 2000.

Government House, 14 November 2000                                       E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3       Petitions Nos 35 to 38

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

 

35   The Minister for Local Government (Hon D C Kotz), from 194 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House strengthen the law in relation to prostitution and ban prostitution related advertising.

 

36   Mr Foley, from 629 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure greater funding for staff and equipment in hospitals and nursing homes.

 

37   Mr Foley, from 3,488 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure government funding of public libraries is maintained.

 

38   Ms Thompson, from 164 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to fund intensive care facilities at Noarlunga Hospital.

 

4       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 8, 19, 21 and 24 were tabled by the Speaker.

 

5       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

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

      Enfield General Cemetery Trust – Report, 1999-2000

      South Australian Psychological Board – Report, 1999-2000

      TransAdelaide – Report, 2000

      West Beach Trust – Report, 1999-2000

 

 

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

      South Australian Totalizator Agency Board – Report, 1999-2000

 

By the Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby) –

      Department of Industry and Trade – Report, 1999-2000

      Police Superannuation Board – Report, 1999-2000

 

By the Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon I F Evans) –

      Claims Against the Legal Practitioners Guarantee Fund – Report, 1999-2000

      Commissioners for Consumer Affairs – Report, 1999-2000

      Legal Practitioners Conduct Board – Report, 1999-2000

      Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal – Report, 1999-2000

      Legal Practitioners Education and Admission Council – Report, 1999-2000

 

      Rules of Court –

            Supreme Court Rules – Supreme Court Act – Cease to Act

 

By the Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services (Hon R L Brokenshire) –

      Department for Correctional Services – Report, 1999-2000.

 

6       Public Works Committee - Report – Police Relocation from 1 Angas Street, Adelaide – Final Report

Mr Lewis brought up the One Hundred and Fortieth Report of the Public Works Committee on Police Relocation from 1 Angas Street, Adelaide – Final Report.

Report received.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 196).

 

7       Questions

      Questions without notice were asked.

 

8       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

9       Shop Theft (Alternative Enforcement) Bill

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

         The Minister for Environment and Heritage moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

10      Statutes Amendment (Federal Courts – State Jurisdiction) Bill

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

         The Minister for Environment and Heritage moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

11      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 3 to 5 be postponed until tomorrow.

 

12      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 6 and 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 8.

 


13      Education (Councils and Charges) 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.

 

         Contingent Notice of Motion

Ms White, pursuant to contingent notice, moved – That the Bill be referred to the Select Committee on DETE Funded Schools.

Debate ensued.

Question put.

      House divided (No 1):

 


                                Ayes, 20

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Hurley

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Hon M D Rann

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Mr Wright

Ms White (Teller)


Noes, 24

 

Hon M H Armitage

Hon M K Brindal

Hon R L Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Mr Condous

Hon I F Evans

Hon G M Gunn

Hon J L Hall

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon G A Ingerson

Hon R G Kerin

Hon D C Kotz

Mr Lewis

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Mr Meier

Hon J W Olsen

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon R B Buckby (Teller)


 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 3 read.

 

To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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The House having resumed:

Mr Hamilton-Smith 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 tomorrow.

 

14      TAB (Disposal) Bill

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

 


15      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.

 

16      TAB (Disposal) Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Clarke, that the debate be further adjourned and resumed on motion.

         Question put and passed.

 

17      Suspension of Standing Orders

The Minister for Government Enterprises, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the House to sit beyond midnight.

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

 

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It being Midnight

WEDNESDAY 15 NOVEMBER 2000

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18      TAB (Disposal) Bill

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

Debate resumed.

         Mr Meier moved – That the debate be adjourned.

         Question put

         House divided (No 2):

 


               Ayes, 22

 

Hon M K Brindal

Hon R L Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Hon M R Buckby

Mr Condous

Hon I F Evans

Hon G M Gunn

Hon J L Hall

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon G A Ingerson

Hon R G Kerin

Hon D C Kotz

Mr Lewis

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Maywald

Mr Meier

Hon J W Olsen

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon M H Armitage (Teller)


Noes, 19

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Hurley

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Hon M D Rann

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Mr Wright (Teller)


 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

         Ordered – That the adjourned debate be an Order of the Day for later today.

 

19      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 12.26 am until today at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

         For Wednesday 15 November 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Committee Reports

 

Mr Lewis to move – That the One Hundred and Fortieth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Police Relocation from 1 Angas Street, Adelaide – Final Report be noted.

 

For Thursday 30 November 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills / Committees / Regulations

 

Mr Lewis to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Controlled Substances Act 1984.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Mr Snelling and Hon D C Wotton .

 

         The following Pairs were handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

         Division No 1 -

               Ayes - Mr Snelling.

               Noes - Hon D C Wotton.

 

         Division No 2 -

               Ayes - Mr McEwen, Hon D C Wotton.

               Noes - Mr Snelling, Ms White.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY