No 13

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 17 MARCH 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       Messages from the Governor

         The following Messages from the Governor were received and read:

        

         Assent to Bill                                                                                           Message No 6

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. 2 of 1998 – An Act to amend the Liquor Licensing Act 1997.

Government House, 17 March 1998                                                     E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

Petroleum Products Regulation (Licence Fees and Subsidies)              Message No 7

Amendment Bill - Recommending                                             

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in Petroleum Products Regulation (Licence Fees and Subsidies) Amendment Bill 1998.

Government House, 17 March 1998                                                     E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3       Petitions Nos 33 to 36

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

 

33   Minister for Local Government (Hon M K Brindal), from 58 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House pass legislation ensuring equal representation of men and women in both Houses of Parliament.

 

34   Mr Hamilton-Smith, from 1 resident of South Australia, requesting that the House ask the Governor to investigate a purported neglect of duty by the State Heritage Authority in relation to an application presented under the State Heritage Act by Mr Alan Griffiths, dated 22 February 1996.

 

35   Mr Hanna, from 60 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to oppose the installation of poker machines in the Marion Shopping Complex.

 

36   Hon R B Such, from 378 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to provide ongoing funding for the eradication of the European Wasp.

 

4       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 14, 18 to 22, 26, 39, and 46 and answers to questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.


5       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

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

               Guardianship Board - Report, 1996-97

               Health Commission-

                     Public and Environmental Health Council - Report, 1996-97

                     Report on Public and Environmental Health Act, 1997

 

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

               Regulations under the following Acts -

                     Firearms - Exemption of Juniors

                      Juries - Jury Pools

                     Liquor Licensing - Dry Areas - Long Term - Barmera/Berri

               Public Corporations Act - Direction to ETSA and SAGC - Electricity Assets Restructuring and Preparation for Sale

               Summary Offences Act -

                     Dangerous Area Declarations - 1 October to 31 December 1997

                     Road Block Establishment Authorisations - 1 October to 31 December 1997

 

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

               Flinders University of South Australia -

                     Report, 1996

                     Statute Amendments, 1996

 

          By the Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon D C Kotz) -

Schedule E - Murray Darling Basin Agreement, 1997

Wilderness Protection Act - Report, 1996-97

         

By the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs (Hon D C Kotz) -

               Aboriginal Lands Trust - Report, 1996-97.

 

6       Public Works Committee - Report - Repatriation General Hospital Redevelopment – Stage 1

Mr Lewis brought up the Sixty-Sixth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Repatriation General Hospital Redevelopment – Stage 1.

Report received.

Ordered to be printed (Paper No 194).

 

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       Suspension of Standing Orders

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the introduction of a Bill forthwith.

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

 

Petroleum Products Regulation (Licence Fees and Subsidies) Amendment Bill          

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Petroleum Products Regulation Act 1995.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

 

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

10      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Motor Vehicles (Disabled Persons’ Parking Permits) Amendment Bill    Message No 37

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Motor Vehicles Act 1959, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 26 February 1998                                                   J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         The Minister for Human Services moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

         Motor Vehicles (Wrecked or Written Off Vehicles) Amendment Bill                 Message No 38

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Motor Vehicles Act 1959, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 26 February 1998                                                   J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         The Minister for Human Services moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

        

         Road Traffic (Vehicle Identifiers) Amendment Bill                                  Message No 39

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 26 February 1998                                                   J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         The Minister for Human Services moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

         Liquor Licensing (Licensed Clubs) Amendment Bill                             Message No 40

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendment by the House of Assembly in the Liquor Licensing (Licensed Clubs) Amendment Bill, without any amendment.

Legislative Council, 26 February 1998                                                  J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

11      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 1 to 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 7.

 

12      Industrial and Employee Relations (Disclosure of Information) 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.

 

13      Dangerous Substances (Transport of Dangerous Goods) 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.

 

14      Technical and Further Education (Industrial Jurisdiction) 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.

 

In Committee

Clause No 1agreed to.

Clause No 2 read

Ms White moved on page 1, line 21, to remove the words “subject to this Act”.

Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                                               Clause agreed to.

Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

15      Barley Marketing (Application of Parts 4 and 5) 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      Supply Bill - Grievance debate

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Speaker do now leave the Chair and the House resolve itself into a Committee of the whole for consideration of the Bill.

Debate resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.


17      Adjournment

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training moved - That the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

House adjourned at 8.47 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

               For Wednesday 18 March 1998

         Notices of Motion: Government Business –

 

The Premier to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to make provision for the restructuring and disposal of all or part of the assets of electricity corporations; to amend the Electricity Corporations Act 1994; and for other purposes.

 

The Minister for Administrative Services to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Valuation of Land Act 1971 and make a consequential amendment to the Local Government Act 1934.

        

               For Thursday 19 March 1998

         Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/ Committees/ Regulations –

 

Mr Lewis to move – That the Sixty-Sixth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Repatriation General Hospital Redevelopment – Stage 1, be noted.

 

Notices of Motion: Other Motions –

 

Mr Brokenshire to move – That this House congratulates the Government, Minister for the Arts, the Director and staff of the Festival of Arts and the community of South Australia for their commitment to and support for the 1998 Festival and Fringe Festival, being the most financially and culturally successful thus far.

 

Mr Wright to move – That this House calls on the Government to oppose the application by a private company to establish a waste transfer and re-cycling facility on the corner of Old Port Road and Tapley’s Hill Road, Royal Park because:

(a) the development would be inappropriately located in close proximity to a large number of homes;

(b) the proposed development would have a huge negative and undesirable impact on the quality of life of the residents who live in this area;

(c) the development would cause a drastic reduction to the value of peoples’ homes;

(d) an industry of this type would cause significant problems for other nearby commercial operations.

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         Present during the day - All Members except Hon M H Armitage and Mr Snelling .

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY