No. 14

 

                    VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                           OF THE

 

                      HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                ____________

 

 

                           TUESDAY 29 MARCH 1994

 

 

 1   Meeting of House

     The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. G.M. Gunn) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

 2   Petitions Nos 35 and 36

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

 

     35 Hon. Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon. R.B. Such), from 13 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to establish a Police Station at Aberfoyle Park.

 

     36 Mr Becker, from 27 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to phase out intensive animal husbandry practices.

 

 3   Answers to questions

     Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 69, 78 and 86 were tabled by the Speaker.

 

 4   Papers

     The following Papers were tabled:

 

     By the Minister for Primary Industries  (Hon. D.S. Baker) -

         South Australian Research and Development Institute - Report, 1992-93

 

      By the Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources (Hon. D.C. Wotton) -

         Clean Air Act - Regulations - Backyard Burning - Burnside

         Dog Control Act - Regulations - Destruction Applications - Appeals.

 

 5   Questions

     Questions without notice were asked.

 

 6   Grievance debate

     The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

 


 7   Limitation of debate

     The Deputy Premier (Hon. S.J. Baker) moved - That the time allotted for completion of the -

        Guardianship and Administration (Approved Treatment Centres) Amendment Bill;

        Mental Health (Transitional Provision) Amendment Bill;

        Racing (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill;

        Criminal Law Consolidation (Stalking) Amendment Bill; and

        State Bank (Corporatisation) Bill;

     by until midnight on 30 March.

     Question put and passed.

 

 8   Message from the Legislative Council

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

    

     Women in Parliament - Resolution re                     Message No. 17

     MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council informs the House of Assembly that it has passed the Resolution transmitted herewith, and desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly thereto.

 

                           Resolution referred to

     I. That in the opinion of this Council, a Joint Committee be appointed to inquire into and report upon the following matters -

        (a)  the reason and extent of any existing impediments to women standing for Parliament;

        (b)  strategies for increasing both the number of women and the effectiveness of women in the political and electoral process, and

        (c)  the effect of parliamentary procedures and practice on women's aspiration to and participation in, the South Australian Parliament.

     II That in the event of the Joint Committee being appointed, the Legislative Council be represented thereon by three Members, of whom two shall form a quorum of Council Members necessary to be present at all sittings of the Committee.

     Legislative Council, 24 March 1994                H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

     Ordered - That consideration of the Message be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

 9   Guardianship and Administration (Approved Treatment Centres) 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.

     By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 

10   Mental Health (Transitional Provision) 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.

     By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 


11   Racing (Miscellaneous) 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

                        Clauses Nos 1 to 12 agreed to.

                        Clause No. 13 read.

     Mr Foley moved on page 3, lines 29 to 31 to leave out subparagraph (i)(B) and on line 32 to leave out "1995" and insert in lieu thereof "1994".

     Question put.

     Committee divided (No. 1):

 

              Ayes, 8.

 

         Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

         Mr Atkinson

         Mr Clarke

         Mr De Laine

         Ms Hurley

         Mr Quirke

         Hon. M.D. Rann

         Mr Foley (Teller)

              Noes, 27.

 

         Mr Andrew

         Hon. M.H. Armitage

         Mr Ashenden

         Hon. D.S. Baker

         Hon. S.J. Baker

         Mr Bass

         Mr Becker

         Hon. D.C. Brown

         Mr Condous

         Mr Evans

         Ms Greig

         Hon. G.M. Gunn

         Ms Hall

         Hon. G.A. Ingerson

         Mr Kerin

         Mrs Kotz

         Mr Leggett

         Mr Lewis

         Hon. W.A. Matthew

         Mr Meier

         Hon. J.W. Olsen

         Ms Penfold

         Mr Rossi

         Hon. R.B. Such

         Mr Tiernan

         Hon. D.C. Wotton

         Hon. J.K.G. Oswald (Teller)

     So it was passed in the negative.

                        Clause agreed to.

                        Clauses Nos 14 to 17 agreed to.

                        Title agreed to.

 

                                ____________

 

     The House having resumed:

     Hon. H. Allison 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.

 


12   Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

     Parliamentary Committees (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill       Message No. 18

     MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Parliamentary Committees Act 1991 and to make consequential and related amendments to the Development Act 1991, the Environment Protection Act 1993 and the Parliamentary Remuneration Act 1990, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

     Legislative Council, 29 March 1994                H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

     Bill read a first time.

     Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

13   Criminal Law Consolidation (Stalking) 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.

     By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 

14   Adjournment

     The Deputy Premier moved - That the House do now adjourn.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

     House adjourned at 8.12 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                ____________

 

 

                       MOTIONS WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

     For Wednesday 30 March 1994

        Notices of Motion: Government Business-

 

     The Treasurer to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Acts Interpretation Act 1915.

 

     The Treasurer to move -  That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the imposition and collection of a tax in respect of certain debits made to accounts kept with financial institutions; to repeal the Debits Tax Act 1990; and to make a related amendment to the Taxation (Reciprocal Powers) Act 1989.

 

     For Thursday 14 April 1994

        Notices of Motion: Other Motions-

 

     Mr Becker to move - That this House congratulates the South Australian Softball Association on the occasion and achievement of their Golden Jubilee year 1993-94.

 

                                ____________

 

 

 

 

     Present during the day - All the Members.

 

 

 

 

                                                            G.M. Gunn

                                                            SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK