No. 15

 

                    VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                           OF THE

 

                      HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                ____________

 

 

                          WEDNESDAY 30 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 37 and 38

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

 

     37 Mr Meier, from 49 residents of the Hundred of Tickera, requesting that the House urge the Government to transfer the coastal portion of the Hundred of Tickera to the administration of the District Council of Northern Yorke Peninsula.

 

     38 Mr Rossi, from 37 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to continue community language and literacy programs.

 

 3   Questions

     Questions without notice were asked.

 

 4   Papers

     The following Papers were tabled:

 

     By the Premier (Hon. D.C. Brown) -

        Ministerial Statement - State Bank of South Australia Legal Proceedings

 

     By the Deputy Premier (Hon. S.J. Baker) -

        Ministerial Statement - David Paul Jobling.

 

 5   Legislative Review Committee - Report

     Mr Cummins brought up the Seventh Report, 1994 of the Legislative Review Committee.

     Report received and read as follows:

 

     The By-Laws listed hereunder are at present being considered by the Legislative Review Committee.  Evidence is being taken on these matters and it is necessary for Notices of Motion for disallowance to be given in both Houses before the expiration of 14 sitting days to allow the Committee time to complete its deliberations.

 

     Honourable Members are warned that after further consideration has been given to the By-Laws, the Committee may decide to take no further action.

     By-Laws referred to -

        District Council of Stirling - By-law No. 42 Moveable Signs.

        District Council of Murat Bay - By-law No. 16 Moveable Signs.

 

 

     Mr Cummins brought up the Eighth Report, 1994 on Regulations under the Education Act relating to the Alberton Primary School Council and the Ninth Report, 1994 of the Legislative Review Committee.

     Reports received.

 

 6   Grievance debate

     The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

 

 7   Next day of sitting

     The Deputy Premier moved - That the House, at its rising, adjourn until Tuesday 12 April 1994.

     Question put and passed.

 

 8   Acts Interpretation (Monetary Amounts) Amendment Bill

     The Treasurer (Hon. S.J. Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Acts Interpretation Act 1915.

     Question put and passed.

 

     Bill presented and read a first time.

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

     Ordered, on motion of Mr Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 12 April.

 

 9   Debits Tax Bill

     The Treasurer, pursuant to notice, moved - 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.

     Question put and passed.

 

     Bill presented and read a first time.

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

     Ordered, on motion of Mr Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 12 April.

 

10   Parliamentary Committees (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

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

     The Deputy Premier moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

     Ordered, on motion of Mr Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 12 April.

 

11   State Bank (Corporatisation) 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 and 2 agreed to.

                        Clause No. 3 amended and agreed to.

                        Clauses Nos 4 to 10 agreed to.

                        Clause No. 11 amended and agreed to.

                        Clauses Nos 12 to 19 agreed to.

     Mr Quirke moved on page 11, after line 13 to insert new Clause No. 19A as follows:

 

     19A. Superannuation (1) Where a person was, immediately before the commencement of this Act -       (a)                                       an employee of SBSA; and

         (b)                                          a contributor within the meaning of the Superannuation Act 1988,

         the person is entitled to continue to make contributions as a contributor under that Act for the period of the person's employment by SBSA or BSAL.

         (2) Despite the provisions of the Superannuation Act 1988 -

         (a)                                          the arrangement under section 5 of that Act between the South Australian Superannuation Board and SBSA, as in force immediately before the commencement of this Act, will -

            (i)                                       in relation to a person referred to in subsection (1) who is an employee of SBSA - continue as such an arrangement between that Board and SBSA in relation to that person for the period for which the person continues as a contributor within the meaning of that Act; or

            (ii)                                      in relation to a person referred to in subsection (1) who is an employee of BSAL - continue as such an arrangement between that Board and BSAL in relation to that person for the period for which the person continues as a contributor within the meaning of that Act; and

         (b)   the arrangement may not be varied, and the provisions for that Act may not be modified under that section in their application to such a person, so as to affect detrimentally the rights or prospective rights of the person in respect of superannuation.

 

     To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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     The House having resumed:

     Hon. H. Allison 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 on motion.

 

13   Extension of sitting

     The Deputy Premier moved - That the sitting of the House be extended beyond 6.00 p.m.

     Question put and passed.

 

14   Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

     Pay-roll Tax (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill             Message No. 19

     MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971, without any amendment.

     Legislative Council, 30 March 1994                H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

15   State Bank (Corporatisation) Bill

     Ordered - That the further consideration in Committee of this Bill be now resumed.

 

                                In Committee

                        New Clause No. 19A further considered.

 

     Question put.


     Committee divided (No. 1):

 

              Ayes, 8.

 

         Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

         Hon. F.T. Blevins

         Mr Clarke

         Mr De Laine

         Mr Foley

         Ms Hurley

         Hon. M.D. Rann

         Mr Quirke (Teller)

              Noes, 31.

 

         Mr Andrew

         Hon. M.H. Armitage

         Mr Ashenden

         Hon. D.S. Baker

         Mr Bass

         Mr Becker

         Mr Brindal

         Mr Brokenshire

         Hon. D.C. Brown

         Mr Buckby

         Mr Caudell

         Mr Condous

         Mr Cummins

         Mr Evans

         Ms Greig

         Hon. G.M. Gunn

         Ms Hall

         Hon. G.A. Ingerson

         Mr Leggett

         Mr Lewis

         Hon. W.A. Matthew

         Mr Meier

         Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

         Ms Rosenberg

         Mr Rossi

         Mr Scalzi

         Mr Tiernan

         Mr Venning

         Mr Wade

         Hon. D.C. Wotton

         Hon. S.J. Baker (Teller)

 

     So it was passed in the negative.

                        Clauses Nos 20 to 26 agreed to.

                        Schedule 1 agreed to.

                        Schedule 2 amended and agreed to.

                        Schedule 3 agreed to.

                        Title agreed to.

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     The House having resumed:

     Hon. H. Allison reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

     The Treasurer moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put.


     House divided (No. 2):

    

              Ayes, 30.

 

         Hon. H. Allison

         Mr Andrew

         Hon. M.H. Armitage

         Mr Ashenden

         Hon. D.S. Baker

         Mr Bass

         Mr Becker

         Mr Brindal

         Mr Brokenshire

         Hon. D.C. Brown

         Mr Buckby

         Mr Condous

         Mr Cummins

         Mr Evans

         Ms Greig

         Ms Hall

         Hon. G.A. Ingerson

         Mr Leggett

         Mr Lewis

         Hon. W.A. Matthew

         Mr Meier

         Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

         Ms Rosenberg

         Mr Rossi

         Mr Scalzi

         Mr Tiernan

         Mr Venning

         Mr Wade

         Hon. D.C. Wotton

         Hon. S.J. Baker (Teller)

              Noes, 7.

 

         Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

         Hon. F.T. Blevins

         Mr Clarke

         Mr De Laine

         Mr Foley

         Ms Hurley

         Mr Quirke (Teller)

 

 

 

     So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 

16   Adjournment

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

     Debate ensued.

 

17   Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

     Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Bill          Message No. 20

     MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Local Government Act 1934, without any amendment.

     Legislative Council, 30 March 1994                H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

18   Adjournment

     Debate (interrupted by receipt of the foregoing Message) resumed.

     Question put and passed.

     House adjourned at 6.28 p.m. until Tuesday 12 April at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                ____________

 

 


                       MOTIONS WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

     For Thursday 14 April 1994

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

 

     Hon. L.M.F. Arnold to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend The Standard Time Act 1898.

 

     Mr Cummins to move -  That By-law No. 42 of the District Council of Stirling relating to Moveable Signs, made on 20 December 1993 and laid on the Table of this House on 10 February 1994, be disallowed.

 

     Mr Cummins to move - That By-law No. 16 of the District Council of Murat Bay relating to Moveable Signs, made on 12 January 1994 and laid on the Table of this House on 15 February 1994, be disallowed.

 

        Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

 

     Hon. M.D. Rann to move - That this House opposes the policy of withdrawing courses from, and the eventual closure of, the University of South Australia's Salisbury Campus and calls on the University to maintain its legislative commitment to access and equity by maintaining Bachelor and higher Degree courses at the Campus.

 

                                ____________

 

 

     Present during the day - All Members except Hon. J.W. Olsen.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                            G.M. Gunn

                                                            SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK