No 16

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 21 NOVEMBER 1995

 

 

1    Meeting of House

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

 

2    Message from the Governor

     The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

     Water Resources (Imposition of Charges) Amendment Bill - Recommending     Message No 5

     The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money                                                 as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Water Resources (Imposition of Charges)          Amendment Bill 1995.

     Government House, 21 November 1995          R F Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

3    Petitions Nos 51 and 52

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

 

51 The Minister for Emergency Services (Hon W A Matthew), from 4 117 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to retain the Bowker Street oval at Brighton for sporting and recreational purposes.

 

52 Mr Leggett, from 7 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to support a tunnel underpass of Tapleys Hill Road located at the extension of the main runway at Adelaide Airport.

 

4    Papers

     The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Deputy Premier (Hon S J Baker) -

   Legal Practitioners Complaints Committee - Report, 1994-95

   Legal Services Commission of South Australia - Report, 1994-95

Legal Practitioners Act - Claims Against the Legal Practitioners Guarantee Fund - Report to the Attorney-General, 1994-95

   Liquor Licensing Act - Regulations - Dry Areas - Tumby Bay

 

By the Treasurer (Hon S J Baker) -

   Liquor Licensing Commissioner - Gaming Machines Act - Report on the, 1994-95

 

By the Minister for Industrial Affairs (Hon G A Ingerson) -

   Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act - Regulations - Scales of Medical and Other Charges

 

By the Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon J K G Oswald) -

   Local Government Association - Report, 1994-95

   South Australian Housing Trust - Report, 1994-95

 

By the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon J K G Oswald) -

   South Australian Harness Racing Board - Report, 1994-95

 

By the Minister for Correctional Services (Hon W A Matthew) -

   Correctional Services Act - Regulations - Penalties for Prisoner Drug Abuse

 

By the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon R B Such) -

Industrial and Commercial Training Act - Regulations - Civil Construction and Maintenance Worker.

 

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    Message from the Governor

The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

     Senate vacancy                                          Message No 6

The Governor informs the House of Assembly that the President of the Senate of the Commonwealth of Australia, in accordance with Section 21 of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia, has notified her that, in consequence of the resignation on the twentieth day of November, 1995, of Senator John Richard Coulter, a vacancy has happened in the representation of this State in the Senate of the Commonwealth. The Governor is advised that, by such vacancy having happened, the place of a Senator has become vacant before the expiration of his term within the meaning of Section 15 of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia, and that such place must be filled by the Houses of Parliament, sitting and voting together, choosing a person to hold it in accordance with the provisions of the said Section.

     Government House, 21 November 1995                R F Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

8    Leave of absence - Mr Atkinson

Mr De Laine, by leave without notice, moved - That two weeks leave of absence be granted to the Member for Spence, Mr Atkinson, on account of family responsiblities.

Question put and passed.

 

9    Criminal Law Consolidation (Mental Impairment) Amendment Bill

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

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

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

 

10   Security and Investigation Agents Bill

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

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

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


11   Building Work Contractors Bill

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

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

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

 

12   Statutes Amendment (Courts) 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   Statutes Repeal and Amendment (Commercial Tribunal) 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   Administrative Decisions (Effect of International Instruments) 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.

 

15   Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 10.

 

16   Office for the Ageing 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 4 agreed to.

                        Clauses Nos 5 and 6 amended and agreed to.

                        Clause No 7 agreed to.

                        Clause No 8 amended and agreed to.

                        Clause No 9 agreed to.

                        Schedule agreed to.

                        Title agreed to.

 

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     The House having resumed:

Mr Bass reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

17   Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

Friendly Societies (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill       Message No 30

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Friendly Societies Act 1919, without any amendment.

     Legislative Council, 21 November 1995             H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

Statutes Amendment (Sunday Auctions and Indemnity Fund) Bill        Message No 31

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Land Agents Act 1994, the Conveyancers Act 1994 and the Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Act 1994, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

     Legislative Council, 21 November 1995             H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

     Bill read a first time.

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

 

Consumer Transactions (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill          Message No 32

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Consumer Transactions Act 1972, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

     Legislative Council, 21 November 1995             H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

     Bill read a first time.

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

 

Stamp Duties (Valuations - Objections and Appeals) Amendment Bill         Message No 33

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923, without any amendment.

     Legislative Council, 21 November 1995             H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

18   Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 9 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 10.

 

19   Water Resources (Imposition of 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.

 

In Committee

                        Clause No 1 amended and agreed to.

                        Clauses Nos 2 to 6 agreed to.

                        Clause No 7 amended and agreed to.

                        Clause No 8 agreed to.

                        Clauses Nos 9 and 10 amended and agreed to.

                        Clauses Nos 11 and 12 agreed to.

                        Title agreed to.

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     The House having resumed:

Mr Bass reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

20   Environment Protection (Forum Replacement) 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.

 

21   Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Environment and Natural Resources (Hon D C Wotton) moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

22   Controlled Substances (General Offences - Poisons) 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 7 agreed to.

                        Clause No 8 amended and agreed to.

                        Clauses Nos 9 to 26 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 an amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

23   Adjournment

House adjourned at 10.28 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.


 

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   Present during the day - All Members except Mr Atkinson (on leave).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                        G M Gunn

                                                        SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY