No 16

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 26 NOVEMBER 1996

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       Conference - Local Government (City of Adelaide) Bill

The Deputy Premier (Hon S J Baker) moved - That the sitting of the House be continued during the Conference with the Legislative Council on the Local Government (City of Adelaide) Bill.

Question put and passed.

 

3       Conference - Racial Vilification Bill

The Premier (Hon D C Brown) reported as follows:

I have to report that the Managers have been at the Conference on the Racial Vilification Bill, which was managed on the part of the Legislative Council by the Minister for Education (Hon R I Lucas) and Hon T Crothers, Hon S M Kanck, Hon R D Lawson and Hon P Nocella, and we there delivered the Bill together with the resolution adopted by this House, and thereupon the Managers for the two Houses conferred together and it was agreed that we should recommend to our respective Houses that the Legislative Council do not further insist on its amendments.

 

4       Petitions Nos 19 to 22

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

 

19   Minister for Emergency Services (Hon W A Matthew), from 85 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to approve the compulsory acquisition of the property at 14 Burnham Road, Kingston Park for incorporation in the adjacent park.

 

20   Mr Clarke from 4 991 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to ban the recreational shooting of ducks and quails.

 

21   Mr Rossi from 22 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Federal Government to give a firm commitment to the principles of multiculturalism.

 

22   Mr Rossi from 253 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to consider the reintroduction of capital punishment.

 

5       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 3, 7, 27, 29 and 34 were tabled by the Speaker.

 


6       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

         By the Premier -

               Australian Financial Institutions Commission - Report, 1995-96

 

         By the Deputy Premier -

               Courts Administration Authority - Report, 1995-96

               Liquor Licensing Act - Regulations - Dry Areas - Murray Bridge

               Rules of Court - Supreme Court - Supreme Court Act -

                     Interest on Judgements

                     Mediators - Various

                     Sittings of Adelaide Criminal Court

               Sheriffs’ Act - Regulations - Fees

               Ministerial Statement - Guidelines for Classification of Films and Videotapes

 

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

               Construction Industry Long Service Leave Board -

                     Actuarial Report, 1995-96

                     Report, 1995-96

               Department for Industrial Affairs - Report, 1995-96

 

         By the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon G A Ingerson) -

               Racecourses Development Board - Report, 1995-96

               South Australian Greyhound Racing Authority - Report, 1995-96

 

By the Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development (Hon J W Olsen) -

               National Road Transport Commission - Report, 1995-96

               Ministerial Statement - Australian National

 

         By the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs (Hon M H Armitage) -

               Aboriginal Lands Trust - Report, 1994-95

 

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

               Correctional Services Act - Regulations - New Prisoners

 

         By the Minister for Primary Industries (Hon R G Kerin) -

               Citrus Board of South Australia - Report, 1995-96 and Strategic Plan 1996-2000

               Dog Fence Board - Report, 1995-96

               Dried Fruits Board of South Australia - Report, 1995-96

               Soil Conservation Council of South Australia - Report, 1995-96

 

         By the Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon E S Ashenden) -

               Corporation - By-Laws - City of Marion - No 3 - Council Land

               Development Act, Administration of the - Report, 1995-96

               Development Act - Regulations - Special Event

               District Council - By-Laws - Yankalilla - No 13 - Dogs and Cats.

 

7       Public Works Committee - Report - Adelaide to Crafers Highway Upgrade Report

Mr Oswald brought up the Forty-Second Report of the Committee relating to the Adelaide to Crafers Highway Upgrade.

         Report received.

 

         Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 189)

 


8       Distinguished visitor

Attention having been called to the presence of a distinguished visitor in the gallery, in the person of Mr Arthur Donahoe, QC, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, the Speaker, on behalf of the House, welcomed him and invited him to take a seat on the floor of the House.

Whereupon Mr Donahoe was escorted to the Chair by the Premier and the Leader of the Opposition, introduced to the Speaker, and accommodated with a seat on the right hand of the Speaker.

 

9       Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

10      Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

11      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Legal Practitioners Amendment Bill                                                       Message No 18

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Legal Practitioners Act 1981, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly

         Legislative Council, 14 November 1996                                            H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

Bill read a first time.

 

         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.

 

         Racial Vilification Bill                                                                             Message No 19

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council, having considered the recommendations from the Conference on the Racial Vilification Bill, has agreed to same. The Bill is returned herewith.

         Legislative Council, 26 November 1996                                            H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

Ordered - That the Speaker do now leave the chair and the House resolve itself into a Committee of the whole for the consideration of the recommendations of the Conference.

 

In Committee

 

         Resolved - That the recommendations of the Conference be agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon H Allison reported that the Committee had considered the recommendations of the Conference referred to it and had agreed to the same.

 

         Pay-roll Tax (Superannuation Benefits) Amendment Bill                       Message No 20

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

         Legislative Council, 26 November 1996                                            H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

         Taxation Administration Bill                                                                   Message No 21

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to make general provision for the administration and enforcement of taxation laws; and for other purposes, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 26 November 1996                                            H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

         Statutes Amendment (Taxation Administration) Bill                               Message No 22

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Debits Tax Act 1994, the Financial Institutions Duty Act, the Stamp Duties Act 1923 and the Taxation (Reciprocal Powers) Act 1989, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 26 November 1996                                            H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

12      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 1 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 2.

 

13      Water Resources Bill

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

Debate resumed.

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

     

14      Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 5.54 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 8.00 pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

15      Water Resources Bill

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

Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

        

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 11 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 12 amended and agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 13 to 58 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 59 read.

         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.

 

16      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for the 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.

 

17      Water Resources Bill

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

 

In Committee

 

                                       Clause No 59 further considered and agreed to.

                                       Clauses Nos 60 to 168 agreed to.

                                       Schedules Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                       Title agreed to.

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The House having resumed:

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

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

18      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 10.44 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

               For Wednesday 26 November

         Notices of Motion: Government Business-

 

The Minister for Mines and Energy to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Gas Act 1988.

 

The Minister for Industrial Affairs to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994.

 

The Minister for Primary Industries to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to regulate matters relating to livestock; to repeal the Apiaries Act 1931, the Branding of Pigs Act 1964, the Brands Act 1933, the Cattle Compensation Act 1939, the Deer Keepers Act 1987, the Foot and Mouth Disease Eradication Fund Act 1958, the Stock Act 1990 and the Swine Compensation Act 1936; and for other purposes.

 

The Minister for Primary Industries to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Bulk Handling of Grain Act 1955

 

The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Development Act 1993 and to make a related amendment to the Statutes Repeal and Amendment (Development) Act 1993.

 

The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Development Plan under the Development Act 1993 that relates to the area of the City of Salisbury.

 

               For Thursday 27 November

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

 

Mr Rossi to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to restore capital punishment, to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935; and for other purposes.

 

Mr Wade to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Bail Act 1985, the Correctional Services Act 1982, the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 and the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988.

 

Mr Oswald to move - That the Forty-Second Report of the Public Works Committee on the Adelaide to Crafers Highway Upgrade be noted.

 


         Notices of Motion:  Other Motions-

 

Mrs Greig to move - That this House supports the retention of the Glenthorne Research Station at O’Halloran Hill for use as metropolitan open space.

 

Mrs Penfold to move - That this House commends the professional cooperation of the people of Tumby Bay and district who undertook a very successful strategy for mental health care and suicide prevention through an innovative preventative primary care program within their community.

 

Mr Scalzi to move - That this House congratulates South Australian teachers and schools for their commitment and work in achieving outstanding student results in the Third International Mathematics and Science Study which had South Australia ranked 9th overall in Mathematics and 7th overall in Science in a survey conducted in forty five countries world-wide.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            G M Gunn

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY