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                                                                                               No. 17

 

                    VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                           OF THE

 

                      HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                    

 

 

                                                                    WEDNESDAY 16 OCTOBER 1991

 

 1             Meeting of House

                The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. N.T. Peterson) took the

                    Chair and read prayers.

 

 2             Petitions Nos 102 and 103

                The Clerk announced that the following Members had lodged Petitions for

                    presentation:

 

                102 and 103  The Minister of Education (Hon. G.J. Crafter) and Mr Becker, from 144

                    residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to provide for the administration of coin operated gaming machines in licensed clubs and hotels by the Liquor Licensing Commission and the Independent Gaming Corporation.

 

 3             Answers to questions

                Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 10, 42, 47, 53, 56, 81, 98, 105 and 117

                    and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

 4             Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

                By the Minister of Health (Hon. D.J. Hopgood) -

                    Nurses Board of South Australia - Report, 1990-91.

                    Physiotherapists Board of South Australia - Report, 1990-91.

                    Drugs Act 1908 - Regulation - Captan Seed Coating.

                    South Australian Health Commission Act 1976 - Regulation - Pensioner

                     Contribution for Drugs.

 

                By the Minister for the Aged (Hon. D.J. Hopgood) -

                    Office of the Commissioner for the Ageing - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Industry, Trade and Technology (Hon. L.M.F. Arnold) -

                    Department of Industry, Trade and Technology - Report, 1990-91.

                    Technology Development Corporation - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Agriculture (Hon. L.M.F. Arnold) -

                    Department of Agriculture - Report, 1990-91.

                    Veterinary Surgeons Act 1985 - Regulations - Registration and Practice Fees.

 

                By the Minister of Ethnic Affairs (Hon. L.M.F. Arnold) -

                    South Australian Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs Commission and the Office of

                    Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs - Report, 1990-91.

 

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                By the Minister of Education -

                    Attorney-General's Department - Report, 1990-91.

                    Credit Union Deposit Insurance Board - Report, 1990-91.

                    Electoral Department - Report, 1990-91.

                    Crimes (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1986 - Regulation - Forms.

 

                By the Minister of Transport (Hon. F.T. Blevins) -

                    Office of Transport Policy and Planning - Report, 1990-91.

                    Motor Vehicles Act 1959 - Regulation - Transaction Fee.

 

                By the Minister of Correctional Services (Hon. F.T. Blevins) -

                    Department of Correctional Services - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Housing and Construction (Hon. M.K. Mayes) -

                    South Australian Housing Trust - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Recreation and Sport (Hon. M.K. Mayes) -

                    Racing Act 1976 - Harness Racing Board Rules - Driver Age.

 

                By the Minister for Environment and Planning (Hon. S.M. Lenehan) -

                    Department for the Arts and Cultural Heritage - Report, 1990-91.

                    Carrick Hill Trust - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Mines and Energy (Hon. J.H.C. Klunder) -

                    Electricity Trust of South Australia - Report, 1990-91.

                    Mining Act 1971 - Regulation - Delegations.

 

                By the Minister of Labour (Hon. R.J. Gregory) -

                    Construction Industry Long Service Leave Board - Report, 1990-91.

                    Promotion and Grievance Appeals Tribunal - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Occupational Health and Safety (Hon. R.J. Gregory) -

                    Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Act 1986 - Code of Practice for Logging

                     Stanchions and Bulkheads.

 

                By the Minister of Employment and Further Education (Hon. M.D. Rann) -

                    South Australian College of Advanced Education - Report, 1990.

 

 5             Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

 6             Limitation of debate

                The Deputy Premier (Hon. D.J. Hopgood) moved - That the time allotted for -

                (a)     completion of the -

                               Housing Co-operatives Bill;

                               Residential Tenancies Act Amendment Bill;

                               Motor Vehicles (Registration-Administration Fees) Amendment Bill;

                               Maralinga Tjarutja Land Rights (Additional Lands) Amendment Bill;  and

                (b)     consideration of the First Report, 1991 of the Standing Orders Committee,

                be until 6.00 p.m. on Thursday 17 October.

                Question put and passed.

 

 7             Wheat Marketing (Trust Fund) Amendment Bill

                The Minister of Agriculture, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to

                    introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Wheat Marketing Act 1989.

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                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 Meier, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

 8             Message from the Legislative Council

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

               

                Director of Public Prosecutions Bill          Message No. 12

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith,

                    titled an Act to establish the Office of Director of Public Prosecutions and for related purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 10 October 1991                     G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                Bill read a first time.

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

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.G. Evans, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

 9             Select Committee on the Abalone Industry

                Order of the Day read for the bringing up of the Report of the Select Committee on the Abalone Industry.

                Mrs Hutchison moved - That the time for bringing up the Report be extended until

                    Tuesday 22 October.

                Question put and passed.

 

10           Housing Co-operatives Bill and Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the consideration of the Report of the Select Committee on

                    the Housing Co-operatives Bill.

                The Minister of Housing and Construction moved - That the Report be noted.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

                                                                                        In Committee

                                              Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 3 read.

                Mr Lewis moved on page 2, lines 2 and 3 to leave out these lines.

                Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.


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                Committee divided (No. 1):

                      Ayes, 22.

            Hon. H. Allison

            Dr Armitage

            Hon. P.B. Arnold

            Mr D.S. Baker

            Mr S.J. Baker

            Mr Becker

            Mr Blacker

            Mr Brindal

            Hon. J.L. Cashmore

            Hon. B.C. Eastick

            Mr S.G. Evans

            Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy

            Mr Gunn

            Mr Ingerson

            Mrs Kotz

            Mr Matthew

            Mr Meier

            Mr Oswald

            Mr Such

            Mr Venning

            Hon. D.C. Wotton

            Mr Lewis (Teller)

       Noes, 22.

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Mr De Laine

Mr Ferguson

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Mr Groom

Mr Hamilton

Hon. T.H. Hemmings

Mr Heron

Mr Holloway

Hon. D.J. Hopgood

Mrs Hutchison

Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

Hon. S.M. Lenehan

Mr McKee

Hon. N.T. Peterson

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon. M.K. Mayes (Teller)

                Casting Vote

                The number of Ayes and Noes being equal, the Chairman gave his casting vote for the

                    Noes.

                So it passed in the negative.

                                              Clause otherwise amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 4 and 5 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 6 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 7 and 8 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 9 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 10 and 11 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 12 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 13 to 15 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 16 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 17 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 18 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 19 to 27 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 28 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 29 to 35 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 36 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 37 left out.

                                              Clause No. 38 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 39 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 40 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 41 to 44 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 45 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 46 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 47 agreed to.

 

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                                              Clause No. 48 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 49 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 50 and 51 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 52 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 53 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 54 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 55 to 59 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 60 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 60 to 71 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 72 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 73 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 74 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 75 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 76 to 82 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 83 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 84 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 85 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 86 to 95 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 96 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 97 to 102 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 103 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 104 to 108 agreed to.

                                              Schedule amended and agreed to.

                                              Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                   

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans 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.

 

                Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill

 

                                                                                        In Committee

 

                                              Clauses Nos 1 to 6 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 7 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 8 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 9 agreed to.

                                              Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                   

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans 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.

 


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11           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 be postponed and

                    taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 4.

 

12           Motor Vehicles (Registration-Administration Fees) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Motor

                    Vehicles (Registration-Administration Fees) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.                                                                                  .

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                                                                                        In Committee

                                              Clauses Nos 1 to 8 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 9 read.

                Hon. D.C. Wotton moved on page 2, lines 13 to 14, to leave out all words after the

                    words "amended by" and insert in lieu thereof the following:

                (a)     by striking out from subsection (1) "without fee" and substituting "without payment of a registration fee but on payment of an administration fee of the prescribed amount";

                (b)     by striking out paragraph (j) of subsection (1) and substituting the following paragraph:

                          (j) any motor vehicle to be registered under the scheme established for the registration of motor vehicles used for or in connection with Government or Government sponsored services and known as "the Continuous Government Registration Scheme before";

                and

                (c)     by inserting after subsection (1) the following subsection:

                          (1a)    The Registrar must register without fee any motor vehicle owned by an accredited diplomatic officer or accredited consular officer de carriere, who is a national of the country which he or she represents and who resides in the State.

                Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.


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                Committee divided (No. 2):

                      Ayes, 22.

            Hon. H. Allison

            Dr Armitage

            Hon. P.B. Arnold

            Mr D.S. Baker

            Mr S.J. Baker

            Mr Becker

            Mr Blacker

            Mr Brindal

            Hon. J.L. Cashmore

            Hon. B.C. Eastick

            Mr S.G. Evans

            Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy

            Mr Gunn

            Mr Ingerson

            Mrs Kotz

            Mr Lewis

            Mr Matthew

            Mr Meier

            Mr Oswald

            Mr Such

            Mr Venning

            Hon. D.C. Wotton (Teller)

       Noes, 23.

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Hon. G.J. Crafter

Mr De Laine

Mr Ferguson

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Mr Groom

Mr Hamilton

Hon. T.H. Hemmings

Mr Heron

Mr Holloway

Hon. D.J. Hopgood

Mrs Hutchison

Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

Hon. S.M. Lenehan

Mr McKee

Hon. M.K. Mayes

Hon. N.T. Peterson

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon. F.T. Blevins (Teller)

                So it passed in the negative.

                                              Clause agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 10 to 12 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 7 reconsidered.

                Mr Venning moved on page 2, line 2, to insert after the word "amended" the following:

                (a)

                and

                (b)     by inserting after paragraph (b) of subsection (1) the following paragraph:

                          (ba)   in the case of an application to register a vehicle in respect of which an administration fee is payable - for a period of 3 years.

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

                                              Clause agreed to.

                                              Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                   

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans 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.


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13           Maralinga Tjarutja Land Rights (Additional Lands) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Maralinga

                    Tjarutja Land Rights (Additional Lands) Amendment 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.

                                              New Clauses 2a to 2c inserted.

                                              Clause No. 3 agreed to.

                                              Schedules 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                              Title agreed to.

                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                   

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans 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.

 

14           Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Evidence Amendment Bill                              Message No. 13

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith,

                    titled an Act to amend the Evidence Act 1929, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 16 October 1991                               G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                Bill read a first time.

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

 

15           Adjournment

                The Minister of Employment and Further Education moved - That the House do now

                    adjourn.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

                House adjourned at 10.17 p.m. until tomorrow at 11.00 a.m.

 

                                                                                                                   

 


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                                                           MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Thursday 17 October 1991

                Notice of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Minister of Emergency Services to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an

                Act to amend the State Emergency Service Act 1987.

 

For Thursday 24 October 1991

                Notice of Motion: Other Business -

               

Mrs Kotz to move - That this House urges the Government to support and encourage the

                observance of Remembrance Day ceremonies and the one minute silent commemoration at the 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month and to initiate

                support through the Education Department to encourage staff and students of all schools throughout the State to participate by acknowledging a minutes silence on Remembrance Day.

 

For Thursday 31 October 1991

                Notice of Motion: Other Business -

 

Hon. T.H. Hemmings to move - That this House records its appreciation to the numerous rural

                community groups who have wholeheartedly supported Land Care in South Australia.

               

For Thursday 14 November 1991

                Notice of Motion: Other Business -

 

Hon. T.H. Hemmings to move - That this House recognises the valuable role that School Watch

                plays in deterring vandalism in schools and further this House congratulates those school communities currently involved in the program for their enthusiastic support.

 

For Thursday 21 November 1991

                Notices of Motion: Other Business -

 

Hon. T.H. Hemmings to move - That this House endorses the current constructive moves to

                rationalise the communications and training facilities of the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service and the South Australian Country Service.

 

Hon. T.H. Hemmings to move - That this House supports the "Buy a mate a job" campaign by

                the South Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, SA Great and Kickstart designed  to encourage South Australians to support local jobs and industry by buying Australian made and locally produced items. 

 

                                                                                                                   

 

Present during the day - All the Members.

The following Pairs were handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

                Division No. 1 -         

                    Ayes - Hon. T. Chapman.

                    Noes - Hon. G.J. Crafter.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY