No 17

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 25 MARCH 1998

 

 

1       Meeting of House

The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon J K G Oswald) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Message from the Governor

         The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

Legal Practitioners (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill     - Recommending         Message No 10

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in Legal Practitioners (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 1998.

Government House, 25 March 1998                                                     E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3       Petition No 41

The Clerk announced that the following Member had lodged a Petition for presentation:

 

41  Mr Hill, from 24 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to pass legislation for the protection of urban and bushland trees.

 

4       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 61 and 68 were tabled by the Speaker.

 

5       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

          By the Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown) -

Ministerial Statement by the Attorney-General – Crime Prevention Plan

 

          By the Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon D C Kotz) -

               Environment, Resources and Development Committee - Waste Management Practices in South Australia - Response by the Minister for Environment and Heritage.

 

6               Legislative Review Committee - Annual Report and  Eighth Report

Mr Condous brought up the Annual Report of the Committee.

Report received.

 

Mr Condous brought up the Eighth Report of the Committee.

Report received.

 

7       Questions

          Questions without notice were asked.

 

8       Grievance debate

The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

9       Statutes Amendment (Native Title) Bill

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

Debate resumed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

Clauses Nos 1 to 13 agreed to.

Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton 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.

 

10      Children’s Services (Child Care) Amendment Bill

Order of the Day read for the consideration of the amendment of the Legislative Council in this Bill.

 

In Committee

Resolved - That the amendment of the Legislative Council be agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

11      Tobacco Products Regulation (Licence Fees) 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.

 

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

12      Police Superannuation (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.

 

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.


 

13      Superannuation (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.

 

In Committee

Clauses Nos 1 to 24 agreed to.

Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton 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.

 

14      Statutes Amendment (Adjustment of Superannuation Pensions) Bill

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

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training (Hon M R Buckby) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate ensued.

 

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

15      Extension of sitting

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 6.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

16      Adjournment

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training moved - That the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

House adjourned at 6.11 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

     For Thursday 26 March 1998

Notice Of Motion: Government Business

 

The Minister for Government Enterprises to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Irrigation Act 1994.

 

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

 

 Mrs Maywald to move – That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Education Act 1972.


 

Mrs Maywald to move – That the Environment, Resources and Development Committee be requested to investigate and report on the environmental impact of commercial and recreational fishing on native fish stocks in inland waters including but not limited to the following matters:

(a)   the impact on native fish breeding stocks through commercial fishing licenses being extended to include adjacent backwaters to commercial reaches;

(b)   the impact of the relocation of commercial reaches and the reallocation of surrendered reach waters on local communities, recreational fishers and tourism;

(c)   carp harvesting options;

(d)  the environmental impact of the use of different fishing gear and methods of taking fish;

(e)  the sustainability of inland commercial fisheries;

(f)   the impact of water management practices on native fish stocks.

 

Mr Condous to move – That the Annual Report of the Legislative Review Committee for the year ended 30 June 1997, be noted.

 

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      Present during the day - All Members except the Hon J L Hall.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                   J K G Oswald

                                                                                                   SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY