No 17

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 21 JUNE 2006

 

 

1 Meeting of House

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

 

2 Petition No 16

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

 

16     Ms Chapman, from 52 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to introduce legislation to substantially raise the land tax threshold; to allow extra time for land tax payments and payments by instalments; to reduce the effect of bracket-creep; and to review the effects of the tax on self funded retirees.

 

3 Papers

The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Transport (Hon P F Conlon)

Development Act Amendment Plan Report Naracoorte Lucindale Council Effluent Disposal Waste Control System

 

By the Minister for Health (Hon J D Hill)

Charitable Funds, Commissioners of Report 2004-2005

Medical Board of South Australia Report 2004-2005

 

By the Minister for Volunteers (Hon J M Rankine)

Creating the Future Together A Partnership between Premier and Volunteer Sector Report June 2006.

 

4 Legislative Review Committee - Reports Sixth and Seventh

 

Sixth Report

Mrs Geraghty brought up the Sixth Report of the Committee.

Report received.

 

Seventh Report

Mrs Geraghty brought up the Seventh Report of the Committee.

Report received and read as follows:

 

The Regulations listed hereunder were not tabled in Parliament in accordance with section 10(3) of the Subordinate Legislation Act 1978 and 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 Regulations, the Committee may decide to take no further action.

 

Regulations referred to:

Local Government Act 1999

By-laws No 5 Dogs

By-laws No 8 Cats.

 

5 Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

6 Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

7 Spent Convictions Bill

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to encourage the rehabilitation of offenders by providing that certain convictions will become spent on completion of a period of crime-free behaviour; and for other purposes.

Question put and passed.

Bill presented and read a first time.

 

Hon R B Such moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 28 June.

 

8 Local Government (Public Place Amenity) Amendment Bill

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Local Government Act 1999.

Question put and passed.

Bill presented and read a first time.

 

Hon R B Such moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Goldsworthy, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 28 June.

 

9 Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 3 to 6 and 8 to be postponed until Wednesday 28 June.

 

10 Road Traffic (Council Speed Zones) 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 negatived.

 

11 Postponement of business

Mrs Redmond, moved That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 2 to 14 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 15.

Question put and negatived.

 

12 Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 2 and 3 be postponed until Wednesday 28 June.

 

13 Child Sex Offenders Registration Bill

The Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to establish a register of child sex offenders; to prevent registered child sex offenders engaging in child-related work; and for other purposes.

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 Williams, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

14 Geographical Names (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Minister Administrative Services and Government Enterprises (Hon M J Wright), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Geographical Names Act 1991.

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 Williams, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

15 Employee Ombudsman Appointment Panel - Nominee - Motion re

The Minister for Industrial Relations (Hon M J Wright), pursuant to notice, moved - That pursuant to section 58 of the Fair Work Act 1994, the nominee of this House to the panel to consult with the Minister about an appointment to the position of Employee Ombudsman be the Member for MacKillop.

Question put and passed.

 

16 Natural Resources Management (Transfer of Water Licences) Amendment Bill

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

 

In Committee

Resolved That the amendments be agreed to.

 

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The House having resumed:

Hon S W Key reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

17 Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 2 and 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 5.

 

18 River Torrens Linear Park 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.

 

19 Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 5 and 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 3.

 

20 Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Bill

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

The Minister for Health (Hon J D Hill), moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

Bill read a second time.

 

 

In Committee

Clauses Nos 1 to 63 agreed to.

New Clause No 65 inserted.

Clauses Nos 66 to 77 agreed to.

Schedule agreed to.

Title agreed to.

 

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The House having resumed:

Ms Thompson 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.

 

21 Development (Panels) 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.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Hamilton-Smith, by leave, that the debate be further adjourned until tomorrow.

 

22 Adjournment

The House adjourned at 10.00 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

For Thursday 22 June 2006

 

Notice of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Attorney-General to move That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Evidence Act 1929

 

 

For Wednesday 28 June 2006

 

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

 

Ms Geraghty to move That By-Law No 5 made by the Kangaroo Island Council entitled Dogs, made on 18 January 2006 and laid on the Table of this House on 9 May 2006, be disallowed.

 

Ms Geraghty to move That By-Law No 8 made by the Kangaroo Island Council entitled Cats, made on 18 January 2006 and laid on the Table of this House on 9 May 2006, be disallowed.

 

 

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hon J J Snelling

SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY