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No. 18

 

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

 

OF THE

 

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 18 OCTOBER 1990

 

 

1          Meeting of House

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

 

2          Morgan/Burra/Spalding Road ‑ Motion re

Mr Venning, pursuant to notice, moved ‑ That this House condemns the failure of successive Governments to upgrade the Morgan/Burra/Spalding Road to a standard commensurate with its economic and social importance to the State.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Holloway, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 November.

 

3          Postponement of business

Ordered ‑ seperately ‑That Notices of Motion (Other Business) Nos 2 to 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion (Other Business) No. 5.

 

4          State Transport Authority Land, Marino ‑ Motion re

Mr Matthew, pursuant to notice, moved ‑ That this House calls on the Minister of Transport to prevent STA from taking further steps to dispose of land on Newland Avenue, Marino until such time as traffic options for the proposed Marino Rocks Marina have been finalised.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Holloway, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 15 November.

 

5          Postponement of business

Ordered ‑ That Notice of Motion (Other Business) No. 2 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday 15 November.

 


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6          Criminal Law Consolidation Act Amendment Bill (No. 2)

Mr Brindal, pursuant to notice, moved ‑ That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act, 1935.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill presented and read a first time.

Mr Brindal moved ‑ That this Bill be now read a second time.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Ferguson, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 November.

 

7          Lottery and Gaming Act ‑ Regulations ‑ Instant Lotteries ‑ Motion for  disallowance

Mr S.G. Evans, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move ‑ That the Regulations under the Lottery and Gaming Act, 1936 relating to Instant Lotteries, made on 19 July 1990 and laid on the Table of this House on 2 August 1990 be disallowed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr S.G. Evans, by leave, that the motion be adjourned until Thursday 15 November.

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It being 12.00 noon, the Orders of the Day were called on by the Clerk.

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8          Multi Function Polis ‑ Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Hon. J.L. Cashmore ‑ That this House examine the economic, environmental, social and cultural impact of the proposed Multi Function Polis and examine and make public all commitments so far entered into by the Government, all costs to be incurred by the Government and the specific timetable proposed for development of the project:

Which Mr De Laine has moved to amend by leaving out all words after the word "House" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "welcomes the opportunities created by having Adelaide nominated as the site for the Multi Function Polis and notes the approval of the Commonwealth Government for the next stage of the project involving a detailed environmental assessment of the Gillman site, an estimate of the infrastructure costs of the project and the methods of financing them, an investigation of potential business opportunities, an assessment of the impact on the social fabric of Adelaide and South Australia, and a collaborative community consultation program between the South Australian and Commonwealth Governments and further, this House supports the work of the Management Group chaired by Mr Ross Adler and looks forward to the publication of its report."

Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Hon. T.H. Hemmings, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 15 November.

 


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9          Somerton Park Sand Dunes ‑ Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Brindal ‑ That this House urges the Government to ensure the restoration and preservation of the coastal sand dunes at Somerton Park.

Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Hamilton, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 22 November.

 

10       Crime Prevention Strategies ‑ Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Hamilton ‑ That this House congratulates the Government and the Attorney‑General for the ongoing implementation of crime prevention strategies, including the broad‑based "Coalition Against Crime" and data mapping projects and further, this House congratulates the Government for involving non‑government representatives, business, unions, community groups, local government and the media in its fight against crime:

Which Mr Oswald has moved to amend by leaving out all words after the word "House" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "applauds the contribution of non‑Government representatives, business, union, community groups, local government and the media, in the implementation of crime prevention strategies, but acknowledges that it is not a substitute for the proper policing of the community and that they must work with the Police in order to do this effectively, and calls on the Government to consider subsidising the Neighbourhood Watch Association dollar for dollar so that the organisation can better play the part expected of it."

Debate resumed.

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

 

11       Vandalism and Graffiti ‑ Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Hamilton ‑ That this House enjoins the Government to initiate specific programs to effectively reduce the incidence of vandalism and graffiti in our community and that this House believes that all sections of the community including the Local Government Association be involved with the Government to formulate position strategies to address these two issues.

Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr S.G. Evans, by leave, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday next.

 

12       Petition No 47

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

 

47    Hon. P.B. Arnold, from 44 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government not to reduce the blood alcohol concentration limit for fully licensed drivers.

 

13       Answer to a question

An answer to a question without notice was tabled by the Speaker.


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14       Papers

The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

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

        Medical Board of South Australia ‑ Report, 1989‑90.

 

By the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs (Hon. M.D. Rann) ‑

        Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody:

                Reports of the Inquiries into the Deaths of ‑

                        Gordon Michael Semmens

                        Malcolm Buzzacott;  and

                        The Woman Who Died at Ceduna on 18 February 1983.

 

15       Public Works Standing Committee ‑ Report

The Speaker laid on the Table the Report, together with Minutes of Evidence of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works on RN 5405 McIntyre Road Main North Road‑Bridge Road Reconstruction and Widening.

Report ordered to be printed (Paper No. 175).

 

16       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

17       Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

Homesure Interest Relief Bill                                                                                              Message No. 11

MR SPEAKER ‑ The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to provide relief to home‑owners against high interest rates, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

The Legislative Council draws the attention of the House of Assembly to Clause No. 5, printed in erased type, which clause, being a money clause, cannot originate in the Legislative Council, but which is deemed necessary to the Bill.

Legislative Council, 17 October, 1990                                                                   G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

Bill read a first time.

Ordered ‑ That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Thursday 15 November.

 

18       Stamp Duties Act Amendment Bill (No. 4)

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question ‑ That the Stamp Duties Act Amendment Bill (No. 4) 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.

                                                                    Clause No. 3 read.


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Mr S.J. Baker moved on page 1, line 20, after the words "life insurance policies" to insert the words "or life company accident or sickness policies".

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

                                                                    Clause agreed to.

                                                                    Clauses Nos 4 to 7 agreed to.

                                                                    Title agreed to.

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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.

 

19       Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

Evidence Act Amendment Bill                                                                                               Message No. 12

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, 18 October 1990                                                                    G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

Bill read a first time.

Ordered ‑ That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Tuesday next.

 

20       Adjournment

The Minister of Transport (Hon. F.T. Blevins) moved ‑ That the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

House adjourned at 5.25 p.m. until Tuesday next at 2.00 p.m.

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Present during the day ‑ All the Members except Hon. S.M. Lenehan.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                    N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                    SPEAKER

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY