No 18

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 26 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        Postponement of business

Ordered severally- That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 to 5 be Notices of Motion for Thursday 28 May.

 

3        Education (Government School Closures and Amalgamations) Amendment Bill

Mrs Maywald, pursuant to notice, moved – That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Education Act 1972.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill presented and read a first time.

Mrs Maywald moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Ordered, on motion of Mr De Laine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 28 May.

 

4        Environmental Impact on Fish stocks in Inland Waters - Motion re                   

Mrs Maywald, pursuant to notice, moved – 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.

 

Debate ensued.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Lewis, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 28 May.

 

5       Legislative Review Committee - Annual Report – Motion to note

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

Question put and passed.

 

6       Select Committee on Certain Matters relating to Primary and Secondary Education - Motion re

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Ms White - That a Select Committee be established to consider and report on the following matters of importance to primary and secondary education in South Australia:

(a)   the financial and operational impacts on school and learning of the introduction of information technology to South Australian Government schools including the EDSAS and DECStech 2000 Technology Programmes;

(b)   issues relating to the provision of education to country students and the disadvantages they face;

(c)   the effects of school closures on the provision of education to school communities;

(d)   the fall in retention rates to year 12 and the related issues of the recognition of vocational education within the South Australian Certificate of Education and the transition of students from school to employment; and

(e)   any other related matter; and

that the Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence to the 1996 Legislative Council Select Committee on Pre-school, Primary and Secondary Education in South Australia be requested for referral to the Committee.

Debate resumed.

Hon R B Such moved - That the debate be further adjourned.

 

Division, only one Aye

Question put and the House proceeded to a division, but only one Member appearing on the side of the Ayes, the Speaker declared the Noes had it.

So it was resolved in the negative.

 

Debate continued.

Ordered, on motion of Ms Stevens, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 28 May.

 

7       Criminal Law (Sentencing) (Victim Impact Statements) 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 De Laine, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 28 May.

 

8       Suspension of Standing Orders

Mr Meier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to move forthwith the rescission of an Order of the House made this day.

Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

Rescission of Order

Mr Meier then moved - That the Order of the House on the question - That Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 7 be made an Order of the Day for Thursday 28 May - be rescinded.

Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

9        Environmental Impact on Fish stocks in Inland Waters – Motion re      

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 7 be now resumed.

Debate resumed.

 

Mr Lewis moved to amend the motion by leaving out all the words after “Committee” and inserting in lieu thereof the words “investigate and report on the environmental impact of commercial and a recreational fishing on the native fish stocks of inland waters, particularly related but not limited to the effect of:

(a) extending commercial fishing licenses to incorporate adjacent backwaters into commercial fishing reaches;

(b)     relocating commercial reaches and reallocating surrendered reach waters on local communities, recreational fishers and tourism;

(c) various carp harvesting options;

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

(e) the impact of current and possible alternative water management practices;

and discover if inland commercial fisheries and fishing practices are sustainable in perpetuity.”

 

Debate continued.

Question – That the amendment be agreed to - put and passed.

Question – That the motion, as amended, be agreed to - put and passed.

 

10      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 3 be an Order of the Day for Thursday 28 May.

 

11      Education (Government School Closures) 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.

 

It being Midday, Other Motions were called on by the Clerk.

 

12      Federal Funding Changes – Motion re

Ms Stevens, pursuant to notice, moved – That this House condemns the Federal Government for its harsh and unconscionable treatment of older Australians through:

(a) changes to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme that will make vital medicines more

     expensive;

(b) changes to aged care arrangements resulting in a $12 fee per day for accommodation and increased daily fees for nursing home residents and an increase of $5.50 per week in fees for hostel residents;

(c) scrapping the Commonwealth Dental Scheme;

(d) introduction of a user pays component for recipients of services from the Home and Community Care Programme.

 

Ordered, on motion of Mr McEwen, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 28 May.

 

13      Grand Junction Road Traffic – Motion re

Mr De Laine , pursuant to notice moved – That this House –

(a) opposes the Government’s proposal to establish a twelve hour per day clearway on Grand Junction Road between South and Port Roads;

(b) opposes the Government’s decision to allow A-Double Road Trains to operate on Grand Junction Road between South and Port Roads;

(c) calls on the Government to put a freeze on both proposals until a thorough assessment is made of the whole situation; and

(d) calls on the Government to investigate other options for sea cargo to be transported to both the Port River in line with its 1997 election promise.

 

Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 28 May.

 

14      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Other Motions to be postponed until Notices of Motion: Other Motions: are disposed of.

 

15      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 3 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday 28 May.

 

16      Festival and Fringe Festival – Motion re

Mr Brokenshire, pursuant to notice, moved – That this House congratulates the Government, Minister for the Arts, the Director and staff of the Festival of Arts and the community of South Australia for their commitment to and support for the 1998 Festival and Fringe Festival and for being the most financially and culturally successful thus far.

 

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

17      Royal Park Waste Facility Application – Motion re

 Mr Wright, pursuant to notice, moved – That this House calls on the Government to oppose the application by a private company to establish a waste transfer and re-cycling facility on the corner of Old Port Road and Tapleys Hill Road, Royal Park because:

(a) the development would be inappropriately located in close proximity to a large number of homes;

(b) the proposed development would have a huge negative and undesirable impact on the quality of life of the residents who live in this area;

(c) the development would cause a drastic reduction to the value of peoples’ homes;

(d) an industry of this type would cause significant problems for other nearby commercial operations.

 

It being 1.00 pm, the motion was adjourned (Mr Wright) and made an Order of the Day for Thursday 28 May.

 

18      Petition No 42

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

 

42    Ms Breuer, from 1 080 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to reconsider its decision to withdraw funding of the Errappa Blue Light Camp in Iron Knob.

 

19      Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism (Hon G A Ingerson) -

     District Council - By-Laws - Renmark Paringa -

          No 3 - Poultry and Other Birds

          No 4 - Streets

 

By the Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage) -

Ministerial Statement by the Attorney-General – Juvenile Justice Advisory Council Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 1997

 

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

      Housing Trust, South Australian - Triennial Review 1998.

 

20      Questions

          Questions without notice were asked.

 

         Member named

The Speaker named Mr Clarke for refusing to accept the authority of the Chair.

 

Member's explanation

The Honourable Member having made an explanation:

The Leader of the Opposition (Hon M D Rann) moved - That the explanation be accepted.

Question put and negatived.

 

Mr Clarke then withdrew from the Chamber.

 


Member suspended

The Deputy Premier moved - That Mr Clarke be suspended from the service of the House.

Question put and passed.

 

         Questions without notice (interrupted by the foregoing naming) resumed.

 

21      Grievance debate

The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

22      Next Day of Sitting

The Deputy Premier moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until Tuesday 26 May at 2 pm.

         Question put and passed.

 

23      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Road Traffic (School Zones) Amendment Bill                                            Message No 52

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

Legislative Council, 25 March 1998                                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

Bill read a first time.

 

The Deputy Premier moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

 

         Suspension of Standing Orders

The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable this Bill to pass through its remaining stages without delay.

Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

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

 

         Technical and Further Education (Industrial Jurisdiction) Amendment Bill        Message No 53

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Technical and Further Education Act 1975, with the amendment indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendment the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

Legislative Council, 25 March 1998                                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of the amendment made by the Legislative Council

Page 1, line 21 (clause 2) – Leave out “subject to this Act”

J M Davis, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

Ordered - That the amendment be taken into consideration on motion.

 

         Petroleum Products Regulation (Licence Fees and Subsidies)                 Message No 54           Amendment Bill

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Petroleum Products Regulation Act 1995, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

Legislative Council, 25 March 1998                                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

No 1   Page 14, line 21 (clause 21) – Leave out “following subsection” and insert “following subsections”.

No 2   Page 14 (clause 21) – After line 27 insert new subclause as follows:

          (4) The Minister -

(a) must, as soon as practicable after the end of the period of 12 months form the commencement of subsection (3), have an inquiry and report made as to the costs to businesses during that period of 12 months of compliance with the requirements of that subsection: and

(b) must, within 12 sitting days after receiving the report, have copies of the report laid before both Houses of Parliament.

J M Davis, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

         Ordered - That the amendments be taken into consideration forthwith.

 

In Committee

Resolved - That the amendments 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.

 

         Supply Bill                                                                                                 Message No 55

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the financial year ending on 30 June 1998, without any amendment.

Legislative Council, 25 March 1998                                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

24      Irrigation (Dissolution of Trusts) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Government Enterprises, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Irrigation Act 1994.

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 Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 28 May.

        

25      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

MFP Development (Winding-Up) Amendment Bill                                    Message No 56

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the MFP Development Act 1992, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

Legislative Council, 26 March 1998                                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

No. 1  Page 2, lines 24 and 25 (clause 10) – Leave out the clause.

No. 2  Page 2, lines 26 to 28 (clause 11) – Leave out this clause and insert new clause as follows:

             Repeal of S. 13

          11. Section 13 of the principal Act is repealed.

J M Davis, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

         Ordered - That the amendments be taken into consideration forthwith.

 


In Committee

Resolved - That the amendments 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.

        

Barley Marketing (Application of Parts 4 and 5) Amendment Bill                     Message No 57

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Barley Marketing Act 1993, without any amendment.

Legislative Council, 26 March 1998                                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

        

 

Industrial and Employee Relations (Disclosure of Information)                 Message No 58

 Amendment Bill                                                                                      

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994, without any amendment.

Legislative Council, 26 March 1998                                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

 

Road Traffic (Vehicle Identifiers) Amendment Bill                                    Message No 59

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendment by the House of Assembly in the Road Traffic (Vehicle Identifiers) Amendment Bill, without any amendment.

Legislative Council, 26 March 1998                                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

Statutes Amendment (Consumer Affairs) Amendment Bill                        Message No 60

The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Statutes Amendment (Consumer Affairs) Act 1998 to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly

Legislative Council, 26 March 1998                                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

Bill read a first time.

 

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

 

         Suspension of Standing Orders

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable this Bill to pass through its remaining stages without delay.

Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

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

 

Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Self Managed Employer              Message No 61

Scheme) Amendment Bill                                                                        

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986, and to make a consequential amendment to the WorkCover Corporation Act 1994, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

Legislative Council, 26 March 1998                                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 


Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

No 1   Page 3 – After line 4 insert new clauses as follows:

          Insertion of s. 107B

          5B.  The following section is inserted in the principal Act after section 107A:

          Worker’s right of access to claims file

107B  (1) The Corporation or a delegate of the Corporation must, at the request of a worker –

(a) provide the worker, within 45 days after the date of the request, with copies of all documentary material in the possession of the Corporation or the delegate relevant  to a claim made by the worker; and

(b) make available for inspection by the worker (or a representative of the worker) all non –documentary  material in the possession  of the Corporation of the delegate relevant to a claim made by worker.

Maximum penalty: $2000

(2) Non-documentary material is to be made available for inspection –

(a) at a reasonable time and place agreed between the Corporation or delegate and the worker; or

(b) in the absence of agreement-at a public office of the Corporation or delegate nominated by the worker at a time (which must  be at least 45 days, but not more than 60 days, after the request is made and during ordinary business hours) nominated by worker.

(3) However, the Corporation or delegate is not obliged to provide copies of material, or to make material available for inspection by the worker if-

(a) the material is relevant to the investigation of suspected dishonesty in relation to the claim; or

(b) the material protected by legal professional privilege.

(4) In this section, a delegate of the Corporation includes an exempt employer, a self-managed employer or the claims manager for a group of self managed employers.

 

No 2   Page 3 – After line 16 insert new clause as follows:

Sunset provision

7.  On the expiration of 2 years from the commencement of this Act, the amendments made by this Act are cancelled and the text of the Acts amended by this Act is restored to the form in which that statutory text would have existed if this Act had not been passed.

J M Davis, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

         Ordered - That the amendments be taken into consideration forthwith.

 

In Committee

The Minister for Government Enterprises moved – That Amendment No 1 be disagreed to.

Question put.

 

Committee divided (No 1)

 


                            Ayes, 18

 

Hon M K Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Hon M R Buckby

Mr Condous

Hon I F Evans

Hon G M Gunn

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon G A Ingerson

Hon R G Kerin

Mr Lewis

Mr Meier

Hon J W Olsen

Hon J  K Oswald

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Hon M H Armitage (Teller)


        Noes, 19

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Breuer

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Ms Hurley

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Ms Rankine

Hon M D Rann

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Ms White

Mr Williams

Ms Key  (Teller)


So it passed in the negative.

 

Resolved – That Amendment No 2 be disagreed 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 Amendment No 1 without amendment and disagreed to Amendment No 2.

 

Dangerous Substances (Transport of Dangerous Goods)                           Message No 62

 Amendment Bill                                                                                      

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Dangerous Substances Act 1979, without any amendment.

Legislative Council, 26 March 1998                                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

26      Road Traffic (School Zones) Amendment Bill

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

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill read a second time.

In Committee

Clauses Nos 1 to 3 agreed to.

New Clause No 3A inserted.

Clause No 4 read.

Question – That the clause stand as printed – put.

 

Committee divided (No 2)

 


   Ayes, 21

 

Hon M H Armitage

Hon M K Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Hon M R Buckby

Mr Condous

Hon I F Evans

Hon G M Gunn

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon R G Kerin

Mr Lewis

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Mr Meier

Hon J W Olsen

Hon J  K Oswald

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon G A Ingerson (Teller)

 


        Noes, 16

 

Ms Breuer

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Hurley

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Ms White

Mr Atkinson  (Teller)

 


         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Clause  No 5 read.

 

To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton 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.

 

27      Statutes Amendment (Consumer Affairs) Amendment Bill

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

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

28      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

National Wine Centre (Land of Centre) Amendment Bill                          Message No 63

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the National Wine Centre Act 1997, without any amendment.

Legislative Council, 26 March 1998                                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

Local Government (Memorial Drive Tennis Centre) Amendment Bill               Message No 64

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Local Government Act 1934, without any amendment.

Legislative Council, 26 March 1998                                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

29      Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 8.15pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 11.49pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

30      Suspension of Standing Orders

The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the House to sit beyond midnight.

Question put and passed, without a negative voice, their being an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

31      Road Traffic (School Zones) Amendment Bill

Ordered – That further consideration of this Bill in Committee be now resumed.

 

In Committee

Clause No 5 further considered.

Clause agreed to.

Clause No 6 amended and agreed to.

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It being Midnight

 

FRIDAY 27 MARCH 1998

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Mr Hanna moved on page 2, after clause 6, to insert new clause 7 as follows:

Refund of certain fees and extinguishment of certain demerit points

7.  (1) This section applies to an expiation notice given in respect of an alleged offence involving a contravention of section 50 of the Road Traffic Act 1961 where it was alleged that a person exceeding a 25 kilometres an hour speed limit purportedly established before the commencement of the Road Traffic (School Zones) Amendment Act 1997 under section 32 of the Road Traffic Act 1961 to apply to a speed zone at or near a school for part only of a day.

(2) The Minister must, on application, if satisfied that the applicant paid an amount as the expiation fee under an expiation notice which this section applies, refund that amount to the applicant.

(3) If the Minister determines that a person is entitled to a refund under subsection (2), any demerit points incurred by that person under Part 3B of the Motor Vehicles Act 1959 in respect of the alleged offence to which the expiation notice related will be taken not to have been so incurred.

 

Question – That the clause be inserted – put.

 

Committee divided (No 3):

 


Ayes, 16

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Wright

Mr Hanna (Teller)


Noes, 21

 

Hon M H Armitage

Hon M K Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Hon R B Buckby

Mr Condous

Hon I F Evans

Hon G M Gunn

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon R G Kerin

Mr Lewis

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Mr Meier

Hon J  K Oswald

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon G A Ingerson (Teller)


 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

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 with amendments.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

32      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Self Managed Employer              Message No 65

Scheme) Amendment Bill                                                                        

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has, in lieu of its Amendment No 2 to which the House of Assembly has disagreed in the to the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Self Managed Employer Scheme) Amendment Bill, made an alternative amendment indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which alternative amendment the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly. The Bill is returned herewith.

Legislative Council, 26 March 1998                                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of the Alternative Amendment made by the Legislative Council to Amendment No 2

No 2   Page 3 – After line 16 insert new clause as follows:

Sunset Provision

7.  On the expiration of 4 years from the commencement of this Act –

(a)  the amendments made by this Act (other than by section 5B) are cancelled and the text of the Acts amended by this Act is restored to the form in which that statutory text would have existed if this Act had not been passed.

(b)  Section 107B of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 (as inserted by section 5B of the Act) is amended by striking out form subsection (4) ”, a self-managed employer or the claims manager for a group of self managed employers”.

 

Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration forthwith.

 

In Committee

Resolved - That the alternative amendment be agreed to.

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The House having resumed:

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

 

33      Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 1.13am the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 1.30am the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

34      Message from the Legislative Council-

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

 

         Road Traffic (School Zones) Amendment Bill                                            Message No 66

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendments made by the House of Assembly in the Road Traffic (School Zones) Amendment Bill, without any amendment.

Legislative Council, 26 March 1998                                                           J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

35      Adjournment

The House adjourned at 1.32am until Tuesday 26 May at 2.00 pm.

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Hon J Hall and Hon W A Matthew.

 

The following Pairs were handed in at the Table during the day’s proceedings:

 

Division No 1 –

Ayes - Hon D C Brown, Hon J Hall, Hon D C Kotz and Hon W A Matthew.

Noes – Mr Hill, Ms Bedford, Ms Thomson and Mr Wright.

 

Division No 2 –

Ayes - Hon D C Brown, Hon J Hall, Hon D C Kotz and Hon W A Matthew.

Noes – Hon M D Rann , Ms Bedford, Ms Thomson and Mr Wright.

 

Division No 3 –

Ayes - Hon M D Rann, Mr Hill, Ms Hurley and Ms Rankine.

Noes - Hon D C Brown, Hon J Hall, Hon D C Kotz and Hon J W Olsen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                   J K G Oswald

                                                                                                   SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY