No 19

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 3 DECEMBER 1996

 

 

1       Meeting of House

         The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon G M Gunn) took the Chair and read                    prayers.

 

2       Petitions Nos 25 and 26

         The Clerk announced that the following Members had lodged Petitions for presentation:

 

25   Mr Clarke, from 13 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to set aside the Eastern Oval of the former Nailsworth High School as a recreational facility.

 

26   Mr Wade, from 146 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to ensure that the Environment Protection Authority exercises its full authority in the prosecution for environmental damage caused by the chemical leak from the Bridgestone site at Edwardstown.

 

3       Papers

The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Tourism (Hon G A Ingerson) -

      Adelaide Convention Centre South Australia - Report, 1995-96

      South Australian Tourism Commission - Report, 1995-96

 

By the Minister for Industrial Affairs (Hon G A Ingerson) -

      Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act - Regulations - Scale of medical and other charges

 

By the Treasurer (Hon S J Baker) -

      Bank Merger (Bank SA and Advance Bank) Act - Regulations - State Bank (Corporatisation) Act - Transfer Employees

      Friendly Societies Act - Rules - Confirmation Pursuant to Section 10 of the Act

      Liquor Licensing Act - Regulations - Dry Areas - Brighton and Seacliff

Ministerial Statement made by the Attorney-General on the Retail Shop Leases Amendment Bill 1996

 

By the Minister for Health (Hon M H Armitage) -

      Foundation SA - Report, 1995-96

      Pharmacy Board of South Australia - Report, 1995-96

      Physiotherapists Board of South Australia - Report, 1995-96

      Public and Environmental Health Council - Report, 1994-95

      South Australian Psychological Board - Report, 1995-96

By the Minister for Environment and Natural Resources (Hon D C Wotton) -

      Water Resources Act - Regulations - Conditions on Licences

 

By the Minister for Emergency Services (Hon W A Matthew) -

      Country Fire Service - Report, 1995-96

 

By the Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon E S Ashenden) -

      Development Act - Regulation - Major Developments

      District Council By-Laws - Tumby Bay - No 13 - Caravans

      Enfield Memorial Park - Report, 1995-96

      Outback Areas Community Development Trust - Report, 1995-96.

 

4       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 5, 12, 21, 22, 24, 30, 35, 36, 39, 40 and 42 and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

5       Public Works Committee - Report - Forty-Third

Mr Oswald brought up the Forty-Third Report of the Public Works Committee on the Upper South East Dryland Salinity and Flood Management Plan - Stage One.

         Report received.

 

         Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 191)

 

6       Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

7       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

8       Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Police (Contract Appointments) Amendment Bill                                    Message No 25

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Police Act 1952, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 28 December 1996                                           H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

 

No. 1    Page 2 (clause 4) - After line 27 insert new subclause as follows:-

      “(6)  On making and notifying to the Commissioner a decision not to reappoint the Commissioner at the end of a term of appointment, the Minister must cause a statement of the reasons for that decision to be laid before each House of Parliament within six sitting days if Parliament is then in session, or if not, within six sitting days after the commencement of the next session of Parliament.”

 

No. 2    Page 4 (clause 4) - After line 27 insert new subclause as follows:-

      “(3)  On terminating the appointment of the Commissioner, the Minister must cause a statement of the reasons for the termination to be laid before each House of Parliament within six sitting days if Parliament is then in session, or if not, within six sitting days after the commencement of the next session of Parliament.”

J M Davis, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

         Ordered - That consideration of the amendments be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

         Industrial and Employee Relations (Transitional Arrangements)

               Amendment Bill                                                                                Message No 26

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, 28 November 1996                                            H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

         Roxby Downs (Indenture Ratification) (Amendment to Indenture)

               Amendment Bill                                                                                Message No 27

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Roxby Downs (Indenture Ratification) Act 1982, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 28 November 1996                                            H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

9       Select Committee on Yumbarra Conservation Park Re-proclamation

Order of the Day read for the Report of the Select Committee to be brought up.

The Treasurer moved - That the time for bringing up the Report be extended until Tuesday 4 February 1997.

Question put and passed.

 

10      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 2 and 3 be Orders of the Day for tomorrow.

 

11      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 4 and 5 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 7.

 

12      Equal Opportunity (Tribunal) 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 passed.

        

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

13      Legal Practitioners (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.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 4 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon H Allison 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      Adjournment

         The Treasurer moved - That the House do now adjourn.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

         House adjourned at until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

               For Thursday 5 December 1996

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

 

Mr Atkinson to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986.

 

Mrs Rosenberg to move - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the rehabilitation of sexual offenders; and for other purposes.

 

Mr Oswald to move - That the Forty-Third Report of the Public Works Committee on the Upper South East Dryland Salinity and Flood Management Plan - Stage One be noted.

 

         Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

 

Ms Stevens to move - That this House -

            (a)  notes that $3 million from the Gaming Machine Levy promised by the former Premier on 3 May 1996 to meet urgent priorities for people with disabilities has not been distributed;

            (b)  condemns the Minister for Health and the Minister for Family and Community Services for the bureaucratic wrangle that has delayed this program in the face of an ever growing number of disabled people in critical need of support; and

            (c)  urges those Ministers to take immediate action to deliver the former Premier’s commitment

 

 

 

 

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         Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            G M Gunn

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY