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                                                                                               No. 19

 

                    VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                           OF THE

 

                      HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                                                                                    

 

 

                                                                        TUESDAY 22 OCTOBER 1991

 

 

 1             Meeting of House

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

                    Chair and read prayers.

 

 2             Petitions Nos 110 to 120

                The Clerk announced that the following Members had lodged Petitions for

                    presentation:

 

                110 and 111  The Minister of Transport (Hon. F.T. Blevins) and Mr De Laine, from

                    400 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to provide for the administration of coin operated gaming machines in licensed clubs and hotels by the Liquor Licensing Commission and the Independent Gaming Corporation.

 

                112  Dr Armitage, from 19 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government to revert to the previous water-rating system.

 

                113  Mrs Kotz, from 184 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government to increase penalties for offenders convicted of child abuse.

 

                114  Mrs Kotz, from 37 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government to reduce the tax on petrol and devote a larger proportion of the revenue to road funding.

 

                115 and 116  Mrs Kotz and Mr Lewis, from 287 residents of South Australia,

                    requesting that the House urge the Government not to decriminalise prostitution.

 

                117  Mr Matthew, from 190 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House

                    urge the Government to establish a police station at the Hallett Cove Shopping Centre.

 

                118  Mr Matthew, from 165 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House

                    urge the Government to establish a police station at Brighton.

 

                119  Mr Matthew, from 98 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government not to introduce gaming machines into hotels and clubs.

 

                120  Mr Matthew, from 352 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House

                    urge the Government to continue the operations of the Public Libraries Branch.


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 3             Answers to questions

                Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 34, 41, 106 and 131 and questions

                    without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

 4             Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

                By the Minister of Industry, Trade and Technology (Hon. L.M.F. Arnold) -

                    Small Business Corporation of South Australia - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Agriculture (Hon. L.M.F. Arnold) -

                    Dried Fruits Board of South Australia - Report for Year Ended 28 February 1991.

 

                By the Minister of Education (Hon. G.J. Crafter) -

                    Government Adviser on Deregulation - Report, 1990-91.

                    Legal Services Commission - Report, 1990-91.

                    Evidence Act 1929 - Report of the Attorney-General relating to Suppression Orders,

                     1990-91.

                    Supreme Court Act 1935 - Rules of Court - Pleadings and Appeals.

 

                By the Minister of Transport -

                    Metropolitan Taxi-Cab Act 1956 - Applications to Lease, 9 October 1991.

 

                By the Minister of Housing and Construction (Hon. M.K. Mayes) -

                    State Clothing Corporation - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister for Environment and Planning (Hon. S.M. Lenehan) -

                    Art Gallery of South Australia - Report, 1990-91.

                    Department of Environment and Planning - Report, 1990-91.

                    South Australian Film Corporation - Report, 1990-91.

                    Urban Land Trust Act 1981 - Regulation - Northfield.

 

                By the Minister of Lands (Hon. S.M. Lenehan) -

                    Department of Lands - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Emergency Services (Hon. J.H.C. Klunder) -

                    South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service - Report, 1990-91.

                    South Australian State Emergency Service - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Mines and Energy (Hon. J.H.C. Klunder) -

                    Office of Energy Planning - Report, 1990-91.

                    Department of Mines and Energy - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Marine (Hon. R.J. Gregory) -

                    Marine Act 1936 - Regulation - Speed Exemption.

 

                By the Minister of Employment and Further Education (Hon. M.D. Rann) -

                    South Australian Institute of Languages -

                          Report, 1990-91. 

                          Review of - Report, September 1991.

 

 5             Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 


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 6             Grievance debate

                The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

 7             Limitation of debate

                The Minister of Labour (Hon. R.J. Gregory) moved - That the time allotted for

                    completion of the:

                    Dangerous Substances (Cost Recovery) Amendment Bill;

                    Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill;

                    Environment Protection (Sea Dumping)(Coastal Waters and Radioactive Material)

                     Amendment Bill;

                    Dried Fruits (Extension of Term of Office) Amendment Bill;

                    Criminal Law Consolidation (Abolition of Year-and-a-day Rule) Amendment Bill;

                    Evidence Amendment Bill;  and

                    Petroleum (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill,

                be until 6.00 p.m. on Thursday 24 October.

                Question put and passed.

 

 8             Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 be an Order of the Day

                    for Tuesday 29 October.

               

 9             Select Committee on the Abalone Industry

                Order of the Day read for the Report of the Select Committee on the Abalone Industry

                    to be brought up.

                Mrs Hutchison brought up the Report (Paper No. 159) together with Minutes of

                    Proceedings and Evidence.

                Ordered - That the Report be received.

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

 

10           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 be an Order of the Day

                    for tomorrow.

 

11           Dangerous Substances (Cost Recovery) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Dangerous

                    Substances (Cost Recovery) Amendment Bill 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.

                                              Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                   

 

                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.

 

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12           Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Pollution of

                    Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                                                                                        In Committee

                                              Clause Nos 1 to 25 agreed to.

                                              Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                

 

                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.

 

13           Environment Protection (Sea Dumping)(Coastal Waters and Radioactive Material)

                Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the

                    Environment Protection (Sea Dumping)(Coastal Waters and Radioactive Material) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                                                                                        In Committee

                                              Clauses Nos 1 to 19 agreed to.

                                              Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                 

 

                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.

 

14           Adjournment

                The Minister of Labour moved - That the House do now adjourn.

                Debate ensued.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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15           Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Wrongs Act Amendment Bill                       Message No. 14

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith,

                    titled an Act to amend the Wrongs Act 1936, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 17 October 1991                              G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

                No. 1 Page 1 (clause 2) - After line 20 insert "or".

                No. 2 Page 1, lines  22 and 23 (clause 2) - Leave out all words in these lines.

                                                                        C.H. Mertin, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

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

 

16           Adjournment

                Debate (interrupted by receipt of the foregoing Message) resumed.

                Question put and passed.

                House adjourned at 5.36 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

 

 

                                                           MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Wednesday 23 October 1991

                Notices of Motion: Government Business-

 

The Minister of Transport to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to

                amend the Motor Vehicles Act 1959, and to make a related amendment to the Stamp Duties Act 1923.

 

The Minister of Transport to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to

                amend the Road Traffic Act 1961.

 

The Minister of Transport to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to

                amend the Metropolitan Taxi-Cab Act 1956.

 

The Minister of Employment and Further Education to move - That he have leave to

                introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Technical and Further Education Act 1976.

 

                Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills-

 

Mr M.J. Evans to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the

                Parliament (Joint Services) Act 1985.

 

For Thursday 14 November 1991

                Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

               

Mrs Hutchison to move - That this House notes the benefits that will flow on to the rural

                community with the improvements to National Highway 1; namely the duplication of the Port Wakefield Road from Two Wells to Port Wakefield and the reconstruction work between Port Pirie and Snowtown.

 

 

 

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For Thursday 21 November 1991

                Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

               

Mrs Hutchison to move - That this House urges the Government to pursue funding sources at

                Federal Government level for the deepening of the Port Pirie Harbour, given this area's significant role in the production of export income for the State and nation.

 

For Thursday 28 November 1991

                Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

 

Hon. T.H. Hemmings to move - That this House records its admiration for the high standard

                of design and workmanship carried out by the Department of Road Transport and others associated with the construction of the arterial roads system in the Golden Grove area.

 

                                                                  CONTINGENT NOTICE OF MOTION

 

Contingently on the Evidence Amendment Bill being read a second time, Mr S.G. Evans to move-That it be an instruction to the Committee of the whole House on the Bill that it have power to consider new clauses relating to prohibition on publication of identity and restriction on reporting proceedings.

 

 

                                                                                                                 

 

 

Present during the day - All the Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY