No. 19

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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                                                                          TUESDAY 25 OCTOBER 1994

 

 

 1         Meeting of House

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

 

 2        Message from the Governor

                  The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

            Assent to Bill                                                                                                                                                                                    Message No. 6

                  The Governor informs the House of Assembly that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the following Act has been assented to during the present Session -

                  No. 57 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Statutes Amendment (Closure of Superannuation Schemes) Act 1994.

                  Government House, 25 October 1994                                                                                                      R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

 3        Answers to questions

                  Answer to a question on the Notice Paper No. 120 and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

 4         Papers

                  The following Papers were tabled:

 

                  By the Deputy Premier (Hon. S.J. Baker) -

                              Australian Financial Institutions Commission - Report, 1993-94

                              Legal Services Commission of South Australia - Report, 1993-94

                              Ministerial Statement - Female Genital Mutilation

                              State Electoral Office - Report, 1993-94

 

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

                              Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Benefits) Bill - unauthorised release of information

                             

                  By the Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development (Hon. J.W. Olsen) -

                              Art Gallery of South Australia - Report, 1993-94

                              Economic Development Authority - Report, 1993-94

                              South Australian Film Corporation - Report, 1993-94

                              MFP Development Corporation - Report, 1993-94

                              Ministerial Statement - SteamRanger - Relocation

                              State Theatre Company of South Australia - Report, 1993-94

 


                  By the Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations representing the                              Minister for Health (Hon. M.H. Armitage) -

                              Controlled Substances Act - Regulations - Declared Prohibited Substances - Cannabis Samples

 

                  By the Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon. J.K.G. Oswald) -

                              South Australian Co-operative Housing Authority - Report, 1993-94

                              Enfield Cemetery Trust  - Report, 1993-94

                              Local Government Finance Authority - Report, 1993-94

                              Department for Recreation and Sport - Report, 1993-94

 

                  By the Minister for Primary Industries (Hon. D.S. Baker) -

                              Forwood Products Pty Ltd - Report, 1993-94

 

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

                              Board of the Botanic Gardens - Report, 1993-94

 

                  By the Minister for the Ageing (Hon. D.C. Wotton) -

                              Office of the Commissioner for the Ageing - Report, 1993-94

 

                  By the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon. R.B. Such) -

                              Construction Industry Training Board - Report, 1993-94.

 

5         Questions

                  Questions without notice were asked.

                 

6         Grievance debate

                  The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

7          South Australian Water Corporation 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 8 agreed to.

                                                                                                New Clause No. 8A.

                  Mr Foley moved on page 3, after Clause 8 to insert new Clause as follows:

            8A. Consideration of employees' ability to provide services competitively before contracting out.

                  The board must not cause water or wastewater services of facilities to be provided on behalf of the Corporation by another party under a contract without first giving full consideration as to whether the Corporation can provide the same services or facility competitively.

                  Question put and negatived.

 

                                                                                                Clause  No. 9 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 10 read.

 

                  To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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                  The House having resumed:

                  Hon. H. Allison 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.

 

8         Extension of sitting

                  The Minister for Infrastructure (Hon J.W. Olsen) moved - That the sitting of the House be extended beyond 6.00 p.m.

                  Question put and passed.

 

9         South Australian Water Corporation Bill

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

 

In Committee

                                                                                                Clause No. 10 further considered and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 11 to 18 agreed to.

                                                                                                Schedules Nos 1 and 2 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.

                 

10       Adjournment

                  The Minister for Infrastructure moved - That the House do now adjourn.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

                  House adjourned at  6.30 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

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                                                                 MOTIONS WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

                  For Wednesday 26 October 1994 

                    Notice of Motion: Government Business-

 

                  The Deputy Premier to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Electoral Act 1985.

 

                  For Thursday 27 October 1994

                    Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

 

                  Mr Atkinson to move - That in the opinion of the House the Speaker ought not attend Parliamentary Party meetings.

 

                  For Thursday 3 November 1994

                    Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

 

                  Mrs Rosenberg to move - That this House condemns the Federal Governments move to raise official interest rates and in particular for the deleterious effect this will have on economic growth.

 

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                  Present during the day - All Members except Hon. M.H. Armitage, Hon. D.S. Baker and Mr                                         Brokenshire.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY