No 20

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 17 FEBRUARY 1999

 

 

1       Meeting of House

The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon J K G Oswald) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Message from the Governor

         The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

         Supply Bill - Recommending                                                                  Message No 6

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Supply Bill 1999.

         Government House, 17 February 1999                                            E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3       Economic and Finance Committee – Twenty-Seventh Report – State Owned Plantation Forests

Hon G M Gunn brought up the Twenty-Seventh Report of the Committee relating to State Owned Plantation Forests.

         Report received.

 

         Ordered to be printed (Paper No 197).

 

4       Legislative Review Committee – Eighth Report

         Mr Condous brought up the Eighth Report of the Committee.

         Report received.

 

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       Select Committee on Water Allocation in the South East – Leave to sit

Hon G M Gunn, by leave, moved – That the Select Committee on Water Allocation in the South East have leave to sit during the sittings of the House this week.

Question put and passed.

 


 

8        Public Works Committee - Report – Leigh Creek Coal Dumping Bridge Replacement - Motion to note

Mr Lewis, having by leave, amended the motion of which notice was given, moved – That the Eighty-Seventh Report of the Public Works Committee on the Leigh Creek Coal Dumping Bridge Replacement be noted and its recommendations adopted.

         Debate ensued.

Ordered, on motion of Hon G A Ingerson, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 3 March.

 

9       Public Works Committee – Report – Sensational Adelaide 500 Capital Works - Motion to note

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved – That the Eighty-Eighth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Sensational Adelaide 500 Capital Works be noted.

Ordered, on motion of Ms Thompson, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 3 March.

 

10      Tobacco Products Regulation (Smoking in Unlicensed Premises) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Tobacco Products Regulation Act 1997.

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 Stevens, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

11      Controlled Substances (Forfeiture and Disposal) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Human Services, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Controlled Substances Act 1984.

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 Stevens, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

12      Supply Bill

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training (Hon M R Buckby), without notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the financial year ending on 30 June 2000.

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 Stevens, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.


 

13      Local Government Bill

The Minister for Local Government (Hon M K Brindal), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for local government; and for other purposes.

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 Mr Conlon, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

14      Local Government (Elections) Bill

The Minister for Local Government, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to regulate the conduct of local government elections; and for other purposes.

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 Mr Conlon, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

15      Statutes Repeal and Amendment (Local Government) Bill

The Minister for Local Government, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to make certain repeals and amendments to legislation in connection with changes to the system of local government in the State; to enact transitional provisions and for other purposes.

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 Mr Conlon, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

16      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Government Business No 6 be a Notice of Motion for tomorrow.

 

17      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Supreme Court (Rules of Court) Amendment Bill                       Message No 24

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Supreme Court Act 1935, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 16 February 1999                                             J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

The Minister for Industry and Trade (Hon I F Evans) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.


 

18      Criminal Law Consolidation (Contamination of Goods) 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.

 

In Committee

                                                Clause No 1 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 2 amended and agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Hamilton-Smith 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.

 

19      Manufacturing Industries Protection Act Repeal 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.

 

20      Racing (Deduction from Totalizator Bets) 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.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                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 without amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.


 

21      Shearers Accommodation Act Repeal 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.

 

22      Parliamentary Superannuation (Establishment of Fund) 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.

 

23      Stamp Duties (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.

         Question put and passed.

 

         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 D C Wotton 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.

 

24      Adjournment

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training moved - That the House do now adjourn.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

         House adjourned at 9.54 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 


 

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MOTION OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

         For Wednesday 3 March 1999

 

Notice of Motion: Standing Committee Reports -  

 

Hon G M Gunn to move – That the Twenty-Seventh Report of the Economic and Finance Committee on State Owned Plantation Forests be noted.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Mr Snelling.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY