No 21

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 28 MAY 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 - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 to 3 be Notices of Motion for Thursday next.

 

3       Ombudsman (Private or Corporatised Community Service Providers) Amendment Bill

Mr Hill, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Ombudsman Act 1972.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill presented and read a first time.

Mr Hill moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Hamilton-Smith, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

4       Technical and Further Education Act – Principal Regulations - Motion for disallowance

Ms White, pursuant to notice, moved – That the Principal Regulations under the Technical and Further Education Act 1975, made on 28 August 1997 and laid on the Table of this House on 2 December 1997, be disallowed.

Debate ensued.

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

 

5       Onkaparinga Initial Water Catchment Management Plan - Motion for disallowance

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to notice, moved – That the Levy Proposal forming part of the Onkaparinga Catchment Water Management Board Initial Water Catchment Management Plan, laid on the Table of this House on 26 May 1998, be disallowed.

Debate ensued.

Question put and negatived.

 

6       Public Works Committee – Report – Adelaide Youth Court Redevelopment - Motion to note

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved – That the Sixty-Ninth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Adelaide Youth Court Redevelopment be noted.

Ordered, on motion of Ms Stevens, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

 

7       Northern Adelaide and Barossa Initial Water Catchment Plan - Motion for disallowance

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to notice, moved – That the Levy Proposal forming part of the Northern Adelaide and Barossa Catchment Water Management Board Initial Water Catchment Management Plan, laid on the Table of this House on 26 May 1998, be disallowed.

Debate ensued.

 

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It being 12.00 noon, Notices of Motion: Other Motions were called on by the Clerk.

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8       Suspension of Standing and Sessional Orders

Mr Meier, without notice, moved - That Standing and Sessional Orders be so far suspended as to enable Notices of Motion: Other Motions to be postponed until Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/ Committees/ Regulations are disposed of.

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

 

9       Northern Adelaide and Barossa Initial Water Catchment Plan - Motion for disallowance

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing suspension) resumed.

Mr De Laine moved - That debate be adjourned.

Question put.

         House divided (No 1):

 


                       Ayes, 21

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr Foley

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Hurley

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Hon M D Rann

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Williams

Mr Wright

Mr De Laine (Teller)


Noes, 24

 

Hon M H Armitage

Hon M K  Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Hon R B Buckby

Mr Condous

Hon I F  Evans

Hon G M Gunn

Hon J Hall

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon G A Ingerson

Hon R G Kerin

Hon D C Kotz

Mr Lewis

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Hon J W Olsen

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Hon D C Wotton

Mr Meier (Teller)


 

So it passed in the negative.

Debate continued.

Question put and negatived.


10      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 9 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 10.

 

11      Public Works Committee – Report – Hindmarsh Soccer Stadium Upgrade – Stage 2 - Motion to note

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move – That the Sixty-Seventh Report of the Public Works Committee on the Hindmarsh Soccer Stadium Upgrade – Stage 2 be noted.

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It being 1.00 pm, the motion was adjourned until Thursday next.

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12      Message from the Governor’s Deputy

The following Message from the Governor’s Deputy was received and read:

 

         Appropriation Bill - Recommending                                                       Message No 12

The Governor’s Deputy recommends to the House of Asembly the appropriation of such amounts as may be necessary for the purposes mentioned in the Appropriation Bill 1998.

Government House, 28 May 1998                           B S Hetzel, GOVERNOR’S DEPUTY

 

13      Petitions Nos 62 to 65

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

 

62 to 64            The Minister for Education and Children’s Services and Training (Hon M R Buckby), Mr Clarke and Mr Conlon, from 50 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to reconsider its decision to close Living Health and to ensure that existing sponsorships, currently funded by the tobacco tax, are maintained.

 

65   The Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon D C Kotz), from 3 654 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to resist any deregulation to permanent retail trading hours.

 

14      Answers to questions

Answers to questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

15      Paper

The following Paper was tabled:

 

By the Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services (Hon I F Evans) -

Funding Arrangements for Emergency Services in South Australia – Report, May 1998.

 

16      Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

17      Papers

The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Premier (Hon J W Olsen) -

Finance Papers -

Budget at a Glance, 1998-99

Budget Guide, 1998-99


Budget Statement, 1998-99

            Ordered to be printed (Paper No 18)

Capital Works Statement, 1998-99

      Ordered to be printed (Paper No 83)

Estimates Statement, 1998-99

      Ordered to be printed (Paper No 9)

Portfolio Statements Vol 1 & 2, 1998-99

      Ordered to be printed (Paper No 16)

 

18      Appropriation Bill

The Premier, 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 year ending on 30 June 1999 and for other purposes.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill presented and read a first time.

The Premier, proceeding to move - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Ordered, on motion of the Premier, by leave, that the second reading be adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

19      Treasurer attends the House

The Treasurer (Hon R I Lucas), pursuant to order, was admitted to the House for the purpose of giving a speech in relation to the Appropriation Bill.

 

20      Appropriation Bill

Ordered – That the second reading be now resumed.

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

Ordered, on motion of Hon M D Rann, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday next.

 

21      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 the introduction of two Bills without notice.

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

 

22      Stamp Duties (Miscellaneous) Bill

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923.

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 Tuesday next.

 

23      Gaming Machines (Gaming Tax) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Gaming Machines Act 1992.

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 Tuesday next.


24      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Sea-Carriage Documents Bill                                                     Message No 68

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to reform the law relating to bill of lading, sea waybills and ships’ delivery orders and to amend the Mercantile Law Act 1936, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 28 May 1998                                                    J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

The Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday next.

 

         Crimes at Sea Bill                                                                       Message No 69

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to give effect to a cooperative scheme for dealing with crimes at sea; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 28 May 1998                                                    J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

The Minister for Government Enterprises  moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

25      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 4.02 pm until Tuesday next at 2.00 pm.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Mrs Geraghty.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY