No. 22

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                          TUESDAY 1 NOVEMBER 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 Bills                                                                                                                                                                                Message No. 7

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

                  No.  58 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Gaming Machines Act 1992.

                  No. 59 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 and make consequential amendments to other legislation to provide for the abolition of the classification of offences as felonies and misdemeanours; and for other purposes.

                  No. 60 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Mining Act 1971.

                  No. 61 of 1994 - An Act to amend the South Australian Office of Financial Supervision Act 1992.

                  No. 62 of 1994 - An Act to Repeal the Easter Act 1929.

                  Government House, 1 November 1994                                                                                                    R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

 3        Petitions Nos 82 to 85

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

 

                  82 Minister for Mines and Energy (Hon. D.S. Baker), from 126 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to maintain education services at the Lucindale Area School.

 

                  83 Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources (Hon. D.C. Wotton), from 37 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government not to cut the Education and Children's Services budget.

 

                  84 Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources, from 716 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to increase, or at least maintain the deposit on returnable containers.

 

                  85 Hon. H. Allison, from 1 542 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to provide respite care for dialysis patients in Mount Gambier and the local area.

 

 4        Answer to a question

                  An answer to a question without notice was tabled by the Speaker.

 

 

 

 5        Papers

                  The following Papers were tabled:

 

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

                              Fair Trading Act 1987 - Regulations - Exemption - Fly Buys

                              Juries Act - Rules of Court - Election

 

                  By the Treasurer (Hon. S.J. Baker) -

                              Auditor-General's Department - Report, 1993-94

                              South Australian Freedom of Information Act 1991 - Report, 1993-94

                              Privacy Committee of South Australia - Report, 1993-94

                              Department for State Services - Report, 1993-94

                              Lottery and Gaming Act - Regulations - Licence Fees - Waiver

 

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

                              Department for Industrial Affairs - Report, 1993-94

                              The Construction Industry Long Service Leave Board - Estimate of Liabilities Report, 1993-94

 

                  By the Minister for Infrastructure (Hon. J.W. Olsen) -

                              Electricity Trust of South Australia - Report, 1993-94

 

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

                              Medical Practitioners Act - Regulations - Registration Fees

 

                  By the Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon. J.G.K. 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 Mines and Energy (Hon. D.S. Baker) -

                              Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act - Regulations - Registration Fees

 

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

                              South Eastern Water Conservation and Drainage Board - Report, 1993-94

 

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

                              Regulations under the following Acts:

                                          Environment Protection -

                                                      General

                                                      Ozone Protection

                                                      Schedule Variation

                                          Pastoral Land Management and Conservation - Access

 

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

                              National Crime Authority - Report, 1993-94.

 

 6        Questions

                  Questions without notice were asked.

                  Ordered - That the period for asking questions without notice be extended by five minutes.

                  Questions without notice resumed.


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:

 

            Consumer Credit (Credit Providers) Amendment Bill                                                          Message No. 28

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Consumer Credit Act 1972, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                  Legislative Council, 27 October 1994                                                                                                      H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

                  Bill read a first time.

                  Ordered - That the second reading be taken into consideration on motion.

 

            Motor Vehicles (Conditional Registration) Amendment Bill                                    Message No. 29

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Motor Vehicles Act 1959, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                  The Legislative Council draws the attention of the House of Assembly to clause 7, printed in erased type, which clause, being a money clause, cannot originate in the Legislative Council, but which is deemed necessary to the Bill.

                  Legislative Council, 27 October 1994                                                                                                      H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

                  Bill read a first time.

                  Ordered - That the second reading be taken into consideration on motion.

 

9         Native Title (South Australia) 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.

                                                                                                Clause No. 3 read.

                  Mr Clarke moved on page 2, after line 26 to insert new paragraph as follows:

                              "(ca)     compensation payable under a law relating to exploration for, or recovery of, minerals, petroleum or other natural resources; or"

                  Question put and negatived.

                                                                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 4 read.

                  Mr Clarke moved on page 4, line 18 after the word "extinguished" to insert the following words and explanatory note:

                              " or have revived.

                             

                  Explanatory note -

                  Native title revives in the circumstances outlined in section 47 of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cwth)."

                  Question put and negatived.

                  Mr Clarke moved on page 4, to leave out lines 31 to 33 and page 5, to leave out lines 1 to 3.

                  Question put.

                 


                  Committee divided (No. 1):

 

                                                Ayes, 8.

 

                              Mr Atkinson

                              Hon. F.T. Blevins

                              Mr De Laine

                              Mr Foley

                              Ms Hurley

                              Hon. M.D. Rann

                              Ms Stevens

                              Mr Clarke (Teller)

                  Noes, 26.

 

Mr Andrew

Hon. M.H. Armitage

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Hon. D.C. Brown

Mr Buckby

Mr Condous

Mrs Greig

Hon. G.M. Gunn

Ms Hall

Hon. G.A. Ingerson

Mr Kerin

Mrs Kotz

Mr Lewis

Mr Meier

Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

Ms Penfold

Mrs Rosenberg

Mr Rossi

Mr Scalzi

Hon R.B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Wade

Hon. S.J. Baker (Teller)

 

 

                  So it passed in the negative.

                                                                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 5 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 6 to 17 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 18 read.

                  Mr Clarke moved on page 10, line 7 to leave out the words "reasonably ascertainable by" and insert in lieu thereof the words "known to".

                  Question put and negatived.

                  Mr Clarke moved on page 10, to leave out lines 11 and 12.

                  Question put and negatived.

                                                                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 19 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 20 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 21 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 22 to 24 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 25 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 26 read.

                  Mr Clarke moved on page 14, to leave out lines 4 to 7 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

                              (1)      If native title is registered under the law of the Commonwealth or the State, a notice or other document is validly served on the holders of the native title if the notice or other document is given personally or by post to -

                                          (a)     their registered representative; and

                                          (b)     the relevant representative Aboriginal body for the land.

                  Question put and negatived.

                                                                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 27 to 35 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 36 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 37 agreed to.

                                                                                                Schedule agreed to.

                                                                                                Title agreed to.

                                                                                                                                                                                                __________

 

                  The House having resumed:

                  Hon. H. Allison 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.

 

10       Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

            Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Bill                                                                                                                   Message No. 30

                  MR SPEAKER -  The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to regulate dealing in second-hand motor vehicles; to repeal the Second-hand Motor Vehicles Act 1983; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                              The Legislative Council draws the attention of the House of Assembly to the Schedule, printed in erased type, which being a money clause, cannot originate in the Legislative Council, but which is deemed necessary to the Bill.

                  Legislative Council, 1 November 1994                                                                                                   H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

                  Bill read a first time.

                  Ordered - That the second reading be made an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

11        Adjournment

                  The Deputy Premier (Hon S.J. Baker) moved - That the House do now adjourn.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

                  House adjourned at 10.08 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m. 

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                 MOTIONS WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Wednesday 2 November

            Notices of Motion: Government Business-

 

The Premier to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to make provision for the Public Service of the State and its management and for certain general public sector management matters.

 

The Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Oil Refinery (Hundred of Noarlunga) Indenture Act 1958 and the Mobil Lubricating Oil Refinery (Indenture) Act 1976.

 

For Thursday 17 November 

            Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

 

Mr Lewis to move - That this House asserts that the people through Parliament are sovereign and concurs with the Rt Hon. Gough Whitlam's view that " the High Court of Australia (must be) the final court of appeal for Australia in all matters"; and that a Message be sent to the Legislative Council requesting its concurrence thereto; and further, that the Speaker inform both Houses of the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, the Governor of South Australia and the Governor General accordingly.


For Thursday 24 November

            Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

 

Mr Lewis to move - That this House deplores the decision by the Editor of the Telephone Directory to remove the list of Members of Parliament from the front of the Directory and requests that the list be reinstated in future editions of the Directory.

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                  Present during the day - All Members except Hon D. C. Wotton.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY