No 22

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 2 MARCH 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:

 

         Assent to Bills                                                                             Message No 8

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, viz –

      No 1 of 1999 – An Act to amend the Mining Act 1971 and the Opal Mining Act 1995.

         Government House, 2 March 1999                                                  E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3       Death of Former Member – Mr E K Russack

The Premier (Hon J W Olsen) moved – That the House of Assembly expresses its deep regret at the death of Mr E K Russack, former Member of the House of Assembly and places on record its appreciation of his long and meritorious service; and as a mark of respect to his memory the sitting of the House be suspended until the ringing of the bells.

And being supported by the Leader of the Opposition (Hon M D Rann), Mr Meier, Mr De Laine, and Hon D C Wotton.

Motion carried in silence, Members rising in their places.

 

4       Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 2.32 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 2.42 pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.


 

5       Petitions Nos 33 to 35

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

 

33   The Minister for Police, Correctional and Emergency Services (Hon R Brokenshire), from 206 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to amend the Local Government Act to legislate that Councils must provide Retirement Villages that maintain their own infrastructure.

 

34   Mr Foley, from 3 574 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House oppose the Government’s plan to construct a power station at Pelican Point, Outer Harbor or near any other residential area.

 

35   Mr Hamilton-Smith, from 1 071 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to oppose any variation to legislation that prevents the development of the Netherby Kindergarten at the Claremont Avenue site.

 

6       Answers to questions

An answers to a question on the Notice Paper No 5 and questions asked during the examination of the Auditor-General’s Report were tabled by the Speaker.

 

7       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Primary Industries, Natural Resources and Regional Development

(Hon R G Kerin) -

            Dog Fence Board – Report, 1997-98

 

By the Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown) -

            Office for the Ageing – Report, 1997-98

            National Aboriginal Cultural Institute Inc. ‘Tandanya’ – Report, 1997-98

            South Australian Country Arts Trust – Report, 1997-98

            Harbors and Navigation Act – Regulations – Water Skiing

 

By the Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training (Hon M R Buckby) –

   Ministerial Statement – Revenue Increases Due to Non-Sale of Power Assets

            Petroleum Products Regulation Act – Regulations – Subsidy Rate

 

By the Minister for Industry and Trade (Hon I F Evans) -

            Liquor Licensing Act - Regulations – Dry Areas – Long Term – Normanville

            Ministerial Statement – Indemnification of the Member for Bragg

 

By the Minister for Local Government (Hon M K Brindal) -

            Local Government Act - Regulations – Superannuation Board – Spouse Contributions.

 

8       Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

9       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.


 

10      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Government Business No 1 be a Notice of Motion for tomorrow.

 

11      Statutes Amendment (Sentencing – Miscellaneous) Bill

         Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.

The Minister for Industry and Trade moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

12      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Criminal Law Consolidation (Juries) Amendment Bill                Message No 27

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

         Legislative Council, 18 February 1999                                             J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         The Minister for Industry and Trade moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

13      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 2 to 4 be Orders of the Day for tomorrow.

 

14      Supply Bill

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Ms White, that the debate be further adjourned until tomorrow.

 

15      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Statutes Amendment (Restraining Orders) Bill                           Message No 28

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988, the Domestic Violence Act 1994 and the Summary Procedure Act 1921, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 2 March 1999                                                   J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

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

 

         Criminal Law Consolidation (Contamination of Goods)

         Amendment Bill                                                                          Message No 29

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendments made by the House of Assembly in the Criminal Law Consolidation (Contamination of Goods) Amendment Bill, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 2 March 1999                                                   J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

16      Adjournment

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

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

         House adjourned at 9.34 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

         For Thursday 4 March 1999

 

Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/ Committees/ Regulations –

 

Ms White to move – That the Regulations made under the Children Services Act 1985 relating to Child Care Centres, gazetted on 3 December 1998 and laid on the Table of this House on 8 December 1998, be disallowed.

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions

 

Mr Hill to move  – That this House calls on the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning to amend the Development Act 1993 and Regulations to ensure that South Australians have the right to display sporting flags.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY