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                                                                                               No. 22

 

 

                    VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                           OF THE

 

                      HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                                                                                    

 

 

                                                                        TUESDAY 29 OCTOBER 1991

 

 1             Meeting of House

                The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. N.T. Peterson) took the

                    Chair and read prayers.

 

 2             Petitions Nos 125 and 126

                The Clerk announced that the following Members had lodged Petitions for

                 presentation:

 

                125 and 126  Messrs De Laine and Meier, from 205 residents of South Australia,

                    requesting that the House urge the Government not to decriminalise prostitution.

 

 3             Answers to questions

                Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 44, 110, 123 to 125, 127, 178 and 179

                    and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

 4             Papers

                The following papers were laid on the Table:

 

                By the Minister of Health (Hon. D.J. Hopgood) -

                    South Australian Health Commission - Report, 1990-91.

                   

                By the Minister of Agriculture (Hon. L.M.F. Arnold) -

                    Meat Hygiene Authority - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Education (Hon. G.J. Crafter) -

                    Court Services Department - Report, 1990-91.

                    Commercial and Private Agents Act 1986 - Regulations - Licensing Exemption.

                    Land Agents, Brokers and Valuers Act 1973 - Regulations - Border Agent

                     Exemption.

                   

                By the Minister of Children's Services (Hon. G.J. Crafter) -

                    Children's Services Office - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Transport (Hon. F.T. Blevins) -

                    Fees Regulation Act 1927 - Regulations - Proof of Age Card.

 

                By the Minister of Recreation and Sport (Hon. M.K. Mayes) -

                    Bookmakers Licensing Board - Report, 1990-91.

                    Greyhound Racing Board - Report, 1990-91.

                    Racecourses Development Board - Report, 1990-91.

 

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                By the Minister for Environment and Planning (Hon. S.M. Lenehan) -

                    Coast Protection Board - Report, 1990-91.

                    Environment Protection Council - Report, 1990-91.

                    South Australian Urban Land Trust - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Water Resources (Hon. S.M. Lenehan) -

                    Engineering and Water Supply Department - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Lands (Hon. S.M. Lenehan) -

                    Auditor-General's Department - Report on the Operations of, 1990-91.

                    Outback Areas Community Development Trust - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Emergency Services (Hon. J.H.C. Klunder) -

                    Country Fire Service - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Forests (Hon. J.H.C. Klunder) -

                    Woods and Forests Department - Report, 1990-91.

 

                By the Minister of Labour (Hon. R.J. Gregory) -

                    Daylight Saving Act 1971 - Regulations - Summer Time.

 

                By the Minister of Employment and Further Education (Hon. M.D. Rann) -

                    Corporation of Mount Gambier By-law - No.5 - Council Land.

                    District Council of Strathalbyn - By-law No. 8 - Liquor Consumption.

 

 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             Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Dried Fruits (Extension of Term of Office) Amendment Bill                                          Message No. 19

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith,

                    titled an Act to amend the Dried Fruits Act 1934, without any amendment.

                Legislative Council, 24 October 1991                             G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

 8             Limitation of debate

                The Deputy Premier (Hon. D.J. Hopgood) moved - That the time allotted for -

                (a)     completion of the -

                               Correctional Services (Drug Testing) Amendment Bill;

                               Goods Securities (Highways Fund) Amendment Bill;

                               Fair Trading (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill;

                               Wheat Marketing (Trust Fund) Amendment Bill;

                               Director of Public Prosecutions Bill;  and

                               State Emergency Service (Immunity for Members)

                                Amendment Bill;

                (b)     completion of second reading of the Fisheries (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill; and

 

 

 

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                (c)     completion of debate on the Report of the Select Committee on the Gulf St. Vincent Prawn Fishery,

                be until 6.00 p.m on Thursday 31 October.

 

                Question put and passed.

 

 9             Select Committee on the Gulf St. Vincent Prawn Fishery

                Order of the Day read for the Report of the Select Committee on

                    the Gulf St. Vincent Prawn Fishery to be brought up.

                Mr Quirke brought up the Report (Paper No. 99), together with Minutes of

                    Proceedings and Evidence.

                Ordered - That the Report be received.

                Ordered - That consideration of the Report be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

10           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 be an Order of the Day

                    for tomorrow.

 

11           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) Nos 3 to 6 be postponed

                    and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 7.

 

12           Correctional Services (Drug Testing) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the

                    Correctional Services (Drug Testing) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                                                                                        In Committee

 

                                              Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 3 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 4 to 6 agreed to.

                                              Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                 

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans 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.

 

13           Goods Securities (Highways Fund) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Goods

                    Securities (Highways Fund) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                                                                                        In Committee

                                              Clauses Nos 1 to 3 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 4 read.

 

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                Hon. D.C. Wotton moved on page 1, after line 31, to insert new subclause (3) as

                    follows:

                (3)     The Commissioner of Highways must include in each annual report under the

                          Highways Act 1926 to the Minister responsible for the administration of that Act statements of -

                          (a)      the total of the amounts credited to the Highways Fund pursuant to this Act during the financial year to which the report relates;

                          (b)     the total of the amounts paid out of that Fund during that year to meet the costs of administration of this Act;

                          (c)      the total of the amounts paid out of that Fund during that year for the payment of compensation payable under orders of the Tribunal;

                          and

                          (d)     the total of the amounts credited to that Fund pursuant to this Act at any time up to the end of that year less the total of the amounts paid out of that Fund at any time up to the end of that year to meet the costs of administration of this Act and for the payment of compensation payable under orders of the Tribunal.

                Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                                              Clause agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 5 agreed to.

                                              Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                 

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans 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.

 

14           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) Nos 4 to 6 and 8 to 12 be

                    postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 13.

 

15           Fair Trading (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Fair

                    Trading (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

                By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

16           Adjournment

                The Minister of Education moved - That the House do now adjourn.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

                House adjourned at 5.15 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                 

 


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                                                           MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Wednesday 30 October 1991

                Notices of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Minister of Transport to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to

                amend the Motor Vehicles Act 1959; and to make consequential amendments to the State Government Insurance Commission Act 1970.

 

The Minister of Finance to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend

                the Superannuation Act 1988.

 

The Minister of Finance to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend

                the Stamp Duties Act 1923.

 

The Minister of Finance to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to

                supplement the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (NMRB) Act 1991 of Victoria and to provide for the transfer in South Australia of the undertaking of National Mutual Royal Bank Limited and part of the undertaking of National Mutual Royal Savings Bank Limited to Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited and for the transfer in South Australia of the other part of the undertaking of National Mutual Royal Savings Bank Limited to Australia and New Zealand Savings Bank Limited, and for related purposes.

 

The Minister of Employment and Further Education to move - That he have leave to

                introduce a Bill for an Act to amend The Flinders University of South Australia Act 1966.

 

The Minister of Aboriginal Affairs to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act

                to amend the Aboriginal Lands Trust Act 1966.

 

For Thursday 31 October 1991

                Notices of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mr Quirke to move - That this House affirms the legitimacy of the Australian Council of

                Social Service and the South Australian Council of Social Service in representing welfare oriented groups, recognises the contribution made by ACOSS and SACOSS in policy analysis, policy development and community debate on important social issues, recognises that the provision of community services is a partnership between the Government and non Government sectors and recognises that national and state advocacy organisations like ACOSS, SACOSS, the Conservation Foundation and the Consumers Association are an important and legitimate part of the democratic process.

 

Mr Venning to move - That this Houe calls on Australian National, in co-operation with the

                State Transport Authority, to proceed toward the re-establishment of a country rail passenger network with priority being given to services for the Iron Triangle and the South East.

 

For Thursday 14 November 1991

                Notices of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mr Gunn to move - That this House-

                (a)     strongly supports the role which hospital boards have played in providing essential medical services for rural South Australia;

 

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                (b)     strongly rejects the proposition put forward by the South Australian Health Commission in the Area Health Services Discussion Paper; and

                (c)     calls on the Government to give a clear indication that the important role of hospital boards will not be in any way downgraded.

 

Mr Gunn to move - That this House calls on the Government to give local government the

                authority to impose `dry areas' without reference to the Government and as a matter of urgency recommends the Government take similar action in respect of lands over which it has control.

 

Hon. P.B. Arnold to move - That this House believes that the first priority for a bridge across

                the River Murray should be at Berri, in accordance with the undertaking of the Tonkin Government in 1981 and condemns the Premier for abandoning this commitment by diverting funds allocated for the Berri bridge to other projects and by committing funds to a bridge between Goolwa and Hindmarsh Island, thus dishonouring his promise made on coming to Government that the next bridge to be built over the River Murray would be at Berri.

 

For Thursday 21 November 1991

                Notices of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mr Matthew to move - That this House calls on the Government as a matter of priority to

                commence construction of phase 2 of the Third Arterial Road in order to alleviate traffic problems on Brighton and South Roads and condemns the Government for attempting to spread the road building project over an unacceptable length of time.

 

Mrs Kotz to move - That this House condemns the proposed closure of the Tea Tree Gully

                Police Station between the hours of 11.00 p.m. and 7.00 a.m. and calls on the Government to support its own policy of neighbourhood and community based policing and reject the proposed closure forthwith.

 

               

 

 

                                                                                                                 

 

 

Present during the day - All the Members.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY