No 23

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2006

 

 

1 Meeting of House

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

 

2 Petition No 23

The Clerk announced that the following Member had lodged a Petition for presentation:

 

23 Hon R G Kerin, from 3943 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to allocate sufficient funding and resources to enable the provision and ongoing operation of renal dialysis facilities at the Port Pirie Regional Hospital.

 

3 Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 2, 4, 10 and 20 were tabled by the Speaker.

 

4 Legislative Review Committee - Reports Eighth and Ninth

 

Eighth Report

Mrs Geraghty brought up the Eight Report of the Committee.

Report received.

 

Ninth Report

Mrs Geraghty brought up the Ninth Report of the Committee.

Report received and read as follows:

 

The Regulations listed hereunder are at present being considered by the Legislative Review Committee. Evidence is being taken and it is necessary for a Notice of Motion for Disallowance to be given in both Houses before the expiration of 14 sitting days to allow the Committee time to complete its deliberations.

 

Honourable Members are warned that after further consideration has been given to the Regulations, the Committee may decide to take no further action.

 

Regulations referred to:

Retirement Villages Act 1987 General

Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Act 1986 Amusement Structures.

 

5 Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

6 Paper

The following Paper was tabled:

 

By the Minister for Health (Hon J D Hill)

Suicide Ministerial Statement.

7 Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

8 Human Genetic Testing Services (Public Availability) Bill

Dr McFetridge, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to promote the provision of genetic testing services for the benefit of members of the public.

Question put and passed.

Bill presented and read a first time.

 

Dr McFetridge moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 20 September.

 

9 Roadwork (Regulation) Bill

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to regulate the carrying out of roadwork that may have a severely adverse affect on the flow of traffic or the conduct of business; to create a right of action in damages against a road authority in certain circumstances; and for other purposes.

Question put and passed.

Bill presented and read a first time.

 

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

Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 20 September.

 

10 Equal Opportunity (Genetic Impairment) Amendment Bill

Dr McFetridge, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.

Question put and passed.

Bill presented and read a first time.

 

Dr McFetridge moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 20 September.

 

11 Select Committee on Public Transport Service Levels - Motion re

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to notice, moved - That a Select Committee be established and inquire into public transport service levels, and in particular

(a) the reliability, reach and breadth of services, convenience and safety;

(b) the affordability of bus, rail and tram services across the greater Adelaide Metropolitan area; and

(c) the options open for improvement of affordable public transport services in the future.

Debate ensued.

Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 27 September.

 

12 Public Works Committee - Report - Bakewell Bridge Replacement Project - Motion to note

Ms Ciccarello, pursuant to notice, moved - That the 241st Report of the Public Works Committee on the Bakewell Bridge Replacement Project be noted.

Debated ensued.

 

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The one hour for Private Members Business: Bills/Committees/Regulations, having expired, the debate was adjourned (Mr Hamilton-Smith, by leave) and made an Order of the Day for Wednesday 20 September.

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13 Magistrates (Part-time Magistrates) Amendment Bill

The Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Magistrates Act 1983.

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 Hon R G Kerin, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

14 Evidence (Suppression Orders) Amendment Bill

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Evidence Act 1929.

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 Griffiths, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

15 Gawler Ranges and Lake Gairdner National Parks - Motion re

The Minister for Health (Hon J D Hill), pursuant to notice, moved - That this House requests Her Excellency the Governor to make a proclamation under section 28(2) of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972, and to make a proclamation under section 43 of that Act

(a)     excluding Allotment 500 of approved plan No. DP 59476, Out of Hundreds (Yardea), lodged in the Lands Titles Registration Office, from the Gawler Ranges National Park; and

(b)     adding Pieces 102 and 103 of approved plan No. DP 67746, Out of Hundreds (Yardea), lodged in the Lands Titles Registration Office, to the Lake Gairdner National Park subject to existing and future rights of entry, prospecting, exploration or mining under the Mining Act 1971 or the Petroleum Act 2000.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

16 Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Territorial Application of Act) 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.

 

17 Adjournment

The House adjourned at 5.41 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

For Thursday 31 August 2006

 

Notice of Motion: Government Business

 

The Minister for Consumer Affairs (Hon J M Rankine), to move That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to regulate the relationship between residents in residential parks and park owners; to make consequential amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act 1995; and for other purposes.

 

 

For Wednesday 20 September 2006

 

Notices of Motion: Private Members Business Bills/Committees/Regulations

 

Mrs Geraghty to move That the Regulations made under the Retirement Villages Act 1987 entitled General, made on 18 May 2006 and laid on the Table of this House on 30 May 2006, be disallowed.

 

Mrs Geraghty to move That the Regulations made under the Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Act 1986 entitled Amusement Structures, made on 1 June 2006 and laid on the Table of this House on 6 June 2006, be disallowed.

 

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Ms Breuer.

 

 

 

 

 

Hon J J Snelling

SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY