No 23

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 11 APRIL 2000

 

 

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 Bill                                                                               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 2000           An Act to amend the Transplantation and Anatomy Act 1983.

         Government House, 11 April 2000                                               E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3       Petitions Nos 57 to 62

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

 

57 and 58    Hon M D Rann and Hon G A Ingerson, from 1,360 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure Government funding of public libraries is maintained.

 

59     The Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services (Hon R L Brokenshire), from 1,991 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to fund intensive care facilities at Noarlunga Hospital.

 

60 to 62      Messrs Atkinson, Hill and Meier, from 266 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House strengthen the law in relation to prostitution and ban prostitution related advertising.

 

4       Speaker's Statement – Daily Hansard in Electronic Form

The Speaker made the following statement:

 

I draw the attention of members to the fact that the uncorrected Daily Hansard (the same version as appears in the printed Daily) is now also available on the morning after a sitting day, in electronic form, on the Parliamentary intranet.  This new service supplements the continued availability on the internet (at about 4 o’clock on the afternoon following a sitting day) of the corrected Daily Hansard and the electronic version of the Weekly Hansard (on the Tuesday following a sitting week).

 

5       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 5 to 7, 9, 10, 46, 47, 56, 58, 63, 69, 75, 78 and 79 were tabled by the Speaker.

 


6       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

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

      Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science – Report, 1998-99

      Ministerial Statement – Funding of Public Libraries

 

      Motor Vehicles Act – Regulations – Schedule 6

 

By the Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon I F Evans) –

      Dog and Cat Management Board of South Australia – Report, 1998-99

      Environment Protection Authority – Report, 1998-99

      Native Vegetation Council – Report 1998-99

 

      Rules of Court –

            District Court Act – District Court – Appeals and Applications

            Magistrates Court Act – Magistrates Court – Forms

 

By the Minister for Recreation Sport and Racing (Hon I F Evans) –

      South Australian Thoroughbred Racing Authority – Report, 1998-99

      Racing Industry Development Authority – Report, 1998-99

 

By the Minister for Local Government (Hon D C Kotz) –

      Local Government Act 1934 – District Council of Ceduna S. 20(8), Report.

 

7       Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

8       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

9       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 1 and 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 3.

 

10      Road Traffic (Miscellaneous No. 2) 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.

 


11      District Court (Administrative and Disciplinary Division) 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.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 9 agreed to.

                                                Schedules Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Williams 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.

 

12      Water Resources (Water Allocations) 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.

Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be further adjourned until tomorrow.

 

13      Adjournment

         The Minister for Water Resources (Hon M K Brindal) moved - That the House do now             adjourn.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

         House adjourned at 5.38 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

         For Wednesday 12 April 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Government Business –

 

The Minister for Primary Industries and Resources to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Dairy Industry Act 1992.

 

 

         For Thursday 13 April 2000

 

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

 

Mr Hill to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to prohibit the establishment of certain nuclear waste storage facilities in South Australia; and for other purposes.

 


Notices of Motion: Other Motions –

 

Mr Hamilton-Smith to move – That this House –

a.   congratulates the staff of the South Australian Motor Sport Board, officials, sponsors and volunteers for their role in the extremely successful Clipsal 500 Adelaide;

b.   congratulates Tennis SA, the organisers and volunteers of Adelaide’s successful Davis Cup tie;

c.   thanks the South Australian public and media for their overwhelming support of both events; and.

d.   acknowledges the many economic and social benefits such major events bring our State.

 

Mr Hamilton-Smith to move – That this House congratulates the organisers, sponsors and supporters of the annual Parks and Wildlife Festival held at Belair National Park on 2 April.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Mr De Laine and Mrs Penfold.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY