No. 25

 

                    VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                           OF THE

 

                      HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                ____________

 

 

                            TUESDAY 10 MAY 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. 10

     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:

     No. 11 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Real Property Act 1886; and to make consequential amendments to the Strata Title Act 1988.

     No. 12 of 1994 - An Act to amend the Retirement Villages Act 1987.

     Government House, 10 May 1994                     R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

 3   Petition No. 53

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

 

     53 Mr Lewis, from 20 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to ensure that water to consumers drawn from the River Murray is filtered.

 

 4   Answers to questions

     Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 2, 12, 38, 40, 42, 71, 131, 141, 142, 158 and 160 were tabled by the Speaker.

 

 5   Papers

     The following Papers were tabled:

 

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

        Residential Tenancies Act - Regulations - Landlord Exemptions

 

     By the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon. J.K.G. Oswald) -

        Racing Act 1976 - Bookmakers Licensing Board Rules - Betting.

 

 6   Questions

     Questions without notice were asked.

 

    


     Member named

     The Speaker named the Honourable Member for Ross Smith (Mr Clarke) for wilfully refusing to regard the authority of the Chair.

     The Honourable Member made an apology.

 

     Members apology

     Hon. M.D. Rann moved - That the apology of the Honourable Member for Ross Smith be accepted.

     Question put.

     House divided (No. 1):

 

            Ayes, 10.

         Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

         Mr Atkinson

         Hon. F.T. Blevins

         Mr Clarke

         Mr De Laine

         Mr Foley

         Ms Hurley

         Mr Quirke

         Ms Stevens

         Hon. M.D. Rann (Teller)

     Noes, 34.

Hon. H. Allison

Mr Andrew

Hon. M.H. Armitage

Mr Ashenden

Hon. D.S. Baker

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Hon. D.C. Brown

Mr Buckby

Mr Caudell

Mr Condous

Mr Evans

Ms Greig

Ms Hall

Hon. G.A. Ingerson

Mr Kerin

Mrs Kotz

Mr Leggett

Mr Lewis

Hon. W.A. Matthew

Mr Meier

Hon. J.W. Olsen

Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

Ms Penfold

Ms Rosenberg

Mr Rossi

Mr Scalzi

Hon. R.B. Such

Mr Venning

Mr Wade

Hon.  D.C. Wotton

Hon. S.J. Baker (Teller)

     So it was resolved in the negative.

 

     Member suspended

     The Deputy Premier moved - That the Honourable Member for Ross Smith be suspended from the service of the House.

     Question put and passed.

 

 7   Grievance debate

     The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.


 8   Conference - Passenger Transport Bill

     The Minister for Infrastructure (Hon. J.W. Olsen) reported as follows:

     I have to report that the Managers have been at the Conference on the Passenger Transport Bill, which was managed on the part of the Legislative Council by the Hon. D.V. Laidlaw (Minister for Transport), Hon. A.J. Redford, Hon. B.J. Wiese, Hon. M.S. Feleppa and Hon. S.M. Kanck and we there received from the Managers on behalf of the Legislative Council the Bill and the following Resolution adopted by that House.

     That the disagreements to the amendments of the House of Assembly be insisted on.

     And thereupon the Managers for the two Houses conferred together and it was agreed that we should recommend to our respective Houses that -

 

     As to Amendment Nos 1 to 3 -

     That the House of Assembly do not further insist on its amendments.

    

     As to Amendment No. 4 -

     That the House of Assembly do not further insist on its amendment but make the following amendment in lieu thereof:

     Clause 7, page 6, lines 21 to 31, page 7, lines 1 and 2—Leave out subclauses (5) and (6) and substitute—

     (5)     If the Minister gives a direction under this section, the Board must cause a statement of the fact that the direction was given to be published in its next annual report.

     and that the Legislative Council agree thereto.

       

     As to Amendment No. 5 -

     That the House of Assembly do not further insist on its amendment.

 

     As to Amendment Nos 6 and 7 -

     That the House of Assembly do not further insist on its amendments.

 

     As to Amendment Nos 8 to 11 -

     That the House of Assembly do not further insist on its amendments.

 

     As to Amendment Nos 12 and 13 -

     That the House of Assembly do not further insist on its amendments but make the following amendment in lieu thereof:

     Clause 21, page 15, lines 15 to 24—Leave out subclause (2).

     and that the Legislative Council agree thereto.

 

     As to Amendment No. 14 -

     That the House of Assembly do not further insist on its amendment but make the following amendments in lieu thereof:

     Clause 22, page 17, line 10—After "service contract" insert  "on a regular basis".

     Clause 22, page 17, after line 19—Insert—

     (8)     Subsection (7) is subject to the following qualifications:

        (a)  the 28 day period referred to in that subsection may be shortened in a particular case by agreement between the Board and the relevant authority; and

        (b)  the Board is not required to comply with that subsection in a case of emergency, or in any other case where the Board considers that it is reasonable to act without giving notice under that subsection, but, in such a case, the Board must provide a report on the matter to the relevant authority within a reasonable time.

        and that the Legislative Council agree thereto.

 

     As to Amendment No. 15 -

     That the House of Assembly do not further insist on its amendments but make the following amendments in lieu thereof:


     Clause 25, page 18, lines 17 to 26—Leave out subclause (1) and substitute—

     (1)     The Board must establish—

        (a)  a Passenger Transport Industry Committee; and

        (b)  a Passenger Transport User Committee; and

        (c)  such other committees (including advisory committees or subcommittees) as the Minister may require.

     Clause 25, page 18, lines 29 to 31, page 19, lines 1 to 21—Leave out subclauses (3), (4), (5) and (6) and substitute—

     (3)     The functions of a committee established under this section will include—

        (a)  in the case of the Passenger Transport Industry Committee—to provide an industry forum to assist the Board as appropriate in the performance of its functions;

        (b)  in the case of the Passenger Transport User Committee—to provide advice to the Board on matters of general relevance or importance to the users of passenger transport services;

        (c)  in the case of a committee established under subsection (1)(c)—to perform functions determined by the Minister,

        and may include such other functions as the Board thinks fit.

     (4)     Subject to any direction of the Minister, the membership of a committee will be determined by the Board and may, but need not, consist of, or include, members of the Board.

     and that the Legislative Council agree thereto.

 

     As to Amendment Nos 16 to 18 -

     That the House of Assembly do not further insist on its amendments but make the following amendments in lieu thereof:

     Clause 39, page 33, lines 16 to 22—Leave out subparagraph (ii) and substitute—

     (ii)    that, until 1 March 1997, TransAdelaide should be given a reasonable opportunity to provide, or to control the provision of (for example, by subcontracting), a level of services within Metropolitan Adelaide that, when considered on the basis of passenger journeys per annum, does not fall below 50 per cent of the total number of passenger journeys undertaken within Metropolitan Adelaide on regular passenger services provided by TransAdelaide in 1993 (and for the purposes of this subparagraph a calculation of passenger journeys may be undertaken in accordance with principles prescribed by the regulations); and.

     Schedule 4, clause 6, page 65, after line 10—Insert—

     (1a)  TransAdelaide may, until 1 March 1995, continue to operate a regular passenger service without the authority of a service contract under this Act and, until that date, tenders cannot be called for a contract to operate a regular passenger service provided by the State Transport Authority immediately before the commencement of this Act (unless the State Transport Authority (before the commencement of schedule 2) or TransAdelaide (after the commencement of schedule 2) relinquishes or discontinues the service between the commencement of this Act and that date).

     Schedule 4, clause 6, page 65, line 11—After "TransAdelaide may" insert ", from 1 March 1995,".

     and that the Legislative Council agree thereto.

 

     As to Amendment No. 19 -

     That the House of Assembly do not further insist on its  amendment but make the following amendment in lieu thereof:

     Clause 40, page 35, lines 6 to 8—Leave out subclause (8) and insert—

     (8)   If the Minister gives an approval under subsection (7), the Board must include a report on the matter in its next annual report.

     and that the Legislative Council agree thereto.

 

     As to Amendment No. 20 -

     That the House of Assembly do not further insist on its amendment but make the following amendments in lieu thereof:

     Clause 47, page 39, line 22—Leave out paragraph (d).

     Clause 47, page 39, lines 23 and 24—Leave out subclause (9).

     and that the Legislative Council agree thereto.

 

     As to Amendment No. 21 -

     That the House of Assembly do not further insist on its amendment.

 

     As to Amendment No. 22 -

     That the Legislative Council do not further insist on its disagreement thereto.

 

     As to Amendment No. 23 -

     That the House of Assembly do not further insist on its amendment but make the following amendment in lieu thereof:

     Schedule 2, clause 1, page 56, lines 12 to 23—Leave out subclauses (8) and (9) and substitute—

     (8)   If the Minister gives a direction under this clause, TransAdelaide must cause a statement of the fact that the direction was given to be published in its next annual report.

     and that the Legislative Council agree thereto.

 

     As to Amendment No. 24 -

     That the House of Assembly do not further insist on its amendment but make the following amendments in lieu thereof:

     Schedule 3, clause 1, page 60, line 3—Leave out "Any" and substitute "If it is proposed to sell to a private sector body any".

     Schedule 3, clause 1, page 60, lines 7 to 10—Leave out all words in these lines and substitute—

     "then—

     (c)   the Minister must, at least two months before the proposed sale, give notice of the proposal in the Gazette, and in a newspaper circulating generally throughout the State; and

     (d)   if the sale proceeds it will be taken to be subject to the condition that the private sector body grant to the Minister an option to repurchase the property in the event of a proposed sale or other disposal of the property by the private sector body (being an option that prevails over any other option that may exist in relation to the property)."

     Schedule 3, page 60, after line 10—Insert new clauses as follows:

     1A.   An option under clause 1 must provide as follows:

           (a)   if the private sector body proposes to sell or otherwise dispose of the property, the body will first give the Minister at least three months notice, in writing, of its proposal;

           (b)   the Minister will then have that three month period to decide whether or not to exercise the option;

           (c)   if the Minister decides to exercise the option, the value of the property will be taken to be the market value of the property assuming that the property will be used for passenger transport purposes;

           (d)   if the Minister decides not to exercise the option, the body may proceed to sell or otherwise dispose of the property on the open market,

           (and an option may include such other matters as the parties think fit).

     1B.      However, clause 1 does not apply if the Minister has, by notice in the Gazette, declared that, in the Minister's opinion, the property is no longer reasonably required for passenger transport purposes (whether within the public sector or the private sector).

     Schedule 3, clause 2, page 60, line 15—Leave out "works and facilities used, associated or connected with" and substitute "similar forms of works and facilities that are essential and integral to".

     Schedule 3, clause 2, page 60, lines 18 and 19—Leave out "works and facilities used, associated or connected with"  and substitute "similar forms of works and facilities that are essential and integral to".

     Schedule 3, clause 2, page 60, lines 22 and 23—Leave out "works and facilities used, associated or connected with" and substitute "similar forms of works and facilities that are essential and integral to".

     Schedule 3, clause 2, page 60, line 24—Leave out paragraph (e) and substitute—

     (e)   the Operations Control Centre situated on the northern side of North Terrace, Adelaide.

     and that the Legislative Council agree thereto.

 

    


     As to Amendment Nos 25 and 26 -

     That the Legislative Council do not further insist on its disagreement thereto.

 

                                In Committee

 

     Resolved - That the recommendations of the Conference be agreed to.

 

                                ____________

 

     The House having resumed:

     Mr Venning reported that the Committee had considered the recommendations of the Conference and had agreed to the same.

 

 9   Statutes Amendment (Waterworks and Sewerage) 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.

     By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 

10   Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

     Juries (Jurors in Remote Areas) Amendment Bill          Message No. 48

     MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendments made by the House of Assembly in the Juries (Jurors in Remote Areas) Amendment Bill, without any amendment.

     Legislative Council, 5 May 1994                   H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

     Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill          Message No. 49

     MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

     Legislative Council, 6 May 1994                   H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

         Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

     No. 1   Page 21, line 18 (clause 49) - After "giving effect to the" insert "instrument or".

     No. 2   Page 24, lines 20 and 21 (clause 57) - Leave out 'inserting in subsection (1) "or by the District Court" after "Supreme Court"' and insert "striking out from subsection (1) "by the Supreme Court"'.

                        J.M. Davis, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

     Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration on motion.

 


     South Australian Ports Corporation Bill                 Message No. 50

     MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to provide for the management of public commercial ports in the State; to establish the South Australian Ports Corporation; 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 clause 23, 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, 6 May 1994                   H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

     Bill read a first time.

     The Deputy Premier moved - That this bill be now read a second time.

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

 

     Harbors and Navigation (Ports Corporation and Miscellaneous)

        Amendment Bill                                       Message No. 51

     MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Harbors and Navigation Act 1993, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

     Legislative Council, 6 May 1994                   H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

     Bill read a first time.

     The Deputy Premier moved - That this bill be now read a second time.

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

 

     Statutes Amendment (Courts) Bill                        Message No. 52

     MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Courts Administration Act 1993, the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, the District Court Act 1991, the Enforcement of Judgments Act 1991, the Magistrates Court Act 1991, the Summary Procedure Act 1921 and the Supreme Court Act 1935, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

     Legislative Council, 6 May 1994                   H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

    

     Bill read a first time.

     The Deputy Premier moved - That this bill be now read a second time.

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

 

     Domestic Violence Bill                                        Message No. 53

     MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to provide for restraining orders in cases of domestic violence; to make amendments to the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, the Bail Act 1985 and the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

     Legislative Council, 6 May 1994                   H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

    

     Bill read a first time.

     The Deputy Premier moved - That this bill be now read a second time.

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

 

     Summary Procedure (Restraining Orders) Amendment Bill         Message No. 54

     MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Summary Procedure Act 1921, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

     Legislative Council, 6 May 1994                   H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

    

     Bill read a first time.

     The Deputy Premier moved - That this bill be now read a second time.

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

 


11   Controlled Substances (Destruction of Cannabis) 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 4 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 without amendment.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 

12   Statutes Amendment (Closure of Superannuation Schemes) Bill

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

     Debate resumed.

 

     Bill read a second time.

     Question put.

     House divided (No. 1):

 

            Ayes, 23.

         Hon. H. Allison

         Mr Andrew

         Hon. M.H. Armitage

         Mr Bass

         Mr Becker

         Mr Buckby

         Mr Cummins

         Ms Greig

         Mr Kerin

         Mrs Kotz

         Mr Lewis

         Hon. W.A. Matthew

         Mr Meier

         Hon. J.W. Olsen

         Ms Penfold

         Ms Rosenberg

         Mr Rossi

         Mr Scalzi

         Hon. R.B. Such

         Mr Venning

         Mr Wade

         Hon. D.C. Wotton

         Hon. S.J. Baker (Teller)

     Noes, 7.

Mr Atkinson

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Ms Hurley

Ms Stevens

Mr Quirke (Teller)

     So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

                                In Committee

                        Clause No. 1 agreed to.

                        Clause No. 2 read.

     Mr Quirke moved, on page 1, line 16 to leave out this line and insert in lieu thereof the following:

    


     2. This Act will come into operation on 30 June 1994.

     Question put.

     Committee divided (No. 3):

 

              Ayes, 7.

         Mr Atkinson

         Hon. F.T. Blevins

         Mr De Laine

         Mr Foley

         Ms Hurley

         Ms Stevens

         Mr Quirke (Teller)

     Noes, 29.

Mr Andrew

Hon. M.H. Armitage

Hon. D.S. Baker

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Hon. D.C. Brown

Mr Buckby

Mr Cummins

Mr Evans

Ms Greig

Hon. G.M. Gunn

Ms Hall

Hon. G.A. Ingerson

Mr Kerin

Mrs Kotz

Mr Lewis

Hon. W.A. Matthew

Mr Meier

Hon. J.W. Olsen

Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

Ms Penfold

Ms 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.

                        Clauses Nos 3 to 7 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 without amendment.

     The Deputy Premier moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put.

    


     House divided (No. 4):

    

            Ayes, 28.

         Hon. H. Allison

         Mr Andrew

         Hon. D.S. Baker

         Mr Bass

         Mr Becker

         Mr Brindal

         Mr Buckby

         Mr Caudell

         Mr Evans

         Ms Greig

         Ms Hall

         Hon. G.A. Ingerson

         Mr Kerin

         Mrs Kotz

         Mr Lewis

         Hon. W.A. Matthew

         Mr Meier

         Hon. J.W. Olsen

         Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

         Ms Penfold

         Ms Rosenberg

         Mr Rossi

         Mr Scalzi

         Hon. R.B. Such

         Mr Venning

         Mr Wade

         Hon. D.C. Wotton

         Hon. S.J. Baker (Teller)

     Noes, 7.

Mr Atkinson

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Ms Hurley

Ms Stevens

Mr Quirke (Teller)

     So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 

13   Extension of time for adjournment

     The Deputy Premier moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

     Question put and passed.

 

14   Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

     Ordered - That the consideration of the amendments from the Legislative Council in this Bill be now resumed.

 

                                In Committee

     Resolved - That the amendments be agreed to.

                                ____________

     The House having resumed:

     Hon. H. Allison reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

15   Constitution (Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission) 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.

     By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 

16   Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

     Constitution (Members of Parliament Disqualification) Amendment Bill      Message No. 55

     MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has disagreed to the amendments made by the House of Assembly in the Statutes Amendment (Constitution and Members Register of Interests) Bill, for the reason indicated in the annexed Schedule.  The Legislative Council returns the Bill herewith and desires its reconsideration.

     Legislative Council, 6 May 1994                   H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

   Schedule of the amendments made by the House of Assembly and disagreed

                       to by the Legislative Council.

     No. 1 Long title, page 1, lines 6 and 7 - Leave out "and the Members of Parliament (Register of Interests) Act 1983".

     No. 2 Heading to Part 1, page 1, lines 10 and 11 - Leave out all words in these lines.

     No. 3 Clause 1, page 1, lines 13 and 14 - Leave out "Statutes Amendment (Constitution and Members Register of Interests) Act 1994" and insert "Constitution (Members of Parliament Disqualification) Amendment Act 1994".

     No. 4                                             Heading to Part 2, page 1, lines 20 and 21 - Leave out all words in these lines.

     No. 5 Part 3, page 2, lines 12 to 21 - Leave out the heading and clause 7.

 

    Schedule of the reason for disagreeing with the foregoing amendments

     Because the amendments remove a measure of accountability.

                        J.M. Davis, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

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

 

     Passenger Transport Bill                                      Message No. 56

     MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council having considered the recommendations from the Conference on the Passenger Transport Bill has agreed thereto.

     Legislative Council, 10 May 1994                  H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

17   Postponement of business

     Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 5 and 6 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No. 7.

 

18   Living Resources - Motion for Joint Committee

     Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Environment and Natural Resources (Hon. D.C. Wotton) - That a Joint Committee be appointed -

     (a)     to inquire into the future development and conservation of South Australia's living resources;

     (b)     to recommend broad strategic directions and policies for the conservation and development of South Australia's living resources from now and into the 21st century;

     (c)     to recommend how its report could be incorporated into a State Conservation Strategy;

     (d)     to give opportunity for the taking of evidence from a wide range of interests including industry, commerce and conservation representatives as well as Government departments and statutory authorities in the formulation of its report; and

     (e)     to report to Parliament with its findings and recommendations by December 1994,

     and in the event of the Joint Committee being appointed, the House of Assembly be represented thereon by three Members, of whom two shall form a quorum of the Assembly Members necessary to be present at all sittings of the Committee; and that a Message be sent to the Legislative Council transmitting the foregoing resolution and requesting its concurrence thereto.

     Debate resumed.

     Question put and passed.

 


     Suspension of Joint Standing Order No. 6

     The Minister for Environment and Natural Resources moved - That Joint Standing Order No. 6 be so far suspended as to entitle the Chairman to a vote on every question, but when the votes are equal the Chairman shall also have a casting vote.

     Question put and passed, without a dissentient voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

19   Adjournment

     House adjourned at 10.46 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

                                ____________

 

                       MOTION WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

     For Thursday 12 May 1994 

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

 

     Hon. M.H. Armitage to move - That this House refers to the Social Development Committee for investigation all matters relating to and facilitating organ donation in South Australia including the implementation of an "Opt-Out" system for organ donation.

 

                                ____________

 

 

     Present during the day - All the Members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                            G.M. Gunn

                                                            SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK