No 25

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 14 AUGUST 2002

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       Petition No 25

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

 

25   Ms Rankine, from 24 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to reject Voluntary Euthanasia legislation, ensure medical staff in hospitals receive proper training in palliative care and provide adequate funding for the palliative care of terminally ill patients.

 

3       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill) –

      State Water Plan, Report on the Implementation of

      Catchment Water Management Plans, Review of the Implementation of.

 

4       Suspension of Standing Orders

The Leader of the Opposition (Hon R G Kerin), without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to move a motion without notice forthwith.

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

 

No confidence in the Speaker – Motion re

The Leader of the Opposition then moved – That the House of Assembly no longer has confidence in the Speaker of the House of Assembly.

Debate ensued.


 

         Question put.

         House divided (No 1):

 

           Ayes, 21

 

           Noes, 23

Mr Brindal

Hon M J Atkinson

Mr Brokenshire

Ms Bedford

Hon D C Brown (Teller)

Ms Breuer

Hon M R Buckby

Mr Caica

Ms Chapman

Ms Ciccarello

Hon I F Evans

Hon P F Conlon (Teller)

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon K O Foley

Hon G M Gunn

Mrs Geraghty

Mrs Hall

Mr Hanna

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon J D Hill

Hon R G Kerin

Hon S W Key

Hon D C Kotz

Mr Koutsantonis

Hon W A Matthew

Hon J D Lomax-Smith

Ms Maywald

Mr O'Brien

Mr McEwen

Ms Rankine

Dr McFetridge

Hon M D Rann

Mr Meier

Mr Rau

Mrs Redmond

Hon L Stevens

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Ms Thompson

Mr Williams

Hon J W Weatherill

 

Hon P L White

 

Hon M J Wright

 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

5       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

6       Economic and Finance Committee - Thirty-Ninth Report - Questions Raised in the Legislative Council Relating to the Auditor-Generals Department - Motion re

Ms Thompson, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Thirty-Ninth Report of the Economic and Finance Committee On Questions Raised in the Legislative Council Relating to the Auditor-Generals Department be noted.

         Question put and passed.

 

7       Environment, Resources and Development Committee - Forty-Sixth Report - Hills Face Zone - Motion re

Ms Breuer, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Forty-Sixth Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee on the Hills Face Zone be noted.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

8       Public Works Committee - One Hundred and Seventy-Ninth Report - North Terrace Redevelopment - Stage One - Motion re

Mr Caica, pursuant to notice, moved - That the One Hundred and Seventy-Ninth Report of the Public Works Committee on the North Terrace Redevelopment - Stage One be noted.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

9       Postponement of business

Ordered separately - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 4 to 6 be postponed until 21 August 2002.

 

10      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 7 and 8 be postponed until 28 August 2002.

 

11      Postponement of business

Ordered separately - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 9 to 11 be postponed until 21 August 2002.

 

12      Statutes Amendment (Superannuation Entitlements for Domestic Co-Dependents) Bill

Mr Scalzi, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Parliamentary Superannuation Act 1974, the Police Superannuation Act 1990, the Southern State Superannuation Act 1994 and the Superannuation Act 1988.

Question put and passed.

         Bill presented and read a first time.

 

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

         Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until 21 August 2002.

 

13      Summary Offences (Misuse of Motor Vehicles) 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 21 August 2002.

        

14      Postponement of business

Ordered severally - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 2 to 10 be postponed until 21 August 2002.

 

15      Statutes Amendment (Structured Settlements) Bill

The Deputy Premier (Hon K O Foley), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the District Court Act 1991, the Magistrates Court Act 1991 and the Supreme Court Act 1935.

Question put and passed.

         Bill presented and read a first time.

 

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

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Brokenshire, that the debate be adjourned on motion.

 

16      Recreational Services (Limitation of Liability) Bill

The Deputy Premier (Hon K O Foley), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for limitation of liability of providers of recreational services; and for other purposes.

Question put and passed.

         Bill presented and read a first time.

 

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

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Brokenshire, that the debate be adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

17      Wrongs (Liability and Damages for Personal Injury) Amendment Bill

The Deputy Premier, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to amend the Wrongs Act 1936.

Question put and passed.

         Bill presented and read a first time.

 

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

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Brokenshire, that the debate be adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

18      Shop Trading Hours (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Industrial Relations (Hon M J Wright), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to amend the Shop Trading Hours Act 1977 and to make a related amendment to the Retail and Commercial Leases Act 1995.

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 Brokenshire, that the debate be adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

19      Essential Services Commission Bill

         Order of the Day read for the further consideration in Committee of this Bill.

 

In Committee

                                                            Clauses Nos 28 to 53 agreed to.

                                                            Schedule Nos 1 to 3 agreed to.

                                                            Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such 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.

 

20      Electricity (Miscellaneous) 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 24 agreed to.

                                                            Schedule agreed to.

                                                            Title agreed to

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

         Bill of Special Importance – Motion re

The Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon P F Conlon), by leave, moved - That pursuant to Section 28A of the Constitution Act 1934, this Bill be declared a Bill of Special Importance.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

21      Suspension of Standing Orders

The Minister for Government Enterprises, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the Statutes Amendment (Structured Settlements) Bill, Recreational Services (Limitation of Liability) Bill and the Wrongs (Liability and Damages for Personal Injury) Amendment Bill,  to pass through their remaining stages without delay.

Question put and passed.

 

22      Recreational Services (Limitation of Liability) Bill

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

Debate resumed.

 

23      Extension of time for adjournment

Ordered, on motion of the Deputy Premier - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

 

24      Recreational Services (Limitation of Liability) Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.


 

25      Recreational Services (Limitation of Liability) Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                            Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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26      Suspension of Standing Orders

The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the House to sit beyond midnight.

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

 

27      Recreational Services (Limitation of Liability) Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

 

In Committee

                                                            Clauses Nos 3 to 10 agreed to.

                                                            Title agreed to

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such 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.

 

28      Adjournment

House adjourned at 12.59 am until today at 10.30 am.

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Mrs Penfold.

 

         The following Pair was handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

         Division No 1 -

               Ayes - Mrs Penfold.

               Noes - Mr Snelling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

ACTING CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY