No 26

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 2 MAY 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       Petitions Nos 75 to 91

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

 

75 to 79   The Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services (Hon R L Brokenshire), Ms Bedford, Mr Hamilton-Smith, Ms Key and Mr Scalzi, from 253 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House strengthen the law in relation to prostitution and ban prostitution related advertising.

 

80 to 90   The Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage), the Leader of the Opposition (Hon M D Rann), Ms Bedford, Hon G M Gunn, Hon G A Ingerson, Ms Key, Mr Lewis, Ms Maywald, Mr McEwen, Hon R B Such and Hon D C Wotton, from 10,711 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure government funding of public libraries is maintained.

 

91   Hon G M Gunn, from 7 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House support legislation to increase the speed limit on sections of the Stuart, Eyre and Barrier Highways and Hawker to Lyndhurst Road to 130 kilometres per hour.

 

3       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 44, 52, 94 and 95 and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

4       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

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

      Development Act – Regulations – Significant Trees

 

By the Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage) –

      Institution of Surveyors, Australia, South Australia Division Incorporated – Report, 1999

 

      Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act – Regulations – Self Managed Employer – Additional Information

 

By the Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby) –

      Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia – Report, 1999

 


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

      Judges of the Supreme Court of South Australia – Report, 1999

 

      Rules of Court –

            Court of Disputed Returns – Local Government (Elections) Act – Application of

                  Proceedings

            District Court – District Court Act – Status Hearings

 

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

      South Australian Harness Racing Club – Report, 1998-99

 

By the Minister for Employment and Training (Hon M K Brindal) –

      Vocational Education, Employment and Training Board – Report, 1999.

 

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               South Australian Health Commission (Direction of Hospitals and Health Centres) Amendment Bill

Order of the Day read for the consideration of the amendments of the Legislative Council.

In Committee

         Resolved - That the amendments be agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

8       National Parks and Wildlife (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 16 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 17 amended and agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 18 to 30 agreed to.

                                                Schedule agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton 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.

 


9       Supply 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.

 

Grievance debate

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby) moved - That the House note grievances.

Debate ensued.

 

10      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Human Services moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

11      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Police (Complaints and Disciplinary Proceedings)(Miscellaneous)

         Amendment Bill                                                                          Message No 43

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Police (Complaints and Disciplinary Proceedings) Act 1985, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 2 May 2000                                                 J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

         Criminal Law Consolidation (Sexual Servitude) Amendment Bill

                                                                                                            Message No 44

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935; and to make a related amendment to the Summary Offences Act 1953, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 2 May 2000                                                 J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

         Statutes Amendment (Warrants of Apprehension) Bill                Message No 45

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Correctional Services Act 1982, the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988 and the Young Offenders Act 1993, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 2 May 2000                                                 J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 


11      Supply Bill

Debate (interrupted by foregoing) resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

13      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 10.05 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

         For Thursday 4 May 2000

 

Notices of Motion: Other Motions –

 

Ms Rankine to move – That this House calls on the Government to immediately undertake a thorough, comprehensive and independent investigation and assessment into patient care at the privatised Modbury Public Hospital and that the results of this investigation be reported in full to this House as a matter of urgency.

 

Ms Thompson to move – That this House expresses its concern that many young people returning to schools as a result of the obligations imposed by the Common Youth Allowance are not having their educational, social and vocational needs met by the programmes which currently exist and notes that the impact of this can be damaging to schools, teachers and other students as well as to the young people themselves.

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         Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY