No. 26

 

                    VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                           OF THE

 

                      HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                ____________

 

 

                           WEDNESDAY 11 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   Petition No. 54

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

 

     54 Mr Lewis, from 34 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to ensure that water to consumers drawn from the River Murray is filtered.

 

 3   Papers

     The following Papers were tabled:

 

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

        Review of the State Supply Act 1985 - Report, March 1994

 

     By the Minister for Health (Hon. M.H. Armitage) -

        South Australian Council on Reproductive Technology - Report, to March 1994.

 

 4   Environment, Resources and Development Committee - Report - Development Act Regulations

     Mrs Kotz brought up the Eleventh Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee on the Development Act Regulations.

     Report received.

     Ordered to be printed Paper No. 172.

 

 5   Legislative Review Committee - Reports

     Mr Cummins brought up the Fifteenth Report of the Legislative Review Committee.

     Report received.

 

     Mr Cummins brought up the Sixteenth Report of the Legislative Review Committee.

     Report received.

 

 6   Questions

     Questions without notice were asked.

     Ordered - That the period for asking questions without notice be extended by two minutes.

     Questions without notice resumed.

 


 7   Grievance debate

     The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

 

 8   Postponement of business

     Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 1 to 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No. 4.

 

 9   Statutes Amendment (Constitution and Members Register of Interests) Bill

     Order of the Day read for the further consideration in Committee of the Message from the Legislative Council in this Bill.

 

                                In Committee

     Resolved - That the amendments be insisted on.

 

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     The House having resumed:

     Mr Bass reported that the Committee had considered the Message referred to it and had resolved to insist on its amendments.

 

10   Criminal Law Consolidation (Child Sexual Abuse) 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 3 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.

 

11   Statutes Repeal (Obsolete Agricultural Acts) 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.

 

12   Postponement of business

     Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 3 to 6 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No. 7.

 

13   Statutes Amendment (Courts) 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 3 agreed to.

                        Clause No. 4 read.

     Hon. S.J. Baker moved, to leave out this clause.

     Question put.

     Committee divided (No. 1):

 

            Ayes, 10.

         Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

         Hon. F.T. Blevins

         Mr Clarke

         Mr De Laine

         Mr Foley

         Ms Hurley

         Mr Quirke

         Hon. M.D. Rann

         Ms Stevens

         Mr Atkinson (Teller)

     Noes, 31.

Mr Andrew

Hon. M.H. Armitage

Mr Ashenden

Hon. D.S. Baker

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Buckby

Mr Caudell

Mr Condous

Mr Evans

Ms Greig

Hon. G.M. Gunn

Ms Hall

Mr Kerin

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 passed in the negative.

                        Clause left out.

                        Clauses Nos 5 to 24 agreed to.

                        Title amended and agreed to.

 

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     The House having resumed:

     Hon. H. Allison reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

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

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 

14   Postponement of business

     Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No. 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No. 6.

 

15   South Australian Ports Corporation 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 22 agreed to.

                        Clause No. 23 inserted.

                        Clauses Nos 24 to 36 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 with an amendment.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 

16   Harbors and Navigation (Ports Corporation and 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 11 agreed to.

                        Clause No. 12 left out.

                        Clauses Nos 13 to 26 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 with an amendment.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 


17   Statutes Amendment (Attorney-General's Portfolio) 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 31 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.

 

18   Suspension of Standing Orders

     The Minister for Environment and Land Management (Hon. D.C. Wotton), without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable a notice of motion to be given, forthwith.

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

 

19   Domestic Violence 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.

 

20   Summary Procedure (Restraining Orders) 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.

 

21   Adjournment

     The Deputy Premier moved - That the House do now adjourn.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

     House adjourned at 9.33 p.m. until tomorrow at 10.30 a.m.

 

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                       MOTIONS WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

     For Thursday 12 May 1994

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

 

     Hon. M.H. Armitage to move - That a Select Committee of this House be established to consider and report on:

     (a)     the availability of organs for transplantation purposes;

     (b)     the current system of donating organs for transplantation purposes;

     (c)     other systems for donating organs for transplantation purposes, including the "opting out" system;

     (d)     any legislative implications; and

     (e)     any other matters related to terms of reference (a) to (d).

 

     Mrs Kotz to move - That the Eleventh Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee on the Development Act Regulations be noted.

 

     Mr Cummins to move - That the Regulations under the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 relating to Written Determinations, made on 31 March 1994 and laid on the Table of this House on 12 April 1994, be disallowed.

 

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     Present during the day - All the Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                            G.M. Gunn

                                                            SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK