No 26

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 12 FEBRUARY 1997

 

 

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:

 

         Supply Bill - Recommending                                                                  Message No 14

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Supply Bill 1997.

         Government House, 12 February 1997                                            E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3       Petition No 38

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

 

Mr Rossi, from 160 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Federal Government to give a firm commitment to the principles of multiculturalism.

 

4       Answers to questions

Answers to questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

5       Legislative Review Committee - Reports - Tenth and Eleventh

Mr Cummins brought up the Tenth Report of the Committee.

         Report received and read as follows:

The Regulations listed hereunder are at present being considered by the Legislative Review Committee. Evidence is being taken on these matters and it is necessary for Notice of Motion for Disallowance to be given in both Houses before the expiration of 14 sitting days to allow the Committee time to complete its deliberations.

Honourable Members are warned that after consideration has been given to the regulations, the Committee may decide to take no further action.

Regulations referred to:

No 148  Expiation of Offences Act 1996 - Regulations - Principal

No 149  Regulations Variation (Common Expiation Scheme) Regulations 1996

 

Mr Cummins brought up the Eleventh Report of the Committee.

         Report received.

 


6       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

         By the Minister for Industrial Affairs (Hon D C Brown) -

               Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Advisory Committee - Report, 1995-96

               Ministerial Statements - Jetty Agreement

                                                ‘Shine’.

 

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       Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Subordinate Legislation (Commencement of Regulations) Amendment Bill      Message No 51

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Subordinate Legislation Act 1978, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 11 February 1997                                             H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         The Treasurer (Hon S J Baker) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

         Gas (Appliances) Amendment Bill                                                          Message No 52

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Gas Act 1988, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 11 February 1997                                             H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

         Development (Private Certification) Amendment Bill                             Message No 53

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Development Act 1993 and to make a related amendment to the Statutes Repeal and Amendment (Development) Act 1993, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 11 February 1997                                             H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

10      Stamp Duties (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Treasurer (Hon S J Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923.

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 Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

11      Electricity (Vegetation Clearance) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Energy (Hon S J Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Electricity Act 1996.

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 Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

12      Development (Swimming Pools Safety) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Housing and Urban Development (Hon S J Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Development Act 1993; to repeal the Swimming Pools (Safety) Act 1972; and to make a consequential amendment to the Local Government Act 1934.

 

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 Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

13      Environment Protection (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources (Hon D C Wotton), having by leave amended the motion of which notice had been given, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Environment Protection Act 1993.

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 Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

14      Postponement of business

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

 

15      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 Local Government (Hon E S Ashenden) moved - That the Speaker do now leave the Chair and the House resolve itself into a Committee of the whole for consideration of the Bill.

Debate ensued.

 

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

 

16      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 8.27 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

               For Thursday 13 February 1997

 

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

 

Mr Cummins to move - That the Principal Regulations under the Expiation of Offences Act 1996, gazetted on 23 December 1996 and laid on the Table of this House on 4 February 1997, be disallowed.

 

Mr Cummins to move - That the Regulations in the Regulations Variation (Common Expiation Scheme) 1996, gazetted on 23 December 1996 and laid on the Table of this House on 4 February 1997, be disallowed.

 

         Notices of Motion: Other Motions-

 

Mr Evans to move - That this House congratulates Apex Australia, its current and past members on 60 years of service to the South Australian Community.

 

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Hon D S Baker.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            G M Gunn

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY