No 29

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 23 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       Messages from the Governor

The following Messages from the Governor were 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, viz. -

No 11 of 2000      An Act relating to exploration for, and the recovery of, minerals (other than petroleum) in the first 3 nautical miles of the territorial sea in respect of South Australia, and for related purposes

No 12 of 2000      An Act to allow visiting health professionals to provide health care services in the State in connection with special events without becoming registered under State law; and for other purposes

No 13 of 2000      An Act to amend the Mining Act 1971

No 14 of 2000      An Act to amend the South Australian Health Commission Act 1976

No 15 of 2000      An Act to amend the Broken Hill Proprietary Company’s Indenture Act 1937 and the Broken Hill Proprietary Company’s Steel Works Indenture Act 1958.

      Government House, 23 May 2000                                         E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

South Australian Ports (Disposal of Maritime Assets) Bill –

Recommending                                                                          Message No 11

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 South Australian Ports (Disposal of Maritime Assets) Bill 2000.

      Government House, 23 May 2000                                         E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3       Death of Former Member – Hon D N Brookman

The Premier (Hon J W Olsen), by leave moved - That the House of Assembly expresses its deep regret at the death of Hon D N Brookman, former Member of the House and Minister of the Crown; places on record its appreciation of his long and meritorious service; and as a mark of respect to his memory the sitting of the House be suspended until the ringing of the bells.

And being supported by the Leader of the Opposition (Hon M D Rann), the Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown), Hon G M Gunn, the Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage), Mr Venning, Hon D C Wotton, the Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services (Hon R L Brokenshire) and Mr Lewis.

Motion carried in silence; Members rising in their places.

 

4       Suspension and resumption of sitting

At 2.31 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

At 2.40 pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

5       Petitions Nos 113 to 122

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

 

113     Mr Williams, from 643 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Development Assessment Commission to conduct an independent environmental impact study of all sites, and consider the impact of the closure of the swimming beach and upon local resident amenity before determining the location of the proposed boat ramp at Beachport.

 

114         Mr Condous, from 37,032 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to reduce the Emergency Services Levy applied to mobile property from $32 to $20 per vehicle.

 

115 and 117    The Premier and Messrs Condous and De Laine, from 105 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House strengthen the law in relation to prostitution and ban prostitution related advertising.

 

118 to 122   The Premier, Ms Ciccarello, Mr Condous, Hon G A Ingerson and Mr Meier, from 3,165 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure Government funding of public libraries is maintained.

 

6       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 21, 45, 83 to 93, 104 and 107 and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

7       Papers

The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Human Services –

      Enfield General Cemetery Trust – Report, 1998-99

      Ministerial Statement – Major Performing Arts Inquiry

      Passenger Transport Board – Service Contracts Report, April 2000

 

      Regulations under the following Acts –

            Chiropodists – Fees Variation

            Development – Exclusions

            Local Government – Procedures at Meetings

            Occupational Therapists – Fees Variation

            Psychological Practices – Fees Variation

 

By the Minister for Government Enterprises –

      Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation – Regulations –

            Remission of Levy

            Variation of Schedule 3

 

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

      Teachers Registration Board – Report, 1999

 

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

      Regulations under the following Acts –

            Associations Incorporation – Corporation Law Modification

            Bail – Regulations 2000

            Liquor Licensing – Dry Areas – Gawler

            Trade Standards – Commonwealth

 

 

By the Minister for Local Government (Hon D C Kotz) –

      Outback Areas Community Development Trust – Report, 1998-99

 

By the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs (Hon D C Kotz) –

      Aboriginal Lands Trust – Report, 1998-99.

 

8       Distinguished visitor

Attention having been called to the presence of a distinguished visitor in the gallery, in the person of His Excellency Sim Dae-Pyung, Governor of ChungChogNam-Do Province, Republic of Korea, the Speaker, on behalf of the House, welcomed him and invited him to take a seat on the floor of the House.

Whereupon His Excellency Sim Dae-Pyung was escorted to the Chair by the Premier and the Leader of the Opposition, introduced to the Speaker, and accommodated with a seat on the right hand side of the Speaker.

 

9       Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

10      Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

11      Message from the Legislative Council

         The following Message from the Legislative Council was received and read:

 

         Children’s Protection (Mandatory Reporting and Reciprocal

         Arrangements) Amendment Bill                                                 Message No 53

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Children’s Protection Act 1993, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 4 May 2000                                                 J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

12      Statutes Amendment (Extension of Native Title Sunset Clauses) Bill

         Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.

         The Minister for Environment and Heritage moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

13      Corporations (South Australia)(Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

         Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.

         The Minister for Environment and Heritage moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 


14      Dairy Industry (Deregulation of Prices) 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 8 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Scalzi 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.

 

15      Road Traffic (Red Light Camera Offences) 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

                                                Clause No 1 read.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again tomorrow.

 

16      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Motor Vehicles (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill                        Message No 54

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Motor Vehicles Act 1959, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 23 May 2000                                                J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

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

 


         Statutes Amendment (Public Trustee and Trustee Companies – GST) Bill                                                      Message No 55

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Public Trustee Act 1995 and the Trustee Companies Act 1988, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 23 May 2000                                                J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

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

 

17      Police (Complaints and Disciplinary Proceedings)(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.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

18      Adjournment

         The Minister for Environment and Heritage moved - That the House do now adjourn.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

         House adjourned at 8.28 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

         For Wednesday 24 May 2000

 

Notices of Motion: Government Business –

 

The Deputy Premier to move – That on Thursday 25 May Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable -

(a)     the Premier to have leave to continue his remarks on the Appropriation Bill immediately after moving “That this Bill be now read a second time”;

(b)     the Treasurer (Hon R I Lucas MLC) to be immediately admitted to the House for the purpose of giving a speech in relation to the Appropriation Bill; and

(c)     the second reading speech on the Appropriation Bill to be resumed on motion.

 

The Deputy Premier to move – That a Message be sent to the Legislative Council requesting that the Treasurer (Hon R I Lucas MLC) be permitted to attend at the Table of the House on Thursday 25 May for the purpose of giving a speech in relation to the Appropriation Bill.

 

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Gaming Machines Act 1992.

 

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the State Lotteries Act 1955 and the Racing Act 1976.

 

The Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the establishment and maintenance of trails for recreational walking, cycling, horse riding, skating or other similar purpose; to make a related amendment to the Development Act 1993; and for other purposes.

 

The Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Racing Act 1976; and to make consequential amendments to the Gaming Supervisory Authority Act 1995.

 

The Minister for Water Resources to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Renmark Irrigation Trust Act 1936.

 

The Minister for Tourism to move – That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the South Australian Motor Sport Act 1984.

 

The Minister for Minerals and Energy to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Gas Act 1977.

 

         For Thursday 25 May 2000

 

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

 

Mr Atkinson to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, the Development Act 1993, the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994, the Summary Offences Act 1935, the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 and the Wrongs Act 1936.

 

         For Wednesday 31 May 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Government Business –

 

The Minister for Environment and Heritage to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to prohibit the establishment of certain nuclear waste storage facilities in South Australia; and for other purposes.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY