No 29

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 8 JULY 1998

 

 

1       Meeting of House

The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon J K G Oswald) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Petition No 76

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

 

76   Mr Hill, from 3 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to oppose the sale or lease of ETSA and Optima Energy assets.

 

3       Legislative Review Committee - Report – Thirteenth Report

         Mr Condous brought up the Thirteenth Report of the Committee.

         Report received.

 

4       Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

5       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

6       Suspension of Sessional and Standing Orders

The Deputy Premier (Hon R G Kerin), without notice, moved - That Sessional and Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable committee reports set down on the Notice Paper for tomorrow to be taken into consideration after Grievance Debates tomorrow.

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

 

7       Police 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.

 


         House divided (No. 1):

 


                       Ayes, 22

 

Hon M H Armitage

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Condous

Hon G M Gunn

Hon J L Hall

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon G A Ingerson

Hon R G Kerin

Hon D C Kotz

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Mr Meier

Hon J W Olsen

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon D C Wotton

Hon I F Evans (Teller)


        Noes, 18

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Wright

Mr Conlon (Teller)


 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clause No 1 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 2 read.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Brokenshire 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 on motion.

 

8       Privileges Committee – Chairman’s Statement

The Chairman of the Privileges Committee (Hon M K Brindal) made a statement to the House.

 

9       Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Technical and Further Education (Industrial Jurisdiction)

         Amendment Bill                                                                          Message No 81

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the consequential amendment made by the House of Assembly in the Technical and Further Education (Industrial Jurisdiction) Amendment Bill, without any amendment. The Bill is returned herewith.

         Legislative Council, 8 July 1998                                                      J C Irwin, PRESIDENT


10      Police Bill

         Ordered - That the further consideration in Committee of this Bill be now resumed.

 

In Committee

                                                Clause No 2 further considered and agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 3 to 9 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 10 read.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Brokenshire reported that the Committee had further 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 on motion.

 

11      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services (Hon I F Evans) moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

12      Police Bill

         Ordered - That the further consideration in Committee of this Bill be now resumed.

 

In Committee

                                                Clause No 10 further considered and agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 11 to 22 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 23 read.

         Question - That the clause stand as printed – put.

         House divided (No 2)

 


                       Ayes, 22

 

Hon M H Armitage

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Condous

Hon G M Gunn

Hon J L Hall

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon G A Ingerson

Hon R G Kerin

Hon D C Kotz

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Mr Meier

Hon J W Olsen

Mr Oswald

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon I F Evans (Teller)


        Noes, 18

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Wright

Mr Conlon (Teller)


 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 24 to 72 agreed to.

                                                Schedule No 1 agreed to

                                                Schedule No 2 agreed to.

                                                Schedule No 3 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Hamilton-Smith reported that the Committee had further considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

13      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 11.45 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

         For Thursday 9 July 1998

 

Notice of Motion: Government Business –

 

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Southern State Superannuation Act 1994; to make a related amendment to the Superannuation Funds Management Corporation of South Australia Act 1995; and to repeal the Superannuation (Benefit Scheme) Act 1992.

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions –

 

Mr Venning to move – That this House condemns the major banks for the closure of many branches in country regions with no consideration for the impact on local communities.

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         Present during the day - All Members except Hon D C Brown.

 

         The following Pairs were handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

         Division No 1 -

               Ayes - Hon D C Brown, Hon M R Buckby, Mr Lewis.

               Noes - Mrs Geraghty, Ms Hurley, Hon M D Rann.

 

         Division No 2 -

               Ayes - Hon D C Brown, Hon M R Buckby, Mr Lewis.

               Noes - Mrs Geraghty, Ms Hurley, Hon M D Rann.

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY