No 29

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 24 MARCH 1999

 

 

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 38 to 41

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

 

38   Ms Geraghty, from 824 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to continue to fund mental health services at a level that meets consumer and human rights needs.

 

39   Mr McEwen, from 46 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to order the redesign and reconstruction of the intersection of Fairbanks and Vorwerk Roads in the District Council of Grant.

 

40   Mr McEwen, from 436 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to honour a commitment to build a hydrotherapy pool at the Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service facilities.

 

41   Mr Meier, from 72 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to disallow the establishment of the Wine Museum on the parklands and take the necessary steps to restore the parklands to open space.

 

3       Legislative Review Committee – Twelfth Report

Mr Condous brought up the Twelfth 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       Environment, Resources and Development Committee – Report – Fish Stocks of Inland Waters - Motion to note

Mr Venning, pursuant to notice, moved – That the Thirty-First Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee on Fish Stocks of Inland Waters be noted.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

7       Public Works Committee – Report – Rehabilitation of Loxton Irrigation District - Motion to note

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved – That the Ninetieth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Rehabilitation of Loxton Irrigation District be noted.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

8       Explosives (Broad Creek) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Explosives Act 1936.

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 Mr Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

9       Postponement of business

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

 

10      Criminal Law Consolidation (Juries) 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.

 

11      Statutes Amendment (Restraining Orders) 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.


 

12      Criminal Law Consolidation (Intoxication) 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.

 

13      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 5 to 8 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 9.

 

14      Year 2000 Information Disclosure Bill

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be further adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

15      Road Traffic (Miscellaneous No. 2) Amendment Bill

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

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.

 

16      Year 2000 Information Disclosure Bill

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 13 agreed to.

                                                New clause No 13A inserted.

                                                Clause No 14 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 an amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

17      Industrial and Employee Relations (Workplace Relations) 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.

 

18      Extension of time for adjournment

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

Question put and passed.

 

19      Industrial and Employee Relations (Workplace Relations) Amendment Bill

         Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

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

 

20      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Wingfield Waste Depot Closure Bill                                            Message No 45

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to provide for the closure of the waste depot conducted by the Corporation of the City of Adelaide at Wingfield, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 24 March 1999                                                 J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

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

 

21      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 10.32 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

         For Thursday 25 March 1999

 

Notice of Motion: Government Business –

 

The Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Emergency Services Funding Act 1998.

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions

 

Mr Lewis to move — That this House calls on all Government agencies which have been involved in any way whatsoever with the work undertaken to construct the Christies Beach to Willunga Pipeline to prepare and present all relevant information about this public works to the Public Works Committee as required under and pursuant to the provisions of the Parliamentary Committees Act 1991 before 31 March 1999, and to appear before the Committee at times and places convenient to it to explain the work and answer all the Committee’s enquiries about the work and any related matters and refers this public works to the Committee.

 

 

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         Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY