No 30

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 24 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:

 

      Racing (Controlling Authorities) Amendment Bill – Recommending

                                                                                                                           Message No 12

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 Racing (Controlling Authorities) Amendment Bill 2000.

      Government House, 24 May 2000                                         E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

      Statutes Amendment (Lotteries and Racing – GST) Bill – Recommending

                                                                                                                           Message No 13

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 Statutes Amendment (Lotteries and Racing – GST) Bill 2000.

      Government House, 24 May 2000                                         E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3       Petitions Nos 123 to 130

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

 

123 to125    Messrs Hanna, Meier and Scalzi, from 233 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House strengthen the law in relation to prostitution and ban prostitution related advertising.

 

126 to 129   The Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown), Hon G M Gunn, Mrs Penfold and Mr Hamilton-Smith, from 2, 534 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure government funding of public libraries is maintained.

 

130       Ms Geraghty, from 259 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House support the incorporation of a right turn arrow in traffic lights at the intersection of North East Road and Thistle Avenue.

 


4       Papers

The following Papers were tabled:

 

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

      Ministerial Statement – Criminal Law Consolidation (Sexual Servitude) Amendment Bill

 

By the Minister for Water Resources (Hon M K Brindal) –

      Northern Adelaide and Barossa Catchment Water Management Board – Initial Catchment Water Management Plan – Annual Review 1999/2000.

 

5       Legislative Review Committee - Report - Eighteenth

Mr Condous brought up the Eighteenth Report of the Legislative Review Committee.

Report received.

 

6       Questions

      Questions without notice were asked.

 

7       Extension of time for asking of questions

Ms Hurley, without notice, moved - That the time for asking questions without notice be extended by ten minutes.

Question put and negatived.

 

8       Questions

      Questions without notice resumed.

 

9       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

10      Public Works Committee - Report – Christies Beach Magistrates Court - Motion to note

      Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved – That the One Hundred and Nineteenth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Christies Beach Magistrates Court be noted.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

11      Public Works Committee - Report – Australian Aboriginal Cultures Gallery - Motion to note

      Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved – That the One Hundred and Twentieth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Australian Aboriginal Cultures Gallery be noted.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

12      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Standing Committee Reports Nos 3 to 6 and Orders of the Day: Standing Committee Reports Nos 1 to 10 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Standing Committee Reports No 11.

 

13      Social Development Committee – Report – Voluntary Euthanasia Bill 1996 – Motion to note   

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Scalzi – That the Twelfth Report of the Social Development Committee on the Voluntary Euthanasia Bill 1996 be noted.

         Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 


14      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 3 to 5 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 6.

 

15      Public Works Committee - Report – Portrush Road Upgrade – Magill Road to Greenhill Road - Motion to note

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved - That the One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Portrush Road Upgrade – Magill Road to Greenhill Road be noted.

Debated ensued.

 

 

The time for the consideration of Standing Committee Reports having expired, the debate was adjourned (Mr Scalzi, by leave) and made an Order of the Day for Wednesday 31 May.

 

 

16      Suspension of Standing Orders – Appropriation Bill

The Deputy Premier (Hon R G Kerin), pursuant to notice, moved - That 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.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

17      Appropriation Bill – Motion for Attendance of Treasurer

The Deputy Premier, pursuant to notice, moved - 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.

Question put and passed.

 

18      Gaming Machines (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Education and Children Services (Hon M R Buckby), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Gaming Machines Act 1992.

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 Wright, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

19      Statutes Amendment (Lotteries and Racing – GST) Bill

The Minister for Education and Children Services, pursuant to notice, moved – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the State Lotteries Act 1955 and the Racing Act 1976.

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 Wright, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 


20      Recreational Greenways Bill

The Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon I F Evans), pursuant to notice, moved – 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.

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 Wright, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

21      Racing (Controlling Authorities) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing, pursuant to notice, moved – 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.

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 Wright, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

22      Renmark Irrigation Trust (Rating) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Water Resources, pursuant to notice, moved – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Renmark Irrigation Trust 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 Wright, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

23      South Australian Motor Sport (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Tourism (Hon J L Hall), pursuant to notice, moved – That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the South Australian Motor Sport Act 1984.

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 Wright, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

24      Gas (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Minerals and Energy (Hon W A Matthew), pursuant to notice, moved – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Gas Act 1977.

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 Wright, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

25      Motor Vehicles (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

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

      The Minister for Human Services moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

26      Statutes Amendment (Public Trustee and Trustee Companies – GST) 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 Mr Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

27      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 3 be postponed until tomorrow.

 

28      Statutes Amendment (Warrants of Apprehension) 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.

 

29      Criminal Law Consolidation (Sexual Servitude) 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.

 

         Mr Clarke moved – That progress be reported.

         Question put.

 

         Committee divided (No 1):


                       Ayes, 20

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Hurley

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Hon M D Rann

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Wright

Mr Clarke (Teller)

 


        Noes, 25

 

Hon M H Armitage

Hon M K Brindal

Hon R L Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Hon R B Buckby

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

Mr Lewis

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Mr Meier

Hon J W Olsen

Hon J K G Oswald

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon I F Evans (Teller)

 


 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

                                                Clause further considered and agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 2 to 6 agreed to.

                                                Schedule read

 

         Mr Atkinson moved on page 6, lines 16 to 18, to leave out the penalty clause and insert:

 

         Maximum penalty:                        $10 000 or imprisonment for 2 years.

 

         Mr Foley moved – That progress be reported.

         Question put.

 

         Committee divided (No 2):


                       Ayes, 18

 

Ms Breuer

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Hurley

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Wright

Mr Atkinson (Teller)

 


        Noes, 22

 

Hon M H Armitage

Hon M K Brindal

Hon R L Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Hon R B Buckby

Mr Condous

Hon G M Gunn

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

Hon J K G Oswald

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Williams

Hon I F Evans (Teller)


         So it passed in the negative.

 

         Mr Atkinson’s amendment further considered.

         Question – That the amendment be agreed to – put.

 

         Committee divided (No 3):

 


                       Ayes, 17

 

Ms Breuer

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Wright

Mr Atkinson (Teller)

 


        Noes, 22

 

Hon M H Armitage

Hon M K Brindal

Hon R L Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Hon R B Buckby

Mr Condous

Hon G M Gunn

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

Hon J K G Oswald

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Williams

Hon I F Evans (Teller)


         So it passed in the negative.

 

                                                Schedule otherwise amended and agreed to.

                                                Title amended and 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 amendments and had amended the title.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

30      Adjournment

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

         Debate ensued.

 

31      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Attendance of the Treasurer                                                       Message No 56

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has granted leave to the Treasurer (The Hon R I Lucas) to attend the House of Assembly on Thursday 25 May 2000, for the purpose of giving a speech in relation to the Appropriation Bill if he thinks fit.

         Legislative Council, 24 May 2000                                                J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

32      Adjournment

         Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

         Question put and passed.

         House adjourned at 9.59 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

         For Thursday 25 May 2000

 

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

 

Mr Hanna  to move – That the purchase of the Woodend Shopping Centre be referred to the Public Works Committee for investigation.

 

Mr Hamilton-Smith to move – That the Levy Proposal forming part of the Northern Adelaide and Barossa Catchment Water Management Board Initial Catchment Water Management Plan Annual Review 1999–2000, laid on the Table of this House on 24 May 2000, be disallowed.

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         Present during the day - All Members except Ms Ciccarello.

 

 

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

 

         Division No 2 -

               Ayes - Ms Bedford, Ms Ciccarello and Hon M D Rann.

               Noes - Hon J L Hall, Mr Lewis and Mr Venning.

 

         Division No 3 -

               Ayes - Ms Bedford, Ms Ciccarello and Hon M D Rann.

               Noes - Hon J L Hall, Mr Lewis and Mr Venning.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY