No 31

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 26 MARCH 1996

 

 

1    Meeting of House

     The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon G M Gunn) took the Chair and read       prayers.

 

2    Petitions Nos 82 to 84

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

 

82 Mr Clarke, from 1008 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to ban the killing of animals for dissection in schools.

 

83 Mrs Penfold, from 43 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to ensure a suitable service for students on the Proper Bay school bus route.

 

84 Mr Rossi, from 106 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to restore School Service Officer’s hours to the level that existed when the Government assumed office.

 

3    Papers

The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Deputy Premier (Hon S J Baker) -

   ASER - Ownership structure and major contractual arrangements

   Fair Trading Act - Regulations - Revocation - Health and Fitness Code of Practice

   Rules of Court -

      Magistrates Court - Magistrates Court Act - Inclusion of Dog and Cat Management Act

      Supreme Court - Supreme Court Act -

         Corporation Rules - Notification of Summons

         Criminal Appeal Rules - Various

         Taxation

 

By the Treasurer (Hon S J Baker) -

   Friendly Societies Act - Lifeplan Manchester Unity - General Laws

 

By the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon G A Ingerson) -

   Racing Act -

      Regulations - Declarations - Approved Events and Venues

      Rules of Racing - Greyhound Racing Board - DNA Testing

 


By the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon R B Such) representing the Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations-

Development Act - Amendment to Development Plan - City of Mitcham Historic (Conservation) Zone - Mitcham Village - Report

Development Assessment Commission - Crown Development Report - Residential Care Facility - Regency Park.

 

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    Public Works Committee - Substitution of Members

     The Deputy Premier, by leave, moved - That Mr Lewis be appointed to the Public Works Committee in place of Mrs Hall, resigned.

     Question put and passed.

 

7    Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

     Evidence (Settlement Negotiations) Amendment Bill       Message No 77

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Evidence Act 1929, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

     Legislative Council, 21 March 1996                H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

     Bill read a first time.

     The Deputy Premier moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

8    Country Fires (Audit requirements) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Emergency Services (Hon W A Matthew), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Country Fires Act 1989.

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 Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

9    Statutes Amendment (Abolition of Tribunals) Bill

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

     The Deputy Premier moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

 

10   Electoral (Duty to Vote) 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.


 

   House divided (No 1)

 


   Ayes, 26

 

Mr Andrew

Mr D S Baker

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Caudell

Mr Condous

Mr Cummins

Mr Evans

Mrs Greig

Mrs Hall

Hon R G Kerin

Mrs Kotz

Mr Lewis

Hon W A Matthew

Mr Meier

Mr Oswald

Mrs Penfold

Mr Rossi

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Wade

Hon D C Wotton

Hon S J Baker (Teller)


Noes, 11.

 

Hon F T Blevins

Mr Clarke

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Ms Hurley

Mr Quirke

Hon M D Rann

Ms Stevens

Ms White

Mr Atkinson (Teller)


 

     So it was resolved in the affirmative.

Bill read a second time.

 

   In Committee

`                         Clauses Nos 1 to 5  agreed to.

                          Title agreed to.

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The House having resumed:

Mr Becker 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.

 

11   Extension of sitting

The Deputy Premier moved - That the sitting of the House be extended beyond 6.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

12   Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

     Road Traffic (Exemption of Traffic Law Enforcement Vehicles) Amendment Bill  Message No 78

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

     Legislative Council, 26 March 1996                H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

     Bill read a first time.

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

 

 

    
     Motor Vehicles (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill    
      Message No 79

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, 26 March 1996                H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

     Bill read a first time.

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

 

     Motor Vehicles (Miscellaneous No. 2) Amendment Bill           Message No 80

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Motor Vehicle Act 1959 and to make consequential amendments to the Stamp Duties Act 1923, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

The Legislative Council draws the attention of the House of Assembly to Clause No 43, printed in erased type, which clause, being a money clause, cannot originate in the Legislative Council, but which is deemed necessary to the Bill.

     Legislative Council, 26 March 1996                H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

     Bill read a first time.

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

 

13   Adjournment

The deputy Premier moved - That the House do now adjourn.

Question put and passed.

House adjourned at 6.20 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

For Wednesday 27 March 1996

      Notices of Motion: Government Business-

 

The Premier to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to apply certain laws of the Commonwealth relating to competition policy as laws of South Australia 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.

 

The Minister for Primary Industries to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Fruit and Plant Protection Act 1992.

 


For Thursday 28 March 1996

      Notices of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mr Bass to move - That this House supports uranium mining in South Australia, acknowledges the success of the Olympic Dam operations at Roxby Downs and supports its further expansion; and this House also notes the new Federal Governments announcement of abolishing the three mines policy and supports the expansion of the uranium industry in South Australia.

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Present during the day - All Members except  Hon H Allison, Hon M H Armitage, Hon J W Olsen,   Mrs Rosenberg.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                        G M Gunn

                                                        SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY