No 32

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 30 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       Petitions Nos 139 to 140

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

 

139 and 140      The Deputy Premier (Hon R G Kerin) and Mr Meier, from 1 212 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure government funding of public libraries is maintained.

 

3       Papers

The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Premier (Hon J W Olsen) –

            Corroboree 2000 –

                           Towards Reconciliation

                           Roadmap for Reconciliation

 

By the Minister for Primary Industries and Resources (Hon R G Kerin) –

      Regulations under the following Acts –

            Meat Hygiene – Fees

            Mines and Works Inspection – Fees

            Mining – Fees

            Opal Mining – Fees

            Pastoral Land Management and Conservation – Fees

            Petroleum – Fees

            Seeds – Fees

 

By the Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown) –

      Metropolitan Adelaide – Significant Tees Control Plan Amendment Report, May 2000

      Ministerial Statements –

            Modbury Hospital Building Structure

            Olympic Dam Calciner Emission Event

 

      Regulations under the following Acts –

            Adoption – Fees

            Controlled Substances  –

                  Regulations 76 - Fees

                  Schedule 2 - Fees

                  Schedule D - Fees

            Development – Fees

            Harbors and Navigation – Fees

            Housing Improvement – Regulation 5 - Fees

            Local Government –

                  Fees

                  Prescribed Fees

            Local Government (Implementation) – Fees

            Motor Vehicles –

                  Fees

                  Schedule 5 Fees

            Passenger Transport –

                  Schedule 2 Variation

                  Schedule 4 Fees

            Private Parking Areas – Expiation of Offences

            Public and Environmental Health – Council Fees

            Radiation Protection and Control – Fees

            Road Traffic –

                  Fees

                  Fees for Inspection

            South Australian Health Commission –

                  Regulation 8 Fees

                  Schedule 3 Fees

 

By the Deputy Premier representing the Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage) –

      Remuneration Tribunal – Supplementary Report to Determination No 9 of 1999 –

            Judiciary – Telephone Allowance

 

      Regulations under the following Acts –

            Dangerous Substance – Fees

            Explosives – Fees

            Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare – Fees

            Roads (Opening and Closing) – Fees

            State Records – Fees

            Valuation of Land – Fees

 

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

      RESI Corporation – Charter, May 2000

 

      Regulations under the following Acts –

            Gaming Machines – Fees

            Land Tax – Certificate Fees

            Lottery and Gaming – Licence Fees

            Petroleum Products Regulation – Licence Fees

            Tobacco Products Regulations – Licence Fees

 

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

      Correctional Services Advisory Council – Report, 1998-99

      Ministerial Statement – Native Title

   Summary Offences Act – Road Block Establishment Authorisations – 1 January – 31 March 2000

 

      Regulations under the following Acts –

            Associations Incorporation – Schedule 2 Fees

            Bills of Sale - Fees

            Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration - Fees

            Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium – Services Fees

            Building Work Contractors – Fees

            Business Names – Fees

            Community Titles – Fees

            Conveyancers – Fees

            Co-operatives – Fees

            Cremation – Fees

            Criminal Law (Sentencing) – Fees

            Crown Lands – Fees

            District Court – Fees in Civil Division

            Environment Protection –

                  Fees

                  Unit and Miscellaneous Fees

            Environment, Resources and Development Court –

                  Fees

                  General Jurisdiction Fees

            Firearms – Fees

            Historic Shipwrecks – Register Copy Fees

            Land Agents – Fees

            Liquor Licensing – Fees

            Magistrates Court – General, Minor Claims and Criminal Fees

            National Parks and Wildlife – Fees

            Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Electricians – Fees

            Public Trustee – Commission and Fees

            Real Property –

                  Fees

                  Schedule Fees

            Registration of Deeds – Fees

            Second-and Vehicle Dealers – Fees

            Security and Investigation Agents – Regulation 21 Fees

            Sexual Reassignment – Recognition Certificate Applications

            Sheriff’s – Fees

            Strata Titles – Fees

 

            Supreme Court –

                  Number 61 Fees

                  Number 62 Fees

            Trade Measurement Administration – Fees

            Travel Agents – Fees

            Worker’s Liens – Fees

            Youth Court – Fees

 

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

      Water Resources – Regulations – Fees.

 

4       Environment, Resources and Development Committee - Report – Environment Protection in South Australia

Mr Venning brought up the Thirty-Ninth Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee on Environment Protection in South Australia.

Report received.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 212).

 

5       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 


6       Suspension of Standing Orders

The Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to move a motion without notice.

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

 

Corroboree 2000 – Motion re

The Premier then moved – That this House –

(a)     formally acknowledges receipt of Corroboree 2000: Towards Reconciliation and Roadmap for Reconciliation handed over to State and Territory leaders at the Corroboree 2000 event in Sydney at the weekend;

(b)     welcomes ongoing consultation on the development of the reconciliation documents; and

(c)     confirms its commitment to reconciliation between all Australians, acknowledging the importance of reconciliation for a socially harmonious South Australia.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

7       Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

      Criminal Law Consolidation (Appeals) Amendment Bill       Message No 58

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 25 May 2000                                                J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

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

 

      Young Offenders (Publication of Information) Amendment Bill

                                                                                                                           Message No 59

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Young Offenders Act 1993, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 25 May 2000                                                J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

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

 

8       Liquor Licensing (Regulated Premises) 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.

 

9       Appropriation 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 Williams, that the debate be further adjourned and resumed on motion.

 


10      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Superannuation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill                      Message No 60

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

         Legislative Council, 30 May 2000                                                J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         Ordered - That the second reading be taken into consideration on motion.

 

         National Tax Reform (State Provisions) Bill                                Message No 61

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to ratify and give effect to the Intergovernmental Agreement on the Reform of Commonwealth-State Financial Relations; to amend the Financial Institutions Duty Act 1983, the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971 and the Stamp Duties Act 1923; and for other purposes, with the suggested amendments indicated in the annexed Schedule, which amendments the Legislative Council requests the House of Assembly to make to the said Bill.

         Legislative Council, 30 May 2000                                                J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of suggested amendments made by the Legislative Council

 

No 1     Page 7, line 4 (clause) – Leave out “ 1 January 2001” and insert:

            the relevant date

 

No 2     Page 7, line 11 (clause 5) – After “1972” insert:

            but does not include a receipt, ticket or other document issued when or after payment is made

 

No 3     Page 7 (clause) – After line 13 insert the following:

            “relevant date” means –

                  (a) for a government account for, or including, a charge for compulsory third party motor vehicle insurance – 1 July 2003;

                  (b) for any other government account – 1 January 2001.

 

No 4     Page 15, lines 5 to 18 (clause 28) – Leave out the definition of “exempt transaction” and substitute:

            “exempt transaction” means a conveyance of a quoted marketable security made after 30 June 2001 (other than one arising out of a sale or purchase of the marketable security before that date);

 

No 5     Page 15, line 20  (clause 28) 0 Leave out “definition” and insert:

            definitions

 

No 6     Page 15 (clause 28) – After line 20 insert definition as follows:

            “quoted marketable security” means a marketable security that is quoted on a recognised stock exchange;

 

No 7     Page 15, lines 23 to 27 (clause 28) – leave out paragraphs (c) and (d) and insert:

            (c)  by inserting after section 90AB the following section:

                        Exempt transactions

                           90AC. (1) No duty is payable under this Part in relation to an exempt transaction

                           (2) No return is required under this Part in relation to an exempt transaction.

 

No 8     Page 15, line 30 (clause 28) – Leave out “tranfer” and insert:

            conveyance

J M Davis, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

         Ordered - That the suggested amendments be taken into consideration on motion.

 

11      South Australian Motor Sport (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 ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 9 agreed to.

                                                Schedule 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 without amendment.

 

The Minister for Tourism (Hon J L Hall) moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

12      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Summary Offences (Searches) Amendment Bill                         Message No 62

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Summary Offences Act 1953 and to make a related amendment to the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Act 1998, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 30 May 2000                                                J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         Ordered - That the second reading be taken into consideration on motion.

 

         Statutes Amendment (Consumer Affairs - Portfolio) Bill             Message No 63

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Fair Trading Act 1987, the Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Act 1994, the Prices Act 1948 and the Trade Standards Act 1979, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 30 May 2000                                                J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         Ordered - That the second reading be taken into consideration on motion.

 


         Criminal Law Consolidation (Sexual Servitude) Amendment Bill

                                                                                                             Message No 64

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendments made by the House of Assembly in the Criminal Law Consolidation (Sexual Servitude) Amendment Bill, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 30 May 2000                                             J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

13      Extension of time for adjournment

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

Question put and passed.

 

14      Appropriation Bill

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

Debate resumed.

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

 

15         Adjournment

            House adjourned at 11.57 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Wednesday 31 May 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Government Business –

 

The Minister for Water Resources to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to reduce the risk of waterlogging and salinisation of land and increased levels of salinity in the River Murray caused by the irrigation of land in the Qualco-Sunlands irrigation area; to make a related amendment to the Irrigation Act 1994; and for other purposes.

 

Notice of Motion: Standing Committee Reports –

 

Mr Venning to move – That the Thirty-Ninth Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee on Environment Protection in South Australia be noted.

 

            For Thursday 1 June 2000

 

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

 

Mr Hamilton-Smith to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to repeal the Netherby Kindergarten (Variation of Waite Trust) Act 1997; and for other purposes.

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions –

 

Hon M D Rann to move – That this House deplores the overthrow of the democratically elected Government in Fiji and calls on the Federal Government to –

(a)  withdraw Australia’s High Commissioner from Suva;

(b)  end foreign aid payments;

(c)  have Fiji removed from the Commonwealth;

(d)  sponsor a resolution of condemnation by the United Nations; and

(e)  implement a series of trade and sporting sanctions.

 

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            Present during the day - All Members except Hon M H Armitage and Ms Breuer.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                    J K G Oswald

                                                                                    SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY