No 32

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 2 MAY 2001

 

 

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 104 to 108

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

 

104 and 108      Ms Geraghty and Mr Hanna, from 416 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ban the personal use of fireworks with the exception of authorised public displays.

 

105 Ms Hurley, from 939 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to increase the number of courses for the deaf and hard of hearing and remove the age restriction on current courses.

 

106 Ms Stevens, from 15 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to provide funding for the purchase of continence aids for children with disabilities.

 

107 Ms Stevens, from 16 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to increase prison sentences for persons convicted of robbery with violence of residential property.

 

3       Legislative Review Committee - Reports – Sixteenth, Seventeenth and Eighteenth

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

Report received and read as follows:

The Regulations listed hereunder are at present being considered by the Legislative Review Committee.  Evidence is being taken on these matters and it is necessary for Notices of Motion for Disallowance to be given in both Houses before the expiration of 14 sitting days to allow the Committee time to complete its deliberations.

Honourable Members are warned that after further consideration has been given to the Regulations, the Committee may decide to take no further action.

      By-laws referred to:

                  Local Government Act 1999 – District Council of Grant –By-laws – Various

                  Local Government Act 1999 – City of Salisbury  –By-laws –By-Law No 3 Roads

   Local Government Act 1999 – City of Salisbury –By-laws –By Law No 4 – Local Government Land

   Local Government Act 1999 – City of Salisbury –By-laws –By Law No 5 – Number of Dogs

   Council of the City of Mitcham – By-laws - By-law No 3 – Local Government Land

                  Council of the City of Mitcham – By-laws - By-law No 4 – Streets and Roads

                  Council of the City of Mitcham – By-laws - By-law No 6 – Dogs

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

Report received.

 

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

Report received and read as follows:

The Legislative Review Committee at its meeting on 2 May 2001 considered by-laws of the City of Onkaparinga that were made on 19 September, 2000 and laid on the Table of the House of Assembly on 27 February 2001 and on the table of the Legislative Council on 13 March 2001.

      The Committee noted that each of these by-laws was not laid before the House within 6 sitting days after each had been made and therefore each did not comply with the provisions of Subsection 10 (3) of the Subordinate Legislation Act 1978 (the Act).

      In accordance with Subsection 10 (5) of the Act the Legislative Review Committee reports a failure to comply with Subsection 10 (3) of the Act to the House with respect to each by-law.

      By-laws referred to:

   Council of the City of Onkaparinga – By-laws - By-law No 1 – Local Government Land

                  Council of the City of Onkaparinga – By-laws - By-law No 2 - Roads

                  Council of the City of Onkaparinga – By-laws - By-law No 3 – Domestic Waste

   Council of the City of Onkaparinga – By-laws - By-law No 4 – Bridges and Jetties

                  Council of the City of Onkaparinga – By-laws - By-law No 5 – Moveable Signs

                  Council of the City of Onkaparinga – By-laws - By-law No 6 – Boat Ramp

   Council of the City of Onkaparinga – By-laws - By-law No 7 – Permits and Penalties

                  Council of the City of Onkaparinga – By-laws - By-law No 10 – STED Schemes

   Council of the City of Onkaparinga – By-laws  - By-law No 11 – Beach and Foreshore

      Members are advised that each by-law may be disallowed by Resolution of the House and will cease to have effect but that a Resolution is not effective unless it is passed in pursuance of a Notice of Motion given within six (6) sitting days after this report is made to the House.

 

4       Suspension of Standing Orders

Hon M D Rann, without notice, moved – That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to move a motion without notice, forthwith.

Question put and there being a negative voice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         House divided (No 1):

 


                       Ayes, 23

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Hurley

Ms Key

Mr Lewis

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Hon R B Such

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Wright

Hon M D Rann (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 I F Evans

Hon G M Gunn

Hon J L Hall

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon G A Ingerson

Hon D C Kotz

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Mr Meier

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon D C Wotton

Hon R G Kerin (Teller)


 

         Lack of absolute majority

So it was resolved in the affirmative but the Speaker ruled that the motion lapsed due to the want of an absolute majority.

 

5       Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

6       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

7       Public Works Committee - Report – Bionomics Limited New Research Laboratory and Office Facilities - Motion to note

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved - That the One Hundred and Fiftieth Report of the Public Works Committee relating to the Bionomics Limited New Research Laboratory and Office Facilities be noted.

Debated ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

8       Public Works Committee - Report – Glenelg Wastewater Treatment Plant - Motion to note

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved - That the One Hundred and Forty-Ninth Report of the Public Works Committee relating to the Glenelg Wastewater Treatment Plant be noted.

Debated ensued.

Ordered, on the motion of Ms Stevens, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 16 May.

 

9               Select Committee on Parliamentary Procedure and Practices – Extension of time

Order of the Day read for the Report of the Select Committee on Parliamentary Procedures and Practices to be brought up.

The Minister for Tourism (Hon J L Hall) moved - That the time for bringing up the Report be extended until Wednesday 25 July.

               Question put and passed.

 

 

 

10      Social Development Committee - Report – Rural Health - Motion to note

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Thirteenth Report of the Social Development Committee on Rural Health be noted.

Debate resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

11      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Committee Report Nos 3 be postponed until Wednesday 16 May.

 

12      South Australian Co-operative and Community Housing (Associated Land Owners) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the South Australian Co-operative and Community Housing Act 1991.

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 Ms Key, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

13      Statutes Amendment (Transport Portfolio) 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

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 10 agreed to.

                                                New clauses Nos 10A to 10C inserted.

                                                Clauses Nos 11 and 12 agreed to.

                                                New clause No 12A inserted.

                                                Clauses Nos 13 to 19 agreed to.

                                                New clause No 19A inserted.

                                                Clauses Nos 20 and 21 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

The Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

14      Adjournment

         The Minister for Human Services moved - That the House do now adjourn.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

         House adjourned at 5.27 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

         For Thursday 3 May 3001

 

Notices of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Minister for Human Services to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to protect the health and safety of the public by providing for the registration of general practitioners, specialists and medical students; to regulate the provision of medical treatment for the purpose of maintaining high standards of competence and conduct by persons who provide it; to repeal the Medical Practitioners Act 1983; and for other purposes.

 

The Minister for Water Resources to move – That a Select Committee be appointed to inquire into the following:

(a)     the impact of land use change on groundwater resources in the South East,

(b)     whether an administrative process can be designed and integrated into the current management system and adequately takes account of the impact of land use change on the South East groundwater,

(c)     any other related matter;

and further, that the evidence taken by the Select Committee on Water Allocation in the South East appointed on 10 December 1998, be referred to the Committee. 

 

         For Thursday 3 May 3001

 

Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/ Committee/ Regulations -

 

Mr Condous to move – That the Various By-Laws of the District Council of Grant made on 23 November and laid on the Table of this House on 27 February be disallowed

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-Law No 3 of the City of Salisbury relating to Roads made on 1 December and laid on the Table of this House on 27 February be disallowed

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-Law No 4 of the City of Salisbury relating to Local Government Land made on 1 December and laid on the Table of this House on 27 February be disallowed.

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-Law No 5 of the City of Salisbury relating to the Number of Dogs made on 1 December and laid on the Table of this House on 27 February be disallowed.

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-Law No 3 of the City of Mitcham relating to the Local Government Land made on 22 January and laid on the Table of this House on 27 February be disallowed

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-Law No 4 of the City of Mitcham relating to Streets and Roads made on 22 January and laid on the Table of this House on 27 February be disallowed.

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-Law No 6 of the City of Mitcham relating to Dogs made on 22 January and laid on the Table of this House on 27 February be disallowed.

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-Law No 1 of the City of Onkaparinga relating to Local Government Land made on 19 February and laid on the Table of this House on 27 February be disallowed.

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-Law No 2 of the City of Onkaparinga relating to Roads made on 19 February and laid on the Table of this House on 27 February be disallowed.

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-Law No 3 of the City of Onkaparinga relating to Domestic Waste made on 19 February and laid on the Table of this House on 27 February be disallowed.

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-Law No 4 of the City of Onkaparinga relating to Bridges and Jetties made on 19 February and laid on the Table of this House on 27 February be disallowed.

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-Law No 5 of the City of Onkaparinga relating to Moveable Signs made on 19 February and laid on the Table of this House on 27 February be disallowed.

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-Law No 6 of the City of Mitcham relating to Dogs made on 22 January and laid on the Table of this House on 27 February be disallowed.

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-Law No 7 of the City of Onkaparinga relating to Permits and Penalties made on 19 February and laid on the Table of this House on 27 February be disallowed

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-Law No 10 of the City of Onkaparinga relating to STED Schemes made on 19 February and laid on the Table of this House on 27 February be disallowed.

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-Law No 11 of the City of Onkaparinga relating to Beach and Foreshore made on 19 February and laid on the Table of this House on 27 February be disallowed.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except the Premier (Hon J W Olsen).

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY