No 33

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2005

 

 

1       Meeting of House

         The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon Peter Lewis) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Petition No 48

         The Clerk announced that the following Member had lodged a Petition for presentation:

 

48   Mr Hamilton-Smith, from 67 members of the Picket Fence Community Centre, requesting the House to urge the Government to address the problems of poverty through job creation and the provision of affordable housing, free education and health care.

 

3       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 172, 293 and 325 were tabled by the Speaker.

 

4       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson) –

      Regulations under the following Act –

                  Security and Investigation Agents – Process Servers

 

By the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (Hon R J McEwen) –

      Regulations under the following Act –

                  Fisheries – Abalone Fisheries.

 

5       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

6       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

7       Motor Vehicles (Licences and Learner’s Permits) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Transport (Hon P L White), pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Motor Vehicles Act 1959; and to make related amendments to the Road Traffic Act 1961.

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 Hon D C Brown, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

8       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 1 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 2.

 

9       Podiatry Practice 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 to 5 agreed to.

Clause No 6 read.

 

Hon D C Brown moved on page 8, line 17, to delete "8" and substitute “9”; page 8, line 18, to delete "4" and substitute “5” and page 8, line 19, to delete "3" and substitute “4”.

Question – That the amendments be agreed to – put.

 

         Committee divided (No 1):

 

           Ayes, 17

 

           Noes, 23

Mr Brindal

Hon M J Atkinson

Mr Brokenshire

Ms Bedford

Hon M R Buckby

Ms Breuer

Ms Chapman

Mr Caica

Hon I F Evans

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon P F Conlon

Hon G M Gunn

Hon K O Foley

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Mrs Geraghty

Hon D C Kotz

Mr Hanna

Hon W A Matthew

Hon J D Hill

Dr McFetridge

Hon S W Key

Mr Meier

Mr Koutsantonis

Mrs Penfold

Hon J D Lomax-Smith

Mrs Redmond

Hon I P Lewis

Mr Scalzi

Hon K A Maywald

Mr Venning

Hon R J McEwen

Hon D C Brown (Teller)

Mr O'Brien

 

Ms Rankine

 

Mr Rau

 

Mr Snelling

 

Ms Thompson

 

Hon P L White

 

Hon L Stevens (Teller)

 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

Clause No 6 agreed to.

Clauses Nos 7 to 41 agreed to.

Clause No 42 amended and agreed to.

Clauses Nos 43 to 75 agreed to.

Schedules Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such 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.

 

10      Postponement of business

Ordered, severally - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 1 and 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 4.

 

 

11      Parliamentary Superannuation (Scheme for New Members) 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.

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

 

12      Acts Interpretation (Gender Balance) 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 3 agreed to.

Clause No 4 amended and agreed to.

Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Caica 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.

 

13      Parliamentary Committees (Public Works) 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.

 

14      Extension of time for adjournment

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill), that the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

 

15      Parliamentary Committees (Public Works) Amendment Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing), resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

Instruction to Committee

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to contingent notice, proceeding to move – That it be an instruction to the Committee of the whole House that it have power to consider amendments relating to the functions of the Economic and Finance Committee and procedure at meetings of Parliamentary standing committees:

Ordered, on motion of Mr Hamilton-Smith, by leave, that the motion be further adjourned until tomorrow.

 

16      Adjournment

It being midnight, the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Thursday 17 February 2005

 

Notices of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Hon R B Such to move – That this House –

(a)    commends our three Universities for their commitment to nanotechnology with regard to research and commercial application;

(b)    acknowledges the ongoing support of the Minister for Science and Information Economy; and

(c)    urges the State Government to support the establishment of a locally based national Co-operative Research Centre in Sol-Gel nanotechnology and to appoint a full time coordinator/facilitator to promote nanotechnology in this State.

 

Mr Caica to move – That this House calls on the Federal Government to ratify the Kyoto Protocol which comes into effect on 16 February 2005.

 

 

            For Thursday 3 March 2005

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mr Brindal to move – That this House censures the Premier and Deputy Premier for violating the long standing tradition in respect to the separation of the powers of Church and State, and for their part in the ill informed scape-goating of the former Archbishop of Adelaide,  Dr Ian George.

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members.

 

         The following Pair was handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

         Division No 1 -

               Ayes – Leader of the Opposition (Hon R G Kerin), Mrs Hall, Mr Williams.

Noes – Premier (Hon M D Rann), Minister for Administrative Services (Hon M J Wright), Minister for Families and Communities (Hon J W Weatherill).

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY