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                                                                                                   No. 35

 

                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                            OF THE

 

                       HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                                        WEDNESDAY 12 FEBRUARY 1992

 

 

 1             Meeting of House

                The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. N.T. Peterson) took the

                    Chair and read prayers.

 

 2             Petitions Nos 185 to 189

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

 

                185  The Minister of Aboriginal Affairs (Hon. M.D. Rann), from 88 residents of South

                    Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to seek an enquiry into the protection by copyright of the cultural heritage of the Adnyamathanha People.

 

                186 and 187  Mr M.J. Evans and Mrs Kotz, from 125 residents of South Australia,

                    requesting that the House urge the Government to increase penalties for juvenile offenders.

 

                188  Mrs Kotz, from 118 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the

                    Government not to relocate Modbury Domicilary Care to the Lyell McEwin Health Service.

 

                189  Mrs Kotz, from 351 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the

                    Government to increase penalties for offenders convicted of child abuse.

 

 3             Speaker's Statement - Public Accounts Committee Report

                The Speaker advised the House that he had requested the Clerk to remove and not print

                    two appendices to the Sixty-ninth Report of the Public Accounts Committee tabled yesterday (as the information is contained in another printed form available to Members) and would add appreciably to the size and cost of printing the Report.

 

 4             Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

 5             Grievance debate

                The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.


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 6             Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions)                                                            

                 Amendment Bill                                                                                                 Message No. 66

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled

                    an Act to amend the Local Government Act 1934, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 11 February 1992                                                              G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                Bill read a first time.

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

 

 7             Supply Bill (No. 1)

                The Treasurer (Hon. J.C. Bannon), without notice, moved - That he have leave to

                    introduce a Bill for an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the financial year ending on 30 June 1993.

                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 S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

 8             Statutes Repeal (Egg Industry) Bill

                The Minister of Agriculture (Hon. L.M.F. Arnold), pursuant to notice, moved - That he

                    have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to repeal the Marketing of Eggs Act 1941 and the Egg Industry Stabilization Act 1973.

                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 S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

 9             Housing Loans Redemption Fund (Use of Fund Surpluses) Amendment Bill

                The Minister of Finance (Hon. F.T. Blevins), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have

                    leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Housing Loans Redemption Fund Act 1962, and to repeal the Cottage Flats Act 1966.

                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 S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

10           Casino (Gaming Machines) Amendment Bill

                The Minister of Finance, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a

                    Bill for an Act to amend the Casino Act 1983.

                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 S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.


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11           Gaming Machines Bill

                The Minister of Finance, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a

                    Bill for an Act to provide for and regulate the supply and operation of gaming machines; 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 S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

12           Environment, Resources and Development Committee - Appointment of Members

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Deputy Premier -

                    That on the commencement of the Parliamentary Committees Act, the following Members be appointed to the Environment, Resources and Development Committee: Mr De Laine and Hon. T.H. Hemmings; and that a Message be sent to the Legislative Council in accordance with the foregoing resolution.

                Mr S.J. Baker moved to insert the name "Hon. P.B. Arnold".

                Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and passed.

                Question - That the motion, as amended, be agreed to put and passed.

 

13           Legislative Review Committee - Appointment of Members

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Deputy Premier -

                    That on the commencement of the Parliamentary Committees Act, the following Member be appointed to the Legislative Review Committee: Mr McKee; and that a Message be sent to the Legislative Council in accordance with the foregoing resolution.

                Mr S.J. Baker moved to add the names "Messrs Gunn and Meier".

                Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and passed.

                Question - That the motion, as amended, be agreed to - put and passed.

 

14           Social Development Committee - Appointment of Members

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Deputy Premier -

                    That on the commencement of the Parliamentary Committees Act, the following Members be appointed to the Social Development Committee: Messrs Holloway and Quirke; and that a Message be sent to the Legislative Council in accordance with the foregoing resolution.

                Mr S.J. Baker moved to add the name "Mr Oswald".

                Question  - That the amendment be agreed to - put and passed.

                Question - That the motion, as amended, be agreed to - put and passed.

 

15           Economic and Finance Committee - Appointment of Members

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Deputy Premier -

                    That on the commencement of the Parliamentary Committees Act, the following Members be appointed to the Economic and Finance Committee: Messrs M.J. Evans, Ferguson, Groom and Hamilton.

                Debate resumed.

                Mr S.J. Baker moved to add the names "Hon. H. Allison and Messrs Becker and

                    Ingerson".

                Debate continued.

                Mr Blacker demanded a ballot.

                The House then proceeded to ballot, when Hon. H. Allison and Messrs Becker, M.J. Evans,

                    Ferguson, Groom, Hamilton and Ingerson were declared elected to the Committee.

 

16           South Eastern Water Conservation and Drainage Bill

                Order of the Day read for the further consideration in Committee of the South Eastern WaterConservation and Drainage Bill.

               

 

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                                                                                            In Committee

                                              Clause No. 9 further considered.

                Hon. D.C. Wotton's amendment further considered.

                Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                                              Clause agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 10 to 12 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 13 read.

                Hon. D.C. Wotton moved on page 7, lines 1 to 6, to leave out all words in these lines.

                Question put and negatived.

                                              Clause agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 14 to 16 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 17 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 18 read.

                Hon. D.C. Wotton moved on page 9, lines 21 to 23, to leave out subclause (6).

                Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

                Committee divided (No. 1):

                      Ayes, 22.

            Hon. H. Allison

            Dr Armitage

            Hon. P.B. Arnold

            Mr D.S. Baker

            Mr S.J. Baker

            Mr Becker

            Mr Blacker

            Mr Brindal

            Hon. J.L. Cashmore

            Hon. T. Chapman

            Hon. B.C. Eastick

            Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy

            Mr Gunn

            Mr Ingerson

            Mrs Kotz

            Mr Lewis

            Mr Matthew

            Mr Meier

            Mr Oswald

            Mr Such

            Mr Venning

            Hon. D.C. Wotton (Teller)

       Noes, 22.

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Hon. G.J. Crafter

Mr De Laine

Mr Ferguson

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Mr Groom

Mr Hamilton

Hon. T.H. Hemmings

Mr Heron

Mr Holloway

Hon. D.J. Hopgood

Mrs Hutchison

Mr McKee

Hon. M.K. Mayes

Hon. N.T. Peterson

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon. S.M. Lenehan (Teller)

                Casting Vote

                The number of Ayes and Noes being equal, the Chairman gave his casting vote for the

                    Noes.

                So it passed in the negative.

                                                                                                                                                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                             Clauses Nos 19 to 24 agreed to.

                                                             Clause No. 25 amended and agreed to.

                                                             Clause No. 26 read.

                Hon. D.C. Wotton moved on page 10, line 43, to leave out the word "Minister" and insert

                    in lieu thereof the word "Board".

                Question put and negatived.

                                                             Clause agreed to.

 

 

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                                                             Clauses Nos 27 and 28 agreed to.

                                                             Clause No. 29 read.

                Hon. D.C. Wotton moved on page 11, line 26, to leave out the word "The" and insert

                    in lieu thereof the words "Subject to this session, the".

                Question put and negatived.

                                                             Clause agreed to.

                                                             Clause No. 30 agreed to.

                                                             Clause No. 31 amended and agreed to.

                                                             Clauses Nos 32 to 36 agreed to.

                                                             Clause No. 37 read.

                Hon.D. C. Wotton moved on page 14, line 11, to leave out the word "Minister"

                    twice occurring and insert in lieu the word "Board".

                Question put and negatived.

                                                             Clause agreed to.

                                                             Clause No.38 amended and agreed to.

                                                             Clause No. 39 read.

                Hon. D.C. Wotton moved on page 14, lines 34 and 35, to leave out the words

                    "a number of landholders representing between them more than 75 per cent of the total

                     area of land" and insert in lieu thereof the words "not less than 75 per cent of the

                     total number of landholders whose land".

                Question put and negatived.

                                                             Clause agreed to.

                                                             Clauses Nos 40 to 44 agreed to.

                                                             Clause No. 45 read.

                Hon. D.C.Wotton moved on page 17, line 19, to leave out the word "Minister" and insert

                    in lieu thereof the word "Board".

                Question put and negatived.

                                                             Clause agreed to.

                                                             Clauses Nos 46 to 51 agreed to.

                                                             Clause No.52 amended and agreed to.

                                                             Clauses Nos 53 to 58 agreed to.

                Hon. D.C. Wotton moved on page 20, to insert new clause 58a as follows:

                58a. Money for the purposes of this Act  The money required for the purposes of this Act

                    will be paid out of money appropriated by Parliament for the purpose.

                Question put and negatived.

                                                             Clause No.54 agreed to.

                                                             Schedules 1 to 6 agreed to.

                                                             Title agreed to.

                                                                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans 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.

 

17           Urban Land Trust (Urban Consolidation) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the

                    Urban Land Trust (Urban Consolidation) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion ofMr Lewis, by leave, that the debate be further

                    adjourned and resumed on motion.


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18           Country Fires (National Parks) Amendment Bill                       

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the

                    Country Fires (National Parks) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mrs Hutchison, that the debate be further adjourned until

                    Wednesday next.

                                                                    

19           Constitution (Parliamentary Terms) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the

                    Constitution (Parliamentary Terms) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Ferguson, that the debate be further adjourned until

                    Wednesday next.

                                                                      

20           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Members Bills) No.3 be an Order of the Day for

                    tomorrow.

 

21           Statutes Amendment (Illegal Use of Motor Vehicles) Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the

                    Statutes Amendment (Illegal Use of Motor Vehicles) Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Ferguson, that the debate be further adjourned until Wednesday

                    next.                                                                       

               

22           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Members Bills) No.5 be an Order of the

                    Day for Wednesday next.

 

23           Acts Interpretation (Commencement) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the

                    Acts Interpretation (Commencement) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mrs Hutchison, that the debate be further adjourned until

                    Wednesday next.                                                                       

               

24           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Members Bills) No.7 be an Order of the Day

                    for Wednesday next.

 

25           Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Compensability of Disabilities)

                    Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the

                    Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Compensability of Disabilities)

                    Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.J. Baker, that the debate be further adjourned until

                    Wednesday next.                                                                        

               

26           Waterworks (Rating) Amendment Act Repeal Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the

                    Waterworks (Rating) Amendment Act Repeal Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mrs Hutchison, that the debate be further adjourned until

                    Wednesday next.

 

 

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27           Postponement of business

                Ordered - separately - That Notices of Motion (Regulations/Committees) Nos 1

                    to 3 be Notices of Motion for Thursday 20 February.

 

28           Select Committee on Rural Finance

                Order of the Day read for the Report of the Select Committee on Rural Finance to be

                    brought up.

                Mr Ferguson moved - That the time for bringing up the Report be extended until

                    Thursday 9 April.

                Question put and passed.

 

29           Education, Primary and Secondary - Motion for Select Committee

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Brindal - That a

                    Select Committee be established to inquire into and report on the provision of Primary and Secondary Education by the Education Department.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr M.J. Evans, by leave, that the debate be further adjourned until

                    tomorrow.

 

                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                       

                It being 8.30 p.m. the Orders of the Day (Government Business) were resumed.

 

                                                                                                                    

 

 

30           Urban Land Trust (Urban Consolidation) Amendment Bill

                Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Urban Land Trust

                    (Urban Consolidation) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                Debate resumed.

               

31           Extension of time for adjournment

                The Minister of Housing and Construction (Hon.M.K. Mayes) moved - That the time for

                    moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

                Question put and passed.

 

32           Urban Land Trust (Urban Consolidation) Amendment Bill

                Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                Instruction to Committee

                Mr Brindal, pursuant to contingent notice, moved - That it be an instruction to the

                    Committee of the whole House on the Bill that it have power to consider new clauses relating to compulsory acquisition of urban land.

                Question put and passed.

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                             Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                             Clause No. 3 read.

                Mr Brindal moved on page 1, lines 19 and 20, to leave out all words in these lines and

                    insert in lieu thereof the following:

                    Section 14 of the principal Act is amended -

                          (a)      by striking out subsection (1) and substituting the following sub section;

                    and after line 25, to insert the following:

                    "and

 

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                    (b)     by striking out paragraph (a) of subsection (2) and substituting the following paragraph:

                                         (a)      acquire land by agreement only;"

                Question put.

                Committee divided (No.2):

                      Ayes,22.

            Hon. H. Allison

            Dr Armitage

            Hon. P.B. Arnold

            Mr D.S. Baker

            Mr S.J. Baker

            Mr Becker

            Mr Blacker

            Hon. J.L. Cashmore

            Hon. B.C. Eastick

            Mr S.G. Evans

            Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy

            Mr Gunn

            Mr Ingerson

            Mrs Kotz

            Mr Lewis

            Mr Matthew

            Mr Meier

            Mr Oswald

            Mr Such

            Mr Venning

            Hon. D.C. Wotton

            Mr Brindal (Teller)

       Noes, 22.

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Hon. G.J. Crafter

Mr De Laine

Mr Ferguson

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Mr Groom

Mr Hamilton

Hon. T.H. Hemmings

Mr Heron

Mr Holloway

Hon. D.J. Hopgood

Mrs Hutchison

Hon. S.M. Lenehan

Mr McKee

Hon. N.T. Peterson

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon. M.K. Mayes (Teller)

                Casting Vote

                The number of Ayes and Noes being equal, the Chairman gave his casting

                     vote for the Noes.

                So it passed in the negative.

                                                             Clause agreed to.

                                                             Title agreed to.

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans 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.

 

33           Motor Vehicles (Licences and Demerit Points) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the

                    Motor Vehicles (Licences and Demerit Points) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.


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                                                                                            In Committee

                                                                  Clauses Nos 1 to 6 agreed to.

                                                                  Clause No. 7 amended and agreed to.

                                                                  Clauses Nos 8 to 10 agreed to.

                                                                  Schedules 1 to 3 agreed to.

                                                                  Title agreed to.                                  

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J.Evans reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred

                    to it and had agreed to the same with an amendment.

 

                The Minister of Transport moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

                Question put and passed.

               

                Bill read a third time and passed.

                                                  

34           Survey Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the

                    Survey Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of the Minister of Lands (Hon.S.M. Lenehan), by leave,

                    that the debate be further adjourned until tomorrow.                                                                        

35           Adjournment

                House adjourned at 11.33 p.m. until tomorrow at 10.30 a.m.

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                                MOTION OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Thursday 13 February

                Notice of Motion: Government Business-

 

                The Premier to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide

                    for the continuation of the State Government Insurance Commission; to define the functions and powers of the Commission; to repeal the State Government Insurance Commission Act 1970; and for other purposes.

 

 

                                                                                                                         

 


 

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                Present during the day - All the Members except Hon. J.H.C. Klunder.

 

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

 

                Division No. 1 -

                    Ayes - Mr S.G.Evans.

                    Noes - Hon.J.H.C.Klunder.

 

                Division No. 2 -

                    Ayes - Hon.T. Chapman.

                    Noes - Hon.J.H.C.Klunder.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER                                             

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY