No. 36

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                        THURSDAY 9 FEBRUARY 1995

 

 

 1         Meeting of House

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

 

2         Economic and Finance Committee - Management of Government Motor Vehicle Fleet - Interim Report - Motion re

                  Mr Becker, pursuant to notice, moved - that the Interim Report of the Economic and Finance Committee on the Management of the Government Motor Vehicle Fleet be noted.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

                 

3         Prostitution (Decriminalisation) Bill

                  Mr Brindal, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to abolish offences related to prostitution and to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 and the Summary Offences Act 1953.

                  Question put and passed.

 

                  Bill presented and read a first time.

                  Mr Brindal moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

4         Social Development Committee - Family Leave Provisions for Emergency Care of Dependants - Report - Motion re

                  Mr Leggett, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Fifth Report of the Social Development Committee on Family Leave Provisions for the Emergency Care of Dependants be noted.

                  Question put and passed.

 

5         Public Works Committee - Seaford 6-12 School Project - Report - Motion re

                  Mr Ashenden, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Report of the Public Works Committee on the Seaford 6-12 School Project be noted.

                  Debate ensued.

 

6         Suspension of Sessional Orders

                  Mr Meier, without notice, moved - That Sessional Orders be so far suspended as to enable Notices of Motion: Other Motions to be postponed until Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations are disposed of.

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

 


7          Public Works Committee - Seaford 6-12 School Project - Report - Motion re

                  Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

                  Question put and passed.

 

8         Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 5 to 8 be Notices of Motion for Thursday 16 February.

 

9         Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations  Nos 1 and 2 be Orders of the Day for Thursday 16 February.

 

10       Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions Nos 1 to 3 be Notices of Motion for Thursday 16 February.

 

11        Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions No. 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Other Motions No. 5.

 

12       Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome Epidemic - Motion re

                  Ms Stevens, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House condemns the way in which the Minister for Health has managed the haemolytic uraemic syndrome epidemic and calls on the Government to establish an independent inquiry to investigate and report on -

                              (a) whether all appropriate action was taken by the Minister for Health and the South Australian Health Commission -

                                          (i) to ensure the public was adequately informed of the symptoms caused by the syndrome and the dangers associated with consuming the contaminated product;

                                          (ii) to warn retailers, prohibit the sale of contaminated goods and supervise the recall of contaminated product; and

                                          (iii) to protect the State's smallgoods industry:

                              (b) the need for better management and policing of food health laws including product labelling;

                              (c) the need for legislative change; and

                              (d) the need for National standards and improved coordination between Federal, State and Local Government authorities.                                         

                  Debate ensued.

 

13       Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Other Motions be postponed and taken into consideration after Notices of Motion: Other Motions are disposed of.

 

14       Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome Epidemic - Motion re

                  Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

                  Question put.


 

                  House  divided (No. 1):

 

                                          Ayes, 11.

 

                              Mr Atkinson

                              Hon. F.T. Blevins

                              Mr Clarke

                              Mr De Laine

                              Mr Foley

                              Mrs Geraghty

                              Ms Hurley

                              Mr Quirke

                              Hon. M.D. Rann

                              Ms White

                              Ms Stevens (Teller)

                  Noes,32.

 

Hon. H. Allison

Mr Andrew

Mr Ashenden

Hon. D.S. Baker

Hon. S.J. Baker

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Hon. D.C. Brown

Mr Buckby

Mr Caudell

Mr Condous

Mr Evans

Mrs Greig

Hon. G.A. Ingerson

Mr Kerin

Mrs Kotz

Mr Leggett

Mr Lewis

Hon. W.A. Matthew

Mr Meier

Hon. J.W. Olsen

Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

Ms Penfold

Mrs Rosenberg

Mr Rossi

Mr Scalzi

Hon. R.B. Such

Mr Wade

Hon. D.C. Wotton

Hon. M.H. Armitage (Teller)

 

 

 

                  So it passed in the negative.

 

15       Questions

                  Questions without notice were asked.

                 

16       Grievance debate

                  The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

17        Corporations (South Australia) (Jurisdiction) Amendment Bill

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

                  The Deputy Premier (Hon. S.J. Baker) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 14 February.

 

18       Dog Fence (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 resumed.

                  Question put and passed.

                 

                  Bill read a second time.


                  By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

                  Bill read a third time and passed.

 

19       Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

            Thomas Hutchinson Trust and related Trusts (Winding Up) Bill                          Message No. 74

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed  the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to provide for the sale of the Hutchinson Hospital premises in Gawler and the winding up of the Thomas Hutchinson Trust and certain other trusts; and for other related purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                  Legislative Council, 9 February 1995                                                                                                     H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

                  Bill read a first time.

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

 

20       Adjournment

                  House adjourned at 3.55 p.m. until Tuesday 14 February at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                  Present during the day - All Members except Mr Venning.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY