No 36

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 17 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       Native Vegetation (Orders to Establish Vegetation) Amendment Bill

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Native Vegetation Act 1991.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

         Hon R B Such moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 31 May.

 

3       Postponement of business

Ordered – separately - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 2 to 15 be postponed until Thursday 31 May.

 

4       Postponement of business

Ordered – separately - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 to 5 be postponed until Thursday 31 May.

 

5       Dignity in Dying 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 until Thursday 31 May.

 

6       Select Committee on Groundwater Resources in the South East - Leave to sit

The Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon I F Evans) by leave, moved - That the Select Committee on Groundwater Resources in the South East have leave to sit during the sitting of the House today.

Question put and passed.

 

7       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 7 be postponed until Thursday 31 May.

 

8       Australian Road Rules (Speed Limits in Built-up Areas) Variation 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 the Minister for Environment and Heritage, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 31 May.

9       Controlled Substance (Cultivation of Cannabis) 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.

 

Mr Meier moved – That the debate be further adjourned.

Question put.

 

      Division, only one No

Question put and the House proceeded to a division; but only one Member appearing on the side of the Noes, the Speaker declared the Ayes had it.

So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Ordered - That the adjourned debate be made an Order of the Day for Thursday 31 May.

 

10      Dry Zone in the City of Adelaide - Motion re

Mr Hamilton-Smith, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the Premier, the Adelaide City Council and the Deputy Lord Mayor and Liberal Party candidate for Adelaide, Mr Michael Harbison, for their action to implement a dry zone within the City of Adelaide.

         Debate ensued.

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The 30 minutes for Notices of Motion: Other Motions having expired, Orders of the Day: Other Motions were called on.

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11      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Other Motions be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 1 is disposed of.

 

12      Dry Zone in the City of Adelaide - Motion re

         Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

 

Mr McEwen moved to amend the motion by inserting “and” after “Premier” and leaving out the words “and the Deputy Lord Mayor and Liberal Party candidate for Adelaide, Mr Michael Harbison,”.

Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr De Laine, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 31 May.

 

13      Message from the Governor

         The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

First Home Owner Grant (New Homes) Amendment Bill 2001 and Victims of Crime Bill 2001 - Recommending                                 Message No 23

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the First Home Owner Grant (New Homes) Amendment Bill 2001 and the Victims of Crime Bill 2001.

         Government House, 7 May 2001                                              E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

14      Petition No 116

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

 

116             Mr DeLaine, from 1 resident of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to establish an inquiry into the death of Grant Wanganeen and review police training, deployment and liaison procedures.

 

 

 

15      Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

Ms Hurley moved - That the period for asking questions without notice be extended by 10 minutes.

Question put.

House divided (No 1):

 


      Ayes, 25

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Mr Lewis

Ms Maywald

Mr McEwen

Ms Rankine

Hon M D Rann

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Hon R B Such

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Wright

Ms Hurley (Teller)


        Noes, 21

 

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

Mr Meier

Hon J W Olsen

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon D C Wotton

Hon R G Kerin (Teller)


 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

         Questions without notice resumed.

 

16           Leave of Absence - Mr Lewis

Hon R B Such, by leave, moved - That the Member for Hammond, Mr Lewis, be granted leave of absence from 5 to 7 June to attend a trade mission in Korea.

Question put and passed.

 

17      Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

18      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Adelaide Cemeteries Authority Bill                                             Message No 62

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to establish the Adelaide Cemeteries Authority; to provide for the administration and maintenance of Cheltenham Cemetery, Enfield Memorial Park and West Terrace Cemetery; to repeal the Enfield General Cemetery Act 1944 and the West Terrace Cemetery Act 1976; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

 

The Legislative Council draws the attention of the House of Assembly to clause No. 5, printed in erased type, which clause, being a money clause, cannot originate in the Legislative Council, but which is deemed necessary to the Bill.

Legislative Council, 16 May 2001                                             J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

 

         Bill read a first time.

The Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Key, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 29 May.

 

19      Next day of sitting

The Minister for Tourism (Hon J L Hall) moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until Tuesday 29 May at 2.00 pm.

         Question put and passed.

 

20      Supply Bill

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby), 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 2002.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill presented and read a first time.

 

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Ordered, on motion of Ms Key, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 29 May.

 

21      South Australian Co-operative and Community Housing (Associated Land Owners) 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.

 

22      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Human Services moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 5.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

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

         Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 6 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 without amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

24      Food Bill

         Order of the Day read for the further consideration in Committee of this Bill.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses No 2 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 3 read.

 

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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         The House having resumed:

The Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had further considered the Bill referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again on Tuesday 29 May.

 

25      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 5.59 pm until Tuesday 29 May at 2.00pm.

 

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MOTION OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

         For Thursday 31 May 2001

 

Notices of Motion: Other Motions -

 

The Hon R B Such moved - That the House calls upon the Government to appoint an independent person or persons to review the superannuation schemes available to Members of Parliament and the Judiciary with a view to ascertaining if the schemes are fair and equitable in respect of contributions and benefits when compared to those available to the general public, whether they be in the private sector or the public service, and to make recommendations as appropriate.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY