No. 36

 

                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                            OF THE

 

                       HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                                        WEDNESDAY 10 FEBRUARY 1993

 

 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 119 to 121

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

 

                119    Mr Becker from 156 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to support the retention of the aircraft curfew at Adelaide Airport.

 

                120    Mr Brindal from 1 958 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government not to extend permanent retail trading hours.

 

                121    Mr Oswald from 1 550 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to extend dog registration concessions to members of the South Australian Canine Association.

 

 3             Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

                By the Minister of Health, Family and Community Services (Hon. M.J. Evans) -

                    Community Support Incorporated -

                          Final Report of the Examination of Operations

                          Price Waterhouse Audit, 1991-92.

 

 4             Economic and Finance Committee - Report

                Mr Quirke brought up the Fifth Report of the Economic and Finance Committee relating to the Inquiry into the Continued Existence of the West Beach Trust.

                Report received (Paper No. 182).

                Ordered - That consideration of the Report be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

 5             Legislative Review Committee - Report

                Mr McKee brought up the Twenty-third Report, 1992-93 of the Legislative Review                               Committee.

                Report received.

 

 6             Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

 

 

 

 7             Grievance debate

                The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

 8             Local Government (Shopping Trolleys) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Local Government (Shopping Trolleys) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Lewis, that the debate be further adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

 9             Postponement of business

                Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Members Bills) Nos 2 and 3 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

10           National Parks and Wildlife (Emu Farming) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the further consideration in Committee of the National Parks and Wildlife (Emu Farming) Amendment Bill.

 

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                             Clause No. 2 further considered.

                Mr Lewis moved to leave out the clause and insert in lieu thereof new clauses as follow:

                    2. Insertion of Part VB The following part is inserted after Part VA of the principal Act:

 

                                                                                                PART VB

                                                                                          EMU FARMING

 

                                                                              DIVISION I— PRELIMINARY

 

                    68f. Interpretation In this Part, unless the contrary intention appears—

                    "the Board" means the Emu Farming Board constituted by this Act;

                    "emu" means an animal of the species:

                                                                       DROMAIUS NOVAEHOLLANDIAE;

                    "emu farmer" means a person who carries on the business of emu farming;

                    "the Minister" means the Minister of Primary Industries.

 

                                                                    DIVISION II— EMU FARMING BOARD

 

                    68g. The Emu Farming Board (1) The Emu Farming Board is established.

                    (2) The Board is a body corporate.

                    (3) The Board has full juristic capacity to exercise any powers that are by their nature capable of being exercised by a body corporate.

                    (4) Where an apparently genuine document appears to bear the common seal of the Board, it will be presumed in legal proceedings, in the absence of proof to the contrary, that the document has been duly executed by the Board.

                    68h. Constitution of the Board (1) The Board consists of eleven members of whom—

                               (a) nine will be emu farmers who have been elected to office in accordance with this Act by emu farmers;

                                         and

                               (b)     two will be appointed under this section.

                    (2) Of the elected members—

                               (a) at least one must carry on the business of emu farming to the west of the longitude of the Town Hall at Port Augusta;

 

 

 

                               (b)     at least one must carry on the business of emu farming in the Yorke Peninsula region;

                               (c) at least one must carry on the business of emu farming in the Upper-North region;

                               (d)     at least one must carry on the business of emu farming in the Mid-North region;

                               (e) at least one must carry on the business of emu farming in the Lower-North region;

                               (f) at least one must carry on the business of emu farming in the part of the State that lies to the south and east of the River Murray;

                               (g)     at least one must carry on the business of emu farming in that part of the State that lies to the south of Anzac Highway, Greenhill Road and the South Eastern freeway and to the west of the River Murray;

                               (h)     at least one must carry on the business of emu farming in the area of one of the councils comprising the South East Local Government Association.

                    (3) The regions referred to in subsection (2) will be defined by regulation.

                    (4) If possible at least two of the elected members must be women and at least two must be men and therefore—

                               (a) all the women or all the men who nominate for election to the Board will become members of the Board without election notwithstanding the part of the State in which they carry on the business of emu farming if the resulting number of women or men comprising the Board would not exceed two;

                               (b)     if paragraph (a) does not apply and if in an election the application of subsection (5)(b) would result in at least two women and two men as members of the Board the election will proceed in accordance with subsection (5) and the regulations but if an election would not necessarily provide that result then the number of women or men required to make up the minimum number who receive the most votes of the women or men who nominate will become members of the Board notwithstanding the part of the State in which they carry on the business of emu farming.

                    (5) Subsection (2) is subject to subsection (4) and to the following provisions:

                               (a) if there is no person amongst those who nominate for election to the Board who if elected would satisfy a particular requirement of subsection (2), that requirement will be ignored;

                               (b)     if there is only one person amongst those who nominate for election to the Board who if elected would satisfy a particular requirement of subsection (2), that person will become a member of the Board without election;

                               (c) if there is a group of two or more persons amongst those who nominate for election to the Board, each of whom, if elected, would satisfy a particular requirement of subsection (2) the member of that group who receives the most votes at the election will, subject to subsection (4), become a member of the Board.

                    (6) One member of the Board will be appointed by the Governor on the nomination of the Minister and must be a person who has knowledge of and experience in the farming, biology or pathogenesis of emus.

                    (7) One member of the Board will be appointed by the Governor on the nomination of the Minister of Environment and Land Management and must be a person who has knowledge that is relevant in assessing the effect of emu farming on the population of wild emus.

                    68i. Term of office (1) Of the nine members who are the first elected members of the Board, three will be elected for a term of one year, three will be elected for a term of two years and three will be elected for a term of three years.

                    (2) Of the two members who are the first appointed members of the Board, one will be appointed for a term of two years and the other will be appointed for a term of three years.

 

 

                    (3) Members elected or appointed to the Board after the election and appointment of the first Board will be elected or appointed for a term of three years.

                    (4) Where the office of a member becomes vacant before completion of the member's term of office, the Governor must appoint a person (nominated by the Board in the case of an elected member or nominated by the Minister in the case of an appointed

                               member) to the vacant office for the remainder of the term.

                    (5) A member whose term of office has expired is eligible for re-election or re-appointment.

                    (6) The office of a member becomes vacant if the member—

                               (a) dies;

                               (b)     completes a term of office and is not re-elected or re-appointed;

                               (c) resigns by written notice to the Minister;

                                         or

                               (d)     is removed from office by the Governor on the ground of—

                                         (i) mental or physical incapacity to carry out official duties satisfactorily;

                                         (ii)      neglect of duty;

                                         (iii)     misconduct.

                    68j. Presiding officers (1) The Minister will appoint a member of the Board to be the      presiding officer of the Board.

                    (2) The members of the Board will appoint a member to be the deputy presiding officer of the Board.

                    68k. Procedures at meetings of the Board (1) A meeting of the Board will be chaired by the presiding officer or, in his or her absence, by the deputy presiding officer, or in the absence of both of them, by a member chosen by those present.

                    (2) Subject to subsection (3), the Board may act notwithstanding vacancies in its membership.

                    (3) Six members constitute a quorum at a meeting of the Board.

                    (4) A decision in which a majority of the members present at a meeting concur is a decision of the Board.

                    (5) The Board must not meet between the close of nominations for the election of members to the Board and the election.

                    (6) Subject to this Act, the Board may determine its own procedures.

                    (7) The Board must keep minutes of its proceedings.

                    68l. Functions of the Board The functions of the Board are—

                               (a) to administer the Emu fund;

                               (b)     to maintain a register of emus;

                               (c) to fix the emu registration fee;

                                         and

                               (d)     such other functions as are assigned to the Board by this Part.

 

                                                                           DIVISION III— EMU FARMING

 

                    68m. Taking and dealing with emus (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act or any other Act or law to the contrary, a person may for the purpose of or in the course of emu farming—

                    (a) take an emu from the wild for breeding purposes pursuant to a permit granted by the Board under subsection (2);

                    (b)     keep emus, and have possession or control of emu eggs in any part of the State;

                    (c) sell or give away an emu or the carcass or eggs of an emu;

                    (d)     export an emu or the carcass or eggs of an emu to a place outside the State;

                    (e) import an emu or the eggs of an emu from a place outside the State.

                    (2) The Board may grant permits to take emus from the wild for breeding purposes.

                    (3) A permit—

 

 

 

                               (a) is subject to such limitations, restrictions and conditions as the Board thinks fit and includes in the permit;

                               (b)     may, if the holder of the permit has in the opinion of the Board contravened or failed to comply with any limitation, restriction or condition of the permit, be revoked by the Board by instrument in writing served personally or by post upon that person.

                    (4) The Board must, by notice published in the Gazette, fix in respect of each year the number of emus that may be taken from the wild pursuant to permits granted by the Board under this section.

                    (5) Royalty is not payable under Part V in respect of an emu, or the carcass or skin of an emu, taken under subsection (1).

                    68n. Registration of emus (1) Where an emu has been taken from the wild under this Part or has hatched in the course of emu farming, the person who took the emu or who owns the hatchling must apply to the Board for registration of the emu.

                    (2) The application must be made as soon as practicable after the emu was taken or hatched and must be made before ownership of the emu is transferred to another person.

                    (3) Where ownership of a live emu is transferred, the new owner must apply to the Board for registration of the emu in his or her name within 14 days of the transfer.

                    (4) An application under subsection (2) or (3) must be in a form approved by the Board, must include such information as the Board requires and must be accompanied by the emu registration fee.

                    (5) Upon registration the Board must issue to the owner of the emu a device of a prescribed kind which identifies the owner and the emu.

                    (6) The owner must fix the device in the prescribed manner to the emu.

                    (7) A person must not remove an identification device from a live emu except when fixing a new device issued by the Board.

                    (8) The owner of an emu that has been slaughtered or has died in any other manner must remove the identification device and return it to the Board.

                    (9) The Board must make the register of emus available for public inspection.

                    (10)    A person who contravenes or fails to comply with a provision of this section is                                                     guilty of an offence.

                    Penalty:  Division 7 fine.

                    68o. Emu registration fee (1) Subject to subsection (2), the emu registration fee may be fixed and may be varied from time to time by the Board by notice published in the Gazette.

                    (2) The fee must not exceed ten dollars during the first year after the commencement of this Part.

                    68p. Credit of part of registration fee (1) Where a registered emu dies before reaching breeding age, the owner of the emu may apply to the Board—

                    (a) to credit 75 per cent of the fee paid on the last registration of the emu against the owner's liability for emu registration fees in the future;

                               or

                    (b)     if the owner has ceased emu farming-to refund 75 per cent of the fee paid on the last registration of the emu to the owner.

                    (2) The Board must grant an application under subsection (1) unless, in the Board's opinion there is good reason for not doing so.

                    68q. Slaughter of emus (1) A person who slaughters a registered emu with the intention of selling the carcass (whether before or after processing) is liable to pay to the Board the emu slaughter fee prescribed by regulation.

                    (2) The Board must pay emu slaughter fees received or recovered by it into the Emu Fund.

                                                                           DIVISION IV— THE EMU FUND

 

                    68r. The Emu Fund (1) The Emu Fund consists of—

 

 

                               (a) emu registration fees paid on registration of emus;

                               (b)     emu slaughter fees paid on the slaughter of emus;

                                         and

                               (c) interest and accretions arising from investment of the fund.

                    (2) The Board must apply the fund—

                               (a) in the payment of compensation to an emu farmer who has suffered financial loss arising from an order under Part III Division III of the Stock Act 1990 in relation to the business of emu farming conducted by that person;

                               (b)     for research into improved methods of, and practices in, emu farming;

                               (c) for the purpose of instructing emu farmers in the latest methods of, and practices in, emu farming.

 

                                                                                  DIVISION V— GENERAL

 

                    68s. Entitlement to compensation An emu farmer who suffers financial loss arising from an order under Part III Division III of the Stock Act 1990 is entitled to compensation from the Emu Fund in accordance with the regulations.

                    68t. Movement, etc., of diseased emus (1) A person who moves an emu, or the egg of an emu, that the person knows, or has reason to believe, is infected with a prescribed disease from the property on which the emu or egg is kept is guilty of an offence.

                    Penalty: Division 4 fine.

                    (2) A person who imports into South Australia an emu or the egg of an emu that the person knows, or has reason to believe, is infected with a prescribed disease is guilty of an offence.

                    Penalty: Division 4 fine.

                    68u. Regulations (1) The Governor may, on the recommendation of the Board, make such regulations as are contemplated by this Part or as are necessary or expedient for the purposes of this Part.

                    (2) In particular the regulations—

                               (a) may prescribe the class or classes of emu farmers who may be elected as, and who may elect, members of the Board and may provide for other matters relating to the election of members to the Board;

                               (b)     may prescribe fees in relation to the administration of this Part.

                    3.  Amendment of s. 75a— Defence Section 75a of the principal Act is amended by inserting after its present contents (now to be designated as subsection (1)) the following subsection:

                               (2) It is a defence to a charge of an offence against this Act if the defendant proves that the alleged offence was not committed intentionally and did not result from any failure on the part of the defendant to take reasonable care to avoid the commission of the offence.

                    4.  Insertion of schedule 1 The following schedule is inserted after section 80 of the principal Act:

                                                                                            SCHEDULE 1

                                                                                    Transitional Provisions

 

                          A person who was lawfully conducting the business of emu farming immediately before the commencement of Part VB is authorized by this clause for a period of six months following the commencement of that Part, to—

                          (a)      keep emus, and have possession or control of emu eggs;

                          (b)     sell or give away an emu or the carcass or eggs of an emu;

                          (c)      export an emu or the carcass or eggs of an emu to a place outside the State;

                          (d)     import an emu or the eggs of an emu from a place outside the State,

                                    in the course of carrying on that business.

                    5.  Amendment of Meat Hygiene Act 1980 The Meat Hygiene Act 1980 is amended by inserting after "deer" in the definition of "animal" in section 4(1) ", emu".

 

 

                To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

                                                                                                                         

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr Ferguson reported that the Committee had 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 Wednesday next.

 

11           Postponement of business

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

 

12           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Members Bills) No. 6 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday 10 March.

 

13           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Committees/Regulations) No. 1 be a Notice of Motion                     for Wednesday next.

 

14           Postponement of business

                Ordered - separately - That Notices of Motion (Committees/Regulations) Nos 2 to 4, 6 and                                 7 be Notices of Motion for Wednesday 3 March.

 

15           Environment, Resources and Development Committee - Motion to note Report

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Hon.T.H. Hemmings -

                    That the Second Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee (Mount Lofty Ranges Planning Issues) be noted.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

16           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Order of the Day (Committee/Regulations) No.2 be an Order of the Day

                    for Wednesday 3 March.

 

17           Report of the Select Committee on Bushfire Protection and Suppression Measures

                Hon. T.H. Hemmings moved - That the time for bringing up the Report of the Select

                    Committee on Bushfire Protection and Suppression Measures be extended until Wednesday next.

                Question put and passed.

 

18           Report of the Select Committee on Primary and Secondary Education

                Mr Atkinson moved - That the time for bringing up the Report of the Select Committee

                    on Primary and Secondary Education be extended until Wednesday 28 April.

                Question put and passed.

 

19           Postponement of business

                Ordered - severally - That Orders of the Day (Committee/Regulations) Nos 5 to 7 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday 3 March.

 

20           Select Committee on Rural Finance - Motion to note Report

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

                    Report of the Select Committee on Rural Finance be noted.

                Debate resumed.

 

 

                Question put and passed.

 

21           Social Development Committee - Motion to note Report

                Order of the Day read for the consideration of the First Report of the Social Development

                    Committee on the Social Implications of Population Change.

                Mr Heron moved - That the Report be noted.

                Debate ensued.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.G. Evans, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

22           Arnotts Limited Takeover - Motion re

                Hon. J.P. Trainer, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House condemns the opportunistic, unsolicited and unwelcome attempt by the Campbell's Soup Company of America to take over Arnotts Limited of Australia in an effort to gain control of what Campbell's President described as "Those fabulous brands (those) precious jewels that we see incredible value in" as a basis for Campbell's expansion into Asia to benefit American shareholders regardless of the impact of its takeover on Australian employees of Arnotts, including those working in the Marleston biscuit plant.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Becker, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

23           Murray River Effluent Disposal - Motion re

                Hon. D.J. Hopgood, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House, recognising that the River Murray is of vital importance to South Australia for water supply, environmental and recreational purposes, urges the Minister of Public Infrastructure to make strenuous and urgent representations to the Albury City Council and the Government of New South Wales with a view to the adoption of full, off-river disposal of existing and future sewage effluent at Albury.

                Ordered, on motion of Hon.P.B. Arnold, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday                      next.

 

24           Ash Wednesday Bushfires - Motion re

                Mr Quirke, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House notes that on 16 February, ten years have elapsed since the second of the Ash Wednesday Bushfires and further notes that the disaster suffered by this State on that occasion was measured in severe loss of property and above all else, lives; this House commends the gallantry of all the firefighters, both regular and irregular, who risked their lives in the service of South Australia; moreover the House particularly notes the suffering of those injured that day and the grief of families in which life was lost.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.G. Evans, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

25           Unemployment Levels - Motion re

                Mr S.J. Baker, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move - That this House condemns the policies pursued by the Federal and South Australian Governments which have contributed to the tragically high levels of unemployment in this State, denying South Australians, particularly young people, the right to work.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.J. Baker, by leave, that the motion be adjourned until Wednesday 10 March.

 

26           Brighton Kindergarten - Motion re

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Matthew - That this

                    House instructs the Minister of Education not to approve the recommendation by the Western Region Children's Service Office to close the Brighton Kindergarten.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and negatived.

 

 

 

 

27           Salary Packages, Disclosure of - Motion re

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Holloway - That this

                    House notes the Government's decision to request the State Bank, SGIC and other statutory authorities to more fully disclose details of salary packages in excess of

                    $100 000 in their annual reports and calls on the Federal Government to consider amending Schedule 5 of the Corporations Law to ensure that a more complete disclosure of remuneration is included in the financial reports of Australian companies.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.G. Evans, that the debate be further adjourned until

                    Wednesday 3 March.

 

28           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Order of the Day (Other Motions) No.3 be an Order of the Day for

                    Wednesday 10 March.

 

29           Brighton and Mawson High Schools Amalgamation - Motion re

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Matthew - That this

                    House rejects the proposal to amalgamate Brighton and Mawson High Schools, recognises the need to build on the success already achieved at both schools through academic excellence and Brighton's specialist music program and recognises the need to develop Mawson High as a specialist school with a focus on technology.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and negatived.

 

30           Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Statutes Amendment (Motor Vehicles and Wrongs) Bill                           Message No. 72

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

                    an Act to amend the Motor Vehicles Act 1959 and the Wrongs Act 1936, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 10 February 1993                                                              G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

                Bill read a first time.

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

 

31           Adelaide Airport Curfew - Motion re

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Becker - That this

                    House reaffirms its decision of 22 March 1978 when it carried the following motion moved by the then Member for Morphett, now the Minister of Primary Industries, "That this House commends the State Government for continually refusing to permit extensions of the Adelaide Airport beyond its present boundaries and for its insistence that the present flying time curfew be retained and obeyed":

                    Which Mr Holloway has moved to amend by leaving out all words after "House" and inserting in lieu thereof the words:

                    "(a)    notes the State Government's approach of favouring initiatives that lead to improved air access to Adelaide and enhance the State's economic development prospects, provided that public sensitivities to operations at Adelaide Airport are properly taken into account;

                     (b)    calls upon the appropriate authorities to ensure the noise reduction measures accompanying the dispensation for Qantas to operate within the curfew at Adelaide Airport are closely monitored and extension of this dispensation beyond 1993 occur only if unreasonable noise pollution problems have not occurred; and

 

 

 

 

 

                     (c)     calls upon the Adelaide Airport Consultative Committee to consider and make recommendations to the Federal Airports Corporation and the Federal Government enforcing the Airport's noise-abatement procedures and encouraging the maximum use of low-noise certified aircraft."

                Debate resumed.

                Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

                House divided (No.1):

                  Ayes,23.                                 Noes, 20.

            Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

            Mr Atkinson

            Hon. J.C. Bannon

            Hon. F.T. Blevins

            Hon. G.J. Crafter

            Mr De Laine

            Hon. M.J. Evans

            Mr Ferguson

            Hon. R.J. Gregory

            Hon. T.R. Groom

            Mr Hamilton

            Hon. T.H. Hemmings

            Mr Heron

            Hon. D.J. Hopgood

            Mrs Hutchison

            Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

            Hon. S.M. Lenehan

            Mr McKee

            Hon. M.K. Mayes

            Mr Quirke

            Hon. M.D. Rann

            Hon. J.P. Trainer

            Mr Holloway (Teller)

Hon. H. Allison

Dr Armitage

Hon. P.B. Arnold

Mr S.J. Baker

Mr Blacker

Mr Brindal

Hon. D.C. Brown

Hon. J.L. Cashmore

Hon. B.C. Eastick

Mr S.G. Evans

Mr Gunn

Mr Ingerson

Mrs Kotz

Mr Lewis

Mr Matthew

Mr Meier

Mr Oswald

Mr Venning

Hon. D.C. Wotton

Mr Becker (Teller)

                    So it was resolved in the affirmative.

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

 

32           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Order of the Day (Other Motions) No.6 be an Order of the Day

                    for Wednesday 17 March.

 

33           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Order of the Day (Other Motions) No.7 be an Order of the Day for                                 Wednesday 3 March.

 

34           Motor Car Industry - Motion re

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Ferguson - That this

                     House -

                (a)     supports the motor car industry in South Australia;

                (b)     views with concern the statement by the Managing Director of Mitsubishi Motors that Mitsubishi would walk away from a $100 million engine plant in South Australia if a Coalition Government imposed its zero tariff policy;

                (c)     agrees that a zero tariff policy will destroy incentive to invest in the industry;

                (d)     calls upon all Members to support a call to the Coalition leaders to drop this anti development policy and to support the retention of jobs in the industry;  and

 

 

                (e)     calls upon the Leader of the Opposition to jointly sign a letter of protest with the Premier.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Ingerson, by leave, that the debate be further adjourned until

                    Wednesday next.

 

35           Barley Marketing Bill

                The Minister of Primary Industries (Hon.T.R.Groom), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to relating to the marketing of barley 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 Hon. B.C. Eastick, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.          

36           Statutes Amendment (Fisheries) Bill

                The Minister of Primary Industries, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Fisheries Act 1982, the Fisheries (Gulf St Vincent Prawn Fishery Rationalization) Act 1987 and the Fisheries (Southern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery Rationalization) Act 1987.

                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. B.C. Eastick, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

37           Motor Vehicles (Wrecked or Written Off Vehicles) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the second reading of the Motor Vehicles (Wrecked or Written                   Off Vehicles) Amendment Bill.

                The Minister of Business and Regional Development (Hon. M.D. Rann) moved - That this                                 Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

38           Economic Development Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Economic Development Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

 

39           Extension of time for adjournment

                The Premier (Hon. L.M.F. Arnold) moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

                Question put and passed.

 

40           Economic Development Bill

                Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                   Clause No. 1 agreed to.

                                                   Clause No. 2 read.

 

                To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

                                                                                                                         

 

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr Ferguson reported that the Committee had 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 tomorrow.

 

41           Adjournment

                House adjourned at 10.47 p.m. until tomorrow at 10.30 a.m.             

 

                                                                                                                        

 

                                                               MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Thursday 11 February 1993

                Notices of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Treasurer to move - 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 1994.

 

The Minister of Education, Employment and Training to move - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Education Act 1972.

 

The Minister of Labour Relations and Occupational Health and Safety to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to put beyond question the validity and textual authenticity of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 1992.    

 

                                                                                                                         

 

                Present during the day - All the Members except Mr Such.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY