No 36

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 28 JUNE 2000

 

 

1       Meeting of House

The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon J K G Oswald) took the             Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Message from the Governor

      The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

Alice Springs to Darwin Railway (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill –

Recommending                                                                           Message No 17

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 Alice Springs to Darwin Railway (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2000.

Government House, 28 June 2000                                              E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3       Petitions Nos 159 to 163

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

 

159            The Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby), from 123 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House consider pensioner concessions on bottled gas supplies in line with mains gas concessions.

 

160 and 161      The Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby) and Mr Hamilton-Smith, from 46 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House strengthen the law in relation to prostitution and ban prostitution related advertising.

 

162            The Deputy Premier (Hon R G Kerin), from 576 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure government funding of public libraries is maintained.

 

163            Mr Hamilton-Smith, from 738 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House delay the introduction of 40 km/h speed zones until an investigation into adopting a national limit of 50 km/h is completed.

 

4       Legislative Review Committee - Reports – Australian Road Rules Regulations and Twenty-First

Mr Condous brought up the Report of the Legislative Review Committee on the Australian Road Rules Regulations.

Report received.

 

Mr Condous brought up the Twenty-First Report of the Legislative Review Committee.

Report received.

 

5       Questions

      Questions without notice were asked.

 

6       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

7       Public Works Committee - Report – Adelaide Festival Centre Upgrade – Stage Two, Phase Two – Building and Audit Works and Back of House Technical Equipment – Motion to note

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved - That the One Hundred and Fifteenth Report of the Public Works Committee relating on the Adelaide Festival Centre Upgrade – Stage Two, Phase Two – Building and Audit Works and Back of House Technical Equipment be noted.

Debated ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

8       Public Works Committee - Report – State Library Redevelopment – Final Report - Motion to note

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved - That the One Hundred and Twenty-Seventh Report of the Public Works Committee relating on the State Library Redevelopment – Final Report be noted.

Debated ensued.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Scalzi, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 5 July.

 

9       Public Works Committee - Report – Port Adelaide Environment Improvement Project Stage 1 – Queensbury Wastewater Diversion – Final Report - Motion to note

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved - That the One Hundred and Twenty-Eighth Report of the Public Works Committee relating on the Port Adelaide Environment Improvement Project Stage 1 – Queensbury Wastewater Diversion – Final Report be noted.

Debated ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

10      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Standing Committee Reports No 1 be postponed until Wednesday 5 July.

 

11      Public Works Committee - Report – Committee’s Site Inspection Tour of 15 to 17 March 2000 - Motion to note

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debated on the motion of Mr Lewis - That the One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Committee’s Site Inspection Tour of 15 to 17 March 2000 be noted.

Debated ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

12      Postponement of business

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

 


13      TAB (Disposal) Bill

The Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to make provision for the disposal of the business of the South Australian Totalizator Agency Board; to amend and subsequently repeal the Racing Act 1976; to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923 and the State Lotteries Act 1966; 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 Foley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

14      Authorised Betting Operations Bill

The Minister for Government Enterprises, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the licensing and regulation of totalizator and other betting operations; and to amend the Criminal Law (Undercover Operations) Act 1995, the Gaming Supervisory Authority Act 1995, the Lottery and Gaming Act 1936 and the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986.

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 Foley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

15      Lotteries Commission (Disposal) Bill

The Minister for Government Enterprises, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to make provision for the disposal of the business of the Lotteries Commission of South Australia; to amend and subsequently repeal the State Lotteries Act 1966; to amend the Racing Act 1976; 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 Foley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

16      Authorised Lotteries Bill

The Minister for Government Enterprises, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the licensing and regulation of the conduct of lotteries; and to amend the Gaming Supervisory Authority Act 1995 and the Lottery and Gaming Act 1936.

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 Foley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

17      Highways (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

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

The Deputy Premier (Hon R G Kerin) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

18      Suspension of Standing Orders

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable a notice of motion to be given forthwith.

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

 


19      Alice Springs to Darwin Railway (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Premier, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Alice Springs to Darwin Railway Act 1997 and to make related amendments to the Railways (Operations and Access) Act 1997.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

 

Suspension of Standing Orders

The Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the Bill to pass through its remaining stages without delay.

Question put and passed.

 

         The Premier moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

In Committee

                                                               Clauses Nos 1 to 5 agreed to.

 

Mr Lewis moved on page 4, after line 33 to insert a new clause as follows:

Amendment to s. 8 - Facilitation of authorised project

5A  Section 8 of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after its present contents (now to be designated as subsection (1)), the following subsection:

                                       (2)        The authorised project is referred to the Public Works Committee by force of this section for examination and report under the Parliamentary Committees Act 1991.

 

Amendment withdrawn

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

 

                                                               Clauses Nos 6 to 8 agreed to.

                                                               Title agreed to.

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      The House having resumed:

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.

 

20      Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 5.57 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 7.30 pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 


21      Messages from the Legislative Council

         The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

         South Australian Health Commission (Administrative Arrangements)

         Amendment Bill                                                                          Message No 75

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the South Australian Health Commission Act 1976 and to make related amendments to the Ambulance Services Act 1992, the Blood Contaminants Act 1985, the Children’s Services Act 1985, the Controlled Substances Act 1984, the Cremation Act 1891, the Drugs Act 1908, the Food Act 1985, the Guardianship and Administration Act 1993, the Housing Improvement Act 1940, the Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science Act 1982, the Medical Practitioners Act 1983, the Mental Health Act 1993, the Public and Environmental Health Act 1987, the Radiation Protection and Control Act 1982, the Reproductive Technology Act 1988, the Sexual Reassignment Act 1988, the Supported Residential Facilities Act 1992, the Tobacco Products Regulation Act 1997 and the Transplantation and Anatomy Act 1983, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 28 June 2000                                               J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Sports Drug Testing Bill                                                              Message No 76

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to provide for the collection of samples from State competitors for testing for scheduled drugs and doping methods; to confer functions and powers on the Australian Sports Drugs Agency in relation to collecting and testing those samples; and for other related purposes, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 28 June 2000                                               J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Gas (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill                                         Message No 77

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Gas Act 1997, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 28 June 2000                                               J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

22      Recreational Greenways Bill

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

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 8 to 36 agreed to.

                                                Schedule agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Meier 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.

 


23      Summary Offences (Prostitution) Amendment Bill, Prostitution (Regulation) Bill, Prostitution (Licensing) Bill, Prostitution (Registration) Bill and Statutes Amendment (Prostitution) Bill

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Summary Offences (Prostitution) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

 

         Cognate Debate

The Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon I F Evans), pursuant to contingent notice, moved – That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable, forthwith, in relation to the Summary Offences (Prostitution) Amendment Bill, the Prostitution (Regulation) Bill, the Prostitution (Licensing) Bill, the Prostitution (Registration) Bill and the Statutes Amendment (Prostitution) Bill –

(a)  one second reading debate to be undertaken regarding all of these Bills;

(b)  separate questions to be put on each Bill at the conclusion of the second reading debate; and

(c)  any remaining Bills to be considered in one Committee of the whole.

Question put and passed.

 

Debate on the Bills ensued.

 

24      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Government Enterprises moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

25      Summary Offences (Prostitution) Amendment Bill, Prostitution (Regulation) Bill, Prostitution (Licensing) Bill, Prostitution (Registration) Bill and Statutes Amendment (Prostitution) Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Police, Correctional Services and Emergency Services (Hon R L Brokenshire), that further debate on the second reading of these Bills be made an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

26      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 7 be postponed until tomorrow.

 

27      Liquor licensing (Regulated Premises) 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.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

28      Criminal Law Consolidation (Appeals) 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.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 


29      Young Offenders (Publication of Information) 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.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

30      Motor Vehicle (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.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

31      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 10.38 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTION OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

         For Thursday 29 June 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Government Business –

 

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the University of Adelaide Act 1971.

 

 

CONTINGENT NOTICE OF MOTION

 

Contingently on the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the second reading of the Racing (Controlling Authorities) Amendment Bill, Mr Wright to move – That all words after “Bill” be left out and the words “be deferred until the question of the Government’s proposal for the sale of the TAB is resolved” inserted in lieu thereof.

 

 

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         Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY