No. 41

 

                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                            OF THE

 

                       HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                                                TUESDAY 2 MARCH 1993              

 

 1             Meeting of House

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

                    Chair and read prayers.

 

 2             Messages from the Governor

                The following Messages from the Governor were received and read:

 

                Assent to Bills                                                                                                     Message No. 19

                The Governor informs the House of Assembly that, in the name and on behalf of Her                          Majesty The Queen, the following Acts have been assented to during the present Session:

                No. 1 of 1993 - An Act to amend the Boilers and Pressure Vessels Act 1968, the Explosives Act 1936, the Lifts and Cranes Act 1985, the Noise Control Act 1976, the Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Act 1986, and the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986.

                No. 2 of 1993 - An Act to put beyond question the validity and textual authenticity of                         the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 1993.

                Government House, Adelaide, 2 March 1993                                                  R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

                Murray-Darling Basin Bill - Recommending                                                               Message No. 20

                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 Murray-Darling Basin Bill 1993.

                Government House, Adelaide, 2 March 1993                                                  R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

 3             Petitions Nos 130 to 139

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

 

                130    Hon. H. Allison from 291 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to allow the electors to pass judgement on the losses of the State Bank by calling a General Election.

 

                131    Mr Becker from 19 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the                   Government to re-introduce capital punishment for the crime of homicide.

 

                132    Mr De Laine from 258 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to provide funds for the employment of additional teaching staff at the Alberton School.

 

 

 

                133    Hon. D.J. Hopgood from 605 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to allow commercial net fishing at Maslin and Port Willunga Beaches to continue.

 

                134    Mrs Kotz from 346 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the                   Government to increase penalties for drug offenders.

 

                135    Mrs Kotz from 251 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the                   Government to provide adequate shelter for commuters at the Modbury Interchange.

 

                136    Mrs Kotz from 15 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to maintain the out of school hours care program at Fairview Park Primary School.

 

                137    Mrs Kotz from 1 306 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to increase penalties for offenders convicted of child sexual abuse.

 

                138    Mr Lewis from 246 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to hold a referendum to implement all aspects of citizen initiated referenda.

 

                139    Mr Lewis from 2 104 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to provide for mandatory prison sentences for serious driving, larceny and firearm offences.

 

 4             Answers to questions

                Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 151, 224, 279, 304, 306, 322, 339, 341, 342,                    352, 354, 367 and 377 were tabled by the Speaker.

 

 5             Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

                By the Treasurer (Hon. F.T. Blevins) -

                    Superannuation (Benefit Scheme) Act 1992 - Regulations - Member Exclusions - Fees

                    Friendly Societies Act 1919 - Amendment to General Laws - Lifeplan Community

                      Services

 

                By the Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations

                 (Hon. G.J. Crafter) -

                    Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Expiation of Offences Act 1987 - Late Payment Form

                          Summary Procedure Act 1921 - Interstate Summary Protection Order

                    District Council of Tumby Bay - By-law No. 40 - Council Reserves

 

                By the Minister of Environment and Land Management (Hon. M.K. Mayes) -

                    Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Beverage Container Act 1975 - Beer, Water and Soft Drink

                          Liquor Licensing Act 1985 - Dry Areas - Adelaide

                          Marine Environment Protection Act 1990 - Interpretation - Business

 

                By the Minister of Education, Employment and Training (Hon. S.M. Lenehan) -

                    Education Act 1972 - Regulations - Expiation Fees

 

                By the Minister of Public Infrastructure (Hon. J.H.C. Klunder) -

                    Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Rates and Land Tax Remission Act 1986 - Schedule Variation

                          Sewerage Act 1929 - Connection Fees

 

 

                          Water Resources Act 1990 - Fees

                          Waterworks Act 1932 - Connection Fees

 

                By the Minister of Labour Relations and Occupational Health and Safety

                    (Hon. R.J. Gregory) -

                    Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Dangerous Substances Act 1979 - Expiation Fees

                          Explosives Act 1936 - Expiation Fees

 

                By the Minister of Business and Regional Development (Hon. M.D. Rann) -

                    Motor Vehicles Act 1959 - Regulations - Practical Driving Examination

 

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

                    Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Ambulance Services Act 1992 - Prescribed Services

                          Public and Environmental Health Act 1987 - Cytology and Biopsy Results

                          South Australian Health Commission Act 1976 - Whyalla Hospital Rehabilitation

                           Service

 

                By the Minister of Primary Industries (Hon. T.R. Groom) -

                    Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Fisheries Act 1982 - Rock Lobster

                          Stock Act 1990 - Hormone Growth Promotants

                          Stock Medicines Act 1939 - Hormone Growth Promotants

                    Forestry Act Proclamation - Mt Burr Forest District.

 

 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             Limitation of debate

                The Deputy Premier (Hon. F.T. Blevins) moved - That the time allotted for the completion                   of the:

                    Supply Bill (No. 1);

                    Police Superannuation (Superannuation Guarantee) Amendment Bill; and

                    Statutes Amendment (Fisheries) Bill,

                be until 6.00 p.m. on Thursday next.

 

 9             Road Traffic (Pedal Cycles) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the second reading of the Road Traffic (Pedal Cycles)                    Amendment Bill.

                The Minister of Business and Regional Development 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           Land Agents, Brokers and Valuers (Mortgage Financiers) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the second reading of the Land Agents, Brokers and Valuers                       (Mortgage Financiers) Amendment Bill.

                The Minister of Environment and Land Management 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.

 

 

11           Supply Bill (No.1)

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

                    (No.1) be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

 

12           Extension of time for adjournment

                The Minister of Labour Relations and Occupational Health and Safety moved - That the

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

                Question put and passed.

 

13           Supply Bill (No. 1)

                Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

                The Minister of Labour Relations and Occupational Health and Safety moved - That the Speaker do now leave the Chair and the House resolve itself into Committee of the whole for consideration of the Bill.

 

                Grievance debate

                Debate ensued.

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

 

14           Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Public Finance and Audit (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill                      Message No. 79

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Public Finance and Audit Act 1987 and to make related amendments to the Government Financing Authority Act 1982, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 2 March 1993                                                                    G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                                                 Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

                No. 1.    Page 2, lines 33 and 34 (clause 5) - Leave out all words in these lines and insert the following:-

                               ‘5. Section 9 of the principal Act is amended by inserting after “appropriated” in subsection 4 “or set aside”.’

                No. 2.    Page 5 (clause 11) - After line 33 insert new paragraph as follows:-

                               “(c)         by striking out subsection (5) and substituting the following subsection:-

                                              (5) This section -

                                              (a) applies in addition to the provisions of any other Act relating to guarantees and indemnities for the benefit of a body corporate that is a semi-government authority;

                                              (b)     does not operate to exclude or diminish obligations of the Treasurer under any other Act or law.”

                No. 3.    Page 6, line 35 (clause 15) - After “the Treasurer” insert “or by resolution of either                 House of Parliament”.

                No. 4.    Page 7, lines 34 and 35 (clause 16) - Leave out “the prescribed percentage” and insert “40 per cent”.

                No. 5.    Page 8, lines 4 and 5 (clause 16) - Leave out all words in these lines.

                                                             J.M. Davis, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

                Ordered - That consideration of the amendments be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

 

15           Adjournment

                House adjourned at 10.33 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                               MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Wednesday 3 March 1993

                Notices of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Premier to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to adopt the Mutual Recognition Act 1992 of the Commonwealth (and any amendments made to it before this Act commences), and to refer power to the Parliament of the Commonwealth to amend that Act, so as to enable the enactment of legislation applying uniformly throughout Australia for the recognition of regulatory standards adopted in Australia regarding goods and occupations.

 

The Minister of Recreation and Sport to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Racing Act 1976.

 

For Wednesday 10 March 1993

                Notices of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Hon. D.C. Wotton to move - That this House condemns the Government for its blatantly irresponsible attitude in condoning the ongoing polluting of our marine and riverine environment resulting from the discharge of effluent and wastewater from Engineering and Water Supply Department sewage treatment works.

 

Hon. D.C. Wotton to move - That this House condemns this Government for its appalling neglect in the management and resourcing of National parks and reserves and calls on the Minister of Environment and Land Management to inform the House what immediate action the Government intends taking to reverse this totally unacceptable and irresponsible situation.

 

                                                                                                                         

 

                Present during the day - All the Members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY