No 41

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 11 JULY 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:

 

      Assent to Bills                                                                       Message No 24

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, viz.-

No 30 of 2000           An Act to amend the Motor Vehicles Act 1959

No 31 of 2000           An Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935

No 32 of 2000           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 Drug Agency in relation to collecting and testing those samples; and for other related purposes

No 33 of 2000           An Act to amend the Young Offenders Act 1993

No 34 of 2000           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

No 35 of 2000           Liquor Licensing (Regulated Premises) Amendment Act 2000

Government House, 11 July 2000                                               E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3       Petition No 177

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

 

177     Ms Maywald, from 466 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House ensure government funding of public libraries is maintained.

 


4       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 29, 30, 109 and 123 were tabled by the Speaker.

 

5       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown) –

      Regulations under the following Acts -

            Local Government – Cemetery Variation

            Radiation Protection and Control Act 1982 –

                  Summary of Provisions

                  Transport of Radioactive Substances Variation

            Reproductive Technology – Code of Ethical Clinical Practice Variation

            South Australian Health Commission –

                  Cancer Variation

                  Pregnancy Outcome Statistics Variation

                  Private Hospitals Variation

            Sexual Reassignment – Administrative Arrangements Variation

            Public and Environmental Health – Waste Control Variation

            Mental Health – Transport of Patients Variation

            Controlled Substances –

                  Drugs of Dependence Variation

                  Pest Control Variation

                  Poisons Variation

                  Research Permits

                  Variation of Interpretation

 

      Report to Parliament on Palliative Care in South Australia 2000

 

By the Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby) –

      Casino Act – Variation of Approved Licensing Agreement

      Casino Act – Variation of Approved Licensing Agreement – First Amending

            Agreement

 

By the Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon I F Evans) –

      Criminal Law Consolidation Act – Regulations – Termination of Pregnancy Variation

 

By the Minister for Local Government (Hon D C Kotz) –

      Local Government Superannuation Scheme - Actuarial Investigation – Report,

            30 June 1999.

 

6       Legislative Review Committee - Report – Regulations made under the Native Vegetation Act 1991

Mr Condous brought up the Report of the Legislative Review Committee on Regulations Made Under the Native Vegetation Act 1991.

Report received.

 

7       Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

8       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 


9       Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Electricity (Pricing Order and Cross-Ownership) Amendment Bill                                                                   Message No 93

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Electricity Act 1996, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 6 July 2000                                                  J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill 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 Mr Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

10      Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Attorney-General’s Portfolio) BIll

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

Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

Mr Atkinson, pursuant to contingent notice, moved - That it be an instruction to the Committee of the whole House on the Bill that it have power to consider new clauses relating to criminal injuries compensation.

         Question put and passed.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 10 agreed to.

                                                New Clause No 10A inserted.

                                                Clause No 11 agreed to.

                                                New Clause 11A inserted.

                                                Clauses Nos 12 to 31 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 with amendments.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

11      Suspension of Standing Orders

Minister for Environment and Heritage, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the Gaming Machines (Freeze on Gaming Machines) Amendment Bill, set down for Thursday next to be taken into consideration forthwith.

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

 

         Gaming Machines (Freeze on Gaming Machines) 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.

 

 

 

12      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown) moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

13      Gaming Machines (Freeze on Gaming Machines) Amendment Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

         Question – That this Bill be now read a second time – put.

 

         House divided (No. 1):

 


               Ayes, 26

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Hon R L Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Hon M R Buckby

Mr De Laine

Hon I F Evans

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Ms Hurley

Hon D C Kotz

Mr Koutsantonis

Mr Lewis

Hon W A Matthew

Mr Meier

Hon J W Olsen

Mrs Penfold

Ms Rankine

Hon M D Rann

Mr Scalzi

Ms Stevens

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Hon D C Wotton

Ms Maywald (Teller)


Noes, 15

 

Hon M H Armitage

Hon M K Brindal

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr Condous

Mr Conlon

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Mr Hill

Hon G A Ingerson

Ms Key

Mr Snelling

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Williams

Mr Foley (Teller)


 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

         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.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton 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 motion.

 

14      Gaming Machines (Freeze on Gaming Machines) Amendment Bill

         Ordered - That further consideration in Committee of this Bill be now resumed.

 

         Suspension of Standing Orders

Mr Lewis, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to move an instruction to the Committee without notice.

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

 

         Instruction to the Committee

Mr Lewis then moved – That it be an instruction to the Committee of the whole House on the Gaming Machines (Freeze on Gaming Machines) Amendment Bill that it have power to consider a new clause relating to review of the Act by the Minister.

Question put and passed.

 

In Committee

                                                Clause No 2 considered.

 

Ms Maywald moved on page 3, after line 14, to insert new subclauses as follows:

             (1a) However, subsection (1) does not apply to any of the following applications for a gaming machine licence:

                    (a)       an application made by a person referred to in section 15(1)(d), if the premises in question are (or were, immediately prior to the surrender or revocation of the relevant liquor licence) the subject of a gaming machine licence;

                    (b)      an application made by the holder of a gaming machine licence who surrenders that licence so that a new one may be granted to the applicant following—

                              (i)     removal of his or her liquor licence to new premises; or

                              (ii)     the surrender of his or her liquor licence for the grant of another liquor licence of a different class,

                              pursuant to the Liquor Licensing Act 1997;

                    (c)       where a gaming machine licence (but not the relevant liquor licence) has been surrendered absolutely, an application made within 30 days, or such longer period as the Commissioner may allow, of the surrender by a person (e.g., a landlord or mortgagee) who satisfies the Commissioner that he or she stands to suffer loss in consequence of the surrender and that it is viable to maintain a gaming machine operation on the premises in question;

                    (d)       an application made by any other person in prescribed circumstances.

                    (1b) A regulation made for the purposes of subsection (1a)(d) cannot come into operation until the time has passed during which the regulation may be disallowed by resolution of either House of Parliament.

 

Amendment to amendment

Mr Clarke moved to amend the amendment by leaving out subclauses 1(a)(d) and 1(b).

Question – That the amendment to the amendment be agreed to – put and negatived.

 

 


Question – That the amendment be agreed to – put.

      Committee divided (No 2):

 


                                Ayes, 27

 

Hon M H Armitage

Hon M K Brindal

Hon R L Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Hon M R Buckby

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Conlon

Hon I F Evans

Mr Foley

Hon J L Hall

Mr Hill

Ms Hurley

Hon G A Ingerson

Hon D C Kotz

Mr Lewis

Hon W A Matthew

Mr Meier

Hon J W Olsen

Hon J K G Oswald

Mrs Penfold

Hon M D Rann

Ms Stevens

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Ms White

Mr Wright

Ms Maywald (Teller)


Noes, 16

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Mr Clarke

Mr Condous

Mr De Laine

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Mr Hanna

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Mr Scalzi

Mr Snelling

Ms Thompson

Mr Williams

 (Teller)


 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 


Mr Williams moved on page 3, after line 16, to insert a new subclause as follows:

      (3) This section expires on 30 June 2001.

 

Question – That the amendment be agreed to – put.

Committee divided (No 3):

 


                                Ayes, 31

 

Hon M H Armitage

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Hon M K Brindal

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr Condous

Mr Conlon

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Mr Hanna

Mr Hill

Ms Hurley

Hon G A Ingerson

Ms Key

Hon D C Kotz

Mr Koutsantonis

Mr Lewis

Hon W A Matthew

Hon J K G Oswald

Ms Rankine

Hon M D Rann

Mr Scalzi

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Wright

Mr Williams (Teller)


Noes, 11

 

Hon R L Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Hon M R Buckby

Mr De Laine

Hon I F Evans

Mr Meier

Hon J W Olsen

Mrs Penfold

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Ms Maywald (Teller)


 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

 


 

                                                Clause otherwise amended and agreed to.

                                                New Clause 2a inserted.

 

Ms Maywald moved to insert a new clause 3 as follows:

            Insertion of s. 88

            3. The following section is inserted after section 87 of the principal Act:

                  Review of Act

                  88. The Minister must cause—

            (a)  this Act and its operation to be reviewed, the results of which are to be embodied in a written report; and

            (b)  a copy of the report to be laid before both Houses of Parliament no later than 30 April 2001.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton 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 motion.

 


15      Suspension of Standing Orders

The Minister for Human Services, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the House to sit beyond midnight.

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

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It being Midnight

WEDNESDAY 12 JULY 2000

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16      Gaming Machines (Freeze on Gaming Machines) Amendment Bill

         Ordered - That further consideration in Committee of this Bill be now resumed.

 

In Committee

                                                Ms Maywald’s proposed new clause No 3 further considered.

 

Amendments to amendment

Mr Lewis moved to amend the proposed new clause by inserting after subclause (b) the following subclauses:

(2) The review is to include consideration of the following matters:

 (a) measures that may be introduced for the avoidance of problem gambling, including­–

 (i)  requiring warnings and information to be displayed on gaming machine screens, particularly when the machines are not in use and between every game played;

 (ii)  increasing the level of lighting in gaming areas to a level above that required for occupational health and safety purposes in offices where reading and writing are principal activities;

 (iii) removing music and other aural inducements from gaming areas; and

 (b) measures for creating a market in gaming machine authorisations, including by limiting the period for which authorisations are granted and providing for transfer of authorisations.

(3) The Minister must, for the purposes of the review, seek expert psychological and psychiatric advice relating to problem gambling.

 

Amendment to amendment to amendment

Ms Bedford moved to amend the amendment moved by Mr Lewis by inserting after subclause (2)(a)(iii) the following subclause:

      (iv)  prohibiting smoking in gaming areas; and

Question – That the amendment to the amendment to the proposed new clause be agreed to – put and passed.

 

Question – That the amended amendment to the proposed new clause be agreed to – put and passed.


Question – That the proposed new clause as amended be agreed to – put.

Committee divided (No 4):

 


                                Ayes, 26

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Hon R L Brokenshire

Hon D C Brown

Hon M R Buckby

Mr Condous

Mr De Laine

Hon I F Evans

Mr Hanna

Ms Hurley

Hon D C Kotz

Mr Lewis

Hon W A Matthew

Mr Meier

Hon J W Olsen

Hon J K G Oswald

Mrs Penfold

Ms Rankine

Hon M D Rann

Mr Scalzi

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Ms Maywald (Teller)


Noes, 16

 

Hon M H Armitage

Hon M K Brindal

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Mr Hill

Hon G A Ingerson

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Thompson

Ms White

Mr Wright

Mr Williams (Teller)


 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

 


 

                                                New Clause inserted.

                                                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 with amendments.

 

Ms Maywald moved – That this Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

17      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 2 to 5 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 6.

 

18      Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition No.2) Bill

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

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 2 and 3 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 4 read.

 

Mr Hill moved on page 3, line 14, after the words “nuclear waste” to insert, ‘or “Category S nuclear waste”’; on page 3, line 23, to leave out “fuel” and insert, “fuel; and”; on page 3, line 24, to leave out “but does not include Category A, Category B or Category C” and insert, “(c) that is Category S”.

 

 


Question – That the amendments be agreed to – put.

Committee divided (No 5):

 


                                Ayes, 18

 

Mr Atkinson

Ms Bedford

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Clarke

Mr Conlon

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hanna

Ms Hurley

Ms Key

Mr Koutsantonis

Ms Rankine

Mr Snelling

Ms Stevens

Ms Thompson

Mr Wright

Mr Hill (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 J L Hall

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon G A Ingerson

Hon R G Kerin

Hon D C Kotz

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Maywald

Mr Meier

Hon J K G Oswald

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Williams

Hon I F Evans (Teller)


 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 5 to 13 agreed to.

 

Mr Hill moved to insert a new clause as follows:

Referendum on location of nuclear waste storage facility

      14. If the Commonwealth Government selects a site in this State for the establishment of a nuclear waste storage facility the following question must be submitted to a referendum of electors of the House of Assembly:

      Do you approve of the establishment of a facility in South Australia to store Category S nuclear waste generated interstate or overseas?

Question – That the amendment be agreed to – put and negatived.

 

                                                New Clause No 15 inserted.

                                                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 with an amendment.

 

The Minister for Environment and Heritage moved – That the Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

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.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 


19      Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Security and Order at Courts and Other Places) Bill

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

Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

20      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 4.

 

21      Cremation Bill

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

Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 9 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.

 

The Minister for Environment and Heritage moved – That the Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

         Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Petroleum Bill                                                                            Message No 94

MR SPEAKER – The Legislative Council  has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to regulate exploration for, and the recovery or commercial utilisation of, petroleum and certain other resources; to repeal the Petroleum Act 1940; and for other purposes, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 11 July 2000                                                J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

 

No. 1.   Page 9 (clause 4) - After line 5 insert the following:

            "department" means the department of the Public Service assigned to assist the Minister in the administration of this Act;

 


No. 2.   Page 9 (clause 4) - After line 14 insert the following:

                  and

            (e)  the amenity values of an area;

 

No. 3.   Page 9, line 18 (clause 4) - Leave out "at a temperature exceeding 200 degrees Celsius" and insert:

            which is extracted or released by a means other than as part of the production of a naturally occurring underground accumulation of a substance.

 

No. 4.   Page 9 (clause 4) - After line 18 insert the following:

            "GST" means the tax payable under the GST law;

            "GST component" means a component attributable to a liability to GST;

            "GST law" means—

                  (a)  A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 (Cwth); and

                  (b)  the related legislation of the Commonwealth dealing with the imposition of a tax on the supply of goods and services;

 

No. 5.   Page 26, lines 32 to 36 and page 27, lines 1 to 4 (clause 43) - Leave out subclauses 6 and 7 and insert new subclauses as follow:

                  (6) The value at the well head of a regulated substance is a value calculated by subtracting from the price (exclusive of any GST component) that could reasonably be realised on sale of the substance to a genuine purchaser at arms length from the producer all reasonable expenses (exclusive of any GST component) reasonably incurred by the producer—

                  (a)  in treating processing or refining the substance; and

                  (b)  in transporting the substance from the well head to the point of delivery; and

                  (7) The value at the well head of geothermal energy is a value calculated by subtracting from the price (exclusive of any GST component) that could reasonably be realised on sale of the energy to a genuine purchaser at arms length from the producer all reasonable expenses (exclusive of any GST component) reasonably incurred by the producer in getting the energy to the point of delivery to the purchaser.

 

No. 6.   Page 37 - After line 31 insert new clause as follows:

            Mandatory condition about resources required for compliance with environmental obligations

                  74A. It is a mandatory condition of every licence that the licensee must have adequate technical and financial resources to ensure compliance with the licensee's environmental obligations (including the rehabilitation of land adversely affected by regulated activities carried out under the licence).

 

No. 7.   Page 45 (clause 94) - After line 10 insert the following:

                  and

            (c)  ensure that land adversely affected by regulated activities is properly rehabilitated.

 

No. 8.   Page 47 (clause 99) - After line 4 insert new subclause as follow:

                        (1A) One of the environmental objectives must be the rehabilitation of land adversely affected by regulated activities.

 

No. 9.   Page 47, lines 6 to 8 (clause 99) - Leave out paragraph (a) and insert:

                  (a)  may provide for and, for high impact activities, must provide for a report or periodic reports (to be obtained by the Minister at the expense of the licensee) from an independent expert on the environmental consequences of the activities; and

 

No. 10.  Page 49, lines 11 and 12 (clause 105) - Leave out paragraph (d) and insert:

                  (d)  a copy of every current statement (or revised statement) of environmental objectives approved under this Act and a copy of the environmental impact report on which the statement is based; and

 

No. 11.  Page 49, lines 18 and 19 (clause 106) - Leave out ", on payment of the prescribed inspection fee," and insert:

                  , without fee,

 

No. 12.  Page 49 (clause 106) - After line 20 insert the following:

                        (2) The Minister must ensure that copies of material on the environmental register can be purchased for a reasonable fee at the public office, or public offices, at which the register is kept available for inspection.

                        (3) The Minister must ensure that the environmental register can be inspected at the department's website.

 

No. 13.  Page 49 (clause 107) - After line 36 insert new subclause as follows:

                        (5) If a direction is given under this section, the Minister must review the adequacy of the relevant statement of environmental objectives and, if it appears on the review that a revised statement of environmental objectives is necessary to prevent continuation or recurrence of undue damage to the environment, the Minister must take the necessary steps to have a revised statement of environmental objectives for the relevant activities prepared and brought into force.

 

No. 14.  Page 52, lines 11 and 12 (clause 115) - Leave out ", on payment of the prescribed inspection fee," and insert:

                  , without fee,

 

No. 15.  Page 52 (clause 115) - After line 13 insert the following:

                        (2) The Minister must ensure that copies of material on the public register can be purchased for a reasonable fee at the public office, or public offices, at which the register is kept available for inspection.

                        (3) The Minister must ensure that the public register can be inspected at the department's website (but is not required to have available for inspection on the website material that was included in the register before the commencement of this Act unless the Minister has the material in the form of electronic data).

 

No. 16.  Page 54 (clause 122) - After line 23 insert new subclause as follows:

                        (3) As soon as practicable after the completion of an authorised investigation, the Minister must have a report on the results of the investigation prepared and laid before both Houses of Parliament.

 

No. 17.  Page 56, line 1 (clause 125) - Leave out subclause (2) and insert:

                        (2) The advisory committee will consist of people with experience relevant to the questions the committee is to consider.

 

No. 18.  Page 56 (clause 125) - After line 1 insert the following:

                        (2a) A person who is a member of the department, or who has a direct or indirect interest in a licence in force under this Act, is not eligible for appointment to an advisory committee.

 

No. 19.  Page 57 (clause 133) - After line 34 insert new subclause as follows:

                        (3) A note of each decision to extend a time limit under this section must be included in the public register.

 

J M Davis CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

         Ordered - That the amendments be taken into consideration forthwith.

 

In Committee

 

         Resolved - That the amendments of the Legislative Council be agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

22      Suspension of Standing Orders

Minister for Education and Children’s Services, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the Electricity (Pricing Order and Cross-Ownership) Amendment Bill to pass through its remaining stages without delay.

 

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.

 

23      Electricity (Pricing Order and Cross-Ownership) Amendment Bill

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

24         Adjournment

            House adjourned at 2.39 am until today at 2.00 pm.

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Wednesday 12 July 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Standing Committee Reports –

 

Mrs Geraghty to move – That the Report of the Legislative Review Committee on Regulations made under the Native Vegetation Act 1991 be noted.

 

 

            For Thursday 13 July 2000

 

Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/ Committees/ Regulations –

 

Hon G M Gunn to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to impose a criminal liability on parents for offences committed by their children; to give the police power to remove children from public places; to amend the Young Offenders Act 1993; and for other purposes.

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions –

 

Ms Rankine to move – That this House condemns any move by the University of South Australia to sell off the Salisbury East Campus for purely commercial and housing development and calls on the Government to withdraw approval for any sale of this property that does not comply with or honour the general commitment that this campus be retained for educational, training or community benefit.

 

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            Present during the day - All Members except Mr McEwen.

 

         The following Pairs were handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

         Division No 1 -

               Ayes - Hon G M Gunn and Mr McEwen.

               Noes - Hon R G Kerin and Mr Wright.

 

         Division No 2 -

               Ayes - Mr McEwen.

               Noes - Hon R G Kerin.

 

         Division No 3  -

               Ayes - Hon R G Kerin.

               Noes - Mr McEwen.

 

         Division No 4 -

               Ayes - Hon G M Gunn and Mr McEwen.

               Noes - Hon J L Hall and Hon R G Kerin.

 

         Division No 5 -

               Ayes - Ms Breuer, Hon M D Rann and Ms White.

               Noes - Hon G M Gunn, Mr McEwen and Hon J W Olsen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                J K G Oswald

                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY