No 41

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 27 JULY 1999

 

 

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 16

The Governor informs the House of Assembly that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the following Act has been assented to during the present Session, viz.-

No 36 of 1999    An Act to make provision for the restructuring and disposal of all or parts of the assets of electricity corporations; to amend the Development Act 1993, the Electricity Corporations Act 1994, the Environment Protection Act 1993, the Mining Act 1971 and the Superannuation Act 1988; and for other purposes.

         Government House, 27 July 1999                                                  E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3       Petitions Nos 66 to 68

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

 

66   The Minister for Primary Industries, Natural Resources and Regional Development (Hon R G Kerin), from 1071 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to inquire into the closure of Quelltaler Winery at Watervale.

 

67   Mr Hill, from 17 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government not to establish a radioactive waste repository in the Billa Kalina Region.

68   Mrs Maywald, from 149 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to impose a moratorium on the commercial taking of native finfish in the River Murray Fishery.

 

4       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 125, 126, 132, 143, 166, 181, 183, 186, 187, 199, 200 & 202 and questions without notice 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:

            Adelaide Festival Centre Trust –Authorised Person

            Development -Variation

            Road Traffic Act –

                  Expiation Fees Variation

                  Hook Right Turns

            Tobacco Products Regulation - Notices

 

      South Australian Council on Reproductive Technology – Report, 31 March 1999

 

By the Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage) -

      Daylight Saving Act – Regulations - Commencement

 

By the Minister for Industry and Trade (Hon I F Evans) -

      Criminal Law  (Forensic Procedures) Act – Regulations – Qualified Persons

 

      Office of Film and Literature Classification -

      Guidelines for the Classification of Computer Games

      Guidelines for the Classification of Films and Videotapes

      Printed Matter Classification Guidelines

 

      Rules of Court:

            Magistrate Court - Magistrates Court Act – Forensic Procedures

            Supreme Court Rules – Supreme Court Act -

                  Documents Miscellaneous

                  First Schedule.

 

6       Public Works Committee - Reports – Annual Report, 1997-98 and Riverbank Precinct Redevelopment – Adelaide Convention Centre Extention

Mr Lewis brought up the One Hundred and Second Report of the Committee being the Annual Report For 1997-98.

         Report received.

         Ordered to be published (Paper No 220)

 

Mr Lewis brought up the One Hundred and Third (Interim) Report of the Committee relating to the Riverbank Precinct Redevelopment – Adelaide Convention Centre Extention.

         Report received.

         Ordered to be published (Paper No 221)

 

7       Environment, Resources and Development Committee - Report – Annual Report 1997-98

Mr Venning brought up the Thirty-Fourth Report of the Committee being the Annual Report, 1997-98.

         Report received.

         Ordered to be published (Paper No 219)

 


8       Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

9       Member named

The Speaker named the Member for Elizabeth (Ms Stevens) for persistently obstructing the business of the House.

The Member made an apology which was accepted by the Chair.

 

10      Questions

         Questions without notice (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

 

11      Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

12           Select Committee on Water Allocation in the South East – leave to sit

Hon G M Gunn, by leave, moved – That the Select Committee on Water Allocation in the South East have leave to sit during the sittings of the House this week.

Question put and passed.

 

13      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 1 to 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 8.

 

14      Road Traffic (Road Rules) 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.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 57 agreed to.


 

         Mr Atkinson moved on page 21, after line 6, to insert a new clause as follows:

         Certain road closures to cease to have effect

            57A. (1) The closure of a prescribed road to vehicles generally or vehicles of a particular class in force under section 359 of the Local Government Act 1934 at the commencement of this section ceases to have effect (unless already brought to an end) six months after the commencement of this section (and the relevant council must, on the closure of a prescribed road ceasing to have effect pursuant to this subsection, immediately remove any traffic control device previously installed by the council to give effect to the closure).

 

            (2) However, subsection (1) does not apply if the closure of the road is, before the expiration of the six month period referred to in that subsection, confirmed by action taken by the relevant council under section 32 of the principal Act (as enacted by this Act).

 

            (3) In this section –

“prescribed road” has the same meaning as in section 32 of the principal Act (as enacted by this Act).

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

                                                Clause No 58 agreed to.

                                                Schedule 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.

 

15      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 1 to 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 5.

 

16      City of Adelaide (Rundle Mall) 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.

 

17      Fisheries (Gulf St. Vincent Prawn Fishery Rationalization)(Charges on Licences) 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.

 


18      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 2 to 4 and 6 be postponed until tomorrow.

 

19      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 7 and 9 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 10.

 

20      Australia Acts (Requests) 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.

 

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 3 agreed to.

                                                Schedule agreed to.

                                                Preamble amended and 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 an amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

21      Residential Tenancies (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.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 4 agreed to.

                                                New Clause No 4A inserted.

                                                Clauses Nos 5 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 with an amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 


22      Extension of sitting

The Minister for Industry and Trade (Hon I F Evans) moved - That the sitting of the House be extended beyond 6.00pm.

Question put and passed.

 

23      Adjournment

         The Minister for Industry and Trade moved - That the House do now adjourn.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

         House adjourned at 6.15 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

         For Wednesday 28 July 1999.

Notices of Motion: Standing Committee Reports -  

 

Mr Lewis to move – That the One Hundred and Second Report of the Public Works Committee being the Annual Report 1998 be noted.

 

Mr Lewis to move – That the One Hundred and Third Report of the Public Works Committee on the Riverside Precinct Redevelopment – Adelaide Convention Centre Extension – Interim Report be noted.

 

         For Thursday 29 July 1999.

Notice of Motion: Other Motions

 

Hon G A Ingerson to move – That this House congratulates the officers of the South Australian Police Force and the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service who competed in the recent World Police and Fire Games for their outstanding achievements and records its appreciation of the contribution made by all the officers and supporters of Adelaide’s recent bid for the 2005 World Police and Fire Games.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Mr Clarke and Ms Hurley.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY