No 41

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 23 OCTOBER 2002

 

 

1       Meeting of House

         The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon Peter Lewis) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson) –

      Courts Administration Authority – Report 2001–2002

      Director of Public Prosecutions – Report 2001–2002

      Legal Services Commission of South Australia – Report 2001–2002

      South Australian Classification Council – Report 2001–2002

      State Electoral Office – Report 2001–2002

 

By the Minister for Administrative Services (Hon J W Weatherill) –

               State Supply Board – Report 2001–2002.

 

3       Legislative Review Committee - Report – 12th Report

Mr Hanna brought up the 12th Report of the Committee.

Report received.

 

4       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

5       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

6       Economic and Finance Committee - Annual Report 2001-2002 - Motion to note

Ms Thompson, pursuant to notice, moved - That the 40th Report of the Economic and Finance Committee being the Annual Report  2001-2002, be noted.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

7       Postponement of business

Ordered separately and severally - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 2 to 7 be postponed until Wednesday 20 November 2002.


 

8       Water Resources (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

Mr Williams, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Water Resources Act 1997.

Question put and passed.

         Bill presented and read a first time.

 

         Mr Williams moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 20 November 2002.

 

9       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 to 5 be postponed until Wednesday 20 November 2002.

 

10      Summary Offences (Tattooing and Piercing) 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.

 

Mr Rau moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

         Bill read a third time.

 

11      Postponement of business

Ordered separately and severally - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 7 to 13 be postponed until Wednesday 20 November 2002.

 

12      Parliamentary Committees (Presiding Members) Amendment Bill

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

         Dr McFetridge moved - 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 11 agreed to.

                                                            Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Ms Thompson 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.

 

13      Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 5.53 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 7.30 pm the Deputy Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

14      Training and Skills Development Bill

The Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon J D Lomax-Smith), pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to make provision relating to higher education, vocational education and training and adult education, to establish the Training and Skills Commission; to repeal the Vocational Education, Employment and Training Act 1994; 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 D C Kotz, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

15      Freedom of Information (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 5 agreed to.

                                                            Clause No 6 amended and agreed to.

                                                            Clauses Nos 7 to 12 agreed to.

                                                            Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling 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.

 

16      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 2 and 3 be postponed until tomorrow.

 

17      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Gaming Machines (Gaming Tax) Amendment Bill                                  Message No 41

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Gaming Machines Act 1992, with the suggested amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, which amendments the Legislative Council requests the House of Assembly to make to the said Bill.

         Legislative Council, Wednesday 23 October 2002                            R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

 

No. 1.     Page 10 (clause 18) – After line 9 insert the following:

                                (ba)        by striking out from subsection (4)(a) “$2.5 million and substituting “$3.5 million”;

                                (bb)        by striking out from subsection (4)(b) “$3 million and substituting “$4 million”;

                                (bc)         by striking out from subsection (4)(c) “$19.5 million and substituting “$20 million”;

No. 2.     Page 10 – After line 10 insert new clause as follows:

                                Amendment of s.73C-Community Development Fund

18A. Section 73C of the principal Act is amended by inserting after subsection (3) the following subsection:

(4)           Despite subsection (3), at least $500 000 must be applied from the fund in each financial year towards programs that will be of benefit to the live music industry.

 

         J M Davis CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

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


 

         Statutes Amendment (Bushfires) Bill                                                      Message No 42

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 and the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, Wednesday 23 October 2002                            R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

18      Health and Community Services Complaints Bill

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

Debate resumed.

 

19      Extension of time for adjournment

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Government Enterprises - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

 

20      Health and Community Services Complaints Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr O’Brien, that the debate be further adjourned until tomorrow.

        

21      Adjournment

House adjourned at 10.46 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

 

            For Thursday 24 October 2002

 

Notices of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Premier to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Conveyances Act 1994, the Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Act 1994 and the Local Government Act 1934; and to  repeal the Advances to Settlers Act 1930, the Emergency Powers Act 1941, the Loans for Fencing and Water Piping Act 1938, the Loans to Producers Act 1927 and the Student Hostels (Advances) Act 1961.

 

The Minister for Emergency Services to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Services Act 1936.

 

The Minister for Local Government to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the for Local Government Act 1999.

 

 

            For Thursday 24 October 2002

 

Notices of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Ms Thompson to move – That this House commends the South Australian Housing Trust and all others involved in the conduct of “Gardening Together” and congratulates all winners.


 

            For Wednesday 20 November 2002

 

Notices of Motion: Private Members Business Bills/ Committees/ Regulations -

 

Hon G M Gunn to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961.

 

Hon G M Gunn to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989.

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Present during the day - All Members except Hon K O Foley.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY