No 43

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 1 JULY 1997

 

 

1†††††† Meeting of House

†††††††† The House met pursuant to adjournment.† The Speaker (Hon G M Gunn) 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 22

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. 28 of 1997 - An Act to amend the Tobacco Products Regulation Act 1997

No. 29 of 1997 - An Act to amend the Associations Incorporation Act 1985

No. 30 of 1997 - An Act to amend the Acts Interpretation Act 1915, the Administration and Probate Act 1919, the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, the Equal Opportunity Act 1984, the Evidence (Affidavits) Act 1929, the Fair Trading Act 1987, the Firearms Act 1977, the Holidays Act 1910, the Oaths Act 1936, the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971, the South Australian Co-operative and Community Housing Act 1991 and the Wrongs Act 1936.

No. 31 of 1997 - An Act to regulate the licensing and control of the casino at Adelaide; to repeal the Casino Act 1983; and for other purposes

No. 32 of 1997 - An Act to amend the Gaming Supervisory Authority Act 1995

No. 33 of 1997 - An Act to amend the Liquor Licensing Act 1985

No. 34 of 1997 - An Act to amend the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971 and the Taxation Administration Act 1996

No. 35 of 1997 - An Act to amend the Environment Protection Act 1993 and other Acts as a consequence of the enactment of the Water Resources Act 1997; and for other purposes

No. 36 of 1997 - An Act to make provision for a uniform legislative scheme for friendly societies; to repeal the Friendly Societies Act 1919; to make consequential amendments to the Financial Institutions (Application of Laws) Act 1992 and the South Australian Office of Financial Supervision Act 1992; and for other purposes

†††††††† Government House, 1 July 1997†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† E J Neal, GOVERNOR

 

3†††††† Petitions Nos 91 to 105

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

 

91 to 94 †††† The Premier (Hon J W Olsen), the Minister for Industrial Affairs (Hon D C Brown), Mr D S Baker and Mr Meier, from 410 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House support the passage of the Summary Offences (Prostitution) Amendment Bill 1996.

 


95 to 102 ††† The Minister for Industrial Affairs (Hon D C Brown), the Minister for Primary Industries (Hon R G Kerin), Mr D S Baker, Mr Becker, Mr Clarke, Mr Meier and the Leader of the Opposition (Hon M D Rann) and Ms White, from 1 936 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to allow licensed clubs to sell liquor to a club member for consumption off the premises.

 

103†††††† The Minister for Industrial Affairs, from 264 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to reduce the Yankalilla town speed limit to 60 kph and designate a 25 kph School Zone.

 

104†††††† Mr Becker, from 302 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to continue to provide financial assistance to the Tenants Association of South Australia.

 

105†††††† Mr Leggett, from 22 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to review the current guidelines of the Patient Assistance Transport Scheme and reduce the travelling distance qualification to 75 kilometres.

 

106†††††† Mr Scalzi, from 89 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to take action to prevent the erection of mobile phone towers on the Magill Campus of the University of South Australia.

 

4†††††† Paper

The Speaker laid on the Table the following paper which has been printed and published pursuant to section 17 (7) of the Parliamentary Committees Act 1991:

 

Fifty-Eighth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Wallaroo to Port Wakefield Road Upgrade - Wallaroo to Kadina† Section (Paper No 217).

 

5†††††† Papers

The following Papers were tabled:

 

†††††††† By the Minister for Infrastructure (Hon G A Ingerson) -

†††††††††††††† Regulations under the following Acts -

†††††††††††††††††††† Electricity Corporations - Temporary Non-Commercial Provisions

†††††††††††††††††††† Waterworks - Revocation of Schedule 2

 

†††††††† By the Treasurer (Hon S J Baker) -

†††††††††††††† Regulations under the following Acts -

†††††††††††††††††††† Bills of Sale - Fees

†††††††††††††††††††† Criminal Assets Confiscation - Principal

†††††††††††††††††††† Gaming Machines - Fees

†††††††††††††††††††† Liquor Licensing -

†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Long Term Dry Areas

†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Revocation of Eighth Schedule

†††††††††††††††††††† Public Corporations - ETSA Corporation Board

†††††††††††††††††††† Real Property -

†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Fees

†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Land Division Fees

†††††††††††††††††††† Registration of Deeds - Fees

†††††††††††††††††††† Strata Titles - Fees to Registrar - General

†††††††††††††††††††† Tobacco Products Regulation - Principal

†††††††††††††††††††† Workerís Liens - Fees

†††††††††††††† Summary Offences Act 1953 - Dangerous Area Declarations - 1 July 1996 to 31 March 1997

†††††††††††††† Summary Offences Act 1953 - Road Block Establishment Authorisations - 1 July 1996 to 31 March 1997

 


†††††††† By the Minister for Energy (Hon S J Baker) -

†††††††††††††† Regulations under the following Acts -

†††††††††††††††††††† Electricity - General

†††††††††††††††††††† Gas - Principal

 

†††††††† By the Minister for Housing and Urban Development (Hon S J Baker) -

†††††††††††††† Development Act - Regulations - Referrals and Concurrences

 

†††††††† By the Minister for Finance (Hon S J Baker) -

†††††††††††††† Regulations under the following Acts -

†††††††††††††††††††† Southern State Superannuation - Administrative Charge

†††††††††††††††††††† Superannuation (Benefit Scheme) - Administrative Charge

 

†††††††† By the Minister for Industrial Affairs -

†††††††††††††† Regulations under the following Acts -

†††††††††††††††††††† Motor Vehicles -

†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Exemptions and Reports

†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Expiation Fees - Substitution

†††††††††††††††††††† Road Traffic -

†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Expiation Fees - Substitution

†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Fees - Inspections

 

†††††††† By the† Minister for Tourism (Hon E S Ashenden) for the Minister for Health (Hon M H Armitage) -

†††††††††††††† Regulations under the following Acts -

†††††††††††††††††††† Physiotherapists - Qualifications

†††††††††††††††††††† Public and Environmental Health - Disposal or Re-use of Water

†††††††††††††††††††† South Australian Health Commission - Medicare Patient Fees

 

†††††††† By the Minister for Environment and Natural Resources (Hon D C Wotton) -

†††††††††††††† Water Resources Act - Regulations -

†††††††††††††††††††† Penrice Exemption

†††††††††††††††††††† Principal

†††††††††††††††††††† Roxby Downs Exemption

 

†††††††† By the Minister for Primary Industries† (Hon R G Kerin) -

†††††††††††††† Animal and Plant Control Commission - Report, 1996

†††††††††††††† Soil Conservation Boards of South Australia - Report, 1995-96

†††††††††††††† Veterinary Surgeons Act - Regulations - Fees.

 

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†††††† Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Government Business No 1 be a Notice of Motion for tomorrow.

 

9†††††† Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 1 to 9 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 10.

 


10††††† Local Government (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 17 agreed to.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Title agreed to.

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†††††††† The House having resumed:

Hon H Allison 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.

 

11††††† Appropriation Bill - Estimates Committees A and B - Reports and Minutes of Proceedings

Order of the Day read for the bringing up Reports of Estimates Committees A and B.

Mr Venning brought up the Report of Estimates Committee A .

Ordered - That the Report be received.

Mr Venning brought up the Minutes of Proceedings of Estimates Committee A.

Ordered - That the Minutes of Proceedings be incorporated in the Votes and Proceedings.

Mr Becker brought up the Report of Estimates Committee B.

Ordered - That the Report be received.

Mr Becker brought up the Minutes of Proceedings of Estimates Committee B.

Ordered - That the Minutes of Proceedings be incorporated in the Votes and Proceedings.

 

The Minister for Industrial Affairs moved - That the proposed expenditures referred to Estimates Committees A and B be agreed to.

Debate ensued.

 

12††††† Extension of time for adjournment

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

Question put and passed.

 

13††††† Appropriation Bill - Estimates Committees A and B - Reports and Minutes of Proceedings

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

The Treasurer moved - That the remainder of the Bill be agreed to.

Question put and passed.

 

The Treasurer moved - That the Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

14††††† Adjournment

†††††††† House adjourned at 10.49 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 


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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

†††††††††††††† For Thursday 3 July 1997

 

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

 

Mr Clarke to move - That the Regulations under the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994 relating to Unfair Dismissal, gazetted on 29 May and laid on the Table of this House on 3 June 1997, be disallowed.

 

Notices of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mr Brokenshire to move - That this House supports the Premier in his efforts to argue the case against the Productivity Commission regarding the recommendation to reduce tariffs on textiles, clothing and footwear to 5% by 2008 and condemns the Commissionís Report.

 

Mr Brokenshire to move - That this House condemns the Leader of the Opposition for continuously putting out press releases advising that there will be an early election and as a consequence stifling and pulling down business confidence and the economy, particularly with regard to job security.

 

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†††††††† Present during the day - All Members except Hon M H Armitage, Mr D S Baker and Mr Evans.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY