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                                                                                                   No. 43 

 

                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                            OF THE

 

                       HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                                           WEDNESDAY 18 MARCH 1992

 

 

 

 1             Meeting of House

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

                    Chair and read prayers.

 

 2             Petitions Nos 212 to 222

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

 

                212 to 217  Messrs S.J. Baker, Becker, Brindal, M.J. Evans and Lewis and Hon. D.C. Wotton,

                    from 2 370 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government not to introduce gaming machines into hotels and clubs.

 

                218  Mr Becker, from 290 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the

                    Government to stop reduced standards being created by publishers of certain magazines and posters debasing women.

 

                219  Mr Becker, from 745 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the

                    Government to allow the sale of Riverland citrus fruit products from the roadside of Tapleys Hill Road, West Beach.

 

                220  Mrs Kotz, from 15 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the

                    Government to amend the junior sports policy to allow children greater access to competitive sport.

 

                221  Mrs Kotz, from 1 864 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the

                    Government to increase penalties for drug offenders.

 

                222  Mr Lewis, from 410 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the

                    Government to hold a referendum to implement all aspects of citizens initiated referenda.

 

 3             Answer to a question

                An answer to a question without notice was tabled by the Speaker.

 

 4             Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.


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 5             Grievance debate

                The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

  6            University of South Australia (Council Membership) Bill

                The Minister of Employment and Further Education (Hon. M.D. Rann), pursuant to notice,

                    moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the University of South Australia Act 1990.

                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. B.C. Eastick, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

 7             Pitjantjatjara Lands Parliamentary Committee - Motion re

                The Minister of Aboriginal Affairs (Hon. M.D. Rann), pursuant to notice, moved - That

                    pursuant to section 42c (11) of the Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Act 1981, this House resolves that section 42c of the Act shall continue in operation for a further 5 years; and that a Message be sent to the Legislative Council requesting its concurrence thereto.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

 8             Associations Incorporation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the second reading of the Associations Incorporation (Miscellaneous)

                    Amendment Bill.

                The Minister of Emergency Services (Hon. J.H.C. Klunder) 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.

 

 9             MFP Development Bill

                Order of the Day for the adjourned debate on the question - That the MFP Development Bill

                    be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of the Minister of State Development (Hon.J.C. Bannon), by leave, that

                    the debate be further adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

10           Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Criminal Law Consolidation (Detention of Insane Offenders)

                 Amendment Bill                                                                                                                 Message No. 77

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an

                    Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 18 March 1992                                                                                  G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                Bill read a first time.

                Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

11           Stamp Duties (Exemption - Motor Vehicles) Amendment Bill

                Mr S.G. Evans, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act

                    to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923.

                Question put and passed.


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                Bill presented and read a first time.

                Mr S.G. Evans moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Holloway, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

12           Postponement of business

                Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Members Bills) Nos 1 to 3 be Notices

                    of Motion for Wednesday next.

 

13           Statutes Amendment (Illegal Use of Motor Vehicles) Bill

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

                    Amendment (Illegal Use of Motor Vehicles) Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                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.

 

                                                                                                                     

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mrs Hutchison 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 Wednesday next.

 

14           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Members Bills) No. 5 be an Order of the Day for

                    Wednesday next.

 

15           Subordinate Legislation (Commencement and Expiry) Amendment Bill

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

                    Legislation (Commencement and Expiry) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr Groom, that the debate be further adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

                                                                                                                      

 

                                           It being 8.30 p.m. Orders of the Day (Government Business) resumed.

 

                                                                                                                      

16           MFP Development Bill

                Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the MFP Development Bill be

                    now read a second time - be now resumed.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

               

                Bill read a second time.

 

                Suspension of Standing Orders

                Mr Ingerson, without notice, moved - That Standing Order No. 364 be suspended during

                    consideration in Committee of Clause No. 8 of the Bill.

                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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                                                                                            In Committee

                                              Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 3 read.

                Mr Ingerson moved on page 1, line 27, to leave out the words "proclamation under this section"

                    and insert in lieu thereof the following word "regulation".

                Question put and negatived.

                                              Clause otherwise amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 4 to 6 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 7 read.

                Mr Ingerson moved on page 3, after line 28, to insert subclause as follows:

                (3)  The State Minister must cause any direction to the Corporation to be published in the

               Gazette within 14 days after it is given to the Corporation.

                Question put and negatived.

                                              Clause otherwise amended and agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 8 read.

                Mr Ingerson moved on page 3, line 31, to leave out the words "plan and develop and manage"

                    and insert in lieu thereof the words "co-ordinate the planning development and management of".

                Question put and negatived.

                Mr Ingerson moved on page 4, lines 14 to 16, to leave out subclause (2) and insert in lieu

                    thereof subclause as follows:

                (2)  The Corporation must, in carrying out its operations, consult with and draw on the

                    expertise of -

                (a)     administrative units and other instrumentalities of the State;

                (b)     Commonwealth Government and local government bodies;

                and

                (c)     non-government persons or bodies,

                with responsibilities or particular expertise in areas related to or affected by those operations.

 

                Safeguarding amendment

                The Premier (Hon.J.C. Bannon) having intimated that he intended to move on page 4, line 15,

                    after the word "State", to insert the words "and local government bodies".

                Question - That all words in lines 14 and 15, up to the word "State" be left out - put and

                    negatived.

                Question - That the Minister's amendment be agreed to - put and passed.

                To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

                                                                                                                       

 

                Mr M.J. Evans 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.

 

17           Extension of time for adjournment

                The Premier moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended

                    beyond 10.00 p.m.

                Question put and passed.

 

18           MFP Development Bill

                Ordered - That the further consideration in Committee of the MFP Development Bill be now

                    resumed.

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                             Clause No. 8 further considered.

                To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

                                                                                                                         

 

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                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans reported that the Committee had further considered the Bill referred to it,

                    had made further progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

                Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again on motion.

 

19           Suspension of Standing Orders

                The Deputy Premier (Hon D.J. Hopgood), 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.

 

20           Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Survey Bill                                                                                                                           Message No.78

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith,

                    titled an Act to provide for the licensing and registration of surveyors and to make

                    provisions relating to surveying and land boundaries; to repeal the Surveyors Act

                    1975; 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, 18 March 1992                                                                  G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

                                                                                                       

                                  Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

                No.1 Page 4, line 30 (clause 9) - Leave out "to the Surveyor-General" and

                                    insert "to the Minister".

                No.2 Page 16, lines 42 to 44 (clause 43) - Leave out subclause (1) and insert -

                                    "(1) The Governor may, by regulation, issue survey instructions in relation to cadastral surveys and records of cadastral surveys".

                No.3 Page 17, lines 11 to 17 (clause 43) - Leave out subclauses (3),(4) and (5).

                No.4 Page 17 (clause 43) - After line 19 insert new subclauses as follow:

                                    "(7) The Survey Advisory Committee must be consulted before survey instructions are promulgated.

                                     (8) The Registrar-General must be consulted before survey instructions are promulgated under subsection (2)(e) in relation to plans or other records to be lodged in the Lands Titles Registration Office."

                                                                          C.H. Mertin, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

                Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration tomorrow.

                                

                Technical and Further Education (Miscellaneous)

                    Amendment Bill                                                                              Message No.79

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled

                    an Act to amend the Technical and Further Education Act 1976, with the amendment indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendment the Legislative Council desires

                    the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 18 March 1992                                                                  G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT  

 

                                   Schedule of the amendment made by the Legislative Council

                Page 13 - After line 31 insert new clause as follows:

                          "32 Insertion of schedule The following schedule is inserted at the end of the principal Act.

 


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                                                                                                Schedule

                                               Interpretation of other Acts and instruments

                1.References to officers of the teaching service A reference in an Act or in any other

                          instrument (whether the instrument is of a legislative character or not) to an officer of

                          the teaching service under this Act will be construed as a reference to an officer."

                                                                         C.H. Mertin, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

                Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration tomorrow.

 

21           MFP Development Bill

                Ordered - That the further consideration in Committee of the MFP Development Bill be

                    now resumed.     

 

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                             Clause No.8 further considered, amended and agreed to.

                                                             Clause No.9 read.

                Mr Ingerson moved on page 3, line 21 to leave out paragraph (b) and insert in lieu

                    thereof paragraph (b) as follows:

                    "(b) arrange for the division and development of land and the carrying out of works;"

                Question put and negatived.

                                                             Clause agreed to.

                                              Clause No.10 read.

                To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

                                                                                                                         

 

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans reported that the Committee had further 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 today.                                           .

 

22           Adjournment

                House adjourned at 1.20 a.m. until today at 10.30 a.m.

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                               MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Thursday 19 March

        Notices of Motion: Government Business -

               

The Treasurer to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the

        State Lotteries Act 1966 and to repeal the Soccer Football Pools Act 1982.

 

The Minister of Emergency Services to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for

        an Act to amend the Firearms Act 1977.

 

The Minister of Labour to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend

        the Industrial Relations Act (S.A.) 1972.

 

The Minister of Labour to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend

        the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986.

 

 

 

 

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                Notice of Motion: Regulations/Committees -

 

Mr Gunn to move - That the Regulations under the Summary Offences Act 1953 relating to Traffic

        Infringement Notices - Obscuring Number Plates, made on 13 February and laid on the Table of this House on 18 February 1992, be disallowed.

 

                Notice of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mrs Hutchison to move - That this House -

        (a) strongly supports submissions to have an urgent resolution of the agricultural

                policies in Uruguay found;

        (b)   strongly supports at least the adoption of the Dunkel proposals as soon as possible;

        (c)    commends the Australian Government for supporting a team of Ministers to the negotiations; and

        (d)   pledges multi-partisan support for this proposal.

 

       

Present during the day - All the Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                N.T.Peterson

                                                                                                                                SPEAKER             

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY