No. 44

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                          WEDNESDAY 8 MARCH 1995

 

 

 1         Meeting of House

                  The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. G.M. Gunn) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2         Legislative Review Committee - Reports

                  Mr Cummins brought up the Nineteenth and Twentieth Reports of the Committee.

                  Reports received.

                 

3         Questions

                  Questions without notice were asked.

                 

4         Grievance debate

                  The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

5         Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

            Consumer Credit (Credit Providers) Amendment Bill and

                    Second-hand Vehicles Dealers Bill                                                                                                   Message No. 87

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council having considered the recommendations from the Conference on the Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Bill and the Consumer Credit (Credit Providers) Amendment Bill has agreed thereto.

                  Legislative Council, 7 March 1995                                                                                                              H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

6         Natural Gas Pipelines Access Bill

                  The Treasurer (Hon. S.J. Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for access to pipelines for the haulage of natural gas; 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 Mr Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

7          Pipelines Authority (Sale of Pipelines) Amendment Bill

                  The Treasurer, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Pipelines Authority Act 1967.

                  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 Mr Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

8         Construction Industry Long Service Leave (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                  The Minister for Industrial Affairs (Hon. G.A. Ingerson), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Construction Industry Long Service Leave (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 1995.

                  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 Mr Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

9         Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No. 1 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

10       South Australian Housing Trust (Water Rates) 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 3 agreed to.

                                                                                                Title agreed to.

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

                  The House having resumed:

                  Mr Bass 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        Housing and Urban Development (Administrative Arrangements) 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.


                  House divided (No. 1):

 

                                          Ayes, 23.

 

                              Hon. H. Allison

                              Mr Andrew

                              Hon. M.H. Armitage

                              Mr Ashenden

                              Hon. S.J. Baker

                              Mr Bass

                              Mr Becker

                              Mr Brokenshire

                              Mr Buckby

                              Mr Caudell

                              Mr Condous

                              Mr Evans

                              Mr Kerin

                              Mrs Kotz

                              Mr Leggett

                              Mr Lewis

                              Hon. W.A. Matthew

                              Mr Meier

                              Mrs Penfold

                              Mr Rossi

                              Mr Venning

                              Mr Wade

                              Hon. J.K.G. Oswald (Teller)

                              Noes, 8.

 

Mr Atkinson

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Ms Stevens

Ms White

Ms Hurley (Teller)

 

 

 

                  So it was resolved in the affirmative.

                 

                  Bill read a second time.

                 

                                                                                      In Committee

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 7 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause 8 read.

                  Ms Hurley moved on page 6, line 6 to leave out the words "by notice".

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

                                                                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause 9 read.

                  Ms Hurley moved on page 6, line 11 to leave out the words "The Minister may, by notice in the Gazette" and insert in lieu thereof the words: "The Governor may, by regulation".

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

                  Ms Hurley moved on page 7, lines 18 and 19 to leave out subclause (6) and insert in lieu thereof the following subclauses:

                  (6)     However, if a regulation is in force under paragraph (e) of subsection 2 in respect of the statutory corporation, a statutory corporation must not be dissolved unless the Governor is satisfied that any relevant procedure prescribed under that paragraph has been followed.

                  (7)      If a transfer of assets or rights occurs under subsection (5)(b)(iv), the Minister must, as soon as practicable after the regulation effecting the transfer is made, present a report on the matter to the Statutory Authorities Review Committee of the Parliament (but the Statutory Review Committee is not required to report on the matter to the Legislative Council if the Statutory Authorities Review Committee resolves that a report is unnecessary in the circumstances of the paticular case).

                  (8)     If a regulation establishing a statutory corporation under this section is disallowed by either House of Parliament the assets rights and liabilities of the statutory corporation become assets, rights and liabilities of the Minister.

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

                                                                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 10 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 11 read.

                  Ms Hurley moved on page 7, line 25 to leave out the word "Minister" and insert in lieu thereof the word "Governor".

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

                                                                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 12 to 21 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 22 read.

                  Ms Hurley moved on page 12, line 34 to leave out the words "a notice under Division 2" and insert in lieu therof the word "regulation".

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

                                                                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 23 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 24 read.

                  Ms Hurley moved on page 13, after line 33 to insert new subsection as follows:

                              (4) If a transfer of an asset or right occurs under subsectioin (1) (b)(iv), the Minister must, as soon as practicable after the notice effecting the transfer is published, present a report on the matter to the Statutory Authorities Review Committee of the Parliament (but the Statutory Authorities Review Committee is not required to report on the matter to the Legislative Council if the Statutory Review Committee resolves that a report is unnecessary in the circumstances of the particular case).

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

                                                                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 25 to 38 agreed to.

                                                                                                Schedule 1 agreed to

                                                                                                Schedule 2 read.

                  Ms Hurley moved on page 21, after line 23 to insert the following subsection:

                  (2)     Regulations under this Act must, on the commencement of Division 1 of Part 3 -

                              (a)     provide for the constitution of a board of management of SAHT; and

                              (b)     specify the functions of SAHT,

                              and may make other provisions (not inconsistent with this Act) that in the opinion of the Governor are necessary or expedient for the purposes of SAHT.

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

                                                                                                Schedule 2 otherwise amended and 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 with an amendment.

 

                  The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon. J.K.G. Oswald) moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

                  Debate ensued.

                 

12       Extension of time for adjournment

                  The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

                  Question put and passed.

 

13       Housing and Urban Development (Administrative Arrangements) Bill

                  Debate (interupted by the foregoing motion) resumed

                  Question put.


                  House divided (No. 2):

 

                                          Ayes, 26.

 

                              Hon. H. Allison

                              Mr Andrew

                              Hon. M.H. Armitage

                              Mr Ashenden

                              Hon. S.J. Baker

                              Mr Bass

                              Mr Becker

                              Mr Brindal

                              Mr Brokenshire

                              Mr Buckby

                              Mr Caudell

                              Mr Condous

                              Mr Evans

                              Ms Hall

                              Hon. G.A. Ingerson

                              Mr Kerin

                              Mrs Kotz

                              Mr Leggett

                              Mr Lewis

                              Hon. W.A. Matthew

                              Mr Meier

                              Mrs Penfold

                              Mr Rossi

                              Mr Venning

                              Mr Wade

                              Hon. J.K.G. Oswald (Teller)

                              Noes, 9.

 

Mr Atkinson

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Mr Clarke

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Ms Stevens

Ms White

Ms Hurley (Teller)

 

 

 

                  So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

                  Bill read a third time and passed.

 

14       Division List - Correction of error

                  Mr Condous called to the attention of the House an error in the Division list relating to the Question - "That the Housing and Urban Development (Administrative Arrangements) Bill be now read a second time", on which occasion Mr Condous voted for the Ayes, but was not recorded.

                  The Speaker stated that the Votes and Proceedings would be corrected accordingly.

 

15       Retail Shop Leases Bill

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

                  The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

 

            Suspension of Standing Orders

                  The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the remainder of the second reading speech to be inserted in Hansard without reading.

                  Question put.


                  House divided (No. 3):

 

                                                Ayes, 26.

 

                              Hon. H. Allison

                              Mr Andrew

                              Hon. M.H. Armitage

                              Mr Ashenden

                              Hon. S.J. Baker

                              Mr Bass

                              Mr Becker

                              Mr Brindal

                              Mr Brokenshire

                              Mr Buckby

                              Mr Caudell

                              Mr Condous

                              Mr Evans

                              Ms Hall

                              Hon. G.A. Ingerson

                              Mr Kerin

                              Mrs Kotz

                              Mr Leggett

                              Mr Lewis

                              Hon. W.A. Matthew

                              Mr Meier

                              Mrs Penfold

                              Mr Rossi

                              Mr Venning

                              Mr Wade

                              Hon. J.K.G. Oswald (Teller)

                              Noes, 9.

 

Mr Atkinson

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Mrs Geraghty

Ms Hurley

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Ms Stevens

Ms White

Mr Clarke (Teller)

 

 

 

                  So it was resolved in the affirmative.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

16       Adjournment

                  House adjourned at 10.26 p.m. until tomorrow  at 10.30 a.m.

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                 MOTIONS WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Thursday 9 March 1995

Notices of Motion: Government Business-

 

The Minister for Industrial Affairs to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the MFP Development Act 1992.

 

The Minister for Primary Industries to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Fisheries Act 1982.

 

The Minister for Primary Industries to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Dairy Industry Act 1992.

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

Present during the day - All Members except Mr De Laine and Mr Foley, Hon. J.W. Olsen, Hon. D.C. Wotton.


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

 

                  Division No. 1 -

                              Ayes - Hon. D.S. Baker, Hon. J.W. Olsen and Hon. D.C. Wotton.

                              Noes - Mr Clarke, Mr De Laine and Mr Foley.

 

                  Division No. 2 -

                              Ayes - Hon. D.C. Brown and  Hon. J.W. Olsen.

                              Noes - Mr De Laine and Mr Foley.

 

                 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY