No 45

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 3 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†††††† Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 and 2 be Notices of Motion for Thursday next.

 

3†††††† Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 3 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

4†††††† Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 1 to 4 be Orders of the Day for Thursday next.

 

5†††††† Rehabilitation of Sexual Offenders Bill

†††††††† Order of the Day read for further consideration in Committee of this Bill.

 

In Committee

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Clause No 5 further considered.

Mr Rossiís amendment further considered.

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

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Clause agreed to.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Clauses Nos 6 to 8 agreed to.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Clause No 9 read.

†††††††† To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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†††††††† The House having resumed:

Hon H Allison 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 on Thursday next.

 

6†††††† Industrial and Employee Relations Act -† Regulations - Unfair Dismissal - Motion for disallowance

Mr Clarke, pursuant to notice, moved - 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.

 

†††††††† Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday next.

 

7†††††† Discharge of business - MFP Development Act - Regulations - Motion for disallowance

Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 6 read.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Foley, that this Order of the Day be discharged.

 

8†††††† Select Committee on Petrol Multi Site Franchising - Report -† Motion to note

†††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Caudell - That the Report of ††††††††††††††††††††† the Select Committee on Petrol Multi Site Franchising be noted.

†††††††† Debate resumed.

†††††††† Question put and passed.

 

9†††††† Community Protection Bill

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

Debate resumed.

 

†††††††† It being Midday, Other Motions were called on by the Clerk.

 

10††††† Suspension of Standing and Sessional Orders

Mr Meier, without notice, moved - That Standing and Sessional Orders be so far suspended as to enable Notices of Motion: Other Motions to be postponed until Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/ Committees/ Regulations are disposed of.

Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

11††††† Community Protection Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing calling on Other Motions) resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Oswald, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday next.

 

12††††† Summary Offences (Prostitution) 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.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Oswald, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday next.

 

13††††† Statutes Amendment (Sexual Offences) Bill

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

Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Oswald, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday next.

 

14††††† Petitions Nos 115 to 118

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

 

115†††††† Mrs Hall, from 131 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House support the passage of the Summary Offences (Prostitution) Amendment Bill 1996.

 

116 and 117 †††† Mrs Hall and Ms Stevens, from 163 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.

 

118†††††† Ms Stevens, from 22 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to improve the respite, crisis and drug care and services in the mental health system.

 

15††††† Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 


16††††† Member named

The Speaker named the Deputy Leader of the Opposition (Mr Clarke) for defying the authority of the Chair.

 

Member's explanation

The Honourable Member having made an explanation:

The Deputy Premier (Hon G A Ingerson) moved - That the explanation not be accepted.

Debate ensued.

Question put.

 

House divided (No 1)

 


††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††† Ayes, 29

 

Hon H Allison

Mr Andrew

Hon M H Armitage

Hon E S Ashenden

Mr D S Baker

Hon S J Baker

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Buckby

Mr Caudell

Mrs Greig

Mrs Hall

Hon R G Kerin

Mrs Kotz

Mr Leggett

Mr Lewis

Hon W A Matthew

Mr Meier

Hon J W Olsen

Mr Oswald

Mrs Penfold

Mrs Rosenberg

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Mr Wade

Hon D C Wotton

Hon G A Ingerson (Teller)


††††††† Noes, 8

 

Mr Atkinson

Hon F T Blevins

Mr Clarke

Mr Foley

Ms Hurley

Ms Stevens

Ms White

Hon M D Rann (Teller)


 

†††††††† So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Mr Clarke then withdrew from the Chamber.

 

Member suspended

The Deputy Premier moved - That the Deputy Leader of the Opposition be suspended from the service of the House.

Question put and passed.

 

17††††† Questions

Questions without notice (interrupted by the foregoing naming) resumed.

 

18††††† Grievance debate

†††††††† The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

†††††††† Debate ensued.

†††††††† Question put and passed.

 

19††††† Postponement of business

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

20††††† Bank Merger (National/BNZ) 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.

 

21††††† Bank Mergers (South Australia) 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

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Clause No 1 agreed to.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Clause No 2 amended and agreed to.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Clause No 3 amended and agreed to.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Clause No 4 agreed to.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Clause No 5 amended and agreed to.

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

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†††††††† The House having resumed:

Mr Bass 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.

 

22††††† Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 4.

 

23††††† Stamp Duties (Rates of Duty) 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.

 

24††††† Electricity (Vegetation Clearance) 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.

 

25††††† Adjournment

†††††††† House adjourned at 4.25 pm until Tuesday next at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

†††††††††††††† For Thursday 10 July 1997

 

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

 

Mr Oswald to move - That the Fifty-Eighth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Wallaroo to Port Wakefield Road Upgrade - Wallaroo to Kadina Section, be noted.

 

†††††††† Notice of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mr Becker to move - That this House acknowledges and congratulates Adelaide Bank Charitable Foundation for contributions of $2 600 000 over the past 16 years to community organisations.

 

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†††††††† Present during the day - All Members except Mr Condous, Mr Evans and Mr Quirke.

 

 

 

 

 

†††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† G M Gunn

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

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY