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                                                                                                   No.45

 

 

                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                            OF THE

 

                       HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                                               TUESDAY 24 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 234 to 245

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

 

                234 to 241  The Premier (Hon.J.C. Bannon), the Minister of Education (Hon.G.J.Crafter),

                    the     Minister of Employment and Further Education (Hon.M.D. Rann), Messrs

                    Atkinson, D.S. Baker, Lewis and Oswald and Hon. D.C. Wotton, from 880 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government not to introduce gaming machines into hotels and clubs.

 

                242    Mr D.S. Baker, from 5 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the

                    Government to revert to the previous water-rating system.

 

                243  Mr Becker, from 5 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.

 

                244  Mr Lewis, from 131 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the

                    Government to request Australian National to maintain and upgrade the pedestrian

                    pathway through the Tailem Bend Railway yard.

 

                245    Mr Matthew, from 1 406 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge

                    the Government to increase special education assistance to schools.

 

3              Answers to questions

                Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 217, 325, 335, 352, 354, 378, 387 and 406

                    and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

4              Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table:

               

                By the Minister of Health (Hon.D.J. Hopgood) -

                    Drugs Act 1908 - Regulations - Child Resistant Containers.

                    Occupational Therapists Act 1974 - Regulations - Registration Fees.

                    South Australian Health Commission Act 1976 - Regulations - Surgical Fees.


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                By the Minister of Fisheries (Hon.L.M.F. Arnold) -

                    Fisheries Act 1982 - Regulations - Spearfishing - Second Valley. 

 

                By the Minister of Education (Hon.G.J. Crafter) -

                    Teachers Registration Board of South Australia Report, 1991.

                    Local and District Criminal Courts Act 1926 - Local Court Rules - Strata Title Disputes.

                    National Crime Authority -

                          Ministerial Statement.

                          Final Report, January 1992; Summary of Charges and Convictions under South

                               Australian Reference No.2; Anti Corruption Branch Report; Report on Operation Abalone; and Report of Committee of Review on the Operation of South Australian Listening Devices Act 1972.

 

                By the Minister of Transport (Hon.F.T. Blevins) -

                    Metropolitan Taxi-Cab Act 1956 - Applications to Lease, 11 March 1992.

 

                By the Minister of Lands (Hon.S.M. Lenehan) -

                    Geographical Names Board - Report, 1990-91.

 

5              Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

6              Grievance debate

                The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

7              Criminal Law Consolidation (Detention of Insane Offenders)

                    Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the second reading of the Criminal Law Consolidation

                    (Detention of Insane Offenders) Amendment Bill.

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

 

8              Subordinate Legislation (Expiry) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the second reading of the Subordinate Legislation (Expiry)

                    Amendment Bill.

                The Deputy Premier 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              Statutes Amendment (Sentencing) Bill

                Order of the Day read for the second reading of the Statutes Amendment (Sentencing) Bill.

                The Deputy Premier 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.

 

10           Summary Offences (Child Pornography) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the second reading of the Summary Offences (Child

                    Pornography) Amendment Bill.

                The Deputy Premier 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.

                                                                               

11           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) Nos 5 and 6 be Orders of the

                    Day for tomorrow.

 

 


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12     Technical and Further Education (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

       Order of the Day read for consideration of the amendment of the Legislative Council

                    in the Technical and Further Education (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

                         

                                                                                            In Committee

                                          Resolved - That the amendment be agreed to.

 

 

                                                                                                                 

 

           The House having resumed:

           Mr M.J. Evans reported that the Committee had considered the amendment referred to it

              and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

13      Gaming Machines Bill

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

              Bill be now read a second time.

           Debate resumed.

 

14      Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

           Road Traffic (Illegal Use of Vehicles)

              Amendment Bill                                                                                    Message No.86

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

              Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

           Legislative Council, 24 March 1992             G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

           Bill read a first time.

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

 

           Building Societies (Share Capital) Amendment Bill                                        Message No.87

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

              Act to amend the Building Societies Act 1975, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

           Legislative Council, 24 March 1992             G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

          

           Bill read a first time.

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

 

15      Gaming Machines Bill

           Debate (interrupted by receipt of the foregoing Messages) resumed.

 

16      Extension of time for adjournment

           The Minister of Industry Trade and Technology (Hon.L.M.F. Arnold) moved - That the time

              for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

           Question put and passed.

 

17      Gaming Machines Bill

           Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

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

 

18      Adjournment

           House adjourned at 11.56 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

                                                                                                                  

          

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                                                               MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

For Thursday 9 April 1992

           Notice of Motions: Other Business-

 

           Mr Oswald to move - That this House expresses its concern at the failure of Ministers to

              come into the House during Private Members time to respond to motions which affect their portfolios and who delegate their responses to junior back benchers who have no responsibility for the subjects raised.

 

                                                                     CONTINGENT NOTICES OF MOTION 

          

           Contingently on the Gaming Machines Bill being read a second time or the Order of the Day

              being read for consideration of the Bill in Committee, Mr S.J. Baker to move - That Standing Order 364 be suspended during consideration in Committee of clauses 3 and 23 of the Bill.

 

           Contingently on the Casino (Gaming Machines) Amendment Bill being read a second time.

               Mr S.G.Evans to move - That it be an instruction to the Committee of the whole House on the Bill that it have power to consider a new clause relating to prohibition of advertisement.

 

 

                                                                                                                  

          

Present during the day - All the Members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                     N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                    SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY