No 45

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 3 JULY 1996

 

 

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 39 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Wills Act 1936.

No 40 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Country Fires Act 1989.

No 41 of 1996 - An Act to provide for the merger of the Bank of South Australia with Advance Bank; and for other purposes.

No 42 of 1996 - An Act to apply certain laws of the Commonwealth relating to competition policy as laws of South Australia and for other purposes.

No 43 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Electricity Corporations Act 1994.

No 44 of 1996 - An Act to make provision for the operation of a national electricity market and for other purposes.

No 45 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Public Finance and Audit Act 1987.

No 46 of 1996 - An Act to amend the District Court Act 1991, the Magistrates Court Act 1991 and the Supreme Court Act 1935 and to repeal the Conciliation Act 1929.

     Government House, 3 July 1996                     R F Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

3    Petition No 110

The Clerk announced that the following Member had lodged a Petition for presentation:

 

110      The Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources (Hon D C Wotton), from 1 983 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to ban the recreational shooting of ducks and quails.

 

4    Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 68, 72, 73,76,85, 90, 92 to 98, 100 and 104 were tabled by the Speaker.

 

5    Legislative Review Committee - Report - Twenty Seventh Report

Mr Cummins brought up the Twenty Seventh Report of the Committee.

Report received.

 


6    Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

Ordered - That the period for asking questions without notice be extended by ten minutes.

Questions without notice resumed.

 

7    Grievance debate

The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

8    Centenary of Sir Thomas Playford’s Birth  - Motion re

The Premier (Hon D C Brown), pursuant to notice, moved - That this House, on the occasion of the centenary of the birth of Sir Thomas Playford, endorses the display of the portrait of Sir Thomas by Sir Ivor Hele as a permanent feature of this Chamber in recognition of his enduring contribution to the economic, industrial, social and political welfare of South Australia.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

9    Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Government Business No 2 be a Notice of Motion for tomorrow.

 

10   Industrial and Employee Relations (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 Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994.

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 Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

11   Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Government Business No 4 be a Notice of Motion for tomorrow.

 

12   Ombudsman (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

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

The Minister for Tourism (Hon G A Ingerson) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Ordered, on motion of Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

13   Trustee (Variation of Charitable Trusts) Amendment Bill

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

The Minister for Tourism moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Ordered, on motion of Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

14   Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 3 be postponed and resumed on motion.

 

15   Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 4 be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 


16   Government Business Enterprises (Competition) Bill

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

Debate resumed.

 

Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                              Clauses Nos 1 to 7 agreed to.

                              Clause No 8 amended and agreed to.

                              Clause No 9 agreed to.

                               Clause No 10 amended and agreed to.

                              Clauses Nos 11 to 15 agreed to.

                              Clauses Nos 16 and 17 amended and agreed to.

                              Clauses Nos 18 to 22 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.

 

17   Motor Vehicles (Trade Plates) Amendment Bill

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 3 be now resumed.

The Minister for Tourism moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Ordered, on motion of Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

18   Development (Major Development Assessment) 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 5 agreed to.

                              Clause No 6 read.

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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 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 tomorrow.

 


19   Adjournment

The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon E S Ashenden) moved - That the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

House adjourned at 10.08 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

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Present during the day - All Members except Hon M H Armitage, Hon S J Baker, Hon W A Matthew, Hon D C Wotton.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                      G M Gunn

                                                      SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY