No 46

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 8 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†††††† Petition No 119

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

 

119†††††† Mr Leggett, from 89 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House support the passage of the Summary Offences (Prostitution) Amendment Bill 1996.

 

3†††††† Answer to a question

An answer to a question on the Notice Paper, No 14, was tabled by the Speaker.

 

4†††††† Papers

†††††††† The following Papers were tabled:

 

†††††††† By the Treasurer (Hon S J Baker) -

†††††††††††††† Ministerial Statement by the Attorney-General - Retail Shop Leases

†††††††††††††† Statutory Authorities Review Committee - Response - Review of the Legal Services Commission (Part 2) - Report

†††††††††††††† District Court Act - Rules of Court - Amendment No 16

 

†††††††† By the Minister for Finance (Hon S J Baker) -

†††††††††††††† Police Superannuation Scheme - Report , 1995-96

†††††††††††††† Friendly Societies Act - General Laws - Albert District No 83 Independent Order of Rechabites - Salford Unity Friendly Society

 

†††††††† By the Minister for Housing and Urban Development (Hon S J Baker) -

†††††††††††††† Development Act - Crown Development - Expansion and Relocation of the Tanunda Primary School - Report.

 

†††††††† By the Minister for Local Government (Hon E S Ashenden) -

†††††††††††††† District Council - By-Laws - Elliston - No 9 - Camping.

 

5†††††† Economic and Finance Committee - Report - Economic and Financial Aspects of the Operation of the MFP Development Corporation

Mr Becker brought up the Report of the Committee on Economic and Financial Aspects of the Operation of the MFP Development Corporation for year ended 30 June 1996.

†††††††† Report received.

 

†††††††† Ordered to be printed (Paper No 220).

 

 

6†††††† Questions

†††††††† Questions without notice were asked.

 

7†††††† Select Committee on Organs for Transplantation - Leave to sit

The Minister for Health (Hon M H Armitage), by leave, moved - That the Select Committee on Organs for Transplantation have leave to sit during the sitting of the House today.

Question put and passed.

 

8†††††† Grievance debate

The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

9†††††† Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

†††††††† Retail Shop Leases Amendment Bill††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Message No 99

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Retail Shop Leases Act 1995, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

†††††††† Legislative Council, 3 July 1997††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

†††††††† Bill read a first time.

 

†††††††† The Treasurer moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

10††††† Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Government Business No 1 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 3.

 

11††††† Superannuation (Miscellaneous) 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.

 

12††††† Enfield General Cemetery (Administration of West Terrace Cemetery) 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.

 


13††††† Statutes Amendment (Community Titles) 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.

 

In Committee

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to

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

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†††††††† The House having resumed:

The Hon H Allison 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.

 

14††††† Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

†††††††† Electoral (Computer Vote Counting) Amendment Bill†††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Message No 100

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Electoral Act 1985, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

†††††††† Legislative Council, 3 July 1997††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

†††††††† Bill read a first time.

 

†††††††† Suspension of Standing Orders

The Treasurer, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable this Bill to pass through its remaining stages without delay.

Question put and passed.

 

†††††††† The Treasurer moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate ensued.

†††††††† Question put and passed.

 

†††††††† Bill read a second time.

†††††††† Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

†††††††† Bill read a third time and passed.

 

15††††† Joint Committee on Living Resources - Final Report - Motion to note

The Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources (Hon D C Wotton), pursuant to notice, moved - That the Final Report of the Joint Committee on Living Resources be noted.

†††††††† Debate ensued.

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

 

16††††† Adjournment

The Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources moved - That the House do now adjourn.

†††††††† Debate ensued.

 


17††††† Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

†††††††† Partnership (Limited Partnerships) Amendment Bill†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Message No 101

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Partnership Act 1891 and to make consequential amendments to the Business Names Act 1996, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

†††††††† Legislative Council, 8 July 1997††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

†††††††† Bill read a first time.

 

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

 

†††††††† Statutes Amendment (Attorney-Generalís Portfolio)†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Message No 102

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988, the Enforcement of Judgements Act 1991, the Evidence Act 1929, the Fences Act 1975, the Law of Property Act 1936, the Magistrates Act 1983, the Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Common Expiation Scheme) Act 1996 and the Summary Offences Act 1953, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

†††††††† Legislative Council, 3 July 1997††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

†††††††† Bill read a first time.

 

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

 

†††††††† Juries (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Message No 103

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Juries Act 1927, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

†††††††† Legislative Council, 8 July 1997††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

†††††††† Bill read a first time.

 

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

 

†††††††† Co-operatives Bill†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Message No 104

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to provide for the formation, registration and management of Co-operatives; to amend the Securities and Investigation Agents Act 1995; to repeal the Co-operatives Act 1983; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

The Legislative Council draws the attention of the House of Assembly to clause no 448, printed in erased type, which clause, being a money clause, cannot originate in the Legislative Council, but which is deemed necessary to the Bill.

†††††††† Legislative Council, 8 July 1997††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

†††††††† Bill read a first time.

 

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

 

†††††††† ASER (Restructure) Bill†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Message No 105

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to provide for restructuring the ASER property holdings and for other purposes, without any amendment.

†††††††† Legislative Council, 8 July 1997††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 


†††††††† Equal Opportunity (Sexual Harassment) Amendment Bill††††††††† ††††††††††† Message No 106

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Equal Opportunity Act 1984, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

†††††††† Legislative Council, 8 July 1997††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

†††††††† Bill read a first time.

 

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

 

18††††† Adjournment

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

†††††††† Question put and passed.

 

†††††††† House adjourned at 5.10 pm until tomorrow 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 Becker to move - That the Twentieth Report of the Economic and Finance Committee on Economic and Financial Aspects of the MFP Development Corporation for the Year Ended 30 June 1996, be noted.

 

†††††††††††††† For Thursday 24 July 1997

 

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

 

Mr Becker to move - That this House congratulates the Board, management and staff of West Beach Trust as proprietors of the West Beach Caravan Park on their recent win in the Camping and Caravan Parks category of the 1996 Yellow Pages South Australian Tourism Awards.

 

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†††††††† Present during the day - All Members except Mr De Laine, Mr Quirke and Hon M D Rann.

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY