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                                                                                                   No. 46

 

                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                            OF THE

 

                       HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                                           WEDNESDAY 25 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 246 to 249

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

 

                246 to 249  The Minister of Education (Hon. G.J. Crafter), Hon. H. Allison and Messrs Quirke

                    and Venning, from 358 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government not to introduce gaming machines into hotels and clubs.

 

 3             Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table:

               

                By the Minister of Emergency Services (Hon. J.H.C. Klunder) -

                    Memorandum from Deputy Commissioner of Police regarding a racist complaint against a

                      police constable.

 

                By the Minister of Labour (Hon. R.J. Gregory) -

                    Strategies against Stress.

 

 4             Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

 5             Grievance debate

                The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

 6             Next day of sitting

                The Minister of Transport (Hon. F.T. Blevins) moved - That the House at its rising adjourn

                    until Tuesday 31 March at 2.00 p.m.

                Question put and passed.

 

 7             Suspension of Standing Orders

                The Minister of Transport, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be and remain so

                    far suspended as to enable Standing Committee Reports (except those relating to subordinate legislation or supplememtary development plan matters) on presentation to be dealt with in accordance with Standing Order 346.

 

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                Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority

                    of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

 8             Economic and Finance Committee - Report

                Mr Groom brought up the First Report of the Economic and Finance Committee relating to

                    Public Sector Asset Management Developments, 1988-91.

                Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 159).

                Ordered - That consideration of the Report be an Order of the Day for Thursday 2 April.

 

 9             Road Traffic (Illegal Use of Vehicles) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the second reading of the Road Traffic (Illegal Use of Vehicles)

                    Amendment Bill.

                The Minister of Transport moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.G. Evans, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 31 March.

 

10           Building Societies (Share Capital) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the second reading of the Building Societies (Share Capital)

                    Amendment Bill.

                The Minister of Transport moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.G. Evans, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 31 March.

 

11           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.

                Question put.

                House divided (No. 1):

                      Ayes, 22.

            Hon. P.B. Arnold

            Hon. J.C. Bannon

            Mr Becker

            Hon. G.J. Crafter

            Hon. B.C. Eastick

            Mr M.J. Evans

            Mr Ferguson

            Hon. R.J. Gregory

            Mr Groom

            Mr Hamilton

            Hon. T.H. Hemmings

            Mr Heron

            Mr Holloway

            Mrs Hutchison

            Mr Ingerson

            Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

            Mr McKee

            Mr Quirke

            Hon. M.D. Rann

            Mr Such

            Hon. J.P. Trainer

            Hon. F.T. Blevins (Teller)

        Noes, 17.

Hon. H. Allison

Dr Armitage

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Mr D.S. Baker

Mr Blacker

Mr Brindal

Hon. J.L. Cashmore

Mr De Laine

Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy

Mrs Kotz

Mr Lewis

Mr Matthew

Mr Meier

Mr Oswald

Hon. D.C. Wotton

Mr S.J. Baker (Teller)

                So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

 

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                Bill read a second time.

 

                Select Committee

                Mr Matthew, pursuant to contingent notice, moved - That this Bill be referred to a

                    Select Committee.

                Debate ensued.

                Ordered, on motion of the Minister of Finance (Hon.F.T. Blevins), that the debate be

                    adjourned and resumed on motion. 

 

12           Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Pitjantjatjara Lands Parliamentary Committee - Motion re                       Message No. 88

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Resolution contained in

                    Message No.84 from the House of Assembly recommending that section 42c of the Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Act 1981 continue in operation for a further five years, without any amendment.

                Legislative Council, 25 March 1992                                                  G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

13           Postponement of business

                Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Other Business) Nos 1 to 4 be Orders of the

                    Day for Wednesday next.

 

14           Statutes Amendment (Illegal Use of Motor Vehicles) Bill

                Order of the Day read for the further consideration in Committee of the Statutes Amendment

                    (Illegal Use of Motor Vehicles) Bill.

 

                                                                                            In Committee

                                              Clause No. 2 further considered and agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 3 left out.

                                              Clause No. 4 amended and agreed to.

                                              Clauses Nos 5 to 7 agreed to.

                                              Title amended and agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

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

                    agreed to the same with amendments and had amended the Title.

               

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

15           Postponement of business

                Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Members Bills) Nos 6 to 9 be Orders

                    of the Day for Wednesday next.

               

                                                                                                                       

 

                                           It being 8.30 p.m. Orders of the Day (Government Business) resumed.

 

                                                                                                                       

 

16           Gaming Machines Bill

                Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Matthew - That contingently on

                    the Gaming Machines Bill being read a second time - That this Bill be referred to a Select Committee - be now resumed.

 

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                Debate resumed.

                Question put.

                House divided (No. 2):

                  Ayes, 9.

            Mr Blacker

            Hon. J.L. Cashmore

            Hon. B.C. Eastick

            Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy

            Mrs Kotz

            Mr Lewis

            Mr Venning

            Hon. D.C. Wotton

            Mr Matthew (Teller)

       Noes, 27.

Dr Armitage

Hon. P.B. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Mr S.J. Baker

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Mr Brindal

Hon. G.J. Crafter

Mr De Laine

Mr M.J. Evans

Mr Ferguson

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Mr Groom

Mr Hamilton

Hon. T.H. Hemmings

Mr Heron

Mr Holloway

Hon. D.J. Hopgood

Mrs Hutchison

Mr Ingerson

Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

Mr McKee

Mr Oswald

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Mr Such

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon. F.T. Blevins (Teller)

                So it passed in the negative.

               

                Suspension of Standing Order

                Mr S.J. Baker, pursuant to contingent notice, moved - That Standing Order 364 be suspended

                    during consideration in Committee of Clauses Nos 3 and 23 of the Bill.

                Question put and passed.

                                              Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                              Clause No. 3 read.

                Mr Lewis moved on page 2, line 6, to leave out the words "Liquor Licensing Commissioner"

                    and insert in lieu thereof the words "person for the time being holding or acting in the office of Gaming Machine Commissioner".

                Question put and negatived.

                Mr Groom moved on page 2, after line 29, to insert new definition as follows:

                    "the Lotteries Commission" means the Lotteries Commission of South Australia".

                To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

                                                                                                                        


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                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans 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 on motion.

 

17           Extension of time for adjournment

                The Minister of Transport moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House

                    be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

                Question put and passed.

 

18           Gaming Machines Bill

                Ordered - That the further consideration in Committee of the Gaming

                    Machines Bill be now resumed.

                                                                                            In Committee

                                              Clause No. 3 further considered.

                Mr Groom's amendment on page 2, after line 29, further considered.

                Question put.

                Committee divided (No.3):

                      Ayes, 12.

            Hon.J.C. Bannon

            Hon. J.L. Cashmore

            Hon. G.J. Crafter

            Mr De Laine

            Hon. B.C. Eastick

            Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy

            Mrs Hutchison

            Mr McKee   

            Mr Meier

            Hon.N.T. Peterson

            Hon. D.C. Wotton

            Mr Groom (Teller)

       Noes,29.

Hon.H. Allison

Dr Armitage

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Hon.P.B. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Mr D.S. Baker

Mr S.J. Baker

Mr H. Becker

Mr P.D. Blacker

Mr Brindal

Mr S.G. Evans

Mr Ferguson

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Mr Gunn

Mr Hamilton

Hon. T.H. Hemmings

Mr Heron

Mr Holloway

Mr Ingerson

Hon.J.H.C. Klunder

Mrs Kotz

Mr Lewis

Mr Oswald

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Mr Such

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Mr Venning

Hon. F.T. Blevins (Teller)

                So it passed in the negative.

                                              Clause otherwise amended and agreed to.

                                              Clause No.4 read.

 

 

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                To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

                                                                                                                         

 

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans 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 Tuesday 31 March.

 

19           Adjournment

                House adjourned at 11.09 p.m. until Tuesday 31 March at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                             

 

                                                               MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Tuesday 31 March 1992

                Notice of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Minister of Recreation and Sport to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for

                an Act to amend the Racing Act 1976.

 

For Thursday 2 April 1992

                Notice of Motion: Regulations/Committees -

 

Mr Lewis to move - That a Select Committee be appointed to consider the desirability or otherwise

                 of having Citizen Initiated Referenda and in particular to consider -

                (a)     the frequency (at what intervals) such questions should be put;

                (b)     the form of any such questions (ie, to disallow any law, change a law, make a new law);

                (c)     how to decide if a question should be put;

                (d)     whether attendance at the poll should be voluntary;  and

                (e)     any other matter relevant.

 

For Thursday 9 April 1992 -

                Notices of Motion: Other Business -

 

Hon. T.H. Hemmings to move - That this House notes the potential cost to the community of

                by-elections particularly in relation to a possible by-election for Kavel.

 

                                                                                                                         

 

                Present during the day - All the Members.


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

 

                Division No.1 -          

                    Ayes - Hon.S.M.Lenahan and Hon.M.K.Mayes.

                    Noes - Mr Gunn and Hon.D.J. Hopgood.

 

                Division No.2 -

                    Ayes - Hon. H. Allison, Mr S.G. Evans, Hon.S.M. Lenehan and Mr Meier.

                    Noes - Messrs D.S. Baker, Becker, Gunn and Hon.M.K. Mayes.

 

                Division No.3 -

                    Ayes - Mr Matthew and Hon.D.J. Hopgood.

                    Noes - Hon.S.M. Lenehan and Hon.M.K. Mayes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                              

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                                  

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY