No 47

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 9 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    Petition No 112

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

 

112      Ms White, from 1 resident of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to examine the impact upon patient health of the reduced use of ambulance services.

 

3    Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 67, 81, 87 and 99 were tabled by the Speaker.

 

4    Papers

     The following Papers were tabled:

 

     By the Premier (Hon D C Brown) -

        Social Development Committee - Eighth Report - Rural Poverty in South Australia - Response by the Premier

        Economic and Finance Committee - Seventeenth Report - Aspects of the Operations of the MFP Development Corporation - Response by the Premier

 

     By the Treasurer (Hon S J  Baker) -

        Public Corporations Act - Regulations - Information Industries

        Friendly Societies Act 1919 - Rules - Confirmation Pursuant to Section 10

 

     By the Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development (Hon J W Olsen) -

        National Road Trauma Advisory Council - Report, 1994-95

 

     By the Minister for Infrastructure (Hon J W Olsen) -

        Statutory Authorities Review Committee - Report - Costs of Transporting Coal Extracted from Leigh Creek Mine - Response by the Minister for Infrastructure

 

     By the Minister for Health (Hon M H Armitage) -

        South Australian Health Commission Act  - Regulations - Hospital and Health Services Fees

 

     By the Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon E S Ashenden) -

        District Council of Millicent - By-Law No. 10 - Straying Stock.

 

5    Questions

     Questions without notice were asked.

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

     Questions without notice resumed.

 

6    Grievance debate

     The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

 

7    De Facto Relationships Bill

Order of the Day read for consideration of Message N0 129 from the Legislative Council relating to this Bill.

 

In Committee

                        Resolved - That the amendments be insisted on.

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     The House having resumed:

Hon H Allison reported that the Committee had considered the Message referred to it and had resolved to insist on its amendments.

 

8    State Clothing Corporation (Winding-Up) 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.

 

     Bill read a second time.

     Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

     Bill read a third time and passed.

 

9    State Lotteries (Unclaimed Prizes) 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.

 

10   Local Government (Ward Quotas) 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 and 2 agreed to.

                              Title agreed to.

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     The House having resumed:

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.

 

11   Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

     Statutes Amendment (Attorney-General’s Portfolio) Bill        Message No 132

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Bail Act 1985, the Bill of Sale Act 1886, the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995, the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, the Development Act 1993, the Domestic Violence Act 1994, the Enforcement of Judgements Act 1991, the Environment, Resources and Development Court Act 1993, the Juries Act 1927, the Law of Property Act 1936, the Oaths Act 1936, the Prisoners (Interstate Transfer) Act 1982, the Second Hand Vehicle Dealers Act 1995, the Sheriff’s Act 1978, the Summary Procedure Act 1921 and the Supreme Courts Act 1935, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

     Legislative Council, 9 July 1996                  H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

     Bill read a first time.

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

 

     Fair Trading (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill             Message No 133

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Fair Trading Act 1987, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

     Legislative Council, 9 July 1996                  H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

     Bill read a first time.

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

 

     De Facto Relationships Bill                             Message No 134

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council requests that a Conference may be granted to it respecting certain amendments in the De Facto Relationships Bill. In the event of a Conference being agreed to, the Legislative Council will be represented thereat by five managers.

     Legislative Council, 9 July 1996                  H P K Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration forthwith.

 

     Conference

The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon E S Ashenden) moved - That a Message be sent to the Legislative Council granting a Conference as requested by the Council; and that the time and place for holding it be the Plaza Room, at 6.00 pm tomorrow; and that Mr Atkinson, Mr Caudell, Mrs Geraghty, Mrs Kotz and the Deputy Premier be the Managers on the part of this House.

Question put and passed.

 

12   Adjournment

     The Minister for Infrastructure moved - That the House do now adjourn.

     Debate ensued.

     Question put and passed.

     House adjourned at 5.22 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

     For Wednesday 10 July

        Notices of Motion: Government Business-

 

The Treasurer to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the transfer to Westpac Banking corporation of certain assets and liabilities of Challenge Bank Limited and for related purposes.

 

The Minister for Police to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Firearms Act 1977

 

The Minister for Mines and Energy to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Natural Gas (Interim Supply) Act 1985.

 

The Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend The Flinders University of South Australia Act 1966, the University of Adelaide Act 1971 and the University of South Australia Act 1990.

 

The Minister for Primary Industries to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to repeal the Poultry Meat Industry Act 1969.

 

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     Present during the day - All Members except Mr De Laine and Mrs Greig.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                      G M Gunn

                                                      SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY