No 47

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 5 MAY 2004

 

 

1       Meeting of House

         The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon Peter Lewis) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Answers to questions

Answers to questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

3       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Science and Information Economy (Hon P L White) –

            Science, Technology and Innovation in South Australia – A 10-Year Vision for - Report

 

By the Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill) –

            National Radioactive Waste Repository – Commonwealth FOI Request.

 

4       Legislative Review Committee - Reports – Nineteenth, Twentieth and Court Fees

 

Nineteenth Report

Mr Hanna brought up the 19th Report of the Legislative Review Committee.

Report received and read as follows:

 

The Regulations listed hereunder are at present being considered by the Legislative Review Committee. Evidence is being taken on these matters and it is necessary for Notices of Motion for Disallowance to be given in both Houses before the expiration of 14 sitting days to allow the Committee time to complete its deliberations.

 

Honourable Members are warned that after further consideration has been given to the Regulations, the Committee may decide to take no further action.

 

Regulations referred to:

               Survey Act 1992 -

            Geodetic Datum.

 

Twentieth Report

Mr Hanna brought up the 20th Report of the Committee.

Report received.

 

Court Fees Report

Mr Hanna brought up the Report of the Committee on Court Fees.

Report received. (Paper No 214).

 

5       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

6       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

7       Economic and Finance Committee - Report – Road Maintenance Funding - Motion to note

Ms Thompson, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Forty-Seventh Report of the Economic and Finance Committee on Road Maintenance Funding be noted.

Debated ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

8       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No 2 be postponed until Wednesday 26 May.

 

9       Victims of Crime Act 2001 – Regulations - Compensation - Motion to disallow

         Mr Hanna, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Regulations made under the Victims of Crime Act 2001 entitled Compensation, made on 18 December 2003 and laid on the Table of this House on 17 February 2004, be disallowed.

         Question put and passed.

 

10      Postponement of business

Ordered, severally and separately - That Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations Nos 4, 5, 7 to 9, 13, 17 and 19 to 21 be postponed until Wednesday 26 May.

 

11      Public Works Committee - Report – City West Connector - Motion to note

Mr Caica, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Two Hundred and Second Report of the Public Works Committee on the City West Connector be noted.

Debated ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

12      Spent Convictions Bill

Hon R B Such, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to encourage the rehabilitation of offenders by providing that certain convictions will become spent on completion of a period of crime-free behavior; and for other purposes.

Question put and passed.

         Bill presented and read a first time.

 

         Hon R B Such moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Goldsworthy, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 26 May.

 

13      Public Works Committee - Report – Millicent and District Hospital Sheoak Lodge Extensions - Motion to note

Mr Caica, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Two Hundred and Third Report of the Public Works Committee on the Millicent and District Hospital Sheoak Lodge Extensions be noted.

Debated ensued.

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The two hours for consideration of Private Members Business having expired, the debate was adjourned (Mr Venning, by leave) and Government Business was called on.

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14      Stamp Duties (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923.

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 Hon W A Matthew, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

15      Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Consumer Affairs (Hon M J Atkinson), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) 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 Hon W A Matthew, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

16      Gas (Temporary Rationing) Amendment Bill

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

         The Minister for Energy (Hon P F Conlon) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Hon W A Matthew, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

17      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 9.

 

18      Authorised Betting Operations (Betting Review) 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.

 

19      Postponement of business

Ordered severally - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 4 to 8 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 9.

 

20      Local Government (Flood Mitigation Infrastructure) 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.

 

21      Supply Bill

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the House note grievances.

Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

22      Adjournment

House adjourned at 10.00 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Wednesday 26 May 2004

 

Notice of Motion: Private Members Business Bills/ Committees/ Regulations -

 

Mr Hanna to move – That the Regulations made under the Survey Act 1992 entitled Geodetic Datum, made on 19 February 2004 and laid on the Table of this House on 24 February 2004, be disallowed.

 

            For Thursday 27 May 2004

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Hon W A Matthew to move – That this House congratulates Sunday Mail journalist, Brad Crouch on his SA Media Award for his exclusive report “a doorsnake and two light bulbs” published on 16 November 2003.

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY