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No.51

 

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

 

OF THE

 

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 21 MARCH 1991

 

 

 1         Meeting of House

The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. N.T. Peterson) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2          Conference ‑ Freedom of Information Bill (No. 2)

The Deputy Premier (Hon. D.J. Hopgood), without notice, moved ‑ That the sitting of the House be continued during the Conference with the Legislative Council on the Freedom of Information Bill (No. 2).

Question put and passed.

 

3          Postponement of business

Ordered ‑ That Notice of Motion (Other Business) No. 1 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday 11 April.

 

4          Dry Areas ‑ Motion re

Mr Oswald, pursuant to notice, moved ‑ That this House disagrees with the new guidelines published on 29 January 1991 for dealing with councils' requests for dry areas under the Liquor Licencing Act and in particular, as they affect applications made by seaside councils for alcohol bans on those sections of the foreshore which are not under their legal control such as beaches and jetties, and further, this House does not endorse the policy of making local councils and local ratepayers financially responsible for the care and rehabilitation of drinkers who descend on councils from other local government areas, believing this to be a State Government responsibility.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Holloway, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 4 April.

 

5          50th Battalion A.I.F. Colours ‑ Motion re

Mr Oswald, pursuant to notice, moved ‑  That this House calls on the Government to negotiate with the Army Office in Canberra and the Commander 6th Military District, Hobart for the return to St Peter's Cathedral Adelaide of the Colours of the 50th Battalion AIF (1916‑19) which were originally ceremonially laid‑up in St Peter's Cathedral in 1937 but were transferred to St David's Cathedral Hobart in 1973 on the authority of the Army Office at the time.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 4 April.


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6          Maralinga People Compensation ‑ Motion re

Hon. T.H. Hemmings, pursuant to notice, moved ‑ That this House calls upon the British and Commonwealth Governments to negotiate with the Maralinga People to achieve fair and just compensation for the use of their lands for atomic testing purposes.

Ordered, on motion of Hon. B.C. Eastick, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 4 April.

 

7          World University ‑ Motion re

Hon. T.H. Hemmings, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move ‑  That the House supports moves to establish a World University in South Australia and to promote Adelaide as a national and international centre for further education and training.

Ordered, on motion of Hon. T.H. Hemmings, by leave, that the motion be adjourned until Thursday 4 April.

 

8          Postponement of business

Ordered separately ‑  That Notice of Motion (Other Business) Nos 7 to 16 be Notices of Motion for Thursday 4 April.

 

9          Select Committee on Privacy

Order of the Day for the Report of the Select Committee on Privacy to be brought up.

Mr Groom moved ‑ That the time for bringing up the Report be extended until Thursday 11 April.

Question put and passed.

 

10       Postponement of business

Ordered separately ‑ That Orders of the Day (Other Business) Nos 2 to 4 be Orders of the Day for Thursday 4 April.

 

11       Postponement of business

Ordered ‑ That Orders of the Day (Other Business) Nos 5 to 32 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Other Business) No. 33.

 

12       Road Traffic Act Amendment Bill (No. 3)

Order of the Day read for the second reading of the Road Traffic Act Amendment Bill (No. 3).

Hon. D.C. Wotton moved ‑ That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill read a second time.

By leave, the House proceeded to the third reading.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

13       Casino Act ‑ Regulations ‑ Video Machines ‑ Motion for disallowance

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr S.G. Evans ‑  That the Regulations under the Casino Act 1983 relating to Video Machines, made on 29 March and laid on the Table of this House on 3 April 1991, be disallowed.

Debate resumed.


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Question put.

House divided (No. 1):

Ayes, 16.

Hon. H. Allison

Mr D.S. Baker

Mr S.J. Baker

Mr Becker

Mr Blacker

Hon. J.L. Cashmore

Hon. T. Chapman

Hon. B.C. Eastick

Mrs Kotz

Mr Matthew

Mr Meier

Mr Oswald

Mr Such

Mr Venning

Hon. D.C. Wotton

Mr S.G. Evans (Teller)

 

Noes, 21.

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Hon. F.T. Blevins

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

Hon. D.J. Hopgood

Mrs Hutchison

Mr McKee

Hon. M.K. Mayes

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Mr Holloway (Teller)

 

So it passed in the negative.

 

14       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

15       Next day of sitting

The Deputy Premier moved ‑ That the House, at its rising, adjourn until Wednesday 3 April at 2.00 p.m.

Question put and passed.

 

16       Citrus Industry Bill

The Minister of Agriculture (Hon. L.M.F. Arnold), pursuant to notice, moved ‑  That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the organisation and development of the citrus industry and the marketing of citrus fruit; to repeal the Citrus Industry Organisation Act, 1965; and for other purposes.

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 Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 3 April.

 

17       Fisheries (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Minister of Fisheries (Hon. L.M.F. Arnold), pursuant to notice, moved ‑  That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Fisheries Act 1982.

Question put and passed.


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Bill presented and read a first time.

The Minister moved ‑ That this Bill be now read a second time.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 3 April.

 

18       Wrongs Act Amendment Bill (No. 2)

Order of the Day read for the Report of the Select Committee on the Wrongs Act Amendment Bill (No. 2) to be brought up.

Mr Groom moved ‑ That the time for bringing up the Report be extended until Thursday 11 April.

Question put and passed.

 

19       Local Government Act Amendment Bill (No. 2)

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question ‑ That the Local Government Act Amendment Bill (No. 2) be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                                    Clauses Nos 1 to 9 agreed to.

                                                                    Clause No. 10 read.

To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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The House having resumed:

Hon. T.H. Hemmings 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.

 

20       Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister of Employment and Further Education moved ‑ That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 5.00 p.m.

Question put and passed.

 

21       Local Government Act Amendment Bill (No. 2)

Ordered ‑ That the further consideration in Committee of the Local Government Act Amendment Bill (No. 2) be now resumed.

 

In Committee

                                                                    Clause No. 10 further considered, amended and agreed to.

                                                                    Title agreed to.

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The House having resumed:

Hon. T.H. Hemmings reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with an amendment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.


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22       Adjournment

The Minister of Employment and Further Education (Hon. M.D. Rann) moved ‑ That the House do now adjourn.

Motion, by leave, withdrawn.

 

23       Privilege

Mr D.S. Baker raised as a matter of privilege remarks made about his pecuniary interests by the Minister of Employment and Further Education.

The Speaker advised he would investigate the matter.

 

24       Adjournment

House adjourned at 5.20 p.m. until Wednesday 3 April at 2.00 p.m.

 

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Present during the day ‑ All the Members except Mr Gunn (on leave), Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy and Hon. S.M. Lenehan.

 

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

 

Division No. 1 ‑

Ayes ‑ Hon. P.B. Arnold, Mr Brindal and Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy.

Noes ‑ Dr Armitage, Mr Ingerson and Hon. J.H.C. Klunder.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                    N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                    SPEAKER

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY