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No.54

 

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

 

OF THE

 

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 9 APRIL 1991

 

 

1 Meeting of House

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

 

2 Message from the Governor

The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

Assent to Bills Message No. 32

The Governor informs the House of Assembly that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the following Acts have been assented to during the present Session:

No. 4 of 1991 - An Act to amend the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986

No. 5 of 1991 - An Act to provide for the registration of physiotherapists and to regulate the practice of physiotherapy; to repeal the Physiotherapists Act 1945; and for other purposes.

No. 13 of 1991 - An Act to provide for the registration of pharmacists and to regulate the practice of pharmacy; to repeal the Pharmacy Act 1935; to make a consequential amendment to the Controlled Substances Act 1984; and for other purposes.

No. 14 of 1991 - An Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961

Government House, Adelaide, 9 April 1991 R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

3 Petition No. 10$

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

 

108 Mr S.G. Evans, from 1 677 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to restrict juvenile access to materials used for graffiti, restrict free student travel on public transport and increase penalties for repeat juvenile offenders.

 

4 Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 383, 488, 497, 502, 512, 516, 518, 523, 538, 554, 555, 559, 562 and 563 and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 


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5 Auditor-General's Report

The Speaker laid on the Table the Supplementary Report of the Auditor-General, 1989-90.

Ordered to be printed (Paper No. 4B).

 

6 Papers

The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

By the Minister of Education (Hon. G.l. Crafter) -

Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia - Report, 1990.

Supreme Court Act 1935 Supreme Court Rules - Costs.

 

By the Minister of Transport (Hon. F.T. Blevins) -

Metropolitan Taxi-Cab Act 1956 Issue of Licences, 20 March 1991.

 

By the Minister of Employment and Further Education (Hon. M.D. Rann)

Corporation of Renmark By-laws -

No. 1 - Permits and Penalties.

No. 4 - Inflammable Undergrowth.

No. 8 - Park Lands.

No.13 - Garage Containers.

No.15 - Repeal and Renumbering of By-laws.

 

7 Public Works Standing Committee-Reports

The Speaker laid on the Table the following Reports of the Parliamentary

 

Standing Committee on Public Works, together with Minutes of Evidence:

Aldinga 13each - Port Willunga Limited Sewerage Scheme.

Report ordered to be printed (Paper No. 186).

International Standard Velodrome At State Sports Park.

Report ordered to be printed (Paper No. 185).

 

8 Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

9 Paper

The following Paper was laid on the Table:

 

By the Minister of Employment and Further Education -

Ministerial Statement - Memorandum of Understanding Between the Premier and Local Government Association.

 

10 Citrus Industry Bill

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Citrus Industry Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

Clauses Nos 1 to 8 agreed to.

Clause No. 9 amended and agreed to.

Clauses Nos 10 to 37 agreed to.

Schedule agreed to.

Title agreed to.

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The House having resumed:

Mr M.J. Evans 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.

 

11 Criminal Law Consolidation (Self-Defence) Amendment Bill

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Criminal Law Consolidation (Self-Defence) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of the Minister of Education (Hon. G.l. Crafter), by leave, that the debate be further adjourned until tomorrow.

 

12 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. 101

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Administration and Probate Act 1919, the Crimes (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1986, the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988, the Judical Administration (Auxiliary Appointments and Powers) Act 1988, the Justices Act 1921, the Law of Property Act 1936, the Prisoners (Interstate Transfer) Act 1982 and the Supreme Court Act 1935, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

Legislative Council, 9 April 1991 G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

Bill read a first time.

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

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

 

Land Agents Brokers and Valuers (Incorporated Land Brokers)

Amendment Bill Message No. 102

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Land Agents, Brokers and Valuers Act 1973, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

Legislative Council, 9 April 1991 G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

Bill read a first time.

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

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

 

13 Adjournment

The Minister of Education moved - That the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

 


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14 Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

Spent Convictions Bill Message No. 103

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled and Act to encourage the rehabilitation of offenders by providing that certain convictions will become spent at the expiry of prescribed periods; to regulate the disclosure of previous convictions; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

Legislative Council, 9 April 1991 G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

Bill read a first time.

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

 

Statues Amendment (Criminal Law Sentencing) Bill Message No. 104

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988 and the Children's Protection and Young Offenders Act 1979, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

Legislative Council, 9 April 1991 G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

Bill read a first time.

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

 

Supply Bill (No. 1) 1991 Message No 105

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the financial year ending on 30 June 1992, without any amendment.

Legislative Council, 9 April 1991 G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

Marine Amendment Bill Message No. 106

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Marine Act 1936, without any amendment

Legislative Council, 9 April 1991 G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

15 Adjournment

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

Question put and passed.

 

House adjourned at 10.31 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Thursday 11 April 1991

Notices of Motion: Other Business-

 

Mr Lewis to move - That this House notes the initiatives being taken by the New South Wales Government which are supported by the Leader of the Opposition, Mr Carr, in advocating micro-economic reform and privatisation; and calls on the Government to adopt the same policies which would result in lower State charges, particularly for electricity and transport, more accessible Government services and lower food costs.

 

 


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Mr Gunn to move - That this House -

(a) calls on all financial institutions providing finance to the rural community, including small businesses, not to proceed with any forced sales or evictions until the Commonwealth Government's rural package is announced;

(b) calls on the South Australian Government to closely monitor and examine each case where farmers are forced to sell their properties with a view to ensuring that they have been fairly treated and that all avenues have been explored to allow them to remain on their properties; and

(c) calls on the Government to initiate discussions with the financial institutions to ensure that they take a reasonable approach to the plight of the rural sector in this State.

 

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Present during the day - All the Members except Mr Becker and Hon. M.K. Mayes.

 

 

 

 

 

N.T. Peterson

SPEAKER

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY