No. 57

 

                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                            OF THE

 

                       HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                                            WEDNESDAY 28 APRIL 1993

 

 

 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 Bill                                                                                                       Message No. 28

                The Governor informs the House of Assembly that, in the name and on behalf of Her

                    Majesty The Queen, the following Act has been assented to during the present Session:

                No.24 of 1993 - An Act to promote the economic development of the State; and for other                    purposes.

                Government House, Adelaide, 28 April 1993                                                   R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

                                                                                                                                                                               

 3             Conference - Statutes Amendment (Fisheries) Bill

                The Deputy Premier (Hon. F.T. Blevins), without notice, moved - That the sitting of the House be continued during the Conference with the Legislative Council on the Statutes Amendment (Fisheries) Bill.

                Question put and passed.

 

 4             Petition No. 166

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

 

                166    Mrs Kotz, from 16 117 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to reintroduce capital punishment for crimes of homicide.

 

 5             Answers to questions

                Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 300, 308, 347, 435 and 447 and questions

                 without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

 6             Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

                By the Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon.

                    G.J. Crafter) -

                Magistrates Court Act 1991 - Magistrates Court Rules -

                    Port Adelaide Trial Court, Amendment

                    Summary Procedure Act - Various

                Working Party Reviewing Age Provisions in State Acts and Regulations - Amended Report

 

 

                By the Minister of Environment and Land Management (Hon. M.K. Mayes) -

                Clean Air Act 1984 - Regulations - Fees

                Landlord and Tenant Act 1936 - Regulations - Aboriginal Lands Trust

 

                By the Minister of Education, Employment and Training (Hon. S.M. Lenehan) -

                Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia - Report, 1992

 

                By the Minister of Labour Relations and Occupational Health and Safety (Hon. R.J.

                    Gregory) -

                Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 - Regulations - Recovery of Payments

 

                By the Minister of Business and Regional Development (Hon. M.D. Rann)

                Road Traffic Act 1961 - Regulations - Declared Hospitals - Ardrossan

 

 7             Printing Committee - Second Report, 1992-92

                Mr Atkinson, Chairman of the Printing Committee, brought up the Second Report,

                    1992-93.

                Ordered - That the Report be received.

                The Report, recommending the printing of the following Papers, was adopted:

                    Auditor-General's Department - Report, 1991-92 (Paper No. 4A)

                    Classification of Publications Board - Report, 1991-92 (Paper No. 116)

                    Corporate Affairs Commission - Report, 1991-92 (Paper No. 14)

                    Education, Director-General of - Report, 1990-91 (Paper No. 44)

                    Equal Opportunity, Commisioner for - Report, 1991-92 (Paper No. 109)

                    Government Financing Authority, South Australian - Report, 1991-92 (Paper No. 48)

                    Industry, Trade and Technology, Department of - Report, 1991-92 (Paper No. 115)

                    Medical and Veterinary Science, Institute of - Report, 1991-92 (Paper No. 125)

                    Museum Board, South Australian - Report, 1991-92 (Paper No. 8)

                    Teachers Registration Board - Report, 1991-92 (Paper No. 89)

                    Tourism South Australia - Report, 1991-92 (Paper No. 155)

                    Waste Management Commission, South Australian - Report, 1991-92 (Paper No. 131)

 

 8             Suspension of Standing Orders

                The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as

                    to enable him to move a motion forthwith for the rescission of the vote on the second reading and subsequent proceedings of the Evidence (Vulnerable Witnesses) Bill.

                Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute                            majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

                Rescission of Vote

                The Deputy Premier then moved - That the vote on the second reading and subsequent

                    proceedings of the Evidence (Vulnerable Witnesses) Bill taken in the House on Friday 23 April, 1993 be rescinded.

                Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute                            majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

 9             Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

10           Suspension of Standing Orders

                The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing and Sessional Orders be and remain so far suspended so as to enable -

                    (a) Government business to have precedence over Private Members business today;

 

 

 

                    (b)     Notice of Motion:  Government Business No. 1 to be taken into consideration before

                               grievances; and

                    (c) Private Members business to take precedence over Government business for the periods described in Sessional Order III (b), tomorrow.

                Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute                            majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

11           Economic Statement of Thursday 22 April - Motion re

                The Premier (Hon. L.M.F Arnold), pursuant to notice, moved - That the Economic

                    Statement of Thursday 22 April be noted.

                Debate ensued.

 

12           Conference - Statutes Amendment (Fisheries) Bill

                Mr Quirke reported as follows:

                    I have to report that the Managers have been at the Conference on the Statutes

                    Amendment (Fisheries) Bill, which was managed on the part of the Legislative Council by the Hon. H.P.K. Dunn, Hon. M.J. Elliott, Hon. K.T.Griffin, Hon. C.A. Pickles and Hon. T.G. Roberts and we there delivered the Bill, together with the resolution adopted by this House and thereupon the Managers for the two Houses conferred together and it was agreed by the Managers for the House of Assembly that we would recommend to our House that - The House of Assembly do not further insist on its disagreement to the amendments of the Legislative Council. 

 

13           Economic Statement of Thursday 22 April - Motion re

                Debate (interrupted by the foregoing Report) resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

14           Extension of time for adjournment

                The Minister of Labour Relations and Occupational Health and Safety moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

                Question put and passed.

 

15           Message from the Legislative Council

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

               

                Electricity Trust of South Australia (Superannuation)

                    Amendment Bill                                                                              Message No. 118

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith,

                    titled an Act to amend the Electricity Trust of South Australia Act 1946, without any amendment.

                Legislative Council, 28 April 1993                                                                     G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

16           Statutes Amendment (Attorney-General's Portfolio) Bill

                Order of the Day read for the second reading of the Statutes Amendment (Attorney-

                    General's Portfolio) Bill.

                The Minister of Labour Relations and Occupational Health and Safety moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                Ordered, on motion of Mr S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

17           Mutual Recognition (South Australia) Bill

                Order of the Day read for the consideration of the amendments of the Legislative Council

                    in the Mutual Recognition (South Australia) Bill.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                            In Committee

                Resolved - That the amendments of the Legislative Council be disagreed to.

 

                                                                                                                  

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr Ferguson reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it                     and had resolved to disagree to the same.

 

18           Liquor Licensing (Fees) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Liquor Licensing (Fees) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time

 

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                             Clauses Nos 1 to 3 agreed to.

                                                             Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                  

                The House having resumed:

                Mr Ferguson 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.

 

19           Tobacco Products (Licensing) (Fees) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Tobacco

                    Products (Licensing) (Fees) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                             Clause No. 1 agreed to.

                                                             Clause No. 2 read.

                Mr S.J. Baker moved on page 1, line 15, to leave out the word "June" and insert

                    insert in lieu thereof the word "July".

                Question put.


 

 

                Committee divided (No. 1):

               Ayes, 23.                                                    Noes, 23.

            Hon. H. Allison

            Dr Armitage

            Hon. P.B. Arnold

            Mr D.S. Baker

            Mr Becker

            Mr Blacker

            Mr Brindal

            Hon. D.C. Brown

            Hon. J.L. Cashmore

            Hon. B.C. Eastick

            Mr S.G. Evans

            Mr Gunn

            Mr Ingerson

            Mrs Kotz

            Mr Lewis

            Mr Matthew

            Mr Meier

            Mr Olsen

            Mr Oswald

            Mr Such

            Mr Venning

            Hon. D.C. Wotton

            Mr S.J. Baker (Teller)

 

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Hon. G.J. Crafter

Mr De Laine

Hon. M.J. Evans

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Hon. T.R. Groom

Mr Hamilton

Hon. T.H. Hemmings

Mr Heron

Mr Holloway

Hon. D.J. Hopgood

Mrs Hutchison

Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

Hon. S.M. Lenehan

Mr McKee

Hon. M.K. Mayes

Hon. N.T. Peterson

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon. F.T. Blevins (Teller)

                Casting Vote

                The number of Ayes and Noes being equal, Chairman gave his casting vote for the

                    Noes.

                So it passed in the negative.

                                                        Clause agreed to.

                                                        Clauses Nos 3 to 6 agreed.

                                                        Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr Ferguson 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.

 

20           Financial Institutions Duty (Reduction of Duty) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Financial

                    Institutions Duty (Reduction of Duty) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                             Clauses Nos 1 to 3 agreed to.

                                                             Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr Ferguson 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.

 

21           Suspension of Standing Orders

                The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Order be so far suspended as

                    to enable the House to sit beyond midnight.

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

                    majority of the whole number of members of the House.

 

 

22           Superannuation (Voluntary Separation) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Superannuation

                    (Voluntary Separation) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

 

                                                                                                                       

 

                                                                                         It being midnight:

                                                                                THURSDAY 29 APRIL 1993

                                                                                                                       

 

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                             Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                             Clause No. 3 amended and agreed to.

                                                             Clause No. 4 amended and agreed to.

                                                             Title agreed to.

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr Ferguson reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had                       agreed to the same with amendments.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

23           Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Statutes Amendment (Fisheries) Bill                                                                                               Message No. 119

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council having considered the recommendations from

                    the Conference on the Statutes Amendment (Fisheries) Bill has agreed to the same.  The Bill is returned herewith.

                Legislative Council, 28 April 1993                                                                                           G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

 

 

                Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration forthwith.

 

                                                                                            In Committee

 

                Resolved - That the recommendation of the Conference be agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr Ferguson reported that the Committee had considered the recommendation of the

                    Conference and had agreed to the same.

 

24           Adjournment

                House adjourned at 12.49 a.m. until today at 10.30 a.m.

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                Present during the day - All the Members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

D.A. Bridges

ACTING CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY