No. 58

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                              THURSDAY 1 JUNE 1995

 

 

 1         Meeting of House

                  The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. G.M. Gunn) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2         Conference - Industrial and Employee Relations (Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Bill

                  The Deputy Premier (Hon. S. J. Baker) moved - That the sitting of House be continued during the Conference with the Legislative Council on this Bill.

                  Question put and passed.

 

3         Local Government (Closure of Roads) Amendment Bill

                  Mr Atkinson, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Local Government Act 1934.

                  Question put and passed.

 

                  Bill presented and read a first time.

                  Mr Atkinson moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Bass, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 June.

 

4         Economic and Finance Committee - Compulsory Third Party Property Motor Vehicle Insurance - Motion to note

                  Mr Becker, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Report of the Economic and Finance Committee on Compulsory Third Party Property Motor Vehicle Insurance, be noted.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

5         Economic and Finance Committee - Disbursement of Grant Funds by South Australian Government Agencies - Motion to note

                  Mr Becker, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Report of the Economic and Finance Committee on the Disbursement of Grant Funds by South Australian Government Agencies, be noted.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

6         Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Notice of Motion:  Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No. 4 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday 8 June.

 

7          Financial Institutions (Account Keeping Fees) Bill

                  Mr Quirke, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to prohibit financial institutions from charging account keeping fees on savings or cheque accounts.

                  Question put and passed.

 

                  Bill presented and read a first time.

                  Mr Quirke, proceeding to move - That this Bill be now read a second time.

 

8         Suspension of Sessional Orders

                  Mr Meier, without notice, moved - That Sessional Orders be so far suspended as to enable Notices of Motion: Other Motions to be postponed until  Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committee/Regulations are disposed of.

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

 

9         Financial Institutions (Account Keeping Fees) Bill

                  Motion (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 6 July.

 

10       Environment, Resources and Development Committee - Compulsory Motor Vehicle Inspections  - Motion to note

                  Mrs Kotz, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee on Compulsory Motor Vehicle Inspections, be noted.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mrs Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 June.

 

11        Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions Nos 1, 2 and 4 be Notices of Motion for Thursday 8 June.

 

12       Adelaide City Soccer Club- Motion re

                  Mrs Hall, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates Adelaide City Soccer Club on an outstanding 1994-95 season in the National Soccer League and pays tribute to the magnificent record of their  coach of more than a decade, Zoran Matic and the achievement of Sergio Melta, National Soccer League record holder of 445 games and applauds their outstanding contribution to the success of soccer and its following in this State.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Scalzi, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 8 June.

 

13       Suspension of Sessional Orders

                  Mr Meier, without notice, moved - That Sessional Orders be so far suspended as to enable Orders of the Day: Other Motions to be postponed until Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committee/Regulations are disposed of.

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

 

14       Select Committee on Organs for Transplantation

                  The Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources (Hon. D.C. Wotton), by leave, moved - That the time for bringing up the Report of the Select Committee on Organs for Transplantation be extended until Thursday 8 June 1995.

                  Question put and passed.

 

15       Electoral (Political Contributions and Electoral Expenditure) Bill

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

                  Debate resumed.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Brindal, by leave, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 8 June.

 


16       Message from the Governor

                  The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

            Appropriation Bill 1995 - Recommending                                                                                             Message No. 24

                  The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Appropriation Bill 1995.

                  Government House, 1 June 1995                                                                                                                   R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

17        Petitions Nos 197 to 199

                  The Clerk announced that the following Members had lodged Petitions for presentation:

 

                  197    Hon. F. T. Blevins, from 67 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to repeal the new cleaning specifications for schools in South Australia.

 

                  198   Mrs Kotz, from 1769 residents of South Australia, requesting the House uphold and strengthen existing laws relating to prostitution.

 

                  199   Mrs Penfold,  from 24 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House maintain the present homicide law, which excludes euthanasia, while maintaining the common law right of patients to refuse medical treatment.

 

18       Questions

                  Questions without notice were asked.

                 

19       Leave of absence - Mr Ashenden

                  Mr Meier, without notice, moved - That three weeks leave of absence be granted to the Member for Wright, Mr Ashenden, on account of absence overseas attending an International Labour Organisation Conference.

                  Question put and passed.

 

20       Papers

                  The following Papers were tabled:

 

                  By the Treasurer (Hon. S.J. Baker) -

                              Budget Speech 1995-96

                              Financial Statement 1995-96

                                          Ordered to be printed. (Paper No.18)

                              Estimates of Receipts and Payments 1995-96

                                          Ordered to be printed.( Paper No.9)

                              Economic Conditions and The Budget 1995-96

                                          Ordered to be printed. (Paper No.11)

                              Capital Works Program 1995-96

                                          Ordered to be printed. (Paper No.83).

 

21       Appropriation Bill

                  The Treasurer, without notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the year ending 30 June 1995 and for other purposes.

                  Question put and passed.

 

                  Bill presented and read a first time.

                  The Treasurer moved  - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 6 June.

 


22       Suspension of Standing Orders

                  The Treasurer, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the introduction of a Bill without notice.

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

 

            Stamp Duties (Marketable Securities) Amendment Bill

                  The Treasurer, pursuant to order, 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 Treasurer moved  - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 6 June.

 

23       Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

            Public Trustee Bill                                                                                                                                                                   Message No. 142

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to provide for the office and functions of the Public Trustee; to amend the Administration and Probate Act 1919; and for other purposes to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                  The Legislative Council draws the attention of the House of Assembly to clauses 43, 46 and 47, printed in erased type, which clauses, being money clauses, cannot originate in the Legislative Council, but which are deemed necessary to the Bill.

                  Legislative Council, 31 May 1995                                                                                                                H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

                  Bill read a first time.

                   The Treasurer moved  - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 6 June.

 

24       Residential Tenancies Bill

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

                  The Deputy Premier moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 6 June.

                             

25       Statutes Amendment (Paedophiles) Bill

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

                  The Deputy Premier moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Atkinson, that the debate be further adjourned until Tuesday 6 June.

                             

26       Shop Trading Hours (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

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

                 

                  Bill read a second time.

                 

                                                                                      In Committee

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 3 read.

                  Mr Clarke moved on page 1, lines 18 to 21 to leave out paragraphs (a) and (b).

                  Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                                                                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 4 read.


                  Mr Clarke moved on page 2, lines 32 to 37 and page 3, lines 1 to 4 - leave out this clause and insert in lieu thereof  the following paragraph:

                              " Repeal of s. 5

                                          4. Section 5 of the principal Act is repealed."

                  Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                                                                                                Clause agreed to

                                                                                                Clause No. 5 read.

                  Mr Clarke moved on page 3, line 14 - leave out paragraph (d).

                  Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

                  Committee divided (No. 1):

 

                                          Ayes, 12.

 

                              Mr Atkinson

                              Mr De Laine

                              Mr Evans

                              Mr Foley

                              Mrs Geraghty

                              Ms Hurley

                              Mr Quirke

                              Hon. M.D. Rann

                              Mrs Rosenberg

                              Ms Stevens

                              Ms White

                              Mr Clarke (Teller)

                  Noes, 30.

 

Mr Andrew

Hon. M.H. Armitage

Hon. D.S. Baker

Hon. S.J. Baker

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Hon. D.C. Brown

Mr Buckby

Mr Caudell

Mr Condous

Mrs Greig

Hon. G.M. Gunn

Ms Hall

Mr Kerin

Mrs Kotz

Mr Leggett

Mr Lewis

Hon. W.A. Matthew

Mr Meier

Hon. J.W. Olsen

Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

Mr Rossi

Mr Scalzi

Hon. R.B. Such

Mr Venning

Mr Wade

Hon.  D.C. Wotton

Hon. G. A. Ingerson (Teller)

 

 

 

 

                  So it passed in the negative.

 

                  Mr Clarke moved on page 3, lines 18 and 19 to leave out paragraphs (a) and (b) and insert in lieu thereof the following paragraphs:

                              "(a)  until 6.00 p.m. on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; and

                              (b)     until 9.00 p.m. on a Thursday and Friday; and."

                  Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.


                  Committee divided (No. 2):

 

                                          Ayes, 10.

 

                              Mr Atkinson

                              Mr De Laine

                              Mr Foley

                              Mrs Geraghty

                              Ms Hurley

                              Mr Quirke

                              Hon. M.D. Rann

                              Ms Stevens

                              Ms White

                              Mr Clarke (Teller)

                  Noes, 31.

 

Mr Andrew

Hon. M.H. Armitage

Hon. D.S. Baker

Hon. S.J. Baker

Mr Bass

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Hon. D.C. Brown

Mr Buckby

Mr Caudell

Mr Condous

Mr Evans

Mrs Greig

Hon. G.M. Gunn

Ms Hall

Mr Kerin

Mrs Kotz

Mr Leggett

Mr Lewis

Hon. W.A. Matthew

Mr Meier

Hon. J.W. Olsen

Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

Mr Rossi

Mr Scalzi

Hon. R.B. Such

Mr Venning

Mr Wade

Hon. D.C. Wotton

Hon.  G.A. Ingerson (Teller)

 

                  So it passed in the negative.

                  ___________

 

                  To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

                  The House having resumed:

                  Hon. H. Allison 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.

 

27       Extension of time for adjournment

                  The Minister for Industrial Affairs moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 6.00 p.m.

                  Question put and passed.

 

28       Shop Trading Hours (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                  Ordered - That the further consideration in Committee of this Bill be now resumed.

 

                                                                                      In Committee

                                                                                                Clause No. 5  further considered.

                  Mr Clarke moved on page 4, line 10 to leave out the words "to subsection (5c) and".

                  Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                  Mr Clarke moved on page 4, line 11 to insert after the word "is" the word "solely" and after line 15 to insert new paragraph as follows:

                              "(ca) both furniture and floor coverings; or"

                  and, on line 19 to insert after the words "Good Friday" the words ", Easter Sunday, Anzac Day" and, on lines 20 to 31 to leave out these lines.

                  Question - That the amendments be agreed to - put and negatived.

                                                                                                Clause agreed to.

                                                                                                Clauses Nos 6 to 8 agreed to.

                                                                                                Title agreed to.

                 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

                  The House having resumed:

                  Hon. H. Allison reported that the Committee had further considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

                  The Minister for Industrial Affairs moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put.

                  House divided (No. 3):

                 

                                          Ayes, 29.

 

                              Hon. H. Allison

                              Mr Andrew

                              Hon. M.H. Armitage

                              Hon. D.S. Baker

                              Mr Bass

                              Mr Becker

                              Mr Brindal

                              Mr Brokenshire

                              Hon. D.C. Brown

                              Mr Buckby

                              Mr Caudell

                              Mr Condous

                              Mr Evans

                              Mrs Greig

                              Ms Hall

                              Mr Kerin

                              Mrs Kotz

                              Mr Leggett

                              Mr Lewis

                              Hon. W.A. Matthew

                              Mr Meier

                              Hon. J.W. Olsen

                              Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

                              Mr Rossi

                              Mr Scalzi

                              Hon. R.B. Such

                              Mr Wade

                              Hon. D.C. Wotton

                              Hon. G.A. Ingerson (Teller)

                              Noes, 10.

 

Mr Atkinson

Mr De Laine

Mr Foley

Mrs Geraghty

Ms Hurley

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Ms Stevens

Ms White

Mr Clarke (Teller)

 

 

 

                  So it was resolved in the affirmative.

                 

                  Bill read a third time and passed.

 

29       Adjournment

                  House adjourned at 6.16 pm until Tuesday next at 2.00 pm.

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 


 

                                                                 MOTIONS WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

For Thursday 8 June 1995

            Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations

 

Mr Kerin to move - That the Report of the Public Works Committee on the Port Lincoln Hospital Redevelopment, Stage 2, be noted.

 

Mr Kerin to move - That the Report of the Public Works Committee on the Modbury Private Hospital Development, be noted. 

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

Present during the day - All the Members except Mr Ashenden, (on leave).

 

 

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

 

                  Division No. 1 -

                              Ayes - Hon. F.T. Blevins.

                              Noes - Mrs Penfold.

 

                  Division No. 2 -

                              Ayes - Hon. F.T. Blevins.

                              Noe - Mrs Penfold.

 

                  Division No. 3 -

                              Ayes - Mrs Penfold.

                              Noes - Hon. F.T. Blevins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY