†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† No. 58

 

†††††††††††††††††††† VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††† OF THE

 

†††††††††††††††††††††† HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† WEDNESDAY 6 MAY 1992

 

1††††††††††††† Meeting of House

††††††††††††††† The House met pursuant to adjournment.† The Speaker (Hon. N.T. Peterson) took the

††††††††††††††††††† Chair and read prayers.

 

2††††††††††††† Conference - Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Miscellaneous)

††††††††††††††††††† Amendment Bill

††††††††††††††† The Minister of Labour (Hon.R.J. Gregory) reported as follows:

††††††††††††††††††† "I have to report that the Managers have been at the Conference on the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill, which was managed on the part of the Legislative Council by Hon.L.H. Davis, Hon.M.S. Feleppa, Hon.I.Gilfillan, Hon.T.G. Roberts and Hon.J.F. Stefani 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 no agreement was reached."

 

3††††††††††††† Conference - Statutes Amendment (Illegal Use of Motor Vehicles) Bill

††††††††††††††† The Minister of Education (Hon.G.J. Crafter) reported as follows:

††††††††††††††††††† "I have to report that the Managers have been at the Conference on the Bill, which was managed on the part of the Legislative Council by the Attorney General (Hon.C.J.Sumner), Hon.D.V.Laidlaw, Hon.B.S.L.Pfitzner, Hon.R.R.Roberts 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 that we should recommend to our respective House that -

††††††††††††††††††† As to Amendment No.3 -

†††††††††††††††††††††††† That the Legislative Council do not further insist on its Amendment and the House of Assembly do not further insist on its Alternative Amendment but the Legislative Council makes the following alternative amendments -

†††††††††††††††††† Long Title, page 1 -

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Leave out "and the Road Traffic Act 1961" and insert ",the Road Traffic Act 1961 and the Summary Offences Act 1953".

†††††††††††††††††† New Clause -

††††††††††††††††††††† Page 1, after line 14 -

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Insert new clause as follows:

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1a.Commencement This Act will come into operation on a day to be fixed by proclamation.

†††††††††††††††††††††††† New Part -

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Page 3, after line 2 -

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Insert new Part as follows:

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† PART 4

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† AMENDMENT OF THE SUMMARY OFFENCES ACT 1953

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 7.Amendment of s.17 - Being on premises for an unlawful purpose Section 17 of the

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† principal Act is amended by striking out the penalty at the foot of subsection (1) and substituting the following penalty:

 

 

 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Penalty:††††† Where the unlawful purpose is the commission of an offence punishable by a maximum term of imprisonment of two years or more - Division 5 imprisonment.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In any other case - Division 7 fine or division 7 imprisonment.

†††††††††††††††††††††††† And that the House of Assembly agree thereto.

 

4††††††††††††† Petitions Nos 304 to 305

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

 

††††††††††††††† 304 Mr Blacker, from 336 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the

††††††††††††††† Government to re-instate the position of Rural Care Worker on the Eyre Peninsula.

 

††††††††††††††† 305 Mr Matthew, from 2667 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to increase Special Education Assistance to schools.†

 

5††††††††††††† Answers to questions

††††††††††††††† Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 380, 422 to 427, 430, 442, 452 to 454, 488,

††††††††††††††† 493, 496, 499, 501, 506, 507, 510, 513, 518, 520, 521 and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

6††††††††††††† Papers

††††††††††††††† The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

††††††††††††††† By the Minister of Health (Hon. D.J. Hopgood) -

††††††††††††††††††† Port Pirie Regional Health Service Inc. - General By-laws.

 

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

††††††††††††††††††† Metropolitan Taxi-Cab Act 1956 - Applications to Lease, 22 April 1992.

 

††††††††††††††† By the Minister of Labour representing the Minister of Forests (Hon.J.H.C.Klunder) -

††††††††††††††††††† Forestry Act 1950 - Proclamations -

††††††††††††††††††† Hundred of Gambier.

††††††††††††††††††† Hundred of Caroline.

 

††††††††††††††† By the Minister of Marine (Hon.R.J.Gregory) -

††††††††††††††††††† Boating Act 1974 - Regulations - Hire and Drive Commencement.

 

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

††††††††††††††††††† Industrial and Commercial Training Act 1981 - Regulations - Clerical Processing (Legal).

 

7††††††††††††† Printing Committee - Second Report, 1991-92

††††††††††††††† Mrs Hutchison, Acting Chairman of the Printing Committee, brought up the Second Report, 1991-92.

††††††††††††††† Ordered - That the Report be received.

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

††††††††††††††††††† Aboriginal Lands Trust - Report, 1990-91.

††††††††††††††††††† Adelaide Festival Centre Trust - Report, 1990-91.

††††††††††††††††††† Animal and Plant Control Commission - Report, 1991.

††††††††††††††††††† Auditor-General - Supplementary Report, 1990-91.

††††††††††††††††††† Citrus Board of South Australia - Report, 1990-91.

††††††††††††††††††† Finance Trust Limited, South Australian - Report, 1990-91.

††††††††††††††††††† Harness Racing Board, South Australian - Report, 1990-91.

 

 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††††††† Industrial and Commercial Training Commission - Report, 1990-91.

††††††††††††††††††† Native Vegetation Authority - Report 1989-90.

††††††††††††††††††† Planning Commission of South Australia and Advisory Committee on Planning

†††††††††††††††††††††††† - Report 1990-91.

††††††††††††††††††† Public Works, Parliamentary Standing Committee on - Sixty Fourth and Sixty Fifth

†††††††††††††††††††††††† - General Reports.

††††††††††††††††††† Police Complaints Authority - Reports, 1989-90, 1990-91.

††††††††††††††††††† Recreation and Sport, Department of - Report, 1990-91.

††††††††††††††††††† Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia - Report, 1991.

††††††††††††††††††† Teacher's Registration Board of South Australia - Report, 1991.

 

8††††††††††††† Questions

††††††††††††††† Questions without notice were asked.

 

9††††††††††††† Suspension of Standing Orders

††††††††††††††† The Deputy Premier (Hon.D.J.Hopgood), without notice, moved - That Standing Orders

††††††††††††††††††† be so far suspended as to enable the consideration of Messages from the Legislative Council, forthwith.

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

††††††††††††††††††† majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

†††††††††††††††††††

10†††††††††† Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

††††††††††††††† Local Government (Reform) Amendment Bill††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Message No.119

††††††††††††††† MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendments made by the the

††††††††††††††††††† House of Assembly in the Local Government (Reform) Amendment Bill, without any amendment.

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council, 1 May 1992††††††††††††††††††††††† G.L.Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

††††††††††††††† Summary Offences (Prevention of Graffiti Vandalism)

††††††††††††††††††† Amendment Bill††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Message No.120

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

††††††††††††††††††† titled an Act to amend the Summary Offences Act 1953, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council, 5 May 1992††††††††††††††††††††††† G.L.Bruce, PRESIDENT

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

††††††††††††††††††† No.1 Page 1, lines 24 to 29 (clause 3) - Leave out subclause (2).

††††††††††††††††††† No.2 Page 1, line 30 (clause 3) - Leave out "or (2)".

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††† C.H.Mertin, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

††††††††††††††† Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration on motion.

 

††††††††††††††† Associations Incorporation (Miscellaneous)

††††††††††††††††††† Amendment Bill††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Message No.121

††††††††††††††† MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendments made by the

††††††††††††††††††† House of Assembly in the Associations Incorporation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill,

††††††††††††††††††† without any amendment.

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council, 5 May 1992††††††††††††††††††††††† G.L.Bruce, PRESIDENT


 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††† Financial Institutions (Application of Laws) Bill††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Message No.122

††††††††††††††† MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendments made by the ††††††††††††††††††††††††† House of Assembly in the Financial Institutions (Application of Laws) Bill, without

††††††††††††††††††† any amendment.

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council, 5 May 1992††††††††††††††††††††††† G.L.Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

††††††††††††††† Criminal Law Consolidation (Detention of Insane Offenders)

††††††††††††††††††† Amendment Bill††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Message No.123

††††††††††††††† MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendments made by the ††††††††††††††††††††††††† House of Assembly in the Criminal Law Consolidation (Detention of Insane Offenders) †††††††††††††††††† Amendment Bill, without any amendment.

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council, 5 May 1992††††††††††††††††††††††† G.L.Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

††††††††††††††† Summary Offences (Child Pornography) Amendment Bill††††††††††††††††††††††† Message No.124

††††††††††††††† MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendments made by the ††††††††††††††††††††††††† House of Assembly in the Summary Offences (Child Pornography) Amendment Bill, ††††††††††††††††††††††††† without any amendment.

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council 5 May 1992†††††††††††††††††††††††† G.L.Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

††††††††††††††† Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Public Offences) Bill†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Message No.125

††††††††††††††† The Legislative Council has agreed to Amendment No.1 made by the House of Assembly

††††††††††††††††††† in the Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Public Offences) Bill, without any amendment, and has disagreed to Amendments Nos 2 and 3 for the reason indicated by the annexed Schedule. The Legislative Council returns the Bill herewith and desires its reconsideration in respect of Amendments Nos 2 and 3.

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council, 5 May 1992††††††††††††††††††††††† G.L.Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

††††††††††††††††† Schedule of the Amendments made by the House of Assembly and disagreed to by

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† the Legislative Council

††††††††††††††††††† No.2 Page 8 (clause 7) - After line 11 insert clause as follows:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† "244a Disclosure, etc., of identity or address of juror (1) Subject to this section,

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a person must not wilfully publish any material or broadcast any matter containing any information that is likely to lead to the identification of a juror or former juror in a particular trial.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Penalty: $8 000 or imprisonment for 2 years.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (2) This section does not apply to the identification of a former juror with the †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††† consent of the former juror.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (3) In this section, a reference to the identification of a juror or former juror ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††† includes a reference to the disclosure of the address of the juror or former †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† juror."

††††††††††††††††††† No.3 Page 8 (clause 7) - After line 11 insert clause as follows:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †244b Confidentiality of jury's deliberations (1) A person must not solicit ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† information from a juror or former juror about the delilberations of a jury or harass ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a juror or former juror for the purpose of obtaining such information.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Penalty: $8 000 or imprisonment for 2 years.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (2) This section does not apply in relation to the disclosure of information about †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††† the deliberations of a jury -

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (a) to a judge or court;

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (b) to the Attorney-General;

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (c) to -

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (i) a board or a commission of inquiry;

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† or

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (ii)††† any person who is conducting research, appointed by the Governor or the Attorney-General;

 

 

 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† or

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (d)††† to a member of the police force acting in the course of an investigation of an

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† offence or alleged offence relating to the deliberations of a jury or the †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† obtaining of information about such deliberations.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (3)††† For the purposes of this section, the deliberations of a jury include statements

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† made, opinions expressed, arguments advanced or votes cast by members of ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† the jury in the course of their deliberations."

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††† C.H.Mertin,CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Schedule of the Reason for disagreeing with the foregoing amendments

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Because the Amendments are unnecessary for the purposes of the Bill.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††† C.H. Mertin, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

††††††††††††††† Statutes Amendment (Sentencing) Bill††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Message No.126

††††††††††††††† MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has disagreed to the amendment made by the †††††† House of Assembly in the Statutes Amendment (Sentencing) Bill, for the reeason †††††††††††† indicated in the annexed Schedule.† The Legislative Council returns the Bill herewith and †† desires its reconsideration.

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council, 5 May 1992††††††††††††††††††††††† G.L.Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

††††††††††††††††††† Schedule of the Amendments made by the House of Assembly and disagreed to

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† by the Legislative Council

††††††††††††††††††† Page 4 (clause 13) - After line 36 insert new subsection as follows:

†††††††††††††††††††††††† (1a) The Minister cannot exercise his or her powers under subsection (1) to waive

††††††††††††††††††† performance of more than ten hours under the one bond or order.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† C.H. Mertin, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Schedule of the Reason for disagreeing with the foregoing amendment

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Because it is inappropriate to limit the Minister's discretion.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† C.H. Mertin, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

††††††††††††††† Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration on motion.

 

††††††††††††††† State Government Insurance Committee Bill††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Message No.127

††††††††††††††† MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled ††††††††††††††††††††† an Act to provide for the continuation of the State Government Insurance Commission; ††††††††††††††††† to define the functions and powers of the Commission; to repeal the State Government ††††† Insurance Commission Act 1970; and for other purposes, with the amendments indicated †††††††††††††††††††††††††† by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the Legislative Council desires the ††††††††††††††††††††††† concurrence of the House of Assembly.

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council, 6 May 1992††††††††††††††††††††††† G.L.Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

††††††††††††††† No.1 Page 2, line 28 (clause 5) - After "writing" insert "and must be published in the Gazette within 14 days after it is given to the board".

††††††††††††††† No.2 Page 5, line 9 (clause 12) - Leave out "private" and insert "pecuniary or personal".

††††††††††††††† No.3 Page 5, lines 19 and 20 (clause 12) - Leave out "contract or proposed contract" and insert "proposed contract and does not take part in any deliberations or decisions of the board on the matter".

††††††††††††††† No.4 Page 5, line 37 (clause 13) - Leave out "private" and insert "pecuniary or personal".

††††††††††††††† No.5 Page 7, line 17 (clause 18) - Leave out "board must, in consultation with the Minister" and insert "Minister must, in consultation with the board".

 

 

 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††† No.6 Page 7, line 4o (clause 18) - Leave out "board must, in consultation with the Minister and insert "Minister must, in consultation with the board".

††††††††††††††† No.7 Page 7, lines 42 and 43 and Page 8, lines 1 to 9 (clause 18) - Leave out subclauses (5), (6) and (7) and insert -

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† "(5) The Minister may, in consultation with the board, amend the chartr at any †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††† time.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †(6) The charter or any amendment to the charter comes into force and is binding †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† on the Commission on a day determined by the Minister and specified in the ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† charter or amendment.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †(7) On the charter or an amendment to the charter coming into force, the Minister †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††† must -

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †(a) within six sitting days, cause a copy of the charter, or the charter in its amended form, to be laid before both Houses of Parliament;

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† and

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †(b) within 14 days (unless such a copy is sooner laid before both Houses of Parliament under paragraph (a)), cause a copy of the charter, or the charter in its amended for, to be presented to the Economics and Finance Committee of the Parliament."

††††††††††††††† No.8 Page 11, line 18 (clause 29) - After "force" insert "and set out any amendments to the charter made during the financial year".

††††††††††††††† No.9 Page 11, line 19 (clause 29) - Leave out "and".

††††††††††††††† No.10†† Page 11 (clause 29) - After line 21 insert paragraphs as follows:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† "(d)††† set out details of any approval given by the Treasurer during the financial year in respect of any borrowing by the Commission or any security given by the Commission for the repayment of a loan;

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† and

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †(e) set out details of any approval given by the Minister during the financial year in respect of a contract, arrangement or understanding in restraint of trade or commerce or any other transaction referred to in section 24."

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††† C.H. Mertin, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

†††††††††††††††

††††††††††††††† Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration on motion.

 

††††††††††††††† Statutes Amendment (Illegal Use of Motor Vehicles) Bill††††††††††††††††††††††††† Message No.128

††††††††††††††† The Legislative Council having considered the recommendations from the Conference on †††††††††††††††† the Statutes Amendment (Illegal Use of Motor Vehicles) Bill has agreed to the same.† The ††††††††††††††††† Bill is returned herewith.

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council, 6 May 1992††††††††††††††††††††††† G.L.Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

††††††††††††††† Ordered - That the Speaker do now leave the Chair and the House resolve itself into a

††††††††††††††††††† Committee of the whole for the consideration of the recommendations of the Conference.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Committee

††††††††††††††† Resolved - That the recommendations of the Conference be agreed to.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††

 

††††††††††††††† The House having resumed:

††††††††††††††† Mr M.J. Evans reported that the Committee had considered the recommendations of the

††††††††††††††††††† Conference and had agreed to the same.


 

 

 

 

11†††††††††† Suspension of Standing Orders

††††††††††††††† The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as ††††††††††††† ††to enable the introduction of four Bills, forthwith.

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

††††††††††††††††††† majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

12†††††††††† Ambulance Services Bill

††††††††††††††† The Minister of Health, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill

††††††††††††††††††† for††† an Act to provide for the licensing of persons who provide ambulance services; to

††††††††††††††††††† repeal the Ambulance Services Act 1985; and for othr 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 Dr Armitage, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

13†††††††††† Mental Health Bill

††††††††††††††† The Minister of Health, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill † for an Act to make provision for the treatment and protection of persons suffering from †††††† a mental illness; to repeal the Mental Health Act 1977; to amend the Administration and

††††††††††††††††††† Probate Act 1919, the Aged and Infirm Persons' Property Act 1940 and the Consent to †††††††††††††††††† medical and Dental Procedures Act 1985; 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 Dr Armitage, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

14†††††††††† Paper

††††††††††††††† The following Paper was tabled by the Minister of Health -

††††††††††††††††††† Final Report of the Committee established to review part IVA of the Mental Health Act Concerning Consent Laws for Medical and Dental Procedures for Persons Suffering from Mental Illness or Mental Handicap - March 1991.

 

15†††††††††† Guardianship and Administration (Mental Capacity) Bill†††††††††

††††††††††††††† The Minister of Health, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill † for an Act to provide for the guardianship of persons with a mental incapacity and for †††††† the management of the estates; 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 Dr Armitage, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

†††††

16†††††††††† Supported Residential Facilities Bill

††††††††††††††† The Minister of Health, pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill † for an Act to make provision in relation to the care of persons in certain residential facilities; to make related amendments to the Mental Health Act 1977 and the South Australian Health Commission Act 1976; 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 Dr Armitage, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

 

 

 

†††††

17†††††††††† Standing Orders Committee - Substitution for Member

††††††††††††††† The Deputy Premier, by leave, moved - That Mr Brindal be appointed to the Standing

††††††††††††††††††† Orders Committee in place of Mr Oswald.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.

 

18†††††††††† Suspension and resumption of sitting

††††††††††††††† At 5.50 p.m. the sitting of the House was suspended.

††††††††††††††† At 7.30 p.m. the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

19†††††††††† Matter of privilege

††††††††††††††† Mr Hamilton.........(to be advised later)

 

20†††††††††† Grievance debate

††††††††††††††† The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

††††††††††††††† Debate ensued.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.

 

21†††††††††† Suspension of Standing Orders

††††††††††††††† The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Sessional Orders be so far suspended as †††††††††††††††††††††††††††† to enable Private Members Business to take precedence until 9.20 p.m.††††† ††††

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

††††††††††††††††††† majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

22†††††††††† Stamp Duties (Concessions) Amendment Bill

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Stamp Duties

††††††††††††††††††† (Concessions) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

††††††††††††††† Debate resumed.

 

††††††††††††††† Speaker's ruling

††††††††††††††† The Speaker ruled that this Bill is a money bill and therefore must be introduced in the †††††† House of Assembly.† However while dealing with stamp duty it does not impose a duty ††† and it is therefore capable of being introduced by a private Member.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.

 

††††††††††††††† Bill read a second time.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Committee

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††† Clause No.1 read.

 

††††††††††††††† To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††

 

 

††††††††††††††† The House having resumed:

††††††††††††††† Mr M.J. Evans 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 Wednesday next.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

23†††††††††† Postponement of business

††††††††††††††† Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Members Bill) No.2 be an Order of the Day for

††††††††††††††††††† Wednesday next.


 

 

 

 

24†††††††††† Discharge of business

††††††††††††††† Orders of the Day (Private Members Bills) Nos 3 and 4 read.

††††††††††††††† Ordered - That these Orders of the Day be discharged.

 

25†††††††††† Postponement of business

††††††††††††††† Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Members Bill) No.5 be an Order of the Day for

††††††††††††††††††† Wednesday next.

 

26†††††††††† Select Committee on the Law and Practice relating to Death and Dying

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the Report of the Select Committee on the Law and Practice

††††††††††††††††††† relating to Death and Dying to be brought up.

††††††††††††††† The Minister of Health brought up the Report (Paper No.185), together with Minutes of

††††††††††††††††††† Proceedings and Evidence.

††††††††††††††† Ordered - That the Report be received.

††††††††††††††† The Minister moved - That the Report be noted.

††††††††††††††† Debate ensued.

†††††††††††††††

27†††††††††† Suspension of Standing Orders

††††††††††††††† The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Sessional Orders be so far suspended as †††††††††††††††††††††††††††† to enable Private Members Business to take precedence until 9.30 p.m.

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

††††††††††††††††††† majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

28†††††††††† Select Committee on the Law and Practice relating to Death and Dying

††††††††††††††††††† Debate (interrupted by the foregoing suspension) resumed.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.

††††††††††††††† The Deputy Premier moved - That the time for bringing up the Report of the Select ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Committee on the Law and Practice relating to Death and Dying be extended †††††† until the first day of the next Session and that the Committee have power to act †† during the recess.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.

 

29†††††††††† Minister of Tourism, Report of Inquiry into - Motion re

††††††††††††††† The Premier (Hon.J.C. Bannon), pursuant to notice, moved - That upon presentation to the †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Speaker of the copy of the Report of Mr T.A.Worthington, QC as requested by the ††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Premier in his letter of 16 April 1992 in relation to the Minister of Tourism, the Report †††††† be deemed to be laid upon the Table of the House of Assembly and the Speaker is †††††††††††††††††† hereby authorised to publish and distribute the Report.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.

 

30†††††††††† Suspension of Standing Orders

††††††††††††††† The Deputy Premier, pursuant to notice, moved - That Standing Order 339 be so ††††††††††††††††† suspended as to enable the Select Committee on Primary and Secondary Education to †††††††††††††††††††††††† authorise the disclosure or publication, as it thinks fit, of any evidence presented to the ††† ††††††††††††††† Committee prior to such evidence being reported to the House.

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

††††††††††††††††††† majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

31†††††††††† Postponement of business

††††††††††††††† Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) Nos 1 and 2 be postponed and ††††††††††††††††† taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No.3.


 

 

 

 

32†††††††††† South Australian Local Government Grants Commission Bill

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the South †††††††††††††††† Australian Local Government Grants Commission Bill be now read a second time.

††††††††††††††† Debate resumed.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.

 

††††††††††††††† Bill read a second time.

††††††††††††††† By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

††††††††††††††† Bill read a third time and passed.

 

33†††††††††† Extension of time for adjournment

††††††††††††††† The Deputy Premier moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be ††††††††††††††††††† extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.

 

34†††††††††† Next day of sitting

††††††††††††††† The Deputy Premier moved - That the House at its rising adjourn to Tuesday 2 June 1992

††††††††††††††††††† at 2.00 p.m.

††††††††††††††† Debate ensued.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.

 

35†††††††††† Message from the Legislative Council

††††††††††††††† The following Messages form the Legislative Council was received and read:

 

††††††††††††††† Wilderness Protection Bill†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Message No.129

††††††††††††††† MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled ††††††††††††††††††††† an Act to provide for the protection of wilderness and the restoration of land to its ††††††††††††††††††††††††††† condition before European colonization; to make consequential amendments to the ††††††††††††† National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972; and for other purposes, with the amendments †††††††††††††††††††††† indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the Legislative Council desires ††††††††††††††† the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council, 6 May 1992††††††† G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

††††††††††††††† No.1 Page 1 (clause 3) - After line 22 insert definition as follows:

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† "Aboriginal organization" means an association, body or group comprised, or substantially comprised, of Aboriginal persons have its principal objects the furtherance of interests of Aboriginal people:".

††††††††††††††† No.2 Page 5, lines 1 to 3 (clause 8) - Leave out paragraph (b) and insert the following paragraph:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† "(b)† one of whom has been nominated by the Minister from a panel of three persons selected by the Wilderness Society SA Branch Incorporated;"

††††††††††††††† No.3 Page 5, lines 8 to 10 (clause 8) - Leave out subclause (4) and insert the following subclauses:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† "(4) The Governor may appoint suitable persons to be deputies of the members of

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† the Committee appointed by the Governor and a deputy of a member must be ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† appointed in the same manner as the member and have the qualifications (if ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† any) required by this Actfor the appointment of the member.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (4a) The deputy of a member may act as a member of the Committee in the

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† absence, or during a temporary vacancy in the office, of the member."

††††††††††††††† No.4 Page 7, line 20 (clause 12) - After "The Minister must provide" insert "the Environment, Resources and Development Committee and".

 

 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††† No.5 Page 7, lines 35 and 36 (clause 12) - Leave out "by the Natural Resources Management Standing Committee or by members of the public" and insert "pursuant to subsection (4)".

††††††††††††††† No.6 Page 14 (clause 22) - After line 6 insert paragraph as follows:

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† "(aa) if, in the Minister's opinion, an Aboriginal organization has a particular interest in the land to which the proposal relates, the Minister must consult that organization in relation to the proposal;."

††††††††††††††† No.7 Page 14, line 16 (clause 22) - Leave out "not less than".

††††††††††††††† No.8 Page 14, line 45 (clause 23) - Leave out "proclamation" and insert "regulation".

††††††††††††††† No.9 Page 15, line 10 (clause 24) - Leave out "proclamation" and insert "regulation".

††††††††††††††† No.10†† Page 15, lines 33 to 36 (clause 24) - Leave out subclauses (6) and (7).

††††††††††††††† No.11†† Page 15 (clause 25) - After line 42 insert subclause as follows:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† "(1a) Rights of entry, prospecting, exploration or mining cannot be acquired

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† pursuant to mining Act in respect of land in respect of which the Minister has published a notice under section 22(6)(b) until the land is constituted as a wilderness protection zone or the Minister gives public notice under section 22(6)(f) that he or she has decided not to proceed with the proposal to constitute the land as a wilderness protection area or zone."

††††††††††††††† No.12†† Page 16, lines 5 to 13 (clause 25) - Leave out subparagraph (i) and insert the following subparagraph:

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† "(i)††††††† is made -

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (A)†† for the purpose of enabling the holder of a mining tenement that was in force immediately before constitution of the land as a wilderness protection zone to continue to exercise rights of entry, prospecting, exploration or mining under the tenement;

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (B)††† to enable the holder to acquire and exercise such rights under another tenement granted under the same mining Act;

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (C)††† to enable a subsequent holder of a mining tenement referred to in subsubparagraph (A) or (B) to exercise rights of entry, prospecting, exploration or mining under the tenement;

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† or

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (D)††† to enable a subsequent holder of such a mining tenement to acquire and exercise such rights under another tenement granted under the same mining Act."

††††††††††††††† No.13†† Page 16 (clause 25) - After line 39 insert subclause as follows:

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† "(9)†††††† The Minister must, at intervals of not more than five years -

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (a)††† assess the effects of mining operations on each wilderness protection zone constituted under this Act;

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (b)††† prepare a report setting out the Minister's conclusions following the assessment and any action that should be taken as a result of the assessment;

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† and

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (c)††† cause copies of the report to be laid before both Houses of Parliament."

††††††††††††††† No.14†† Page 19, lines 11 and 12 (clause 31) - Leave out "by the Natural Resources

††††††††††††††† Management

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Standing Committee or by members of the public" and insert "pursuant to subsection (9)".

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††† C.H. Mertin, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

36†††††††††† State Government Insurance Commission Bill

††††††††††††††† Ordered - That the message from the Legislative Council on the State Government ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Insurance Commission Bill be now taken into consideration.


 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Committee

††††††††††††††† Resolved - That the suggested amendments of the Legislative Council be agreed to.

 

37†††††††††† Suspension and resumption of sitting

††††††††††††††† At 10.25 p.m. the sitting of the House was suspended until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††

 

††††††††††††††† At 2.00 p.m. the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

38†††††††††† Summary Offences (Prevention of Graffiti Vandalism) Amendment Bill

††††††††††††††† Ordered - That the Message from the Legislative Council on the Summary Offences

††††††††††††††††††† (Prevention of Graffiti Vandalism) Amendment Bill be now taken into consideration.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Committee

††††††††††††††† Resolved - That the amendments be disagreed to and suggested alternative amendments be made in lieu thereof.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††

 

††††††††††††††† The House having resumed:

††††††††††††††† Mr M.J. Evans reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it ††††††††††††††††† had disagreed to the same and made suggested alternative amendments in lieu thereof.

†††††††††††††††

39†††††††††† Statutes Amendment (Sentencing Bill)

††††††††††††††† Ordered - That the Message from the Legislative Council on the Statutes Amendment ††††††††††††††††††††††† (Sentencing) Bill be now taken into consideration.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Committee

††††††††††††††† Resolved - That the amendment be insisted on.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††

 

††††††††††††††† The House having resumed:

††††††††††††††† Mr M.J. Evans reported that the Committee had considered the Message referred to it and ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† had resolved to insist on its amendment.

 

40†††††††††† Statutes Amendmnt and Repeal (Public Offences) Bill

††††††††††††††† Ordered - That the Message from the Legislative Council on the Statutes Amendment and ††††††††††††††† Repeal (Public Offences) Bill be now taken into consideration.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Committee

††††††††††††††† Resolved - That the Amendments Nos 2 and 3 not be insisted on and suggested alternative

††††††††††††††††††† amendmentamendments be made in lieu thereof.

 

††††††††††††††† The House having resumed:

††††††††††††††† Mr M.J. Evans reported that the Committee had considered the

††††††††††††††††††† amendments referred to it had agreed not to insist on Amendments Nos 2 and 3 and made suggested alternative amendments in lieu thereof.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††

41†††††††††† Message from the Legislative Council

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


 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††† Subordinate Legislation (Expiry) Amendment Bill†††† Message No.130

††††††††††††††† MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Amendments Nos 1 to 4 made ††††††††††††††††† by the House of Assembly in the Subordinate Legislation (Expiry) Amendment Bill, †††††††††††††††††††††† without any amendment, and has disagreed to Amendment No.5 for the reason indicated

††††††††††††††††††† in the annexed Schedule.

††††††††††††††† The Legislative Council returns the Bill herewith and desires its reconsideration in respect ††††††††††††††† of Amendment No. 5

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council, 6 May 1992††††††† G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Schedule of the amendments made by the House of Assembly and disagreed

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† to by the Legislative Council

 

††††††††††††††† No. 5††† Clause 2, page 1, lines 13 to 18 - Strike out this clause and insert new clause 2

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† as follows:

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.Amendment of section 16a - Regulations to which this Part applies Section 16a of ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† the principal Act is amended by striking out paragraphs (e) and (f) and "and" †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† appearing between those paragraphs.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C.H.Mertin, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Schedule of the Reason for disagreeing with the foregoing amendment

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Because the amendment will be impractical to operate and will direct resources from ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† the principal task of regulation review.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C.H. Mertin, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

42†††††††††† Suspension of Standing Orders

††††††††††††††† The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† to enable those Ordered of the Day: Regulations/Committees and Orders of the Day: ††††††††††††††††††††††††† Other Motions set down for Thursday 7 May, where debate has ensued, to be taken into †† consideration forthwith, without debate.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

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

††††††††††††††††††† majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

43†††††††††† Summary Offences Act - Regulations - Traffic Infringement Notices -

††††††††††††††††††† Obscuring Number Plates - Motion for disallowance

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Gunn - That the ††††††††††††††††††††††††† Regulations under the Summary Offences Act 1953 relating to Traffic Infringement ††††††††††††††††††††† Notices - Obscuring Number Plates, made on 13 February and laid on the Table of this †††††††††††† House on 18 February 1992, be disallowed.

††††††††††††††† Question put and negatived.

 

44†††††††††† Select Committee on Privacy - Motion to note Report

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Report of the ††† Select Committee on Privacy be noted.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.

 

45†††††††††† Economic and Finance Committee - First Report - Motion to note

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the First Report of ††††††††††††††††† the Economic and Finance Committee relating to Public Sector Asset Management

††††††††††††††††††† Developments 1988-91 be noted.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.


 

 

 

 

46†††††††††† Private Members Time - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Oswald - That this ††††††††††††††††††††† House expresses its concern at the failure of Ministers to come into the House during †††††††††††††††††††† Private Members time to respond to motions which affect their portfolios and who ††††††††††††††††††† delegate their responses to junior back benchers who have no responsibility for the †††††††††††††††††††††† subjects raised.

††††††††††††††† Question put and negatived.

 

47†††††††††† Royal Coat of Arms - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion - That this House condemns †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† the Attorney-General for his implementation of Government policy to replace the Royal ††††††††††††††††† Coat of Arms in the Supreme Court with the State Coat of Arms recognising that the ††††† justices of the Supreme Court are the Queens justices and calls on the Premier to ††††††††††††††††††††† immediately take action to reverse this policy.††††

††††††††††††††† Question put and negatived.

 

48†††††††††† Public Housing - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion - That this House rejects ††††††††††††††††††††† Opposition proposals to abandon the construction program of the South Australian ††††††††††††††††††††† Housing Trust in favour of a private rental subsidy scheme and calls on the Federal ††††† Government to provide additional support for public housing in South Australia.

††††††††††††††† Question - That the motion be agreed to - put and passed.

 

49†††††††††† Country Rail Passenger Network - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Venning - That this ††††††††††††††††††† House calls on Australian National, in co-operation with the State Transport Authority, †††††††††††††††††† to proceed toward the re-establishment of a country rail passenger network with priority ††††† being given to services for the Iron Triangle and the South East:

††††††††††††††† Which Mrs Hutchison has moved to amend by leaving out all words after word "on" and

††††††††††††††††††† inserting in lieu thereof the words "the Federal Government to re-establish the country rail passenger network to Whyalla, Mt Gambier and Broken Hill with priority being given to services to the Iron Triangle and the South East."

††††††††††††††† Which Mr Holloway has also moved to amend by leaving out all words after "House" and

††††††††††††††††††† inserting in lieu thereof the words "regrets the failure of the Federal Government to re-establish the country rail passenger network to Whyalla, Mt Gambier and Broken Hill but applauds the positive consequences that will follow from the Commonwealth's decision to standardise the Adelaide to melbourne rail-link, upgrade the Port Augusta rail workshops and construct a rail loop at Outer Harbor."

††††††††††††††† Question - Mr Mr Holloway's amendment be agreed to - put and passed.

††††††††††††††† Question - That the motion as amended be agreed to - put and passed.

 

50†††††††††† Third Arterial Road - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Matthew - That this †††††††††††††††††† House calls on the Government as a matter of priority to commence construction of ††††††††††††††††††††††††††† phase 2 of the Third Arterial Road in order to alleviate traffic problems on Brighton and †††††††††††† South Roads and condemns the Government for attempting to spread the road building ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† project over an unacceptable length of time.

††††††††††††††† Question put.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††† House divided (No.1):

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ayes,16.

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. H. Allison

††††††††††††††††††† Dr Armitage

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. P.B. Arnold

††††††††††††††††††† Mr D.S. Baker

††††††††††††††††††† Mr S.J. Baker

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Becker

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Blacker

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Brindal

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. J.L. Cashmore

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. T. Chapman

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. B.C. Eastick

††††††††††††††††††† Mr S.G. Evans

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Gunn

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Ingerson

††††††††††††††††††† Mrs Kotz

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Lewis

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Meier

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Oswald

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Such

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Venning

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. D.C. Wotton

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Matthew (Teller)

†††††† Noes, 19.

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

Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

Hon. S.M. Lenehan

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.

 

51†††††††††† Public Transport - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Matthew - That this

††††††††††††††††††† House calls on the Government to abandon its short sighted decision to cease operating public transport at 10.00 p.m. on Sunday to Thursday of each week without providing for an alternative†† means by which South Australians can gain access to affordable transport:

††††††††††††††† † †††††† Which Hon. T.H. Hemmings has moved to amend by leaving out all words after the †† word "Government" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "to continue discussions † with all parties potentially affected by the Government's recently announced changes to †† †††††††† public transport finishing times, with a view to ensuring that public transport, or a †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† satisfactory alternative, continues after 10.00 p.m. on Sunday to Thursday of each week."

†† †††††††††††† †Question - That the motion as amended be agreed to - put and passed.


 

 

 

 

52†††††††††† National Gallery - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Venning - That ††††††††††††††††††††††††††† because of the parlous state of the nation's economy, this House demands that the ††††††††††††††††††††††††† following urgent measures be implemented by the Federal Government immediately -

††††††††††††††††††† (a)††† abolition of payroll tax;

††††††††††††††††††† (b)††† abolition of the 17.5% annual leave loading;

††††††††††††††††††† (c)††† abolition of penalty rates;† and

††††††††††††††††††† (d)††† return to a 40 hour, 5 day week:

††††††††††††††† † †††††† Which Hon. T.H. Hemmings has moved to amend by leaving out all words after ††††††††††††††††††††††††† "That" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "this House calls on the Federal ††† ††††††††††††††† Government to negotiate with the States on options to replace payroll tax with a more ††††††† ††††††††††††††† appropriate source of revenue".

††††††††††††††† Question - That the motion as amended be agreed to - put and passed.

 

53†††††††††† Education Review Unit - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr De Laine - That this †††††††††††††††††† House acknowledges the work of the Education Review Unit since its establishment in †††††††††††††††† 1989, notes that it has conducted reviews of 231 schools, 3 operational and support units †††††† and 5 program and policy areas and calls on the Minister of Education to ensure that †††††††††††††††††††††††† final ERU reports are made available to the Parliamentary Library:

††††††††††††††† † †††††† Which Mr Lewis has moved to amend by inserting after the words "the Minister of †††††††††††††††††† Education to" the words "recognise its findings, respect its recommendations and insist †††††††††††††††††† that his Department implement such changes of policy as proposed in its reports or ††††††††††††††† otherwise state reasons why he and the Department rejects them and further, calls on the †††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Minister to"

††††††††††††††† Question - That the motion as amended be agreed to - put and passed.

 

54†††††††††† Australian Taxation Office Building - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Matthew - That this †† House conveys its disappointment to the Commonwealth Government over the failure of ††††††††††† that Government to locate at least one of the proposed new Australian Taxation Office † buildings in the vicinity of Noarlunga Centre or Westfield Marion Shopping Centre in ††††††††† preference to central Adelaide

††††††††††††††† † †††††† Which Mr Quirke has moved to amend by leaving out all words after the word ††††††††††††††††††††††††††† "buildings" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "outside of the Adelaide Central ††††††††††††††††††† Business District on land appropriately zoned".

††††††††††††††† Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and passed.

††††††††††††††† Question - That the motion, as amended, be agreed to - put and passed.

 

55†††††††††† Fire Services Rationalisation - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Hon.T.H. Hemmings - ††††††††††††††††††††† That this House endorses the current constructive moves to rationalise the †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† communications and training facilities of the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service ††††† and the South Australian Country Fire Service.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.

 

56†††††††††† Job Campaign - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Hon.T.H. Hemmings - ††††††††††††††††††††† That this House supports the "Buy a mate a job" campaign by the South Australian †††††††††††††††††††††††† Chamber of Commerce and Industry, SA Great and Kickstart designed† to encourage †††† South Australians to support local jobs and industry by buying Australian made and †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† locally produced items †††

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

57†††††††††† Wheat Price - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Blacker - That this ††††††††††††††††††††† House calls on the Federal Government to immediately provide a system of guaranteed ††††††††††††††††††††† minimum price to wheat growers to ensure that viable acreages of wheat are sown in the ††† coming season; and further, this House notes with concern the severe consequences of †††††††††††††††††† not planting a crop of economic viability and the effects this will have on -

††††††††††††††††††† (a)††† the farmers' equity in land ownership;

††††††††††††††††††† (b)††† the rollover of funds within the banking infrastructure;

††††††††††††††††††† (c)††† balance of trade figures and export earnings; and

††††††††††††††††††† (d)††† Federal, State and Local Governments' taxing ability.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.

 

58†††††††††† Tea Tree Gully Police Station - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mrs Kotz - That this †††††††††††††††††††††††† House condemns the proposed closure of the Tea Tree Gully Police Station between the ††††††††††††††††††††††††††† hours of 11.00 p.m. and 7.00 a.m. and calls on the Government to support its own policy ††††† of neighbourhood and community based policing and reject the proposed closure ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† forthwith:

††††††††††††††† † †††††† Which Mr Holloway has moved to amend by leaving out all words after "House" and †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† inserting in lieu thereof the words "acknowledging that an adequate police presence is †††††††††††††††††††††† ncessary for the well being and security of the community, expresses full confidence in †††††† the expertise of the Police Commissioner to use the record allocation of resources †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† provided to the Police Department to the community's best advantage".

††††††††††††††† Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and passed.

††††††††††††††† Question - That the motion, as amended, be agreed to - put.

 


 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††† House divided (No.2):

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ayes,19.

††††††††††††††††††† 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

††††††††††††††††††† 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

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Holloway (Teller)

††††††† Noes, 17.

Hon. H. Allison

Dr Armitage

Hon. P.B. Arnold

Mr D.S. Baker

Mr S.J. Baker

Mr Becker

Mr Blacker

Mr Brindal

Hon. J.L. Cashmore

Hon. T. Chapman

Hon. B.C. Eastick

Mr S.G. Evans

Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy

Mr Gunn

Mr Ingerson

Mr Lewis

Mr Matthew

Mr Meier

Mr Oswald

Mr Such

Mr Venning

Hon. D.C. Wotton

Mrs Kotz (Teller)

††††††††††††††† So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

59†††††††††† Hallett Cove and Brighton Police Stations - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Matthew - That this †††††††††††††††††† House calls on the Government to investigate as a matter of priority the establishment of ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† police stations at Hallett Cove and Brighton as part of the commencement of a move †††† back to community police stations:

††††††††††††††† † †††††† Which Mr Quirke has moved to amend by leaving out all words after "House" and ††††††††††††††††††† inserting in lieu thereof the words "supports the Police Commissioner's right and duty to †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† allocate available police resources, including the location of police stations, in the best

††††††††††††††††††† interests of the people of South Australia".

††††††††††††††† Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and passed.

††††††††††††††† Question - That the motion, as amended, be agreed to - put and passed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

60†††††††††† Consumption Tax - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Quirke - That this †††††††††††††††††††††† House condemns moves by the Liberal Party at both the Federal and State levels to bring ††††††††††††††††††††††††† in a broadbased consumption tax.

††††††††††††††† Question put.

††††††††††††††† House divided (No.3):

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ayes,19.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 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

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mr Holloway

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hon. D.J. Hopgood

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mrs Hutchison

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hon. S.M. Lenehan

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mr McKee

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hon. M.K. Mayes

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hon. M.D. Rann

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hon. J.P. Trainer

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mr Quirke (Teller)

††††††† Noes,17.

Hon. H. Allison

Dr Armitage

Hon. P.B. Arnold

Mr D.S. Baker

Mr Becker

Mr Blacker

Mr Brindal

Hon. J.L. Cashmore

Hon. T. Chapman

Hon. B.C. Eastick

Mr S.G. Evans

Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy

Mr Gunn

Mr Ingerson

Mrs Kotz

Mr Lewis

Mr Matthew

Mr Meier

Mr Oswald

Mr Such

Mr Venning

Hon. D.C. Wotton

Mr S.J. Baker (Teller)

††††††††††††††† So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

61†††††††††† Cavan Secure Centre - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr Oswald - That this ††††† House expresses its dissatisfaction with the reply by the Minister of Family and Community Services which was given to the Member for Morphett on Tuesday 8 ††††††††††††††† October when he required a deferral of the plans for the proposed Youth Detention ††††††††††† Centre at Cavan until after the Select Committee on Juvenile Justice has had an †††††††††††††† opportunity to address the subject, and calls on the Government to withdraw the plans †††† from the Public Works Standing Committee so as not to pre-empt any deliberations by ††††† the Select Committee.

††††††††††††††† Question put and negatived.

 

 

 

 

 

62†††††††††† Economic Policies - Motion †re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mr S.J. Baker - That this ††††††††††††††††† House condemns the Government for its disregard of the misery caused by its economic ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† policies and financial negligence and demands that it give prime consideration to the ††††† future of South Australian business in order to provide jobs.

††††††††††††††† Question put.

††††††††††††††† House divided (No.4):

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ayes,17.

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. H. Allison

††††††††††††††††††† Dr Armitage

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. P.B. Arnold

††††††††††††††††††† Mr D.S. Baker

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Becker

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Blacker

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Brindal

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. J.L. Cashmore

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. T. Chapman

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. B.C. Eastick

††††††††††††††††††† Mr S.G. Evans

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Gunn

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Ingerson

††††††††††††††††††† Mrs Kotz

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Lewis

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Matthew

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Meier

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Oswald

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Such

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Venning

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. D.C. Wotton

††††††††††††††††††† Mr S.J. Baker (Teller)

†††††† Noes, 19.

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Mr De Laine

Mr M.J. Evans

Mr Ferguson

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Mr 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. G.J. Crafter (Teller)

††††††††††††††† So it was passed in the negative.

 

63†††††††††† Land Care - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Hon.T.H.Hemmings - †††††††††††††††††††††† That this House records its appreciation to the numerous rural community groups who †††††††††††††††††††††† have wholeheartedly supported Land Care in South Australia.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.


 

 

 

 

64†††††††††† Employment and Training Opportunities - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Hon.T.H.Hemmings - †††††††††††††††††††††† That this House calls on the Federal Government to implement a counter recessionary †††††††††††††††††††††† package aimed at promoting employment and training opportunities, bringing forward ††††† major infrastructure programs and expanding initiatives announced in the March ††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Industry Statement.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.

 

65†††††††††† Enterprise Bargaining - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Mrs Hutchison - That ††††††††††††††††††††† this House applauds moves by the Government to ensure that trade unions are involved ††††††††††††††† in the development of enterprise bargaining arrangements and declares its opposition to †††††† any attempt to implement legislation similar to the Employment Contracts Act recently †††††††††††††††††††††† introduced in New Zealand and further, this House calls on the Federal Parliament to †††††††††††††††††††††††††† resist any moves to implement such legislation at the national level.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.

 

66†††††††††† Magarey Medal Presentation - Motion re

††††††††††††††† Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Hon.J.P.Trainer - That ††††††††††††††††††††† this House congratulates NWS Channel Nine and the South Australian National Football ††††††††††††††††††††††††† League for acknowledging the social realities of the twentieth century by admitting †††††† women to the 1991 Magarey Medal presentation as partners of players attending the ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† counting ceremony.

††††††††††††††† Question put and passed.

 

67†††††††††† Suspension and resumption of sitting

††††††††††††††† At 3.45 p.m. the sitting of the House was suspended.

††††††††††††††† At 5.33 p.m. the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

68†††††††††† Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

††††††††††††††† Statutes Amendment (Graffiti Vandalism) Bill†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Message No.131

††††††††††††††† MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council does not insist on its amendments in the †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Summary Offences (Prevention of Graffiti Vandalism) Amendment Bill to which the †††††††††††††††††††††††† House of Assembly has disagreed, and has agreed to the alternative amendments made by †††††††† the House of Assembly, without any amendment.† The Bill is returned herewith.

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council, 7 May 1992††††††† G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

††††††††††††††† Statutes Amendment (Sentencing) Bill†††††††††††††††††††††††† Message No.132

††††††††††††††† MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council does not insist on its disagreement to the †††††††††††††††††††††††††††† amendment made by the House of Assembly in the Statutes Amendment (Sentencing) †††††††††††††††††† Bill upon which the House of Assembly has insisted.

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council, 7 May 1992††††††† G.L.Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

69†††††††††† Suspension and resumption of sitting

††††††††††††††† At 5.30 p.m. the sitting of the House was suspended.

††††††††††††††† At 9.30 p.m. the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

70†††††††††† Messages from the Legislative Council†††††††††††††††††††††††


 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††† Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Public Offences) Bill†††††††††††† Message No.133

††††††††††††††† MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the alternative amendments made †††††††††††††††††† by the House of Assembly in lieu of Amendments Nos 2 and 3 in† the Statutes ††††††††††††††††††††† Amendment and Repeal (Public Offences) Bill without any amendment.

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council, 7 May 1992††††††† G.L.Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

††††††††††††††† Gaming Machines Bill†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Message No.134

††††††††††††††† MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled ††††††††††††††††††††† an Act to provide for and regulate the supply and operation of gaming machines; and for †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† other purposes, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which ††††††† amendments the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council, 7 May 1992††††††† G.L.Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

No. 1†††††† Page 1 (clause 2) - After line 15 insert new subclause as follows:

††††††††††††††† "(2) In making a proclamation for the purposes of this section, the Governor cannot fix different days for different provisions to come into operation or suspend any provision."

No. 2†††††† Page 2 (clause 3) - After line 4 insert† new definition as follows:

††††††††††††††† "the Board" means the State Supply Board.

No. 3†††††† Page 2, line 11 (clause 3) - Leave out paragraph (a).

No. 4†††††† Page 2, line 37 (clause 3) - After "director" insert "or a member of the governing body."

No. 5†††††† Page 4, line 2 (clause 6) - After "fine" insert "or division 7 imprisonment".

No. 6†††††† Page 4 (clause 7) - After line 10 insert subclauses as follows:

††††††††††††††† "(2)† Subject to subsection (3), hearings before the Commissioner are open hearings.

††††††††††††††† (3) †† If the Commissioner of Police so requests, on the ground that information to be given in proceedings should remain confidential, the Commissioner will direct that no person other than -

††††††††††††††††††† (a)††† the parties to those proceedings and their counsel or representatives;

††††††††††††††††††† (b)††† witnesses, while giving evidence;

††††††††††††††††††† and

††††††††††††††††††† (c)††† officers assisting the Commissioner,

††††††††††††††† be present in the room while the proceedings are being† heard.

No.7††††††† Page 4, line 22 (clause 8) - After "by" insert -

††††††††††††††† " -

††††††††††††††† (a)".

No. 8†††††† Page 4 (clause 8) - After line 22 insert -

††††††††††††††† "or

††††††††††††††† (b)††† by counsel".

No. 9†††††† Page 5 (clause 11) - After line 11 insert new subclause as follows:

††††††††††††††† "(3)† Unless the Authority recommends that a report should remain confidential, the Minister must, within six sitting days of receiving a report under subsection (2), cause a copy of the report to be laid before each House of Parliament."

No.10††††† Page 5, line 44 (clause 12) - After "fine" insert "or division 7 imprisonment".

No.11††††† Page 6 (clause 12) - After line 19 insert new subclause as follows:

††††††††††††††† "(5a) The Authority may sit at any time and in any place (including a place outside this State) and may adjourn its sittings from time to time and from place to place."

No.12††††† Page 6, line 38 (clause 13) - After "by" insert -

††††††††††††††† " -

††††††††††††††† (a)††† ".

No.13††††† Page 6 (clause 13) - After line 38 insert -

††††††††††††††† " or

††††††††††††††† (b)††† by counsel".

No.14††††† Page 7, lines 12 and 13 (clause 14) - Leave out "sell, supply or install" and insert "sell or supply to the Board, or to another holder of a gaming machine dealer's licence,".

 

 

 

 

 

No.15††††† Page 7 (clause 14) - After line 14 insert new paragraph as follows:

††††††††††††††† "(ba)††† gaming machine supplier's licence: subject to this Act and the conditions of the licence, a gaming machine supplier's licence authorizes the licensee, acting through an approved agent, to purchase from a licensed gaming machine dealer, and to sell or supply to the holders of gaming machine licences, approved gaming machines, prescribed gaming machine components and gaming equipment:."

No.16††††† Page 7, line 19 (clause 14) - Leave out "technician's" and insert "service".

No.17††††† Page 7, line 20 (clause 14) - Leave out "technician's" and insert "service".

No.18††††† Page 7, line 23 (clause 14) - After "only" insert "one gaming machine supplier's licence,".

No.19††††† Page 7, line 23 (clause 14) - After "monitor licence" insert "and one gaming machine service licence".

No.20††††† Page 8, line 23 (clause 16) - Leave out "100" and insert "40".

No.21††††† Page 8, line 27 (clause 16) - Leave out "100" and insert "40".

No.22††††† Page 8, line 30 (clause 16) - Leave out "100" and insert "40".

No.23††††† Page 9 (clause 19) - After line 33 insert new paragraph as follows:

††††††††††††††† "(aa)†††† the Commissioner may cause the personís photograph and fingerprints to be taken;."

No.24††††† Page 10 - After line 4 insert new clause as follows:

††††††††††††††† 21a."Holder of monitor licence cannot hold other licences The Holder of the gaming machine monitor licence cannot hold any other licence under this Act."

No.25††††† Page 10 - After line 29 insert new clause as follows:

††††††††††††††† 24a."The State Supply Board to hold certain licences (1) The Board will be granted-

††††††††††††††† (a)††† the gaming machine supplierís licence;

††††††††††††††† and

††††††††††††††† (b)††† the gaming machine service licence.

††††††††††††††† (2) †† Sections 18 and 19 do not apply to or in relation to the grant of a licence to the Board.

††††††††††††††† (3)††† The Board cannot appoint a person to act as its agent in the performance of its functions as a licensee unless that person has been approved by the Commissioner to act ††† as such an agent.

††††††††††††††† (4)††† The Board cannot act under the gaming machine supplierís licence except through an approved agent.

No.26 †††† Page 11, line 26 (clause 26) - After "Commissioner" insert "may exercise the same powers † and".

No.27††††† Page 11, line 27 (clause 26) - After "she" insert "may exercise, or".

No.28††††† Page 12, line 39 (clause 29) - Leave out "a particular gaming machine licence" and insert "the application".

No.29††††† Page 12 (clause 29) - After line 40 insert new subclause as follows:

††††††††††††††† "(2) The Commissioner of Police is a party to any proceedings in which he or she has intervened."

No.30††††† Page 14, line 8 (clause 34) - Leave out "indictable offence" and insert "offence punishable by imprisonment".

No.31††††† Page 14 - After line 37 insert new clause as follows:

††††††††††††††† 36a Commissioner may approve agents of the Board (1) The Commissioner may, on

††††††††††††††† application by the Board approve a person to act as an agent of the Board.

††††††††††††††† (2) The Commissioner cannot approve a person to act as an agent of the Board if the

††††††††††††††† person -

††††††††††††††††††† (a)††† is the holder of a gaming machine licence or a gaming machine dealerís licence;

††††††††††††††††††† or

††††††††††††††††††† (b)††† is associated with the holder of a gaming machine licence or a gaming machine dealerís licence.

††††††††††††††† (3)††† A person is associated with the holder of a gaming machine licence or a gaming machine dealerís licence if that person is -

††††††††††††††††††† (a)††† a body corporate of which the licensee is a director or a member of the governing body;

††††††††††††††††††† (b)††† a proprietary company in which the licensee is a shareholder;

 

 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††† ††† (c)††† a beneficiary under a trust or an object of a discretionary trust of which the licensee is a trustee;

††††††††††††††††††† (d)††† a partner of the licensee;

††††††††††††††††††† (e)††† an employer or an employee of the licensee;

††††††††††††††††††† or

††††††††††††††††††† (f) the spouse, parent or child of the licensee.

No.32††††† Page 15 (clause 39) - After line 18 insert new subclause as follows:

††††††††††††††† (4a) The Commissioner cannot approve a person to act as an agent of the Board unless satisfied, by such evidence as he or she may require, that the person is a fit and proper person to act as such an agent.

No.33††††† Page 15, line 19 (clause 39) - Leave out "or (4)" and insert ", (4) or (4a)".

No.34††††† Page 15, lines 19 and 20 (clause 39) - After "Commissioner" insert "may cause the person's photograph and fingerprints to be taken and".

No.35††††† Page 15 (clause 40) - After line 29 insert new subclause as follows:

††††††††††††††† "(2) The Commissioner of Police is a party to any proceedings in which he or she has intervened."

No.36††††† Page 16, line 9 (clause 42) - Leave out "a gaming machine licence or" and insert "the gaming machine supplier's licence or the holder of".

No.37††††† Page 16, line 16 (clause 42) - After "fine" insert "or division 5 imprisonment".

No.38††††† Page 16, line 21 (clause 43) - After "fine" insert "or division 4 imprisonment".

No.39††††† Page 16, line 22 (clause 43) - After "fine" insert "or division 5 imprisonment".

No.40††††† Page 16 - After line 22 insert new clause as follows:

††††††††††††††† 43a."Offence of breach of agency conditions An approved agent of the Board must not

††††††††††††††† contravene or fail to comply with a condition on which he or she was appointed.

††††††††††††††† Penalty:† Division 3 fine or division 5 imprisonment."

No.41††††† Page 16, line 30 (clause 44) - After "fine" insert "or division 5 imprisonment".

No.42††††† Page 16, line 33 (clause 44) - After "fine" insert "or division 5 imprisonment".

No.43††††† Page 16, line 41 (clause 45) - After "fine" insert "or division 7 imprisonment".

No.44††††† Page 17, line 15 (clause 47) - After "fine" insert "or division 7 imprisonment".

No.45††††† Page 17, line 21 (clause 47) - After "fine" insert "or division 7 imprisonment".

No.46††††† Page 17, line 26 (clause 47) - After "fine" insert "or division 7 imprisonment".

No.47††††† Page 17, line 30 (clause 47) - After "fine" insert "or† division 7 imprisonment".

No.48††††† Page 17, lines 31 to 33 (clause 47) - Leave out subclause (5) and insert subclause as follows:

††††††††††††††† "(5)† The following persons must not, except as is necessary for the purposes of the administration of this Act, operate a gaming machine on any licensed premises:

††††††††††††††††††† (a)††† the Commissioner;

††††††††††††††††††† (b)††† an inspector;

††††††††††††††††††† (c)††† a member of the Board."

No.49††††† Page 17, line 34 (clause 47) - After "fine" insert "or division 7 imprisonment".

No.50 †††† Page 18, line 4 (clause 48) - After "fine" insert "or division 5 imprisonment".

No.51††††† Page 18 - After line 4 insert new clause as follows:

††††††††††††††† 48a."Prohibition of linked jackpots The holder of a gaming machine licence must not cause, suffer or permit any gaming machine of the licensed premises-

††††††††††††††† (a)††† to be fitted with linked jackpot equipment;

††††††††††††††† or

††††††††††††††† (b)††† to be linked in any manner that allows the winnings, or part of the winnings, from the machine to accumulate with the winnings, or part of the winnings, from any other gaming machine.

††††††††††††††† Penalty: Division 3 fine or division 5 imprisonment."

No.52††††† Page 18, line 14 (clause 50) - Leave out "7" and insert "5".

No.53††††† Page 18, line 14 (clause 50) - After "fine" insert "or division 7 imprisonment".

No.54††††† Page 19, line 9 (clause 52) - Leave out "7" and insert "6".

No.55††††† Page 19, line 41 (clause 54) - Leave out "7" and insert "5".

No.56††††† Page 20, line 20 (clause 57) - After "fine" insert "or division 4 imprisonment".

 

 

 

 

 

No.57††††† Page 20, line 26 (clause 58) - After "fine" insert "or division 4 imprisonment".

No.58††††† Page 20, line 31 (clause 59) - After "fine" insert "or division 8 imprisonment".

No.59††††† Page 20, line 35 (clause 60) - After "fine" insert "or division 8 imprisonment".

No.60††††† Page 21, line 7 (clause 61) - After "fine" insert "or division 6 imprisonment".

No.61††††† Page 22, line 14 (clause 63) - After "fine" insert "or division 6 imprisonment".

No.62††††† Page 22, lines 21 to 27 (clause 64) - Leave out the clause.

No.63††††† Page 26 (clause 70) - After line 38 insert new subclause as follows:

††††††††††††††† "(2a) The Board must, no later than 30 September in each year, submit to the Minister a report on the activities carried out by the Board pursuant to the licences it holds under this Act during the financial year ending on the previous 30 June."

No.64††††† Page 27, line 18 (clause 72) - Leave out subclause (4)

No.65††††† Page 27, line 21 (clause 73) - Leave out "other person" and insert "person other than the holder of the gaming machine supplier's licence".

No.66††††† Page 27, lines 22 and 23 (clause 73) - Leave out "without the prior approval of the ††††††††††††††† Commissioner".

No.67††††† Page 27, lines 28 to 34 (clause 73) - Leave out subclause (2) and insert subclause as follows:

††††††††††††††† "(2) An agreement entered into by an approved agent of the Board for the sale or supply of an approved gaming machine, prescribed gaming machine component or gaming equipment to the holder of a gaming machine licence -

††††††††††††††† (a)††† has no legal effect until it is approved by the Board;

††††††††††††††† and

††††††††††††††† (b)††† if any money is paid, possession is taken of any machine, component or equipment, or any other action is purported to be taken in execution of the terms of the agreement prior to the Board's approval being given, the parties to the agreement are each guilty of an offence.

††††††††††††††† Penalty:† Division 5 fine."

No.68††††† Page 27, line 35 (clause 73) - Leave out "or an inspector" and insert ", an inspector or an approved agent or a member of the holder of the gaming machine supplierís licence".

No.69††††† Page 29, line 8 (clause 80) - Leave out subclause (1).

No.70††††† Page 31 (schedule 1) - Leave out paragraphs (b) and (c).

No.71††††† Page 31 (schedule 1) - Leave out from paragraph (l) "a gaming machine technician's licence, or gaming machine† dealer's licence" and insert "the gaming machine service licence".

No.72††††† Page 32 (schedule 2) - After "Minister" twice occuring in paragraph (b) insert "or Commissioner".

No.73††††† Page 32 (schedule 2) - Leave out from paragraph (b) (i) "and by any other licence held by the licensee under this Act".

No.74††††† Page 32 (schedule 2) - Leave out from paragraph (b)(ii) "or those undertakings".

No.75††††† Page 32 (schedule 2) - Leave out from paragraph (c) "or by any other licence held by the licensee under this Act".

No.76††††† Page 32 (schedule 2) - Leave out from paragraph (g) "reasonable".

No.77††††† Page 33 (schedule 3) - Leave out the schedule.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† C.H. Mertin, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

††††††††††††††† Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration forthwith.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† In Committee

††††††††††††††† The Minister of Transport moved - That the Amendments Nos 1 to 77 be agreed to.

††††††††††††††† Mr Gunn moved - That progress be reported.


 

††††††††††††††† Question put.

††††††††††††††† House/Committee divided (No. 5):

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ayes,12.

††††††††††††††††††† Dr Armitage

††††††††††††††††††† Mr D.S. Baker

††††††††††††††††††† Mr S.J. Baker

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Blacker

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. J.L. Cashmore

††††††††††††††††††† Mr S.G. Evans

††††††††††††††††††† Mrs Kotz

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Lewis

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Matthew

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Oswald

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. D.C. Wotton

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Gunn (Teller)

†††††† Noes, 18.

Hon.H.Allison

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Mr De Laine

Mr Ferguson

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Mr Groom

Mr Hamilton

Hon. T.H. Hemmings

Mr Heron

Mr Holloway

Hon. D.J. Hopgood

Mrs Hutchison

Mr Ingerson

Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

Hon. N.T. Peterson

Mr Quirke

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon.F. T. Blevins (Teller)

 

††††††††††††††† So it passed in the negative.

 

††††††††††††††† Mr Lewis moved to amend Amendment No.67 after subclause (2) to insert new subclause †††††††††††††††† as follows:

†††††††††††††††††††††††† (2a) The Board cannot approve an agreement pursuant to subsection (2) if the

††††††††††††††††††† terms of the agreement (including the purchase price) unfairly discriminate against the purchaser as compared with other holders of gaming machine licences.

††††††††††††††† Resolved - That Amendments Nos 1 to 66 be agreed to.

††††††††††††††† Question - That Mr Lewis' amendment to Amendment No.67 be agreed to - put.

 


 

††††††††††††††† Committee divided (No.6):

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ayes, 10.

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. H. Allison

††††††††††††††††††† Dr Armitage

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Blacker

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. J.L. Cashmore

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. B.C. Eastick

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Ingerson

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Matthew

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Oswald

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. D.C. Wotton

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Lewis (Teller)

†††††† Noes, 20.

Mr D.S. Baker

Mr S.J. Baker

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Mr De Laine

Mr Ferguson

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Mr Groom

Mr Hamilton

Hon. T.H. Hemmings

Mr Heron

Mr Holloway

Hon. D.J. Hopgood

Mrs Hutchison

Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

Mrs Kotz

Hon. N.T. Peterson

Mr Quirke

Mr Such

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon. F.T.Blevins (Teller)

 

†††††††††††††††

††††††††††††††† So it passed in the negative.

††††††††††††††† Resolved - That Amendment No.67 be agreed to.

††††††††††††††† Question - That Amendment Nos 68 to 77 be agreed to - put.


 

††††††††††††††† Committee divided (No.7):

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ayes,19.

††††††††††††††††††† Dr Armitage

††††††††††††††††††† Mr D.S. Baker

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. J.C. Bannon

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Ferguson

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. R.J. Gregory

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Groom

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Hamilton

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. T.H. Hemmings

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Heron

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Holloway

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. D.J. Hopgood

††††††††††††††††††† Mrs Hutchison

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Ingerson

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. N.T. Peterson

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Quirke

††††††††††††††††††† Mr Such

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. J.P. Trainer

††††††††††††††††††† Hon. F.T. Blevins (Teller)

††††††† Noes, 10.

Hon. H. Allison

Mr Blacker

Hon. J.L. Cashmore

Hon. B.C. Eastick

Mrs Kotz

Mr Lewis

Mr Matthew

Mr Oswald

Hon. D.C. Wotton

Mr S.J. Baker (Teller)

††††††††††††††† So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

71†††††††††† Suspension and resumption of sitting

††††††††††††††† At 7.33 a.m. the sitting of the House was suspended.

††††††††††††††† At 7.50 a.m. the Deputy Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

72†††††††††† Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

††††††††††††††† Casino (Gaming Machines) Amendment Bill††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Message No.135

††††††††††††††† MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled ††††††††††††††††††††† an Act to amend the Casino Act 1983, without any amendment.

††††††††††††††† Legislative Council, 7 May 1992††††††† G.L.Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

73†††††††††† Adjournment

††††††††††††††† House adjourned at 8.00 a.m. until Tuesday 2 June at 2.00 p.m.†††††††††††††††††††††

 

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††††††††††††††† Present during the day - All the Members except Hon.L.M.F. Arnold, Hon.P.B. Arnold, ††††† Messrs Atkinson, Becker, McKee and Hon.M.K.Mayes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

††††††††††††††† Division No. 1 -††††††† †

††††††††††††††††††† Ayes -† Messrs D.S. Baker, Becker, Brindal and Such.

††††††††††††††††††† Noes -† Hon.L.M.F.Arnold, Mr Atkinson, Hon.M.K.Mayes and Mr McKee.

 

††††††††††††††† Division No. 2 -

††††††††††††††††††† Ayes -† Hon.L.M.F. Arnold, Mr Atkinson, Hon.M.K.Mayes and Mr McKee.

††††††††††††††††††† Noes -† Hon.P.B. Arnold, Messrs Becker, Brindal and Oswald.

 

††††††††††††††† Division No. 3 -

††††††††††††††††††† Ayes -† Hon.L.M.F. Arnold, Mr Atkinson, Hon.M.K. Mayes and Mr McKee.

††††††††††††††††††† Noes -† Hon.P.B. Arnold, Messrs Becker, Brindal and Oswald.

 

††††††††††††††† Division No. 4 -

††††††††††††††††††† Ayes -† Hon.P.B. Arnold, Messrs Becker, Brindal and Such.

††††††††††††††††††† Noes -† Hon.L.M.F.Arnold, Mr Atkinson, Hon.M.K. Mayes and Mr McKee.

 

††††††††††††††† Division No. 5 -††††††† †

††††††††††††††††††† Ayes -† Hon.P.B. Arnold, Mr Becker, Hon.B.C. Eastick, Messrs Meier, Such and ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† Venning.

††††††††††††††††††† Noes -† Hon.L.M.F.Arnold, Hon.G.J. Crafter, Hon.S.M.Lenehan, Hon.M.K.Mayes,

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mr McKee and Hon.M.D.Rann.

 

††††††††††††††† Division No. 6 -

††††††††††††††††††† Ayes -† Mr S.G. Evans.

††††††††††††††††††† Noes -† Hon.M.D. Rann.

 

††††††††††††††† Division No. 7 -

††††††††††††††††††† Ayes -† Hon.P.B.Arnold, Mr Becker, Hon.G.J. Crafter, Hon.S.M.Lenehan,

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hon.M.K.Mayes, Mr McKee and Hon.M.D. Rann.

††††††††††††††††††† Noes -† Hon.L.M.F. Arnold, Mr Atkinson, Messrs De Laine, S.G. Evans, Gunn, Meier †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††† and Venning.

 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† N.T. Peterson

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G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY