No. 60

 

 

                  VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                         OF THE

 

                    HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                               

 

 

                                                                                   TUESDAY 4 MAY 1993

 

 

 

 1             Meeting of House

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

 

 2             Message from the Governor

                The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

                Assent to Bills                                                                                                     Message No. 30

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

                No. 25 of 1993 - An Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account                      for the financial year ending on 30 June 1994.

                No. 26 of 1993 - An Act to promote tourism and the tourism industry in the State; to establish the South Australian Tourism Commission; and for other purposes.

                No. 27 of 1993 - An Act to amend the Classification of Publications Act 1974.

                Government House, Adelaide, 4 May 1993                                                     R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

 3             Select Committee on Bushfire Protection and Suppression Measures - Leave to sit

                The Deputy Premier (Hon. F.T. Blevins), by leave, moved - That the Select Committee on Bushfire Protection and Suppression Measures have leave to sit during the sitting of the House today.

                Question put and passed.

 

 4             Petitions Nos 168 and 169

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

 

                168    Mr S.G. Evans from 156 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge                                 the Government to preserve Craigburn Farm.

 

                169    Hon. D.C. Wotton from 1 044 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House                                urge the Government to establish a police station at Meadows.

 

 5             Answers to questions

                Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 310, 355, 425, 432, 444, 446, 451, 453 and                      454 and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

 

 6             Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

                By the Premier (Hon. L.M.F. Arnold) -

                Ministerial Statements - Attorney-General -

                    Public Sector Reform Agenda

                    Reform of the South Australian Public Sector

                    A Bias for Yes: The Public Sector Response in the Revitalisation of South Australia       

 

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

                 G.J. Crafter) -

                Regulations under the following Acts -

                    Classification of Films for Public Exhibition - M A Classification

                    Classification of Publications - M A Classification

                    Local Government -

                          Budget and Reporting

                          Members Allowances

                    Summary Offences -

                          Emergency Vehicles - Give Way

                          Traffic Infringement Notice

 

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

                Waste Management Act 1987 - Regulation - Fees

 

                By the Minister of Emergency Services (Hon. M.K. Mayes) -

                Firearms Act 1977 - Regulation - General

 

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

                Metropolitan Taxi-Cab Act 1956 - Regulation - Smoking

                Road Traffic Act 1961 - Regulations -

                    Pedal Cycles

                    Photographic Detection Devices

 

                By the Minister of Health, Family and Community Services (Hon. M.J. Evans) -

                Committee Appointed to Examine and Report on Abortions Notified in South Australia - 23rd Annual Report 1992

                Controlled Substances Act 1984 - Regulation - Pest Controller's Licence.

 

 7             Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

 8             Grievance debate

                The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

 9             Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) Nos 1 to 8 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 14.

 

10           Members of Parliament (Register of Interests)(Returns) Amendment Bill

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

                Parliament (Register of Interests)(Returns) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

 

               

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                   Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                   Clause No. 3 amended and agreed to.

                                                   Clause No. 4 agreed to.

                                                   Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

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

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

11           Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

                Trade Measurement Bill                                                                                   Message No. 126

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith,

                    titled an Act relating to trade measurement in South Australia as part of the scheme for uniform trade measurement legislation throughout Australia, to which it desires the                             concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 4 May 1993                                                                        G.L.Bruce, PRESIDENT

               

                Bill read a first time.

                The Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

                Trade Measurement Administration Bill                                                                       Message No. 127

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act relating to the administration of the Trade Measurement Act 1993; to repeal the Trade Measurement Act 1971 and the Packages Act 1967; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 4 May 1993                                                                        G.L.Bruce, PRESIDENT

               

                Bill read a first time.

                The Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

                Limitation of Actions (Mistake of Law or Fact) Amendment Bill                              Message No. 128

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Limitation of Actions Act 1936, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 4 May 1993                                                                        G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                Bill read a first time.

                Ordered - That the second reading be postponed and taken into considered on motion.

 

12           Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 10 to be postponed and taken

                    into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 13.

                                                                                         

 

 

 

 

13           Criminal Law (Sentencing)(Education Programme) Amendment Bill

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

                    (Sentencing)(Education Programme) Amendment 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.

 

14           Statutes Amendment (Courts) Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Courts) 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.

 

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

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Attorney-General's Portfolio) Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                             Clauses Nos 1 to 8 agreed to.

                                                             Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr Ferguson reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

16           Road Traffic (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Road Traffic (Miscellaneous) Amendment 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.

               

 

 

 

17           Equal Opportunity (Compulsory Retirement) Amendment Bill

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

                    Opportunity (Compulsory Retirement) Amendment 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.

               

18           Limitation of Actions (Mistake of Law or Fact) Amendment Bill

                Ordered - That the second reading of the Limitation of Actions (Mistake of Law or Fact)

                    Amendment Bill be now taken into consideration.

                The Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations moved -That this Bill be now read a second time.

                Ordered, on motion of Hon. D. C. Wotton, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

19           Extension of time for adjournment

                The Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations moved -    That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

                Question put and passed.

 

20           Suspension and resumption of sitting.

                At 8.45 p.m. the sitting of the House was suspended.

                At 9.28 p.m. the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

21           Development Bill

                Order of the Day read for consideration of the amendments of the Legislative Council in the Development Bill.

 

                                                                                            In Committee

                Resolved - That Amendment No. 1 be disagreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendments Nos 2 to 5 be agreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendment No. 6 be disagreed to and alternative amendments be made                                    in lieu thereof.

                Resolved - That Amendments Nos 7 and 8 be disagreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendments Nos 9 to 12 be agreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendments Nos 13 and 14 be disagreed to and alternative amendments                                  be made in lieu thereof.

                Resolved - That Amendment No. 15 be agreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendment No. 16 be disagreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendment No. 17 be disagreed to and alternative amendments be made in lieu thereof.

                Resolved - That Amendments Nos 18 and 19 be agreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendment No. 20 be disagreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendments Nos 21 and 22 be agreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendment No. 23 be disagreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendments Nos 24 and 25 be disagreed to and an alternative amendment                                               be made in lieu thereof.

                Resolved - That Amendments Nos 26 to 29 be disagreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendment No. 30 be agreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendments Nos 31 to 33 be disagreed to and an alternative amendment                                  be made in lieu thereof.

                Resolved - That Amendments Nos 34 and 35 be agreed to.

 


 

                Resolved - That Amendment No. 36 be disagreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendments Nos 37 and 38 be agreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendments Nos 39 and 40 be disagreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendment No. 41 be agreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendments Nos 42 and 43 be disagreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendment No. 44 be agreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendments Nos 45 to 57 be disagreed to.

                Resolved - That Amendments Nos 58 to 62 be agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr Ferguson reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it

                    and had agreed to Amendments Nos 2 to 5, 9 to 12, 15, 18, 19, 21, 22, 30, 34, 35, 37, 38, 41, 44 and 58 to 62 without amendment, had disagreed to Amendments Nos 6, 13, 14, 17, 24, 25 and 31 to 33 and made alternative amendments in lieu thereof and had disagreed to Amendments Nos 1, 7, 8, 16, 20, 23, 26 to 29, 36, 39, 40, 42, 43 and 45 to 57.   

 

22           Suspension of Standing Orders

                The Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations, without

                    notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the Acting Clerk to deliver Messages to the Legislative Council when this House is not sitting.

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

                    of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

23           Adjournment

                House adjourned at 10.32 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                               MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

For Wednesday 5 May 1993

                Notice of Motion: Government Business-

 

The Minister of Health, Family and Community Services to move - That he have leave to

                introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the registration of psychologists and to regulate the practice of psychology; to regulate the practice of hypnosis; to repeal the Psychological Practices Act 1973; and for other purposes.                                    

 

                Notices of Motion: Other Motions-

 

Mr Hamilton to move - That this House congratulates Neighbourhood Watch on its 8th

                anniversary of crime prevention work in the South Australian community and commends the Government and the Police for their support of Neighbourhood Watch and other community crime prevention programs.

 

Mrs Hutchison to move - That this House congratulates Adelaide's Garville netball team,

                captained by Michelle Fielke and coached by Pat Mickan on winning the Prime Minister's Cup in the National Mobil Super League and also congratulates Adelaide's Contax netball team for finishing third in the same League.                           

 

 

 

                                                                                                                         

 

 

 

 

 

                Present during the day - All the Members except Mr D.S. Baker and Hon T.R. Groom.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

 

 

 

D. A. Bridges

ACTING CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY