No 61

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 13 NOVEMBER 2001

 

 

1       Meeting of House

The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon J K G Oswald) took the             Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Messages from the Governor

      The following Messages from the Governor were received and read:

 

      Assent to Bills                                                                       Message No 36

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, viz.-

No 52 of 2001   An Act to amend the West Beach Recreation Reserve Act 1987.

No 53 of 2001   An Act to amend the Land Acquisition Act 1969.

No 54 of 2001   An Act to facilitate rail transport by establishing a fund dedicated for the purpose; and for other purposes.

No 55 of 2001   An Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, the Domestic Violence Act 1994 and the Summary Procedure Act 1921.

No 56 of 2001   An Act to amend the Unclaimed Superannuation Benefits Act 1997.

No 57 of 2001   An Act to amend the Waterworks Act 1932.

Government House, 13 November 2001                         M Jackson-Nelson GOVERNOR

 

Statutes Amendment (Bookmakers) Bill - Recommending         Message No 37

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Statutes Amendment (Bookmakers) Bill 2001.

Government House, 13 November 2001                         M Jackson-Nelson GOVERNOR

 

3       Petitions Nos 168 to 169

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

 

168       The Minister for Local Government (Hon D C Kotz), from 246 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House amend the Disability Services Act to recognise deaf-blindness as a disability.

 

169       Mr Condous, from 10 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to reduce school class sizes by increasing the staffing allocations formula over a three year period.

 

4       Answers to questions

Answers to questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 


5       Paper

The Speaker laid on the Table the Supplementary Report of the Auditor-General for the year ended 30 June 2001 on Agency Audit Reports.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 4L).

 

6       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

         By the Premier (Hon R G Kerin) –

               National Wine Centre of Australia – Report, 2000-2001

 

         By the Minister for Primary Industries and Resources (Hon R G Kerin) –

               Dairy Authority of South Australia – Report, 2000-2001

               Dog Fence Board – South Australia – Report, 2000-2001

               South Australian Sheep Advisory Group – Report, 2000-2001

               SABOR Ltd – Financial Report, 2000-2001

 

         By the Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown) –

               Charitable and Social Welfare Fund – Community Benefits SA – Report, 2000-2001

               Controlled Substances Advisory Council – Report, 2000-2001

               South Australian Aboriginal Housing Authority – Report, 2000-2001

 

         By the Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage) –

               Adelaide Festival Centre – Report, 2000-2001

               Adelaide Festival Corporation – Report, 2000-2001

               Art Gallery of South Australia – Report, 2000-2001

               Carrick Hill Trust – Report, 2000-2001

               Construction Industry Long Service Leave Board – Actuarial Report as at 30 June 2001

               Country Arts SA – Report, 2000-2001

               Department for Transport, Urban Planning and the Arts – Report, 2000-2001

               Disability Information and Resource Centre Inc – Report, 2000-2001

               History Trust of South Australia – Report, 2000-2001

               Jam Factory Contemporary Craft and Design Inc. – Report, 2000-2001

               Libraries Board of South Australia – Report, 2000-2001

               Ministerial Statement – Adelaide Festival of Arts

               Office of the South Australian Independent Industry Regulator – Rail Regulation –

                     Report, 2000-2001

               South Australian Film Corporation – Report, 2000-2001

               South Australian Forestry Corporation – (ForestrySA) – Report, 2000-2001

               South Australian Museum Board – Report, 2000-2001

               State Opera of South Australia – Report, 2000-2001

               State Theatre Company of South Australia – Report 2000-2001

 

               Maritime Services (Access) Act – Regulations - Ardrossan

 

               Rules of Court –

                     Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act – Workers Compensation Tribunal –Rules 2001

 

         By the Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby) –

               Regulations under the following Acts –

                     Education – School Financial Year

                     Superannuation – Austraining International

 


         By the Minister for Environment and Heritage (Hon I F Evans) –

               Coast Protection Board – Report, 1998-1999

               Department for Environment and Heritage – Report, 2000-2001

               Environment Protection Authority – Report, 2000-2001

               Reserve Planning and Management Advisory Committee – Report, 2000-2001

               Wildlife Advisory Committee – Report, 2000-2001

 

               National Parks and Wildlife Act – Regulations – Dogs on Granite Island

 

         By the Minister for Water Resources (Hon M K Brindal) –

               Ministerial Statement – Sale of Land – Settlement Periods

               Second Software Centre Inquiry – Director of Public Prosecutions - Report

 

               Liquor Licensing Act – Regulations – Dry Areas –

                     Mount Gambier

                     Victor Harbor

 

               Rules of Court –

                     Magistrates Court – Magistrates Court Act – Civil Rules – Trial Court

 

         By the Minister for Minerals and Energy (Hon W A Matthew) –

               Code Registrar for the National Third Party Access Code for Natural Gas Pipeline Systems – Report, 2000-2001.

 

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 Notice of Motion: Government Business No 1 be postponed until tomorrow.

 

10      Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games)(On-Line Services) Amendment Bill

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

         The Minister for Water Resources moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

11      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 2 to 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 8.

 


12      Aquaculture Bill

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

Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 13 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 14 read.

 

To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton 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 tomorrow.

 

13      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Statutes Amendment (Mobil Oil Refineries) Bill                          Message No 128

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Oil Refinery (Hundred of Noarlunga) Indenture Act 1958 and the Mobil Lubricating Oil Refinery (Indenture) Act 1976, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

The Legislative Council draws the attention of the House of Assembly to clause no 4, printed in erased type, which clause, being a money clause, cannot originate in the Legislative Council, but which is deemed necessary to the Bill.

         Legislative Council, 13 November 2001                                        J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

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

 

14      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 2 to 4 be postponed until tomorrow.

 

15      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 5 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 6.

 


16      Retirement Villages (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

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

Debate resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                                Clause No 3 amended and agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 4 to 20 agreed to.

                                                Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon D C Wotton reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with an amendment.

 

The Minister for Human Services moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

17      Controlled Substances (Cannabis) Amendment Bill

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

Debate resumed.

 

18      Extension of time for adjournment

The Deputy Premier (Hon D C Brown) moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

19      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Criminal Law Consolidation (Offences of Dishonesty) Amendment Bill                                                           Message No 129

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935; to repeal the Secret Commissions Act 1920; and to make related amendments to other Acts, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 13 November 2001                                        J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

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

 

20      Controlled Substances (Cannabis) Amendment Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

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

 


21      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 11.51 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

         For Wednesday 14 November 2001

 

         Notice of Motion: Government Business

 

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Authorised Betting Operations Act 2000 and the Racing Act 1976.

 

         For Thursday 15 November 2001

 

         Notice of Motion: Other Motions

 

Mr Venning to move – That this House congratulates the Federal Liberal Government on its excellent win, with the largest swing to an incumbent Government since 1966, and also notes Labor’s primary vote was the lowest since 1931.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Mrs Geraghty.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY