No 62

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 14 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       Petition Nos 170 and 171

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

 

170       Mr De Laine, from 227 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to re-open the Parks High School.

 

171       Mr Lewis, from 15 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House repeal legislation preventing residents in the Southern Mallee from using interstate bus services to reach destinations within the State.

 

3       Papers

The following Papers were tabled:

 

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

               Australian Dance Theatre – Report, 2000-2001

               Community Information Strategies Australia – Report, 2000-2001

 

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

               Clare Valley Water Resources Planning Committee – Report, 2000-2001

               Eyre Region Water Resources Planning Committee – Report, 2000-2001

               Mallee Water Resources Planning Committee – Report, 2000-2001

               Northern Adelaide and Barossa Catchment Water Management Board – Report, 2000-2001

               River Murray Catchment Water Management Board –Report, 2000-2001

               South East Catchment Water Management Board – Report, 2000-2001

               State Water Plan 2000 – Report, 2000-2001

               Water Well Drilling Committee – Report, 2000-2001.

 


4       Legislative Review Committee - Reports – Thirty-Third and Thirty-Fourth

Mr Condous brought up the Thirty-Third Report of the Legislative Review Committee.

Report received and read as follows:

The Regulations and By-Laws listed hereunder are at present being considered by the Legislative Review Committee. Evidence is being taken on these matters and it is necessary for Notices of Motion for Disallowance to be given in both Houses before the expiration of 14 sitting days to allow the Committee time to complete its deliberations.

Honourable Members are warned that after further consideration has been given to the Regulations, the Committee may decide to take no further action.

      Regulations referred to:

                  Summary Offences Act 1953 – Searches

            Environment Resources and Development Court – Rules of Court – Native Title 2001

By-Laws referred to:

            Local Government Act 1999 - Light Regional Council

                  No 3 – Streets and Roads

                  No 4 – Local Government Land

 

Mr Condous brought up the Thirty-Fourth Report of the Legislative Review Committee.

Report received.

 

5       Public Works Committee - Report – Southern Food Factory – Proposed French Fry Processing Facility – Final Report

Mr Lewis brought up the One Hundred and Sixty-Second Report of the Public Works Committee on the Southern Food Factory – Proposed French Fry Processing Facility – Final Report.

Report received.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 247).

 

6       Questions

      Questions without notice were asked.

 

7       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

8       Public Works Committee - Report – Port Pirie Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade – Final Report - Motion to note

Mr Williams, pursuant to notice, moved - That the One Hundred and Sixtieth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Port Pirie Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade – Final Report be noted.

Debated ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

9       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Committee Reports No 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Committees Reports No 3.

 

10      Public Works Committee - Report - J P Morgan Chase & Co Regional Hub Building – Stage One – Final Report - Motion to note

Mr Lewis, pursuant to notice, moved - That the One Hundred and Sixty-First Report of the Public Works Committee on the J P Morgan Chase & Co Regional Hub Building – Stage One – Final Report be noted.

Debated ensued.

Ordered, on the motion of Mr Snelling, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 28 November.

 

 


11      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Committee Reports No 2 be postponed until Wednesday 28 November.

 

12      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Committee Reports No 1 be postponed until Wednesday 28 November.

 

13      Public Works Committee - Report – Heathfield Wastewater Treatment Plant Environment Improvement Program and Upgrade – Final Report - Motion to note

Order of the Day read for the adjourned motion of Mr Lewis - That the One Hundred and Fifty-Ninth Report of the Public Works Committee on the Heathfield Wastewater Treatment Plant Environment Improvement Program and Upgrade – Final Report be noted.

Debated ensued.

Ordered, on the motion of Ms Thompson, that the debate be adjourned until Wednesday 28 November.

 

14      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Committee Reports No 3 be postponed until Wednesday 28 November.

 

15      Select Committee on Groundwater Resources in the South East - Leave to sit

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon M R Buckby), by leave, moved - That the Select Committee on Groundwater Resources in the South East have leave to sit during the sitting of the House today.

Question put and passed.

 

16      Statutes Amendments (Bookmakers) Bill

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

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

 

         Suspension of Standing Orders

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the passage of this Bill through all stages without delay.

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

 

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

Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

17      Statutes Amendment (Mobil Oil Refineries) Bill

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

         The Minister for Education and Children’s Services moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 


18      Criminal Law Consolidation (Offences of Dishonesty) 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 Mr Snelling, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

19      Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 5.58 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 7.30 pm the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

20      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.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                Clauses Nos 1 to 4 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 without amendment.

 

The Minister for Human Services (Hon D C Brown) moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

21      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Joint Committee on Dairy Deregulation                                     Message No 130

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council informs the House of Assembly that it has passed the Resolution transmitted herewith, and desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly thereto.

         Legislative Council, 14 November 2001                                   J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

Resolution referred to:

 

That should the Joint Committee on Impact of Dairy Deregulation on the Industry in South Australia complete its Report while both Houses are not sitting, the Committee may present its Report to the Presiding Officers of the Legislative Council and the House of Assembly who are hereby authorised, upon presentation, to publish and distribute that Report prior to the Tabling of the Report in both Houses of Parliament.

 

Ordered - That consideration of the Message be an Order of the Day for Thursday 15 November.

 


22      Aquaculture Bill

         Order of the Day read for the further consideration in Committee of this Bill.

 

In Committee

                                                Clause No 14 further considered and agreed to.

                                                Clauses Nos 15 to 91 agreed to.

                                                Schedule 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 without amendment.

 

The Minister for Primary Industries and Resources (Hon R G Kerin) moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

23      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Government Enterprises moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

24      Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

         Order of the Day read for the further consideration in Committee of this Bill.

 

In Committee

                           New Clause No 2A further considered, amended and inserted.

                           Clause No 3 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 further considered the Bill referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

 

The Minister for Government Enterprises moved - That the Committee have leave to sit again on motion.

Question put

The House proceeding to a division:

 

Division not proceeded with

Division, by leave, not proceeded with.

Motion agreed to.

 

25      Agricultural and Veterinary Products (Control of Use) Bill

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

Debate resumed.

 

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It being Midnight, the debate was adjourned ( Mr Lewis, by leave)

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26      Adjournment

         At midnight the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

         For Thursday 15 November 2001

 

         Notices of Motion: Government Business

 

The Minister for Primary Industries and Resources to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Fisheries Act 1982.

 

The Minister for Primary Industries and Resources to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to validate certain administrative acts and payments.

 

The Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to limit the liability of certain persons for injury arising out of genuine attempts to help victims in emergency situations.

 

         Notices of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations

 

Mr Lewis to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Development Act 1993.

 

Mr Condous to move – That the Regulations under the Summary Offences Act 1953 relating to Searches made on 23 August and laid on the Table of this House on 25 September be disallowed.

 

Mr Condous to move – That the Rules of Court under the Environment, Resources and Development Court Act 1993 relating to Native Title 2001 made on 6 September and laid on the Table of this House on 25 September be disallowed.

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-law No 3 of the Light Regional Council relating to Streets and Roads made on 21 August and laid on the table of this House on 25 September be disallowed.

 

Mr Condous to move – That By-law No 4 of the Light Regional Council relating to Local Government Land made on 21 August and laid on the table of this House on 25 September be disallowed.

 

         For Wednesday 28 November 2001

 

         Notice of Motion: Committee Reports

 

Mr Lewis to move – That the One Hundred and Sixty-Second Report of the Public Works Committee on the Southern Food Factory – Proposed French Fry Processing Facility – Final Report be noted.

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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