No. 64

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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                                                                              THURSDAY 6 JULY 1995

 

 

 1         Meeting of House

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

 

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

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

                  Question put and passed.

 

3         Public Works Committee - Private Sector Provision of Engineering and Water Supply Department Filtration Infrastructure - Motion to note

                  Mr Ashenden, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Report of the Public Works Committee on the Private Sector Provision of Engineering and Water Supply Department Water Filtration Infrastructure, be noted.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

4         Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No. 1 be an Order of the Day for Thursday 20 July.

 

5         Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No. 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No. 3.

 

6         Prostitution Regulation Bill

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

                  Debate ensued.

                  Ordered, on motion of  Mr Caudell, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 20 July.

 

7          Discharge of business - Prostitution (Decriminalisation) Bill

                  Order of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No.2 read.

                  Ordered - That this Order of the Day be discharged.                                      

                 


8         National Parks and Wildlife (Farming of Protected Animals) 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.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mrs Penfold, by leave, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday 20 July.

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                  It being 12.00 noon Notices of Motion: Other Motions were called on by the Clerk.

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9         Cyprus UN Resolutions - Motion re

                  Mr Becker, pursuant to notice, proceeding to move - That this House calls upon the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator Gareth Evans, to instruct the Australian Government representatives at the United Nations to insist on implementation of resolutions calling for -

                              (a)     the unification of Cyprus;

                              (b)     all occupied forces in Cyprus to withdraw;

                              (c)     reinstatement of general elections for Cyprus;

                              (d)     free movement of the people in Cyprus; and

                              (e)     return of the Turkish and Greek Cypriot refugees back to their homes;   

                              forthwith.

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                  It being 12.30 p.m. Orders of the Day: Other Motions were called on by the Clerk.

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10       Suspension of Sessional Orders

                  Mr Meier, without notice, moved - That Sessional Orders be so far suspended as to enable Orders of the Day: Other Motions to be postponed until Notices of Motion: Other Motions are disposed of.

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

 

11        Cyprus UN Resolutions - Motion re

                  Motion (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

12       Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Other Motions Nos 2 and 3  be  Notices of Motion for Thursday 20 July.

 

13       Perpetual Leases - Motion re

                  Mr Venning, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House supports the freeholding of Crown perpetual leases in the agricultural areas of the State at a cost to be based on the rent capitalised or a minimum amount, whichever is the greater, plus the documentary cost to convert to freehold title with the Crown lessee no longer being required to pay a proportion of the unimproved value of the land.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Brokenshire, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 20 July.

 

14       French Nuclear Testing - Reference to International Court - Motion re

                  Mr Cummins, pursuant to notice, moved -  That this House urges the Federal Government to -

                              (a)     request the General Assembly of the United Nations to get an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice that the proposed French nuclear tests are contrary to International Law;


                              (b)     request Members of the European Parliament to support a motion condemning the proposed tests and resolve that the European Parliament request the tests not go ahead;

                              (c)     request French Nationals in the Pacific Region and in Tahiti to bring an action against the tests in the European Court of Human Rights and undertake to support such an action morally and financially.

                  Debate ensued.

 

                  Ordered, on motion of Hon. M.D. Rann, by leave, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 20 July.

 

15       Petitions Nos 233 to 240

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

 

                  233  The Minister for Tourism (Hon. G. A. Ingerson), from 226 residents of South Australia, urging the House to ensure that effective legislation is enacted to protect urban trees and/or bushland from destruction.

 

                  234 to 236 The Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development (Hon. J. W. Olsen), Mr Meier and Mr Scalzi, from 170 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House oppose any measure to legislate for voluntary euthanasia.

 

                  237   Mr Kerin, from 711 residents of South Australia, urging the House to grant a total exemption to the Upper Spencer Gulf region with regard to the increase in the minimum legal length of King George whiting.

 

                  238  Mrs Kotz, from 2 082 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House uphold and strengthen existing laws relating to prostitution.

 

                  239  Mrs Kotz, from 48 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to increase penalties for child abusers.

 

                  240  Mr Rossi, from 16 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House maintain the present homicide law, which excludes euthanasia, while maintaining the common law right of patients to refuse medical treatment.

 

16       Answer to a question

                  An answer to a question without notice was tabled by the Speaker.

 

17        Papers

                  The following Papers were tabled:

 

                  By the Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon. J.K.G. Oswald)

                              Local Government Act - Regulations - Local Government Superannuation Board - General

 

                  By the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon. R.B. Such)

                              Industrial and Commercial Training Act - Regulations - Plant Operators - Earthmoving.

 

18       Questions

                  Questions without notice were asked.

                 

19       Grievance debate

                  The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

                 

20       Next day of sitting

                  The Deputy Premier moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until Tuesday 18 July 1995 at 2.00 p.m.

                  Question put and passed.

 

21       Suspension of Standing Orders

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

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

 

            Racing (TAB Board) Amendment Bill

                  The Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon. J. K. G. Oswald), pursuant to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Racing Act 1976.

                  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 Mr Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 18 July.

 

22       Collections for Charitable Purposes (Licensing and Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                  The Treasurer (Hon. S.J. Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Collections for Charitable Purposes Act 1939.

                  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 Mr Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 18 July.

 

23       Petroleum (Safety Net) Amendment Bill

                  The Minister for Mines and Energy (Hon. D.S. Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Petroleum Act 1940.

                  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 Mr Atkinson, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 18 July.

                 

24       Statutes Amendment (Paedophiles) 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 7 agreed to.

                                                                                                Clause No. 8 amended and agreed to.

                                                                                                Title agreed to.

 

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                  The House having resumed:

                  Hon. H. Allison 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.

 

25       Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

            Public Trustee Bill                                                                                                                                                                   Message No. 151

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the amendments made by the House of Assembly in the Public Trustee Bill, without any amendment.

                  Legislative Council, 6 July 1995                                                                                                                   H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

26       Adjournment

                  House adjourned at 5.30 p.m. until Tuesday 18 July 1995 at 2.00 p.m.

 

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                  Present during the day - All the Members except Mr Condous and Ms Geraghty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY