No 65

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 29 APRIL 2003

 

 

1       Meeting of House

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

 

2       Absence of Speaker

The Clerk informed the House of the absence of the Speaker.

Hon R B Such (Chairman of Committees) took the chair as Deputy Speaker.

 

3       Prayers

The Deputy Speaker read prayers.

 

4        Message from the Governor

         The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

Assent to Bill                                                                                    Message No 17

The Governor informs the House of Assembly that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the following Act was assented to during the second Session of the 50th Parliament viz:

No 2 of 2003         An Act to amend the Electricity Act 1996

Government House, 29 April 2003                                         M Jackson-Nelson, GOVERNOR

 

5       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Treasurer (Hon K O Foley) –

      Regulations under the following Acts -

                  Parliamentary Superannuation – Prescribed Offices

                  Southern State Superannuation – Enterprise Agreements

                  Superannuation – Enterprise Agreements

 

By the Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson) –

      Classification of Films and Computer Games Guidelines

 

      Rules of Court –

                  Supreme Court – Format Change

 

By the Minister for Consumer Affairs (Hon M J Atkinson) –

      Regulations under the following Acts -

                  Liquor Licensing – Long Term Dry Areas – City of Onkaparinga

                  Recreational Services (Limitation of Liability) – Code Requirements

 

By the Minister for Health (Hon L Stevens) –

      South Australian Council on Reproductive Technology – Report, 2002

 

      Regulations under the following Acts -

                  Controlled Substances – New Prohibited Substances

                  Occupational Therapists – Fees

 

By the Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon P L White) –

      Teachers Registration Board of South Australia – Report for the Year Ended 31 December 2002

 

By the Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill) –

      Environment Protection (Water Quality) Policy 2003

 

By the Minister for Transport (Hon M J Wright) –

      Regulations under the following Act -

                  Metropolitan Adelaide Road Widening Plan – Application for Consent

 

By the Minister for Industrial Relations (Hon M J Wright) –

      Regulations under the following Act -

                  Shop Trading Hours – Hardware and Building Materials

 

By the Minister for Tourism (Hon J D Lomax-Smith) –

      Regulations under the following Act –

                  Fisheries – Marine Scalefish

 

By the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon J D Lomax-Smith) –

      Vocational Education, Employment and Training Board – Report, 2002

 

By the Minister for Local Government (Hon R J McEwen) –

      Rules –

                  Local Government – Superannuation Scheme – Payment

 

6       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

7       Grievance debate

On motion of the Deputy Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

8       Authorised Betting Operations (Licence and Permit Conditions) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Gambling (Hon J W Weatherill), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Authorised Betting Operations Act 2000.

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 Hon W A Matthew, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

9       Gaming Machines (Extension of Freeze on Gaming Machines) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Gambling, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Gaming Machines Act 1992.

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 Hon W A Matthew, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

10      Research Involving Human Embryos Bill

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

 

In Committee

 

Clause No 36 furthered considered.

 

 

 

Mr Rau moved on page 24, lines 2 to 7 to leave out all words in these lines after "section" and insert:

 

on 5 April 2005.

 

         Question – That the amendment be agreed to – put.

         Committee divided (No 1):

 

           Ayes, 26

           Noes, 18

 

Hon M J Atkinson

 

Ms Bedford

Ms Breuer

Mr Brindal

Hon D C Brown

Mr Brokenshire

Ms Ciccarello

Hon M R Buckby

Hon P F Conlon

Mr Caica

Hon K O Foley

Ms Chapman

Mrs Geraghty

Hon I F Evans

Hon J D Hill

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon S W Key

Hon G M Gunn

Hon J D Lomax-Smith

Mrs Hall

Mr O'Brien

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Mrs Penfold

Mr Hanna

Ms Rankine

Hon R G Kerin

Hon M D Rann

Hon D C Kotz

Ms Thompson

Hon W A Matthew

Hon J W Weatherill

Ms Maywald

Hon P L White

Hon R J McEwen

Hon M J Wright

Dr McFetridge

Hon L Stevens (Teller)

Mr Meier

 

Mrs Redmond

 

Mr Scalzi

 

Mr Snelling

 

Mr Venning

 

Mr Williams

 

Mr Rau (Teller)

 

 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Clause, as amended, agreed to.

Schedule agreed to.

Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

 

Ordered - That the third reading of the Bill be taken into considered on motion.

 

11      Prohibition of Human Cloning Bill

         Order of the Day read for the third reading of the Prohibition of Human Cloning Bill.

The Minister for Health (Hon L Stevens) moved – That the Prohibition of Human Cloning Bill be recommitted for the purpose of further considering clause 29.

Question put and passed.

In Committee

 

Clause No 29 further considered, amended and agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such reported that the Committee had further considered clause 29 of the Bill, and had agreed to it with an amendedment.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

12      Research Involving Human Embryos Bill

Ordered – That the third reading of this Bill be now taken into consideration.

The Minister moved – That this Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question put.

 

House divided (No. 1)

 

           Ayes, 32

           Noes, 11

 

Ms Bedford

Hon M J Atkinson

Ms Breuer

Mr Brindal

Hon D C Brown

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon M R Buckby

Hon G M Gunn

Mr Caica

Hon D C Kotz

Ms Chapman

Hon W A Matthew

Ms Ciccarello

Hon R J McEwen

Hon P F Conlon

Mr Meier

Hon I F Evans

Mr Scalzi

Hon K O Foley

Mr Venning

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Snelling (Teller)

Mrs Hall

 

Mr Hamilton-Smith

 

Mr Hanna

 

Hon J D Hill

 

Hon R G Kerin

 

Hon S W Key

 

Hon J D Lomax-Smith

 

Mrs Maywald

 

Dr McFetridge

 

Mr O'Brien

 

Mrs Penfold

 

Ms Rankine

 

Hon M D Rann

 

Mr Rau

 

Mrs Redmond

 

Ms Thompson

 

Hon J W Weatherill

 

Hon P L White

 

Mr Williams

 

Hon M J Wright

 

Hon L Stevens (Teller)

 

 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

13      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Statutes Amendment (Mining) Bill                                                          Message No 78

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Mines and Works Inspection Act 1920 and the Mining Act 1971, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 29 April 2003                                                   R R Roberts, 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 3 to 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 8.

 

15      Statutes Amendment and Repeal (National Competition Policy) 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.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

16      Extension of sitting

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon P F Conlon) - That the sitting of the House be extended beyond 6.00pm.

 

17      Adjournment

The Minister for Government Enterprises moved - That the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

House adjourned at 5.56 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Wednesday 30 April 2003

 

Notice of Motion: Government Business –

 

The Minister for Transport (Hon M J Wright) to move – That this House, pursuant to section 16(1) of the Aboriginal  Lands Trust Act 1966, recommends that Allotment 21 in the plan deposited in the Lands Titles Registration Office No. DP  58704 (being a portion of the land comprised in Crown Record Volume 5407 Folio 6151) be transferred to the Aboriginal Lands Trust (subject to an easement to the South Australian Water Corporation marked A in the deposited plan and to an easement to ETSA Transmission Corporation marked B in the deposited plan).

 

Notice of Motion: Private Members Business – Bills/ Committees/ Regulations

 

Mr Hanna to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923.

 

            For Thursday 1 May 2003

 

Notices of Motion: Other Motions

 

Ms Bedford to move – That this House recognises the enormous contribution of General Practitioners to the primary health care of all South Australians.

 

Ms Chapman to move – That this House congratulates the University of Adelaide Company, Repromed Pty Ltd, on establishing the Adelaide Hormone and Menopause Centre which officially opened on 4 April 2003.

 

Ms Breuer to move – That this House calls on the Opposition to abandon its support for a low level national radio-active waste repository at Woomera or anywhere else in South Australia.

 

Ms Thompson to move – That this House congratulates all South Australian recipients of the Centenary Medal.

 

Ms Thompson to move – That this House congratulates and thanks the youth guard, leaders, volunteers and sponsors who made the inaugural ANZAC Youth Vigil in the South an outstanding success.

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Hon I P Lewis and Mr Koutsantonis.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY