No. 66

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                           WEDNESDAY 19 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         Message from the Lieutenant-Governor

                  The following Message from the Lieutenant-Governor was received and read:

 

            Assent to Bill                                                                                                                                                                                    Message No. 27

                  The Lieutenant-Governor informs the House of Assembly that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the following Act has been assented to during the present Session, viz.-

                 

                  No. 49 of 1995 - Stamp Duties (Marketable Securities) Amendment Act 1995

                  Government House, 19 July 1995                                                                             B. S. Hetzel, LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

 

3         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.

 

4         Petitions Nos 253 to 258

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

 

                  253 to 255 Minister for Environment and Natural Resources (Hon. D.C. Wotton), Mr Caudell  and                                                                   Mrs Kotz, from 55 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House oppose any measure to legislate for voluntary euthanasia.

 

                  256 and 257 Mr Atkinson and Mrs Kotz, from 553 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.

 

                  258  Mrs Kotz, from 473 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House uphold and strengthen existing laws relating to prostitution.


5         Legislative Review Committee - Reports

                  Mr Cummins brought up the Twenty-seventh  Report of the Committee.

                  Report received and read as follows:

 

                  The Legislative Review Committee has the honour to report that the By-Law made by the Corporation of City of Marion - By-Law - No. 3 Council Land, gazetted on 27 April 1995 and laid on the Table of this House on 30 May 1995, be disallowed.

                 

                  Mr Cummins brought up the Twenty-eighth  Report of the Committee.

                  Report received.

 

6         Questions

                  Questions without notice were asked.

                  Ordered - That the period for asking questions without notice be extended by ten minutes.

                  Questions without notice resumed.

 

7          Grievance debate

                  The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

8         Parliamentary Superannuation (New Scheme) 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 Parliamentary Superannuation Act 1974.

                  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 Quirke, that the debate be adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

9         South Australian Water Corporation (Board) Amendment Bill

                  The Minister for Infrastructure, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the South Australian Water Corporation Act 1994.

                  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 Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

10       Electricity Corporations (ETSA Board) Amendment Bill

                  The Minister for Infrastructure (Hon. J.W. Olsen), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Electricity Corporations Act 1994.

                  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 Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

                 

11        Racing (Re-allocation of Totalisator Betting Deductions) Amendment Bill

                  The Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (Hon. J.K.G. Oswald), pursuant to notice, 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 Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

12       History Trust of South Australia (Leasing of Property) Amendment Bill

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

                  The Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development (Hon. J.W. Olsen) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

13       Road Traffic (Small-Wheeled Vehicles) Amendment Bill

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

                  The Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development, moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

14       Collections for Charitable Purposes (Licensing and 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 14 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.

 

15       Parliamentary Superannuation (New Scheme) Amendment Bill

                  Ordered - That  the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time -be now resumed.

 

            Suspension of Standing Orders

                  The Treasurer, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable this Bill to pass through its remaining 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.

                  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.


16       Petroleum (Safety Net) 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.

                  By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

                  Bill read a third time and passed.

 

17        Adjournment

                  The Minister for Mines and Energy (Hon. D.S. Baker) moved - That the House do now adjourn.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

                  House adjourned at 5.36 p.m. until tomorrow at 10.30 a.m.

 

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                                                                 MOTIONS WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

                  For Thursday 20 July 1995

                    Notice of Motion: Government Business-

 

                  The Minister for Primary Industries to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Meat Hygiene Act 1994.          

 

                  For Thursday 20 July 1995

                    Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations-

 

                  Mr Cummins to move - That By-law No. 3 made by the Corporation of the City of Marion relating to Council Land, gazetted on 27 April 1995 and laid on the Table of this House on 30 May 1995, be disallowed.

 

                    Notices of Motion: Other Motions-

 

                  Mrs Greig to move - That this House congratulates the South Australian Women's Lacrosse Team on its outstanding performance in winning the National Championship for an unprecedented eleventh consecutive year.

 

                  Hon F.T. Blevins to move - That this House supports the North West Health Education Unit and calls on the Minister of Health to maintain the present Unit based staff.

 

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                  Present during the day - All Members except  Mr Brokenshire, Mr Condous and Hon. D.C. Wotton.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY