No. 67

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                             THURSDAY 20 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         Postponement of business

                  Ordered - That Notice of Motion:  Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations No. 1 be a Notice of Motion for Thursday next.

 

3         Postponement of business

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

 

4         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 resumed.

                  Ordered, on motion of Ms Geraghty, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday next.

                 

5         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 Mr Meier, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday next.

 

6         Local Government (Closure of Roads) 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.

                  House divided (No. 1):

                 

                                          Ayes, 11.

 

                              Hon. F.T. Blevins

                              Mr Clarke

                              Mr De Laine

                              Mr Foley

                              Mrs Geraghty

                              Ms Hurley

                              Mr Quirke

                              Hon. M.D. Rann

                              Ms Stevens

                              Ms White

                              Mr Atkinson (Teller)

                  Noes, 27.

 

Hon. H. Allison

Mr Andrew

Hon. M.H. Armitage

Mr Ashenden

Hon. D.S. Baker

Hon. S.J. Baker

Mr Becker

Mr Brindal

Mr Brokenshire

Mr Buckby

Mr Caudell

Mr Evans

Mrs Greig

Mrs Hall

Hon. G.A. Ingerson

Mr Kerin

Mrs Kotz

Mr Leggett

Mr Lewis

Hon. W.A. Matthew

Mr Meier

Hon. J.K.G. Oswald

Mrs Penfold

Mr Scalzi

Hon. R.B. Such

Mr Venning

Mr Bass (Teller)

 

 

 

                  So it passed in the negative.

 

7          Select Committee on Organs for Transplantation - Interim Report - Motion to note

                  Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Health - That the Interim Report of the Select Committee on Organs for Transplantation be noted.

                  Debate resumed.

                  Question put and passed.

 

8         Electoral (Political Contributions and Electoral Expenditure) 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 12.00 noon Notices of Motion: Other Motions were called on by the Clerk.

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9         Suspension of Sessional Orders

                  Mr Meier, without notice, moved - That Sessional Orders be so far suspended as to enable Notices of Motion: Other Motions to be postponed until Orders of the Day: Private Members Bills/Committees/Regulations 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.

 


10       Electoral (Political Contributions and Electoral Expenditure) Bill

                  Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Quirke, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday next.

 

11        Voluntary Euthanasia 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 Mr De Laine, that the debate be further adjourned until Thursday next.

 

12       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.

 

13       Petition No. 259

                  The Clerk announced that the following Member had lodged a Petition for presentation:

 

                  259  Mr Leggett, from 25 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.

 

14       Questions

                  Questions without notice were asked.

 

 15      Member named

                  The Speaker named the Leader of the Opposition (Hon. M.D. Rann) for wilfully refusing to regard the authority of the Chair.

                  The Member made an apology which was accepted by the Chair.

 

16       Questions

                  Questions without notice (interrupted by the foregoing naming) resumed.

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

                  Questions without notice resumed.

 

17        Grievance debate

                  The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

18       Meat Hygiene (Definition of Meat and Wholesome) Amendment Bill

                  The Minister or Primary Industries (Hon. D.S. Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Meat Hygiene 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 Tuesday next.

 

19       Electricity Corporations (ETSA Board) 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.

                                                                                                Clause No. 4 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.

 

20       South Australian Water Corporation (Board) 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.

                                                                                                Clause No. 4 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.

 

21       Adjournment

                  House adjourned at 4.02 p.m. until Tuesday next at 2.00 p.m.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY