No 67

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 7 JULY 2005

 

 

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.

Mr Snelling (Chairman of Committees) took the chair as Deputy Speaker.

 

3       Prayers

The Deputy Speaker read prayers.

 

4       Conference – Correctional Services (Parole) Amendment Bill

The Minister for the River Murray (Hon K A Maywald), moved - That the sitting of the House be continued during the Conference with the Legislative Council on the Correctional Services (Parole) Amendment Bill.

Question put and passed.

 

5       Conference – Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Aggravated Offences) Bill

The Minister for the River Murray (Hon K A Maywald), moved - That the sitting of the House be continued during the Conference with the Legislative Council on the Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Aggravated Offences) Bill.

Question put and passed.

 

6       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 1 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion: Other Motions No 2.

 

7       Mt Gambier Adult and Technical Education – 100 years - Motion re

Ms Breuer, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the community of Mount Gambier, the staff of TAFE and the volunteers and students who have now achieved 100 years of locally provided adult and technical education.

         Debate ensued.

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for the River Murray, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 15 September.

 

8       Road Safety Group –Mt Gambier - Motion re

Mr O’Brien, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the Mount Gambier and Districts Road Safety Group for the Australian-first road safety initiative to use trucks to carry signs with simple road safety messages across the country.

         Debate ensued.

Mr Lewis moved to amend the motion as follows – after the word “use”  insert “road freight”; after the word “trucks” insert “to advertise”; delete the words “carry signs with”; after the word “messages” insert “on the roads”; delete “the country” and insert “this nation”

         Ordered, on motion of Ms Breuer, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 15 September.

 

9       Renewable Energy Generation - Motion re

Mrs Geraghty, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the Wattle Range Council for their support for renewable energy generation and notes the role of the Mayor, Mr Don Ferguson and Chief Executive, Mr Frank Brennan in working to increase investment in wind farms in the South East.

         Debate ensued.

 

10      Messages from the Legislative Council

         The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

         Correctional Services (Parole) Amendment Bill                                     Message No 83

MR SPEAKER - In reply to Message No 96 from the House of Assembly, the Legislative Council agrees to the time and place appointed by the House of Assembly for holding the Conference.

         Legislative Council, 6 July 2005                                                      R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

         Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Aggravated Offences) Bill                 Message No 84

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has, in reply to Message No 97 from the House of Assembly, agreed to grant a Conference on the Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Aggravated Offences) Bill, as requested by the House of Assembly.  The Legislative Council has named the hour of 10.45 am on Thursday 7 July to receive the Managers on behalf of the House of Assembly, at the Garden Room in Old Parliament House.

         Legislative Council, 6 July 2005                                                      R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

Ordered – That a Message be sent to the Legislative Council agreeing to the time and place appointed by the Council.

 

11      Renewable Energy Generation - Motion re

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Snelling, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 15 September.

 

12      School Pride Initiative - Motion re

Mr Snelling, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates all the schools in the Limestone Coast district on their participation in the Government's School Pride initiative which is providing nearly $750,000 to improve facilities for schools and preschools in the Limestone Coast district.

         Debate ensued.

Ordered, on motion of Ms Ciccarello, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 15 September.

 

13      Natural Resources Consultative Committee - Motion re

Mr Koutsantonis, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the South East Natural Resources Consultative Committee and the South East community for their efforts in removing rubbish from sink holes thus reducing pollution of the region's groundwater.

Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 15 September.

 

14      Road Safety Advisory Council – Headlight on Country Roads - Motion re

Ms Breuer, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House urges the Minister of Transport to request the Road Safety Advisory Council to consider the merits of the State Government encouraging or mandating the use of headlights by motorists on country roads.

         Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

15      University of South Australia – Mt Gambier Centre - Motion re

Ms Breuer, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House congratulates the University of South Australia for its growing commitment to the South East, which has seen eighty five students begin their degrees this year as full or part-time students in nursing, social work, business and management information systems at the university's new centre in Mount Gambier.

Ordered, on motion of Mrs Geraghty, that the debate be adjourned until Thursday 15 September.

 

16      ‘Moving On’ Program Under Funding - Motion re

Mrs Penfold, pursuant to notice, moved - That this House condemns the Government for continuing to under fund the ‘Moving On’ Program for our young disabled people.

         Debate ensued.

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It being 1.00 pm, the debate was adjourned (Dr McFetridge, by leave) and made an Order of the Day for Thursday 15 September.

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17      Message from the Governor

The following Message from the Governor’s Deputy was received and read:

 

Pitjantjatjara Land Rights (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill - Recommending                                                                                                                              Message No 25

The Governor’s Deputy recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Pitjantjatjara Land Rights (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2005.

Government House, 7 July 2005                                         J Doyle, GOVERNOR’S DEPUTY

 

18      Petitions Nos 95 to 97

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

 

95   Mr Brokenshire, from 450 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government, as a matter of urgency, to install traffic lights at the junction of Hillendale Drive and the Golden Way nearest MacIntyre Road, due to increased traffic flow and accidents in the area.

 

96   Mrs Penfold, from 58 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to increase funding for disability services in South Australia to at least the Australian national average expenditure and in particular to fully fund the Moving On Program to a five day full time service for all disabled people.

 

97   Mrs Penfold, from 12 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to immediately reverse its decision to close the Australians Aiding Children Adoption Agency.

 

19      Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 388, 421, 422, 444 to 446, 493, 501, 502, 504 and 510 were tabled by the Speaker.

 

20      Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Premier (Hon M D Rann) –

      Public Sector Management Act 1995 - Section 69 - Appointments to the Ministers' Personal Staff

 

By the Minister for the Arts (Hon M D Rann) –

      Adelaide Film Festival – Report 2004.

 

21      Matter of Urgency

The Speaker stated that he had received a letter from the Leader of the Opposition (Hon R G Kerin), proposing that the following matter of urgency be discussed -

“This House expresses its lack of confidence in the Attorney General as the first law officer of this State and calls on the Premier to replace him immediately.”

The Speaker called on those Members who supported the proposed discussion to rise in their places; and more than the necessary number of Members having risen accordingly:

Discussion ensued.

Matter withdrawn.

 

22      Suspension of Standing Orders

The Hon I F Evans, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to move a motion without notice forthwith.

Question put and their being a negative voice.

 

         House divided (No 1):

 

           Ayes, 20

 

           Noes, 25

Mr Brindal

Hon M J Atkinson

Mr Brokenshire

Ms Bedford

Hon D C Brown

Ms Breuer

Hon M R Buckby

Mr Caica

Ms Chapman

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon K O Foley

Hon G M Gunn

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Mr Hanna

Hon R G Kerin

Hon J D Hill

Hon D C Kotz

Hon S W Key

Mr Lewis

Mr Koutsantonis

Hon W A Matthew

Hon J D Lomax-Smith

Dr McFetridge

Hon K A Maywald

Mr Meier

Hon R J McEwen

Mrs Penfold

Mr O'Brien

Mrs Redmond

Ms Rankine

Mr Scalzi

Hon M D Rann

Mr Venning

Mr Rau

Mr Williams

Mr Snelling

Hon I F Evans (Teller)

Hon L Stevens

 

Ms Thompson

 

Hon J W Weatherill

 

Ms White

 

Hon M J Wright

 

Hon P F Conlon (Teller)

 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

23      Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

24      Order of Business

Ordered, on motion of Mr Williams, by leave, that Order of the Day: Private Members Business Bills/Committees/Regulation No 35 set down for 14 September be postponed to 21 September.

 

25      Next day of sitting

Ordered, on motion of the Deputy Premier (Hon K O Foley), that the House at its rising adjourn until Monday 12 September at 2.00 pm.

 

26      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 1 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 5.

 

27      Citrus Industry Bill

Order of the Day read for the consideration of the Amendments of the Legislative Council in this Bill.

 

In Committee

Resolved – That Amendments Nos 1 to 6 be agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

28      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 4.

 

29      Parliamentary Superannuation (Scheme for New Members) Amendment Bill

Order of the Day read for the consideration of the Amendments of the Legislative Council in this Bill.

 

In Committee

Resolved – That Amendments Nos 1 to 10 be agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

30      Heritage (Heritage Directions) Amendment Bill

Order of the Day read for the consideration of the Amendments of the Legislative Council in this Bill.

 

In Committee

Resolved – That Amendments Nos 1 to 3 be agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

31      Children’s Protection (Keeping Them Safe) 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.

 

32      Extension of time for adjournment

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Families and Communities, that the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 5.00 pm.

 

33      Children’s Protection (Keeping Them Safe) Amendment Bill

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

         Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

Clause No 1 read.

Mr Hanna moved, on page 3, line 3, to delete “(Keeping Them Safe)” and substitute:

               (Miscellaneous)

Question – That the amendment be agreed to – put and negatived.

Clause No 1 agreed to.

Clauses Nos 2 and 3 agreed to.

Clause No 4 read.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it, had made progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered - That the Committee have leave to sit again on motion.

 

34      Extension of sitting

The Minister for Transport (Hon P F Conlon), moved - That the sitting of the House be extended beyond 6.00 pm.

Question put.

 

         Division, only one No

The House proceeded to a division, but only one Member appearing on the side of the Noes, the Speaker declared the Ayes had it.

So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

35      Messages from the Legislative Council

         The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

         Heritage (Beechwood Garden) Amendment Bill                                     Message No 85

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Heritage Act 1993, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 7 July 2005                                                      R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

         Appropriation Bill                                                                                   Message No 86

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidation Account for the year ending on 30 June 2006 and for other purposes, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 7 July 2005                                                      R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

         Special Commission of Inquiry (Powers and Immunities) Bill                Message No 87

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to facilitate a special commission of inquiry by conferring evidentiary powers and immunities, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 7 July 2005                                                      R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of amendments from the Legislative Council

 

Amendment No 1

Clause 3, page 2, lines 13 and 14—

Delete all words in these lines and substitute:

reference as set out in Schedule 1.

 

Amendment No 2

Clause 4, page 2, line 24—

Delete paragraph (a) and substitute:

    (a)        section 18(3)(c) and (6); and

 

Amendment No 3

Page 2, after line 26—

Insert:

4A—Hearings in public or private

The Special Commissioner may obtain evidence and evidentiary material for the Inquiry by means of hearings conducted in public or private.

 

Amendment No 4

Clause 5, page 3, lines 5, 6 and 7—

Delete subclause (2).

 

Amendment No 5

Page 3, after line 26—

Insert:

6A—Statements by witness not admissible against witness

A statement or disclosure made by a witness in answer to a question put to the witness, or in evidentiary material produced by the witness, for the purposes of the Inquiry will not (except in proceedings for an offence against this Act or for contempt) be admissible in evidence against the witness in any civil or criminal proceedings in any court.

 

Amendment No 6

Page 3, after line 36—

Insert:

Schedule 1—Terms of reference

To inquire into and report upon the following matters:

(1)     Whether the Premier or any Minister, ministerial adviser or public servant participated in any activity or discussions concerning:

(a)      the possible appointment of Mr Ralph Clarke to a government board or position; or

(b)      the means of facilitating recovery by Mr Clarke of costs incurred by him in connection with a defamation action between Mr Clarke and Attorney-General Atkinson

(The activity and discussions and events surrounding them are referred to in these terms as "the issues".)

(2)   If so, the content and nature of such activity or discussions.

(3)   Whether the Premier or any Minister or ministerial adviser authorised any such discussions or whether the Premier or any Minister or ministerial adviser was aware of the discussions at the time they were occurring or subsequently.

(4)   Whether the conduct (including acts of commission or omission) of the Premier or any Minister or ministerial adviser or public servant contravened any law or Code of Conduct; or whether such conduct was improper or failed to comply with appropriate standards of probity and integrity.

(5)   Whether the Premier or any Minister or ministerial adviser made any statement in relation to the issues which was misleading, inaccurate or dishonest in any material particular.

(6)   The failure of the Premier, the Deputy Premier, the Attorney-General and the, then, Minister for Police to report the issue in the first instance to the Anti-Corruption Branch of the SA Police.

7)    Whether the actions taken by the Premier and Ministers in relation to the issues were appropriate and consistent with proper standards of probity and public administration and, in particular:

(a)        why no public disclosure of the issues was made until June 2003;

(b)        why Mr Randall Ashbourne was reprimanded in December 2002 and whether that action was appropriate;

(c)        whether the appointment of Mr Warren McCann to investigate the issues was appropriate;

(d)        whether actions taken in response to the report prepared by Mr McCann were appropriate.

(8)     What processes and investigations the Auditor-General undertook and whether the Auditor-General was furnished with adequate and appropriate material upon which to base the conclusions reflected in his letter dated 20 December 2002 to the Premier.

         (9)    Whether adequate steps were taken by Mr McCann, the SA Police and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions to obtain from Mr Clarke information which was relevant to the issues.

(10)   Whether the processes undertaken in response to the issues up to and including the provision of the report prepared by Mr McCann were reasonable and appropriate in the circumstances.

(11)   Whether there were any material deficiencies in the manner in which Mr McCann conducted his investigation of the issues.

(12)   Whether it would have been appropriate to have made public the report prepared by Mr McCann.

(13)   The matters investigated and all the evidence and submissions obtained by and any recommendations made by the Anti-Corruption Branch of the SA Police.

(14)   Whether Mr Ashbourne, during the course of his ordinary employment, engaged in any (and, if so, what) activity or discussions to advance the personal interests of the Attorney-General and, if so, whether any Minister had knowledge of, or authorised, such activity or discussion.

(15)   Whether Mr Ashbourne undertook any and, if so, what actions to "rehabilitate" Mr Clarke, or the former Member for Price, Mr Murray DeLaine, or any other person into the Australian Labor Party and, if so, whether such actions were undertaken with the knowledge, authority or approval of the Premier or any Minister.

(16)   The propriety of the Attorney-General contacting journalists covering the Ashbourne case in the District Court, during the trial, and the nature of those conversations.

(17)   With reference to the contents of the statement issued on 1 July 2005 by the Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Stephen Pallaras QC:

(a)      what was the substance of the "complaint about the conduct of the Premier's legal advisor, Mr Alexandrides";

(b)      what was the substance of the "telephone call made [by Mr Alexandrides] to the prosecutor involved in the Ashbourne case";

(c)      what were the "serious issues of inappropriate conduct" relating to Mr Alexandrides;

(d)      whether the responses of the Premier, the Attorney-General or any Minister or Mr Alexandrides or any other person to the issues mentioned in the Director of Public Prosecutions' statement were appropriate and timely; and

(e)      whether any person made any statement concerning the issues referred to in the Director of Public Prosecutions' statement which was misleading, inaccurate or dishonest in any material particular.

(18)   Whether it would be appropriate in future to refer any credible allegation of improper conduct on the part of a Minister or ministerial adviser (that has not already been referred to the police) to the Solicitor-General in the first instance for investigation and advice.

(19)   If the reference of such an allegation to the Solicitor-General would not be appropriate (in general or in a particular case) or would not be possible because of the Solicitor-General’s absence or for some other reason, who would be an alternative person to whom it would be appropriate to refer such an allegation in the first instance for investigation and advice.

(20)   Whether Mr Alexandrides assisted in framing the Terms of Reference for the Inquiry proposed by the Government in the resolution of the House of Assembly passed on 5 July 2005.

(21)   What action should be taken in relation to any of the matters arising out of the consideration by the Inquiry of these terms of reference. 

The Special Commissioner must not, in the Inquiry or report on the Inquiry, purport to make any finding of criminal or civil liability.

 

         J M Davis CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

         Ordered - That the amendments be taken into consideration forthwith.

 

 

 

In Committee

The Minister for Transport, moved – That Amendments Nos 1 to 6 be disagreed to.

         Question put.

         Committee divided (No 2):

 

           Ayes, 20

           Noes, 16

 

Hon M J Atkinson

Mr Brokenshire

Ms Bedford

Hon M R Buckby

Ms Breuer

Ms Chapman

Mr Caica

Hon I F Evans

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon K O Foley

Hon G M Gunn

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Mr Hanna

Hon D C Kotz

Hon S W Key

Mr Lewis

Mr Koutsantonis

Hon W A Matthew

Mr O'Brien

Dr McFetridge

Ms Rankine

Mr Meier

Mr Rau

Mrs Redmond

Hon L Stevens

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Ms Thompson

Hon D C Brown (Teller)

Hon J W Weatherill

 

Ms White

 

Hon M J Wright

 

Hon P F Conlon (Teller)

 

 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had disagreed to the same.

 

36      Children’s Protection (Keeping Them Safe) Amendment Bill

         Ordered - That the further consideration in Committee of this Bill be now resumed.

 

In Committee

Clause No 4 further considered.

Question – That Clause No 4 stand as printed – put.

         Committee divided (No 3):

 

           Ayes, 20

           Noes, 16

 

Hon M J Atkinson

Mr Brokenshire

Ms Bedford

Hon D C Brown

Ms Breuer

Hon M R Buckby

Mr Caica

Ms Chapman

Ms Ciccarello

Hon I F Evans

Hon P F Conlon

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon K O Foley

Hon G M Gunn

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Mr Hanna

Hon D C Kotz

Hon S W Key

Mr Lewis

Mr Koutsantonis

Hon W A Matthew

Mr O'Brien

Dr McFetridge

Ms Rankine

Mr Meier

Mr Rau

Mr Scalzi

Hon L Stevens

Mr Venning

Hon R B Such

Mrs Redmond (Teller)

Ms Thompson

 

Ms White

 

Hon M J Wright

 

Hon J W Weatherill (Teller)

 

 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Clauses Nos 5 to 10 agreed to.

Mr Hanna moved on page 9, after line 7, to insert new clauses as follows -

          10A – Amendment of Section 19 – Investigations

                        Section 19 (1) – delete “may cause” and substitute:

                        must cause

 

          10B- Amendment of section 20- Application for order

                        Section 20 – delete “may apply” and substitute:

                        must apply

Question – That new Clauses Nos 10A and 10B be inserted – put.

 

         Committee divided (No 4):

 

           Ayes, 16

 

           Noes, 18

Mr Brokenshire

Hon M J Atkinson

Hon D C Brown

Ms Bedford

Hon M R Buckby

Ms Breuer

Ms Chapman

Mr Caica

Hon I F Evans

Hon P F Conlon

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon K O Foley

Hon G M Gunn

Mrs Geraghty

Hon D C Kotz

Hon S W Key

Mr Lewis

Mr Koutsantonis

Hon W A Matthew

Mr O'Brien

Dr McFetridge

Ms Rankine

Mr Meier

Mr Rau

Mrs Redmond

Hon L Stevens

Mr Scalzi

Hon R B Such

Mr Venning

Ms Thompson

Mr Hanna (Teller)

Ms White

 

Hon M J Wright

 

Hon J W Weatherill (Teller)

 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

Clause No 11 amended and agreed to.

 

Mr Hanna moved on page 9, after line 15, to insert a new clause as follows -

          11A- Amendment of section 37 – Application for care and protection order

 

(1)     Section 37 (1) – delete “the Minister may apply” and substitute:

the Minster must apply

 

(2)     Section 37 (2) – delete “the Minister may apply” and substitute:

the Minister must apply

Question – That New Clause No 11A be inserted – put and negatived.

 

Clauses Nos 12 to 15 agreed to.

Schedules Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

Title agreed to.

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         The House having resumed:

Mr Snelling reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with an amendment.

 

The Minister for Families and Communities, moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

37      Conference – Correctional Services (Parole) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Families and Communities reported as follows:

I have to report that the Managers have been at the Conference on the Correctional Services (Parole) Amendment Bill, which was managed on the part of the Legislative Council by the Minister for Minister for Industry and Trade (Hon P Holloway), Hon G Gago, Hon I Gilfillan, Hon A J Redford and Hon T Stephens and we there received the Bill together with the resolutions adopted by that House and thereupon the Managers for the two Houses conferred together and it was agreed that we should recommend to our respective Houses that –

 

As to Amendment No 1

 

      That the House of Assembly amend its Amendment by deleting from proposed subsection (2)(b) of section 66

 

“(but the regulations may not exclude a prisoner liable to serve a total period of imprisonment of 3 years or less)”

 

      and that the Legislative Council agree thereto.

 

As to Amendment No 2

 

That the Legislative Council no longer insist on its disagreement to these Amendments.

 

Ordered - That consideration of the Conference Report be made an Order of the Day for Monday 12 September.

 

38      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Special Commission of Inquiry (Powers and Immunities) Bill                Message No 88

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council insists on its amendments in the Special Commission of Inquiry (Powers and Immunities) Bill to which the House of Assembly has disagreed.  The Bill is returned herewith.

         Legislative Council, 7 July 2005                                                      R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

Ordered - That the consideration of the Message be an Order of the Day for Monday 12 September.

 

39      Adjournment

House adjourned at 7.11 pm until Monday 12 September at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Wednesday 14 September

 

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

 

Hon R J McEwen to move That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to allow for the creation of titles for the Glenelg River shacks at Donovans, Reed Beds and Dry Creek.

 

            For Thursday 15 September

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Hon I F Evans to move – That contingent upon the appointment of a Select Committee of the Legislative Council on matters relating to the Attorney-General, Mr Ashbourne and Mr Clarke, this House authorises the attendance of any Minister called to appear before such a Committee.

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Present during the day - All Members except Mrs Hall.

 

         The following Pairs were handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

         Division No 2 -

Ayes – Hon J D Hill, Hon J D Lomax-Smith, Hon R J McEwen, Hon K A Maywald and Hon M D Rann.

               Noes - Hon R G Kerin, Mr Brindal, Mrs Hall, Mrs Penfold, and Mr Williams.

 

         Division No 3 -

               Ayes - Hon J D Hill, Hon J D Lomax-Smith, Hon R J McEwen, Hon K A Maywald and Hon M D Rann.

               Noes - Hon R G Kerin, Mr Brindal, Mrs Hall, Mrs Penfold and Mr Williams.

 

         Division No 4 -

               Ayes - Hon R G Kerin, Mr Brindal, Mrs Hall, Mrs Penfold, Mr Williams and Mr Hamilton-Smith.

               Noes - Hon J D Hill, Hon J D Lomax-Smith, Hon R J McEwen, Hon K A Maywald, Hon M D Rann and Ms Ciccarello.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Hon R B Such

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY