No 68

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

____________

 

 

MONDAY 12 MAY 2003

 

 

1       Meeting of House

         The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon Peter Lewis) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2        Message from the Governor

The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

Statutes Amendment (WorkCover Governance Reform) Bill – Recommending

                                                                                                                    Message No 18

The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Statutes Amendment (WorkCover Governance Reform) Bill 2003.

Government House, 12 May 2003                                      M Jackson-Nelson, GOVERNOR

 

3       Petitions Nos 109 to 112

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

 

109 Hon R G Kerin (Leader of The Opposition), from 3092 electors of Port Pirie, requesting the House to urge the Government to increase funding for the State-wide Mosquito Control Program.

 

110 Hon D C Brown (Deputy Leader of the Opposition), from 222 residents of South Australia, requesting the Minister for Health to provide ongoing funding, on a three year basis, to the Southern Districts War Memorial Hospital at McLaren Vale to maintain and increase health services at the hospital.

 

111 Ms Maywald, from 331 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to review the Government’s School Bus Policy to determine a fairer and more equitable policy that will provide broader access to school buses in regional South Australia.

 

112 Ms Maywald, from 50 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to withdraw the Crown Lands (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2002.

 

4       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 126, 136, 138 and 141 and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

5       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

6       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

7       Select Committee on the Crown Lands (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill - Extension of time

Order of the Day read for the Report of the Select Committee on the Crown Lands (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill to be brought up.

Hon R B Such moved - That the time for bringing up the Report be extended until 15 May 2003.

Question put and passed.

 

8       Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Statutes Amendment (Road Safety Reforms) Bill                                    Message No 80

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Harbours and Navigation Act 1993, the Motor Vehicles Act 1959 and the Road Traffic Act 1961, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 1 May 2003                                                     R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

 

 

No. 1.  Page 3 - After line 9 insert new clause as follows:

 

Minister to report on operation of Act

                    3A. The Minister must, within 12 sitting days after the second anniversary of the commencement of section 1, cause a report on the operation of the amendments contained in this Act to be laid before both Houses of Parliament.

 

No. 2.  Page 4 - After line 14 insert new clause as follows:

 

Substitution of s. 74

                    7A. Section 74 of the principal Act is repealed and the following section is substituted:

 

                              Duty to hold licence or learner's permit

                                      74. (1) Subject to this Act, a person who—

 

                                      (a)   drives a motor vehicle of a particular class on a road; and

 

                                      (b)   is not authorised to drive a motor vehicle of that class on a road but has previously been so authorised under this Act or the law of another State or a Territory of the Commonwealth,

 

                              is guilty of an offence.

 

                              Maximum penalty:     $1 250.

 

                                      (2) Subject to this Act, a person who—

 

                                      (a)   drives a motor vehicle of a particular class on a road; and

 

                                      (b)   is not and has never been authorised, under this Act or the law of another State or a Territory of the Commonwealth, to drive a motor vehicle of that class on a road,

 

                              is guilty of an offence.

 

                              Maximum penalty:     For a first offence—$2 500

                                                              For a subsequent offence—$5 000 or imprisonment for 1 year.

 

                                      (3) For the purposes of this section, a person is authorised to drive a motor vehicle of a particular class on a road if—

 

                                      (a)   the person holds a licence under this Act that authorises the holder to drive a motor vehicle of that class; or

 

                                      (b)   the person—

 

                                             (i)    holds a licence under this Act; and

 

                                             (ii)    has the minimum driving experience required by the regulations for the grant of a licence that would authorise the driving of a motor vehicle of that class; or

 

                                      (c)   the person holds a learner's permit.

 

                                      (4) When the holder of a licence under this Act drives a motor vehicle on a road as authorised under subsection (3)(b), the obligations imposed by section 75A on the holders of learner's permits and qualified passengers for learner drivers apply to the holder of the licence and any accompanying passenger with such modifications and exclusions as are prescribed by the regulations.

 

                                      (5) Where a court convicts a person of an offence against subsection (2) that is a subsequent offence, the following provisions apply:

 

                                      (a)   the court must order that the person be disqualified from holding or obtaining a driver's licence for such period, being not less than 3 years, as the court thinks fit;

 

                                      (b)   the disqualification prescribed by paragraph (a) cannot be reduced or mitigated in any way or be substituted by any other penalty or sentence;

 

                                      (c)   if the person is the holder of a driver's licence—the disqualification operates to cancel the licence as from the commencement of the period of disqualification.

 

                                      (6) In determining whether an offence is a first or subsequent offence for the purposes of subsection (2), any previous offence against this section or section 91(5) for which the defendant has been convicted will be taken into account, but only if the previous offence was committed within the period of 3 years immediately preceding the date on which the offence under consideration was committed.

 

 

No. 3.  Page 5, line 21 (clause 12) - Leave out paragraph (a).

 

No. 4.  Page 5, line 25 (clause 12) - Leave out paragraph (d) and insert:

 

(d)    by striking out paragraph (a) of subsection (2) and substituting the following paragraph:

 

                                      (a)   in the case of an applicant who is under the age of 19 years—

 

                                             (i)    until he or she turns 19; or

 

                                             (ii)    until 2 years have elapsed,

 

                                             whichever occurs later;;

 

 

No. 5.  Page 6, lines 8 to 21 (clause 13) - Leave out paragraph (b).

 

No. 6.  Page 7, line 13 (clause 15) - Leave out “such” and insert:

 

a first offence or

 

No. 7.  Page 7, lines 22 to 24 (clause 15) - Leave out subparagraphs (i), (ii) and (iii) and insert:

 

(i)     in the case of a second offence—3 months; or

 

                    (ii)     in the case of a third offence—6 months; or

 

                    (iii)    in the case of a subsequent offence—12 months;

 

 

No. 8.  Page 7, line 27 (clause 15) - Leave out "in the case of the expiation of a second or subsequent offence—"

 

No. 9.  Page 8, line 2 (clause 15) - Leave out "subsection (2)(c)" and insert:

 

subsection (2)

 

No. 10.          Page 8, line 6 (clause 15) - Leave out "subsection (2)(c)" and insert:

 

subsection (2)

 

No. 11.          Page 8, line 11 (clause 15) - Leave out "subsection (2)(c)" and insert:

 

subsection (2)

 

No. 12.          Page 8, line 17 (clause 15) - After "second" insert:

 

, third

 

No. 13.          Page 8, line 21 (clause 15) - Leave out "period of 5 years" and insert:

 

prescribed period

 

No. 14.          Page 8 (clause 15) - After line 22 insert new subsection as follows:

 

(8) For the purposes of subsection (7), the prescribed period is—

 

                    (a)     in the case of a previous offence that is a category 1 offence—3 years;

 

                    (b)     in any other case—5 years.

 

No. 15.          Page 8 - After line 22 insert new clause as follows:

 

Amendment of s. 96—Duty to produce licence

                    15A. Section 96 of the principal Act is amended by striking out subsection (1) and substituting the following subsections:

 

                    (1) The driver of a motor vehicle, if requested by a member of the police force to produce his or her licence—

 

(a)      must produce the licence forthwith to the member of the police force who made the request; or

 

(b)      must—

 

(i)       provide the member of the police force who made the request with a specimen of his or her signature; and

 

(ii)      within 7 days after the making of the request, produce the licence at a police station conveniently located for the driver, specified by the member of the police force at the time of making the request.

 

             Maximum penalty:      $250.

 

                    (1a) The Commissioner of Police must ensure that a specimen signature provided to a member of the police force under this section is destroyed when the signature is no longer reasonably required for the purpose of investigating whether an offence has been committed under this Act.

 

No. 16.          Page 9, lines 26 and 27 (clause 18) - Leave out subparagraph (i).

 

No. 17.          Page 10 - After line 20 insert new clauses as follow:

 

Amendment of s. 45—Negligent or careless driving

                    20A. Section 45 of the principal Act is amended—

 

(a)      by inserting "negligently or" after "vehicle";

 

(b)      by inserting at the foot of the section the following penalty provision:

 

Penalty:    If the driving causes the death of another—

 

(a)      for a first offence—$5 000 or imprisonment for 1 year; and

 

(b)     for a subsequent offence—$7 500 or imprisonment for 18 months.

 

                If the driving causes grievous bodily harm to another—

 

(a)      for a first offence—$2 500 or imprisonment for 6 months; and

 

(b)     for a subsequent offence—$5 000 or imprisonment for 1 year.

 

                If the driving does not cause the death of another or grievous bodily harm to another—$1 250.;

 

(c)      by inserting after its present contents, as amended (now to be designated as subsection (1)) the following subsections:

 

      (2) In considering whether an offence has been committed under this section, the court must have regard to—

 

(a)      the nature, condition and use of the road on which the offence is alleged to have been committed; and

 

(b)     the amount of traffic on the road at the time of the offence; and

 

(c)      the amount of traffic which might reasonably be expected to enter the road from other roads and places; and

 

(d)      all other relevant circumstances, whether of the same nature as those mentioned or not.

 

      (3) In determining whether an offence is a first or subsequent offence for the purposes of this section, only the following offences will be taken into account:

 

(a)      a previous offence against subsection (1) which resulted in the death of another or grievous bodily harm to another and for which the defendant has been convicted that was committed within the period of 5 years immediately preceding the date on which the offence under consideration was committed;

 

(b)     a previous offence against section 46 of this Act or section 19A of the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 for which the defendant has been convicted that was committed within the period of 5 years immediately preceding the date on which the offence under consideration was committed.

 

             Insertion of s. 45A

                    20B. The following section is inserted after section 45 of the principal Act:

 

                              Exceeding speed limit by 45 kilometres per hour or more

                                      45A. (1) A person who drives a vehicle at a speed that exceeds, by 45 kilometres per hour or more, the applicable speed limit is guilty of an offence.

 

                              Penalty:    A fine of not less than $300 and not more than $600.

 

                                      (2) Where a court convicts a person of an offence against subsection (1), the following provisions apply:

 

 (a)     the court must order that the person be disqualified from holding or obtaining a driver's licence for such period, being not less than 3 months, as the court thinks fit;

 

 (b)     the disqualification prescribed by paragraph (a) cannot be reduced or mitigated in any way or be substituted by any other penalty or sentence;

 

 (c)     if the person is the holder of a driver's licence—the disqualification operates to cancel the licence as from the commencement of the period of disqualification.

 

             Amendment of s. 46—Reckless and dangerous driving

                    20C. Section 46 of the principal Act is amended by inserting after paragraph (b) of subsection (3) the following paragraph:

 

(c)      if the person is the holder of a driver's licence—the disqualification operates to cancel the licence as from the commencement of the period of disqualification.

 

No. 18.          Page 10, line 27 (clause 21) - Leave out "period of 5 years" and insert:

 

prescribed period

 

No. 19.          Page 11 (clause 22) - After line 11 insert new subsection as follows:

 

(3) For the purposes of sections 47(4), 47B(4), 47E(7) and 47I(14b), the prescribed period is—

 

(a)      in the case of a previous offence that is a category 1 offence—3 years;

 

(b)      in any other case—5 years.

 

No. 20.          Page 11 (clause 23) - After line 13 insert new paragraph as follows:

 

(aa) by inserting "third or" before "subsequent" in the penalty provision at the foot of subsection (1);

 

No. 21.          Page 11, line 15 (clause 23) - After "subsection (1)" insert:

 

(other than a category 1 offence that is a first offence)

 

No. 22.  Page 11, lines 19 to 35 and page 12, lines 1 to 4 (clause 23) - Leave out subparagraphs (i), (ii) and (iii) and insert:

 

(i)    in the case of a first offence—

 

 (A)  being a category 2 offence—for such period, being not less than 6 months, as the court thinks fit;

 

 (B)  being a category 3 offence—for such period, being not less than 12 months, as the court thinks fit;

 

                             (ii)      in the case of a second offence—

 

 (A)  being a category 1 offence—for such period, being not less than 3 months, as the court thinks fit;

 

 (B)  being a category 2 offence—for such period, being not less than 12 months, as the court thinks fit;

 

 (C)  being a category 3 offence—for such period, being not less than 3 years, as the court thinks fit;

 

                             (iii)      in the case of a third offence—

 

 (A)  being a category 1 offence—for such period, being not less than 6 months, as the court thinks fit;

 

 (B)  being a category 2 offence—for such period, being not less than 2 years, as the court thinks fit;

 

 (C)  being a category 3 offence—for such period, being not less than 3 years, as the court thinks fit;

 

                             (iv)      in the case of a subsequent offence—

 

 (A)  being a category 1 offence—for such period, being not less than 12 months, as the court thinks fit;

 

 (B)  being a category 2 offence—for such period, being not less than 2 years, as the court thinks fit;

 

 (C)  being a category 3 offence—for such period, being not less than 3 years, as the court thinks fit;;

 

 

No. 23.          Page 12, line 6 (clause 23) - After "second" insert:

 

, third

 

No. 24.          Page 12, line 9 (clause 23) - Leave out "period of 5 years" and insert:

 

prescribed period

 

No. 25.          Page 12, lines 16 and 17 (clause 24) - Leave out the clause.

 

No. 26.          Page 12, lines 20 to 32 and page 13, lines 1 to 20 (clause 25) - Leave out paragraph (a) and insert:

 

(a)     by striking out subsection (2a) and substituting the following subsections:

 

                   (2a)    A member of the police force may require—

 

 (a)     the driver of a motor vehicle that approaches a breath testing station established under section 47DA; or

 

 (b)     the driver of a motor vehicle during a prescribed period,

 

              to submit to an alcotest.

 

                   (2ab)  A member of the police force may direct the driver of a motor vehicle to stop the vehicle and may give other reasonable directions for the purpose of making a requirement under this section that the driver submit to an alcotest or a breath analysis.

 

                   (2ac)  A person must forthwith comply with a direction under subsection (2ab).;

 

No. 27.          Page 13 (clause 25) - Leave out line 20 and insert new paragraph as follows:

 

(ab) by inserting after subsection (2e) the following subsection:

 

                   (2f)     A member of the police force may not, while driving or riding in or on a vehicle not marked as a police vehicle, direct the driver of a motor vehicle to stop the vehicle for the purpose of making a requirement under this section that the driver submit to an alcotest or a breath analysis.;

 

No. 28.          Page 13, line 25 (clause 25) - Leave out "period of 5 years" and insert:

 

prescribed period

 

No. 29.          Page 13, lines 27 to 35 (clause 25) - Leave out subsection (8) and insert:

 

(8) The Commissioner of Police must, not less than 2 days before the commencement of each prescribed period, cause a notice to be published in a newspaper circulating generally in the State and at a web site determined by the Commissioner stating the time at which the prescribed period commences and the time at which it finishes and containing advice about the powers members of the police force have under this section in relation to a prescribed period.

 

                              (9) In this section—

 

                              "long weekend" means a period of consecutive days comprised of a Saturday and Sunday and one or more public holidays;

 

                                "Minister" means the Minister responsible for the administration of the Police Act 1998;

 

                                      "prescribed period" means—

 

 (a)     a period commencing at 5 p.m. on the day immediately preceding the start of a long weekend and finishing at the end of the long weekend; or

 

 (b)    a period commencing at 5 p.m. on the last day of a school term and finishing at the end of the day immediately preceding the first day of the following school term; or

 

 (c)     a period commencing at a time determined by the Minister and finishing 48 hours later (provided that there can be no more than four such periods in any calendar year);

 

                    "school term" means a school term determined for a government school under the Education Act 1972.

 

                    (10) A certificate purporting to be signed by the Minister and to certify that a specified period was a prescribed period for the purposes of this section is admissible in proceedings before a court and is, in the absence of proof to the contrary, proof of the matters so certified.

 

No. 30.          Page 14, lines 7 to 14 (clause 27) - Leave out the clause.

 

No. 31.          Page 14, lines 15 to 33 (clause 28) - Leave out the clause.

 

No. 32.          Page 15, line 7 (clause 29) - Leave out "period of 5 years" and insert:

 

prescribed period

 

No. 33.          Page 16 (clause 32) - After line 35 insert new subsection as follows:

 

(9b) Where a photographic detection device is operated for the purpose of obtaining evidence of the commission of speeding offences by drivers of vehicles proceeding in a particular direction on a portion of road, a person responsible for the setting up or operation of the device must ensure that the device is not concealed from the view of such drivers.

No. 34.          Page 17 - After line 7 insert new clause as follows:

 

Substitution of s. 79C

                    32A. Section 79C of the principal Act is repealed and the following section is substituted:

 

                              Interference with photographic detection devices

                                      79C. A person who, without proper authority or reasonable excuse, interferes with a photographic detection device or its proper functioning is guilty of an offence.

 

                              Maximum penalty: $5 000 or imprisonment for 1 year.

 

No. 35.          Page 17 - After line 7 insert new clause as follows:

 

Insertion of Division 7A

                    32B. The following Division is inserted after Division 7 of Part 3 of the principal Act:

 

             Division 7A—Speed Cameras Advisory Committee

 

             Interpretation

                        79D. In this Division—

 

                        "Committee" means the Speed Cameras Advisory Committee;

 

                        "Minister" means the Minister responsible for the administration of the Police Act 1998;

 

"Motor Accident Commission" means the Motor Accident Commission continued in existence by the Motor Accident Commission Act 1992;

 

"speed camera" means a photographic detection device used for the purpose of obtaining evidence of speeding offences;

 

"speeding offence" has the same meaning as in section 79B.

 

             Establishment of Committee

                    79E. The Speed Cameras Advisory Committee is established.

 

             Membership of Committee

                    79F. The Committee consists of 6 members appointed by the Minister, of whom—

 

 (a)     1 must be a person nominated by the Minister; and

 

 (b)    1 must be a person nominated by the Commissioner of Police; and

 

 (c)     1 must be a person nominated by the Motor Accident Commission; and

 

 (d)     1 must be a person nominated by the Director of the Road Accident Research Unit of the University of Adelaide; and

 

 (e)     1 must be a person nominated by the Royal Automobile Association of South Australia Incorporated; and

 

 (f)     1 must be a person nominated by the Local Government Association of South Australia.

 

             Terms and conditions of appointment

                    79G. (1) A member of the Committee will be appointed for a term of 3 years on such conditions as the Minister determines and will, on the expiration of a term of office, be eligible for reappointment.

 

                        (2) The Minister may remove a member of the Committee from office—

 

 (a)     for breach of, or non-compliance with, a condition of appointment; or

 

 (b)    for misconduct; or

 

 (c)     for failure or incapacity to carry out official duties satisfactorily.

 

                        (3) The office of a member of the Committee becomes vacant if the member—

 

 (a)     dies; or

 

 (b)    completes a term of office and is not reappointed; or

 

 (c)     resigns by written notice to the Minister; or

 

 (d)     is removed from office under subsection (2).

 

             Functions of Committee

                    79H. (1) The Committee has the following functions:

 

 (a)     to inquire into—

 

 (i)      the effectiveness of speed cameras as a deterrent to speeding and road injury; and

 

 (ii)     strategies for deciding the placement of speed cameras; and

 

 (iii)    differences in the use of speed cameras between city and country roads; and

 

 (iv)     the relationship between fines collected for speeding offences, main arterial roads and crash blackspots; and

 

 (v)     the feasibility of putting all money recovered as expiation fees and fines for speeding offences detected by speed cameras into road safety initiatives; and

 

 (vi)     initiatives taken by the governments of other jurisdictions in Australia in relation to road safety; and

 

 (vii)    such other matters relating to the use of speed cameras as the Committee thinks relevant;

 

 (b)     to carry out such functions as are assigned to the Committee by the Minister.

 

                              (2) The safety of road users must be treated by the Committee as of paramount importance in the exercise of its functions.

 

             The Committee's procedures

                    79I. (1) The Committee must hold at least one meeting in every 3 months.

 

                    (2) Subject to the regulations, the Committee may determine its own procedures.

 

             Annual report

                     79J. (1) The Committee must, before 30 September in each year, prepare and submit to the Minister a report on the work of the Committee during the preceding financial year.

 

                     (2) The Minister must, within 12 sitting days after receiving a report under this section, cause copies of the report to be laid before both Houses of Parliament.

 

             Expiry of this Division

                     79K. This Division expires on the third anniversary of its commencement unless, before that anniversary, both Houses of Parliament pass a resolution declaring that this Division will continue in operation after that anniversary.

 

         J M Davis CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

         Ordered - That the consideration of the amendments be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

9       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 2 to 5 be postponed until tomorrow.

 

10      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 6 to 18 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 19.

 

11      Statutes Amendment (Honesty and Accountability in Government) Bill

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

 

In Committee

 

The Minister for Administrative Services (Hon J W Weatherill), moved – That Amendment No 1 of the Legislative Council be disagreed to.

Question put.

         Committee divided (No 1):

 

           Ayes, 26

           Noes, 19

 

Hon M J Atkinson

Mr Brindal

Ms Bedford

Hon D C Brown

Ms Breuer

Hon M R Buckby

Mr Caica

Hon I F Evans

Ms Ciccarello

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon P F Conlon

Hon G M Gunn

Hon K O Foley

Mrs Hall

Mrs Geraghty

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Mr Hanna

Hon R G Kerin

Hon J D Hill

Hon D C Kotz

Hon S W Key

Hon W A Matthew

Mr Koutsantonis

Dr McFetridge

Hon I P Lewis

Mr Meier

Hon J D Lomax-Smith

Mrs Penfold

Mrs Maywald

Mrs Redmond

Hon R J McEwen

Mr Scalzi

Mr O'Brien

Mr Venning

Ms Rankine

Mr Williams

Hon M D Rann

Ms Chapman (Teller)

Mr Rau

 

Mr Snelling

 

Hon L Stevens

 

Ms Thompson

 

Hon P L White

 

Hon M J Wright

 

Hon J W Weatherill (Teller)

 

 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Resolved – That Amendments Nos 2 to 8 be agreed to.

 

The Minister for Administrative Services, moved – That Amendment No 9 of the Legislative Council be disagreed to.

Question put.

         Committee divided (No 2):

 

           Ayes, 26

           Noes, 20

 

Hon M J Atkinson

Mr Brindal

Ms Bedford

Mr Brokenshire

Ms Breuer

Hon D C Brown

Mr Caica

Hon M R Buckby

Ms Ciccarello

Hon I F Evans

Hon P F Conlon

Mr Goldsworthy

Hon K O Foley

Hon G M Gunn

Mrs Geraghty

Mrs Hall

Mr Hanna

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon J D Hill

Hon R G Kerin

Hon S W Key

Hon D C Kotz

Mr Koutsantonis

Hon W A Matthew

Hon I P Lewis

Dr McFetridge

Hon J D Lomax-Smith

Mr Meier

Mrs Maywald

Mrs Penfold

Hon R J McEwen

Mrs Redmond

Mr O'Brien

Mr Scalzi

Ms Rankine

Mr Venning

Hon M D Rann

Mr Williams

Mr Rau

Ms Chapman (Teller)

Mr Snelling

 

Hon L Stevens

 

Ms Thompson

 

Hon P L White

 

Hon M J Wright

 

Hon J W Weatherill (Teller)

 

 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Resolved – That Amendments Nos 10 to 13 be agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such reported that the Committee had considered the amendments referred to it and had agreed to Amendments Nos 2 to 8 and 10 to 13 without amendment and had disagreed to Amendments Nos 1 and 9.

 

12      Training and Skills Development Bill

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

 

In Committee

 

Resolved – That the amendment be agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such reported that the Committee had considered the amendment referred to it and had agreed to the same without amendment.

 

13      Adjournment

The Minister for Tourism (Hon J D Lomax-Smith), moved - That the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

House adjourned at 5.15 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Tuesday 13 May 2003

 

Notices of Motion:  Government Business -

 

The Minister for Industrial Relations (Hon M J Wright), to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the WorkCover Corporation Act 1994 and the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.

 

            For Wednesday 16 July 2003

 

The Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill), to move – That this House requests Her Excellency the Governor to make a proclamation under section 43(4) of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972, to vary the proclamation made under sections 28 and 43 of that Act on 26 September 1996, so as to remove the ability to acquire or exercise pursuant to that proclamation, rights of entry, prospecting, exploration or mining under the Mining Act 1971, the Petroleum Act 1940 (or its successor) or the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 over the land constituted by that proclamation as the Great Australian Bight Marine National Park.

 

CONTINGENT NOTICE OF MOTION

 

Contingently upon the Constitution (Gender Neutral Language) Amendment Bill being read a second time, the Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson), to move – That it be an instruction to the Committee of the whole House on the Bill that it have authority to consider amendments about a quorum for the purposes of an assembly of the Members of both Houses and a new clause regarding the validation of decisions of previous assemblies under section 13 of the principal Act.

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY