VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
WEDNESDAY 15 AUGUST 1990
1 Meeting of House
The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon. N.T. Peterson) took the Chair and read prayers.
2 Petition No. 21
The Clerk announced that the following Member had lodged a Petition for presentation:
21 Mr Matthew, from 831 residents of South Australia, praying that the House urge the Government to devote greater resources to the maintenance of law and order.
3 Joint Committee on Subordinate Legislation ‑ Minutes of Proceedings
Mr McKee, by leave, brought up the Joint Committee on Subordinate Legislation Minutes of Proceedings of 15 August 1990.
4 Joint Committee on Subordinate Legislation ‑ Minutes of Evidence
Mr McKee brought up the Minutes of Evidence given before the Joint Committee on Subordinate Legislation on Regulations under the Clean Air Act, 1984 relating to Backyard Burning.
Questions without notice were asked.
6 Select Committee on the Operation of the Worker's Liens Act, 1893
Mr Groom brought up the Report of the Select Committee on the Operation of the Worker's Liens Act, 1893, together with Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence.
Report received (Paper No. 138).
Ordered ‑ That consideration of the Report be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.
7 Suspension of Standing Orders
The Minister of Education (Hon. G.J. Crafter), without notice, moved ‑ That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the introduction of Notice of Motion:Government Business No. 1.
Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.
8 Self Defence ‑ Motion of Select Committee
The Minister of Education, pursuant to notice, moved ‑ That a Select Committee be appointed to consider the adequacy of the laws and rights of citizens in the area of self defence and to ‑
(a) consider the state of the law in relation to the rights of any citizen to exercise force in the protection of person or property;
(b) consider whether the current state of the law satisfactorily enables the occupiers of homes to protect themselves or their property against intruders; and
(c) make recommendations for the reform of the law as considered necessary or desirable.
Ordered, on motion of Mr S.J Baker, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.
9 Address in Reply
Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question ‑ That the Address be adopted.
Question put and passed.
The Minister of Housing and Construction (Hon. M.K. Mayes) moved ‑ That the House do now adjourn.
Question put and passed.
House adjourned at 5.40 p.m. until tomorrow at 11.00 a.m.
MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN
For Thursday 16 August 1990
Notice of Motion: Government Business‑‑
The Minister of Labour to move‑‑That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Shop Trading Hours Act, 1977, and the Landlord and Tenant Act, 1936.
For Thursday 23 August 1990
Notice of Motion: Other Business‑‑
Mr S.G. Evans to move‑‑That the Regulations under the Casino Act, 1983 relating to Video Machines, made on 29 March and laid on the Table of this House on 3 April 1990, be disallowed.
Present during the day ‑ All the Members except Mr Blacker and Hon. T. Chapman.
CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY