No 72

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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MONDAY 19 SEPTEMBER 2005

 

 

1       Meeting of House

         The House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker (Hon R B Such) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

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

The Deputy Premier (Hon K O Foley), 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.

 

3       Speaker's Statement - Privilege

The Speaker stated that he did not propose to give precedence for a motion in respect to the matter raised by the Leader of the Opposition on 15 September regarding alleged statements made by the Minister for Health concerning birthing services at the Gawler Health Service.  He considered that what gave rise to this matter was different recollections and understandings of the details of discussions at a private meeting and that it could not “genuinely be regarded as tending to impede or obstruct the House in the discharge of its duties”.

 

4       Suspension of Standing Orders

Hon D C Brown, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to move a motion in relation to privilege, without notice, forthwith.

Question put and their being a negative voice.

 

         House divided:

 

           Ayes, 20

 

           Noes, 23

Mr Brindal

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

Mrs Geraghty

Hon G M Gunn

Mr Hanna

Mrs Hall

Hon S W Key

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Mr Koutsantonis

Hon R G Kerin

Hon J D Lomax-Smith

Hon D C Kotz

Hon K A Maywald

Hon W A Matthew

Hon R J McEwen

Hon I P Lewis

Mr O'Brien

Dr McFetridge

Ms Rankine

Mr Meier

Hon M D Rann

Mrs Redmond

Mr Rau

Mr Scalzi

Mr Snelling

Mr Venning

Hon L Stevens

Mr Williams

Ms Thompson

Hon D C Brown (Teller)

Hon J W Weatherill

 

Hon P L White

 

Hon M J Wright

 

Hon K O Foley (Teller)

 

         So it passed in the negative.

 

5       Answers to questions

Answers to questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

6       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

         By the Premier (Hon M D Rann) -

Government Boards and Committees Information (by Portfolio) as at 30 June 2005 – Volume 1 - 3

 

By the Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson) -

Criminal Law (Undercover Operations) Act 1995 – Report Required Under Section 5 – 2004-2005

 

By the Minister for Health (Hon L Stevens) -

Eyre Peninsula Bushfire 10 – 11 January 2005 - Report of Independent Review of Circumstances Surrounding.

 

The Minister for Health, by leave, moved - That this House authorise for the purposes of section 12 of the Civil Liabilities Act 1936, the publication of the Report of Independent Review of Circumstances Surrounding the Eyre Peninsula Bushfire of 10 and 11 January 2005 (Wangary Bushfires).

         Question put and passed.

 

7       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

8       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

9       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notice of Motion: Government Business No 1 be postponed until tomorrow.

 

10      Guardianship and Administration (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Guardianship and Administration Act 1993.

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 Hon D C Brown, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

11      Postponement of business

Ordered, severally - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 1 to 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 9.

 

12      Occupational Therapy Practice 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 to 5 agreed to.

Clause No 6 amended and agreed to.

Clauses Nos 7 to 68 agreed to.

Clause No 69 postponed.

Clauses Nos 70 to 73 agreed to.

Schedule No 1 agreed to.

Schedule No 2 left out.

Clause No 69 amended and agreed to.

Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Ms Bedford reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

13      Electrical Products (Expiation Fees) 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.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

14      Statutes Amendment (Transport Portfolio) 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.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

15      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 8 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 9.

 

16      Maritime Services (Access) (Functions of Commission) 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.

         Proceeded, by leave, to the third reading.

 

         Bill read a third time and passed.

 

17      Adjournment

The Minister for Administrative Services (Hon M J Wright), moved - That the House do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

House adjourned at 5.02 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members except the Minister for Transport (Hon P F Conlon), the Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill) and Mrs Penfold.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        R B Such

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY