No 77

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 3 JUNE 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:

 

Assent to Bills                                                                                         Message No 22

The Governor informs the House of Assembly that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen, the following Acts were assented to during the second Session of the 50th Parliament, viz –

No. 4 of 2003          An Act to amend the Conveyancers Act 1994, the Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Act 1994 and the Local Government Act 1934; and to repeal the Advances to Settlers Act 1930, the Emergency Powers Act 1941, the Loans for Fencing and Water Piping Act 1938, the Loans to Producers Act 1927 and the Students Hostels (Advances) Act 1961.

No. 5 of 2003          An Act to amend the Gaming Machines Act 1992.

Government House, 3 June 2003                                        M Jackson-Nelson, GOVERNOR

 

3       Petition No 119

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

 

119  Ms G Thompson, from 377 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House support the redevelopment of the Kingscote Area School and retention of all educational facilities on Kangaroo Island, with no reduction or elimination of services.

 

4       Answer to question

An answer to a question on the Notice Paper No 147 was tabled by the Speaker.

 

5       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

6       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Minister for Tourism (Hon J D Lomax-Smith) –

Ministerial Statement – Quarantine Lifted on Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus in SA

 

By the Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill) –

Ministerial Statement – Aboriginal Death in Custody.

 

7       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

 

8       Statutes Amendment (Nuclear Waste) Bill

The Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Dangerous Substances Act 1979 and the Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition) Act 2000.

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.

 

9       Public Park Bill

The Minister for Environment and Conservation, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to reserve land as a public park for the use, enjoyment and recreation of inhabitants of, and visitors to, the State.

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 Williams, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

10      Appropriation Bill 2003

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

 

11      Suspension and resumption of sitting

         At 6.00 pm the sitting of the House was suspended.

         At 8.15 am the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

12      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Statutes Amendment (Gas and Electricity) Bill                                       Message No 93

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Gas Act 1997, the Gas Pipelines Access (South Australia) Act 1997, the Electricity Act 1996 and the Local Government Act 1999, without amendment.

         Legislative Council, 3 June 2003                                                     R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

13      Appropriation Bill 2003

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

 

14      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Transport (Hon M J Wright), moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put.

 

         House divided (No 1):

 

           Ayes, 24

           Noes, 16

 

Hon M J Atkinson

Mr Brindal

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

Mrs Hall

Mr Hanna

Mr Hamilton-Smith

Hon S W Key

Hon R G Kerin

Mr Koutsantonis

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

Mr Rau

Hon D C Brown (Teller)

Mr Snelling

 

Hon L Stevens

 

Hon R B Such

 

Ms Thompson

 

Hon J W Weatherill

 

Hon P L White

 

Hon M J Wright

 

Hon P F Conlon (Teller)

 

 

         So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

15      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

Criminal Law Consolidation (Abolition of Time Limit for Prosecution of Certain Sexual Offences) Amendment Bill       Message No 94

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, titled an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

         Legislative Council, 3 June 2003                                                     R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

         Bill read a first time.

 

         Ordered – That the second reading be an Order of the Day for tomorrow.

 

16      Appropriation Bill 2003

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing) resumed.

         Question put and passed.

         Bill read a second time.

 

         Grievance debate

The Minister for Urban Development and Planning (Hon J W Weatherill) moved – That the House note grievances.

Ordered, on motion of Mrs Penfold, by leave, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

         Reference to Estimates Committee

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services (Hon P L White) moved – That this Bill be referred to Estimates Committees.

Question put and passed.

 

         Estimates Committees - Motion for attendance of Legislative Council Ministers

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services, by leave, moved - That a message be sent to the Legislative Council requesting that the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (Hon P Holloway) and the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (Hon T G Roberts), Members of the Legislative Council, be permitted to attend and give evidence before the Estimates Committees of the House of Assembly on the Appropriation Bill.

         Question put and passed.

 

17      Adjournment

House adjourned at 11.59 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

            For Wednesday 4 June 2003

 

Notices of Motion:  Government Business -

 

 

 

The Minister for Environment and Conservation (Hon J D Hill) to move – That the Final Report of the Select Committee on the Crown Lands (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be noted.

 

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

 

The Attorney-General (Hon M J Atkinson) to move – That the Final Report of the Joint Committee on the Immunity from Prosecution of Certain Sexual Offences be noted.

 

Mr Hanna to move – That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Controlled Substances Act 1984.

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Hon W A Matthew.

 

         The following Pair was handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

 

         Division No 1 -

               Ayes - Hon M D Rann, Hon J D Hill.

               Noes - Hon W A Matthew, Mr Brokenshire.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY