No 83

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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TUESDAY 15 JULY 2003

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       Petitions Nos 130 to 133

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

 

130 Hon R G Kerin (Leader of the Opposition), from 1132 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to ensure that funding to Arts SA is not used in a manner that offends against community standards of decency or is grossly offensive to people of Christian faith.

 

131 Mrs Penfold, from 2417 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to urge the Government to immediately implement a moratorium on kingfish farm approvals pending completion of an independent research project and the development of improved fisheries ecosystem management methods for Kingfish Farms.

 

132 Hon D C Kotz, from 671 electors of South Australia, requesting the House to call on the Government to categorically declare that Modbury Public Hospital will not be closed, amalgamated or any current services withdrawn (including the new maternity wing).

 

133 Dr McFetridge, from 497 residents of South Australia, requesting the House to amend current legislation to allow dogs, under effective control, to sit with their owners in all outdoor dining areas.

 

3       Answers to questions

Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 125, 139, 144 and 157 and questions without notice were tabled by the Speaker.

 

4       Paper

         The Speaker laid on the Table the following report:

 

Auditor General – Supplementary Report on the Process of Procurement of a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Machine by the North Western Adelaide Health Service.

Ordered to be published (Paper No 4E).

 

5       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Premier (Hon M D Rann) –

      Arcoona Station – Compulsory Acquisition and Compensation - Details

 

By the Treasurer (Hon K O Foley) –

      Regulations under the following Acts—

                  Emergency Services Funding —Remissions Variation—Land

                  Stamp Duties – Recognised Financial Markets

 

By the Minister for Health (Hon L Stevens) –

            Controlled Substances Advisory Council—Report, 2001‑2002

      Memorandum of Understanding between the Minister for Health and the Local Government Association in relation to the Exercise of Functions under the Food Act 2001 by Councils.

 

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

      Animal and Plant Control Commission, South Australia – Report 2002

 

      Regulations under the following Act —

                  Water Resources —Irrigation Levy

 

By the Minister for Transport (Hon M J Wright) –

      Regulations under the following Acts —

                  Motor Vehicles —

                        Expiation Fees Variation

                        Refund on Licence Surrender

                  Road Traffic —Alcotest Grounds

 

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

      Regulations under the following Act—

                  Fisheries —River Fishery—Prescribed Fish

 

By the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (Hon J D Lomax-Smith) –

      Education Adelaide Charter, June 2003

 

By the Minister for Tourism (Hon J D Lomax-Smith) for the Minister for Administrative Services (Hon J W Weatherill) –

      Regulations under the following Acts —

                  Fees Regulation —Water and Sewerage Requirements

                  Sewerage Act —Charges Variation

                  Waterworks Act 1932—Charges Variation.

 

6       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

7       Grievance debate

On motion of the Speaker, the House noted grievances.

 

8       Public Sector Management (Transitional Entitlement) Amendment Bill

The Deputy Premier (Hon K O Foley), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Public Sector Management Act 1995.

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 Meier, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

9       Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Standing Committee Bill

         Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.

The Minister for Environment and Conservation moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

 

 

 

10      Summary Procedure (Classification of Offences) Amendment Bill No 2

         Order of the Day read for the second reading of this Bill.

The Minister for Infrastructure (Hon P F Conlon) moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Meier, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

11      Waterworks (Save the River Murray Levy) 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.

 

In Committee

Clauses Nos 1 to 4 agreed to.

Clause No 5 amended and agreed to.

Clause No 6 agreed to.

Clause No 7 read.

 

Mr Brindal moved on page 5, to delete lines 8 and 9.

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

 

Clause otherwise amended and agreed to.

Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such 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.

 

12      Postponement of business

Ordered - That Order of the Day: Government Business No 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 6.

 

13      National Wine Centre (Restructuring and Leasing Arrangements) (University of Adelaide) 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.

 

In Committee

Clauses Nos 1 to 4 agreed to.

Clause No 5 read.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such 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.

 

 

14      Extension of time for adjournment

Ordered, on motion of the Minister for Infrastructure (Hon P F Conlon) - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

 

15      National Wine Centre (Restructuring and Leasing Arrangements) (University of Adelaide) Amendment Bill

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

 

In Committee

Clause No 5 further considered and agreed to.

Title agreed to.

 

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         The House having resumed:

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

 

Bill read a third time and passed.

 

16      Message from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Criminal Law (Sentencing) (Serious Repeat Offenders) Amendment Bill

Message No 114

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled and Act to amend the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988, without any amendment.

         Legislative Council, 15 July 2003                                                    R R Roberts, PRESIDENT

 

17      Postponement of business

Ordered, severally - That Orders of the Day: Government Business Nos 6, 4 and 7 to 14 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 15.

 

18      Criminal Law (Sentencing) (Sentencing Guidelines) Amendment Bill

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

 

In Committee

Resolved – That the disagreement to the amendments of the Legislative Council be insisted on.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such reported that the Committee had considered the Message referred to it and had resolved to insist on its disagreement to the amendments of the Legislative Council.

 

Conference – Criminal Law (Sentencing) (Sentencing Guidelines) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Infrastructure, moved - That a Message be sent to the Legislative Council requesting that a Conference be granted to this House respecting certain amendments from the Legislative Council in the Bill and that the Legislative Council be informed that, in the event of such a Conference being agreed to, this House will be represented at such Conference by five Managers; and that Ms Chapman, Mr Koutsantonis, Mr Rau, Mrs Redmond and the mover be Managers of the Conference on the part of this House.

Question put and passed.

 

 

 

19      River Murray Bill

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

 

In Committee

Resolved – That Amendment No 1 be disagreed to.

Resolved – That Amendments Nos 2 to 15 be agreed to.

Resolved – That Amendments Nos 16 to 22 be disagreed to.

Resolved – That Amendments Nos 23 and 24 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 15, 23 and 24 without amendment and disagreed to Amendments Nos 1 and 16 to 22.

 

20      Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Standing Committee Bill

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That this Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

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.

 

21      University of Adelaide (Miscellaneous) 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.

 

In Committee

 

Clauses Nos 1 to 3 agreed to.

Clause No 4 read.

 

         To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

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         The House having resumed:

Hon R B Such 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 tomorrow.

 

22      Adjournment

House adjourned at 11.57 pm until tomorrow at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTION OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

 

            For Thursday 17 July 2003

 

Notice of Motion: Other Motions -

 

Mr Hamilton-Smith to move – That this House calls on the Government to –

(a)           direct ETSA to remove all power poles for which Development Assessment Commission approval was  required but not given;

(b)           consult with councils and communities regarding their concerns that ETSA, in conjunction with Hutchinson 3G Australia Pty Ltd, are erecting infrastructure in the metropolitan area which is in excess of current electricity distribution needs; and

(c)           reveal how much Hutchinson 3G Australia Pty Ltd has paid ETSA to create this additional infrastructure.

 

 

 

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Present during the day - All Members except Hon J W Weatherill.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        Peter Lewis

                                                                                                                        SPEAKER

 

David A Bridges

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY