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                                                                                                No. 8

 

                    VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                           OF THE

 

                      HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                                                                                    

 

 

                                                                          TUESDAY 27 AUGUST 1991

 

 

 

 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. 31

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

                   presentation:

 

                31  Mr S.J. Baker, from 6 446 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House

                   urge the Government not to increase the Tobacco License Fee.

 

 3             Answers to questions

                Answers to questions on the Notice Paper Nos 1, 2, 8, 9, 12, 19, 20, 23, 30, 33, 35, 38,

                   39, 51, 64, 70, 77, 78, 82, 83, 85, 86, 87, 92 and 97 were tabled by the Speaker.

 

 4             Papers

                The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

                By the Minister of Health (Hon. D.J. Hopgood) -

                   South Australian Council on Reproductive Technology - Report, 1991.

 

                By the Minister of Fisheries (Hon. L.M.F. Arnold) -

                   Fisheries Act 1982 - Regulations -

                         Marine Scalefish Fishery - Licence Renewal.

                         River Fishery - Licence Renewal.

                         Lakes and Coorong Fishery - Licence Renewal.

                         Miscellaneous Fishery - Licence Fee.

               

 5             Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

 6             Address in Reply - Presentation

                The Speaker informed the House that Her Excellency the Governor would be prepared

                   to receive the House for the purpose of presenting the Address in Reply at 3.15 p.m. today.

                The Speaker, accompanied by the mover and the seconder of the Address in Reply and

                   other Members, then proceeded to Government House for the purpose of presenting the Address:

 

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                On his return, the Speaker informed the House that, accompanied by the mover

                   and seconder of the Address in Reply to the Governor's Opening Speech and by other Members, he had proceeded to Government House and had there presented to Her

                   Excellency the Address adopted by the House on 20 August, to which Her Excellency had been pleased to make the following reply:

 

            The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the House of Assembly - Thank you for

               the Address in Reply to the Speech with which I opened the Third Session of the Forty-seventh Parliament.

            I am confident that you will give your best consideration to all matters placed before

               you.  I pray for God's blessing upon your deliberations.

                                                                                                                       R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

 7             Limitation of debate

                The Deputy Premier (Hon. D.J. Hopgood) moved - That the time allotted for -

                   (a) completion of the:

                                   Parliamentary Committees Bill;

                                   Geographical Names Bill;

                                   Clean Air (Open Air Burning) Amendment Bill;

                                   Housing Co-operatives Bill;  and

                                   Residential Tenancies Act Amendment Bill; and

                   (b) consideration of the:

                                   Aboriginal Lands Trust - Sections 160 and 166, Hundred of Wanilla -

                                   Resolution; and

                                   Aboriginal Lands Trust - Section 1278 Out of Hundreds (Copley) -                                        Resolution, be until 6.00 p.m. on Thursday 29 August.

                Question put and passed.

               

 8             Dangerous Substances (Cost Recovery) Amendment Bill

                The Minister of Labour (Hon. R.J. Gregory), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have

                   leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Dangerous Substances Act 1979.

                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. Wotton, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

  9            Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                The Minister of Labour, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a

                   Bill for an act to amend the Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act 1987 and the Marine Act 1936.

                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.

 

10           Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) (Coastal Waters and Radioactive Material)

                   Amendment Bill

                The Minister of Labour, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a

                   Bill for an Act to amend the Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1984.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill presented and read a first time.

 

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                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.

 

11           Parliamentary Committees Bill

                Order of the Day for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Parliamentary

                   Committees Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

 

12           Messages from the Legislative Council

                The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

                Criminal Law Consolidation

                   (Abolition of Year-and-a-day Rule) Amendment Bill                                                       Message No. 3

                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, 27 August 1991                                    G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                Bill read a first time.

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

 

                Holidays (Labour Day) Amendment Bill    Message No. 4

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has passed the Bill transmitted herewith,

                   titled an Act to amend the Holidays Act 1910, to which it desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 27 August 1991                                  G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                Bill read a first time.

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

 

13           Parliamentary Committees Bill

                Debate (interrupted by receipt of the foregoing Messages) resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                                                                                        In Committee

 

                                             Clauses Nos 1 and 2 agreed to.

                                             Clause No. 3 read.

                Hon. H. Allison moved on page 1, lines 22 to 25, to leave out all words in these

                   lines and insert in lieu thereof the following words:

                   "appointing House or Houses", in relation to a Committee, means the House or

                   Houses, as the case may be, by which members of the Committee are appointed,

                   and after line 28, to insert new subclause as follows:

                   (aa)         the Statutory Authorities Review Committee;.

                Question - That the amendments be agreed to - put.

 

 

 

 


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                Committee divided (No. 1):

                     Ayes, 21.

            Dr Armitage

            Hon. P.B. Arnold

            Mr D.S. Baker

            Mr S.J. Baker

            Mr Becker

            Mr Blacker

            Mr Brindal

            Hon. J.L. Cashmore

            Hon. B.C. Eastick

            Mr S.G. Evans

            Hon. E.R. Goldsworthy

            Mr Gunn

            Mr Ingerson

            Mrs Kotz

            Mr Lewis

            Mr Matthew

            Mr Meier

            Mr Such

            Mr Venning

            Hon. D.C. Wotton

            Hon. H. Allison (Teller)

       Noes, 21.

Mr Atkinson

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Mr De Laine

Mr Ferguson

Hon. R.J. Gregory

Mr Groom

Mr Hamilton

Hon. T.H. Hemmings

Mr Heron

Mr Holloway

Hon. D.J. Hopgood

Mrs Hutchison

Hon. J.H.C. Klunder

Hon. S.M. Lenehan

Mr McKee

Hon. N.T. Peterson

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon. G.J. Crafter (Teller)

 

                Casting Vote

                The number of Ayes and Noes being equal, the Chairman gave his casting

                    vote for the Noes.

                So it was resolved in the negative.

                                             Clause agreed to.

                                             Clause No. 4 agreed to.

                                             Clause No. 5 read.

                Hon. H. Allison moved on page 3, after line 12, to insert new subclause as follows:

                (1a)  Not less than three members of the Committee must be persons nominated

                   by the Leader of the Opposition.

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

                                             Clause agreed to.

                                             Clause No. 6 read.

 

                To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

 

 

                                                                                                                   

 

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr M.J. Evans 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 tomorrow.

 


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14           Adjournment

                The Minister of Education (Hon. G.J. Crafter) moved - That the House do now

                   adjourn.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

                House adjourned at 10.27 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                   

 

 

                                                           MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Thursday 29 August 1991

                Notices of Motion: Other Business-

 

Mr Ingerson to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Workers

                Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986.

 

Mr Becker to move - That this House commends the Camden Primary School Council on its

                proposals submitted to the Adelaide Area Directorate relating to the change for the West Torrens Cluster as part of the Primary Schools Review, Western Suburbs and calls on the Minister of Education to reject any decision to amalgamate, transfer or close Camden Primary School.

 

                                                                                                                   

 

 

Present during the day - All the Members except Hon. T. Chapman (on leave) and Hon. M.K.

                Mayes.

 

 

The following Pairs were handed in at the Table during the days proceedings:

 

                Division No. 1 -

 

                Ayes - Hon. T. Chapman and Mr Oswald.

                Noes - Hon. L.M.F. Arnold and Hon. M.K. Mayes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY