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No. 9

 

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

 

OF THE

 

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 22 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          Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

 

3          Papers

The following Papers were laid on the Table:

 

By the Treasurer (Hon. J.C. Bannon) ‑

        Effects of Commonwealth Decisions on the State's Budget, 1990.

 

By the Minister of Employment and Further Education (Hon. M.D. Rann) ‑

        Ministerial Statement Relating to Local Government Boundaries.

 

4          Address in Reply ‑ Presentation

The Speaker informed the House that His 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 to present the Address:

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 His Excellency the Address adopted by the House on 15 August, to which His Excellency had been pleased to make the following reply:

 

The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the House of Assembly ‑

I thank you for your Address in Reply to the Speech with which I opened the Second Session of the Forty‑seventh Parliament.  I am confident that you will give your best attention to all matters placed before you. I pray for God's Blessing upon your deliberations.

D.B. Dunstan, GOVERNOR


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5          Fences Act Amendment Bill

Order of the Day read for the second reading of the Fences Act Amendment Bill. The Minister of Education (Hon. G.J. Crafter) moved ‑ That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

6          WorkCover ‑ Motion for Joint Select Committee

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister of Labour ‑ That ‑

(a)   a Joint Select Committee be appointed‑

(i)    to review all aspects of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation System (WorkCover); and

(ii)   to recommend changes, if any, to the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act to optimise WorkCover's effectiveness, taking into consideration that WorkCover should be a fully funded, economical, caring provider of workers rehabilitation and compensation, with the aim of increasing work place safety;

(b)   in the event of the Joint Select Committee being appointed, the House of Assembly be represented thereon by three Members of whom two shall form a quorum of House of Assembly Members necessary to be present at all sittings of the Committee;

(c)   Standing Order No. 339 be so far suspended as to enable the Joint Select Committee to authorise the disclosure or publication, as it thinks fit, of any evidence presented to the Committee prior to such evidence and documents being reported to the Parliament; and

(d)   a Message be sent to the Legislative Council transmitting parts (a) and (b), and requesting its concurrence thereto and advising the Legislative Council of part (c).

Debate resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

7          Marine Environment Protection Bill (No. 2)

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question ‑ That the Marine Environment Protection Bill (No. 2) be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Mr Oswald moved ‑ That the debate be adjourned.

Question put and negatived.

Debate resumed.

 

Leave to continue remarks refused

Mr Oswald, having asked leave to continue his remarks and objection being taken:

Debate continued.

 

8          Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Environment and Planning (Hon. S.M. Lenehan) moved ‑ That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

Question put and passed.


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9          Marine Environment Protection Bill (No. 2)

Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

Bill read a second time.

 

In Committee

                                                    Clauses Nos 1 to 5 agreed to.

                                                    Clause No. 6 read.

Hon. D.C. Wotton moved on page 3, line 29, to leave out the words "Environmental Protection Council, a committee" and insert in lieu thereof the words "Marine Environment Protection Committee".

Question ‑ That the amendment be agreed to ‑ put.

Committee divided (No. 1):

Ayes, 21.

Hon. H. Allison

Dr Armitage

Hon. P.B. Arnold

Mr D.S. Baker

Mr S.J. Baker

Mr Becker

Mr Blacker

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 Oswald

Mr Such

Mr Venning

Hon. D.C. Wotton (Teller)

 

Noes, 21.

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Hon. J.C. Bannon

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Hon. G.J. Crafter

Mr De Laine

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

Mr McKee

Hon. N.T. Peterson

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon. S.M. Lenehan (Teller)

 

Casting Vote

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

So it passed in the negative.

                                                    Clause agreed to.

                                                    Clauses Nos 7 to 31 agreed to.

                                                    Clause No. 32 amended and agreed to.

                                                    Clause No. 33 read.

Hon. D.C. Wotton moved on page 15, line 2, to leave out the words "District             Court" and insert in lieu thereof the words "Supreme Court".

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

                                                    Clause agreed to.

                                                    Clause No. 34 amended and agreed to.

                                                    Clauses Nos 35 to 48 agreed to.

                                                    Schedule 1 read.


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Hon. D. C. Wotton moved on page 21, after subclause (2), to insert  subclause as follows:

(2a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this clause, a licence may not be granted to the Minister responsible under the Sewerage Act, 1929, authorizing ‑

(a)   the discharge, emission or depositing after 31 December, 1990, of sludge produced from the treatment of sewage at the sewage treatment works at Port Adelaide;

or

(b)   the discharge, emission or depositing after 31 December, 1993, of sludge produced from the treatment of sewage at any other sewage treatment works forming part of the undertaking under the  Sewerage Act, 1929. 

Question ‑ That the amendment be agreed to ‑ put.

Committee divided (No.2):

Ayes, 20.

Hon. H. Allison

Dr Armitage

Hon. P.B. Arnold

Mr D.S. Baker

Mr S.J. Baker

Mr Becker

Mr Blacker

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 Meier

Mr Oswald

Mr Such

Mr Venning

Hon. D.C. Wotton (Teller)

 

Noes, 20.

Hon. L.M.F. Arnold

Mr Atkinson

Hon. F.T. Blevins

Hon. G.J. Crafter

Mr De Laine

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

Mr McKee

Hon. N.T. Peterson

Mr Quirke

Hon. M.D. Rann

Hon. J.P. Trainer

Hon. S.M. Lenehan (Teller)

 

Casting Vote

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

So it passed in the negative.

 

At midnight the Chairman of Committees left the Chair.

 

10       Adjournment

The Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 11.00 a.m.

 

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MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Thursday 23 August 1990

Notices of Motion: Government Business‑‑

 

The Minister of Education to move ‑ That he have leave to introduce a Bill for           an Act to repeal the Workmen's Liens Act, 1983.

 

The Minister of Education to move ‑ That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Unclaimed Goods Act, 1987.

 

For Thursday 6 September 1990

Notice of Motion: Other Business‑‑

 

Mr Blacker to move ‑ That this House opposes the proposals of the Inter‑State Commission relating to road transport charges and condemns them as being discriminatory against South Australia and in particular its country industries and residents and calls on the Minister of Transport to make the strongest possible representation to the Federal Government to ensure that South Australia is not disadvantaged.

 

For Thursday 11 October 1990

Notice of Motion: Other Business‑‑

 

Mr Blacker to move ‑ That this House applauds the State and Federal Government support in principle for a mobile mammography unit for South Australia, however it calls on the Government to make funds available immediately for the implementation of those services to enable all women of South Australia, particularly in country areas, access to effective mammography screening.

 

For Thursday 18 October 1990

Notices of Motion: Other Business‑‑

 

Mr Brindal to move ‑ That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act, 1935.

 

Mr S.G. Evans to move ‑ That the Regulations under the Lottery and Gaming Act, 1936 relating to Instant Lotteries, made on 19 July and laid on the Table of this House on 2 August 1990 be disallowed.

 

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Present during the day ‑ All the Members.

 


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

 

Division No.1 ‑

Ayes ‑ Mr Brindal and Hon. T. Chapman.

Noes ‑ Mr Ferguson and Hon. M.K. Mayes.

 

Division No.2 ‑

Ayes ‑ Mr Brindal, Hon. T. Chapman and Mr Matthew.

Noes ‑ Hon. J.C. Bannon, Mr Ferguson and Hon. M.K. Mayes.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                    N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                    SPEAKER

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY