CORPORATIONS (COMMONWEALTH POWERS) (TERMINATION DAY) AMENDMENT BILL

Second Reading

Adjourned debate on second reading.

(Continued from 9 March 2016.)

Ms CHAPMAN ( Bragg—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (12:03): I rise to speak on the Corporations (Commonwealth Powers)(Termination Day) Amendment Bill 2016. This bill has been introduced by the Attorney-General to extend by five years—

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SUPPLY BILL 2016

Second Reading

Adjourned debate on second reading.

(Continued from 23 March 2016.)

Ms CHAPMAN ( Bragg—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (12:05): I rise to speak on the Supply Bill 2016, introduced, as we do each year, preceding the announcement of the state government's budget proposals and the consequential bills for the allocation of moneys for government. We do this because we need to continue the expenditure for the government and its employees pending the Appropriation Bill 2016 receiving assent. In this bill, $3.444 billion, or up to that amount, is proposed to be available for appropriation to ensure the continued orderly delivery of government services and payment of personnel.

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STATUTES AMENDMENT (ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S PORTFOLIO) BILL

Second Reading

Adjourned debate on second reading.

(Continued from 24 February 2016.)

Ms CHAPMAN ( Bragg—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (12:02): I rise to speak on this bill to indicate that substantially we will be supporting the bill and—

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LEGAL SERVICES COMMISSION (MISCELLANEOUS) AMENDMENT BILL

Second Reading

Adjourned debate on second reading.

(Continued from 24 February 2016.)

Ms CHAPMAN ( Bragg—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (15:42): I rise to speak on the Legal Services Commission (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2016, and indicate that the opposition will be supporting the passage of this bill.

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STATUTES AMENDMENT (GENDER IDENTITY AND EQUITY) BILL

Second Reading

Adjourned debate on second reading.

(Continued from 10 February 2016.)

Ms CHAPMAN ( Bragg—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (15:40): It is with pleasure that I rise to speak on the Statutes Amendment (Gender Identity and Equity) Bill 2016. I indicate that I will be the lead speaker for the opposition, although that would seem a little unusual, given that I confirm that the opposition does not have a joint party position on this paper, and indeed all members will be, as they are always on our side of the house, encouraged to make a contribution to the debate and vote according to their conscience.

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OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING NATIONAL LAW (SOUTH AUSTRALIA) REPEAL BILL

Second Reading

Adjourned debate on second reading.

(Continued from 11 February 2016.)

Ms CHAPMAN ( Bragg—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (12:40): I rise to speak on the Occupational Licensing National Law (South Australia) Repeal Bill 2016 which will be supported by the opposition, and indicate that I will be the lead speaker.

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STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES FOR MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT

Ms CHAPMAN ( Bragg—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (12:04): I rise to speak on the motion of the Attorney-General, which has been supported by the Premier today, and to confirm that it was on 17 July 2003 that we made a contribution to discuss at the time having a select committee to consider by both houses of parliament a code of conduct for members of parliament.

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REFERENDUM (APPROPRIATION AND SUPPLY) BILL

Second Reading

Adjourned debate on second reading.

(Continued from 15 October 2015.)

Ms CHAPMAN ( Bragg—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (17:13): Deputy Speaker, you will be pleased to know that I am the lead speaker on this bill, and that—

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CONSTITUTION (DEADLOCKS) AMENDMENT BILL

Second Reading

Adjourned debate on second reading.

(Continued from 15 October 2015.)

Ms CHAPMAN ( Bragg—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (12:32): I rise to speak on the Constitution (Deadlocks) Amendment Bill 2015 which, again, was presented to the parliament with a bill titled Referendum (Deadlocks) Bill 2015 by the Attorney-General on 15 October last year at the same time as the bill that we have just considered was presented with its second reading contribution.

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VICTIMS OF CRIME (COMPENSATION) AMENDMENT BILL

Second Reading

Adjourned debate on second reading.

(Continued from 18 June 2015.)

Ms CHAPMAN ( Bragg—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (16:56): I rise to speak on the Victims of Crime (Compensation) Amendment Bill 2015 and, on this occasion, welcome this bill and indicate that the opposition will support the same. We do propose amendments, and I will refer to those shortly. Essentially, the bill is to amend the Victims of Crime Act 2001. The Victims of Crime compensation scheme compensates people who are injured by crime, and this, of course, can include mental as well as physical injury. There is no proposal to expand the area of compensation outside of that, but there is, currently, a proposal to expand the amount available in certain circumstances. There has been no increase in the compensation available under the scheme since 1990, with a maximum payout of $50,000.

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