SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 43

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  1  APRIL  2004

 

 

 

   1.

Council met pursuant to adjournment.  The President (The Hon. R. R. Roberts) took the Chair.

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

 

   2.

Answer to Question on Notice No. 246 received this day was tabled by the President who directed that it be distributed and printed in Hansard.

 

Answer to
Question on
Notice.

 

    3.

The following Papers were laid upon the Table, viz.:

        By the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation

        (The Hon. T. G. Roberts) -

                 The Institution of Surveyors Australia - South Australia Division Inc. - Report, 2003.

                 Recommendation of the Public Works Committee on the Kilparrin/Townsend School Relocation.

 

Papers.

 

   4.

The Minister for Industry, Trade and Regional Development tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Urban Development and Planning (The Hon. P. L. White, M.P.) concerning the Putting on Hold of Subdivisions of Large Allotments of Land in Aldinga and Sellicks Beach.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   5.

The Minister for Industry, Trade and Regional Development tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Urban Development and Planning concerning the Implementation of Recommendations of the Economic Development Board’s Report, “A Framework for Economic Development in South Australia”.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   6.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Health (The Hon. L. Stevens, M.P.) concerning Governance at the Repatriation General Hospital.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   7.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Environment and Conservation concerning the Fourth State of the Environment Report for South Australia.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   8.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 4 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   9.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Dog and Cat Management (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

                 Ordered - That the Bill’s consideration in Committee be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Dog and Cat
Management
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

10.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 6 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Consent to Medical Treatment and Palliative Care (Prescribed Forms) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

                 The President then left the Chair, and the Council resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to No. 3 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 4 read.

                 To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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                 The President resumed the Chair and reported progress and obtained for the Committee leave to sit again on next day of sitting.

 

Consent to Medical
Treatment and
Palliative Care
(Prescribed Forms)
Amendment Bill.

 

12.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 8 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

13.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 9 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 1.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

14.

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer, according to order, moved - That the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Prohibited Surgical and Medical Procedures) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. S. M. Kanck, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed  on motion.

 

Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals
(Prohibited Surgical
and Medical
Procedures)
Amendment Bill.

 

15.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Gas (Temporary Rationing) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. K. Sneath, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Gas (Temporary
Rationing)
Amendment Bill.

 

16.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Prohibited Surgical and Medical Procedures) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. K. Sneath, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 5 May 2004.

 

Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals
(Prohibited Surgical
and Medical
Procedures)
Amendment Bill.

 

17.

The following Message from the House of Assembly was received and read -

Message No. 59

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith entitled an Act to promote sustainable and integrated management of the State’s natural resources; to make provision for the protection of the State’s natural resources; to make amendments to the Crown Lands Act 1929, the Dog and Cat Management Act 1995, the Dog Fence Act 1946, the Environment Protection Act 1993, the Ground Water (Qualco-Sunlands) Control Act 2000, the Local Government Act 1934, the Mining Act 1971, the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972, the Native Vegetation Act 1991, the Parliamentary Committees Act 1991, the Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989, the Petroleum Act 2000, the River Murray Act 2003, the South Eastern Water Conservation and Drainage Act 1992 and the Subordinate Legislation Act 1978; to repeal the Animal and Plant Control (Agricultural Protection and Other Purposes) Act 1986, the Soil Conservation and Land Care Act 1989 and the Water Resources Act 1997; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 31 March 2004.                                                   I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. I. Lucas, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Message from
House of Assembly:
Natural Resources
Management
Bill.

 

 

18.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until Monday, 3 May 2004, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

 

19.

The following Messages from the House of Assembly were received and read -

Message No. 60

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith entitled an Act to amend the Courts Administration Act 1993, the De Facto Relationships Act 1996, the Development Act 1993, the Environment, Resources and Development Court Act 1993, the Juries Act 1927, the Summary Procedure Act 1921, the Supreme Court Act 1935, the Young Offenders Act 1993 and the Youth Court Act 1993; to make related amendments to various other Acts; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 31 March 2004.                                                   I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Messages from
House of Assembly:
Statutes Amendment (Courts) Bill.

 

 

 

Message No. 61

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the amendments made by the Legislative Council in the Problem Gambling Family Protection Orders Bill, without amendment.

House of Assembly, 31 March 2004.                                                   I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

 

Problem Gambling
Family Protection
Orders Bill.

 

20.

Council adjourned at twenty-three minutes to six o’clock until Monday, 3 May 2004, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Adjournment.

 

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Members present during any part of the sitting:

 

 

 

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. P. Holloway

 

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

 

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. N. Xenophon