[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 22

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  2  JUNE  1998

 

 

 

   1.

Council met pursuant to adjournment.  The President (The Hon. J. C. Irwin) took the Chair.

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of

Council.

   2.

Answers to Questions on Notice Nos. 58, 97, 107, 110, and 112 received this day were tabled by the President who directed that they be distributed and printed in Hansard.

 

Answers to

Questions

on Notice.

 

   3.

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

        By the Treasurer (The Hon. R. I. Lucas) -

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Education Act 1972 - Materials and Service Charges.

                          Fees Regulation Act 1927 - Appointment Fees.

                          Gaming Machines Act 1997 - Fees.

                          Land Tax Act 1936 - Fees.

                          Petroleum Products Regulation Act 1995 - Fees.

                          Tobacco Products Regulation Act 1997 - Licence Fee.

        By the Attorney-General (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) -

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Associations Incorporation Act 1985 - Fees.

                          Bills of Sale Act 1886 - Fees.

                          Business Names Act 1996 - Fees.

                          Community Titles Act 1996 - Fees.

                          Cremation Act 1891 - Cremation Permit Fee.

                          Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988 - Reminder Notice Fees.

                          District Court Act 1991 - Fees.

                          Environment, Resources and Development Court Act 1993 -

                                   Fees in General Jurisdiction.

                                   Native Title Fees.

                          Liquor Licensing Act 1997 - Fees.

                          Magistrates Court Act 1991 - Fees.

                          Mines and Works Inspection Act 1920 - Fees.

                          Mining Act 1971 - Fees.

                          Opal Mining Act 1995 - Fees.

                          Petroleum Act 1940 - Fees.

                          Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982 - Fees.

Papers.

 

                          Real Property Act 1886 -

                                   Fees.

                                   Land Division Fees.

                          Registration of Deeds Act 1935 - Fees.

                          Roads (Opening and Closing) Act 1991 - Fees.

                          Seeds Act 1979 - Seed Analysis Fees.

                          Sexual Reassignment Act 1988 - Registration of Certificate Fees.

                          Sheriff’s Act 1978 - Fees.

                          State Records Act 1997 - Fees.

                          Strata Titles Act 1988 - Fees Payable to Registrar-General.

                          Supreme Court Act 1935 -

                                   Fees.

                                   Probate Fees.

                          Valuation of Land Act 1971 - Fees and Allowances.

                          Worker’s Liens Act 1893 - Fees.

                          Youth Court Act 1993 - Fees.

                 Other -

                          Summary Offences Act 1953  - Dangerous Area Declarations.

                          Summary Offences Act 1953  - Road Block Establishment Authorisations.

         By the Minister for Consumer Affairs (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) -

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Births, Deaths and Marriages Act 1996 - Fees.

                          Building Work Contractors Act 1995 -

                                   Fees.

                                   Notification of Change.

                          Conveyancers Act 1994 -

                                   Consumer Affairs.

                                   Fees.

                          Land Agents Act 1994 -

                                   Consumer Affairs.

                                   Fees.

                          Land Valuers Act 1994 - Qualifications.

                          Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Electricians Act 1995 -

                                   Fees.

                                   Notification of Changes.

                          Retirement Villages Act 1987 - Offence.

                          Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Act 1995 -

                                   Fees.

                                   Penalties.

                          Security and Investigation Agents Act 1995 - Fees.

                          Trade Measurement Administration Act 1993 - Fees and Charges.

                          Travel Agents Act 1986 -

                                   Licence and Annual Fees.

                                   Notification of Changes.

         By the Minister for Justice (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) -

                 Regulation under the following Act -

                          Firearms Act 1977 - Fees.

         By the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw) -

                 South Australian Council on Reproductive Technology - Report 1997.

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Adoption Act 1988 - Fees.

                          Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium Act 1978 - General Fees.

                          Controlled Substances Act 1984 -

                                   General Fees.

                                   Pesticide Fees.

                                   Poisons Fees

                          Crown Lands Act 1929 - Fees.

                          Development Act 1993 - Private Certifiers - Fees.

                          Environment Protection Act 1993 -

                                   Beverage and Container Fees.

                                   Fees and Levy.

                          Harbors and Navigation Act 1993 - Fees.

 

 

                          Motor Vehicles Act 1959 -

                                   Expiation Fees.

                                   Prescribed Fees.

                          National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 -

                                   Hunting Fees.

                                   Permit Fees.

                          Occupational Therapists Act 1974 - Fees.

                          Passenger Transport Act 1994 - General Fees.

                          Pastoral land Management and Conservation Act 1989 - Fees.

                          Public and Environmental Health Act 1987 - Waste Control Fees.

                          Radiation Protection and Control Act 1982 - Fees.

                          Road Traffic Act 1961 - Fees.

                          South Australian Health Commission Act 1976 -

                                   Compensable and Non-Medicate Patient Fees.

                                   Private Hospital Fees.

                          Water Resources Act 1997 - Fees.

 

 

   3.

The Treasurer tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. J. W. Olsen, M.P.) concerning Funding for Child Care and the Premier’s Community Fund.

 

Paper

Tabled.

   4.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   5.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 and No. 3 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   6.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Statutes Amendment (Young Offenders) Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to No. 15 agreed to.

                          Title agreed to.

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                 The President resumed the Chair, and reported that the Committee had considered the Bill and had agreed to the same without amendment; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

                 The Attorney-General, pursuant to contingent notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the Bill to pass through its remaining stages without delay.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a third time.

                 Resolved - That this Bill do now pass.

 

Statutes

Amendment

(Young Offenders) Bill.

   7.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Legal Practitioners (Miscellaneous) 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. 13 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 14 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 15 to No. 29 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 30 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 31 to No. 37 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 38 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 39 to No. 48 agreed to.

Legal

Practitioners (Miscellaneous) Amendment

Bill.

 

 

                          Clause No. 49 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 50 and No. 51 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 52 being a money clause, no question was put on the clause.

                          Clauses No. 53 to No. 55 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 56 amended and agreed to.

                          Title agreed to.

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                 The President resumed the Chair, and reported that the Committee had considered the Bill and had agreed to the same with amendments; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

                 The Attorney-General, pursuant to contingent notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the Bill to pass through its remaining stages without delay.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a third time.

                 Resolved - That this Bill do now pass.

 

 

   8.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That Statutes  Amendment (Attorney-General’s Portfolio) 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. 22 agreed to.

                          New clause No. 23 inserted.

                          Title amended and agreed to.

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                 The President resumed the Chair, and reported that the Committee had considered the Bill and had agreed to the same with an amendment and an amended title; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

                 The Attorney-General, pursuant to contingent notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the Bill to pass through its remaining stages without delay.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a third time.

                 Resolved - That this Bill do now pass.

 

Statutes

Amendment (Attorney-

General’s

Portfolio) Amendment

Bill.

 

    9.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Valuation of Land (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 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 and No. 2 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 3 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 4 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 5 amended and agreed to.

                          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.

 

Valuation

of Land (Miscellaneous) Amendment

Bill.

 

10.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 11.

 

Postponement

of Business.

11.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 8 to No. 10 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

12.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the National Electricity (South Australia) (Commencement) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. P. Holloway, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

National

Electricity

(South Australia) (Commencement) Amendment

Bill.

 

13.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Non-Metropolitan Railways (Transfer) (Building and Development Work) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. S. M. Kanck, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Non-Metropolitan

Railways

(Transfer)

(Building and Development

Work)

Amendment

Bill.

 

14.

Ordered - That the remaining Orders of the Day (Government Business) be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

15.

Council adjourned at ten minutes past five o’clock until tomorrow 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. T. Crothers

The Hon. L. H. Davis

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

 

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. C. A. Pickles

The Hon. A. J. Redford

 

The Hon. R. R. Roberts

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. G. Weatherill

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo