[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 22

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

_______

 

 

 

TUESDAY 4 FEBRUARY 1997

 

 

 

   1.

Council met pursuant to adjournment.  The President (The Hon. H.P.K. Dunn) took the Chair.

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of

Council.

    2.

A Messenger from the Governor having been announced by Black Rod, the following Message was received and read:

Message No. 3.

                 The Governor informs the Legislative Council that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the following Acts have been assented to during the present Session, viz.:

                 No. 79 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971.

                 No. 80 of 1996 - An Act to make general provision for the administration and enforcement of taxation laws; and for other purposes.

                 No. 81 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Animal and Plant Control (Agricultural Protection and Other Purposes) Act 1986.

                 No. 82 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Debits Tax Act 1994, the Financial Institutions Duty Act 1983, the Land Tax Act 1936, the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971, the Stamp Duties Act 1923 and the Taxation (Reciprocal Powers) Act 1989.

                 No. 83 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Adoption Act 1988.

                 No. 84 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Development Plan under the Development Act 1993 that relates to the area of the City of Salisbury.

                 No. 85 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.

                 No. 86 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994.

                 No. 87 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Irrigation Act 1994.

                 No. 88 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Legal Practitioners Act 1981.

                 No. 89 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Parliamentary Remuneration Act 1990.

                 No. 90 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Police (Complaints and Disciplinary Proceedings) Act 1985.

                 No. 91 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Police Act 1952.

                 No. 92 of 1996 - An Act to prohibit certain conduct involving vilification of people on the ground of race; to amend the Wrongs Act 1936 to provide redress for the victims of racial vilification.

                 No. 93 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Roxby Downs (Indenture Ratification) Act 1982.

                 No. 94 of 1996 - An Act to authorise the sale of bulk handling facilities at South Australian ports; to provide for access to bulk handling facilities on fair commercial terms; to amend the South Australian Ports Corporation Act 1994; and for other purposes.

Message from

Governor:

Assent to Bills.

 

                 No. 95 of 1996 - An Act to provide for the confiscation of criminal assets; to repeal the Crimes (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1986; to make related amendments to the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 and the Lottery and Gaming Act 1936; and for other purposes.

                 No. 96 of 1996 - An Act to regulate the electricity supply industry; to make provision for safety and technical standards for electrical installations; to amend the Electricity Corporations Act 1994 and the Local Government Act 1934; and for other purposes.

                 No. 97 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Fisheries Act 1982.

                 No. 98 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Local Government Act 1934.

                 No. 99 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Motor Vehicles Act 1959.

                 No. 100 of 1996 - An Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961.

                 No. 101 of 1996 - An Act to regulate second-hand dealers and pawnbrokers; to amend the Magistrates Court Act 1991 and the Summary Offences Act 1953; and for other purposes.

                 No. 102 of 1996 - An Act to amend the South Eastern Water Conservation and Drainage Act 1992.

                 No. 103 of 1996 - An Act to allow vocational agricultural training and certain other appropriate activities on land that is subject to the terms of the Peter Waite Trust for the establishment of an agricultural high school; to free from that trust the land occupied by Unley High School; and for other purposes.

Government House, Adelaide, 4 February 1997.                                                E. J. NEAL, Governor.

 

 

   3.

Answers to Questions on Notice Nos. 4, 18, 21, 36, 38, 43, 44, 51, 58, 61, 62, 64, 99, 103, 106, 107, 109, 111 to 115, 118 to 121, 123, 126 and 129 received this day were tabled by the President who directed that they be distributed and printed in Hansard.

 

Answers to

Questions on

Notice.

   4.

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

        By the President -

                 Employee Ombudsman - Report, 1995-96.

        By the Minister for Education and Children’s Services (The Hon. R. I. Lucas) -

                 National Crime Authority - Report, 1995-96.

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Development Act 1993 - MFP (The Levels) Zone.

                          Education Act 1972 - Various.

                          Electricity Act 1996 -

                                   Principal.

                                   Vegetation Clearance - Bushfire Risk Areas.

                          Firearms Act 1977 - Compensation for Non-Registered Firearms.

                          Public Corporations Act 1993 -

                                   Lotteries Commission.

                                   TransAdelaide.

                                   West Beach Trust.

                          Taxation Administration Act 1996 - Disclosure of Information.

                          Witness Protection Act 1996 - Non-Disclosure of Identity.

                 Friendly Societies Act 1919 - General Laws - Confirmation Pursuant to Section 10 of the Act.

                 SA Generation Corporation - Charter - for the period 1/12/96 to 30/6/97.

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

                 Reports, 1995-96 -

                          Coast Protection Board of South Australia.

                          Industrial Relations Advisory Committee.

                          Listening Devices Act 1972.

                          Mining and Quarrying Occupational Health and Safety Committee.

                          WorkCover Corporation of South Australia.

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Acts (as specified in schedule) - Common Expiation Scheme.

                          Expiation of Offences Act 1996 - Principal.

                          Legal Practitioners Act 1981 - Fees.

                          Seeds Act 1979 - Fees for Seed Analysis Service.

Papers.

 

                 Rules of Court -

                          District Court - District Court Act 1991 -

                                   Arbitration and Mediation.

                                   Consumer Credit Act.

                          Magistrates Court - Magistrates Court Act 1991 - Forms.

                          Supreme Court - Supreme Court Act 1933 - Disclosure of Information.

                          Youth Court - Youth Court Act 1993 - Alibi and Expiation Relief.

                 Racing Act 1976 - Rules - SA Harness Racing Authority -

                          Repeal.

                          Track without a Running Rail.

                 Corporation By-laws -

                          Mitcham - No. 2 - Council Land.

                          Noarlunga - No. 5 - Dogs.

                 District Council By-laws -

                          Kapunda and Light - No. 6 - Creatures.

                 Remuneration Act 1990 - Determination of the Remuneration Tribunal.

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

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Liquor Licensing Act 1985 -

                                   New Years Eve Dry Areas.

                                   Prohibition in Public Places Time Extension.

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

                 Reports, 1995-96.

                          Board of the Botanic Gardens Adelaide.

                          National Environment Protection Council.

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Controlled Substances Act 1984 - Poisons.

                          Dentists Act 1984 - Treatment by Dental Hygienists.

                          Passenger Transport Act 1994 - Taxi Fares.

 

 

   5.

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services tabled a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. J. W. Olsen, M.P.) concerning the Outsourcing Contract for South Australia’s Water Supply.

 

Paper

Tabled.

   6.

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services tabled a Ministerial Statement made by the Deputy Premier (The Hon. G. A. Ingerson, M.P.) concerning the Police Taskforce Inquiry.

 

Paper

Tabled.

   7.

The Attorney-General tabled a copy of Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Tourism (The Hon. E. S. Ashenden, M.P.) concerning the Integration of Australian Major Events and the South Australian Tourism Commission.

 

Paper

Tabled.

   8.

The Attorney-General tabled a copy of Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Local Government (The Hon. E. S. Ashenden, M.P.) concerning the Future of Adelaide City Council.

 

Paper

Tabled.

    9.

On the Order of the Day read for the Report of the Select Committee on the RSL Memorial Hall Trust Bill 1996 to be brought up:

                 Ordered - That the time for bringing up of the Report be extended until Tuesday, 18 March 1997.

 

Select

Committee on

RSL Memorial

Hall Trust

Bill.

  10.

On the Order of the Day read for the Report of the Select Committee on the St John (Discharge of Trusts) Bill 1996 to be brought up:

                 Ordered - That the time for bringing up of the Report be extended until Tuesday, 18 March 1997.

 

Select

Committee on

St. John

(Discharge of

Trusts)

Bill.

11.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 to No. 7 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 Criminal Law Consolidation (Self Defence) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Criminal Law Consolidation

(Self Defence)

Amendment

Bill.

13.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 9 be an Order of the Day for Tuesday next.

 

Postponement

of Business.

14.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 10 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

15.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Associations Incorporation (Miscellaneous)

Amendment

Bill.

16.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 12 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

17.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Pulp and Paper Mill (Hundreds of Mayurra and Hindmarsh) (Council Rates) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Pulp and

Paper Mill (Hundreds of Mayurra and Hindmarsh)

(Council Rates)

Amendment Bill.

 

18.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Transport - That the Report of the Select Committee on a Proposed Sale of Land at Carrick Hill be noted:

                 Debate ensued.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. C. Irwin, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Report of the

Select Committee

on a Proposed

Sale of Land

at Carrick Hill.

19.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 15 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

20.

Council adjourned at five minutes to four 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. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. J. C. Irwin

 

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.A.W. Levy

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. P. Nocella

The Hon. B.S.L. Pfitzner

 

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