[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 21

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  4  APRIL  2000

 

 

 

   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. 45, 62, 65, 71 and 76 to 86 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) -

                 South Eastern Water Conservation and Drainage Board - Report, 1998-99.

                 Regulations under the following Act -

                          Superannuation Act 1988 - STA Employees' Variation.

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

                 Reports, 1998-99 -

                          Citrus Board of South Australia.

                          Dog Fence Board.

                          Dried Fruits Board.

                          Office of the Commissioner for Equal Opportunity.

                          SABOR Ltd.

                          Witness Protection.

                 Racial Vilification Act 1996 - Conciliation of Complaints - Report.

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 - Charges - Occupational Therapists.

                 Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 - Workers Compensation Tribunal Rules - Costs of Proceedings.

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

                 Regulations under the following Act -

                          Liquor Licensing Act 1997 - Dry Areas - Hallett Cove.

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

                 Response to the Public Works Committee Reports on -

                          Adelaide Festival Centre Upgrade.

                          Southern Expressway Stage 2.

                 By-laws -

                          Corporation -

                                   Mitcham - No. 7 - Cats.

 

Papers.

 

                                   Norwood, Payneham and St. Peters.

                                          No. 1 - Permits and Penalties.

                                          No. 2 - Moveable Signs.

                                          No. 3 - Council Land.

                                          No. 4 - Garbage.

                                          No. 5 - Dogs.

                                          No. 6 - Lodging Houses.

                          District Council -

                                   Le Hunte - No. 1 - Wudinna Oval.

 

 

   4.

The Treasurer, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Question Time to be extended to enable the Hon. T. G. Cameron to complete his question to the Treasurer and for the Treasurer to complete his reply.

                 Question put and passed, without a dissentient voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the Council.

 

Suspension of

Standing 

Orders.

   5.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Development Act 1993.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. G. Roberts, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Development

(Significant Trees)

Amendment

Bill.

   6.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 and No. 2 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   7.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 to No. 5 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   8.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Criminal Law Consolidation (Sexual Servitude) 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.

 

Criminal Law Consolidation (Sexual Servitude) Amendment Bill.

   9.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the South Australian Health Commission (Direction of Hospitals and Health Centres) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 1 further considered.

                          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.

 

South Australian Health Commission (Direction of Hospitals and Health Centres) Amendment Bill.

10.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 8 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

11.

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

 

Postponement

of Business.

12.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 10 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

13.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 11 and No. 12 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

14.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. Crothers, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Superannuation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

15.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 14 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

16.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Young Offenders (Publication of Information) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. Crothers, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Young Offenders (Publication of Information) Amendment Bill.

17.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Offshore Minerals Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 1 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.

 

Offshore

Minerals Bill.

  18.

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

Message No. 32

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to regulate exploration for, and the recovery or commercial utilisation of, petroleum and certain other resources; to repeal the Petroleum Act 1940; and for the other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 30 March 2000.                                                                J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Attorney-General then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. A. Pickles, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Messages from

House of

Assembly:

Petroleum Bill.

 

 

Message No. 33

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Mining Act 1971, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 30 March 2000.                                                                J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 Ordered - That the second reading be taken into consideration on motion

 

Mining (Royalty) Amendment Bill.

 

  19.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Good Securities (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

20.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 16 to No. 21 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

21.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the History Trust of South Australia (Old Parliament House) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

History Trust of South Australia (Old Parliament House) Amendment Bill.

22.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 23 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

  23.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Good Securities (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 to No. 8 agreed to.

                          Schedule 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 Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, 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.

 

Good Securities (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

24.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 and No. 4 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

  25.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Government Business Enterprises (Competition) (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 to No. 7 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 Treasurer, 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.

 

Government Business

Enterprises (Competition) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

26.

The Treasurer, by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon.
J. W. Olsen, M.P.) concerning Kosovar Refugees.

 

Paper Tabled.

27.

Ordered - That the second reading of the Mining (Royalty) Amendment Bill be taken into consideration forthwith.

                 The Treasurer moved - That the Mining (Royalty) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. A. Pickles, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Mining (Royalty) Amendment Bill.

28.

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

 

Postponement

of Business.

29.

Council adjourned at twelve 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