SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 21

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  5  FEBRUARY  2009

 

 

 

   1.

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

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

   2.

The Clerk announced that the following Petition had been lodged for presentation:

                 By The Hon. R. L. Brokenshire from 114 residents of South Australia, concerning stormwater harvesting.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will call upon the State Government, as a matter of urgent priority, to invest in stormwater harvesting for metropolitan Adelaide.

 

Petition:
No. 10 - Stormwater
Harvesting.

    3.

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

        By the Minister for State/Local Government Relations (The Hon. G. E. Gago) -

                 Reports, 2007-2008 -

                          Balaklava and Riverton Districts Health Service Incorporated.

                          Ceduna District Health Services Inc.

                          Mallee Health Service Inc.

                          Meningie and Districts Memorial Hospital and Health Services Inc.

                          Mt. Barker and District Health Services Inc. (incorporating Mt. Barker District Soldiers Memorial Hospital and Adelaide Hills Community Health Services).

                          Naracoorte Health Service Inc.

                          Northern Yorke Peninsula Health Service Inc.

                          Tailem Bend District Hospital.

                 Department of Health - Report, 20076-2007 - Erratum.

 

Papers.

    4.

The Minister for Mineral Resources Development (The Hon. P. Holloway), by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Attorney-General (The Hon. M. J. Atkinson, M.P.) concerning Strata and Community Title Reform.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

    5.

The Minister for Mineral Resources Development, by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Water Security (The Hon. K. A. Maywald, M.P.) concerning the Cheltenham Stormwater Harvesting Project.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

   6.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

   7.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 and No. 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 4.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   8.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Plant Health 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. 60 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 Mineral Resources Development, 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.

 

Plant Health Bill.

   9.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction and Regulation of Research Involving Human Embryos) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 And the Hon. R. L. Brokenshire having obtained leave to conclude his remarks, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Statutes Amendment
(Prohibition of
Human Cloning for
Reproduction and
Regulation of
Research Involving
Human Embryos)
Bill.
 

10.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Transport Portfolio - Alcohol and Drugs) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Statutes Amendment
(Transport Portfolio -
Alcohol and Drugs)
Bill.
 

11.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

12.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 6 to No. 9 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

13.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. M. Gazzola, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Native Vegetation
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

14.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Transport Portfolio - Alcohol and Drugs) Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. M. Gazzola, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Statutes Amendment
(Transport Portfolio -
Alcohol and Drugs)
Bill.
 

15.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Criminal Investigation (Covert Operations) Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. M. Gazzola, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Criminal
Investigation
(Covert Operations)
Bill.

16.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 11 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

17.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 12 and No. 13 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 15.

 

Postponement
of Business.

  18.

The Minister for Mineral Resources Development, according to order, moved - That the Statutes Amendment (Victims of Crime) Bill, be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. D. W. Ridgway, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Statutes Amendment
(Victims of Crime)
Bill.

  19.

The Minister for Mineral Resources Development, according to order, moved - That the Administration and Probate (Distribution on Intestacy) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. D. W. Ridgway, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Administration and
Probate (Distribution
on Intestacy)
Amendment Bill.

20.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Standard Time Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. M. Gazzola, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Standard Time Bill.

 

21.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 13 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

22.

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

Message No. 32

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Development Act 1993, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 5 February 2009.                                                                  J. J. SNELLING, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Hon. I. K. Hunter then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. D. W. Ridgway, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 18 February 2009.

 

Message from
House of Assembly:
Development
(Control of
External Painting)
Amendment Bill.

23.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until Tuesday, 17 February 2009.

 

Next Day of Sitting.

24.

Council adjourned at eight minutes to five o’clock until Tuesday, 17 February 2009, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Adjournment.

 

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Members present during any part of the sitting:

 

 

 

The Hon. A. M. Bressington

The Hon. R. L. Brokenshire

The Hon. J. A. Darley

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. B. V. Finnigan

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

 

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. D.G.E. Hood

The Hon. I. K. Hunter

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. M. C. Parnell

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. S. G. Wade

The Hon. R. P. Wortley