SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 2

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  5  OCTOBER  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.

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

                 By the Hon. C. V. Schaefer, from 583 residents of South Australia, the Hon. R. R. Roberts from 222 residents of South Australia, the Hon. L. H. Davis from 179 residents of South Australia, the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins from 143 residents of South Australia and the Hon. A. J. Redford from 28 residents of South Australia, concerning prostitution and praying that this Honourable House will strengthen the present law and ban all prostitution-related advertising to enable Police to suppress the prostitution trade more effectively.

 

Petitions:
Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4
and 5 -
Prostitution.

 

   3.

The Treasurer (The Hon. R. I. Lucas), tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. J. W. Olsen, M.P.) concerning Olympic Fever.

 

Paper Tabled.

  4.

The Attorney-General (The Hon. K. T. Griffin), pursuant to notice, moved - That the Native Title (South Australia) (Validation and Confirmation) Amendment Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill, pursuant to section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

                 Question put and passed.

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

 

Native Title
(South Australia)
(Validation and
Confirmation)
Amendment Bill.

 

  5.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Controlled Substances (Drug Offence Diversion) Amendment Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill, pursuant to section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

                 Question put and passed.

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

 

Controlled
 Substances
(Drug Offence
Diversion)
Amendment Bill.

 

   6.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Associations Incorporation Act 1985.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and 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.

 

Associations
Incorporation
(Oppressive or
Unreasonable Acts)
Amendment Bill.

   7.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to facilitate electronic transactions; and for other purposes.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and 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.

 

Electronic
Transactions
Bill.

   8.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Legal Practitioners Act 1981.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and 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.

 

Legal Practitioners
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

   9.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Hairdressers Act 1988.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and 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.

 

Hairdressers
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment
Bill.

10.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Land Agents Act 1994.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and 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.

 

Land Agents
(Registration)
Amendment Bill.

11.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Conveyancers Act 1994; and to make a related amendment to the Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Act 1994.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and 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.

 

Conveyancers
(Registration)
Amendment Bill.

12.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw), pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust Act 1971.

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

 

Adelaide Festival
Centre Trust
(Composition
of Trust)
Amendment Bill.

13.

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 South Australian Country Arts Trust Act 1992.

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

 

South Australian
Country Arts Trust
(Appointments to
Trust and Boards)
Amendment Bill.

14.

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 Road Traffic Act 1961, and to make related amendments to the Motor Vehicles Act 1959.

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

 

Road Traffic
(Alcoholic
Interlock Scheme)
Amendment Bill.

15.

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 Harbors and Navigation 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. C. A. Pickles, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Harbors and
Navigation
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

16.

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 Goods Securities Act 1986 and the Motor Vehicles Act 1959.

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

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Transport
Portfolio) Bill.

17.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Development (System Improvement Program) Amendment Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill, pursuant to section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

                 Question put and passed.

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

 

Development
(System
Improvement
Program)
Amendment Bill.

18.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to establish the Adelaide Cemeteries Authority; to provide for the administration and maintenance of Cheltenham Cemetery, Enfield Memorial Park and West Terrace Cemetery; to repeal the Enfield General Cemetery Act 1944 and the West Terrace Cemetery Act 1976; and for other purposes.

                 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.

 

Adelaide
Cemeteries
Authority Bill.

19.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Prostitution (Regulation) Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill, pursuant to section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

                 Question put and passed.

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

 

Prostitution
(Regulation)
Bill.

20.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Nuclear Storage Facility (Prohibition No. 2) Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill, pursuant to section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

                 Question put and passed.

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

 

Nuclear Storage
Facility
(Prohibition
No. 2) Bill.

21.

The Attorney-General, according to order, from the Committee appointed to prepare a Draft Address-in-Reply to the Opening Speech of His Excellency the Governor, brought up the Draft Address, which was read by the Clerk as follows:

Address-in-Reply.

 

                 To His Excellency Sir Eric James Neal, Companion of the Order of Australia, Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, Governor in and over the State of South Australia in the Commonwealth of Australia:

                 MAY IT PLEASE YOUR EXCELLENCY -

                          1.      We, the Members of the Legislative Council, thank Your Excellency for the speech with which you have been pleased to open Parliament.

                          2.      We assure Your Excellency that we will give our best attention to all matters placed before us.

                          3.      We earnestly join in Your Excellency’s prayer for the Divine blessing on the proceedings of the Session.

                 The Hon. C. V. Schaefer moved - That the Address-in-Reply, as read, be adopted.

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

 

 

22.

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

Message No. 1

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has appointed a Standing Orders Committee consisting of the Speaker and Messrs. Atkinson, DeLaine, Lewis and Meier, with power to act during the recess and to confer or sit as a Joint Committee with any Standing Orders Committee of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 4 October 2000.                                                                 J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Messages from
House of
Assembly:
Standing Orders
Committee.

 

 

Message No. 2

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has appointed a Publishing Committee consisting of Mr. Hamilton-Smith, Ms. Hurley and Messrs. Koutsantonis, Scalzi and Venning, with power to act during the recess and to confer or sit as a Joint Committee with any Publishing Committee of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 4 October 2000.                                                                 J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Publishing
Committee.

23.

Council adjourned at ten minutes to five o’clock until Tuesday next 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. R. K. Sneath

The Hon.  J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo