[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 24

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

_______

 

 

 

THURSDAY 6 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.

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

                 By the Hon. B.S.L. Pfitzner, from 161 residents of South Australia concerning ill-informed sentiments expressed by a Federal Member of Parliament.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will strongly urge the Prime Minister of Australia to take note of the matters raised herein and give a firm commitment that the Australian Government will uphold the principles of multiculturalism and denounce racial discrimination which could divide the Australian community.

Petition

No. 9 -

Ill informed sentiments

expressed

by Federal

Member of Parliament.

 

                 By the Hon. K. T. Griffin, from one resident of South Australia concerning Supreme Court Judges.  The petitioner prays that this Honourable House will investigate, or cause to be investigated, what can be done where Supreme Court Judges use their positions to cause detriment to truthful informants and to ensure any breaches of the law are properly remedied and if needed legislate to cure any defects of implementing Parliament’s earlier expressed intentions.

 

Petition

No. 10 -

Supreme

Court Judges.

    3.

The following Paper was laid upon the Table, viz.:

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

                 Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee - Report, 1995-96.

 

Paper.

   4.

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services (The Hon. R. I. Lucas) tabled a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Mines (The Hon. D. S. Baker, M.P.) concerning Allegations of  a Conflict of Interest in relation to the Purchase by the Department of Primary Industries of Property near Greenways.

 

Paper Tabled.

   5.

The Hon. R. R. Roberts tabled copies of eight documents relating to the Purchase of a Property near Greenways by the Department of Primary Industries.

 

Paper Tabled.

   6.

The Attorney-General, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Question Time to be extended to enable him to complete a reply to a question asked by the Hon. R. D. Lawson.

                 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.

   7.

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.

   8.

Ordered - That Order of the Day Government Business No. 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 15.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   9.

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

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Electoral

(Miscellaneous)

Amendment Bill.

10.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 5 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

11.

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

 

Criminal Law Consolidation

(Self Defence)

Amendment Bill.

12.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 7 to No. 9 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

13.

Ordered - That Order of the Day Government Business No. 10 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 15.

 

Postponement

of Business.

14.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 11 to No. 15 be Orders 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 Land Acquisition (Right of Review) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Land

Acquisition

(Right of

Review)

Amendment Bill.

 

16.

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. R. D. Lawson, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Report of the

Select Committee

on a Proposed

Sale of Land

at Carrick  Hill.

 

17.

Council adjourned at twenty-eight 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. 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