SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 41

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  6  FEBRUARY  2007

 

 

 

   1.

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

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

   2.

Answers to Questions on Notice Nos. 11, 184, 214, 336, 494, 509 and 511 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 President -

                 Reports, 2005-2006 -

                          Corporations -

                                   Adelaide.

                                   Burnside.

                                   Campbelltown.

                                   Charles Sturt.

                                   Gawler.

                                   Holdfast Bay.

                                   Norwood, Payneham and St. Peters.

                                   Onkaparinga.

                                   Port Adelaide Enfield.

                                   Salisbury.

                                   Tea Tree Gully.

                                   Walkerville.

                          District Councils -

                                   Barossa.

                                   Copper Coast.

                                   Goyder.

                                   Kangaroo Island.

                                   Kingston.

                                   Light.

                                   Lower Eyre Peninsula.

                                   Loxton Waikerie.

                                   Mallala.

                                   Mid Murray.

                                   Naracoorte Lucindale.

                                   Northern Areas.

                                   Playford.

                                   Port Augusta.

                                   Roxby Downs.

                                   Tatiara.

                                   Wakefield.

                                   Wattle Range.

                                   Whyalla.

                                   Yankalilla.

        By the Minister for Police (The Hon. P. Holloway) -

                 Australian Crime Commission - Report, 2005-2006.

                 Final Budget Outcome - Report, 2005-2006.

Papers.

 

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Dust Diseases Act 2005 - Prescribed Industrial and Commercial Processes.

                          Harbors and Navigation Act 1993 - Compulsory Pilotage.

                          Road Traffic Act 1961 - Photographic Detection Devices.

                          Southern State Superannuation Act 1994 - Salary Sacrifice.

                 Rules of Court -

                          District Court - District Court Act 1991 - Criminal Court Subpoenas.

        By the Minister for Urban Development and Planning (The Hon. P. Holloway) -

                 Proposal to Locate a new Dual Transportable Classroom at Burnside Primary School - Report pursuant to Section 49(15) of the Development Act 1993.

                 Regulations under the following Act -

                          Development Act 1993 -

                                   Major Developments Panel.

                                   Building Safety.

        By the Minister for Emergency Services (The Hon. C. Zollo) -

                 Reports, 2005-2006 -

                          Advisory Board of Agriculture.

                          Independent Living Centre.

                 Teachers Registration Board of South Australia - Report, 2004-2005.

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Children’s Protection Act 1993 - Aboriginal Child Placement Principle.

                          Fire and Emergency Services Act 2005 - Spark Arrester.

                           Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia Act 1983 - Subjects and Fees.

        By the Minister for Environment and Conservation (The Hon. G. E. Gago) -

                 Reports, 2005-2006 -

                          Board of the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium.

                          Ceduna Koonibba Aboriginal Health Service.

                          Central Northern Adelaide Health Service.

                          Children, Youth and Women’s Health Service.

                          Commissioners of Charitable Funds.

                          Optometrists Board of South Australia.

                          Public and Environmental Health Council - Council Reports pursuant to section 44(1) of the Public and Environmental Health Act 1987.

                          South Australian-Victorian Border Groundwaters Agreement Review Committee.

                          South Eastern Water Conservation and Drainage Board.

                 Upper South East Dryland Salinity and Flood Management Act 2002 - Report, 1 October 2006 - 31 December 2006.

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Environment Protection Act 1993 - Fees and Levy.

                          Liquor Licensing Act 1997 -

                                   Dry Zones -

                                            Beachport.

                                            Bonython Park.

                                            Glenelg.

                                            Goolwa.

                                            Holdfast Bay.

                                            Port Adelaide.

                                            Port Vincent.

                                            Renmark.

                                            Robe.

                                            Waikerie.

                                   Minors.

                          Local Government Act 1999 -

                                   Financial Management.

                                   Postponement of Rates.

                          Natural Resources Management Act 2004 - Tagged Interstate Water Trades.

                 By-laws -

                          District Council of Ceduna -

                                   No. 1 - Permits and Penalties.

                                   No. 2 - Moveable Signs.

                                   No. 3 - Local Government Land.

                                   No. 4 - Dogs and Cats.

                          Corporation of Murray Bridge -

                                   No. 7 - Taxis.

        By the Minister for Mental Health and Substance Abuse (The Hon. G. E. Gago) -

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Controlled Substances Act 1984 - Uniform Poisons Standard.

                          Tobacco Products Regulation Act 1997 - Prohibited Advertising.

 

 

   4.

The Minister for Police, while making a Ministerial Statement, tabled a copy of a Minute to him from the Commissioner of Police, dated 29 January 2007, concerning the Crown Solicitor’s Trust Account.

 

Document Tabled.

   5.

The Minister for Police, by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. M. D. Rann, M.P.) concerning Water Security.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

   6.

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

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 and No. 2 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 3 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 4 and No. 5 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 6 read.

                 The Hon. T. J. Stephens moved on page 12, line 22, to leave out paragraph (l) and insert new paragraphs as follows:

      “(l)      guests or visitors of residents;

      (m)      other things prescribed under a regulation.”.

                 Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

Residential Parks
Bill.

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 13

The Hon. A. M. Bressington

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. D.G.E. Hood

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

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. S. G. Wade

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. T. J. Stephens (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 6

The Hon. B. V. Finnigan

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. I. K. Hunter

The Hon. R. P. Wortley

The Hon. G. E. Gago (Teller)

 

 

                          Clause No. 6, as amended, agreed to.

                          Clause No. 7 read.

                 The Hon. A. M. Bressington moved on page 13, line 4, to leave out “this section” and insert “subsections (1) and (3)”.

                 Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 11

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

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. N. Xenophon

The Hon. A. M. Bressington (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 8

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. B. V. Finnigan

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. D.G.E. Hood

The Hon. I. K. Hunter

The Hon. R. P. Wortley

The Hon. G. E. Gago (Teller)

 

 

                          Clause No. 7, as amended and otherwise amended, agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 8 and No. 9 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 10 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 11 to No. 13 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 14 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 15 to No. 48 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 49 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 50 to No. 95 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 96 struck out.

                          New clause No. 96 inserted.

                          Clause No. 97 struck out.

                          Clause No. 98 struck out.

                          Clause No. 99 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 100 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 101 to No. 143 agreed to.

                          Schedule 1 agreed to.

                          Schedule 2 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 with amendments; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

                 The Minister for Environment and Conservation, 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.

 

 

   7.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Criminal Law Consolidation (Drink Spiking) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to No. 3 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 4 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.

                         

Criminal Law
Consolidation
(Drink Spiking)
Amendment Bill.

   8.

The Minister for Police, 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 Government’s Action on Water Security.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

   9.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

10.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 to No. 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 8.

 

Postponement
of Business.

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Natural Resources Management (Extension of Terms of Office) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. B. V. Finnigan, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Natural Resources
Management
(Extension of
Terms of Office)
Amendment Bill.

 

12.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Tobacco Products Regulation (Smoking in Cars) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. B. V. Finnigan, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Tobacco Products
Regulation
(Smoking in Cars)
Amendment Bill.

 

13.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

14.

Council adjourned at five minutes past six 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. A. M. Bressington

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. A. L. Evans

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. S. M. Kanck

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

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo