SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 44

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  7  JUNE  2001

 

 

 

   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. S. M. Kanck from 30 residents of South Australia, concerning the reconciliation ferry proposal.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will provide its full support to the ferry location proposal and prioritise the ferry service on its merits as a transport, tourism, reconciliation, regional development and employment project and call for the urgent support of the Premier requesting that he engage, as soon as possible, in discussions with the Ngarrindjeri community to see this exciting and creative initiative become reality.

Petitions -
No. 62 -
Reconciliation
Ferry Proposal.

 

 

                 By The Hon. S. M. Kanck from 10 residents of South Australia, concerning the transport and storage of radioactive waste in South Australia.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will do all in its power to ensure that South Australia does not become the dumping ground for Australia’s or the world’s nuclear waste.

No. 63 -
Transport and Storage of Radioactive
Waste in South
Australia.

 

                 By The Hon. I. Gilfillan from 66 residents of South Australia, concerning the use of GMOs.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will do all in its power to impose a moratorium on the introduction of GMOs to the South Australian environment, therefore protecting the people of this State from the possible harmful effects such modifications may have in the long term.

No. 64 -
Use of GMOs.

 

                 By The Hon. I. Gilfillan from 12 residents of South Australia, concerning the City of Adelaide (Adelaide Parklands) Amendment Bill 2000.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will protect the parklands by stopping the erection of buildings and other structures on the parklands by rejecting the City of Adelaide (Adelaide Parklands) Amendment Bill 2000.

 

No. 65 -
City of Adelaide
(Adelaide
Parklands)
Amendment Bill
2000.

 

    3.

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

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

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Mines and Works Inspection Act 1920 - Application, Other Fees.

                          Mining Act 1971 - Licences, Other Fees.

                          Opal Mining Act 1995 - Permit, Other Fees.

 

Papers.

   4.

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins brought up the Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee on Urban Tree Protection.

 

Environment,
Resources and
Development
Committee -
Report on Urban
Tree Protection.

 

   5.

The Attorney-General tabled a copy of the Review on Justices of the Peace prepared by the Justice Strategy Unit of the Attorney-General’s Department.

 

Paper Tabled.

 

   6.

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 Motor Vehicles Act 1959 and the Road Traffic Act 1961.

                 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. Zollo, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Road Safety
Initiatives) Bill.

 

   7.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 3 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

    8.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 to No. 11 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

    9.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 12 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

  10.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 13 to No. 15 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

  11.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 16 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

  12.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 17 be an Order 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 Supply Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Supply Bill.

14.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Law Reform (Contributory Negligence and Apportionment of Liability) Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. V. Schaefer, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Law Reform
(Contributory
Negligence and
Apportionment of
Liability) Bill.

 

15.

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

Message No. 79

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the amendments made by the Legislative Council in the Dental Practice Bill, without any amendment.

House of Assembly, 7 June 2001.                                                                       J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Message from
House of
Assembly:
Dental Practice
Bill.

 

  16.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 19 and No. 20 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

  17.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Protection of Marine Waters (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) (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.

 

Protection of
Marine Waters
(Prevention of
Pollution from Ships)
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to No. 6 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 7 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 8 and No. 9 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 an 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.

 

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18.

The Treasurer (The Hon. R. I. Lucas), according to order, moved - That the Statutes Amendment (Taxation Measures) 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
(Taxation
Measures) Bill.

 

19.

The Treasurer, according to order, moved - That the First Home Owner Grant (New Homes) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

First Home
Owner Grant
(New Homes)
Amendment Bill.

 

  20.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

21.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until Tuesday, 3 July 2001, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock p.m.

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

 

22.

Council adjourned at ten minutes to five o’clock until Tuesday, 3 July 2001, 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. 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. 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