SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 84

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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MONDAY  7  JULY  2003

 

 

 

   1.

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

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

 

   2.

Answers to Questions on Notice Nos. 254, 259 and 260 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 President laid upon the Table City of Onkaparinga, Report 2001-2002.

 

Paper.

 

   4.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (The Hon. T. G. Roberts), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Dangerous Substances Act 1979 and the Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition) Act 2000.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Nuclear Waste)
Bill.

 

   5.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to reserve land as a public park for the use, enjoyment and recreation of inhabitants of, and visitors to, the State.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Public Park Bill.

 

   6.

The Minister for Agriculture Food and Fisheries (The Hon. P. Holloway), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Cooper Basin (Ratification) Act 1975.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Minister for Agriculture Food and Fisheries then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Cooper Basin
(Ratification)
Amendment Bill.

 

   7.

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

Message No. 122

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the year ending on 30 June 2004 and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 26 June 2002.                                                                             I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Message from
House of Assembly:
Appropriation Bill.

 

 

   8.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, according to order, moved - That the Nurses (Nurses Board Vacancies) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                 Debate ensued.

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

 

Nurses (Nurses
Board Vacancies)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

   9.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

10.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 to No. 6 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 7.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Coroners 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

 

                          Clause No. 1 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.

 

Coroners Bill.

 

12.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Chicken Meat Industry Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 1 further considered and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 2 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 3 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 4 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 5 read.

                 The Hon. C. V. Schaefer moved on page 6, line 15, to leave out “, 7 and 8” and insert “and 7”.

                 Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                          Clause No. 5 otherwise amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 6 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 7 amended and agreed to.

                          New clause No. 7A inserted.

                          New clause No. 7B inserted.

                          Clauses No. 8 to No. 10 agreed to.

 

Chicken Meat
Industry Bill.

 

 

 

                          Clause No. 11 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 12 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 13 amended and agreed to.

                          Heading to Part 5, Division 1, clerical correction made.

                          Clause No. 14 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 15 struck out.

                          Heading to Part 5, Division 2, clerical correction made.

                          Clause No. 16 amended and agreed to.

                          Heading to Part 5, Division 3, clerical correction made.

                          Clause No. 17 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 18 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 19 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 20 amended and agreed to.

                          Heading to Part 5, Division 4, clerical correction made.

                          Clause No. 21 amended and agreed to.

                          New clause No. 21A inserted.

                          Clause No. 22 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 23 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 24 and No. 25 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 26 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 27 read.

                 The Hon. C. V. Schaefer moved on page 19, after line 17, to insert new paragraph as follows:

                          “(ba)   there has been unreasonable delay on the part of the grower in seeking mediation; or”

                 Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                          Clause No. 27 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 28 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 29 to No. 32 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 33 amended and agreed to.

                          New clause No. 34 inserted.

                          Schedule 1 read.

                 The Hon. I. Gilfillan moved on page 22, line 7, after “clause” to insert “or were parties to such an agreement on or after 4 December 2002”.

                 Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

 

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 6

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. I. Gilfillan (Teller)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

Noes, 13

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Reford

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

 

 

 

                          Schedule 1 otherwise amended and agreed to.

                          Schedule 2 read.

                 The Hon. C. V. Schaefer moved on page 25, lines 22 and 23, to delete subclause (1) and insert new subclause as follows:

                          “(1)  An appeal lies to the Administrative and Disciplinary Division of the District Court from an award or a decision not to make an award.”

                 Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                          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 Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, 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.

 

 

 

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 six 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. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

 

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon.  J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. N. Xenophon