SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 9

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  7  NOVEMBER  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.

Answers to Questions on Notice Nos. 2, 17, 18, 22, 32, 33 and 49 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 Treasurer (The Hon. R. I. Lucas) -

                 Reports, 1999-2000 -

                          Adelaide Capital City Committee.

                          Arid Areas Catchment Water Management Board.

                          Arid Areas Water Resources Planning Committee.

                          Clare Valley Water Resources Planning Committee.

                          Eyre Region Water Resources Planning Committee.

                          Mallee Water Resources Planning Committee.

                          Office for the Commissioner for Public Employment.

                          Operations of the Auditor-General’s Department.

                          South Australian Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs Commission.

                          South East Catchment Water Management Board.

                          Water Well Drilling Committee.

                 State Water Plan 1995, South Australia - Our Water, Out Future, September 2000.

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                           Electricity Act 1996 - Industry Regulators Powers - Variation.

                          Water Resources Act 1997 - Tintinara Coonalpyn Prescribed Wells.

                 Reports to the Legislative Council -

                          Flinders Osborne Trading Pty. Ltd. Obligations under the Gas Sale Agreement.

                           Flinders Osborne Trading Pty. Ltd. Obligations under the Power Purchase Agreement.

                          Flinders Power Pty. Ltd. Obligations under the Gas Sale Agreement.

                          Flinders Power Pty. Ltd. Obligations under the Power Purchase Agreement.

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

                 Reports, 1999-2000 -

                          Dairy Authority of South Australia.

                          Land Management Corporation.

                          Lotteries Commission of South Australia.

                          Ports Corp South Australia.

 

Papers.

 

                          Public Trustee.

                          The Industrial and Commercial Premises Corporation.

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Construction Industry Long Service Leave Act 1987 - Services.

                          State Records Act 1997 - Exclusion from Application.

                          Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 - Crown Agency.

                 Rules of Court - Supreme Court - Supreme Court Act - Amendment No. 78 - Service of Documents.

                 Public Corporations Act 1993 - Ministerial Direction.

        By the Minister for Justice (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) -

                 Reports, 1999-2000 -

                          Attorney-General’s Department.

                          SA Ambulance Service.

                 Regulation under the following Act -

                          Firearms Act 1977 - Checks, International Shooters.

        By the Minister for Consumer Affairs (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) -

                 Regulation under the following Act -

                          Liquor Licensing Act 1997 - Dry Areas - Mount Gambier.

        By the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw) -

                 Reports, 1999-2000 -

                          Chiropractors Board of South Australia.

                          Martindale Hall Conservation Trust.

                          Nurses Board South Australia.

                          Occupational Therapists Registration Board of South Australia.

                          South Australian Aboriginal Housing Authority.

                          South Australian Community Housing Authority.

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Development Act 1993 - Fire Authorities.

                          Optometrists Act 1920 - Fees.

                 Rules - Local Government Act 1999 - Superannuation Scheme Rules - Unpaid Contributions.

                 By-laws -

                          Corporation - City of Salisbury - No. 10 - Dogs.

                          District Council - Yankalilla - No. 19 - Protection of Dunes.

                 Operation of the Motor Vehicles Act 1959 as amended by the Motor Vehicles (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 1999 - Review.

        By the Minister for the Arts (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw) -

                 Reports, 1999-2000 -

                          Adelaide Festival Centre.

                          Adelaide Festival Corporation.

                          Art Gallery Board.

                          Carrick Hill Trust.

                          Community Information Strategies Australia.

                          Country Arts SA.

                          Disability Information and Resource Centre Inc.

                          History Trust of South Australia.

                          Jam Factory Contemporary Craft and Design Inc.

                          South Australian Film Corporation.

                          South Australian Museum Board.

                          State Opera of South Australia.

                          State Theatre Company of South Australia.

                 Australian Dance Theatre - Report, 1999.

        By the Minister for Disability Services (The Hon. R. D. Lawson) -

                 Reports, 1999-2000 -

                          Guardianship Board of South Australia.

                          Office of the Public Advocate.

                          Supported Residential Facilities Advisory Committee.

 

 

   4.

The Treasurer tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. J. W. Olsen, M.P.) concerning National Salinity and Water Quality.

 

Paper Tabled.

   5.

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins brought up the Report, 1999-2000, of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee.

 

Environment,
Resources and
Development
Committee –
Report,
1999-2000.

   6.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Address-in-Reply, as read, be adopted:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Address-in-Reply.

   7.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 to No. 6 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   8.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Conveyancers (Registration)
Amendment Bill.

   9.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Road Traffic (Alcohol Interlock Scheme) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to No. 6 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 7 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 8 read.

                 The Hon. N. Xenophon moved on page 9, line 20, to leave out “six months or” and insert “12 months or twice”.

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

                          Clause No. 8 agreed to.

                          Clause 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.

 

Road Traffic
(Alcohol
Interlock Scheme)
Amendment Bill.

10.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Statutes Amendment (Transport Portfolio) Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to No. 7 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 8 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 motion.

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Transport
Portfolio) Bill.

11.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 10 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

12.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. S. M. Kanck, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Prostitution
(Regulation)
Bill.

13.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition No. 2) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Nuclear Waste
Storage Facility
(Prohibition No. 2)
Bill.

14.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 13 and No. 14 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Sitting.

15.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Federal Courts - State Jurisdiction) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Federal Courts -
State Jurisdiction)
Bill.

16.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 16 and No. 17 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

17.

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

Message No. 4

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Construction Industry Training Fund Act 1993, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 26 October 2000.                                                               J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.         Bill read a first time.

                 Ordered - That the second reading be taken into consideration on next day of sitting.

 

Messages from
House of
Assembly:
Construction Industry Training Fund (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

Message No. 5

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to make provisions relating to the safety, performance, energy efficiency and labelling of electrical products; to repeal the Electrical Products Act 1988; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 26 October 2000.                                                               J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker         Bill read a first time.

                 The Attorney-General then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Electrical
Products Bill.

18.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

19.

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. 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. A. J. Redford

The Hon. R. R. Roberts

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon.  J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo