SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 2

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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WEDNESDAY  8  MAY  2002

 

 

 

   1.

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

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

    2.

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

        By the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (The Hon. P. Holloway) -

                 Electricity Industry Superannuation Scheme - Report, 2000-2001.

 

Paper.

   3.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. M. D. Rann, M.P.) concerning Honesty and Accountability in Government.

 

Paper Tabled.

   4.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier concerning Radioactive Waste Dumps.

 

Paper Tabled.

   5.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Treasurer (The Hon. K. O. Foley, M.P.) concerning the Current State of the Budget.

 

Paper Tabled.

   6.

The President called on Members to make Statements on Matters of Interest.

 

Statements
on Matters
of Interest.

 

   7.

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

Messages from
House of Assembly:
Standing Orders
Committee.

 

Message No. 1

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has appointed a Standing Orders Committee consisting of the Hon. the Speaker, the Hon. D. C. Brown, Mrs. Geraghty, the Hon. G. M. Gunn and Mr. Hanna, with power to act during the recess and to confer or sit as a Joint Committee with any Standing Orders Committee of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 7 May 2002.                                                                         P. I. Lewis, Speaker.

 

 

Message No. 2

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has appointed a Publishing Committee consisting of Ms. Ciccarello, Mr. Goldsworthy, Mr. Koutsantonis, Ms. Thompson and Mr. Venning, with power to act during the recess and to confer or sit as a Joint Committee with any Publishing Committee of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 7 May 2002.                                                                          P. I. Lewis, Speaker.

 

Publishing
Committee.

 

Message No. 3

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly informs the Legislative Council that, pursuant to section 5 of the Parliament (Joint Services) Act 1985, it has appointed Mrs. Geraghty and Mr. Williams to act with the Hon. the Speaker as Members of the Joint Parliamentary Service Committee.  The House of Assembly has also appointed the Hon. R. B. Such as the alternate Member of the Committee to the Hon. the Speaker, Mr. Snelling alternate Member to Mrs. Geraghty and Mr. Venning alternate Member to Mr. Williams.

House of Assembly, 7 May 2002.                                                                         P. I. Lewis, Speaker.

 

Joint
Parliamentary
Service
Committee.

 

 

Message No. 4

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly informs the Legislative Council that the following Members have been appointed to the Environment, Resources and Development Committee, viz.: Ms. Breuer, the Hon. M. R. Buckby and Mr. McEwen.

House of Assembly, 7 May 2002.                                                                         P. I. Lewis, Speaker.

 

Environment,
Resources and
Development
Committee.

 

 

Message No. 5

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly informs the Legislative Council that the following Members have been appointed to the Legislative Review Committee, viz.: Mrs. Geraghty, Mr. Hanna and the Hon. D. C. Kotz.

House of Assembly, 7 May 2002.                                                                        P. I. Lewis, Speaker.

 

Legislative
Review
Committee.

 

 

Message No. 6

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly informs the Legislative Council that the following Members have been appointed to the Social Development Committee, viz.: Ms. Bedford, Mr. Scalzi and Mr. Snelling.

House of Assembly, 7 May 2002.                                                                         P. I. Lewis, Speaker.

 

Social
Development
Committee.

 

Message No. 7

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly informs the Legislative Council that the following Members have been appointed to the Statutory Officers Committee, viz.: the Hon. M. J. Atkinson, Dr. McFetridge and Mr Rau.

House of Assembly, 7 May 2002.                                                                         P. I. Lewis, Speaker.

 

Statutory
Officers
Committee.

 

Message No. 8

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly informs the Legislative Council that the following Members have been appointed to the Parliamentary Committee on Occupational Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation, viz.: Mr. Caica, Mr. Hanna and Mrs. Redmond.

House of Assembly, 7 May 2002.                                                                         P. I. Lewis, Speaker.

 

Parliamentary
Committee on
Occupational
Safety,
Rehabilitation and
Compensation.

 

 

The Hon. R. I. Lucas, pursuant to notice, moved - That this Council notes the mid-year Budget Review 2001-2002 presented by the former Government in February 2002 and the Budget Update 2001-2002 presented by the current Government in March 2002.

                 And the Hon. R. I. Lucas having obtained leave to conclude his remarks, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Mid-Year Budget
Review 2001-2002
and Budget Update
2001-2002 be noted - Motion re.

  9.

The Hon. A. J. Redford, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Parliamentary Committees Act 1991.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Hon. A. J. Redford then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Parliamentary
Committees
(Presiding Members)
Amendment Bill.

 

10.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. R. I. Lucas - That this Council notes the mid-year Budget Review 2001-2002 presented by the former Government in February 2002 and the Budget Update 2001-2002 presented by the current Government in March 2002 - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

Mid-Year Budget
Review 2001-2002
and Budget Update
2001-2002 be noted - Motion re.

 

 

                 The Hon. R. I. Lucas, by leave, tabled copies of two Memoranda addressed to the Treasurer from Mr. Jim Wright, Under Treasurer, dated 15 January 2002 and 16 January 2002, respectively.

 

Paper Tabled.

 

                 On motion of the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

 

11.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to give a Notice of Motion after the time for giving such Notices had expired.

                 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.

12.

The Hon. I. Gilfillan, pursuant to notice, moved -

        I.      That, in the opinion of this Council, a Joint Committee be appointed to inquire into and report on the impact of dairy deregulation on the industry in South Australia and in so doing, consider -

(a)     Was deregulation managed in a fair and equitable manner?

(b)     What has been the impact of deregulation on the industry in South Australia?

(c)     What is the future prognosis for the deregulated industry?

(d)     Other relevant matters.

       II.      That, in the event of a Joint Committee being appointed, the Legislative Council be represented thereon by three Members, of whom two shall form a quorum of Council Members necessary to be present at all sittings of the Committee.

     III.      That this Council permits the Joint Committee to authorise the disclosure or publication, as it thinks fit, of any evidence or documents presented to the Committee prior to such evidence being reported to the Council.

     IV.      That a Message be sent to the House of Assembly transmitting the foregoing Resolution and requesting its concurrence thereto.

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

 

Dairy Deregulation -
Motion for Joint Committee on.

13.

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Council requests the Statutory Authorities Review Committee to undertake an immediate inquiry into the efficiency and effectiveness of the Passenger Transport Board in performing its objects under the Passenger Transport Act 1994, and in relation to the integration of infrastructure and service delivery across the metropolitan area and in regional and rural areas of the State.

Passenger
Transport Board -
Statutory
Authorities Review
Committee to
inquire into -
Motion re.

 

                 The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw, by leave, tabled a copy of the Transport Policy of the Australian Labour Party, South Australian Branch titled “A Commitment to Transport”.

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

 

Paper Tabled.

14.

The Hon. N. Xenophon, pursuant to notice, moved -

        I.      That a Select Committee of the Legislative Council be appointed to inquire into and report on the feasibility of prohibiting Internet and Interactive Home Gambling and Gambling by any other means of Telecommunication in the State of South Australia and the likely enforcement regime to effect such a prohibition;

       II.      That the Committee consist of six Members and that the quorum of Members necessary to be present at all meetings of the Committee be fixed at four Members and that Standing Order No. 389 be so far suspended as to enable the Chairperson of the Committee to have a deliberative vote only;

     III.      That this Council permits the Select Committee to authorise the disclosure or publication, as it thinks fit, of any evidence or documents presented to the Committee prior to such evidence being reported to the Council; and

     IV.      That Standing Order No. 396 be suspended to enable strangers to be admitted when the Select Committee is examining witnesses unless the Committee otherwise resolves, but they shall be excluded when the Committee is deliberating.

                 On motion of the Minister for Fisheries, Food and Agriculture, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

Internet and
Interactive Home Gambling -
Motion for Select
Committee on.

15.

The Hon. N. Xenophon, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Gaming Machines Act 1992.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Hon. N. Xenophon then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Gaming Machines
(Limitation on
Exception to Freeze)
Amendment Bill.

 

16.

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw, by leave, tabled a copy of a document titled “PTB Achievements
2000-2001”.

 

Paper Tabled.

17.

At five minutes past six o’clock the sitting was suspended until the ringing of the bells.

                 At fifteen minutes to eight o’clock the sitting was resumed.

 

Suspension and
Resumption of
Sitting.

18.

Ordered - That Notices of Motion (Private Business) No. 7 to No. 10 and Notices of Motion (Government Business) No. 1 and No. 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1.

 

Postponement
of Business.

19.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, according to order, from the Committee appointed to prepare a Draft Address-in-Reply to the Opening Speech of Her Excellency the Governor, brought up the Draft Address, which was read by the Clerk as follows:

Address-in-Reply.

 

                 To Her Excellency Marjorie Jackson-Nelson, Companion of the Order of Australia, Commander of the Royal Victorian Order and Member of the Order of the British Empire, Governor in and over the State of South Australia in the Commonwealth of Australia:

        MAY IT PLEASE YOUR EXCELLENCY -

                          1.      We, the Members of the Legislative Council, thank Your Excellency for the Speech with which you have been pleased to open Parliament.

                          2.      We unite with Your Excellency in expressing our deep sorrow at the recent death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, and join with Your Excellency in conveying our sincere sympathy to Her Majesty the Queen and Members of the Royal Family.

                          3.      We assure Your Excellency that we will give our best attention to all matters placed before us.

                          4.      We earnestly join in Your Excellency’s prayer for the Divine blessing on the proceedings of the Session.

                 The Hon. G. E. Gago moved - That the Address-in-Reply, as read, be adopted.

                 The Hon. J. M. Gazzola having seconded the motion:

                 Debate ensued.

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

 

 

20.

The Hon. N. Xenophon, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Casino Act 1997 and the Gaming Machines Act 1992.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Hon. N. Xenophon then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Statutes Amendment
(Gaming Machine
Regulation -
Betting Rate) Bill.

 

21.

The Hon. N. Xenophon, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Casino Act 1997 and the Gaming Machines Act 1992.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Hon. N. Xenophon then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Statutes Amendment
(Gaming Machine Regulation -
Alcohol) Bill.

 

22.

Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Private Business) No. 9 be postponed and taken into consideration on Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

23.

The Hon. S. M. Kanck, pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for administration of medical procedures to assist the death of patients who are hopelessly ill and who have expressed a desire for the procedures subject to appropriate safeguards.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Hon. S. M. Kanck then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Dignity in
Dying  Bill.

 

24.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, pursuant to notice, moved - That unless otherwise ordered, for the duration of this Session -

       II.      The Council meets for the dispatch of business on Monday at 2.15 p.m.; and

     III.      Government Business shall on Mondays be entitled to take precedence on the Notice Paper of all other business.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

 

Monday
Sittings -
Motion re.

25.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Environment and Conservation (The Hon. J. D. Hill, M.P.) concerning the Investigative Team into the Beverley Uranium Spills.

 

Paper Tabled.

26.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, pursuant to notice, moved -

        That, during the present Session, the Council make available to any person who believes that he or she has been adversely referred to during proceedings of the Legislative Council the following procedure for seeking to have a response incorporated in to Hansard -

        I.      Any person who has been referred to in the Legislative Council by name, or in another way so as to be readily identified, may make a submission in writing to the President -

(a)     claiming that he or she has been adversely affected in reputation or in respect of dealings or associations with others, or injured in profession, occupation or trade or in the holding of an office, or in respect of any financial credit or other status or that his or her privacy has been unreasonably invaded; and

(b)     requesting that his or her response be incorporated in to Hansard.

       II.      The President shall consider the submission as soon as practicable.

     III.      The President shall reject any submission that is not made within a reasonable time.

     IV.      If the President has not rejected the submission under clause III, the President shall give notice of the submission to the Member who referred in the Council to the person who has made the submission.

       V.      In considering the submission, the President -

(a)     may confer with the person who made the submission;

(b)     may confer with any Member;

(c)     must confer with the Member who referred in the Council to the person who has made the submission;

but

(d)     may not take any evidence;

(e)     may not judge the truth of any statement made in the Council or the submission.

     VI.      If the President is of the opinion that -

(a)     the submission is trivial, frivolous, vexatious or offensive in character; or

(b)     the submission is not made in good faith; or

(c)     the submission has not been made within a reasonable time; or

(d)     the submission misrepresents the statements made by the Member; or

(e)     there is some other good reason not to grant the request to incorporate a response in to Hansard,

                 the President shall refuse the request and inform the person who made it of the President’s decision.

    VII.      The President shall not be obliged to inform the Council or any person of the reasons for any decision made pursuant to this resolution.  The President’s decision shall be final and no debate, reflection or vote shall be permitted in relation to the President’s decision.

   VIII.      Unless the President refuses the request on one or more of the grounds set out in paragraph V of this resolution, the President shall report to the Council that in the President’s opinion the response in terms agreed between him and the person making the request should be incorporated in to Hansard and the response shall thereupon be incorporated in to Hansard.

     IX.      A response -

(a)     must be succinct and strictly relevant to the question in issue;

(b)     must not contain anything offensive in character;

(c)     must not contain any matter the publication of which would have the effect of -

            (i)      unreasonably adversely affecting or injuring a person, or unreasonably invading a person’s privacy in the manner referred to in paragraph I of this resolution, or

 

Citizens Right
of Reply -
Motion re.

 

           (ii)      unreasonably aggravating any adverse effect, injury or invasion of privacy suffered by any person, or

          (iii)      unreasonably aggravating any situation or circumstance,

 (d)    must not contain any matter the publication of which might prejudice -

            (i)      the investigation of any alleged criminal offence,

           (ii)      the fair trial of any current or pending criminal proceedings, or

          (iii)      any civil proceedings in any court or tribunal.

      X.      In this resolution -

(a)     “person” includes a corporation of any type and an unincorporated association;

(b)     “Member” includes a former Member of the Legislative Council.

                 Debate ensued.

                 Question put and passed.

 

 

27.

Council adjourned at twenty five minutes past nine 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. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

 

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. 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. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

 

 

 


 

NOTICES  AND  ORDERS  OF  THE  DAY

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THURSDAY  9  MAY  2002

 

 

 

Order  of  the  Day:  Government  Business -

 

1.

Address in Reply:  adjourned debate on the question - That the Address in Reply, as read, be adopted - (May 8) - (The Hon. D. W. Ridgway).

 

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WEDNESDAY  15  MAY  2002

 

 

 

Notice  of  Motion:  Private  Business -

 

1.

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw to move - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Motor Vehicles Act 1959 and the Road Traffic Act 1961.

 

 

Orders  of  the  Day:  Private  Business -

 

1.

Adjourned debate on motion of the Hon. R. I. Lucas - That this Council notes the Mid Year Budget Review 2001-2002 presented by the former Government in February 2002 and the Budget Update 2001-2002 presented by the current Government in March 2002 - (May 8) - (The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries).

 

2.

Parliamentary Committees (Presiding Members) Amendment Bill (No. 1):  adjourned debate on second reading - (May 8) - (The Hon. C. Zollo)1.

 

3.

Adjourned debate on motion of the Hon. I. Gilfillan -

 

I.

That, in the opinion of this Council, a Joint Committee be appointed to inquire into and report on the impact of dairy deregulation on the industry in South Australia and in so doing, consider -

 

 

(a)

Was deregulation managed in a fair and equitable manner?

 

 

(b)

What has been the impact of deregulation on the industry in South Australia?

 

 

(c)

What is the future prognosis for the deregulated industry?

 

 

(d)

Other relevant matters.

 

II.

That, in the event of a Joint Committee being appointed, the Legislative Council be represented thereon by three Members, of whom two shall form a quorum of Council Members necessary to be present at all sittings of the Committee.

 

III.

That this Council permits the Joint Committee to authorise the disclosure or publication, as it thinks fit, of any evidence or documents presented to the Committee prior to such evidence being reported to the Council.

 

IV.

That a Message be sent to the House of Assembly transmitting the foregoing Resolution and requesting its concurrence thereto - (May 8) - (The Hon. C. Zollo).

 

4.

Adjourned debate on motion of the Hon. D. V. Laidlaw - That the Council requests the Statutory Authorities Review Committee to undertake an immediate inquiry into the efficiency and effectiveness of the Passenger Transport Board in performing its objects under the Passenger Transport Act 1994, and in relation to the integration of infrastructure and service delivery across the metropolitan area and in regional and rural areas of the State - (May 8) - (The Hon. C. Zollo).

 

5.

Adjourned debate on motion of the Hon. N. Xenophon -

 

I.

That a Select Committee of the Legislative Council be appointed to inquire into and report on the feasibility of prohibiting Internet and Interactive Home Gambling and Gambling by any other means of Telecommunication in the State of South Australia and the likely enforcement regime to effect such a prohibition;

 

 

II.

That the Committee consist of six Members and that the quorum of Members necessary to be present at all meetings of the Committee be fixed at four Members and that Standing Order No. 389 be so far suspended as to enable the Chairperson of the Committee to have a deliberative vote only;

 

 

III.

That this Council permits the Select Committee to authorise the disclosure or publication, as it thinks fit, of any evidence or documents presented to the Committee prior to such evidence being reported to the Council; and

 

 

IV.

That Standing Order No. 396 be suspended to enable strangers to be admitted when the Select Committee is examining witnesses unless the Committee otherwise resolves, but they shall be excluded when the Committee is deliberating - (May 8) - (The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries).

 

 

6.

Gaming Machines (Limitation on Exception to Freeze) Amendment Bill (No. 2):  adjourned debate on second reading - (May 8) - (The Hon. C. Zollo)2.

 

7.

Statutes Amendment (Gaming Machine Regulation - Betting Rate) Bill (No. 3):  adjourned debate on second reading - (May 8) - (The Hon. C. Zollo)2.

 

8.

Statutes Amendment (Gaming Machine Regulation - Alcohol) Bill (No. 4):  adjourned debate on second reading - (May 8) -(The Hon. C. Zollo)2.

 

9.

The Hon. S. M. Kanck to move - That the Regulations under the Liquor Licensing Act concerning City of Adelaide, Dry Zone, made on 11 October 2001 and laid on the Table of this Council on 23 October 2001, be disallowed.

 

10.

Dignity in Dying  Bill (No. 5):  adjourned debate on second reading - (May 8) - (The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins)3.

 

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TUESDAY  18  JUNE  2002

 

 

 

Notice  of  Motion:  Government  Business -

 

1.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation to move - That this Council requests Her Excellency the Governor to make a proclamation under section 43(4) of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 to vary the proclamation made on 15 April 1982 constituting the Gammon Ranges National Park to remove all rights of entry, prospecting, exploration, or mining pursuant to a mining Act (within the meaning of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972) in respect of the land constituting the National Park.

 

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WEDNESDAY  19  JUNE  2002

 

 

 

Notices  of  Motion:  Private  Business -

 

1.

The Hon. A. J. Redford to move - That this Council requests Her Excellency the Governor to make a proclamation under section 43(4) of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 to vary the proclamation made under Part 3 of that Act on 14 August 1997 so as to remove the ability to acquire or exercise pursuant to that proclamation, pipeline rights under the Petroleum Act 1940 (or its successor) over the portion of the Flinders Chase National Park described as Section 53, Hundred of Borda, County of Carnarvon.

 

2.

The Hon. A. J. Redford to move - That this Council requests Her Excellency the Governor to make a proclamation under section 43(4) of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 to vary the proclamation made on 15 April 1982 constituting the Gammon Ranges National Park to remove all rights of entry, prospecting, exploration, or mining pursuant to a mining Act (within the meaning of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972) in respect of the land constituting the National Park.

 

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Contingent  Notice  of  Motion -

 

1.

Contingently, on the second reading of any Bill being moved, or on any Bill being reported, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries to move - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the Bill to pass through the remaining stages without delay.

 

 

 

J. M. DAVIS,
Clerk of the Legislative Council.

 

 

 

Member in charge of Bill -

1Hon. A. J. Redford
2Hon. N. Xenophon
3Hon. S. M. Kanck