[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 29

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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WEDNESDAY  8  JULY  1998

 

 

 

   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 Hon. A. J. Redford brought up the Thirteenth Report, 1997-98 of the Legislative Review Committee.

 

Legislative

Review

Committee -

Thirteenth

Report, 1997-98.

 

   3.

The Hon. C. A. Pickles, by leave, tabled a copy of a report from Debbie DePalma, Legal Officer to Christine Charles, Chief Executive, Department of Human Services, together with an Internal Memorandum to Ms. Charles from David Lim, Solicitor, Legal Services Branch, both concerning DDB Needham Adelaide Pty. Ltd.

 

Paper Tabled.

   4.

In accordance with Sessional Standing Order, the President called on Members to make Statements on Matters of Interest.

 

Statements

on Matters

of Interest.

 

   5.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw), by leave and at the request of the Hon. C. V. Schaefer, pursuant to notice, moved - That two weeks’ leave of absence commencing on 21 July 1998 be granted to the Hon. A. j. Redford on account of absence on Commonwealth Parliamentary Association business.

                 Debate ensued.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Leave of Absence -(The Hon.

A. J. Redford).

   6.

The Hon. R. R. Roberts, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Hon. R. R. Roberts then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. G. Roberts, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 22 July 1998.

 

Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Mental

Incapacity)

Amendment Bill.

   7.

The Hon. R. R. Roberts, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Rules under the Racing Act 1976 concerning Stablehands, made on 9 April 1998 and laid on the Table of this Council on 26 May 1998, be disallowed.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. G. Roberts, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 22 July 1998.

 

Racing

Act - Rules -

Stablehands -

Motion for disallowance of.

 

   8.

Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Private Business) No. 3 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday,
22 July 1998.

 

Postponement

of Business.

 

   9.

The Hon. M. J. Elliott, pursuant to notice, moved - That this Council -

         I.      Opposes the Federal Government’s signing of the Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI) until this Parliament and the People of South Australia are fully cognizant of the implications the MAI will have on policies under State jurisdiction; and

        II.      Urges the State Government not to support the MAI if it is found that the governance of
this State is severely impaired.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. G. Roberts, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 22 July 1998.

 

Multilateral Agreement on Investment -

Motion re.

10.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 1 to No. 14 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday, 22 July 1998.

 

Postponement

of Business.

 

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Retail and Commercial Leases (Term of Lease and Renewal) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. N. Xenophon, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 22 July 1998.

 

Retail and

Commercial

Leases

(Term of Lease

and Renewal)

Amendment Bill.

 

12.

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

 

Postponement

of Business.

 

13.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 17 to No. 19 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday, 22 July 1998.

 

Postponement

of Business.

 

14.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 20 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

15.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 21 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday, 22 July 1998.

 

Postponement

of Business.

16.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 22 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

17.

The Hon. C. A. Pickles, according to order, moved - That the Criminal Law (Sentencing) (Victim Impact Statements) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. V. Schaefer, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 22 July 1998.

 

Criminal Law (Sentencing)

(Victim Impact Statements) Amendment Bill.

 

18.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins - That the Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee on Aquaculture be noted - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 22 July 1998.

 

Environment, Resources and Development Committee -

Report on Aquaculture

to be noted -

Motion re.

 

19.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 16, adjourned on motion, be an Order of the Day for Wednesday, 22 July 1998.

 

Postponement

of Business.

 

20.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 20, adjourned on motion, be an Order of the Day for Wednesday, 22 July 1998.

 

Postponement

of Business.

 

21.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 4 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

 

22.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 5 to No. 8 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 9.

 

Postponement

of Business.

 

23.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of Message No. 75 from the House of Assembly relating to the Technical and Further Education (Industrial Jurisdiction) Agreement Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Resolved - That the consequential amendment be agreed to.

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                 The President resumed the Chair and reported accordingly; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

 

Technical and Further Education (Industrial Jurisdiction) Agreement Bill.

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

Message No. 76

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 7 July 1998.                                                                         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.

 

Messages from

House of

Assembly:

Stamp Duties (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

 

Message No. 77

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Gaming Machines Act 1992, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 7 July 1998.                                                                         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.

 

Gaming

Machines

(Gaming Tax) Amendment

Bill.

25.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Motor Vehicles (Cheque and Debit or Credit Card Payments) Amendment 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

 

                          Clauses No. 1 and No. 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 without 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.

 

Motor Vehicles (Cheque and

Debit or Credit

Card Payments) Amendment

Bill.

26.

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

 

Postponement

of Business.

27.

Council adjourned at three 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. T. Crothers

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. A. J. Redford

 

The Hon. R. R. Roberts

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. G. Weatherill

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo