SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 3

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  10  OCTOBER  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.

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

       By the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw) on behalf of the Treasurer (The Hon. R. I. Lucas) -

                 Department for Water Resources - Report, 1999-2000.

                 Regulation under the following Act -

                          Ground Water (Qualco-Sunlands) Control Act 2000- Principal.

       By the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw) on behalf of the Attorney-General (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) -

                 Animal and Plant Control Commission South Australia - Report 1999.

                 Citrus Board of South Australia - Report for year ended 30 April 2000.

                 Primary Industries and Resources South Australia - Report, 1999-2000.

        By the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning -

                 Response to the Environment Resources and Development Committee - Thirty-Ninth Report - Environment Protection in South.

                 Racing Act Rules 1976 - Gaming Supervisory Authority - Principal.

 

Papers.

   3.

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer brought up the Report of the Social Development Committee on Rural Health.

                 Ordered - That the Report be printed.  (Paper No. 183)

 

Social
Development Committee -
Report on
Rural Health.

 

   4.

The Hon. A. J. Redford brought up the First Report, 2000-2001 of the Legislative Review Committee, which was read by the Clerk as follows:-

                 The Regulations listed hereunder are at present being considered by the Legislative Review Committee.  Evidence is being taken on these matters and it is necessary for a Notice of Motion for Disallowance to be given in both Houses before the expiration of 14 sitting days to allow the Committee time to complete its deliberations.

                 Honourable Members are warned that after further consideration has been given to the Regulations, the Committee may decide to take no further action.

                 Regulations referred to:

                          Water Resources Act 1997 - Fees.

                          Passenger Transport Act 1994 - Safety, Security and Fare Compliance.

                          Fisheries Act 1982 - River Murray - Taking Native Fish.

                          South Australian Health Commission Act 1976 - Flat Fee for Service.

 

Legislative
Review

Committee -
First Report,
2000-2001.

 

   5.

The Hon. A. J. Redford brought up the Second Report, 2000-2001 of the Legislative Review Committee.

 

Legislative
Review
Committee -
Second Report,
2000-2001.

 

   6.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Environment and Heritage (The Hon. I. F. Evans, M.P.) concerning Container Deposit Legislation.

 

Paper Tabled.

 

   7.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Local Government (The Hon. D. C. Kotz, M.P.) concerning the Report of the May 2000 Council Elections.

 

Paper Tabled.

 

   8.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Retail and Commercial Leases Act 1995.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

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

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

 

Retail and
Commercial
Leases (GST)
Amendment Bill.

 

   9.

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. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Address-in -Reply.

10.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 and No. 3 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Associations Incorporation (Oppressive or Unreasonable Acts) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. Zollo, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Associations
Incorporation
(Oppressive or
Unreasonable Acts)
Amendment Bill.

 

12.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Electronic Transactions Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Electronic
Transactions
Bill.

13.

Ordered - That Orders of the (Government Business) No. 6 to No. 9 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

14.

Ordered - That Order of the (Government Business) No. 10 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

15.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the South Australian Country Arts Trust (Appointment to Trust and Boards) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

South Australian
Country Arts Trust
(Appointment to
Trust and Boards)
Amendment Bill.

 

16.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 12 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

17.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Harbors and
Navigation
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

18.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 14 to No. 16 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

19.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, according to order, moved - That the Prostitution (Regulation) Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. G. Roberts, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Prostitution (Regulation) Bill.

20.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, according to order, moved - That the Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition No. 2) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. G. Roberts, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

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

 

21.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 and No. 10, adjourned on motion, be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

22.

Council adjourned at twenty-two minutes to five 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. 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. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo