SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 16

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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MONDAY  10  NOVEMBER  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. 2 and 4 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 President -

                 Reports, 2002-2003 -

                          Administration on the Joint Parliamentary Service.

                          Corporation of the City of Charles Sturt.

                          Employee Ombudsman.

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

                 Reports, 2002-2003 -

                          Capital City Committee.

                          Office for the Commissioner for Public Employment - SA Public Sector Workforce Information.

                 Chief Magistrate and Deputy Chief Magistrate Salary Review - Determination and Report of the Remuneration Tribunal.

                 Social Development Committee - Poverty Inquiry Report - South Australian Government Response.

 

Papers.

 

   4.

The Hon. R. K. Sneath brought up the Report of the Statutory Authorities Review Committee on its inquiry into the South Australian Housing Trust.

                 Ordered - That the Report be printed.  (Paper No. 187)

 

Statutory Authorities
Review Committee -
Report on Inquiry
into South Australian
Housing Trust.

 

   5.

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 the Banning of Terrorist Organisations, Hamas and Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT).

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   6.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (The Hon. T. G. Roberts) tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Social Justice (The Hon. S. W. Key, M.P.) concerning Disabled Care.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   7.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to move a Motion without Notice regarding the appointment of a Member to the Environment, Resources and Development Committee.

                 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.

 

     

                 The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation moved - That pursuant to section 21(3) of the Parliamentary Committees Act 1991, the Hon. G. E. Gago be appointed to the Environment, Resources and Development Committee in place of the Hon. J. M. Gazzola, resigned.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Environment,
Resources and
Development
Committee -
Appointment of
Member.

 

   8.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Deputy Premier (The Hon. K. O. Foley, M.P.) concerning Police Numbers.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   9.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Question Time to be extended to enable the Hon. D. W. Ridgway to complete his question to the Minister and for the Minister to complete his reply.

                 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.

 

10.

Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Government Business) No. 1 be an Order of the Day for Monday, 1 December 2003.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

11.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 and No. 2 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

12.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 4.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

13.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Southern State Superannuation (Visiting Medical Officers) 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 to No. 8 agreed to.

                          Schedule 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 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.

 

Southern State
Superannuation
(Visiting Medical
Officers)
Amendment Bill.

 

14.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 and No. 5 to No. 13 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 14.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

15.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Division of Superannuation Interests under Family Law Act) 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 to No. 33 agreed to.

                          Schedule 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 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.

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Division of
Superannuation
Interests under
Family Law Act)
Bill.

 

16.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 and No. 5 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 6.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

17.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Authorised Betting Operations (Licence and Permit Conditions) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. G. E. Gago, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Authorised Betting
Operations
(Licence and
Permit Conditions)
Amendment Bill.

 

18.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

                 Ordered - That the Bill’s consideration in Committee be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Expiation of
Offences) Bill.

 

19.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 5, No. 7 and No. 8 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

20.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. K. Sneath, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Passenger Transport
(Dissolution of the
Passenger Transport
Board) Amendment
Bill.

 

21.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 10 to No. 12 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 13.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

22.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Summary Offences (Vehicle Immobilisation Devices) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Summary Offences
(Vehicle
Immobilisation
Devices)
Amendment Bill.

 

23.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. K. Sneath, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Lottery and Gaming
(Lottery Inspectors)
Amendment Bill.

 

24.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 11 and No. 12 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 15.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

25.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the National Electricity (South Australia) (New Penalty) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. K. Sneath, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

National Electricity
(South Australia)
(New Penalty)
Amendment Bill.

 

26.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Investigation and Regulation of Gambling Licensees) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. K. Sneath, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Investigation and
Regulation of
Gambling Licensees)
Bill.

 

27.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

28.

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

Message No. 25

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Education Act 1972, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 10 November 2003.                                            I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 Ordered - That the second reading being an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Messages from
House of Assembly:
Parliamentary
Education
(Materials and
Services Charges)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

 

Message No. 26

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the amendments made by the Legislative Council in the University of Adelaide (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill without amendment.

House of Assembly, 10 November 2003.                                            I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

 

University of
Adelaide
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

29.

Council adjourned at two minutes to 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. G. E. Gago

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. C. Zollo

The Hon. N. Xenophon