[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 25

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY 11 FEBRUARY 1997

 

 

 

   1.

Council met pursuant to adjournment.  The President (The Hon. H.P.K. Dunn) took the Chair.

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of

Council.

   2.

Answers to Questions on Notice Nos. 1, 9, 17, 48, 49, 65, 70, 83, 100, 105, 116, 132, 133 and 135 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 Minister for Education and Children’s Services (The Hon. R. I. Lucas) -

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Native Vegetation Act 1991 - Exemptions.

                          Racing Act 1976 - Hindmarsh Stadium.

                          Technical and Further Education Act 1975 - College Councils.

                 City of Elizabeth - Elizabeth Regional Centre Plan Amendment - Report on Interim Operation.

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

                 Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia - Report, 1994-95.

                 Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia - Report, 1995-96.

                 Regulation under the following Act -

                          Local Government Act 1934 - Voting Papers.

                 Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 - Tribunal Rules - Timing for Reconsideration of a Disputed Decision.

 

Papers.

   4.

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services tabled a copy of a letter from W. F. Taylor, Hume Taylor & Co., to the Minister for Finance (The Hon. D. S. Baker, M.P.), dated 10 February 1997, together with a letter to the Premier (The Hon. J. W. Olsen, M.P.) from Richard Yeeles, dated 10 February 1997.

 

Paper Tabled.

   5.

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services tabled a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. J. W. Olsen, M.P.) concerning Floods in the Far North of South Australia.

 

Paper Tabled.

   6.

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services tabled a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (The Hon. D. C. Kotz, M.P.) concerning TAFE Degree Courses.

 

Paper Tabled.

   7.

The Attorney-General, while making a Ministerial Statement, tabled a copy of the Report of the Electoral Commissioner on Parliamentary Elections, 11 December 1993.

 

Paper Tabled.

   8.

The Hon. M. J. Elliott tabled six documents relating to the purchase of an area of land near Greenways by Primary Industries South Australia.

 

Paper Tabled.

   9.

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Question Time to be extended until twenty minutes past three o’clock.

                 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.

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Question Time to be extended to enable him to have answers to Questions asked by various Members incorporated into Hansard  without him reading them.

                 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.

11.

Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Government Business) No. 1 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

12.

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.

13.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

                 Ordered - That the Committee stages be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Subordinate Legislation (Commencement

of Regulations)

Amendment

Bill.

14.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

                 Ordered - That the Committee stages be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Land

Acquisition

(Right of

Review)

Amendment

Bill.

15.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 5 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

16.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day Government Business No. 6 to No. 10 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 11.

 

Postponement

of Business.

17.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Transport - That the Report of the Select Committee on a Proposed Sale of Land at Carrick Hill be noted:

                 Debate ensued.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Report of the

Select Committee

on a Proposed

Sale of Land

at Carrick  Hill.

18.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Subordinate Legislation (Commencement of Regulations) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 and No. 2 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 3 read.

                 The Hon. M. J. Elliott moved on page 1, lines 15 to 20, to leave out the clause.

                 Question - That the clause stand as printed - put.

           Committee divided:

Subordinate

Legislation

(Commencement

of Regulations)

Amendment

Bill.

 

Ayes, 9

The Hon. J. C. Irwin

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. B.S.L. Pfitzner

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. K. T. Griffin (Teller)

Noes, 10.

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. T. Crothers

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. J.A.W. Levy

The Hon. P. Nocella

The Hon. C. A. Pickles

The Hon. R. R. Roberts

The Hon. G. Weatherill

The Hon. M. J. Elliott (Teller)

 

 

        So it passed in the negative.

                          Clause No. 3 struck out.

                          Clause No. 4 amended and 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 amendments; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

                 The Attorney-General, 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.

 

 

19.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 6 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

20.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 7 to No. 10, No. 12 and No. 13 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

21.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 14 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 15.

 

Postponement

of Business.

22.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Gas (Appliances) 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. 5 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 Education and Children’s Services, 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.

 

Gas (Appliances) Amendment Bill.

23.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. B.S.L. Pfitzner, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Bulk Handling

of Grain

(Directors) Amendment

Bill.

24.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Development (Private Certification) 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. 12 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 Education and Children’s Services, 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.

 

Development

(Private Certification) Amendment

Bill.

25.

Ordered - That the remaining Orders of the Day be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

 

26.

Council adjourned at five 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. K. T. Griffin

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. J. C. Irwin

 

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.A.W. Levy

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. P. Nocella

The Hon. B.S.L. Pfitzner

 

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