SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 44

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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MONDAY  11  APRIL  2005

 

 

 

   1.

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

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

 

   2.

Answer to Question on Notice No. 258 of last Session received this day was tabled by the President who directed that it be distributed and printed in Hansard.

 

Answer to
Question on
Notice.

 

    3.

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

        By the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (The Hon. T. G. Roberts) -

                 Upper South East Dryland Salinity and Flood Management Act 2002 - Quarterly Report, 1 October 2004 - 31 December 2004.

 

Paper.

 

   4.

The Minister for Industry and Trade tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier, (The Hon. M. D. Rann, M.P.) concerning the Events Scheduled for March 2006.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   5.

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.

 

   6.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Superannuation Funds Management Corporation of South Australia (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

Superannuation
Funds Management
Corporation of
South Australia
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

                 The Minister for Industry and Trade, by leave, tabled a copy of a list of entities audited by the Auditor-General.

                 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.

 

Document
Tabled.

 

   7.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   8.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 5 to No. 11 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 12.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   9.

 

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the National Electricity (South Australia) (New Electricity Law) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                                   Clause No. 10 further considered and agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 11 agreed to.

                                   Clauses No. 12 read.

                          To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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                 The President resumed the Chair and reported progress and obtained for the Committee leave to sit again on next day of sitting.

 

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

 

10.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 5 to No. 11 and No. 13 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 14.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Motor Vehicles (Licences and Learner’s Permits) 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.

 

Motor Vehicles
(Licences and
Learner’s Permits)
Amendment Bill.

 

12.

 

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Acts Interpretation (Gender Balance) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                                   Clauses No. 1 to No. 4 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 Emergency 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.

 

Acts Interpretation
(Gender Balance)
Amendment Bill.

 

13.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 6 and No. 7 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

14.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Parliamentary Committees (Public Works) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Parliamentary
Committees
(Public Works)
Amendment Bill.

 

15.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 9 to No. 11, No. 13, No. 15 and No. 16 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

16.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Oaths (Abolition of Proclaimed Managers) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. M. Gazzola, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Oaths (Abolition
of Proclaimed
Managers)
Amendment Bill.

 

17.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 18 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

18.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Acts Interpretation (Miscellaneous) 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.

 

Acts Interpretation
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

19.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 20 and No. 21 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 Primary Produce (Food Safety Schemes) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

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

 

Primary Produce
(Food Safety
Schemes)
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

21.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 23 and No. 24 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

22.

The following Message from the House of Assembly was received and read -

Message No. 52

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the amendments made by the Legislative Council in the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary Bill without amendment.

House of Assembly, 7 April 2005.                                                                                R. B. SUCH, Speaker.

 

Message from
House of Assembly:
Adelaide Dolphin
Sanctuary Bill.

 

 

23.

Council adjourned at twenty-four 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. 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