SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 8

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  11  MAY  2006

 

 

 

   1.

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

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

    2.

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

        By the Minister for Emergency Services (The Hon. C. Zollo) -

                 Intellectual Disability Service Council - Report, 2003-2004.

                 Intellectual Disability Service Council - Report, 2004-2005.

        By the Minister for Correctional Services (The Hon. C. Zollo) -

                 Report on the Death in Custody of Damien John Cook prepared by the Department for Correctional Services, April 2006.

 

Papers.

   3.

The Minister for Police (Hon. P. Holloway) tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. M. D. Rann, M.P.) concerning the Gladstone Appeal.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

   4.

The Minister for Environment and Conservation (The Hon. G. E. Gago) tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Health (The Hon. J. Hill, M.P.) concerning Modbury Hospital.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

    5.

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

Message No. 11

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the financial year ending on 30 June 2007, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 10 May 2006.                                                            J. J. SNELLING, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Minister for Police then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. I. Lucas, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Messages from House of Assembly:
Supply Bill.

 

 

Message No. 12

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 11 May 2006.                                                            J. J. SNELLING, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Minister for Police then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. I. Lucas, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Criminal Law
Consolidation
(Throwing Objects
at Moving Vehicles)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

Message No. 13

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science Act 1982, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 11 May 2006.                                                            J. J. SNELLING, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Minister for Environment and Conservation then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. I. Lucas, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Institute of
Medical and
Veterinary Science
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

   6.

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.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Address in Reply.

  7.

The President announced that Her Excellency The Governor would be pleased to receive Honourable Members of the Council at four o’clock p.m. for the purpose of presenting the Address-in-Reply.

                 At thirteen minutes to four o’clock the sitting was suspended and the President and Council then proceeded to Government House to present the Address-in-Reply to Her Excellency The Governor.

                 And being returned:

                 The President resumed the Chair and reported that, accompanied by Honourable Members, he had been at Government House and had there presented to Her Excellency the Governor the Address-in-Reply as adopted by the Council on this day, and that Her Excellency had been pleased to reply as follows:

        THE HONOURABLE THE PRESIDENT AND HONOURABLE MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

                 I thank you for the Address-in-Reply to the Speech with which I opened the First Session of the Fifty-First Parliament.

                 I am confident that you will give your best attention to all matters placed before you.

                 I pray for God’s Blessing upon your deliberations.

Government House, Adelaide.                                       MARJORIE JACKSON-NELSON, Governor.

11 May 2006.

 

Address in Reply:
Presentation.

   8.

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.

   9.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the River Torrens Linear Park Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. D. W. Ridgway, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

River Torrens
Linear Park Bill.

10.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Criminal Law Consolidation (Dangerous Driving) 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.

 

Criminal Law
Consolidation
(Dangerous Driving)
Amendment Bill.

11.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until Tuesday, 30 May 2006, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

12.

Council adjourned at ten minutes past five o’clock until Tuesday, 30 May 2006, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Adjournment.

 

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Members present during any part of the sitting:

 

 

 

The Hon. A. M. Bressington

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. B. V. Finnigan

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. P. Holloway

 

The Hon. D.G.E. Hood

The Hon. I. K. Hunter

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. M. C. Parnell

 

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. S. G. Wade

The Hon. R. P. Wortley

The Hon. N. Xenophon