[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 37

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  11  AUGUST  1998

 

 

 

   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 Attorney-General (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) reported as follows: - The Managers have been to the Conference on the Valuation of Land (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill which was managed on behalf of the House of Assembly by the Minister for Administrative Services (The Hon.
W. A. Matthew, M.P.), Ms. Breuer, Ms. Maywald and Messrs. Atkinson and Brokenshire and they there received from the Managers on behalf of the House of Assembly the Bill and the following Resolution adopted by that House:-

                 That the disagreement to the amendments of the Legislative Council be insisted on.

                 And thereupon the Managers for the two Houses conferred together, and it was agreed that they should recommend to their respective Houses that:

Valuation

of Land (Miscellaneous) Amendment

Bill.

 

As to Amendment No. 1 -

           That the Legislative Council do not further insist on amendment but makes the following alternative, additional and consequential amendment in lieu thereof -

                                       Clause 3, page 1, after line 23 - Insert paragraph as follows:

 (c)   by striking out from subsection (4) “Institute of Valuers Incorporated” and substituting “Property Institute Incorporated or a body prescribed by regulation and has practised as a land valuer (whether in the service of the Government or privately) for a period (whether continuous or in aggregate) of at least five years”.

                                       New clause, page 1, before line 24 - Insert new clause as follows:

Insertion of s.6A

         3A. The following section is inserted after section 6 of the principal Act:

Independence of Valuer-General

         6A. The Valuer-General will, in valuing any land or performing any statutory function as Valuer-General, exercise an independent judgement and not be subject to direction from any person.

Consequential Amendment -

                  Schedule, page 6, line 17 - Leave out the item:

Section 6(4)          Insert “and Land Economists” after “Australian Institute of Valuers”.

                                       Schedule, page 9, line 4 - Leave out ‘Insert “and Land Economists” after “Australian Institute of Valuers”’ and insert ‘Strike out “Institute of Valuers (S.A. Division)” and substitute “Property Institute”’.

           And that the House of Assembly agree thereto.

 

 

As to Amendment No. 2 -

          That the Legislative Council do not further insist on its amendment but makes the following amendments in lieu thereof:-

                                       Clause 5, page 2, line 4 - Leave out “not exceeding” and insert “of”.

                                       Clause 5, page 2, line 6 - Leave out “not exceeding” and insert “of”.

           And that the House of Assembly agree thereto.

As to Amendment No. 3 -

          That the Legislative Council do not further insist on its amendment.

As to Amendment No. 4 -

        That the Legislative Council do not further insist on its amendment.

                 Ordered - That consideration of the Report of the Conference be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

 

   3.

The Attorney-General, by leave, without notice, moved - That the sitting of the Council be not suspended during the continuation of the Conference on the Police Bill.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Police Bill.

   4.

The Attorney-General tabled a copy of a Report by Mrs. I. E. Stevens on a Review of Operations under the Police (Complaints and Disciplinary Proceedings) Act 1985 (SA), dated July 1998.

 

Paper

Tabled.

   5.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 8 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 9.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   6.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Electricity Corporations (Restructuring and Disposal) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Electricity Corporations (Restructuring

and Disposal)

Bill.

 

   7.

The Attorney-General, according to order, moved - That the Wheat Marketing (Grain Deductions) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. P. Holloway, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Wheat Marketing (Grain Deductions) Amendment Bill.

 

   8.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   9.

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

 

Postponement

of Business.

10.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 And the Hon. R. R. Roberts having obtained leave to conclude his remarks, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Statutes

Amendment

(Fine

Enforcement)

Bill.

 

11.

At four minutes past six o’clock the sitting was suspended until the ringing of the bells.

                 At fifteen minutes to eight o’clock the sitting was resumed.

 

Suspension and

Resumption of

Sitting.

 

12.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Fine Enforcement) Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Statutes

Amendment

(Fine

Enforcement)

Bill.

 

13.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. L. H. Davis, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Electoral

(Abolition of Compulsory Voting)

Amendment Bill.

 

14.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Motor Accidents) 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.

 

Statutes

Amendment

(Motor Accidents)

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.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Police (Complaints and Disciplinary Proceedings) (Miscellaneous) 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.

 

Police (Complaints and Disciplinary Proceedings) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

17.

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

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Emergency

Services

Funding Bill.

 

18.

Ordered - That the remaining Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 10 to No. 17 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

19.

Ordered - That the consideration of the Report of the Conference on the Valuation of Land (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill, adjourned on motion, be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

Valuation

of Land (Miscellaneous) Amendment

Bill.

 

20.

Council adjourned at sixteen minutes to ten 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. J.S.L. Dawkins

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. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. G. Weatherill

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo