SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 36

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  12  MAY  2009

 

 

 

 

   1.

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

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

    2.

A Messenger from the Governor having been announced by Black Rod, the following Message was received and read:

Message No. 10.

                 The Governor informs the Legislative Council that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the following Act has been assented to during the present Session, viz.:

                 No. 17 of 2009 - An Act to amend the Authorised Betting Operations Act 2000.

Government House, Adelaide, 12 May 2009.                                                 KEVIN SCARCE, Governor.

 

Message from
Governor:
Assent to Bills.

   3.

Answers to Questions on Notice No. 149 of last Session and Nos. 152, 159 and 204 of this Session, received this day, were tabled by the President who directed that they be distributed and printed in Hansard.

 

Answers to
Questions on
Notice.

    4.

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

        By the Minister for Mineral Resources Development (The Hon. P. Holloway) -

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Aquaculture Act 2001 - Fees - Oysters.

                          Emergency Management Act 2004 - General.

                          Fair Work Act 1994 -

                                   General.

                                   Representation.

                          Mutual Recognition (South Australia) Act 1993 - Temporary Exemptions.

                          Primary Industry Funding Schemes Act 1998 -

                                   Cattle Industry Fund.

                                   Sheep Industry Fund.

                          Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition (South Australia) Act 1999 - Temporary Exemptions.

        By the Minister for Urban Development and Planning (The Hon. P. Holloway) -

                 District Council Franklin Harbour - Franklin Harbour (DC) Development Plan - General and Coastal - Development Plan Amendment Report.

                 Regulations under the following Act -

                          Development Act 1993 - Mawson Lakes .

        By the Minister for State/Local Government Relations (The Hon. G. E. Gago) -

                 Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology - Report, 2008.

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Motor Vehicles Act 1959 - Number Plate Exceptions.

                          Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act 2003 - Reproduction.

                          Public and Environmental Health Act 1987 - Notifiable Diseases.

                          Road Traffic Act 1961 - Photographic Detection Devices.

                 Corporation By-laws - Holdfast Bay -

                          No. 50 - Cats.

                 District Council By-laws - Wudinna -

                          No. 2 - Moveable Signs.

        By the Minister for Consumer Affairs (The Hon. G. E. Gago) -

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Act 1994 - Sale of Land.

                          Liquor Licensing Act 1997 - Dry Areas - Long Term - Wattle Park.

 

Papers.

    5.

The Minister for Mineral Resources Development, by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. M. D. Rann, M.P.) concerning the Defence White Paper and Jobs Growth.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

    6.

The Minister for Mineral Resources Development, by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Water Security (The Hon. K. A. Maywald, M.P.) concerning Finniss River and Currency Creek.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

   7.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 6 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 7.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   8.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Supply 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.

 

Supply Bill.

   9.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 6 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 9.

 

Postponement
of Business.

10.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. B. V. Finnigan, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Payroll Tax Bill.

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Stamp Duties (Tax Reform) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. B. V. Finnigan, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Stamp Duties
(Tax Reform)
Amendment Bill.

12.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 6 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 16.

 

Postponement
of Business.

13.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 10 and No. 11 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 Southern State Superannuation Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. I. K. Hunter, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Southern State
Superannuation Bill.

15.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 13 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

16.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Maritime Services (Access) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. B. V. Finnigan, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Maritime Services
(Access)
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

17.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

18.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 and No. 2 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

19.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 and No. 4 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 Cross-border Justice Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. I. K. Hunter, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Cross-border
Justice Bill.

21.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 6 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

  22.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of Message No. 58 from the House of Assembly relating to the Statutes Amendment (Energy Efficiency Shortfalls) Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                 Resolved - That the amendments be not insisted on and that alternative amendments be agreed to.

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                 The President resumed the Chair and reported accordingly; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Energy Efficiency
Shortfalls) Bill .

23.

Ordered - That the remaining Orders of the Day (Government Business) be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

24.

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

Message No. 62

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Electricity Act 1996, the Emergency Management Act 2004, the Essential Services Act 1981, the Fire and Emergency Services Act 2005, the Gas Act 1997, the Public and Environmental Health Act 1987 and the Summary Offences Act 1953, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 12 May 2009.                                                                  J. J. SNELLING, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Minister for State/Local Government Relations then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Message from
House of Assembly:
Statutes
Amendment
(Public Health
Incidents and
Emergencies) Bill.


25.

Council adjourned at twenty one 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. A. M. Bressington

The Hon. R. L. Brokenshire

The Hon. J. A. Darley

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

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. 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. D. N. Winderlich

The Hon. R. P. Wortley

The Hon. C. Zollo