SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 43

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

_______

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY  12  JULY  2000

 

 

 

   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 Hon. A. J. Redford brought up the Twenty-third Report, 1999-2000 of the Legislative Review Committee.

 

Legislative Review
Committee -
Twenty-third Report, 1999-2000.

 

   3.

The Hon. A. J. Redford brought up the Report of the Legislative Review Committee on Regulations made under the Development Act 1993 concerning Public Notices, together with Minutes of Evidence.

 

Legislative Review
Committee –
Report  on Regulations made under the
Development
Act 1993 concerning Public Notices.

 

   4.

The Hon. A. J. Redford brought up the Report of the Legislative Review Committee on Rules under the Racing Act 1976 concerning Harness Racing, together with Minutes of Evidence.

 

Legislative Review
Committee –
Report on Rules under the Racing Act 1976 concerning Harness Racing. 

   5.

The Hon. N. Xenophon, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Survival of Causes of Action Act 1940 and the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The N. Xenophon then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 And the Hon. N. Xenophon having obtained leave to conclude his remarks, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 16 August 2000.

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Dust-Related Conditions) Bill.

   6.

The Hon. I. Gilfillan, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the labelling of genetically modified food.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Hon. I. Gilfillan then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 And the Hon. I. Gilfillan having obtained leave to conclude his remarks, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 16 August 2000.

 

Genetically
Modified Food (Labelling) Bill.

   7.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. L. H. Davis - That the Report of the Statutory Authorities Review Committee on the Third Inquiry into Timeliness of 1998-99 Annual Reporting by Statutory Bodies, be noted:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Statutory Authorities Review Committee  - Report on the
Third Inquiry into Timeliness of
1998-99 Annual Reporting by Statutory Bodies
to be noted -
Motion re.

 

   8.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 2 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday, 16 August 2000.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   9.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. P. Holloway - That this Council notes the importance of the apple and pear industry to South Australia and calls on the Federal Government to reject any application to allow the importation of apples and pears from countries such as New Zealand which have endemic fire blight and which could devastate the local industry:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

 

South Australian
Apple and Pear Industry -
Motion re.

10.

Order of the Day read for the Hon. A. J. Redford to move - That the Regulations under the Development Act 1993 concerning Public Notices, made on 23 December 1999 and laid on the Table of this Council on 28 March 2000, be disallowed.

                 The Hon. A. J. Redford moved - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 4 be discharged.

                 Debate ensued.

Business
Discharged.

 

                 Question put.

            Council divided:

Ayes, 9

The Hon. T. Crothers

The Hon. L. H. Davis

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The A. J. Redford (Teller)

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

 

Noes, 10

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. C. A. Pickles

The Hon. R. R. Roberts

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. I. Gilfillan (Teller)

 

 

     

                 The Hon. A. J. Redford then moved - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 4 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday, 16 August 2000.

Postponement
of Business.

 

                 Question put.

            Council divided:

Ayes, 11

The Hon. T. Crothers

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. A. J. Redford (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

 

 

Noes, 8

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. C. A. Pickles

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. R. R. Roberts (Teller)

 

 

11.

Order of the Day read for the Hon. A. J. Redford to move - That the Regulations under the Native Vegetation Act 1991 Act concerning Exemptions, made on 16 December 1999 and laid on the Table of this Council on 28 March 2000, be disallowed.

 

Business
Discharged.

 

                 The Hon. A. J. Redford moved - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 5 be discharged.

 

 

                 Debate ensued.

                 Question put.

            Council divided:

Ayes, 9

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. L. H. Davis

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. A. J. Redford (Teller)

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

 

Noes, 10

The Hon. T. Crothers

The Hon. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. C. A. Pickles

The Hon. R. R. Roberts

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. I. Gilfillan (Teller)

 

 

 

                 Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 5 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday, 16 August 2000.

 

Postponement
of Business.

12.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 6 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday, 16 August 2000.

 

Postponement
of Business.

13.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. R. R. Roberts - That the Regulations under the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Electricians Act 1995 concerning Exemptions, made on 28 October 1999 and laid on the Table of this Council on 9 November 1999, be disallowed:

                 Debate resumed.

Plumbers, Gasfitters and Electricians Act 1995 - Regulations -Exemptions -
Motion for disallowance of.

 

 

                 Question put.

            Council divided:

Ayes, 10

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. T. Crothers

The Hon. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. C. A. Pickles

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. R. R. Roberts (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

 

 

Noes, 9

The Hon. L. H. Davis

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. K. T. Griffin (Teller)

 

14.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 8 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday, 16 August 2000.

 

Postponement
of Business.

15.

Order of the Day read for the Hon. A. J. Redford to move - That the Rules under the Harness Racing Act 1976, made on 11 October 1999 and laid on the Table of this Council on 19 October 1999, be disallowed.

                 The Hon. A. J. Redford moved - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 9 be discharged.

                 Debate ensued.

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

 

Business
Discharged.

16.

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.

 

17.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. A. J. Redford - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 9 be discharged - be now resumed:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Business
Discharged.

18.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 10 to No. 19 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday, 16 August 2000.

 

Postponement
of Business.

19.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 20 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

20.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. P. Holloway - That the Regulations made under the Education Act 1972 concerning Materials and Services Charges, made on 4 May 2000 and laid on the Table of this Council on 31 May 2000, be disallowed:

                 Debate resumed.

Education Act 1972 - Regulations –
Materials and Services Charges - Motion for disallowance of.

 

 

                 Question put.

            Council divided:

Ayes, 11

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. T. Crothers

The Hon. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. R. R. Roberts

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. C. A. Pickles (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

 

 

Noes, 8

The Hon. L. H. Davis

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. R. I. Lucas (Teller)

 

21.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. M. J. Elliott - That the Regulations under the Native Vegetation Act 1991 concerning Exemptions, made on 16 December 1999 and laid on the Table of this Council on 28 March 2000, be disallowed:

                 Debate resumed.

Native Vegetation
Act - Regulations -
Exemption -
Motion for
disallowance of.

 

                 Question put.

            Council divided:

Ayes, 8

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. C. A. Pickles

The Hon. R. R. Roberts

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. M. J. Elliott (Teller)

 

 

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

 

 

Noes, 11

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. T. Crothers

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw (Teller)

 

22.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. C. A. Pickles - That the Regulations under the Controlled Substances Act 1984 concerning Expiation of Offences, made on 3 June 1999 and laid on the Table of this Council on 6 July 1999, be disallowed:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Controlled Substances Act - Regulations -Expiation of Offences -
Motion for disallowance of.

 

23.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 24 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday, 16 August 2000.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

24.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. C. A. Pickles - That this Council -

         I.       Condemns the State Government for its failure to provide adequate and ongoing funding for public libraries in South Australia; and

        II.       Acknowledges the social, cultural and economic benefit to the community of accessible and affordable public libraries.

Funding for
Public Libraries -
Motion re.

 

                 Which the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning had moved to amend by leaving out all words in Paragraph I and inserting the following:

“I.     Notes that State Government funding of $14.273 million for public libraries in 2000-2001 incorporates real increases to all but 3 of the 63 public libraries in South Australia plus $800,000 new funding to provide a full year of free access to the internet, which will be particularly beneficial to all library users outside the Adelaide metropolitan area;

II.      Notes, as part of the State Government’s responsibility to provide adequate and ongoing funding to public libraries, the Local Government Association was advised in May 2000 that the starting point for negotiations of the next Five Year Agreement will be the level of State Government funding provided over the previous Five Year Agreement, adjusted for inflation - an undertaking the Local Government Association has welcomed; and”:

                 Debate resumed.

                 The Hon. S. M. Kanck moved to amend the motion by leaving out all words in Paragraph I and inserting the following:

 “I.    Views with grave concern the actions of the Minister for the Arts in removing accumulated library funds from local government and claiming it to be new money when given back;”.

                 Question - That Paragraph I stand part of the motion - put.

 

 

            Council divided:

Ayes, 6

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. R. R. Roberts

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. C. A. Pickles (Teller)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

Noes, 13

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. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw (Teller)

 

 

 

                 Question - That new Paragraphs I and II, as proposed to be inserted by the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, be so inserted - put.

 

 

           Council divided:

Ayes, 8

The Hon. L. H. Davis

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw (Teller)

 

 

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

Noes, 11

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. T. Crothers

The Hon. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. R. R. Roberts

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. C. A. Pickles (Teller)

 

 

 

                 Question - That new paragraph I, as proposed to be inserted by the Hon. S. M. Kanck, be so inserted - put and passed.

 

 

 

                 Question - That the motion moved by the Hon. C. A. Pickles, and as amended by the Hon. S. M. Kanck, be agreed to - put and passed.

 

 

25.

The Hon. C. A. Pickles, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable her to move that the Order made this day for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. C. A. Pickles for the disallowance of the Regulations under the Controlled Substances Act 1984 concerning Expiation of Offences to be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting, be discharged and for the Order of the Day to be taken into consideration forthwith.

                 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.

 

                 The Hon. C. A. Pickles then moved - That the Order made this day for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. C. A. Pickles for the disallowance of the Regulations under the Controlled Substances Act 1984 concerning Expiation of Offences to be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting, be discharged and for the Order of the Day to be taken into consideration forthwith.

                 Question put and passed.

Order

Discharged.

 

                 Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. C. A. Pickles - That the Regulations under the Controlled Substances Act 1984 concerning Expiation of Offences, made on 3 June 1999 and laid on the Table of this Council on 6 July 1999, be disallowed:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question - That the motion be agreed to - put.

Controlled Substances Act - Regulations -Expiation of Offences -
Motion for disallowance of.

 

 

           Council divided:

Ayes, 10

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. T. Crothers

The Hon. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. A. Pickles (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

 

Noes, 9

The Hon. L. H. Davis

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw (Teller)

 

26.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. S. M. Kanck - That the Hon. Dorothy Kotz, M.P., Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, be censured for failing to fulfil her duty to protect Aboriginal heritage as required by the Aboriginal Heritage Act, in particular her failure to provide protection under the Act for some 1,200 potential Aboriginal sites by placing them on the Register of Aboriginal Sites and Objects:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and negatived.

 

Censure of the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs -
Motion re.

 

27.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. T. G. Roberts - That this Council -

               I.      Condemns the Federal Government for its totally inappropriate and insensitive statements on the patronising and failed policy practised for 60 years of removing thousands of Aboriginal children from their parents and extended families into institutions and foster homes; and

             II.      Calls on the Prime Minister and the Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs to correct this unfortunate interpretation of this miscarriage of social and human justice against Aboriginal people:

                 Which the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning had moved to amend by leaving out all words after “That this Council” and inserting “, on behalf of the South Australian Parliament, re-states its apology to the Aboriginal people for past policies of forcible removal and the effect of those policies on the indigenous community and acknowledges the importance of an apology from all Australian Parliaments as an integral part of the process of healing and reconciliation.”:

                 Debate resumed.

 

Federal Government’s Statement on
Stolen Generation -

Motion re,

 

                 The Hon. S. M. Kanck moved to amend the motion by leaving out all words after “That this Council -” and inserting the following:

             “I.      Restates the apology it made by this Parliament in May 1997 to Aboriginal people for past policies of forcible removal and the effect of those policies on the indigenous community;

             II.      Acknowledges the importance of an apology from all Australian Parliaments as an integral part of the process of healing and reconciliation;

            III.      Recommends to the Commonwealth Government that it should apologise for disputing the veracity of the term ‘stolen generation’; and

            IV.      Recommends to the Commonwealth Government that it should follow the lead of the South Australian Parliament in expressing its deep and sincere regret to the Aboriginal people.”:

                 Question - That the words proposed to be struck out by the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning and the Hon. S. M. Kanck, stand part of the motion - put and negatived.

                 Question - That the words proposed to be inserted by the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, be so inserted - put and negatived.

                 Question - That the words proposed to be inserted by the Hon. S. M. Kanck, be so inserted - put and passed.

                 Question - That the motion moved by the Hon T. G. Roberts and as amended by the Hon. S. M. Kanck, be agreed to - put and passed.

 

 

28.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 28 be an Order of the day for Wednesday, 16 August 2000.

 

Postponement
of Business.

29.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

30.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 to No. 5 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

31.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

32.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Building Work Contractors (GST) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put.

Building Work Contractors (GST) Amendment Bill.

 

           Council divided:

Ayes, 8

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. L. H. Davis

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. K. T. Griffin (Teller)

 

 

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

 

Noes, 11

The Hon. T. Crothers

The Hon. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. C. A. Pickles

The Hon. R. R. Roberts

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

 

 

33.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

34.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of the Forest Property Bill.

 

Forest Property
Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                 Clause No. 15 which the Hon. I. Gilfillan moved to amend on page 10, after line 12, by inserting the following:

                          “(4) However, a licence cannot operate to the exclusion of a law governing the manner in which operations are to be carried out unless the law is so restrictive as to amount, in effect, to a prohibition of the operations.”- further considered.

                          Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

                          Clause No. 15 otherwise amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 16 agreed to.

                          Schedule agreed to.

                          Title agreed to.

                  Ordered - That the Bill be reconsidered for the purpose of inserting new clause 1A.

                          New clause No. 1A inserted.

_____________________

 

 

 

                 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.

 

 

35.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 8, No. 10 and No. 11 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

36.

The Treasurer, according to order, moved - That the Appropriation Bill be now read a second time.

                 The Treasurer, 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.

                 Debate ensued.

_____________________

 

And it being twelve of the clock:

THURSDAY 13 JULY 2000

_____________________

 

                 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. 8 agreed to.

                          Schedule agreed to.

                          Title agreed to.

_____________________

 

                 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 Treasurer, 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.

 

Appropriation
Bill.

37.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 12 to No. 14 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

38.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Ground Water (Qualco-Sunlands) Control 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.

 

Ground Water (Qualco-Sunlands) Control Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to No. 80 agreed to.

                          Schedule 1 agreed to.

                          Schedule 2 agreed to.

                          Schedule 3 agreed to.

                          Schedule 4 agreed to.

                          Title agreed to.

_____________________

 

                 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 Treasurer, 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.

 

 

39.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

40.

The Hon. N. Xenophon, according to order, moved - That the Gaming Machines (Freeze on Gaming Machines) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Treasurer, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Gaming Machines (Freeze on Gaming Machines)
Amendment Bill.

 

  41.

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

Message No. 96

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to prohibit the establishment of certain nuclear waste storage facilities in South Australia; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 11 July 2000.                                                                      J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Messages from
House of Assembly:
Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition No. 2) Bill.

 

 

Message No. 97

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Sheriff’s Act 1978, the Courts Administration Act 1993 and the Ombudsman Act 1972, and to repeal the Law Courts (Maintenance of Order) Act 1928, without any amendment.

House of Assembly, 11 July 2000.                                                                      J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Statutes
Amendment
 and Repeal (Security and Order at Courts and Other Places) Bill.

 

Message No. 98

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, entitled an Act to regulate the cremation of human remains; to repeal the Cremation Act 1891; and for other purposes, without any amendment.

House of Assembly, 11 July 2000.                                                                      J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Cremation Bill.

 

Message No. 99

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

House of Assembly, 11 July 2000.                                                                      J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Petroleum Bill.

 

Message No. 100

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Electricity Act 1996, without any amendment.

House of Assembly, 11 July 2000.                                                                      J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Electricity (Pricing Order and Cross-Ownership) Amendment Bill.

 

Message No. 101

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Southern State Superannuation Act 1994, without any amendment.

House of Assembly, 11 July 2000.                                                                      J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Southern State Superannuation (Contributions) Amendment Bill.

 

Message No. 102

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Liquor Licensing Act 1997, with the amendment indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendment the House of Assembly desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 11 July 2000.                                                                      J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Liquor Licensing (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

Schedule of the amendment made by the House of Assembly

Clause 28, page 9, lines 18 and 19 - Leave out ‘from subsection (2) “manager of” and substituting “responsible person for”’ and insert:

‘subsection (2) and substituting the following subsection:

         (2)  However, this section does not prevent the employment of a minor to sell, supply or serve liquor on licensed premises if -

(a)    the minor is of or above the age of 16 years, a child of the licensee or a responsible person for the licensed premises and resident on the premises; or

(b)    -

   (i)   the minor is of or above the age of 16 years and a child of the licensee or a responsible person for the licensed premises; and

  (ii)   the licensing authority, on application, approves the employment of the minor for that purpose.’

G. D. MITCHELL, Clerk of the House of Assembly.

 

 

                 Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration on next day of sitting.

 

 

42.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until today at eleven o’clock a.m.

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

 

  43

Council adjourned at fifteen minutes past two o’clock a.m. until today, at eleven o’clock a.m.

 

Adjournment.

 

 

 

_________________________

 

 

 

 

 

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. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo