SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 5

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  12  OCTOBER  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 Attorney-General, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Petitions, the Tabling of Papers, Question Time and Notices of Motion (Government Business) to be taken into consideration at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

                 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.

   3.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 16 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 17.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   4.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Prostitution (Regulation) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. S. M. Kanck, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Prostitution (Regulation) Bill.

   5.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

   6.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

   7.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

    8.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Associations Incorporation (Oppressive or Unreasonable Acts) Amendment 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.

 

Associations (Oppressive or Unreasonable Acts) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to No. 3 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 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.

 

 

   9.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 5 to No. 7 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

10.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Land Agents (Registration) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. R. Roberts, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Land Agents
(Registration)
Amendment Bill.

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Conveyancers (Registration) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. Zollo, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Conveyancers
(Registration)
Amendment Bill.

12.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust (Composition of Trust) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. Zollo, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Adelaide Festival
Centre Trust
(Composition of
Trust)
Amendment Bill.

13.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the South Australian Country Arts Trust (Appointment to Trust and Boards) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. Zollo, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

South Australian
Country Arts Trust
(Appointment to
Trust and Boards)
Amendment Bill.

14.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 12 to No. 16 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 18.

 

Postponement
of Business.

15.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition No. 2) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. V. Schaefer, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Nuclear Waste
Storage Facility
(Prohibition
No. 2) Bill.

16.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 12 to No. 15 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

17.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

                 The President ruled that this Bill was a hybrid Bill which must be referred to a Select Committee, pursuant to Standing Order No. 268.

Adelaide
Cemeteries
Authority Bill.

 

 

                 The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw) moved - That the Select Committee consist of the Hon. L. H. Davis, the Hon. M. J. Elliott, the Hon. T. G. Roberts, the Hon. R. K. Sneath and the mover.

                 Question put and passed.

Select Committee
Appointed.

 

 

                 The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, without notice, moved - That Standing Order No. 389 be so far suspended as to enable the Chairman to have a deliberative vote only.

                 Question put and passed, without a dissentient voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the Council.

                 The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning moved - That this Council permits the Select Committee to authorise the disclosure or publication, as it thinks fit, of any evidence presented to the Committee prior to such evidence being reported to the Council.

                 Question put and passed.

Suspension of
Standing Orders.

 

 

                 The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, without notice, moved - That Standing Order No. 396 be so far suspended as to enable strangers to be admitted when the Select Committee is examining witnesses unless the Committee otherwise resolves, but they shall be excluded when the Committee is deliberating.

                 Question put and passed, without a dissentient voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the Council.

                 The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning moved - That the Select Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records, to adjourn from place to place, and to report on 29 November 2000.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Suspension of
Standing
Orders.

 

18.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust (Composition of Trust) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. V. Schaefer, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Adelaide Festival
Centre Trust
(Composition
of Trust)
Amendment Bill.

 

19.

At twelve minutes to one o’clock the sitting was suspended until the ringing of the bells.

                 At fifteen minutes past two o’clock the sitting was resumed.

 

Suspension and
Resumption of
Sitting.

 

20.

The Clerk announced that the following Petitions had been lodged for presentation:

                 By the Hon. P. Holloway from 400 residents of South Australia, the Hon R. I. Lucas from 239 residents of South Australia, the Hon. R. D. Lawson from 190 residents of South Australia, the Hon. C. V. Schaefer, from 161 residents of South Australia, the Hon. C. Zollo from 156 residents of South Australia and the Hon. T. G. Roberts from 18 residents of South Australia, concerning prostitution and praying that this Honourable House will strengthen the present law and ban all prostitution-related advertising to enable Police to suppress the prostitution trade more effectively.

Petitions: -
No. 6, 7, 8, 9,
10 and 11 -
Prostitution.

 

 

                 By the Hon. I. Gilfillan from 136 residents of South Australia concerning labelling of genetically-modified food sold in South Australia and praying that this Honourable House will -

       1.      legislate to require labelling of all foods with any genetically-modified component;

       2.      legislate to require adequate segregation of genetically-modified crops; and

       3.      urge the Commonwealth to prevent the introduction of any further genetically-modified foods into Australia until and unless the Commonwealth establishes an independent monitoring and testing regime.

 

No. 12 -
Labelling of
Genetically
Modified Food.

 

21.

Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Government Business) No. 1 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

22.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for certain persons accused of minor shop theft to be subject to a non-curial enforcement process with their consent as an alternative to prosecution; and for other purposes.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Attorney-General then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Shop Theft
(Alternative
Enforcement) Bill.

23.

The Minister for Disability Services (The Hon. R. D. Lawson), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Act 1986.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

Occupational
Health, Safety
and Welfare
(Penalties)
Amendment Bill.

 

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

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

 

 

24.

The Attorney-General, on behalf and at the request of the Treasurer, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the First Home Owner Grant Act 2000.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Attorney-General then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

First Home
Owner Grant
(New Zealand
Citizens)
Amendment Bill.

25.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Address-in-Reply, as read, be adopted - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. Crothers, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Address-in-Reply.

26.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Harbors and Navigation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Harbors and
Navigation
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

27.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Address-in-Reply, as read, be adopted - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Address-in-Reply.

28.

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

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Hairdressers
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

29.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

30.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until Tuesday, 24 October 2000, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

 

31.

Council adjourned at fifteen minutes to six o’clock until Tuesday, 24 October 2000, 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. 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. A. J. Redford

The Hon. R. R. Roberts

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo