SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 44

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  13  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 Treasurer, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Petitions, the Tabling of Papers and Question Time 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. 21 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   4.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of the South Australian Forestry Corporation Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 15, which the Hon. P. Holloway had moved to amend on page 8, line 7, by leaving out “An” and inserting “Subject to subsection (4), an” and on page 8, after line 8, by inserting the following:

              “(4) The Corporation must not, in fixing terms and conditions of employment by the Corporation, discriminate between employees appointed after the commencement of this Act and those transferred to its employment in accordance with Schedule 1.” - further considered.

                 The Attorney-General moved on page 8, line 7, to leave out “An” and insert “Subject to subsection (4), an” and on page 8, after line 8, to insert the following:

                          “(4) The Corporation must not, in fixing terms and conditions of employment by the Corporation, discriminate against employees appointed after the commencement of this Act by appointing them on terms and conditions that are no less favourable than those applying to employees transferred to the Corporation’s employment in accordance with Schedule 1.”

                 Question - That the amendment moved by the Hon. P. Holloway to page 8, line 7, be agreed to - put and passed.

                 Question - That new subclause (4), as proposed to be inserted by the Hon. P. Holloway, be so inserted - put and negatived.

 

South Australian Forestry
Corporation Bill.

 

 

                 Question - That new subclause (4), as proposed to be inserted by the Attorney-General, be so inserted - put and passed.

                          Clause No. 15, as amended, agreed to.

                          Clause No. 16 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 17 read.

                 The Attorney-General moved on page 9, lines 13 to 22, to leave out the clause and insert new clause as follows:

                  Payment of amounts equivalent to rates

                          17. (1) The Corporation must, in respect of commercial forest land, pay amounts in accordance with this section that are equivalent to rates that the Corporation would, if the Corporation owned a freehold estate in the land and were not an instrumentality of the Crown, be liable to pay to a council in respect of the land.

                          (2) Half of an amount payable under this section must be paid to the council in whose area the land is situated and the other half must be paid to the Local Government Association of South Australia (the Association).

                          (3) The time at which, and the manner in which, the Corporation must pay an amount to a council or to the Association under this section will be determined by agreement, from time to time, between the Corporation and the council or the Association (as the case may be).

                          (4) The Association must distribute amounts paid by the Corporation under this section in the manner agreed, from time to time, by the Corporation and the Association provided that such amounts will be applied towards the maintenance or upgrading of roads affected by the Corporation’s operations.

                          (5) If it appears to the Minister that the Corporation and a council or the Corporation and the Association are unable to reach agreement on any matter as required by this section, the Minister may determine the matter.

                          (6) Section 29(2)(b) of the Public Corporations Act 1993 does not apply in relation to the Corporation.

                          (7) In this section—

                          "commercial forest land" means land classified by the Minister (from time to time) as being managed by the Corporation for commercial purposes.’

                 Question - That clause 17 stand as printed - put and passed.

                          Clause No. 18 agreed to.

                          Schedule 1 agreed to.

                          Schedule 2 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 with amendments.

                 Ordered - That the Bill be recommitted in respect of clause No 15.

                 The President then left the Chair, and the Council resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of clause No. 15.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 15 reconsidered, further amended, and agreed to.

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                 The President resumed the Chair, and reported that the Committee had further considered the Bill and had agreed to the same with a further amendment; whereupon the Council adopted such reports.

                 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.

 

 

 

   5.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the  consideration of Message No. 102 from the House of Assembly relating to the Liquor Licensing (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Resolved - That the amendments be agreed to.

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

 

Liquor Licensing (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

   6.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the  consideration of Message No. 87 from the House of Assembly relating to the Summary Offences (Searches) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Resolved - That the amendments be agreed to.

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

 

Summary
Offences (Searches) Amendment Bill.

 

   7.

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

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Gaming Machines (Freeze on Gaming Machines) Amendment Bill.

 

   8.

At two minutes past 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.

 

 

   9.

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

                 By the Hon. M. J. Elliott from 1,968 residents of South Australia concerning the Totalizator Agency Board and the Lotteries Commission of South Australia.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will ensure that the Totalizator Agency Board and the Lotteries Commission of South Australia remain Government owned.

Petitions -
No. 38 -
TAB and Lotteries Commission of
South Australia.

 

 

                 By the Hon. I. Gilfillan from 960 residents of South Australia concerning the existing cattle sale yards at Gepps Cross.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will urge the State Government to provide a grant of $3 million towards construction of cattle sale yards at Dublin.

 

No. 39 -

Cattle Sale Yards

at Gepps Cross.

 

10.

The Hon. A. J. Redford brought up the First Report of the Printing Committee 1999-2000, and move that it be adopted.

                 Question put and passed.

                 The following Papers were ordered to be printed:

                          Corporate Affairs Commission - Report, 1998-99.

                          Dried Fruits Board - Report 1998-99.

                          Education Adelaide - Report 1998-99.

                          Education, Training and Employment, Department of -

                                   Children’s Services - Report, 1998-99.

                                   Report 1998.

                                   Report 1999.

                          Employee Ombudsman - Report 1998-99.

                          Environment Protection Authority - Report 1998-99.

                          Equal Opportunity, Commissioner for - Report 1998-99.

                          Justice Portfolio, Incorporating the Department of Justice and the Attorney-General's Department - Erratum.

                          Medical and Veterinary Science, Institute of - Report 1998-99.

 

Printing
Committee -

Second Report,
1999-2000.

 

 

                          Racing Industry Development Authority - Report 1998-99.

                          Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia - Report 1999.

                          South Eastern Water Conservation and Drainage Board - Report 1998-99.

                          Teachers' Registration Board of South Australia - Report 1999.

                          West Beach Trust - Report 1998-99.

                          WorkCover Corporation - Report 1998-99.

 

 

 

11.

The Treasurer, by leave, without notice, moved - That the Members of this Council appointed to the Joint Committee to address the concerns of the Auditor-General re Electricity Businesses Disposal Process have power to act on this Joint Committee during the recess.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Joint Committee
to address concerns
of Auditor-General
re Electricity
Businesses Disposal
Process.

 

 

12.

The Treasurer tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. J. W. Olsen, M.P.) concerning the Sydney 2000 Olympics.

 

Paper Tabled.

 

13.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the National Parks and Wildlife (Miscellaneous) 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.

 

National Parks
and Wildlife (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

14.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Racing (Controlling Authorities) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed:

                 Debate resumed.

                 The Hon. P. Holloway moved - That the debate be adjourned.

                 Question put and negatived.

                 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.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to No. 4 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 5 read.

                 The Hon. R. R. Roberts moved on page 5, line 16, to leave out “proclamation” and insert “regulation” and on page 5, lines 20 and 21, to leave out subsection (2) and insert:

                 “(2) A regulation made for the purpose of subsection (1) cannot come into operation until the time has passed during which the regulation may be disallowed by resolution of either House of Parliament.”

                 Question - That the amendments moved by the Hon. R. R. Roberts be agreed to - put and negatived.

                          Clause No. 5 agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 6 to No. 54 agreed to.

                          Schedule 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 Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, 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.

 

Racing
(Controlling Authorities) Amendment Bill.

 

15.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the  consideration of Message No. 92 from the House of Assembly relating to the Highways (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Resolved - That the amendments be agreed to.

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

 

Highways (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

 

16.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Recreational Greenways Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Recreational
Greenways Bill.

 

  17.

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

                 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.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to No. 8 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 9 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 10 to No. 16 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 17 read.

                 To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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                 The President resumed the Chair and reported progress and obtained for the Committee leave to sit again on motion.

 

National Parks
and Wildlife (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

18.

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

                 At eight o’clock the sitting was resumed.

 

Suspension and
Resumption of
Sitting.

 

 

19.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of the National Parks and Wildlife (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                  Clause No. 17 further considered.

                 The Hon. M. J. Elliott moved on page 8, lines 9 to 36, and page 9, lines 1 to 4, to leave out proposed section 51A and insert new section as follows:

                          51A. (1) The Governor may, on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations declaring that protected animals of a species referred to in the regulations may be killed under this section.

                          (2) The Minister must not make a recommendation under this section—

                                        (a)    in relation to animals of an endangered, vulnerable or rare species; or

                                        (b)    if he or she is not satisfied that the animals are causing, or are likely to cause, significant damage to crops or other property; or

                                        (c)     if he or she has not first sought and considered the advice of the Council in relation to the proposed regulations.

 

National Parks
and Wildlife (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

 

                          (3) The Council’s advice must be in writing and must include advice—

                                        (a)    as to whether the killing of animals pursuant to the regulations is likely to affect significantly the population of animals of that species in the State generally or in any part of the State; and

                                        (b)    as to the monitoring (if any) that should be undertaken of the effect of killing animals pursuant to the regulations on populations of those animals.

                          (4) The Council must include a copy of its advice to the Minister under this section in its annual report under section 19D.

                          (5) Regulations under this section must set out—

                                        (a)    the part or parts of the State in which animals may be killed; and

                                        (b)    the class or classes of persons who may kill animals; and

                                        (c)     the circumstances in which and the methods by which animals may be killed; and

                                        (d)    a code of practice that must be complied with in relation to the killing of animals pursuant to the regulations; and

                                        (e)     any other restrictions or conditions subject to which animals may be killed; and

                                        (f)      the period for which the regulations will remain in force.

                            (6) Regulations under this section do not apply in relation to animals within a reserve.

                            (7) Regulations made under this section cannot come into operation until the time has passed during which the regulations may be disallowed by resolution of either House of Parliament.

                            (8) Regulations under this section cannot remain in force for more than 12 months.

                            (9) Before making a recommendation to the Governor under this section the Minister must prepare a report setting out—

                                        (a)    the extent to which, in the opinion of the Minister, protected animals are being taken without lawful authority under this Act; and

                                        (b)    the effect of the unlawful taking of those animals on the various populations of the various species of animals concerned.

                            (10) Before making a recommendation to the Governor under this section the Minister must prepare a report setting out—

                                        (a)    the Minister's estimate of the number of individual protected animals of each species being taken without lawful authority under this Act and the method used by the Minister in arriving at that estimate; and

                                        (b)    the Minister's estimate of the number of individual protected animals of each species previously killed under this section and under the corresponding section that it has replaced and the method used by the Minister in arriving at that estimate; and

                                        (c)     the effect on the various populations of those animals of the unlawful taking and the lawful killing of animals referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b) respectively; and

                                        (d)    details of all other methods of which the Minister knows that are available for the elimination or reduction of the adverse effects of protected animals on agriculture; and

                                        (e)     details of the research (if any) that the Minister has undertaken to determine if there are any methods in addition to those referred to in paragraph (d) for the control of protected animals.

                            (11) The Minister must, as soon as practicable after regulations are made under this section—

                                        (a)    cause a copy of each of the reports under subsections (9) and (10) to be laid before each House of Parliament; and

                                        (b)    cause a notice to be published in a newspaper circulating generally throughout the State stating that the regulations have been made and specifying an address at which copies of the reports under subsections (9) and (10) may be obtained or inspected during normal business hours.

                            (12) It is lawful to kill a protected animal in accordance with regulations under this section.

 

 

 

 

                            (13) A person is guilty of an offence if he or she—

                                        (a)    is entitled to kill an animal in accordance with regulations under this section; but

                                        (b)    contravenes or fails to comply with a provision of the regulations when killing the animal.

                  Maximum penalty:           $5 000 or imprisonment for 12 months.

                          (14) If a person is convicted of an offence against subsection (13), the Minister may, by notice served personally on the person within 3 months after conviction, direct the person not to take an animal referred to in regulations under this section.

                          (15) The notice must specify the species of animal to which it applies and the period during which it will operate.

                          (16) A person on whom a notice has been served under subsection (14) who takes an animal in contravention of the notice is guilty of an offence.

                  Maximum penalty:           $10 000 or imprisonment for 2 years.

                          (17) This section expires on the fifth anniversary of its commencement.”

                 Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

 

 

 

            Committee divided:

Ayes, 10

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. G. Weatherill

The Hon. N. Xenophon

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. 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. A. J. Redford

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw (Teller)

 

 

 

 

                          Clause No. 17 agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 18 to No. 20 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 21 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 22 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 23 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 24 agreed to.

                          New clause No. 24A inserted.

                          Clause No. 25 agreed to.

                          New clause No. 25A inserted.

                          Clauses No. 26 and No. 27 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 28 amended and agreed to.

                          New clause No. 28A inserted.

                          Clauses No. 29 and No. 30 agreed to.

                          Schedule 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 with amendments; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

                 The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, 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.

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

                 Debate ensued.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a third time.

                 Resolved - That this Bill do now pass.

 

 

 

20.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Gaming Machines (Freeze on Gaming Machines) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put.

Gaming Machines (Freeze on Gaming Machines) Amendment Bill.

 

 

            Council divided:

Ayes, 6

The Hon. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. R. R. Roberts

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. N. Xenophon (Teller)

       

 

 

 

 

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

 

Noes, 12

The Hon. L. H. Davis

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. C. A. Pickles

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. G. Weatherill

The Hon. R. I. Lucas (Teller)

 

 

 

21.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the  consideration of Message No. 94 from the House of Assembly relating to the Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Attorney-General’s Portfolio) Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Resolved - That Amendment No. 1 be agreed to with an amendment.

                          Resolved - That Amendment No. 2 be disagreed to.

                          Resolved - That the consequential amendment to the Bill be agreed to.

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And it being twelve of the clock:

FRIDAY 14 JULY 2000

 

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

                 Ordered - That a Committee consisting of the Attorney-General, the Hon. I. Gilfillan and the Hon. P. Holloway be appointed to prepare Reasons for disagreeing to Amendment No. 2 of the House of Assembly.

                 The Attorney-General brought up the Report of the Committee appointed to prepare reasons for disagreeing to Amendment No. 2 of the House of Assembly, which was read by the Clerk as follows:

                          Because of the inappropriate policy direction.

                 Report adopted.

 

Statutes
Amendment and Repeal (Attorney-General’s Portfolio) Bill.

 

  22.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Recreational Greenways Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 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.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 and No. 2 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 3 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 4 and No. 5 agreed to.

 

Recreational
Greenways Bill.

 

 

                          Clause No. 6 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 7 to No. 10 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 11 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 12 to No. 36 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 17 read.

                          Schedule 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 with amendments; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

                 The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, 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.

 

 

 

23.

Ordered - That the remaining Orders of the Day (Government Business) be Orders of the Day for Tuesday, 15 August 2000.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

24.

The Treasurer moved - That the Council at its rising, do adjourn until Tuesday, 15 August 2000.

                 Debate ensued.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Next Day of Sitting.

 

25.

At twenty minutes to two o’clock the sitting was suspended until the ringing of the bells.

                 At twenty minutes to three o’clock the sitting was resumed.

 

Suspension and
Resumption of
Sitting.

 

 

26.

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

Message No. 103

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

House of Assembly, 13 July 2000.                                                                    J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Messages from
House of Assembly:
Forest Property Bill.

 

 

 

Message No. 104

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

House of Assembly, 13 July 2000.                                                                    J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

South Australian Forestry
Corporation Bill.

 

 

 

Message No. 105

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to regulate prostitution; to amend the Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 1996, the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994, the Public and Environmental Health Act 1987, the Summary Offences Act 1953 and the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 13 July 2000.                                                                    J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.         Bill read a first time.

                 Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Tuesday, 15 August 2000.

 

Prostitution (Regulation) Bill.

 

 

 

Message No. 106

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the amendments made by the Legislative Council in the National Parks and Wildlife (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill without any amendment.

House of Assembly, 13 July 2000.                                                                    J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

National Parks
and Wildlife (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

 

 

Message No. 107

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the amendment made by the Legislative Council to Amendment No. 1 of the House of Assembly in the Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Attorney-General’s Portfolio) Bill, does not insist on its Amendment No. 2 to which the Legislative Council has disagreed, and has agreed to the consequential amendment made by the Legislative Council without amendment.  The Bill is returned herewith.

House of Assembly, 13 July 2000.                                                                  J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Statutes
Amendment and Repeal (Attorney-General’s Portfolio) Bill.

 

 

 

Message No. 108

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

House of Assembly, 13 July 2000.                                                                    J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Recreational
Greenways Bill.

 

27.

Council adjourned at twelve minutes to three o’clock a.m. until Tuesday, 15 August 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. 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

 

 

 

EXTRACTS FROM GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, 13 JULY, 20 JULY,
27 JULY, 3 AUGUST AND 10 AUGUST 2000

 

Department of the Premier and Cabinet

Adelaide, 13 July 2000

 

HIS Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified for general information that he has in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, this day assented to the undermentioned Acts passed by the Legislative Council and House of Assembly in Parliament assembled, viz.:

                 No. 36 of 2000 - An Act to regulate professional or public boxing or martial art events; to promote safety in boxing and martial arts; and for other purposes.

                 No. 37 of 2000 - An Act to amend the South Australian Motor Sport Act 1984.

                 No. 38 of 2000 - An Act to amend the Renmark Irrigation Trust Act 1936.

                 No. 39 of 2000 - An Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935.

                 No. 40 of 2000 - An Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the financial year ending on 30 June 2001.

                 No. 41 of 2000 - An Act to amend the Superannuation Act 1988.

                 No. 42 of 2000 - An Act to amend the Alice Springs to Darwin Railway Act 1997 and to make related amendments to the Railways (Operations and Access) Act 1997.

                 No. 43 of 2000 - An Act to amend the Fair Trading Act 1987, the Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Act 1994, the Prices Act 1948 and the Trade Standards Act 1979.

                 No. 44 of 2000 - An Act to amend the Juries Act 1927.

                 No. 45 of 2000 - An Act to amend the Water Resources Act 1997.

                 No. 46 of 2000 - An Act to amend the Native Title (South Australia) Act 1994.

                 No. 47 of 2000 - An Act to amend the History Trust of South Australia Act 1981 and to make a related amendment to the Parliament (Joint Services) Act 1985.

 

                                                                                                                             By command,

MARK BRINDAL, for Premier

 

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Department of the Premier and Cabinet

Adelaide, 20 July 2000

 

HIS Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified for general information that he has in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, this day assented to the undermentioned Acts passed by the Legislative Council and House of Assembly in Parliament assembled, viz.:

                 No. 48 of 2000 - Highways (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2000 - An Act to amend the Highways Act 1926.

                 No. 49 of 2000 - Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Security and Order at Courts and Other Places) Act 2000 - 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.

                 No. 50 of 2000 - Forest Property Act 2000 - An Act to encourage commercial investment in forest property; to amend the Real Property Act 1886; and for other purposes.

                 No. 51 of 2000 - Electricity (Pricing Order and Cross-ownership) Amendment Act 2000 - An Act to amend the Electricity Act 1996.

                 No. 52 of 2000 - Cremation Act 2000 - An Act to regulate the cremation of human remains; to repeal the Cremation Act 1891; and for other purposes.

                 No. 53 of 2000 - Appropriation Act 2000 - An Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the year ending on 30 June 2001 and for other purposes.

                 No. 54 of 2000 - Summary Offences (Searches) Amendment Act 2000 - An Act to amend the Summary Offences Act 1953 and to make a related amendment to the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Act 1998.

                 No. 55 of 2000 - Liquor Licensing (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2000 - An Act to amend the Liquor Licensing Act 1997.

                 No. 56 of 2000 - Southern State Superannuation (Contributions) Amendment Act 2000 - An Act to amend the Southern State Superannuation Act 1994.

                 No. 57 of 2000 - Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Attorney-General’s Portfolio) Act 2000 - An Act to amend the Associations Incorporation Act 1985; the Correctional Services Act 1982; the Crimes at Sea Act 1998; the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 1978; the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935; the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Act 1998; the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988; the Election of Senators Act 1903; the Environment, Resources and Development Court Act 1993; the Evidence Act 1929; the Expiation of Offences Act 1996; the Magistrates Court Act 1991; the Real Property Act 1886; the Wills Act 1936 and the Young Offenders Act 1993; and to repeal the Australia Acts (Request) Act 1999.

                 No. 58 of 2000 - South Australian Forestry Corporation Act 2000 - An Act to provide for the management of public plantation forests; to establish the South Australian Forestry Corporation; to amend the Forestry Act 1950 and the Local Government (Forestry Reserves) Act 1944; and for other purposes.

                                                                                                                             By command,

MARK BRINDAL, for Premier

 

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Department of the Premier and Cabinet

Adelaide, 27 July 2000

 

HIS Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified for general information that he has in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, this day assented to the undermentioned Acts passed by the Legislative Council and House of Assembly in Parliament assembled, viz.:

                 No. 59 of 2000 - Racing (Controlling Authorities) Amendment Act 2000 - An Act to amend the Racing Act 1976; and to make consequential amendments to the Gaming Supervisory Authority Act 1995.

                 No. 60 of 2000 - Petroleum Act 2000 - An Act to regulate exploration for, and the recovery or commercial utilisation of, petroleum and certain other resources; to repeal the Petroleum Act 1940; and for other purposes.

                 No. 61 of 2000 - Recreational Greenways Act 2000 - An Act to provide for the establishment and maintenance of trails for recreational walking, cycling, horse riding, skating or other similar purpose; and to make a related amendment to the Development Act 1993; and for other purposes.

                 No. 62 of 2000 - National Parks and Wildlife (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2000 - An Act to amend the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972.

                                                                                                              By command,

MARK BRINDAL, for Acting Premier

 

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Department of the Premier and Cabinet

Adelaide, 3 August 2000

 

HIS Excellency the Governor directs it to be notified for general information that he has in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, this day assented to the undermentioned Act passed by the Legislative Council and House of Assembly in Parliament assembled, viz.:

                 No. 63 of 2000 - Ground Water (Qualco-Sunlands) Control Act 2000 - An Act to reduce the risk of waterlogging and salinisation of land and increased levels of salinity in the River Murray caused by the irrigation of land in the Qualco-Sunlands irrigation area; to make a related amendment to the Irrigation Act 1994; and for other purposes.

                                                                                                              By command,

MARK BRINDAL, for Acting Premier

 

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CONSTITUTION ACT 1934 SECTION 6(1):

        PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT AND DATE FIXED FOR COMMENCEMENT OF THE FOURTH SESSION OF THE FORTY-NINTH PARLIAMENT

 

Proclamation By The Governor

 

(L.S.)  E. J. Neal

 

PURSUANT to section 6(1) of the Constitution Act 1934 and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, I -

        (a)   prorogue the Parliament of South Australia; and

        (b)   fix 4 October 2000 as the day on which the fourth session of the Forty-Ninth Parliament will commence.

        Given under my hand and the Public Seal of South Australia, at Adelaide, 10 August 2000.

 

                                                                                                              By command,

MARK BRINDAL, for Premier

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CONSTITUTION ACT 1934 SECTION 6(1):

        PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT AND DATE FIXED FOR COMMENCEMENT OF THE FOURTH SESSION OF THE FORTY-NINTH PARLIAMENT

 

Proclamation By The Governor

 

(L.S.)  E. J. Neal

 

PURSUANT to Section 6(1) of the Constitution Act 1934 and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, I -

        (a)   prorogue the Parliament of South Australia; and

        (b)   fix 4 October 2000 as the day on which the fourth session of the Forty-Ninth Parliament will commence.

        Given under my hand and the Public Seal of South Australia, at Adelaide, 10 August 2000.

 

                                                                                                              By command,

MARK BRINDAL, for Premier

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