SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 11

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  14  OCTOBER  2004

 

 

 

   1.

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

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

 

   2.

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

                 By The Hon. S. M. Kanck from 14,298 residents of South Australia, concerning blood donor collection services in the State’s South-East.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will do all in its power to ensure that a blood donor collection service is urgently reinstated for the people of the South-East.

Petitions
No. 1 - Blood Donor
Collection Services
in the State’s
South East.

 

 

                 By The Hon. I. Gilfillan from 38 residents of South Australia, concerning the Genetically Modified Crops Management Act 2004.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will amend the Genetically Modified Crops Management Act 2004 to remove section 6 of that Act.

 

No. 2 -
Genetically Modified
Crops Management
Act 2004.

 

    3.

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

        By the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation

        (The Hon. T. G. Roberts) -

                 Upper South East Dryland Salinity and Flood Management - Report, 2003-2004.

                 2007 World Police and Fire Games Corporation - Report, 1 October 2003 - 30 June 2004.

 

Papers.

 

    4.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 4 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   5.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 And the Hon. J.M.A. Lensink having obtained leave to conclude her remarks, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Tobacco Products
Regulation (Further
Restrictions)
Amendment Bill.

   6.

The Minister for Industry and Trade tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. M. D. Rann, M.P.) concerning a Change in the Administrative Arrangements for the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   7.

The Minister for Industry and Trade, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended to enable him to move - That the Order made this day for the Criminal Law Consolidation (Abolition of Drunk’s Defence) Amendment Bill to be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting be rescinded and for the Order of the Day to be taken into consideration forthwith.

Suspension of
Standing Orders.

 

 

 

                 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 Industry and Trade then moved - That the Order made this day for the Criminal Law Consolidation (Abolition of Drunk’s Defence) Amendment Bill to be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting be rescinded and for the Order of the Day to be taken into consideration forthwith.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Rescission of
Order.

 

 

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Criminal Law Consolidation (Abolition of Drunk’s Defence) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

                 Ordered - That the Bill’s consideration in Committee be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Criminal Law
Consolidation
(Abolition of
Drunk’s Defence)
Amendment Bill.

 

   9.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

10.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until Monday, 25 October 2004, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

 

 

11.

Council adjourned at four o’clock until Monday, 25 October 2004, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Adjournment.

 

 

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Members present during any part of the sitting:

 

 

 

 

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

 

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. N. Xenophon