SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 6

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  14  OCTOBER   2008

 

 

 

    1.

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

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

   2.

Answers to Questions on Notice No. 510 of the First Session and Nos. 268, 282 and 283 of this Session, received this day, were tabled by the President who directed that they be distributed and printed in Hansard.

 

Answers to
Questions on
Notice.

    3.

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

        By the President -

                 Auditor-General’s Report, 2007-2008 -

                          Parts A and B (Volumes I-V).

                          Part C.

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

                 Reports, 2007-2008 -

                          ANZAC Day Commemoration Council.

                          Promotion and Grievance Appeals Tribunal.

                          The Legal Practitioners Education and Admission Council.

                 Rules of Court -

                          Magistrates Court - Magistrates Court Act 1992 -

                                   Court - Civil - Amendment No. 31.

                                   Amendment No. 32.

                          Supreme Court - Supreme Court Act 1935 -

                                   Amendment No. 5.

                                   Amendment No. 102.

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

                 Wattle Range Council - Penola Heritage Development Plan Amendment Report by the Council.

        By the Minister for Correctional Services (The Hon. C. Zollo) -

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 -

                                   Claims and Registration - Schedule.

                                   General - Medical Panels.

                                   General - Transitional Provisions.

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

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Motor Vehicles Act 1959 - Schedule 7 - Demerit Points.

                          Rail Safety Act 2007 -

                                   Alcohol and Drug Testing.

                                   General.

                          Road Traffic Act 1961 -

                                   Australian Road Rules - Variation.

                                   Miscellaneous - Schedule 9 - Expiation Fees.

                                   Road Rules - Ancillary and Miscellaneous - Bus Lanes.

                          Upper South East Dryland Salinity and Flood Management Act 2002 - Amendment of Act.

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

                 SA Lotteries - Report, 2007-2008.

                 Regulations under the following Act -

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

 

Papers.

    4.

The Minister for Mineral Resources Development, by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Attorney-General (The Hon. M. J. Atkinson, M.P.) concerning the Criminal Law (Undercover Operations) Act 1995.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

    5.

The Minister for Mineral Resources Development, by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Treasurer (The Hon. K. O. Foley, M.P.) concerning the Global Financial Crisis and Update of Budgetary Position.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

    6.

The Minister for Mineral Resources Development, by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Attorney-General (The Hon. M. J. Atkinson, M.P.) concerning the passing of Major Leonard Murray Opie, RFD, ED, (RL).

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

    7.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 and No. 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 3.

 

Postponement
of Business.

    8.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Taxation Administration) 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.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to No. 54 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 Mineral Resources Development, 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.

 

Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Taxation Administration) Bill.

    9.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) (Classification Process) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to No. 3 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 4 amended and agreed to.

                          New Clause No. 4A inserted.

                          Clause No. 5 agreed to.

                          New Clause No. 5A inserted.

                          Clauses No. 6 and No. 7 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 8 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 9 agreed to.

                          New Clause No. 9A inserted.

                          Clauses No. 10 and No. 11 agreed to.

                          New Clauses No. 11A and No. 11D inserted.

                          Clauses No. 12 to No. 17 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 Mineral Resources Development, 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.

 

Classification
(Publications,
Films and
Computer Games)
(Classification

Process)
Amendment Bill.

10.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

  11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Summary Offences (Indecent Filming) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. M. Gazzola the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Summary Offences
(Indecent Filming)
Amendment Bill.

  12.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 5 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

13.

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

Message No. 4

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Gene Technology Act 2001, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 25 September 2008.                                                            J. J. SNELLING, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

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

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

 

Message from
House of Assembly:
Gene Technology
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

13.

Council adjourned at nineteen minutes to five o’clock until tomorrow at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Adjournment.

 

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Members present during any part of the sitting:

 

 

 

The Hon. A. M. Bressington

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. J. A. Darley

The Hon. B. V. Finnigan

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. D.G.E. Hood

The Hon I. K. Hunter

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. M. C. Parnell

 

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. S. G. Wade

The Hon. R. P. Wortley

The Hon. C. Zollo