SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 12

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  14  NOVEMBER  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.

A Messenger from the Governor having been announced by Black Rod, the following Message was received and read:

Message No. 7.

                 The Governor informs the Legislative Council that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the following Acts have been assented to during the present Session, viz.:

                 No. 64 of 2000 - An Act to amend the First Home Owners Grant Act 2000

Government House, Adelaide, 14 November 2000.                                                E. J. NEAL, Governor.

 

Message from

Governor:

Assent to Bills.

 

   3.

Answers to Questions on Notice Nos. 16, 20, 27, 29, 30, 36, 38, 40, 48 and 58 received this day were tabled by the President who directed that they be distributed and printed in Hansard.

 

Answers to
Questions on
Notice.

 

   4.

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

        By the Treasurer (The Hon. R. I. Lucas) -

                 Police Superannuation Board Report, 1999-2000.

        By the Minister for Industry and Trade (The Hon. R. I. Lucas) -

                 Department of Industry and Trade Report, 1999-2000.

        By the Attorney-General (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) -

                 Reports, 1999-2000.

                          Claims against the Legal Practitioners Guarantee Fund.

                          Legal Practitioners Conduct Board.

                          Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal.

                          Legal Practitioners Education and Admission Council.

                          South Australian Totalizator Agency Board.

                 Rules of Court - Supreme Court - Supreme Court Act - Amendment No. 79 - Cease to Act.

        By the Minister for Justice (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) -

                 Department for Correctional Service Report, 1999-2000.

        By the Minister for Consumer Affairs (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) -

                 Commissioner for Consumer Affairs Report, 1999-2000.

        By the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw) -

                 Reports, 1999-2000.

                          Enfield General Cemetery Trust.

                          South Australian Greyhound Racing Authority.

                          South Australian Psychological Board.

                          TransAdelaide.

                          West Beach Trust.

 

Papers.

 

   5.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Address-in-Reply, as read, be adopted:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Address-in-Reply.

 

   6.

At four o’clock the sitting was suspended and the President and Council proceeded to Government House to present the Address in Reply to His Excellency’s Opening Speech.

                 And being returned:

                 The President resumed the Chair and reported that, accompanied by Honourable Members, he had been at Government House and there presented to His Excellency the Governor the Address in Reply as adopted by the Council on 14 November and that His Excellency had been pleased to reply as follows:

                 THE HONOURABLE THE PRESIDENT AND HONOURABLE MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL:

                 Thank you for the Address-in-Reply to the Speech with which I opened the Fourth Session of the Forty-Ninth Parliament.

                 I am confident that you will give your best consideration to all matters placed before you.

                 I pray for God’s blessing upon your deliberations.

Government House, Adelaide.                                                                                ERIC NEAL, Governor.

14 November 2000.

 

Address in Reply:
Presentation.

 

   7.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   8.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   9.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. A. J. Redford, the debate was adjourned an ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Legal
Practitioners
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

10.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. A. J. Redford, the debate was adjourned an ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Hairdressers
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

11.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 6 to No. 22 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 23.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

12.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Barley Marketing
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

13.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Legal Practitioners (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Legal Practitioners
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

14.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Hairdressers (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill - 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 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.

 

Hairdressers
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

15.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 6 to No. 19 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 20.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

16.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Shop Trading Hours (Glenelg Tourist Precinct) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Shop Trading
Hours (Glenelg
Tourist Precinct)
Amendment Bill.

 

17.

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

Message No. 12

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to repeal the Netherby Kindergarten (Variation of Waite Trust) Act 1997; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 9 November 2000.                                                            J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.         Bill read a first time.

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

 

Messages from
House of
Assembly:
Netherby Kindergarten (Variation of Waite Trust) Act
Repeal Bill.

 

 

 

Message No. 13

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to provide for the licensing of bodies other than clubs conducting races on which betting is to occur; to amend the Gaming Supervisory Authority Act 1995 and the Racing Act 1976; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 9 November 2000.                                                            J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.         Bill 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.

 

Racing
(Proprietary Business
Licensing) Bill.

 

18.

At three minutes to 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.

 

19.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 6 be Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

20.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

21.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 8 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

22.

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.

                 Question put.

Prostitution
(Regulation) Bill.

 

 

              Council divided:

Ayes, 9

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. A. J. Redford

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw (Teller)

        So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 8

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. R. R. Roberts

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo (Teller)

 

 

 

 

                 Bill read a second time.

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

 

 

 

23.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 10 to No. 12 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

24.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Controlled Substances (Drug Offence Diversion) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 1 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 next day of sitting.

 

Controlled
Substances (Drug
Offence Diversion)
Amendment Bill.

 

25.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 13 to No. 16 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 17.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

26.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Disability Services - That this Council congratulates all South Australian and Australian athletes, officials and volunteers who participated in and helped organise the outstandingly successful Sydney Paralympic Games.

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Sydney
Paralympic
Games Success -
Motion re.

 

27.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Barley Marketing (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Barley Marketing
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

28.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 13 to No. 16, No. 18 and No. 19, No. 21, No. 22 and No. 24 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 25.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

29.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Racing (Transitional Provisions) Amendment Bill.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Racing
(Transitional
Provisions)
Amendment Bill.

 

30.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

31.

Council adjourned at twenty-five minutes past eleven 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. 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. A. J. Redford

The Hon. 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