SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 42

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  14  NOVEMBER  2002

 

 

 

   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 568 residents of South Australia concerning a proposal for a reconciliation ferry.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will provide its full support to the ferry relocation proposal, prioritise the ferry service on its merits as a transport, tourism, reconciliation, regional development and employment project; and call for the urgent support of the Premier requesting that he engage as soon as possible in discussion with the Ngarrindjeri community to see this exciting, creative initiative become reality.

Petitions -
No. 22 - Reconciliation
Ferry.

 

 

                 By the Hon. A. L. Evans from 260 residents of South Australia concerning the Statute of Limitations in South Australia on Child Sexual Abuse.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will -

·        Introduce a Bill to address this problem, allowing victims to have their cases dealt with appropriately, recognising the criminal nature of the offence; and

·       See that these offences committed before 1982 in South Australia are open to prosecution as they are within all other States and Territories in Australia.

No. 23 - Statute of
Limitations in
South Australia on
Child Sexual Abuse.

 

 

         By the Hon. T. G. Cameron from 51 residents of South Australia concerning the City of Port Adelaide Enfield Residential Development and Minor Amendments Plan Amendment Report.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will take such action as to ensure the granting of an extension of time for receipt of submissions to the City of Port Adelaide Enfield Council.

 

No. 24 - City of Port
Adelaide Enfield
Residential
Development and
Minor Amendments
Plan Amendment
Report.

 

   3.

Answer to Question on Notice No. 60 received this day was tabled by the President who directed that it be distributed and printed in Hansard.

 

Answers to
Questions on
Notice.

   4.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for a scheme to protect and improve the environment and agricultural production in the Upper South East through the proper conservation and management of water and the initiation or implementation by the Government of the State of works and environmental management programs and other initiatives; to make related amendments to the South Eastern Water Conservation and Drainage Act 1992; and for other purposes.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

 

Upper South East
Dryland Salinity
and Flood
Management Bill.

 

 

                 The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

 

   5.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 and No. 2 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   6.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Public Finance and Audit (Honesty and Accountability in Government) 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.

 

Public Finance
and Audit
(Honesty and
Accountability in
Government)
Amendment Bill.

   7.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Ombudsman (Honesty and Accountability in Government) 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.

 

Ombudsman
(Honesty and
Accountability in
Government)
Amendment Bill.

   8.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

   9.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Honesty and Accountability in Government) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Honesty and
Accountability in
Government) Bill.

   9.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 7 and No. 8 be postponed and taken into consideration after Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 9.

 

Postponement
of Business.

10.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Legislation Revision and Publication 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. 7 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 8 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 9 and No. 10 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 an amendment; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

                 The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, 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.

 

Legislation
Revision and
Publication Bill.

11.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 7, No. 8, No. 10 and No. 11 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 12.

 

Postponement
of Business.

12.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Transport Portfolio) 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. 17 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 Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, 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
(Transport
Portfolio) Bill.

13.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 7, No. 8, No. 10, No. 11 and No. 13 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

14.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Environment Protection) 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.

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Environment Protection) Bill.

15.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Freedom of Information (Miscellaneous) Amendment 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.

 

Freedom of
Information
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

16.

Council adjourned at seventeen minutes past five o’clock until Monday next 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. M. J. Elliott

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. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

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