SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 33

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  15  FEBRUARY  2005

 

 

 

   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 following Papers were laid upon the Table, viz.:

        By the President -

                 Reports, 2003-2004 -

                          Corporations -

                                   Playford.

                                   Victor Harbor.

        By the Minister for Industry and Trade (The Hon. P. Holloway) -

                 Regulation under the following Act -

                          Security and Investigation Agents Act 1995 - Process Servers.

       By the Minister for Industry and Trade on behalf of the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (The Hon. T. G. Roberts) -

                 Regulation under the following Act -

                          Fisheries Act 1982 - Abalone Fisheries.

 

Papers.

 

   3.

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 the Decision of Car Component Manufacturer, ZF Lemforder, to set up Operations at the Edinburgh Parks Automotive Precinct.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   4.

The Minister for Industry and Trade, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Question Time to be extended to enable the Hon. T. G. Cameron to complete his question to him and for the Minister to complete his reply.

                 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.

 

   5.

The Hon. T. G. Cameron, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the Hon. R. I. Lucas to table the Report to the Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia by Ian J. Nicol, A.M.

                 Debate ensued.

                 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.

 

   6.

The Hon. R. I. Lucas acordingly tabled the Report to the Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia by Ian J. Nicol, A.M.

 

Document Tabled.

 

   7.

On the Order of the Day be read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Criminal Law Consolidation (Criminal Neglect) Amendment Bill be now read a second time -

                 Which the Hon. R. D. Lawson had moved to amend by leaving out all words after “That” and inserting “the Bill be withdrawn and referred to the Legislative Review Committee for its report and recommendations”:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. Zollo, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Criminal Law
Consolidation
(Criminal Neglect)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

   8.

The following Messages from the House of Assembly was received and read -

Message No. 27

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, entitled a Bill for an Act to amend the Correctional Services Act 1982, without any amendment.

House of Assembly, 14 February 2005.                                                                 I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

 

Messages from
House of Assembly:
Correctional Services
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

Message No. 28

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith entitled an Act to amend the Environment Protection Act 1993, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 14 February 2005.                                                                 I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Minister for Industry and Trade 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.

 

Environment
Protection
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

 

Message No. 29

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith entitled an Act to amend the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 14 February 2005.                                                                 I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Minister for Industry and Trade 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.

 

Classification
(Publications, Film and Computer Games) (Types of Classifications) Amendment Bill.

 

 

   9.

The Minister for Industry and Trade tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Police (The Hon. K. O. Foley, M.P.) concerning “Bluey Day”.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

10.

The Minister for Industry and Trade tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Treasurer (The Hon. K. O. Foley, M.P.) concerning Financial Management.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

11.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 and No. 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 4.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

12.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of the Industrial Law Reform (Enterprise and Economic Development - Labour Market Relations) Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 6 - which the Hon. R. D. Lawson had moved to amend on page 6, lines 31 to 33, by leaving out subclause (4) - further considered.

                          Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

Industrial Law
Reform (Enterprise
and Economic
Development -
Labour Market
Relations) Bill.

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 9

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. R. D. Lawson (Teller)

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

Noes, 10

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

 

 

 

                          The Hon. R. D. Lawson moved on page 6, lines 34 to 36, to leave out subclause (5).

                          Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 8

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. R. D. Lawson (Teller)

 

 

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

Noes, 11

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

 

 

 

                          The Hon. R. D. Lawson moved on page 7, lines 5 to 29, to leave out subclause (7), (8) and (9).

                          Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 9

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. R. D. Lawson (Teller)

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

Noes, 10

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

 

 

 

                          The Hon. R. D. Lawson moved on page 8, line 5, to leave out “other than any part of such premises where an outworker works”.

                          Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 7

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. R. D. Lawson (Teller)

 

 

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

Noes, 10

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

 

 

 

                          Question - That clause No. 6, as otherwise amended, stand part of the Bill - put.

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 10

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 7

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. R. D. Lawson (Teller)

 

 

 

                          Clause No. 6, as otherwise amended, agreed to.

                          Clause No. 7 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.

 

 

13.

At six 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.

14.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of the Industrial Law Reform (Enterprise and Economic Development - Labour Market Relations) Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                                   Clause No. 7 further considered.

                          The Hon. N. Xenophon moved on page 9, lines 1 to 6, to leave out subsection (7).

                          Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

Industrial Law
Reform (Enterprise
and Economic
Development -
Labour Market
Relations) Bill.

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 7

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. N. Xenophon (Teller)

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

Noes, 8

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

 

 

 

                          Question - That clause No. 7, as otherwise amended, stand part of the Bill - put.

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 10

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 9

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. R. D. Lawson (Teller)

 

 

 

                          Clause No. 7, as otherwise amended, agreed to.

                          Clause No. 8 read.

                 Question - That clause No. 8, as amended, stand part of the Bill - put.

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 10

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 7

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. R. D. Lawson (Teller)

 

 

 

                          Clause No. 8, as amended, agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 9 to No. 12 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 13 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 14 read.

                 Question - That clause No. 14 stand as printed - put.

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 9

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 8

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. R. D. Lawson (Teller)

 

 

 

                          Clause No. 14 agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 15 to No. 19 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 20 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.

 

 

15.

At twenty-nine minutes past nine o’clock the sitting was suspended until the ringing of the bells.

                 At fifteen minutes to ten o’clock the sitting was resumed.

 

Suspension and
Resumption of
Sitting.

16.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of the Industrial Law Reform (Enterprise and Economic Development - Labour Market Relations) Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                                   Clause No. 20 further considered and agreed to.

                                   New clause No. 20A inserted.

                                   Clause No. 21 agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 22 read.

                          The Hon. R. D. Lawson moved on page 11, lines 35 to 37, and page 12, lines 1 to 6, to leave out subclause (1).

                          Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

Industrial Law
Reform (Enterprise
and Economic
Development -
Labour Market
Relations) Bill.

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 6

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. R. D. Lawson (Teller)

 

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

Noes, 9

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

 

 

 

                          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.

 

 

17.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

18.

The following Messages from the House of Assembly was received and read -

Message No. 30

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith entitled an Act to protect the health and safety of the public by providing for the registration of podiatrists and podiatry students; to regulate the provision of podiatric treatment for the purpose of maintaining high standards of competence and conduct by the persons who provide it; to repeal the Chiropodists Act 1950; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 15 February 2005.                                                                 I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 Ordered - That second reading be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Messages from
House of Assembly:
Podiatry Practice
Bill.

 

 

Message No. 31

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith entitled an Act to amend the Acts Interpretation Act 1915, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 15 February 2005.                                                                 I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Minister for Industry and Trade 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.

 

Acts Interpretation
(Gender Balance)
Amendment Bill.

 

19.

Council adjourned at 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. 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. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo