SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 7

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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WEDNESDAY  15  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.

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola brought up the Fourth Report, 2008, of the Legislative Review Committee.

 

Legislative Review
Committee -
Fourth Report,
2008.

 

   3.

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola brought up the Fifth Report, 2008, of the Legislative Review Committee, which was read by the Clerk as follows -

                 The Regulations and By-laws listed hereunder are at present being considered by the Legislative Review Committee.  Evidence is being taken on these matters and it is necessary for Notices of Motion for Disallowance to be given in both Houses before the expiration of 14 sitting days, to allow the Committee time to complete its deliberations.

                 Honourable Members are warned that after further consideration has been given to the
Regulations and By-laws, the Committee may decide to take no further action.

                 Regulations and By-laws referred to -

Land Agents Act 1994 - Regulations - Real Estate Industry Reform.

Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Act 1994 - Regulations - Real Estate Industry Reform.

Local Government Act 1999 - By-laws - Corporation of the town of Walkerville.

          By-law 2 - Local Government Land.

          By-law 3 - Roads.

 

Legislative Review
Committee -
Fifth Report,
2008.

 

   4.

In accordance with Standing Orders, the President called on Members to make Statements on Matters of Interest.

Statements on
Matters of Interest.


 

   5.

Ordered - That Notices of Motion (Private Business) No. 1 and No. 2 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

    6.

The Hon. R. P. Wortley, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Report of the Natural Resources Committee on Natural Burial Grounds, be noted.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. J. Stephens, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

 

Natural Resources
Committee - Report
on Natural Burial
Grounds, be noted -
Motion re.

    7.

The Hon. R. P. Wortley, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Report of the Natural Resources,
2007-2008, be noted.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. J. Stephens, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

 

Natural Resources
Committee - Report
2007-08, be noted -
Motion re.

    8.

The Hon. S. M. Kanck, pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Local Government Act 1999.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Hon. S. M. Kanck then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. I. K. Hunter, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

 

Local Government
(Notice of Meetings)
Amendment Bill.

    9.

The Hon. S. M. Kanck, pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide rights in relation to assemblies held for the purpose of genuine advocacy, protest, dissent or industrial action.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Hon. S. M. Kanck then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. I. K. Hunter, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

 

Right of Assembly
Bill.

10.

Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Private Business) No. 7 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

 

Postponement
of Business.

  11.

The Hon. A. M. Bressington, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Rann Government makes known to the Legislative Council -

    I.      The services provided and the expenditure thus far for those people who, as children, were abused while in the care of the State;

   II.      Exactly what recommendations made by The Hon. E. P. Mulligan, Q.C. is the Government going to implement;

III.      Whether or not this Government will take on board the recommendations and requests of the members of the “consumer Reference Group” to meet the needs of those who have lived their lives with the trauma of being abused whilst in the care of the State; and

IV.      What steps the Government has undertaken to give those victims of abuse justice, redress and closure.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. M. Gazzola, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

 

Abuse of Children
in State Care -
Motion re.

  12.

The Hon. J. A. Darley, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Development Act 1993 and the Gaming Machines Act 1992.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Hon. J. A. Darley then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. M. Gazzola, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

 

Statutes Amendment (Location of Gaming Venues) Bill.

13.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. B. V. Finnigan, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

 

Local Government
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

14.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 2 to No. 5 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

 

Postponement
of Business.

15.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon.
R. P. Wortley - That the Report of the Natural Resources Development Committee on Deep Creek Revisited: A Search for Straight Answers, be noted:

                 Debate resumed.

                 The Hon. S. M. Kanck moved to amend the motion after the words “be noted” by inserting the words “and this Council condemns those officers of the Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation who either misled the Committee and therefore the Parliament, or who failed to provide requested information to the Committee”.

                 And the Hon. S. M. Kanck having obtained leave to conclude her remarks, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

 

Natural Resources
Committee - Report
on Deep Creek
Revisited: A Search
for Straight
Answers, be noted -
Motion re.

16.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Independent Commission Against Crime and Corruption Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. J. Stephens the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

 

Independent
Commission Against
Crime and
Corruption Bill.

17.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 8 to No. 17 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

 

Postponement
of Business.

18.

The Hon. R. L. Brokenshire, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Health Care Act 2008.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

 

Health Care
(Country Health)
Amendment Bill.

19.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 19 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday, 29 October 2008.

 

Postponement
of Business.

20.

Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Government Business) No. 1 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

21.

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.

22.

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

Message No. 5

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Long Service Leave Act 1987, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 15 October 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. J.M.A. Lensink, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Message from
House of Assembly:
Long Service Leave
(Unpaid Leave)
Amendment Bill.

23.

Council adjourned at ten minutes past six 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. R. L. Brokenshire

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. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. S. G. Wade

The Hon. R. P. Wortley

The Hon. C. Zollo