SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 21

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  16  JULY  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 Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (The Hon. P. Holloway), by leave, moved - That the Legislative Council expresses its deep regret at the death of the Hon. Trevor Crothers, former Member of the Legislative Council, and places on record its appreciation of his distinguished public service and that, as a mark of respect to his memory, the sitting of the Council be suspended until the ringing of the bells.

                 And being supported by the Hon. R. I. Lucas, the Hon. I. Gilfillan, the Hon. R. D. Lawson, the Hon. A. J. Evans, the Hon. C. V. Schaefer, the Hon. T. G. Cameron, the Hon. R. K. Sneath, the Hon. D. V. Laidlaw, the Hon. A. J. Redford, the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins, the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (The Hon. T. G. Roberts) and the President:

                 Motion carried in silence, Members standing in their places.

 

Death of
Hon. T. Crothers.

   3.

At eight minutes to four o’clock the sitting was suspended until the ringing of the bells.

        At nine minutes past four o’clock the sitting was resumed.

 

Suspension and

Resumption of

Sitting.

   4.

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

        By the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (The Hon. T. G. Roberts) -

                 University of South Australia - Report, 2000-2001.

                 Regulation under the following Act -

                          Freedom of Information Act 1991 - Universities.

                 Corporation By-laws -

                          Norwood, Payneham and St. Peters -

                                   No. 3 - Roads.

                                   No. 4 - Local Government Land.

 

Papers.

   5.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries tabled a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. M. D. Rann, M.P.) concerning Aggravated Offences.

 

Paper Tabled.

   6.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation tabled a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Health (The Hon. L. Stevens, M.P.) concerning Nursing and “Exelcare”.

 

Paper Tabled.

   7.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Question Time to be extended to enable the Hon. D. V. Laidlaw to complete her question to him and for the Minister to complete his reply.

 

Suspension of Standing  Orders.

 

                 Question put and passed, without a dissentient voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the Council.

 

 

   8.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to validate certain administrative acts and payments.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Fisheries
(Validation of
Administrative
Acts) Bill.

   9.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Education (Compulsory Education Age) 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 motion.

 

Education
(Compulsory
Education Age)
Amendment Bill.

10.

At five minutes past 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.

11.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of the Education (Compulsory Education Age) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 1 further considered and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 2 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 3 read.

                 Question - That clause No. 3 stand as printed - put.

Education
(Compulsory
Education Age)
Amendment Bill.

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 17

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. Gazzola

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

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 3

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. M. J. Elliott (Teller)

 

 

 

                          Clause No. 3 agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 4 to No. 6 agreed to.

                          New clause No. 7 inserted.

                          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 Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, 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.

                 The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

                 Debate ensued.

                 Bill read a third time.

                 Resolved - That this Bill do now pass.

 

 

12.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 to No. 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 5.

 

Postponement
of Business.

13.

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

                          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 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.

 

Liquor Licensing
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

14.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

15.

Council adjourned at six minutes to 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. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. 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