SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 8

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  16  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.

Answers to Questions on Notice No. 335 of the First Session and Nos. 109, 127, 133, 142, 148, 187, and 259 of the Second Session, received this day, were tabled by the President who directed that they be distributed and printed in Hansard.

 

Answers to
Questions on
Notice.

   3.

The Minister for State/Local Government Relations (the Hon. G. E. Gago), by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Health (The Hon. J. D. Hill, M.P.) concerning the IMVS and Medvet.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

   4.

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

Message No. 6

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to refer certain matters relating to water management to the Commonwealth Parliament for the purposes of section 51 (xxxvii) of the Constitution of the Commonwealth, 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 Mineral Resources Development then moved - That the 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.

 

Messages from
House of Assembly:
Water
(Commonwealth
Powers) Bill.

 

Message No. 7

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to facilitate the operation of an agreement entered into between the Commonwealth, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory to promote and co-ordinate effective planning and management for the equitable, efficient and sustainable use of the water and other natural resources of the Murray-Darling Basin; to make related amendments to the Development Act 1993, the Ground Water (Qualco-Sunlands) Control Act 2000, the Natural Resources Management Act 2004, the River Murray Act 2003 and the Waterworks Act 1932; to repeal the Murray-Darling Basin Act 1993 and for other purposes, 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 Mineral Resources Development then moved - That the 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.

 

Murray-Darling
Basin Bill.

     

Message No. 8

                 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 and enrolment of nurses, midwives and students; to regulate the provision of nursing and midwifery care for the purpose of maintaining high standards of competence and conduct by nurses, midwives, students and services providers; to repeal the Nurses Act 1999; and for other purposes, 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 State/Local Government Relations then moved - That the 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.

 

Nursing and
Midwifery
Practice Bill.

   5.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 5.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   6.

The Minister for State/Local Government Relations, pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Liquor Licensing Act 1997.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Minister for State/Local Government Relations 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.

 

Liquor Licensing
(Power to Bar)
Amendment Bill.

   7.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Civil Liability (Food Donors and Distributors) 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.

 

Civil Liability
(Food Donors and
Distributors)
Amendment Bill.

   8.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Summary Offences (Indecent Filming) 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. 3 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 4 read.

                 The Hon. J. A. Darley moved on page 2, lines 20 to 25, to leave out paragraph (b).

                 Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                 The Hon. J. A. Darley moved on page 3, lines 11 to 17, to leave out paragraph (c).

                 Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                          Clause No. 4, as otherwise amended, 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 amendments; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

                 The Minister for Mineral Resources Development, 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.

 

Summary Offences
(Indecent Filming)
Amendment Bill.

   9.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

10.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until Tuesday, 28 October 2008, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

11.

Council adjourned at nineteen minutes to five o’clock until Tuesday, 28 October 2008, 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. A. Darley

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

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. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. S. G. Wade

The Hon. R. P. Wortley

The Hon. C. Zollo