[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 13

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY 17 MARCH 1998

 

 

 

   1.

Council met pursuant to adjournment.  The President (The Hon. J. C. Irwin) took the Chair.

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of

Council.

    2.

A Messenger from the Governor having been announced by Black Rod, the following Message was received and read:

Message No. 3.

                 The Governor informs the Legislative Council that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the following Act has been assented to during the present Session, viz.:

                 No. 2 of 1998 - An Act to amend the Liquor Licensing Act 1997.

Government House, Adelaide, 17 March 1998.                                                    E. J. NEAL, Governor.

 

Message from

Governor:

Assent to Bill.

   3.

Answers to Questions on Notice Nos. 4, 6, 28, 31, 35 and 38 received this day were tabled by the President who directed that they be distributed and printed in Hansard.

 

Answers to

Questions on

Notice.

 

   4.

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

        By the Treasurer (The Hon. R. I. Lucas) -

                 The Flinders University of South Australia -

                          Report, 1996.

                          Statute Amendments allowed by the Governor in 1996.

        By the Attorney-General (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) -

                 Regulation under the following Act -

                          Juries Act 1927 - Jury Pools.

                 Public Corporations Act 1993 - Direction to ETSA and SAGC concerning the Electricity Assets Restructuring and Preparation for Sale.

         By the Minister for Consumer Affairs (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) -

                 Regulation under the following Act -

                          Liquor Licensing Act 1997 - Dry Areas - Long Term - Barmera/Berri.

         By the Minister for Justice (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) -

                 Regulation under the following Act -

                          Firearms Act 1977 - Exemption of Juniors.

                 Summary Offences Act 1953 -

                          Dangerous Area Declarations - 1/10/97 to 31/12/97.

                          Road Block Establishment Authorisations - 1/10/97 - 31/12/97.

         By the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw) -

                 Reports, 1996-97 -

                          Aboriginal Lands Trust.

                          Public and Environmental Health Council.

                          Wilderness Protection Act South Australia.

                 Report, 1997 -

                          Guardianship Board.

 

Papers.

   5.

The Treasurer tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon.
J. W. Olsen, M.P.) concerning the Moratorium on Shopping Hours in South Australia.

 

Paper Tabled.

 

   6.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Question Time to be extended to enable her to give a reply to a question asked by the Hon. T. Crothers.

                 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.

   7.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Tobacco Products Regulation (Licence Fees) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. G. Roberts, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Tobacco Products

Regulation

(Licence Fees) Amendment

Bill.

 

   8.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 to No. 6 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 7.

 

Postponement

of Business.

 

   9.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Children’s Services (Child Care) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Children’s Services

(Child Care) Amendment

Bill.

10.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. G. Roberts, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Police Superannuation (Miscellaneous) Amendment

Bill.

 

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Adjustment of Superannuation Pensions) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. L. H. Davis, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Statutes

Amendment

(Adjustment of

Superannuation Pensions) Bill.

 

12.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 to No. 6 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 8.

 

Postponement

of Business.

 

13.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Financial Institutions Duty (Dutiable Receipts) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Financial

Institutions Duty (Dutiable Receipts)

Amendment

Bill.

 

14.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 and No. 5 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 6.

 

Postponement

of Business.

15.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the MFP Development (Winding-Up) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

MFP Development (Winding-Up)

Amendment

Bill.

 

16.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Evidence (Use of Audio and Audio Visual Links) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

                 Ordered - That the Committee stages be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Evidence

(Use of Audio

and Audio

Visual Links)

Amendment

Bill.

17.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. V. Schaefer, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Criminal Law Consolidation (Appeals) Amendment

Bill.

18.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 9 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

19.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning - That the Environment, Resources and Development Committee be required to investigate and report on the draft South Australian Rural Road Safety Strategy prepared by the South Australian Road Safety Consultative Council:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. G. Roberts, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Draft South

Australian Rural

Road Safety

Strategy - Environment, Resources and Development Committee to investigate -

Motion re.

 

20.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Aboriginal Lands Trust (Native Title) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. L. H. Davis, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Aboriginal

Lands Trust

(Native Title) Amendment

Bill.

21.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 12 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

22.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. A. J. Redford, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Statutes

Amendment

(Native Title)

Bill.

23.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Criminal Law Consolidation (Appeals) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. G. Roberts, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Criminal Law Consolidation (Appeals) Amendment

Bill.

 

24.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 14 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

25.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 15 be discharged.

         Ordered - That the Petroleum Products Regulation (Licence Fees and Subsidies) Amendment Bill be withdrawn.

 

Business

Discharged.

Petroleum Products Regulation (Licence Fees and Subsidies) Amendment Bill -

Bill Withdrawn.

 

26.

Council adjourned at fourteen minutes past five 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. T. Crothers

The Hon. L. H. Davis

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

 

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. C. A. Pickles

The Hon. A. J. Redford

 

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. G. Weatherill

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo