SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 75

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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MONDAY  17  OCTOBER  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 Minister for Industry and Trade (The Hon. P. Holloway), by leave, without notice, moved - That the sitting of the Council be not suspended during the continuation of the Conference on the Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Aggravated Offences) Bill.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Statutes Amendment
and Repeal
(Aggravated
Offences) Bill.

 

    3.

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

        By the President -

                 Report of the Auditor-General and Treasurer’s Financial Statements, 2004-2005 -
Parts A and B.

                 Report of the Employee Ombudsman, 2004-2005.

                 Report, 2004-2005 on the Administration of the Joint Parliamentary Service.

 

Papers.

 

    4.

The Hon. R. K. Sneath brought up the Report of the Statutory Authorities Review Committee, 2004-2005.

                 Ordered - That the Report be printed.  (Paper No. 225)

 

Statutory Authorities
Review Committee -
 Report, 2004-2005.

 

    5.

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 a Multi Jurisdictional Counter-Terrorism Exercise Code Named Mercury 05.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   6.

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. A. L. Evans 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.

 

    7.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (The Hon. T. G. Roberts), by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Environment and Conservation (The Hon. J. Hill, M.P.) concerning the Fiftieth Anniversary of the National Trust.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

    8.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for the River Murray (The Hon. K. A. Maywald, M.P.) concerning the Water Purchases now on the Table at the Murray-Darling Ministerial Council.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

    9.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 and No. 2 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

10.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Statutes Amendment (Relationships) Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                                   Clause No. 1 read.

                          The Hon. R. I. Lucas moved - That the Chairperson report progress and ask leave to sit again.

                          Question put.

Statutes Amendment
(Relationships)
Bill.

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 11

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. A. L. Evans

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

The Hon. R. I. Lucas (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 8

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

 

 

 

 

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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.

 

 

11.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 to No. 12 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 13.

 

Postponement
of Business.

12.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Electrical Products (Expiation Fees) 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.

                          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 Industry and Trade, 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.

 

Electrical Products
(Expiation Fees)
Amendment Bill.

  13.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

14.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. J. Stephens, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Pitjantjatjara
Land Rights
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

15.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Defamation Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. G. E. Gago, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Defamation Bill.

16.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 7 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

17.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 8 to No. 11 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 12.

 

Postponement
of Business.

18.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Occupational Therapy Practice Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. G. E. Gago, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Occupational
Therapy Practice
Bill.

19.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 8 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

20.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Justices of the Peace Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. G. E. Gago, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Justices of the
Peace Bill.

21.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

22.

Council adjourned at two 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. 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. 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. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo