SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 15

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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FRIDAY  17  NOVEMBER  2000

 

 

 

   1.

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

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

   2.

The Treasurer (The Hon. R. I. Lucas), without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Petitions, the Tabling of Paper and Question Time to be taken into consideration at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

                 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.

   3.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 21 and Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 1 and No. 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 3.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   4.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins - That the Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee, 1999-2000, be noted:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. M. J. Elliott, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 29 November 2000.

 

Environment, Resources and Development Committee -
Report, 1999-2000,
be noted -
Motion re.

   5.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 21 and Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 1, No. 2 and No. 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 5.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   6.

On the Order of  the Day that the adjourned debate on the question - That the Members of Parliament  (Register of Interests) (Returns) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 29 November 2000.

 

Members of
Parliament
(Register of
Interests) (Returns) Amendment Bill.

   7.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 16 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 17.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   8.

On the Order of  the Day that the adjourned debate on the question - That the South Australian Ports (Disposal of Maritime Assets) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

South Australian
Ports (Disposal
of Maritime
Assets) Bill.

   9.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 16 and No. 18 to No. 21 and Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 1, No. 2, No. 4 and No. 6 to No. 21 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 22.

 

Postponement
of Business.

10.

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

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 6 further considered.

                 The Hon. N. Xenophon moved on page 5, after line 11, to insert the following:

                                 DIVISION 5B—RESPONSIBLE GAMBLING CODE OF PRACTICE

                  Responsible gambling code of practice

                          42B. It is a condition of the casino licence—

                          (a)    that the licensee must adopt a code of practice approved by the Authority providing for practices directed towards encouraging responsible gambling, including the provision of training to staff relating to responsible gambling and the services available to address problems associated with gambling; and

                          (b)    that the licensee must ensure that operations under the licence conform with the code of practice approved under this section.”

                 The Treasurer moved to amend the amendment by leaving out proposed new section 42B and inserting the following:

                    Responsible gambling code of practice

                          42B. It is a condition of the casino licence—

                          (a)    that the licensee must adopt a code of practice approved by the Authority dealing with—

                                        (i)       the display of signs, and the provision of information, at the casino relating to responsible gambling and the availability of services to address problems associated with gambling; and

                                        (ii)      the provision of training to staff relating to responsible gambling and the services available to address problems associated with gambling; and

                          (b)    that the licensee must ensure that operations under the licence conform with the code of practice approved under this section.”

                 Question - That the amendment moved by the Treasurer to the amendment moved by the Hon. N. Xenophon be agreed to - put and passed.

                 Question - That the amendment moved by the Hon. N. Xenophon, as amended by the Treasurer, be agreed to - put and passed.

                          Clause No. 6, as amended, agreed to.

                          Clause No. 7 struck out.

                          Clause No. 8 struck out.

                          Clause No. 9 agreed to.

                          Postponed Clause No. 2 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 next day of sitting.

 

Casino
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

11.

At three minutes to one o’clock the sitting was suspended until the ringing of the bells.

                 At fifteen minutes past two o’clock the sitting was resumed.

 

Suspension and
Resumption of
Sitting.

12.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 16 and No. 18 to No. 21 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 1.

 

Postponement
of Business.

13.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on motion of the Hon. I. Gilfillan - That the Regulations under the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium Act 1978 concerning Admission Charges, made on 31 August 2000 and laid on the Table of this Council on 4 October 2000, be disallowed - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. V. Schaefer, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 29 November 2000.

 

Botanic Gardens
and State
Herbarium Act -
Regulations -
Admissions
and Charges -
Motion for
disallowance of.

14.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 16 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 17.

 

Postponement
of Business.

15.

On the Order of  the Day that the adjourned debate on the question - That the South Australian Ports (Disposal of Maritime Assets) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

South Australian
Ports (Disposal
of Maritime
Assets) Bill.

 

                 Question put.

            Council divided:

Ayes, 11

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. T. Crothers

The Hon. L. H. Davis

The Hon. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. R. I. Lucas (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

 

Noes, 4

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

 

 

                 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

 

                          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 next day of sitting.

 

 

16.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 14 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 16.

 

Postponement
of Business.

17.

On the Order of  the Day that the adjourned debate on the question - That the  Maritime Services (Access) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. P. Holloway, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Maritime Services
(Access) Bill.

18.

On the Order of  the Day that the adjourned debate on the question - That the Harbors and Navigation (Control of Harbors) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. P. Holloway, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Harbors and
Navigation
(Control of
Harbors)
Amendment Bill.

  19.

The Treasurer, according to order, moved that the Education (Councils and Charges) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 On motion of the Hon. P. Holloway, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Education
(Councils and
Charges)

Amendment Bill.

  20.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

21.

Ordered - That the remaining Orders of the Day (Private Business) be Orders of the Day for Wednesday, 29 November 2000.

 

Postponement
of Business.

22.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until Tuesday, 28 November 2000, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

23.

Council adjourned at twenty minutes to six o’clock until Tuesday, 28 November 2000, 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. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

 

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

            The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon.  J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo