[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 8

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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WEDNESDAY  18  NOVEMBER  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.

Answers to Questions on Notice No. 257 of last session and Nos. 55, 65, 66 and 70 of this Session, previously asked last Session and re-listed this 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 following Paper was laid upon the Table, viz.:

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

                 Ports Corp South Australia - Report, 1997-98.

 

Paper.

   4.

The Hon. A. J. Redford brought up the Third Report, 1998-99 of the Legislative Review Committee.

 

Legislative Review Committee -

Third Report,

1998-99.

 

   5.

In accordance with Sessional Standing Order, the President called on Members to make Statements on Matters of Interest.

 

Statements on

Matters of

Interest.

 

   6.

Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Private Business) No. 1 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   7.

The Hon. C. A. Pickles, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Criminal Law Consolidation (Intoxication) Amendment Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill, pursuant to section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Ordered - That consideration of the Bill be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Criminal Law Consolidation (Intoxication) Amendment Bill.

   8.

Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Private Business) No. 3 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   9.

The Hon. T. G. Cameron, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide a right of reply to persons adversely referred to during proceedings of a House of Parliament.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Hon. T. G. Cameron then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 The Attorney-General, 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.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. Crothers, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

Citizen’s Right

of Reply Bill.

10.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 1 to No. 6 be made Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement

of Business.

11.

The Hon. G. Weatherill, according to order, moved - That the Parliament (Joint Services) (Administrative Arrangements) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. Crothers, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

Parliament

(Joint Services) (Administrative Arrangements) Amendment Bill.

 

12.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 8 to No. 10 be made Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement

of Business.

13.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 and the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Attorney-General then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. A. Pickles, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Statutes

Amendment (Sentencing -Miscellaneous) Bill.

14.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to establish the Adelaide Festival Corporation; to provide for the conduct of the Adelaide Festival of Arts; and for other purposes.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. A. Pickles, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Adelaide Festival Corporation Bill.

15.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. A. Pickles, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Road Traffic

(Proof of Accuracy

of Devices) Amendment Bill.

16.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 8.

 

Postponement

of Business.

17.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Summary Offences (Offensive and other Weapons) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Summary Offences (Offensive and

other Weapons) Amendment Bill.

18.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Address-in- Reply, as read, be adopted:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Address-in-Reply.

19.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

20.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 to No. 7 and No. 9 and No. 10 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

21.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 11 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

22.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Independent Industry Regulator 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.

 

Independent Industry

Regulator Bill.

23.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 13 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 15.

 

Postponement

of Business.

24.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Stamp Duties (Share Buy-backs) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Stamp Duties

(Share Buy-backs) Amendment Bill.

25.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Statutes

Amendment

(Mining Administration)

Bill.

 

  26.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Road Traffic (Road Events) 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.

 

Road Traffic

(Road Events) Amendment Bill.

27.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 11, adjourned on motion, be taken into consideration forthwith.

                 The Treasurer, according to order, moved - That the Electricity (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                 The Attorney-General, pursuant to continent 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.

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Electricity (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

28.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Sustainable Energy 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.

 

Sustainable

Energy Bill.

29.

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

 

Postponement

of Business.

  30.

The following Message from the House of Assembly was received and read:

Message No. 7

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Australian Formula One Grand Prix Act 1984, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 17 November 1998.                                                           J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Treasurer then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Message from

House of Assembly:

Australian

Formula One

Grand Prix

(South Australian Motor Sport) Amendment Bill.

31.

Council adjourned at fifteen minutes to 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. 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. R. R. Roberts

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