[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 15

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY 18 NOVEMBER 1999

 

 

 

   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 Papers 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.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Summary Offences Act 1953.

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

 

Summary

Offences

(Searches)

Amendment Bill.

   4.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Young Offenders Act 1993.

                 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.

 

Young Offenders (Publication of Information) Amendment Bill.

   5.

The Treasurer, pursuant to notice, moved - That if, prior to 30 June 2000 and at a time when Parliament is prorogued or this Council is adjourned for a period exceeding two weeks, the Auditor-General (acting pursuant to section 36(3) of the Public Finance and Audit Act 1987) delivers to the President a supplementary report on the probity of the processes leading up to the making of a relevant long term lease (as that term is defined in section 22(8) of the Electricity Corporations (Restructuring and Disposals) Act 1999), the President is hereby authorised, upon presentation of that report to the President, to publish and distribute that report.

                 And the Treasurer having obtained leave to conclude his remarks, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Auditor-General’s Supplementary

Report on the

Probity of

Processes for

Long Term Lease of Electricity Assets - President authorised

to publish -

Motion re.

   6.

The Attorney-General, according to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the District Court Act 1991; and to make related amendments to other Acts.

                 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.

 

District Court (Administrative and Disciplinary Division) Amendment Bill.

   7.

The Attorney-General, according to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Native Title (South Australia) Act 1994.

                 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.

 

Native Title

(South Australia) (Validation and

Confirmation) Amendment Bill.

   8.

The Attorney-General, according to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Native Title (South Australia) Act 1994.

                 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.

 

Native Title

(South Australia) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

   9.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 and No. 5 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 24.

 

Postponement

of Business.

10.

The Treasurer, according to order, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Superannuation Act 1988.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

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

                 On motion of the Hon. P. Holloway, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Superannuation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

11.

The Treasurer, according to order, moved - That the Alice Springs to Darwin Railway (Financial Commitment) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Alice Springs to Darwin Railway (Financial Commitment) Amendment Bill.

12.

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

                 On motion of the Hon. P. Holloway, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Government

Business Enterprises (Competition) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

13.

The Treasurer, according to order, moved - That the Building Work Contractors (GST) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

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

.

 

Building Work Contractors (GST) Amendment Bill.

14.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 10 to No. 24, postponed Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 and No. 5 and Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 25 to No. 29 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 30.

 

Postponement

of Business.

15.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Southern State Superannuation (Salary) 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.

 

Southern State Superannuation (Salary)

Amendment 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 Treasurer, 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.

 

 

16.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 10 and No. 11 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

17.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 12 to No. 22 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 24 but before postponed Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 4.

 

Postponement

of Business.

18.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Criminal Law Consolidation (Serious Criminal Trespass) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to No. 4 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 5 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 6 agreed to.

                          New schedule inserted.

                          Title amended and 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 and an amended title; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

                 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.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a third time.

                 Resolved - That this Bill do now pass.

 

Criminal Law Consolidation

(Serious Criminal Trespass)

Amendment Bill.

19.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Building Work Contractors (GST) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Building Work Contractors (GST) Amendment Bill.

20.

At two 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.

 

21.

The Clerk announced that the following Petition had been lodged for presentation:

                 By the Hon. R. D. Lawson, from 97 residents of South Australia, concerning Prostitution and praying that the Council will strengthen the present law and ban all prostitution-related advertising to enable Police to suppress the prostitution trade more effectively.

 

Petition No. 7 -

Prostitution.

 

22.

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

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

                 Reports, 1998-99.

                          Adelaide Convention Centre.

                          Seventh Australian Masters Games Corporation.

                          South Australian Motor Sport Board.

                          South Australian Tourism Commission.

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

                 Reports, 1998-99.

                          Freedom of Information Act 1991.

                          Industrial Relations Court and Commission.

                          Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Advisory Committee.

                          Privacy Committee of South Australia.

                          State Emergency Services SA.

                          State Records of South Australia.

                          State Supply Board.

                 Construction Industry Long Service Leave Board - Actuarial Report, 1998-99.

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

                 Reports, 1998-99.

                          Aboriginal Housing Authority.

                          Administration of the Radiation Protection and Control Act 1982.

                          Commissioner of Charitable Funds.

                          Department for Environment, Heritage and Aboriginal Affairs.

                          Department of Human Services and South Australian Health Commission.

                          Departments for Transport, Urban Planning and the Arts.

                          Murray-Darling Basin Commission.

                          Next Stop, 2000! (TransAdelaide).

                          Optometrists Board.

                          Passenger Transport Board.

                          South Australian Community Housing Authority.

                          South Australian Housing Trust.

                          Transport SA.

        By the Minister Disability Services (The Hon. R. D. Lawson) -

                 Office of the Public Advocate - Report, 1998-99.

 

Papers.

23.

The Hon. A. J. Redford brought up the Second Report of the Occupational Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Committee on Impacts of Past and Present Coal Mining Operations on the Health of Workers and Residents of Leigh Creek and Environs, together with a background paper on the issue prepared by Workplace Services of the Department of Administration and Information Services.

 

Occupational Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Committee -

Second Report on Impacts of Past and Present Coal Mining Operations on the Health of Workers and Residents of Leigh Creek and Environs,

together with Background Paper.

 

24.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, while making a Ministerial Statement, tabled a copy of the Women’s Statement, 1999-2000.

 

Paper Tabled.

25.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Criminal Law (Sentencing) (Sentencing Principles) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 and No. 2 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 3 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 4 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 5 amended and agreed to.

                 The Hon. N. Xenophon moved on page 2, after line 23, to insert new clause as follows:

                          Insertion of s. 74A

Criminal Law (Sentencing) (Sentencing

Principles)

Amendment Bill.

 

                                     6.  The following section is inserted after section 74 of the principal Act:

                                     Statistics relating to background of defendants

                                                   74A. (1) If it appears from material placed before a court for the purposes of sentencing a defendant for an indictable offence that the defendant has a history of—

                                                  (a)    truancy; or

                                                  (b)    mental illness, impairment or psychological disorder; or

                                                  (c)    alcohol or drug dependency; or

                                                  (d)    problem gambling; or

                                                  (e)    being the victim of domestic violence; or

                                                  (f)     unemployment; or

                                                  (g)    illiteracy; or

                                                  (h)    being placed under the guardianship or in the custody of a government authority pursuant to laws dealing with the care or protection of children,

                                           the court must provide the Attorney-General with a report containing details of the offence or offences for which the defendant is sentenced and indicating which of the circumstances listed above are applicable in relation to the defendant.

                                                     (2) The Attorney-General must cause statistics to be kept relating to the information reported under this section and, on an annual or more frequent basis, include the statistics in a report made available to the public.”

                 The Hon. C. A. Pickles moved to amend the amendment by inserting, “where practicable,” after “the court must” in subsection (1) of proposed new section 74A.

                 Question - That the amendment moved by the Hon. C. A. Pickles to new clause No. 6, as proposed to be inserted by the Hon. N. Xenophon, be agreed to - put and passed.

                 Question - That new clause No. 6, as proposed to be inserted by the Hon. N. Xenophon and as amended by the Hon. C. A. Pickles, be so inserted - put and negatived.

                          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 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.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a third time.

                 Resolved - That this Bill do now pass.

 

 

26.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 12 and No. 13 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 14.

 

Postponement

of Business.

27.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Hindmarsh Island Bridge 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 being a money clause, no question was put on the clause.

                          Clauses No. 5 to No. 10 agreed to.

                          Schedule read.

                 Question - That the Schedule stand as printed - put.

           Committee divided: 

Hindmarsh

Island Bridge

Bill.

 

Ayes, 16.

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. T. Crothers

The Hon. L. H. Davis

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. P. Holloway

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. C. Zollo

The Hon. K. T. Griffin (Teller)

Noes, 3.

The Hon. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. S. M. Kanck (Teller)

 

 

 

 

        So it was resolved in the affirmative.

                          Schedule 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 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.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a third time.

                 Resolved - That this Bill do now pass.

 

 

28.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Environment and Heritage (The Hon. D. C. Kotz, M.P.) concerning the Murray Darling Basin Commission Annual Report 1998-99.

 

Paper Tabled.

29.

At eleven minutes past six o’clock the sitting was suspended until the ringing of the bells.

                 At eight o’clock the sitting was resumed.

 

Suspension and

Resumption of

Sitting.

 

30.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the motion of the Treasurer - That if, prior to 30 June 2000 and at a time when Parliament is prorogued or this Council is adjourned for a period exceeding two weeks, the Auditor-General (acting pursuant to section 36(3) of the Public Finance and Audit Act 1987) delivers to the President a supplementary report on the probity of the processes leading up to the making of a relevant long term lease (as that term is defined in section 22(8) of the Electricity Corporations (Restructuring and Disposals) Act 1999), the President is hereby authorised, upon presentation of that report to the President, to publish and distribute that report - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Auditor-General’s Supplementary

Report on the

Probity of

Processes for

Long Term Lease of Electricity Assets - President authorised

to publish -

Motion re.

31.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Alice Springs to Darwin Railway (Financial Commitment) 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. 5 agreed to.

                          Title agreed to.

_____________________

 

Alice Springs to Darwin Railway (Financial Commitment) Amendment Bill.

 

                 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 Treasurer, 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.

 

 

32.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Building Work Contractors (GST)  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.

_____________________

 

                 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 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.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a third time.

                 Resolved - That this Bill do now pass.

 

Building Work Contractors (GST) Amendment Bill.

  33.

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

Message No. 22

MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to Bill returned herewith entitled an Act to amend the Southern State Superannuation Act 1994 and the Superannuation (Visiting Medical Officers) Act 1993, without any amendment.

House of Assembly, 17 November 1999.                                                          J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Messages from

House of

Assembly:

Statutes Amendment (Visiting Medical Officers Superannuation) 

Bill.

 

 

 

Message No. 23

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Barley Marketing Act 1993, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 18 November 1999.                                                          J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

                 Bill 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 and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Barley Marketing

(Miscellaneous No. 2) Amendment Bill.

 

 

Message No. 24

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to Bill returned herewith entitled an Act to amend the Electricity Act 1996, the Electricity Corporations Act 1994 and the Electricity Corporations (Restructuring and Disposal) Act 1999, without any amendment.

House of Assembly, 18 November 1999.                                                          J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Statutes

Amendment (Electricity)

Bill.

 

 

 

Message No. 25

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to Bill returned herewith entitled an Act to amend the Southern State Superannuation Act 1994, without any amendment.

House of Assembly, 18 November 1999.                                                          J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Southern State Superannuation (Salary)

Amendment Bill.

 

 

Message No. 26

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Land Tax Act 1936, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 18 November 1999.                                                          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. C. A. Pickles, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Land Tax

(Intensive

Agistment) Amendment Bill.

 

 

Message No. 27

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly informs the Legislative Council that it has passed the resolution transmitted herewith, and desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council thereto.

Resolution referred to:

       I.      That in the opinion of this House, a Joint Committee be appointed to provide a means by which any concerns of the Auditor-General in relation to the electricity businesses disposal process in South Australia can be expeditiously communicated to the Parliament throughout the duration of the lease process;

      II.      That in the event of the Joint Committee being appointed, the House of Assembly be represented thereon by two Members, of whom one shall form a quorum of Assembly Members necessary to be present at all sittings of the Committee; and

    III.      That Joint Standing Order No. 6 be so far suspended as to enable the Chairman to vote on every question, but when the votes are equal the Chairman shall also have a casting vote.

House of Assembly, 18 November 1999.                                                          J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

                 Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration on motion.

 

Joint Committee to address concerns of the Auditor-General

re Electricity Businesses Disposal Process -

Motion re.

34.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business No. 12, No. 13 and No. 15 to No. 22 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 4.

 

Postponement

of Business.

35.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, according to order, 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 (Miscellaneous

No. 2)

Amendment Bill.

36.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 12, No. 13, No. 15 to No. 22, postponed No. 5 and No. 25 to No. 27 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 28.

 

Postponement

of Business.

37.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Heritage (Delegation by Minister) 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. 4 agreed to.

                          Title agreed to.

_____________________

 

                 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 Treasurer, 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.

Heritage

(Delegation by Minister)

Amendment Bill.

 

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a third time.

                 Resolved - That this Bill do now pass.

 

 

38.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 12, No. 13, No. 15 to No. 22, postponed No. 5, No. 25 to No. 27, No. 29 and No. 30, be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

39.

Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Private Business) No. 1 and Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 1 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Private Business)
No. 2.

 

Postponement

of Business.

40.

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

 

Gambling

Industry

Regulation Bill.

41.

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

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 and No. 2 agreed to.

_____________________

 

And it being twelve of the clock:

FRIDAY 19 NOVEMBER 1999

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                          Clause No. 3 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 4 read.

                 The Hon. N. Xenophon moved on page 2, lines 27 and 28, to leave out paragraph (a).

                          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.

 

Legal Practitioners (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

42.

Ordered - That the remaining Orders of the Day (Government Business), Notice of Motion (Private Business) No. 1 and Orders of the Day (Private Business) be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

Of Business.

43.

Ordered - That consideration of Message No. 27 from the House of Assembly relating to the establishment of a Joint Committee to address concerns of the Auditor-General re Electricity Businesses Disposal Processes, postponed and ordered to be resumed on motion, be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

44.

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

 

Next Day

of Sitting.

45.

Council adjourned at fifteen minutes past twelve o’clock midnight until today at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

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Adjournment.

 

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