SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 31

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  19  FEBRUARY  2004

 

 

 

   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 Clerk announced that the following Petitions had been lodged for presentation:

                 By the Hon. J. F. Stefani from 20 residents of South Australia concerning voluntary euthanasia.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will -

·        reject the so called Dignity in Dying (Voluntary Euthanasia) Bill;

·        move to ensure that all medical staff in all hospitals receive proper training in palliative care; and

·        move to ensure adequate funding for palliative care for terminally ill patients.

Petitions -
No. 2 - Voluntary
Euthanasia.

 

 

 

                 By the Hon. A. J. Reford from 6,000 residents of South Australia concerning the proposal for the development of Stage 2B of the Holdfast Shores Project at the Glenelg Foreshore.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will do all in its power to ensure that the proposal (as contained in an Amended Development Report for the development of Stage 2B of the Holdfast Shores Project on the Glenelg Foreshore), which includes a residential apartment building on the site of the Glenelg Surf Life Saving Club, is rejected.

 

No. 3 - Proposal for
the development
of Stage 2B of the
Holdfast Shores
Project at the
Glenelg Foreshore.

 

 

   3.

Answers to Questions on Notice No. 203 of last Session and Nos. 124 and 126 of 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.

 

    4.

The following Paper was laid upon the Table, viz.:

        By the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (The Hon. T. G. Roberts) -

                 Implementation of the Upper South East Project - Report, October-December 2003.

 

Paper.

 

   5.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Treasurer (The Hon. K. O. Foley, M.P.) concerning the Study by KPMG on Competitive Alternatives.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   6.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Attorney-General (The Hon. M. J. Atkinson, M.P.) concerning the Outcome of DNA Testing of the State’s Prison Population.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   7.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 4 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   8.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   9.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Zero Waste 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. 21 agreed to.

                          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 Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, 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.

 

Zero Waste Bill.

 

10.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Intervention Programs and Sentencing Procedures) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

                 Ordered - That the Bill’s consideration in Committee be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Statutes Amendment
(Intervention
Programs and
Sentencing
Procedures) Bill.

 

11.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

                 Ordered - That the Bill’s consideration in Committee be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Statutes Amendment
(Computer Offences)
Bill.

 

12.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 8 to No. 11 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

13.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. M. Gazzola, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Summary Offences
(Consumption of
Cats and Dogs)
Amendment Bill.

 

14.

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

Message No. 51

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith entitled an Act to amend the Liquor Licensing Act 1997, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 18 February 2004.                                              I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Message from
House of Assembly:
Liquor Licensing
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

15.

Council adjourned at fifteen minutes past four o’clock until Monday next 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. C. Zollo

The Hon. N. Xenophon