SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 11

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  19  JUNE  2007

 

 

 

   1.

Council met pursuant to adjournment.  The President (The Hon. R. K. Sneath) took the Chair.

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

 

    2.

A Messenger from the Governor having been announced by Black Rod, the following Message was received and read:

Message No. 3.

                 The Governor informs the Legislative Council that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the following Acts have been assented to during the Second Session of the 51st Parliament, viz.:

                 No. 18 of 2007 - An Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the financial year ending on 30 June 2008.

                 No. 19 of 2007 - An Act to regulate the relationship between residents in residential parks and park owners; to make consequential amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act 1995; and for other purposes.

                 No. 20 of 2007 - An Act to amend the South Australian Housing Trust Act 1995, the South Australian Co-operative and Community Housing Act 1991, the Housing and Urban Development (Administrative Arrangements) Act 1995, the Residential Tenancies Act 1995, the Housing Improvement Act 1940 and the Development Act 1993.

Government House, Adelaide.                                          MARJORIE JACKSON-NELSON, Governor.

19 June 2007.

 

Message from
Governor:
Assent to Bills.

 

   3.

Answers to Questions on Notice Nos. 340, 492, 539 and 541 of last 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 Papers were laid upon the Table, viz.:

        By the Minister for Police (The Hon. P. Holloway) -

                 Terrorism (Preventative Detention) Act 2005 - Report, 2005-2006.

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Associations Incorporation Act 1985 - Fees.

                          Bills of Sale Act 1886 - Fees.

                          Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1996 - Fees.

                          Business Names Act 1996 - Fees.

                          Community Titles Act 1996 - Fees.

                          Co-operatives Act 1997 - Fees.

                          Coroners Act 2003 - Fees.

                          Cremation Act 2000 - Fees.

Papers.

 

 

 

                          Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988 - Fees.

                          Dangerous Substances Act 1979 - Fees.

                          District Court Act 1991 - Fees.

                          Employment Agents Registration Act 1993 - Fees.

                          Environment, Resources and Development Court Act 1993 - Fees.

                          Explosives Act 1936 -

                                   Fees.

                                   Fireworks Fees.

                                   Miscellaneous Fees.

                          Fair Work Act 1994 - Fees.

                          Fees Regulation Act 1927 - Fees.

                          Firearms Act 1977 - Fees.

                          Freedom of Information Act 1991 - Fees.

                          Goods Securities Act 1986 - Fees.

                          Harbors and Navigation Act 1993 - Fees.

                          Land Tax Act 1936 - Fees.

                          Magistrates Court Act 1991 - Fees.

                          Motor Vehicles Act 1959 -

                                   Expiation Fees.

                                   Fees.

                          Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Act 1986 - Fees.

                          Partnership Act 1891 - Fees.

                          Passenger Transport Act 1994 - Fees.

                          Petroleum Products Regulation Act 1995 - Fees.

                          Public Trustee Act 1995 - Fees.

                          Real Property Act 1886 -

                                   Fees.

                                   Land Division Fees.

                          Registration of Deeds Act 1935 - Fees.

                          Roads (Opening and Closing) Act 1991 - Fees.

                          Road Traffic Act 1961 -

                                   Expiation Fees.

                                   Miscellaneous Fee.

                          Security and Investigation Agents Act 1995 - Fees.

                          Sexual Reassignment Act 1988 - Fees.

                          Sheriff’s Act 1978 - Fees.

                          Strata Titles Act 1988 - Fees.

                          Summary Offences Act 1953 - Application Fee.

                          Supreme Court Act 1935 - Fees.

                          State Records Act 1997 - Fees.

                          Valuation of Land Act 1971 - Fees.

                          Worker’s Liens Act 1893 - Fees.

                          Youth Court Act 1993 - Fees.

                 Rules of Court -

                          District Court - District Court Act 1991 - Child Sex Offenders.

                          Supreme Court - Supreme Court Act 1935 - Child Sex Offenders.

                 Rules under Acts -

                          Road Traffic Act 1961 - Mobile Phones.

        By the Minister for Mineral Resources Development (The Hon. P. Holloway) -

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Mines and Works Inspection Act 1920 - Fees.

                          Mining Act 1971 - Fees.

                          Opal Mining Act 1995 - Fees.

                          Petroleum Act 2000 - Fees.

        By the Minister for Urban Development and Planning (The Hon. P. Holloway) -

                 Regulation under the following Act -

                          Development Act 1993 - Fees.

        By the Minister for Emergency Services (The Hon. C. Zollo) -

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Adoption Act 1988 - Fees.

                          Aquaculture Act 2001 - Fees.

                          Authorised Betting Operations Act 2000 - Fees.

 

 

 

                          Barley Exporting Act 2007 - Fees.

                          Branding of Pigs Act 1964 - Fees.

                          Brands Act 1933 - Fees.

                          Chicken Meat Industry Act 2003 - Fees.

                          Fire and Emergency Services Act 2005 - Fees.

                          Fisheries Act 1982 - Fees.

                          Gaming Machines Act 1992 - Fees.

                          Housing Improvement Act 1940 - Fees.

                          Livestock Act 1997 - Fees.

                          Lottery and Gaming Act 1936 - Fees.

                          Primary Produce (Food Safety Schemes) Act 2004 - Fees.

        By the Minister for Environment and Conservation (The Hon. G. E. Gago) -

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Ambulance Services Act 1992 - Fees.

                          Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium Act 1978 - Fees.

                          Building Work Contractors Act 1995 - Fees.

                          Conveyancers Act 1994 - Fees.

                          Crown Lands Act 1929 - Fees.

                          Environment Protection Act 1993 -

                                   Fees.

                                   Miscellaneous Fees.

                          Fees Regulation Act 1927 - Sewerage Fees.

                          Heritage Places Act 1993 - Fees.

                          Historic Shipwrecks Act 1981 - Fees.

                          Land Agents Act 1994 - Fees.

                          Liquor Licensing Act 1997 -

                                   Dry Zones - Goolwa.

                                   Fees.

                          Local Government Act 1999 - Fees.

                          National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 -

                                   Fees.

                                   Hunting Fees.

                          Native Vegetation Act - Fees.

                          Natural Resources Management Act 2004 -

                                   Council Levies.

                                   Differentiating Factors.

                                   Fees.

                                   Meter Fees.

                                   Prescribed Wells.

                          Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989 - Fees.

                          Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Electricians Act 1995 - Fees.

                          Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1985 - Fees.

                          Private Parking Areas Act 1986 - Fees.

                          Radiation Protection and Control Act 1982 - Fees.

                           Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Act 1995 - Fees.

                          Sewerage Act 1929 - Fees.

                          South Australian Health Commission Act 1976 -

                                   Fees.

                                   Medicare Patient Fees.

                                   Miscellaneous Fees.

                          Trade Measurement Administration Act 1993 - Fees.

                          Travel Agents Act 1986 - Fees.

                          Upper South East Dryland Salinity and Flood Management Act 2002 - Projects Works Corridor.

                          Waterworks Act 1932 - Fees.

        By the Minister for Mental Health and Substance Abuse (The Hon. G. E. Gago) -

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Controlled Substances Act 1984 -

                                   Fees.

                                   Pesticides Fees.

                          Tobacco Products Regulation Act 1997 - Fees.

 

 

 

   5.

The Hon. R. P. Wortley tabled the Report of the Natural Resources Committee on Deep Creek.

 

Natural Resources
Committee -
Report on
Deep Creek.

 

 

   6.

The Minister for Police, by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Deputy Premier (The Hon. K. O. Foley, M.P.) concerning Health Reform.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   7.

Ordered - That the Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   8.

Ordered - That the Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 and No. 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 4.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   9.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Natural Resources Management (Water Resources and Other Matters) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. M. C. Parnell, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Natural Resources
Management
(Water Resources
and Other Matters)
Amendment Bill.

 

10.

Ordered - That the Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2, No. 3 and No. 5 to No. 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 8.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Commission of Inquiry (Children in State Care) (Children on APY Lands) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 And the Minister for Police having obtained leave to conclude his remarks, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Commission of
Inquiry (Children in
State Care) (Children
on APY Lands)
Amendment Bill.

 

12.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. B. V. Finnigan, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Development
(Regulated Trees)
Amendment Bill.

 

13.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Environment Protection (Site Contamination) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. B. V. Finnigan, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Environment
Protection (Site
Contamination)
Amendment Bill.

 

14.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Criminal Law (Clamping, Impounding and Forfeiture of Vehicles) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Criminal Law
(Clamping,
Impounding and
Forfeiture of
Vehicles) Bill.

 

 

15.

Ordered - That the Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 6, No. 7, No. 9 and No. 10 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

16.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Harbors and Navigation (Australian Builders Plate) 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. 8 agreed to.

                          Schedule agreed to.

                          Title agreed to.

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Harbors and
Navigation
(Australian Builders
Plate) 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 Minister for Police, 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.

 

 

 

17.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

18.

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

Message No. 14

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Land Tax Act 1936 and the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 19 June 2007.                                                                   J. J. SNELLING, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Minister for Police then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. D. W. Ridgway, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Message from
House of Assembly:
Statutes Amendment
(Budget 2007) Bill.

 

19.

Council adjourned at seventeen 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. A. M. Bressington

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. B. V. Finnigan

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. P. Holloway

 

The Hon. D.G.E. Hood

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. M. C. Parnell

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

 

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. S. G. Wade

The Hon. R. P. Wortley

The Hon. C. Zollo