SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 44

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  20  FEBRUARY  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. 7.

                 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 present Session, viz.:

                 No. 34 of 2006 - An Act to amend the Genetically Modified Crops Management Act 2004.

                 No. 35 of 2006 - An Act to amend the Electricity Corporations Act 1994 and the Electricity Corporations (Restructuring and Disposal) Act 1999.

                 No. 36 of 2006 - An Act to amend the Forest Property Act 2000.

                 No. 37 of 2006 - An Act to amend the Liquor Licensing Act 1997.

                 No. 38 of 2006 - An Act to amend the Development Act 1993.

                 No. 39 of 2006 - An Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961.

                 No. 40 of 2006 - An Act to amend the Southern State Superannuation Act 1994.

                 No. 41 of 2006 - An Act to amend various Acts in order to provide for new employment arrangements within the public sector on account of the enactment of Commonwealth legislation relating to workplace relations.

                 No. 42 of 2006 - An Act to amend the Emergency Management Act 2004.

                 No. 43 of 2006 - An Act to amend the Family Relationships Act 1975 and various other Acts to provide for recognition of certain domestic relationships.

                 No. 44 of 2006 - An Act to amend various Acts within the Justice portfolio.

                 No. 1 of 2007 - An Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935.

                 No. 2 of 2007 - An Act to amend the Summary Offences Act 1953; and to make a related amendment to the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935.

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

20 February 2007.

 

Message from
Governor:
Assent to Bills.

   3.

Answers to Questions on Notice Nos. 170, 172 and 515 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) -

                 Award of Route Service Licence on Adelaide-Port Augusta Scheduled Airline Route - Report.

                 Inquiry into ETSA Utilities’ Network Performance and Customer Response, January 2006 - Report.

                 Regulation under the following Act -

                          Security and Investigation Agents Act 1995 - Licensed Agents and Process Servers.

                 Rule of Court -

                          District Court - District Court Act 1991 - Application for Review.

                 Addendum to the Department for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure Annual Report, 2005-2006.

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

                 Town of Walkerville - Local Heritage Supplementary Plan Amendment Report.

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

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium Act 1978 - General.

                          Liquor Licensing Act 1997 - Naracoorte Area.

                          South Australian Health Commission Act 1976 - Single Room.

 

Papers.

   5.

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola brought up the Report of the Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Standing Committee, 2005-2006.

                 Ordered - That the Report be printed.  (Paper No. 219).

 

Aboriginal Lands
Parliamentary
Standing
Committee -
Report, 2005-2006.

 

   6.

The Minister for Environment and Conservation, by leave, while reading a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. M. D. Rann, M.P.) concerning Mental Health Reform, tabled a copy of the Report titled “Stepping Up: A Social Inclusion Action Plan for Mental Health Reform 2007-2012 prepared by the Social Inclusion Board.”

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

   7.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

   9.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) 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.

 

Criminal Law
(Forensic
Procedures)
Bill.

 

10.

Ordered - That 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.

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Fisheries Management Bill be now read a second time:

                 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.

 

Fisheries
Management Bill.

 

12.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2, No. 3, No. 5 and No. 6 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 7.

 

Postponement
of Business.

13.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Local Government (Stormwater Management) 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.

 

Local Government
(Stormwater
Management)
Amendment Bill.

 

14.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Tobacco Products Regulation (Smoking in Cars) Amendment 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.

 

Tobacco Products
Regulation
(Smoking in Cars)
Amendment Bill.

 

15.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

16.

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

Message No. 71

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the amendments made by the Legislative Council in the Summary Offences (Gatecrashers at Parties) Amendment Bill, without amendment.

House of Assembly, 8 February 2007.                                                                 J. J. SNELLING, Speaker.

 

Messages from
House of Assembly:
Summary Offences
(Gatecrashers at
Parties)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

Message No. 72

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the amendments made by the Legislative Council in the Criminal Law Consolidation (Drink Spiking) Amendment Bill, without amendment.

House of Assembly, 8 February 2007.                                                                 J. J. SNELLING, Speaker.

 

Criminal Law
Consolidation
(Drink Spiking)
Amendment Bill.

 

17.

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. I. K. Hunter

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. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo