SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 78

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  20  OCTOBER  2005

 

 

 

   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 Minister for Industry and Trade (The Hon. P. Holloway), by leave, without notice, moved - That the sitting of the Council be not suspended during the continuation of the Conference on the Statutes Amendment (Aggravated Offences) Bill.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Statutes Amendment
(Aggravated
Offences) Bill.

 

   3.

The Minister for Industry and Trade (The Hon. P. Holloway), 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.

 

    4.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   5.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of the Statutes Amendment (Relationships) Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          New clauses No. 68A and 68B, as proposed to be inserted by the Hon. J.M.A. Lensink, on page 26, after line 9, as follows:

             “68A—Amendment of long title

Long title—delete "de facto" and substitute:

certain domestic

               68B—Amendment of section 1—Short title

Section 1—delete "De Facto Relationships Act 1996" and substitute:

Domestic Relationships Property Act 1996”.

        - further considered.

                 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.

 

Statutes Amendment
(Relationships) Bill.

 

    6.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 to No. 10 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 11.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

    7.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 11 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

    8.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   9.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Defamation Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                                   Clauses No. 1 to No. 42 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 Industry and Trade, 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.

 

Defamation Bill.

 

10.

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

Message No. 128

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, entitled a Bill for an Act to amend the Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Act 1981, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the House of Assembly desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 19 October 2005.                                                                   R. B. SUCH, Speaker.

 

Message from
House of Assembly:
Pitjantjatjara Land Rights (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

 

 

Schedule of the Amendments made by the House of Assembly

No. 1.

         Clause 5, page 4, line 6

                 Delete "Ngaanyatjara" and substitute:

                       Ngaanyatjarra

No. 2.

         Clause 26, page 30, line 34

                 Delete "Ngaanyatjara" and substitute:

                       Ngaanyatjarra

No. 3.

         New Clause 30, page 32, after line 6, insert new clause as follows

                  Clause 30—Amendment of Schedule 3—Rules of election under section 9

(1)     Schedule 3, clause 1, definition of electorate—delete the definition

(2)     Schedule 3, clause 2—delete clause 2 and substitute:

2—Elections

An election under section 9 will consist of an election of 1 member of the Executive Board from each of the following community groups (and each community group will constitute an electorate for the election):

(a)     Pipalyatjara/Kalka;

(b)     Watarru;

(c)     Kanypi/Nyapari/Angatja;

(d)     Amata/Tjurma;

(e)     Kaltjiti/Irintata/Watinuma;

(f)      Anilalya/Turkey Bore;

 

 

 

(g)     Pukatja/Yunyarinyi;

(h)     Mimili;

(i)      Iwantja;

(j)      Amuruna/Railway Bore/Witjintitja/Wallatinna.

(3)     Schedule 3, clause 3(3)(c)—delete ", if permissible under local custom,"

(4)     Schedule 3, clause 4(1)—delete "on a day" and substitute:

                   during a period

(5)     Schedule 3, clause 4(1)—delete "same day" and substitute:

                   same period

(6)     Schedule 3, clause 4(2)—delete "on the day" and substitute:

                   during a period

(7)     Schedule 3, clause 4—after subclause (2) insert:

(3)     Subject to this Schedule, the period determined by the returning officer during which voting may be held must be not less        than 1 day and not more than 7 days.

(8)     Schedule 3, clause 5(2)(b)—delete "time and date when voting shall" and substitute:

                   period during which voting may

(9)     Schedule 3, clause 5(2)(c)—after "location" insert:

                   or locations

(10)   Schedule 3, clause 5(2)(d)—delete "each ballot at the election on the date and time advertised" and substitute:

                   the election during the period during which voting may take place

(11)   Schedule 3, clause 6(1)—delete "A Pitjantjatjara" and substitute:

                   An Anangu

(12)   Schedule 3, clause 6(1)(a)—delete paragraph (a) and substitute:

(a)     to nominate for the office of the member of the Executive Board to be elected from the electorate; and

(13)   Schedule 3, clause 6(2)—after "location" insert:

                   or locations

(14)   Schedule 3, clause 6(5)—delete ", if permissible under local custom,"

(15)   Schedule 3, clause 8(1)—delete "a time and at locations" and substitute:

                   during the period, and at a location or locations,

(16)   Schedule 3, clause 8(1)—delete "such time should be" and substitute:

                   such period should commence

(17)   Schedule 3, clause 8(2)—delete ", if permissible under local custom,"

(18)   Schedule 3, clause 8(4)—delete ", if permissible under local custom,"

(19)   Schedule 3, clause 8(5)—delete subclause (5) and substitute:

(5)     A person may, at an election, only cast 1 vote in relation to the election of members of the Executive Board.

(6)     To avoid doubt, voting is not compulsory.

(20)   Schedule 3, clause 17(3)(b)—delete paragraph (b) and substitute:

(b)     must within 1 month after the conclusion of the election cause the result of the election to be published—

(i)      in the Gazette; and

(ii)     in a newspaper circulating throughout the State; and

(iii)    in any other manner determined by the Minister.

(21)   Schedule 3, clause 20(2)(a)—delete paragraph (a) and substitute:

(a)     to nominate for the office of the member of the Executive Board to be elected from a particular electorate; or

(22)   Schedule 3, clause 20(2)—delete "a Pitjantjatjara" and substitute:

                   an Anangu

(23)   Schedule 3, clause 24—after "member of the" wherever occurring insert:

                   Executive

(24)   Schedule 3, clause 24—delete "or the Chairperson of Anangu Pitjantjatjara (as the case requires)" wherever occurring

(25)   Schedule 3, clause 30—after "may" insert:

, on the recommendation of the Minister and Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara,

(26)   Schedule 3—after clause 30 insert:

31—Costs

Any money required for the purposes of an election under section 9 is to be paid out of the Consolidated Account (which is appropriated to the necessary extent).

No. 4.

         Clause 32, page 34, lines 21 to 26

                 Delete subclauses (2) and (3) and substitute:

                       (2)  The review must be conducted by a panel of 3 persons of whom—

(a)     1 must be an Anangu nominated by the Executive Board of Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara; and

(b)     2 must be persons selected by the Minister with the agreement of the Executive  Board of Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara.

No. 5.

         Clause 32, page 34 —after line 34 insert:

                 (7)    In this section—

                         Anangu has the same meaning as in the Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Act 1981.

D. A. BRIDGES, Clerk of the House of Assembly.

 

 

 

                 Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration forthwith.

                 The President then left the Chair, and the Council resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Message.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Resolved - That Amendment No. 1 be agreed to.

                          Resolved - That the Amendment No. 2 be agreed to.

                 The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation moved - That Amendment No. 3 be agreed to.

                 The Hon. K. J. Reynolds moved that Amendment No. 3 of the House Assembly be amended by leaving out subclauses (21) and (22) of clause No. 30 and inserting the following:

             “(21)     Schedule 3, clause 20(2)—delete subclause (2).”.

                 Question - That the amendment moved by the Hon. K. J. Reynolds to Amendment No. 3 of the House of Assembly be agreed to - put and negatived.

                 Question - That Amendment No. 3 of the House of Assembly be agreed to - put and passed.

                 The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation moved - That Amendment No. 4 be agreed to.

                 The Hon. K. J. Reynolds moved that Amendment No. 4 of the House Assembly be disagreed to and that the following alternative amendment be made in lieu thereof:

                           “Clause 32—

Delete subclauses (2) and (3) and substitute:

(2)     The review must be conducted by a panel of 3 persons of whom—

(a)     1 must be an Anangu nominated by the Executive Board of Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara; and

(b)    1 must be a person selected by the Minister with the agreement of the Executive Board of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara; and

(c)     1 must be a person selected by the Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Standing Committee (established under the Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Standing Committee Act 2003) with the agreement of the Executive Board of Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara and the Minister.”.

                 Question - That Amendment No. 4 of the House of Assembly be agreed to - put.

 

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 14

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

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. T. G. Roberts (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 5

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds (Teller)

 

 

 

 

                          Resolved - That Amendment No. 5 be agreed to.

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                 The President resumed the Chair and reported accordingly; whereupon the Council such report.

 

 

 

11.

At thirteen minutes past 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.

 

12.

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

                 By The Hon. I. Gilfillan, from 58 residents of South Australia, concerning the Genetically Modified Crops Management Act 2004.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will amend the Genetically Modified Crops Management Act 2004 to remove section 6 of that Act.

                

Petition:
No. 28 - Genetically Modified Crops
Management Act
2004.

 

  13.

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

        By the Minister for Industry and Trade (The Hon. P. Holloway) -

                 Reports, 2004-2005 -

                          Department of the Premier and Cabinet.

                          Equal Opportunity Tribunal.

                          Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal Report to the Attorney-General and the Chief Justice pursuant to Section 90A of the Legal Practitioners Act 1981.

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

                 Reports, 2004-2005 -

                          Adelaide Festival Centre.

                          Zero Waste SA.

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

                 Reports, 2004-2005 -

                          Adelaide Convention Centre.

                          Adelaide Entertainment Centre.

                          Non-Government Schools Registration Board.

                          South Australian Tourism Commission.

                 2007 World Police and Fire Games.

 

Papers.

 

14.

The Minister for Industry and Trade tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. M. D. Rann, M.P.) concerning Proposals to Assist in the Prevention of Terrorist Acts and to Improve Australia’s Preparedness in the Event of a Terrorist Act.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

15.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Environment and Conservation (The Hon. J. Hill, M.P.) concerning the Prescription of Water Resources in the Western Mount Lofty Ranges.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

16.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for the River Murray (The Hon. K. A. Maywald, M.P.) concerning Key South Australian Environmental Flow Initiatives.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

17.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 and No. 5 to No. 9 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 10.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

18.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Transport Portfolio) 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. 13 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 Industry and Trade, 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.

 

Statutes Amendment
(Transport Portfolio)
Bill.

 

19.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 and No. 5 to No. 8 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 9.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

20.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Occupational Therapy Practice 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. 73 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 Emergency Services, 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.

 

Occupational
Therapy Practice
Bill.

 

21.

The Minister for Industry and Trade tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Attorney-General (The Hon. M. J. Atkinson, M.P.) concerning the Guardianship Board.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

22.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3, No. 5 to No. 8 and No. 12 to No. 14 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 15.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

23.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Liquor Licensing (Exemption for Tertiary Institutions) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. K. J. Reynolds, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Liquor Licensing
(Exemption for
Tertiary Institutions)
Amendment Bill.

 

  24.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) 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.

 

  25.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Criminal Law Consolidation (Instruments of Crime) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 And the Hon. I. Gilfillan having obtained leave to conclude his remarks, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Criminal Law
Consolidation
(Instruments of
Crime)
Amendment Bill.

 

  26.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 and No. 5 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

  27.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

28.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Justices of the Peace Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                                   Clauses No. 1 to No. 3 agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 4 amended and agreed to.

                                   Clauses No. 5 and No. 6 agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 7 amended and agreed to.

                                   Clauses No. 8 to No. 12 agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 13 amended and agreed to.

                                   Clauses No. 14 to No. 17 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 with amendments; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

                 The Minister for Industry and Trade, 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.

 

Justices of the Peace Bill.

 

29.

The Minister for Industry and Trade, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to move - That the Order made this day for Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 11 to be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting be rescinded and for the Order of the Day to be taken into consideration forthwith.

                 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.

 

 

 

                 The Minister for Industry and Trade, then moved - That the Order made this day for Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 11 to be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting be rescinded and for the Order of the Day to be taken into consideration forthwith.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Rescission
of Order.

 

 

30.

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Carers Recognition Bill be now read a second time.

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

Carers Recognition Bill.

 

 

                 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. 9 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.

 

 

 

31.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of the Local Government (Financial Management and Rating) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                                   Clauses No. 11 further considered and agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 12 agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 13 amended and agreed to.

                                   Clauses No. 14 to No. 18 agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 19 read.

                          The Hon. N. Xenophon moved on page 12, after line 36, to insert new subclauses as follows:

    “(4a)     Despite a preceding subsection, a council must ensure that any increase in the general rate to be charged for a particular financial year on rateable land within its area that constitutes a principal place of residence within the ambit of subsection (4b) does not exceed any change in the CPI for the period of 12 months ending on 31 December of the immediately preceding financial year.

      (4b)     A principal place of residence is within the ambit of this subsection if—

(a)        a ratepayer with respect to the land is a prescribed ratepayer; and

(b)        the relevant land is the principal place of residence of the prescribed ratepayer; and

(c)        any change in the valuation of the land for the relevant financial year is not attributable to development undertaken with respect to the land.”.

                          Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                                   Clause No. 19 agreed to.

                                   Clauses No. 20 to No. 27 agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 28 amended and agreed to.

                                   Clauses No. 29 to No. 31 agreed to.

                                   New clause No. 31A inserted.

                                   Clause No. 32 amended and agreed to.

                                   Clauses No. 33 and No. 34 agreed to.

                                   Schedule read.

                          The Hon. N. Xenophon moved on page 22, after line 19, to insert new Part as follows:

Part 3—Transitional provisions

  7—Rebates of rates—volunteers

      (1)       The Minister must cause a report to be prepared on the proposal that a rebate of council rates be provided to ratepayers who act as volunteers within the community.

      (2)       The review must consider—

      (a)       the feasibility of providing such a rebate; and

      (b)      if such a rebate were to be provided—

       (i)       the appropriate level of volunteer work in order to qualify for a rebate;

      (ii)       the appropriate amount or level of a rebate;

      (iii)      the way in which a rebate could be claimed or provided; and

      (c)       any other matter specified by the Minister.

      (3)       The results of the review must be embodied in a written report.

      (4)       The report must be completed within 12 months after the commencement of this Act and, on completion, furnished to the Minister.

      (5)       The Minister must cause a copy of the report to be laid before both Houses of Parliament within 6 sitting days of his or her receipt of the report.”.

                          Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                                   Schedule agreed to.

                                   Title agreed to.

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Local Government
(Financial
Management
and Rating)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

                 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 Minister for Emergency Services, 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 all remaining Orders of the Day (Government Business) be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

33.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. I. Gilfillan - That this Council respectfully requests the South Australia Government, on behalf of the people of Eyre Peninsula, to make a substantial ex gratia payment to Kevin Warren of Eyreial Ag Services, to offset the expenses incurred providing his three crop duster aircraft to act as water bombers to fight the January bushfires on Lower Eyre Peninsula:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Ex Gratia Payment to Kevin Warren of Eyreial Ag Services - Motion re.

 

34.

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway, according to order, moved - That the Cape Jaffa Lighthouse Platform (Civil Liability) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Minister for Industry and Trade, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday, 9 November 2005.

 

Cape Jaffa
Lighthouse Platform
(Civil Liability) Bill.

 

 

35.

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

Message No. 129

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith entitled an Act to amend the Controlled Substances Act 1984; and to make related amendments to the Correctional Services Act 1982, the Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 2005, the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988 and the Listening and Surveillance Devices Act 1972, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 20 October 2005.                                                                   R. B. SUCH, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

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

                 On motion of the Hon. C. V. Schaefer, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Message from
House of Assembly:
Controlled
Substances (Serious
Drug Offences)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

36.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until Monday, 7 November 2005, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

 

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

 

37.

Council adjourned at ten minutes past six o’clock until Monday, 7 November 2005, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Adjournment.

 

 

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Members present during any part of the sitting:

 

 

 

 

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. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo