SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 36

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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MONDAY  22  MARCH  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.

Answers to Questions on Notice Nos. 50, 74 to 87 and 133 to 146 of last Session and Nos. 5 to 18, 46 to 54, 56 to 58, 91, 116, 119, 129 to 137, 139 to 142, 157 to 193, 195 to 198 and 245 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.

 

    3.

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

        By the President -

                 Reports, 2002-2003 -

                          District Council of Robe.

                          The Flinders Ranges Council.

        By the Minister for Industry, Trade and Regional Development

        (The Hon. P. Holloway) -

                 Australasia Railway Corporation - Report, 2002-2003.

                 Reports -

                         Land Management Corporation Charter.

                         Report of the Judges of the Supreme Court of South Australia, 2003.

                         Summary Offences Act 1953 -

                               Dangerous Area Declarations - 1 October 2003 to 31 December 2003.

                               Road Block Establishment Authorisations - 1 October 2003 to 31 December 2003.

        By the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation

        (The Hon. T. G. Roberts) -

                 Reports, 2002-2003 -

                          Pika Wiya Health Service Inc.

                          Langhorne Creek Wine Industry Fund.

                          Marine Scalefish Industry Fund.

                          Riverland Wine Industry Fund.

                          South Australian Apiary Industry Fund.

                           South Australian Cattle Industry Fund.

                          South Australian Deer Industry Fund.

                          South Australian Pig Industry Fund.

                          South Australian Sheep Industry Fund.

                          Training and Skills Commission.

                 Information Industries Development Centre Charter Report.

                 Regulation under the following Act -

                          Chiropodists Act 1950 - Fees.

 

Papers.

 

   4.

The Minister for Industry, Trade and Regional Development tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. M. D. Rann, M.P.) concerning Mercury 04.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   5.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Health (The Hon. L. Stevens, M.P.) concerning the Creation of Regional Health Services in Adelaide.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   6.

Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Government Business) No. 1 and Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 9 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   7.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   8.

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

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Genetically
Modified Crops
Management  Bill.

 

   9.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Deputy Premier (The Hon. K. O. Foley, M.P.) concerning the APY Lands.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

10.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Motor Vehicles (Suspension of Licences of Medically Unfit Drivers) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. G. E. Gago, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Motor Vehicles
(Suspension of
Licences of
Medically Unfit
Drivers)
Amendment Bill.

 

11.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 12 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

12.

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

Message No. 55

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly requests that a Conference may be granted to it respecting certain amendments in the Freedom of Information (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.  In the event of a Conference being agreed to, the House of Assembly will be represented by five Managers.

House of Assembly, 26 February 2004.                                              I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

                 Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration on next day of sitting.

Messages from
House of Assembly:
Freedom of
Information
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

 

                 Ordered - That the Freedom of Information (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be reprinted to accord with its restoration in the House of Assembly and to enable further consideration by this Council.

 

Bill reprinted
due to restoration
in House of
Assembly.

 

 

                 Message No. 56

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Consent to Medical Treatment and Palliative Care Act 1995, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 22 March 2004.                                                   I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Consent to Medical
Treatment and
Palliative Care
(Prescribed Forms)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

13.

Council adjourned at ten minutes past five 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. 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