SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 37

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  22  OCTOBER  2002

 

 

 

   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 following Papers were laid upon the Table, viz.:

        By the President -

                 City of Mitcham - Report on Outcome of Applications for Rebate of Rates.

        By the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (The Hon. P. Holloway) -

                 Reports, 2001-2002 -

                          Department of Industry and Trade.

                          Department of Treasury and Finance.

                          Distribution Lessor Corporation.

                          Funds SA.

                          Generation Lessor Corporation.

                          Land Management Corporation.

                          Lotteries Commission of South Australia.

                          Motor Accident Commission.

                          Resi Corporation.

                          Resi Gas Pty. Ltd.

                          SA Ambulance Service.

                          SAIIR - Office of the South Australian Independent Industry Regulator.

                          South Australian Asset Management Corporation.

                          South Australian Country Fire Service.

                          South Australian Forestry Corporation.

                          South Australian Government Financing Authority.

                          South Australian Motor Sport Board.

                          South Australian Parliamentary Superannuation Scheme.

                          South Australian Police.

                          South Australian Superannuation Board.

                          State Emergency Service.

                          The Industrial and Commercial Premises Corporation.

                          Transmission Lessor Corporation.

                 Motor Accident Commission:  Charter.

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

                 Reports, 2001-2002 -

                          Administration of the State Records Act 1997.

                          Animal Welfare Advisory Committee.

 

Papers.

 

                          Board of the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium.

                          Department for Administrative and Information Services.

                          Freedom of Information Act.

                          General Reserves Trust.

                          Homestart Finance.

                          Libraries Board of South Australia.

                          Native Vegetation Council.

                          Privacy Committee of South Australia.

                          South Australian Aboriginal Housing Authority.

                          South Australian Community Housing Authority.

                          South Australian Housing Trust.

                          South Australian Youth Arts Board - Carclew Youth Arts Centre.

                          The Institution of Surveyors Australia, South Australian Division Inc.

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Development Act 1993 - Excavations, Other Activities.

                          Fisheries Act 1982 - River Fish.

                 By-laws -

                          District Council -

                                   Berri Barmera -

                                          No. 5 - Taxis.

 

 

   3.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (The Hon. T. G. Roberts) tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing (The Hon. M. J. Wright, M.P.) concerning TABQ.

 

Paper Tabled.

   4.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (The Hon. P. Holloway) tabled a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. M. D. Rann, M.P.) concerning the Public Sector Responsiveness Report (Fahey Report).

 

Paper Tabled.

   5.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 3 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   6.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate - That the Criminal Law Consolidation (Offences of Dishonesty) 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. 19 agreed to.

                          Schedule No. 1 agreed to.

                          Schedule No. 2 agreed to.

                          Schedule No. 3 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.

 

Criminal Law
Consolidation
(Offences of
Dishonesty)
Amendment Bill.

   7.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

Criminal Law
Consolidation
(Territorial
Application of the
Criminal Law)
Amendment 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. 4 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.

 

 

   8.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 6 to No. 8 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   9.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate - That the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) (On-line Services) 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.

 

Classification
(Publications,
Films and
Computer  Games)
(On-line Services)
Amendment Bill.

10.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 10 to No. 12 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate - That the Native Vegetation (Miscellaneous) 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.

 

Native Vegetation
(Miscellaneous)
Bill.

12.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Bushfires) 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.

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Bushfires) Bill.

13.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Legislation Revision and Publication 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.

 

Legislation
Revision and
Publication Bill.

14.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Stamp Duties and Other Measures) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Stamp Duties
and Other
Measures) Bill.

15.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 17 be an Order 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 Statutes Amendment (Transport Portfolio) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. K. Sneath, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Transport
Portfolio) Bill.

17.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 19 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

18.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Holidays (Adelaide Cup and Volunteers Day) 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.

 

Holidays
(Adelaide Cup and
Volunteers Day)
Amendment Bill.

19.

Council adjourned at twenty-four minutes to 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. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. M. J. Elliott

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. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

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