[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 30

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  23  MAY  2000

 

 

 

   1.

Council met pursuant to adjournment.  The President (The Hon. J. C. Irwin) 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. 4.

                 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. 11 of 2000 - An Act relating to exploration for, and the recovery of, minerals (other than petroleum) in the first 3 nautical miles of the territorial sea in respect of South Australia, and for related purposes.

                 No. 12 of 2000 - An Act to allow visiting health professionals to provide health care services in the State in connection with special events without becoming registered under State law; and for other purposes.

                 No. 13 of 2000 - An Act to amend the Mining Act 1971.

                 No. 14 of 2000 - An Act to amend the South Australian Health Commission Act 1976.

                 No. 15 of 2000 - An Act to amend the Broken Hill Proprietary Company’s Indenture Act 1937 and the Broken Hill Proprietary Company’s Steel Works Indenture Act 1958.

Government House, Adelaide, 23 May 2000.                                        E. J. NEAL, Governor.

 

Message from

Governor:

Assent to Bills.

   3.

The Treasurer (The Hon. R. I. Lucas), by leave, moved - That the Legislative Council expresses its deep regret at the death of the Hon. David Norman Brookman, former Minister of the Crown and Member of the House of Assembly, and places on record its appreciation of his distinguished public service and that, as a mark of respect to his memory, the sitting of the Council be suspended until the ringing of the bells.

                 And being supported by the Hon. C. A. Pickles, the Attorney-General (The Hon.
K. T. Griffin, the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw), the Hon. L. H. Davis and the Minister for Disability Services (The Hon. R. D. Lawson):

                 Motion carried in silence, Members standing in their places.

 

Death of

Hon. D. N. Brookman.

   4.

At fifteen minutes to three o’clock the sitting was suspended until the ringing of the bells.

                 At five minutes to three o’clock the sitting was resumed.

 

Suspension and

Resumption of

Sitting.

 

   5.

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

        By the Treasurer (The Hon. R. I. Lucas) -

                 Teachers’ Registration Board - Report, 1999.

        By the Attorney-General (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) -

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Associations Incorporation Act 1985 - Corporation Law Modification.

                          Bail Act 1985 - 2000 Forms and Statements.

                          Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 -

                                   Claims and Registration.

                                   Remission of Levy.

        By the Minister for Consumer Affairs (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) -

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Liquor Licensing Act 1997 - Dry Areas - Gawler.

                          Trade Standards Act 1979 - Commonwealth.

        By the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw) -

                 Reports, 1998-99 -

                          Aboriginal Lands Trust.

                          Enfield General Cemetery Trust.

                          Outback Areas Community Development Trust.

                 Passenger Transport Board - Service Contracts Report.

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Chiropodists Act 1950 - Fees Variation.

                          Development Act 1993 - Exclusions.

                          Local Government Act 1999 - Procedures at Meetings.

                          Occupational Therapists Act 1974 - Schedule 3 - Fees Variation.

                          Psychological Practices Act 1973 - Schedule 2 - Fees Variation.

 

Papers.

   6.

The Treasurer tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. J. W. Olsen, M.P.) concerning the State’s Manufacturing Sector.

 

Paper Tabled.

   7.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 7 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   8.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 8 and No. 9 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   9.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 10 and No. 11 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

10.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. S. M. Kanck, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Highways (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Motor Vehicles (Miscellaneous) 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. 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 Transport and Urban Planning, 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.

 

Motor Vehicles (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

12.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the History Trust of South Australia (Old Parliament House) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

History Trust of South Australia (Old Parliament House) Amendment Bill.

13.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 15 and No. 16 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

14.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the South Australian Health Commission (Administrative Arrangements) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

South Australian Health Commission (Administrative Arrangements) Amendment Bill.

15.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Public Trustee and Trustee Companies - GST) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 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. 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 Attorney-General, 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

(Public Trustee and Trustee Companies – GST) Bill.

16.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 19 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

17.

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

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Criminal Law Consolidation (Mental Impairment) Amendment Bill.

18.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Consumer Affairs - Portfolio) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Statutes

Amendment (Consumer Affairs - Portfolio) Bill.

19.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 22 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

20.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 23 to No. 27 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 28.

 

Postponement

of Business.

21.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 28 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

22.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. V. Schaefer, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Sports Drug

Testing  Bill.

23.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. G. Roberts, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Water Resources (Water Allocations) Amendment  Bill.

24.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 25 and No. 26 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

25.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 27 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

26.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Building Work Contractors (GST) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Building Work Contractors (GST) Amendment Bill.

27.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 29 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

28.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 30 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

29.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Boxing and Martial Arts Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Boxing and

Martial Arts Bill.

30.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the National Parks and Wildlife (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

National Parks

and Wildlife (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

31.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Supply Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Supply Bill.

32.

At six o’clock the sitting was suspended until the ringing of the bells.

                 At fifteen minutes to eight o’clock the sitting was resumed.

 

Suspension and

Resumption of

Sitting.

 

33.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the National Tax Reform (State Provisions) Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

National

Tax Reform

(State Provisions)

Bill.

34.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the South Australian Forestry Corporation Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

South Australian Forestry

Corporation

Bill.

  35.

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

Message No. 57

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Dairy Industry Act 1992, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 23 May 2000.                                                                    J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

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

 

Messages from

House of Assembly:

Dairy Industry (Deregulation of Prices) Amendment Bill.

     

Message No. 58

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Police (Complaints and Disciplinary Proceedings) Act 1985, without any amendment.

House of Assembly, 23 May 2000.                                                                    J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Police (Complaints

and Disciplinary Proceedings) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

36.

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

 

Postponement

of Business.

37.

Council adjourned at five minutes to nine 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. T. Crothers

The Hon. L. H. Davis

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

 

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. C. A. Pickles

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. R. R. Roberts

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. G. Weatherill

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo