SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 85

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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WEDNESDAY  23  NOVEMBER  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 following Paper was laid upon the Table, viz.:

        By the President -

                 South Australian Ombudsman, Report 2004-2005.

 

Paper.

 

   3.

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola brought up the Thirty-First Report, 2004-2005, of the Legislative Review Committee.

 

Legislative
Review
Committee -
Thirty-First Report,
2004-2005.

 

 

   4.

In accordance with Sessional Standing Order, the President called on Members to make Statements on Matters of Interest.

 

Statements on
Matters of Interest.

 

 

    5.

Ordered - That Notices of Motion (Private Business) No. 1 to No. 5 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

    6.

The Hon. R. K. Sneath, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Report of the Natural Resources Committee on its Inquiry into Saline Water Disposal Basins in South Australia, be noted.

                 Debate ensued.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. M. Gazzola, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

Natural  Resources
Committee - Report
on Inquiry into
Saline Water
Disposal  Basins in South Australia
be noted -
Motion re.

 

 

   7.

The Hon. G. E. Gago, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Report of the Social Development Committee on NHMRC Ethical Guidelines on the use of Assisted Reproductive Technology in Clinical Practice and Research 2004, be noted.

                 Debate ensued.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. M. Gazzola, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

Social Development Committee - Report on NHMRC Ethical Guidelines on the use of Assisted Reproductive Technology in Clinical Practice and Research 2004,
be noted -
Motion re.

 

 

   8.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Report of the Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Standing Committee, 2004-2005, be noted.

                 Debate ensued.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. K. Sneath, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Aboriginal Lands
Parliamentary
Standing
Committee -
Report, 2004-2005,
be noted -
Motion re.

 

   9.

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.

 

10.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation - That the Report of the Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Standing Committee, 2004-2005, be noted - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Aboriginal Lands
Parliamentary
Standing
Committee -
Report, 2004-2005,
be noted -
Motion re.

 

11.

The Hon. I. Gilfillan, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Listening and Surveillance Devices Act 1972.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Hon. I. Gilfillan then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Listening and
Surveillance Devices
(Visual Surveillance)
Amendment Bill.

 

  12.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

  13.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 2 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

14.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 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.

 

Dust Diseases Bill.

 

  15.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 4 to No. 7 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

  16.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 8 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

  17.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 9 to No. 17 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

  18.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 18 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

  20.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 19 to No. 43 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

  21.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 44 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

  22.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 45 and No. 46 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

  23.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Cape Jaffa Lighthouse Platform (Civil Liability) 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.

 

Cape Jaffa
Lighthouse
Platform
(Civil Liability)
Bill.

 

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to 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 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.

 

 

 

24.

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

Message No. 139

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith entitled an Act to amend the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium Act 1978, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 22 November 2005.                                                               R. B. SUCH, Speaker. Bill read a first time.

                 The Hon. T. J. Stephens then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Messages from
House of Assembly:
Botanic Gardens and
State Herbarium
(Lighting of Fires)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

25.

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

                 At fifteen minutes past ten o’clock the sitting was resumed.

 

Suspension and
Resumption of
Sitting.

 

26.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 8.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

27.

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

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 1 read.

                          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.

 

Victoria Square Bill.

 

28.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 7 and No. 9 and No. 10 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 11.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

29.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Terrorism (Police Powers) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. I. Lucas, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Terrorism
(Police Powers) Bill.

 

  30.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

31.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until tomorrow at eleven o’clock a.m.

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

 

 

32.

Council adjourned at twenty-three minutes past eleven o’clock until tomorrow at eleven o’clock a.m.

 

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. 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