SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 59

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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MONDAY  24  MARCH  2003

 

 

 

   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. 147 to 160, 197 and 219 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 -

                 Register of New Member’s Interests - March 2003 - Registrar’s Statement.

                          Ordered - That the Statement be printed (Paper No. 134B).

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

                 National Environment Protection Council - Report, 2001-2002.

 

Papers.

 

   4.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 and No. 2 be Orders 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 Freedom of Information (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 9 further considered and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 10 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 11 amended and agreed to.

                          New clause No. 11A inserted.

                          Clause No. 12 amended and 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 Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, 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.

Freedom of
Information
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

                 The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries then moved - That the Bill now read a third time.

                 Debate ensued.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a third time.

                 Resolved - That this Bill do now pass.

 

 

   6.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 to No. 6 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   7.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

   8.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Health and Community Services Complaints 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.

 

Health and
Community
Services Bill.

   9.

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

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 1 further considered and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 2 to No. 37 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 38 read.

                 The Hon. C. V. Schaefer moved on page 22, line 24, to leave out “$75 000” and insert
“$20 000”.

                 Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

Veterinary
Practice Bill.

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 11

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. A. L. Evans

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. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 8

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

 

 

 

                          Clause No. 38, as amended, agreed to.

                          Clause No. 39 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 40 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 41 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 42 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 43 to No. 48 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 49 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 50 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 51 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 52 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 53 to No. 62 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 63 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 64 to No. 79 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 Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, 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.

 

 

10.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 9 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

11.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, by leave, tabled a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (The Hon. J. D. Lomax-Smith, M.P.) concerning TAFE Fraud Allegations.

 

Paper Tabled.

12.

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

Message No. 89

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Electricity Act 1996, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 20 February 2003.                                                                      I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

          The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries 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.

 

Messages from
House of Assembly:
Electricity
(Pricing Order)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

Message No. 90

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the amendments made by the Legislative Council in the Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition) Amendment Bill, without any amendment.

House of Assembly, 24 March 2003.                                                                          I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

 

Nuclear Waste
Storage Facility
(Prohibition)
Amendment Bill.

13.

Council adjourned at thirty 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. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

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