SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 59

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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WEDNESDAY  24  OCTOBER  2001

 

 

 

   1.

Council met pursuant to adjournment.  The President (The Hon. J. C. Irwin) took the Chair.

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

   2.

The Hon. A. J. Redford brought up the Thirtieth Report, 2000-2001 of the Legislative Review Committee.

 

 

Legislative
Review
Committee -
Thirtieth Report,
2000-2001.

   3.

The President called on Members to make Statements on Matters of Interest.

 

Statements on
Matters
of Interest.

   4.

The Hon. L. H. Davis, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Annual Report of the Statutory Authorities Review Committee, 2000-2001, be noted.

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

Statutory
Authorities Review
Committee -
Annual Report
2000-2001,
be noted -
Motion re.

 

   5.

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee, 2000-2001, be noted.

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

Environment
Resources and
Development
Committee -
Annual Report
2000-2001,
be noted -
Motion re.

 

   6.

Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Private Business) No. 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Notice of Motion (Private Business) No. 4.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   7.

The Hon. R. R. Roberts, pursuant to notice, moved - That he be ordered to lay on the Table the Fundraising Plan of the Liberal Party of Australia and associated statistical material.

                 Debate ensued.

                 On motion of the Treasurer, the debate was adjourned.

                 The Hon R. R. Roberts moved - That the adjourned debate be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

                 Question put.

Order to Table Document -
Motion re.

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 6

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. C. A. Pickles

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. R. R. Roberts (Teller)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

Noes, 15

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. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. R. I. Lucas (Teller)

 

 

 

                 Ordered - That the adjourned debate be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

 

   8.

The Hon. M. J. Elliott, by leave, tabled a copy of a letter from him to the Hon. Robert Brokenshire, M.P., Minister of the Crown, dated 27 September 2001.

 

Paper Tabled.

   9.

The Hon. P. Holloway, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Report of Mr. Dean Clayton, Q.C., into the evidence given to the First Software Centre Inquiry (“The Cramond Inquiry”), be noted.

                 On motion of the Treasurer, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

Report of
Mr. Dean Clayton,
Q.C., into evidence
given to the First
Software Centre
Inquiry be noted -
Motion re.

 

10.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 1 to No. 3 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. L. H. Davis - That the Second Report of the Statutory Authorities Review Committee into the Commissioners of Charitable Funds be noted:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Statutory
Authorities
Review
Committee -
Report into the
Commissioners of
Charitable Funds
be noted -
Motion re.

 

12.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 5 to No. 7 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

13.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

14.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 9 to No. 18 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

15.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 19 and No. 20 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

16.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 21 to No. 28 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

17.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

18.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 30 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

19.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Legal Practitioners Act 1981.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Attorney-General then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Legal Practitioners
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

20.

At two minutes to 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.

 

21.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Legal Services Commission Act 1977.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Attorney-General then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Legal Services
Commission
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

22.

The Treasurer, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Oil Refinery (Hundred of Noarlunga) Indenture Act 1958 and the Mobil Lubricating Oil Refinery (Indenture) Act 1976.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Treasurer then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Mobil Oil
Refineries) Bill.

23.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw), pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Civil Aviation (Carriers’ Liability) Act 1962, the Harbors and Navigation Act 1993, the Motor Vehicles Act 1959 and the Road Traffic Act 1961.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Transport Portfolio No. 2) Bill.

 

24.

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.

25.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Coroners 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.

 

Coroners Bill.

26.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 5 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

27.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 6 and No. 7 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

28.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - 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.

                 Ordered - That the Bill’s consideration in Committee be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Criminal Law
Consolidation
(Offences of
Dishonesty)
Amendment Bill.

  29.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Statutes Amendment (Road Safety Initiatives) Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          New clause No. 5A, as previously read, inserted.

                          Clauses No. 6 and No. 7 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 8 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.

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Road Safety
Initiatives) Bill.

30.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

31.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 19 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

32.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Government Advertising (Objectivity, Fairness and Accountability) Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Government
Advertising
(Objectivity,
Fairness and
Accountability)
Bill.

 

33.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 29 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

34.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

35.

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

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

 

36.

Council adjourned at twenty-three minutes to ten 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. 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. R. K. Sneath

The Hon.  J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo