[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 10

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  24  NOVEMBER  1998

 

 

 

   1.

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

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of

Council.

 

   2.

Answers to Questions on Notice Nos. 2 and 53 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 Treasurer (The Hon. R. I. Lucas) -

                 Adelaide Convention Centre - Report, 1998.

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

                 Reports, 1997-98 -

                          Industrial Relations Advisory Committee.

                          Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Advisory Committee.

                          SA Country Fire Service.

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

                 Reports, 1997-98 -

                          Native Vegetation Council.

                          Northern Adelaide and Barossa Catchment Water Management Board.

                          Reserve Planning and Management Advisory Committee.

                          South Australian National Parks and Wildlife Council.

                          South East Catchment Water Management Board.

                          Wildlife Advisory Committee.

                 Adelaide Festival Centre Trust - Report, 1997-98 - Erratum of the Financial Statements.

                 Regulation under the following Act -

                          Development Act 1993 - Schedule 2 - Zones.

 

Papers.

   4.

The Treasurer tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Deputy Premier (The Hon.
R. G. Kerin, M.P.) concerning the Granting of Petroleum Production Licences to Santos within the Nappamerri Trough.

 

Paper Tabled.

   5.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Human Services (The Hon. D. C. Brown, M.P.) concerning a Report on the Economic Cost of Child Abuse and Neglect in South Australia.

 

Paper Tabled.

   6.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 and No. 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 3.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   7.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. A. J. Redford, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Passenger Transport (Service Contracts) Amendment Bill.

 

   8.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 and No. 2 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 4.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   9.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the TransAdelaide (Corporate Structure) 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.

 

TransAdelaide (Corporate Structure) Bill.

 

10.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 and No. 2 and No. 5 to No. 17 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 18.

 

Postponement

of Business.

 

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Road Traffic (Proof of Accuracy of Devices) 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.

 

Road Traffic

(Proof of Accuracy of Devices) Amendment Bill.

 

12.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 and No. 2 and No. 5 to No. 14 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 15.

 

Postponement

of Business.

13.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. L. H. Davis, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Statutes

Amendment (Mining Administration)

Bill.

 

14.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Address-in-Reply, as read, be adopted:

                 Debate resumed.

                 And the Treasurer having obtained leave to conclude his remarks, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Address-in-Reply.

15.

At two minutes past 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.

 

16.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Address-in-Reply, as read, be adopted - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Address-in-Reply.

17.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 and No. 5 to No. 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 8.

 

Postponement

of Business.

 

18.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Summary Offences (Offensive and other Weapons) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Summary Offences (Offensive and

other Weapons) Amendment Bill.

19.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 and No. 5 to No. 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 9.

 

Postponement

of Business.

20.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Criminal Law Consolidation (Contamination of Goods) 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.

 

Criminal Law Consolidation (Contamination

of Goods) Amendment Bill.

 

21.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2, No. 5 to No. 7, No. 10 to No. 14, No. 16 and No. 17 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 19.

 

Postponement

of Business.

22.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Australian Formula One Grand Prix (South Australian Motor Sport) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. P. Holloway, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Australian

Formula One

Grand Prix

(South Australian Motor Sport) Amendment Bill.

 

23.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2, No. 5 to No. 7 and No. 10 to
No. 13 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 14.

 

Postponement

of Business.

24.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That Stamp Duties (Share Buy-backs) 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 and No. 2 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 Treasurer, 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.

 

Stamp Duties

(Share Buy-backs) Amendment Bill.

25.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 and No. 5 to No. 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 10.

 

Postponement

of Business.

26.

On the Order of the Day being read for the Council to resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Electricity Corporations (Restructuring and Disposal) Bill:

                 The Treasurer, pursuant to contingent notice, moved - That it be an Instruction to the Committee of the Whole that it have power to consider amendments to the Development Act 1993, the Electricity Corporations Act 1994, the Environment Protection Act 1993, the Mining Act 1971 and the Superannuation Act 1988.

                 Question put and passed.

                 The President then left the Chair, and the Council resolved itself into a Committee of the whole for the consideration of the Bill.

 

Electricity Corporations (Restructuring

and Disposal)

Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 1 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 2 read.

                 The Treasurer moved on page 1, lines 17 and 18, to leave out the clause and insert new clause as follows:

                          “Commencement

                                  2.  (1)  This Act (other than section 11A and Parts 2, 3 and 4 of Schedule 1B) will come into operation on a day to be fixed by proclamation.

                                  (2)  Section 11A comes into operation on the day on which this Act is assented to by the Governor.

                                  (3)  Parts 2, 3 and 4 of Schedule 1B will come into operation in accordance with provisions contained in that Schedule.”

                          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.

 

 

27.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2, No. 5 to No. 7, No. 11 to No. 13 and No. 16 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 19.

 

Postponement

of Business.

28.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Australian Formula One Grand Prix (South Australian Motor Sport) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put.

           Committee divided:

Australian

Formula One

Grand Prix

(South Australian Motor Sport) Amendment Bill.

 

 

Ayes, 14.

The Hon. T. Crothers

The Hon. L. H. Davis

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

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. C. Zollo

The Hon. R. I. Lucas (Teller)

  Noes, 2.

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. I. Gilfillan (Teller)

 

 

 

        So it was resolved in the affirmative.

                 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 and No. 27 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 without amendment; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

                 The Treasurer, 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.

 

 

28.

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

 

Postponement

of Business.

29.

Council adjourned at eight minutes past eleven 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