SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 60

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  25  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 Treasurer (The Hon. R. I. Lucas), without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Petitions, the Tabling of Papers and Question Time to be taken into consideration at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

                 Question put and passed, without a dissentient voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the Council.

 

Suspension of
Standing Orders.

   3.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Fair Trading Act 1987.

                 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.

 

Fair Trading
(Pyramid Selling
and Defences)
Amendment Bill.

   4.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

   5.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 to No. 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 5.

 

Postponement
of Business.

    6.

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

 

                          Clause No. 8 further considered.

                 The Hon. S. M. Kanck moved on page 6, line 7, to leave out paragraph (b) and insert new paragraph as follows:

(b)  the driver of a motor vehicle in a prescribed area between prescribed times for that area,”.

                 Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

Statutes
Amendment
(Road Safety
Initiatives) Bill.

 

           Committee divided:

Ayes, 3

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. S. M. Kanck (Teller)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

Noes, 12

The Hon. T. Crothers

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

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. C. Zollo

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw (Teller)

 

 

 

                 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 motion.

 

 

   7.

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

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

 

Suspension and
Resumption of
Sitting.

 

   8.

The Clerk announced that the following Petition had been lodged for presentation:

                 By the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins from 86 residents of South Australia, concerning Voluntary Euthanasia.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will -

·          reject the so called Dignity in Dying (Voluntary Euthanasia) Bill;

·          move to ensure that all medical staff in all hospitals receive proper training in palliative care; and

·          move to ensure adequate funding for palliative care for terminally ill patients.

 

Petition -
No. 74 -
Voluntary
Euthanasia.

 

   9.

The Attorney-General, while making a Ministerial Statement, tabled a copy of a letter to him from the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia, dated 18 July 2001.

 

Paper Tabled.

10.

The Attorney-General, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Question Time to be extended to enable the Hon. T. G. Cameron to complete a question to the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning and for her to give a reply.

                 Question put and passed, without a dissentient voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the Council.

 

Suspension of
Standing Orders.

11.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

12.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

13.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

14.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 6 to No. 9 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

  15.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of the Liquor Licensing (Review and Appeals) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 1 read.

                 To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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Liquor Licensing
(Review and
Appeals)
Amendment Bill.

 

                 The President resumed the Chair and reported progress and obtained for the Committee leave to sit again on next day of sitting.

 

 

  16.

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

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 and No. 2 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 3 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.

 

Coroners Bill.

17.

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

Message No. 114

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, entitled an Act to amend the West Beach Recreation Reserve Act 1987, without any amendment.

House of Assembly, 24 October 2001.                                                               J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Messages from
House of Assembly:
West Beach
Recreation
Reserve (Review)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

Message No. 115

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Land Acquisition Act 1969, without any amendment.

House of Assembly, 24 October 2001.                                                               J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Land Acquisition
(Native Title)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

Message No. 116

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly informs the Legislative Council that it has appointed Mr. Meier to the Joint Committee on Impact of Dairy Deregulation on the Industry in South Australia in place of Mr. Hamilton-Smith, resigned.

House of Assembly, 25 October 2001.                                                               J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Joint Committee
on Impact of Dairy
Deregulation
on the Industry in
South Australia.

 

18.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

19.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

20.

Council adjourned at thirty-eight minutes past five o’clock until Tuesday next 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. R. K. Sneath

The Hon.  J. F. Stefani

The Hon. C. Zollo