SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 75

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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MONDAY  26  MAY  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. 57, 213 and 250 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 Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (The Hon. T. G. Roberts), tabled a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Industrial Relations (The Hon. M. J. Wright, M.P.) concerning Shop Trading Hours Reform.

 

Paper Tabled.

 

   4.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (The Hon. P. Holloway), 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 his question to the Minister and for the Minister to give his 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.

 

   5.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 4 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   6.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 5 to No. 11 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 12.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   7.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Gaming Machines (Extension of Freeze on Gaming Machines) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put.

Gaming Machines
(Extension of
Freeze on
Gaming Machines)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

             Council divided:

Ayes, 12

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. T. G. Roberts (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 5

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. A. J. Redford (Teller)

 

 

 

 

                 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 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 Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, 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.

                 The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation then moved - That this Bill be now read a third time.

                 Question put.

 

 

             Council divided:

Ayes, 13

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

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. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. T. G. Roberts (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 6

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. A. J. Redford (Teller)

 

 

 

                 Bill read a third time.

                 Resolved - That this Bill do now pass.

 

 

   8.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. J. Stephens, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

River Murray Bill.

   9.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, 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 an Investigation into TAFE Fraud Allegations.

 

Paper Tabled.

10.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. G. E. Gago, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Prohibition of
Human Cloning
Bill.

11.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 7 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

12.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. G. E. Gago, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Gas and
Electricity) Bill.

13.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

14.

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

Message No. 104

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled a Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 15 May 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. R. D. Lawson, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Message from
House of Assembly:
Criminal Law
Consolidation
(Self-Defence)
Amendment Bill.

15.

Council adjourned at twenty-nine minutes past six 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. C. Zollo

The Hon. N. Xenophon