SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 28

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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MONDAY  26  AUGUST  2002

 

 

 

   1.

Council met pursuant to adjournment.  The President (The Hon. R. R. Roberts) took the Chair.

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

   2.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (The Hon. T. G. Roberts) tabled a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Local Government (The Hon. J. Weatherill, M.P.) concerning a Review of the Significant Tree Control Provisions contained within Regulation 6A of the Development Regulations 1993.

 

Paper Tabled.

   3.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (The Hon. P. Holloway) tabled a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier, (The Hon. M. D. Rann, M.P.) concerning an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Investigation of the Australian Football League’s Long Term Contract with the Melbourne Cricket Club Trust.

 

Paper Tabled.

   4.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Question Time to be extended to enable the Hon. D. V. Laidlaw to complete her question to him and for the Minister to complete 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 Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 5 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

    7.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Appropriation Bill.

   8.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 And the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries having obtained leave to conclude his remarks, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Essential Services
Commission
Bill.

    9.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Electricity (Miscellaneous) 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

 

                          Clause No. 1 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 motion.

 

Electricity
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

10.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 9 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 10.

 

Postponement
of Business.

11.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. M. Gazzola, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Statutes
Amendment
(Structured
Settlements) Bill.

12.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

13.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 11 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

  14.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Prices (Prohibition on Return of Unsold Bread) 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 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 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.

 

Prices (Prohibition
on Return of
Unsold Bread)
Amendment Bill.

  15.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Air Transport (Route Licensing - Passenger Services) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. M. Gazzola, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Air Transport
(Route Licensing -
Passenger Services)
Bill.

  16.

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

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Co-operatives
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

17.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 15 to No. 17 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

  18.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Shop Trading Hours (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. D. Lawson, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Shop Trading Hours
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

19.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Essential Services Commission Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

                 Ordered - That the Bill’s consideration in Committee be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Essential Services
Commission
Bill.

  20.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Air Transport (Route Licensing - Passenger Services) 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

 

                          Clause No. 1 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 2 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 motion.

 

Air Transport
(Route Licensing -
Passenger Services) Bill.

21.

At sixteen 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.

22.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Wrongs (Liability and Damages for Personal Injury) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. M. Gazzola, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Wrongs (Liability
and Damages for
Personal Injury)
Amendment Bill.

23.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Nuclear Waste Storage Facility (Prohibition) (Referendum) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Nuclear Waste
Storage Facility
(Prohibition)
(Referendum)
Amendment Bill.

  24.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Shop Trading Hours (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Shop Trading Hours
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

25.

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

Message No. 40

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Public Finance and Audit Act 1987, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 26 August 2002.                                                                        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. I. Lucas, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Messages from
House of Assembly:
Public Finance and
Audit (Honesty and
Accountability in
Government)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

Message No. 41

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Ombudsman Act 1972, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 26 August 2002.                                                                        I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 Ordered - That the second reading be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Ombudsman
(Honesty and
Accountability in
Government)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

Message No. 42

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Constitution Act 1934 and to make related amendments to the Oaths Act 1935 and the Parliamentary Remuneration Act 1990, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 26 August 2002.                                                                        I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

                 The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. I. Lucas, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Constitution
(Parliamentary
Secretaries)
Amendment Bill.

 

26.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Essential Services Commission Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 1 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.

 

Essential Services
Commission Bill.

27.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

28.

Council adjourned at twenty-eight minutes to twelve 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. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

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. 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