SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 8

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  26  OCTOBER  2000

 

 

 

   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.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 10 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 11.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   4.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Prostitution (Regulation) 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.

 

Prostitution (Regulation) Bill.

   5.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 10 and No. 12 to No. 17 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 1.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   6.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Casino (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 1 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 2 postponed and taken into consideration after clause No. 9.

                          Clause No. 3 struck out.

                          Clause No. 4 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 5 read.

                          The Treasurer moved on page 4, lines 32 to 35, to leave out all words in these lines.

                 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 Wednesday, 8 November 2000.

 

Casino
(Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

   7.

At 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 Petitions had been lodged for presentation:

                 By the Hon. K. T. Griffin from 173 residents of South Australia, the Hon C. V. Schaefer from 161 residents of South Australia, the Hon. C. Zollo from 112 residents of South Australia, the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins from 56 residents of South Australia, the Hon. P. Holloway from 42 residents of South Australia and the Hon. R. D. Lawson from 18 residents of South Australia, concerning prostitution and praying that this Honourable House will strengthen the present law and ban all prostitution-related advertising to enable Police to suppress the prostitution trade more effectively.

Petitions -
No. 13, 14, 15,
16, 17 and 18 -
Prostitution.

 

                 By the Hon. C. Zollo from 410 residents of South Australia concerning the Wallaroo Marina Project and praying that this Honourable House will ensure that the relevant Government Departments, in their capacity as planning authorities for the Wallaroo Marina Project, protect the best interests of the residents, ensuring that the Wallaroo Marina Project proceeds to completion without impact to the residents’ health, the environment and the economy of the community.

 

No. 19 -
Wallaroo
Marina Project.

   9.

The Attorney-General tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. J. W. Olsen, M.P.) concerning the Council of Australian Government’s Meeting in Canberra.

 

Paper Tabled.

10.

The Attorney-General tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Minerals and Energy (The Hon. W. A. Matthew, M.P.) concerning the South Australian Minerals Industry Development Board.

 

Paper Tabled.

11.

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.

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

 

Address-in-Reply.

12.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 to No. 7 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

13.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Road Traffic (Alcohol Interlock Scheme) 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.

 

Road Traffic
(Alcohol
Interlock Scheme)
Amendment Bill.

14.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Transport Portfolio) 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.

 

Statutes
Amendment

(Transport
Portfolio) Bill

15.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 10 and No. 12 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

16.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Retail and Commercial Leases (GST) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. L. H. Davis, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Retail and
Commercial
Leases (GST)
Amendment Bill.

17.

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

Message No. 3

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, entitled an Act to amend the First Home Owner Act 2000, without any amendment.

House of Assembly, 26 October 2000.                                                               J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Message from
House of
Assembly:
First Home Owner (New Zealand Citizens) Amendment Bill.

18.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

19.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until Tuesday, 7 November 2000, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

20.

Council adjourned at one minute to five o’clock until Tuesday, 7 November 2000, 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. 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