SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 22

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

_______

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY  26  NOVEMBER  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.

The following Papers were laid upon the Table, viz.:

        By the President -

                 Ombudsman - Report, 2002-2003.

        By the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation

        (The Hon. T. G. Roberts) -

                 Reports, 2002-2003 -

                          Chiropractors Board of South Australia.

                          South Australian Psychological Board.

                          State Heritage Authority.

                          Water Well Driller’s Committee.

                 Chowilla Regional Reserve Review - Report, 1993-2003.

        By the Minister for Correctional Services (The Hon. T. G. Roberts) -

                 Reports, 2002-2003 -

                          Correctional Services Advisory Council.

                          Department for Correctional Services.

 

Papers.

 

   3.

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola brought up the Seventh Report, 2003-2004 of the Legislative Review Committee, which was read by the Clerk as follows -

                 The Rules and Regulation listed hereunder are at present being considered by the Legislative Review Committee.  Evidence is being taken on these matters and it is necessary for Notices of Motion for Disallowance to be given in both Houses before the expiration of 14 sitting days, to allow the Committee time to complete its deliberations.

                 Honourable Members are warned that after further consideration has been given to the
Rules and
Regulations, the Committee may decide to take no further action.

                 Rules referred to -

                          Magistrates Court Act -

                                   Magistrates Court Act - Pleadings.

                 Regulation referred to -

Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Act 1998 - Variations.

 

Legislative
Review
Committee -
Seventh Report,
2003-2004.

 

   4.

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola brought up the Eighth Report, 2003-2004 of the Legislative Review Committee.

Legislative
Review
Committee -
Eighth Report,
2003-2004.

 

 

   5.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Deputy Premier (The Hon. K. O. Foley, M.P.) concerning an Update of the Activities of the Paedophile Task Force.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   6.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Education and Children’s Services (The Hon. P. L. White, M.P.) concerning Mitcham Hills Out of School Hours Care Service Incorporated.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   7.

In accordance with Sessional Standing Order, the President called on Members to make Statements on Matters of Interest.

 

Statements on
Matters of Interest.

 

   8.

Ordered - That Notices of Motion (Private Business) No. 1 to No. 6, Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 1 to No. 40 and Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Orders 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 Law Reform (Ipp Recommendations) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Law Reform (Ipp
Recommendations)
Bill.

 

10.

Ordered - That Notices of Motion (Private Business) No. 1 to No. 6 and Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 1 to No. 26 be postponed and taken into consideration after Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 27.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. C. Zollo - That the Legislative Council congratulates the Government on retaining 100 per cent of the open space at Lochiel Park:

                 Debate resumed.

                 The Hon. T. G. Cameron moved to amend the motion by leaving out all words after “That the Legislative Council” and inserting “commends SPACE, Mr. Joe Scalzi, Member for Hartley, the Hons. Nick Xenophon, Andrew Evans and Sandra Kanck, Ms.L.C. for their contribution in maintaining pressure on the Government to honour its pre-election promise to retain 100% of Lochiel Park and that it congratulates the Government for honouring 70% of that promise.”.

                 And the Hon. T. G. Cameron having obtained leave to conclude his remarks, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

Retention of
open space at
Lochiel Park -
Motion re.

 

12.

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink, pursuant to notice, moved - That this Council congratulates the Hon. Diana Laidlaw for being awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Flinders University for her commitment to creating a supportive climate for the visual and performing arts in the State.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. Zollo, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

Honorary Doctorate
by Flinders
University to
The Hon.
Diana Laidlaw -
Motion re.

 

13.

The Hon. G. E. Gago, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee, 2002-2003 be noted.

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

 

Environment,
Resources and
Development
Committee -
Report, 2002-2003
be noted -
Motion re.

 

 

14.

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Interim Report of the Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Committee on the Statutes Amendment (WorkCover Governance Reform) Bill and the Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare (Safework SA) Amendment Bill, be noted.

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

 

Occupational Health,
Safety and Welfare
Committee - Interim
Report on the Statutes
Amendment
(WorkCover
Governance Reform)
Bill  and the
Occupational Health,
Safety and Welfare
(Safework SA)
Amendment Bill
be noted -
Motion re.

 

 

15.

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Regulations under the Liquor Licensing Act 1997 concerning Long Term Dry Areas - Adelaide, North Adelaide, made on 30 October 2003 and laid on the Table of this Council on 12 November 2003, be disallowed.

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

 

Liquor Licensing
Act - Regulations -
Long Term Dry
Areas - Adelaide,
North Adelaide -
Motion for
disallowance of.

 

 

16.

The Hon. G. E. Gago, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Report of the Social Development Committee on an Inquiry into Supported Accommodation, 2002-2003, be noted.

                 On motion of the Hon. J.M.A. Lensink, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

Social Development
Committee - Report
on an Inquiry into
Supported
Accommodation
be noted -
Motion re.

 

 

17.

The Hon. S. M. Kanck, pursuant to notice, moved -

               I.      That a Select Committee of the Legislative Council be established to enquire into and report on the electricity industry in South Australia with the view to reducing the price for households and small businesses, with particular reference to -

(a)     the effect of the National Electricity Market on retail prices;

(b)    the effect of the lease of the electricity assets on the retail price, in particular the effect of distribution and network charges;

(c)     the nature of cross-subsidies within the market;

(d)    non disclosure of standing contract prices committed to by retailers for the purchase of their electricity;

(e)     the effectiveness of the Essential Services Commission Act, including the interaction between the Minister and the Commissioner;

(f)     options for the future, including increasing supply and managing demand;

(g)    service standards, including electricity supply and reliability; and

(h)    any other related matters.

             II.      That Standing Order No. 389 be suspended as to enable the Chairperson of the Committee to have a deliberative vote only.

            III.      That this Council permits the Select Committee to authorise the disclosure or publication, as it sees fit, of any evidence or documents presented to the Committee prior to such evidence being reported to the Council.

            IV.      That Standing Order No. 396 be suspended as to enable strangers to be admitted when the Select Committee is examining witnesses unless the Committee otherwise resolves, but they shall be excluded when the Committee is deliberating.

                 Debate ensued.

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

 

Electricity Industry
in South Australia -
Motion for Select
Committee on.

 

18.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 1 be discharged.

 

Business
Discharged.

 

 

19.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 2 to No. 4 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

20.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 5 be discharged.

 

Business
Discharged.

 

21.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 6 to No. 9 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

22.

At two 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.

 

23.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Law Reform (Ipp Recommendations) 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 an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Law Reform (Ipp
Recommendations)
Bill.

 

24.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. R. K. Sneath - That the Report of the Statutory Authorities Review Committee on an Inquiry into the South Australian Housing Trust, be noted:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Statutory Authorities
Review Committee -
Report on an Inquiry
into the South Australian
Housing Trust,
be noted -
Motion re.

 

25.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 11 to No. 26 and No. 28 to No. 31 be postponed and taken into consideration after Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 32.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

26.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Summary Offences (Tattooing and Piercing) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to No. 4 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 5 read.

                 The Hon. I. Gilfillan moved on page 3, line 24, to page 4, line 16, to leave out proposed new section 21B and insert the following:

                 “Piercing to be performed in hygienic conditions, etc

                          21B.  (1) A person who pierces any part of the body of a person must ensure—

                          (a)   that the person whose body is to be pierced has been advised of the risks involved in the piercing (including the risks of any infection developing after the piercing) and of appropriate methods of caring for the pierced area that will minimise the risk of infection; and

                          (b)   that the premises in which the piercing takes place are equipped with sterilising equipment and other equipment that is suitable and necessary for undertaking piercing and that all instruments that, in the course of the piercing, will come into contact with the area to be pierced are sterilised; and

                          (c)   that the piercing is performed in a suitable room with adequate lighting and that the area immediately surrounding the person whose body is to be pierced is in a clean and hygienic condition; and

                          (d)   that—

                                    (i)      if the piercing occurs by inserting into the person's body a needle or other instrument and then removing the needle or instrument, the needle or other instrument—

                                             (A)   is, immediately before the piercing, individually packaged in a sealed wrapping or container on which the manufacturer has indicated that the packaged contents are sterile; and

                                             (B)    is only removed from that packaging in the view of the person whose body is to be pierced; and

                                             (C)    is, immediately after the piercing, disposed of in a manner that minimises the risk of persons having accidental contact with the used needle or instrument; or

                                    (ii)     if the piercing occurs by inserting into the person's body an instrument or object that is not removed from the body by the person performing the piercing, the instrument or object is in a clean and hygienic condition and has not previously been used to pierce any part of a person's body; and

                          (e)   that all dressings and substances that are used in the course of performing the piercing have been hygienically stored.

                          Maximum penalty:  $1 250.

                                   (2) If a police officer believes, on reasonable grounds, that piercing of the type described in subsection (1) is occurring or has occurred on any premises, the officer may enter and inspect the premises for the purposes of determining whether subsection (1) is being, or has been, complied with.

                                   (3) This section does not apply in relation to a piercing performed for a medical or therapeutic purpose.”

                 The Hon. R. D. Lawson moved on page 3, lines 25 to 27, to leave out all words in these lines after “minor” (first occurring) in line 25.

                 Question - That all words in line 24 down to and including “minor” (first occurring) in line 25, stand as printed - put.

Summary Offences
(Tattooing and
Piercing)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 17

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

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. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 3

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. I. Gilfillan (Teller)

 

 

 

                 Question - That the amendment moved by the Hon. R. D. Lawson be agreed to - put and negatived.

                 The Hon. R. D. Lawson moved on page 3, line 29, to page 4, line 4, to leave out subsections (2) and (3).

                 Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                 The Hon. R. D. Lawson moved on page 4, lines 13 to 14, to leave out “18 years” and insert “16 or 18 years, as the case may require” and on page 4, after line 15, to insert new definition as follows:

                          ‘ “minor” means

                                 (a)    in the case of a genital piercing—a person under the age of 18 years; or

                                 (b)    in all other cases—a person under the age of 16 years;;’

                 Question - That the amendments be agreed to - put.

 

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 12

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. R. D. Lawson (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 7

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. C. Zollo (Teller)

 

 

 

                 The Hon. R. D. Lawson moved on page 4, line 17, to page 5, line 15, to leave out proposed new section 21C and insert the following:

                 “Registration

                                   21C. (1) A person must not tattoo or pierce another person unless registered by the Minister under this Act.

                          Maximum penalty:                    $1 250.

                                   (2) An application for registration under this section must—

                                   (a)      be made in a manner and form approved by the Minister; and

                                   (b)      be accompanied by the prescribed fee.

                                   (3) The Minister may refuse to register a person, or revoke the registration of a person, if the Minister considers that the person is not a fit and proper person to be registered.

                                   (4) S ubject to this section, registration under this section remains in force for a term of one year.

                                   (5)  A person who objects to a decision of the Minister under this section—

 

 

 

                                   (a)      refusing to register that person; or

                                   (b)      revoking the registration of that person,

                          may appeal against the decision to the Administrative and Disciplinary Division of the District Court.

                                   (6) An appeal under this section must be lodged with the District Court within 21 days after the decision being appealed against.

                 Code of practice

                                   21D. (1) The Minister must, after consultation with at least one body that represents the interests of tattooists and body piercers in South Australia, establish a code of practice for tattooists and body piercers.

                                   (2)  The Minister must publish the code of practice in the Gazette.

                                   (3) The Minister may vary or revoke the code of practice by notice in the Gazette.

                                   (4) A tattooist or body piercer who contravenes the code of practice is guilty of an offence.

                          Maximum penalty:                    $1 250.”

                 Question - That proposed new section 21C, as proposed to be struck out by the Hon. R. D. Lawson, stand as printed - put and passed.

                 Question - That proposed new section 21D, as proposed to be inserted by the Hon. R. D. Lawson, be so inserted - put and passed.

                 The Hon. R. D. Lawson moved on page 5, after line 16, to insert the following:

                 “Disciplinary action

                                   21E. (1) There is proper cause for disciplinary action against a person conducting, or formerly conducting, the business of tattooing or body piercing if—

                          (a)    the person has acted contrary to an assurance accepted by the Commissioner under the Fair Trading Act 1987; or

                          (b)    the person or any other person has acted contrary to section 21A, 21B, 21C or 21D or otherwise unlawfully, or improperly, negligently or unfairly, in the course of conducting, or being employed or otherwise engaged in, that business.

                                   (2) Disciplinary action may be taken against each director of a body corporate that is conducting, or formerly conducted, the business of tattooing or body piercing if there is proper cause for disciplinary action against the body corporate.

                                   (3)  Disciplinary action may not be taken against a person in relation to the act or default of another if that person could not reasonably be expected to have prevented that act or default.

                                   (4) The Commissioner or any other person may lodge with the Court a complaint setting out matters that are alleged to constitute grounds for disciplinary action under this section.

                                   (5) On the lodging of a complaint, the Court may conduct a hearing for the purpose of determining whether the matters alleged in the complaint constitute grounds for disciplinary action under this section.

                                   (6) Without limiting the usual powers of the Court, the Court may during the hearing—

                          (a)    allow an adjournment to enable the Commissioner to investigate or further investigate matters to which the complaint relates; and

                          (b)    allow the modification of the complaint or additional allegations to be included in the complaint subject to any conditions as to adjournment and notice to parties and other conditions that the Court may think fit to impose.

                                   (7)  On the hearing of a complaint, the Court may, if it is satisfied on the balance of probabilities that there is proper cause for taking disciplinary action against the person to whom the complaint relates, by an order or orders do one or more of the following:

                          (a)    reprimand the person;

 

 

 

                          (b)    impose a fine not exceeding $2 500 on the person;

                          (c)    prohibit the person from conducting, or being employed or otherwise engaged in, the business of tattooing or body piercing;

                          (d)    prohibit the person from being a director of a body corporate that conducts the business of tattooing or body piercing.

                                   (8)  The Court may—

                          (a)    stipulate that a prohibition is to apply—

                                    (i)      for a specified period (not exceeding 7 years); or

                                    (ii)     until the fulfilment of stipulated conditions; and

                          (b)    stipulate that an order relating to a person is to have effect at a specified future time and impose conditions as to the conduct of the person or the person's business until that time.

                                   (9)  If—

                          (a)    a person has been found guilty of an offence; and

                          (b)    the circumstances of the offence form, in whole or in part, the subject matter of the complaint,

                          the person is not liable to a fine under subsection (7) in respect of conduct giving rise to the offence.

                                   (10)  If a person contravenes or fails to comply with a condition imposed by the Court as to the conduct of the person or the person's business, the person is guilty of an offence.

                          Maximum penalty:                  $35 000 or imprisonment for 6 months.

                                   (11)  If a person—

                          (a)    conducts, or is employed or otherwise engaged in, the business of tattooing or body piercing; or

                          (b)    becomes a director of a body corporate that conducts the business of tattooing or body piercing,

                          in contravention of an order of the Court, the person is guilty of an offence.

                          Maximum penalty:                  $35 000 or imprisonment for 6 months.

                                   (12)  In this section—

                          "Court" means the Administrative and Disciplinary Division of the District Court;

                          "Director" of a body corporate includes—

                          (a)    a person occupying or acting in the position of director or member of the governing body of the body corporate, by whatever name called and whether or not validly appointed to occupy or duly authorised to act in the position; and

                          (b)    any person in accordance with whose directions or instructions the directors or members of the governing body of the body corporate are accustomed to act;”

                 Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

 

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 10

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. R. D. Lawson (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 9

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. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. C. Zollo (Teller)

 

 

 

                          Clause No. 5, as amended and otherwise amended, agreed to.

                          Title agreed to.

_____________________

 

                 The President resumed the Chair, and reported that the Committee had considered the Bill and had agreed to the same with amendments; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

                 Ordered - That the third reading be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

 

 

27.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 11 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

28.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Dignity in Dying Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 1 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 2 read.

                 To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

_____________________

 

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

 

Dignity in
Dying Bill.

 

29.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 13 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

30.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. K. J. Reynolds - That the South Australian Parliament condemns mandatory detention and the Pacific Solution as crimes against humanity:

                 Debate resumed.

                 And the Hon. S. M. Kanck having obtained leave to conclude her remarks, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

Mandatory
Detention and
Pacific Solution -
Motion re.

 

31.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 15 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

32.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 16 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

33.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 17 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

34.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 18 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

35.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 19 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

36.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 20 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

37.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 21 be discharged.

 

Business
Discharged.

 

38.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 22 to No. 26, No. 28 to No. 31 and No. 33 to No. 37 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

39.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 38 to No. 40 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

40.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

41.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until tomorrow at eleven o’clock a.m.

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

 

 

42.

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

Message No. 34

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith entitled an Act to amend the National Environment Protection Council (South Australia) Act 1995, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 25 November 2003.                                            I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

 

Messages from
House of Assembly:
National
Environment
Protection Council
(South Australia)
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation 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.

 

 

 

 

Message No. 35

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith entitled an Act to amend the Country Fires Act 1989 and the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service Act 1936, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 25 November 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. I. Lucas, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Statutes Amendment
(Bushfire Summit
Recommendations)
Bill.

 

43.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until tomorrow at eleven o’clock a.m.

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

 

44.

Council adjourned at twenty-six minutes to eleven o’clock until tomorrow at eleven o’clock a.m.

 

Adjournment.

 

_________________________

 

 

 

 

 

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. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

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