[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 30

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY 27 FEBRUARY 1997

 

 

 

   1.

Council met pursuant to adjournment.  The President (The Hon. H.P.K. Dunn) took the Chair.

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of

Council.

    2.

The Attorney-General (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Information and Contract Services (The Hon. D. C. Brown, M.P.) concerning South Australia Central.

 

Paper

Tabled.

   3.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Acts Interpretation Act 1915, the Administration and Probate Act 1919, the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935, the Equal Opportunity Act 1984, the Evidence (Affidavits) Act 1928, the Fair Trading Act 1987, the Firearms Act 1977, the Holidays Act 1910, the Oaths Act 1936, the Pay-roll Tax Act 1971, the South Australian Co-operative and Community Housing Act 1991 and the Wrongs Act 1936.

                 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. R. R. Roberts, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Statutes

Amendment (References to Banks) Bill.

   4.

The Attorney-General, according to order, moved - That the Supply Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. R. Roberts the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Supply Bill.

   5.

The Minister for Transport (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw), according to order, moved - That the Environment Protection (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Environment Protection (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

   6.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 to No. 5 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   7.

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

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 11 further considered and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 12 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 13 to No. 18 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 19 amended and agreed to.

State Records

Bill.

 

                          Clause No. 20 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 21 to No. 25 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 26 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 27 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 28 to No. 31 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 32 amended.

                          Clause No. 32, as amended, struck out.

                          Clause No. 33 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 34 amended and agreed to.

                          Schedule amended and 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 with amendments.

                 Ordered - That the Bill be recommitted in respect of Clause No 9.

                 The President then left the Chair, and the Council resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of Clause No. 9.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 9 further considered, further amended and agreed to.

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                 The President resumed the Chair, and reported that the Committee had further considered the Bill and had agreed to the same with a further amendment; whereupon the Council adopted such reports.

                 The Attorney-General, 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.

 

 

   8.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 7 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   9.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 8 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

10.

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

 

Postponement

of Business.

11.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 10 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

12.

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

 

Postponement

of Business.

13.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 12 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

14.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Superannuation (Employee Mobility) 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.

 

Superannuation (Employee

Mobility) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 and No. 2 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 Attorney-General, 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.

 

 

15.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Police Superannuation (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

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to No. 7 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 Attorney-General, 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.

 

Police Superannuation (Miscellaneous)

Amendment Bill.

16.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Legal Practitioners (Membership of Board and Tribunal) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

       

Legal Practitioners (Membership

of Board and Tribunal)

Amendment Bill.

 

  17.

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

                 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. 88 agreed to.

                          Schedule 1 agreed to.

                          Schedule 2 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 Attorney-General, 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.

 

Livestock Bill.

18.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Water Resources Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 And the Hon. A. J. Redford having obtained leave to conclude his remarks, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Water Resources

Bill.

  19.

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

Message No. 69

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to regulate the gas supply industry; to make provision for safety and technical standards for gas installations and gas appliances; to repeal the Gas Act 1988; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 27 February 1997.                                                                  G. M. GUNN, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

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

 

Message from

House of Assembly:

Gas Bill.

 

20.

Council adjourned at six minutes past six 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. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. J. C. Irwin

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.A.W. Levy

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. P. Nocella

The Hon. B.S.L. Pfitzner

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. G. Weatherill