[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 37

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY 27 MAY 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.

Answers to Questions on Notice Nos. 10, 53, 57, 69, 72, 74, 91, 131, 137, 144, 166, 169, 172, 174, 175, 180, 183, 186, 188, 189 and 191 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 following Papers were laid upon the Table, viz.:

        By the President -

                 Statutory Authorities Review Committee - Report on Boards of Statutory Authorities: Recruitment, Gender Composition, Remuneration and Performance;

                 Social Development Committee - Report on HIV/Aids - Hepatitis B Inquiry (Part II) - The Rights of Infected and Non-Infected Persons -

                         which were authorised to be printed and published pursuant to section 17(7)(b) of the Parliamentary Committees Act 1991.

        By the Minister for Education and Children’s Services (The Hon. R. I. Lucas) -

                 Teachers Registration Board of South Australia - Report 1996.

                 Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (Maersk Victory) - Report of Accident on 16/11/96.

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Education Act 1972 - Materials and Services Charges.

                          Fees Regulation Act 1927 - Water and Sewerage Fees.

                          Gas Act 1988 - Gas Appliances.

                          Irrigation Act 1994 - Principal.

                          Mines and Works Inspection Act 1920 - Examination Fees.

                          Mining Act 1971 -

                             Fees and Rents.

                             Revocation of Precious Stones.

                       Opal Mining Act 1995 -

                             Fees.

                             Principal.

                       Petroleum Products Regulation Act 1995 - Fees.

                       Police Superannuation Act 1990 - Proportion of Pension that may be commuted.

                       Public Corporations Act 1993 -

                             Dissolution of TransAdelaide - St. Agnes.

                             Health Development.

                             S.A. Co-ordinated Care.

Papers.

 

                       Racing Act 1976 -

                             Extension of Approved Sporting Venues.

                             Super League Betting.

                       Sewerage Act 1929 - Other Charges.

                       Superannuation Act 1988 - Proportion of Pension that may be commuted.

                       Waterworks Act 1932 - Other Charges.

                 Racing Act 1976 - Amendment to Rules - Harness Racing Authority - Novice Reinspersons.

                 Friendly Societies Medical Association - National Pharmacies - General Laws.

        By the Attorney-General (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) -

                 Supreme Court Act 1935 - Report of the Judges of the Supreme Court of S.A. to the Attorney-General for the year ended 31/12/96.

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Associations Incorporation Act 1985 - Fees.

                          Business Names Act 1996 - Fees.

                          Co-operatives Act 1983 - Fees.

                          Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988 - Notice Fees.

                          Dangerous Substances Act 1979 - Fees.

                          District Court Act 1991 -

                             Fees.

                             Fees - Civil Division.

                       Environment, Resources and Development Court Act 1993 -

                             Fees.

                             Native Title Fees.

                       Explosives Act 1936 - Fees.

                       Fisheries Act 1982 -

                             Abalone Fisheries Licence Fees.

                             General Licence Fees.

                             Lakes and Coorong Fishery Licence Fees.

                             Marine Scalefish Fisheries Licence Fees.

                             Miscellaneous Fishery Licence Fees.

                             Prawn Fishery Licence Fees.

                             River Fishery Licence Fees.

                             Rock Lobster Fisheries Licence Fees.

                       Liquor Licensing Act 1985 -

                             Fees.

                             Dry Areas -

                                   Ceduna and Thevenard Townships.

                                   City of Marion.

                                   City of Port Pirie.

                                   Town of Gawler.

                       Local Government Act 1934 -

                             Certificate of Liabilities Fees.

                             Limits on Annual Allowances.

                             Superannuation Board - Various.

                             Valuation Fees.

                       Magistrates Court Act 1991 - Fees.

                       Meat Hygiene Act 1994 -

                             Definition of Cooked Meat.

                             Fees.

                       Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Act 1986 -

                             Amendment of Transitional Dates.

                             Fees.

                       Sheriff’s Act 1978 - Fees.

                       Supreme Court Act 1935 -

                             General Fees.

                             Probate Fees.

                       Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1996 - Service Charge.

                          Youth Court Act 1993 - Fees.

 

 

                 Rules of Court -

                          Magistrates Court - Magistrates Court Act 1991 -

                                   Forms.

                                   Forms (Amendment).

                          Supreme Court - Supreme Court Act 1935 -

                                   Appeal from District Court.

                                   Application for Injunction.

                          Workers Compensation Tribunal - Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 - Documents.

                 District Council By-laws - Ceduna -

                          No.  1 - Repeal of By-laws.

                          No.  2 - Permits and Penalties.

                          No.  3 - Moveable Signs.

                          No.  4 - Taxis and Hire Cars.

                          No.  5 - Caravans and Camping.

                          No.  6 - Keeping Horses in a Township.

                          No.  8 - Cemeteries.

                 Police (Complaints and Disciplinary Proceedings) Act 1985 - Agreement.

                 Public Parks Act 1943 - Disposal of a Park Land by the City of Burnside to the Minister for Education and Children’s Services.

        By the Minister for Consumer Affairs (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) -

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1996 - Fees.

                          Building Work Contractors Act 1995 - Fees.

                          Conveyancers Act 1994 - Fees.

                          Land Agents Act 1994 - Fees.

                          Land Tax Act 1936 - Certificate Fees.

                          Plumbers, Gas Fitters and Electricians Act 1995 - Fees.

                          Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Act 1995 - Fees.

                          Security and Investigation Agents Act 1995 - Fees.

                          Trade Measurement Administration Act 1993 - Fees and Charges.

                          Travel Agents Act 1986 - Fees.

 

 

        By the Minister for Transport (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw) -

                 Regulations under the following Acts -

                          Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium Act 1978 - Charges.

                          Chiropodists Act 1950 - Fees.

                          Community Titles Act 1996 - Fees.

                          Controlled Substances Act 1984 -

                                   Pesticide Fees.

                                   Poisons Fees.

                          Crown Lands Act 1929 - Fees.

                          Environment Protection Act 1993 -

                                   Beverage Container Fees.

                                   Levy Fees.

                                   Prescribed Bodies - Minor Policies.

                          Harbors and Navigation Act -

                                   Fees.

                                   Restricted Areas - Blanchetown - Porter Bay.

                          Motor Vehicles Act 1959 -

                                   Accident Towing Roster - Fees.

                                   Fees.

                                   Registration - Golf Carts.

                          National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 -

                                   Fees.

                                   Hunting Fees.

                                   Revocation - Camping Fees.

                          Occupational Therapists Act 1974 - Fees.

 

 

                          Passenger Transport Act 1994 -

                                   Fees.

                                   Taxi Licences.

                          Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989 - Fees.

                          Public and Environmental Health Act 1987 - Waste Control Fees.

                          Radiation Protection and Control Act 1982 - Ionizing Radiation Fees.

                          Road Traffic Act 1961 - Inspection and Exemption Fees.

                          Roads (Opening and Closing) Act 1991 - Fees.

                          South Australian Health Commission Act 1976 -

                                   Compensable and Non-Medicare Patients Fees.

                                   Medicare Patients Fees.

                                   Private Hospitals - Fee.

                          Valuation of Land Act 1971 - Fees and Allowances.

                          Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 - Scale of Charges -

                                   Medical Practitioners.

                                   Speech Pathologists.

                 Food Act 1985 - Report, 1995-96.

 

 

   4.

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services tabled a copy of Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Energy (The Hon. S. J. Baker, M.P.) concerning the Report of the Investigation into the Maersk Victory Drilling Rig Accident in November 1996.

 

Paper Tabled.

   5.

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services tabled a copy of Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Infrastructure (The Hon. G. A. Ingerson, M.P.) concerning United Water and the Government’s Contract with the Company to Manage the State’s Water Resources in the Metropolitan Area.

 

Paper Tabled.

   6.

The Attorney-General tabled a copy of Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Primary Industries (The Hon. R. G. Kerin, M.P.) concerning Fireblight.

 

Paper Tabled.

   7.

The Minister for Education and Children’s Services, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Question Time to be extended until thirty minutes past three o’clock.

                 Question put and passed, without a dissentient voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members the Council.

 

Suspension of Standing  Orders

   8.

The Attorney-General, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Question Time to be extended to enable him to give a reply to a question asked by the Hon. R. D. Lawson.

                 Question put and passed, without a dissentient voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members the Council.

 

Suspension of Standing  Orders

   9.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 3 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

10.

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

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Casino Bill.

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Gaming Supervisory Authority (Administrative Restructuring) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Gaming

 Supervisory Authority

(Administrative Restructuring) Amendment Bill.

 

12.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Liquor Licensing (Administrative Restructuring) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. A. Pickles, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Liquor

Licensing

(Administrative Restructuring) Amendment Bill.

 

13.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 7 and No. 8 be Orders 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 Liquor Licensing Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J.A.W. Levy, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Liquor Licensing

Bill.

15.

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

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Partnership

(Limited Partnerships) Amendment Bill.

16.

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

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Statutes Amendment (Community Titles)

Amendment Bill.

17.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Friendly Societies (South Australia) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Friendly Societies

(South Australia)

Bill.

18.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 13 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

19.

Council adjourned at ten minutes past four 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. 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