[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 34

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  27 MAY  1999

 

 

 

   1.

Council met pursuant to adjournment.  The President (The Hon. J. C. Irwin) took the Chair.

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of

Council.

 

    2.

A Messenger from the Governor having been announced by Black Rod, the following Message was received and read:

Message No. 6.

                 The Governor informs the Legislative Council that, in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, the following Acts have been assented to during the present Session, viz.:

                 No. 14 of 1999 - An Act to amend the Collections for Charitable Purposes Act 1939.

                 No. 15 of 1999 - An Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935.

                 No. 16 of 1999 - An Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935.

                 No. 17 of 1999 - An Act to amend the Evidence Act 1929.

                 No. 18 of 1999 - An Act to amend the Evidence Act 1929.

                 No. 19 of 1999 - An Act to provide for the registration and enrolment of nurses; to regulate nursing for the purpose of maintaining high standards of competence and conduct by nurses in South Australia; to repeal the Nurses Act 1984; and for other purposes.

                 No. 20 of 1999 - An Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961.

                 No. 21 of 1999 - An Act to amend the Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Act 1995.

                 No. 22 of 1999 - An Act to amend the Soil Conservation and Land Care Act 1989.

                 No. 23 of 1999 - An Act to amend the Judges’ Pensions Act 1971, the Parliamentary Superannuation Act 1974, the Police Superannuation Act 1990 and the Superannuation Act 1988.

                 No. 24 of 1999 - An Act to amend the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988, the Domestic Violence Act 1994 and the Summary Procedure Act 1921.

                 No. 25 of 1999 - An Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the financial year ending on 30 June 2000.

                 No. 26 of 1999 - An Act to amend the Tobacco Products Regulation Act 1997.

                 No. 27 of 1998 - An Act to facilitate the recognition within Australia of regulatory standards adopted by New Zealand regarding goods and occupations and, for that purpose, to adopt the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997 of the Commonwealth as a law of the State.

                 No. 28 of 1999 - An Act to provide for the closure of the waste depot conducted by the Corporation of the City of Adelaide at Wingfield.

                 No. 29 of 1999 - An Act to encourage the voluntary disclosure and exchange of information about year 2000 computer problems and remediation efforts; and for other purposes.

Government House, Adelaide, 27 May 1999.                                       E. J. NEAL, Governor.

 

Message from

Governor:

Assent to Bills.

   3.

The Clerk announced that the following Petitions had been lodged for presentation:

                 By the Attorney-General (The Hon. K. T. Griffin) from 65 residents of South Australia concerning the planned Wine Museum and praying that this Honourable House takes the necessary steps to have our Botanical Gardens and Parklands retained for quiet relaxation and open space for the people of Adelaide.

Petitions:

No. 10 -

Proposed Wine Museum.

 

 

                 By the Hon. T. G. Roberts, from 71 residents of South Australia concerning Native Title Rights for Indigenous South Australians and praying that the Council does not proceed with legislation that -

1.       Undermines or impairs the Native Title rights of indigenous South Australians; and

2.       Makes changes to Native Title unless there has been a genuine consultation process with all stakeholders, especially South Australia’s indigenous communities.

 

No. 11 -

Native Title Rights for Indigenous

South Australians.

   4.

The Minister for Disability Services (The Hon. R. D. Lawson), without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Question Time to be extended until twenty-seven minutes to four 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.

   5.

The Attorney-General, on behalf of the Treasurer (The Hon. R. I. Lucas), by leave, tabled the following Papers:

          1999/2000 Budget Paper No. 1 - Budget Speech.

          1999/2000 Budget Paper No. 2 - Budget Statement.

          1999/2000 Budget Paper No. 3 - Estimates Statement.

          1999/2000 Budget paper No. 4 Volumes 1 and 2 - Portfolio Statements.

          1999/2000 Budget Paper No. 5 - Capital Works Statement.

          1999/2000 Budget at a Glance.

          1999/2000 Budget Guide.

          1999/2000 Employment Statement.

 

Papers

Tabled.

   6.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 8 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   7.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Barley Marketing (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. 18 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.

 

Barley Marketing (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

   8.

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

 

Postponement

of Business.

   9.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Residential Tenancies (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

10.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 14 to No. 19 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

11.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Financial Sector Reform (South Australia) Bill.

12.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Financial Sector (Transfer of Business) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Financial Sector (Transfer of Business) Bill.

13.

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

 

Postponement

of Business.

14.

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

Message No. 61

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994 and to repeal the Long Service Leave Act 1987, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 26 May 1998.                                                                J.K.G. OSWALD Speaker.

                 Bill 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.

 

Message from

House of

Assembly:

Industrial and

Employee

Relations

(Workplace

Relations)

Amendment Bill.

 

15.

Council adjourned at twenty-five minutes to five 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. 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. G. Weatherill

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo

 

 

 

Member absent on leave - The Hon. J. F. Stefani