[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 13

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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FRIDAY  27  NOVEMBER  1998

 

 

 

     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 Hon. P. Holloway, by leave, tabled a copy of a letter to Mr. Brad M. Selway, Q.C., Solicitor-General, from the Leader of the Opposition (The Hon. M. D. Rann, M.P.) dated Friday,
27 November 1998.

 

Paper Tabled.

   3.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 4 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

   4.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Criminal Law Consolidation (Contamination of Goods) 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 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 with an amendment; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

                 The Attorney-General (The Hon. K. T. Griffin), 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.

 

Criminal Law Consolidation (Contamination

of Goods) Amendment Bill.

 

   5.

The Attorney-General, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable him to move that the Order made this day for Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 to be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting, be discharged and for the Order of the Day to be taken into consideration forthwith.

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

Suspension

of Standing

Orders.

 

 

                 The Attorney-General moved - That the Order made this day for Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 to be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting, be discharged and for the Order of the Day to be taken into consideration forthwith.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Order

Discharged.

 

   6.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Summary Offences (Offensive and other Weapons) Amendment 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 and No. 4 agreed to.

                          Schedule 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 (The Hon. K. T. Griffin), 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.

 

Summary Offences (Offensive and

other Weapons) Amendment Bill.

   7.

The Attorney-General tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Environment and Heritage (The Hon. D. C. Kotz, M.P.) concerning the 1998 State of the Environment Report.

 

Paper Tabled.

   8.

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

 

Postponement

of Business.

   9.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until Tuesday, 8 December 1998, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Next Day

of Sitting.

10.

Council adjourned at twenty four minutes to one o’clock until Tuesday, 8 December 1998, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Adjournment.

 

 

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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. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. G. Weatherill

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo