SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 26

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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WEDNESDAY  28  MARCH  2001

 

 

 

   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. A. J. Redford brought up the Thirteenth Report, 2000-2001 of the Legislative Review Committee.

 

Legislative
Review
Committee -
Thirteenth Report,
2000-2001.

   3.

The Treasurer tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. J. W. Olsen,  M.P.) concerning the Adelaide to Darwin Rail Line.

 

Paper Tabled.

   4.

The President called on Members to make Statements on Matters of Interest.

 

Statements
on Matters
of Interest.

   5.

The Hon. S. M. Kanck, pursuant to notice, moved - That this Council recommends that the Premier should relieve the Treasurer, the Hon. Robert Lucas, of all responsibility for the South Australian electricity industry and create a Special Minister for Electricity Supply to oversee and facilitate the security and reliability of the industry in this State.

                 Debate ensued.

                 And the Treasurer having obtained leave to conclude his remarks, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Creation of
Special Ministry
for Electricity
Supply -
Motion re.

   6.

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.

   7.

Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Private Business) No. 3 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 7.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   8.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 1 to No. 5 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   9.

The Hon. A. J. Redford, according to order, moved - That Regulations made under the Water Resources Act 1997 concerning Holding Allocation Exemption, made on 19 October 2000 and laid on the Table of this Council on 24 October 2000, be disallowed.

                 Debate ensued.

                 Ordered - That the Order of the Day be discharged.

 

Water Resources
Act 1997 -
Regulations -
Holding Allocation
Exemption –
Motion for
disallowance of.
Business Discharged.

 

10.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw), the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

Dignity in
Dying Bill.

11.

The Hon. T. G. Cameron, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Road Traffic Act 1961.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Hon T. G. Cameron then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 The Treasurer, 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.

                 Debate ensued.

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

 

Road Traffic
(Ticket-Vending
Machines)
Amendment Bill.

12.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 8 to No. 22 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

13.

The Hon. A. J. Redford, according to order, moved - That the Report of the Legislative Review Committee concerning the Allocation of Recreational Rock Lobster Pots, be noted.

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

Legislative Review
Committee -
Report on the
Allocation of
Recreational Rock
Lobster Pots
to be noted -
Motion re.

 

14.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 24 to No. 29 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

15.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 and No. 2 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

16.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

17.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 to No. 6 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

18.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

19.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

20.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Fisheries (Southern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery Rationalization) Act Repeal 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. 3 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.

 

Fisheries
(Southern Zone
Rock Lobster
Fishery
Rationalization)
Act Repeal Bill.

21.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

22.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

                 Ordered - That the Bill’s consideration in Committee be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Sandalwood Act
Repeal Bill.

23.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 12 and No. 13 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

24.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Lake Eyre Basin (Intergovernmental Agreement) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Lake Eyre Basin
(Intergovernmental
Agreement) Bill.

25.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Youth Court (Judicial Tenure) Amendment 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 postponed and taken into consideration on next day of sitting.

 

Youth Court
(Judicial Tenure)
Amendment Bill.

26.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

27.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

                 Ordered - That the Bill’s consideration in Committee be postponed and taken into consideration on next day of sitting.

 

Expiation of
Offences
(Trifling Offences)
Amendment Bill.

28.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 17 and No. 18 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

  29.

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

Message No. 51

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Alice Springs to Darwin Railway Act 1997, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 28 March 2001.                                                                J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Treasurer then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 The Treasurer, 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.

                 Debate ensued.

                 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.

 

Messages from
House of
Assembly:
Alice Springs to
Darwin Railway
(Financial
Commitment)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clauses No. 1 to No. 3 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.

                 Bill read a third time.

                 Resolved - That this Bill do now pass.

 

 

 

Message No. 52

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Police Superannuation Act 1990 and to make a related amendment to the Superannuation Act 1988, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 28 March 2001.                                                                 J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

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

 

Police
Superannuation
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

30.

Ordered - That the remaining Order of the Day (Private Business) be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

31.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

32.

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

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

33.

Council adjourned at twelve o’clock midnight until tomorrow at eleven o’clock a.m.

 

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. R. K. Sneath

The Hon.  J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo