SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 37

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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WEDNESDAY  28  JUNE  2000

 

 

 

   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 Twenty-first Report, 1999-2000 of the Legislative Review Committee.

 

Legislative Review
Committee -
Twenty-first Report
1999-2000.

 

   3.

The Hon. A. J. Redford brought up the Report of the Legislative Review Committee concerning the Australian Road Rules Regulations.

 

Legislative Review
Committee - Report concerning the
Australian Road
Rule Regulations

 

   4.

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

 

Statements
on Matters
of Interest.

 

   5.

The Hon. A. J. Redford, pursuant to notice, moved - That By-law No. 3 of the City of Norwood, Payneham and St. Peters concerning Council Land, made on 6 December 1999 and laid on the Table of this Council on 4 April 2000, be disallowed.

                 Debate ensued.

                 Motion, by leave, withdrawn.

 

City of Norwood, Payneham and
St. Peters -
By-law No. 3 - Council Land -
Motion for disallowance of.

 

   6.

The Hon. C. A. Pickles, at the request and on behalf of the Hon. P. Holloway, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Regulations made under the Education Act 1972 concerning Materials and Services Charges, made on 4 May 2000 and laid on the Table of this Council on 31 May 2000, be disallowed.

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

 

Education Act 1972 - Regulations –
Materials and Services Charges - Motion for disallowance of.

 

   7.

The Hon. S. M. Kanck, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Hon. Dorothy Kotz, M.P., Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, be censured for failing to fulfil her duty to protect Aboriginal heritage as required by the Aboriginal Heritage Act, in particular her failure to provide protection under the Act for some 1,200 potential Aboriginal sites by placing them on the Register of Aboriginal Sites and Objects.

                 Debate ensued.

Censure of the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs – Motion re.

 

 

                 The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, by leave, tabled a document from the State Aboriginal Heritage Committee titled Aboriginal Sites, dated 2/6/2000.

                 And the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning having obtained leave to conclude her remarks, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

Paper Tabled.

   8.

The Hon. A. J. Redford, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Interim Report of the Select Committee on Wild Dog Issues in the State of South Australia, be noted.

                 Debate ensued.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Select Committee
on Wild Dog Issues
in the State of South Australia - Interim Report to be noted -Motion re.

 

   9.

The Hon. L. H. Davis, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Report of the Statutory Authorities Review Committee on the Third Inquiry into Timeliness of 1998-99 Annual Reporting by Statutory Bodies, be noted.

                 Debate ensued.

                 On motion of the Hon. C. Zollo, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Statutory Authorities Review Committee  - Report on the
Third Inquiry into Timeliness of
1998-99 Annual Reporting by Statutory Bodies
to be noted -
Motion re.

 

10.

The Attorney-General, by leave, moved - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 24 be taken into consideration forthwith.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Order of
Business.

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Gas (Miscellaneous) 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. 8 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 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.

                 Bill read a third time.

                 Resolved - That this Bill do now pass.

 

Gas (Miscellaneous) Bill.

12.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. L. H. Davis - That the Report of the Statutory Authorities Review Committee on the Third Inquiry into Timeliness of 1998-99 Annual Reporting by Statutory Bodies, be noted - be now resumed.

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. T. Crothers, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

Statutory Authorities Review Committee  - Report on the
Third Inquiry into Timeliness of
1998-99 Annual Reporting by Statutory Bodies
to be noted -
Motion re.

 

13.

The Hon. I. Gilfillan, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to regulate the possession and use of genetically modified plant material.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Hon. I. Gilfillan then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Genetically
Modified Material (Temporary Prohibition) Bill.

14.

At one minute past 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.

 

15.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 1 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

16.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on motion of the Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins - That the Report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee on Environment Protection in South Australia, be noted:

                 Debate ensued.

                 On motion of the T. Crothers, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

Environment, Resources and Development Committee - Report
on Environment Protection in South Australia be noted - Motion re.

 

17.

On the Order of the Day being read for the Hon A. J. Redford to move - That the Regulations under the Road Traffic Act 1961 concerning Application of Regulations, made on 18 November 1999 and laid on the Table of this Council on 28 March 2000, be disallowed:

                 The Hon. A. J. Redford moved - That the Order of the Day be discharged.

                 Debate ensued.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Business
Discharged.

18.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 4 be discharged.

 

Business
Discharged.

 

19.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 5 be discharged.

 

Business
Discharged.

 

20.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 6 be discharged.

 

Business
Discharged.

 

21.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 7 be discharged.

 

Business
Discharged.

 

22.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 8 be discharged.

 

Business
Discharged.

 

23.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 9 be discharged.

 

Business
Discharged.

 

24.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 10 be discharged.

 

Business
Discharged.

 

25.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 11 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

26.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 12 be discharged.

 

Business
Discharged.

 

27.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 13 be discharged.

 

Business
Discharged.

 

28.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 14 to No. 16 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

29.

The Hon. C. A. Pickles, according to order, moved - That this Council -

         I.       Condemns the State Government for its failure to provide adequate and ongoing funding for public libraries in South Australia; and

        II.       Acknowledges the social, cultural and economic benefit to the community of accessible and affordable public libraries.

                 Debate ensued.

                 And the Minister for Transport and Urban Planning having obtained leave to conclude her remarks, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

Funding for
Public Libraries - Motion re.

30.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon. R. R. Roberts - That the Regulations under the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Electricians Act 1995 concerning Exemptions, made on 28 October 1999 and laid on the Table of this Council on 9 November 1999, be disallowed:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Plumbers, Gasfitters and Electricians Act 1995 - Regulations -Exemptions -

Motion for disallowance of.

 

31.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 19 to No. 22 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement of Business.

32.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate the Hon. M. J. Elliott - That this Council requests the Social Development Committee investigate and report upon the issue of the impact of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder on South Australian individuals, families and the community, and in particular -

               I.      recent stimulant medication prescription practices and trends within South Australia;

             II.      appropriate diagnosis and treatment protocols;

            III.      the accessibility of the internationally recognised multi-modal treatment approach to South Australian families of young people with the disorder; and

            IV.      any other related matter:

Debate resumed.

Question put and passed.

 

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
Disorder -
Social Development Committee to investigate and
report upon -
Motion re.

33.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 24 and No. 25 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement of Business.

34.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 26 be discharged.

 

Business
Discharged.

 

35.

Ordered - separately - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 27 to No. 31 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

36.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Hon.
T. G. Cameron - That the Regulations under the Passenger Transport Act 1994 concerning Vehicle Accreditation, made on 17 June 1999 and laid on the Table of this Council on 6 July 1999, be disallowed:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Passenger
Transport Act  - Regulations -
Vehicle
Accreditation -
Motion for Disallowance of.

 

37.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 33 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

38.

The Hon. C. A. Pickles, according to order, moved - That the Regulations under the Controlled Substances Act 1984 concerning Expiation of Offences, made on 3 June 1999 and laid on the Table of this Council on 6 July 1999, be disallowed.

                 Debate ensued.

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

 

Controlled Substances Act - Regulations -Expiation of Offences -
Motion for disallowance of.

 

39.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 35 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

40.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 36 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

41.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 37 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

42.

The Hon. M. J. Elliott, according to order, moved - That the Regulations made under the Education Act 1972 concerning Materials and Services Charges, made on 4 May 2000 and laid on the Table of this Council on 31 May 2000, be disallowed.

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

 

Education Act - Regulations –
Materials and Services Charges - Motion for disallowance of.

 

43.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Listening Devices (Miscellaneous) 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.

 

Listening Devices (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

44.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 to No 15 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 16.

 

Postponement
of Business.

45.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Security and Order at Courts and Other Places) Bill now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Statutes
Amendment and Repeal (Security and Order at Courts and Other Places) Bill.

 

46.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

47.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Native Title (South Australia) (Validation and Confirmation) Amendment 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.

 

Native Title
(South Australia) (Validation and Confirmation) Amendment Bill.

 

48.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 and No. 5 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

49.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Development (System Improvement Program) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

                 Ordered - That the Committee stages be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Development (System Improvement Program) Amendment Bill.

 

50.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the History Trust of South Australia (Old Parliament House) 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. 10 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 Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, 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.

 

History Trust of South Australia
(Old Parliament House)
Amendment Bill.

51.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 8 to No. 10 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

52.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Attorney-General’s Portfolio) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

                 Ordered - That the Committee stages be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Statutes
Amendment and Repeal (Attorney-General’s Portfolio) Amendment Bill.

53.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 12 to No. 15 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

54.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a second time.

                 Ordered - That the Committee stages be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Liquor Licensing (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

55.

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

 

Postponement of Business.

  56.

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

Message No. 73

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Racing Act 1976; and to make consequential amendments to the Gaming Supervisory Authority Act 1995, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 27 June 2000.                                                                     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.

 

Messages from
House of Assembly:
Racing (Controlling Authorities) Amendment Bill.

 

 

Message No. 74

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has disagreed to the amendments made by the Legislative Council in the Water Resources (Water Allocations) Amendment Bill as indicated in the annexed Schedule.  The House of Assembly returns the Bill herewith and desires its reconsideration.

House of Assembly, 27 June 2000.                                                                     J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

 

Water Resources (Water Allocations) Amendment Bill

 

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Legislative Council

to which the House of Assembly has disagreed.

No. 1.         Page 3, lines 10 and 11 (clause 2) - Leave out paragraph (a) and insert paragraph as follows:

                           (a)        in respect of a water licence means the water (taking) allocation, the water (holding) allocation or the water (forest) allocation endorsed on the licence;

No. 2.         Page 3, lines 14 and 15 (clause 2) - Leave out these lines and insert the following:

                           (b)        by inserting the following definitions after the definition of "watercourse" in subsection (1):

                                                   "water (forest) allocation" in respect of a water licence means the allocation endorsed on the licence authorising the planting of the forest to which the allocation relates in accordance with section 28C;

No. 3.         Page 3 - After line 27 insert new clause as follows:

                   Insertion of Division 4 of Part 4

                          2A. The following Division is inserted after Division 3 of Part 4:

                                        DIVISION 4—CONTROL OF THE PLANTING OF FORESTS

                          Interpretation

                                        28A. In this Division, unless the contrary intention appears—

                                        "forest"—

                                                   (a)     means trees planted, or to be planted, for commercial purposes; and

                                                   (b)     includes other plants that are planted, or are to be planted, for commercial purposes and are declared by regulation to be included in the ambit of this definition; but

                                                   (c)      does not include trees or other plants—

                                                              (i)           of a class excluded from this definition by regulation; or

                                                              (ii)          if the number of trees or other plants is less than the number prescribed by regulation;

                                        "prescribed wells area" means a part of the State prescribed by regulation under section 8 for the purpose of declaring the wells, or some of the wells, in that part of the State to be prescribed wells;

 

 

 

                                        "tree" means any tree or bush that, at maturity, usually has a height exceeding 1.5 metres.

                          Application of this Division

                                        28B. (1) This Division applies to, and in relation to, a forest that is growing, or is to be planted, in a prescribed wells area (or a part of such an area) that has been declared by the Governor by proclamation to be an area, or part of an area, to which this Division applies.

                                        (2) The Governor may make a proclamation referred to in subsection (1) and may revoke or vary such a proclamation at any time.

                          Control of the planting of forests

                                        28C. (1) The owner of land, or any other person, who plants a forest to which this Division applies on the land is guilty of an offence unless he or she—

                                        (a)     has applied for and obtained from the Minister a determination under section 28D of the quantity of water that, in the opinion of the Minister, will not be available for other purposes because of the existence of the forest; and

                                        (b)     holds a water licence that has endorsed on it in relation to the forest a water (forest) allocation for that quantity of water.

                          Maximum penalty:   where the offender is a body corporate—$10 000

                                                              where the offender is a natural person—$5 000.

                                        (2) A water licence that has a water (forest) allocation endorsed on it—

                                        (a)     must identify the forest to which the allocation relates; and

                                        (b)     must not have endorsed on it—

                                                   (i)       a water (taking) allocation or a water (holding) allocation;

                                                   (ii)      a water (forest) allocation for any other forest.

                                        (3) The following provisions apply in relation to a water (forest) allocation:

                                        (a)     the holder of the licence on which the allocation is endorsed is entitled to plant and maintain the forest to which the allocation relates, but, subject to paragraph (b), is not entitled by virtue of the allocation to take water from the water resource to which the allocation relates;

                                        (b)     if all or some of the plants comprising the forest are destroyed or die, the holder of the licence on which the allocation is endorsed may request that the Minister—

                                                   (i)       convert the whole or part of the allocation to a water (taking) allocation or a water (holding) allocation; or

                                                   (ii)      endorse on the licence or on another licence the whole or part of the allocation as a water (forest) allocation in relation to another forest;

                                        (c)     if the Minister grants a request under paragraph (b), the new water (taking) allocation, water (holding) allocation or water (forest) allocation will be subject to such conditions as the Minister thinks fit;

                                        (d)     a water (forest) allocation may be obtained—

                                                   (i)       from the Minister; or

                                                   (ii)      from the holder of another licence (the allocation may have been endorsed on the other licence as a water (forest) allocation or a water (taking) allocation or a water (holding) allocation).

                                        (4) The Minister must grant an exemption from subsection (1) to a person who satisfies the Minister that—

                                        (a)     he or she proposes planting a forest that will replace a forest that had been planted and was living when this Division first applied to the area in which the forest is situated (the original forest) or that will replace a forest that had previously replaced the original forest (or a successor to the original forest) and was itself the subject of an exemption under this subsection; and

                                        (b)     the forest will be planted on the same land as the original forest; and

                                        (c)     the plants that will comprise the new forest will be of the same species as the plants of the original forest; and

                                        (d)     the number of plants per hectare of the new forest will not exceed the number of plants per hectare of the original forest; and

 

 

 

                                        (e)     the period between the destruction or death of the original forest (or of the last forest that was a successor to the original forest and in relation to which an exemption was granted under this subsection) and the planting of the new forest is not greater than three years or such longer period as the Minister considers to be appropriate in the circumstances.

                                        (5) Compliance with the requirements of subsection (4), (b), (c), (d) and (e) is a condition of an exemption under subsection (4).

                          Application for determination by Minister

                                        28D. (1) A person who proposes planting a forest to which this Division applies may apply to the Minister for a determination of the quantity of water that, in the opinion of the Minister, in the year referred to in subsection (2), will not be available for other purposes because of the existence of the forest.

                                        (2) The relevant year for the purposes of subsection (1) is the year in which, in the opinion of the Minister, the quantity of water referred to in subsection (1) will be greatest.

                                        (3) An application under this section must—

                                        (a)     be in a form approved by the Minister; and

                                        (b)     be accompanied by such information as the Minister requires; and

                                        (c)     be accompanied by the fee prescribed by regulation.

                                        (4) When considering an application the Minister may require the applicant to provide the Minister with such further information as the Minister requires for that purpose.

                                        (5) The Minister may, at any time after making a determination under subsection (1), vary it on the basis of information or expert advice that was not considered by the Minister when making the original determination or a previous variation.

                                        (6) The Minister must serve written notice of the variation of a determination on—

                                        (a)     the applicant; or

                                        (b)     where the applicant is not the holder of the water licence in relation to the forest—the holder of the licence instead of the applicant.

                                        (7) If the Minister has increased his or her determination of the quantity of water under subsection (5), the Minister may, in the notice under subsection (6), require the holder of the water licence—

                                        (a)     to obtain an increase, specified by the Minister, in the water (forest) allocation of the licence; or

                                        (b)     to destroy an area of the forest specified by the Minister.

                          Order for the destruction of a forest

                                        28E. (1) Where a person has planted a forest in contravention of section 28C(1), the Minister may, by written notice served on the owner of the land on which the forest is situated, order the owner to destroy the forest.

                                        (2) A person who fails to comply with a notice under subsection (1) is guilty of an offence.

                          Maximum penalty:   where the offender is a body corporate—$10 000

                                                              where the offender is a natural person—$5 000.

                                        (3) Where a person fails to comply with a notice served on him or her under subsection (1) or with a requirement included in a notice under section 28D(7) within three months after the relevant notice is served, the Minister may enter the land and—

                                        (a)     in the case of a notice under subsection (1)—destroy the forest; or

                                        (b)     in the case of a notice under section 28D—destroy the area of the forest specified in the notice,

                          and take such other action as the Minister considers appropriate in the circumstances.

                                        (4) The Minister's costs of acting under subsection (3) will be a debt due by the person on whom the notice was served to the Minister.

                                        (5) Compensation is not payable to the owner or any other person for the destruction of the forest by the Minister.

No. 4.         Page 6, line 24 (clause 9) - After "water (holding) allocation" insert:

                          or a water (forest) allocation

No. 5.         Page 7, line 6 (clause 10) - Leave out this line and insert:

                          , a water (holding) allocation or a water (forest) allocation

 

 

 

No. 6        Page 7, line 8 (clause 11) - After "is amended" insert:

                          —

                          (a)

No. 7.       Page 7, line 10 (clause 11) - Before "if two or more" insert:

                           subject to subsection (5a),

No. 8.       Page 7, line 13 (clause 11) - Before "if two or more" insert:

                           subject to subsection (5a),

No. 9.       Page 7 (clause 11) - After line 20 insert new paragraph as follows:

                  (b)   by inserting the following subsection after subsection (5):

                                        (5a) Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subsection (5) only apply to land if the owner of the land or some other person has, on or before 31 December in the financial year preceding the financial year to which the levy relates, satisfied the relevant constituent council that the paragraph concerned applies to the land.

G. D. MITCHELL, Clerk of the House of Assembly.

                 Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration on next day of sitting.

 

 

 

Message No. 75

                 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 and to make related amendments to the Railways (Operations and Access) Act 1997, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 28 June 2000.                                                                     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.

 

Alice Springs to Darwin Railway (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

 

Message No. 76

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to provide for the establishment and maintenance of trails for recreational walking, cycling, horse riding, skating or other similar purpose; to make a related amendment to the Development Act 1993; and for other purposes, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 28 June 2000.                                                                     J.K.G. OSWALD, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Recreational Greenways Bill.

57.

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

Next Day

of Sitting.

 

58.

Council adjourned at twenty minutes to 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. 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