[SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 9

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  28  OCTOBER  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.

The following Papers were laid upon the Table, viz.:

        By the President -

                 Report of the Joint Parliamentary Service Committee, 1998-99.

                 Auditor-General’s Supplementary Reports, 1998-99 -

                          Electricity Businesses Disposal Process in South Australia: Arrangements for the Probity Audit and Other Matters:  Some Audit Applications.

                          Civil Proceedings for Defamation against Ministers of the Crown: Payment of Damages and Costs from Public Funds.

                          Intellectual Property Management.

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

                 Reports, 1998-99 -

                          Construction Industry Long Service Leave Board.

                          SA Country Fire Service.

                          South Australia Police.

                 South Australia Police - Statistical Review.

 

Papers.

   3.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning (The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw) tabled the Report of the Joint Committee on Transport Safety on the Driver Training and Testing Inquiry.

                 Ordered - That the Report be printed.  (Paper No. 188)

 

Joint Committee

on Transport Safety -Report on Driver Training  and

Testing Inquiry.

   4.

The Attorney-General, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Question Time to be extended to enable the Hon. C. Zollo to complete her question to the Attorney-General and for him to complete his reply.

                 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, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Leave to

Introduce

Bill.

   6.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Attorney-General 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.

 

Criminal Law Consolidation 

(Serious Criminal Trespass)

Amendment Bill.

   7.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to leave granted this day, introduced a Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Attorney-General 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.

 

Criminal Law (Sentencing) (Sentencing

Principles)

Amendment Bill.

   8.

The Minister for Transport and Urban Planning, pursuant to notice, moved - The Report of the Joint Committee on Transport Safety on the Driver Training and Testing Inquiry, be noted.

                 Debate ensued.

                 And the Hon. C. A. Pickles having obtained leave to conclude her remarks, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Joint Committee

on Transport Safety -Report on Driver Training and Testing Inquiry be noted:

Motion re.

   9.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Offshore Minerals Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill, pursuant to section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

                 Question put and passed.

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

 

Offshore

Minerals Bills.

10.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Mining (Private Mines) Amendment Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill, pursuant to section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

                 Question put and passed.

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

 

Mining

(Private Mines) Amendment Bill.

11.

The Attorney-General, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare (Penalties) Amendment Bill be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill, pursuant to section 57 of the Constitution Act 1934.

                 Question put and passed.

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

 

Occupational

Health, Safety and Welfare (Penalties) Amendment Bill.

12.

The Attorney-General, by leave, and at the request of the Treasurer (The Hon. R. I. Lucas), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Electricity Act 1996, the Electricity Corporations Act 1994 and the Electricity Corporations (Restructuring and Disposal) Act 1999.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

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

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

 

Statutes

Amendment (Electricity) Bill.

13.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement

of Business.

14.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 to No. 11 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 12.

 

Postponement

of Business.

15.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Local Government (Implementation) Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. J. F. Stefani, the debate was adjourned and ordered to be resumed on motion.

 

Local Government (Implementation)

Bill.

16.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. S. M. Kanck, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Liquor Licensing (Regulated Premises) Amendment Bill.

17.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Local Government (Implementation) Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

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

 

Local Government (Implementation)

Bill.

18.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Criminal Law Consolidation (Appeals) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. L. H. Davis, the debate was adjourned until next day of siting.

 

Criminal Law Consolidation (Appeals)

Amendment Bill.

 

19.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 4 to No. 11 and No. 13 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement

of Business.

20.

The Attorney-General, by leave, and at the request of the Treasurer, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Southern State Superannuation Act 1994 and the Superannuation (Visiting Medical Officers) Act 1993.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

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

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

 

Statutes

Amendment

(Visiting

Medical Officers Superannuation)

Bill.

21.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until Tuesday, 9 November 1999, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Next Day

of Sitting.

22.

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

 

Postponement

of Business.

23.

Council adjourned at one minute past five o’clock until Tuesday, 9 November 1999, 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. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. K. T. Griffin

 

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. D. V. Laidlaw

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

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