SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 10

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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WEDNESDAY  29  MAY  2002

 

 

 

   1.

Council met pursuant to adjournment.  The President (The Hon. R. R. Roberts) took the Chair.

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

   2.

The Hon. C. Zollo brought up the Third Report, 2002-2003 of the Legislative Review Committee, which was read by the Clerk as follows -

                 The Regulations listed hereunder are at present being considered by the Legislative Review Committee.  Evidence is being taken on these matters and it is necessary for a Notice of Motion for Disallowance to be given in both Houses before the expiration of 14 sitting days, to allow the Committee time to complete its deliberations.

                 Honourable Members are warned that after further consideration has been given to the
Regulations, the Committee may decide to take no further action.

                 Regulations referred to -

Fisheries Act 1982 - Giant Crab Quota System.

Fisheries Act 1982 - Individual Giant Crab Quota System.

 

Legislative
Review
Committee -
Third Report,
2002-2003.

   3.

The Hon. C. Zollo brought up the Fourth Report, 2002-2003 of the Legislative Review Committee.

 

 

Legislative
Review
Committee -
Fourth Report,
2002-2003.

 

   4.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (The Hon. P. Holloway), tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Government Enterprises (The Hon. P. F. Conlon, M.P.) concerning Recent Sewage Spills by SA Water.

 

Paper Tabled.

    5.

The President objected to words used by the Hon. T. G. Cameron during Question Time and asked for their withdrawal.

                 And the Hon. T. G. Cameron having refused to withdraw his remarks and apologise for their use, the President named the Honourable Member in accordance with Standing Order No. 208.

                 The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries then moved - That the Hon. T. G. Cameron be suspended from the service of the Council.

                 Question put and passed.

                 The Hon. T. G. Cameron then withdrew from the Chamber.

 

Member Named.

   6.

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

 

Statements
on Matters
of Interest.

 

   7.

The Hon R. K. Sneath, pursuant to notice, moved - That this Council congratulates South Australian lawn bowlers, Andrew Smith, Arienne Wynen and Neville Read who have been selected to represent Australia at the 2002 Commonwealth Games.

                 On motion of the Hon. D. W. Ridgway, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

South Australian
Lawn Bowlers
at Commonwealth
Games -
Motion re.

   8.

Ordered - separately - That Notices of Motion (Private Business) No. 2 to No. 6 be Orders of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

    9.

The Hon. M. J. Elliott, pursuant to notice, moved - That the Legislative Council requests the Social Development Committee investigate and report upon the issue of the impact of youth obesity on South Australian individuals, families and the community, and in particular -

              I.      Recent trends in the occurrence of youth obesity within South Australia;

             II.      The accessibility of education strategies to minimise the occurrence and harm of youth obesity;

            III.      Appropriate minimum standards for physical activity in South Australian Schools;

            IV.      The health implications of youth obesity for individuals and the long term cost to the South Australian economy; and

             V.      Any other related matter.

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

 

Youth Obesity -
Social Development
Committee to
investigate -
Motion re.

  10.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (The Hon. T. G. Roberts), by leave, tabled a copy of the Ministerial Statement made by the Attorney-General (The Hon. M. J. Atkinson, M.P.) concerning Building Indemnity Insurance and a Proposal to Grant ad hoc Ministerial Exemptions.

 

Paper Tabled.

11.

The Hon. N. Xenophon, pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Motor Vehicles Act 1959 and the Road Traffic Act 1961, and to vary the Australian Road Rules and the Motor Vehicles Regulations 1996.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Hon. N. Xenophon then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

Statutes
Amendment
(Road Safety
Initiatives No. 2) Bill.

 

 

                 The Hon. N. Xenophon, by leave, tabled the following documents:

National Road Transport Commission - Evaluation of a 50 km/h Default Urban Speed Limit for Australia;

Monash University Accident Research Centre - Evaluation of 50 km/h Speed Limits in Victoria, Summary of Interim Analysis of all Crashes and Crashes Involving Pedestrians;

Adelaide University Road Accident Research Unit - Metropolitan Speed and Crash Risk Research Report;

Adelaide University Road Accident Research Unit - Speed and Pedestrian Fatalities Research Report;

Adelaide University Road Accident Research Unit - Rural Speed and Crash Risk Research Report;

                 And the Hon. N. Xenophon having obtained leave to conclude his remarks, the debate was adjourned until Wednesday next.

 

Papers Tabled.

12.

Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Private Business) No. 9 be an Order of the Day for Wednesday next.

 

Postponement
of Business.

13.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 1 to No. 13 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Private Business) No. 14.

 

Postponement
of Business.

14.

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 Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Dignity in Dying
Bill.

15.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Private Business) No. 1 to No. 13 and No. 15 be Orders of the Day for next Day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

16.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 to No. 3 be Orders of the Day for next Day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

17.

Council adjourned at ten minutes to six o’clock until tomorrow 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. M. J. Elliott

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

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. A. J. Redford

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway The Hon. T. G. Roberts

 

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon.  J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo