SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 41

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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TUESDAY  30  MARCH  2004

 

 

 

   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 following Papers were laid upon the Table, viz.:

        By the Minister for Industry, Trade and Regional Development

        (The Hon. P. Holloway) -

                 Regulation under the following Act -

                          Motor Vehicles Act 1959 - Demerit Points.

        By the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation

        (The Hon. T. G. Roberts) -

                 South Australian Youth Arts Board Carclew Youth Arts Centre - Report, 2002-2003.

                 District Council By-law - Yorke Peninsula -

                          No. K - Boat Ramps.

 

Papers.

 

   3.

The Minister for Industry, Trade and Regional Development tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Attorney-General (The Hon. M. J. Atkinson, M.P.) concerning Court Fee Increases.

 

Paper Tabled.

 

   4.

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.

 

   5.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Correctional Services (Parole) 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 an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Correctional
Services
(Parole)
Amendment Bill.

 

   6.

The following Message from the House of Assembly was received and read -

Message No. 58

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith entitled an Act to provide for the designation of areas of the State for the purposes of preserving for marketing purposes the identity of certain food crops according to whether they are genetically modified crops or non-genetically modified crops; to provide for the segregation of genetically modified food crops and their products in appropriate cases; to provide for associated regulatory powers; to provide certain protections with respect to the spread of genetically modified plant material; and for other purposes, with the amendments indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendments the House of Assembly desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 29 March 2004.                                                   I. P. LEWIS, Speaker.

Message from
House of Assembly:
Genetically Modified
Crops Management
Bill.

 

 

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the House of Assembly

Amendment No 1—

Clause 6, page 7, line 14—

Leave out “and”.

Amendment No 2—

Clause 6, page 7, after line 14—

Insert:

“or

(iii)     to cultivate a genetically modified food crop on the basis that all dealings with the crop will be undertaken by the same person (or by a person or person acting on behalf of the same person) under a closed loop system that includes processes and procedures designed to ensure the segregation of the crop, and of any GM related material, from other crops, materials, products or things in order to preserve the identity of those other crops, material, products or things; and”.

Amendment No 3—

Clause 6, page 7, line 17—

After “(ii)” insert:

“or (iii)”.

D. A. BRIDGES, Clerk of the House of Assembly.

 

 

 

                 Ordered - That the Message be taken into consideration forthwith.

                 The President then left the Chair and the Council resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Committee.

 

In the Committee

 

                 The Minister for Industry, Trade and Regional Development moved - That the amendments be agreed to.

                          Question put.

 

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 14

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

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. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 5

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. I. Gilfillan (Teller)

 

 

 

 

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                 The President resumed the Chair, and reported accordingly; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

 

 

 

   7.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Meat Hygiene (Miscellaneous) 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. 9 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 Minister for Industry, Trade and Regional Development, 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.

 

Meat Hygiene
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

   8.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 5 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   9.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of Message No. 53 relating to the Law Reform (Ipp Recommendations) Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                 The Minister for Industry, Trade and Regional Development moved - That the amendments be agreed to.

                          Question put.

Law Reform (Ipp
Recommendations)
Bill.

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 10

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. P. Holloway (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 7

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. I. Gilfillan (Teller)

 

 

 

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                 The President resumed the Chair, and reported accordingly; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

 

 

10.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 7 to No. 11 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 12.

 

Postponement
of Business.

11.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Australian Crime Commission (South Australia) 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. 51 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 Minister for Industry, Trade and Regional Development, 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.

 

Australian Crime
Commission
(South Australia)
Bill.

12.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

13.

Council adjourned at fourteen minutes past five 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. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. P. Holloway

 

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

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. C. Zollo

The Hon. N. Xenophon