SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 55

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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MONDAY  30  MAY  2005

 

 

 

   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 Minister for Industry and Trade (The Hon. P. Holloway) tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Treasurer (The Hon. K. O. Foley, M.P.) concerning the Director of Public Prosecutions.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   3.

The Minister for Emergency Services (The Hon. C. Zollo) tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Health (The Hon. L. Stevens, M.P.) concerning a $27.2 million Package to support Country Doctors.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   4.

The Minister for Emergency Services tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Health concerning Radiotherapy Services in the South.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   5.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   6.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 to No. 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 5.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   7.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of the Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare (SafeWork SA) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                                   Clause No. 6 further considered.

                          Question - That clause No. 6, as amended, stand part of the Bill - put.

Occupational Health,
Safety and Welfare
(SafeWork SA)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 10

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

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. K. Sneath

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 7

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. A. J. Redford (Teller)

 

 

 

                                   Clause No. 6, as amended, agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 7 struck out.

                                   Clause No. 8 read.

                          Question - That clause No. 8 stand as printed - put.

 

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 9

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. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 8

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. A. J. Redford (Teller)

 

 

 

                                   Clause No. 8 agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 9 amended and agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 10 amended and agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 11 read.

                          The Hon. A. J. Redford moved on page 13, line 12, to leave out “10” and insert “20”.

                          Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

 

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 11

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. A. J. Redford (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 4

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. C. Zollo (Teller)

 

 

 

                                   Clause No. 11, as amended and otherwise amended, agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 12 amended and agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 13 amended and agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 14 agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 15 read.

                          The Hon. A. J. Redford moved on page 15, lines 25 to 40, and page 16, lines 1 to 21, to leave out subclauses (2), (3) and (4).

                          Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

 

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 9

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. A. J. Redford (Teller)

      So it was resolved in the affirmative.

 

Noes, 8

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. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. C. Zollo (Teller)

 

 

 

                          To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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                 The President resumed the Chair and reported progress and obtained for the Committee leave to sit again on motion.

 

 

 

   8.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 to No. 4, No 6 and No. 7 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 8.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   9.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Road Traffic (Excessive Speed) Amendment Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

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

 

Road Traffic
(Excessive Speed)
Amendment Bill.

 

  10.

At five minutes 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.

 

11.

Ordered - That the adjourned debate on the question - That the Road Traffic (Excessive Speed) Amendment Bill be now read a second time - be now resumed.

                 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.

                                   Clause No. 4 read.

                          The Hon. N. Xenophon moved on page 2, line 13, to leave out “45” and insert “20”.

                          Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                                   Clause No. 4 agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 5 read.

                          The Hon. N. Xenophon moved on page 5, lines 38 and 39, to leave out “a fine of not less than $700 and not more than $1 200” and insert “imprisonment for 2 years”.

                          Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                                   Clause No. 5 agreed to.

                                   Clauses No. 6 and No. 7 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 and Trade, 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.

 

Road Traffic
(Excessive Speed)
Amendment Bill.

 

12.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of the Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare (SafeWork SA) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                                   Clause No. 15 further considered, further amended and agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 16 amended and agreed to.

                                   Clauses No. 17 and No. 18 agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 19 amended and agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 20 struck out.

                                   New clause No. 20 inserted.

                                   Clause No. 21 amended and agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 22 amended and agreed to.

                                   Clause No. 23 read.

                          To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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                 The President resumed the Chair and reported progress and obtained for the Committee leave to sit again on next day of sitting.

 

Occupational Health,
Safety and Welfare
(SafeWork SA)
Amendment Bill.

 

13.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 and No. 3 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

14.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. R. K. Sneath, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Development
(Sustainable
Development)
Amendment Bill.

 

15.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

16.

Council adjourned at eight minutes past eleven 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. 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. 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

 

 

 

Member absent on leave - The Hon. T. G. Roberts