SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 62

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  30  JUNE  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 Clerk announced that the following Petition had been lodged for presentation:

                 By the Hon. S. M. Kanck from 70 residents of South Australia concerning abortions in South Australia.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will do all in its power to ensure that abortions in South Australia continue to be safe, affordable, accessible and legal.

                

Petition:
No. 25 - Abortions
in South Australia.

 

 

   3.

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.

 

   4.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 to No. 9 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 10.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   5.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of Message No. 82 from the House of Assembly relating to the Correctional Services (Parole) Amendment Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                                   Resolved - That the disagreement to the amendments be insisted on.

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

                 The Minister for Industry and Trade moved - That a Message be sent to the House of Assembly requesting a Conference be granted to the Council respecting certain amendments in the Correctional Services (Parole) Amendment Bill and that the House of Assembly be informed that, in the event of a Conference being agreed to, the Council will be represented at such Conference by five Managers and that the Hon. G. E. Gago, the Hon. I. Gilfillan, the Hon. A. J. Redford, the Hon. T. J. Stephens and the mover be the Managers on the part of the Legislative Council.

                 Question put and passed.

 

Correctional
Services (Parole)
Amendment Bill.

 

 

   6.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 to No. 8 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 9.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   7.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of Message No. 81 from the House of Assembly relating to the Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Aggravated Offences) Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                                   Resolved - That Amendment No. 5 be insisted on.

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

 

Statutes Amendment
and Repeal
(Aggravated
Offences) Bill.

 

   8.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   9.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Sentencing of Sex Offenders) 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. 18 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.

 

Statutes Amendment
(Sentencing of Sex
Offenders) Bill.

 

10.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes Amendment (Local Government Elections) 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.

                          Clause No. 11 read.

                 The Hon. C. V. Schaefer moved on page 6, lines 2 and 3, to leave out subclause (1).

                 Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

Statutes Amendment
(Local Government
Elections) Bill.

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 9

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer (Teller)

 

Noes, 9

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. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon. C. Zollo (Teller)

 

 

                 And there being an equality of votes, the Chairperson gave his casting vote to the Noes.

        So it passed in the negative.

                          Clause No. 11 otherwise amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 12 to No. 41 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 42 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 43 to No. 51 agreed to.

                          Schedule amended and 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 with amendments; 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.

 

 

 

11.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 6 and No. 7 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

12.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That Appropriation Bill be now read a second time:

                 Debate resumed.

                 And the Hon. R. I. Lucas having obtained leave to conclude his remarks, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Appropriation Bill.

 

13.

Ordered - That Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 be an Order of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

14.

Council adjourned at eleven minutes to six o’clock until Monday next at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Adjournment.

 

 

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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. 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