SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 7

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  31  MAY  2007

 

 

 

   1.

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

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

   2.

The Minister for Police (The Hon. P. Holloway), without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable Petitions, the Tabling of Papers and Question Time to be taken into consideration at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

                 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.

   3.

The Minister for Emergency Services, pursuant to notice, moved - That she have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Correctional Services Act 1982.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill introduced and read a first time.

                 The Minister for Emergency Services then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                 On motion of the Hon. S. G. Wade, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Correctional Services
(Miscellaneous)
Amendment Bill.

   4.

Ordered - That the Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 1 be an Order 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 Supply 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. 3 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 Police, 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.

 

Supply Bill.

   6.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 3 and No. 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day (Government Business) No. 5.

 

Postponement
of Business.

   7.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Psychological Practice 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 postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

Psychological
Practice Bill.

   8.

At one o’clock the sitting was suspended until the ringing of the bells.

                 At fifteen minutes past two o’clock the sitting was resumed.

 

Suspension and
Resumption of
Sitting.

 

   9.

The Clerk announced that the following Petition had been lodged for presentation:

                 By the Hon. S. M. Kanck from 201 residents of South Australia, concerning plans to drain Lake Bonney and build a weir at Wellington.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will do all in its power to support measures to obtain water for urban and agricultural purposes that do not disrupt the natural operations of the River Murray system.

Petitions:

No. 2 - Plans to
Drain Lake Bonney
and Build a Weir
at Wellington.

 

                 By the Hon. M. C. Parnell from 99 residents of South Australia, concerning South Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions.  The Petitioners pray that this Honourable House will legislate for a greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of 20% (of 1990 levels), by the year 2020.

 

No. 3 - South
Australia’s
Greenhouse Gas
Emissions.

10.

The Minister for Police, by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. M. D. Rann, M.P.) concerning South Australia’s Greenhouse Strategy.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

11.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. B. V. Finnigan, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Protective Security
Bill.

12.

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

Message No. 5

                 MR. PRESIDENT - The House of Assembly has passed the Bill transmitted herewith, entitled an Act to amend the Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Act 1986, to which it desires the concurrence of the Legislative Council.

House of Assembly, 30 May 2007.                                                                   J. J. SNELLING, Speaker.

                 Bill read a first time.

                 The Minister for Police then moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

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

 

Message from
House of Assembly:
Occupational Health,
Safety and Welfare
(Penalties)
Amendment Bill.
.

13.

The President announced that Her Excellency The Governor would be pleased to receive Honourable Members of the Council at four o’clock p.m. for the purpose of presenting the Address-in-Reply.

                 The President and Council then proceeded to Government House to present the Address-in-Reply to Her Excellency The Governor.

                 And being returned.

                 The President resumed the Chair and reported that, accompanied by Honourable Members, he had been at Government House and had there presented to Her Excellency the Governor the Address-in-Reply as adopted by the Council on Tuesday last, and that Her Excellency had been pleased to reply as follows:

 

Address in Reply:
Presentation.

 

        THE HONOURABLE THE PRESIDENT AND HONOURABLE MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

                 I thank you for the Address-in-Reply to the Speech with which the Governor’s Deputy opened the Second Session of the Fifty-First Parliament.

                 I am confident that you will give your best attention to all matters placed before you.

                 I pray for God’s Blessing upon your deliberations.

Government House, Adelaide.                                          MARJORIE JACKSON-NELSON, Governor.

31 May 2007.

 

 

14.

The Minister for Emergency Services, by leave, tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (The Hon. R. J. McEwen, M.P.) concerning Cage Egg Production.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

15.

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

                 Debate resumed.

                 On motion of the Hon. I. K. Hunter, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Development
(Regulated Trees)
Amendment Bill.

16.

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

 

Postponement
of Business.

17.

Council adjourned at two minutes to five o’clock until Tuesday next at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Adjournment.

 

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Members present during any part of the sitting:

 

 

 

The Hon. A. M. Bressington

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. B. V. Finnigan

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. P. Holloway

 

The Hon. D.G.E. Hood

The Hon. I. K. Hunter

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. M. C. Parnell

 

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. S. G. Wade

The Hon. R. P. Wortley

The Hon. N. Xenophon

The Hon. C. Zollo