Michelle Lensink

DOG AND CAT MANAGEMENT (MISCELLANEOUS) AMENDMENT BILL - Final Stages

Continued debate on the Dog and Cat Management (Miscellaneous) Bill. 

Final Stages

Consideration in committee of the House of Assembly's message.

(Continued from 7 June 2016.)

The Hon. I.K. HUNTER: I move:

That the Legislative Council do not insist on its amendment.

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: The Greens will oppose the motion.

The Hon. R.L. BROKENSHIRE: I can advise that Family First will be supporting the government.

The Hon. J.M.A. LENSINK: Our position has not changed. We will not be supporting the government.

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: At this point I think we are inclined not to support the government, after careful consideration.

Motion negatived.

Conference

The Hon. I.K. HUNTER (Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation, Minister for Water and the River Murray, Minister for Climate Change) ( 15:40 ): I move:

That a message be sent to the House of Assembly requesting that a conference be granted to the council respecting an amendment to the bill and that the House of Assembly be informed that, in the event of a conference being agreed to, this council will be represented at such conference by five managers and that the Hon. T.A. Franks, the Hon. G.E. Gago, the Hon. J.M.A. Lensink, the Hon. A.L. McLachlan and the mover be the managers of the conference on the part of the Legislative Council.

Motion carried.

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