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19 February 2013
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1. Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill—Submissions Received

[Sitting date: 19 February 2013. Volume:687;Page:7933. Text is incorporated into the Bound Volume.]

1. Le’aufa’amulia ASENATI LOLE-TAYLOR (NZ First) to the Chairperson of the Government Administration Committee: How many submissions have been received on the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill?

Hon RUTH DYSON (Chairperson of the Government Administration Committee) : The committee has received 18,635 form submissions and 2,898 unique submissions, totalling 21,533 submissions altogether. In addition to those, six were returned because of inappropriate comment.

Le’aufa’amulia Asenati Lole-Taylor: Has she received any reports regarding submissions from any of the 200 people denied the opportunity to make oral submissions?

Hon RUTH DYSON: Yes.