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Journals of the House for the week beginning Tuesday, 7 September 2010

 

 

Tuesday, 7 September 2010

The House met at 2.00 pm.

Prayers

1. Ministerial statement

Rt Hon John Key made a statement relating to the earthquake in Christchurch.

2. Government motion

Resolved, That this House note the tragic loss of nine lives on Saturday in the air accident at Fox Glacier and express its sympathy and condolences to the victims’ friends and families in New Zealand, Ireland, Australia, Germany, and England (Hon Steven Joyce).

3. Papers

Two papers were announced as published under the authority of the House.

The Speaker presented one further paper (see Schedule for papers published under the authority of the House and papers presented).

4. Select committee reports

The presentation of four reports was announced.

The following bills were set down for second reading:

  • Sale of Liquor (Objections to Applications) Amendment Bill
  • Ngati Tuwharetoa, Raukawa, and Te Arawa River Iwi Waikato River Bill.

The following reports were set down for consideration:

  • Briefing on agricultural education in New Zealand
  • Briefing on the Ballance farm environment awards

(see Schedule for select committee reports).

5. Introduction of bills

The introduction of the—

  • Student Loan Scheme Bill
  • Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Bill—

was announced and the bills were set down for first reading.

6. Business of the House

By leave, agreed that members from the Canterbury area absent from the parliamentary precincts that day be regarded as present for the purpose of casting party votes.

7. Application to debate a matter of urgent public importance

The Speaker notified the House that Hon Jim Anderton had indicated his desire to move (for the purpose of debating the decision to establish a Cabinet Committee on Canterbury Reconstruction and to allocate funding to the Mayoral Fund and emergency work on roading infrastructure), That the House take note of a matter of urgent public importance.

The Speaker informed the House that he had declined the application.

8. Government orders of the day

State Sector Management Bill

Hon Tony Ryall moved, and the question was proposed, That the State Sector Management Bill be now read a first time.

On the question, That the bill be now read a first time, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 68 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 4; United Future 1
Noes 52 New Zealand Labour 42; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Motion agreed to.

The State Sector Management Bill was read a first time and stood referred to a select committee.

Hon Pansy Wong for Hon Tony Ryall moved a motion nominating the select committee to consider the bill and including an instruction in respect of the committee’s consideration of the bill.

Grant Robertson moved the following amendment:

To omit all the words after “Education and Science Committee”.

On the question, That the amendment be agreed to, the votes were recorded as follow:

Ayes 52 New Zealand Labour 42; Green Party 9; Progressive 1
Noes 69 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 5; United Future 1

Amendment not agreed to.

On the question, That the motion be agreed to, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 69 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 5; United Future 1
Noes 52 New Zealand Labour 42; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Resolved, That the State Sector Management Bill be considered by the Education and Science Committee, that the committee report finally to the House on or before 24 November 2010, and that the committee have authority to meet at any time while the House is sitting (except during oral questions), and during any evening on a day on which there has been a sitting of the House, and on a Friday in a week in which there has been a sitting of the House, despite Standing Orders 187 and 190(1)(b) and (c).

Private Security Personnel and Private Investigators Bill

The Private Security Personnel and Private Investigators Bill was read a second time and set down for Committee stage next sitting day.

Human Assisted Reproductive Technology (Storage) Amendment Bill

Hon Simon Power moved, and the question was proposed, That the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology (Storage) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

On the question, That the bill be now read a second time, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 116 New Zealand National 58; New Zealand Labour 42; Green Party 9; ACT New Zealand 5; Progressive 1; United Future 1
Noes 5 Māori Party 5

Motion agreed to.

The Human Assisted Reproductive Technology (Storage) Amendment Bill was read a second time and set down for Committee stage next sitting day.

Whanganui Iwi (Wanganui (Kaitoke) Prison and Northern Part of Wanganui Forest) On-account Settlement Bill

The House resumed the interrupted debate on the question, That the Whanganui Iwi (Wanganui (Kaitoke) Prison and Northern Part of Wanganui Forest) On-account Settlement Bill be now read a second time.

The Whanganui Iwi (Wanganui (Kaitoke) Prison and Northern Part of Wanganui Forest) On-account Settlement Bill was read a second time.

The Whanganui Iwi (Whanganui (Kaitoke) Prison and Northern Part of Whanganui Forest) On-account Settlement Bill (formerly the Whanganui Iwi (Wanganui (Kaitoke) Prison and Northern Part of Wanganui Forest) On-account Settlement Bill) was set down for Committee stage next sitting day.

Identity Information Confirmation Bill

Hon Nathan Guy moved, and the question was proposed, That the Identity Information Confirmation Bill be now read a first time.

9. Adjournment

At 10.00 pm the Speaker interrupted the debate, set it down for resumption next sitting day, and left the Chair.

 

 

Wednesday, 8 September 2010

The House met at 2.00 pm.

Prayers

1. Ministerial statement

Hon Bill English made a ministerial statement in relation to South Canterbury Finance.

2. Government motion

Black Ferns’ Rugby World Cup final victory

Resolved, That this House congratulate the Black Ferns on their outstanding result in winning the 2010 Women’s Rugby World Cup (Rt Hon John Key).

3. Petitions

The presentation of one petition was announced (see Schedule for petitions presented).

4. Papers

One paper was announced as published under the authority of the House (see Schedule for papers published under the authority of the House).

5. Select committee reports

The presentation of one report was announced.

The Governor-General Bill was set down for second reading (see Schedule for select committee reports).

6. Questions for oral answer

Twelve questions to Ministers were answered.

7. General debate

Hon David Cunliffe moved, and the question was proposed, That the House take note of miscellaneous business.

The motion lapsed.

8. Private and local orders of the day

Manukau City Council (Regulation of Prostitution in Specified Places) Bill

Hon George Hawkins moved, and the question was proposed, That the Manukau City Council (Regulation of Prostitution in Specified Places) Bill be now read a first time.

On the question, That the bill be now read a first time, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 8

Adams (P)

Ardern S (P)

Auchinvole

Bakshi

Bennett P (P)

Blue (P)

Borrows

Boscawen

Bridges

Brownlee (P)

Calder

Carter D (P)

Carter J (P)

Choudhary (P)

Clendon

Coleman (P)

Collins (P)

Cosgrove (P)

Davis (P)

Dean (P)

Douglas

English (P)

Finlayson (P)

Foss (P)

Garrett

Gilmore (P)

Goff (P)

Goodhew

Goudie (P)

Graham

Groser (P)

Guy (P)

Hawkins

Hayes

Heatley (P)

Henare

Hide

Hodgson (P)

Huo (P)

Hutchison (P)

Jones (P)

Joyce (P)

Kaye (P)

Key (P)

King C (P)

Lee

Lotu-Iiga (P)

Macindoe

Mahuta (P)

Mapp (P)

McClay

McCully (P)

Nash (P)

O’Connor (P)

Parata (P)

Parker (P)

Peachey (P)

Power

Prasad

Quinn

Ririnui (P)

Robertson R

Roy E

Roy H

Ryall (P)

Shanks (P)

Sio

Smith L (P)

Smith N (P)

te Heuheu (P)

Tisch (P)

Tolley

Tremain

Twyford (P)

Upston (P)

Wagner (P)

Wilkinson (P)

Williamson (P)

Wong

Woodhouse

Young (P)

Teller:

Bennett D

Noes 36

Ardern J (P)

Barker (P)

Beaumont (P)

Burns (P)

Chadwick

Chauvel (P)

Cunliffe (P)

Curran (P)

Dalziel (P)

Delahunty (P)

Dyson (P)

Fenton (P)

Flavell

Hague

Harawira (P)

Hipkins

Horomia (P)

Hughes G (P)

Katene

Kedgley

King A (P)

Laban (P)

Lees-Galloway

Locke

Mackey (P)

Mallard (P)

Moroney (P)

Pillay (P)

Robertson G

Sepuloni (P)

Sharples (P)

Shearer (P)

Street

Turei

Turia (P)

Teller:

Hughes D

Motion agreed to.

The Manukau City Council (Regulation of Prostitution in Specified Places) Bill was read a first time and stood referred to a select committee.

Resolved, That the Local Government and Environment Committee consider the Manukau City Council (Regulation of Prostitution in Specified Places) Bill (Hon George Hawkins).

9. Members’ orders of the day

Goods and Services Tax (Exemption of Healthy Food) Amendment Bill

Rahui Katene moved, and the question was proposed, That the Goods and Services Tax (Exemption of Healthy Food) Amendment Bill be now read a first time.

On the question, That the bill be now read a first time, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 56 New Zealand Labour 42; Green Party 9; Māori Party 4; Progressive 1
Noes 64 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; United Future 1

Motion not agreed to.

Military Manoeuvres Act Repeal Bill

The Military Manoeuvres Act Repeal Bill was read a first time and stood referred to a select committee.

Resolved, That the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee consider the Military Manoeuvres Act Repeal Bill (Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi).

Crimes (Reasonable Parental Control and Correction) Amendment Bill

David Garrett moved, and the question was proposed, That the Crimes (Reasonable Parental Control and Correction) Amendment Bill be now read a first time.

On the question, That the bill be now read a first time, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 5 ACT New Zealand 5
Noes 115 New Zealand National 58; New Zealand Labour 42; Green Party 9; Māori Party 4; Progressive 1; United Future 1

Motion not agreed to.

Report of the Finance and Expenditure Committee on Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s financial stability report, May 2010

The House resumed the interrupted debate on the question, That the House note the report of the Finance and Expenditure Committee on the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s financial stability report, May 2010.

The motion lapsed.

10. Adjournment

At 9.44 pm the House adjourned.

 

 

Thursday, 9 September 2010

The House met at 2.00 pm.

Prayers

1. Business statement

The Acting Leader of the House made a statement relating to the business of the House.

2. Select committee reports

The presentation of one report was announced.

The report on the Briefing on Making tax easier was set down for consideration (see Schedule for select committee reports).

3. Introduction of bills

The introduction of the—

  • Airports (Cost Recovery for Processing of International Travellers) Bill
  • Customs and Excise (Joint Border Management Information Sharing and Other Matters) Amendment Bill
  • Depleted Uranium (Prohibition) Bill
  • Smoke-free Environments (Removing Tobacco Displays) Amendment Bill
  • Environment Canterbury (Democracy Restoration) Amendment Bill
  • Gambling (Gambling Harm Reduction) Amendment Bill—

was announced and the bills were set down for first reading.

4. Questions for oral answer

Twelve questions to Ministers were answered.

5. Government orders of the day

Private Security Personnel and Private Investigators Bill

The Speaker declared the House in Committee for consideration of the Private Security Personnel and Private Investigators Bill.

 

 

(In the Committee)

Clauses 1 and 2, Parts 1 to 6, and Schedules 1 to 3 read.

Part 1:

The following amendment was put:

Amendment set out on Supplementary Order Paper No 162 (Hon Nathan Guy).

Resolved, That the amendment be agreed to.

Resolved, That Part 1, as amended, stand part.

Part 2:

The following amendments were put:

Amendments set out on Supplementary Order Paper No 162 (Hon Nathan Guy).

Resolved, That the amendments be agreed to.

Resolved, That Part 2, as amended, stand part.

Part 3:

The following amendment was put:

New clause 65:

To insert a new clause 65:

65 Private investigator or employee not to take photographs or make recording without consent

(1)No person may, in the course of or in connection with the business of a private investigator,—

(a) take or cause to be taken, or use or accept for use, any photograph, cinematographic picture, or videotape recording of another person without the prior consent in writing of that other person; or

(b) by any mechanical device record or cause to be recorded the voice or speech of another person without the prior consent in writing of that other person.

(2)Nothing in subsection (1) applies to the taking or using by any person of any photograph for the purposes of identifying any other person on whom any legal process is to be or has been served.

(3)A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $20,000.

(4)No photograph or cinematographic picture, or videotape recording taken, or other recording made, in contravention of subsection (1) is admissible as evidence in any civil proceedings.

(5)This section may be repealed by Order in Council provided that no such Order in Council may be promulgated before legislation regulating surveillance by non- Government agencies has been considered by this House.

(Hon David Parker)

On the question, That the amendment be agreed to, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 52 New Zealand Labour 42; Green Party 9; Progressive 1
Noes 67 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 3; United Future 1

Amendment not agreed to.

Resolved, That Part 3 stand part.

Resolved, That Part 4 stand part.

Resolved, That Part 5 stand part.

Part 6:

The following amendments were put:

Amendments set out on Supplementary Order Paper No 162 (Hon Nathan Guy).

Resolved, That the amendments be agreed to.

Clause 106A:

To omit subsection (3) (Hon David Parker).

On the question, That the amendment be agreed to, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 52 New Zealand Labour 42; Green Party 9; Progressive 1
Noes 67 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 3; United Future 1

Amendment not agreed to.

Resolved, That Part 6, as amended, stand part.

Resolved, That Schedule 1 stand part.

Resolved, That Schedule 2 stand part.

Resolved, That Schedule 3 stand part.

Resolved, That clause 1 stand part.

Clause 2:

The following amendment was put:

Amendment set out on Supplementary Order Paper No 162 (Hon Nathan Guy).

Resolved, That the amendment be agreed to.

Resolved, That clause 2, as amended, stand part.

The Chairperson announced that the bill would be reported with amendment.

Reporting of bill

The Speaker resumed the Chair, and the Chairperson reported the Private Security Personnel and Private Investigators Bill with amendment.

The report was adopted and the bill set down for third reading next sitting day.

Child and Family Protection Bill

The Child and Family Protection Bill was read a second time and set down for Committee stage next sitting day.

Identity Information Confirmation Bill

The House resumed the interrupted debate on the question, That the Identity Information Confirmation Bill be now read a first time.

6. Adjournment

At 6.00 pm the Speaker interrupted the debate, set it down for resumption next sitting day, and left the Chair.