Accounting Infrastructure Reform Bill

This bill continues the changes begun by the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 and the Financial Reporting Act 2013. It proposes amendments to the rules on who may perform statutory audits, to the restrictions on legal form for audit firms, to the requirement for independent assurance of financial statements for certain charities, and to the rules relating to how the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants structures itself.
Member in charge: Hon Paul Goldsmith
Type of bill: Government
Parliament: 50-51
Bill no: 180-2
Introduction: 2/12/13
First reading: 28/1/14
Referred to: Commerce Committee
Submissions due: 3/3/14
SC report(s): 30/1/14 (Interim report)
Second reading: 3/7/14
Supplementary Order Paper(s): 471, 470, 2
Committee of the whole House: 28/10/14
Divided by committee of the whole House -- see Schedule of divided bills