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Standards and Accreditation Bill

This bill seeks to consolidate the law relating to standards and accreditation of conformity assessment bodies. It would repeal and replace the Standards Act 1988 and the Testing Laboratory Registration Act 1972, setting up new arrangements for New Zealand Standards development and approval and make changes to the institutional arrangements for the Testing Laboratory Registration Council to better reflect the nature of its functions.
Member in charge: Hon Paul Goldsmith
Type of bill: Government
Parliament: 50-51
Bill no: 230-3
Introduction: 22/7/14
First reading: 4/11/14
Referred to: Commerce Committee
Submissions due: 15/1/15
SC report(s): 31/03/15
Second reading: 19/5/15
Supplementary Order Paper(s): 90, 96
Committee of the whole House: 1/7/15
Third reading: 13/10/15
15/10/15
Royal assent: 20/10/15
Act: Standards and Accreditation Act 2015 (15/91)