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16 April 2014
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The select committee meeting schedule lists the time, date, and venue for each select committee meeting planned for the coming week. It also shows the business items that will be considered at each meeting. The schedule is subject to change at short notice.

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Select committee meetings that are open to the public are shown on the schedule marked with an asterisk *.

Date and committee Time of meeting Venue

TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014

Business 4.30 pm - 5.00 pm Speaker’s Office

Standing Orders 7.30pm - 9.00pm Room 5
Other matters: 7.30pm - 9.00pm
Review of Standing Orders 7.30pm - 9.00pm

WEDNESDAY, 16 APRIL 2014

Education and Science 9.30am - 1.00pm Room 4
Inquiry: 9.35am - 11.45am
* into engaging parents in the education of their children 9.35am - 11.20am
into engaging parents in the education of their children 11.20am - 11.45am
Bill: 11.45am - 12.30pm
Education Amendment (No 2) 11.45pm - 12.30pm
Briefing: 12.30pm - 12.45pm
from Science New Zealand 12.30pm - 12.45pm

Finance and Expenditure 10.00am - 11.00am Room 3
Financial review: 10.00am - 10.10am
2012/13 Earthquake Commission 10.00am - 10.10am
Petitions: 10.10am - 10.30am
2011/78 of Deidre Kent and 877 others 10.10am - 10.20am
2011/101 of Penelope Bright and 13 others 10.20am - 10.30am
Inquiry: 10.30am - 10.40am
into mid-term meeting of the Australasian Council of Public Accounts Committees (APPAC), Melbourne, Victoria, 20 June 2014 10.30am - 10.40am
Other matter: 10.40am - 10.45am
Report from the Controller and Auditor-General, The Auditor-General's Auditing Standards 2014 10.40am - 10.45am

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade 8.30am - 9.45am Room 9
Financial review: 8.30am - 9.00am
2012/13 New Zealand Antartic Institute 8.30am - 9.00am
International treaty examination: 9.00am - 9.15am
of the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education 9.00am - 9.15am

Health 10.00am - 1.00pm Room 2, Bowen House
Bill: 10.00am - 12.50pm
* Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment 10.00am - 12.50pm
Briefing: 12.50pm - 1.00pm
on matters relating to the Inquiry into improving child health outcomes and preventing child abuse with a focus from preconception until 3 years of age 12.50pm - 1.00pm

Law and Order 9.30am - 10.00am Room 5
Financial review: 9.30am - 10.00am
2012/13 Independent Police Conduct Authority 9.30am - 10.00am

Māori Affairs 10.00am - 12.00pm Room 6
Briefing: 10.00am - 10.30am
* on New Zealanders living in Australia 10.00am - 10.30am
Bill: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Te Urewera-Tūhoe 10.30am - 12.30pm

Privileges 8.00pm - 10.00pm Room 1, Bowen House
Matters of privilege: 8.00pm - 8.30pm
Question of privilege regarding use of intrusive powers within the parliamentary precinct 8.00pm - 8.30pm
Bill: 8.30pm - 10.00pm
Parliamentary Privilege 8.30pm - 10.00pm

Social Services 9.00am - 1.00pm Room 1, Bowen House
Financial review: 9.10am - 9.30am
2012/13 Housing Corporation of New Zealand 9.10am - 9.30am
Bill 9.30am - 10.00am
Social Security (Clothing Allowances for Orphans and Unsupported Children) 9.30am - 10.00am
Inquiry: 10.00am - 1.00pm
* into the funding of specialist sexual violence social services 10.00am - 10.40am
into the funding of specialist sexual violence social services 10.40am - 11.00am
* into the funding of specialist sexual violence social services 11.00am - 1.00pm

THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014

Commerce 10.00am - 12.10pm Room 4
Financial review: 10.00am - 10.20am
2012/13 Mighty River Power Limited 10.00am - 10.20am
Bill: 10.20am 10.45am
Energy (Fuels, Levies and References) Amendment 10.20am - 10.45am
Other matter: 10.45am - 11.15am
* Report from the Controller and Auditor-General, Discussion Paper: Learning from public entities' use of social media, June 2013 10.45am - 11.15am
Petitions: 11.15am - 11.40am
* 2011/96 of David Holm and 1,801 others 11.15am - 11.35am
* 2011/95 of Carol Beaumont and 1,015 others 11.15am - 11.35am
2011/76 of Ben Dowdle on behalf of Unmask Palm Oil 11.35am - 11.40am

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade 8.30am - 10.00am Room 9
Notice of Business, (Chairperson): 8.30am - 10.00am
that the committee receive a briefing on the ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty 8.,30am - 10.00am

Justice and Electoral 9.30am - 1.00pm Room 2, Bowen House
Inquiry: 9.30am - 10.40am
* into the 2013 local authority elections 9.30am - 10.30am
into the 2013 local authority elections 10.30am - 10.40am
Bills: 10.40am - 1.00pm
Human Rights Amendment 10.40am - 10.55am
Objectionable Publications and Indecency Legislation 10.55am - 11.10am
Harmful Digital Communications 11.10am - 11.40am
Judicature Modernisation 11.40am - 1.00pm

Local Government and Environment 9.00am - 1.00pm Room 6
Bill: 9.00am - 10.00am
Local Government Act 2002 Amendment (No 3) 9.00am - 10.00am
Other matter: 10.00am - 11.00am
* Report from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Water quality in New Zealand: Land use and nutrient pollution 10.00am - 11.00am
Bills: 11.00am - 12.40pm
Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment 11.00am - 11.40am
Kaikoura (Te Tai-o-Marokura) Marine Management 11.40am - 12.00pm
Manukau City Council (Regulation of Prostitution in Specified Places) 12.00pm - 12.40pm
Briefing: 12.00pm - 12.40pm
on a matter relating to the Manukau City Council (Regulation of Prostitution in Specified Places) Bill 12.00pm - 12.40pm
Petition: 12.40pm - 12.45pm
Petition 2011/100 of Deborah Cox and 6 others 12.40pm - 12.45pm
Financial review: 12.45pm - 12.50pm
2012/13 Environmental Protection Authority 12.45pm - 12.50pm
Other matter: 12.50pm - 12.52pm
Report from the Controller and Auditor-General, Inquiry into property investments by Delta Utility Services Limited at Luggate and Jacks Point 12.50pm - 12.52pm
Petition: 12.52pm - 12.55pm
2011/0106 of Sir Alan Mark 12.52pm - 12.55pm

Primary Production 9.00am - 1.00pm Room 3
Bill: 9.00am - 1.00pm
Food 9.00am - 1.00pm

Regulations Review 8.30am - 9.30am Room 1, Bowen House
Complaint: 8.30am - 8.40am
regarding the Canterbury Earthquake (Building Act) Order 2011 (SR 2011/311) 8.30am - 8.40am
Investigation of regulations: 8.40am - 8.44am
Scrutiny of regulations 8.40am - 8.44am
Regulation-making powers in bills: 8.44am - 8.45am
Regulation-making powers in bills 8.44am - 8.45am
Inquiry: 8.45am - 9.30am
* into oversight of disallowable instruments that are not legislative instruments 8.45am - 9.15am
into oversight of disallowable instruments that are not legislative instruments 9.15am - 9.30am

Transport and Industrial Relations 10.00am - 11.15am Room 5
Other matter: 10.00am - 10.30am
* Report from the Controller and Auditor-General, Immigration New Zealand: Supporting new migrants to settle and work 10.00am - 10.30am
Bills: 10.30am - 11.05am
Land Transport Amendment 10.30am - 11.00am
Immigration Amendment (No 2) 11.00am - 11.05am
Petition: 11.05am - 11.10am

Visitor access to select committee hearings

Visitor access to select committee hearings in committee rooms 1 and 2 is through the main entrance of Parliament's Bowen House at 1 Bowen Street. Visitor access to select committee hearings in committee rooms 3 to 11 is through Parliament’s main entrance across the forecourt between Parliament House and the Beehive.

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