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Journals of the House for the week beginning Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

The House met at 2.00 pm.

Prayers

1. Petitions

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

2. Papers

One paper was announced as published under the authority of the House.

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

3. Select committee reports

The presentation of two reports was announced.

The report on the International treaty examination of the Agreement between the Government of New Zealand and the Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands on the Exchange of Information with respect to Taxes; the Agreement between the Government of New Zealand and the Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands for the Allocation of Taxing Rights with respect to Certain Income of Individuals and to Establish a Mutual Agreement Procedure in respect of Transfer Pricing Adjustments; the Agreement between the Government of New Zealand and the Government of Samoa on the Exchange of Information with respect to Taxes; the Agreement between the Government of New Zealand and the Government of Samoa for the Allocation of Taxing Rights with respect to Certain Income of Individuals and to Establish a Mutual Agreement Procedure in respect of Transfer Pricing Adjustments; and the Agreement between the Government of New Zealand and the Government of the Republic of Vanuatu on the Exchange of Information with respect to Taxes was set down for consideration (see Related links for select committee reports).

4. Introduction of bills

The introduction of the Taxation (International Investment and Remedial Matters) Bill was announced and the bill set down for first reading.

5. Questions for oral answer

Twelve questions to Ministers were answered.

6. Application to debate a matter of urgent public importance

The Speaker notified the House that Hon David Parker had indicated his desire to move (for the purpose of debating the announcement by the Acting Attorney-General on 21 October 2010 that Justice Wilson will resign), That the House take note of a matter of urgent public importance.

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

7. Government orders of the day

Governor-General Bill and Rugby World Cup 2011 (Empowering) Bill

The order of the day for the consideration in Committee of the Governor-General Bill and the Rugby World Cup 2011 (Empowering) Bill was called.

Instruction to Committee

Keith Locke moved, That it be an instruction to the Committee of the whole House on the Governor-General Bill that it have the power to consider and, if it thinks fit, adopt the amendments set out on Supplementary Order Paper No 173.

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

Ayes 9 Green Party 9
Noes 111 New Zealand National 58; New Zealand Labour 41; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 5; Progressive 1; United Future 1

Motion not agreed to.

The Speaker declared the House in Committee for consideration of the Governor-General Bill and the Rugby World Cup 2011 (Empowering) Bill.

(In the Committee)

Governor-General Bill

Part 1 read.

Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi moved, That the question be now put. The Chairperson declined the motion.

David Bennett moved, That the question be now put.

On the question, That the question be now put, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 69 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 5; United Future 1
Noes 50 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9

Resolved, That the question be now put.

The following amendment was put:

Clause 11(1):

To omit “and the use of chauffeured cars”.

(Keith Locke)

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

Ayes 9 Green Party 9
Noes 111 New Zealand National 58; New Zealand Labour 41; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 5; Progressive 1; United Future 1

Amendment not agreed to.

Resolved, That Part 1 stand part.

Part 2 read.

The following amendment was put:

New clause 20A:

Amendment set out on Supplementary Order Paper No 164 (Rt Hon John Key).

Resolved, That the amendment be agreed to.

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

Clauses 1 and 2 read.

Chris Tremain moved, That the question be now put. The Chairperson declined the motion.

John Hayes moved, That the question be now put. The Chairperson declined the motion.

John Hayes moved, That the question be now put.

On the question, That the question be now put, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 69 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 5; United Future 1
Noes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Resolved, That the question be now put.

Resolved, That clause 1 stand part.

Resolved, That clause 2 stand part.

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

Rugby World Cup 2011 (Empowering) Bill

Part 1 read.

Hon Tau Henare moved, That the question be now put.

On the question, That the question be now put, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 64 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; United Future 1
Noes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Resolved, That the question be now put.

Resolved, That Part 1 stand part.

Part 2 read.

At 9.55 pm the Chairperson left the Chair to report progress.

Reporting of bills

The Speaker resumed the Chair, and the Chairperson reported the Governor-General Bill with amendment and reported progress on the Rugby World Cup 2011 (Empowering) Bill.

The report was adopted and the Governor-General Bill set down for third reading next sitting day.

The Rugby World Cup 2011 (Empowering) Bill was set down for further consideration in Committee next sitting day.

8. Adjournment

At 9.56 pm the House adjourned.

Wednesday, 27 October 2010

The House met at 2.00 pm.

Prayers

1. Papers

Two papers were announced as published under the authority of the House (see Related links for papers published under the authority of the House).

2. Questions for oral answer

Twelve questions to Ministers were answered.

3. General debate

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

The motion lapsed.

4. Government orders of the day

Rugby World Cup 2011 (Empowering) Bill

The order of the day for the consideration in Committee of the Rugby World Cup 2011 (Empowering) Bill was called.

Instructions to Committee

Hon Trevor Mallard moved, That it be an instruction to the Committee of the whole House on the Rugby World Cup 2011 (Empowering) Bill that it have the power to consider and, if it thinks fit, adopt typescript amendments to clause 51 in his name.

Chris Tremain moved, That the question be now put.

On the question, That the question be now put, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 69 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 5; United Future 1
Noes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Resolved, That the question be now put.

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

Ayes 56 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Māori Party 5; Progressive 1
Noes 64 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; United Future 1

Motion not agreed to.

Iain Lees-Galloway moved, That it be an instruction to the Committee of the whole House on the Rugby World Cup 2011 (Empowering) Bill that it have the power to consider and, if it thinks fit, adopt typescript amendments to clause 72 in his name.

Chris Tremain moved, That the question be now put.

On the question, That the question be now put, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 69 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 5; United Future 1
Noes 42 New Zealand Labour 41; Progressive 1
Abstentions 9
Green Party 9

Resolved, That the question be now put.

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

Ayes 42 New Zealand Labour 41; Progressive 1
Noes 69 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 5; United Future 1
Abstentions 9
Green Party 9

Motion not agreed to.

The Speaker declared the House in Committee for further consideration of the Rugby World Cup 2011 (Empowering) Bill.

(In the Committee)

Part 2 read again.

Jo Goodhew moved, That the question be now put. The Chairperson declined the motion.

John Hayes moved, That the question be now put.

On the question, That the question be now put, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 69 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 5; United Future 1
Noes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Resolved, That the question be now put.

Resolved, That Part 2 stand part.

Part 3 read.

Jacqui Dean moved, That the question be now put. The Chairperson declined the motion.

Chris Tremain moved, That the question be now put.

On the question, That the question be now put, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 69 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 5; United Future 1
Noes 49 New Zealand Labour 39; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Resolved, That the question be now put.

The following amendments were put:

Clause 20(d):

To omit “19(4)” and substitute “19(2)(d)”.

Clause 32(1):

To omit “or if a hearing is not conducted under section 29” and substitute “(whether or not a hearing is conducted)”.

Clause 32(3):

To omit paragraph (a) and substitute the following paragraph:

(a) in the case of an application which is not publicly notified,—

(i) not later than 5 working days after notice is given under section 29A(2); or

(ii) not later than 10 working days after the end of a hearing, if one is conducted; or

Clause 32(3)(b):

To omit “to which subsection (2) applies” and substitute “that is publicly notified” (Hon Murray McCully).

Resolved, That the amendments be agreed to.

Resolved, That Part 3, as amended, stand part.

Part 4 read.

John Hayes moved, That the question be now put. The Chairperson declined the motion.

Sandra Goudie moved, That the question be now put.

On the question, That the question be now put, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 69 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 5; United Future 1
Noes 48 New Zealand Labour 39; Green Party 8; Progressive 1

Resolved, That the question be now put.

The following amendment was put:

Clause 51:

To add the following subclause:

(5) Despite subclause (4), if the Authority’s recommendation is to not grant an urgent application the Minister may not override that advice and grant the application.

(Hon Trevor Mallard)

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

Ayes 53 New Zealand Labour 39; Green Party 8; Māori Party 5; Progressive 1
Noes 64 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; United Future 1

Amendment not agreed to.

On the question, That Part 4 stand part, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 69 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 5; United Future 1
Noes 48 New Zealand Labour 39; Green Party 8; Progressive 1

Resolved, That Part 4 stand part.

Part 5 read.

John Hayes moved, That the question be now put. The Chairperson declined the motion.

At 9.55 pm the Chairperson left the Chair to report progress.

Reporting of bill

The Speaker resumed the Chair, and the Chairperson reported progress on the Rugby World Cup 2011 (Empowering) Bill.

The report was adopted and the bill set down for further consideration in Committee next sitting day.

5. Adjournment

At 9.55 pm the House adjourned.

Thursday, 28 October 2010

The House met at 2.00 pm.

Prayers

1. Business statement

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

2. Petitions

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

3. Papers

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

4. Select committee reports

The presentation of one report was announced.

The Television New Zealand Amendment Bill was set down for second reading (see Related links for select committee reports).

5. Introduction of bills

The introduction of the Citizenship Amendment Bill was announced and the bill set down for first reading.

6. Questions for oral answer

Twelve questions to Ministers were answered.

7. Application to debate a matter of urgent public importance

The Speaker notified the House that Hon Trevor Mallard had indicated his desire to move (for the purpose of debating the announcement regarding changes to widen the qualifying criteria for the Large Budget Screen Production Fund), That the House take note of a matter of urgent public importance.

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

8. Urgency

Hon Gerry Brownlee moved a motion to accord urgency to certain business.

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

Ayes 68 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 4; United Future 1
Noes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Resolved, That urgency be accorded the introduction and passing of Government bills.

9. Introduction and passing of Government bills

Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Amendment Bill

The Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Amendment Bill was introduced and set down for first reading forthwith.

Hon Kate Wilkinson moved, and the question was proposed, That the Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Amendment Bill be now read a first time.

Hon Trevor Mallard moved the following amendment:

To omit “now” and add “this day 3 months”.

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

Ayes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1
Noes 68 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 4; United Future 1

Amendment not agreed to.

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 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Motion agreed to.

The Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Amendment Bill was read a first time and set down for second reading forthwith.

Hon Kate Wilkinson moved, and the question was proposed, That the Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

Hon Trevor Mallard moved the following amendment:

To omit “now” and add “until the bill has been amended to remove clause 4 and insert a schedule of employee protections”.

Amendment ruled out of order as making the House’s decision on the bill’s second reading unclear.

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

Ayes 68 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 4; United Future 1
Noes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Motion agreed to.

The Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Amendment Bill was read a second time and set down for Committee stage forthwith.

The Speaker declared the House in Committee for consideration of the Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Amendment Bill.

(In the Committee)

Clause 1 read.

David Bennett moved, That the question be now put. The Chairperson declined the motion.

Dr Paul Hutchison moved, That the question be now put. The Chairperson declined the motion.

Louise Upston moved, That the question be now put. The Chairperson declined the motion.

Amy Adams moved, That the question be now put.

On the question, That the question be now put, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 68 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 4; United Future 1
Noes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Resolved, That the question be now put.

The following amendment was tabled:

To omit “Film Production Work” and substitute “As Requested by Warner Brothers” (Hon Trevor Mallard).

Amendment ruled out of order as not being a serious amendment.

On the question, That clause 1 stand part, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 68 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 4; United Future 1
Noes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Resolved, That clause 1 stand part.

Clause 2 read.

Simon Bridges moved, That the question be now put. The Chairperson declined the motion.

John Hayes moved, That the question be now put. The Chairperson declined the motion.

Dr Paul Hutchison moved, That the question be now put.

On the question, That the question be now put, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 67 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 3; United Future 1
Noes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Resolved, That the question be now put.

The following amendment was put:

To omit the words after “force” and substitute “1 April 2012” (Hon Trevor Mallard).

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

Ayes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; 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.

On the question, That clause 2 stand part, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 67 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 3; United Future 1
Noes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Resolved, That clause 2 stand part.

The following amendment was proposed:

New clause 2A:

To insert the following clause after clause 2:

2A This Act expires on the close of 8 November 2010.

(Hon Trevor Mallard)

The sitting was suspended between 10.00 pm and 9.00 am.

Friday, 29 October 2010

New clause 2A read again.

David Bennett moved, That the question be now put. The Chairperson declined the motion.

Chris Tremain moved, That the question be now put. The Chairperson declined the motion.

Chris Tremain moved, That the question be now put.

On the question, That the question be now put, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 67 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 3; United Future 1
Noes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Resolved, That the question be now put.

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

Ayes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; 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.

Clause 3 read.

Dr Cam Calder moved, That the question be now put.

On the question, That the question be now put, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 67 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 3; United Future 1
Noes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Resolved, That the question be now put.

On the question, That clause 3 stand part, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 67 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 3; United Future 1
Noes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Resolved, That clause 3 stand part.

Clause 4 read.

The following amendment was tabled:

To omit “excludes” from section 6(1)(d) and substitute “includes unless their employment agreement expressly provides otherwise” (Hon Trevor Mallard).

Amendment ruled out of order as being inconsistent with the principles and objects of the bill.

The following amendments were put:

Subclause (1):

To add the following paragraph to section 6(1):

“(e) paragraph (d) expires on the close of 8 November 2010.”

(Hon Trevor Mallard)

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

Ayes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; 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.

New subclause (5):

To add the following subclause:

(5) This section expires on the close of 8 November 2010.

(Hon Trevor Mallard)

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

Ayes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; 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.

Subclause (2):

To omit “an” from new subsection (1A) and substitute “a written”.

Subclause (3):

To omit from paragraph (a)(v) of the definition of film production work, “subparagraph (i)” and substitute “subparagraphs (i) to (iv)” (Hon Kate Wilkinson).

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

Ayes 67 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 3; United Future 1
Noes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Resolved, That the amendments be agreed to.

On the question, That clause 4, as amended, stand part, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 67 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 3; United Future 1
Noes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Resolved, That clause 4, as amended, stand part.

The following amendment was proposed:

New clauses 5 to 9:

To add the following clauses:

5 Review of operation of Act and related matters

(1) The Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Law Review Committee must,—

(a) as soon as practicable after the commencement of this Act,—

(i) assess the number of persons working as film production workers in New Zealand and any prescribed matters relating to film production work; and

(ii) report on its findings to the Minister of Labour; and

(b) no sooner than the expiry of 3 years, but before the expiry of 5 years, after the commencement of this Act,—

(i) review the operation of this Act since its commencement; and

(ii) assess the impact of this Act on the number of persons working as film production workers in New Zealand and any prescribed matters relating to film production work; and

(iv) consider whether any amendments to this Act or any other law are necessary or desirable; and

(v) consider whether any further review or assessment of the matters set out in this paragraph is necessary or desirable; and

(vi) report on its findings to the Minister of Labour; and

(c) carry out any other review, assessment, and reporting required by regulations made under this Act.

(2) The Minister of Labour must present a copy of any report provided under this section to the House of Representatives as soon as practicable after receiving it.

6 Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Law Review Committee

(1) The Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Law Review Committee must consist of 11 members appointed by the Minister of Labour.

(2) The Minister of Labour must appoint—

(a) 2 persons nominated by the Minister of Labour; and

(b) 4 persons nominated by the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (or, if there is no New Zealand Council of Trade Unions, by the union registered under Part 4 of the Employment Relations Act 2002 that the Minister of Labour considers represents the interests of the largest number of New Zealand workers); and

(c) 1 person nominated by the Minister of Women’s Affairs; and

(d) 1 person nominated by the Minister of Māori Affairs; and

(e) 1 person nominated by the Minister of Youth Affairs.

(3) The Minister of Labour may, on the recommendation of a member’s nominator, remove a member from office for inability to perform the member’s duties, misconduct by the member, or any other just cause proved to the satisfaction of the nominator.

(4) The member is not entitled to compensation or other payment relating to removal from office.

(5) The Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Law Review Committee ceases to exist on a date appointed by the Minister of Labour, by notice in the Gazette, that is after the date of its report to the Minister under section 42(1)(b)(vii).

7 Other provisions on appointment, removal, term, and resignation of members of Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Law Review Committee

(1) A member must be appointed or removed by written notice to the member and his or her nominator.

(2) A member holds office for a term stated in that notice of up to 5 years.

(3) A member whose term of office expires continues to hold office until he or she is reappointed or his or her successor is appointed.

(4) However, all members cease to hold office on the date on which the Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Law Review Committee ceases to exist.

(5) A person may be reappointed as a member.

(6) A member may resign by written notice to the Minister of Labour and his or her nominator.

(7) The powers of the Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Law Review Committee are not affected by any vacancy in its membership.

8 Remuneration of members of Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Law Review Committee

(1) A member is entitled to receive remuneration by way of fees, salary, or allowances and travelling allowances and expenses in accordance with the Fees and Travelling Allowances Act 1951 (and the provisions of that Act apply as if the Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Law Review Committee were a statutory Board under that Act).

(2) That remuneration must be paid out of the departmental bank account operated by the Department of Labour.

(3) This section does not apply to a person who is a member in his or her capacity as an employee of a department.

9 Procedure of Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Law Review Committee

The Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Law Review Committee may regulate its own procedure.

(Hon Trevor Mallard)

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

Ayes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; 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.

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

Reporting and passing of bill

The Speaker resumed the Chair, and the Chairperson reported the Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Amendment Bill with amendment.

On the question, that the report be adopted, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 67 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 5; Māori Party 3; United Future 1
Noes 51 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 9; Progressive 1

Motion agreed to.

The report was adopted and the bill set down for third reading forthwith.

Hon Kate Wilkinson moved, and the question was proposed, That the Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Amendment Bill be now read a third time.

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

Ayes 66 New Zealand National 58; ACT New Zealand 4; Māori Party 3; United Future 1
Noes 50 New Zealand Labour 41; Green Party 8; Progressive 1

Motion agreed to.

The Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Amendment Bill was read a third time.

Summary Proceedings Amendment Bill (No 2)

The Summary Proceedings Amendment Bill (No 2) was introduced and set down for first reading forthwith.

Hon Kate Wilkinson for Hon Simon Power moved, and the question was proposed, That the Summary Proceedings Amendment Bill (No 2) 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 94 New Zealand National 58; New Zealand Labour 30; ACT New Zealand 4; Progressive 1; United Future 1
Abstentions 7
Green Party 7

Motion agreed to.

The Summary Proceedings Amendment Bill (No 2) was read a first time and set down for second reading forthwith.

Hon Kate Wilkinson for Hon Simon Power moved, and the question was proposed, That the Summary Proceedings Amendment Bill (No 2) 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 94 New Zealand National 58; New Zealand Labour 30; ACT New Zealand 4; Progressive 1; United Future 1
Abstentions 7
Green Party 7

Motion agreed to.

The Summary Proceedings Amendment Bill (No 2) was read a second time and set down for Committee stage forthwith.

The Speaker declared the House in Committee for consideration of the Summary Proceedings Amendment Bill (No 2).

(In the Committee)

Clauses 1 to 6 read.

On the question, That clauses 1 to 6 stand part, the votes were recorded as follows:

Ayes 94 New Zealand National 58; New Zealand Labour 30; ACT New Zealand 4; Progressive 1; United Future 1
Abstentions 7
Green Party 7

Resolved, That clauses 1 to 6 stand part.

The Chairperson announced that the bill would be reported without amendment.

Reporting and passing of bill

The Speaker resumed the Chair, and the Chairperson reported the Summary Proceedings Amendment Bill (No 2) without amendment.

The report was adopted and the bill set down for third reading forthwith.

Hon Kate Wilkinson for Hon Simon Power moved, and the question was proposed, That the Summary Proceedings Amendment Bill (No 2) be now read a third time.

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

Ayes 94 New Zealand National 58; New Zealand Labour 30; ACT New Zealand 4; Progressive 1; United Future 1
Abstentions 6
Green Party 6

Motion agreed to.

The Summary Proceedings Amendment Bill (No 2) was read a third time.

10. Adjournment

At 2.35 pm on Friday, 29 October 2010 the House adjourned.