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Te Ture Whenua Maori (Succession, Dispute Resolution, and Related Matters) Amendment Bill

This omnibus bill includes a suite of amendments to Te Ture Whenua Maori Act designed to: enhance the intergenerational wellbeing of owners of Māori land; simplify the complexity and requirements that owners of Māori land encounter when engaging with the Māori Land Court; promote the efficient operation of the Māori Land Court; and ensure that the Māori land tenure system is fit for purpose.

Bill information

Progress of the bill

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In: Bill Introduced: The bill is made available for the House to consider. 1: First Reading: MPs debate and vote on the bill. If successful, it is usually sent to a select committee. SC: Select Committee: The select committee gathers information and prepares a report on the bill for the House, including recommending changes to the bill. 2: Second Reading: The House debates the select committee report and votes on the bill. CH: Committee of Whole House: MPs consider the bill in detail and vote on proposed changes. 3: Third Reading: Final debate and vote. If successful, the bill has been passed. RA: Royal Assent: Bill signed by Governor-General and becomes an Act. No code: Fail/Withdrawn: A bill fails if the vote is lost at first, second, or third reading. The member in charge of a bill may withdraw it. _________________________________________________ Note: this simple progress display does not cover all possible stages for a particular bill. Where a date is shown in brackets, this means the debate has been interrupted. See the Bill History content for more details.

In Bill
Introduced
19/09/19
1 First
Reading
15/10/19
SC Select
Committee
01/05/20
2 Second
Reading
24/06/20
CH Committee of
whole House
22/07/20
3 Third
Reading
22/07/20
RA Royal
Assent
06/08/20

Bill History

This omnibus bill includes a suite of amendments to Te Ture Whenua Maori Act designed to: enhance the intergenerational wellbeing of owners of Māori land; simplify the complexity and requirements that owners of Māori land encounter when engaging with the Māori Land Court; promote the efficient operation of the Māori Land Court; and ensure that the Māori land tenure system is fit for purpose.
Member in charge: Hon Nanaia Mahuta
Type of Bill: Government
Parliament: 52
Bill no: 179-2
Introduction: 19 Sep 2019
First reading: 15 Oct 2019
Referred to: Māori Affairs Committee
Submissions due: 26 Nov 2019
SC Report(s): 01 May 2020
Second reading: 24 Jun 2020
Supplementary Order Paper(s): 559
Committee of the whole House: 22 Jul 2020
Third reading: 22 Jul 2020
Royal assent: 06 Aug 2020
Act: Te Ture Whenua Maori (Succession, Dispute Resolution, and Related Matters) Amendment Act 2020 (2020/51)