Committee press releases

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Consumer Guarantees (Removal of Unrelated Party Lender Responsibility) Amendment Bill

This bill aims to clarify when lenders are liable under the Consumer Guarantees Act and when they are not. If a trader and lender are not connected as ‘related parties’, then the lender would not be liable under the Consumer Guarantees Act.

26 September 2016
Statutes Repeal Bill

The bill repeals or partially repeals 132 Acts that are no longer needed because they no longer have any actual effect, have very limited effect, or are designed to achieve regulatory outcomes that are no longer relevant.

22 September 2016
20 September 2016
Education (Update) Amendment Bill

The Education and Science Committee is now inviting submissions on the Education (Update) Amendment Bill.

19 September 2016
19 September 2016
Enhancing Identity Verification and Border Processes Legislation Bill

This bill amends various statutes to provide for better information flows between the agencies in relation to personal information (including biometric information) to enable better identity verification of individuals for the purposes of preventing, detecting, investigating, and prosecuting offences

14 September 2016
New Zealand Intelligence and Security Bill

This bill implements the Government response to the Report of the First Independent Review of Intelligence and Security in New Zealand: Intelligence and Security in a Free Society, and replaces the four Acts that currently apply to the GCSB, the NZSIS, and their oversight bodies.

29 August 2016
Further update on the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill

The Local Government and Environment Committee is now due to report back to Parliament by 7 November.

26 August 2016
Petition of Wiremu Demchick and 2,111 others

Have your say on the petition of Wiremu Demchick and 2,111 others, which is being looked at by Parliament’s Justice and Electoral Committee.

26 August 2016
Proposed bill aims to speed up access to Ultra-Fast Broadband -- Call for public submissions

Telecommunications (Property Access and Other Matters) Amendment Bill

07 July 2016
International treaty examination of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities -- call for submissions

International treaty examination of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

07 July 2016
Do proposed changes make contract and commercial law more accessible? Tell us what you think.

A new revision bill is being considered by a Parliamentary select committee.

04 July 2016
Trade Amendment Bill – call for submissions

The Commerce Committee is currently considering the Trade (Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties) Amendment Bill.

01 July 2016
International treaty examination

International treaty examination of a Technology Safeguards Agreement and of the Convention on Registration of Objects launched into Outer Space.

24 June 2016
Progress Report from the Health Select Committee

The Health Select Committee has received over 19,000 submissions in response to the Petition of Hon Maryan Street and 8974 Others.

21 June 2016
Submissions invited on taxation bill

Taxation (Annual Rates for 2016-17, Closely Held Companies, and Remedial Matters) Bill.

17 June 2016
Charities Amendment Bill

The Government Administration Committee is seeking submissions on the Charities Amendment Bill.

16 June 2016
Update on the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill

The Local Government and Environment Committee has received a time extension for its consideration of the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill.

07 June 2016
Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Amendment Bill

Public submissions are now being invited on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Amendment Bill.

26 May 2016
Have your say on changes to Te Ture Whenua

The Māori Affairs Committee have called for public submissions on the Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill.

24 May 2016