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Newsflash: Parliament In Extraordinary Urgency

Parliament is about to go into extraordinary urgency for unspecified busines following a debate on the Waitara shooting presently underway.

At the beginning of Question Time today Richard Prebble raised the matter with the Speaker and asked what the urgency was to be about. The Speaker Jonathan Hunt said he did not know.

Extraordinary Urgency allows the government to pass legislation in quick time and is used on occasion to clarify legal matters of significant consequence.

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