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Reports And Petitions

When Parliament resumed at 2pm a number of reports and other papers were presented.

They included the following select committee reports:

Investigation into the Road User Charges (Transitional Matters) Regulations 2012 (SR 2012/145) by the Regulations Review Committee

Families Commission Amendment Bill by the Social Services Committee

South Taranaki District Council (Cold Creek Rural Water Supply) Billby the Local Government and Environment Committee

Petition 2008/146 of Sorrel Davies as reported by the Primary Production Committee

2011/12 financial review of non-departmental appropriations for Vote Education and Vote Science and Innovation by the Education and Science Committee

Briefing from the forest industry by the Primary Production Committee

Briefing from the Animal Health Board on biosecurity matters by the Primary Production Committee

Briefing on the impact of high technology trawlers by the Primary Production Committee

Bail Amendment Bill by the Law and Order Committee


2011/12 financial review of the New Zealand Walking Access Commission by the Local Government and Environment Committee

2011/12 financial review of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment by the Local Government and Environment Committee

2011/12 financial review of the New Zealand Tourism Board by the Commerce Committee

2011/12 financial review of the Government Superannuation Fund Authority, the Meteorological Service of New Zealand Limited, Public Trust, and the Standards Council by the Commerce Committee

A petition was presented requesting that the House accept that quality affordable housing is a state responsibility and take immediate action to sort out the current housing crisis for low-income New Zealanders.

The following annual reports were presented:

Abortion Supervisory Committee

Tertiary Education Commission

Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand and the Aviation Security Service

MPs began Question Time.

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