Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | News Flashes | Scoop Features | Scoop Video | Strange & Bizarre | Search

 


Papers, Bills and Petitions

When Parliament resumed at 2pm a large number of reports, papers and bills were presented.

These included a petition calling for Parliament to pay urgent attention to the Law Commission’s report of medical cannabis.

A number of annual reports and other documents were presented, including:


Health and Disability Commissioner, Te Toihau Hauora Hauātanga, Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2012 (E.17)

Environmental Protection Authority, Te Mana Rauhī Taiao, Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2012 (C.23)

Crown Health Financing Agency, Annual Report 2012 (E.56)

Children's Commissioner, Office of the, Manaakitia a Tatou Tamariki, Annual Report 2012 (E.65)

Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand (ALAC), Kaunihera Whakatupato Waipiro o Aotearoa, Annual Report 2012, together with erratum for page 36, dated 21 November 2012 (E.26)

New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), Mana Tohu Mātauranga O Aotearoa, Annual Report 2011/2012 (E.44)

Financial Literacy and Retirement Income, Commission for, Annual Report 2012 (E.62)

Broadcasting Standards Authority, Te Mana Whanonga Kaipāho, Annual Report 2012


Education New Zealand, Annual Report 2011/2012


Law Commission, Te Aka Matua o Te Ture, Annual Report 2011/2012 (E.31)

Social Workers Registration Board, Kāhui Whakamana Tauwhiro, Annual Report 2011/2012 (E.73)

New Zealand Artificial Limb Board, Report for the year ended 30 June 2012 (E.12A)

Health Promotion Agency, Statement of Intent 2012/2015

Speaker Lockwood Smith presented the report of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment ``Evaluating the environmental impacts of fracking in New Zealand’’.

The Health Committee’s report on the 2011/12 financial review of the Canterbury District Health Board was tabled.


The following bills were introduced

Appropriation (2011/12 Financial Review) Bill

Family Court Proceedings Reform Bill

Statutes Amendment Bill


MPs began Question Time.


**
ParliamentToday.co.nz is a breaking news source for New Zealand parliamentary business featuring broadcast daily news reports.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Binoy Kampmark: Dysfunctional Hagiography: Australia & Gough Whitlam's Death

Hagiography is the curse of the Australian Labor movement. It is a movement that searches for, and craves, mythical figures and myths. Such a phenomenon might be termed mummification, and detracts from closer examination. More>>

David Swanson: On Killing Trayvons

This Wednesday is a day of action that some are calling a national day of action against police brutality, with others adding 'and mass incarceration,' and I'd like to add 'and war' and make it global rather than national. More>>

Uri Avnery: Israel Ignoring “Tectonic Change” In Public Opinion

If the British parliament had adopted a resolution in favour of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, the reaction of our media would have been like this: More>>

ALSO:

| UK MPs blow a “raspberry” at Netanyahu and his serfs

Byron Clark: Fiji Election: Crooks In Suits

On September 17 Fiji held its first election since Voreqe “Frank” Bainimarama seized power in a 2006 coup. With his Fiji First party receiving 59.2% of the vote, Bainimarama will remain in power. More>>

Ramzy Baroud: ‘Islamic State’ Sectarianism Is Not Coincidental

Consider this comical scene described by Peter Van Buren, a former US diplomat, who was deployed to Iraq on a 12-month assignment in 2009-10: Van Buren led two Department of State teams assigned with the abstract mission of the ‘reconstruction’ of ... More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Case For Using Air Power Against The Islamic State

There is an Alice Through the Looking Glass quality to the current response to the Islamic State. Everything about it seems inside out. Many people who would normally oppose US air strikes in other countries have reluctantly endorsed the bombing of IS positions in Iraq and Syria – not because they think air power alone will defeat IS (clearly it won’t) but because it will slow it down, and impede its ability to function. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Troubled Aftermath Of Scotland’s Independence Vote

A week can be a very long time in Scotland’s 300 year struggle for independence. The “No” vote last week that seemed to end the cause of Scottish independence for a generation, has turned out to have had an enormous fish hook attached, especially for the British Labour Party… More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The West’s Existential Crisis About What To Do With Putin, And The Islamic State

Say one thing for Russian President Vladimir Putin. At least he’s given NATO a purpose in life. Right now, that consists of being something that Barack Obama and David Cameron can hide behind, point at Putin, and say : “Go get him, tiger.” Just what NATO is supposed to do about Putin’s armed advance into eastern Ukraine is less than clear. But there is a lot of “steely determination” around in high places. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news