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Parliament Resumes With Motion On Afghanistan

When Parliament resumed at 2pm MPs passed a motion acknowledging and thanking defence forces and others who had served in Afghanistan before last week’s withdrawal.

A Law Commission report on its review of the Evidence Act was presented.

Select committee reports were presented on the:

Criminal Procedure Legislation Bill by the Justice and Electoral Committee

Plumbers, Gasfitters, and Drainlayers Amendment Bill by the Government Administration Committee

Prisoners' and Victims' Claims (Continuation and Reform) Amendment Bill by the Justice and Electoral Committee

Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Monetary Policy Statement, March 2013 by the Finance and Expenditure Committee

Briefing on the Tamarillo industry including the impact of psyllid by the Primary Production Committee

2011/12 financial review of New Zealand Post Limited by the Commerce Committee

2011/12 financial review of Television New Zealand Limited by the Commerce Committee

MPS began Question Time

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