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House Goes Into Urgency For GCSB Bill

The House has gone into Urgency to deal with a number of bills including one covering the legal powers of the Government Communications Security Bureau.

The Urgency motion was passed by 64 to 56 National, Maori Party, ACT and United Future in favour.


Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee said the following bills would be dealt with and the progress the Government would seek to make:

Government Communications Security Bureau and Related Legislation Amendment Bill - First reading

Telecommunications (Interception Capability and Security) Bill First reading

Criminal Procedure Legislation Bill - Second reading and committee stage

Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims (Continuation and Reform) Amendment Bill - Second reading and committee stage

Land Transport Management Amendment Bill - Second reading and committee stage.

Trustee (Public Trust) bill - Introduction and passage
Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Amendment Bill– First reading

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