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Select Committee Business to 17 April 2003

From 11 April to 17 April 2003
Committee meetings

There were nine committee meetings, three of which were outside Wellington.

Reports presented
(available at http://www.clerk.parliament.govt.nz/Publications/CommitteeReport)
2001/02 financial review of Industry New Zealand

Finance and Expenditure
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Amendment Bill (211-2)

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Amendment Bill (217-1)

Government Administration
2001/02 financial review of the Hillary Commission for Sport, Fitness and Leisure
2001/02 financial review of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Local Government and Environment
2001/02 financial review of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority
2001/02 financial review of the Environmental Risk Management Authority

Maori Affairs
2001/02 financial review of Te Reo Whakapuaki Irirangi (Te Mangai Paho)
Te Whanau-a-Taupara Trust Empowering Bill (199-2)

Primary Production
2001/02 financial review of Asure New Zealand Limited

Committee notes
(for further information on an item, please contact the committee staff noted in brackets)

Commerce (Michelle Malyon, SC-Commerce@parliament.govt.nz)

The committee met on Tuesday, 15 April to further consider the Industry New Zealand and Trade New Zealand Integration Bill, and to complete the financial review of Industry New Zealand.

The committee will next meet on Thursday, 1 May to further consider the Consumer Credit Bill and the Status of Redundancy Payments Bill.

Government Administration (Lesley Ferguson, SC-GA@parliament.govt.nz)

On 11 April the committee presented reports on its 2001/02 financial reviews of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and the Hillary Commission for Sport, Fitness, and Leisure (now operating as Sport and Recreation New Zealand). The Te Papa report comments on the museum’s exhibition policy and bicultural policy, its financial position, and problems with its facility for technical services and storage. The Hillary Commission report comments on the organisation’s consultation processes with sports organisations, local authorities and communities.

The committee will not meet next week.

Justice and Electoral (Louise Sparrer, SC-JE@parliament.govt.nz)

The committee’s next meeting will be on 30 April when it will continue to consider the Retirement Villages Bill, the Criminal Records (Clean Slate) Bill and the Clean Slate Bill.

Primary Production (Bob Bunch, SC-PP@parliament.govt.nz)

The committee met on Wednesday, 16 April to consider and hear evidence on the Wool Industry Restructuring Bill. Submissions heard were from the Wool Board, SheepCo, Wool Equities Limited, and the Meat Industry Association. The committee also heard evidence and considered issues on the inquiry into the administration and management of New Zealand’s scampi fishery.

The committee next meets on 30 April to hear further evidence on the Wool Industry Restructuring Bill and on 1 May to hear further evidence on the inquiry into the administration and management of the scampi fishery.

Transport and Industrial Relations (Kath Henderson, SC-TI@parliament.govt.nz)

On Monday, 14 April the committee met in Christchurch and heard submissions on the Land Transport Management Bill and the Road Traffic Reduction Bill. The committee will not meet next week.

Closing dates for submissions
Committees are receiving submissions on the following items with the closing date shown:

Status of Redundancy Payments Bill (17 April 2003)
Copyright (Parallel Importation of Films and Onus of Proof) Amendment Bill (22 May 2003)
Radio New Zealand Amendment Bill (22 May 2003)
Inquiry into the New Zealand electricity industry (22 May 2003)

Finance and Expenditure
Income Tax Bill (24 April 2003)

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
Counter-Terrorism Bill (9 May 2003)

Government Administration
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Bill (30 May 2003)
Statutes Amendment Bill (No 3) (30 May 2003)

Law and Order
Corrections Bill (21 May 2003)

Primary Production
New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority Amendment Bill (No 2) (12 May 2003)

Transport and Industrial Relations
Holidays Bill (30 May 2003)
Holidays (Four Weeks Annual Leave) Amendment Bill (6 June 2003)
Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Amendment Bill (14 May 2003)


You can find further information about select committees on our website at www.clerk.parliament.govt.nz. If you require additional information or have any feedback on the contents, please contact:

Carol Rankin
Senior Parliamentary Officer
at carol.rankin@parliament.govt.nz

Compiled in the Select Committee Office, Office of the Clerk, 17 April 2003

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