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Select Committee Business to 24 April 2003

Select Committee Business
From 17 April to 24 April 2003
Committee meetings

There were no committee meetings this week.

Reports presented
(available at http://www.clerk.parliament.govt.nz/Publications/CommitteeReport)

Industry New Zealand and Trade New Zealand Integration Bill (35-2)

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

Education and Science (Angela Van Dam, SC-ES@parliament.govt.nz)

The subcommittee will meet on Wednesday, 30 April at 9.00 am to consider the inquiry into decile funding in New Zealand State and integrated schools.

The whole committee will meet on Wednesday, 30 April at 10.00 am to consider the 2001/02 financial reviews of the Teacher Registration Board, the New Zealand Teachers Council, the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology, and Early Childhood Development. The committee will also hear evidence on the inquiry into teacher education.

Finance and Expenditure (Peter Hurndell, SC-FE@parliament.govt.nz)

The committee’s next meeting will be on 7 May.

Law and Order (Tracey Rayner, SC-LO@parliament.govt.nz)

The committee will not meet until Wednesday, 30 April when it plans to consider the Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Bill, the Independent Police Complaints Authority Amendment Bill and the Telecommunications (Interception Capability) Bill, a petition and some general business.

The committee is currently seeking submissions on the Corrections Bill. The closing date for submissions is Wednesday, 21 May 2003. This bill provides a new legal framework for the corrections system, which covers the administration of custodial sentences and remands, community-based sentences, home detention, and parole.

Standing Orders (David Bagnall, SC-SO@parliament.govt.nz)

The committee will hear evidence from United Future New Zealand on the review of Standing Orders. The committee will then further consider that review in closed session, along with the review of services provided to select committees.

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

The committee will meet on the afternoon of Wednesday, 30 April from 3.30 pm to 6.00 pm and then the following day from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm to hear the last of the oral submissions on the Land Transport Management Bill and the Road Traffic Reduction Bill. Both meetings will be open to the public while submissions are heard.

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

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

Compiled in the Select Committee Office, Office of the Clerk, 24 April 2003

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