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Select Committee Business

Select Committee Business

From 23 January to 30 January 2004

Committee meetings

Five committee meetings were held this week, three in the parliamentary complex and two in Auckland. There was one site visit.

Committee notes

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

Fisheries and Other Sea-related Legislation (Miles Reay,)

The Fisheries and Other Sea-related Legislation Committee is inviting public submissions on the Maori Fisheries Bill, with a closing date of 15 March 2004.

The bill implements the agreements made in the Deed of Settlement of 23 September 1992 signed by the Crown and Maori, and referred to in the Treaty of Waitangi (Fisheries Claim) Settlement Act 1992. The bill also provides for the development of iwi interests in fisheries and fishing ‘in a manner that is ultimately of benefit to all Maori’. To achieve this, the bill provides for the establishment of a framework for the allocation and distribution of assets.

Copies of the bill can be purchased from Bennetts Government Bookshops, or viewed on the Ministry of Fisheries website at: http://www.fish.govt.nz/current/press/maori-fisheries-bill.pdf

The committee will next meet to consider the bill on 10 February.

Local Government and Environment (Marie Alexander, SC-LGE@parliament.govt.nz)

The committee met on 28 and 29 January to further consider the 2002/03 financial reviews, the Resource Management (Waitaki Catchment) Amendment Bill and the inquiry into the alleged accidental release of genetically engineered sweet corn plants in 2000 and subsequent actions taken.

Closing dates for submissions

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

Commerce

Electricity and Gas Industries Bill (30 January 2004)

Sale of Liquor Amendment Bill (No 2) (30 January 2004)

Education and Science

State Sector Amendment Bill (No 3) (30 January 2004)

Education (Export Education Levy) Amendment Bill (13 February 2004)

Fisheries and Other Sea-related Legislation

Maori Fisheries Bill (15 March 2004)

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade

Mercenary Activities (Prohibition) Bill (31 January 2004)

Visiting Forces Bill (13 February 2004)

Inquiry into New Zealand’s relationship with Tonga (28 March 2004)

Justice and Electoral

Parole (Extended Supervision) and Sentencing Amendment Bill (20 February 2004)

Local Government and Environment

Resource Management (Waitaki Catchment) Amendment Bill (9 February 2004)

Primary Production

Resource Management (Aquaculture Moratorium Extension) Amendment Bill (2 February 2004)

Standing Orders

Members of Parliament (Pecuniary Interests) Bill (27 February 2004)

Transport and Industrial Relations

Employment Relations Law Reform Bill (27 February 2004)

General

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:

Louise Sparrer
Senior Parliamentary Officer
louise.sparrer@parliament.govt.nz

Compiled in the Select Committee Office, Office of the Clerk, 30 January 2004

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