Governor-Gen. gives assent to Sign Language Bill
Governor-General gives assent to Sign Language Bill
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the deaf community surround the Governor-General Dame Silvia
Cartwright after she gave assent to the New Zealand Sign
Language Bill today. The legislation gives people the right
to use and access New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) in legal
proceedings, including in court. Pictured are (from left)
David McKee, Victoria Manning, Bob Hillier (back),
Governor-General Dame Silvia Cartwright, Kim Robinson
(back), Lynette Pivac, Shona McGee, Disability Issues
Minister Ruth Dyson and Peter
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