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Energy Amendment Bill call for submissions

06 March 2014

Media release – Select Committee Services

Energy (Fuels, Levies, and References) Amendment Bill call for submissions

The Commerce Committee is currently considering the Energy (Fuels, Levies, and References) Amendment Bill. The bill proposes amendments to the Energy (Fuels, Levies and, References) Act 1989 to provide for the costs of meeting New Zealand's oil stockholding treaty obligation under the Agreement on an International Energy Program to be met through a levy on fuel.

The closing date for submissions is Thursday, 17 April 2014.

The bill can be viewed online at www.legislation.govt.nz or purchased at any Bennetts Government Bookshop. Wellington residents can contact the bookshop by emailing gbs@bennetts.co.nz.

Submissions should be forwarded by the due date, either online using our website (www.parliament.nz) or in writing to the address below. If a submitter wishes to appear before the committee, they need to state this clearly and provide a name, daytime phone number and email address. Submissions generally become public and are published on our website. For further guidance on making a submission, read our publication Making a submission to a Parliamentary Select Committee on our website or contact us at 04 817 9520.

Address for correspondence: Commerce Committee, Parliament Buildings, WELLINGTON 6160.

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