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Weekly Summary Of Select Committee Business

Office of the Clerk of the House


17 September 1999 to 24 September 1999

Committee meetings
There was one committee meeting.

Reports presented (1)

Justice and Law Reform
· Petition 1996/2057 of Donald Whitfield

Bills referred to select committees
The Parliamentary Service Bill was referred to the Government Administration Committee. Standing Order 274 enables bills to be introduced and referred to a select committee with the agreement of the Business Committee, provided that the House is not due to meet within the next 14 days.

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

Finance and Expenditure (Nick Aldous, Ainslie Rayner)
The committee will meet on Wednesday 29 September to hear evidence from the Inland Revenue Department on the petition of Robert Leonard Frederik Snoep. The petition requests that the House of Representatives investigate the taxation treatment of arms length sharemarket investments in Holland.

Maori Affairs (Jamesa Marino-Fritzsch, Denise Te Karu)
The committee met to consider further the Ngati Turangitukua Claims Settlement Bill, which was referred back to the committee by the House on 7 September 1999.
Closing dates for submissions on bills
Committees are receiving submissions on the following bills with the closing date shown:

Government Administration
Parliamentary Service (1 November 1999)

Justice and Law Reform
Arms Amendment (No. 2) (1 October 1999)

Maori Affairs
Maori Purposes (26 September 1999)

Transport and Environment
Resource Management Amendment (1 October 1999)


You can find further information about select committees on our web site at www.clerk.parliament.govt.nz.

Compiled in the Select Committee Office, Office of the Clerk, 24 September 1999

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