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NZ Nuclear Free Zone Extension Bill

12 December 2000

Submissions for the NZ Nuclear Free Zone Extension Bill - further update

Please read this if you have not yet made a submission on the Bill, and would like to, or if you already have but would like to add supplementary information to your submission.

The Select Committee members will be reading the submissions received over the holiday period, and it is unlikely that the oral submissions will be heard until March 2001. You can still send in a written submission on the Bill - but before you do so, you need to contact David Sanders (see details below) and let him know that you are intending to do so, and what date your submission will be sent to him.

If you require more information about the Bill, you can check out the PMA briefing at

For more detailed material, including existing domestic law which gives a precedent for excluding vessels from the Exclusive Economic Zone, check out the WILPF submission at:

** To make a submission - you need to send twenty copies to David Sanders;

* to send supplementary information to add to your original submission - you need to send twenty copies to David Sanders with a covering letter stating it is supplementary material to your submission (and clearly identifying your original submission!);

* if you wish to appear before the Committee to speak to your submission, you should indicate that in a covering letter to be sent with your submission, together with your daytime telephone number.

All correspondence, submissions, and supplementary information should be sent to David Sanders, Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee, Bowen House, Parliament Buildings, Wellington or fax (04) 499 0486.

Peace Movement Aotearoa the national networking peace group PO Box 9314, Wellington, Aotearoa / New Zealand. tel +64 4 382 8129, fax 382 8173, website Internet Peace Gateway


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