EGCC consultation:Consumer Guarantees Act Indemnity Disputes
EGCC consultation - Consumer Guarantees Act Indemnity
Disputes - closes 4 April
The EGCC Board is consulting
on proposed amendments to the Scheme document.
amendments would allow the Commissioner to consider
Indemnity Disputes under the Consumer Guarantees Act.
consultation period is from 24 March to 4 April 2014.
consultation document, a marked-up version of the Scheme
document, and the preferred form for submissions is on the
current consultation page of the EGCC
It is expected any changes to the Scheme document
will take effect from 17 June
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Gordon Campbell: On Government Arrogance
Right now, National is ramming anti-terrorism measures through Parliament. This legislation will grant the SIS the power to carry out 48 hour bouts of surveillance on anyone without a warrant, and will bestow on government the power to unilaterally revoke anyone’s passports and thus deny them the freedom to travel.
Ludicrously, the public has been given exactly one day to make submissions on these major infringements of their civil liberties. Despite Finlayson’s misleading signals on RNZ that these are only stopgaps until next year’s full review of our security laws, the measures in question will not, in fact, expire until 2018.
Why the insane rush? Good question. More>>