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Statutes Amendment Bill (No 4

Media release – Select Committee Office


Statutes Amendment Bill (No 4)


The chairperson of the Government Administration Committee is inviting submissions on this bill. The closing date for submissions is Friday 6 June 2014.

The bill is an omnibus bill that proposes minor amendments to the following Acts: Animal Welfare Act 1999, Antarctica (Environmental Protection Act 1994, Biosecurity Act 1993, Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995, Commodity Levies Act 1990, Copyright Act 1994, Forests Act 1949, Friendly Societies and Credit Unions Act 1982, Governor-General Act 2010, Heavy Engineering Research Levy Act 1978, Judicial Conduct Commissioner and Judicial Conduct Panel Act 2004, Land Transport Act 1998, Land Transport Management Amendment Act 2008, Local Government Act 1974, Local Government Act 2002, Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009, Local Government Official Information and Meeting Act 1987, Marine Mammals Protection ACT 1978, Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978, National Animal Identification and Tracing Act 2012, National Parks Act 1980, Ngāti Manuhiri Claims Settlement Act 2012, Official Information Act 1982, Ombudsmen Act 1975, Pork Industry Board Act 1997, Reserves Act 1977, Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012, Sentencing Act 2002, Summary Proceedings Act 1957, Tariff Act 1988, Tokelau (Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone) Act 1977, Trade in Endangered Species Act 1989 and the Wildlife Act 1953.

A copy of the bill can be viewed online at www.legislation.govt.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.

The chairperson notes that there is also an associated Supplementary Order Paper No. 432 in the name of Louisa Wall, which proposes an amendment to insert a new Part 10A to amend section 21(1) of the Human Rights Act 1993. This has been presented to the House and can be viewed online at www.legislation.govt.nz.

Address for correspondence: Government Administration Committee, Parliament

Buildings, WELLINGTON 6160.

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