Organised Crime and Anti-corruption Bill introduced
Organised Crime and Anti-corruption Bill
The Organised Crime and Anti-corruption
Legislation Bill will bring New Zealand into line with
international conventions and responds to recommendations
from the OECD and the US around tightening our defences
against organised crime.
The Bill seeks to improve New
Zealand's ability to collaborate with international law
enforcement agencies to disrupt organised crime and to
respond quickly and effectively to new criminal activities
as they emerge.
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Parliament Today: State Opening Of Parliament
The House sits at 10.30am today before MPs are summoned to hear the Speech from the Throne in the Legislative Council Chamber.
The speech delivered by the Governor-General on the Government’s behalf outlines its priorities for this Parliament.
After this MPs will return to the House for the presentation of petitions and papers and the introduction of any bills.
The Government has five notices of motion on the Order Paper which can be debated. These relate to relating to the appointment of the Deputy Speaker, Assistant Speakers, the reinstatement of business in a carryover motion and one on “Entities to be deemed public organisations”. More>>