Video | Business Headlines | Internet | Science | Scientific Ethics | Technology | Search

 

Change of venue for Formal Hearings

News release

Change of venue for Formal Hearings

WELLINGTON – 12 October 2000: The Royal Commission on Genetic Modification’s first week of formal hearings will be held in the Quality Hotel’s Challenge Hall, 355 Willis Street, Wellington.

The Commission has altered its venue for the first week of formal hearings to accommodate the installation of fire safety requirements that have been unexpectedly delayed.

“Interested persons”, their counsel and expert witnesses appearing before the Commission have been directly advised of the change in venue.

“We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause,” says Executive Officer Kay Hewitt.

From week two onwards, the hearings will be held at Level 11, Dalmuir House, 114 The Terrace, Wellington.

A schedule of those accorded “interested persons” status that are appearing before the Commission at these hearings can be found at www.gmcommission.govt.nz or by contacting the Commission office on 04 495 9151.

Transcripts of the proceedings and copies of “interested persons” submissions will also be available on the web. For details on how to obtain hard copies of these documents, please contact the Commission office.

ENDS


The Royal Commission on Genetic Modification was established by Order in Council on 8 May 2000 and is chaired by Sir Thomas Eichelbaum. The other members of the Commission are Dr Jacqueline Allan, Dr Jean Fleming and the Rt Rev Richard Randerson. The Commission is required to report by 1 June 2001.


Please note: For further information or to arrange an interview with the Commissioners, please contact: Sarah Adamson, Media Relations Officer, phone: 04 495 9151 or 021 499 510.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Mycoplasma Bovis: More Properties Positive

One of the latest infected properties is in the Hastings district, the other three are within a farming enterprise in Winton. The suspect property is near Ashburton. More>>

ALSO:

Manawatū Gorge Alternative: More Work Needed To Choose Route

“We are currently working closely and in partnership with local councils and other stakeholders to make the right long-term decision. It’s vital we have strong support on the new route as it will represent a very significant long-term investment and it will need to serve the region and the country for decades to come.” More>>

ALSO:

RBNZ: Super Fund Chief To Be New Reserve Bank Governor

Adrian Orr has been appointed as Reserve Bank Governor effective from 27 March 2018, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says. More>>

ALSO:

ScoopPro: Helping PR Professionals Get More Out Of Scoop

Scoop.co.nz has been a fixture of New Zealand’s news and Public Relations infrastructure for over 18 years. However, without the financial assistance of those using Scoop in a professional context in key sectors such as Public Relations and media, Scoop will not be able to continue this service... More>>

Insurance: 2017 Worst Year On Record For Weather-Related Losses

The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) announced today that 2017 has been the most expensive year on record for weather-related losses, with a total insured-losses value of more than $242 million. More>>

ALSO: