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Congratulations And Presentations

When Parliament resumed at 2pm Sports Minister Murray McCully moved a motion congratulating the Paralypmics Team for their performance in London.

MPs unanimously supported the motion.

Annual reports were presented from the:

Ngārimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund Board, Report for the year ended 31 December 2010;

Māori Trustee, Annual Report 2012; and

Licensing Authority of Secondhand Dealers and Pawnbrokers.

Select committee reports were presented on the:

Financial Markets Conduct Bill by the Commerce Committee

Petition 2011/30 of Myles Thomas on behalf of Save TVNZ7 Campaign by the Commerce Committee

Petition 2011/22 of Naginbhai Neil Ghelabhai Patel and 881 others by the Justice and Electoral Committee

The following bills were introduced:

Environment Canterbury (Temporary Commissioners and Improved Water Management) Amendment Bill;

Waitaha Claims Settlement Bill; and the

Advanced Technology Institute Bill.

MPs began Question Time.

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