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Welfare And Justice Bills Next Week

Welfare and justice bills will dominate the House next week.

Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee said in the Business Statement the Government would give priority to the Vulnerable Children Bill, Victims' Orders Against Violent Offenders Bill and the Victims of Crime Reform Bill.

Parliament will sit again on Thursday morning to make progress on treaty settlement bills.

A petition requesting the House to take action on the supply of gender reassignment services was presented.

Select Committee reports were presented on:

2012/13 financial review of Genesis Energy Limited by the Commerce Committee

2012/13 financial review of Solid Energy New Zealand Limited by the Commerce Committee

2012/13 financial review of the Children's Commissioner by the Social Services Committee

2012/13 financial review of the Health and Disability Commissioner by the Health Committee

2012/13 financial review of the MidCentral District Health Board and the Whanganui District Health Board by the Health Committee

2012/13 financial review of the New Zealand Film Commission by the Government Administration Committee

MPs began Question Time.

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