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Match Fixing To Become A Crime

A bill introducing new criminal offences for match fixing was introduced when Parliament resumed at 2pm.

Two petitions were tabled – One calling on MPs to help save elephants from extinction and Trevor Mallard was given leave to a table a petition opposed to the use of animals for the testing of synthetic high

The following documents were presented:

Archives New Zealand, Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga, State of Government Recordkeeping and Public Records Act 2005 audits 2011/12

Directions to support a whole of government approach given by the Minister of State Services and the Minister of Finance under section 107 of the Crown Entities Act 2004, dated 22 April 2014

Register of Pecuniary Interests of Members of Parliament, Request by Denise Roche MP for inquiry into the Hon Peter Dunne MP's compliance with the requirements of Appendix B of the Standing Orders, May 2014

Register of Pecuniary Interests of Members of Parliament, Summary of Annual Returns, as at 31 January 2014

Select committees were presented on the:


Food Bill by the Primary Production Committee

Human Rights Amendment Bill by the Justice and Electoral Committee

Complaint regarding the Canterbury Earthquake (Building Act) Order 2011 by the Regulations Review Committee

2012/13 financial review of Mighty River Power Limited by the Commerce Committee

Objectionable Publications and Indecency Legislation Bill by the Justice and Electoral Committee

Te Urewera-Tuhoe Bill by the Māori Affairs Committee

The Crimes (Match-fixing) Amendment Bill was introduced.

Judith Collins made a personal explanation about an answer to a question about her activities in China.

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