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Bills, Petitions and Papers

Bills, Petitions and Papers

When Parliament resumed at 2pm the following Bills were introduced:

*Smoke-free Environments (Controls and Enforcement) Amendment Bill;
*New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment Bill;
*Biosecurity Law Reform Bill;
*Regulatory Reform Repeals Bill;
*Road User Charges;
*Appropriation (2009/2010 Financial Review) Bill.


The petition of Darien Fenton and 1414 others calling on the Government to recognise minimum redundancy notice and conditions was presented.

Annual Reports were tabled from:

*Taranaki Fish and Game Council
*Hawke's Bay Fish and Game Council
*Maritime New Zealand
*Eastern Region Fish and Game New Zealand
*Wellington Fish and Game Council
*Auckland/Waikato Fish and Game Council
*West Coast Fish and Game Council
*Mental Health Commission
*Capital & Coast District Health Board
*Families Commission
*Children's Commissioner
*Health and Disability Commissioner
*Crown Health Financing Agency
*Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Select Committee reports were received on:

*Legislation Bill as reported by the Regulations Review Committee;
*Interim report on the Orders in Council made under the Canterbury Earthquake *Response and Recovery Act as reported by the Regulations Review Committee;
*Inquiry into the operation of the Maori Community Development Act 1962 and related issues as reported by the Māori Affairs Committee;
*Reserve Bank of New Zealand's financial stability report, November 2010 as reported by the Finance and Expenditure Committee;
*Hamilton City Council (Parana Park) Land Vesting Bill as reported by the Local Government and Environment Committee;
*Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa as reported by the Government Administration Committee;
*Customs and Excise (Joint Border Management Information Sharing and Other Matters) Amendment Bill as reported by the Justice and Electoral Committee;
*Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill as reported by the Health Committee Bill;
*International treaty examination of the Statute of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) as reported by the Commerce Committee
*International treaty examination of the Third Protocol Amending the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asiaas reported by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee;
*2009/10 financial review of the Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives as reported by the Government Administration Committee;
*Petition 2008/101 of George Pera Graham Naera as reported by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee;
*Dog Control (Perro de Presa Canario) Order 2010 as reported by the Local Government and Environment Committee;
*Report from the Controller and Auditor-General on Matters arising from the 2009-19 long-term council community plans as reported by the Local Government and Environment Committee;
*2009/10 financial review of Statistics New Zealand as reported by the Government Administration Committee;
*2009/10 financial review of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra as reported by the Government Administration Committee.


The Law Commission report ‘Review of the Civil List Act 1979 – Members of Parliament and Ministers” was tabled.

Other document recently received in the Bills Office recently include:

*Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the four months ended 31 October 2010
*New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement 2010
*Takeovers Code (Class Exemptions—Buybacks and Rule 16(b)) Amendment Notice
*Education (Export Education Levy) Regulations
*Education (Disestablishment of Tairawhiti Polytechnic and Incorporation in Eastern Institute of Technology) Order 2010
*Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Amendment Regulations (No 3) 2010
*Social Security (Long-term Residential Care) Amendment Regulations (No 4) 2010
*Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act Commencement Order (No 2) 2010 (2010/446)
*Financial Advisers (Broker Trust Accounts) Exemption Notice 2010
*Greyhound Racing New Zealand, Changes to New Zealand Greyhound Racing Rules 2010

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