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Report Backs And Petitions

When Parliament resumed at 2pm a petition from Helen Kelly on behalf of the CTU signed by 15 people was presented calling for a select committee inquiry into the implications for New Zealand of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, and for the publication on the internet of documents tabled by the Government, and of other key documents, at the negotiations.

Select committee reports were presented on:

the Biosecurity Law Reform Bill as reported by the Primary Production Committee;

Reserve Bank of New Zealand's monetary policy statement, June 2011 by the Finance and Expenditure Committee;

Building Amendment Bill (No 3) by the Local Government and Environment Committee;

Nga Wai o Maniapoto (Waipa River) Bill by the Māori Affairs Committee;

Crown Pastoral Land (Rent for Pastoral Leases) Amendment Bill by the Primary Production Committee;

2011/12 Estimates for Vote Energy by the Commerce Committee;

2011/12 Estimates for Vote Communications by the Commerce Committee;

Sustainable Biofuel Bill by the Local Government and Environment Committee;

Report from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment on Some biofuels are better than others: Thinking strategically about biofuels by the Local Government and Environment Committee.

The annual report of the Armed Forces Canteen, a report on the Speaker’s Parliamentary Delegation to China and the Auditor General’s report on Custom’s revenue were presented.

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