When Parliament resumed, the acting Leader of the House Tony Ryall said when Parliament next sat on August 2 the Government intended to make further progress of the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill and the Estimates Debate
It was not the Government’s intention to go into Urgency that week, he said.
The petition of Allen Hair was presented requesting that the House call on the Government in its role as employer to adjust the annuities payable to members of the Government Superannuation Fund and the National Provident Fund to reflect taxes applicable in 2011 rather than the currently reduced annuities that reflect 1990 taxes.
Select committee reports were presented on the:
Special report seeking authority to inquire into the determinants of wellbeing for Pacific children by the Māori Affairs Committee
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Community and Voluntary Sector by the Social Services Committee
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Social Development and Vote Youth Development by the Social Services Committee
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Senior Citizens by the Social Services Committee
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Treaty Negotiations by the Māori Affairs Committee
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Māori Affairs by the Māori Affairs Committee
Criminal Procedure (Reform and
Modernisation) Bill (243-2) by the Justice and
MPs began Question Time.
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