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Parliament Resumes With Comings And Goings

Parliament Resumes With Comings And Goings

When Parliament resumed at 2pm, Speaker Lockwood Smith said he had received the official resignation of John Carter from Parliament and Mana MP Hone Harawira was sworn in.

Prime Minister John Key moved a motion noting the House’s sadness at the mass killings in Norway, other parties spoke in support and it was passed without dissent.

The Law Commission report - ‘Review of the Privacy Act 1993: A Review of the Law of Privacy: Stage 4’ was tabled as was a report from Archives New Zealand, Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga, Chief Archivist's Annual Report on the State of Government Recordkeeping 2010.


Select Committee Reports were presented on the:

Inquiry into early detection and treatment of prostate cancer as reported by the Health Committee;
Regulatory Reform (Repeals) Bill as reported by the Commerce Committee;
Regulatory Reform Bill as reported by the Commerce Committee;
Freedom Camping Bill as reported by the Local Government and Environment Committee;
Student Loan Scheme Bill as reported by the Finance and Expenditure Committee;
Local Government Borrowing Bill as reported by the Local Government and Environment Committee;
Education Amendment Bill (No 4) as reported by the Education and Science Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote ACC as reported by the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Transport as reported by the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Defence and Vote Defence Force as reported by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Foreign Affairs and Trade and Vote Official Development Assistance as reported by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Employment as reported by the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Immigration as reported by the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Labour as reported by the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Ministerial Services as reported by the Government Administration Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote State Services as reported by the Government Administration Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Office of the Clerk and Vote Parliamentary Service as reported by the Government Administration Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Statistics as reported by the Government Administration Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Pacific Island Affairs as reported by the Government Administration Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Arts, Culture and Heritage, Vote Emergency Management, Vote National Archives, Vote National Library, Vote Ombudsmen, Vote Prime Minister and Cabinet, Vote Racing, and Vote Sport and Recreation as reported by the Government Administration Committee;
Visit of a delegation of chairpersons and deputy chairpersons from the Legislative Assembly of Queensland as reported by the Government Administration Committee;
Visit by a delegation from the Parliament of Tuvalu as reported by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Local Government as reported by the Local Government and Environment Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Climate Change and for Vote Environment as reported by the Local Government and Environment Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Conservation as reported by the Local Government and Environment Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment as reported by the Local Government and Environment Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Consumer Affairs as reported by the Commerce Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Police as reported by the Law and Order Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Corrections as reported by the Law and Order Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Serious Fraud as reported by the Law and Order Committee;
Visit of a delegation of Chairpersons and Deputy Chairpersons from the Legislative Assembly of Queensland as reported by the Justice and Electoral Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Fisheries as reported by the Primary Production Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Lands as reported by the Primary Production Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Tertiary Education as reported by the Education and Science Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Education as reported by the Education and Science Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Commerce as reported by the Commerce Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Housing as reported by the Social Services Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Revenue as reported by the Finance and Expenditure Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Canterbury Earthquake Recovery as reported by the Finance and Expenditure Committee;
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Education Review Office as reported by the Education and Science Committee;
Petition 2008/0105 of Paula Thackwell and 8,246 others as reported by the Health Committee; and
2011/12 Estimates for Vote Health as reported by the Health Committee.


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