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Parliament Pays Respects To Sir Paul Reeves


Parliament Pays Respects To Sir Paul Reeves

When Parliament resumed at 2pm Parliament passed a motion without notice expressing its condolences to the family of the late Sir Paul Reeves and praising his contribution to society.

Select committee reports were presented on the

Southland District Council (Stewart Island/Rakiura Visitor Levy) Empowering Bill (159-2) by the Local Government and Environment Committee;

International treaty examination of the Agreement between the Government of Hong Kong and the Government of New Zealand for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income by the Finance and Expenditure Committee;

International treaty examination of the Protocol of Amendments to the Convention on the International Hydrographic Organization bythe Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee;

Petition 2008/17 of Jan Dixon and 2,141 others by the Commerce Committee;

Report from the Controller and Auditor-General on Local Government: Results of the 2009/10 audits by the Local Government and Environment Committee;

Report from the Controller and Auditor-General on Matters arising from Auckland Council's planning document by the Local Government and Environment Committee;

Report from the Controller and Auditor-General on Final audits of Auckland's dissolved councils, and managing leaky home liabilities by the Local Government and Environment Committee;

Petition 2008/118 of Coral Holroyd by the Law and Order Committee;

Report from the Controller and Auditor-General on Guidance for members of local authorities about the Local Authorities (Members' Interests) Act 1968 by the Local Government and Environment Committee;

Report from the Controller and Auditor-General on Ministry of Social Development: Managing the recovery of debt by the Social Services Committee;

Briefing on the vision screening programme by the Health Committee;

Petition 2008/124 of Louise Marion Carroll and 5,857 others by the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee;

Petition 2008/69 of Laura McCarthy by the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee; and

Arms (Military Style Semi-automatic Firearms and Import Controls) Amendment Bill (285-2) by the Law and Order Committee.

The Privacy Information Sharing Bill and Victims of Crime Reform Bill was introduced.

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