Have Your Say On The New Zealand Bill Of Rights (Declarations Of Inconsistency) Amendment Bill
This bill would provide a mechanism for the Government
and the House of Representatives to consider and respond to
a declaration of inconsistency made under the New Zealand
Bill of Rights Act 1990 or the Human Rights Act
For further information about this bill please
see the Bill Digest which is available below.
the privileges Committee what you think
submission on the bill by midnight on 11 August
For more details about the bill:
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Whenever a political scandal breaks, party leaders have two basic options. They can confess to being in boots and all, and try to brazen it out : nothing to see here, move on. This tended to be the John Key approach. Very hard to pull that off in this case, given that it involved violating the privacy of sick New Zealanders for party political gain.
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