Amendments to electoral law were introduced this afternoon.
When Parliament resumed at 2pm the Government set down the Electoral Amendment Bill for its first reading. This bill implements changes to the Electoral Act recommended by the Justice and Electoral Committee’s Inquiry into the 2011 General Election.
Select committee reports were presented on the:
Briefing on Molesworth Station by the Primary Production Committee
Local Government (Auckland Council) Amendment Bill (No 2) by the Local Government and Environment Committee
Petition 2011/19 of Emma Moon on behalf of 350.org and 2, 124 others by the Local Government and Environment Committee
Petition 2011/55 of Brian Meachen by the Local Government and Environment Committee
MPs then began Question Time.
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