Extended Hours In Final Weeks

by Desk Editor on Thursday, July 3, 2014 — 2:43 PM

The House will sit under extended hours provisions when it begins its final weeks in a fortnight’s time.

Deputy Leader of the House Anny Tolley said next week was the start of a two week adjournment. When the House resumed the Government would amongst other things give priority to the Land Transport Amendment Bill (No 2) and the Accounting Infrastructure Reform Bill.

The House would sit under extended hours on two mornings to progress the Subordinate Legislation (Confirmation and Validation) Bill (No 3), Parliamentary Privilege Bill, Kaikoura (Te Tai-o-Marokura) Marine Management Bill, Te Urewera-Tuhoe Bill and the Ngā Mana Whenua o Tāmaki Makaurau Collective Redress Bill.

The report Parliamentary Service Strategic Intentions 2014 to 2017 was presented.

Select Committee reports were presented on:

Petition 2011/28 of Roy Reid on behalf of Grey Power Federation New Zealand by the Finance and Expenditure Committee

Petition 2011/78 of Deidre Kent and 877 others by the Finance and Expenditure Committee

Petition 2011/87 of Vivian Needham by the Social Services Committee

Report from the Controller and Auditor-General, Inquiry into the Plumbers, Gasfitters, and Drainlayers Board: Follow-up report, and Information request to the Minister for Building and Construction by the Social Services Committee
MPs began Question Time.

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