When Parliament resumed at 2pm a number of petitions and papers were presented.
Two petitions were tabled, one asking the House inquire into the construction of a cycle pathway Napier and Gisborne and another asking the House to legislate for the protection of sub-contractors and trades when main contractors are liquidated.
Statements of Intent and Performance Expectations were presented from Careers New Zealand, New Zealand Transport Agency, Tertiary Education Commission and Ministry of Transport.
Select committee reports were presented on the:
Energy (Fuels, Levies, and References) Amendment Bill by the Commerce Committee
Briefing on fertiliser standards by the Primary Production Committee
Report from the Controller and Auditor-General, Ministry for Primary Industries: Preparing for and responding to biosecurity incursions by the Primary Production Committee
Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Monetary Policy Statement, June 2014 by the Finance and Expenditure Committee
2014/15 Estimates for Vote Defence and Vote Defence Force by the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee
2014/15 Estimates for Vote Justice by the Justice and Electoral Committee
2014/15 Estimates for Vote Primary Industries by the Primary Production Committee
Activities of the Regulations Review Committee in 2013 by the Regulations Review Committee
Interim report on Petition 2011/90 of Jessie Hume by the Law and Order Committee
Report from the Controller and Auditor-General, Department of Corrections: Managing offenders to reduce reoffending by the Law and Order Committee
MPs began Question Time.
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