Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Bill

  • enacted
72  Function of Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Review Panel
  • (1) The function of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Review Panel is to provide advice on request to both the Minister and the relevant Minister in relation to Orders in Council that may be required for the purpose of this Act.

    (2) All draft Orders in Council must be reviewed by the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Review Panel before they are recommended under section 70.

    (3) Within 3 working days after the date on which a draft Order in Council is received for review or any longer time allowed by the Minister,—

    • (a) the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Review Panel must review the draft; and

    • (b) the convener must give both the Minister and the relevant Minister a report that includes the panel's recommendations.

    (4) A review by the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Review Panel may be conducted in any manner the convener thinks appropriate, including by telephone or video conference.

    (5) The convener has a casting vote if there are more than 2 members voting and there is an equality of votes.

    (6) The Minister must publicly notify the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Review Panel's recommendations on a draft Order in Council.

    (7) The Minister must, as soon as practicable after receiving the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Review Panel's recommendations on a draft Order in Council, present a copy to the House of Representatives.