Supplementary Order Paper No 180

No 180

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Thursday, 6 March 2008

Misuse of Drugs (Classification of BZP) Amendment Bill


Proposed amendments

Hon Jim Anderton, in Committee, to move the following amendments:

Clause 2

To omit 18 December 2007 (line 2 on page 2) and substitute 1 April 2008.

Clause 6

Subclause (1): to omit 18 June 2008 (line 22 on page 2) and substitute 1 October 2008.

Subclause (3): to omit 17 June 2008 (line 31 on page 2) and substitute 30 September 2008.


Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Misuse of Drugs (Classification of BZP) Amendment Bill to—

  • postpone the date that the Bill comes into force from 18 December 2007 to 1 April 2008:

  • consequentially adjust the 6–month amnesty expiry date to the end of September 2008.