Supplementary Order Paper No 54

  • withdrawn on 08 August 2018

No 54

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Statutes Amendment Bill (No 2)

Proposed amendment

Hon Aupito William Sio, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Clause 4

In clause 4, insert as subclause (2) (page 7, after line 29):

(2)

In section 36(3), after “infringement offence”, insert “and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $900”.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends clause 4 of the Statutes Amendment Bill (No 2) to add a further amendment to section 36 of the Animal Welfare Act 1999. Section 36 contains an infringement offence for failing to inspect a trap at the required times. The new amendment sets a maximum fine of $900 that a court may impose on a person who commits the infringement offence.

Departmental disclosure statement

The Ministry for Primary Industries considers that a departmental disclosure statement is not required to be prepared for this Supplementary Order Paper.