Supplementary Order Paper No 117

No 117

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Family and Whānau Violence Legislation Bill

Proposed motion to divide Bill into 2 Bills

Hon Andrew Little, in Committee, to move as follows:

That the enacting words, clauses 1 and 2, Part 1, and Schedules 1 and 2 be a separate Bill, and that the enacting words, clauses 1 and 2, and the Part 1 heading be replaced with:

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the Family Violence Act 2017.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on 1 July 2019.

That Part 2 be a separate Bill, and that the Part 2 heading be replaced with:

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the Family Violence (Amendments) Act 2017.

2 Commencement

(1)

This Act comes into force on 1 July 2019.

(2)

However, the following provisions come into force on 3 December 2018:

(a)

subpart 1 of Part 2 (amendments to Bail Act 2000):

(b)

subpart 3 of Part 2 (amendments to Crimes Act 1961):

(c)

subpart 5 of Part 2 (amendments to Evidence Act 2006).

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper divides the Family and Whānau Violence Legislation Bill into the following 2 Bills:

  • Family Violence Bill:

  • Family Violence (Amendments) Bill.