Supplementary Order Paper No 138

No 138

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Commerce Amendment Bill

Proposed amendment

Hon Kris Faafoi, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Clause 2

Replace clause 2 (page 3, lines 4 to 7) with:

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on the day after the date of Royal assent.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper replaces clause 2 of the Commerce Amendment Bill to provide that the whole Bill comes into force on the day after the date of Royal assent. The effect is that Part 1 of the Bill, which relates to competition studies, will come into force 1 month earlier than it would have under the Bill as reported back from select committee.

Departmental disclosure statement

The Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment considers that a departmental disclosure statement is not required to be prepared for this Supplementary Order Paper.