Supplementary Order Paper No 530

No 530

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Taumata Arowai–the Water Services Regulator Bill

Proposed amendment

Hon Nanaia Mahuta, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Clause 2

Replace clause 2 (page 2, lines 4 to 11) with:

2 Commencement

(1)

This Act comes into force on the earlier of—

(a)

a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council; and

(b)

the 15-month anniversary of the date of Royal assent.

(2)

One or more Orders in Council may be made appointing different dates for different provisions.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper proposes an amendment to the Taumata Arowai–the Water Services Regulator Bill by replacing clause 2 (the commencement clause).

Under new clause 2, the Bill will come into force on the earlier of—

  • a date (or dates) appointed by Order in Council (of which there may be more than 1); and

  • the 15-month anniversary of the date on which the Bill receives Royal assent.

Departmental disclosure statement

The Department of Internal Affairs considers that a departmental disclosure statement is not required to be prepared for this Supplementary Order Paper.