Supplementary Order Paper No 240

No 240

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 2 September 2008

Climate Change (Emissions Trading and Renewable Preference) Bill


Proposed amendment

Te Ururoa Flavell, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

New clause 2A

To insert new clause 2A after clause 2 (page 13, after line 5):

2A Act to give effect to Treaty of Waitangi
  • This Act shall be so interpreted and administered as to give effect to the Treaty of Waitangi.


Explanatory note

An explicit reference to the Treaty of Waitangi is added to the Climate Change (Emissions Trading and Renewable Preference) Bill to ensure that the Emissions Trading Scheme will be implemented and operated in accordance with the rights guaranteed to Maori under the Treaty of Waitangi.