Dr Kennedy Graham, in Committee, to move the following amendments:
Subclause (1): to omit
“or claim” (line 9 on page 11).
Subclause (2): to omit
“or claim” (line 13 on page 11).
To add the following subclause after subclause (3) (after line 19 on page 11):
To insert the following subclause after subclause 5 (after line 3 on page 18):
To omit subclause (7) and substitute the following subclause (lines 5 and 6 on page 21):
To add the following subclause after subclause (3) (after line 7 on page 22):
This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Bill. It is important that the people of Christchurch have their say in how their city is rebuilt. It is important that the elected local councils have a strong role in the recovery effort and the amendment to clause 10 will ensure this. The amendment to clause 24 provides a time limitation on the suspension or revocation of provisions on the RMA to till 12 months, at which point they must be reviewed to see if there are still necessary. Powers should not remain in force for 5 years unless they are still required. The amendment to clause 27 provides that if people's existing rights under the RMA are unilaterally removed there should be compensation provided. The amendment to clause 30 provides for some protection of people’s privacy rights under this Act. It is important that where possible people’s fundamental rights are protected under this bill.