Supplementary Order Paper No 266

No 266

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Freedom Camping Bill


Proposed amendment

Rāhui Kātene, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

New clause 3A

To insert the following clause after clause 3 (after line 32 on page 4):

3A Tiriti o Waitangi
  • In order to recognise and respect the Crown’s responsibility to take appropriate account of te Tiriti o Waitangi, local authorities and any person acting on behalf of local authorities must act in a way that is consistent with te Tiriti o Waitangi when exercising powers or performing functions under this Act.


Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Freedom Camping Bill to require local authorities to recognise, respect, and act in accordance with te Tiriti o Waitangi when exercising powers or performing functions under the Act.