Supplementary Order Paper No 23

No 23

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Regulatory Reform Bill

Proposed amendments

Eugenie Sage, in Committee, to move the following amendments:

Clause 51

In new section 48AA(1), delete paragraph (e).

In new section 48AA(1)(a), after The Governor-General may, by Order in Council, insert made on the recommendation of the Minister.

After new section 48AA(2), insert:

  • (3) Before making a recommendation to the Governor-General under subsection (1)(a), the Minister must consult the New Zealand Conservation Authority about any draft regulations and must, when making a recommendation, take account of that advice.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Regulatory Reform Bill to ensure that conservation activities undertaken by the Department of Conservation are not compromised by timeframes that exceed the ability of the Department to handle.