Supplementary Order Paper No 87

No 87

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Biosecurity Law Reform Bill


Proposed amendments

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

Clause 37: new section 63(1A):

In clause 37, new section 63(1A), after paragraph (b) (after line 2 on page 78), insert:

  • (c) tangata whenua who may be affected by the proposed plan were consulted through iwi authorities and tribal runanga.

Clause 37: new section 63(1AB):

In new clause 37 after new section 63(1A) (after line 2 on page 78), insert:

  • (1AB) In considering whether the council is satisfied as required by section 63(1A)(c), the council must have regard to the scale of the impacts on tangata whenua who are likely to be affected by the proposal, with particular regard to their cultural and economic aspirations.

Clause 37: new section 63(1B):

In clause 37, new section 63(1B), after “The Minister must be satisfied that, if consultation with” (line 3 on page 78), delete “tangata whenua or”.

Clause 37: new section 63(6):

In clause 37 after new section 63(5) (after line 38 on page 78), insert:

  • (6) If the Minister does not require consultation to be undertaken with tangata whenua, reasons for the decision must be noted in relevant planning documents.

Clause 37: new section 71(1A)(c):

In clause 37, new section 71(1A)(c), replace “consulted through iwi authorities and tribal runanga” (lines 21 and 22 on page 91) with “given reasonable opportunity to participate in a meaningful consultation process”.

Clause 37: new section 71(1AA):

In clause 37 after new section 71(1A) (after line 22 on page 91), insert:

  • (1AA) In considering whether the council is satisfied as required by section 71(1A)(c), the council must have regard to the scale of the impacts on tangata whenua who are likely to be affected by the proposal, with particular regard to their cultural and economic aspirations.

Clause 37: new section 71(1)(c):

In clause 37, new section 71(1)(c), after “the level of support for, or opposition to, the proposal from persons” (line 36 on page 91), insert “, including mandated representatives of tangata whenua,”.

Clause 37: new section 72(2):

In clause 37, new section 72(2), after paragraph (m) (after line 15 on page 93), insert:

  • (ma) tangata whenua who are affected by the plan and to what extent they have been consulted:

Clause 37: new section 81(1):

In clause 37, new section 81(1), after paragraph (c) (after line 12 on page 107), insert:

  • (d) the extent to which tangata whenua who may be affected by the proposal were consulted through iwi authorities and tribal runanga.

Clause 37: new section 81(1AA)

In clause 37 after new section 81(1A) (after line 33 on page 106), insert:

  • (1AA) In considering whether the council is satisfied as required by section 81(1)(c), the council must have regard to the scale of the impacts on tangata whenua who are likely to be affected by the proposal, with particular regard to their cultural and economic aspirations.

Clause 37: new section 81(1B)

In new section 81(1B) (line 35 on page 106), delete tangata whenua or.

Clause 37: new section 81(6)

In clause 37 after new section 81(5) (after line 32 on page 107), insert:

  • (6) If the Minister does not require consultation to be undertaken with tangata whenua, reasons for the decision must be noted in the relevant planning documents.


Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Biosecurity Law Reform Bill so as to provide for improved levels of consultation with tangata whenua.