Supplementary Order Paper No 88

No 88

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Biosecurity Law Reform Bill


Proposed amendment

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

New clause 8A:

After clause 8 (after line 19 on page 18), insert:

8A New section 5A inserted (Principles of Treaty of Waitangi)
  • After clause 5, insert:

    5A Principles of Treaty of Waitangi
    • This Act must be interpreted and administered so as to give effect to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.


Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Biosecurity Law Reform Bill so as to ensure that the Biosecurity Act 1993 is interpreted and administered so as to give effect to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.