Supplementary Order Paper No 62

No 62

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Judicature Modernisation Bill

Proposed amendment

Jacinda Ardern, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Clause 3

After clause 3(d) (page 28, after line 8), insert:

  • (2) Nothing in this Act affects New Zealand's continuing commitment to the rule of law and the sovereignty of Parliament.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends clause 3 of the Bill to ensure consistency with the Supreme Court Act 2003 and confirm the commitment to an important judicial and legislative principle that will otherwise be lost from the Bill.