Supplementary Order Paper No 245

No 245

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Geographical Indications (Wine and Spirits) Registration Amendment Bill

Proposed amendment

Richard Prosser, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Clause 21B

Replace clause 21B (page 9, lines 26 to 34) with:

21B New section 39A inserted (Function of New Zealand Geographic Board established under the New Zealand Geographic Board Act 1946)

After section 39, insert:

39A Function of New Zealand Geographic Board established under the New Zealand Geographic Board Act 1946

It is a function of the New Zealand Geographic Board established under section 3 of the New Zealand Geographic Board Act 1946 to advise the Registrar whether the use of a geographical indication in relation to wine or spirits, or the registration of the geographical indication, is, or is likely to be, offensive to Māori.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper replaces clause 21B to provide that the New Zealand Geographical Board advise the Registrar on whether the use of a geographical indication in relation to wine or spirits is likely to be offensive to Māori.