Supplementary Order Paper No 272

No 272

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Intelligence and Security Bill

Proposed amendment

Rt Hon Bill English, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Schedule 3

In Schedule 3, replace clause 24(2) (page 187, lines 18 to 20) with:


The chairperson has a deliberative vote and, in the case of an equality of votes, also has a casting vote.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Intelligence and Security Bill to replace clause 24(2) of Schedule 3 with a new provision that ensures that in all cases the chairperson of the Intelligence and Security Committee has a deliberative vote and, if there is an equality of votes, also a casting vote.