Supplementary Order Paper No 63

No 63

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 ; and, and also insert:

  • (e) enable important legal matters, including legal matters relating to the Treaty of Waitangi, to be resolved with an understanding of New Zealand conditions, history, and traditions.

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.