Supplementary Order Paper No 390

  • withdrawn on 15 October 2019

No 390

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Conservation (Indigenous Freshwater Fish) Amendment Bill

Proposed amendment

Sarah Dowie, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Clause 9

In clause 9, new section 26ZJA, after subsection (1), insert:


If the Director-General declares an area on private property to be a spawning area, the Director-General must—


consult the property owner; and


provide for an appeal process, which must include a right for the property owner to be heard; and


give effect to the property owner’s right to justice under section 27 of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Conservation (Indigenous Freshwater Fish) Amendment Bill to create a consultation and appeal process for affected landowners when a spawning area is declared on their property.