Section 59: Bill Passes 2nd Reading 70 - 51
- The New Zealand Parliament can be applauded for passing the second reading of the Crimes (Abolition of Force as a
Justification for Child Discipline) Amendment Bill, says Save the Children New Zealand's Executive Director, John Bowis.
"The job now is to follow through by passing the bill, without watering it down with amendments, through committee and
third reading stages. See... Protect Children From Abuse
Section 59: Nats Want Amendment to Bill -
“I am seeking a sensible compromise with the amendments I intend to make to Sue Bradford’s Member’s Bill,” says National
MP Chester Borrows. “The full National Party caucus supports my amendments, should the bill get to the committee stages.
“I regard my amendments as a commonsense compromise and hope that other MPs in Parliament see the sense in what I am
proposing. See... Section 59 amendments explained