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Published: Wed 14 Mar 2007 11:13 AM


Section 59: Maori Party Offers Critical Votes For Repeal
- We have been asked to support a Bill, as amended by the select Committee. A Bill which is motivated by the need to protect children. We believe that Parliament has an important role in dispelling the illusion that violence is normal and acceptable. We believe that statements of aspiration are important in encouraging whanau to create and maintain violence-free homes. We welcome the initiative of Sue Bradford in this regard. See... Maori Party Position on Repeal of Section 59
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Scoop Audio Maori Party, Bradford On Support for Repeal Of S59
Greens - Law Commission clarifies S59 positionUnited Future - Copeland welcomes Law Commission letterNZ Govt - Maori Party finally puts tamariki firstACT New Zealand - Parliament To Ignore Public On Smacking BillParent.org.nz - Well done Maori PartyPublic Health Association - For the sake of Maori children, s59 must goCommissioner For Children - MPs encouraged to do what is right for childrenYoung Labour - Family First Fantasy Facts Figures and FabricationFamily First - Young Labour rejects Labour vote on Bradford BillFamily First - Bradford should observe democratic process Family First - MP’s should ignore Bradford threats Family First - Pacific Island Leaders call on MP’s to reject billFamily First - Prominent Lawyers dispute Labour, Greens on billFamily First - Law Comm'n Opinion on Smacking Bill Confirms FearsFamily Integrity - Unenforcable Due to Lack of Definitions
See Also: Scoop Full Coverage: Section 59 Bill Second Reading
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