MPs will vote on the minimum age to purchase alcohol next Thursday.
Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee said in his Business Statement to Parliament, MPs would vote on part two of the Alcohol Reform Bill
on Thursday Afternoon.
This part of the bill deals with the age a person should be to buy alcohol in both on-licence and off-licence premises.
These votes are usually a conscience issue and Brownlee said how MPs voted would be a matter between parties and the
Wednesday is a members’ day.
On Thursday the House will sit from 9am to debate the Social Services Committee’s report on the Inquiry into the
identification, rehabilitation, and care and protection of child offenders. The House will also deal with the second
readings of the Electronic Identity Verification Bill
, the Identity Information Confirmation Bill
, and the Legislation Bill
The Government’s response to the Regulation Review Committee’s report on a complaint over legal service fees was
Select committee reports were presented on the:
The Auditor-General’s report Inquiry into aspects of ACC’s Board-level governance was presented and the National War Memorial Park (Pukeahu) Empowering Bill
and Student Loan Scheme Amendment Bill (No 2)
MPs began Question Time.
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