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Real Estate Agents Bill

This bill replaces the Real Estate Agents Act 1976 and introduces a new regulatory framework for the real estate industry that aims to promote and protect the interests of consumers in real estate transactions by raising industry standards, improving licensing requirements and licensing procedures, providing mandatory disclosure obligations, and providing accountability through an independent, transparent and effective disciplinary process.

There have been 1422 submissions on this bill.

Bill Events

Event Date Ayes Noes Abstentions
Royal Assent 16 Sep 2008
Third Reading 4 Sep 2008,
4 Sep 2008 (resumed)
Bill read a third time. Ayes 65
Labour 49
NZ First 7
Green 5
Maori 3
Progres. 1
Noes 53
National 47
United F. 2
ACT 2
indep. 2 (Copeland, Field)
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In Committee 4 Sep 2008 Bill reported with amendment.

Report adopted.
Second Reading 4 Sep 2008,
4 Sep 2008 (resumed)
Bill read a second time.

Amendments recommended by the Justice and Electoral Committee by majority agreed to.
Ayes 68
Labour 49
NZ First 7
Green 6
Maori 4
Progres. 1
indep. 1 (Field)
Noes 52
National 47
United F. 2
ACT 2
indep. 1 (Copeland)
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SC Reports 6 Jun 2008 The Justice and Electoral Committee reported on this bill. View the bill as reported from the Justice and Electoral Committee at the New Zealand Legislation website.
Submissions Due 29 Feb 2008
First Reading 12 Dec 2007 Bill read a first time. Ayes 70
Labour 49
NZ First 7
Green 6
Maori 4
United F. 2
Progres. 1
indep. 1 (Field)
Noes 49
National 48
indep. 1 (Copeland)
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Introduction 3 Dec 2007 Clayton Cosgrove was the member in charge of this Government bill.

View the bill at introduction at the NZ Legislation website.

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