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Regulatory Responsibility Bill

This bill aims to improve parliamentary laws and regulations in New Zealand by specifying principles of responsible regulatory management to apply to the Government in pursuing its policy objectives, and by requiring the Crown to report on its compliance with the principles.

There have been 207 submissions on this bill.

Bill Events

Event Date Ayes Noes Abstentions
SC Reports 30 May 2008 The Commerce Committee reported on this bill.
Submissions Due 10 Aug 2007
First Reading 27 Jun 2007 Bill read a first time. Ayes 114
Labour 49
National 48
NZ First 7
Maori 4
United F. 2
Progres. 1
indep. 1 (Copeland)
Noes 6
Green 6
Introduction 2 Aug 2006

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