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Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: The Government’s urgency in repealing the ‘Hobbit law’

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, Legal issues, Legislation, Lobbyists, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: The Government’s urgency in repealing the ‘Hobbit law’

[embedded content] Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: The Government’s urgency in repealing the ‘Hobbit law’ Dr Bryce Edwards. Like any sector in society, those who own and operate businesses have a vested interest in influencing governments to make rules that favour their operations. And not only is the power of business extraordinarily strong, many argue it […]

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Bryce Edwards’s Political Roundup: Time to scrap or reduce the 5% MMP threshold

By   /  October 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, Legal issues, Legislation, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards’s Political Roundup: Time to scrap or reduce the 5% MMP threshold

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Bryce Edwards’s Political Roundup: Time to scrap or reduce the 5% MMP threshold Dr Bryce Edwards. MMP has a major problem – it’s killing off the minor parties. Smaller parties were supposed to revive and shakeup the party system, providing a diverse array of ideological options for voters. Instead, since 1996, […]

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CYF bill needs to go back to the drawing board

By   /  April 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, children, CYF, domestic violence, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Green Party, Justice & Democracy, Legislation, Maori, Opposition News, Oranga Tamariki, Politics, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, The Issues  /  Comments Off on CYF bill needs to go back to the drawing board

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: CYF bill needs to go back to the drawing board It’s becoming increasingly clear that the Government needs to go back to the drawing board on the Child Youth and Family (Oranga Tamariki) Bill. Māori have been leading the charge on raising questions on what […]

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Vanuatu government hopes new laws will save it on global finance ‘grey list’

By   /  January 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Banking, Business, Evening Report, Hotels, international law, Legislation, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Money laundering, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu government hopes new laws will save it on global finance ‘grey list’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Will legislation passed last year be sufficient to remove Vanuatu’s financial sector from international grey listing? Image: Vanuatu Daily Digest By Bob Makin in Port Vila The Vanuatu government’s Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Committee is confident that the submission of some 31 Bills to Parliament last year should improve […]

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Submissions on Exposure Draft of the Statutes Repeal Bill — The Treasury

By   /  September 27, 2016  /  24/7 News, Economy, InformationRelease, Legislation, New Zealand Treasury, Public Sector, Regulation  /  Comments Off on Submissions on Exposure Draft of the Statutes Repeal Bill — The Treasury

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Treasury – Release/Statement Headline: Submissions on Exposure Draft of the Statutes Repeal Bill — The Treasury Page updated 22 Sep 2016 The Treasury and Parliamentary Counsel Office recently sought submissions on an exposure draft of the Statutes Repeal Bill.  The Bill was introduced into Parliament on 6 September. The […]

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