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Source: New Zealand Parliament – Hansard

TUESDAY, 1 DECEMBER 2020

The Speaker took the Chair at 2 p.m.

Prayers.

PETITIONS, PAPERS, SELECT COMMITTEE REPORTS, AND INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

SPEAKER: No select committee reports have been delivered for presentation. A petition has been delivered to the Clerk.

CLERK: Petition of Sophie Handford requesting that the House of Representatives support a climate emergency declaration, provide for net zero carbon, end fossil fuel exploration and extraction, invest in a sustainable economy, and honour its responsibility to the Pacific.

SPEAKER: That petition stands referred to the Petitions Committee. Ministers have delivered papers.

CLERK:

  • Report in relation to selected non-departmental appropriations for the year ended 30 June 2020:
    • Minister of Tourism for Vote Business, Science and Innovation
    • Minister of Customs for Vote Customs, and
    • Minister of Education for Vote Education;
  • annual reports for 2019-20 for:
    • Kāinga Ora
    • Parliamentary Counsel Office
    • Crown Law
    • New Zealand Customs Service
    • Ministry for the Environment
    • Environmental Protection Authority
    • Ministry of Education
    • Education Review Office
    • New Zealand Qualifications Authority, and
    • Ministry for Women;
  • statement of performance expectations 2020-21 for:
    • Te Kāhui Tātari Ture | Criminal Cases Review Commission and
    • New Zealand Trade and Enterprise;
  • statement of intent 2020-24 for Te Kāhui Tātari Ture | Criminal Cases Review Commission;
  • statement of intent 2020-25, Ministry for the Environment;
  • strategic intentions 2020-24 for the Parliamentary Counsel Office; and
  • Ministry of Education report on the compulsory schools sector in New Zealand 2019.

SPEAKER: Those papers are published under the authority of the House. The Clerk has been informed of the introduction of bills.

CLERK:

  • Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill introduction.
  • COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Bill introduction.
  • Drug and Substance Checking Legislation Bill introduction.

SPEAKER: Those bills are set down for first reading.

MIL OSI