Bills and votes

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Accident Compensation (Maternal Birth Injury and Other Matters) Amendment Bill (updated Thursday 22 September 2022)

In progress The main objectives of this bill are to provide more equitable coverage for injuries covered by the Accident Compensation Scheme, and to provide grea…

Increased Penalties for Breach of Biosecurity Bill (updated Thursday 22 September 2022)

In progress The purpose of this bill is to better protect our border by deterring offenders from bringing in illegal biosecurity risks items such as fruit or oth…

Taxation (Annual Rates for 2022-23, Platform Economy, and Remedial Matters) Bill (No 2) (updated Thursday 22 September 2022)

In progress Policy proposals in this omnibus bill fall into three categories; the first category is to set the annual rates of income tax for the 2022-23 tax yea…

Dairy Industry Restructuring (Fonterra Capital Restructuring) Amendment Bill (updated Thursday 22 September 2022)

In progress This bill amends the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001 to enable Fonterra to implement a new capital structure.

Deposit Takers Bill (updated Thursday 22 September 2022)

In progress The provisions in the bill are intended to help protect society from the damage to New Zealand's financial system and wider economy that could be cau…

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Bills decided by personal (conscience) votes

The progression of these bills through Parliament has been determined by personal voting. This means that Members of Parliament have individually voted on a bill, rather than allowing their parties to vote on their behalf.

Because of this individual choice, personal votes are often known as "conscience votes". WhereTheyStand displays these bills prominently because personal votes are usually on contentious issues.

Contraception, Sterilisation, and Abortion (Safe Areas) Amendment Bill

Enacted This Member’s bill provides a regulation-making power to set up safe areas around specific abortion facilities on a case-by-case basis.

Abortion Legislation Bill

Enacted This omnibus bill amends the law to decriminalise abortion, better align the regulation of abortion services with other health services, and modernis…

End of Life Choice Bill

Enacted This bill gives people with a terminal illness the option of requesting assisted dying.

Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Renewal of Licences) Amendment Bill (No 2)

In progress This bill provides that where a local alcohol policy is in place under the provisions of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 any renewal of a lic…

Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis and Other Matters) Amendment Bill

Defeated The purpose of this bill is to make it legal for New Zealanders who are suffering from terminal illness or any debilitating condition to use cannabis…

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Votes

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