Bills and votes

Recently updated bills

Building (Building Products and Methods, Modular Components, and Other Matters) Amendment Bill (updated Tuesday 02 March 2021)

In progress This bill amends the Building Act 2004, by contributing to a programme of reforms to the building regulatory system that will lift the efficiency and…

Local Electoral (Māori Wards and Māori Constituencies) Amendment Bill (updated Tuesday 02 March 2021)

Enacted This bill amends the Local Electoral Act 2001 to align the treatment of Māori wards and constituencies with the treatment of general wards and consti…

Gas (Information Disclosure and Penalties) Amendment Bill (updated Monday 01 March 2021)

In progress This bill amends the Gas Act 1992 to provide for enhanced information disclosure requirements for the gas market and to ensure that settings around e…

Organic Products Bill (updated Monday 01 March 2021)

In progress This objectives of this bill are to increase consumer confidence in purchasing organic products, increase certainty for businesses making claims that…

Sexual Violence Legislation Bill (updated Thursday 25 February 2021)

In progress This bill amends the Evidence Act 2006, Victims’ Rights Act 2002, and Criminal Procedure Act 2011 to reduce the retraumatisation victims of sexual vi…

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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.

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…

Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill

Enacted This bill amends the Shop Trading Hours Act Repeal Act 1990 to grant territorial authorities a limited power to create bylaws that allow shop trading…

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Votes

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