Bills and votes

Recently updated bills

Counter-Terrorism Legislation Bill (updated Wednesday 15 September 2021)

In progress This omnibus bill will amend the Terrorism Suppression Act 2002, the Search and Surveillance Act 2012, and the Terrorism Suppression (Control Orders)…

Imprest Supply (Second for 2021/22) Bill (updated Tuesday 14 September 2021)

Enacted This bill ensures that the Government has sufficient supply to implement Cabinet decisions made or otherwise finalised after the contents of the 2021…

Commerce Amendment Bill (updated Tuesday 14 September 2021)

In progress This bill amends the Commerce Act 1986 to strengthen the prohibition against misuse of market power and make other changes to improve the functioning…

Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Amendment Bill (updated Tuesday 14 September 2021)

In progress The intention of this bill is to improve the protection of individual rights and the safety of patients and the public, and to enable a more effectiv…

Maritime Transport (MARPOL Annex VI) Amendment Bill (updated Tuesday 14 September 2021)

In progress This bill provides a power for the Minister to make marine protection rules in relation to Annex VI substances, and for the Director of Maritime New …

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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

In progress 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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