< Policing (Killing a Police Dog) Amendment Bill

Policing (Killing a Police Dog) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill amends the Policing Act 2008 to increase the penalty for killing a police dog, from a maximum of two years to a maximum of five years imprisonment.

Vote counts

43 ayes (supporters)
75 noes (opposers)
0 abstentions
2 absent

Vote outcome

Motion not agreed to; Motion not agreed to.

Member of Parliament responsible

Matt Doocey


Yes: ACT New Zealand 10 votes

Yes: National Party 33 votes

No: Green Party 10 votes

No: Labour Party 65 votes

All data
Bill Policing (Killing a Police Dog) Amendment Bill
Parliament 53
Vote date 14 April 2021
Reading 1
Success No
Reason A party vote was called for on the question, That the Policing (Killing a Police Dog) Amendment Bill be now read a first time.
Outcome Motion not agreed to.
Vote type Party vote
Hansard status Final
Ayes 43
Noes 75
Abstentions 0
Absent 2

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