< Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill

Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill extends the repeal date of the Government's temporary powers relating to visas in response to the COVID-19 outbreak by 2 years, to the close of 15 May 2023. It also extends the maximum duration of a suspension in the ability of certain offshore persons to make temporary entry class visa applications from 3 months to 6 months.

Vote counts

76 ayes (supporters)
43 noes (opposers)
0 abstentions
1 absent

Vote outcome

Motion agreed to; Motion agreed to.

Member of Parliament responsible


Yes: Green Party 9 votes

Yes: Labour Party 65 votes

Yes: Māori Party 2 votes

No: ACT New Zealand 10 votes

No: National Party 33 votes

All data
Bill Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill
Parliament 53
Vote date 6 May 2021
Reading 3
Success Yes
Reason A party vote was called for on the question, That the Immigration (COVID-19 Response) Amendment Bill be now read a third time.
Outcome Motion agreed to.
Vote type Party vote
Hansard status Final
Ayes 76
Noes 43
Abstentions 0
Absent 1

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