Public submissions for this bill close on Sunday 15 August 2021.
This bill provides powers to enforcement officers to respond to a range of criminal offending in international waters including offences that take place on board a New Zealand-flagged vessel in international waters, offences that take place on board a foreign-flagged vessel or stateless vessel in international waters for which New Zealand has extraterritorial jurisdiction, and situations where an alleged offender or evidence of criminal offending is located on a New Zealand, foreign, or stateless vessel in international waters.
Passed first reading 06 July 2021, now with the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee (currently before committee).
Submissions due 15 August 2021
Passed by a majority of 100 votes (110 ayes, 10 noes, 0 abstentions)
|Bill type||Government bill|
|Introduced||23 June 2021|
|First reading||6 July 2021|
|Select Committee||Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee|
|Public submissions due||15 August 2021|
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