This bill replaces the Earthquake Commission Act 1993 and changes the name of the Earthquake Commission to Toka Tū Ake – Natural Hazards Commission. The overarching objectives of the changes are to enable better community recovery from natural hazards, to clarify the role of the Commission and the cover provided by the Bill, and to enhance the durability and flexibility of the legislation.
Passed first reading 30 March 2022, now with the Finance and Expenditure Committee (currently before committee).
Submissions due 13 May 2022
|Bill type||Government bill|
|Introduced||16 March 2022|
|First reading||30 March 2022|
|Select Committee||Finance and Expenditure Committee|
|Public submissions due||13 May 2022|
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