Foreign Affairs (Consular Loans) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill provides express statutory authority for the Minister of Foreign Affairs to continue to issue consular loans, consistent with New Zealand's consular functions, to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents where exceptional circumstances exist.

Current status

Previously before the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee, awaiting second reading

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill


All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 135-1
Introduced 21 June 2022
First reading 26 July 2022
Select Committee Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee
Public submissions due 8 September 2022
Select Committee report back 24 November 2022
Divided No

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