Accessibility for New Zealanders Bill

About this bill

This bill establishes a new legislative framework that addresses systemic accessibility barriers that prevent disabled people, tāngata whaikaha and their whānau, and others with accessibility needs from living independently and participating in all areas of life.

Current status

Passed first reading 02 August 2022, now with the Social Services and Community Committee (currently before committee).
Submissions due 07 November 2022

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill



All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 153-1
Introduced 28 July 2022
First reading 2 August 2022
Select Committee Social Services and Community Committee
Public submissions due 7 November 2022
Divided No

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