< Abortion Legislation Bill

Abortion Legislation Bill

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About this bill

This omnibus bill amends the law to decriminalise abortion, better align the regulation of abortion services with other health services, and modernise the legal framework for abortion currently set out in the Crimes Act 1961 and the Contraception, Sterilisation, and Abortion Act 1977.

Vote counts

94 ayes (supporters)
23 noes (opposers)
0 abstentions
3 absent

Vote outcome

Motion agreed to; Bill read a first time.

Member of Parliament responsible


Yes: Amy Adams National

Yes: Kiri Allan Labour

Yes: Ginny Andersen Labour

Yes: Jacinda Ardern Labour

Yes: Darroch Ball NZ First

Yes: Maggie Barry National

Yes: Andrew Bayly National

Yes: David Bennett National

Yes: Paula Bennett National

Yes: Dan Bidois National

Yes: Chris Bishop National

Yes: Simon Bridges National

Yes: David Carter National

Yes: David Clark Labour

Yes: Tamati Coffey Labour

Yes: Judith Collins National

Yes: Liz Craig Labour

Yes: Clare Curran Labour

Yes: Marama Davidson Green

Yes: Kelvin Davis Labour

Yes: Matt Doocey National

Yes: Sarah Dowie National

Yes: Ruth Dyson Labour

Yes: Paul Eagle Labour

Yes: Kris Faafoi Labour

Yes: Andrew Falloon National

Yes: Julie Anne Genter Green

Yes: Golriz Ghahraman Green

Yes: Paul Goldsmith National

Yes: Nathan Guy National

Yes: Peeni Henare Labour

Yes: Chris Hipkins Labour

Yes: Brett Hudson National

Yes: Gareth Hughes Green

Yes: Raymond Huo Labour

Yes: Willie Jackson Labour

Yes: Shane Jones NZ First

Yes: Nikki Kaye National

Yes: Matt King National

Yes: Barbara Kuriger National

Yes: Denise Lee National

Yes: Iain Lees-Galloway Labour

Yes: Andrew Little Labour

Yes: Jan Logie Green

Yes: Marja Lubeck Labour

Yes: Jo Luxton Labour

Yes: Nanaia Mahuta Labour

Yes: Trevor Mallard Labour

Yes: Jenny Marcroft NZ First

Yes: Ron Mark NZ First

Yes: Tracey Martin NZ First

Yes: Kieran McAnulty Labour

Yes: Todd McClay National

Yes: Ian McKelvie National

Yes: Mark Mitchell National

Yes: Clayton Mitchell NZ First

Yes: Todd Muller National

Yes: Stuart Nash Labour

Yes: Damien O'Connor Labour

Yes: Greg O'Connor Labour

Yes: David Parker Labour

Yes: Mark Patterson NZ First

Yes: Winston Peters NZ First

Yes: Willow-Jean Prime Labour

Yes: Priyanca Radhakrishnan Labour

Yes: Grant Robertson Labour

Yes: Jami-Lee Ross Independent

Yes: Deborah Russell Labour

Yes: Eugenie Sage Green

Yes: Alastair Scott National

Yes: Carmel Sepuloni Labour

Yes: David Seymour ACT

Yes: James Shaw Green

Yes: Scott Simpson National

Yes: Aupito William Sio Labour

Yes: Stuart Smith National

Yes: Erica Stanford National

Yes: Jamie Strange Labour

Yes: Chlöe Swarbrick Green

Yes: Fletcher Tabuteau NZ First

Yes: Jan Tinetti Labour

Yes: Anne Tolley National

Yes: Phil Twyford Labour

Yes: Tim van de Molen National

Yes: Nicky Wagner National

Yes: Louisa Wall Labour

Yes: Angie Warren-Clark Labour

Yes: Duncan Webb Labour

Yes: Meka Whaitiri Labour

Yes: Poto Williams Labour

Yes: Nicola Willis National

Yes: Michael Wood Labour

Yes: Megan Woods Labour

Yes: Lawrence Yule National

No: Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi National

No: Simeon Brown National

No: Gerry Brownlee National

No: Jacqui Dean National

No: Paulo Garcia National

No: Joanne Hayes National

No: Harete Hipango National

No: Anahila Kanongata'a-Suisuiki Labour

No: Melissa Lee National

No: Agnes Loheni National

No: Tim Macindoe National

No: Simon O'Connor National

No: Parmjeet Parmar National

No: Chris Penk National

No: Maureen Pugh National

No: Shane Reti National

No: Adrian Rurawhe Labour

No: Jenny Salesa Labour

No: Nick Smith National

No: Rino Tirikatene Labour

No: Louise Upston National

No: Michael Woodhouse National

No: Jonathan Young National

Absent: Alfred Ngaro National

Absent: Hamish Walker National

Absent: Jian Yang National

All data
Bill Abortion Legislation Bill
Parliament 52
Vote date 8 August 2019
Reading 1
Success Yes
Reason A personal vote was called for on the question, That the Abortion Legislation Bill be now read a first time.
Outcome Bill read a first time.
Vote type Personal vote
Hansard status Corrected
Ayes 94
Noes 23
Abstentions 0
Absent 3

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