< Lawyers and Conveyancers (Employed Lawyers Providing Free Legal Services) Amendment Bill

Lawyers and Conveyancers (Employed Lawyers Providing Free Legal Services) Amendment Bill

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About this bill

This Member’s bill amends the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006 to allow a lawyer who is an employee to do free legal work other than for the lawyer’s employer on conditions set by the New Zealand Law Society.

Vote counts

45 ayes (supporters)
75 noes (opposers)
0 abstentions
0 absent

Vote outcome

Motion not agreed to

Member of Parliament responsible

Votes

Yes: Green Party 10 votes

Yes: Māori Party 2 votes

Yes: National Party 33 votes

No: ACT New Zealand 10 votes

No: Labour Party 65 votes


All data
Bill Lawyers and Conveyancers (Employed Lawyers Providing Free Legal Services) Amendment Bill
Parliament 53
Vote date 15 February 2022
Reading 2
Success No
Reason A party vote was called for on the question, That Lawyers and Conveyancers (Employed Lawyers Providing Free Legal Services) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.
Vote type Party vote
Hansard status Corrected
Ayes 45
Noes 75
Abstentions 0
Absent 0

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