Resource Management Reform Bill

Member in charge: Hon Amy Adams

Type of Bill: Government Bill

This omnibus Bill would amendment the Resource Management Act 1991, the Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010, and to the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987.

The Bill would make changes to the consenting regime, seeks to deliver the first combined Auckland plan, provides further regulation-making powers, and make technical and operational changes to various Acts. For further information, see recent Russell McVeagh Carbon Copy update.

Sentencing (Protection of Children from Criminal Offending) Amendment Bill

Member in charge: Le’aufa’amulia Asenati Lole-Taylor

Type of Bill: Member's Bill

This Bill would amend the Sentencing Act 2002 to make criminal offending in the presence of a minor an aggravating factor at sentencing.

Social Security (Clothing Allowances for Orphans and Unsupported Children) Amendment Bill

Member in charge: Tracey Martin

Type of Bill: Member's Bill

This Bill would give unsupported children or orphans the same clothing allowance as provided to foster children.