Included are draft proposals for:
the strategic plan, which sets out the general strategic direction and priorities that provides a framework for the activities described below
Stats NZ is developing Indicators Aotearoa New Zealand to track New Zealand’s progress. The set of indicators will go beyond economic measures, such as gross domestic product, to include well-being and sustainable development.
Why the RTA is being reformed
Since the RTA came into force, homeownership rates have declined and the proportion of households living in rental homes has increased. More people, including families and older people, are renting for longer, or for life.
Public submissions are now being called for Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill
This bill proposes to give people with a terminal illness or a grievous and irremediable medical condition the option of requesting assisted dying.
This bill proposes to improve health and social results for infants and children by requiring that newborns are enrolled with a general practice and primary health organisation before the newborn is due for his or her first immunisation at 6 weeks of age.
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About the consultation
Public submissions are now being invited on the Inquiry, which will examine the law and administrative procedures for the conduct of Local Authority elections in light of the 2016 local elections.
The closing date for submissions is Sunday, 31 December 2017
Public submissions are now being called for Racing Amendment Bill
The main aims of the Bill are to amend the Racing Act 2003 (the Act) to
- improve the competitiveness of the New Zealand Racing Board’s (the Board) betting operations;
- require offshore betting operators to pay to use New Zealand racing and sporting information in their betting products (an information use charge); pay when they take bets on racing or sporting events (or both) where those bets originate in New Zealand (a consumption charge); and
- provide for regulations to be made to revise the formula that is used for allocating proceeds from sports betting between the racing and sports sectors.
This bill amends the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 to address issues related to liability for damage to rental premises caused by a tenant, methamphetamine contamination in rental premises, and tenancies over rental premises that are unlawful for residential use.