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Have Your Say On The Foreign Affairs (Consular Loans) Amendment Bill

Saturday, 30 July 2022, 2:19 pm | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee is now seeking public submissions on the Foreign Affairs (Consular Loans) Amendment Bill. The bill would expressly authorise the long-standing practice of the Minister of Foreign Affairs lending money ... More >>

Have Your Say On The United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement Legislation Bill

Friday, 29 July 2022, 7:10 pm | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee is now seeking public submissions on the United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement Legislation Bill. The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) was signed between New Zealand and the United Kingdom on 1 March 2022. This ... More >>

Have Your Say On The International Treaty Examination Of The NZ-UK Free Trade Agreement

Thursday, 3 March 2022, 12:49 pm | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee is seeking public submissions about the international treaty examination of the NZ-UK Free Trade Agreement. The agreement would establish bilateral preferential trade arrangements between New Zealand and ... More >>

Have Your Say On International Treaty Examination Of The Optional Protocol To The Convention On The Rights Of The Child

Friday, 26 November 2021, 2:16 pm | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee is now seeking public submissions about the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a Communications Procedure (OPCP). The OPCP entered into force in 2014 and provides communications ... More >>

Have Your Say

Friday, 26 November 2021, 1:34 pm | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

Have Your Say On The International Treaty Examination Of The Optional Protocol To The Convention On The Rights Of The Child On A Communications Procedure The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee is now seeking public submissions about the ... More >>

Have Your Say On The Inquiry Into Illegal, Unregulated, And Unreported Fishing

Thursday, 5 August 2021, 5:07 pm | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

The inquiry will examine the implications of illegal, unregulated, and unreported (IUU) fishing in the Southern Ocean and the Pacific Ocean surrounding Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia. Through this inquiry the committee aims to understand ... More >>

Have Your Say On The Maritime Powers Bill 2021

Thursday, 15 July 2021, 8:27 pm | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

The Maritime Powers Bill aims to give New Zealand law enforcement agencies powers to respond to serious criminal offending in international waters. The powers to enforce New Zealand’s criminal law will address a range of serious criminal offending including:  ... More >>

Submissions Open On The Intelligence And Security (Review) Amendment Bill

Thursday, 3 June 2021, 4:47 pm | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

The bill would bring forward a review of the intelligence and security agencies and the Intelligence and Security Act 2017. This is in accordance with recommendations made in the Report of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the terrorist attack on ... More >>

Have Your Say On The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Legislation Bill

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 3:52 pm | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee is now seeking public submissions about the RCEP legislation bill. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Legislation Bill is an omnibus bill that would amend the following: · Customs ... More >>

Have Your Say On The International Treaty Examination Of The Protocol To Upgrade New Zealand-China Free Trade Agreement

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 5:24 pm | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

The Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee is now seeking public submissions about the protocol to upgrade the Free Trade Agreement between New Zealand and the People’s Republic of China. Over the past 10 years China has ... More >>

Have Your Say On The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Treaty

Friday, 11 December 2020, 4:29 pm | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

  The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a plurilateral treaty-level agreement intended to deepen New Zealand’s trade and economic connections in the Asia-Pacific region. Fifteen countries from the Asia-Pacific region signed ... More >>

Foreign Affairs, Defence And Trade Committee Presents Report On Inquiry Into NZ’s Aid To The Pacific

Friday, 7 August 2020, 11:35 am | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee has presented its report to the House on its inquiry into New Zealand’s aid to the Pacific. It began the inquiry on 27 June 2019. A copy of the report is available on the Parliament website . The ... More >>

Have Your Say On The International Treaty Examination Of The Amendment To The Rome Statute

Friday, 6 March 2020, 1:45 pm | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee is now seeking public submissions about an amendment to an international treaty that would make intentional starvation a war crime in certain situations. In December 2019, the Assembly of State Parties ... More >>

Have your say on International Crimes Amendment Bill

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 4:16 pm | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: Have your say on the International Crimes and International Criminal Court Amendment Bill) More >>

Have your say on the APEC Bill

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 4:54 pm | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a regional economic forum based in the Asia-Pacific Region. New Zealand will host APEC 2021 in November 2021, with related events running for a year from December 2020 until November 2021. More >>

Court control orders for suspected terrorists

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 9:34 am | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

The Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee is seeking submissions on the Terrorism Suppression (Control Orders) Bill and Supplementary Order Paper (SOP) No 397. More >>

Have your say on court control for suspected terrorists

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 8:43 am | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

The Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee is seeking submissions on the Terrorism Suppression (Control Orders) Bill and Supplementary Order Paper (SOP) No 397. More >>

Have your say on New Zealand’s aid in the Pacific

Friday, 28 June 2019, 3:04 pm | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

Parliament’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee has begun an inquiry into New Zealand’s Overseas Development Assistance in the Pacific, and is inviting the public to have their say. The inquiry will cover areas such as: • The purpose ... More >>

Have your say on expanding the International Criminal Court

Friday, 31 May 2019, 10:29 am | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee is seeking submissions on the War Crimes Amendments to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. The War Crimes Amendments to the Rome Statute were adopted in 2010 and 2017. If enacted, ... More >>

Have your say on Military Justice Legislation Amendment Bill

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 4:33 pm | Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

You have until Friday, 2 March 2018 to have your say on the Military Justice Legislation Amendment Bill. The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee is now inviting submissions on this bill. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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