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Have Your Say On The Fisheries (International Fishing And Other Matters) Amendment Bill

Friday, 5 April 2024, 4:55 pm | Primary Production Committee

This bill would make amendments to the Fisheries Act 1996 relating to New Zealand’s approach to international fisheries. More >>

Primary Production Committee Initiates Briefing On Rural Bank Lending

Thursday, 28 March 2024, 3:45 pm | Primary Production Committee

The Primary Production Committee has initiated a briefing to investigate practices in rural bank lending. “We have heard from many farmers and other constituents in rural communities about the disparity between rural and urban bank lending practices,” ... More >>

Have Your Say On The Dairy Industry Restructuring (Fonterra Capital Restructure) Amendment Bill

Tuesday, 27 September 2022, 6:14 pm | Primary Production Committee

The Primary Production Committee is seeking public submissions on the Dairy Industry Restructuring (Fonterra Capital Restructuring) Amendment Bill. This bill would enable Fonterra to implement a new capital structure. The bill would amend the Dairy Industry ... More >>

What Do You Think Of Increased Penalties For Biosecurity Breaches?

Thursday, 22 September 2022, 5:43 pm | Primary Production Committee

The Primary Production Committee is seeking public submissions on the Increased Penalties for Breach of Biosecurity Bill. The bill intends to increase the immediate fine for biosecurity breaches, and give biosecurity officers stronger authority to ... More >>

Have Your Say On The Forests (Legal Harvest Assurance) Amendment Bill

Wednesday, 22 June 2022, 10:44 am | Primary Production Committee

The Chairperson of the Primary Production Committee is now calling for public submissions on the Forests (Legal Harvest Assurance) Amendment Bill. The bill would amend the Forests Act 1949 to establish a legal harvest system. This system aims to provide ... More >>

Have Your Say On Proposed Changes To The Fisheries Act 1996

Friday, 6 May 2022, 11:36 am | Primary Production Committee

The Chairperson of the Primary Production Committee is now calling for submissions on the Fisheries Amendment Bill. The bill would amend the Fisheries Act 1996. The amendments are intended to modernise and strengthen New Zealand’s fisheries management ... More >>

Have Your Say: Proposed Changes To Ban Live Exports Under The Animal Welfare Act 1999

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 2:37 pm | Primary Production Committee

The Animal Welfare Amendment Bill proposes to amend the Animal Welfare Act 1999 to ban the export of livestock (cattle, deer, sheep, and goats) by sea. On 14 April 2021, Cabinet announced its decision to ban the export of livestock by sea, with ... More >>

Primary Production Committee Workforce Inquiry Opens For Public Submissions

Thursday, 12 August 2021, 4:18 pm | Primary Production Committee

The Primary Production Committee has opened for public submissions on its inquiry into the future of the workforce needs in the primary industries of New Zealand. The aim of the inquiry—which was initiated in March 2021—is to look into issues ... More >>

Inquiry Into The Future Of The Workforce Needs In The Primary Industries Of New Zealand

Monday, 17 May 2021, 4:20 pm | Primary Production Committee

Parliament’s Primary Production Committee has initiated a select committee inquiry into the future of the workforce needs in the primary industries of New Zealand. The aim of the inquiry is to look into issues about the future of the workforce needs ... More >>

Have Your Say: Regulating NZ’s Dietary Supplements Industry

Friday, 12 June 2020, 5:48 pm | Primary Production Committee

Public submissions are being invited on a bill that aims to maintain consumer access to dietary supplements until a new regulatory regime is developed. The dietary supplements industry is fast growing. It covers an increasing range of health and wellness products ... More >>

What Consumers Need To Know About The Organic Products Bill

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 4:30 pm | Primary Production Committee

The Chairperson of the Primary Production Committee, Hon David Bennett, is calling for public submissions on the Organic Products Bill, which was referred to the committee on 19 March 2020. Under the current framework, New Zealand businesses that make organic ... More >>

Have your say on farm animal identification and tracking

Friday, 2 August 2019, 9:16 am | Primary Production Committee

Submissions are now open on the National Animal Identification and Tracing Amendment Bill (No 2). The bill aims to improve the identification and tracking of farm animals. The bill seeks to amend the legislation behind the National Animal Identification ... More >>

Have your say on farm debt mediation scheme bill

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 3:41 pm | Primary Production Committee

The Primary Production Committee is now seeking public submissions on the Farm Debt Mediation Bill (No 2). The bill aims to give parties with farm debt the opportunity to use mediation before an enforcement action is undertaken in relation to a farm ... More >>

Have your say on changes to Dog Control Act 1996

Friday, 19 October 2018, 11:50 am | Primary Production Committee

The Primary Production Committee is now seeking public submissions on the Dog Control (Category 1 Offences) Amendment Bill. The bill aims to reduce the time it takes for charges (excluding specific charges) under the Dog Control Act 1996 to be heard. More >>

Interim report on origin of food bill

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 5:08 pm | Primary Production Committee

The Primary Production Committee has today published its interim report on the Consumers’ Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Bill. The report was presented to provide an update on the proposed recommendations for amendment to the bill and seek feedback ... More >>

Have your say: Bill aims to deter livestock theft

Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 4:45 pm | Primary Production Committee

Parliament is now seeking public submissions on a bill aimed at deterring livestock rustling (the theft of livestock from farms or property). More >>

Submissions are open on the Racing Amendment Bill

Monday, 20 November 2017, 10:01 am | Primary Production Committee

The Primary Production Committee is seeking submissions on the Racing Amendment Bill, which seeks to amend the Racing Act 2003. The bill aims to: · make the New Zealand Racing Board’s betting operations more competitive · charge offshore betting ... More >>

Have your say on country of origin food labelling

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 3:04 pm | Primary Production Committee

Submissions are now open on the Consumers’ Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Bill. The purpose of the bill is to ensure labelling of single-ingredient food is compulsory. This member’s bill requires fruit, vegetables, meats, seafood, and ... More >>

Resource Management (Aquaculture Moratorium) Amend

Wednesday, 19 December 2001, 1:29 pm | Primary Production Committee

The Primary Production Committee is inviting public submissions on the Resource Management (Aquaculture Moratorium) Amendment Bill. The closing date for submissions is Friday, 8 February 2002. More >>

Biosecurity Amendment Bill

Tuesday, 21 August 2001, 2:32 pm | Primary Production Committee

The Primary Production Committee is inviting public submissions on the Biosecurity Amendment Bill. The closing date for submissions is 24 September 2001. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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