Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Delayed again

Looking at the list of bills before select committee, I see that Gordon Copeland's New Zealand Bill of Rights (Private Property Rights) Amendment Bill (currently before the Justice and Electoral Committee) has been delayed again, this time until June 15th. As someone who went to the effort of submitting on the bill and is curious about the outcome, this is just a little annoying; it's the third time the bill has been delayed, and it means it will have been before the committee for almost two years when it finally emerges.


Possibly he's given up due to the lack of any sort of propertarian majority in the current house.

Since this bill interferes with the ability of governments to tax, doesn't that makes it a "money bill" and covered by the government's supply agreements?

Although the title, though not the text, of clause 11B, contains the word "arbitrary". Can any act authorised by legislation be regarded as arbitrary?

Posted by Rich : 3/21/2007 04:55:00 PM