Enhancing Identity Verification and Border Processes Legislation Bill- Second Reading – Video 2

Enhancing Identity Verification and Border Processes Legislation Bill- Second Reading – Video 2

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bill. I commend this bill to the
House. bill. I commend this bill to the
House. The question is that the House. The question is that the
motion be agreed to. House. The question is that the
motion be agreed to. House. The question is that the
motion be agreed to. I call the next motion be agreed to. I call the next
speaker. Thank you for the opportunity to contribute on the
second opportunity to contribute on the
second reading of second reading of announce identify
verification and second reading of announce identify
verification and verification and border process
legislation legislation bill. Mr Speaker, first
of the select committee process and
there were few there were few issues which were
raised raised during the select committee
process as the raised during the select committee
process as the minister has process as the minister has just
eluded to. process as the minister has just
eluded to. To be tested and eluded to. To be tested and make
sure that eluded to. To be tested and make
sure that the recommendation are eluded to. To be tested and make
sure that the recommendation are sure that the recommendation are
made and sure that the recommendation are
made and the paramount sure that the recommendation are
made and the paramount of this made and the paramount of this bill
is made and the paramount of this bill
is to have made and the paramount of this bill
is to have safety of made and the paramount of this bill
is to have safety of people. And is to have safety of people. And
that is is to have safety of people. And
that is what we is to have safety of people. And
that is what we have been doing is to have safety of people. And
that is what we have been doing that is what we have been doing in
past 8.5 years. past 8.5 years. Nationally
strengthening strengthening how front line
agencies across the public protect agencies.
Mr Speaker, there across the public protect agencies.
Mr Speaker, there was an Mr Speaker, there was an inquiry
after after the escape of Phillip Smith
who after the escape of Phillip Smith
who escaped from after the escape of Phillip Smith
who escaped from the prison who escaped from the prison and
escaped who escaped from the prison and
escaped who escaped from the prison and
escaped to Brazil who escaped from the prison and
escaped to Brazil and then tracked down from there and brought
back. tracked down from there and brought
back. And then tracked down from there and brought
back. And then a government tracked down from there and brought
back. And then a government back. And then a government inquiry
was and some of the issues which were
raised and some of the issues which were
raised in that raised in that inquiry to fix To
fix fix that, this bill was introduced
to to the Parliament. The bill
contributes to the priority of delivering public
services services by reducing crime and
reoffendinger omnibus bill which aims to
strengthen omnibus bill which aims to
strengthen government agencies to perform their
functions related to government agencies to perform their
functions related to law enforcement functions related to law enforcement
including the functions related to law enforcement
including the detention of including the detention of
restricted patients including the detention of
restricted patients and special restricted patients and special
patients who restricted patients and special
patients who are in patients who are in special care and
they they are serving their sentence
also. they are serving their sentence
also. they are serving their sentence
also. Some of also. Some of the recommendations
which were made by the collect which were made by the collect
committee I committee I would like to highlight
those committee I would like to highlight
those so that those so that we can understand why
these these recommendations were made.
First these recommendations were made.
First of all, Iwould First of all, Iwould like to touch
upon upon the collection of the bio
metric upon the collection of the bio
metric metric information from the
offenders on the bill as introduced did not include
that community workers serving that community workers serving as work should be having their bio
metrics collected but work should be having their bio
metrics collected but found it metrics collected but found it would
be metrics collected but found it would
be consistent for metrics collected but found it would
be consistent for be consistent for the management of
the the offenders to make sure that when
offering offering comes up for community work
they offering comes up for community work person not swb else’s representing
for person not swb else’s representing
for representing for their service. So
that is why the select committee that is why the select committee
thought it will be thought it will be important that
people thought it will be important that
people people who are serving their
sentences sentences through the community
work, sentences through the community
work, they should be work, they should be entitled to
give the bio metrics. give the bio metrics. Another point
which which came up during the select
committee committee process was that if
somebody resist to committee process was that if
somebody resist to give their somebody resist to give their bio
metric metric samples, then it can be
considered metric samples, then it can be
considered metric samples, then it can be
considered as an considered as an offence and three
months months imprisonment, that is the
maximum ready to give his bio metric
samples. Mr Speaker, collection of samples. Mr Speaker, collection of
bio metric samples. Mr Speaker, collection of
bio metric samples. Mr Speaker, collection of
bio metric information from bio metric information from
prisoners and prisoners and for the wider purpose,
as as I mentioned, that it is important
that as I mentioned, that it is important
that not only as I mentioned, that it is important
that not only the management of the prisoner is
equally equally important for corrections to
do. equally important for corrections to
do. This amendment would ensure that do. This amendment would ensure that
prisoners use the same standard and plus, Mr Speaker, Iwould also like
to say that plus, Mr Speaker, Iwould also like
to say that it also plus, Mr Speaker, Iwould also like
to say that it also standardise that plus, Mr Speaker, Iwould also like
to say that it also standardise that to say that it also standardise that
same type collected at all stages so. This
amendment would ensure that amendment would ensure that the
prisons use the amendment would ensure that the
prisons use the same standard prisons use the same standard of
identity prisons use the same standard of
identity verification so prisons use the same standard of
identity verification so that it identity verification so that it is
used identity verification so that it is
used in other identity verification so that it is
used in other part of used in other part of criminal
justice used in other part of criminal
justice system. It consistent and there won’t be any
difference. consistent and there won’t be any
difference. So when consistent and there won’t be any
difference. So when difference. So when a prison arrives
in in the police station or in the
prison, in the police station or in the
prison, then the same metrics is collected at all the
stages. Mr Speaker, Iwould stages. Mr Speaker, Iwould also
like stages. Mr Speaker, Iwould also
like stages. Mr Speaker, Iwould also
like to highlight stages. Mr Speaker, Iwould also
like to highlight that the like to highlight that the
recommendation from like to highlight that the
recommendation from the select like to highlight that the
recommendation from the select recommendation from the select
committee that recommendation from the select is trying to travel overseas,
particularly is trying to travel overseas,
particularly who is is trying to travel overseas,
particularly who is is trying to travel overseas,
particularly who is in the particularly who is in the community
service, particularly who is in the community
service, they don’t particularly who is in the community
service, they don’t have to go and service, they don’t have to go and
ask for a service, they don’t have to go and
ask for a service, they don’t have to go and
ask for a permission that they want permission. However, we understand
it is unnecessary it is unnecessary and inefficient to
include it is unnecessary and inefficient to
include in the border the offenders who pose to be the offenders who pose to be prohibition officer prohibits only
small portion of offenders small portion of offenders on
supervision small portion of offenders on
supervision from fleeing. small portion of offenders on
supervision from fleeing. For an small portion of offenders on
supervision from fleeing. For an supervision from fleeing. For an
offender to supervision from fleeing. For an
offender to be prohibited offender to be prohibited from
travelling travelling they would need to
present present a risk such as caused by
absence present a risk such as caused by
absence from the absence from the drug and alcohol
rehabilitation programme. absence from the drug and alcohol
rehabilitation programme. So a rehabilitation programme. So a
probation officer can give probation officer can give
permission to permission to travel if he feels
that permission to travel if he feels
that that he is the prisoner or the
convict convict is fit to travel and there
is convict is fit to travel and there
is no major risk in is no major risk in any manner. So,
Mr is no major risk in any manner. So,
Mr is no major risk in any manner. So,
Mr Speaker, we Mr Speaker, we also recommended that
the information sharing between the the information sharing between the
agencies and the information sharing between the
agencies and judiciary and the information sharing between the
agencies and judiciary and agencies and judiciary and police
and agencies and judiciary and police
and the border agencies and judiciary and police
and the border customs is and the border customs is also
important, and the border customs is also
important, that they and the border customs is also
important, that they should be and the border customs is also
important, that they should be important, that they should be important, that they should be same page so that they have
information information about everyone who is
trying to go trying to go overseas, and if they
are trying to go overseas, and if they
are convicted of are convicted of any reason, they
should should be able to identify the
person trying to escape from New Zealand
unless they trying to escape from New Zealand
unless they trying to escape from New Zealand
unless they have got the permission. unless they have got the permission.
And it unless they have got the permission. majority. The Green Party had their
own majority. The Green Party had their
own minority view. majority. The Green Party had their
own minority view. They had own minority view. They had some
concerns own minority view. They had some
concerns about this own minority view. They had some
concerns about this but overall concerns about this but overall the
majority of the members of the majority of the members of the
select committee, majority of the members of the
select committee, they were… I’m select committee, they were… I’m
sorry to to leave the chair. This debate is
adjourned to leave the chair. This debate is
adjourned and the house stands adjourned until
2 PM on 27 June and the house stands adjourned until
2 PM on 27 June 2017. Have a good This This programme is This programme is live captioned This programme is live captioned by
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