Statutes Repeal Bill- Committee Stage- Clause 1 – Video 7

Statutes Repeal Bill- Committee Stage- Clause 1 – Video 7

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our honorable Paul Goldsmith mr. chair just want to make a quick call on this just to make the point that statutes repeal exercises have been very widely used throughout in many countries overseas although that the practice hasn’t been used frequently in New Zealand for example the UK parliament passed the 19 statutes repeal spills since 1965 which in total we’ve repealed more than 3,000 public acts and in Australia federal Federal Parliament of Australia has regular repeals day.we redundant legislation has called through and they’ve done that praxis has evolved because there is a good sense and keeping the statute books up to up to up to date and tidy and to declutter and to move things out of the way and this there hasn’t been one in New Zealand we did one in 2012 but prior to that it was to 1907 so this is very timely in the New Zealand context the the 2012 regulatory reform bill repealed 31 ex some going back to the 19th century and this one will carry on that tradition I might mention quite a lot of reference has been made to the sentencing council act or was that then the next part that on it’s in Clause 3 yes so that’s all I needed to say thank you so the question is that Clause one stand part those of that opinion will say aye till the contrary no they eyes have it members we now move to Clause 2 and this is a debate on the commencement and the quiz

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