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27 February 2020

Organic Products Bill (27 February 2020)

27 February 2020 The Organic Products Bill was introduced on 27 February 2020. Minister for Food Safety Damien O’Connor is in charge of the bill. The bill aims to increase consumer confidence in purchasing organic products, increase certainty for businesses making claims that their products are organic and facilitate... More about Organic Products Bill.

Bill introduced to include vaping products in the Smokefree Environments Act (27 February 2020)

27 February 2020 The Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) Amendment Bill was introduced on 24 February 2020. Associate Minister for Health Jenny Salesa is in charge of the bill.The bill amends the Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 to bring the provisions of the Act up-to-date and to ensure that... More about Bill introduced to include vaping products in the Smokefree Environments Act.

Committee recommends Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Amendment Bill (27 February 2020)

27 February 2020 The Governance and Administration Committee has reported on the Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Amendment Bill and recommends that it be passed with amendments.The Committee considered 14 submissions and heard oral evidence from one submitter.The bill amends the Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Act 2008. It corrects an... More about Committee recommends Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Amendment Bill.

Outdoor tyre storage proposal released (27 February 2020)

27 February 2020 The Ministry for the Environment has released a proposal on management of the outdoor storage of tyres.Submissions are sought on the consultation document Outdoor storage of tyres: reducing environmental risks. These close on 25 March 2020.The proposal is for a proposed National Environmental Standard for the... More about Outdoor tyre storage proposal released.

Last updated on the 27th February 2020