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Select Committee reports on Family and Whānau Violence Legislation Bill

August 24, 2017 at 4:29 PM

*From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse*

The Justice and Electoral Committee has released its report on the Family and Whānau Violence Legislation Bill.

The Select Committee's report recommends that the bill be passed with amendments.

The report includes a copy of the bill with the suggested amendments.

It also includes minority views from the Labour Party and the Green Party.

The bill will now proceed to Second Reading.

Background information

See these previous NZFVC news stories:

Submissions open on Family and Whānau Violence Legislation Bill

Government introduces Bill to reform family violence laws


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