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Submissions open on bills on family and sexual violence

September 15, 2023 at 1:45 PM

From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse -

Submissions are open on 3 bills related to family violence and sexual violence. The closing date to submit is 20 October 2023.

Submissions open

Submissions are open on the following bills:

  • Victims of Sexual Violence (Strengthening Legal Protections) Legislation Bill
  • Victims of Family Violence (Strengthening Legal Protections) Legislation Bill
  • Family Proceedings (Dissolution for Family Violence) Amendment Bill

Submissions are due on 20 October 2023 for all bills.

The NZ Parliament website notes "There are currently no select committees following the dissolution of the 53rd Parliament on 8 September 2023. You can still make submissions for open items of business. Submissions remain in care of the Clerk of the House until Select committees have been re-established for the 54th Parliament." The 2023 General Election will be held on 14 October 2023.

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