Start again on election bill says Law Society – The Law Society has added its voice to calls for the Electoral Finance Bill to be completely thrown out.
The society's president, John Marshall, gave its submission to the justice and electoral select committee yesterday, saying… [NZ Politics]
Wow!, the Human Rights Commission and now the Law Society have said Kill the Bill.
[quote]"Legislation such as this, which goes to the heart of out democratic
system of government, should be broadly accepted both within Parliament
and in the wider community. The controversy surrounding this bill shows
it does not have that broad acceptance."[/quote]
Too bloody right, but watch as Labour and its poodles ram this through.