Throw out 'flawed' bill, says Law Society

Throw out 'flawed' bill, says Law SocietyThe Law Society says the Electoral Finance Bill is irredeemable and should not proceed.
On the eve of the committee stage of the controversial bill, the Law Society said it stood by its submission, which called for the legislation…
[NZ Politics]

The Law Society stands by its submission on the Bill.

[quote]"The rules regarding registration, disclosure, spending limits and related offences are so complex, vague and uncertain as to make participation in our parliamentary democracy an arduous and perhaps even legally dangerous undertaking for ordinary New Zealanders,"[/quote]

They go further and say that despite Government assurances that "it'll be fixed in the Select Committee" the Bill is irredeemable and should not proceed. 

 


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