The Council supports the right to protest. The Council was founded in response to the 1951 Waterfront Lockout. While our … Keep reading “Submission: Contraception, Sterilisation, and Abortion (Safe Areas) Amendment Bill”
Following up from our written submission, we also made an oral submission to the Governance & Administration Select Committee. … Keep reading “Submission: Oral re Internet Censorship (FVPC Amendment Bill)”
The Council supports the Protected Disclosures (Protection of Whistleblowers) Bill and makes suggestions to strengthen it.
The ability to ‘blow … Keep reading “Submission: Protected Disclosures”
The Council opposes the Firearms Prohibition Orders (No 2) bill. The Council continues to oppose all legislation which misrepresents … Keep reading “Submission: Firearms Prohibition Orders”
The Council for Civil Liberties has made a slightly late submission to the Environment Select Committee on the Covid-19 Response … Keep reading “Submission: Covid-19 Response (Fast Track Consenting) Bill”
After complaints that the government rushed through the Covid-19 Public Health Response Act with barely 16 hours for a selected … Keep reading “Submission: Covid-19 Public Health Response Act”
The NZ Council for Civil Liberties made a submission to the Select Committee considering the Screen Industry Workers Bill.… Keep reading “Submission: Screen Industry Workers Bill”
The Council is disappointed that the Electoral (Registration of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Bill continues the fiction that voting is not … Keep reading “Submission: Electoral (Registration of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Bill”
The Council has made a submission to the Privacy Commisioner concerning the proposed extensions to the Telecommunications Information Privacy Code. … Keep reading “Submission: TIPC emergency service access to location information”
The Council opposes the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC 2021) Bill.
As the strongest democracy in APEC, New Zealand has … Keep reading “Submission: APEC 2021 Bill”