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Third reading of the Bill

Audio from the third reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill. It was introduced into Parliament by the Justice Minister Amy Adams on 6 July 2017. It is the first expungement scheme to be created in New Zealand. The Bill unanimously passed its third and final reading.

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  • 0:00:00 - Anne Tolley (Deputy Speaker)
  • 0:00:15 - Andrew Little (Justice Minister, List, Labour Party)
  • 0:08:55 - Chris Bishop (Hutt South, National Party)
  • 0:18:10 - Grant Robertson (Wellington Central, Labour Party)
  • 0:28:03 - Maggie Barry (North Shore, National Party)
  • 0:33:51 - Darroch Ball (List, New Zealand First)
  • 0:39:10 - Andrew Falloon (Rangitata, National Party)
  • 0:41:42 - Jan Logie (List, Green Party)
  • 0:51:30 - Matt King (Northland, National Party)
  • 0:54:22 - Duncan Webb (Christchurch Central, Labour Party)
  • 0:59:10 - Joanne Hayes (List, National Party)
  • 1:01:03 - Raymond Huo (List, Labour Party)
  • 1:10:58 - Andrew Bayly (Hunua, National Party)
  • 1:13:58 - Louisa Wall (Manurewa, Labour Party)
  • 1:23:55 - Voting, Adrian Rurawhe (Assistant Speaker)
  • 1:24:52 - After the vote, the House moved onto the next debate. Jenny Salesa (Manukau East, Labour Party) made a brief reflection on the historic offences bill (included in the audio)


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Record date:3rd April 2018
Location:Parliament buildings, Wellington
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Audio courtesy of:Parliament TV