22 Feb 2018

Four members' bills drawn from ballot

5:24 pm on 22 February 2018

Four new members' bills have been drawn from the ballot at Parliament.

Parliament and Beehive

Parliament and Beehive Photo: RNZ

The first is the Green MP Chloe Swarbrick's bill to set up a fund in part to help disabled candidates cover the costs of standing in a general election.

National's Barbara Kuriger has a bill giving Youth Court Judges the ability to impose conditions in relation to the activities of parents or guardians when their child is in the jurisdiction of the Court.

A third bill in the name of National's Denise Lee, seeks to improve gender pay equality.

Her colleague Harete Hipango has a bill under which volunteer associations employing someone for fewer than a hundred hours would not have the same obligations under health and safety legislation as a business.