The Making of Quality Legislation

The Legislative Council Chamber
Parliament House

Hosted by the Hon Kate Wilkinson, Minister of Conservation, Minister of Food Safety, Minister of Labour, Associate Minister of Immigration

Chaired by Professor Geoff McLay

The keynote address was by the Hon Kate Wilkinson. Speakers included the Hon Sir Grant Hammond KNZM, President of the Law Commission; Mary Harris, Clerk of the House of Representatives; and Bill Moore, Acting Chief Parliamentary Counsel.

Programme outline

Topics included policy inception and development, legislative drafting, the passage of legislation through the House of Representatives (including select committee processes and the committee of the whole House), and reflections on why good legislation matters.

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