Resource Legislation Amendment Bill – Third reading – Part 11
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Resource Legislation Amendment Bill – Third reading – Part 11


five my call Marama Fox Thank You mr. speaker I find that last contribution quite ironic from the man who was the chief treaty negotiator for Nazi Kahungunu key whited upper quite ironic I’ll leave it there cuz he’s my cousin mr. speaker there is yeah I have in fact we said it yesterday and you voted for it under my sop and the member will she does no not sorry mr. speaker my apologies the labour party supported and voted for my sop that stipulated that there was a carve-out for crops and the multi-party supports these amendments were thrown out SOP on the understanding that is negotiated with the government they preserve the region’s ability under local plans to regulate all types of GM crops and their territories including forestry and grasses and any activities involving the growing of GM crops weather for commercial or other purposes in fact if you look up and the forestry rights Registration Act 1983 there is a definition of crops are supplied by the lovely Stefan browning the member a crop single crop of one or more species or multiple crops inside the definition for the forestry rights Registration Act we have the agreement of the minister to include grasses and forestry so in terms of crops we would have preferred to align the wording with the has no act but it was under the guidance of the GM movement themselves that the word crop be used this is not the place to debate whether GM the than that no because that is the has no and under the EPA if you want to bring any GM anything into this country that is the place you go to to have that determined this is the determine whether or not a region can to clear themselves GE free and that’s exactly what it does and the opposition can cry for their heart’s content mr. speaker but that’s what it does and so I like to commend this bill to the house and I do so on behalf of the party thank you okay curfews i cured him mr. speaking

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