Section 7 reports

Since 1990, 70 section 7 reports have been tabled as of March 2016. For more information, see statistical information at the bottom of the page.

YearTitle of BillSection of Bill of Rights ActType of Bill
2017 Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) Amendment Bill [PDF, 146 KB] Section 26(2) and 25(g) Government Bill
2016 Land Transport Amendment Bill [PDF, 155 KB] Section 21 Government Bill
2016 Land Transfer (Foreign Ownership of Land Register) Amendment Bill [PDF, 168 KB] Section 19 Members Bill
2016 Social Security Legislation Rewrite Bill [PDF, 1.7 MB] Section 19 Government Bill
2015 Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration (Preventing Name Change by Child Sex Offenders) Amendment Bill [PDF, 626 KB] Section 14 Government Bill
2015 Affordable Healthcare Bill [PDF, 4 MB] Sections 19 Members Bill
2015 Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Register) Bill [PDF, 875 KB] Section 9 and 26(2) Government Bill
2015 Financial Assistance for Live Organ Donors Bill   [PDF, 340 KB] Section 19(1) Members Bill
2015 New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income (Pro Rata Entitlement) Amendment Bill  [PDF, 582 KB] Section 18(3) and 19(1) Members Bill
2015 Electronic Monitoring of Offenders Legislation Bill [PDF, 600 KB] Section 18(1), 21 and 26(2) Government Bill
2014 Parole (Extended Supervision Orders) Amendment Bill [PDF, 2 MB] Section 26 Government Bill
2013 Land Transport Amendment Bill [PDF, 239 KB] Section 25(c) Government Bill
2013 New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Bill (No 2) [PDF, 194 KB] Section 27(2) Government Bill
2012 Land Transport (Admissibility of Evidential Breath Tests) Amendment Bill [PDF, 198 KB] Sections 25(c) Government Bill
2012 Lobbying Disclosure Bill [PDF, 1.3 MB] Section 14 Non-Government Bill
2011 Prisoners' and Victims' Claims (Redirecting Prisoner Compensation) Amendment Bill [PDF, 232 KB] Right to an effective remedy Government Bill
2010 Criminal Procedure (Reform and Modernisation) Bill (external link) /
Criminal Procedure (Reform and Modernisation) Bill (external link) - proposed amendment to s 24(e) of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990
Sections 25(c) and (e); and 26(2) /
Section 24(e)
Government Bill
2010 Alcohol Reform Bill [PDF, 560 KB] Sections 14, 19(1) (family status), 22, 25(c), and 27(2) Government Bill
2010 Smoke-free Environments (Removing Tobacco Displays) Amendment Bill [PDF, 230 KB] Section 14 Non-Government Bill
2010 Taxation (Income-sharing Tax Credit) Bill [PDF, 967 KB] Section 19(1) (marital status and sex) Government Bill
2010 Local Electoral (Māori Representation) Amendment Bill [PDF, 314 KB] Section 19(1) (race) Non-Government Bill
2010 Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill [PDF, 401 KB] Section 25(c) Government Bill
2010 Head of State Referenda Bill [PDF, 136 KB] Section 19 (age) Non-Government Bill
2010 Social Assistance (Future Focus) Bill [PDF, 154 KB] Section 19 (sex, maritual status and family status) Government Bill
2010 Electoral (Disqualification of Convicted Prisoners) Amendment Bill [PDF, 83 KB] Section 12 Non-Government Bill
2009 Liquor Advertising (Television and Radio) Bill [PDF, 367 KB] Section 14 Non-Government Bill
2009 Eden Park Trust Amendment Bill [PDF, 297 KB] Section 19 (disability) Non-Government Bill
2009 Parole (Extended Supervision Orders) Amendment Bill [PDF, 752 KB] Sections 22, 26(1) and 26(2) Government Bill
2009 Sentencing and Parole Reform Bill [PDF, 275 KB] Section 9 Government Bill
2009 Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Bill [PDF, 767 KB] Section 21 Government Bill 
2008 Wanganui District Council (Prohibition of Gang Insignia) Bill [PDF, 276 KB] Section 14 Non-Government Bill
2007 Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Bill [PDF, 310 KB] Section 19 (disability) Non-Government Bill
2007 Misuse of Drugs (Classification of BZP) Amendment Bill 2007 [PDF, 338 KB] Section 25(c) Government Bill 
2006 Human Rights (One Law for All) Amendment Bill 2006 [PDF, 271 KB] Sections 19 (colour, race, ethnic or national origin) and 20 Non-Government Bill 
2006 Human Tissue (Organ Donation) Amendment Bill 2006 [PDF, 137 KB] Section 19 (age and disability) Non-Government Bill
2005 Manukau City Council (Control of Street Prostitution) Bill 2005 [PDF, 187 KB] Section 23(4) Non-Government Bill
2005 Manukau City Council (Control of Graffiti) Bill 2005 [PDF, 261 KB] Sections 19 (age) and 23(4) Non-Government Bill
2005 Marriage (Gender Clarification) Amendment Bill 2005 [PDF, 79 KB] Section 19 (marital status and sexual orientation) Non-Government Bill
2004 Sentencing (Community Sentencing to Fit the Crime) Amendment Bill [PDF, 126 KB] Section 17 Non-Government Bill
2004 Relationships (Statutory References) Bill [PDF, 65 KB] Section 19 (sex and age) Government Bill
2004 Criminal Procedure Bill [PDF, 88 KB] Section 26(2) Government Bill
2004 Future Directions (Working for Families) Bill [PDF, 84 KB] Section 19 (sexual orientation) Government Bill
2004 Social Security (Long-term Residential Care) Amendment Bill 2003 [PDF, 85 KB] Section 19 (sexual orientation) Government Bill
2003 Parole (Extended Supervision) and Sentencing Amendment Bill [PDF, 335 KB] Sections 21 and 26(2) Government Bill
2003 Death with Dignity Bill 2003 [PDF, 87 KB] Sections 8 and 14 Non-Government Bill
2003 Taxation (Annual Rates, GST, Trans-Tasman Imputation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2003 [PDF, 89 KB] Section 19 (marital status and sexual orientation) Government Bill
2003 Care of Children Bill [PDF, 69 KB] Section 19 (age) Government Bill
2002 Income Tax Bill 2002 [PDF, 114 KB] Section 19 (marital status and sexual orientation) Government Bill
2002 Land Transport (Street and Illegal Drag Racing) Amendment Bill 2002 [PDF, 92 KB] Section 21 Government Bill
2001 War Pensions Amendment Bill (No.2) 2001 [PDF, 263 KB] Section 19 (sexual orientation) Government Bill
2001 Social Security (Residence of Spouses) Amendment Bill 2001 [PDF, 344 KB] Section 19 (sexual orientation) Government Bill
2001 Electoral Amendment Bill (No. 2) [PDF, 363 KB] Section 14 Government Bill
2000 Volunteers Employment Protection Amendment Bill [PDF, 405 KB] Section 27(1) Non-Government Bill
2000 Summit Road (Canterbury) Protection Bill [PDF, 413 KB] Sections 24(d), 25(a) and 25(e) Non-Government Bill
2000 Sale of Liquor (Health Warnings) Amendment Bill [PDF, 422 KB] Section 14 Non-Government Bill
2000 Housing Restructuring (Income-Related Rents) Amendment Bill [PDF, 657 KB] Section 19(1) (age, marital status and family status) Government Bill
2000 Films, Videos and Publications Classification (Prohibition of Child Pornography) Amendment Bill [PDF, 414 KB] Section 14 Government Bill
2000 Electoral (Public Opinion Polls) Amendment Bill [PDF, 337 KB] Section 14 Non-Government Bill
2000 Criminal Justice (Parole Offenders) Amendment Bill [PDF, 683 KB] Sections 9 Non-Government Bill
1999 Crimes (Bail Reform) Bill [PDF, 671 KB] Sections 24(b) Non-Government Bill
1997 Trade in Endangered Species Amendment Bill [PDF, 1007 KB] Section 14 Non-Government Bill
1997 Resource Management (Cellsite Moratorium) Amendment Bill [PDF, 635 KB] Section 27(3) Non-Government Bill
1997 Land Transport Bill [PDF, 1.9 MB]

 

Section 25(c) and 26(2) Government Bill 
1997 Casino Control (Moratorium) Amendment Bill [PDF, 953 KB]

 

Section 27(3) Government Bill
1997 Animal Welfare Bill [PDF, 1.1 MB]

 

Section 21 Non-Government Bill
1996 Degrees of Murder Bill [PDF, 738 KB]

 

Section 9 Non-Government Bill
1995 Disclosure of Political Donations and Gifts Bill [PDF, 55 KB] (speech (external link) Attorney-General & tabling of s 7 report (external link) ; signed report not available)

 

Section 21 Non-Government Bill
1994 Technology and Crimes Reform Bill [PDF, 67 KB] (speech (external link) Minister of Justice on behalf of the Attorney-General; signed s 7 report not available) Sections 14, 21, and 25(c) Non-Government Bill
1993 Children, Young Persons and their Families Amendment Bill 1993 [PDF, 57 KB] (speech (external link) Minister of Justice on behalf of the Attorney-General & speech (external link) of the Attorney General;  signed s 7 report not available) Section 14 Government Bill
1992 Films, Videos and Publications Classification Bill 1992 (speech (external link) Attorney-General; written s 7 report not available) Section 26(1) Government Bill 
1991 Transport Safety Bill [PDF, 55 KB] (speech (external link) Attorney-General; signed s 7 report not available) Sections 21 and 22 Government Bill
1991 Napier City Council (Control of Skateboards) Empowering Bill [PDF, 66 KB] Section 21 Non-Government Bill
1991 Kumeu District Agricultural and Horticultural Society Bill 1991 [PDF, 68 KB] Section 27(1) Non-Government Bill

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Statistical information

Reports under section 7 of the Bill of Rights Act - sorted by type of Bill

Bar chart: Reports under section 7 of the BORA - sorted by type of Bill

Reports under section 7 of the Bill of Rights Act - sorted by right

Bar chart: Reports under section 7 of the BORA - sorted by right

Reports under section 7 relating to s19 Bill of Rights Act – sorted by non-discrimination ground

Pie chart: Reports under section 7 relating to s19 BORA

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