Introduced on June 2, the bill permanently puts in place changes made under Companies Office Registers Funding Validation Bill to allow the Companies Office to manage its registries as a portfolio when collecting and administering fees. First reading on June 21 and sent to the Finance and Expenditure Committee with National opposed. Reported back on Nov 10 with minor changes. Second reading on Nov 15 with National opposed. Passed through remaining stages under urgency on Nov 22 with National opposed.