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Land Transport (NZTA) Legislation Amendment Bill

Introduced on Dec 2. Omnibus Bill amending the Land Transport Management Act, Land Transport Act and the Railways Act in response to a review of the NZ Transport Agency. It sets up a new regulatory structure, establishing the position of Director of Land Transport, centralising regulatory authority, and strengthening the NZTA’s regulatory interventions including speed management and enforcement with a focus on safety issues. First reading on Dec 17 supported by all parties and sent to the Transport and Infrastructure Committee. Report back extended from May 1 to June 8. Reported back on June 8, changes include a delay in the commencement date. Second reading on June 24 with all parties in support. Committee stage and third reading completed on July 22 with all parties in support.  Land Transport (NZTA) Legislation Amendment Bill