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1937-38. NEW ZEALAND.

LABOUR BILLS COMMITTEE (REPORTS OF THE). (Mr. R. McKEEN, Chairman.)

Laid on the Table of the House of Representatives.

ORDERS OP REFERENCE.

Extracts from, the Journals of the House of Representatives. Wednesday, the 29th Day of September, 1937. Ordered, " That a Select Committee be appointed, consisting of ten members, to consider all Bills or other matters relating to labour which may be referred to it: the Committee to consist of Mr. Barrell, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Chapman, Mr. Coleman, the Hon. Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Holland, Mr. McKeen, Mr. Neilson, Mr. Poison, and the Mover." —(Hon. Mr. Armstrong.) Wednesday, the 29th Day oe September, 1937. Ordered, " That the New Zealand Institute of Clerks of Works Bill be referred to the Labour Bills Committee."— (Mr. Chapman.) Thursday, the 4th Day or November, 1937. Ordered., " That the Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Amendment Bill (No. 2) be referred to the Labour Bills Committee." —(Hon. Mr. Armstrong.)

REPORTS.

Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Amendment Bill (No. 2). I have the honour to report that the Labour Bills Committee has carefully considered the Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Amendment Bill (No. 2.), and recommends that the Bill be allowed to proceed with the amendments shown on the copy of the Bill hereto annexed. 9th November, 1937.

New Zealand Institute of Clerks of Works Bill. I have the honour to report that the Labour Bills Committee has carefully considered the New Zealand Institute of Clerks of Works Bill, and recommends that the Bill be not allowed to proceed. The Committee is of the opinion that the Government should take the subject-matter of the Bill into consideration after the report of the Building Code Committee of the Standards Institute is presented to it. 11th November, 1937.

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No. 2.—Petition of G. W. Drew, of Auckland. Praying for additional compensation in respect of the death of his son as the result of an accident while employed by the Public Works Department. I am directed to report that in the opinion of the Committee the petition should be referred to the Government for favourable consideration. 2nd December, 1937.

No. 116. —Petition of Mate Marsich, of Mullet Point. Praying for compensation in respect of an injury allegedly sustained while employed by the Public Works Department. I am directed to report that, as the petitioner has been placed in suitable employment by the Public Works Department the Committee has no recommendation to make. R. McKeen, Chairman. 14th March, 1938.

Special Report. I have the honour to report that at its final meeting the Labour Bills Committee passed the following resolution : " That the Committee place on record its high appreciation of the ability with which the Chairman, Mr. R. McKeen, has conducted the business of the Committee, and directs that this resolution be reported to the House." C. H. Chapman, a Member of the Committee. 14th March, 1938.

Special Report. I have the honour to report that at its final meeting the Labour Bills Committee passed the following resolution : " That the Committee place on record its appreciation of the efficient manner in which the Clerk, Mr. E. A. Dobbie, has carried out his duties during the session, and directs that this resolution be reported to the House." 14th March, 1938.

Final Report. I have the honour to report that the Labour Bills Committee has during the session held six meetings, with ail average attendance at each meeting of six members. Two Bills and two petitions have been considered and reported upon to the House, while one petition was received too late to be dealt with. R. McKeen, Chairman. 14th March, 1938.

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I-09 LABOUR BILLS COMMITTEE (REPORTS OF THE). (Mr. R. McKEEN, Chairman.), Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1 January 1937

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