‘Grossly disorderly conduct’

POINTS OF ORDER
Land Transport (Roadside Drug Testing) Amendment Bill—Leave to Set Down as First Members’ Order of the Day


Hon Dr NICK SMITH (National—Nelson): I seek leave of the House for the Land Transport (Roadside Drug Testing) Amendment Bill to be set down to be set down as the first members’ order of the day on the next members’ day on 22 May.


SPEAKER: Leave is not going to be granted for that.


Hon Dr NICK SMITH (National—Nelson): I raise a point of order, Mr Speaker. You need to put the leave.


SPEAKER: Well, I’ve made it absolutely clear that I won’t grant leave for it.
Hon Dr Nick Smith: Oh, you’re opposed to helping getting drug-drivers off the road as well?


SPEAKER: I have made it absolutely clear that I am very unhappy with the member and his approach—


Hon Dr Nick Smith: For standing up for my constituents?


SPEAKER: The member will leave the House.


Hon Dr Nick Smith: Soft on drugs like the Government.


SPEAKER: Order! Right, no—come back, please. The member will resume his seat.

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