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    Daily News Roundup – 13 August 2020

    Election date, parliamentThomas Coughlan (Stuff): Judith Collins' dangerous constitutional gameAudrey Young (Herald): Jacinda Ardern holds all the cards in Covid election (paywalled)Heather du Plessis-Allan (Newstalk ZB): Let's delay the electionAndrew Geddis (The Conversation): By delaying the dissolution of parliament Jacinda Ardern buys time on the election date – but only a littleJane...

    The Latest an Election Can Be Held Without a Law Change

    There is obviously a lot of speculation on delaying the election date as New Zealand goes into Stage 2 and Auckland into Stage 3 lockdowns. The law around when an election must be held is in both the Constitution Act 1986 and the...

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    Hang on a Minute, Didn’t You Say This Was the COVID Election?

    Jacinda Ardern used her second press conference yesterday to criticise the Opposition for daring to ask valid questions about her and her government's decisions. We are currently in what is traditionally a period where governments must not make major decisions without consulting...

    Did She Let the Cat Out of the Bag? At the beginning of the adjournment debate the Prime Minister made a mistake...or did she? She opened with: I move, That the House do now adjourn until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, 18 August 2020.

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