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Notice of Proposal to Promote an Indicative Referendum Petition Pursuant to section 7 of the Citizens Initiated Referenda Act 1993, I give notice that I have received from Mr Norm Withers, a proposal to promote an indicative referendum petition. The wording of the question proposed to be put to voters in an indicative referendum is ``That should there be an urgent reform of our Justice system to introduce restorative justice which seeks to place greater emphasis on the needs of victims and includes minimum sentences and hard labour for all serious violent offences?'' Comment is invited on this wording. Anyone wishing to comment must send 3 written copies to The Clerk of the House of Representatives, Bowen House, Parliament Buildings, Wellington, by 5 p.m. on Friday, the 14th day of November 1997. Dated at Wellington this 6th day of October 1997. D. G. McGEE, Clerk of the House of Representatives.2
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9 Oct 1997

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