Pursuant to section 7 of the Citizens Initiated Referenda Act 1993, I give notice that I have received from Dennis J. Gates a proposal to promote an indicative referendum petition.
The wording of the question proposed to be put to voters in an indicative referendum is
"Should our longstanding right of final appeal to the Privy Council in London be abolished?"
Comment is invited on this wording.
Anyone wishing to comment must send three written copies to The Clerk of the House of Representatives, Parliament House, Parliament Buildings, Wellington, no later than Friday, 23 May 2003 at 5.00 p.m.
Dated at Wellington this 8th day of April 2003.
D. G. MCGEE, Clerk of the House of Representatives.