Stuff: Domestic violence bill will pass without National support

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National will not vote for a domestic violence leave bill proposed by Green MP Jan Logie after two proposed amendments from the party were rejected.

Logie’s Domestic Violence – Victims’ Protection Bill made it out of committee stage on Wednesday night with several amendments accepted – but none from the National Party.

The member’s bill would require employers to give victims of domestic violence up to 10 days leave from work, separate from annual leave and sick leave entitlements.

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