The Anti-Vitamin Bill was introduced to the New Zealand Parliament in 2005 by Annette King. This legislation if passed, would have ratified the Joint Agency Treaty. The main purpose of the Bill was to hand over the jurisdiction and control of the pharmaceutical, medical devices and natural products industries in New Zealand from our Parliament to an off shore corporate entity set up under Australian Corporate Law. This would have handed over our sovereign rights to an offshore corporation that has no accountability to the constituents and consumers of New Zealand.
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