Cabinet has agreed to a standard set of guidelines and procedures for including non-official representatives in official New Zealand delegations to international meetings. This circular sets out those guidelines and outlines how departments should implement them.
Those involved with our security and intelligence agencies have, in the past, tended to keep any information about themselves to themselves. In the absence of fact, suspicion flourishes. What do these agencies get up to? Who controls them?
Cabinet has agreed to adopt a policy framework for regulating occupations. A copy of the framework is attached to this circular. All departments and agencies should follow the principles contained in the framework when dealing with matters relating to the regulation of occupations.