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CO(19) 4 - Cabinet committees: Terms of Reference and Membership

Cabinet Office circular
Issue date: 
Wed 24 Jul 2019

What are the key requirements of a Cabinet paper

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Tue 16 Jul 2019

This page provides an overview of the key requirements of a general Cabinet paper. The Cabinet policy paper template provides more detail about what should be included under each heading.

Cabinet paper consultation with departments

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Tue 16 Jul 2019

Cabinet paper departmental consultation processes

CO(19) 1 - Fees Framework for members appointed to bodies in which the Crown has an interest

Cabinet Office circular
Issue date: 
Mon 17 Jun 2019

Cabinet has recently approved a modified Fees Framework for determining or reassessing the fees paid to members of statutory and other bodies in which the Crown has an interest [APH-18-MIN-0271].

CO(19) 1 - Fees Framework for members appointed to bodies in which the Crown has an interest

Cabinet Office circular
Issue date: 
Mon 17 Jun 2019
Revised Fees Framework for members appointed to bodies in which the Crown has an interest

CO (19) 2 - Attorney-General's Protocol for Release of Draft Government Legislation outside the Crown

Cabinet Office circular
Issue date: 
Tue 16 Apr 2019

This circular contains the revised Attorney-General's Protocol for Release of Draft Government Legislation outside the Crown and replaces CO(14) 4

CO (19) 3 - Better Co-ordination of Contemporary Treaty of Waitangi Issues

Cabinet Office circular
Issue date: 
Tue 2 Apr 2019

This circular sets out guidelines and requirements agreed by Cabinet for Ministers and departments involved in contemporary Treaty of Waitangi issues.

How to upload and lodge papers in CabNet

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Tue 5 Feb 2019

Practical information about how to upload papers into CabNet

What is CabNet

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Tue 5 Feb 2019
What is CabNet

How to submit an oral item to Cabinet or a committee

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Mon 4 Feb 2019

This page outlines the process for Ministers to take oral items to Cabinet and Cabinet committees, and includes the oral item email template.

Cabinet Office email request and lodgement forms

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Mon 4 Feb 2019

Cabinet Office lodgement and request forms

How to request late lodgement of a Cabinet paper

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Mon 4 Feb 2019

This page outlines how to seek permission to lodge a Cabinet paper after the 10am Thursday deadline.

How to seek Power to Act

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Mon 4 Feb 2019

This page outlines the process for seeking Power to Act for a Cabinet committee or group of Ministers.

Template for a government response

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Wed 19 Dec 2018

Government response templates

Template for a paper seeking agreement to introduce a bill

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Wed 19 Dec 2018

Template for a paper seeking agreement to the introduction of a bill

Template for a paper seeking authorisation to submit regulations to the Executive Council

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Tue 18 Dec 2018

Template for a paper seeking authorisation for the submission of regulations to the Executive Council

Templates for overseas Ministerial travel papers

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Tue 18 Dec 2018

Templates for Cabinet overseas travel papers

Cabinet policy paper template

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Tue 18 Dec 2018

Template and advice for writing general Cabinet policy papers.

Proactive release of Cabinet material

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Mon 19 Nov 2018

Cabinet papers and minutes must be proactively released within 30 business days of final decisions being taken by Cabinet, unless there is good reason not to publish all or part of the material, or to delay the release. This policy app

Appointment paper organisation form

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Mon 29 Oct 2018

Organisation Form (for Cabinet appointment papers)

CO (18) 4 - Proactive Release of Cabinet Material: Updated Requirements

Cabinet Office circular
Issue date: 
Tue 23 Oct 2018

This circular sets out the requirements and procedures for the proactive release of Cabinet
material (Cabinet and Cabinet committee papers and minutes). It updates and replaces
previous advice.

CO (18) 5 - 2019 Legislation Programme: Requirements for Submitting Bids

Cabinet Office circular
Issue date: 
Thu 18 Oct 2018

This circular sets out the requirements for the preparation of requests (‘bids’) from Ministers for bills to be awarded places on the 2019 Legislation Programme.

CO (18) 3 - New Zealand Business Number - Implementation Requirements

Cabinet Office circular
Issue date: 
Tue 16 Oct 2018

This circular sets out the requirements agreed to by Cabinet for agencies to implement the New Zealand Business Number (the NZBN).  This circular updates and replaces CO (16) 3.

Template for a paper seeking priority for a bill on the Legislation Programme

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Tue 16 Oct 2018

Template for a paper seeking priority for a bill on the Legislation Programme

Ministers' overseas travel process and Cabinet travel papers

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Mon 17 Sep 2018

Advice about the Ministers' overseas travel process and Cabinet papers seeking approval for Ministerial overseas travel

CO (18) 2 - Proposals with Financial Implications and Financial Authorities

Cabinet Office circular
Issue date: 
Mon 30 Jul 2018

This circular sets out the guidelines and requirements for Ministers and departments seeking approval of proposals with financial implications, changes to appropriations, and the authority to incur expenses.

CO (18) 1 - Legislation guidelines - Cabinet requirements and expectations

Cabinet Office circular
Issue date: 
Fri 20 Jul 2018

The Legislation Guidelines (2018 edition) are the government's key point of reference for assessing whether draft legislation conforms to accepted legal and constitutional principles. Cabinet has agreed that the Legislation Guidelines replace the Guidelines on Process and Content of Legislation (2014 edition).

CabNet: Document display

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Mon 7 May 2018

Advice on how to format documents so that they display correctly in CabNet

What makes a good Cabinet paper

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Fri 2 Mar 2018

A good Cabinet paper includes a clear statement of purpose, is based on sound information and analysis, and is well consulted across agencies, Ministers, and government parties.

The appointments process

CabGuide
Issue date: 
Wed 17 Jan 2018

The appointments process and Cabinet appointment papers

CO (17) 12: Cabinet Committees: Structure, Terms of Reference and Membership

Cabinet Office circular
Issue date: 
Wed 17 Jan 2018

The Prime Minister has agreed to the new Cabinet committee structure, terms of reference, and membership.

CO (17) 10: Labour-New Zealand First Coalition, with Confidence and Supply from the Green Party: Consultation and Operating Arrangements

Cabinet Office circular
Issue date: 
Wed 20 Dec 2017

This circular provides practical guidance for Ministers and departments on implementing the coalition agreement between Labour and New Zealand First and the confidence and supply agreement between Labour and the Green Party entered into when the government was formed following the 2017 general election.

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