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Executive Council advice sheet template ('Goatskin')

Issue date: 
Friday, 9 November 2018
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This publication is part of the CabGuide.

Below is a template advice sheet that can be downloaded and edited for items submitted to the Executive Council (including for Orders in Council/regulations).

The advice sheet must be:

  • addressed to the Governor-General (unless the Governor-General is overseas, in which case it is addressed to the Administrator of the Government)
  • in the name of the Minister responsible for the legislation (but can signed by any Minister by writing “for” next to the title)
  • printed on heavyweight 'goatskin' buff paper.

Advice sheets should be delivered to the Cabinet Office on the Friday prior to the meeting. 

Refer to the following pages for more information


Last updated: 
Tuesday, 1 November 2016

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