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Proactive Release: Proposed COVID-19 Public Health Response Legislation

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If you require an accessible version please contact information@dpmc.govt.nz and cite Proactive Release: Proposed COVID-19 Public Health Response Legislation as a reference.

The following documents have been proactively released by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC), on behalf of the Minister for COVID-19 Response, Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall:

Proposed COVID-19 Public Health Response Legislation

The following documents have been included in this release:

  • Title of paper: Proposed COVID-19 Public Health Response Legislation
    (CBC-22-SUB-0048 refers)
  • Title of paper: Regulatory Impact Statement: Future of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020
  • Title of minute: Proposed COVID-19 Public Health Response Legislation
    (CBC-22-MIN-0048 refers)
  • Title of minute: Proposed COVID-19 Public Health Response Legislation
    (CAB-22-MIN-0446 refers)
  • Title of minute: Report of the Cabinet Business Committee: Period Ended 7 October 2022 (CAB-22-MIN-0434 refers)

Some parts of this information release would not be appropriate to release and, if requested, would be withheld under the Official Information Act 1982 (the Act). Where this is the case, the relevant section of the Act that would apply has been identified. Where information has been withheld, no public interest has been identified that would outweigh the reasons for withholding it.

Key to redaction codes:

  • Section 9(2)(f)(iv), to maintain the confidentiality of advice tendered by or to Ministers and officials;
  • Section 9(2)(g)(i), to maintain the effective conduct of public affairs through the free and frank expression of opinion; and
  • Section 9(2)(h), to maintain legal professional privilege.
Last updated: 
Thursday, 9 February 2023

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