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This document outlines how to apply the Start Right approach to initiating a policy project, so it's set up for quality and success.
The Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) provides for information to be protected to the extent consistent with the public interest and the preservation of personal privacy.
Appointments made by the Governor-General outside of Executive Council
Scott Douglas, Assistant Professor of Public Management at Utrecht University School of Governance, shared his research findings and insights on making value (including public sector contributions to society) manageable.
About international treaty making
The Administrator of the Government
International treaty paper template example
Greater Christchurch Group has released its Whole of Government report on the lessons from the Canterbury earthquake sequence.
When is Cabinet's approval required during the international treaty process?
The process for developing and making regulations
Government response process and related Cabinet and Cabinet committee papers
Uploading appointments papers
Papers seeking authorisation to submit regulations to the Executive Council
Uploading travel papers
Guidance for Cabinet and committee items not uploaded into CabNet
Developing Committee meeting agendas
When is a Cabinet or Cabinet committee paper required?
Process for regulations that go to the Executive Council after confirmation by Cabinet
The Executive Council
Parliamentary treaty examination process
Policy changes to a bill after introduction (usually through a Supplementary Order Paper)
Cabinet paper consultation processes: Why, When, and Who
Published papers and minutes in CabNet
Using the calendar to view meeting and agenda details in CabNet
The New Zealand Gazette
The Seal of New Zealand
Checklist for Ministers’ offices for non-CabNet papers
Template for Administrator of the Government appointment documents
Greater Christchurch Group has released its June 2017 monitoring report. The report provides a summary of regeneration progress in greater Christchurch, based on data available as at 31 May 2017.
The Prime Minister Rt Hon Bill English has proactively released the Cabinet paper about the review of the Cabinet Manual.
Three documents are published below:
Secure handling of Cabinet and Cabinet committee material
Papers seeking agreement to policy/approval for additional resources to implement that policy should be submitted to the Cabinet committee responsible for that area of government activity.
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