Ministry of Health and CYF Memorandum of Understanding.

Lance-Desmond: Lavery made this Official Information request to Ministry of Health

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From: Lance-Desmond: Lavery

Dear Ministry of Health,

I hereby make this request under the Official Information Act 1982.

I instruct you to release all information pertaining to the following questions.

1. Does the Ministry of Health offend any of the prescribed provisions of the Privacy Act 1993, whilst operating under the MoU between the New Zealand Police, CYF and themselves?

2. What is the Ministry of Health's policy pertaining to breaches of privacy complaints?

3. Does CYF encourage the Ministry of Heath to make notifications concerning "suspicions" of child abuse to them?

4. Are Ministry of Health agents held responsible for unfounded notifications?

5. Can a person acting within their private capacity request information pertaining to all information shared between agencies concerning themselves?

6. How many notifications to CYF by the Ministry of Health have been found groundless and untrue?

7. Is their a breakdown analysis of notifications per each ethnic group?

8. What is the percentage of notifications that are made about Maori families?

9. Is the information held by the Ministry of Health private or available to anyone upon official request?

10. Is the Minister of Health, or the Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Health, responsible for the actions of the principal of the Ministry of Health, and all sworn agents that are subject to the Health Act 1956?

I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

Lance-Desmond: Lavery

Without Prejudice.

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Dear Ministry of Health,

I hereby make this request under the Official Information Act 1982.

I instruct you to release all information pertaining to the
following questions.

1. Does the Ministry of Health offend any of the prescribed
provisions of the Privacy Act 1993, whilst operating under the MoU
between the New Zealand Police, CYF and themselves?

2. What is the Ministry of Health's policy pertaining to
breaches of privacy complaints?

3. Does CYF encourage the Ministry of Heath to make notifications
concerning "suspicions" of child abuse to them?

4. Are Ministry of Health agents held responsible for unfounded
notifications?

5. Can a person acting within their private capacity request
information pertaining to all information shared between agencies
concerning themselves?

6. How many notifications to CYF by the Ministry of Health have
been found groundless and untrue?

7. Is their a breakdown analysis of notifications per each ethnic
group?

8. What is the percentage of notifications that are made about
Maori families?

9. Is the information held by the Ministry of Health private or
available to anyone upon official request?

10. Is the Minister of Health, or the Chief Executive Officer of
the Ministry of Health, responsible for the actions of the
principal of the Ministry of Health, and all sworn agents that are
subject to the Health Act 1956?

I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

Lance-Desmond: Lavery

Without Prejudice.

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Dear Lance-Desmond: Lavery

Thank you for your request for official information, received by the
Ministry of Health on 4 November 2013.

Your request has been received and logged.  As required under the Official
Information Act 1982, the Ministry will respond to your request within 20
working days.  You should receive a response on or before 2 December 2013.

If a large amount of information has been requested or if the Ministry
needs to consult in order to make a decision, we may need to extend this
date (this is provided for in section 15A of the Act).  We will advise you
if such an extension is necessary.

The Ministry's reference number for your request is: H201304485

Yours sincerely
 
Government Relations
Corporate Services
Ministry of Health
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Dear Lance-Desmond Lavery

Please see the attached letter regarding part transfer of your OIA
request.

Kind regards
Lisa

Lisa Young
Team Administrator
Infrastructure
Public Health
National Services Purchasing
National Health Board
Ministry of Health
DDI: +64 4 816 3929

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Dear Mr Lavery

Please find attached the Ministry's response to your OIA request.

Kind regards
Lisa
Lisa Young
Team Administrator
Infrastructure
Public Health
National Services Purchasing
National Health Board
Ministry of Health
DDI: +64 4 816 3929

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Attachment Lavery Lance Extension Letter dated 5 December 2013.pdf
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Dear Lance Lavery,

 

Please find attached a letter regarding your Official Information Act
request of 2 November 2013, which was partially transferred to the
Ministry of Social Development on 12 November 2013. This letter advises of
the need to extend the time available to respond to your request until 3
February 2014.

 

With respect to the new due date, please note that the period commencing
25 December 2013 and ending 15 January 2014 does not count as 'working
days' as defined in section 2 of the Official Information Act.

 

Regards

Official and Parliamentary Information team   |  Ministerial and
Executive Services

Ministry of Social Development

 

Our Purpose:
We help New Zealanders to help themselves to be safe, strong and
independent
Ko ta mātou he whakamana tangata kia tū haumaru, kia tū kaha, kia tū
motuhake

 

 

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Dear Lance Lavery,

 

Please find attached the Ministry of Social Development’s response to your
Official Information Act request, which was partially transferred to us on
12 November 2013.

 

Regards

Official and Parliamentary Information team   |  Ministerial and
Executive Services

Ministry of Social Development

 

Our Purpose:
We help New Zealanders to help themselves to be safe, strong and
independent
Ko ta mâtou he whakamana tangata kia tû haumaru, kia tû kaha, kia tû
motuhake

 

From: OIA_Requests (MSD)
Sent: Thursday, 5 December 2013 11:22 a.m.
To: '[OIA #1269 email]'
Subject: RE: Your Official Information Act Request

 

Dear Lance Lavery,

 

Please find attached a letter regarding your Official Information Act
request of 2 November 2013, which was partially transferred to the
Ministry of Social Development on 12 November 2013. This letter advises of
the need to extend the time available to respond to your request until 3
February 2014.

 

With respect to the new due date, please note that the period commencing
25 December 2013 and ending 15 January 2014 does not count as 'working
days' as defined in section 2 of the Official Information Act.

 

Regards

Official and Parliamentary Information team   |  Ministerial and
Executive Services

Ministry of Social Development

 

Our Purpose:
We help New Zealanders to help themselves to be safe, strong and
independent
Ko ta mâtou he whakamana tangata kia tû haumaru, kia tû kaha, kia tû
motuhake

 

 

------------------------------- This email and any attachments may contain
information that is confidential and subject to legal privilege. If you
are not the intended recipient, any use, dissemination, distribution or
duplication of this email and attachments is prohibited. If you have
received this email in error please notify the author immediately and
erase all copies of the email and attachments. The Ministry of Social
Development accepts no responsibility for changes made to this message or
attachments after transmission from the Ministry.
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From: Lance-Desmond: Lavery

Dear OIA_Requests (MSD),

Could the Ministry of Health please ask CYF what is happening with their part of my request. I await patiently and remain steadfast.

Yours sincerely,

Lance-Desmond: Lavery

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