COVID-19 Public Health Response Bill consultation
From: Felix Lee
Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,
It was reported that a disclosure draft of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Bill was released to the Opposition and experts for comment before it was introduced to Parliament.
I would like to make an OIA request as follows:
1. please provide a list of all the Opposition and experts the bill was sent to
2. how were the people in 1. chosen
3. a copy of all the comments received
I am a citizen of NZ eligible to make OIA requests and I would like an reply via email. If there are difficulties in meeting my request please let me know and I can modify my query as needed. Thank you for your help.
From: Ministerial Services
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of 12 MAY 2020 requesting under the Official
Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:
1. please provide a list of all the Opposition and experts the bill was
sent to 2. how were the people in 1. chosen 3. a copy of all the comments
Your request is being processed in accordance with the Act and a response
will be sent to you in due course.
Please note, due to ongoing COVID-19 response work, requests are currently
being triaged and those relating to Covid-19 processed as a priority.
Remaining requests are being assessed as per the Ombudsman’s guidance
(which can be found here:
and processed accordingly.
If you have any enquiries regarding your request, or its urgency, feel
free to contact us via email at [MBIE request email].
Nâku noa, nâ
Corporate, Governance and Information
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Level 4, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140
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2. mailto:[MBIE request email]