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COVID-19 Public Health Response Bill consultation

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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.

Yours faithfully,

Felix Lee

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From: Ministerial Services
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Ref: 1920-1593

 

Dear Felix,

 

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
received

 

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:
[1]www.ombudsman.parliament.nz/news/chief-ombudsmans-statement-official-information-response-times-during-covid-19-emergency)
and processed accordingly.

 

If you have any enquiries regarding your request, or its urgency, feel
free to contact us via email at [2][MBIE request email].

 

Nâku noa, nâ

MINISTERIAL SERVICES

 

Corporate, Governance and Information

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Level 4, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140

NZBN 9429000106078

 

 

[3]www.govt.nz - your guide to finding and using New Zealand government
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From: Ministerial Services
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Ref: 1920-1593

 

Dear Mr Lee,

 

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:

 

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

 

This letter is to advise you that your request has been transferred to the
Office of the Attorney General.

 

This is because the information you have requested is not held by the
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.  Section 14(b)(i) of the
Official Information Act allows me to transfer any request where the
information is not held, but is believed to be held by another department,
organisation or Minister of the Crown.

 

I trust you find the information helpful.  You have the right to seek an
investigation and review by the Ombudsman of this decision. Information
about how to make a complaint is available at www.ombudsman.parliament.nz
or freephone 0800 802 602.

 

Nāku noa, nā

MINISTERIAL SERVICES

 

Corporate, Governance and Information

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Level 4, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140

NZBN 9429000106078

 

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Dear Felix Lee

 

Please find attached a letter regarding your OIA request received on 27
May 2020.

 

Kind regards

 

Office of Hon David Parker

 

Office of Hon David Parker MP | Attorney-General | Minister for the
Environment | Minister for Trade and Export Growth | Associate Minister of
Finance

 

Authorised by Hon David Parker MP, Parliament Buildings, Wellington

 

 

 

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