Facial Recognition Technologies

Andrew Chen made this Official Information request to Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

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From: Andrew Chen

Dear Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet,

I would like to request copies of all correspondence between Cabinet, the Prime Minister, the Minister of Justice, the Minister of Police, the Ministry of Justice, and NZ Police with regards to the use of facial recognition technologies since 19 October 2017.

Ngā mihi nui,
Andrew Chen

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From: Information [DPMC]
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

[UNCLASSIFIED]

Kia ora Andrew

Thank you for your request under the Official Information Act 1982 which was received on 7 September 2020, copied below. A response will be provided in accordance with the Act (please see the Office of the Ombudsman Website for more details -  http://www.ombudsman.parliament.nz/).

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Ngā mihi

Ministerial Coordinator
Ministerial Services
Strategy, Governance and Engagement
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

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[UNCLASSIFIED]

 

Kia ora Andrew,

 

Thank you for your request.

 

I’m just getting in touch to confirm if your request refers to ‘Cabinet’,
to mean Cabinet Ministers?

 

Or were you referring to to the Cabinet Office, which sits within DPMC?

 

Confirming this will help us determine how to best progress a resposne to
your request.

 

Ngā mihi

 

Matthew

 

 

Ministerial Services
Strategy, Governance and Engagement
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
 
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The information contained in this email message is for the attention of
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communication of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. If you
are not the intended recipient you must not disclose, copy or distribute
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in error, please destroy the email and notify the sender immediately.

 

 

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From: Andrew Chen

Kia ora Matthew,
Apologies for the confusion - by Cabinet I was referring to "Cabinet Office", and then separately the Ministers listed in the request (the PM, Justice, Police), and then separately the agencies (Justice, Police).

Ngā mihi nui,
Andrew Chen

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