29 April 2021
45 Pipitea St
PO Box 805
Phone +64 4 495 7200
Fax +64 4 495 7222
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Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) request dated 30 March 2021 (ref OIA 20/21 0555)
Thank you for your OIA request dated 30 March 2021 to the Department of Internal Affairs
(Department). You requested information about the Digital Child Exploitation Filter System
and the Independent Reference Group.
The Department is extending the deadline for responding to the above OIA request by 10
working days, to 21 May 2021 under section 15A(1)(b) of the OIA. This extension is required
because consultations necessary to make a decision on the request are such that a proper
response to the request cannot reasonably be made within the original time limit.
If you are dissatisfied with the Department’s decision on your request for information, you
have the right, under section 28 of the OIA, to make a complaint to the Office of the
Ombudsman. The Office of the Ombudsman can be contacted by phone on 0800 802 602,
via post at PO Box 10152 Wellington or via email to [email address].
Director Digital Safety