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Use of Sex on Infringement Notices

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From: Cameron Leakey

Dear New Zealand Police,

I am requesting any information regarding the decision to document a person's sex on infringement notices? Specifically when this decision was made and the rationale for it?

Yours faithfully,

Cameron Leakey

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Because Parliament has enacted regulations such as the Land Transport (Infringement and Reminder Notices) Regulations 1998 which prescribe the format of "tickets" and require personal identifiers such as full name; address; DoB; occupation; sex; etc.

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From: Ministerial Services
New Zealand Police

Tēnā koe Mr Leakey

I acknowledge receipt of your Official Information Act (OIA) request below, received by New Zealand Police on 13 June 2021.

Your request is being actioned pursuant to the Act.

You can expect a response to your request on or before 9 July 2021.

Ngā mihi
Fiona
Ministerial Services
PNHQ

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From: Ministerial Services
New Zealand Police

Tēnā koe Mr Leakey

Could you please confirm that you are referring to transport based infringement notices.

If not, could I please ask that you clarify what infringement notices you are referring to.

Ngā mihi
Fiona
Ministerial Services
PNHQ

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From: Cameron Leakey

Dear Ministerial Services,

Traffic Infringement Notices specifically, yes

Thank you

Yours sincerely,

Cameron Leakey

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From: Ministerial Services
New Zealand Police

Tēnā koe Mr Leakey

I refer to your Official Information Act (OIA) request dated 13 June 2021 for the following information, "I am requesting any information regarding the decision to document a person's sex on infringement notices? Specifically when this decision was made and the rationale for it?"

We have transferred your request to the Ministry of Transport. The information to which your request relates is not held by us but is believed to be held by and is more closely connected with the functions of the Ministry of Transport. In these circumstances, we are required by section 14 of the OIA to transfer your request.

You will hear further from the Ministry of Transport concerning your request.

Ngā mihi
Fiona
Ministerial Services
PNHQ

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From: OCU

Kia ora Cameron,

 

On behalf of the Ministry of Transport, I acknowledge your Official
Information Act request of 17 June 2021 seeking:

 

“I am requesting any information regarding the decision to document a
person's sex on infringement notices? Specifically when this decision was
made and the rationale for it?”

 

and clarified to confirm “Traffic Infringement Notices specifically”

 

We will consider your request and respond appropriately as set out in the
Official Information Act 1982.

 

The Ministry publishes Official Information Act responses on our website
when there may be wider interest in the information released. This means
the information provided to you might be published after you have received
it.

 

Ngâ mihi nui,

 

Emma

Advisor, Official Correspondence

Corporate Services | Te Kâhui Tangata

Ministry of Transport  |  Te Manatû Waka

 

Enabling New Zealanders to flourish | He whakamana i a Aotearoa kia momoho

 

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From: OCU

Kia ora Cameron,

 

This email is to notify you that the Ministry is extending the 20 working
days available to it to respond to your Official Information Act request
pursuant to section 15A(1)(b) of the Act.

 

We require an additional 12 working days as:

 

“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.”

 

You may now expect a full response to your request by 2 August 2021.

 

Please note you have the right under section 28(3) of the Act to approach
the Ombudsman about this extension.

 

Ngâ mihi

 

Megan Shields [1](she / her)
Kaiwhakahaere – Tuhinga Ôkawa |Team Leader – Official Correspondence

Te Kâhui Tangata | Corporate Services

Te Manatû Waka | Ministry of Transport

 [2]www.transport.govt.nz

He whakamana i a Aotearoa kia momoho | Enabling New Zealanders to flourish

 

 

 

From: OCU <[email address]>
Sent: Thursday, 17 June 2021 11:00 AM
To: [FOI #15773 email]
Subject: Official Information Request

 

Kia ora Cameron,

 

On behalf of the Ministry of Transport, I acknowledge your Official
Information Act request of 17 June 2021 seeking:

 

“I am requesting any information regarding the decision to document a
person's sex on infringement notices? Specifically when this decision was
made and the rationale for it?”

 

and clarified to confirm “Traffic Infringement Notices specifically”

 

We will consider your request and respond appropriately as set out in the
Official Information Act 1982.

 

The Ministry publishes Official Information Act responses on our website
when there may be wider interest in the information released. This means
the information provided to you might be published after you have received
it.

 

Ngâ mihi nui,

 

Emma

Advisor, Official Correspondence

Corporate Services | Te Kâhui Tangata

Ministry of Transport  |  Te Manatû Waka

 

Enabling New Zealanders to flourish | He whakamana i a Aotearoa kia momoho

 

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