21 August 2017
J Cone [FYI request #6373 email]
Dear J Cone
On behalf of Gabriel Makhlouf, Secretary to the Treasury, I acknowledge receipt of
your email requesting:
“Cabinet Minute CAB-17-MIN-0150.07: 2017 Budget Package: Vote Defence
(Technical Initiatives) http://www.treasury.govt.nz/downloads/pdfs/b17-info/b17-
refers on page 2 to the Minister of Defence as having "delegated authority from
the Investor Confidence Regime".
What is the legislative basis for the Investor Confidence Regime refered to
What is its stated purpose?
Please may I have an etymology for "Investor Confidence" in this context? ie who
are the investors, and what are they intended to have confidence in?
What are its annual capital and operating budgets for the number of years, past
and future, for which data is readily available?
From what source(s) does that funding come?
Which members of parliament and publicly visible officials have delegated
authority from it?”
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