Employees in Ministers' Offices

Jenny Graves made this Official Information request to New Zealand Police

The request was refused by New Zealand Police.

From: Jenny Graves

Dear New Zealand Police,

Please provide information provided to employees that sets out role, operating framework, what they can and cannot do, expectations when working in a Ministers’ Offices in the position as a Private Secretary (or like position). This may include - among information - a guide, a manual.

Please provide a list of positions located in Ministers’ Offices occupied by a Police employee. Please also provide a list documents provided to the employees who currently occupy these positions. Please provide these documents. If any are withhold, please the ground and the reason for not providing it.

Yours faithfully,

Jenny Graves

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From: MCMAHON, Teresa
New Zealand Police

Dear Jenny Graves


I refer to you request dated Sunday 5 August asking for information about
police positions in Minister's offices.


Section 12(1) of the Official Information Act 1982 states that:


"Any person, being—

(a)A New Zealand citizen; or

(b)A permanent resident of New Zealand; or

(c)A person who is in New Zealand; or

(d)A body corporate which is incorporated in New Zealand; or

(e)A body corporate which is incorporated outside New Zealand but which
has a place of business in New Zealand,—

may request a Department or Minister of the Crown or organisation to make
available to him or it any specified official information".


Police therefore asks that you provide an address or other advice to show
you satisfy section 12 of the Official Information Act. Police will then
prepare a response to your information request.

Thank you.




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