Resources for agencies
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Search agency-specific guidance materials including template letters and worksheets.
Most used guidance:
- The OIA for Ministers and agencies
- The LGOIMA for local government agencies
- Managing unreasonable complainant conduct.
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The OIA for Ministers and agencies: A guide to processing official information requestsOfficial informationThe purpose of this guide is to assist Ministers and government agencies in recognising and responding to requests for official information under the OIA.
Making official information requests: A guide for requestersOfficial informationIf you are seeking information from a Minister, or central or local government agency, you may be able to ask for it under either the OIA or LGOIMA.
Confidential advice to government: A guide to section 9(2)(f)(iv) of the OIAOfficial informationOne reason for withholding official information is to ‘maintain the constitutional convention protecting the confidentiality of advice tendered by Ministers and officials’—section 9(2)(f)(iv) of the OIA.
The OIA and the public policy making process: A guide to how the OIA applies to information generated in the context of the public policy making processOfficial informationThis guide explains the most common reasons why it can sometimes be necessary to withhold official information generated in the context of the public policy making process.
Constitutional conventions: A guide to sections 9(2)(f)(i)-(iii) of the OIAOfficial informationThis guide deals with the 'constitutional conventions' withholding ground in section 9(2)(f) of the OIA.