Constitutional conventions: A guide to sections 9(2)(f)(i)-(iii) of the OIA

Constitutional conventions
Legislation:
Official Information Act 1982
Section 9
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Language:
English

This guide deals with the 'constitutional conventions' withholding ground in section 9(2)(f) of the OIA.

It covers:

  • Confidential communications with the Sovereign or her representative
  • Collective and individual ministerial responsibility
  • The political neutrality of officials

Note, for information on section 9(2)(f)(iv) see our Confidential advice to Government guide.

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