Resources and publications
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Commonly used guides include:
- The OIA for Ministers and agencies
- The LGOIMA for local government agencies
- Making official information requests: a guide for requesters
Case notes and opinions
Case notes are a short case summary, often demonstrating an aspect of a case.
An Ombudsman's Opinion is published where there is public interest in showing the full details of a case.
Projects, reference and data
Template letters and work sheets
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- Systemic investigations
A joint report of the Chief Ombudsman and the Privacy Commissioner into the Earthquake Commission's handling of information requests in Canterbury.
- OPCAT reports
New Zealand received its first visit from the SPT in May 2013. A delegation of six independent experts visited places of detention. The SPT met with the Government, civil society organisations, the Central NPM and the NPMs responsible for monitoring places of detention, and conducted interviews with detained persons.
We are concerned that the victims’ claims scheme, which the Bill makes permanent, provides neither a suitable way to compensate victims of crime nor a suitable way to prevent abuse or mistreatment of prisoners in accordance with New Zealand’s international obligations.
This submission relates to clause 158X of the Education Amendment Bill currently before the Education and Science Committee.