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  • Making disability rights real 2012/2013

    Reports, Disability rights reports
    This is the second report of the Independent Monitoring Mechanism of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Available in full and summary form.
  • Submission of the Ombudsman - Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Bill

    This submission relates to the information management requirements of clause 275B of the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Bill.
  • Submission of the Ombudsman - Environmental Reporting Bill

    It is in the interests of all New Zealanders to have comprehensive and reliable information available regularly on environmental issues that affect all of us. I do however have significant concerns with one aspect of the bill, namely clause 16, under which the Secretary for the Environment (MFE) and the Government Statistician can veto release of information to be used in an environmental report.
  • Submission of the Ombudsmen - the Public's Right to Know

    The Ombudsman's submission on the Law Commission's Issues Paper 18 The Public’s Right to Know:  A Review of the Official Information Act 1982 and Parts 1-6 of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987