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Briefing for the Incoming Minister of Finance [2016] [2016]

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  • Briefing for the Incoming Associate Minister of Finance [2016]
  • Published: 17 Feb 2017
  • Status: Current
  • Author: The Treasury
  • Hard copy: Available in PDF format only

Briefing for the Associate Minister of Finance

Published 17 Feb 2017

This briefing was prepared for the incoming Associate Minister of Finance and is part of the suite of briefings prepared for incoming Ministers following the changes to portfolios in December 2016.

See also 2016 Treasury Briefings to Ministers.

This document has been proactively released. Redactions made to the document have been made consistent with provisions of the Official Information Act 1982.


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Letter to the Associate Minister of Finance

1 The Treasury: who we are, what we do and how we do it

2 Responsibilities of the Minister of Finance

bim-2016-amof.pdf (1,031 KB) pp. 33

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[1] 9(2)(a) - to protect the privacy of natural persons, including deceased people

[2] 9(2)(f)(iv) - to maintain the current constitutional conventions protecting the confidentiality of advice tendered by ministers and officials

[3] 9(2)(g)(i) - to maintain the effective conduct of public affairs through the free and frank expression of opinions

[4] 9(2)(i) - to enable the Crown to carry out commercial activities without disadvantages or prejudice

[5] 9(2)(j) - to enable the Crown to negotiate without disadvantage or prejudice

[6] 9(2)(f)(ii) - to maintain the current constitutional conventions protecting collective and individual ministerial responsibility

[7] 18(d) - that the information requested is or will soon be publicly available

[8] 9(2)(b)(ii) - to protect the commercial position of the person who supplied the information or who is the subject of the information

[9] 6(b)(ii) - to prejudice the entrusting of information to the Government of New Zealand on a basis of confidence by any international organisation


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