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Strategic Intentions and Statements of Intent

Page updated 7 Mar 2014

This page provides information which supports agencies to periodically advise Parliament and other readers of their strategic intentions. 

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  • Performance Expectations: What's Intended to Be Achieved (December 2013)
    Departments and Crown entities are required to set out the strategic objectives that their agency intends to achieve or contribute to. The purpose of this guidance is to assist agencies in thinking about their strategic intentions so that meaningful external information is produced.
  • Performance Expectations: How Performance Will Be Assessed (December 2013)
    Each Crown entity must explain in its statement of intent how the entity proposes to assess its performance. This guidance will also assist departments in setting up their performance reporting.


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