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Cabinet Minute CAB-23-MIN-0224: Additional Item: Self-denying Ordinance#
On 6 June 2023, Cabinet:
1noted the briefing by the Minister of Finance;
2noted that since 1996 successive governments have had a practice of not requesting the public service to cost political party policies;
3agreed to continue the practice of not requesting public service agencies to cost political party policies;
4noted that costings needed for the day-to-day operation of government (e.g., budget proposals, Cabinet papers, business cases, financial veto) can continue, but any requests for such costings which may conflict with the above practice must be referred to the Minister of Finance’s office.