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Template and advice for writing general Cabinet policy papers.
The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of the celebration of Her Majesty’s Birthday, to make the following appointments to The New Zealand Order of Merit:
To what extent can and should public servants expect their advice to ministers to remain confidential, ask Andrew Kibblewhite and Peter Boshier in a co-authored article in the May Policy Quarterly.
Date published: 12 May 2018, The Press
A Child Impact Assessment Tool has been developed to help government and non-government organisations in New Zealand to assess whether policy proposals will improve the wellbeing of children and young people.
This page outlines the process for Ministers to take oral items to Cabinet and Cabinet committees, and includes the oral item email template.
Advice on how to format documents so that they display correctly in CabNet
In April 2018, the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC) released two documents relating to the refresh of New Zealand’s Cyber Security Strategy and Action Plan.
In March 2018, the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC) released a suite of documents that formed the basis of decisions on the Child Poverty Reduction Bill.
Date published: 10 March 2018, The Press
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This page provides an overview of the key requirements of a general Cabinet paper. The Cabinet policy paper template provides more detail about what should be included under each heading.
A good Cabinet paper includes a clear statement of purpose, is based on sound information and analysis, and is well consulted across agencies, Ministers, and government parties.
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