Official Information Act 1982

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Reprint as at 1 November 2007

Official Information Act 1982

Public Act1982 No 156
Date of assent17 December 1982


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Justice



8  [Repealed]

Decisions under Part 2 and section 10 of this Act

Decisions under Part 3 or Part 4 of this Act


44 Annual report [Repealed]

45 Offences [Repealed]

Reprint notes

An Act to make official information more freely available, to provide for proper access by each person to official information relating to that person, to protect official information to the extent consistent with the public interest and the preservation of personal privacy, to establish procedures for the achievement of those purposes, and to repeal the Official Secrets Act 1951

BE IT ENACTED by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows: