133 Power to request information

(1)

The board of a Crown entity must supply to its responsible Minister any information relating to the operations and performance of the Crown entity that the Minister requests.

(2)

The board of a Crown entity must supply to the Minister of Finance any information requested by the Minister in connection with the exercise of his or her powers under Part 4.

(2A)

The board of a Crown entity must supply to the Minister of State Services any information requested by the Minister in accordance with subsection (2B).

(2B)

The Minister of State Services—

(a)

may request a Crown entity to supply information only for the purpose of assessing the capability and performance of the State services; and

(b)

must make the request to a group of Crown entities that—

(i)

is made up of at least 3 Crown entities; and

(ii)

has in common at least 1 significant characteristic that relates to the information requested (for example, the characteristic could relate to the Crown entities’ asset holdings or presence in a region).

(2C)

Information supplied under subsection (2A) must not be used for the purpose of assessing the operations and performance of the Crown entity or the Crown entity group.

(3)

This section is subject to section 134.

Compare: 1989 No 44 s 45B(1)

Section 133(2A): inserted, on 18 July 2013, by section 33 of the Crown Entities Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 51).

Section 133(2B): inserted, on 18 July 2013, by section 33 of the Crown Entities Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 51).

Section 133(2C): inserted, on 18 July 2013, by section 33 of the Crown Entities Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 51).