Environmental Reporting Bill

  • enacted
16 Protecting integrity of untested information
  • (1) This section applies only to untested information.

    (2) All requests for untested information must be transferred to the Government Statistician.

    (3) The Government Statistician may, in response to a request for untested information, at his or her sole discretion withhold any untested information.

    (4) In this section,—

    request for untested information does not include requests made under the Ombudsmen Act 1975 or the Public Audit Act 2001

    untested information

    • (a) means data, statistics, or findings prepared for reporting under this Act and not already in the public domain; but

    • (b) does not include those data, statistics, or findings once the report for which they were prepared is published.