Local Government Official Information and Meetings Amendment Bill

Part 2 Amendments relating to official information

11 Section 6 amended (Conclusive reasons for withholding official information)

(1)

In section 6, renumber paragraphs (a) and (b) as paragraphs (c) and (d).

(2)

Before section 6(c), insert:

(a)

to prejudice the security or defence of New Zealand or the international relations of the Government of New Zealand; or

(b)

to prejudice the entrusting of information to the Government of New Zealand on a basis of confidence by—

(i)

the Government of another country or an agency of that Government; or

(ii)

any international organisation (as defined in section 2(1) of the Official Information Act 1982); or

(3)

In section 6, replace the compare note with:

Compare: 1982 No 156 s 6(a)–(d)