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The OIA - not hide and seek? - Online CPD

NZ $121.00
Judge Peter Boshier 2016  
Judge Peter Boshier
Chief Ombudsman

Package includes:

Online CPD Module Presentation  l  Booklet  l  PowerPoint Presentation

Package Fee (incl GST)

  • $91 - NZLS members and Associate members
  • $121 - Non-members

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Online CPD Module

Presentation time: 60 minutes

What is the Ombudsman’s perspective on how the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) is currently operating, and some new ideas regarding where it might head.

Chief Ombudsman Judge Peter Boshier will share his perspective on what the OIA is and how it is currently working.

He will discuss and give guidance on key issues under the Act, its uses in practice as well as some ideas for the future.

Discussion will also include the importance of s 23 OIA – finding out the reasons for a decision when advising clients as to options to challenge a decision; and jurisdiction in the Local Government Official Information and Meeting Act 1987 (LGOIMA).

The OIA:

  • What it is
  • How it is working
    – section 23 finding out the reasons for a decision
  • Uses in practice
  • LGOIMA – jurisdiction
  • Ideas for the future.

Learning objectives

At the end of this presentation attendees should have a better understanding of:

  • How the OIA works in practice.
  • Current challenges and obstacles.
  • How it might operate in the future.

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Electronic Booklet

Author: Judge Peter Boshier
Published: 17 August 2016
Pages: 8
Electronic booklet can be downloaded from My CPD > My Online CPD after purchase


There is no introduction for this publication. 

PowerPoint Presentation

These are the slides included in the presentation.
Number of Slides: 32

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