The Department of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs

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Legislative Reviews

View documents recording reviews of the following legislation:

Identity Legislation


Latest: Review of the access provisions in the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995 (2015)

Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act - Policy Review and Cabinet papers (2008)

Local Government Legislation


Local Electoral legislation
Amendments to the Local Electoral Act 2001 and the Local Electoral Regulations 2001 to strengthen the integrity, transparency and efficiency of local electoral processes (October 2012).

Managing Conflicting Interests in Local Government
Review of the Local Authorities (Members’ Interests) Act 1968. A discussion document has been released for public consultation (August 2011)
    Smarter Government, Stronger Communities: Towards Better Local Governance and Public Service
    Cabinet papers on decisions relating to a review of the local government system (2011).

    Local government transparency, accountability and financial management
    Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Act - Background and Cabinet papers (2010)

    Government Decisions in Response to the Royal Commission on Auckland Governance
    Local Government (Auckland Council) Act - Background and Cabinet papers (2009-11)

    Local Government Act Review (2001)

    Gambling Legislation


    Gaming Review (2003)