HOW THE NEW ZEALAND OMBUDSMAN EFFECTIVELY PROVIDES COVER FOR THE HDC – AN INFORMATION REQUEST COMPLAINT CASE

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HOW THE NEW ZEALAND OMBUDSMAN EFFECTIVELY PROVIDES COVER FOR THE HDC – AN INFORMATION REQUEST COMPLAINT CASE


A report on how the N.Z. Ombudsman has rebuffed an Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) complaint and offloaded a Privacy Act 1993 (PA) complaint against the Health and Disability Commissioner (HDC) – showing how slim chances requesters and complainants have to get information, transparency and accountability from the HDC!

Published: 21 November 2017


CONTENTS:

PART 1INTRODUCTION
PART 2THE OIA AND PA INFORMATION REQUESTS MADE TO THE HDC ON 19 OCT. 2015
PART 3 THE HDC’S FIRST RESPONSE TO THE OIA AND PA REQUESTS
PART 4FURTHER OIA AND PA REQUESTS MADE TO THE HDC FROM 24 NOV. 2015 TO 15 FEB. 2016
PART 5THE HDC’S REFUSAL OF INFORMATION – AND BIZARRE DENIAL OF ALLEGED STAFF FAILURES OR MISCONDUCT
PART 6THE FIRST OIA AND…

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