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    6.1 Community consultation

    Consultation with persons or organisations external to government (including employers, unions, community groups, and special interest groups) should be a routine part of policy development. Consultation should not involve the unauthorised disclosure of previous or proposed discussions or deliberations by Cabinet. Non-government organisations or persons must not be given a Cabinet submission or decision for comment.

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    Last updated:
    18 May, 2016
    Last reviewed:
    17 July, 2009