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Public Service Legislation Bill introduced

Public Service Legislation Bill introduced

29 November 2019

A bill to implement significant reform of the state sector has been introduced, following a review in 2018 (see here for the New Zealand Law Society's comments on the review).

The Public Service Legislation Bill, which will "provide a modern legislative framework for achieving a more adaptive and collaborative public service, by expanding the types of agencies that comprise the public service, unified by a common purpose, ethos, and strengthened leadership arrangements", is awaiting 1st reading.

The Law Society's committees will consider the bill; to contribute comments email vicky.stanbridge@lawsociety.org.nz.

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