Use of information
The information provided in submissions will be used to inform MBIE and MfE’s policy development process and will inform advice to Ministers. We may contact submitters directly if we require clarification of any matters in submissions.
Release of information
MBIE intends to upload PDF copies of submissions received to MBIE’s website. MBIE will consider you to have consented to uploading by making a submission, unless you clearly specify otherwise in your submission.
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If your submission contains any information that is confidential or you otherwise wish us not to publish, please:
- indicate this on the front of the submission, with any confidential information clearly marked within the text
- provide a separate version excluding the relevant information for publication on our website.
Submissions also remain subject to request under the Official Information Act 1982. Please set out clearly in the cover letter or e-mail accompanying your submission if you have any objection to the release of any information in the submission, and in particular, which parts you consider should be withheld, together with the reasons for withholding the information. MBIE will take such objections into account and will consult with submitters when responding to requests under the Official Information Act 1982.
The Privacy Act 2020 establishes certain principles with respect to the collection, use and disclosure of information about individuals by various agencies, including MBIE and MfE. Any personal information you supply to MBIE and MfE as part of the submission will only be used for the purpose of assisting in the development of policy advice in relation to this consultation. Please clearly indicate in the cover letter or e-mail accompanying your submission if you do not wish your name, or any other personal information, to be included in any summary of submissions that MBIE may publish.