This website sets out advice to public servants on the procedures and operation of the New Zealand Cabinet, Cabinet committees and Executive Council. It complements procedural information in the Cabinet Manual and in Cabinet Office circulars. The information is prepared and maintained by the Cabinet Office in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
The links below set out information about the requirements for different types of Cabinet papers. Public servants preparing papers for submission to Cabinet and Cabinet committees should read the page on the required content for Cabinet papers. Guidance that is new or recently changed is listed under the What's New section to the right.
Cabinet requirements for papers, process and consultation.
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