Local Government Act 1993 No 30
11 Public access to correspondence and reports
(1) A council and a committee of which all the members are councillors
must, during or at the close of a meeting, or during the business day
following the meeting, give reasonable access to any person to inspect
correspondence and reports laid on the table at, or submitted to, the
(2) This section does not apply if the correspondence or
(a) relate to a matter that was received or discussed,
(b) were laid on the table at, or submitted to, the
when the meeting was closed to the public.
(3) This section does not apply if the council or committee resolves
at the meeting, when open to the public, that the correspondence or reports,
because they relate to a matter specified in section 10A (2), are to be
treated as confidential.