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Contents (2009 - 52)
Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 No 52
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 18 November 2017 at 10:13)
Part 7 Section 125
125   Reports to Parliament
(1)  Each agency (other than a Minister) must, within 4 months after the end of each reporting year, prepare an annual report on the agency’s obligations under this Act for submission to the Minister responsible for the agency. A copy of the report is to be provided to the Information Commissioner.
(2)  Each Minister must, on or before 31 August each year, furnish the Minister administering this Act with such information concerning the Minister’s obligations as an agency under this Act as the Minister administering this Act may require.
(3)  The Minister administering this Act must, on or before 31 December each year, prepare an annual report on the obligations of each Minister as an agency under this Act. A copy of the report is to be provided to the Information Commissioner.
(4)  An annual report under this section must be tabled in each House of Parliament by the relevant Minister as soon as practicable after it is prepared unless it is included in an annual report prepared for the purposes of the Annual Reports (Departments) Act 1985 or the Annual Reports (Statutory Bodies) Act 1984.
(5)  The annual report referred to in subsection (3) may be included in the annual report for the Department of Attorney General and Justice prepared for the purposes of the Annual Reports (Departments) Act 1985.
(6)  The regulations may make provision for:
(a)  the information to be included in annual reports, and
(b)  the form in which annual reports are to be prepared.
(7)  In this section, a reference to the reporting year of an agency is a reference to:
(a)  the financial year of the agency for the purposes of the Annual Reports (Departments) Act 1985 or the Annual Reports (Statutory Bodies) Act 1984, or
(b)  if the agency does not have a financial year for the purposes of either of those Acts, the year ending 30 June.