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Use of requisitioning powers – provide details on your organisation’s use of requisitioning powers authorised under the state of emergency or under the epidemic notice

RE Official information request CDHB 10308 and WCDHB 9425

We refer to your email dated 7 May 2020 requesting the following information from Canterbury DHB and West Coast DHB under the Official Information Act regarding the use of requisitioning powers.

In terms of the Official Information Act, please provide me with detail on your organisation’s use of requisitioning powers authorised under the state of emergency or under the epidemic notice. I would like to know what sorts of goods have been requisitioned, how frequently this has happened, and what compensation has been offered.

Note that I am making the same request of the Ministry of Health, the District Health Boards, and Civil Defence.

1. I would like copies of any requisition orders provided under 90(3) of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act, as well as copies of any requisition orders produced under 90(5) of the same Act. I also request detail of any compensation provided.
2. I would also like copies of any requisition orders produced under 71 (1) of the Public Health Act, also with detail of any compensation provided.
3. Please also provide any background papers, policies, guidelines, advice, or related documents on the use of requisitioning powers

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