Publications produced during 1998

This is a list of the publications produced in 1998 (the most recent items are listed first).
Public consultation and decision-making in local government

December 1998: Some local authorities are having trouble interpreting and applying the legal requirements concerning consultation, and there may be different expectations and understandings of what consultation requires. (Consultation under the Resource Management Act 1991 and consultation with iwi are not covered because they have been comprehensively addressed by other agencies.)...

Papakura District Council: Water and wastewater franchise

April 1998: Franchise agreements can be a viable option for the delivery of local authority services. However, there are inherent risks. Our audit has identified a number of these risks and we hope that other authorities will benefit from a greater awareness of the processes which need to be followed...

Compliance with the Code for Business Development Boards 1995

March 1998: Our objective in conducting this review was to establish whether and (if so) to what extent breaches of the Code might have occurred; and consider what remedial action might be required to avoid future non-compliance with the law...