TINZ Submission Shewan Inquiry

20 May 2016

TINZ submission to the Shewan Inquiry calling on the government to widen the terms of reference to protect New Zealand’s reputation and future proof our laws following the release of the “Panama papers”.

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Submissions sought for foreign trust rules Inquiry

26 April 2016

John Shewan
Former PWC chairman chosen by the Government to head the government inquiry into foreign trust disclosure rules

As a result of the recent release of documents known as the Panama Papers the Government has established an Inquiry into New Zealand’s disclosure rules relating to foreign trusts registered in New Zealand. I have been appointed to conduct the Inquiry.

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TINZ submission on OGP

29 August 2015

TINZ’s submission to SSC regarding the Open Government Action Plan

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Organized Crimes Bill Submission by TINZ

8 February 2015


Transparency International New Zealand’s submission to the Law and Order Select Committee regarding the The Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Legislation Bill

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Submissions for the Organized Crimes Bill

1 December 2014

Submissions on the Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Legislation Bill are due by 5 February, 2015.

The Law and Order Select Committee has called for submissions on the Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Legislation Bill. The last date for submission is 5 February, 2015. See “Business before the Law and Order Committee” on

The introduction of the Omnibus Bill should at last facilitate New Zealand’s ability to ratify the United Nations Convention Against Corruption.  

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TINZ New Zealand Parliamentary Submissions

22 August 2009

TINZ New Zealand Parliamentary Submissions

Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) monitors the activities of a number of Parliamentary Select Committees. When considered necessary TINZ makes submissions to Select Committees.

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Anti-money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism submission August 2009

1 August 2009


August 2009, TINZ submission of its comments on the anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism bill to parliament.

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Select Committee Submission on Electorial Funding September 2007

1 September 2007


TINZ Submission regarding electorial funding.

This submission reflects our concern to ensure maximum transparency in governance, particularly as it relates to governmental procedures.

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