State sector inquiry into the use of external security consultants
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IntroductionDOC is proactively releasing material related to the state sector inquiry into the use of external security consultants.
Date: 18 December 2018
The Department of Conservation is one of a number of Crown agencies that is included within the scope for the State Services Commissioner’s formal inquiry into:
- the circumstances of, and reasons for, any engagement by Crown agencies of external security consultants including, but not limited to, Thompson & Clark Investigations Limited and its associated companies and entities
- the nature and outcomes of any such engagement, and
- the nature of the relationship between current and former employees of Crown agencies and Thompson & Clark Investigations Limited and its associated companies and entities.
Terms of reference
View the 29 October 2018 Consolidated terms of reference for inquiry into the use of external security consultants:
- Consolidated terms of reference (PDF, 317K) – State Services Commission website
Material for release
A full report has been prepared on behalf of the State Services Commissioner by Doug Martin and Simon Mount QC:
The following material has been prepared in full support of the State Services Commissioner’s need for transparency of material considered relevant to the inquiry.
This material is available on this website noting that, given the current threat environment, many DOC employees, contractors and volunteers names have been redacted under the Official Information Act 1982 Sections 6(d), 9(2)(a) and 9(2)(g).