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Reserve Bank Act Review Phase 2 Review Update - Proactive Release

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Monday, 2 March 2020
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In the interests of transparency and in order to help inform public debate, additional documents relating to Phase 2 of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act Review are being released.

The documents relating to Phase 2 are linked below.

The proactively released documents relating to Phase 1 can be found at Phase 1 of the Reserve Bank Act Review - Proactive Release

Proactive Release of documents relating to the 19 December Review Update for Phase 2

Cabinet decisions relating to the Reserve Bank's institutional arrangements. In addition, in-principle decisions on the regulation of deposit takers and the introduction of a deposit insurance scheme. The update notes Cabinet’s decision to progress review decisions through two separate pieces of legislation – an “Institutional Act” and a “Deposit Takers Act”.

Proactively released documents relating to Review Update:

Key Documents: Review Update December 2019

Key documents and advice to the Minister of Finance from officials and the Independent Expert Advisory Panel that supported Cabinet decision made in December 2019 for Phase 2.

Key Documents: Review Update December 2019
DateCreatorTitle
24-07-2019 Reserve Bank Act Review Team; Reserve Bank of New Zealand
24-07-2019 Reserve Bank of New Zealand; Reserve Bank of New Zealand
02-08-2019 Reserve Bank Act Review Team; Reserve Bank of New Zealand
03-04-2019 Legislative Design and Advisory Committee
15-08-2019 Reserve Bank Act Review Team; Reserve Bank of New Zealand
15-08-2019 Reserve Bank Act Review Team; Reserve Bank of New Zealand
05-09-2019 Reserve Bank Act Review Team; Reserve Bank of New Zealand
19-09-2019 Reserve Bank Act Review Team; Reserve Bank of New Zealand
19-09-2019 Reserve Bank Act Review Team; Reserve Bank of New Zealand
26-09-2019 Reserve Bank Act Review Team; Reserve Bank of New Zealand
03-10-2019 Reserve Bank Act Review Team; Reserve Bank of New Zealand
04-10-2019 Reserve Bank Act Review Team; Reserve Bank of New Zealand
09-10-2019 Reserve Bank Act Review Team; Reserve Bank of New Zealand
18-10-2019 Reserve Bank Act Review Team; Reserve Bank of New Zealand
31-10-2019 Reserve Bank Act Review Team; Reserve Bank of New Zealand
18-11-2019 Reserve Bank Act Review Team; Reserve Bank of New Zealand
04-12-2018 Reserve Bank Act Review Team; Reserve Bank of New Zealand
06-11-2019 Legislative Design and Advisory Committee

Panel Papers: Review Update

Papers prepared by the Reserve Bank and the Treasury that were considered by the Independent Expert Advisory Panel (the Panel) at their meetings on 4 and 5 August and 30 September 2019.

These documents may differ to the consultation document in places as they reflect earlier thinking by the Review team, which has since developed to reflect discussions with the Panel, agencies and other stakeholders.

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Monday, 2 March 2020