Progress Update on the Establishment of an independent Inspector-General of Defence - Cabinet Documents

Published: 16 Nov 2021

Category: Cabinet material

This publication provides documents on Cabinet’s January/February 2021 decision regarding the Inspector-General of Defence proposals.

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It comprises:

  • the Cabinet minute of decision: Establishment of an Independent Inspector-General of Defence: Progress Update [CBC-21-MIN-0002].

  • the Cabinet paper: Establishment of an Independent Inspector-General of Defence: Progress Update [CBC-21-SUB-0002].

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