Cabinet Paper: Establishing an independent Inspector-General of Defence – Policy Proposals
This publication provides information on Cabinet’s May 2022 decisions on the proposals to establish the Inspector-General of Defence.
GOV-22-MIN-0009 and GOV-22-SUB-0009
The pack comprises:
the Cabinet minute of decisions: Establishing an Inspector-General of Defence: Policy Proposals [GOV-22-MIN-0009].
the Cabinet paper: Establishing an Inspector-General of Defence: Approval to draft a bill [GOV-22-SUB-0009].
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