Water Allocation Technical Advisory Group
Date publishedFriday, January 25, 2019
Response DateTuesday, September 11, 2018
Departmental / MinisterialDepartmental
TopicsTechnical Advisory Group (TAG) Water
Details of the Request
“TAXING WATER FOR EXPORT - May 2016
Ref: Article in the Press July 19th 2018.
Under the Official Information Act could you please forward a copy of following:
• A copy of the terms of reference for this "group of experts."
• The membership of this Committee.
• The number of meetings this group met. Mr Cagill is reported as saying the committee met between 6 and 12 times.
• The remuneration for each member attending meetings was $500. Please advise me of the total remuneration for the Committee. In addition to this $500 fee were committee members paid expenses (travel and accommodation) and if so what was the total amount.
• After 8 months of deliberations and meetings the Committee did not furnish a report to your Government. Could you advise me the reason for the failure to report?”