Legal work during disaster recovery

CERA’s Legal team worked on a variety of matters that went far beyond government business as usual. Knowing the CER Act, having solid processes and systems in place and ensuring staff had full training on any delegated powers were crucial. Training on managing contracts and any relevant legislation was also important.

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Contracting during disaster recovery

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