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Public Governance and Resources Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2015

Originating house
House of Representatives
Before Reps


Amends: the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) to: remove ambiguities in relation to governance arrangements; support the administration of goods and services tax obligations by non-corporate Commonwealth entities; clarify provisions in relation to reporting periods and the description of corporate plans; and streamline the administration of the transfer of functions between non-corporate Commonwealth entities; the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2014 to further clarify arrangements in relation to the implementation of the resource management framework under the PGPA Act; the Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011 and Climate Change Authority Act 2011 to: provide that the Clean Energy Regulator and the Climate Change Authority are not bodies corporate and do not have a separate legal identity from the Commonwealth; and list the relevant roles, membership, functions and powers of each entity for the purposes of the PGPA Act; 22 Acts to make consequential amendments; and nine Acts in relation to various Commonwealth entities to clarify obligations, roles and responsibilities, and financial arrangements.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12/02/15  
Second reading moved 12/02/15  

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest