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Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Finance

Summary

Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends: 246 Acts to: replace references to the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 and the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997; rationalise provisions relating to conflicts of interest, termination of appointments, corporate planning and annual reporting requirements; the Public Service Act 1999 and Parliamentary Service Act 1999 to address a recommendation of the Parliamentary Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit to reduce potential confusion regarding the duties for public officials and the Australian Public Service Code of Conduct for APS employees and the Parliamentary Service Code of Conduct for parliamentary service employees; and the Parliamentary Service Act 1999 to guarantee that parliamentary departments will have access to their appropriations over the course of the financial year. Also repeals the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/06/14  
Second reading moved 24/06/14  
Second reading debate 25/06/14  
Second reading agreed to 25/06/14  
Consideration in detail debate 25/06/14  
Third reading agreed to 25/06/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 26/06/14  
Second reading moved 26/06/14  
Second reading debate 26/06/14  
Second reading agreed to 26/06/14  
Committee of the Whole debate 26/06/14 Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 26/06/14  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 26/06/14 Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
     
Finally passed both Houses 26/06/14  
Assent 30/06/14 Act no.: 62 - Year: 2014
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government

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Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 7502]
WONG, Sen Penny

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

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Notes