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

2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

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

 

No.      , 2014

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to the governance, performance and accountability of, and the use and management of resources by, the Commonwealth, Commonwealth entities and Commonwealth companies, and to deal with consequential and transitional matters in connection with the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 2

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 5

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 5

Schedule 1—Application provisions for and amendments of the PGPA Act         6

Part 1—Delayed application of certain provisions of Parts 2-3 and 3-2 of the PGPA Act            6

Part 2—Other application provisions                                                                     8

Part 3—Amendments                                                                                                   11

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013                      11

Schedule 2—Amendment of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 12

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   12

Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997                                        12

Part 2—Transitional and application provisions                                             19

Division 1—Transitional and application provisions                                           19

Division 2—Continuation of instruments                                                              28

Schedule 3—Repeal of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997           30

Part 1—Repeal                                                                                                                 30

Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997                                       30

Part 2—Transitional and application provisions                                             31

Schedule 4—Auditor-General Act 1997 and related amendments         36

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   36

Auditor-General Act 1997                                                                                        36

Norfolk Island Act 1979                                                                                            51

Public Accounts and Audit Committee Act 1951                                                 51

Part 2—Application provisions                                                                               52

Schedule 5—Corporate status of bodies                                                                 54

Part 1—Bodies ceasing to be bodies corporate                                               54

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005                            54

Fisheries Administration Act 1991                                                                         55

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975                                                             56

National Environment Protection Council Act 1994                                          58

Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency Act 2012         62

Part 2—Transitional provisions for bodies ceasing to be bodies corporate             64

Division 1—Introduction                                                                                           64

Division 2—General transitional provisions                                                           65

Division 3—Miscellaneous                                                                                        67

Part 3—APVMA continuing as a body corporate                                         69

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992                69

Part 4—Other bodies continuing as bodies corporate                                 72

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986                                                 72

National Health Reform Act 2011                                                                           73

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             76

Water Act 2007                                                                                                           80

Part 5—Transitional provisions for bodies continuing as bodies corporate            84

Division 1—Introduction                                                                                           84

Division 2—General transitional provisions                                                           85

Division 3—Miscellaneous                                                                                        89

Part 6—Bodies corporate treated as non-corporate for the purposes of the finance law                 91

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998                                       91

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001                           91

Competition and Consumer Act 2010                                                                    91

Schedule 6—Listed entities                                                                                              93

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975                                                           93

Archives Act 1983                                                                                                       93

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Act 2013                                             94

Auditor-General Act 1997                                                                                        95

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Act 2013                                                  95

Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975                                                              96

Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988   97

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Act 1982             97

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005                            99

Australian Crime Commission Act 2002                                                                99

Australian Federal Police Act 1979                                                                     100

Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010                                                100

Australian Law Reform Commission Act 1996                                                   101

Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority Act 2008             101

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998                                     102

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998                     103

Australian Research Council Act 2001                                                                104

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001                         104

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006                                          105

Australian Trade Commission Act 1985                                                              106

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                               106

Cancer Australia Act 2006                                                                                     107

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                      108

Commonwealth Grants Commission Act 1973                                                    108

Competition and Consumer Act 2010                                                                  109

ComSuper Act 2011                                                                                                 110

Criminology Research Act 1971                                                                            110

Customs Administration Act 1985                                                                         111

Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983                                                           112

Fair Work Act 2009                                                                                                  112

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                               113

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976                                                                    114

Fisheries Administration Act 1991                                                                       115

Future Fund Act 2006                                                                                             116

Governor-General Act 1974                                                                                   116

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975                                                           117

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                     117

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986                                118

Inspector-General of Taxation Act 2003                                                             119

Intelligence Services Act 2001                                                                               119

Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006                                         120

Meteorology Act 1955                                                                                             120

National Blood Authority Act 2003                                                                      121

National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992                             121

National Health Reform Act 2011                                                                         122

National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011              123

National Water Commission Act 2004                                                                 123

Office of National Assessments Act 1977                                                             124

Ombudsman Act 1976                                                                                              125

Parliamentary Counsel Act 1970                                                                          125

Private Health Insurance Act 2007                                                                       126

Productivity Commission Act 1998                                                                       126

Safe Work Australia Act 2008                                                                                127

Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency Act 2012       128

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011                         128

Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003                                                             129

Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012                                                                  129

Schedule 7—Amendments of Acts starting with A                                        131

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005                                                131

Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986                                   138

Aboriginal Land (Lake Condah and Framlingham Forest) Act 1987            139

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976                                    140

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975                                                         143

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977                                      144

Aged Care (Bond Security) Act 2006                                                                    144

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992              144

Aircraft Noise Levy Collection Act 1995                                                             148

Airports (Transitional) Act 1996                                                                           148

Air Services Act 1995                                                                                               148

Albury-Wodonga Development Act 1973                                                            151

A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999                             152

A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax) Act 1999                                                    152

A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax) Act 1999                                      153

Archives Act 1983                                                                                                     153

Asbestos-related Claims (Management of Commonwealth Liabilities) Act 2005                153

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Act 2013                                           154

Australia Council Act 2013                                                                                    156

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Act 2013                                                160

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983                                               161

Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975                                                            164

Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988 165

Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988                               165

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Act 1982           166

Australian Civilian Corps Act 2011                                                                     167

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005                          167

Australian Crime Commission Act 2002                                                              171

Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority Act 2008       173

Australian Federal Police Act 1979                                                                     175

Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973                                 176

Australian Hearing Services Act 1991                                                                 177

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986                                               179

Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010                                                181

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Act 1989                 182

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act 1987                                        183

Australian Institute of Marine Science Act 1972                                               185

Australian Law Reform Commission Act 1996                                                   187

Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990                                                 188

Australian National Maritime Museum Act 1990                                              190

Australian National University Act 1991                                                            194

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Act 1987           196

Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority Act 2008             198

Australian Passports Act 2005                                                                              200

Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989                                                            200

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998                                     205

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998                     207

Australian Research Council Act 2001                                                                208

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                 211

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006                                          213

Australian Sports Commission Act 1989                                                             216

Australian Trade Commission Act 1985                                                              219

Australian War Memorial Act 1980                                                                      220

Autonomous Sanctions Act 2011                                                                           222

Schedule 8—Amendments of Acts starting with B to E                              223

Banking Act 1959                                                                                                     223

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                               224

Cancer Australia Act 2006                                                                                     225

Charter of Budget Honesty Act 1998                                                                    226

Charter of the United Nations Act 1945                                                              226

Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988                                    226

Civil Aviation Act 1988                                                                                           227

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995            230

COAG Reform Fund Act 2008                                                                                231

Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Administration Act 1992          231

Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Payroll Levy Collection Act 1992 232

Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012                       233

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                      233

Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Act 1911                                                           235

Commonwealth Places (Application of Laws) Act 1970                                   235

Commonwealth Places (Mirror Taxes) Act 1998                                                235

ComSuper Act 2011                                                                                                 235

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006                    237

Crimes (Superannuation Benefits) Act 1989                                                       238

Criminology Research Act 1971                                                                            238

CSL Sale Act 1993                                                                                                    239

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                     239

Customs Administration Act 1985                                                                         240

Dairy Produce Act 1986                                                                                          240

Defence Act 1903                                                                                                      241

Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955                                                       241

Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973                                  241

Defence Forces Retirement Benefits Act 1948                                                    242

Defence Forces Retirement Benefits (Pension Increases) Act 1967                242

Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Act 2008                                   242

Defence Housing Australia Act 1987                                                                   243

Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001                                                 244

Defence Service Homes Act 1918                                                                          245

Defence Trade Controls Act 2012                                                                         245

Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983                                                           245

DisabilityCare Australia Fund Act 2013                                                             246

Early Years Quality Fund Special Account Act 2013                                       247

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000                                         248

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                248

Excise Act 1901                                                                                                         251

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991                                     251

Schedule 9—Amendments of Acts starting with F to L                              254

Fair Entitlements Guarantee Act 2012                                                                254

Fair Work Act 2009                                                                                                  254

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                               255

Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999                                                      257

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976                                                                    257

Federal Financial Relations Act 2009                                                                 258

Financial Agreement Act 1994                                                                              260

Fisheries Administration Act 1991                                                                       260

Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991                                            265

Foreign Passports (Law Enforcement and Security) Act 2005                        268

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                         269

Fringe Benefits Tax (Application to the Commonwealth) Act 1986               269

Future Fund Act 2006                                                                                             269

Gene Technology Act 2000                                                                                     273

Governance of Australian Government Superannuation Schemes Act 2011 274

Governor-General Act 1974                                                                                   277

Grape and Wine Legislation Amendment (Australian Grape and Wine Authority) Act 2013           277

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975                                                           277

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                     281

Health Insurance Commission (Reform and Separation of Functions) Act 1997                281

High Court of Australia Act 1979                                                                         281

Immigration (Education) Charge Act 1992                                                         282

Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000                                    282

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989                       282

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986                                282

Inspector-General of Taxation Act 2003                                                             284

Insurance Act 1973                                                                                                  285

Intelligence Services Act 2001                                                                               286

Interstate Road Transport Act 1985                                                                     286

Judges’ Pensions Act 1968                                                                                     286

Judicial Misbehaviour and Incapacity (Parliamentary Commissions) Act 2012                287

Judiciary Act 1903                                                                                                   287

Lands Acquisition Act 1989                                                                                   288

Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006                                         289

Legislative Instruments Act 2003                                                                          291

Life Insurance Act 1995                                                                                          292

Loans Securities Act 1919                                                                                      292

Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995                                         292

Schedule 10—Amendments of Acts starting with M or N                         293

Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012         293

Medibank Private Sale Act 2006                                                                           293

Medical Indemnity Act 2002                                                                                  294

Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984                                                              294

Midwife Professional Indemnity (Commonwealth Contribution) Scheme Act 2010           294

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004                                      294

Military Superannuation and Benefits Act 1991                                               295

Moomba-Sydney Pipeline System Sale Act 1994                                               296

National Blood Authority Act 2003                                                                      296

National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011                                         297

National Cattle Disease Eradication Account Act 1991                                  298

National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009                                                299

National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013                                               299

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia Act 2008                                303

National Gallery Act 1975                                                                                     306

National Health Act 1953                                                                                       308

National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992                             308

National Health Reform Act 2011                                                                         312

National Library Act 1960                                                                                     320

National Museum of Australia Act 1980                                                             322

National Portrait Gallery of Australia Act 2012                                               324

National Radioactive Waste Management Act 2012                                        327

National Residue Survey Administration Act 1992                                           327

National Transport Commission Act 2003                                                          328

National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011              331

National Water Commission Act 2004                                                                 335

Nation-building Funds Act 2008                                                                          337

Native Title Act 1993                                                                                               347

Natural Heritage Trust of Australia Act 1997                                                    352

Natural Resources Management (Financial Assistance) Act 1992                353

Navigation Act 2012                                                                                                353

Norfolk Island Act 1979                                                                                          353

Northern Territory (Lessees’ Loans Guarantee) Act 1954                                354

Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978                                                354

Schedule 11—Amendments of Acts starting with O to R                           355

Office of National Assessments Act 1977                                                             355

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           355

Ombudsman Act 1976                                                                                              358

Paid Parental Leave Act 2010                                                                               365

Papua New Guinea (Staffing Assistance) Act 1973                                           365

Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948                                  366

Parliamentary Counsel Act 1970                                                                          366

Parliamentary Service Act 1999                                                                            366

Postal and Telecommunications Commissions (Transitional Provisions) Act 1975           368

Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Act 1991                          369

Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989                                369

Private Health Insurance Act 2007                                                                       371

Proceeds of Crime Act 1987                                                                                   374

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                   374

Productivity Commission Act 1998                                                                       374

Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986                                          376

Public Accounts and Audit Committee Act 1951                                               377

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013                                                                     377

Public Service Act 1999                                                                                          378

Quarantine Act 1908                                                                                               380

Quarantine Charges (Collection) Act 2014                                                        380

Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973                                                                          380

Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002                                                   385

Reserve Bank Act 1959                                                                                            385

Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012                                                                    389

Royal Australian Air Force Veterans’ Residences Act 1953                            389

Royal Commissions Act 1902                                                                                 390

Schedule 12—Amendments of Acts starting with S to W                          391

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988                                         391

Safe Work Australia Act 2008                                                                                395

Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004            402

Science and Industry Research Act 1949                                                             403

Screen Australia Act 2008                                                                                      405

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992                                    408

Services Trust Funds Act 1947                                                                               409

Skilling Australia’s Workforce Act 2005                                                             410

Small Superannuation Accounts Act 1995                                                          410

Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997                                                             411

Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation Limited Sale Act 1993            412

Social and Community Services Pay Equity Special Account Act 2012       412

Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991                                                               412

Superannuation Act 1976                                                                                       416

Superannuation Act 1990                                                                                       417

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993                                             417

Superannuation (Pension Increases) Act 1971                                                  418

Superannuation (Productivity Benefit) Act 1988                                              418

Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999                418

Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Act 2001                                                       419

Taxation Administration Act 1953                                                                        421

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                               421

Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999   421

Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency Act 2012       422

Telstra Corporation Act 1991                                                                                424

Terrorism Insurance Act 2003                                                                                425

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011                         425

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989                                                                                  428

Tourism Australia Act 2004                                                                                    428

Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003                                                             431

Uranium Royalty (Northern Territory) Act 2009                                                432

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                           432

Water Act 2007                                                                                                         434

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005                                        438

Work Health and Safety Act 2011                                                                         438

Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012                                                                  439

Schedule 13—Contingent amendments                                                                 442

Part 1—Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals legislation                    442

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994                 442

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992              442

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                   443

Part 2—Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Act 1980             445

Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Act 1980                                       445

Part 3—Australian Grape and Wine Authority Act 2013                       446

Australian Grape and Wine Authority Act 2013                                                446

Part 4—Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 450

Division 1—First compliance measures Act has not commenced                   450

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           450

Division 2—First compliance measures Act has commenced                          450

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           450

Division 3—Second compliance measures Act has commenced                    453

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           453

Part 5—Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008                                                   454

Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008                                                                       454

Schedule 14—Other transitional and application provisions                   455

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to the governance, performance and accountability of, and the use and management of resources by, the Commonwealth, Commonwealth entities and Commonwealth companies, and to deal with consequential and transitional matters in connection with the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2014 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedules 1 to 4

Immediately after the commencement of section 6 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

 

3.  Schedule 5, Parts 1 and 2

Immediately after the commencement of section 6 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

 

4.  Schedule 5, Part 3

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of section 6 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedules 3 and 6 to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Act 2013 .

 

5.  Schedule 5, Parts 4 to 6

Immediately after the commencement of section 6 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

 

6.  Schedules 6 to 12

Immediately after the commencement of section 6 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

 

7.  Schedule 13, Part 1

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of section 6 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedules 3, 5 and 6 to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Act 2013 .

 

8.  Schedule 13, Part 2

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of section 6 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ; and

(b) immediately after Part 2 of Schedule 2 to the Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Amendment Act 2012 commences.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

9.  Schedule 13, Part 3

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of section 6 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Grape and Wine Legislation Amendment (Australian Grape and Wine Authority) Act 2013 .

 

10.  Schedule 13, Part 4, Division 1

Immediately after the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 5.

However, if Schedule 1 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Compliance Measures) Act 2013 commences before or at that time, the provision(s) do not commence at all.

 

11.  Schedule 13, Part 4, Division 2

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 5; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Compliance Measures) Act 2013 .

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

12.  Schedule 13, Part 4, Division 3

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of section 6 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Compliance Measures No. 2) Act 2013 .

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

13.  Schedule 13, Part 5

Immediately after the commencement of section 6 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

However, if Schedule 3 to the Wheat Export Marketing Amendment Act 2012 commences before or at that time, the provision(s) do not commence at all.

 

14.  Schedule 14

Immediately after the commencement of section 6 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

4   Definitions

                   In this Act:

CAC Act means the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 , as in force immediately before the commencement time.

commencement time means immediately after the commencement of section 6 of the PGPA Act.

FMA Act means the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 , as in force immediately before the commencement time.

PGPA Act means the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

reporting period has the meaning given by the PGPA Act.