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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

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

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

 

No.      , 2014

 

(Finance)

 

 

 

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           29

Part 1—Repeal                                                                                                                 29

Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997                                       29

Part 2—Transitional and application provisions                                             30

Schedule 4—Auditor-General Act 1997 and related amendments         35

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   35

Auditor-General Act 1997                                                                                        35

Norfolk Island Act 1979                                                                                            50

Public Accounts and Audit Committee Act 1951                                                 50

Part 2—Application provisions                                                                               51

Schedule 5—Corporate status of bodies                                                                 53

Part 1—Bodies ceasing to be bodies corporate                                               53

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005                            53

Fisheries Administration Act 1991                                                                         54

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975                                                             55

National Environment Protection Council Act 1994                                          57

Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency Act 2012         61

Part 2—Transitional provisions for bodies ceasing to be bodies corporate             63

Division 1—Introduction                                                                                           63

Division 2—General transitional provisions                                                           64

Division 3—Miscellaneous                                                                                        66

Part 3—APVMA continuing as a body corporate                                         68

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992                68

Part 4—Other bodies continuing as bodies corporate                                 71

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986                                                 71

National Health Reform Act 2011                                                                           72

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             75

Water Act 2007                                                                                                           79

Part 5—Transitional provisions for bodies continuing as bodies corporate            83

Division 1—Introduction                                                                                           83

Division 2—General transitional provisions                                                           84

Division 3—Miscellaneous                                                                                        88

Part 6—Bodies corporate treated as non-corporate for the purposes of the finance law                 90

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998                                       90

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001                           90

Competition and Consumer Act 2010                                                                    90

Schedule 6—Listed entities                                                                                              92

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975                                                           92

Archives Act 1983                                                                                                       92

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Act 2013                                             93

Auditor-General Act 1997                                                                                        94

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Act 2013                                                  94

Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975                                                              95

Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988   96

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Act 1982             96

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005                            98

Australian Crime Commission Act 2002                                                                98

Australian Federal Police Act 1979                                                                       99

Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010                                                  99

Australian Law Reform Commission Act 1996                                                   100

Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority Act 2008             100

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998                                     101

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998                     102

Australian Research Council Act 2001                                                                103

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001                         103

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006                                          104

Australian Trade Commission Act 1985                                                              105

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                               105

Cancer Australia Act 2006                                                                                     106

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                      107

Commonwealth Grants Commission Act 1973                                                    107

Competition and Consumer Act 2010                                                                  108

ComSuper Act 2011                                                                                                 109

Criminology Research Act 1971                                                                            109

Customs Administration Act 1985                                                                         110

Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983                                                           111

Fair Work Act 2009                                                                                                  111

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                               112

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976                                                                    113

Fisheries Administration Act 1991                                                                       114

Future Fund Act 2006                                                                                             115

Governor-General Act 1974                                                                                   115

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975                                                           116

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                     116

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986                                117

Inspector-General of Taxation Act 2003                                                             118

Intelligence Services Act 2001                                                                               118

Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006                                         119

Meteorology Act 1955                                                                                             119

National Blood Authority Act 2003                                                                      120

National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992                             120

National Health Reform Act 2011                                                                         121

National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011              122

National Water Commission Act 2004                                                                 122

Office of National Assessments Act 1977                                                             123

Ombudsman Act 1976                                                                                              124

Parliamentary Counsel Act 1970                                                                          124

Private Health Insurance Act 2007                                                                       125

Productivity Commission Act 1998                                                                       125

Safe Work Australia Act 2008                                                                                126

Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency Act 2012       127

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011                         127

Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003                                                             128

Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012                                                                  128

Schedule 7—Amendments of Acts starting with A                                        130

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005                                                130

Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986                                   137

Aboriginal Land (Lake Condah and Framlingham Forest) Act 1987            138

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976                                    139

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975                                                         142

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977                                      143

Aged Care (Bond Security) Act 2006                                                                    143

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992              143

Aircraft Noise Levy Collection Act 1995                                                             147

Airports (Transitional) Act 1996                                                                           147

Air Services Act 1995                                                                                               147

Albury-Wodonga Development Act 1973                                                            150

A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999                             151

A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax) Act 1999                                                    151

A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax) Act 1999                                      152

Archives Act 1983                                                                                                     152

Asbestos-related Claims (Management of Commonwealth Liabilities) Act 2005                152

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Act 2013                                           153

Australia Council Act 2013                                                                                    155

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Act 2013                                                159

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983                                               160

Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975                                                            163

Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988 164

Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988                               164

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Act 1982           165

Australian Civilian Corps Act 2011                                                                     166

Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005                          166

Australian Crime Commission Act 2002                                                              170

Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority Act 2008       172

Australian Federal Police Act 1979                                                                     174

Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973                                 175

Australian Hearing Services Act 1991                                                                 176

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986                                               178

Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010                                                180

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Act 1989                 181

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act 1987                                        182

Australian Institute of Marine Science Act 1972                                               184

Australian Law Reform Commission Act 1996                                                   186

Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990                                                 187

Australian National Maritime Museum Act 1990                                              189

Australian National University Act 1991                                                            193

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Act 1987           195

Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority Act 2008             197

Australian Passports Act 2005                                                                              199

Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989                                                            199

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998                                     204

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998                     206

Australian Research Council Act 2001                                                                207

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979                                 210

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006                                          212

Australian Sports Commission Act 1989                                                             215

Australian Trade Commission Act 1985                                                              218

Australian War Memorial Act 1980                                                                      219

Autonomous Sanctions Act 2011                                                                           221

Schedule 8—Amendments of Acts starting with B to E                              222

Banking Act 1959                                                                                                     222

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                               223

Cancer Australia Act 2006                                                                                     224

Charter of Budget Honesty Act 1998                                                                    225

Charter of the United Nations Act 1945                                                              225

Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988                                    225

Civil Aviation Act 1988                                                                                           226

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995            229

COAG Reform Fund Act 2008                                                                                230

Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Administration Act 1992          230

Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Payroll Levy Collection Act 1992 231

Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012                       232

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918                                                                      232

Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Act 1911                                                           234

Commonwealth Places (Application of Laws) Act 1970                                   234

Commonwealth Places (Mirror Taxes) Act 1998                                                234

ComSuper Act 2011                                                                                                 234

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006                    236

Crimes (Superannuation Benefits) Act 1989                                                       237

Criminology Research Act 1971                                                                            237

CSL Sale Act 1993                                                                                                    238

Customs Act 1901                                                                                                     238

Customs Administration Act 1985                                                                         239

Dairy Produce Act 1986                                                                                          239

Defence Act 1903                                                                                                      240

Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955                                                       240

Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973                                  240

Defence Forces Retirement Benefits Act 1948                                                    241

Defence Forces Retirement Benefits (Pension Increases) Act 1967                241

Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Act 2008                                   241

Defence Housing Australia Act 1987                                                                   242

Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001                                                 243

Defence Service Homes Act 1918                                                                          244

Defence Trade Controls Act 2012                                                                         244

Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983                                                           244

DisabilityCare Australia Fund Act 2013                                                             245

Early Years Quality Fund Special Account Act 2013                                       246

Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000                                         247

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                247

Excise Act 1901                                                                                                         250

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991                                     250

Schedule 9—Amendments of Acts starting with F to L                              253

Fair Entitlements Guarantee Act 2012                                                                253

Fair Work Act 2009                                                                                                  253

Family Law Act 1975                                                                                               254

Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999                                                      256

Federal Court of Australia Act 1976                                                                    256

Federal Financial Relations Act 2009                                                                 257

Financial Agreement Act 1994                                                                              259

Fisheries Administration Act 1991                                                                       259

Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991                                            264

Foreign Passports (Law Enforcement and Security) Act 2005                        267

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                         268

Fringe Benefits Tax (Application to the Commonwealth) Act 1986               268

Future Fund Act 2006                                                                                             268

Gene Technology Act 2000                                                                                     272

Governance of Australian Government Superannuation Schemes Act 2011 273

Governor-General Act 1974                                                                                   276

Grape and Wine Legislation Amendment (Australian Grape and Wine Authority) Act 2013           276

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975                                                           276

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                     280

Health Insurance Commission (Reform and Separation of Functions) Act 1997                280

High Court of Australia Act 1979                                                                         280

Immigration (Education) Charge Act 1992                                                         281

Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000                                    281

Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989                       281

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986                                281

Inspector-General of Taxation Act 2003                                                             283

Insurance Act 1973                                                                                                  284

Intelligence Services Act 2001                                                                               285

Interstate Road Transport Act 1985                                                                     285

Judges’ Pensions Act 1968                                                                                     285

Judicial Misbehaviour and Incapacity (Parliamentary Commissions) Act 2012                286

Judiciary Act 1903                                                                                                   286

Lands Acquisition Act 1989                                                                                   287

Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006                                         288

Legislative Instruments Act 2003                                                                          290

Life Insurance Act 1995                                                                                          291

Loans Securities Act 1919                                                                                      291

Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995                                         291

Schedule 10—Amendments of Acts starting with M or N                         292

Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012         292

Medibank Private Sale Act 2006                                                                           292

Medical Indemnity Act 2002                                                                                  293

Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984                                                              293

Midwife Professional Indemnity (Commonwealth Contribution) Scheme Act 2010           293

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004                                      293

Military Superannuation and Benefits Act 1991                                               294

Moomba-Sydney Pipeline System Sale Act 1994                                               295

National Blood Authority Act 2003                                                                      295

National Broadband Network Companies Act 2011                                         296

National Cattle Disease Eradication Account Act 1991                                  297

National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009                                                298

National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013                                               298

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia Act 2008                                302

National Gallery Act 1975                                                                                     305

National Health Act 1953                                                                                       307

National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992                             307

National Health Reform Act 2011                                                                         311

National Library Act 1960                                                                                     319

National Museum of Australia Act 1980                                                             321

National Portrait Gallery of Australia Act 2012                                               323

National Radioactive Waste Management Act 2012                                        326

National Residue Survey Administration Act 1992                                           326

National Transport Commission Act 2003                                                          327

National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011              330

National Water Commission Act 2004                                                                 334

Nation-building Funds Act 2008                                                                          336

Native Title Act 1993                                                                                               346

Natural Heritage Trust of Australia Act 1997                                                    351

Natural Resources Management (Financial Assistance) Act 1992                352

Navigation Act 2012                                                                                                352

Norfolk Island Act 1979                                                                                          352

Northern Territory (Lessees’ Loans Guarantee) Act 1954                                353

Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978                                                353

Schedule 11—Amendments of Acts starting with O to R                           354

Office of National Assessments Act 1977                                                             354

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           354

Ombudsman Act 1976                                                                                              357

Paid Parental Leave Act 2010                                                                               364

Papua New Guinea (Staffing Assistance) Act 1973                                           364

Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948                                  365

Parliamentary Counsel Act 1970                                                                          365

Parliamentary Service Act 1999                                                                            365

Postal and Telecommunications Commissions (Transitional Provisions) Act 1975           367

Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Act 1991                          368

Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989                                368

Private Health Insurance Act 2007                                                                       370

Proceeds of Crime Act 1987                                                                                   373

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002                                                                                   373

Productivity Commission Act 1998                                                                       373

Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986                                          375

Public Accounts and Audit Committee Act 1951                                               376

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013                                                                     376

Public Service Act 1999                                                                                          377

Quarantine Act 1908                                                                                               379

Quarantine Charges (Collection) Act 2014                                                        379

Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973                                                                          379

Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002                                                   384

Reserve Bank Act 1959                                                                                            384

Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012                                                                    388

Royal Australian Air Force Veterans’ Residences Act 1953                            388

Royal Commissions Act 1902                                                                                 389

Schedule 12—Amendments of Acts starting with S to W                          390

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988                                         390

Safe Work Australia Act 2008                                                                                394

Schools Assistance (Learning Together—Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004            401

Science and Industry Research Act 1949                                                             402

Screen Australia Act 2008                                                                                      404

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992                                    407

Services Trust Funds Act 1947                                                                               408

Skilling Australia’s Workforce Act 2005                                                             409

Small Superannuation Accounts Act 1995                                                          409

Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997                                                             410

Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation Limited Sale Act 1993            411

Social and Community Services Pay Equity Special Account Act 2012       411

Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991                                                               411

Superannuation Act 1976                                                                                       415

Superannuation Act 1990                                                                                       416

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993                                             416

Superannuation (Pension Increases) Act 1971                                                  417

Superannuation (Productivity Benefit) Act 1988                                              417

Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999                417

Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Act 2001                                                       418

Taxation Administration Act 1953                                                                        420

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                               420

Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999   420

Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency Act 2012       421

Telstra Corporation Act 1991                                                                                423

Terrorism Insurance Act 2003                                                                                424

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011                         424

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989                                                                                  427

Tourism Australia Act 2004                                                                                    427

Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003                                                             430

Uranium Royalty (Northern Territory) Act 2009                                                431

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                           431

Water Act 2007                                                                                                         433

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005                                        437

Work Health and Safety Act 2011                                                                         437

Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012                                                                  438

Schedule 13—Contingent amendments                                                                 441

Part 1—Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals legislation                    441

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994                 441

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992              441

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                   442

Part 2—Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Act 1980             444

Antarctic Treaty (Environment Protection) Act 1980                                       444

Part 3—Australian Grape and Wine Authority Act 2013                       445

Australian Grape and Wine Authority Act 2013                                                445

Part 4—Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 449

Division 1—First compliance measures Act has not commenced                   449

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           449

Division 2—First compliance measures Act has commenced                          449

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           449

Division 3—Second compliance measures Act has commenced                    452

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           452

Part 5—Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008                                                   453

Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008                                                                       453

Schedule 14—Other transitional and application provisions                   454

 



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.