Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
Schedule 4—ANAO annual report

Schedule 4 ANAO annual report

   

Auditor-General Act 1997

1  Subsection 14(4)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (4)  In each annual report prepared by the Auditor-General under section 28 of this Act, the Auditor-General must include details of the basis on which the Auditor-General determined the audit fees that applied during the financial year concerned.

2  Subsection 16(4)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (4)  In each annual report prepared by the Auditor-General under section 28, the Auditor-General must include details of the basis on which the Auditor-General determined the audit fees that applied during the financial year concerned.

3  After section 27

Insert:

28  Annual report for the Australian National Audit Office

             (1)  As soon as practicable after 30 June in each financial year, the Auditor-General must:

                     (a)  prepare a report on the activities of the Audit Office during that financial year; and

                     (b)  cause a copy of the report to be tabled in each House of the Parliament.

Note:          The following provisions set out information that must be included in the Audit Office’s annual report:

(a)    subsections 14(4), 16(4) and 54(4) of this Act;

(b)    paragraph 39(1)(b) and subsection 43(4) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

             (2)  The annual report must be tabled by:

                     (a)  the 15th day of October; or

                     (b)  the end of any further period granted under subsection 34C(5) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 .

             (3)  The annual report must comply with any requirements prescribed by rules made for the purposes of subsection 46(3) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , in relation to non-corporate Commonwealth entities, as if a reference in those rules to section 46 of that Act were a reference to this section.

             (4)  An annual report is taken, for the purposes of any other Act, to be a report under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

             (5)  Section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 does not apply in relation to the Auditor-General.

4  Subsection 54(4)

Omit “and given to the Minister under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for the period”, substitute “under section 28 of this Act for the financial year”.

5  Application of amendments

The amendments of the Auditor-General Act 1997 made by this Schedule apply in relation to the 2016-17 financial year and later financial years.