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

Schedule 12 Amendments of Acts starting with S to W

   

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988

1  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

Finance Minister means the Minister who administers the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

2  Subsection 4(1) (definition of public money )

Repeal the definition.

3  Subsection 4(1)

Insert:

relevant money has the same meaning as in the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

4  Paragraph 23A(6)(a)

Omit “public money”, substitute “relevant money”.

5  Subsection 23A(6)

Omit “for the purposes of section 30 of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 to be a repayment of the Commonwealth salary etc. payment”, substitute “to be a repayment of the Commonwealth salary etc. payment and the receipt of an amount for the purposes of section 74 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

6  Subsection 23A(7)

Repeal the subsection.

7  Subsection 70B(2)

Omit “Section 29 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “Section 86 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with subsidiaries of corporate Commonwealth entities)”.

8  Subsection 73(3)

Omit “section 28 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “section 22 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the application of government policy to corporate Commonwealth entities)”.

9  Subsection 74(1) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          The Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 applies to Comcare. That Act deals with matters relating to corporate Commonwealth entities, including reporting and the use and management of public resources.

10  At the end of subsection 76(1)

Add:

Note:          The Chief Executive Officer is the accountable authority of Comcare for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 . See section 12 of that Act and subsection 74(1A) of this Act.

11  Subsections 76(4) and (5)

Repeal the subsections.

12  Paragraph 84(2)(b)

Omit “subsection 76(5) or”.

13  At the end of subsection 84(2)

Add:

Note:          The appointment of the Chief Executive Officer may also be terminated under section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with terminating the appointment of an accountable authority, or a member of an accountable authority, for contravening general duties of officials).

14  At the end of Division 1 of Part VII

Add:

85   Annual report

                   The annual report prepared by the Chief Executive Officer and given to the Minister under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for a period must include particulars of each direction given under section 73 of this Act during the period.

15  Subsection 89E(2A)

Repeal the subsection (including the note).

16  At the end of section 89E

Add:

Note:          The Commissioners are not the accountable authority of Comcare for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 . See section 12 of that Act and subsection 74(1A) of this Act.

17  Section 90

Repeal the section.

18  Subsection 90C(3) (definition of notional interest )

Omit “Minister responsible for the administration of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “Finance Minister”.

19  Subsection 90C(4)

Omit “Minister responsible for the administration of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “Finance Minister”.

20  Subsection 90C(5) (definition of Comcare-retained funds )

Omit “in the bank account maintained in accordance with section 18 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “in a bank account”.

21  Subsection 91(4)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (4)  Subsection (3) does not prevent investment, under section 59 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , of money that is not immediately required for the purposes of Comcare.

22  Subsection 91(5)

Repeal the subsection.

23  Section 92

Omit “section 14 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “section 36 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with budget estimates for Commonwealth entities)”.

24  Subsection 95(6)

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 )”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ) of a non-corporate Commonwealth entity (within the meaning of that Act)”.

25  Subsection 95(7)

Repeal the subsection.

26  Section 112A (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

112A   Making of compensation payments through employers of employees paid out of relevant money

27  Paragraph 112A(1)(b)

Omit “public money”, substitute “relevant money”.

28  Paragraph 112A(6)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  when the advised payment is received by the employer, it is taken to be:

                              (i)  a repayment of the anticipatory payment; and

                             (ii)  the receipt of an amount for the purposes of section 74 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

29  Subsection 112A(7)

Repeal the subsection.

30  Section 112B (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

112B   Making of compensation payments through employers of employees not paid out of relevant money

31  Paragraph 112B(1)(b)

Omit “public money”, substitute “relevant money”.

Safe Work Australia Act 2008

32  Subsection 7(1)

Omit “strategic plan”, substitute “corporate plan”.

33  Section 18

Repeal the section, substitute:

18   Disclosure of interests

             (1)  A disclosure by a voting member under section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests) must be made to the Minister.

             (2)  Subsection (1) applies in addition to any rules made for the purposes of that section.

             (3)  For the purposes of this Act and the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , a voting member is taken not to have complied with section 29 of that Act if the voting member does not comply with subsection (1) of this section.

34  Paragraph 20(2)(c)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  the member fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests) or rules made for the purposes of that section.

35  Section 26

Repeal the section, substitute:

26   What this Part is about

This Part is about Safe Work Australia’s corporate plan and operational plan. These plans impact on how Safe Work Australia, and its CEO, perform their respective functions (see subsections 7(2) and 45(2)).

Division 2 deals with the corporate plan. The CEO prepares a draft corporate plan and gives it to the Ministerial Council for approval. Once the Ministerial Council approves the draft plan, the plan is given to the Minister under section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act .

Division 3 deals with the operational plan. The CEO prepares a draft operational plan and gives it to the Ministerial Council for approval. Once the Ministerial Council approves the draft plan, it becomes final. The plan covers a period of 1 year. It sets out the activities that Safe Work Australia is to undertake in that year.

Division 4 allows the Ministerial Council to direct the CEO to amend either of the final plans.

36  Division 2 of Part 4 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 2 Corporate plan for Safe Work Australia

37  Section 27

Repeal the section, substitute:

27   Draft corporate plan

             (1)  Before giving a corporate plan to the Minister under section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , the CEO must prepare a draft corporate plan and give it to the Ministerial Council.

             (2)  Despite that section, the draft corporate plan must deal with the following matters only:

                     (a)  the outcomes to be achieved by Safe Work Australia;

                     (b)  the strategies that are to be followed by Safe Work Australia to achieve those outcomes.

             (3)  The draft corporate plan must not deal with the allocation of resources for the performance of Safe Work Australia’s functions.

             (4)  Subsection 35(3) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the Australian Government’s key priorities and objectives) does not apply to a corporate plan prepared by the CEO.

38  Section 28 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

28   Approval of draft corporate plan

39  Subsection 28(1)

Omit “strategic plan”, substitute “corporate plan”.

40  Subsection 28(2)

Omit “Safe Work Australia”, substitute “the CEO”.

41  Subsection 28(4)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

CEO to comply with Council’s directions

             (4)  The CEO must comply with a direction under subsection (2).

42  Subsections 28(6) and (7)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

Corporate plan

             (6)  When the draft corporate plan, or altered draft corporate plan, as the case may be, is approved by the Ministerial Council, that plan is to be given to the Minister under section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

43  Section 29 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

29   CEO to prepare a draft operational plan

44  Subsection 29(1)

Omit “Safe Work Australia”, substitute “the CEO”.

45  Paragraph 29(3)(b)

Omit “strategic plan”, substitute “corporate plan”.

46  Subsection 30(2)

Omit “Safe Work Australia”, substitute “the CEO”.

47  Paragraph 30(3)(c)

Omit “strategic plan”, substitute “corporate plan”.

48  Subsection 30(4)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

CEO to comply with Council’s directions

             (4)  The CEO must comply with a direction under subsection (2).

49  Subsection 30(7)

Repeal the subsection (not including the heading), substitute:

             (7)  An operational plan must be published in such manner as the CEO considers appropriate.

50  Division 4 of Part 4 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 4 Ministerial Council’s directions to alter corporate or operational plans

51  Section 31 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

31   Ministerial Council’s directions to alter corporate plan

52  Subsection 31(1)

Omit “Safe Work Australia”, substitute “the CEO”.

53  Paragraph 31(1)(a)

Omit “its strategic plan”, substitute “the corporate plan for Safe Work Australia”.

54  Subsection 31(2) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Direction to amend corporate plan

55  Subsection 31(3)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

CEO to comply with Council’s directions

             (3)  The CEO must comply with a direction under subsection (1).

56  Subsections 31(5) and (6)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

When alterations to corporate plan are to be given to the Minister

             (5)  When the altered corporate plan is approved by the Ministerial Council, that plan is to be given to the Minister under section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

57  Subsection 32(1)

Omit “Safe Work Australia”, substitute “the CEO”.

58  Paragraph 32(2)(c)

Omit “strategic plan”, substitute “corporate plan”.

59  Subsection 32(3)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

CEO to comply with Council’s directions

             (3)  The CEO must comply with a direction under subsection (1).

60  Subsection 32(6)

Repeal the subsection (not including the heading), substitute:

             (6)  An altered operational plan must be published in such manner as the CEO considers appropriate.

61  Subsection 36(2) (note)

Omit “section 40”, substitute “section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests) and rules made for the purposes of that section”.

62  Paragraph 37(2)(a)

Omit “section 40 (disclosure of interests) prevents”, substitute “rules made for the purposes of section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 prevent”.

63  Section 40

Repeal the section.

64  Section 43

Omit:

Division 2 is about the CEO. The CEO’s functions are to manage Safe Work Australia’s administration and assist it in the performance of its functions. The CEO must perform his or her functions in accordance with the strategic and operational plans. He or she must also comply with any direction given by the Minister (see section 46) or Safe Work Australia (see section 48).

substitute:

Division 2 is about the CEO. The CEO’s functions are to manage Safe Work Australia’s administration and assist it in the performance of its functions. The CEO must perform his or her functions in accordance with the corporate and operational plans. He or she must also comply with any direction given by the Minister (see section 46) or Safe Work Australia (see section 48).

65  Subsection 45(2)

Omit “strategic plan”, substitute “corporate plan”.

66  Paragraph 45(3)(b)

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

67  Section 47

Repeal the section.

68  Paragraph 48(3)(a)

Omit “strategic plan”, substitute “corporate plan”.

69  Paragraph 48(3)(d)

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

70  Section 55

Repeal the section.

71  Paragraph 57(2)(d)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (d)  the CEO fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests) or rules made for the purposes of that section.

72  Subsection 64(2)

Omit “Special Account for the purposes of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “special account for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

73  Section 65 (note)

Omit “Special Account” (wherever occurring), substitute “special account”.

74  Section 70

Repeal the section, substitute:

70   Annual report

                   The CEO must give to Safe Work Australia and the Ministerial Council the annual report prepared by the CEO and given to the Minister under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for a period.

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

75  Subsection 127(3) (definition of Finance Minister )

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

Science and Industry Research Act 1949

76  Section 7 (definition of annual operational plan )

Repeal the definition.

77  Section 7

Insert:

corporate plan means a corporate plan prepared by the members under section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

78  Section 7 (definition of Finance Minister )

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

79  Section 7 (definition of strategic plan )

Repeal the definition.

80  Subsection 8(2) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          The Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 applies to the Organisation. That Act deals with matters relating to corporate Commonwealth entities, including reporting and the use and management of public resources.

81  At the end of paragraph 10E(2)(a)

Add “or”.

82  Paragraph 10E(2)(b)

Omit “of this Act or section 27F or 27J of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”.

83  At the end of paragraphs 10E(2)(b) and (c)

Add “or”.

84  At the end of subsection 10E(2)

Add:

Note:          The appointment of the Chief Executive may also be terminated under section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with terminating the appointment of an accountable authority, or a member of an accountable authority, for contravening general duties of officials).

85  Section 10F

Before “The”, insert “(1)”.

86  At the end of section 10F

Add:

             (2)  Subsection (1) applies in addition to section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests).

87  At the end of paragraph 22(2)(a)

Add “or”.

88  Paragraph 22(2)(b)

Omit “or”.

89  Paragraph 22(2)(c)

Repeal the paragraph.

90  At the end of subsection 22(2)

Add:

Note:          The appointment of a part-time member may also be terminated under section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with terminating the appointment of an accountable authority, or a member of an accountable authority, for contravening general duties of officials).

91  Part VII (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part VII Corporate plans

92  Sections 33 to 35

Repeal the sections.

93  Section 36 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

36   Compliance with corporate plan

94  Subsection 36(1)

Omit “Subject to subsection 49(2), when a strategic plan or an annual operational plan”, substitute “When a corporate plan”.

95  Subsection 48(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not prevent investment, under section 59 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , of money that is not immediately required for the purposes of the Organisation.

96  Section 51

Omit “In each report on the Organisation under section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 , the members”, substitute “The annual report prepared by the members and given to the Minister under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for a period”.

97  Paragraphs 51(a), (b), (c) and (d)

Omit “year”, substitute “period”.

Screen Australia Act 2008

98  Subsection 5(2) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          The Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 applies to Screen Australia. That Act deals with matters relating to corporate Commonwealth entities, including reporting and the use and management of public resources.

99  Paragraph 16(2)(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

100  At the end of subsection 16(2)

Add:

Note:          The appointment of a member may also be terminated under section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with terminating the appointment of an accountable authority, or a member of an accountable authority, for contravening general duties of officials).

101  Paragraph 18(3)(a)

Omit “section 27J of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “rules made for the purposes of section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

102  Subsection 18(10)

Omit “ Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

103  Section 27

Repeal the section, substitute:

27   Disclosure of interests

             (1)  A disclosure by the CEO under section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests) must be made to the Minister and the Board.

             (2)  Subsection (1) applies in addition to any rules made for the purposes of that section.

             (3)  For the purposes of this Act and the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , the CEO is taken not to have complied with section 29 of that Act if the CEO does not comply with subsection (1) of this section.

104  Paragraph 29(2)(c)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  the CEO fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests) or rules made for the purposes of that section; or

105  Sections 35 and 36

Repeal the sections, substitute:

35   Corporate plan

             (1)  A corporate plan given to the Minister by the Board under section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 must include:

                     (a)  details of the investment and financing programs of Screen Australia, including strategies for managing financial risk; and

                     (b)  details of such other matters (if any) as the Minister directs.

             (2)  The Minister may give the Board written instructions with which the Board must comply in preparing a corporate plan (and any variations to the plan) under that section.

             (3)  A direction under paragraph (1)(b) or an instruction given under subsection (2) is not a legislative instrument.

106  Subsection 37(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  This section applies to a corporate plan that is given to the Minister by the Board under section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

107  Subsection 39(4) (definition of Finance Minister )

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

108  Subsection 40(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not prevent investment, under section 59 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , of money that is not immediately required for the purposes of Screen Australia.

109  Subsection 41(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  Paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) do not apply to transactions relating to the functions described in subparagraph 6(1)(b)(i).

110  Section 43

Omit “on Screen Australia under section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “prepared by the Board and given to the Minister under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for a period”.

111  Paragraph 43(a)

Omit “to which the report relates”.

112  Subsection 44(4)

Omit “section 16 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “section 19 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to keep the responsible Minister and the Finance Minister informed)”.

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992

113  At the end of subsection 116(1)

Add:

Note:          The Chairperson also has a duty to disclose interests under section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

114  At the end of subsection 118(2)

Add:

Note:          The appointment of the Chairperson may also be terminated under section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with terminating the appointment of an accountable authority, or a member of an accountable authority, for contravening general duties of officials).

115  Section 125A

Repeal the section.

Services Trust Funds Act 1947

116  At the end of section 5

Add:

             (3)  Section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with terminating the appointment of an accountable authority, or a member of an accountable authority, for contravening general duties of officials) does not apply in relation to a trustee or a chair of trustees despite subsection 30(6) of that Act.

117  At the end of subsection 6(1)

Add:

Note:          The Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 applies to the trustees of each fund. That Act deals with matters relating to corporate Commonwealth entities, including reporting and the use and management of public resources.

118  Section 34

Repeal the section, substitute:

34   Application of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

                   Section 59 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with investment by corporate Commonwealth entities) does not apply to the trustees of each fund.

119  Section 35

Repeal the section.

Skilling Australia’s Workforce Act 2005

120  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Agency )

Repeal the definition.

121  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

non-corporate Commonwealth entity has the same meaning as in the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

122  Paragraph 27(1)(b)

Omit “an Agency (or part of an Agency)”, substitute “a non-corporate Commonwealth entity (or part of a non-corporate Commonwealth entity)”.

123  Section 31

Omit “an Agency (or part of an Agency)”, substitute “a non-corporate Commonwealth entity (or part of a non-corporate Commonwealth entity).”

124  Subsection 37(3)

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

Small Superannuation Accounts Act 1995

125  Section 3

Omit:

•      The Australian Taxation Office administers a Special Account. Notional accounts are kept within the Special Account. Employers may deposit money for their employees instead of making superannuation contributions. These deposits are credited to the notional accounts.

substitute:

•      The Australian Taxation Office administers a special account. Notional accounts are kept within the special account.

126  Section 4 (definition of Finance Minister )

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

127  Subsection 8(2)

Omit “Special Account for the purposes of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “special account for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

128  Subsection 8(2) (note)

Repeal the note.

129  Subsection 19(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  Money credited to an individual’s account is not held on trust.

130  Subsection 33(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  A deposit, or purported deposit, made in respect of an individual is not held on trust.

Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997

131  Subsection 5(1) (definition of Finance Minister )

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation Limited Sale Act 1993

132  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Finance Minister )

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

Social and Community Services Pay Equity Special Account Act 2012

133  Subsection 5(2)

Omit “Special Account for the purposes of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “special account for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

134  Subsection 7(1) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          See section 80 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with special accounts).

135  Part 1 of Schedule 1 (heading)

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Regulations ”, substitute “ Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997 ”.

136  Part 1 of Schedule 2 (heading)

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Regulations ”, substitute “ Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997 ”.

Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991

137  Section 3 (definition of Finance Minister )

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

138  Subsection 5(1) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          The Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 applies to the SBS. That Act deals with matters relating to corporate Commonwealth entities, including reporting and the use and management of public resources.

139  Subsection 13(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  Section 22 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the application of government policy to corporate Commonwealth entities) applies in relation to the SBS and its Board to the extent that a government policy order mentioned in that section does not affect the content or scheduling of programs.

140  Paragraph 27(2)(c)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  a non-executive Director becomes bankrupt, takes steps to take the benefit of any law for the relief of bankrupt or insolvent debtors, compounds with one or more of his or her creditors or makes an assignment of his or her remuneration for the benefit of one or more of his or her creditors;

141  At the end of subsection 27(2)

Add:

Note:          The appointment of a non-executive Director may also be terminated under section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with terminating the appointment of an accountable authority, or a member of an accountable authority, for contravening general duties of officials).

142  Section 36

Before “The”, insert “(1)”.

143  At the end of section 36

Add:

             (2)  Subsection (1) applies in addition to section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests).

144  Paragraph 37(2)(d)

Omit “of this Act or section 27F or 27J of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”.

145  At the end of subsection 37(2)

Add:

Note:          The appointment of the Managing Director may also be terminated under section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with terminating the appointment of an accountable authority, or a member of an accountable authority, for contravening general duties of officials).

146  Subsection 40(2)

Omit “section 27J of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “rules made for the purposes of section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

147  Section 43C

Omit “financial year” (wherever occurring), substitute “period”.

148  Subsections 45(5) and 45A(3)

Omit “, within the statement of strategies and policies to be followed by the SBS to achieve its objectives”, substitute “prepared by the Board under section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

149  Section 47

Repeal the section.

150  Subsection 48(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  The corporate plan prepared by the Board under section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 must:

                     (a)  outline the overall strategies and policies that the SBS and its subsidiaries are to follow:

                              (i)  to achieve the objectives of the SBS; and

                             (ii)  to fulfil the SBS’s principal and subsidiary functions; and

                            (iii)  to ensure that the Board performs its role under paragraph 9(b) and fulfils its duties under section 10; and

                     (b)  include a forecast of the revenue and expenditure of the SBS and its subsidiaries, including a forecast of capital expenditure and borrowings; and

                     (c)  set out any measures that the Board proposes to adopt (in addition to receiving advice from the Community Advisory Committee) to ensure that it is aware of, and responsive to, community needs and opinions (including the needs and opinions of small or newly arrived ethnic groups) on matters relevant to the Charter; and

                     (d)  include such other matters as are prescribed.

151  At the end of section 48

Add:

             (4)  For the purposes of the application of section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 in relation to the SBS, subsidiary is taken to have the meaning given by subsection (3) of this section, despite the definition of subsidiary in section 8 of that Act.

             (5)  The Board may review and revise a corporate plan at any time.

152  Sections 49 and 51

Repeal the sections.

153  Subsection 52(2) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          Paragraph 19(1)(c) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 requires the accountable authority of a Commonwealth entity to notify the Minister of significant decisions in relation to the entity or any of its subsidiaries.

154  Subsection 58(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not prevent investment, under section 59 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , of money that is not immediately required for the purposes of the SBS.

155  Subsection 64(1)

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 )”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ) of a non-corporate Commonwealth entity (within the meaning of that Act)”.

156  Section 73

Omit “The Directors must include in each report on the SBS under section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “The annual report prepared by the Board and given to the Minister under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for a period must include”.

157  Section 73

Omit “year” (wherever occurring), substitute “period”.

Superannuation Act 1976

158  Subsection 41(9) (definition of bank )

Omit “ Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

159  Subsection 96A(2) (definition of bank )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

bank has the same meaning as in the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

160  Subsections 156B(2) and (3) (note)

Repeal the note.

161  Subsection 156C(3) (note)

Repeal the note.

162  Subsection 156D(10)

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ) who is in ComSuper or is part of ComSuper”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ) of ComSuper”.

163  Subsection 156D(11)

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

Superannuation Act 1990

164  Subsections 39A(2) and (3) and 39B(3) (note)

Repeal the note.

165  Subsection 39C(10)

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ) who is in ComSuper or is part of ComSuper”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ) of ComSuper”.

166  Subsection 39C(11)

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

167  Subsection 44(1) (definition of bank )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

bank has the same meaning as in the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993

168  Paragraph 52(4)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  Subdivision A of Division 3 of Part 2-2 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with general duties of officials) or any rules made for the purposes of that Subdivision.

169  Paragraph 52A(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  Subdivision A of Division 3 of Part 2-2 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with general duties of officials) or any rules made for the purposes of that Subdivision.

Superannuation (Pension Increases) Act 1971

170  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Finance Minister )

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

Superannuation (Productivity Benefit) Act 1988

171  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Finance Department )

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999

172  Section 49

Repeal the section, substitute:

49   Money paid to Commissioner not held on trust

                   To avoid doubt, money paid under this Act to the Commissioner is not, and has never been, held on trust.

Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Act 2001

173  Section 3 (definition of Finance Minister )

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

174  Subsection 5(2) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          The Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 applies to the Trust. That Act deals with matters relating to corporate Commonwealth entities, including reporting and the use and management of public resources.

175  Paragraph 20(2)(c)

Omit “; or”, substitute “.”.

176  Paragraph 20(2)(d)

Repeal the paragraph.

177  Subsection 20(2) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          The appointment of a member may also be terminated under section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with terminating the appointment of an accountable authority, or a member of an accountable authority, for contravening general duties of officials).

178  At the end of section 20

Add:

             (4)  Subsection (3) is taken to apply in relation to a termination of the appointment of a member under section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 in the same way as that subsection applies to a termination of the appointment of a member under this section.

179  Subsection 54(2) (note)

Repeal the note.

180  Subsection 60(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not prevent investment, under section 59 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , of money that is not immediately required for the purposes of the Trust.

181  Subsection 62(2)

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 )”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ) of a non-corporate Commonwealth entity (within the meaning of that Act)”.

182  Subsection 62(3)

Repeal the subsection.

183  Subsection 64(1)

Omit “(1)”.

184  Subsection 64(2)

Repeal the subsection.

185  Section 70

Omit “on the Trust under section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “prepared by the members and given to the Minister under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for a period”.

186  Paragraphs 70(a) and (b)

Omit “to which the report relates”.

187  After section 70

Insert:

70AA   Corporate plan

                   Subsection 35(3) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the Australian Government’s key priorities and objectives) does not apply to a corporate plan prepared by the members.

Taxation Administration Act 1953

188  Subsection 355-55(1) in Schedule 1 (table item 4)

Repeal the item, substitute:

4

the * Finance Minister

is for the purpose of:

(a) the waiver, or possible waiver, of a * tax debt under section 63 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ; or

(b) the making, or possible making, of a payment referred to in section 65 of that Act (about act of grace payments) in connection with administering a * taxation law.

Telecommunications Act 1997

189  Section 7 (definition of Finance Minister )

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

190  Subsection 295U(1)

Omit “the ACMA gives the Minister a report under section 57 of the Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005 ”, substitute “an annual report prepared by the Chair of the ACMA is given to the Minister under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999

191  Subsection 21(2)

Omit “Special Account within the meaning of the FMA Act”, substitute “special account for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

192  Subsection 21(6) (definition of FMA Act )

Repeal the definition.

193  Section 21A (note)

Omit “Special Account if any of the purposes of the Account”, substitute “special account if any of the purposes of the special account”.

194  Subsection 21B(2)

Omit “Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “Finance Minister”.

195  Paragraph 158P(7)(c)

Omit “Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “Finance Minister”.

Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency Act 2012

196  Subsection 29(4)

Omit “TUSMA’s annual report prepared under section 75 for that year”, substitute “the annual report prepared by the CEO and given to the Minister under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for the relevant period”.

197  Section 64

Repeal the section, substitute:

64   Disclosure of interests

             (1)  A disclosure by the CEO under section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests) must be made to TUSMA.

             (2)  Subsection (1) applies in addition to any rules made for the purposes of that section.

             (3)  For the purposes of this Act and the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , the CEO is taken not to have complied with section 29 of that Act if the CEO does not comply with subsection (1) of this section.

198  Paragraph 68(2)(d)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (d)  the CEO fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests) or rules made for the purposes of that section.

199  Paragraph 70(a)

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

200  Sections 74 and 75

Repeal the sections, substitute:

74   Corporate plan

             (1)  The corporate plan prepared by the CEO under section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 must include the matters (if any) as the Minister requires.

             (2)  The Minister may give the CEO written guidelines that are to be used by the CEO in deciding whether a matter is covered by a matter mentioned in subsection (1).

             (3)  A guideline given under subsection (2) is not a legislative instrument.

75   Annual report

                   The annual report prepared by the CEO and given to the Minister under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for a period must set out:

                     (a)  each amount paid by TUSMA, on behalf of the Commonwealth, under a section 13 contract during the period; and

                     (b)  the amount of each section 13 grant made during the period; and

                     (c)  details of any action taken by TUSMA in the period in response to a direction given by the Minister under section 77.

Note:          The annual report must include TUSMA’s performance monitoring report (see subsection 29(4)).

201  Subsection 84(2)

Omit “Special Account for the purposes of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “special account for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

202  Section 85 (note)

Omit “Special Account” (wherever occurring), substitute “special account”.

203  Section 86 (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          See section 80 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with special accounts).

Telstra Corporation Act 1991

204  Section 3 (definition of Finance Department )

Omit “Minister administering the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “Minister for Finance”.

205  Section 3 (definition of Minister for Finance )

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

206  Subsection 8AJ(7) (definition of wholly-owned Commonwealth company )

Omit “ Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

207  Section 8AKA (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          Subsection 56(1) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 provides that an agreement for the borrowing of money by the Commonwealth is of no effect unless the borrowing is expressly authorised by an Act.

208  Part 9

Repeal the Part.

Terrorism Insurance Act 2003

209  Paragraph 20(2)(d)

Repeal the paragraph.

210  At the end of subsection 20(2)

Add:

Note:          The appointment of a member may also be terminated under section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with terminating the appointment of an accountable authority, or a member of an accountable authority, for contravening general duties of officials).

211  Subsection 22(5) (note)

Repeal the note.

212  Subsection 34(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not prevent investment, under section 59 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , of money that is not immediately required for the purposes of the Corporation.

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011

213  Section 5 (definition of strategic plan )

Repeal the definition.

214  Subdivision A of Division 7 of Part 8 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Subdivision A Corporate plans

215  Sections 159 and 160

Repeal the sections, substitute:

160   Approving corporate plans

             (1)  The Commissioners must give a copy of a corporate plan prepared under section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 to the Minister for approval before:

                     (a)  31 January in the reporting period before the first reporting period to which the plan relates; or

                     (b)  such later day as the Minister allows.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to a corporate plan if the Minister decides the plan does not need approval.

             (3)  A corporate plan comes into force on:

                     (a)  if the plan needs Ministerial approval—the later of:

                              (i)  the day it is approved by the Minister; and

                             (ii)  the first day of the period to which it relates; or

                     (b)  otherwise—the first day of the period to which it relates.

216  Section 161 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

161   Varying corporate plans

217  Subsection 161(1)

Repeal the subsection (not including the heading), substitute:

             (1)  The Commissioners may, with the Minister’s approval, vary a corporate plan prepared under section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

218  Subsection 161(2)

Omit “TEQSA”, substitute “the Commissioners”.

219  Subsection 161(3)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (3)  The Minister may, at any time, request the Commissioners to vary the corporate plan. The Commissioners must comply with the request.

220  Subsection 161(5)

Repeal the subsection (not including the heading), substitute:

             (5)  Despite subsection (1), the Commissioners may vary the corporate plan without the approval of the Minister if the variation is of a minor nature. The variation takes effect on the day it is made.

221  Subsection 161(6)

Omit “TEQSA makes”, substitute “the Commissioners make”.

222  Subsection 161(6)

Omit “TEQSA must”, substitute “the Commissioners must”.

223  Subsection 162(1)

Omit “TEQSA” (wherever occurring), substitute “The Commissioners”.

224  Paragraph 162(2)(a)

Omit “strategic plan”, substitute “corporate plan”.

225  Paragraph 162(2)(b)

Omit “TEQSA considers”, substitute “the Commissioners consider”.

226  Subsection 163(1)

Omit “TEQSA” (first occurring), substitute “the Commissioners”.

227  Paragraph 163(1)(b)

Omit “strategic plan—request TEQSA”, substitute “corporate plan—request the Commissioners”.

228  Section 164

Omit “strategic plans”, substitute “corporate plans”.

229  Division 8 of Part 8

Repeal the Division.

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989

230  Subsection 45(2)

Omit “Special Account for the purposes of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “special account for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

231  Subsection 45(3) (note)

Omit “Special Account if any of the purposes of the Account”, substitute “special account if any of the purposes of the special account”.

Tourism Australia Act 2004

232  Subsection 5(2) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          The Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 applies to Tourism Australia. That Act deals with matters relating to corporate Commonwealth entities, including reporting and the use and management of public resources.

233  Paragraph 20(3)(b)

Omit “; or”, substitute “.”.

234  Paragraph 20(3)(c)

Repeal the paragraph.

235  At the end of subsection 20(3)

Add:

Note:          The appointment of an appointed member may also be terminated under section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with terminating the appointment of an accountable authority, or a member of an accountable authority, for contravening general duties of officials).

236  Paragraph 24(2)(a)

Omit “section 27J of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “rules made for the purposes of section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

237  Subsection 25(2) (note)

Repeal the note.

238  Subsections 33(1) to (3)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

             (1)  The Board must prepare a corporate plan under section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 by 1 May each reporting period (within the meaning of that Act) or by such later day as the Minister in a particular reporting period allows.

239  Section 34

Repeal the section, substitute:

34   Matters to be covered by plan

                   The corporate plan must include details of an assessment of the outlook for the Australian tourism industry.

240  Subsections 35(1) and (2)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

             (1)  For each corporate plan given to the Minister by the Board under section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , the Minister must consider whether or not to endorse the plan.

241  Section 39

Repeal the section, substitute:

39   Annual report

                   The annual report prepared by the Board and given to the Minister under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for a period must also include details of:

                     (a)  an assessment of the extent to which Tourism Australia’s operations during the period have implemented each annual operational plan applicable to the period; and

                     (b)  significant activities undertaken jointly during the period; and

                     (c)  significant capital works programs undertaken by Tourism Australia during the period; and

                     (d)  significant acquisitions and dispositions of real property by Tourism Australia during the period; and

                     (e)  revisions of the annual operational plan approved by the Minister during the period.

242  Subsection 40(6)

Omit “section 28 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “section 22 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the application of government policy to corporate Commonwealth entities)”.

243  Section 52

Repeal the section.

244  Section 53

Before “The”, insert “(1)”.

245  At the end of section 53

Add:

             (2)  Section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with terminating the appointment of an accountable authority, or a member of an accountable authority, for contravening general duties of officials) does not apply in relation to the Managing Director despite subsection 30(6) of that Act.

246  Subsection 57(3) (definition of Finance Minister )

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

247  Subsection 58(3)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (3)  Subsection (2) does not prevent investment, under section 59 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , of money that is not immediately required for the purposes of Tourism Australia.

248  Subsection 59(1)

Omit “(1)”.

249  Subsection 59(2)

Repeal the subsection.

Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003

250  Section 13AE

Repeal the section, substitute:

13AE   Disclosure of interests

             (1)  A disclosure by a Commissioner under section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests) must be made to the Minister.

             (2)  Subsection (1) applies in addition to any rules made for the purposes of that section.

             (3)  For the purposes of this Act and the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , a Commissioner is taken not to have complied with section 29 of that Act if the Commissioner does not comply with subsection (1) of this section.

251  Paragraph 13AG(1)(c)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  if the Commissioner fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests) or rules made for the purposes of that section .

252  Section 14AA

Repeal the section.

253  Section 63A

Repeal the section, substitute:

63A   Annual report

                   The annual report prepared by the Chief Executive Officer and given to the Minister under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for a period must include the following:

                     (a)  prescribed particulars of transport safety matters investigated by the ATSB during the period;

                     (b)  a description of investigations conducted by the ATSB during the period that the Chief Commissioner considers raise significant issues in transport safety.

Uranium Royalty (Northern Territory) Act 2009

254  Subsection 7(6)

Repeal the subsection.

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

255  After section 179

Insert:

179A   Application of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 to the Commission

                   Despite paragraph 10(1)(d) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 and the definition of Department of State in section 8 of that Act, the Commission is not a Commonwealth entity for the purposes of that Act and is taken to be part of the Department for those purposes.

Note:          This means that the commissioners are officials of the Department for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

256  Paragraph 188(6)(d)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (d)  a commissioner fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with his or her obligations under:

                              (i)  section 189; or

                             (ii)  section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests) or rules made for the purposes of that section;

257  Section 190

Repeal the section.

258  After section 196A

Insert:

196AA   Application of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 to the Authority

                   Despite paragraph 10(1)(d) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 and the definition of Department of State in section 8 of that Act, the Repatriation Medical Authority is not a Commonwealth entity for the purposes of that Act and is taken to be part of the Department for those purposes.

Note:          This means that the members of the Authority are officials of the Department for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

259  After section 196V

Insert:

196VA   Application of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 to the Council

                   Despite paragraph 10(1)(d) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 and the definition of Department of State in section 8 of that Act, the Review Council is not a Commonwealth entity for the purposes of that Act and is taken to be part of the Department for those purposes.

Note:          This means that the councillors are officials of the Department for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

Water Act 2007

260  Subsection 4(1) (definition of Water for the Environment Special Account )

Omit “the Special Account”, substitute “the special account”.

261  Subsection 86AB(2)

Omit “Special Account for the purposes of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “special account for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

262  Subsection 86AC(1) (note)

Omit “Special Account if any of the purposes of the Account”, substitute “special account if any of the purposes of the special account”.

263  Subsection 111(2)

Omit “Special Account for the purposes of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “special account for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

264  Subsection 112(1) (note)

Omit “Special Account if any of the purposes of the Account”, substitute “special account if any of the purposes of the special account”.

265  Subsection 173(2) (note 2)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 2:       Acquisitions of interests in land will be done in accordance with the Lands Acquisition Act 1989 and the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

266  Subsection 173(2) (note 3)

Repeal the note.

267  Section 182

Repeal the section, substitute:

182   Disclosure of interests

             (1)  A disclosure by an Authority member (other than the Chief Executive) under section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests) must be made to the Minister.

Note:          Under the rules made for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , the Chief Executive must disclose interests to the Minister.

             (2)  Subsection (1) applies in addition to any rules made for the purposes of that section.

             (3)  For the purposes of this Act and the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , the Authority member is taken not to have complied with section 29 of that Act if the Authority member does not comply with subsection (1) of this section.

268  Sections 183 and 184

Repeal the sections.

269  Paragraph 189(2)(g)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (g)  if the member is not the Chief Executive—the member fails, without reasonable excuse, to comply with section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests) or rules made for the purposes of that section.

270  At the end of subsection 189(2)

Add:

Note:          The appointment of the Chief Executive may also be terminated under section 30 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with terminating the appointment of an accountable authority, or a member of an accountable authority, for contravening general duties of officials).

271  Section 207 (note)

Repeal the note.

272  Paragraph 208(a)

Omit “ Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

273  Section 213A

Repeal the section, substitute:

213A   Corporate plan

             (1)  The corporate plan prepared by the Chief Executive under section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for a period must include the corporate plan approved by the Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council under the Agreement for the period.

             (2)  Subsection 35(3) of that Act (which deals with the Australian Government’s key priorities and objectives) does not apply to a corporate plan prepared by the Chief Executive.

274  Subsections 213B(1) and (2)

Omit “Authority”, substitute “Chief Executive”.

275  At the end of subsection 213B(2)

Add:

Note:          The corporate plan that is approved by the Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council under the Agreement is prepared by the Authority. Any amendment of that plan must also be prepared by the Authority and approved by the Ministerial Council.

276  Subsection 213B(3)

Omit “Authority”, substitute “Chief Executive”.

277  Section 214

Repeal the section, substitute:

214   Annual report

             (1)  The annual report prepared by the Chief Executive and given to the Minister under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for a period must also be given to each other member of the Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council.

             (2)  Despite that section, the Chief Executive must give the annual report to the Minister as soon as practicable after the end of the period.

             (3)  The report must include:

                     (a)  an analysis of the effectiveness of the Basin Plan; and

                     (b)  particulars of all directions given by the Minister under section 175 during the period; and

                     (c)  information about the Authority’s activities during the period, including information about any matters on which the Authority is required to report under the Agreement.

278  Paragraph 239S(1)(b)

Omit “paragraph 213A(3)(a)”, substitute “section 213A”.

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005

279  Section 7 (subparagraph (a)(i) of the definition of agency )

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                              (i)  a non-corporate Commonwealth entity (within the meaning of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 );

280  Section 7 (definition of WELS Account )

Omit “Special Account”, substitute “special account”.

281  Subsection 64(2)

Omit “Special Account for the purposes of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “special account for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

282  Section 65 (note)

Omit “Special Account if any of the purposes of the Account”, substitute “special account if any of the purposes of the special account”.

Work Health and Safety Act 2011

283  Section 4 (definition of Commonwealth )

Omit “an agency within the meaning of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 ”, substitute “a non-corporate Commonwealth entity (within the meaning of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 )”.

284  Section 4 (paragraph (b) of the definition of public authority )

Omit “ Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 ”, substitute “ Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ”.

285  Clause 3 of Schedule 2

Omit “of Comcare for a financial year must include”, substitute “prepared by the Chief Executive Officer of Comcare and given to the Minister under section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 for a period must include”.

286  Paragraph 3(a) of Schedule 2

Omit “year” (wherever occurring), substitute “period”.

287  Paragraph 3(b) of Schedule 2

Omit “year”, substitute “period”.

288  Clause 3 of Schedule 2 (note)

Omit “section 90”, substitute “section 85”.

289  Paragraph 4(1)(a) of Schedule 2

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  a non-corporate Commonwealth entity within the meaning of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ;

Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012

290  Subsection 12(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  Despite section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 , the annual report prepared by the Director for a period for the purposes of that section must be given to the Minister by the last day of the fifth month after the end of the period.

291  Paragraph 13C(2)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  must not be used in a report under:

                              (i)  section 12; or

                             (ii)  section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

292  Paragraph 14(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  must not be used in a report under:

                              (i)  section 12; or

                             (ii)  section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

293  Paragraph 14A(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  must not be used in a report under:

                              (i)  section 12; or

                             (ii)  section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

294  Paragraph 15(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  may be used, either in whole or in part, in a report under:

                              (i)  section 12; or

                             (ii)  section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

295  Subsection 19D(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

Naming employer in Agency report

             (2)  The Agency may name the employer as having failed to comply with this Act, and set out details of the non-compliance, in a report under:

                     (a)  subsection 12(2); or

                     (b)  section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

296  Paragraph 19D(4)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  name an employer in a report under:

                              (i)  subsection 12(2); or

                             (ii)  section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ; or

297  Paragraph 26(2)(d)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (d)  without reasonable excuse, contravenes:

                              (i)  section 27; or

                             (ii)  section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests) or rules made for the purposes of that section;

298  Section 27

Before “The”, insert “(1)”.

299  At the end of section 27

Add:

             (2)  Subsection (1) applies in addition to section 29 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with the duty to disclose interests).