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Schedule 1—Amendments

Schedule 1 Amendments

   

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

1  Subsection 46(1) (note)

After “Note”, insert “1”.

2  At the end of subsection 46(1) (after the note)

Add:

Note 2:       The Department must include information in its annual report relating to authorisations waiving amounts owed to the Commonwealth and authorisations of act of grace payments (see section 65A).

3  After section 65

Insert:

65A   Annual report to include information about waiver of amounts and act of grace payments

                   The annual report prepared by the Department and given to the Finance Minister under section 46 for a reporting period must include:

                     (a)  in relation to authorisations waiving amounts under section 63:

                              (i)  the number of such authorisations during the period; and

                             (ii)  the total amount that was waived as a result of those authorisations; and

                     (b)  in relation to authorisations of payments under section 65:

                              (i)  the number of such authorisations during the period; and

                             (ii)  the total amount that was paid as a result of those authorisations.

4  Application provision

The amendments made by this Schedule apply in relation to any reporting period that begins on or after 1  July 2019.