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Roads to Recovery Bill 2000

Part 3 Miscellaneous


9   Amounts repayable by funding recipient

                   An amount that a funding recipient is liable to repay to the Commonwealth under the funding conditions:

                     (a)  may be recovered by the Commonwealth as a debt in a court of competent jurisdiction; or

                     (b)  may be deducted from any later instalment that would otherwise be payable to the recipient under this Act.

10   Report to Parliament

                   As soon as practicable after the end of each funding year, the Minister must cause a report to be tabled in each House of the Parliament on the operation of this Act during that funding year.

11   Ministerial guidelines

                   The Minister may publish administrative guidelines in relation to payments under this Act and in relation to the funding conditions.

12   Delegation

             (1)  The Minister may delegate all or any of his or her powers and functions under this Act to an SES employee, or acting SES employee, in the Department.

             (2)  In exercising powers or functions under a delegation, the delegate must comply with any directions of the Minister.

13   Regulations

                   The Governor-General may make regulations prescribing matters:

                     (a)  required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed; or

                     (b)  necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.