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Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2005-2006

Part 4 Miscellaneous

   

14   Crediting amounts to Special Accounts

                   If any of the purposes of a Special Account is a purpose that is covered by an item (whether or not the item expressly refers to the Special Account), then amounts may be debited against the appropriation for that item and credited to that Special Account.

15   Conditions etc. applying to State payment items

             (1)  This section applies to any payment made out of money appropriated by a State payment item for an outcome identified in column 2 of the table in Schedule 1.

             (2)  The payment:

                     (a)  must be made on the applicable terms and conditions (if any) for that outcome; and

                     (b)  must be made in the amounts, and at the times, that are determined in writing by the Minister specified in column 4 of the table.

             (3)  This section does not, by implication, limit the power of the Commonwealth to:

                     (a)  apply terms and conditions to non-State payments; or

                     (b)  determine the amounts and times of non-State payments.

             (4)  A determination under paragraph (2)(b) is not a legislative instrument.

             (5)  In this section:

applicable terms and conditions , in relation to an outcome identified in the table in Schedule 1, means terms and conditions from time to time determined (either before or after the commencement of this Act) in writing by the Minister specified in column 3 of the table as being the terms and conditions that apply to payments that are made to or for a State in relation to that outcome out of money appropriated by an annual Appropriation Act.

non-State payment means a payment made out of money that is appropriated by the Parliament (either under this Act or another Act), other than a payment out of money appropriated by a State payment item.

             (6)  A determination of terms and conditions as mentioned in the definition of applicable terms and conditions in subsection (5) is not a legislative instrument.

16   Appropriation of the Consolidated Revenue Fund

                   The Consolidated Revenue Fund is appropriated as necessary for the purposes of this Act.