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Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2008-2009

Part 4 Reducing State, ACT, NT and local government items, State payment items and administered items in previous Acts

   

16   Reducing State, ACT, NT and local government items, State payment items and administered items in previous Acts

             (1)  This section applies if:

                     (a)  a previous Act authorises the Finance Minister to issue out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund amounts that do not exceed, in total, the lesser of:

                              (i)  the amount specified in the State, ACT, NT and local government item, State payment item or administered item for an outcome of an entity; and

                             (ii)  the amount determined by the Finance Minister in relation to the item; and

                     (b)  the Finance Minister so determines:

                              (i)  an amount that is less than the amount specified in the item; or

                             (ii)  if the Minister makes a determination that covers State, ACT, NT and local government items, State payment items or administered items in more than one such previous Act—an amount that is less than the total of the amounts specified in those items.

             (2)  After the determination is made:

                     (a)  in a case covered by subparagraph (1)(b)(i)—the previous Act has effect as if the amount specified in the item were the amount determined by the Finance Minister; or

                     (b)  in a case covered by subparagraph (1)(b)(ii)—the previous Acts have effect as if the total of the amounts specified in the items were the amount specified in the determination.

             (3)  If more than one determination is made in relation to a particular item or items, subsection (2) applies only in relation to the most recent of those determinations.

             (4)  In this section:

administered item , in relation to a previous Act, means an administered item within the meaning of that Act.

current year , in relation to a previous Act, means the current year within the meaning of that Act.

entity , in relation to a previous Act, means an entity within the meaning of that Act.

Finance Minister , in relation to a previous Act, means the Finance Minister within the meaning of that Act.

previous Act means:

                     (a)  the Appropriation Act (No. 6) 2007-2008 ; or

                     (b)  the Appropriation (Drought and Equine Influenza Assistance) Act (No. 2) 2007-2008 ; or

                     (c)  the Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2007-2008 ; or

                     (d)  the Appropriation (Northern Territory National Emergency Response) Act (No. 2) 2007-2008 ; or

                     (e)  the Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2007-2008 ; or

                      (f)  the Appropriation Act (No. 6) 2006-2007 ; or

                     (g)  the Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2006-2007 ; or

                     (h)  the Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2006-2007 ; or

                      (i)  the Appropriation Act (No. 6) 2005-2006 ; or

                      (j)  the Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2005-2006 ; or

                     (k)  the Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2005-2006 ; or

                      (l)  the Appropriation (Tsunami Financial Assistance and Australia-Indonesia Partnership) Act 2004-2005 ; or

                    (m)  the Appropriation Act (No. 6) 2004-2005 ; or

                     (n)  the Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2004-2005 ; or

                     (o)  the Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2004-2005 ; or

                     (p)  the Appropriation Act (No. 6) 2003-2004 ; or

                     (q)  the Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2003-2004 ; or

                      (r)  the Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2003-2004 ; or

                      (s)  the Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2002-2003 ; or

                      (t)  the Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2002-2003 ; or

                     (u)  the Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2001-2002 ; or

                     (v)  the Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2001-2002 ; or

                    (w)  the Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2000-2001 ; or

                     (x)  the Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2000-2001 ; or

                     (y)  the Appropriation Act (No. 4) 1999-2000 ; or

                      (z)  the Appropriation Act (No. 2) 1999-2000 .

State, ACT, NT and local government item , in relation to a previous Act (where applicable), means a State, ACT, NT and local government item within the meaning of that Act.

State payment item , in relation to a previous Act (where applicable), means a State payment item within the meaning of that Act.