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Government Financial Responsibility Bill 1998

Bill No. 143
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is to form a framework for government financial targeting, planning and reporting. The Bill will set out a number of requirements for the Government and Treasury, with the intent of strengthening the financial accountability and transparency of Government. The Bill requires three tiers of "financial indicators" - principles; key elements; and targets.
Status Assented to
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 5 Jul 2000 as Act No. 26 of 2000
Current Bill

Inactive hide details for   Previous Versions of this Bill Previous Versions of this Bill
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 04/29/1998  
First Reading 04/29/1998  
Second Reading 04/30/1998 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/13/1998  
Consideration in Detail 10/13/1998  
Third Reading 10/14/1998  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 10/14/1998  
Second Reading 10/14/1998  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 05/30/2000  
Committee of the whole 05/31/2000  
Amendments adopted 05/31/2000  
Third Reading 05/31/2000  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  06/22/2000  
Consideration of Legislative Council Message   06/27/2000  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Reinstated to the stage reached in the previous Session  08/12/1998  
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  06/27/2000  

1. Restored to the Second Session of Parliament on 12 August 1998.