Government Financial Responsibility Bill 1998

Bill No.143

SynopsisThe 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.

StatusLegislative Council Second Reading 10/14/1998
This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation

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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   

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Reinstated to the stage reached in the previous Session  08/12/1998  

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