Financial Administration Legislation Amendment Bill 2005


Bill No.012

SynopsisThe Bill amends the Financial Administration and Audit Act 1985 (FAAA), the Government Financial Responsibility Act 2000 (GFRA) and makes consequential amendments to various other Acts. The Bill provides for the introduction from the financial year commencing 1 July 2005 of the most urgent components of a larger package of financial legislation reforms -
    (a) reduces the number of reports by the Treasurer;
    (b) tightens the timing of reports by the Treasurer and agencies (i.e. both departments and statutory authorities);
    (c) amends the title and role of Principal Accounting Officers;
    (d) facilitates agency access to moneys held in the 27th pay suspense account; and
    (e) corrects the name in legislation of the Parliamentary Services Department.

StatusAssented to 06/27/2005
Royal Assent given 27 Jun 2005 as Act No. 5 of 2005. This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation (see Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 03/29/2005  
First Reading 03/29/2005  
Second Reading 04/07/2005  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 04/28/2005  
Consideration in Detail 05/03/2005  
Amendments adopted 05/03/2005  
Third Reading 05/05/2005  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 05/06/2005  
First Reading 05/06/2005  
Second Reading 05/06/2005  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 06/23/2005  
Committee of the whole 06/23/2005  
Amendments adopted 06/23/2005  
Third Reading 06/23/2005  


Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  06/23/2005  


Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Referred to the Standing Committee on Public Administration and Finance  05/26/2005  
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  06/23/2005