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Audit Act 1912

Authoritative Version
  • - C1912A00006
  • No longer in force
Act No. 6 of 1912 as made
An Act to amend the Audit Act 1901-1909.
Date of Assent 04 Sep 1912
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014




No. 6 of 1912.

An Act to amend the Audit Act 1901-1909.

[Assented to 4th September, 1912.]

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1.—(1.)   This Act may be cited as the Audit Act 1912.

(2.)    The Audit Act 1901-1909, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Audit Act 1901-1912.

2.  After section sixty-three of the Audit Act 1901-1909 the following heading and section are inserted:—

“Naval Expenditure.

Social provision for naval expenditure.

“63a.(1.)   Notwithstanding anything in this Act contained, the Governor-General may make such regulations as he thinks necessary or convenient relating to the expenditure of moneys for the purposes of the Australian Navy and Naval Establishments, and to any matters incidental thereto, including the receipt, care, custody, and management of moneys, the due accounting for moneys, the keeping of books and accounts, the furnishing of statements, returns, and vouchers, and the inspection, record, and audit of books, accounts, statements, returns, and vouchers.

“(2.)    The regulations made in pursuance of this section may direct that any of the provisions of sections thirty-three, thirty-four, and forty-six of this Act shall not apply in relation to any matter in respect of which regulations are made under this section.”