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Finance Regulations (Amendment)

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  • - C2004L00848
  • No longer in force
SR 1981 No. 64 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Finance Regulations.
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR28-Apr-1981
Tabled Senate28-Apr-1981
Gazetted 09 Apr 1981
Date of repeal 01 Jan 1998
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Audit (Transitional and Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 1997

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Statutory Rules 1981 No. 641


Finance Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulations under the Audit Act 1901.

Dated 1 April 1981.



By His Excellencys Command,

Signature of Margaret Guilfoyle Minister of State for Finance

Minister of State for Finance


Repeal of regulation 12

1. Regulation 12 of the Finance Regulations is repealed.

Repeal of regulation 18

2. Regulation 18 of the Finance Regulations is repealed.

Repeal of regulations 42 and 43

3. Regulations 42 and 43 of the Finance Regulations are repealed.

Requisition for supplies to be supported by certificate

4. Regulation 47 of the Finance Regulations is amended by omitting from paragraph (a) of sub-regulation (2) with the approval of the Minister,.

5. Regulation 50 of the Finance Regulations is repealed and the following regulation substituted:

Expenditure in cases of emergency

50. (1) If supplies are required by a Department in circumstances where delay would be detrimental to the purpose for which the supplies are required, expenditure in respect of the supplies of an amount that, or of amounts the aggregate of which, does not exceed $2,000 may, with the approval of a person or persons to whom a Requisition for the supplies is required to be submitted under regulation 48, be incurred in respect of the supplies before a Requisition for the supplies is prepared or approved.

(2) Where an approval referred to in sub-regulation (1) has been given orally, the person or persons who gave the approval shall, as soon as practicable after giving the approval, confirm in writing the approval so given..

Preparation of certificates of statements of variation in pay, &c.

6. Regulation 56b of the Finance Regulations is amended by omitting from sub-regulation (2) one copy of the certificate to the Chief Auditor and.


S.R. No. 6/81 Cat. No.                —Recommended retail price 20c                                             11/12.2.1981



1. Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 9 April 1981.

2. Statutory Rules 1942 No, 523 as amended by 1943 No. 32; 1953 No. 3; 1959 No. 9; 1961 Nos. 77 and 122; 1964 No. 21; 1965 Nos. 32 and 169; 1966 No. 176; 1968 No. 87; 1972 No. 31; 1974 No. 129; 1975 No. 156; 1976 Nos. 91 and 260; 1977 No. 111; 1979 No. 282; 1980 Nos. 92, 102, 114, 115 and 234.

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