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SLI 2013 No. 27 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 to revise the definition of grant, remove Wheat Exports Australia from the list of prescribed agencies in Schedule 1 and amend certain programs and activities of the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and the Department of the Treasury in Schedule 1AA.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 04 Mar 2013
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate12-Mar-2013
Tabled HR12-Mar-2013
Date of repeal 02 Jun 2013
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms

 

 

Financial Management and Accountability Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 1)

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 27, 2013

I, Quentin Bryce, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

Dated                         01 March 2013

Quentin Bryce

Governor‑General

By Her Excellency’s Command

Penelope Ying Yen Wong

Minister for Finance and Deregulation

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments commencing on day after registration          3

Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997                         3

Schedule 2—Amendments commencing on 1 June 2013                               5

Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997                         5

 


1  Name of regulation

                   This regulation is the Financial Management and Accountability Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 1).

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this regulation specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 4

The day after this regulation is registered.

 

2.  Schedule 1

The day after this regulation is registered.

 

3.  Schedule 2

1 June 2013.

1 June 2013

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this regulation as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this regulation.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this regulation. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this regulation.

3  Authority

                   This regulation is made under the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

4  Schedule(s)

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments commencing on day after registration

  

Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997

1  Schedule 1 (table item 181)

Repeal the item.

2  Part 4 of Schedule 1AA (table item 410.004)

Repeal the item, substitute:

410.004

Financial Management

 

Objective: To improve the financial knowledge, skills, capabilities and financial resilience of vulnerable individuals and families and to alleviate the immediate impact of financial stress, and to progress initiatives in relation to problem gambling. Includes funding for research and stakeholder engagement and funding to peak bodies and other stakeholder organisations

3  Part 4 of Schedule 1AA (table item 410.008)

Repeal the item, substitute:

410.008

Allowances, Concessions and Services for Seniors

 

Objective: To make payments and provide services to senior Australians: to assist with household expenses; to enable them to maintain their standard of living; and to increase their access to information and community resources

4  Part 4 of Schedule 1AA (table item 426.001)

Repeal the item, substitute:

426.001

Support for Markets and Business and the Development and Operation of the Commonwealth Superannuation System

 

Objective: To provide grant funding to the Centre for International Finance and Regulation, to make payments in respect to insurance claims arising from the residual HIH claims support scheme and Housing Loans Insurance Company Limited portfolio, and to provide grant funding to the Superannuation Consumer Centre to develop policy, conduct research and provide information and assistance to consumers in relation to Commonwealth‑regulated superannuation

Schedule 2Amendments commencing on 1 June 2013

  

Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997

1  Paragraph 3A(1)(c)

Omit “promote 1 or more”, substitute “help to address one or more”.

2  Paragraph 3A(1)(d)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (d)  under which the recipient may be required to act in accordance with specified terms or conditions.

3  Paragraphs 3A(2)(b), (c) and (d)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (b)  an act of grace payment approved under section 33 of the Act;

                     (c)  a payment of compensation made under:

                              (i)  an arrangement relating to defective administration; or

                             (ii)  an arrangement relating to employment conditions; or

                            (iii)  an arrangement established by legislation;

                     (d)  a payment to a person of a benefit or entitlement established by legislation;

4  Paragraph 3A(2)(f)

Omit “of public money”.

5  Subregulation 3A(2) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 1:       The Commonwealth has regard to the definition of official development assistance that the OECD has set out in its DAC Statistical Reporting Directives, available on the OECD’s website.

Note 2:       A gift of public property is not a grant as described in subregulation (1). Section 43 of the Act provides for gifts of this kind.