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This instrument amends the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 to rename the Digital Transformation Office as the Digital Transformation Agency.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 17 Nov 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR21-Nov-2016
Tabled Senate22-Nov-2016
Date of repeal 19 Nov 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Digital Transformation Agency) Rule 2016

I, Mathias Cormann, Minister for Finance, make the following rule.

Dated   14 November 2016

Mathias Cormann

Minister for Finance

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

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

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014                                               2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Digital Transformation Agency) Rule 2016.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument 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

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

18 November 2016

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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

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

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

4  Schedules

                   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

  

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014

1  Clause 10 of Schedule 1

Repeal the clause, substitute:

10  Digital Transformation Agency

             (1)  For the purposes of the finance law:

                     (a)  the following group of persons is a listed entity:

                              (i)  the person occupying, or performing the duties of, the office known as the Chief Executive Officer of the Digital Transformation Agency;

                             (ii)  persons engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 to assist the Chief Executive Officer; and

                     (b)  the listed entity is to be known as the Digital Transformation Agency; and

                     (c)  the Chief Executive Officer is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                     (d)  the persons referred to in paragraph (a) are officials of the listed entity; and

                     (e)  the purposes of the listed entity include the following:

                              (i)  providing strategic and policy leadership on whole of government and shared information and communications technology (ICT) and digital service delivery, including ICT procurement policy;

                             (ii)  designing, developing, coordinating, delivering and monitoring policies, standards and delivery platforms for whole of government and shared ICT and digital service delivery;

                            (iii)  coordinating the funding of whole of government and shared ICT and digital service delivery platforms;

                            (iv)  managing a whole of government ICT program management office which will oversee all significant ICT and digital investments;

                             (v)  providing advice to the Minister on whole of government and shared ICT and digital service delivery proposals;

                            (vi)  undertaking other relevant tasks as the Minister may require from time to time.

             (2)  This clause is repealed at the end of 30 June 2020.