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This instrument establishes a new special account for the Department of Social Services and to repeal an existing special account, under section 78 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 25 Jun 2020

 

PGPA Act Determination (National Disability Research Special Account 2020)

I, MATHIAS HUBERT PAUL CORMANN, Minister for Finance, make the following determination.

Dated       19  /  06  /  2020

MATHIAS HUBERT PAUL CORMANN

Minister for Finance

 

 

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Establishment                                                                                                  1

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

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

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

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

5  Establishment of the special account......................................................................................... 2

6  Accountable authority responsible for the special account........................................................ 2

Part 2—Special account credits and debits                                                                 2

7  Amounts that may be credited to the special account................................................................ 2

8  Purposes of the special account................................................................................................ 2

Part 3—Transitional, revocation and repeal provisions                                            3

9  Opening balance of the special account.................................................................................... 3

10  Revocation of the NDR determination.................................................................................... 3

11  Additional repeal provisions................................................................................................... 3

 


Part 1Establishment

  

1  Name

                   This instrument is the PGPA Act Determination (National Disability Research Special Account 2020).

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.

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

The whole of this instrument

The day mentioned in paragraph 79(5)(a) of the Act.

 

             (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 version of this instrument published on the Federal Register of Legislation.

             (3)  This determination stops having effect at the end of 30 June 2021.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsections 78(1) and 78(3) of the Act.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

Department means the Department of Social Services.

the NDR determination means the PGPA Act Determination (National Disability Research Special Account 2016) — Establishment.

the NDR special account means the National Disability Research Special Account 2016 established by the NDR determination.

the special account means the National Disability Research Special Account 2020 established by this instrument.

 

 

 

 

 

 

5  Establishment of the special account

                   For paragraph 78(1)(a) of the Act, the National Disability Research Special Account 2020 is established as a special account (the special account).

6  Accountable authority responsible for the special account

                   For paragraph 78(1)(d) of the Act, the accountable authority responsible for the special account is the Secretary of the Department.

 

Part 2Special account credits and debits

  

7  Amounts that may be credited to the special account

                   For paragraph 78(1)(b) of the Act, the following amounts may be credited to the special account:

(a)    an amount received in the course of the performance of functions that relate to one or more purposes of the special account;

                     (b)    an amount received from any person for one or more purposes of the special account;

 

8  Purposes of the special account

                   For paragraph 78(1)(c) of the Act, the purposes of the special account, in relation to which amounts may be debited from the special account, are:

(a)    to conduct projects for research into disability issues of national significance for the purposes of agreements between the Commonwealth, States and Territories;

(b)   to disburse or repay amounts in relation to incidental activities;

(c)    to repay to an original payer amounts credited to the special account and residual after any necessary payments made for a purpose mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b);

(d)   to reduce the balance of the special account (and, therefore, the available appropriation for the special account) without making a real or notional payment;

(e)    to repay an amount where a court order, Act or other law requires or permits the repayment of an amount received.

 

Part 3—Transitional, revocation and repeal provisions

  

9  Opening balance of the special account

(1)   For paragraph 78(1)(b) of the Act, the amount in subsection 9(2) (opening balance) is required to be credited to the special account immediately after its establishment.

(2)   The opening balance is equal to the amount standing to the credit of the NDR special account immediately prior to the commencement of this instrument.

10  Revocation of the NDR determination

                   For subsection 78(3) of the Act, the NDR determination is revoked.

11  Additional repeal provisions

(1)   For subsection 78(3) of the Act, Part 3 of this instrument is repealed at the end of the seventh day after the revocation of the NDR determination under section 10 (date of repeal).

(2)   For subsection 78(3) of the Act, the following definitions in section 4 are repealed on the date of repeal:

(a)    definition of the NDR determination;

(b)   definition of the NDR special account.

(3)   Despite subsection 11(1), the effects of Part 3 of this instrument remain in force after the date of repeal.