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This instrument amends the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 to reflect the Government’s decision to abolish the Commonwealth entity, the NRRA, and replace it with a new non-corporate Commonwealth entity, the NEMA, that would incorporate the functions of the NRRA and the Emergency Management Australia group in the Department of Home Affairs.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 30 Aug 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR05-Sep-2022
Tabled Senate05-Sep-2022
Date of repeal 26 Nov 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Emergency Management Entities) Rules 2022

I, Katy Gallagher, Minister for Finance, make the following rules.

Dated 26 August 2022

Katy Gallagher

Minister for Finance

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Part 1—Amendments relating to the National Emergency Management Agency   2

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014                                               2

Part 2—Amendments relating to the National Recovery and Resilience Agency   3

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014                                               3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Emergency Management Entities) Rules 2022.

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.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after this instrument is registered.

31 August 2022

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

1 September 2022.

1 September 2022

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

3 September 2022.

3 September 2022

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

Part 1Amendments relating to the National Emergency Management Agency

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014

1  After clause 12 of Schedule 1

Insert:

12A  National Emergency Management Agency

                   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 Coordinator‑General of the National Emergency Management Agency;

                             (ii)  persons engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 to assist the Coordinator‑General; and

                     (b)  the listed entity is to be known as the National Emergency Management Agency; and

                     (c)  the Coordinator‑General 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)  to develop, lead and coordinate the Commonwealth’s all‑hazard approach to emergency management, including by supporting activities relating to preparedness, response, relief, recovery, reconstruction, risk reduction and resilience for emergencies and disasters;

                             (ii)  to provide national leadership and strategic coordination for emergency and disaster preparedness, response, relief, recovery, reconstruction, risk reduction and resilience across all levels of government and non‑government sectors;

                            (iii)  to design, oversee and where relevant administer funding programs related to emergency and disaster preparedness, response, relief, recovery, reconstruction, risk reduction and resilience;

                            (iv)  to lead national implementation of the Commonwealth’s international and national disaster risk reduction obligations;

                             (v)  to undertake other relevant tasks as the responsible Minister for the entity may require from time to time.

Part 2Amendments relating to the National Recovery and Resilience Agency

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014

2  Clause 15A of Schedule 1

Repeal the clause.