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2013 Amendments to the Public Finance Act 1989 and Crown Entities Act 2004

The 2013 amendments to the Public Finance Act 1989 and the Crown Entities Act 2004:

  • provide for more flexible funding to support results
  • require more meaningful reporting on what is intended to be achieved and what has been achieved with expenditure from appropriations
  • lift the strategic focus of statements of intent to drive a clearer focus on results and outcomes
  • clarify the financial responsibilities of the department (and departmental agency) chief executives [PFA s.34, s.35].

This page contains resource materials and presentations that explain the changes made by the amendments.

Guidance is arranged in these categories:

  • Overview
  • Public Finance Amendment Act 2013
  • Crown Entities Amendment Act 2013

Overview

Public Finance Amendment Act 2013

The responsibilities of an appropriation administrator
DateCreatorTitle
01-10-2013The Treasury

Multi-category appropriations
DateCreatorTitle
01-06-2013The Treasury
01-07-2013The Treasury

Using an appropriation administered by another department
DateCreatorTitle
01-07-2013The Treasury
01-07-2013The Treasury
01-08-2013The Treasury

Start-of-year and end-of-year reporting and statements of intent
DateCreatorTitle
01-07-2013The Treasury
01-01-2014The Treasury

Strategic Intentions and Statements of Intent
Appropriations and Reportable Outputs 

Crown Entities Amendment Act 2013

Statements of Intent and Reportable Outputs
                                                    Strategic Intentions and Statements of Intent
                                       Appropriations and Reportable Outputs (including the Statement of Performance Expectations)

Information for monitors of Crown Entities
DateCreatorTitle
01-07-2013The Treasury
01-07-2013The Treasury

The changes to the State Sector Act are available at: State Sector Amendment Act 2013.

Last updated: 
Tuesday, 18 December 2018