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: