Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Listed Entities and Receipts) Rule 2015

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Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Listed Entities and Receipts) Rule 2015
I, MATHIAS HUBERT PAUL CORMANN, Minister for Finance, make the following rule.
Dated 23 June 2015
MATHIAS HUBERT PAUL CORMANN
Minister for Finance
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1
3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1
4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments relating to listed entities                                                                    2
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014                                               2
Schedule 2—Amendments relating to receipts                                                                               3
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014                                               3
 
1  Name
                   This is the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Listed Entities and Receipts) Rule 2015.
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

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Column 2
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Provisions
Commencement
Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument
1 July 2015.
1 July 2015

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 1—Amendments relating to listed entities
  
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014
1  Paragraph 5(1)(a)
Repeal the paragraph.
2  Subsection 9(1) (table item 3)
Omit “, unless the member’s services are made available to the Chief Executive Officer of the Defence Materiel Organisation”.
3  Clause 10 of Schedule 1
Repeal the clause, substitute:
10  Digital Transformation Office
             (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 Office;
                             (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 Office; 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 leadership on the delivery of government services;
                             (ii)  developing and implementing, for the whole of government, user‑centred policies and standards for delivering government services;
                            (iii)  designing and governing, for the whole of government, the implementation and enhancement of platforms for delivering government services;
                            (iv)  coordinating, for the whole of government, the funding of platforms for delivering government services;
                             (v)  providing advice to the Minister on proposals relating to the delivery of government services;
                            (vi)  undertaking other tasks that the Minister is satisfied are relevant.
             (2)  This clause is repealed on 30 June 2020.
4  Clause 13 of Schedule 1
Repeal the clause.
Schedule 2—Amendments relating to receipts
  
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014
1  After subsection 27(2)
Insert:
          (2A)  The received amount is an amount of a kind for subsection 74(1) of the Act if it relates to GST. In this case, the received amount may be credited to:
                     (a)  if the received amount relates to an activity of the entity, the funding for which a departmental item for the entity in an Appropriation Act is debited—that departmental item; or
                     (b)  if the received amount relates to an activity of the entity, the funding for which another item in an Appropriation Act, another appropriation or a special account is debited—that item, appropriation or special account.
2  Paragraph 27(6)(b)
Omit “; or”, substitute “.”.
3  Paragraph 27(6)(c)
Repeal the paragraph.
4  At the end of section 27
Add:
             (8)  Despite subsection (2A), if the received amount was transferred to the entity by the Commissioner of Taxation under section 18 of the A New Tax System (GST, Luxury Car Tax and Wine Tax) Direction 2015, then the received amount is not an amount of a kind for subsection 74(1) of the Act to the extent that the amount is attributable to one or more GST qualifying amounts that have been credited to an appropriation under section 74A of the Act.
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