Instrument to Reduce Appropriations (No. 2 of 2013-2014)

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Instrument to Reduce Appropriations (No. 2 of 2013-2014)
Annual Appropriation Acts
I, Mathias Cormann, Minister for Finance, make the determinations in this instrument under the following provisions:
·         section 11 of Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2013-2014; and
·         section 11 of Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2012-2013; and
·         section 11 of Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2011-2012.
Dated                                             14 April 2014
                              
 
MATHIAS CORMANN
Minister for Finance
 
 
 
 
 
1          Name of Instrument
This is the Instrument to Reduce Appropriations (No. 2 of 2013‑2014).
2          Commencement
This Instrument commences on the day it is registered.
Note      Section 42 (disallowance) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 applies to this Instrument (despite subsection 44(2) of that Act which exempts certain legislative instruments from disallowance).
However, Part 6 (sunsetting) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 does not apply to this Instrument. 
3          Determinations
(1)     For the purposes of section 11 of Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2013-2014, it is determined that the departmental items for the agencies specified in column 1 of Schedule 1 to this Instrument are reduced by the amounts specified in column 2 of that Schedule.
(2)     For the purposes of section 11 of Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2012-2013, it is determined that the departmental items for the agencies specified in column 1 of Schedule 2 to this Instrument are reduced by the amounts specified in column 2 of that Schedule.
(3)     For the purposes of section 11 of Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2011-2012, it is determined that the departmental item for the agency specified in column 1 of Schedule 3 to this Instrument is reduced by the amount specified in column 2 of that Schedule.
Note   The three Schedules of this Instrument reduce excess appropriations by $2,462,285. The breakdown of amounts reduced by each Schedule is available in the Explanatory Statement to this Instrument.
Schedule 1    Reduction to departmental items – Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2013-2014
(Clause 3(1))
 
Reduction of appropriations 
 

 
Column 1
Column 2

Item
Agency
Reduction
Amount ($)

1
Department of the Senate
284,569

2
Department of the House of Representatives
407,000

 
 
Schedule 2    Reduction to departmental items – Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2012-2013
 (Clause 3(2))
 
Reduction of appropriations 
 

 
Column 1
Column 2

Item
Agency
Reduction
Amount ($)

1
Department of the Senate
420,933

2
Department of the House of Representatives
920,000

 
Schedule 3    Reduction to departmental item – Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2011-2012
 (Clause 3(3))
 
Reduction of appropriations 
 

 
Column 1
Column 2

Item
Agency
Reduction
Amount ($)

1
Department of the Senate
429,783

 
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