Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 Determination 2013/04 – Section 32 (Transfer of Functions from Health to NHFB)

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FMA Act Determination 2013/04 — Section 32 (Transfer of Functions from Health to NHFB)
Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
I, ALAN GREENSLADE, First Assistant Secretary, Financial Reporting and Cash Management Division, Department of Finance and Deregulation, make this Determination under section 32 of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 (FMA Act), as delegate of the Secretary of the Department of Finance and Deregulation, who, in turn, is a delegate of the Finance Minister.
 
This Determination is made due to the transfer of functions from the Department of Health and Ageing (Health) to the National Health Funding Body (NHFB).
 
Dated                             19 June 2013
 
 
 
 
 
ALAN GREENSLADE
First Assistant Secretary
Financial Reporting and Cash Management Division
Department of Finance and Deregulation
 
 
1  Name of Determination
                   This Determination is the FMA Act Determination 2013/04 — Section 32 (Transfer of Functions from Health to NHFB).
2  Commencement
                   This Determination commences on the day on which it is registered.
3  Purpose
                   The purpose of this Determination is to adjust appropriations in the Schedule of an Appropriation Act relating to a transfer of functions from Health to NHFB.
Note 1: The transfer of functions is due to a decision of the Australian Government to establish a new statutory agency, NHFB, and the transfer of functions from Health to NHFB.
Note 2: This Determination has been made by a delegate of the Secretary of the Department of Finance and Deregulation. The Secretary is, in turn, a delegate of the Finance Minister (in accordance with section 62 of the FMA Act) and the Secretary has sub-delegated that power to the signatory of this Determination (in accordance with section 53 of the FMA Act).
4  Amendment of Appropriation Act
                   Schedule 1 of Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2012-2103 is amended as set out in Schedule 1 to this Determination.
5  Definitions
                   In this Determination:
Health means the Department of Health and Ageing.
NHFB means the National Health Funding Body.
FMA Act means the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.
Schedule 1   Amendment of Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2012‑2013
1     At the end of Schedule 1, after the note to Table 2 for “2 FMA Act Determination 2013/03 – Section 32 (Transfer of Functions from DIAC
to MRT-RRT)”
Insert:
3    FMA Act Determination 2013/04 — Section 32 (Transfer of Functions from Health to NHFB)
Schedule 1 of this Act is amended in accordance with section 32 of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 (FMA Act). Amendments to appropriations are as specified in the following table. The appropriation item (listed in Column 1) for the Agency (listed in Column 2) is amended by the relevant amount (listed in Column 3).
A positive amount in Column 3 is an increase in the appropriation and a negative amount is a decrease in the appropriation.
Table 3
 
Amendment of appropriations

 
Column 1
Column 2
Column 3

Item
Appropriation item
Agency
Amount $’000

1
Departmental item
National Health Funding Body
+5,520

2
Outcome 13, Administered item
Department of Health and Ageing
-5,520

Note:          Section 32 of the FMA Act enables the Finance Minister to determine that Schedules to Appropriation Acts are amended in relation to a transfer of functions between Agencies. A determination under section 32 of the FMA Act cannot result in a change to the total amount appropriated. FMA Act Determination 2013/04 — Section 32 (Transfer of Functions from Health to NHFB) affects this Act in a specified way to result in no change to the total amount appropriated.
2     Schedule 1, Health and Ageing portfolio, after the Department of Health and Ageing table, after Note 2
Insert:
Note 3:       FMA Act Determination 2013/04 — Section 32 (Transfer of Functions from Health to NHFB) reduced the administered item for Outcome 13 for the Department of Health and Ageing in accordance with Table 3 at the end of Schedule 1 to this Act. This change was made due to the  transfer of functions from the Department of Health and Ageing to the National Health Funding Body. 
 
 
 
 
3     Schedule 1, Health and Ageing portfolio, after the National Health and Medical Research Council table, on a new page
Insert:
 
HEALTH AND AGEING PORTFOLIO
Appropriation (plain figures)—2012‑2013
Actual Available Appropriation (italic figures)—2011‑2012

 

 
Departmental
Administered
Total

 
$'000
$'000
$'000

NATIONAL HEALTH FUNDING BODY
 
 
 

Outcome 1 ‑
Provide transparent and efficient administration of Commonwealth, state and territory funding of the Australian public hospital system, and support the obligations and responsibilities of the Administrator of the National Health Funding Pool
 
 
 

0
-
-

-
-
-

 
 
 
 

Total: National Health Funding Body
0
-
-

-
-
-

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Note:         FMA Act Determination 2013/04 — Section 32 (Transfer of Functions from Health to NHFB) inserted the above table for, the National Health Funding Body (NHFB) which was established on 25 June 2012. That Determination also increased the departmental item for NHFB (from zero) in accordance with Table 3 at the end of Schedule 1 to this Act. This change was made due to the transfer of functions from the Department of Health and Ageing to the NHFB.