Financial Management and Accountability Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1)1
Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 28
I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.
Dated 8 March 2012
By Her Excellency’s Command
PENELOPE YING YEN WONG
Minister for Finance and Deregulation
1 Name of regulation
This regulation is the Financial Management and Accountability Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1).
This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.
3 Amendment of Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997
Schedule 1 amends the Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997.
The Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines issued under section 64 of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997, as in force immediately before the commencement of this regulation, is taken to comply with regulation 7 as amended by item  of Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Amendments
 Regulation 7
7 Commonwealth procurement (Act s 64)
(1) The Finance Minister may issue guidelines in relation to procurement, including:
(a) procurement policies and processes; and
(b) requirements regarding the publication of procurement details; and
(c) requirements regarding entering into procurement arrangements; and
(d) requirements regarding the disposal of public property.
(2) The guidelines are to have a title approved by the Finance Minister.
(3) An official performing duties in relation to procurement must act in accordance with any guidelines issued under subregulation (1).
 Schedule 1, item 127
Australian Taxation Office, comprising:
(a) the Commissioner of Taxation and the Second Commissioners of Taxation; and
Commissioner of Taxation
(b) persons engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 to assist the Commissioner; and
(c) the Tax Practitioners Board established under section 60-5 of the Tax Agent Services Act 2009; and
(d) persons engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 whose services are made available to the Tax Practitioners Board by the Commissioner under section 60-80 of the Tax Agent Services Act 2009
See Note B
 Schedule 1, item 161
National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA), continued in existence by section 645 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006, comprising:
Chief Executive Officer
(a) the Chief Executive Officer of NOPSEMA; and
(b) the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator established under section 695A of that Act; and
(c) the staff mentioned in subsection 676 (1) of that Act; and
(d) consultants engaged under subsection 677 (1) of that Act; and
(e) the officers and employees mentioned in subsection 677 (3) of that Act
See Note B
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