Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2014

Type
Government
Portfolio
Finance 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
44
Summary
Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends: 246 Acts to: replace references to the
Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
  and the
Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
; rationalise provisions relating to conflicts of interest, termination of appointments, corporate planning and annual reporting requirements; the
Public Service Act 1999
  and
Parliamentary Service Act 1999
  to address a recommendation of the Parliamentary Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit to reduce potential confusion regarding the duties for public officials and the Australian Public Service Code of Conduct for APS employees and the Parliamentary Service Code of Conduct for parliamentary service employees; and the
Parliamentary Service Act 1999
  to guarantee that parliamentary departments will have access to their appropriations over the course of the financial year. Also repeals the
Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997

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Progress

House of Representatives
24 Jun 2014Introduced and read a first time
24 Jun 2014Second reading moved
25 Jun 2014Second reading debate
25 Jun 2014Second reading agreed to
25 Jun 2014Consideration in detail debate
25 Jun 2014Third reading agreed to
Senate
26 Jun 2014Introduced and read a first time
26 Jun 2014Second reading moved
26 Jun 2014Second reading debate
26 Jun 2014Second reading agreed to
26 Jun 2014Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
26 Jun 2014Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
26 Jun 2014Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendment


26 Jun 2014Finally passed both Houses
30 Jun 2014Assent

Act no.: 62

Year: 2014

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Text of bill

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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