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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 13 Hansard (Tuesday, 15 November 2011) . . Page.. 5290 ..


I ask leave to make a short statement in relation to the papers.

Leave granted.

MS GALLAGHER: I present another set of executive contracts. These documents are tabled in accordance with sections 31A and 79 of the Public Sector Management Act, which require the tabling of all director-general and executive contracts and contract variations. Contracts were previously tabled on 18 October. Today I present 26 short-term contracts and 25 contract variations. Details of contracts will be circulated to members.

Paper

Ms Gallagher presented the following paper:

Gene Technology Act, pursuant to subsection 136(2)—Operations of the Gene Technology Regulator—Annual report 2010-2011, dated 15 September 2011.

Financial Management Act—instruments

Papers and statement by minister

MR BARR (Molonglo—Deputy Chief Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Education and Training and Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation): For the information of members, I present the following papers:

Financial Management Act, pursuant to section 16B—Instruments, including statements of reasons, authorising the rollover of undisbursed appropriation of the—

Chief Minister and Cabinet Directorate, dated 11 November 2011.

Community Services Directorate, dated 11 November 2011.

I ask leave to make a statement in relation to the papers.

Leave granted.

MR BARR: I thank the shadow treasurer for granting me leave. Section 16B of the Financial Management Act 1996 allows for appropriations to be preserved from one financial year to the next, as outlined by instruments signed by me as Treasurer.

As required by the act, I table a copy of a recent authorisation made to roll over an undisbursed appropriation from 2010-11 to 2011-12. This package includes two instruments signed under section 16B. The appropriation being rolled over was not disbursed during 2010-11 and is still required in 2011-12 for the completion of the projects identified in the instrument.

The first instrument authorises a total of $4.010 million in rollovers for the Community Services Directorate, comprising $509,000 net cost of outputs and


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