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PUBLIC GOVERNANCE, PERFORMANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT 2013 - SECT 5

Objects of this Act

                   The objects of this Act are:

                     (a)  to establish a coherent system of governance and accountability across Commonwealth entities; and

                     (b)  to establish a performance framework across Commonwealth entities; and

                     (c)  to require the Commonwealth and Commonwealth entities:

                              (i)  to meet high standards of governance, performance and accountability; and

                             (ii)  to provide meaningful information to the Parliament and the public; and

                            (iii)  to use and manage public resources properly; and

                            (iv)  to work cooperatively with others to achieve common objectives, where practicable; and

                     (d)  to require Commonwealth companies to meet high standards of governance, performance and accountability.



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