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PUBLIC INTEREST DISCLOSURES ACT 1994 - SECT 31
Reports to Parliament by public authorities
31 Reports to Parliament by public authorities
(1) Each public authority must, within 4 months after the end of each
reporting year, prepare an annual report on the public authority's obligations
under this Act for submission to the Minister responsible for the
public authority. A copy of the report is to be provided to the Ombudsman.
(2) An annual report under this section must be tabled in each House of
Parliament by the relevant Minister as soon as practicable after it is
prepared unless it is included in an annual report prepared for the purposes
(a) the Annual Reports (Departments) Act 1985 , or
Annual Reports (Statutory Bodies) Act 1984 , or
(c) the Local Government
Act 1993 .
(3) The regulations may make provision for or with respect to--
(a) the information to be included in annual reports, and
(b) the form in
which annual reports are to be prepared.
(3A) The regulations may exempt any
specified public authority (or any specified class of public authorities) from
the requirements of this section.
(4) In this section, a reference to the
reporting year of a public authority is a reference to--
(a) the financial
year of the public authority for the purposes of the
Annual Reports (Departments) Act 1985 or the Annual Reports (Statutory
Bodies) Act 1984 , or
(b) if the public authority does not have a financial
year for the purposes of either of those Acts, the year ending 30 June.
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