40 Requirements for information on strategic intentions

(1)

The information required under section 38 must, for the period to which it relates, set out the strategic objectives that the department intends to achieve or contribute to (strategic intentions).

(2)

The information must also, for the period to which it relates,—

(a)

explain the nature and scope of the department’s functions and intended operations; and

(b)

identify any departmental agencies hosted by the department; and

(c)

explain how the department intends to manage its functions and operations to meet its strategic intentions; and

(d)

set out and explain any other matters that—

(i)

are reasonably necessary to achieve an understanding of the department’s strategic intentions and capability; or

(ii)

may be specified by the Minister or the responsible Minister for the purposes of subparagraph (i).

Section 40: replaced, on 1 July 2014, by section 80 of the Public Finance Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 50).