259 Estimates of income and expenditure

(1)

The Lotteries Commission must, before 1 June in each financial year, prepare and submit to the Minister an estimate of the Commission’s income and expenditure for the next financial year.

(2)

The estimate must be approved by the Minister either—

(a)

as submitted by the Lotteries Commission; or

(b)

after it has been amended by the Commission in a manner required by the Minister.

(3)

All expenditure by the Lotteries Commission in any financial year must be in accordance with the approved estimate for that year, unless the Minister expressly approves otherwise.

(4)

The Commission must also promptly supply to the Secretary for Internal Affairs the information needed by the Secretary to enable him or her to comply with section 276(1).

Compare: 1977 No 84 s 108