Reporting: annual report

150 Obligation to prepare, present, and publish annual report

(1)

A Crown entity must—

(a)

as soon as practicable after the end of each financial year, prepare a report on the affairs of the Crown entity; and

(b)

provide the report to its responsible Minister no later than 15 working days after receiving the audit report provided under section 156.

(2)

[Repealed]

(3)

A responsible Minister of a Crown entity (or another Minister, if subsection (6) applies) must present the entity’s annual report to the House of Representatives within 5 working days after the responsible Minister receives the annual report or, if Parliament is not in session, as soon as possible after the commencement of the next session of Parliament.

(4)

A Crown entity must publish its annual report as soon as practicable after it has been presented to the House of Representatives, but in any case not later than 10 working days after the annual report is received by the Minister, in a manner consistent with any instructions given under section 174.

(5)

An entity’s annual report may be presented or published in a document that includes any other report or information, whether or not that other report or information relates to the entity, but only if each report or set of information is separately identifiable within that document.

(6)

A Minister other than the responsible Minister may present an entity’s annual report to the House of Representatives if—

(a)

the report is presented in a document that includes another report or other information; and

(b)

that other Minister is responsible for presenting that other report or information.

Compare: 1989 No 44 s 41I

Section 150(1)(a): amended, on 1 July 2014, by section 59(1) of the Crown Entities Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 51).

Section 150(2): repealed, on 1 July 2014, by section 59(2) of the Crown Entities Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 51).

Section 150(3): replaced, on 18 July 2013, by section 36(1) of the Crown Entities Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 51).

Section 150(5): inserted, on 18 July 2013, by section 36(2) of the Crown Entities Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 51).

Section 150(6): inserted, on 18 July 2013, by section 36(2) of the Crown Entities Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 51).