Public Finance Act 1989

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26C Expenses or capital expenditure incurred without appropriation or other authority requires validation by Parliament

(1)

The incurring of any expenses or capital expenditure without appropriation, or other authority, by or under an Act is unlawful, unless it is validated by Parliament in an Appropriation Act.

(2)

The Minister must, on the introduction of any Appropriation Bill that seeks validation by Parliament of any expenses or capital expenditure incurred without appropriation, or other authority, by or under an Act, present to the House of Representatives a report that sets out—

(a)

the amount of each category of expenses or capital expenditure so incurred; and

(b)

the explanation of the Minister responsible for the expenses or capital expenditure.

Section 26C: inserted, on 25 January 2005, by section 7 of the Public Finance Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 113).