Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2016-17
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Annual Report 2016-17 | Department of Corporate and Information Services168 N T FLEET FIN AN CIAL R EPO RT In certain situations, an impairment loss may subsequently be reversed. Where an impairment loss is subsequently reversed, the carrying amount of the asset is increased to the revised estimate of its recoverable amount. A reversal of an impairment loss is recognised in the Comprehensive Operating Statement as income, unless the asset is carried at a revalued amount, in which case the impairment reversal results in an increase in the asset revaluation surplus. NT Fleet property, plant and equipment assets were assessed for impairment as at 30 June 2017. No impairment adjustments were required as a result of this review. Depreciation and Amortisation Expense Items of property, plant and equipment, including buildings but excluding land, have limited useful lives and are depreciated or amortised using the straight-line method over their estimated useful lives. Amortisation applies in relation to intangible non-current assets with limited useful lives and is calculated and accounted for in a similar manner to depreciation. The estimated useful lives for each class of asset are in accordance with the Treasurers Directions and are determined as follows: 2017 2016 Vehicles Light 3-4 years 3-4 years Vehicles Heavy 3-10 years 3-10 years Leasehold Improvements 10-15 years 10-15 years Computer Software 2-10 years 2-10 years Assets are depreciated or amortised from the date of acquisition or from the time an asset is completed and held ready for use. Assets Held for Sale Assets and disposal groups are classified as held for sale if their carrying amount will be recovered through a sale transaction or a grant agreement rather than continuing use. Assets held for sale consist of those assets that management has determined are available for immediate sale or granting in their present condition, and their sale is highly probable within one year from the date of classification. These assets are measured at the lower of the assets carrying amount and fair value less costs to sell. These assets are not depreciated. Non-current assets held for sale have been recognised on the face of the financial statements as current assets. Leased Assets Leases under which the NT Fleet assumes substantially all the risks and rewards of ownership of an asset are classified as finance leases. Other leases are classified as operating leases. Finance Leases Finance leases are capitalised. A lease asset and lease liability equal to the lower of the fair value of the leased property and present value of the minimum lease payments, each determined at the inception of the lease, arerecognised. Lease payments are allocated between the principal component of the lease liability and the interest expense. Operating Leases Operating lease payments made at regular intervals throughout the term are expensed when the payments are due, except where an alternative basis is more representative of the pattern of benefits to be derived from the leased property. Lease incentives under an operating lease of a building or office space are recognised as an integral part of the consideration for the use of the leased asset. Lease incentives are to be recognised as a deduction of the lease expenses over the term of the lease.
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