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Annual Report 2016-2017 Department of the Legislative Assembly



Annual Report 2016-2017 Department of the Legislative Assembly

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A /iMr l FFFFTT iumi LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY Office of the Clerk The Hon Michael Gunner, MLA Chief Minister Parliament House DARWIN NT 0800 Dear Chief Minister I am pleased to submit to you the 2016-17 annual report for the Department of the Legislative Assembly in accordance with section 28 of the Public Sector Employment and Management Act. Pursuant to my responsibilities as the Accountable Officer under section 13 of the Financial Management Act, I advise to the best of my knowledge and belief: (a) proper records of all transactions affecting the agency are kept and the employees under my control observe the provisions of the Financial Management Act, the Financial Management Regulations and the Treasurers Directions procedures within this agency afford proper internal control and current descriptions of such procedures were recorded in accordance with the requirements of the Financial Management Act no indication of fraud, malpractice, material breach of legislation or delegation, or major error in or omission from the accounts or records exists in accordance with the Financial Management Act, the internal audit capacity was adequate and the results of the internal audits were reported to the Chief Executive Officer the financial statements included in this report have been prepared from proper accounts and records and are in accordance with Treasurers Directions, where appropriate and all Employment Instructions issued by the Speaker and as applicable, the Commissioner for Public Employment have been adhered to. (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) I have received advice from the Chief Executive of the Department of Corporate and Information Services, which performs a number of functions on behalf of this agency, that proper records are maintained in compliance with the Financial Management Act, Regulations and Treasurers Directions. Yours sincerely ichaeltatHam Clerk and Chief Executive // September 2017 DLA Annual Report 2015-16 Page 2