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February 2008 report to the Legislative Assembly



February 2008 report to the Legislative Assembly


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Northern Territory. Auditor-General's Office -- Periodicals; Finance, Public -- Northern Territory -- Accounting -- Periodicals; Northern Territory -- Appropriations and expenditures -- Periodicals

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Auditor-General for the Northern Territory February 2008 Report 45 Government Business Divisions / Government Owned Corporations Central Holding Authority Purchaser Owner Provider Manager Agencies Output Appropriation Capital Investment Manager Analysis of the Treasurers Annual Financial Statement cont Figure 9 Central Holding Authority Relationship Source: Northern Territory Treasury The CHA is included as part of the General Government Sector and owes its existence to section 5 of the Financial Management Act. That Act also establishes the general rule that all money received by or on behalf of the Territory or an Agency is to be credited to the CHA. The Act also reinforces the well established principle that no money may be paid from the CHA except as authorised under an Act of Parliament. The CHA is a central element in the Territorys financial management processes and is used to record: all revenues that are received by the Northern Territory Government with the exception of those revenues that are permitted to be credited to an Operating Account or an Accountable Officers Trust Account. The principal revenues credited to the CHA are taxation, and untied grants (predominately GST revenues and fines); all expenses incurred in relation to the provision of outputs by Agencies, together with those expenses that are managed at a whole-of-government rather than at an Agency level such as borrowing expenses, superannuation expenses and long service leave expenses;

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