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Parliamentary record : Part II questions (11 June 1986)

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Title

Parliamentary record : Part II questions (11 June 1986)

Collection

Questions for 4th Assembly 1983 - 1987; ParliamentNT; Parliamentary Record; 4th Assembly 1983 - 1987

Date

1986-06-11

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory

Language

English

Subject

Questions

Publisher name

Northern Territory Legislative Assembly

Place of publication

Darwin

File type

application/pdf

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/220535

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/699042

Page content

ANSWERS TO WRITTEN QUESTIONS 2. Oi d the Auditor-Genera 1, under secti on 68( 2), seek an extension of time from the Administrator to consider these financial statements; if so, what was the reason given? 3. On what date did the Auditor-General report to the minister, as required by section 68(2) of the Financial Administration and Audit Act, on the financial statements of the Northern Territory Tourist Commission for the year 1983-84? 4. On what date did the minister receive a copy of the report of the operations of the Northern Territory Tourist Commission and a copy of its financial statements for the year 1983-84, as required by section 68(3) of the Financial Administration and Audit Act? ANSWER 1. 19 April 1985. 2. No. Not necesssary as the annual report was submitted to the Auditor-General on 19 April 1985 who reported to the minister on 27 June 1985. 3. 20 June 1985. Comment: Receipt of the Auditor-General 's report was delayed due to his inquiry through the Crown Law Department of the legality of the commission's investment of "Operators Trust Funds" through Treasury. 4. (1) 3 June 1985. (2) February 1986. Comment: The commission's 1983-84 draft annual report was initially submitted to the minister's office on 3 June 1985 for approval pending the receipt of the Auditor-General's report prior to the report's tabling at the August 1985 sittings of the Legislative Assembly. The Auditor-General 's report was subsequently received by the commission on 1 July 1985. However, due to an administrative oversight the report was not attached to the commission's annual report. This error was not identified until February 1986 when action was immediately taken to correct the situation. The complete document was subsequently returned to the minister's office in February 1986. I t will now be tabled a t the June 1986 s itt i ngs of the Legislative Assembly. 477


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