The department is to comply to a range of legislation and mandatory requirements including the Finance Management and Accountability Act 1997 and the Public Service Act 1999. These pose a number of external reporting obligations, including the Portfolio Budget Statement, Annual Report and departmental and agency contracts.
In addition, the department is to report to the portfolio minister on important administrative matters that could impact on the minister's policy responsibility.
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12 May 2011