Charter of Budget Honesty - Policy Costing Guidelines
Guidelines issued jointly by the Secretaries to the Treasury and the Department of Finance and Deregulation.
The pro-forma at Appendices C and D to the Charter of Budget Honesty Policy Costing Guidelines have been updated by the Secretaries for the 2013 Election. The updated pro-forma can be found below:
- Request for costing an election commitment – pro-forma [ 34 KB]
- Public release of costing – pro-forma [ 146 KB]
- Part 1: Statutory provisions - summary
- Part 2: The mandate and functions of the Parliamentary Budget Office
- Part 3: Preparation of the pre‑election economic and fiscal outlook
- Part 4: Costing protocols and methods
- Part 5: Requests for costings and processing
- Part 6: Reporting — public release of policy costings
- Appendix A: Costing of measures and updating estimates
- Appendix B: Costing conventions
- Appendix C: Request for costing an election commitment — pro‑forma
- Appendix D: Public release of costing — pro‑forma
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