Finance Circular 2003/02

Guidelines for Issuing and Managing Indemnities, Guarantees, Warranties and Letters of Comfort

Purpose

This Circular introduces guidance to Australian Government entities regarding their responsibilities when considering entering into arrangements involving indemnities, guarantees, warranties or letters of comfort on behalf of the Commonwealth. It is primarily aimed at Agencies subject to the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 (FMA Act) but may also be useful to Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 bodies.

Full Publication

Guidelines for Issuing and Managing Indemnities, Guarantees, Warranties and Letters of Comfort PDF version [PDF Document 141 KB]
Guidelines for Issuing and Managing Indemnities, Guarantees, Warranties and Letters of Comfort RTF version [RTF Document 537 KB]

Financial Management Guidance (No. 6)

Financial Management Guidance (No. 6) PDF version [PDF Document 805 KB]
Financial Management Guidance (No. 6) RTF version [RTF Document 138 KB]

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