23. Power in relation to arrangements and commitments

(1) The accountable authority of a non-corporate Commonwealth entity may, on behalf of the Commonwealth:

(a) enter into arrangements relating to the affairs of the entity; and

(b) vary and administer those arrangements.

(2) An arrangement includes a contract, agreement, deed or understanding.

(3) The accountable authority of a non-corporate Commonwealth entity may, on behalf of the Commonwealth, approve a commitment of relevant money for which the accountable authority is responsible.

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Last updated: 13 January 2016