official

Officials include:

  • accountable authorities
  • employees, officers or members of the entity (e.g. members of a commission or members of a governing board),
  • directors and
  • persons prescribed by an Act (e.g. statutory office holders) or the PGPA Rule.

Officials do not include:

  • Ministers
  • Judges
  • most consultants and independent contractors (contractors who perform financial tasks for the Commonwealth can be deemed to be allocated officials) and
  • any others excluded by an Act or the PGPA Rule.
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Last updated: 24 March 2017