Note 22. Act of Grace Payments

Under Section 130 of the Financial Management Act 1996 the Treasurer may, in writing, authorise Act of Grace Payments be made by the Directorate.  Act of Grace Payments are a method of providing equitable remedies to entities or individuals that may have been unfairly disadvantaged by the Government but have no legal claim to the payment. 

The Directorate made no Act of Grace Payments during the reporting period or the prior period.