Report 3

Opinion on Ministerial Notification



This report deals with a decision by the Minister for Finance, the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA, not to provide information to Parliament about claims against the State in relation to the Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH), and outstanding rectification issues at the hospital.

Section 82 of the Financial Management Act 2006 (the FM Act) requires a Minister who decides that it is reasonable and appropriate not to provide certain information to Parliament, to give written notice of the decision to both Houses of Parliament and the Auditor General within 14 days of the decision.

Section 24 of the Auditor General Act 2006 requires the Auditor General to provide an opinion to Parliament as to whether the Minister’s decision was reasonable and appropriate.

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