Online version of the 2013-14 Department of Health Annual Report

Note 17: Compliance with Statutory Conditions for Payments from the Consolidated Revenue Fund

Notes to and Forming Part of the Financial Statements

Page last updated: 17 July 2019

The Australian Government continues to have regard to developments in case law, including the High Court’s most recent decision on Commonwealth expenditure in Williams v Commonwealth [2014] HCA 23, as they contribute to the larger body of law relevant to the development of Commonwealth programmes. In accordance with its general practice, the Government will continue to monitor and assess risk and decide on any appropriate actions to respond to risks of expenditure not being consistent with constitutional or other legal requirements.

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