Statement required to be provided by delegates exercising power under the Lands Acquisition Delegation 2013 (No. 2)

Section 8 of the Lands Acquisition Delegation 2013 (No. 2) provides:

  1. This section applies to a person who:
          (a) has been delegated the Minister's power under sections 40, 119, 123 or 125 of the Act to authorise the acquisition or disposal of an interest in land; and
          (b) exercises that power to authorise the acquisition or disposal of an interest in land.
  2. The person must give a written statement about the acquisition or disposal of an interest in land to the Assistant Secretary, Heritage, Environment and Land Policy Branch in the Department no later than 14 days after the person exercises power to acquire or dispose of an interest in land.
  3. The statement referred to in section 8(2) must contain particulars of the interest acquired, or disposed of, in the form approved by the Assistant Secretary, Heritage, Environment and Land Policy Branch in the Department, and published on the Department's internet site.
  4. Person exercising power conferred by this Instrument of Delegation may exercise power only in relation to the acquisition of, or the disposal of, an interest in land that is within the ambit of the administrative responsibilities of the acquiring authority in which the delegate's position is located.
  5. Person exercising power conferred by this Instrument of Delegation must have prior regard to the 'Commonwealth Property Management Framework', including associated guidance material, interacting legislation and policies (including the Commonwealth Property Disposals Policy), as relevant to a decision to acquire, or to dispose of, an interest in land.

‘Form of Statement’ to be provided by a delegate of the Minister exercising power under sections 40, 119, 123 or 125 of the Lands Acquisition Act 1989 (LAA).€™

(section 8 of the Lands Acquisition Delegation 2013 (No. 2))

The Statement that is required by section 8 of the Lands Acquisition Delegation 2013 (No. 2) to be provided by the delegate to the Assistant Secretary, Heritage, Environment and Land Policy Branch, in the Department of Finance can be downloaded below:

Once completed, the form should be sent to:

The Assistant Secretary
Property Policy and Advice Branch
Property and Construction Division
Commercial and Government Services
Department of Finance
laadelegations@finance.gov.au

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Last updated: 01 October 2015