ATTACHMENT B: Compliance Statement

The 2020-21 Justice and Community Safety Directorate Annual Report complies with the Annual Reports (Government Agencies) Directions 2019 made under section 8 of the Annual Reports Act 2004. The Directions are found at the ACT Legislation Register: www.legislation.act.gov.au.

The Compliance Statement indicates the subsections, under Parts 1 to 5 of the Directions, that are applicable to the Justice and Community Safety Directorate and the location of information that satisfies these requirements:

Part 1 Directions Overview

The requirements under Part 1 of the Directions relate to the purpose, timing and distribution, and records keeping of annual reports. The Justice and Community Safety Directorate complies with all subsections of Part 1 under the Directions.

To meet Section 15 Feedback, Part 1 of the Directions, contact details for the directorate are provided within this report to provide readers with the opportunity to provide feedback.

Part 2 Reporting entity Annual Report Requirements

The requirements within Part 2 of the Directions are mandatory for all reporting entities and the Justice and Community Safety Directorate report complies with all subsections. The information that satisfies the requirements of Part 2 is found in the report as follows:

  1. Transmittal Certificates, see pages iv-ix
  2. Organisational Overview and Performance, inclusive of all subsections, see pages 1-9 
  3. Financial Management Reporting, inclusive of all subsections, see pages 308-415.

Part 3 Reporting by Exception

The Justice and Community Safety Directorate has nil information to report by exception under Part 3 of the Directions for the 2020-21 reporting year.

Part 4 Directorate and Public Sector Body Specific Annual Report Requirements

The Justice and Community Safety Directorate has nil information to report by exception under Part 4 of the Directions for the 2020-21 reporting period.

Part 5 Whole of Government Annual Reporting

All subsections of Part 5 of the Directions apply to the Justice and Community Safety Directorate.

Consistent with the Directions, the information satisfying these requirements is reported in the one place for all ACT Public Service directorates, as follows:

  • Bushfire Risk Management, see the annual report of the Justice and Community Safety Directorate
  • Human Rights, see the annual report of the Justice and Community Safety Directorate
  • Legal Services Directions, see the annual report of the Justice and Community Safety Directorate
  • Public Sector Standards and Workforce Profile, see the annual State of the Service Report; and
  • Territory Records, see the annual report of Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic, Development Directorate.

ACT Public Service Directorate annual reports are found at the following web address: http://www.cmd.act.gov.au/open_government/report/annual_reports.