Report of the Ad Hoc Committee of Inquiry into the Commercial Accounts of the Post Office

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Australia. Ad Hoc Committee of Inquiry into the Commercial Accounts of the Post Office
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Reports of the Ad Hoc Committee of Inquiry into the Commercial Accounts of the Post Office. 1
TABLE OF CONTENTS. 7
REPORT OF THE MAJORITY OF THE AD HOC COMMITTEE OF INQUIRY INTO THE COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTS OF THE POST OFFICE. 9
DETERMINATION OF NET FINANCIAL ADVANTAGE. 12
THE PART OF THE NET FINANCIAL ADVANTAGE ON WHICH THE POST OFFICE SHOULD MAKE AN ANNUAL CONTRIBUTION. 18
THE AMOUNT, BASIS OR RATE OF THE ANNUAL CONTRIBUTION. 19
THE BASIS FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTS. 21
OBSERVATIONS CONCERNING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTS AND THE BUDGET FIGURES. 28
STATUS OF THE COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTS. 28
APPENDIX A. ADVICE BY THE COMMONWEALTH ACTUARY ON THE LIABILITY OF THE POST OFFICE FOR SUPERANNUATION AND FURLOUGH BENEFITS FOR EMPLOYEES. 29
APPENDIX B. CALCULATION OF THE NET FINANCIAL ADVANTAGE WHICH HAS ACCRUED TO THE POST OFFICE UP TO THE 30TH JUNE, 1959. 31
APPENDIX C. THE METHOD OF CALCULATING AND INCLUDING THE ANNUAL INTEREST CHARGE. 36
APPENDIX D. STATEMENT OF PROFIT AND LOSSES—(a) as shown in the Post Office's published commercial accounts; and (b) as adjusted according to the principles adopted for the purpose of calculating the net financial advantage up to the 30th June, 1959. 37
APPENDIX E. CALCULATION OF THE PART OF THE NET FINANCIAL ADVANTAGE AS AT THE 30th JUNE, 1959, ON WHICH INTEREST SHOULD BE CHARGED IN FUTURE. 38
APPENDIX F. DETAILS OF NET ADVANCES COMPRISING THE PART OF THE NET FINANCIAL ADVANTAGE AS AT THE 30th JUNE, 1959, ON WHICH INTEREST SHOULD BE CHARGED IN FUTURE. 39
APPENDIX G. 40
TABLE OF CONTENTS. 49
REPORT OF THE MINORITY OF THE AD HOC COMMITTEE OF INQUIRY INTO THE COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTS OF THE POST OFFICE. 51
PART II.—INTERPRETATION AND DISSENT. 53
PART III.—THE CAPITAL OF THE POST OFFICE. 54
PART IV.—CONTRIBUTION ON CAPITAL. 58
PART V.—THE TREATMENT OF SUPPLEMENTARY COSTS. 61
PART VI.—THE BASIS FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTS. 68
PART VII.—SUMMARY OF CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS. 71
APPENDIX H. ANALYSIS OF INVESTMENT IN POST OFFICE FIXED ASSETS AND STORES. 74
APPENDIX I. ASSESSMENT OF "NET FINANCIAL ADVANTAGE" AT THE 30th JUNE, 1959. 74
APPENDIX J. UNECONOMIC SERVICES—THEIR NATURE AND COST. 75
APPENDIX K. THE STATUS OF THE POST OFFICE. BRITISH WHITE PAPER—COMMAND 989—MARCH, 1960. 80
APPENDIX L. TECHNICAL STATEMENT ON OBSOLESCENCE OF SOME EXISTING EQUIPMENT. 83
APPENDIX M. STATEMENT OF THE OVERALL FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS BETWEEN THE STATE TREASURY AND GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS IN NEW SOUTH WALES. 85
APPENDIX N. REVISION OF THE BALANCE SHEET AS AT THE 30TH JUNE, 1959. 86

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Australia. Ad Hoc Committee of Inquiry into the Commercial Accounts of the Post Office. 1961, Report of the Ad Hoc Committee of Inquiry into the Commercial Accounts of the Post Office Printed and published for the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia by A.J. Arthur, Commonwealth Government printer, Canberra viewed 4 December 2022 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2772281916

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