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Owner's Expectations Manual

11 Glossary

ACE

Autonomous Crown Entity

AGM

Annual general meeting(s)

APR

Annual Portfolio Report 2009/10

CE Act

Crown Entities Act 2004

CEO

Chief executive officer

CFIs

Crown financial institutions

CFISnet

CFISnet is the Crown Financial Information System. It is a secure website designed by the Treasury to collect forecast and actual information from government departments, Crown entities and State-owned enterprises (SOEs)

Companies Act

Companies Act 1993

COMU

Crown Ownership Monitoring Unit

CRIs

Crown research institutes

CSR

Corporate social responsibility

EVA

Economic Value Added

FTE

Full-time equivalent employee

GAAP

Generally accepted accounting practice

Gentailers

Gentailers is a group of SOEs that includes electricity generators and retailers

ICE

Independent Crown Entity

IFRS

International Financial Reporting Standard

JV

Joint venture

NPAT

Net profit after tax

NZX

New Zealand Stock Exchange

OEM

Owner's Expectations Manual

OIA

Official Information Act 1982

PFA

Public Finance Act 1989

SCI

Statement of Corporate Intent

SOE

State-owned enterprise

SOE Act

State-Owned Enterprise Act 1986

SOI

Statement of Intent

SSP

Statement of Shareholder Preferences

The Principles

The Securities Commission's principles of corporate governance

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