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(1) A head of department shall not vary the normal course of payment to avoid causing an excess on any item of expenditure or to avoid lapse of funds and in particular shall not

(a) make payments in advance for goods or services to be delivered in the subsequent financial year;

(b) place funds on deposit, with  a service provider or any other agency to avoid the consequences of lapse of funds.

(2) Failure to comply with sub-regulation (1) is a breach of discipline as defined in regulation 8(1).