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Vote ACC

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister for ACC (M1)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Department of Labour

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR: Minister of Labour

Overview of the Vote

The Minister for ACC is responsible for appropriations in the Vote for the 2012/13 financial year covering the following:

Departmental appropriations consisting of:

  • a total of $3.637 million to provide policy advice relating to the accident compensation scheme, monitoring of the Crown entity Accident Compensation Corporation and the Crown-owned company Dispute Resolution Services Limited, and ministerial servicing
  • a total of $114,000 on purchasing services to manage the residual long-term responsibility related to the Crown's ongoing risks resulting from the introduction of the competitive accident insurance market during 1999/2000.

Non-departmental appropriations consisting of:

  • a total of $56.639 million to cover the cost of injury prevention, claim lodgement and management, investment management and advice on funding required for claims by non-earners on the Non-Earners' Account
  • a total of $19.916 million to cover the cost of injury prevention, claim lodgement and management, investment management and advice on funding required for claims by non-earners on the Treatment Injury Account
  • a total of $277.281 million to fund public health acute services for claims on the Non-Earners' Account
  • a total of $497,000 to fund public health acute services for claims by non-earners on the Treatment Injury Account
  • a total of $539.992 million to cover the estimated cost of purchasing medical services, social rehabilitation, elective health care and contracted services on the Non-Earners' Account
  • a total of $182.985 million to cover the cost of purchasing medical services, social rehabilitation and elective health care services and contracted services for claims by non-earners on the Treatment Injury Account
  • a total of $23.989 million to cover the cost of income maintenance, independence allowance, and other compensation payments for claims on the Non-Earners' Account
  • a total of $26.479 million for provision of income maintenance, independence allowance, and other compensation payments for claims by non-earners on the Treatment Injury Account.

Details of these appropriations are set out in Parts 2-6 for Vote ACC in the Information Supporting the Estimates of Appropriations.

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