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Vote Ombudsmen

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Speaker of the House of Representatives (M78)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Office of the Ombudsmen

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMEN: Speaker of the House of Representatives

Overview of the Vote

The Speaker of the House of Representatives is responsible for appropriations in Vote Ombudsmen in 2012/13 totalling $9.490 million (GST exclusive). This comprises:

  • $8.695 million annual appropriation for the Office of the Ombudsmen
  • $630,000 permanent legislative authority of Ombudsmen remuneration, and
  • $165,000 permanent legislative authority for capital expenditure.

The whole of the Vote is committed to the investigation, resolution of complaints and the provision of advice relating to central and local government administrative actions, and monitoring compliance with international conventions.

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

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