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Vote Parliamentary Counsel

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Attorney-General (M5)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Parliamentary Counsel Office

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL OFFICE: Attorney-General

Overview of the Vote

The Attorney-General is responsible for appropriations in Vote Parliamentary Counsel for the 2013/14 financial year covering the following:

  • a total of $9.474 million for the provision of law drafting services. This includes legislative drafting assistance to Pacific Island nations, undertaking 3-yearly programmes of statute law revision, and administering legislation that the PCO is responsible for
  • a total of $11.202 million for the provision of access to legislation in both paper and electronic form, and
  • a total of $2.830 million on the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Parliamentary Counsel Office, as authorised by section 24 (1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.

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

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