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Vote Defence

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister of Defence (M22)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Ministry of Defence

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR MINISTRY OF DEFENCE: Minister of Defence

Overview of the Vote

The Minister of Defence is responsible for appropriations in the Vote for the 2016/17 financial year covering the following:

  • a total of $2.393 million for evaluations, audits and assessments of the New Zealand Defence Force and Ministry of Defence
  • a total of $8.637 million for managing procurement or refurbishment, on behalf of the Crown, of various items of equipment contributing to a capability of the New Zealand Defence Force
  • a total of $6.985 million for policy advice, management of international defence relations and services to the Minister
  • a total of $350,000 for the purchase or development of assets for use by the Ministry, and
  • a total of $260.529 million for the purchase, modification or refurbishment of major items of defence equipment for the New Zealand Defence Force.

Details of these appropriations are set out in Parts 2-4.

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