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Part 4 - Details of Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

Policy Advice and Related Outputs (M22)

Overarching Purpose Statement

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide policy advice, other support to Ministers in discharging their policy decision-making and other portfolio responsibilities.

Scope of Appropriation

Departmental Output Expenses
Ministerial Services
This category is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities.
Policy Advice
This category is limited to the provision of advice (including second opinion advice and contributions to policy advice led by other agencies) to support decision-making by Ministers on government policy matters relating to defence and national security.
Policy Support
This category is limited to the provision of services (other than defence policy) that support the development and procurement of military capability, and the conduct of international defence relations.

Expenses, Revenue and Capital Expenditure

2015/16
Estimates
$000
Supplementary Estimates
$000
Total
$000

Total Appropriation

6,620(135)6,485

Departmental Output Expenses

Ministerial Services795(16)779
Policy Advice3,984(81)3,903
Policy Support1,841(38)1,803

Funding for Departmental Output Expenses

Revenue from the Crown

6,620(135)6,485
Ministerial Services795(16)779
Policy Advice3,984(81)3,903
Policy Support1,841(38)1,803

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $135,000 to $6.485 million for 2015/16 due to changes in the attribution of indirect overhead costs between the Ministry of Defence's output categories.

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