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APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector (M15), Minister for Ethnic Communities (M30), Minister of Internal Affairs (M41), Minister Responsible for Ministerial Services (M47), Minister of Local Government (M49), Minister for Racing (M55)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Department of Internal Affairs

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS: Minister of Internal Affairs

Details of Appropriations and Capital Injections

Annual and Permanent Appropriations

2015/16
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation TypeEstimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

Administration of Grants (M15)

This appropriation is limited to administration of the processes supporting government grant funding schemes, from receiving applications to monitoring grant recipients.
3,591613,652

Contestable Services RDA (M41)

Providing translation and other language services to government agencies and the public, and support services to government agencies.
1,000-1,000

Local Government Services (M49)

This appropriation is limited to providing information to and about local government, administering the Local Government Act 2002 and other statutes, administering the Local Electoral Act 2001, administering the Rates Rebate Scheme, providing regulatory and boating services for Lake Taupo (including providing the Harbourmaster and managing the Lake Taupo Landing Reserve) and governance and management of the National Dog Control Information Database.
2,5912272,818

Total Departmental Output Expenses

7,1822887,470

Departmental Capital Expenditure

Department of Internal Affairs - Capital Expenditure PLA (M41)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Department of Internal Affairs, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
56,540(13,540)43,000

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

56,540(13,540)43,000

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Classification of Films, Videos and Publications (M41)

This appropriation is limited to the examination and classification of films, videos and publications by the Office of Film and Literature Classification under the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993.
1,960-1,960

Development of On-line Authentication Services (M41)

This appropriation is limited to services provided by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner in the development of on-line authentication services.
116-116

Public Lending Right for New Zealand Authors (M41)

This appropriation is limited to payment to New Zealand authors in recognition that their books are available for use in New Zealand libraries.
2,000-2,000

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

4,076-4,076

Benefits or Related Expenses

Rates Rebate Scheme (M49)

This appropriation is limited to assistance with rates for low-income residential ratepayers, as authorised by the Rates Rebate Act 1973.
55,500-55,500

Total Benefits or Related Expenses

55,500-55,500

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Chatham Islands Council (M49)

This appropriation is limited to contribution to the cost of the Chatham Islands Council meeting its statutory responsibilities.
3,104-3,104

Chatham Islands Wharves (M41)

This appropriation is limited to the repair and redevelopment of the Chatham Islands wharves.
-600600

Crown-owned Assets at Lake Taupo - Maintenance Costs (M49)

This appropriation is limited to costs for maintaining Crown-owned assets, primarily navigational equipment, ramps, marinas and jetties, at Lake Taupo.
1,6374172,054

Debt Write-down (M41)

This appropriation is limited to write-down of Crown debt associated with previous payments of grants administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.
-162162

Depreciation on Official Residences (M47)

This appropriation is limited to depreciation on official residences owned by the Crown.
193-193

Executive Council and Members of the Executive - Salaries and Allowances PLA (M47)

This appropriation is limited to the cost of salaries and allowances for the Executive Council and Members of the Executive, as authorised by section 8(4) of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013.
9,88525510,140

Former Governors-General - Annuities and Other Payments PLA (M47)

This appropriation is limited to annuities and payments in respect of other benefits and privileges to former Governors-General and their surviving spouses or partners, as authorised by section 12 of the Governor-General Act 2010.
45610466

Former Prime Ministers - Annuities PLA (M47)

This appropriation is limited to annuities for former Prime Ministers and their surviving spouses or partners, as authorised by section 43(6) of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013.
174-174

Former Prime Ministers - Domestic Travel PLA (M47)

This appropriation is limited to costs of domestic travel by former Prime Ministers and their spouses or partners, as authorised by Section 44(4) of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013.
270-270

Members of the Executive - Travel (M47)

This appropriation is limited to domestic and international travel by Members of the Executive and approved accompanying parties in accordance with the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013.
11,79012011,910

Miscellaneous Grants - Internal Affairs (M41)

This appropriation is limited to payments to individuals or organisations to assist in building a strong and safe nation through serving and connecting citizens, communities and Government.
49-49

Racing Safety Development Fund (M55)

This appropriation is limited to matching racing industry contributions towards enhancing racecourse safety and raising the quality of facilities at racecourses.
1,000-1,000

Settling-In Grants (M30)

This appropriation is limited to providing grants to refugee and migrant community organisations to assist in reducing barriers to settlement.
520-520

Te Oneroa a Tohe Beach Management (M49)

This appropriation is limited to contributing to the Te Oneroa a Tohe beach management plan and associated joint committee operating costs.
-400400

Tuwharetoa Maori Trust Board PLA (M49)

This appropriation is limited to payment to Tuwharetoa Maori Trust Board to provide for continued public access to Lake Taupo, based upon a 2007 agreement between the Crown and the Tuwharetoa Maori Trust Board and in accordance with section 10(2) of the Maori Trust Boards Act 1955.
1,500-1,500

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

30,5781,96432,542

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

Capital Investments - Lake Taupo (M49)

This appropriation is limited to upgrading of boating facilities at Lake Taupo.
3,899(3,167)732

Heritage Collections - Annual (M41)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of material for the Alexander Turnbull Library collections held and managed by the National Library.
1,546-1,546

Total Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

5,445(3,167)2,278

Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

Civic Information Services MCA (M41)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to contribute to the collection, management and provision of access to New Zealand's civic, government, identity and heritage information.
230,345630230,975
Departmental Output Expenses
Managing and Accessing Identity Information
This category is limited to providing effective management of New Zealand's records of identity, authenticating official documents and coordinating the congratulatory message service.
138,1672,278140,445
Managing and Accessing Knowledge Information
This category is limited to management of public archives in both physical and digital formats on behalf of the Crown, the provision of public access to archives held by Archives New Zealand, provision of services which assist access to library collections and other information, the collection and preservation of published and unpublished items for the National Library and Alexander Turnbull Library collections, provision of library and information services and products to schools in support of the National Curriculum, and administration of the Public Lending Right for New Zealand Authors Scheme.
91,282(1,948)89,334
Publishing Civic Information
This category is limited to publishing information through the New Zealand Gazette.
8963001,196

Community Funding Schemes MCA (M15)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to support communities and voluntary sector organisations so they become stronger, more cohesive and resilient.
19,16371719,880
Non-Departmental Other Expenses
Community Development Scheme
This category is limited to providing grants to community organisations for projects to achieve improved economic, social and cultural wellbeing.
4,8607175,577
Community Internship Programme
This category is limited to providing grants for community groups with identified needs to employ experienced people from the public, private and community sectors in short-term internships.
231-231
Community Organisation Grants Scheme
This category is limited to providing locally distributed grants to community organisations for programmes that provide social services.
12,500-12,500
Digital Literacy and Connection
This category is limited to providing funding for improving communities' access to and capability to use digital tools.
720-720
Disarmament Education Grants
This category is limited to providing grants to fund activities to support New Zealand non-government organisations in the disarmament education field.
150-150
Support for Volunteering
This category is limited to providing funding to Volunteering New Zealand, regional volunteer centres and various targeted projects within the community.
502-502
Youth Workers Training Scheme
This category is limited to providing grants for information training for both paid and voluntary youth workers.
200-200

Community Information and Advisory Services MCA (M41)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to support communities, hapu and iwi to be empowered and resilient by providing information, training and advisory services.
10,5439910,642
Departmental Output Expenses
Advisory and Information Services to Ethnic Communities
This category is limited to the provision of advisory and information services to ethnic communities; management of the contract for the telephone interpreting service (Language Line); and provision of information and training to ethnic communities and agencies using Language Line.
5,6772475,924
Community Archives Support
This category is limited to support for community, iwi and hapu organisations and other jurisdictions in preserving and managing their own records and archives and making them available.
116(5)111
Community Development and Engagement Advice
This category is limited to the provision of advisory support and information to support community groups with community development, including information related to accessing grants.
4,750(143)4,607

Information and Technology Services MCA (M41)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide advice to government and the state sector regarding ICT investment, and assurance in respect of data and information management.
28,4954,71333,208
Departmental Output Expenses
Cross-Government ICT Strategy and Planning, Service Delivery and Investment Proposals
This category is limited to supporting the functional leadership role of the Government Chief Information Officer by implementing an all-of-government ICT strategy, architecture, operating model, assurance framework, and the Result 10 service transformation programme; overseeing the government's ICT investment portfolio; and providing leadership across the State sector for the government's ICT supply chain.
12,6825,76618,448
Government Chief Privacy Officer
This Category is limited to developing and implementing an all of government approach to privacy including liaising with the regulator, developing and promulgating privacy standards for the public sector, supporting and working with agencies to build capability, and providing assurance on public sector performance in relation to privacy.
1,0941101,204
Government Information and Technology Services
This category is limited to providing all-of-government online services and Government ICT common capabilities.
14,719(1,163)13,556

Ministerial Support Services MCA (M41)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide services to Ministers in order to support them to discharge their portfolio responsibilities other than policy decision-making.
2,423(47)2,376
Departmental Output Expenses
Crown Entity Monitoring
This category is limited to providing support, information and advice to Ministers to enable them to discharge their responsibilities (other than policy decision-making) for the Crown entities for which they are responsible.
971(232)739
Ministerial Support Services - Community and Voluntary Sector
This category is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities relating to the community and voluntary sector.
18429213
Ministerial Support Services - Ethnic Communities
This category is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities relating to ethnic communities.
8622108
Ministerial Support Services - Internal Affairs
This category is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities relating to internal affairs.
41154465
Ministerial Support Services - Local Government
This category is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities relating to local government.
50375578
Ministerial Support Services - 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 relating to Ministerial Services.
211(2)209
Ministerial Support Services - Racing
This category is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities relating to racing.
57764

Policy Advice MCA (M41)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide policy advice to support Ministers in discharging their policy decision-making responsibilities.
11,67961912,298
Departmental Output Expenses
Policy Advice - Community and Voluntary Sector
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 the community and voluntary sector.
60583688
Policy Advice - Ethnic Communities
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 ethnic communities.
786(409)377
Policy Advice - Internal Affairs
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 internal affairs.
4,3185524,870
Policy Advice - Local Government
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 local government.
5,7713716,142
Policy Advice - Racing
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 racing.
19922221

Regulatory Services MCA (M41)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to carry out the effective delivery of regulatory functions and services that are assigned to the Department of Internal Affairs.
40,2091,84942,058
Departmental Output Expenses
Charities Regulation
This category is limited to registration and monitoring of charities in order to contribute to promoting public trust and confidence in the charitable sector.
6,0732146,287
Regulatory Services
This category is limited to operational policy advice and services to administer all aspects of the regulatory regime under the Public Records Act 2005.
34,1361,63535,771

Services Supporting the Executive MCA (M47)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to support the Government and the Executive to perform their role.
38,2214,12542,346
Departmental Output Expenses
Coordination of Official Visits and Events
This category is limited to managing programmes for visiting guests of Government, State and ministerial functions, co-ordinating a range of services in support of ceremonial and commemorative events and facilitating passage of New Zealand and foreign dignitaries and others authorised by the Crown into and out of New Zealand.
4,4652,8727,337
Support Services to Members of the Executive
This category is limited to providing support services for Members of the Executive, including in their capacity as a Member of Parliament, primarily through office personnel and administrative services, information and communication technology, and the provision and management of residential and office accommodation.
25,8421,05326,895
VIP Transport Services
This category is limited to providing chauffeur-driven and self-drive vehicle services for parties specified in legislation, as authorised by Members of the Executive, or who otherwise meet qualifying criteria.
7,9142008,114

Support for Statutory and Other Bodies MCA (M41)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to support statutory, advisory and other bodies to discharge their responsibilities.
14,8161,90116,717
Departmental Output Expenses
Commissions of Inquiry & Similar Bodies
This category is limited to supporting commissions of inquiry and similar bodies.
149(149)-
Statutory and Advisory Body Support - National Archives
This category is limited to the provision of advisory and support services to statutory and advisory bodies established under the Public Records Act 2005 in respect of their statutory functions.
117-117
Statutory and Advisory Body Support - National Library
This category is limited to the provision of services and advice to statutory and advisory bodies established under the National Library of New Zealand (Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa) Act 2003 and the Public Lending Right for New Zealand Authors Act 2008 in respect of their statutory functions.
1053108
Statutory Body Support - Gambling Commission
This category is limited to the provision of services and advice to the Gambling Commission to enable the Commission to discharge its responsibilities.
1,158-1,158
Statutory Body Support - Local Government Commission
This category is limited to the provision of advisory and support services to the Local Government Commission in respect of its statutory functions.
2,2821,4213,703
Support for Grant Funding Bodies - Community and Voluntary Sector
This category is limited to the provision of operational and secretariat support for grant funding bodies, and includes supporting member appointment processes. The focus of operational support is on processing grant applications and grant decisions on behalf of the grant funding bodies.
2385243
Support for Grant Funding Bodies - Internal Affairs
This category is limited to the provision of operational and secretariat support for grant funding bodies, including supporting member appointment processes. The focus of operational support is on processing grant applications and grant decisions on behalf of the grant funding bodies.
10,6671210,679
Taskforces and Similar Bodies
This category is limited to supporting taskforces and similar bodies.
75609684
Non-Departmental Other Expenses
Taskforce Members' Fees
This category is limited to fees for members of Government appointed Taskforces.
25-25

Total Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

395,89414,606410,500

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

555,215151555,366

Multi-Year Appropriations

Type, Title, Scope and Period of AppropriationsAppropriations, Adjustments and Use$000

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

Chatham Islands Wharf Redevelopment (M41)

This appropriation is limited to the reconstruction of wharves on the Chatham Islands.

Commences: 01 October 2015

Expires: 30 June 2019
Original Appropriation53,257
Adjustments to 2014/15-
Adjustments for 2015/16-
Adjusted Appropriation53,257
Actual to 2014/15 Year End-
Estimated Actual for 2015/1614,000
Estimated Actual for 2016/1728,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining11,257

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriation Forecasts

2015/16
Estimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000
Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations555,215151555,366
Total MYA Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure Forecasts-14,00014,000

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriation Forecasts

555,21514,151569,366

Capital Injection Authorisations

2015/16
Estimates Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates Budget
$000
Total Budget
$000
Department of Internal Affairs - Capital Injection (M41)56,899(26,520)30,379
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