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Vote Justice

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister of Justice (M42)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Ministry of Justice

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR MINISTRY OF JUSTICE: Minister of Justice

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 Legal Services (M42)

This appropriation is limited to the administration of community, legal and related services; and the management and collection of related debt.
28,1881328,201

Public Defence Service (M42)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of legal services by the Public Defence Service.
26,59347727,070

Sector Leadership and Support (M42)

This appropriation is limited to advice and services focused on the Ministry's leadership role in the justice sector. This covers enhancing the Ministry's coordination with other sector and Government agencies, advice and information about judicial and statutory appointments and monitoring specific crown entities.
7,9061638,069

Total Departmental Output Expenses

62,68765363,340

Departmental Capital Expenditure

Ministry of Justice - Capital Expenditure PLA (M42)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Ministry of Justice, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
274,470(48,442)226,028

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

274,470(48,442)226,028

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Community Law Centres (M42)

This appropriation is limited to funding programmes to support Community Law Centres.
10,970-10,970

Crime Prevention and Community Safety Programmes (M42)

This appropriation is limited to the funding of programmes delivered by non government organisations and local government agencies to prevent and reduce crime.
12,401-12,401

Electoral Services (M42)

This appropriation is limited to funding services relating to the administration of parliamentary elections and referenda; services relating to the maintenance of electoral rolls, including all activities required to register electors and produce electoral rolls as required by law; servicing the work of the Representation Commission; and the provision of advice, reports and public education on electoral matters.
31,416-31,416

Equity Promotion and Protection Services - Inspector General PLA (M42)

This appropriation is limited to funding the Inspector-General as per the provisions of the Permanent Legislative Authority contained in section 8 of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1996.
55040590

Family Dispute Resolution Services (M42)

This appropriation is limited to approved family dispute resolution services.
7,360(1,500)5,860

Justice Advocacy, Advice and Promotion Services (M42)

This appropriation is limited to funding work performed by the Law Commission, the Human Rights Commission, the Independent Police Conduct Authority, the Privacy Commissioner and the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security.
22,66851023,178

Legal Aid (M42)

This appropriation is limited to the payments of legal aid to approved providers.
112,30029,550141,850

Provision of Protective Fiduciary Services (M42)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of fiduciary services provided by the Public Trust as specified by statute where charges to the recipient, if any, will not meet the costs of the service.
2,627-2,627

Support and Assistance provided by Victim Support to Victims of Crime (M42)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of services from the New Zealand Council of Victim Support Groups ("Victim Support") for the provision of services to victims of crime and trauma. This covers personalised support services (covering 24 hour emergency support and follow up support through the criminal justice system) and the administration of victim assistance schemes (covering counselling for families of homicide victims, and financial assistance to help victims).
6,032-6,032

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

206,32428,600234,924

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Impairment of Legal Aid Debt (M42)

This appropriation is limited to the impairment of legal aid debt in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practice.
18,866(10,980)7,886

Impairment of Offender Levy (M42)

This appropriation is limited to allowances for the impairment of the Offender Levy in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practice.
1,359(656)703

Victims' Services (M42)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of funding for entitlements and services for victims of crime.
5,964(1,416)4,548

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

26,189(13,052)13,137

Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

Justice Policy Advice and Related Services MCA (M42)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide policy advice and other support to Ministers in discharging their policy decision-making and other portfolio responsibilities.
21,97476822,742
Departmental Output Expenses
Justice 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 civil, criminal and constitutional law and the justice sector.
17,66815017,818
Legal and Ministerial Services
This category is limited to the provision of legal and ministerial services to support decision-making by Ministers on government matters (other than policy decision-making).
4,3066184,924

Total Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

21,97476822,742

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

591,644(31,473)560,171

Capital Injection Authorisations

2015/16
Estimates Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates Budget
$000
Total Budget
$000
Ministry of Justice - Capital Injection (M42)202,925(37,000)165,925
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