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Vote Parliamentary Counsel

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Attorney-General (M5)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Parliamentary Counsel Office

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL OFFICE: Attorney-General

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 Capital Expenditure

Parliamentary Counsel Office - Capital Expenditure PLA (M5)

This appropriation is limited to 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.
2,830(2,130)700

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

2,830(2,130)700

Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

Drafting and Access to Legislation MCA (M5)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide for the drafting and publishing of legislation for the Government, Parliament, and the public.
20,60519620,801
Departmental Output Expenses
Access to Legislation
The category is limited to providing free public access to legislation and disclosure statements via the internet, supplying Government Bills and Supplementary Order Papers; publishing and distributing legislation; reprinting legislation with the amendments incorporated.
9,931(6,931)3,000
Law Drafting Services
This category is limited to drafting legislation, examining and reporting on local Bills and private Bills and drafting amendments to them, providing advice on the drafting of legislation and on disallowable instruments that are not drafted by the PCO, providing legislative drafting assistance to Pacific Island nations, undertaking 3-yearly programmes of statute law revision, and administering the Legislation Act 2012 and any other legislation PCO is responsible for.
10,6747,12717,801

Total Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

20,60519620,801

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

23,435(1,934)21,501

Capital Injection Authorisations

2015/16
Estimates Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates Budget
$000
Total Budget
$000
Parliamentary Counsel Office - Capital Injection (M5)---
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