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Vote Primary Industries and Food Safety

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister for Food Safety (M33), Minister for Primary Industries (M87)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Ministry for Primary Industries

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR MINISTRY FOR PRIMARY INDUSTRIES: Minister for Primary Industries

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

Ministry for Primary Industries - Capital Expenditure PLA (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Ministry for Primary Industries, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
74,336(27,634)46,702

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

74,336(27,634)46,702

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Climate Change Research (M87)

This appropriation is limited to obtaining science, research, technology, capacity and capability in climate change related to the primary land-based sectors.
2,384-2,384

Control of TB Vectors (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the Crown's contribution to the implementation of the National Bovine Tuberculosis Pest Management Strategy.
30,000-30,000

Support for Walking Access (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the operation of the New Zealand Walking Access Commission.
1,789-1,789

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

34,173-34,173

Benefits or Related Expenses

Rural Veterinarians Bonding Scheme (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of payments to veterinary professionals agreeing to work in understaffed, rural areas, in accordance with government approved criteria and guidelines.
1,650-1,650

Total Benefits or Related Expenses

1,650-1,650

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Aquaculture Settlements (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the recognition of settlements negotiated under the Maori Aquaculture Commercial Claims Settlement Act 2004.
19,00033,34852,348

Provision for Fisheries Debt Write Downs (M87)

This appropriation is limited to commercial fishing sector quota holder debt write-offs.
1,000-1,000

Response to the Kiwifruit disease Pseudomonas Syringae pv. Actinidiae (M87)

This appropriation is limited to supporting an industry-led programme for the kiwifruit disease pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae.
5008101,310

Subscriptions to International Organisations (M87)

This appropriation is limited to New Zealand's membership of primary industry-related international organisations.
3,208-3,208

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

23,70834,15857,866

Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

Administration and Management of Crown Forestry Assets and Operations MCA (M87)

The overarching purpose for this appropriation is to achieve the outcome of obtaining the best return on the Crown's interest in forestry assets whilst seeking opportunities for the Crown to divest its interest in those assets.
63,2947,20070,494
Departmental Output Expenses
Administration and Management of Crown Forestry Assets
This category is limited to administration and management of the Crown's interest in forests and forestry-related assets.
1,390(8)1,382
Non-Departmental Output Expenses
Operational Management of the Crown Forest Estate
This category is limited to the purchase of forestry operations, management services, research and related forest asset expenditure including expenditure related to asset divestment.
61,9047,20869,112

Border and Domestic Biosecurity Risk Management MCA (M87)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to improve biosecurity risk management by providing operational support to prevent harmful organisms from crossing the borders and working to reduce the unwanted harm caused by organisms already established in New Zealand.
178,9612,427181,388
Departmental Output Expenses
Biosecurity Incursion Response and Long Term Pest Management
This category is limited to the assessment, containment and possible eradication of suspected biosecurity risk organisms within New Zealand.
31,6922,27233,964
Border Biosecurity Monitoring and Clearance
This category is limited to biosecurity monitoring and clearance programmes that manage the biosecurity risk associated with international trade and travel.
91,300(1,381)89,919
Border Biosecurity Systems Development and Maintenance
This category is limited to the development and maintenance of standards and systems that manage biosecurity risk associated with imports and exports.
15,8963,39319,289
Domestic Biosecurity Surveillance
This category is limited to domestic biosecurity surveillance activities.
40,073(1,857)38,216

Development and Implementation of Food Safety Policy Advice MCA (M33)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide both policy and operational advice and support to Ministers in discharging their policy and operational decision-making responsibilities with regards to food safety.
6,4841,9438,427
Departmental Output Expenses
Development of Policy Advice
This category is limited to the provision of advice (including second opinion advice and contributing to policy advice led by other agencies) to support decision-making by Ministers on Government policy matters relating to food safety.
4,1152664,381
Implementation of Policy Advice
This category is limited to implementing policy decisions, operational policy, and administering legislation relating to food safety matters, and ministerial servicing.
2,3691,6774,046

Development and Implementation of Primary Industries Policy Advice MCA (M87)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide both policy and operational advice and support to Ministers in discharging their policy and operational decision-making responsibilities with regards to primary industries.
100,4911,259101,750
Departmental Output Expenses
Agriculture and Forestry Policy Advice
This category is limited to the provision of advice (including second opinion advice and contributing to policy advice led by other agencies) to support decision-making by Ministers on Government policy matters relating to agriculture and forestry, animal welfare and climate change.
29,938(3,500)26,438
Biosecurity Policy Advice
This category is limited to the provision of advice (including second opinion advice and contributing to policy advice led by other agencies) to support decision-making by Ministers on Government policy matters relating to biosecurity.
2,5105053,015
Fisheries Policy Advice
This category is limited to the provision of advice (including second opinion advice and contributing to policy advice led by other agencies) to support decision-making by Ministers on Government policy matters relating to the development of standards and guidelines for the sustainable and efficient utilisation of New Zealand's fisheries and promotion of New Zealand's interests in an international context.
4,599(889)3,710
Implementation of Agriculture and Forestry Policy Advice
This category is limited to implementing policy decisions, operational policy, and administering legislation relating to agriculture and forestry, animal welfare and climate change matters, and ministerial servicing.
23,5243,13526,659
Implementation of Biosecurity Policy Advice
This category is limited to implementing policy decisions, operational policy, and administering legislation relating to biosecurity matters, and ministerial servicing.
2,5645823,146
Implementation of the Emissions Trading Scheme and Indigenous Forestry
This category is limited to the implementation of the agriculture and forestry provisions of the Climate Change Response Act 2002 and the indigenous forestry provisions of the Forests Act 1949.
8,8221,22710,049
Operational Advice on Sustainability and Management Controls in Fisheries
This category is limited to operational advice to support decision-making by Ministers on Government policy matters relating to operational advice on sustainability and management controls for New Zealand's fisheries.
28,53419928,733

Food Safety MCA (M33)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to protect consumers from food borne disease and maintain and enhance New Zealand's reputation as a trusted supplier of safe and suitable food.
96,67376697,439
Departmental Output Expenses
Assurance
This category is limited to justifying and delivering assurances to consumers, the public, overseas authorities and other stakeholders that food, food-related products and inputs into the production of food (whether undertaken or produced in New Zealand or imported) are managed, audited, approved, registered and/or monitored in accordance with New Zealand legislation and, for exports, relevant importing countries' market access requirements.
67,4393,44070,879
Information
This category is limited to engagement of, and information for, stakeholders about food safety and suitability, to encourage participation in, and compliance with, the food regulatory programme, and to enable consumers to make appropriate food choices.
1,936(879)1,057
Response
This category is limited to the investigation of, preparedness for, and response to, food related events, incidents, emergencies, complaints and suspected breaches of legislation and taking appropriate sanctions and enforcement action.
5,064(95)4,969
Standards
This category is limited to the scientific inputs and development and implementation of food related standards (including as appropriate international and joint Australia/New Zealand standards) and standards related to inputs into food production, imports, exports, new and emerging issues and the domestic market.
20,134(1,700)18,434
Non-Departmental Other Expenses
Joint Food Standards Setting Treaty
This category is limited to the development of joint food standards, codes of practice, and guidance material for Australia and New Zealand by Food Standards Australia New Zealand in accordance with the Joint Food Standards Setting Treaty.
2,100-2,100

Grants and Programmes MCA (M87)

The overarching purpose for this appropriation is the administration of schemes, grants, programmes and assistance which are designed to achieve the outcome of innovation and sustainable resource management within the primary sector.
18,2012,65120,852
Departmental Output Expenses
Administration of Grants and Programmes
This category is limited to the administration of government approved schemes, grants and assistance to the land-based sectors.
7,164(879)6,285
Non-Departmental Other Expenses
Adverse Climatic Events
This category is limited to providing recovery assistance to the primary sector in the aftermath of adverse climatic events and assistance to rural support trusts.
5262,0302,556
Hill Country Erosion Fund
This category is limited to projects that protect erosion-prone hill country.
2,200-2,200
Sustainable Farming Fund
This category is limited to community driven programmes aimed at improving economic and environmental performance in farming.
8,3111,5009,811

Sustainable Economic Development and Trade MCA (M87)

The overarching purpose for this appropriation is to efficiently manage New Zealand's primary production and natural resources in a sustainable manner.
64,455(2,961)61,494
Departmental Output Expenses
Animal Welfare Education and Enforcement
This category is limited to education and enforcement intended to improve animal welfare in New Zealand.
8,978(528)8,450
Aquaculture
This category is limited to implementing aquaculture policy advice, supporting and monitoring the growth of the aquaculture industry.
4,952(287)4,665
Fisheries Enforcement and Monitoring
This category is limited to informing, assisting, directing and enforcing adherence to New Zealand fisheries laws.
38,251(370)37,881
Fisheries Management
This category is limited to implementing ministerial decisions on sustainability and management controls for New Zealand fisheries.
12,250(1,776)10,474
Non-Departmental Other Expenses
Fisheries Quota Shares and ACE Administration Costs
This category is limited to the administration of the sale of Crown Quota Shares and Annual Catch Entitlement (ACE).
24-24

Total Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

528,55913,285541,844

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

662,42619,809682,235

Multi-Year Appropriations

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

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

East Coast Afforestation Grants (M87)

This appropriation is limited to grants under the Forestry (East Coast) Grants Regulations 2000.

Commences: 01 July 2013

Expires: 30 June 2017
Original Appropriation18,460
Adjustments to 2014/154,495
Adjustments for 2015/16-
Adjusted Appropriation22,955
Actual to 2014/15 Year End4,621
Estimated Actual for 2015/161,852
Estimated Actual for 2016/1716,482
Estimated Appropriation Remaining-

Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases.

Commences: 01 July 2012

Expires: 30 June 2016
Original Appropriation38,253
Adjustments to 2014/15(8,749)
Adjustments for 2015/16-
Adjusted Appropriation29,504
Actual to 2014/15 Year End14,582
Estimated Actual for 2015/1614,922
Estimated Actual for 2016/17-
Estimated Appropriation Remaining-

Primary Growth Partnership (M87)

This appropriation is limited to primary, food and forestry sector investment in education and skills development, research and development, product development, commercialisation, market development and technology transfer, in partnership with relevant industry groups, including research related to greenhouse gases via the New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre.

Commences: 01 July 2012

Expires: 30 June 2017
Original Appropriation352,380
Adjustments to 2014/15(76,324)
Adjustments for 2015/16(14,971)
Adjusted Appropriation261,085
Actual to 2014/15 Year End129,591
Estimated Actual for 2015/1654,631
Estimated Actual for 2016/1776,863
Estimated Appropriation Remaining-

Water Storage and Irrigation Investment Proposals (M87)

This appropriation is limited to preparation of proposals for irrigation schemes to an investment ready stage.

Commences: 01 July 2012

Expires: 30 June 2016
Original Appropriation32,500
Adjustments to 2014/15725
Adjustments for 2015/16-
Adjusted Appropriation33,225
Actual to 2014/15 Year End18,892
Estimated Actual for 2015/1614,333
Estimated Actual for 2016/17-
Estimated Appropriation Remaining-

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

Crown Irrigation Investments Limited (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the Crown's investment in Crown Irrigation Investments Limited.

Commences: 01 July 2014

Expires: 30 June 2018
Original Appropriation40,000
Adjustments to 2014/1571,850
Adjustments for 2015/16-
Adjusted Appropriation111,850
Actual to 2014/15 Year End7,250
Estimated Actual for 2015/163,000
Estimated Actual for 2016/17101,600
Estimated Appropriation Remaining-

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 Appropriations662,42619,809682,235
Total MYA Non-Departmental Other Expenses Forecasts100,855(15,117)85,738
Total MYA Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure Forecasts99,850(96,850)3,000

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriation Forecasts

863,131(92,158)770,973

Capital Injection Authorisations

2015/16
Estimates Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates Budget
$000
Total Budget
$000
Ministry for Primary Industries - Capital Injection (M87)49,043(16,588)32,455
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