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Policy Advice and Related Outputs - Maritime (M72)

Overarching Purpose Statement

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to regulate and enhance safety in New Zealand's maritime environment.

Scope of Appropriation

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Health and Safety in Employment Activities - Maritime
This category is limited to health and safety activities, for which there is a designated responsibility.
Maritime Incident Response
This category is limited to building capability to respond to complex maritime pollution incidents.
Maritime Safety and Marine Protection Services
This category is limited to the development and delivery of regulatory services which are the responsibility of Maritime New Zealand under legislation
Policy Advice - Maritime
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 and Ministerial servicing.

Expenses, Revenue and Capital Expenditure

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

Total Appropriation

7,2436127,855

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Health and Safety in Employment Activities - Maritime9545121,466
Maritime Incident Response733100833
Maritime Safety and Marine Protection Services2,078-2,078
Policy Advice - Maritime3,478-3,478

What is Intended to be Achieved with each Category and How Performance will be Assessed

2015/16
Assessment of Performance Estimates
Standard
Supplementary Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Health and Safety in Employment Activities - Maritime

This category is intended to achieve the provision of regulatory services that are established under Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 as the responsibility of Maritime New Zealand.

Prosecutions brought under the Health and Safety Act and the Maritime Transport Act that are successful

75%No longer a measureNo longer a measure

Prosecutions brought under the Health and Safety at Work Act and the Maritime Transport Act that are successful

New measureNew measure75%

Policy Advice - Maritime

This category is intended to achieve the development of fit for purpose policy in relation to maritime safety, security and environmental protection; and the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio accountabilities.

All written policy advice papers to Ministers and the Ministry of Transport meet Maritime New Zealand's quality criteria (content, form and analysis)

100%No longer a measureNo longer a measure

All written policy advice papers to Ministers and the Ministry of Transport are completed by the due date

100%No longer a measureNo longer a measure

All written advice to Minister of Transport and the Ministry of Transport meet Maritime New Zealand's quality criteria (content, form and analysis)

New measure100%100%

All written advice to Minister of Transport and the Ministry of Transport are completed by the due date

New measure100%100%

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $612,000 to $7.855 million due to:

  • $512,000 of additional funding for the implementation of the new responsibilities of Maritime NZ under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 which came into force on 4 April 2016 and
  • $100,000 carried forward from 2014/15 for the Maritime Incident Response category.
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