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Budget Style Guide for Estimates and Supplementary Estimates of Appropriations and Supporting Information

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  • Budget Style Guide for Estimates and Supplementary Estimates of Appropriations and Supporting Information
  • Published: 20 Dec 2016
  • Status: Current
  • Author: The Treasury
  • Hard copy: Available in PDF format only. HTML available on request from info@treasury.govt.nz.
  • Persistent URL for bibliographic use:
    http://purl.oclc.org/nzt/g-sgese
 

Budget Style Guide for Estimates and Supplementary Estimates of Appropriations and Supporting Information

Published 20 Dec 2016

The Estimates of Appropriations, Supplementary Estimates of Appropriations and their Supporting Information are important Parliamentary documents and they require accuracy and consistency in their production. Each department is responsible for ensuring that its documents are free from errors and are consistent with this Style Guide before final drafts are signed off by the appropriation Minister and provided to the Treasury.

This guide relates to style only, guidance on format and content of these documents is available in the Technical Guide.

Table of Contents

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About this Guidance

Checklist

Layout

  • Text and Spacing
  • Bullet-point Lists
  • Tables
  • Graphs

Content

  • Abbreviations
  • Capitals and/or Lower Case
  • Grammar Tips
  • Italics
  • Maori
  • Money/Currency
  • Names
  • Notes
  • Numbers
  • Punctuation
  • References
  • Words to Watch Out For
  • Headings and Titles

Appendix 1 - Abbreviation List

Appendix 2 - Example of a Blank Estimate Vote

Appendix 2 - Example of a Blank Supplementary Estimate Vote

budgetstyleguide-dec16.pdf (812 KB) pp. 92
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