Estimates of appropriations

Vote Immigration - Estimates 2013/2014

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister of Immigration (M38)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR MINISTRY OF BUSINESS, INNOVATION AND EMPLOYMENT: Minister for Economic Development

Overview of the Vote#

The Minister of Immigration is responsible for appropriations in the Vote for the 2013/14 financial year covering the following:

Departmental appropriations consisting of:

  • a total of over $197 million to provide immigration services
  • a total of just over $8 million to provide immigration policy advice and ministerial servicing
  • a total of over $16 million to provide refugee and protection services, and
  • a total of under $3 million to provide services to fulfil the statutory functions of the regulatory framework for persons who provide immigration advice via the Immigration Advisers Authority.

Details of these appropriations are set out in Parts 2-6 for Vote Immigration in the Information Supporting the Estimates of Appropriations.

Details of Appropriations#

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations - Immigration
2012/132013/14
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation TypeBudgeted
$000
Estimated
Actual
$000
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

Immigration Services (M38)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of customer services that include facilitation and processing of visa applications, the management of New Zealand's immigration intelligence, risk and integrity systems, and response to settlement needs and community initiatives to encourage migrant participation. Funding for international membership in immigration forums is also provided.
186,967186,967197,800

Policy Advice and Related Outputs MCOA (M38)

7,6457,6458,062
Ministerial Services
This output class is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities.
1,3911,3911,391
Policy Advice - Immigration
This output class 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 immigration policy and international immigration commitments.
6,2546,2546,671

Refugee and Protection Services (M38)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of refugee customer services that include selection, travel and resettlement of quota refugees, protection determinations and support processes for claimants. Funding is also provided for preparedness to respond to a humanitarian crisis.
15,18515,18516,486

Regulation of Immigration Advisers (M38)

This appropriation is limited to: the regulation of persons who provide immigration advice; facilitating the education and professional development of Immigration Advisers; and increasing public awareness of the Immigration Advisers Authority, pursuant to the functions described in section 35 of the Immigration Advisers Licensing Act 2007.
2,7442,7442,583

Total Departmental Output Expenses

212,541212,541224,931

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

212,541212,541224,931