Estimates of appropriations

Vote Ombudsmen - Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 - Estimates 2012/2013

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Speaker of the House of Representatives (M78)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Office of the Ombudsmen

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMEN: Speaker of the House of Representatives

Overview of the Vote#

The Speaker of the House of Representatives is responsible for appropriations in Vote Ombudsmen in 2012/13 totalling $9.490 million (GST exclusive). This comprises:

  • $8.695 million annual appropriation for the Office of the Ombudsmen
  • $630,000 permanent legislative authority of Ombudsmen remuneration, and
  • $165,000 permanent legislative authority for capital expenditure.

The whole of the Vote is committed to the investigation, resolution of complaints and the provision of advice relating to central and local government administrative actions, and monitoring compliance with international conventions.

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

Details of Appropriations#

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations - Ombudsmen
  2011/12 2012/13
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type Budgeted
$000
Estimated
Actual
$000
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

     

Investigation and Resolution of Complaints About Government Administration (M78)

This appropriation is limited to the investigation, resolution of complaints and the provision of advice relating to central and local government administrative actions, and monitoring compliance with international conventions.
8,140 8,140 8,695

Total Departmental Output Expenses

8,140 8,140 8,695

Departmental Other Expenses

     

Remuneration of Ombudsmen PLA (M78)

This appropriation is limited to remuneration expenses for the Ombudsmen as authorised by sections 8 and 9 of the Ombudsmen Act 1975.
628 628 630

Total Departmental Other Expenses

628 628 630

Departmental Capital Expenditure

     

Office of the Ombudsmen - Capital Expenditure PLA (M78)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Office of the Ombudsmen, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
165 165 165

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

165 165 165

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

8,933 8,933 9,490

Details of Projected Movements in Departmental
Net Assets#

Office of the Ombudsmen

Office of the Ombudsmen - Details of Projected Movements in Departmental Net Assets - Ombudsmen
Details of Net Asset Schedule 2011/12
Estimated Actual
$000
2012/13
Projected
$000
Explanation of Projected Movements in 2012/13
Opening Balance 329 329  
Capital Injections - -  
Capital Withdrawals - -  
Surplus to be Retained (Deficit Incurred) - -  
Other Movements - -  

Closing Balance

329 329