Estimates of appropriations

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




Overview of the Vote#

The Minister of Police is responsible for appropriations in the Vote for the 2012/13 financial year covering the following:

  • a total of $3.150 million (0.20% of the Vote) for Policy Advice and Ministerial Servicing - MCOA
  • a total of $153.088 million (10.3% of the Vote) for General Crime Prevention Services
  • a total of $144.922 million (9.8% of the Vote) for Specific Crime Prevention Services and Maintenance of Public Order
  • a total of $392.776 million (26.4% of the Vote) for Police Primary Response Management
  • a total of $368.297 million (24.8% of the Vote) for Investigations
  • a total of $123.490 million (8.3% of the Vote) for Case Resolution and Support to Judicial Process
  • a total of $300.609 million (20.2% of the Vote) for Road Safety Programme, and
  • a total of $100,000 in non-departmental appropriations for a contribution to the United Nations Drug Control Programme.

The Department expects to collect a total of $88.100 million of Crown revenue in 2012/13, largely arising from traffic infringement fees. These are collected on an agency basis for the Crown.

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

Details of Appropriations#

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations - Police
  2011/12 2012/13
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type Budgeted

Departmental Output Expenses


Case Resolution and Support to Judicial Process (M51)

Delivery of services for: prosecuting criminal cases; resolving non-criminal cases; executing court orders; fines warrants; arrest warrants; escorting and holding people in police cells following arrest; the custody and escort of arrested; remand and sentenced prisoners as directed by the court; and the care, and when necessary, the temporary custody of people with mental health problems.
120,614 120,614 123,490

General Crime Prevention Services (M51)

Delivery of services to the community, to help prevent crime including: providing advice to reduce the risk of personal harm and increase the security of property; youth focused crime prevention and community safety services; vetting services for other agencies; firearms licensing; and dealing with lost and found property.
151,808 151,808 153,088

Investigations (M51)

Delivery of investigative services including criminal investigations, non-criminal investigations and Police internal investigations.
364,235 364,235 368,297

Police Primary Response Management (M51)

Communication Centres providing advice and information to callers, dispatching response vehicles to calls for assistance and the initial attendance at incidents and emergencies.
388,708 388,708 392,776

Policy Advice and Ministerial Services MCOA (M51)

- - 3,150
Ministerial Services
This output class is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy-making responsibilities).
- - 727
Policy Advice
This output class is limited to the provision of policy advice (including second opinion advice and contributions to policy advice led by other agencies) to support decision-making by Ministers on government policy matters.
- - 2,423

Road Safety Programme (M51)

This output class covers the delivery of services outlined in the New Zealand Road Safety Programme directed towards the achievement of the road safety outcomes.
298,455 298,455 300,609

Specific Crime Prevention Services and Maintenance of Public Order (M51)

Delivery of specific crime prevention activities undertaken by Police that target risk areas, including: strategies which focus on reducing repeat victimisation for violence, burglary and vehicle offences; maintaining order at demonstrations and public events; providing security to court staff, witnesses and accused persons; providing security services at domestic airports and for international flights; deploying staff overseas; providing secretarial support to the Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police; and proactive patrolling.
150,486 150,486 144,922

Policy Advice and Ministerial Servicing (M51)

Ministerial services, drafting replies to ministerial questions, and policy advice on policing issues.
3,134 3,134 -

Total Departmental Output Expenses

1,477,440 1,477,440 1,486,332

Departmental Other Expenses


Compensation for Confiscated Firearms (M51)

Compensation paid to owners of firearms confiscated under the provisions of section 28(4) of the Arms Act 1983.
10 10 10

Total Departmental Other Expenses

10 10 10

Non-Departmental Other Expenses


United Nations Drug Control Programme (M51)

United Nations Drug Control Programme contribution.
100 100 100

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

100 100 100

Departmental Capital Expenditure


New Zealand Police - Capital Expenditure PLA (M51)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the New Zealand Police, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
105,400 105,400 132,100

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

105,400 105,400 132,100

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

1,582,950 1,582,950 1,618,542

Details of Projected Movements in Departmental
Net Assets#

New Zealand Police

New Zealand Police - Details of Projected Movements in Departmental Net Assets - Police
Details of Net Asset Schedule 2011/12
Estimated Actual
Explanation of Projected Movements in 2012/13
Opening Balance 879,353 878,184  
Capital Injections 1,932 1,954 Following are the sources of capital in 2012/13: Courts Electronic Operating Model [DOM Min (11) 13/5] $1.228 million and Implementation of Criminal Procedure (Reform and Modernisation) Bill [DOM MIN (11) 18/2] $726,000.
Capital Withdrawals (2,800) -  
Surplus to be Retained (Deficit Incurred) - -  
Other Movements (301) -  

Closing Balance

878,184 880,138