Formats and related files
MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister of Veterans' Affairs (M75)
ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Ministry of Social Development
MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR MINISTRY OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT: Minister for Social Development and Employment
Overview of the Vote#
The Minister of Veterans' Affairs is responsible for appropriations in the Vote for the 2009/10 financial year covering the following:
- a total of $450,000 to process and pay veterans'-related pensions and allowances, and
- a total of just over $189 million for Veterans' Pension (administered through the Ministry of Social Development).
Details of these appropriations are set out in Parts 2-6 for Vote Veterans' Affairs - Social Development in the Information Supporting the Estimates of Appropriations.
Details of Appropriations#
Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations
|Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type||Budgeted|
Departmental Output Expenses
Processing and Payment of Veterans' Pensions (M75)This appropriation is limited to the processing and payment of Veterans' Pensions and related allowances.
Processing and Payment of Pensions (M75)The purchase of processing and payment of War Disablement Pensions and related allowances, veterans'-related pensions and concessions and payments under the Rehabilitation Loan Programme.
Total Departmental Output Expenses
Benefits and Other Unrequited Expenses
Veterans' Pension (M75)Provision of income support for ex-service people in a declared war or emergency who have either reached the qualifying age for New Zealand Superannuation and are on a 70% (or greater) War Disablement Pension, or are prevented from undertaking employment for a substantial period due to disability and who fulfill the New Zealand citizenship and residency requirements as set out in the War Pensions Act 1954.
Total Benefits and Other Unrequited Expenses
Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations