Supplementary estimates of appropriations

Vote Attorney-General - Supplementary Estimates 2016/17

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Attorney-General (M5)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Crown Law Office

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR CROWN LAW OFFICE: Attorney-General

Details of Appropriations and Capital Injections#

Annual and Permanent Appropriations#

  2016/17
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type Estimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

     

Legal Advice and Representation (M5)

Providing legal advice and representation services to central government departments and Crown agencies.
22,365 (21) 22,344

Total Departmental Output Expenses

22,365 (21) 22,344

Departmental Capital Expenditure

     

Crown Law Office - Capital Expenditure PLA (M5)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Crown Law Office, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
988 (145) 843

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

988 (145) 843

Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

     

Law Officer Functions MCA (M5)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide for the discharge of the Law Officers' constitutional and criminal law responsibilities.
47,751 (10) 47,741
Departmental Output Expenses
     
Conduct of Criminal Appeals from Crown Prosecutions
This category is limited to conducting appeals arising from Crown prosecutions.
3,285 (4) 3,281
Government Legal Network
This category is limited to developing the collective capability, effectiveness and efficiency of government lawyers.
985 - 985
Law Officer Constitutional and Criminal Law Duties
This category is limited to providing assistance to the Principal Law Officers in the exercise of their functions, and providing advice on constitutional, criminal law, mutual assistance and extradition matters.
4,559 (6) 4,553
Public Prosecution Services
This category is limited to the provision and supervision of a national Crown prosecution service and oversight of public prosecutions.
38,922 - 38,922

Total Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

47,751 (10) 47,741

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

71,104 (176) 70,928

Capital Injection Authorisations#

  2016/17
  Estimates Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates Budget
$000
Total Budget
$000
Crown Law Office - Capital Injection (M5) - - -

Supporting Information#

Part 1 - Vote as a Whole#

1.2 - Trends in the Vote

Summary of Financial Activity

  2016/17
    Supplementary Estimates  
  Estimates
$000
Departmental
Transactions
$000
Non-Departmental
Transactions
$000
Total
Transactions
$000
Total
$000

Appropriations

         
Output Expenses 22,365 (21) - (21) 22,344
Benefits or Related Expenses - N/A - - -
Borrowing Expenses - - - - -
Other Expenses - - - - -
Capital Expenditure 988 (145) - (145) 843
Intelligence and Security Department Expenses and Capital Expenditure - - N/A - -
Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure (MCA)          
Output Expenses 47,751 (10) - (10) 47,741
Other Expenses - - - - -
Capital Expenditure - N/A - - -

Total Appropriations

71,104 (176) - (176) 70,928

Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts

         
Tax Revenue - N/A - - -
Non-Tax Revenue - N/A - - -
Capital Receipts - N/A - - -

Total Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts

- N/A - - -

Part 2 - Details of Departmental Appropriations#

2.1 - Departmental Output Expenses#

Legal Advice and Representation (M5)

Scope of Appropriation

Providing legal advice and representation services to central government departments and Crown agencies.

Expenses and Revenue

  2016/17
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 22,365 (21) 22,344
Revenue from the Crown - - -
Revenue from Others 22,365 (21) 22,344

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $21,000 to $22.344 million for 2016/17 due to the reduction in capital charge rate.

2.3 - Departmental Capital Expenditure and Capital Injections#

Crown Law Office - Capital Expenditure PLA (M5)#

Scope of Appropriation

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

Capital Expenditure

  2016/17
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Forests/Agricultural - - -
Land - - -
Property, Plant and Equipment 748 (58) 690
Intangibles 240 (87) 153
Other - - -

Total Appropriation

988 (145) 843

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $145,000 to $843,000 for 2016/17 due to expenditure on various office equipment being deferred from 2016/17 to 2017/18.

Capital Injections and Movements in Departmental Net Assets

Crown Law Office

Details of Net Asset Schedule 2016/17
Main Estimates Projections
$000
2016/17
Supplementary Estimates Projections
$000
Explanation of Projected Movements in 2016/17
Opening Balance 2,880 3,140 Supplementary Estimates opening balance reflects the audited results as at 30 June 2016.
Capital Injections - -  
Capital Withdrawals - -  
Surplus to be Retained (Deficit Incurred) - -  
Other Movements - -  

Closing Balance

2,880 3,140  

Part 4 - Details of Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure#

Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure#

Law Officer Functions (M5)

Overarching Purpose Statement

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide for the discharge of the Law Officers' constitutional and criminal law responsibilities.

Scope of Appropriation

Departmental Output Expenses
Conduct of Criminal Appeals from Crown Prosecutions
This category is limited to conducting appeals arising from Crown prosecutions.
Government Legal Network
This category is limited to developing the collective capability, effectiveness and efficiency of government lawyers.
Law Officer Constitutional and Criminal Law Duties
This category is limited to providing assistance to the Principal Law Officers in the exercise of their functions, and providing advice on constitutional, criminal law, mutual assistance and extradition matters.
Public Prosecution Services
This category is limited to the provision and supervision of a national Crown prosecution service and oversight of public prosecutions.

Expenses, Revenue and Capital Expenditure

  2016/17
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary Estimates
$000
Total
$000

Total Appropriation

47,751 (10) 47,741

Departmental Output Expenses

     
Conduct of Criminal Appeals from Crown Prosecutions 3,285 (4) 3,281
Government Legal Network 985 - 985
Law Officer Constitutional and Criminal Law Duties 4,559 (6) 4,553
Public Prosecution Services 38,922 - 38,922

Funding for Departmental Output Expenses

     

Revenue from the Crown

47,369 (10) 47,359
Conduct of Criminal Appeals from Crown Prosecutions 3,285 (4) 3,281
Government Legal Network 885 - 885
Law Officer Constitutional and Criminal Law Duties 4,277 (6) 4,271
Public Prosecution Services 38,922 - 38,922

Revenue from Others

382 - 382
Government Legal Network 100 - 100
Law Officer Constitutional and Criminal Law Duties 282 - 282

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $10,000 to $47.741 million for 2016/17 due to the reduction in the capital charge rate.