Supplementary estimates of appropriations

Vote Biosecurity - Supplementary estimates and supporting information 2008/09

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister for Biosecurity (M7)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY: Minister of Agriculture

Details of Appropriations#

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations - Biosecurity
2008/09
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation TypeEstimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

Biosecurity Approvals and Assurance (M7)

Administration of biosecurity standards and export certification. Involves auditing against biosecurity regulatory standards and providing assurance to trading partners that New Zealand exporters are complying with the relevant regulations.
2,3671,0483,415

Biosecurity Enforcement (M7)

Investigation and (where appropriate) prosecution of individuals and organisations who breach biosecurity legislation.
3,766(250)3,516

Biosecurity Policy (M7)

Policy advice in regard to biosecurity issues and ministerial servicing.
12,101(337)11,764

Biosecurity Standards (M7)

Setting biosecurity standards, undertaking risk analysis to support standard development and monitoring border pathways.
24,972(2,822)22,150

Biosecurity Surveillance and Incursion Response (M7)

Surveillance for new organisms in the terrestrial and aquatic environments, maintenance of the capability to investigate and respond to new organisms and if necessary the delivery of services for their eradication or management.
46,5111,10747,618

Border Clearance Services (M7)

This appropriation is limited to the management of biosecurity risks at the border. Comprises the inspection and clearance of aircraft, vessels, cargo, containers, mail and passengers in accordance with biosecurity legislation and standards.
67,3351,19768,532

Total Departmental Output Expenses

157,052(57)156,995

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Control of TB Vectors (M7)

Crown contribution to the implementation of the Bovine Tuberculosis National Pest Management Strategy.
30,59110830,699

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

30,59110830,699

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Subscriptions to International Organisations (M7)

Subscriptions to international organisations such as the OIE.
130-130

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

130-130

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

187,77351187,824