Supplementary estimates of appropriations

Vote Consumer Affairs - Supplementary Estimates 2013/14

Note 55

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2014/15 in Budget 2014, Vote Consumer Affairs was merged into a new Vote - Vote Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister of Consumer Affairs (M17)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR MINISTRY OF BUSINESS, INNOVATION AND EMPLOYMENT: Minister for Economic Development

Supplementary Estimates of Appropriations#

Details of Appropriations#

Annual and Permanent Appropriations

  2013/14
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type Estimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

     

Development of Consumer Information and associated Issues (M17)

This appropriation is limited to the development and delivery of information and programmes affecting the ability of consumers to transact with confidence, and services to support the Minister.
2,355 100 2,455

Policy Advice - Consumer Issues (M17)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of advice (including second opinion advice and contributions to policy advice led by other agencies) to support decision-making by Ministers on government policy matters.
1,330 (170) 1,160

Policy Advice, Information and Compliance - Consumer Issues MCOA (M17)

2,193 700 2,893
Measurement and Product Safety Compliance and Enforcement
This appropriation is limited to compliance and enforcement activities to ensure a supportive measurement and product safety infrastructure for business and consumers.
2,193 700 2,893

Total Departmental Output Expenses

5,878 630 6,508

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

     

Financial Service Providers Reserve Dispute Resolution Scheme (M17)

This appropriation is limited to the performance of the functions relating to the Financial Service Providers Reserve Dispute Resolution Scheme.
1,680 - 1,680

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

1,680 - 1,680

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

7,558 630 8,188

Multi-Year Appropriations

Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriation, Adjustments and Use $000

Departmental Output Expenses

   

Upgrading and Promoting the Consumer Powerswitch Website (M17)

This appropriation is limited to upgrading the capability of Consumer New Zealand’s Powerswitch website and promoting and facilitating the use of the website to consumers.

Commences: 01 November 2010

Expires: 30 June 2015

Original Appropriation 4,500
Adjustments for 2012/13 -
Adjustments to 2013/14 -
Adjusted Appropriation 4,500
Actual to 2012/13 Year End 3,427
Estimated Actual for 2013/14 1,073
Estimated Actual for 2014/15 -
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Supporting Information#

Part 1 - Vote as a Whole#

1.2 - Trends in the Vote

Summary of Financial Activity

  2013/14
    Supplementary Estimates  
  Estimates
$000
Departmental
Transactions
$000
Non-Departmental
Transactions
$000
Total
Transactions
$000
Total
$000

Appropriations

         
Output Expenses 8,058 1,203 - 1,203 9,261
Benefits and Other Unrequited Expenses - N/A - - -
Borrowing Expenses - - - - -
Other Expenses - - - - -
Capital Expenditure - - - - -
Intelligence and Security Department Expenses and Capital Expenditure - - N/A - -
Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure (MCA)          
Output Expenses
- - - - -
Other Expenses
- - - - -
Capital Expenditure
- N/A - - -

Total Appropriations

8,058 1,203 - 1,203 9,261

Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts

         
Tax Revenue - N/A - - -
Non-Tax Revenue 1,700 N/A - - 1,700
Capital Receipts - N/A - - -

Total Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts

1,700 N/A - - 1,700

Mapping the Layout of the 2013/14 Supplementary Estimates to the Layout of the 2013/14 Estimates

Supplementary Estimates Structure 2013/14 Estimates Structure 2013/14
Part # Part Name Part # Part Name
2.1 Departmental Output Expenses 2.1 Departmental Output Expenses
2.2 Departmental Other Expenses 5.1 Departmental Other Expenses
2.3 Departmental Capital Expenditure and Capital Injections 6.1 Departmental Capital Expenditure
3.1 Non-Departmental Output Expenses 2.2 Non-Departmental Output Expenses
3.2 Non-Departmental Benefits and Other Unrequited Expenses 3.2 Non-Departmental Benefits and Other Unrequited Expenses
3.3 Non-Departmental Borrowing Expenses 4.2 Non-Departmental Borrowing Expenses
3.4 Non-Departmental Other Expenses 5.2 Non-Departmental Other Expenses
3.5 Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure 6.2 Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure
4 Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure N/A Did not exist in the Estimates

Part 2 - Details of Departmental Appropriations#

2.1 - Departmental Output Expenses

Development of Consumer Information and associated Issues (M17)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to the development and delivery of information and programmes affecting the ability of consumers to transact with confidence, and services to support the Minister.

Expenses and Revenue

  2013/14
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 2,355 100 2,455
Revenue from the Crown 2,063 100 2,163
Revenue from Others 392 - 392

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $100,000 to $2.455 million for 2013/14. This increase is a result of a fiscally neutral adjustment to reflect the introduction of a one cost allocation methodology following the establishment of MBIE and implementation of the organisation's management structure.

Policy Advice - Consumer Issues (M17)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to the provision of advice (including second opinion advice and contributions to policy advice led by other agencies) to support decision-making by Ministers on government policy matters.

Expenses and Revenue

  2013/14
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 1,330 (170) 1,160
Revenue from the Crown 1,144 (170) 974
Revenue from Others 186 - 186

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $170,000 to $1.160 million for 2013/14. This decrease is a result of a fiscally neutral adjustment to reflect the introduction of a one cost allocation methodology following the establishment of MBIE and implementation of the organisation's management structure.

Policy Advice, Information and Compliance - Consumer Issues MCOA (M17)

Scope of Appropriation

Measurement and Product Safety Compliance and Enforcement

This appropriation is limited to compliance and enforcement activities to ensure a supportive measurement and product safety infrastructure for business and consumers.

Policy Advice and Information on Consumer Issues

This appropriation is limited to the provision of policy advice (including providing a consumer perspective) information and Ministerial servicing on issues, policies and programmes affecting the ability of consumers to transact with confidence.

Explanation for Use of Multi-Class Output Expense Appropriation

Both output classes contribute to the outcome of creating an environment in which consumers can transact with confidence.

Expenses and Revenue

  2013/14
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000

Total Appropriation

2,193 700 2,893
Measurement and Product Safety Compliance and Enforcement 2,193 700 2,893
Policy Advice and Information on Consumer Issues - - -

Revenue from the Crown

2,033 700 2,733
Measurement and Product Safety Compliance and Enforcement 2,033 700 2,733
Policy Advice and Information on Consumer Issues - - -

Revenue from Others

160 - 160
Measurement and Product Safety Compliance and Enforcement 160 - 160
Policy Advice and Information on Consumer Issues - - -

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $700,000 to $2.893 million for 2013/14. This increase is a result of a fiscally neutral adjustment to reflect the introduction of a one cost allocation methodology following the establishment of MBIE and implementation of the organisation's management structure.