Supplementary estimates of appropriations

Vote Corrections - Supplementary Estimates 2019/20

Formats and related files

Vote Corrections#

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister of Corrections (M18)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Department of Corrections

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS: Minister of Corrections

Details of Appropriations and Capital Injections#

Annual Appropriations and Forecast Permanent Appropriations#

Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type 2019/20
Estimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

     

Re-offending is Reduced (M18)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of rehabilitation interventions, reintegration and support services to defendants on bail and offenders serving custodial and community-based sentences that address the underlying causes of criminal offending and reduce re-offending.
289,111 10,700 299,811

Total Departmental Output Expenses

289,111 10,700 299,811

Departmental Other Expenses

     

Transfer of Auckland Prison Wastewater Assets (M18)

This appropriation is limited to the transfer of Auckland Prison Wastewater Assets to Watercare Services Limited.
- 9,100 9,100

Total Departmental Other Expenses

- 9,100 9,100

Departmental Capital Expenditure

     

Department of Corrections - Capital Expenditure PLA (M18)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Department of Corrections, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
439,183 (26,514) 412,669

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

439,183 (26,514) 412,669

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

     

Waikeria Corrections and Treatment Facility (M18)

This appropriation is limited to infrastructure improvements that are either a condition of the designation or otherwise necessary to enable the development of the Waikeria Corrections and Treatment Facility.
33,082 4,700 37,782

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

33,082 4,700 37,782

Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

     

Policy Advice and Ministerial Services MCA (M18)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide policy advice and other support to Ministers in discharging their policy decision-making and other portfolio responsibilities.
4,861 206 5,067

Departmental Output Expenses

     

Ministerial Services

This category is limited to Department responses to ministerial correspondence and parliamentary questions.
2,305 31 2,336

Policy Advice

This category 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.
2,556 175 2,731

Public Safety is Improved MCA (M18)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to manage offenders serving custodial and community-based sentences in a manner so as to improve the safety of offenders, staff, victims and the public.
1,405,418 41,145 1,446,563

Departmental Output Expenses

     

Information and administrative services to the judiciary and New Zealand Parole Board

This category is limited to the provision of information about offenders to victims of crime, the Judiciary and the New Zealand Parole Board and the provision of administrative, financial and secretariat services to the New Zealand Parole Board.
73,041 921 73,962

Prison-based Custodial Services

This category is limited to the provision of custodial services including under long-term service contracts and Public Private Partnerships for offenders lawfully required to be detained in custody. This includes remand prisoners (people awaiting trial and offenders convicted but not yet sentenced), those offenders sentenced to imprisonment, and any other offenders required to be lawfully detained in custody.
1,080,157 39,271 1,119,428

Sentences and orders served in the community

This category is limited to the management and delivery of sentences and orders served in the community, and electronic monitoring of people on bail.
252,220 953 253,173

Total Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

1,410,279 41,351 1,451,630

Total Annual Appropriations and Forecast Permanent Appropriations

2,171,655 39,337 2,210,992

Capital Injection Authorisations#

  2019/20
Estimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000
Department of Corrections - Capital Injection (M18) 27,350 - 27,350

Supporting Information#

Part 1 - Vote as a Whole#

Summary of Financial Activity

  2019/20
Estimates
$000
Supplementary Estimates Total
$000
Departmental
Transactions
$000
Non-Departmental
Transactions
$000
Total
Transactions
$000

Appropriations

         
Output Expenses 289,111 10,700 - 10,700 299,811
Benefits or Related Expenses - N/A - - -
Borrowing Expenses - - - - -
Other Expenses 33,082 9,100 4,700 13,800 46,882
Capital Expenditure 439,183 (26,514) - (26,514) 412,669
Intelligence and Security Department Expenses and Capital Expenditure - - N/A - -
Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure (MCA)          
Output Expenses 1,410,279 41,351 - 41,351 1,451,630
Other Expenses - - - - -
Capital Expenditure - N/A - - -

Total Appropriations

2,171,655 34,637 4,700 39,337 2,210,992

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#

Re-offending is Reduced (M18)

Scope of Appropriation
This appropriation is limited to the provision of rehabilitation interventions, reintegration and support services to defendants on bail and offenders serving custodial and community-based sentences that address the underlying causes of criminal offending and reduce re-offending.
Expenses and Revenue
  2019/20
Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 289,111 10,700 299,811
Revenue from the Crown 259,417 5,424 264,841
Revenue from Others 26,945 5,276 32,221
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $10.700 million to $299.811 million for 2019/20 due to:

  • $4.692 million mainly relating to commodity and livestock price movements in the primary industries and increase in canteen supply sales
  • $4.279 million relating to Expense transfers from 2018/19 to 2019/20 mainly relating to Therapeutic Prison Unit Pilot and Waikeria Corrections and Treatment Facility
  • $1.941 million new funding relating to Reintegration of Services for Women included in Proceeds of Crime Round 1
  • $1.170 million new funding relating to Preventing and Reducing Homelessness
  • $659,000 relating to increase in capital charge following the fair value adjustments to assets as at 30 June 2019
  • $809,000 new funding relating to Recovery House and Intergenerational change for child and community wellbeing through parenting programmes initiatives from Proceeds of Crime Round 2
  • $584,000 relating to Inter-departmental and NZAID staff secondments
  • $545,000 new funding relating to Wellington Accommodation Project and
  • $360,000 new funding for Infrastructure Resilience.

The increase was partially offset by $4.141 million relating to expense transfers from 2019/20 to 2020/21 (mainly relating to Reintegration of Services to Women and High Impact Innovation Programme) and $198,000 return of capital charge relating to derivative.

2.2 - Departmental Other Expenses#

Transfer of Auckland Prison Wastewater Assets (M18)

Scope of Appropriation
This appropriation is limited to the transfer of Auckland Prison Wastewater Assets to Watercare Services Limited.
Expenses
  2019/20
Estimates
$000
Supplementary Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation - 9,100 9,100
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to facilitate the transfer of wastewater assets to Watercare Services Limited.

How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements

Performance will be measured by the execution of the agreement relating to the transfer of wastewater assets to Watercare Services Ltd.

End of Year Performance Reporting

Performance information for this appropriation will be reported by Corrections in its 2019/20 Annual Report.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased to $9.100 million for 2019/20 due to expense transfers from 2018/19 to 2019/20 to facilitate the transfer of Wastewater Assets to Watercare Service Limited.

2.3 - Departmental Capital Expenditure and Capital Injections#

Department of Corrections - Capital Expenditure PLA (M18)

Scope of Appropriation
This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Department of Corrections, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
Capital Expenditure
  2019/20
Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Forests/Agricultural - - -
Land - - -
Property, Plant and Equipment 407,583 (35,547) 372,036
Intangibles 31,600 9,033 40,633
Other - - -

Total Appropriation

439,183 (26,514) 412,669

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

The appropriation decreased by $26.514 million to $412.669 million mainly due to delays in delivery of the modular programme.

Capital Injections and Movements in Departmental Net Assets
Department of Corrections
Details of Net Asset Schedule 2019/20
Main Estimates Projections
$000
2019/20
Supplementary Estimates Projections
$000
Explanation of Projected Movements in 2019/20
Opening Balance 2,684,419 2,902,524 Opening balance for Supplementary Estimates is the actual as at 1 July 2019 and closing balance for 2019/20 Main Estimates was the projection at the time of Budget 2019.
Capital Injections 27,350 27,350  
Capital Withdrawals (40,000) (80,000) The capital withdrawal represents the surplus capital reserves as a result of Corrections utilising private sector finance for the construction of the new maximum security facility at Auckland Prison.
Surplus to be Retained (Deficit Incurred) (2,401) (85,394) The projected deficit mainly relates to the un-realised year to date fair value movement on the departmental interest rate swap entered into with New Zealand Debt Management to manage the risk relating to public private partnership.
Other Movements - -  

Closing Balance

2,669,368 2,764,480  

Part 3 - Details of Non-Departmental Appropriations#

3.4 - Non-Departmental Other Expenses#

Waikeria Corrections and Treatment Facility (M18)

Scope of Appropriation
This appropriation is limited to infrastructure improvements that are either a condition of the designation or otherwise necessary to enable the development of the Waikeria Corrections and Treatment Facility.
Expenses
  2019/20
Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 33,082 4,700 37,782
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $4.700 million for 2019/20 due to expense transfers from 2018/19 to 2019/20.

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

Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure#

Policy Advice and Ministerial Services (M18)

Overarching Purpose Statement
The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide policy advice and other support to Ministers in discharging their policy decision-making and other portfolio responsibilities.
Scope of Appropriation
Departmental Output Expenses

Ministerial Services
This category is limited to Department responses to ministerial correspondence and parliamentary questions.

Policy Advice
This category 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, Revenue and Capital Expenditure
  2019/20
Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000

Total Appropriation

4,861 206 5,067

Departmental Output Expenses

     
Ministerial Services 2,305 31 2,336
Policy Advice 2,556 175 2,731

Funding for Departmental Output Expenses

     

Revenue from the Crown

4,861 - 4,861
Ministerial Services 2,305 - 2,305
Policy Advice 2,556 - 2,556

Revenue from Others

- 206 206
Ministerial Services - 31 31
Policy Advice - 175 175
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $206,000 to $5.067 million for 2019/20 due to inter-departmental staff secondments.

Public Safety is Improved (M18)

Overarching Purpose Statement
The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to manage offenders serving custodial and community-based sentences in a manner so as to improve the safety of offenders, staff, victims and the public.
Scope of Appropriation
Departmental Output Expenses

Information and administrative services to the judiciary and New Zealand Parole Board
This category is limited to the provision of information about offenders to victims of crime, the Judiciary and the New Zealand Parole Board and the provision of administrative, financial and secretariat services to the New Zealand Parole Board.

Prison-based Custodial Services
This category is limited to the provision of custodial services including under long-term service contracts and Public Private Partnerships for offenders lawfully required to be detained in custody. This includes remand prisoners (people awaiting trial and offenders convicted but not yet sentenced), those offenders sentenced to imprisonment, and any other offenders required to be lawfully detained in custody.

Sentences and orders served in the community
This category is limited to the management and delivery of sentences and orders served in the community, and electronic monitoring of people on bail.

Expenses, Revenue and Capital Expenditure
  2019/20
Estimates
$000
Supplementary Estimates
$000
Total
$000

Total Appropriation

1,405,418 41,145 1,446,563

Departmental Output Expenses

     
Information and administrative services to the judiciary and New Zealand Parole Board 73,041 921 73,962
Prison-based Custodial Services 1,080,157 39,271 1,119,428
Sentences and orders served in the community 252,220 953 253,173

Funding for Departmental Output Expenses

     

Revenue from the Crown

1,402,224 39,949 1,442,173
Information and administrative services to the judiciary and New Zealand Parole Board 73,041 921 73,962
Prison-based Custodial Services 1,076,963 38,090 1,115,053
Sentences and orders served in the community 252,220 938 253,158

Revenue from Others

3,194 1,196 4,390
Prison-based Custodial Services 3,194 1,181 4,375
Sentences and orders served in the community - 15 15
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $41.145 million to $1,446.563 million for 2019/20 due to:

  • $21.446 million for increased capital charge and depreciation following the fair value adjustments to assets as at 30 June 2019
  • $11.800 million new funding relating to Drawdown of Contingency Funding to Restore a Safe Effective and Quality Prison Network by Funding Collective Wage Pressures
  • $5.836 million relating to expense transfer from 2018/19 to 2019/20 mainly relating to Mount Eden Corrections Facility Building C, Accommodation Options to Support a More Effective Justice System and a Safer New Zealand and Waikeria - Corrections and Treatment Facility
  • $3.168 million new funding for Wellington Accommodation Project
  • $2.718 million new funding for Responding to March Mosque Attacks
  • $1.440 million for Infrastructure Resilience and
  • $1.196 million relating to inter-departmental staff secondments.

The increase was partially offset by return of $6.459 million capital charge relating to loss on derivative.