Supplementary estimates of appropriations

Vote Internal Affairs - Supplementary estimates and supporting information 2008/09

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister for Ethnic Affairs (M30), Minister of Internal Affairs (M41)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Department of Internal Affairs


Details of Appropriations#

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations - Internal Affairs
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation TypeEstimates

Departmental Output Expenses

Contestable Services RDA (M41)

Providing translation and other foreign language services to Government and the public.

Identity Services (M41)

Providing effective management of New Zealand's records of identity including: issuing New Zealand passports; processing citizenship applications; and registering births, deaths, marriages and civil unions; developing authorised information-matching programmes with specified government agencies; providing data or data verification to international government agencies, to enhance border and facilitate travel; working across government to develop authentication of identity and to facilitate good practice based on Evidence of Identity Standard.

Policy and Advisory Services MCOA (M41)

Information and Advisory Services
This appropriation is limited to publishing the New Zealand Gazette; authenticating official documents; supporting commissions of inquiry and similar bodies; and coordinating the congratulatory message service.
Policy Advice - Internal Affairs
Policy advice on matters relating to: gaming, censorship, fire, identity, public inquiries, daylight saving and the Significant Community Based Projects Fund; the performance of and appointments to Crown entities; appointments to statutory bodies; and drafting ministerial correspondence and questions.

Regulatory Services (M41)

This appropriation is limited to operational policy advice and services to regulate, monitor and enforce gambling activity; and to services to monitor and enforce objectionable material and unsolicited electronic messages.

Services for Ethnic Affairs (M30)

Policy advice on ethnic affairs and provision of advisory and information services to ethnic communities; drafting ministerial correspondence and questions; management of the contract for the telephone interpreting service (Language Line); and provision of information and training to ethnic communities and government agencies using Language Line.

Total Departmental Output Expenses


Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Classification of Films, Videos and Publications (M41)

The examination and classification of films, videos and publications by the Office of Film and Literature Classification under the Films, Videos and Publications Classification Act 1993. Provision of information and research on classification procedures and systems.

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses


Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Miscellaneous Grants - Internal Affairs (M41)

Miscellaneous Grant payments to individuals or organisations to assist in building a strong and safe nation through serving and connecting citizens, communities and Government.

Public Inquiries (M41)

Fees for inquiries and investigations.

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses


Departmental Capital Expenditure

Department of Internal Affairs - Capital Expenditure PLA (M41)

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

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure


Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations


Details of Multi-Year Appropriations#

Multi-Year Appropriations - Internal Affairs
Type, Title, Scope and Period of AppropriationsAppropriation$000

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Significant Community Based Projects Fund (M41)

This appropriation is to support major community-based projects, with significant participation of the community, that have a range of benefits contributing to regional and/or national outcomes with particular reference to arts, culture and heritage; sport and recreation; tourism; conservation and the environment; and economic development.

Commences: 1 July 2005

Expires: 30 June 2009

Original Appropriation32,000
Adjustments for 2007/08846
Adjustments to 2008/09-
Adjusted Appropriation32,846
Actual to 2007/08 Year End32,846
Estimated Actual for 2008/09-
Estimated Actual for 2009/10-
Estimated Appropriation Remaining-

Details of Projected Movements in Departmental
Net Assets#

Department of Internal Affairs

Department of Internal Affairs - Details of Projected Movements in Departmental Net Assets - Internal Affairs
Details of Net Asset Schedule2008/09
Main Estimates Projections
Supplementary Estimates Projections
Explanation of Projected Movements in 2008/09
Opening Balance44,69246,410Supplementary Estimates opening balance reflects the audited results as at 30 June 2008.
Capital Injections16,55919,061Capital injections for 2008/09 are for the Passport Redevelopment System ($6.700 million), Backup Emergency Operations Facilities ($400,000), implementation of findings arising from the report of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Auckland Governance ($2.502 million) and capital transfers from 2007/08 to 2008/09 ($9.459 million).
Capital Withdrawals--
Surplus to be Retained (Deficit Incurred)(4,546)(3,517)
Other Movements4,5463,517

Closing Balance