Supplementary estimates of appropriations

Vote Justice - Supplementary estimates and supporting information 2008/09

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister of Justice (M42)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Ministry of Justice

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR MINISTRY OF JUSTICE: Minister of Justice

Details of Appropriations#

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations

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

Departmental Output Expenses

Crime Prevention and Community Safety (M42)

This appropriation is limited to provision of services and advice (excluding policy advice) focused on assisting local authorities and communities to develop crime prevention and community safety programmes.
1,832121,844

Managing the Parliamentary Electoral Process (M42)

This appropriation is limited to the preparation for and conducting of the next general election and any by-elections, election of list members, and referenda.
24,6382,63027,268

Policy Advice (M42)

This appropriation is limited to policy advice, legal advice and research and evaluation in relation to civil, criminal and constitutional law, foreshore and seabed policy and treaty negotiation advice and providing agreed services to the Minister of Justice, Minister for Courts and Minister in Charge of Treaty Negotiations.
29,8837829,961

Sector Leadership and Support (M42)

This appropriation is limited to advice and services focused on the Ministry's leadership role in the justice sector. This covers enhancing the Ministry's coordination with other sector and Government agencies, advice and information about judicial and statutory appointments and monitoring specific crown entities.
5,357515,408

Total Departmental Output Expenses

61,7102,77164,481

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Administration of Legal Services Agency (M42)

This appropriation is limited to funding the costs of administering the legal aid schemes. This includes the processing of legal aid applications and certified claims, managing legal aid debt establishment and repayment, and the process of approving and auditing providers of legally aided services. This appropriation does not include the payment for legally aided services.
17,952-17,952

Advice from the Law Commission (M42)

This appropriation is limited to funding the Law Commission for advice on the review, reform and development of all aspects of the law in New Zealand.
4,0358074,842

Crime Prevention and Community Safety Programmes (M42)

This appropriation is limited to the funding of programmes delivered by non government organisations and local government agencies to prevent and reduce crime.
7,950(36)7,914

Equity Promotion and Protection Services (M42)

This appropriation is limited to funding the following; Human Rights Commission to advocate and promote respect for, and an understanding and appreciation of, human rights in New Zealand, and encourage the maintenance and development of harmonious relations between individuals and among the diverse groups in New Zealand society; Independent Police Conduct Authority to investigate incidents and investigate and resolve complaints against the Police, and to uphold the rights of persons in Police detention; Privacy Commissioner on privacy issues relating to the collection and disclosure of personal information and the privacy of individuals and Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security to fund administrative support .
16,2484816,296

Equity Promotion and Protection Services - Inspector General PLA (M42)

This appropriation is limited to funding the Inspector-General as per the provisions of the Permanent Legislative Authority contained in section 8 of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1996.
130-130

Intensive Intervention for Serious Recidivist Young Offenders (M42)

This appropriation is limited to funding of the operating costs relating to the Te Hurihanga Youth Residential Programme.
-2,0002,000

Legal Aid (M42)

This appropriation is limited to funding the Legal Services Agency to make payments of legal aid.
129,563(4,165)125,398

Producing and Maintaining Electoral Rolls (M42)

This appropriation is limited to funding the Electoral Enrolment Centre (New Zealand Post Ltd), for services relating to the maintenance of electoral rolls, including all activities required to register electors and produce electoral rolls as required by law.
17,58988418,473

Provision of Electoral Services (M42)

This appropriation is limited to funding the Electoral Commission for services relating to the registration of political parties, the conduct of education and information programmes and other activities to promote public awareness on electoral matters, receiving and forwarding protected disclosure donations to registered political parties, receiving returns of registered political parties' election expenses and advisory services on electoral matters.
1,2841,0502,334

Provision of Electoral Services - Broadcasting PLA (M42)

This appropriation is limited to funding to enable political parties to meet all or part of the cost of broadcasting election programmes. The appropriation for election broadcasting is a permanent legislative authority established under section 74 of the Broadcasting Act 1989.
2,855-2,855

Provision of Protective Fiduciary Services (M42)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of fiduciary services provided by the Public Trust as specified by statute where charges to the recipient, if any, will not meet the costs of the service.
4,500-4,500

Public Defence Service (M42)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of legal services by the Public Defence Service.
-2,1652,165

Real Estate Agents Authority (M42)

This appropriation is limited to the expenses involved in establishing the Real Estate Agents Authority to perform its statutory functions, and to the expenses involved in its initial performance of its statutory functions prior to generating significant revenue through fees and levies.
-687687

Sentencing Council (M42)

This appropriation is limited to funding the Sentencing Council to produce sentencing and parole guidelines, and to provide information to the judiciary and the public about sentencing and parole.
1,702(1,702)-

Support and Assistance provided by Victim Support to Victims of Crime (M42)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of services from the New Zealand Council of Victim Support Groups ("Victim Support") for the provision of services to victims of crime and trauma. This covers personalised support services (covering 24 hour emergency support and follow up support through the criminal justice system) and the administration of victim assistance schemes (covering counselling for families of homicide victims, and financial assistance to help victims.
7,931(1,673)6,258

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

211,73965211,804

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Administrative Assistance for Foreshore and Seabed Arrangements (M42)

This appropriation is limited to funding the implementation and ongoing exercise of any functions by nga hapu a Ngati Porou and Te Whanau a Apanui recognised under Foreshore and Seabed Deeds of Agreement
-200200

Contribution to Foreshore and Seabed Negotiation Costs (M42)

Contributions to negotiations on customary rights and interests in the foreshore and seabed areas for Ngati Porou and Te Whanau-a-Apanui.
1,103(386)717

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

1,103(186)917

Departmental Capital Expenditure

Ministry of Justice - Capital Expenditure PLA (M42)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Ministry of Justice, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
121,3177,888129,205

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

121,3177,888129,205

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

Human Rights Commission (M42)

Capital Expenditure to upgrade the Commission's IT infrastructure and knowledge management
50-50

Independent Police Conduct Authority (M42)

Capital Funds for Independent Police Conduct Authority
257-257

Legal Services Agency (M42)

Capital Expenditure to Implement the Legal Services Management System
3,737-3,737

Sentencing Council (M42)

Capital funding for Sentencing Council.
120(120)-

Total Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

4,164(120)4,044

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

400,03310,418410,451

Details of Projected Movements in Departmental
Net Assets#

Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Justice - Details of Projected Movements in Departmental Net Assets - Justice
Details of Net Asset Schedule2008/09
Main Estimates Projections
$000
2008/09
Supplementary Estimates Projections
$000
Explanation of Projected Movements in 2008/09
Opening Balance634,609678,015Supplementary Estimates opening balance reflects the audited results as at 30 June 2008.
Capital Injections41,51454,302The increase mainly relates to additional capital funding approved for the; courthouse additional works, real estate authority, transfer from operating to capital for the new Supreme Court building and additional District and High Court judges.
Capital Withdrawals--
Surplus to be Retained (Deficit Incurred)-2,050
Other Movements--

Closing Balance

676,123734,367