Supplementary estimates of appropriations

Vote Labour - Supplementary estimates and supporting information 2009/10




Details of Appropriations#

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations - Labour
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type Estimates

Departmental Output Expenses


International Services (M43)

Manage New Zealand's labour related international obligations and interests through the International Labour Organisation (ILO), and the Government's trade agenda as it relates to the Labour portfolio. Provide advice and support to Ministers on international labour related issues.
633 131 764

Policy Advice - Labour (M43)

Provides policy advice and facilitation of policy implementation through developing and delivering tools and resources, research and evaluation about the labour market and workplace practices and includes ministerial servicing and administrative and advisory support for bodies including the Workplace Health and Safety Council and the National Advisory Council on the Employment of Women.
12,117 (2,855) 9,262

Services to Promote and Support Fair and Productive Employment Relationships (M43)

Provision of information, guidance, investigation, mediation and decision making regarding employment rights and upholding regulatory standards including support services provided to employment relations institutions.
25,039 (603) 24,436

Services to Promote and Support Safe and Healthy People and Workplaces (M43)

Provision of information, education and support for workplaces regarding effective workplace health and safety practice, and enforcement action to promote compliance with the HSE Act.
37,606 (594) 37,012

Services to Promote and Support the Safe Management of Hazardous Substances in the Workplace and Amusement Devices (M43)

Provision of information, education, and enforcement services relating to the safe management of hazardous substances in the workplace, and the registration and inspection of amusement devices.
5,197 57 5,254

Total Departmental Output Expenses

80,592 (3,864) 76,728

Non-Departmental Output Expenses


Employment Relations Education Contestable Fund (M43)

Grant funding for programmes that promote improved employment relationships and good faith behaviour, and good health and safety practices amongst employers, unions and employees.
2,028 17 2,045

Health and Safety in Employment Levy - Collection Services (M43)

Provision of collection services from the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC), to collect the HSE Levy on behalf of the Department of Labour.
869 - 869

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

2,897 17 2,914

Non-Departmental Other Expenses


Bad Debt Expense (M43)

To cover the expected cost of writing off hearing fees for hearings of longer than a day in length at the Employment Court (hearings pre 1 December 2004) and the Employment Relations Authority where the applicant is granted hardship or where debt recovery is unsuccessful after three months.
15 - 15

Employment Relations Authority Members' Salaries and Allowances PLA (M43)

As set by the HSC in order to administer and enforce employment-related legislation (section 171 of the Employment Relations Act 2000).
3,080 100 3,180

International Labour Organisation (M43)

New Zealand's annual subscription to the ILO.
1,900 - 1,900

Joint Equal Employment Opportunities Trust (M43)

Funding to promote EEO as a good management practice, delivered in partnership with the private sector.
943 - 943

New Zealand Industrial Relations Foundation (M43)

Funding for education to promote better industrial relations.
15 - 15

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

5,953 100 6,053

Departmental Capital Expenditure


Department of Labour - Capital Expenditure PLA (M43)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Department of Labour, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
27,275 825 28,100

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

27,275 825 28,100

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

116,717 (2,922) 113,795

Details of Projected Movements in Departmental Net Assets#

Department of Labour

Department of Labour - Details of Projected Movements in Departmental Net Assets - Labour
Details of Net Asset Schedule 2009/10
Main Estimates Projections
Supplementary Estimates Projections
Explanation of Projected Movements in 2009/10
Opening Balance 68,081 69,027 Supplementary Estimates opening balance reflects the audited results as at 30 June 2009.
Capital Injections 12,324 7,668 A fiscally neutral transfer between MFAT and Immigration NZ for administration of the Visa Section in Manila ($11,000), new funding for Remedial Work to the Immigration ICT System ($2.900 million); three expenditure transfers of funding from 2009/10 to 2010/11, one for the Immigration Act Review due to changes to systems and infrastructure necessary since the passing of the new Immigration Act in 2009 ($1.385 million), one for the ICT Infrastructure Programme ($5.182 million) and the Remedial Work to the Immigration ICT System ($1 million).
Capital Withdrawals (108) (108) A fiscally neutral transfer for the Identity Verification Service: Adjustments to Department Levy Contributions and Impact on Departmental Appropriations.
Surplus to be Retained (Deficit Incurred) (2,327) (2,327) This is predominantly related to the reduction in Immigration fees received.
Other Movements 2,327 2,327 This is a non-cash movement to cover the forecast output deficits.

Closing Balance

80,297 76,587 Supplementary Estimates closing balance reflects the anticipated results as at 30 June 2010.