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Vote Crown Research Institutes - Estimates of Appropriations 2008/09 - Estimates 2008/2009

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister of Research, Science and Technology (M56)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: The Treasury

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE TREASURY: Minister of Finance

Overview of the Vote

The Minister of Research, Science and Technology (RS&T) is responsible for appropriations in Vote Crown Research Institutes (CRIs) for the 2008/09 financial year totalling $1.074 million. These appropriations will be spent on ownership monitoring advice to, and management of issues on behalf of, the Ministers of Research, Science and Technology and the Minister for Economic Development in respect of the CRIs, Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand Ltd (REANNZ) and New Zealand Venture Investment Fund Ltd (NZVIF) monitored by the Crown Company Monitoring Advisory Unit (CCMAU).

Details of these appropriations are set out in Parts 2-6 for Vote Crown Research Institutes in the Information Supporting the Estimates of Appropriations.

Details of Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations - Crown Research Institutes
  2007/08 2008/09
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type Budgeted
$000
Estimated
Actual
$000
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

     

Crown Company Monitoring Advice to the Minister of Research, Science and Technology and the Minister for Economic Development (M56)

This appropriation is limited to provision by CCMAU of ownership monitoring advice to, and management of issues on behalf of, the Minister of Research, Science and Technology and the Minister for Economic Development in respect of the Ministers' responsibilities as shareholders in CRIs, REANNZ and NZVIF.
1,073 1,073 1,074

Total Departmental Output Expenses

1,073 1,073 1,074

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

     

Crown Residual Liabilities (M56)

Payments made in relation to indemnities provided by the Crown to CRIs when they were established, relating to settling legal claims against the former science departments, cleaning up contaminated sites, meeting various statutory requirements, and reimbursing CRIs for redundancy payments in relation to staff not retained.
2,111 2,111 -

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

2,111 2,111 -

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

3,184 3,184 1,074