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Vote Ombudsmen - Estimates of Appropriations 2008/09 - Estimates 2008/2009

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Speaker of the House of Representatives (M78)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Office of the Ombudsmen

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMEN: Speaker of the House of Representatives

Overview of the Vote

The Speaker is responsible for appropriations in Vote Ombudsmen in 2008/09 totalling $8.208 million (GST exclusive).

The whole of the Vote is committed to the investigation and resolution of complaints about government agencies at central, regional and local levels.

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

Details of Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations

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

Departmental Output Expenses

     

Investigation and Resolution of Complaints About Government Administration (M78)

This appropriation is limited to the investigation and resolution of complaints about the administrative acts, omissions and decisions of Government at central, regional or local levels.
6,092 6,092 7,369

Total Departmental Output Expenses

6,092 6,092 7,369

Departmental Other Expenses

     

Remuneration of Ombudsmen PLA (M78)

This appropriation is limited to remuneration expenses for the Ombudsmen as authorised by sections 8 and 9 of the Ombudsmen Act 1975.
835 835 839

Total Departmental Other Expenses

835 835 839

Departmental Capital Expenditure

     

Office of the Ombudsmen - Capital Expenditure PLA (M78)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Office of the Ombudsmen, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989
377 377 123

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

377 377 123

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

7,304 7,304 8,331

Details of Projected Movements in Departmental
Net Assets

Office of the Ombudsmen

Office of the Ombudsmen - Details of Projected Movements in Departmental Net Assets - Ombudsmen
Details of Net Asset Schedule Estimated
Actual 2007/08
$000
Projected
2008/09
$000
Explanation of Projected Movements in 2008/09
Opening Balance 18 329 Opening balance reflects the Estimated Actual results as at 30 June 2008.
Capital Injections 311 - $73,000 for accommodation adjustments to Wellington office. $238,000 for the enhanced role of the Ombudsmen in prisons.
Capital Withdrawals - -  
Surplus to be Retained (Deficit Incurred) - -  
Other Movements - -  
Closing Balance 329 329