Appropriation (2013/14 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2015

  • repealed
  • Appropriation (2013/14 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2015: repealed, on 25 August 2015, by section 10 of the Appropriation (2015/16 Estimates) Act 2015 (2015 No 67).

Reprint as at 25 August 2015

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Appropriation (2013/14 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2015

Public Act
 
2015 No 47
Date of assent
 
6 May 2015
Commencement
 
see section 2

Appropriation (2013/14 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2015: repealed, on 25 August 2015, by section 10 of the Appropriation (2015/16 Estimates) Act 2015 (2015 No 67).

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Treasury.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Purpose
4Interpretation
5Confirmation of Order in Council directing transfer of amounts between output expense appropriations
6Confirmation of expenses incurred in excess of existing appropriations and approved by Minister of Finance
7Validation of unappropriated expenses incurred with authority
8Validation of unappropriated expenses and capital expenditure incurred without authority
9Validation of unappropriated expenses incurred without authority in respect of Vote Māori Affairs
10Validation of unappropriated expenses incurred without authority in respect of Vote Revenue
11Validation of unappropriated expenses incurred without authority in respect of Vote Attorney-General
12Validation of unappropriated expenses incurred without authority in respect of Vote Employment
13Validation of departmental net asset holding
Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

 
1 Title

This Act is the Appropriation (2013/14 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2015.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Purpose

The purpose of this Act is—

(a)

to confirm financial matters relating to the 2013/14 financial year; and

(b)

to validate other financial matters relating to the 2013/14 financial year and previous financial years.

4 Interpretation

(1)

In this Act, 2013/14 financial year means the financial year ending with 30 June 2014.

(2)

Terms or expressions used and not defined in this Act but defined in the Public Finance Act 1989 have, in this Act, the same meanings as in the Public Finance Act 1989.

5 Confirmation of Order in Council directing transfer of amounts between output expense appropriations
6 Confirmation of expenses incurred in excess of existing appropriations and approved by Minister of Finance

(1)

The incurring of expenses approved by the Minister of Finance under section 26B of the Public Finance Act 1989 for the 2013/14 financial year and described in subsections (2) and (3) is confirmed.

(2)

The expenses are the expenses incurred in excess, but within the scope, of the existing appropriations set out in column 3 of Schedule 1.

(3)

The amounts of the approved expenses are shown in column 4 of Schedule 1 alongside the existing appropriation for which the approval was given.

7 Validation of unappropriated expenses incurred with authority

(1)

The incurring of expenses by the department in the circumstances set out in subsection (2) is validated.

(2)

The circumstances are that,—

(a)

for the 2013/14 financial year, the department incurred expenses without appropriation, or other authority, by or under an Act (except as provided in paragraph (b)) against the categories of expenses set out in column 3 of Schedule 2 alongside that department; and

(b)

the expenses referred to in paragraph (a) were incurred under the authority of an Imprest Supply Act.

(3)

In this section,—

department means the department specified in column 1 of Schedule 2

expenses means the amount of expenses set out in column 4 of Schedule 2 alongside the department.

8 Validation of unappropriated expenses and capital expenditure incurred without authority

(1)

The incurring of expenses and capital expenditure by a department in the circumstances set out in subsection (2) is validated.

(2)

The circumstances are that,—

(a)

for the 2013/14 financial year, the department incurred—

(i)

expenses or capital expenditure in excess of the existing appropriations set out in column 3 of Schedule 3 alongside that department; or

(ii)

expenses or capital expenditure without appropriation, or other authority, by or under an Act against the categories of expenses or capital expenditure set out in column 3 of Schedule 4 alongside that department; and

(b)

the expenses and capital expenditure referred to in paragraph (a) were not incurred under the authority of an Imprest Supply Act.

(3)

In this section,—

capital expenditure means the amount of capital expenditure set out in column 4 of, as appropriate, Schedule 3 or 4 alongside the relevant department

department means a department specified in column 1 of, as appropriate, Schedule 3 or 4

expenses means the amount of expenses set out in column 4 of, as appropriate, Schedule 3 or 4 alongside the relevant department.

9 Validation of unappropriated expenses incurred without authority in respect of Vote Māori Affairs

(1)

The incurring of expenses by Te Puni Kōkiri in the circumstances set out in subsection (2) is validated.

(2)

The circumstances are that—

(a)

Te Puni Kōkiri incurred non-departmental other expenses of—

(i)

$7,000 for the financial year ending with 30 June 2013; and

(ii)

$7,000 for the 2013/14 financial year; and

(b)

each of the amounts referred to in paragraph (a) was incurred for fees and travel of members of the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Reserves Board in accordance with clause 6 of Schedule 4 of the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Claims Settlement Act 2012 in respect of Vote Māori Affairs without appropriation, or other authority, by or under an Act.

10 Validation of unappropriated expenses incurred without authority in respect of Vote Revenue

(1)

The incurring of expenses by the Inland Revenue Department in the circumstances set out in subsection (2) is validated.

(2)

The circumstances are that—

(a)

the Inland Revenue Department incurred benefits and other unrequited expenses of $2 million for the financial year ending with 30 June 2003; and

(b)

the amount referred to in paragraph (a)—

(i)

was incurred for paid parental leave payments in respect of Vote Revenue without appropriation, or other authority, by or under an Act; and

(ii)

is in addition to the amount referred to in section 9(2)(a)(i) of the Appropriation (2012/13 Financial Review) Act 2014.

11 Validation of unappropriated expenses incurred without authority in respect of Vote Attorney-General

(1)

The incurring of expenses by the Crown Law Office in the circumstances set out in subsection (2) is validated.

(2)

The circumstances are that—

(a)

the Crown Law Office incurred departmental output expenses of $225,000 for the financial year ending with 30 June 2013; and

(b)

the amount referred to in paragraph (a) was incurred for the supervision and conduct of Crown prosecutions and appeals in respect of Vote Attorney-General without appropriation, or other authority, by or under an Act.

12 Validation of unappropriated expenses incurred without authority in respect of Vote Employment

(1)

The incurring of expenses by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment in the circumstances set out in subsection (2) is validated.

(2)

The circumstances are that—

(a)

the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment incurred departmental output expenses of $230,000 for the financial year ending with 30 June 2013; and

(b)

the amount referred to in paragraph (a) was incurred for policy advice and related outputs in respect of Vote Employment without appropriation, or other authority, by or under an Act.

13 Validation of departmental net asset holding

(1)

The excess amount of net asset holding described in subsection (2) in a department is validated.

(2)

The excess amount of net asset holding is the amount of net assets, as set out in column 3 of Schedule 5, in the department that, during or at the end of the 2013/14 financial year, exceeded the most recent projected balance of net assets for that department.

(3)

In this section,—

department means a department specified in column 1 of Schedule 5

most recent projected balance of net assets means the most recent projected balance of net assets for a department at the end of the 2013/14 financial year—

(a)

at the time when that projected balance was exceeded; and

(b)

as set out in column 2 of Schedule 5.

Schedule 1 Confirmation of expenses incurred in excess of existing appropriations during 2013/14 financial year with approval of Minister of Finance

s 6

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteAppropriation
Amount
$(000)
 
Education, Ministry of EducationNon-departmental output expenses
School Transport297
Non-departmental other expenses
Early Childhood Education21,482

Schedule 2 Validation of expenses incurred without appropriation but with authority of Imprest Supply Act during 2013/14 financial year

s 7(2)(a), (3)

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteAppropriation
Amount
$(000)
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery AuthorityCanterbury Earthquake RecoveryNon-departmental other expenses
Reimbursement of interest costs incurred by Christchurch City Council 9,095
 

Schedule 3 Validation of expenses and capital expenditure incurred in excess of appropriations and without authority of Imprest Supply Act during 2013/14 financial year

s 8(2)(a)(i), (3)

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteAppropriation
Amount
$(000)
 
Business, Innovation, and Employment, Ministry of Economic DevelopmentNon-departmental capital expenditure
Venture Investment Fund4,481
LabourDepartmental output expenses
Health and Safety Services2,982
Culture and Heritage, Ministry for Arts, Culture and HeritageNon-departmental output expenses
Protection of Taonga Tūturu126
Education, Ministry of EducationDepartmental output expenses
Policy Advice587
Tertiary EducationDepartmental output expenses
Policy Advice509
Internal Affairs, Department of Internal AffairsNon-departmental other expenses
Digital Literacy and Connection1,600
Pacific Island Affairs, Ministry ofPacific Island AffairsDepartmental output expenses
Policy Advice and Ministerial Servicing MCOA175
Primary Industries, Ministry for Food SafetyDepartmental output expenses
Assurance1,384
Standards123
TreasuryFinanceNon-departmental other expenses
Impairment of Loans to Taitokerau Forest Limited61

Schedule 4 Validation of expenses and capital expenditure incurred without appropriation and without authority of Imprest Supply Act during 2013/14 financial year

s 8(2)(a)(ii), (3)

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteCategory of expenses
Amount
$(000)
 
Business, Innovation, and Employment, Ministry of CommerceNon-departmental other expenses
Write down of debts owed to the Crown1,994
EmploymentDepartmental output expenses
Policy Advice and Related Outputs MCOA656
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery AuthorityCanterbury Earthquake Recovery Non-departmental other expenses
Loss on Valuation of Land62,463
Loss on Valuation of Land Held for Sale606
Movement in Demolition Debt Provision4,003
Movement in Provision for Vesting of Anchor Project Land35,454
Transaction and Demolition Costs of Anchor Project Land24,955
Non-departmental capital expenditure
Christchurch Bus Interchange 3,093
Crown Law OfficeAttorney-GeneralDepartmental output expenses
Supervision and Conduct of Crown Prosecutions and Appeals MCOA747
Inland Revenue DepartmentRevenueBenefits and other unrequited expenses
Paid Parental Leave Payments67,689

Schedule 5 Validation of excess departmental net asset holdings during 2013/14 financial year

s 13

Column 1Column 2Column 3
DepartmentMost recent projected balance of net assets at 30 June 2014 at time when exceeded
$(000)
Amount of net assets in excess of projected balance
$(000)
 
Customs Service, New Zealand 136,78038
Defence Force, New Zealand 5,279,585259,252
Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Appropriation (2013/14 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2015 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Appropriation (2015/16 Estimates) Act 2015 (2015 No 67): section 10