Reprint as at 18 August 2016
Appropriation (2014/15 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2016: repealed, on 18 August 2016, by section 10 of the Appropriation (2016/17 Estimates) Act 2016 (2016 No 37).
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.
The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:
This Act is the Appropriation (2014/15 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2016.
This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.
The purpose of this Act is to confirm and validate matters relating to the 2014/15 financial year.
In this Act, 2014/15 financial year means the financial year ending with 30 June 2015.
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.
The Public Finance (Transfers Between Outputs) Order 2015 is confirmed.
The incurring of expenses approved by the Minister of Finance under section 26B of the Public Finance Act 1989 for the 2014/15 financial year and described in subsections (2) and (3) is confirmed.
The expenses are the expenses incurred in excess, but within the scope, of the existing appropriations set out in column 3 of Schedule 1.
The amounts of the approved expenses are shown in column 4 of Schedule 1 alongside the existing appropriation for which the approval was given.
The incurring of expenses or capital expenditure by a department in the circumstances set out in subsection (2) is validated for the purposes of section 26C of the Public Finance Act 1989.
The circumstances are that,—
for the 2014/15 financial year, the department incurred—
expenses in excess, but within the scope, of the existing appropriations set out in column 3 of Schedule 2 alongside that department; or
expenses or capital expenditure, not within the scope of any existing appropriation, against the categories of expenses or capital expenditure set out in column 3 of Schedule 3 alongside that department; or
expenses or capital expenditure in advance of the appropriations set out in column 3 of Schedule 4 alongside that department; and
the expenses or capital expenditure referred to in paragraph (a) were not incurred under the authority of an Imprest Supply Act.
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 2, 3, or 4
expenses means the amount of expenses set out in column 4 of, as appropriate, Schedule 2, 3, or 4 alongside the relevant department.
This is a reprint of the Appropriation (2014/15 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2016 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.
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Appropriation (2016/17 Estimates) Act 2016 (2016 No 37): section 10