Appropriation (2014/15 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2016

  • repealed
  • Appropriation (2014/15 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2016: repealed, on 18 August 2016, by section 10 of the Appropriation (2016/17 Estimates) Act 2016 (2016 No 37).

Reprint as at 18 August 2016

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Appropriation (2014/15 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2016

Public Act
 
2016 No 18
Date of assent
 
9 May 2016
Commencement
 
see section 2

Appropriation (2014/15 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2016: repealed, on 18 August 2016, by section 10 of the Appropriation (2016/17 Estimates) Act 2016 (2016 No 37).

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.

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

 
1 Title

This Act is the Appropriation (2014/15 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2016.

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 to confirm and validate matters relating to the 2014/15 financial year.

4 Interpretation

(1)

In this Act, 2014/15 financial year means the financial year ending with 30 June 2015.

(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 2014/15 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 and capital expenditure incurred

(1)

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.

(2)

The circumstances are that,—

(a)

for the 2014/15 financial year, the department incurred—

(i)

expenses in excess, but within the scope, of the existing appropriations set out in column 3 of Schedule 2 alongside that department; or

(ii)

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

(iii)

expenses or capital expenditure in advance of the appropriations set out in column 3 of Schedule 4 alongside that department; and

(b)

the expenses or 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 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.

Schedule 1 Confirmation of expenses incurred in excess of existing appropriations during 2014/15 financial year with approval of Minister of Finance

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Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteAppropriation
Amount
$(000)
Education, Ministry of EducationNon-Departmental Other Expenses
Early Childhood Education16,029
Police, New ZealandPoliceDepartmental Output Expenses
General Crime Prevention Services647
Investigations2,044
Police Primary Response Management2,272
Transport, Ministry ofTransportNon-Departmental Other Expenses
SuperGold Card - public transport concessions for cardholders16

Schedule 2 Validation of expenses incurred in excess, but within scope, of existing appropriations and without authority of Imprest Supply Act during 2014/15 financial year

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Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteAppropriation
Amount
$(000)
Business, Innovation, and Employment, Ministry ofCommerce and Consumer AffairsNon-Departmental Output Expenses
Enforcement of Dairy Sector Regulation and Auditing of Milk Price Setting82
Culture and Heritage, Ministry forArts, Culture and HeritageNon-Departmental Output Expenses
Protection of Taonga Tūturu50
Justice, Ministry ofJusticeNon-Departmental Output Expenses
Legal Aid4,805
Parliamentary ServiceParliamentary ServiceNon-Departmental Other Expenses
Travel of former MPs118
Prime Minister and Cabinet, Department of theCanterbury Earthquake RecoveryNon-Departmental Other Expenses
Impairment of Improvements24,390

Schedule 3 Validation of expenses and capital expenditure incurred not within scope of existing appropriations and without authority of Imprest Supply Act during 2014/15 financial year

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Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteCategory of expenses or capital expenditure
Amount
$(000)
Business, Innovation, and Employment, Ministry ofCommerce and Consumer AffairsNon-Departmental Other Expenses
Impairment of Debts Owed to the Crown18
HousingDepartmental Output Expenses
Policy Advice and Related Outputs52
LabourNon-Departmental Other Expenses
Impairment of Debts Owed to the Crown18
TourismNon-Departmental Other Expenses
Impairment of Debts Owed to the Crown41
Crown Law OfficeAttorney-GeneralDepartmental Output Expenses
Conduct of Criminal Appeals from Crown Prosecutions61
Prime Minister and Cabinet, Department of the Canterbury Earthquake RecoveryNon-Departmental Other Expenses
Crown Asset Depreciation453
Cost of Vesting Land to the Christchurch City Council4,119
Transport, Ministry ofTransportNon-Departmental Capital Expenditure
Rail - KiwiRail Holdings Limited Loans10,750

Schedule 4 Validation of expenses and capital expenditure incurred in advance of appropriation and without authority of Imprest Supply Act during 2014/15 financial year

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Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteAppropriation
Amount
$(000)
Prime Minister and Cabinet, Department of theCanterbury Earthquake RecoveryNon-Departmental Capital Expenditure
Christchurch Bus Interchange3,505
Multi-Category
Procurement and Preparation of Land and Other Assets for the Development of Anchor Projects
Non-Departmental Other Expenses
Procurement of Land and Assets - Operating4,582
Social Development, Ministry ofSocial DevelopmentNon-Departmental Output Expenses
Short-term Housing in Canterbury131
Transport, Ministry ofTransportNon-Departmental Capital Expenditure
Rail - KiwiRail Equity Injection1,535
Reprints notes
1 General

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.

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 (2016/17 Estimates) Act 2016 (2016 No 37): section 10