Appropriation (2016/17 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2018

  • repealed
  • Appropriation (2016/17 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2018: repealed, on 21 August 2018, by section 10 of the Appropriation (2018/19 Estimates) Act 2018 (2018 No 23).

Reprint as at 21 August 2018

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Appropriation (2016/17 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2018

Public Act
 
2018 No 8
Date of assent
 
7 May 2018
Commencement
 
see section 2

Appropriation (2016/17 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2018: repealed, on 21 August 2018, by section 10 of the Appropriation (2018/19 Estimates) Act 2018 (2018 No 23).

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 (2016/17 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2018.

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 and validate matters relating to the 2016/17 financial year; and

(b)

to validate a matter relating to the 2015/16 financial year.

4 Interpretation

(1)

In this Act,—

2015/16 financial year means the financial year ending with 30 June 2016

2016/17 financial year means the financial year ending with 30 June 2017.

(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.

2016/17 financial year

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 2016/17 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 for 2016/17 financial year

(1)

The incurring of expenses or capital expenditure by a department in the circumstances set out in subsection (2), (3), (4), or (5) is validated for the purposes of section 26C of the Public Finance Act 1989.

(2)

The circumstances in this subsection are that,—

(a)

for the 2016/17 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; and

(b)

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

(3)

The circumstances in this subsection are that,—

(a)

for the 2016/17 financial year, the department incurred expenses, not within the scope of any existing appropriation, against the categories of expenses set out in column 3 of Schedule 3 alongside that department; and

(b)

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

(4)

The circumstances in this subsection are that,—

(a)

for the 2016/17 financial year, the department incurred capital expenditure, not within the scope of any existing appropriation, against the categories of capital expenditure set out in column 3 of Schedule 4 alongside that department; and

(b)

the capital expenditure referred to in paragraph (a) was incurred under the authority of an Imprest Supply Act.

(5)

The circumstances in this subsection are that,—

(a)

for the 2016/17 financial year, the department incurred expenses in advance of the appropriations set out in column 3 of Schedule 5 alongside that department; and

(b)

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

(6)

In this section,—

capital expenditure means the amount of capital expenditure set out in column 4 of Schedule 4 alongside the relevant department

department means a department specified in column 1 of, as appropriate, Schedule 2, 3, 4, or 5

expenses means the amount of expenses set out in column 4 of, as appropriate, Schedule 2, 3, or 5 alongside the relevant department.

8 Validation of unauthorised capital injection for 2016/17 financial year

(1)

The making of the capital injection set out in subsection (2) is validated for the purposes of section 26CA of the Public Finance Act 1989.

(2)

The capital injection is the capital injection of $2,050,000 that—

(a)

was made to the Department of Conservation in the 2016/17 financial year; and

(b)

was made without authority under an Appropriation Act; and

(c)

was not made under the authority of an Imprest Supply Act.

2015/16 financial year

9 Validation of unappropriated expenses for 2015/16 financial year

(1)

The incurring of expenses by the Department of Internal Affairs 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 2015/16 financial year, the Department of Internal Affairs incurred expenses of $2,584,000 for Vote Internal Affairs against the category of non-departmental other expenses “Members of the Executive - Travel”; and

(b)

the expenses referred to in paragraph (a)—

(i)

were not within the scope of any existing appropriation; and

(ii)

were not incurred under the authority of an Imprest Supply Act.

Schedule 1 Confirmation of expenses incurred in excess, but within scope, of existing appropriations for 2016/17 financial year with approval of Minister of Finance

s 6

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteAppropriation
Amount
$(000)
Police, New ZealandPoliceDepartmental Output Expenses
Case Resolution and Support to Judicial Process483
General Crime Prevention Services251
Investigations1,283
Police Primary Response Management1,469
Specific Crime Prevention Services and Maintenance of Public Order531
Multi-Category
Policy Advice and Ministerial Services (Departmental Output Expenses)10

Schedule 2 Validation of expenses incurred in excess, but within scope, of existing appropriations and without authority of Imprest Supply Act for 2016/17 financial year

s 7

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteAppropriation
Amount
$(000)
Business, Innovation and Employment, Ministry ofBuilding and HousingDepartmental Output Expenses
Residential Tenancy and Unit Title Services597
Labour MarketNon-Departmental Output Expenses
Workplace Relations and Safety - Employment Relations Education Contestable Fund223
Culture and Heritage, Ministry forArts, Culture and HeritageDepartmental Output Expenses
First World War Centenary8,584

Schedule 3 Validation of expenses incurred not within scope of existing appropriations and without authority of Imprest Supply Act for 2016/17 financial year

s 7

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteCategory of expenses
Amount
$(000)
Internal Affairs, Department ofInternal AffairsNon-Departmental Other Expenses
Members of the Executive - Travel2,511
Transport, Ministry ofTransportNon-Departmental Output Expenses
Restoration of State Highway 1 between Picton and Christchurch - Operating72,651

Schedule 4 Validation of capital expenditure incurred not within scope of existing appropriations and with authority of Imprest Supply Act for 2016/17 financial year

s 7

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteCategory of capital expenditure
Amount
$(000)
Transport, Ministry ofTransportNon-Departmental Capital Expenditure
Restoration of Main North Line between Picton and Christchurch30,000

Schedule 5 Validation of expenses incurred in advance of appropriation and without authority of Imprest Supply Act for 2016/17 financial year

s 7

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteAppropriation
Amount
$(000)
Business, Innovation and Employment, Ministry ofBuilding and HousingNon-Departmental Output Expenses
Canterbury Earthquakes: Emergency and Temporary Accommodation245
Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Appropriation (2016/17 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2018 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 (2018/19 Estimates) Act 2018 (2018 No 23): section 10