Appropriation (2017/18 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2019

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Appropriation (2017/18 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2019

Public Act
 
2019 No 20
Date of assent
 
31 May 2019
Commencement
 
see section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the Appropriation (2017/18 Confirmation and Validation) Act 2019.

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 2017/18 financial year.

4 Interpretation

(1)

In this Act, 2017/18 financial year means the financial year ending with 30 June 2018.

(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 and capital expenditure incurred in excess of existing appropriations and approved by Minister of Finance

(1)

The incurring of expenses and capital expenditure approved by the Minister of Finance under section 26B of the Public Finance Act 1989 for the 2017/18 financial year and described in subsections (2) and (3) is confirmed.

(2)

The expenses and capital expenditure are the expenses and capital expenditure 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 and capital expenditure 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 2017/18 financial year

(1)

The incurring of expenses or capital expenditure by a department in the circumstances set out in subsection (2), (3), (4), (5), or (6) 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 2017/18 financial year, the department incurred expenses or capital expenditure 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 or capital expenditure referred to in paragraph (a) were incurred under the authority of an Imprest Supply Act.

(3)

The circumstances in this subsection are that,—

(a)

for the 2017/18 financial year, the department incurred expenses, not within the scope of any existing appropriation, against the category of expenses set out in column 3 of Schedule 3 alongside that department; and

(b)

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

(4)

The circumstances in this subsection are that,—

(a)

for the 2017/18 financial year, the department incurred expenses in excess, but within the scope, of the existing appropriations set out in column 3 of Schedule 4 alongside that department; and

(b)

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

(5)

The circumstances in this subsection are that,—

(a)

for the 2017/18 financial year, the department incurred 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 5 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.

(6)

The circumstances in this subsection are that,—

(a)

for the 2017/18 financial year, the department incurred expenses or capital expenditure in advance of the appropriations set out in column 3 of Schedule 6 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.

(7)

In this section,—

capital expenditure means the amount of capital expenditure set out in column 4 of, as appropriate, Schedule 2, 5, or 6 alongside the relevant department

department means a department specified in column 1 of, as appropriate, Schedule 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6

expenses means the amount of expenses set out in column 4 of, as appropriate, Schedule 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 alongside the relevant department.

Schedule 1 Confirmation of expenses and capital expenditure incurred in excess, but within scope, of existing appropriations for 2017/18 financial year with approval of Minister of Finance

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Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteAppropriation
Amount
$(000)
Health, Ministry of HealthNon-Departmental Output Expenses
National Disability Support Services12,850
Justice, Ministry ofJusticeNon-Departmental Output Expenses
Electoral Services898
Social Development, Ministry ofSocial DevelopmentNon-Departmental Capital Expenditure
Recoverable Assistance2,326

Schedule 2 Validation of expenses and capital expenditure incurred in excess, but within scope, of existing appropriations and with authority of Imprest Supply Act for 2017/18 financial year

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Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteAppropriation
Amount
$(000)
Business, Innovation and Employment, Ministry ofBusiness, Science and InnovationNon-Departmental Output Expenses
Communications: Emergency Telecommunications Services1,200
Primary Industries, Ministry forPrimary Industries and Food SafetyNon-Departmental Other Expenses
Compensation and Ex-Gratia Payments following a Biosecurity Event6,109
Multi-Category
Border and Domestic Biosecurity Risk Management2,637
Transport, Ministry ofTransportNon-Departmental Capital Expenditure
Joint Venture Airports597

Schedule 3 Validation of expenses incurred not within scope of existing appropriations and with authority of Imprest Supply Act for 2017/18 financial year

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Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteCategory of expenses
Amount
$(000)
Health, Ministry ofHealthNon-Departmental Other Expenses
Mental Health and Addictions Support Workers Pay Equity Claim23,449

Schedule 4 Validation of expenses incurred in excess, but within scope, of existing appropriations and without authority of Imprest Supply Act for 2017/18 financial year

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Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteAppropriation
Amount
$(000)
Business, Innovation and Employment, Ministry ofBusiness, Science and InnovationNon-Departmental Output Expenses
Communications: Emergency Telecommunications Services66
Non-Departmental Other Expenses
Communications: Telecommunications Development Levy Funded Procurement - Non-Urban Infrastructure16
Building and HousingMulti-Category
Temporary Accommodation Services3,340
Health, Ministry ofHealthDepartmental Output Expenses
Managing the Purchase of Services1,395
Prime Minister and Cabinet, Department ofPrime Minister and Cabinet Non-Departmental Other Expenses
Rehabilitation of Kaikōura Harbour1,145

Schedule 5 Validation of expenses and capital expenditure incurred not within scope of existing appropriations and without authority of Imprest Supply Act for 2017/18 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 ofBusiness, Science and InnovationNon-Departmental Capital Expenditure
Communications: Broadband Investment (Crown Fibre Holdings Capital Costs) 2016-202145,000
Internal Affairs, Department ofInternal AffairsNon-Departmental Output Expenses
Members of the Executive – Travel571
Transport, Ministry ofTransportNon-Departmental Other Expenses
Auckland City Rail Link Finance Costs14,453

Schedule 6 Validation of expenses and capital expenditure incurred in advance of appropriation and without authority of Imprest Supply Act for 2017/18 financial year

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Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
Administering departmentVoteAppropriation
Amount
$(000)
Business, Innovation and Employment, Ministry ofBuilding and Housing Multi-Category
Temporary Accommodation Services880
Internal Affairs, Department ofInternal AffairsNon-Departmental Capital Expenditure
Capital Investments – Lake Taupō1,879
Legislative history

7 March 2019

Introduction (Bill 118–1)

12 March 2019

First reading

2 April 2019

Second reading

28 May 2019

Committee of the whole House, third reading

31 May 2019

Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Treasury.