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Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2012-2013

Part 2 Appropriation items

   

6   Summary of appropriations

                   The total of the items specified in Schedule 1 is $174,550,000.

Note 1:       Items in Schedule 1 can be adjusted under Part 3 of this Act.

Note 2:       Sections 30 to 32 of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 also provide for adjustments of amounts appropriated by this Act.

7   Departmental items

                   The amount specified in a departmental item for a Parliamentary Department may be applied for the departmental expenditure of the Parliamentary Department.

Note:          The Finance Minister manages the expenditure of public money through the issue of drawing rights under the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 .

8   Administered items

             (1)  The amount specified in an administered item for an outcome for a Parliamentary Department may be applied for expenditure for the purpose of contributing to achieving that outcome.

Note:          The Finance Minister manages the expenditure of public money through the issue of drawing rights under the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 .

             (2)  If the Portfolio Statements indicate that activities of a particular kind were intended to be treated as activities in respect of a particular outcome, then expenditure for the purpose of carrying out those activities is taken to be expenditure for the purpose of contributing to achieving the outcome.

9   Administered assets and liabilities items

             (1)  The amount specified in an administered assets and liabilities item for a Parliamentary Department may be applied for expenditure for the purpose of contributing to achieving any outcome specified in Schedule 1 for the Parliamentary Department.

Note:          The Finance Minister manages the expenditure of public money through the issue of drawing rights under the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 .

             (2)  If the Portfolio Statements indicate that activities of a particular kind were intended to be treated as activities in respect of a particular outcome, then expenditure for the purpose of carrying out those activities is taken to be expenditure for the purpose of contributing to achieving the outcome.

10   Other departmental items

                   The amount specified in an other departmental item for a Parliamentary Department may be applied for the departmental expenditure of the Parliamentary Department.

Note:          The Finance Minister manages the expenditure of public money through the issue of drawing rights under the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 .