Instrument to Reduce Appropriations (No. 1 of 2013-2014)

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Instrument to Reduce Appropriations (No. 1 of 2013-2014)
Annual Appropriation Acts
I, Penelope Ying Yen Wong, Minister for Finance and Deregulation, make the determinations in this instrument under the following provisions:
·         section 10 of Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2012-2013;
·         section 12 of Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2012-2013;
·         section 13 of Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2012-2013;
·         section 11 of Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2012-2013;
·         section 13 of Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2012-2013;
·         section 10 of Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2011-2012;
·         section 11 of Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2011-2012;
·         section 13 of Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2011-2012;
·         section 10 of Appropriation Act (No. 5) 2011-2012.
Dated  5th  August 2013
                              
 
PENELOPE YING YEN WONG
Minister for Finance and Deregulation
 
 
 
 
 
1          Name of Instrument
This is the Instrument to Reduce Appropriations (No. 1 of 2013‑2014).
2          Commencement
This Instrument commences on the day it is registered.
Note      Section 42 (disallowance) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 applies to this Instrument (despite subsection 44(2) of that Act which exempts certain legislative instruments from disallowance).
However, Part 6 (sunsetting) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 does not apply to this Instrument. 
3          Determinations
(1)     For the purposes of subsection 10(2) of Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2012-2013, it is determined that the departmental items for the agencies specified in column 1 of Schedule 1 to this Instrument are reduced by the amounts specified in column 2 of that Schedule.
(2)     For the purposes of subsection 12(2) of Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2012-2013, it is determined that the CAC Act body payment items for the bodies specified in column 1 of Schedule 2 to this Instrument are reduced by the amounts specified in column 2 of that Schedule.
(3)     For the purposes of subsection 13(2) of Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2012-2013, it is determined that the administered assets and liabilities items for the agencies specified in column 1 of Schedule 3 to this Instrument are reduced by the amounts specified in column 2 of that Schedule.
(4)     For the purposes of subsection 13(2) of Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2012-2013, it is determined that the other departmental items (Equity Injections) for the agencies specified in column 1 of Schedule 4 to this Instrument are reduced by the amounts specified in column 2 of that Schedule.
(5)     For the purposes of subsection 11(2) of Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2012‑2013, it is determined that the departmental items for the agencies specified in column 1 of Schedule 5 to this Instrument are reduced by the amounts specified in column 2 of that Schedule.
(6)     For the purposes of subsection 13(2) of Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2012-2013, it is determined that the administered assets and liabilities item for the agency specified in column 1 of Schedule 6 to this Instrument is reduced by the amount specified in column 2 of that Schedule.
(7)     For the purposes of subsection 13(2) of Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2012-2013, it is determined that the other departmental item (Equity Injections) for the agency specified in column 1 of Schedule 7 to this Instrument is reduced by the amount specified in column 2 of that Schedule.
(8)     For the purposes of subsection 10(2) of Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2011-2012, it is determined that the departmental items for the agencies specified in column 1 of Schedule 8 to this Instrument are reduced by the amounts specified in column 2 of that Schedule.
(9)     For the purposes of paragraph 11(2)(a) of Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2011-2012, it is determined that subsection 11(1) of that Act applies in relation to the administered items specified in column 1 of Schedule 9 to this Instrument for the agencies specified in column 2 of that Schedule as if the amounts specified in the 2011-2012 annual reports of those agencies in respect of those items were the amounts specified in column 3 of that Schedule.
(10) For the purposes of subsection 13(2) of Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2011-2012, it is determined that the other departmental item (Equity Injections) for the agency specified in column 1 of Schedule 10 to this Instrument is reduced by the amount specified in column 2 of that Schedule.
(11) For the purposes of subsection 10(2) of Appropriation Act (No. 5) 2011-2012, it is determined that the departmental item for the agency specified in column 1 of Schedule 11 to this Instrument is reduced by the amount specified in column 2 of that Schedule.
Note         The eleven Schedules of this Instrument reduce excess appropriations by $760,744,020.14. The breakdown of amounts reduced by each Schedule is available in the Explanatory Statement to this Instrument.
Schedule 1    Reduction to departmental items – Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2012-2013
(Clause 3(1))
 
Reduction of appropriations 
 

 
Column 1
Column 2

Item
Agency
Reduction
Amount ($’000)

1
AusAID
42

2
Australian Bureau of Statistics
1,481

3
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
37

4
Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity
20

5
Australian Communications and Media Authority
256

6
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
703

7
Australian Crime Commission
338

8
Australian Federal Police
13,612

9
Australian Fisheries Management Authority
79

10
Australian Human Rights Commission
63

11
Australian Institute of Criminology
23

12
Australian Institute of Family Studies
13

13
Australian Law Reform Commission
10

14
Australian National Preventive Health Agency
25

15
Australian Office of Financial Management
52

16
Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority
20

17
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
6

18
Australian Public Service Commission
112

19
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
88

20
Australian Secret Intelligence Service
1,173

21
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
5,842

22
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation
10,226

23
Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
45

24
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre
201

25
Australian Transport Safety Bureau
77

26
Bureau of Meteorology
1,402

27
Cancer Australia
43

28
Commonwealth Grants Commission
30

29
Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee
5

30
Defence Materiel Organisation
17,362

31
Department of Defence
374,515

32
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
1,263

33
Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
1,827

34
Department of Finance and Deregulation
500

35
Department of Immigration and Citizenship
16,539

36
Department of Infrastructure and Transport
1,296

37
Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport
100

38
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
3,957

39
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
2,401

40
Department of Veterans' Affairs
464

41
Workplace Gender Equality Agency (formerly the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency)
20

42
Fair Work Commission (formerly Fair Work Australia)
255

43
Geoscience Australia
636

44
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
118

45
High Court of Australia
82

46
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
6

47
Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia
161

48
Inspector General of Taxation
12

49
Murray-Darling Basin Authority
188

50
National Archives of Australia
13

51
National Competition Council
13

52
National Health and Medical Research Council
533

53
National Mental Health Commission
11

54
National Water Commission
35

55
Office of National Assessments
147

56
Office of Parliamentary Counsel
38

57
Office of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board
10

58
Office of the Australian Accounting Standards Board
17

59
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
37

60
Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman
89

61
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
330

62
Office of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate
103

63
Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman
702

64
Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
10

65
Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor‑General
75

66
Old Parliament House
59

67
Private Health Insurance Ombudsman
7

68
Productivity Commission
172

69
Professional Services Review
20

70
Safe Work Australia
1

 
 
Schedule 2    Reduction to CAC Act body payment items – Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2012-2013
(Clause 3(2))
 
Reduction of appropriations 
 

 
Column 1
Column 2

Item
Body
Reduction
Amount ($’000)

1
Aboriginal Hostels Limited
63

2
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
14

3
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
53

4
Australian Institute of Marine Science
78

5
Australian National Maritime Museum
76

6
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
1,617

7
Australian Sports Commission
445

8
Australian War Memorial
45

9
Civil Aviation Safety Authority
154

10
Comcare
21

11
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
2,117

12
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
63

13
Indigenous Business Australia
147

14
National Film and Sound Archive
100

15
National Gallery of Australia
172

16
National Library of Australia
82

17
National Museum of Australia
70

18
Screen Australia
17

19
Tourism Australia
522

 
 
Schedule 3       Reduction to administered assets and liabilities items – Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2012-2013
(Clause 3(3))
 
Reduction of appropriations 
 

 
Column 1
Column 2

Item
Agency
Reduction
Amount ($’000)

1
Attorney-General's Department
126,356

2
Department of Finance and Deregulation
336

3
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
27,391

4
Department of the Treasury
500

 
 
 
Schedule 4       Reduction to other departmental items (Equity Injections) – Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2012-2013
(Clause 3(4))
 
Reduction of appropriations 
 

 
Column 1
Column 2

Item
Agency
Reduction Amount ($’000)

1
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
158

2
Australian Federal Police
1,000

3
Department of Finance and Deregulation
36,009

4
Department of Health and Ageing
7,374

5
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
7,900

 
 
Schedule 5       Reduction to departmental items – Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2012-2013
(Clause 3(5))
 
Reduction of appropriations 
 

 
Column 1
Column 2

Item
Agency
Reduction
Amount ($’000)

1
Department of Parliamentary Services
917

2
Parliamentary Budget Office
20

 
 
Schedule 6       Reduction to administered assets and liabilities item – Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2012-2013
(Clause 3(6))
 
Reduction of appropriations 
 

 
Column 1
Column 2

Item
Agency
Reduction
Amount ($’000)

1
Attorney-General's Department
30,135

 
 
Schedule 7       Reduction to other departmental item (Equity Injections) – Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2012-2013
(Clause 3(7))
 
Reduction of appropriations 
 

 
Column 1
Column 2

Item
Agency
Reduction
Amount ($’000)

1
Department of Defence
12,485

 
 
Schedule 8       Reduction to departmental items –        Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2011-2012
(Clause 3(8))
 
Reduction of appropriations 
 

 
Column 1
Column 2

Item
Agency
Reduction
Amount ($)

1
Australian Trade Commission
1,524,820.98

2
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
26,302,578.00

3
Department of Human Services
7,232,000.00

4
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
4,304,000.00

 
 
Schedule 9       Amounts taken to be the required amounts – Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2011-2012
(Clause 3(9))
 
Reduction of appropriations

 
Column 1
Column 2
Column 3

Item
Appropriation item
Agency
Revised Amount Required ($) 

1
Administered item for
Outcome 1
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
244,039,197.41

2
Administered item for
Outcome 2
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
228,932.00

 
 
Schedule 10   Reduction to other departmental item (Equity Injections) – Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2011-2012
(Clause 3(10))
 
Reduction of appropriations 
 

 
Column 1
Column 2

Item
Agency
Reduction Amount ($’000)

1
Clean Energy Regulator
3,638

 
 
Schedule 11   Reduction to departmental item – Appropriation Act (No. 5) 2011-2012
(Clause 3(11))
 
Reduction of appropriations 
 

 
Column 1
Column 2

Item
Agency
Reduction
Amount ($)

1
Department of Health and Ageing
1,072,064