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Follow the Law&Order Money ...

For official information on how the tax-take is spent, the following is sourced from the 2005 Budget presented to Parliament in May 2005. It is available online at the official Treasury website from where all the following has been sourced.

In addition, you can follow the Crime stats here >>>>

The law & order spending has been split into a number of categories, so you can easily see where the money is going.

The category covers Vote Corrections, Vote Police, and Vote SFO.

Actual 2000/01
Actual 2001/02
Actual 2002/03
Actual 2003/04
Actual 2004/05
 
Budget 2005/06
 
NZ$ million
NZ$ million
NZ$ million
NZ$ million
NZ$ million
Issue
NZ$ million
%
54.7
48.0
56.7
74.7
0.0
Capital investment
0.0
0.0
5.0
5.0
5.2
5.3
4.8
Serious fraud
4.9
0.3
5.3
5.8
6.7
6.2
6.8
Policy advice
6.8
0.4
15.8
18.8
21.6
10.5
7.0
Administration
7.0
0.4
27.3
29.1
26.6
29.8
28.2
Information services
28.8
1.8
37.8
46.5
42.2
43.0
35.4
Inmate employement
30.5
1.9
40.0
43.2
48.4
53.8
43.3
Rehabilitation and reintegration programme
47.2
2.9
28.9
28.9
29.2
58.7
57.7
Case resolution and judicial process support
57.5
3.5
56.4
60.7
60.1
65.9
65.8
Community-based sentences
67.6
4.1
48.0
51.2
54.5
51.5
72.9
Custody of remand inmates
69.0
4.2
50.8
45.2
44.8
79.5
75.0
Specific crime prevention services
78.0
4.7
12.8
18.2
17.7
78.2
74.1
General crime prevention services
83.4
5.1
187.1
203.6
215.2
228.2
208.1
Road safety programme
216.7
13.2
301.2
306.0
320.4
269.1
254.6
Investigations
270.1
16.4
274.8
282.8
301.8
298.0
272.8
Police primary response
295.2
18.0
285.3
292.6
294.9
294.7
307.3
Custodial and escort services
381.9
23.2
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Total Spending
100.0

Sources:

Corrections: http://www.treasury.govt.nz/budget2005/estimates/est05corr.pdf
Police: http://www.treasury.govt.nz/budget2005/estimates/est05police.pdf

SFO: http://www.treasury.govt.nz/budget2005/estimates/est05serfra.pdf

In addition, you can follow the Crime stats here >>>>


 
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