Report of Minister of Customs

This report contains the end-of-year performance information for the non-departmental other expenses appropriations contained in The Estimates of Appropriations 2016/17 for Vote Customs. This performance information is not subject to audit.


The “Budget” figures are those included in The Estimates of Appropriations 2016/17. The “Revised Budget” figures are those from The Supplementary Estimates of Appropriations 2016/17.

Comparative performance information for 2015/16 has been included. To provide further context for the 2016/17 result, the standard set for the performance measure for 2017/18 (as contained in The Estimates of Appropriations 2017/18 for Vote Customs) is also included.

Change in Doubtful Debt Provision

Scope of appropriation: Provisioning of doubtful debts on Customs Crown revenue.

Statement of Budgeted and Actual Expenses Against Appropriation

2015/16 2016/172016/172016/17
Actual
($000)
  Actual
($000)
Revised
Budget
($000)
Budget
($000)
2,625 Expenses 4,516 8,000 8,000
2,625 TOTAL EXPENSES 4,516 8,000 8,000

This appropriation provides for doubtful debts on the revenue collected by the New Zealand Customs Service on behalf of the Crown.

Performance measures and standards

Measure2015/16
Actual
2016/17
Standard
2016/17
Actual
2017/18
Standard
Debt write-offs as a maximum percentage of total Crown revenue collected 0.005% 0.06% 0.00% 0.06%

World Customs Organization

Scope of appropriation: New Zealand’s contribution to the operating budget of the WCO.

Statement of Budgeted and Actual Expenses Against Appropriation

2015/16 2016/172016/172016/17
Actual
($000)
  Actual
($000)
Revised
Budget
($000)
Budget
($000)
58 Expenses 59 60 60
58 TOTAL EXPENSES 59 60 60

This appropriation was used to meet New Zealand’s commitment as a member of the World Customs Organization (WCO) to contribute to the annual running costs of the WCO.

Performance measures and standards

Measure2015/16
Actual
2016/17
Standard
2016/17
Actual
2017/18
Standard
New Zealand's contribution to the operating budget of the WCO paid by the due date Achieved Achieved Achieved Achieved