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Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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Tabled By Delia Lawrie


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175 Department of Justice Fines Recovery Unit Processing and collection of court fines and infringement penalties. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Fines and penalties paid in full1 54 000 52 000 52 000 Fine and penalty clearance rate2 85% 85% 85% Enforcements issued: court fines 10 000 9 000 9 000 infringement penalties 22 000 23 000 23 000 Enforcements fully paid within 12 months: court fines 40% 35% 35% infringement penalties 70% 65% 65% Client satisfaction3 85% 85% 85% 1 Reduction is related to changes in time to pay schedules allowing additional time for repayments in some cases. 2 Fines and penalties paid in full during the period compared to the number issued. 3 Clients include court registries, lawyers, infringement issuing agencies (including police) and fine defaulters. Consumer Affairs Provides a regulatory framework where the community is informed on consumer rights and responsibilities, and responsible business conduct is promoted. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Inquiries received 16 000 18 000 18 000 Consumer and business actions1 300 450 600 Compliance actions 200 130 200 Tenancy applications 800 800 800 1 Increase related to additional resourcing and staff in Alice Springs.

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