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Budget 2011-12 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2011-12 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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84 Department of Justice Public Interest Disclosures Investigates public interest disclosures and ensures that any improper conduct is appropriately dealt with. Protects persons who make public interest disclosures from acts of reprisal. Promotes awareness about the legislation. Key Deliverables 2010-11 Budget 2010-11 Estimate 2011-12 Budget Public interest disclosures1 100 60 60 Review relocation applications2 1 0 1 Awareness and training: presentations 10 10 10 participants 100 400 300 Participant satisfaction 90% 90% 90% Disclosures resolved or investigation reports presented to responsible authority within six months3 30% 30% 30% 1 Includes all disclosures whether or not ultimately assessed as falling within the Act, including matters carried over from the previous year. Reduction due to lower than anticipated number of disclosures. 2 Employment relocation request arising through an act of reprisal against a public officer making a disclosure. 3 Disclosures resolved include matters completed with or without full investigation or referred to the appropriate investigating body. Section 31 of the Public Disclosure Act provides that the Commissioner must report investigation findings to the responsible authority and may make recommendations for action. Registrar-General Registers dealings with land and other property, powers of attorney, births, deaths, marriages and changes of name and sex. Key Deliverables 2010-11 Budget 2010-11 Estimate 2011-12 Budget Records maintained1 1.17M 1.17M 1.2M Registrations 35 000 30 000 30 000 Searches 0.7M 0.7M 0.7M Client satisfaction 95% 95% 95% Life event certificates issued within 24 hours2 95% 95% 95% Life events registered within 72 hours2 95% 95% 95% Land dealings and instruments registered within 48 hours 97% 97% 97% 1 Records maintained in the Land Titles, General Registry, Births, Deaths, Marriages, Changes of Name, Adoptions and Ministers of Religion registers. 2 Life events are birth, death, marriage, change of name and change of sex.

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