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Department of Justice annual report 2005 - 2006

Details:

Title

Department of Justice annual report 2005 - 2006

Other title

Annual report 2005-2006

Creator

Northern Territory. Department of Justice

Collection

E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books; Department of Justice annual report; Annual report

Date

2006

Notes

Includes "Correctional Services annual statistics 2005-2006".; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Justice, Administration Of; Northern Territory; Northern Territory. Department of Justice; Periodicals; annual report

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Department of Justice annual report; Annual report

Volume

2005-2006

Frequency

Yearly

Now known as

Attorney-General's Department of the Northern Territory annual report

Previously known as

Department of Law annual report

File type

application/pdf

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/213315

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/715317

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/715315

Page content

44 Figure 11: Legal costs incurred for every dollar of assistance paid to victims of crime Output: Agency Legal Services Agency Legal Services oversees the outsourcing of selected legal services by facilitating, coordinating and managing a transparent, accountable and defensible tendering process. Performance Measures 2004-05 Actual 2005-06 Estimate 2005-06 Actual 2006-07 Estimate Quantity Instructions outsourced1 988 1,044 840 900 Quality Client satisfaction 92% 85% 94% 85% Timeliness Process instructions to law firms within three days 77% 80% 91% 80% Process tax invoices within five days 86% 90% 86% 90% (1) Legal service requirements vary considerably in response to Government initiatives, legislative reform, management policies and services provided by the SFNT. This combined with effective case management has resulted in a significant decrease in instructions outsourced. Output: Legal Policy Legal Policy develops, reviews and implements legislative change, provides legal and policy advice to the Minister for Justice and Attorney-General, Cabinet, other Ministers and other agencies on law and justice issues and provides ministerial support. Policy lawyers may also provide legal advice in the name of the Solicitor for the Northern Territory. Performance Measures 2004-05 Actual 2005-06 Estimate 2005-06 Actual 2006-07 Estimate Quantity Capacity to provide legal policy advice ($M) 3.26 3.16 3.03 3.2 Legal aid grants ($M) 1 2.58 3.06 3.06 3.18 Other grants ($M) 2 0.28 0.61 0.61 0.61 Quality Client satisfaction 84% 85% 85% 85% Timeliness Compliance with policy timeliness standards 88.5% 90% 85% 90% (1) Grant funding in 2006-07 increases in recognition of price movements. (2) Includes grant payments to Domestic Violence Services ($410,000), Victims of Crime NT ($150,000) and Clean Up Assistance for Victims of Crime ($50,000). Annual Report 2005 2006 / Performance Reporting $0.00 $0.10 $0.20 $0.30 $0.40 $0.50 $0.60 $0.70 $0.80 $0.90 $1.00 96-97 97-98 98-99 99-00 00-01 01-02 02-03 03-04 04-05 05-06