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1897-98.

NEW ZEALAND.

APPROPRIATIONS CHARGEABLE ON THE CONSOLIDATED FUND AND OTHER ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDING 31st MARCH, 1898.

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1897-98.

Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services.

age. 1897-98. Summary of Services chargeable on the Consolidated Fund. REVENUE ACCOUNT. £ 3 4 6 Pkemanent Appeopeiattons— Civil List Interest and Sinking Fund Under Special Acts of the Legislature 25,700 1,769,122 335,972 Annual Appeopeiations— Class I. —Legislative Departments Class II. —Colonial Secretary's Department Class III. —Colonial Treasurer's Department Class IV.— Justice Department Class V. —Postal and Telegraph Department Class VI. —Customs and Marine Departments Class VII. —Stamps and Deeds Department ... Class VIII. —Minister of Education — Education Department Lunacy and Charitable Department Department of Labour Class IX.—Mines Department ... Class X. —Department of Agriculture Class XL —Working Railways Department ... Class XII.—Public Buildings, Domains, and Inspection of Machinery Department ... ... Class XIIL —Defence Department Class XIV. —Police Department ... Class XV. —Lands and Survey Department ... Class XVI.—Valuation Department Class XVII. —Rates on Crown Lands 2,130,794 9 11 16 19 29 85 40 43 19,678 76,750 24,922 124,075 368,580 75,241 25,290 439,070 49 51 53 67 59,938 7,225 18,434 58,464 822,127 69 74 76 81 82 53,400 82.536 109,163 132,945 39,542 900 4,669,074 2,538,280 Total Revenue Account 83 STATE FORESTS ACCOUNT 5,190 84 CHEVIOT ESTATE ACCOUNT ... 3,886 85 LAND FOR SETTLEMENTS ACCOUNT 2,000 86 PUBLIC TRUSTEE'S ACCOUNT ... 8,936 87 GOVERNMENT INSURANCE ACCOUNT ... 50,964 89 GOVERNMENT ADVANCES TO SETTLERS OFFICE MANAGEMENT ACCOUNT 52,723

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1897-98.

CIVIL LIST.

Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services.

1897-98. Salaries. Other Charges. Total. £ £ £ lis Excellency the Governor ... 5,000 5,000 'he Judges 7,700 7,700 Istablishment of the General Government... 5,000 1,000 6,000 \>r Native Purposes 7,000 7,000 Total Civil List 17,700 8,000 25,700 TOTAL CIVIL LIST £25,700

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PERMANENT CHARGES.

Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services.

1897-98 Interest and Sinking Fund. £ £ New Zealand Loan Act, 1863 — Interest on £271,200 @ 5 per cent., 15 Jan. and 15 July Sinking Fund on ,, ,, 1 per cent., 15 Jan. and 15 July 13,560 2,712 16,272 Public Debts Act, 1867— Canterbury Loan Ordinance, 1862 —■ Interest on £16,000 @ 6 per cent., 30 June and 31 December Sinking Fund on „ „ 1 per cent. 960 160 1,120 Otago Loan Ordinance, 1862—■ Interest on £72,200 @ 6 per cent., 1 January and 1 July 4,332 Consolidated Loan Act, 1867 (London issue) — Interest @ 5 per cent, on £552,500, outstanding Bonds, 3 months, 15 April Interest @ 5 per cent, on £490,900, outstanding Bonds, 9 months, 15 July. 15 October, and 15 January 6,906 18,409 25,315 Consolidated Loan Act, 1867 (Colonial issue) — Interest on £13,000 @ 4 per cent., 15 April and 15 October 520 Defence and other Purposes Loan Act, 1870— Interest on £25,000 @ 4J per cent., 30 June and 31 December ... Interest on 75,000 „ 4 per cent., 15 April and 15 October 1,125 3,000 4,125 £100,000 Immigration and Public Works Loan Act, 1870 — Interest on £27,900 @ 4| per cent., 15 April and 15 October Interest on 372,100 „ 4 per cent., 15 April and 15 October Interest on 200,000 „ 4 per cent., 1 June and 1 December Interest on 400,000 „ 4 per cent., 1 June and 1 December Interest on 400,000 (say) 1,256 14,884 8,000 16,000 1,000 £1,400,000 Sinking Fund on £1,000,000, @ 2'4 per cent., 13 March and 13 September 41,140 24,000 65,140 General Purposes Loan Act, 1873— Interest on £54,700 @ 5 per cent., 15 May and 15 November Interest on 18,500 „ 4 per cent., 15 April and 15 October Interest on 12,300 ,, 4 per cent., 15 May and 15 November 2,735 740 492 3,967 £85,500

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PERMANENT CHARGES— continued.

Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services

1897-98 Interest and Sinking Fund— continued. £ New Zealand Consolidated Stock Act, 1877 —; Interest @ 4 per cent., payable 1 May and 1 November — On £3,000,000 New Zealand Loan Act, 1882 On 1,500,000 New Zealand Loan Act, 1884 On 1,567,800 New Zealand Loan Act, 1886 On 1,000,000 North Island Main Trunk Railway Loan Act, 1882 On 1,000,000 New Zealand Loan Act, 1888 On 5,371,200 First series of Conversions On 6,263,811 Second series of Conversions On 4,688,444 Third series of Conversions On 173,000 for expenses of Conversions On 4,557,047 Sixth series of Conversions On 29,000 expenses of Conversions 120,000 60,000 62,712 40,000 40.000 214,848 250,553 187,538 6,920 182,282 1,160 1,166,013 £29,150,302 ,v -r ■ ■ , ft Interest @ 31 per cent., payable 1 January and 1 July— On £2,768,000 Fourth series of Conversions On 714,888 Fifth series of Conversions On 2,180 Fifth series of Conversions (additional) On 1,036,000 Seventh series of Conversions On 787,258 Eighth series of Conversions (part of) On 822,570 Eighth series of Conversions (part of) On 30,271 Eighth series of Conversions (part of) 96,880 25,021 76 36,260 27,554 28,790 1,060 215,641 £6,161,167 Interest @ 3 per cent., payable 1 April and 1 October — On £1,500,000 Government Advances to Settlers Loan On 360,989 for Conversions 45,000 10,830 £1,860,989 Amount to be recovered from Government Advances to Settlers Office Account 55,830 45,000 10,83i New Zealand Consolidated Stock Act, 1884 (Colonial issue) — Interest payable 28 May and 28 November — On £1,?41,229 @ 41 per cent., one year On 267,903 „ 41 per cent., half-year to 28 May ... On 253,200 ,, 4 per cent., one year On 558,600 ,, 31 per cent., one year On 69,600* „ 31 per cent, (say) 60,355 6,027 10,128 19,551 814 96,87j £2,490,532 District Railways Purchasing Acts, 1885 and 1886 — Interest on £101,600 @ 4 per cent., 1 April and 1 October Interest on 47,000 „ 5 per cent., 1 April and 1 October Interest on 40,000 „ 6 per cent., 1 April and 1 October Interest on 35,000 „ 31 per cent., 1 April and 1 October 4,064 2,350 2,400 1,225 10,03! £223,600 Government Loans to Local Bodies Act, 1886— Interest on £141,800 @ 31 per cent., 1 March and 1 September Interest on £55,650 ,, 31 per cent., issued since 31 March, 1897, and to provide for further issue of Debentures during the financial year (say) Sinking Fund (say) 4,963 3,000 16,500 Naval and Military Settlers' 1 and Volunteers' Land Act, 1892 — Interest on £27,226 @ 41 per cent,, 30 April and 31 October 24,46! 1,22.' * Issued in current year for increases of Sinking Fund.

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PERMANENT CHARGES— continued.

Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services.

1897-9 Interest and Sinking Fund — continued. £ £ Native Land Purchases Act, 1892 — Interest on £9,700 @ 5 per cent., 30 April and 31 October Interest on 140,000 „ 4£ per cent., 30 April and 31 October 485 6,300 6,785 £149,700 Land for Settlements Act, 1892 — Interest on £45,276 @ 4J per cent., 30 April and 31 October 2,037 Land for Settlements Act, 1894— Interest on £134,100 @ 4 per cent., 30 April and 31 October Interest on £320,990 „ 3| per cent., 30 April and 31 October Interest on £105,000 „ 3% per cent., issued since 31 March, 1897, and to provide for further issue of Debentures during the financial year (say) 5,364 11,235 3,000 New Zealand Consols Act, 1894— Interest on £297,405 @ 3| per cent., 1 February and 1 August Interest on £2,945 „ 3£ per cent., deposited since 31 March, 1897, and to provide for further Deposits during the financial year (say) 10,409 2,500 19,599 12,909 Lands Improvement and Native Lands Acquisition Act, 1894 — Interest on £383,000 @ 4 per cent., 31 March and 30 September Interest on £117,000 „ 3| per cent., 31 March and 30 September ... 15,320 4,095 19,415 £500,000 did to Public Works and Land Settlement Act, 1896— Interest on £250,000 @ 3i per cent., 1 February and 1 August .. Interest on £500,000 „ 3i per cent., 15 February and 15 August ... Interest on £250,000 (say) ... 8,750 17,500 1,250 £1,000,000 27,500 Treasury Bills — Interest on Bills issued during the year, 30 June and 31 December (say) 35,000 Total Inteebst and Sinking Fund ... 1,769,122 Under Special Acts of the Legislature. Militia Act Amendment Act, 1862 — Pensions and Allowances 400 Civil Service Act, 1866— Pensions, Compensation, and Gratuities ... i •'• 35,000 Military Pensions Act, 1866— ■ Pensions and Allowances ... ... 1,800 Legislative Officers , Salaries Act, 1867— Legislative Council — Speaker ... Chairman of Committees ... ..* Clerk 600 300 400 House of Representatives — Speaker Chairman of Committees Clerk Clerk-Assistant ■;; 600 400 600 400

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PERMANENT CHARGES— continued.

Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services.

Under Special Acts of the Legislature— continued. New Zealand Institute Act, 1867— Director of Geological Survey 800 Public Debts Sinking Funds Act, 1868— Salary of Secretary to the Commissioner*, and expenses ... 52 Walsh and Others Pension Act, 1869— Mrs. Ellen Ann Hewett 50 Meredith and Others Pension Act, 1870— Mrs. R. Hamlin Mrs. M. Collins 50 65 Schqfer, McGuire, and Others Pension Act, 1872— Mrs. Charlotte Schafer Mrs. Ellen McGuire William Russell 30 18 18 New Zealand University Act, 1874— Contribution to University 3,000 Supreme Court Judges Act 1858 Amendment Act, 1874— Superannuation Allowance 750 New Zealand Consolidated Stock Act, 1877- — Charges and expenses 16,100 Auckland University College Act, 1882— Grant in aid 4,000 Greymouth Harbour Board Act, 1884 — Endowment 11,000 Westport Harbour Board Act, 1884 — Endowment 26,000 Hospitals and Charitable Institutions Act 1885 Amendment Act, 1886 — Subsidies payable during 1896-97 85,000 Local Bodies' Finance and Powers Act, 1885 — Subsidies payable to Local Authorities 65,000 Rabbit Nuisance Act 1882 Amendment Act, 1886— Expenses connected with the destruction of rabbits 3,000 Australasian Naval Defence Act, 1887 — Proportional part of the cost of the maintenance of the Australasian Naval Squadron ,,, 20,814

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PERMANENT CHARGES-continued.

SUMMARY. ■ 9 1897-98. £ Inteeest and Sinking Fund ... ... ... 1,769,122 Undee Special Acts ... .. ... 335,972 TOTAL PERMANENT CHARGES ...£2,105,091

Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services.

1897-98 Under Special Acts of the Legislature— continued. Public Revenues Act, 1891 — Controller and Auditor-General Assistant Controller and Auditor ... ... Claims repayable under Sections 9 and 76 Expenses under Section 91 £ 1,000 800 150 100 Hamerton Pension Act, 1891— Robert C. Hamerton 250 Payment of Members Act, 1892 — Payment to Members of both Houses 21,500 Land Acts — Proportion payable to Local Bodies and to Deposit Accounts 31,600 New Plymouth Harbour Board Endowment Act, 1874— One-fourth of proceeds of Sales, &c, payable to Harbour Board 4,300 Remission of Penalties 25 Total undee Special Acts 335,972

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CLASS I.—LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENTS.

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Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services.

Salaries. Other Charges. Total. £ £ £ 'ote 1. —Legislative Council ... "ote 2. —House of Representatives ote 3.—General Expenses ... 1,790 1,120 4,543 3,120 9,105 1,790 4,240 13,648 TOTAL OF CLASS I. 7,453 .2,225 19,678 Item. 1897-98. £ LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. VOTE No. 1. Salaries and Other Charges 1,790 Total —Vote No. 1 ... 1,791 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. 1897-98. Number of officers ... 5 VOTE No. 2. Salaeies— Second Clerk-Assistant Serjeant-at-Arms Reader and Clerk of Bills and Papers Interpreter Messenger 350 200 150 250 170 Othee Chaeqes— Extra Clerks and extra Committee Reporters Extra Messengers and Police during Session Contingencies 1,120 2 3 4 1,200 1,320 600 Total —Vote No. 2 ... 3,120 4,240

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CLASS I.—LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENTS-continued.

Appropriations for Consolidated Fund /Services.

Item.: 1897-98. GENERAL EXPENSES. 1897-98. Number of officers ... 21 VOTE No. 3 Salaries — Assistant Librarian Second Assistant in Library Temporary Assistant Attendant Mailman during Session 250 165 130 120 50 Reporters — Hansard Staff — Chief Reporter 9 Reporters: 6 at £300, 3 at £250 Hansard Supervisor Clerk Messenger Reporting, Select Committees Custodian, Parliament Buildings Night-watchman ... > Assistant Night-watchman ... ... 715 400 2,550 100 25 50 150 275 168 110 3 4 5 3,828 6 7 8 9 10 Othee Chabges— Passages of Members Printing of Hansard Library Gas, Fuel, and Electric Lighting Passages and Expenses of Witnesses attending Committees of both Houses Translating Acts into Maori ... Electrician's Assistant Tost Typewriters, Purchase of... Gratuities to Messengers and permanentmilitiaemployed during session Contingencies 4,543 1,500 4,200 600 1,450 400 25 100 140 11 12 18 14 15 140 550 Total —Vote No. 3 ... 9,105 13,648 TOTAL OF CLASS I. £1 ,678

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CLASS II.—COLONIAL SECRETARY'S DEPARTMENT.

Appropriations for Consolidated Fund, Services.

Salaries. Other Charges. Total. £ £ £ Vote 4. —Minister's Salary ... 400 400 „ 5.—Clerk of Executive Council 50 50 „ 6.—Colonial Secretary's Office 1,615 1,615 „ 7. —Ministers'Secretaries 650 650 „ 8. —Messengers and Office-keepers ... 4,184 4,184 „ 9.—Electoral Department 600 3,566 4,166 „ 10.—Audit Office 3,081 2,500 5,581 „ 11. —Registrar-General's Department 3,625 800 4,425 „ 12. —Agent-General's Department ... 3,050 1,300 4,350 „ 13.—Printing and Stationery 22,078 4,775 26,853 „ 14.—Miscellaneous Services 24,476 24,476 TOTAL OF CLASS II. 39,333 37,417 76,750 Item.; 197-98. MINISTER'S SALARY. VOTE No. 4. Salary of a member of the Executive Council, representing the Maori race £ 400 £ Total—Vote No. 4 400 CLERK OF EXECUTIVE COUNCIL. 1 VOTE No. 5. Clerk of Executive Council (also Secretary to Cabinet, £450) 50 50 Total—Vote No. 5 COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE. 1897-98. Total number of officers ... 6 VOTE No. 6. Salaeies — Under-Secretary Chief Clerk Shorthand- and Type-writer ... 2 Clerks: 1 at £260, 1 at £220 Cadet 450 350 270 480 65 1,615 Total—Vote No. 6

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CLASS II.-COLONIAL SECRETARY'S DEPARTMENT—continued.

Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services.

Item. 18 7-98. MINISTERS' SECRETARIES. 1897-98. Total number of officers ... 9 VOTE No. 7. Salaries— 1 Secretary to Cabinet (also Clerk of Executive Council £50) 2 8 Private Secretaries to Ministers at £25 each ... £ 1 450 200 2 Total—Vote No. 7 65i MESSENGERS AND OFFICE-KEEPERS. 2 1897-98. Total number of officers 38 VOTE No. 8. 1 Salaries— Messengers — Chief Messenger and Housekeeper (also Fire Inspector £50) 17 Messengers: 1 at £180, 1 at £130, 7 at £120, 2 at 6s. 6d. per diem, 6 at 6s. per diem 5 Night-watchmen: 4 at 7s. 6d. per diem, 1 at 6s. per diem (7 months) Office-keepers, Sfc. — » Custodian £100, and Housekeeper £50, Government House, Auckland t Auckland—1 at £121, 1 at £104 i New Plymouth i Gisborne ! Nelson—Office-keeper £150, Messenger £50 Blenheim Christchurch—2 Office-keepers: 1 at £52, 1 at 4s. per diem 1 Watchman at 6s. 6d. per diem Dunedin—Office-keeper £110, Office-cleaner £104, and Watchman £45 225 2,044 612 150 225 75 30 200 120 3 4 5 0 7 8 125 119 259 Total—Vote No. 8 ... ... - 4,184 ELECTORAL DEPARTMENT. 1897-98. Total number of officers 19 VOTE No. 9. Salaries— For payment of Registrars who do not hold other! appointments in the Civil Service 600 2 3 4 5 Other Charges— Expenses of General Election ... Expenses under Election Petitions Act Expenses under " The Awarua Seat Inquiry Act, 1897" Expenses of printing Rolls, Advertising, Elections, and Contingencies 850 100 116 2,500 Total—Vote No. 9 ... ... — 3,566 4,166 AUDIT OFFICE. 1897-98. Total number of officers 24 VOTE No. 10. Salaries— Chief Clerk 11 Clerks: 2 at £275, 1 at £250, 1 at £235, 3 at £210 1 at £180, 1 at £130,1 (Shorthand-and Type-writer) at £82, 1 (extra) at 15s. per diem Cadet Clerk, Audit of Local Bodies, &c. 350 2,291 75 350 3,066

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CLASS II.—COLONIAL SECRETARY'S DEPARTMENT— continued.

Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services.

Item. 1897-98. AUDIT OFFICE— continued. VOTE No. 10— continued. 9 Travelling Inspectors: 1 at £350, 2 at £260, 1 at £250, 2 at £245, 3 at £235 ... Audit Officer in London, half salary Other Charges— Contingencies £ | 2,315 200 £ 2,500 Less estimated credits under section 41 of " The Public Revenues Act, 1891" 8,081 2,500 5,581 Total—Vote No. 10 REGISTRAR-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT. 1897-98. Total number of officers ... ... 12 VOTE No. 11. Salaries— Head Office — Registrar-General Chief Clerk 4 Clerks: 1 at £200, 1 at £180, 1 at £160,1 at £80... Cadet Registrars of Births, Deaths, and Marriages for the several Registration Districts : — Auckland— Registrar of Births, &c, and Vaccination Inspector Clerk Wellington— Registrar of Births, &c, and Vaccination Inspector Christchurch — Registrar of Births, &c, and Vaccination Inspector Dunedin — Registrar of Births, &c, and Vaccination Inspector Registrars of Births, &c, paid by fees only 425 290 620 65 200 100 3 200 4 225 5 6 200 1,300 Other Charges— Census of 1896 Contingencies (including Year-book) 3,625 7 S 400 400 Total—Vote No. 11 ... 800 4,425 AGENT-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT. 1897-98. Total number of officers ... ... 9 VOTE No. 12. Salaries — Agent-General in London Secretary Accountant (also £200 charged to Audit) Clerks and Messengers 1,250 700 200 1,050 Othee Charges— Rent and Contingencies, including expense of " Information Bureau " 3,200 1,300 Less— Contribution from Public Trust and Government Insurance Funds 4,500 150 Total—Vote No. 12 ...

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CLASS II.—COLONIAL SECRETARY'S DEPARTMENT— continued.

Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services,

Item. 1897-98. PRINTING AND STATIONERY. 1897-98. Total number of officers ... ... 217 VOTE No. 13. Salaries— Government Printer, Manager of Stationery Office, and Controller of Stamp Printing Superintending Overseer Chief Clerk and Accountant ... 4 Clerks : 1 at £190, 1 at £188, 2 at £160 Cadet 2 Warehousemen : 1 at £165, 1 at £140 ... 4 Overseers : 2 at £253, 1 at £230, 1 at £225 3 Sub-overseers: 1 at £210, 1 at £205, 1 at £200 4 Readers : 1 at £220, 1 at £205 (also Hansard Supervisor, £100), 1 at £195, 1 at £180 Type Storeman 18 Compositors: 6 at £180, 6 at £172, 6 at £164 12 Book-finisher, Bookbinders, and Paper-rulers : 1 at £195, 1 at £180, 1 at £177, 3 at £172, 6 at £164 ... 7 Machinemen, Pressman, &c. : 1 at £175, 1 at £165, 2 at £164, 1 at £160, 1 at £145, 1 at £130 3 Stamp Printers: 1 at £260, 1 at £195, 1 at £125 ... 2 Engineer and Stoker: 1 at £185, 1 at £135 Stereotyper and Electrotyper ... Forewoman, Girls' Room 420 313 260 698 95 305 961 615 800 185 3,096 2,052 1,103 580 320 320 105 2 3 4 Folders, Sewers, and Machine-workers (females) Apprentices, Machine Boys, Reader Boys, Errand Boys, Perforators, and Gummers Piecework and Occasional Hands (including Contract Work for Railways, Insurance, and Public Trust Departments) 12,228 1,100 1,750 7,000 22,078 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Other Charges— Stationery, Paper, Parchment, &c. Stores, Bookbinding Material, Printing Ink Freight, Packing, Insurance, Wharf Labour, &c. Machinery, Type, and Printing Material... Binding Statutes for Public Libraries Overtime Fuel, Gas, and Lighting Water-rates New printing-machine for more rapidly printing Hansard Printing General Assembly Library Catalogue Contingencies 11,000 1,350 1,200 1,250 100 400 250 175 14 15 450 1,050 200 17,425 39,503 Less estimated credits under section 41 of The Public Revenues Act, 1891" 12,650 Total—Vote No. 13

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CLASS II.—COLONIAL SECRETARY'S DEPARTMENT— continued.

Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services

iem.l 189 '-98. MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES. VOTE No. 14. General Contingencies Rent of Government Offices Expenses under " The Public Health Act, 1876 " Expenses under "The Fine Arts Copyright Act, 1877 " Expenses of Assessment Courts under " The Rating Act, 1894" Analysts under the Adulteration Prevention Acts, 3 at £100 Salary of Resident, Rarotonga, Cook Islands House allowance to Hon. Mr. Carroll Pension of late Provincial Government, Nelson —Mrs. Robinson's three daughters ... New Zealand Institute, Grant to Auckland Industrial and Mining Exhibition, 1898-99, Grant to Otago Jubilee Industrial Exhibition Imperial Institute Expenses, 1896 Royal Humane Society of Australasia, Grant in aid Queensland Exhibition —Salary, Expert Meadows, freight on exhibits and expenses Fire Brigades' Annual Demonstration, Grant in aid of... Railway-passes for Fire Brigade Delegates to meeting in March, 1897 Contribution to Brussels International Customs Bureau for publication of Customs Tariffs Friendly Societies' Reserve, Dunedin, Rent of Gas and water for various Government Buildings, &c. Cost of Work to be done by Surveyor-General's Department Cost of Licensing-poll under " The Alcoholic Liquors Sale Control Act, 1895 " Bonus for discovery of coprolites Bonus for felt industry Bonus to aid Flax Industry Compassionate allowance to widow of M. Corliss, late Keeper, Quarantine-station, Wellington... Compassionate allowance to Mrs. Vitaglich, widow of late Simeon Vitaglich Hawke's Bay floods : Half-cost of removal and burial of drowned animals Relief to sufferers, Hawke's Bay floods Introduction of salmon-ova Introduction of Rocky-Mountain Sheep Subsidy of £1 for £1 towards expenses of sending an Expert to America and Great Britain to investigate and report on markets for New Zealand hemp Subsidy in aid of Observation Point Memorial, Akaroa Payment to Reuter's Telegram Company for special telegrams New Zealand Flora Retiring - allowance granted to J W. Henley, late senior Reader, Government Printing Office Premiers' Conference at Hobart Sixtieth Anniversary of Her Majesty's Accession— Allowance to Agent-General for entertaining Cost of illuminations in the colony Cost of illuminations in London Grant to the Premier to defray the expenses of his visit to London £ £ 1 2 3 4 5 7,000 200 2,600 10 t 6 20 7 8 9 300 500 100 10 11 100 500 12 13 14 15 500 500 199 100 16 17 1,000 250 18 194 19 20 21 100 25 800 22 50 23 24 25 26 400 200 500 3,000 27 25 28 100 29 30 81 32 44 110 250 300 300 50 33 34 35 36 500 400 37 56 518 38 39 40 41 250 600 75 1,750 Total —Vote No. 14 ... 24,476 TOTAL OF CLASS II. £7' 1,750

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CLASS III.—COLONIAL TREASURER'S DEPARTMENT

Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services.

Salaries. Other Charges. Total. £ £ £ ote 15. —Treasury Department 7,025 7,025 „ 16.—Friendly Societies' Registry Office 630 510 1,140 „ 17. —Land- and Income-tax Department 5,095 2,870 7,965 „ 18. —Treasury : Miscellaneous Services 8,792 8,792 TOTAL OF CLASS III. 12,750 .2,172 24,922 .tem.: .97-98. £ TREASURY DEPARTMENT. 1897-98. Total number of officers ... 33 VOTE No. 15. Salaries — Secretary to the Treasury, Receiver- and PaymasterGeneral Accountant to the Treasury Corresponding Clerk Cashier 22 Clerks: 1 at £340, 1 at £295, 2 at £250, 2 at £240, 1 at £230, 2 at £220, 1 at £215, 1 at £210, 1 at £205, 1 at £185, 2 at £180, 3 at £172, 1 at £164, 1 at £160,1 at £130, 1 at £117 5 Cadets : 1 at £95, 1 at £85, 2 at £75, 1 at £65 2 Binders : 1 at £3 10s. and 1 at £3 per week 700 475 320 250 4,547 395 338 Total —Vote No. 15 ... 7,025

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CLASS III.—COLONIAL TREASURER'S DEPARTMENT— continued.

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Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services.

tern. 1897-98. FRIENDLY SOCIETIES REGISTRY OFFICE. £ £ 1897-98. Total number of officers ... 3 VOTE No. 16. Salaries — Registrar and Actuary Revising Barrister (also Assistant Law Officer, £550) Clerk 350 50 230 Other Charges— Cost of valuations, sickness returns, and statistical cards Extra clerical assistance Contingencies 630 2 3 4 250 210 50 Total—Vote No. 16 ... 510 1,140 LAND- AND INCOME-TAX DEPARTMENT. 1897-98. Total number of officers ... 20 VOTE No. 17. Salaries — Commissioner (also Superintendent, Advances to Settlers Office, £200; and Valuer-General, nil) ... Deputy Commissioner (also Deputy Superintendent, Advances to Settlers Office, £50; and Valuation Department, £50) Chief Clerk (also Advances to Settlers Office, £50) Accountant (also Advances to Settlers Office, £50) 10 Clerks : 1 at £280, 2 at £270, 1 at £240, 3 at £230, 4 at £220,1 at £210,1 at £180, 1 at £140, 1 at £120, 1 at £115 650 400 300 350 3,395 5,095 2 3 1 Othee Charges— Payment to Postal Department for collection of Landand Income-tax Extra clerical assistance Law-costs, travelling-expenses, advertising, and contingencies 370 1,500 1,000 Total —Vote No. 17 ... 2,870 7,965 TREASURY: MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES. l ■2 3 VOTE No. 18. Expenses attending the annual " drawing " of Debentures issued under "The Consolidated Loan Act, 1867" Exchange and Commission Fee to Sir Julius Vogel as Trustee of the Sinking Fund of the Loan of 1863, and Agent under " The Lost Debentures Act, 1886 " Discount and Stamp Duty on Remittances to London... 250 1,000 300 3,000

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CLASS III.—COLONIAL TREASURER'S DEPARTMENT-continued.

Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services.

It»m. 189 1 -98. TREASURY: MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES— cont'd. £ 5 (i 7 8 VOTE No. 18— continued, Administration of " The New Zealand Consols Act, 1894 "— Salary of Registrar of Consols Other Expenses Subsidy !>aid to Waitaki County on "separate rates" collected Refund of amount paid Consolidated Fund for maintenance of Jane Ramsay (a lunatic), and applied to benefit of her husband .. Refund to claimau's of the amount paid Consolidated Fund in the estate of James Graham, as recommended by Public Petitions Committee Refund to Public Trustee for payment to next-of-kin of amounts paid into the Consolidated Fund in respect of intestate estates — John Jamieson (deceased) ... George Lindores (deceased) Joseph Patten (deceased) .. Preparation of new Government code Registration of people's claims (stamp duty and clerical assistance) Contingencies 50 100 965 39, 90 10 11 12 18 14 132 376 40 300 15 800 1,500 Less estimated credits under section 41 of "The Public Revenues Act, 1891 " 8,942 150 Total—Vote No. 18 ... 8,792 TOTAL OF CLASS III. £2 ,,922

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CLASS IV.—JUSTICE DEPARTMENT.

Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services.

1897-98. Salaries. Other Charges. Total. Vote 19. — Department of Justice £ £ £ 1,645 1,645 „ 20.—Crown Law Office ... 2,425 2,425 „ 21. —Supreme Court 4,329 1,850 6,179 „ 22.—Bankruptcy 2,585 2,152 4,737 ,, 23.—District, Magistrates', and Wardens' Courts 31,713 12,480 44,193 „ 24. —Native Land Court... 8,175 5,800 13,975 „ 25.—Validation of Native Titles 1,050 500 1,550 „ 26.—Criminal Prosecutions 12,500 12,500 ,, 27. —Coroners 2,500 2,500 28,502 ,, 28. —Prisons ... 18,467 10,035 " 29. —Office of Industries and Com325 894 merce ... 1,219 ,, 30. —Miscellaneous Services 4,650 4,650 TOTAL OF CLASS IV. 70,714 13,361 124,075 tern. 7-98. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND PATENT OFFICE. 1897-98. Total number of officers ... 9 VOTE No. 19. Salaries — Under-Secretary (also Registrar of Patents, Designs, and Trade-marks nil) Translator 2 Clerks : 1 at £210, 1 at £150 2 Cadets: 1 at £85, 1 at £65 ... 2 Clerks, Patent Office: 1 at £210, 1 at £110 Cadet 450 300 360 150 320 65 Total—Vote No. 19 1,645

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Appropriations for Consolidated Fund Services.

Item. 1897-98. CROWN LAW OFFICE. 1897-98. Total number of officers ... 4 VOTE No. 20. Salaries— Solicitor-General Assistant Law Officer (also Revising Barrister, Friendly Societies, £50) Law Draftsman and Assistant Law Officer Clerk, £175, also Editor of Cumin's Index, £50 1,000 550 650 225 Total—Vote No. 20 2,425 SUPREME COURT. i 1897-98. Total number of officers ... 29 VOTE No. 21. Salaries— Auckland — Registrar and Sheriff .;. Deputy Registrar Cadet Crier, Messenger, and Office Cleaner Assistant Office Cleaner 1 400 220 65 157 10 2 Wellington — Registrar, Sheriff, and Registrar Court of Appeal Deputy Registrar Clerk Crier and Messenger Messenger and Office Cleaner, and Office Cleaner to Official Assignee and Magistrate's Court Assistant Office Cleaners 350 200 105 140 125 09 3 Napier — Clerk Office Cleaner 170 25 4 ' Christchurch — Registrar and Sheriff Deputy Registrar Clerk Crier and Messenger Office Cleaner Assistant Messenger 400 180 100 127 50 65 5 Dunedin — Registrar and Sheriff Deputy Registrar Cadet Crier, Messenger, and Office Cleaner 400 210 75 186 G 5 Clerks to Judges at £100 500 4,329 7 8 OtiIer Charges— Expenses of Circuit Courts and Court of Appeal Proportion of fees to be refunded to Sheriffs 1,750 100 1,850 Total—Vote No. 21 6,17!

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B-07 APPROPRIATIONS CHARGEABLE ON THE CONSOLIDATED FUND AND OTHER ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDING 31st MARCH, 1898., Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1 January 1897

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B-07 APPROPRIATIONS CHARGEABLE ON THE CONSOLIDATED FUND AND OTHER ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDING 31st MARCH, 1898. Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1 January 1897

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