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Note 33: Cost recovery summary

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33A: Cost recovery summary

  2015   2014
Notes $'000   $'000
Amounts applied
Payments made from portfolio bodies
Departmental
Annual appropriation 22,230 28,316
Special appropriation (including special accounts)
Own source revenue
Administered
Annual appropriation 52
Special appropriation (including special accounts) 384 124
Total amounts applied 22,666 28,440
Expenses
Departmental 24,148 28,906
Administered 586 124
Total expenses 24,734 29,030
Revenue
Departmental 15,019 16,554
Administered 7,239 5,102
Total revenue 22,258 21,656
Receivables
Not overdue 1,545 1,620
Overdue by:
0 to 30 days 51 188
31 to 60 days 109 93
61 to 90 days 84 46
More than 90 days 25 37
Not overdue 29
Overdue by:
0 to 30 days
31 to 60 days
61 to 90 days
More than 90 days
Total receivables 1,843 1,984
Amounts written off
Departmental 9 3
Administered 52
Total amounts written off 61 3

Cost recovered activities:

AusCheck Background Checking Service: coordinates national security background checks and related functions for the aviation, maritime and national health security schemes. The enabling legislation is the AusCheck Act 2007 and the AusCheck Regulations 2007.

Commonwealth Marriage Celebrants Programme: supports the availability of services across Australia and regulate marriage celebrant performance to ensure professional, knowledgeable and legally correct services are delivered to marrying couples. The enabling legislation is the Marriage (Celebrant Registration Charge) Act 2014 and the Marriage Amendment (Celebrant Administration and Fees) Act 2014.

Classification Fees​: classification decisions upon receipt of a valid application for classification accompanied by the prescribed fee. With limited exceptions every film, computer game and certain publications must be classified before they can be legally made available to the Australian public by means of sale, exhibition and commercial distribution. The Classification Act is the enabling legislation.

Cost Recovery Impact Statements (CRISs) for the above activities is available at:

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