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Jamaica - OCA Budget

  1. 1. 2012-2013 Jamaica Budget Head 0700 - Office of the Childrens Advocate Budget 1 - Recurrent Head 0700 - Office of the Childrens Advocate $’000_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Function / Sub Function / Programme Authorised By Estimates, Revised Approved Provisional Law 2012-2013 Estimates, Estimates, Expenditure, 2011-2012 2011-2012 2010-2011 . unction F 01 -General Government Services 07 Other General Government Services - 84,078.0 71,608.0 75,435.0 59,253.0 07 139 Protection of the Rights of Children - 84,078.0 71,608.0 75,435.0 59,253.0 Total Function 01-General Government Services - 84,078.0 71,608.0 75,435.0 59,253.0 Total Budget 1 - Recurrent - 84,078.0 71,608.0 75,435.0 59,253.0 . Analysis of Expenditure 21 Compensation of Employees - 49,111.0 45,382.0 44,209.0 37,361.0 22 Travel Expenses and Subsistence - 12,222.0 10,095.0 10,095.0 6,498.0 23 Rental of Property, Machinery and Equipment - 7,038.0 7,700.0 7,700.0 6,774.0 24 Public Utility Services - 1,000.0 800.0 800.0 696.0 25 Purchases of Other Goods and Services - 13,561.0 6,831.0 11,831.0 7,174.0 30 Grants and Contributions - 346.0 150.0 150.0 200.0 31 Purchases of Equipment (Capital Goods) - 800.0 650.0 650.0 550.0 Total Budget 01-Recurrent - 84,078.0 71,608.0 75,435.0 59,253.0 . The Office of the Children’s Advocate (OCA), a Commission of Parliament, was establish under the Child Care andProtection Act in 2004. The mandate of the OCA is to protect and enfore the rights of children. The responsibilities are as follows:  Provide legal representation for children in court proceedings and intervene in any proceedings before a court or tribunal involving law or practice concerning the rights and best interest of the child.  Provide assistance to a child in making a complaint against a relevant authority.  Keep under review the adequacy and effectiveness of law, services and practice relating to the rights and best interest of the child.  Give advice and make recommendation to parliament or any Minister or relevant authority on matters concerning the rights and best interest of children.  Take steps to ensure that children are aware of the functions and location of the office and the views of children and persons having custody, controll and care of children are sought. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 700 - 1 Head 0700 - Office of the Childrens Advocate 700 - 1
  2. 2. 2012-2013 Jamaica Budget Head 0700 - Office of the Childrens Advocate Budget 1 - Recurrent Function 01 - General Government Services Head 0700 - Office of the Childrens SubFunction 07 - Other General Government Services Advocate Programme 139 - Protection of the Rights of Children $’000_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sub Programme / Activity Authorised By Estimates, Revised Approved Provisional Law 2012-2013 Estimates, Estimates, Expenditure, 2011-2012 2011-2012 2010-2011 .1 5 Advocacy and Protection - 84,078.0 71,608.0 75,435.0 59,253.0 51 0489 Office of the Childrens Advocate - 84,078.0 71,608.0 75,435.0 59,253.0 Total Programme 139-Protection of the Rights of - 84,078.0 71,608.0 75,435.0 59,253.0 Children . Analysis of Expenditure 21 Compensation of Employees - 49,111.0 45,382.0 44,209.0 37,361.0 22 Travel Expenses and Subsistence - 12,222.0 10,095.0 10,095.0 6,498.0 23 Rental of Property, Machinery and Equipment - 7,038.0 7,700.0 7,700.0 6,774.0 24 Public Utility Services - 1,000.0 800.0 800.0 696.0 25 Purchases of Other Goods and Services - 13,561.0 6,831.0 11,831.0 7,174.0 30 Grants and Contributions - 346.0 150.0 150.0 200.0 31 Purchases of Equipment (Capital Goods) - 800.0 650.0 650.0 550.0 Total Programme 139-Protection of the Rights of - 84,078.0 71,608.0 75,435.0 59,253.0 Children . Sub Programme 51-Advocacy and Protection Activity 0489-Office of the Childrens Advocate 21 Compensation of Employees - 49,111.0 45,382.0 44,209.0 37,361.0 22 Travel Expenses and Subsistence - 12,222.0 10,095.0 10,095.0 6,498.0 23 Rental of Property, Machinery and Equipment - 7,038.0 7,700.0 7,700.0 6,774.0 24 Public Utility Services - 1,000.0 800.0 800.0 696.0 25 Purchases of Other Goods and Services - 13,561.0 6,831.0 11,831.0 7,174.0 30 Grants and Contributions - 346.0 150.0 150.0 200.0 31 Purchases of Equipment (Capital Goods) - 800.0 650.0 650.0 550.0 Total Activity 0489-Office of the Childrens Advocate - 84,078.0 71,608.0 75,435.0 59,253.0 .For 2012/13 the OCA will continue to: 1. Maintain an efficient and effective system of governance and management of the Office of the Children’s Advocate. 2. Review and monitor existing laws and services to ensure their relevance and effectiveness in protecting the rights and upholding the best interest of children in Jamaica. To undertake study on profile of children in conflict with the laws and make policy recommendation to parliament and other relevant authorities. 3. Provide legal representation/advice/assistance for children as requested or as identified. 4. Receive complaints and conduct investigation on behalf of the child and seek redress. 5. Intensify public education programme on the rights and best interest of children, the role and function of the OCA and to undertake stakeholder consultations. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 700 - 2 Head 0700 - Office of the Childrens Advocate 700 - 2
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