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Public order and safety not elsewhere classified (COFOG-A 039)

Australian System of Government Finance Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods
Reference period
2015
Released
23/12/2015
Next release Unknown
First release
A1C.59.

Public order and safety not elsewhere classified (COFOG-A 039) consists of government expenditure on public order and safety not elsewhere classified. This category is further classified into:

  • control of domestic animals and livestock (COFOG-A 0391); and
  • public order and safety not elsewhere classified (COFOG-A 0399).

Control of domestic animals and livestock (COFOG-A 0391)

A1C.60.

Control of domestic animals and livestock (COFOG-A 0391) consists of:

  • the administration, operation or support of programs relating to the control of domestic animals and stray cattle.

Includes: Animal registration; animal pounds; control of stray cattle; associated veterinary costs.

Excludes: Veterinary medicine and animal husbandry costs connected to agricultural research (classified to research and development - agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (COFOG-A 0472)).

Public order and safety not elsewhere classified (COFOG-A 0399)

A1C.61.

Public order and safety not elsewhere classified (COFOG-A 0399) consists of:

  • the administration, operation or support of activities such as formulation, administration, coordination and monitoring of overall policies, plans, programs and budgets relating to public order and safety; preparation and enforcement of legislation and standards for the provision of public order and safety; production and dissemination of general information, technical documentation and statistics on public order and safety.

Includes: Control of explosives; human rights organisations; community relations; community policing; programs to improve or promote public order and safety such as domestic violence prevention programs, community justice programs and night patrol programs; public order and safety affairs and services that cannot be classified to police services (COFOG-A 031), civil and fire protection services (COFOG-A 032), law courts and associated activities (COFOG-A 033), prisons (COFOG-A 034), research and development - public order and safety (COFOG-A 035) or control of domestic animals and livestock (COFOG-A 0391).

Excludes: Road safety (classified to road transport not elsewhere classified (COFOG-A 1119)); operations of state emergency services that can be allocated to natural disaster relief (classified to natural disaster relief (COFOG-A 1091)).