Second Session, Thirty-Eighth Legislature
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THE APPROPRIATION ACT, 2004
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(Assented to )
WHEREAS Messages from the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, accompanied by estimates of expenditure for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2005, indicate that the amounts mentioned in Schedule A and Schedule B are required for operating expenditures and capital investments of the public service not otherwise provided for;
THEREFORE HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
1 The following definitions apply in this Act.
"appropriation" means a sum voted for operating expenditures or capital investment as set out in the Estimates. (« crédit »)
"Estimates" means the Manitoba Estimates of Expenditure for the 2004-05 fiscal year as tabled in the Assembly. (« budget »)
"2004-05 fiscal year" means the period beginning April 1, 2004, and ending March 31, 2005. (« exercice 2004-2005 »)
2(1) For the 2004-05 fiscal year, up to $7,292,990,400. may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund and applied to operating expenditures of the public service according to the appropriations set out in Part A of the Estimates and summarized in Schedule A.
2(2) For the 2004-05 fiscal year, up to $140,591,900. may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund and applied to capital investments according to the appropriations set out in Part B of the Estimates and summarized in Schedule B.
2(3) The expenditure authority provided by this section subsumes the expenditure authority provided for in the special warrant issued pursuant to Order in Council 144/2004.
2(4) An operating expenditure or capital investment authorized by this Act may be made by the Crown through any government department that, during the 2004-05 fiscal year, has become responsible for the program or activity that includes that expenditure or investment.
3 The commitments made in the 2004-05 fiscal year under section 45 of The Financial Administration Act to ensure completion of projects or contracts initiated in the year must not exceed $300,000,000.
4 This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.
ESTIMATES OF OPERATING EXPENDITURE 2004-2005 $(000s)
|Manitoba Estimates of Expenditure||Sums to be voted||General Statutory|
|Aboriginal and Northern Affairs||29,189.2||-||29,189.2|
|Advanced Education and Training||541,921.4||-||541,921.4|
|Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives||145,705.7||-||145,705.7|
|Civil Service Commission||4,275.5||-||4,275.5|
|Culture, Heritage and Tourism||68,321.5||-||68,321.5|
|Education, Citizenship and Youth||1,106,149.6||-||1,106,149.6|
|Employee Pensions and Other Costs||67,737.5||-||67,737.5|
|Energy, Science and Technology||51,577.2||-||51,577.2|
|Family Services and Housing||912,781.5||-||912,781.5|
|Healthy Child Manitoba||22,315.2||-||22,315.2|
|Industry, Economic Development and Mines||30,474.5||-||30,474.5|
|Intergovernmental Affairs and Trade||110,627.5||-||110,627.5|
|Labour and Immigration||29,139.1||-||29,139.1|
|Transportation and Government Services||384,773.0||-||384,773.0|
ESTIMATES OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT 2004-2005 $(000s)
|Sums to be voted||General Statutory|
|Advanced Education and Training||3,120.0||-||3,120.0|
|Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives||242.0||-||242.0|
|Culture, Heritage and Tourism||150.0||-||150.0|
|Energy, Science and Technology||5,080.0||-||5,080.0|
|Family Services and Housing||1,890.0||-||1,890.0|
|Transportation and Government Services||26,358.4||-||26,358.4|
|Internal Reform, Workforce Adjustment and General Salary Increases (an Enabling Appropriation) ||11,600.0 ||- ||11,600.0|
|TOTAL FOR GENERAL ASSETS||55,000.0||-||55,000.0|
|Transportation and Government Services||78,917.6||-||78,917.6|
|TOTAL FOR INFRASTRUCTURE ASSETS||85,591.9||-||85,591.9|
|TOTAL FOR CAPITAL INVESTMENT||140,591.9||-||140,591.9|