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Third Session, Thirty-Eighth Legislature

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Bill 45

THE APPROPRIATION ACT, 2005


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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, 2006, 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:

Definitions

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 2005-06 fiscal year as tabled in the Assembly. (« budget »)

"2005-06 fiscal year" means the period beginning April 1, 2005, and ending March 31, 2006. (« exercice 2005-2006 »)

Expenditure authority — operating

2(1)        For the 2005-06 fiscal year, up to $7,848,928,600. 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.

Expenditure authority — capital investment

2(2)        For the 2005-06 fiscal year, up to $226,132,900. 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.

Interim authority subsumed

2(3)        The expenditure authority provided by this section subsumes the expenditure authority provided for in The Interim Appropriation Act, 2005, S.M. 2005, c. 1.

Expenditures by responsible department

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 2005-06 fiscal year, has become responsible for the program or activity that includes that expenditure or investment.

Limit on commitments to future expenditures

3           The commitments made in the 2005-06 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.

Coming into force

4           This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.

SCHEDULE A

ESTIMATES OF OPERATING EXPENDITURE 2005-2006 $(000s)

Manitoba Estimates of Expenditure
SUMS TO BE VOTED
GENERAL STATUTORY APPROPRIATIONS
TOTAL
Legislative Assembly 15,585.0 10,999.8 26,584.8
Executive Council 2,616.7 - 2,616.7
Aboriginal and Northern Affairs 30,420.0 - 30,420.0
Advanced Education and Training 556,413.5 - 556,413.5
Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives 174,363.7 - 174,363.7
Civil Service Commission 4,658.9 - 4,658.9
Conservation 111,184.7 - 111,184.7
Culture, Heritage and Tourism 69,994.6 - 69,994.6
Education, Citizenship and Youth 1,189,334.9 - 1,189,334.9
Employee Pensions and Other Costs 74,255.3 - 74,255.3
Energy, Science and Technology 56,790.1 - 56,790.1
Family Services and Housing 969,278.4 - 969,278.4
Finance 102,129.4 - 102,129.4
Public Debt - 268,983.9 268,983.9
Health 3,389,760.2 - 3,389,760.2
Healthy Child Manitoba 24,775.3 - 24,775.3
Industry, Economic Development and Mines 29,133.7 - 29,133.7
Intergovernmental Affairs and Trade 222,097.4 - 222,097.4
Justice 284,183.6 - 284,183.6
Labour and Immigration 31,209.1 - 31,209.1
Manitoba Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat 921.0 - 921.0
Sport 11,155.2 - 11,155.2
Transportation and Government Services 388,913.0 - 388,913.0
Water Stewardship 48,369.6 - 48,369.6
Enabling Appropriations 35,580.3 - 35,580.3
Other Appropriations
25,805.0
-
25,805.0
TOTAL7,848,928.6 279,983.7 8,128,912.3

SCHEDULE B

ESTIMATES OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT 2005-2006 $(000s)

Manitoba Estimates of Expenditure
SUMS TO BE VOTED
GENERAL STATUTORY APPROPRIATIONS
TOTAL
General Assets
Legislative Assembly 52.0 - 52.0
Advanced Education and Training 3,538.4 - 3,538.4
Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives 165.5 - 165.5
Conservation 450.0 - 450.0
Energy, Science and Technology 547.0 - 547.0
Family Services and Housing 2,417.7 - 2,417.7
Finance 343.8 - 343.8
Health 3,583.4 - 3,583.4
Justice 1,283.1 - 1,283.1
Transportation and Government Services 34,283.3 - 34,283.3
Internal Reform, Workforce Adjustment and General Salary Increases
(an Enabling Appropriation)
12,100.0
-
12,100.0
Total for General Assets 58,764.2 - 58,764.2
 
Infrastructure Assets
Conservation 6,351.1 - 6,351.1
Transportation and Government Services 94,917.6 - 94,917.6
Water Stewardship 4,000.0 - 4,000.0
Manitoba Floodway Expansion 56,100.0 - 56,100.0
Internal Reform, Workforce Adjustment and General Salary Increases
(an Enabling Appropriation)
6,000.0
-
6,000.0
Total for Infrastructure Assets
167,368.7
-
167,368.7
TOTAL FOR CAPITAL INVESTMENT 226,132.9- 226,132.9

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