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Fourth Session, Thirty-Eighth Legislature

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Bill 44

THE APPROPRIATION ACT, 2006


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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, 2007, 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 2006-07 fiscal year as tabled in the Assembly. (« budget »)

"2006-07 fiscal year" means the period beginning April 1, 2006, and ending March 31, 2007. (« exercice 2006-2007 »)

Expenditure authority — operating

2(1)        For the 2006-07 fiscal year, operating expenditures of up to $8,392,597,200. may be incurred for 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 2006-07 fiscal year, up to $321,814,400. 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, 2006, S.M. 2006, 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 2006-07 fiscal year, has become responsible for the program or activity that includes that expenditure or investment.

Limit on expenditures for inventory

3           Up to $5,000,000. may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2006-07 fiscal year for the purpose of developing or acquiring inventory to be disposed of in a subsequent year.

Limit on payments for certain long-term liabilities

4           Up to $7,000,000. may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2006-07 fiscal year for the purpose of reducing or eliminating a long-term liability previously accrued under section 66 of The Financial Administration Act.

Limit on commitments to future expenditures

5           The commitments made in the 2006-07 fiscal year under section 45 of The Financial Administration Act to ensure completion of projects or contracts initiated in the year must not exceed $500,000,000.

Coming into force

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

SCHEDULE A

ESTIMATES OF OPERATING EXPENDITURE 2006-2007 $(000s)

Manitoba Estimates of Expenditure Sums to be Voted General Statutory Appropriations Total

Legislative Assembly 16,319.1 12,605.8 28,924.9
Executive Council 2,633.3 -    2,633.3
Aboriginal and Northern Affairs 33,984.2 -    33,984.2
Advanced Education and Training 596,417.2 -    596,417.2
Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives 181,095.3 -    181,095.3
Civil Service Commission 5,008.9 -    5,008.9
Conservation 113,566.7 -    113,566.7
Culture, Heritage and Tourism 71,202.4 -    71,202.4
Education, Citizenship and Youth 1,245,270.3 -    1,245,270.3
Employee Pensions and Other Costs 80,215.1 -    80,215.1
Energy, Science and Technology 60,150.8 -    60,150.8
Family Services and Housing 1,034,450.9 -    1,034,450.9
Finance 102,009.1 -    102,009.1
Public Debt -    282,000.0 282,000.0
Health 3,606,900.8 -    3,606,900.8
Healthy Child Manitoba 25,830.8 -    25,830.8
Industry, Economic Development and Mines 29,184.5 -    29,184.5
Intergovernmental Affairs and Trade 251,418.2 -    251,418.2
Justice 297,905.6 -    297,905.6
Labour and Immigration 35,267.8 -    35,267.8
Manitoba Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat 1,130.0 -    1,130.0
Sport 11,415.2 -    11,415.2
Transportation and Government Services 408,352.9 -    408,352.9
Water Stewardship 50,305.5 -    50,305.5
Enabling Appropriations 106,757.6 -    106,757.6
Other Appropriations 25,805.0 -    25,805.0

TOTAL 8,392,597.2 294,605.8 8,687,203.0

SCHEDULE B

ESTIMATES OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT 2006-2007 $(000s)

Manitoba Estimates of Expenditure Sums to be Voted General Statutory Appropriations Total

General Assets
Legislative Assembly 50.0 -    50.0
Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives 50.0 -    50.0
Conservation 1,596.0 -    1,596.0
Culture, Heritage and Tourism 100.0 -    100.0
Education, Citizenship and Youth 175.0 -    175.0
Energy, Science and Technology 4,514.0 -    4,514.0
Family Services and Housing 1,899.7 -    1,899.7
Finance 2,754.2 -    2,754.2
Health 1,528.2 -    1,528.2
Justice 1,133.0 -    1,133.0
Transportation and Government Services 46,417.3 -    46,417.3
Water Stewardship 441.4 -    441.4
Internal Reform, Workforce Adjustment and General Salary Increases (an Enabling Appropriation) 15,175.0 -    15,175.0

Total for general assets 75,833.8 -    75,833.8

Infrastructure Assets
Conservation 10,790.0 -    10,790.0
Transportation and Government Services 116,342.6 -    116,342.6
Water Stewardship 10,425.0 -    10,425.0
Manitoba Floodway Expansion 108,423.0 -    108,423.0

Total for infrastructure assets 245,980.6 -    245,980.6

TOTAL FOR CAPITAL INVESTMENT 321,814.4 -    321,814.4