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The Appropriation Act, 2004

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S.M. 2004, c. 48

Bill 52, 2nd Session, 38th Legislature

The Appropriation Act, 2004

(Assented to June 10, 2004)

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:

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 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 »)

Expenditure authority — operating

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.

Expenditure authority — capital investment

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.

Interim authority subsumed

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.

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 2004-05 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 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.

Coming into force

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

SCHEDULE A

ESTIMATES OF OPERATING EXPENDITURE 2004-2005 $(000s)

Manitoba Estimates of ExpenditureSums to be votedGeneral Statutory
Appropriations
TOTAL
Legislative Assembly 14,527.8 9,567.1          24,094.9
Executive Council 3,062.6 - 3,062.6
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
Conservation 105,508.5 - 105,508.5
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
Finance 97,920.4 - 97,920.4
Public Debt - 238,681.5           238,681.5
Health 3,161,288.9 - 3,161,288.9
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
Justice 264,833.7 - 264,833.7
Labour and Immigration 29,139.1 - 29,139.1
Seniors Directorate 741.1 - 741.1
Sport 10,644.2 - 10,644.2
Transportation and Government Services 384,773.0 - 384,773.0
Water Stewardship 44,723.2 - 44,723.2
Enabling Appropriations 58,941.6 - 58,941.6
Other Appropriations 25,810.0 - 25,810.0
TOTAL 7,292,990.4 248,248.67,541,239.0

SCHEDULE B

ESTIMATES OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT 2004-2005 $(000s)

Sums to be votedGeneral Statutory
Appropriations
TOTAL
GENERAL ASSETS
Legislative Assembly 61.0 - 61.0
Advanced Education and Training 3,120.0 - 3,120.0
Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives 242.0 - 242.0
Conservation 994.6 - 994.6
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
Finance 700.0 - 700.0
Health 3,204.0 - 3,204.0
Justice 1,600.0 - 1,600.0
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
INFRASTRUCTURE ASSETS
Conservation 2,658.6 - 2,658.6
Transportation and Government Services 78,917.6 - 78,917.6
Water Stewardship 4,015.7 - 4,015.7
TOTAL FOR INFRASTRUCTURE ASSETS 85,591.9 - 85,591.9
TOTAL FOR CAPITAL INVESTMENT140,591.9 - 140,591.9