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The Interim Appropriation Act, 2005

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S.M. 2005, c. 1

Bill 19, 3rd Session, 38th Legislature

The Interim Appropriation Act, 2005

(Assented to March 23, 2005)

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 to be voted for operating expenditure 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 »)

Authority for operating expenditures

2(1)        For the 2005-06 fiscal year, up to $2,747,125,010. — which is 35% of the total appropriations set out in Part A of the Estimates — may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund and applied to operating expenditures of the public service according to those appropriations.

Authority for capital investments

2(2)        For the 2005-06 fiscal year, up to $79,146,515. — which is 35% of the total appropriations set out in Part B of the Estimates — may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund and applied to capital investments according to those appropriations.

Expenditure by responsible department

2(3)        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 $150,000,000.

Coming into force

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