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The Appropriation Act, 2007

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S.M. 2007, c. 4

Bill 26, 1st Session, 39th Legislature

The Appropriation Act, 2007

(Assented to October 25, 2007)

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 2007-08 fiscal year as tabled in the Assembly. (« budget »)

"2007-08 fiscal year" means the period beginning April 1, 2007, and ending March 31, 2008. (« exercice 2007-2008 »)

Expenditure authority — operating

2(1)        For the 2007-08 fiscal year, operating expenditures of up to $9,002,662,000 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 2007-08 fiscal year, up to $595,309,400 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, 2007, S.M. 2007, 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 2007-08 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 2007-08 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 $10,000,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2007-08 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 2007-08 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 2007-2008
$(000s)

Manitoba Estimates of Expenditure SUMS TO BE VOTED GENERAL STATUTORY APPROPRIATIONS TOTAL
Legislative Assembly 18,044.0 12,317.1 30,361.1
Executive Council 2,759.2 2,759.2
Aboriginal and Northern Affairs 38,416.6 38,416.6
Advanced Education and Literacy 539,723.7 539,723.7
Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives 203,675.1 203,675.1
Civil Service Commission 5,450.0 5,450.0
Competitiveness, Training and Trade 109,195.7 109,195.7
Conservation 119,416.5 119,416.5
Culture, Heritage, Tourism and Sport 85,023.7 85,023.7
Education, Citizenship and Youth 1,301,718.2 1,301,718.2
Employee Pensions and Other Costs 88,223.3 88,223.3
Family Services and Housing 1,126,614.1 1,126,614.1
Finance 102,562.6 102,562.6
Public Debt 276,000.0 276,000.0
Health 3,882,408.6 3,882,408.6
Healthy Child Manitoba 26,397.7 26,397.7
Infrastructure and Transportation 493,390.1 493,390.1
Intergovernmental Affairs 246,468.0 246,468.0
Justice 321,557.4 321,557.4
Labour and Immigration 46,509.8 46,509.8
Manitoba Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat 1,365.4 1,365.4
Science, Technology, Energy and Mines 78,588.3 78,588.3
Water Stewardship 31,985.2 31,985.2
Enabling Appropriations 107,363.8 107,363.8
Other Appropriations 25,805.0 25,805.0
TOTAL 9,002,662.0 288,317.1 9,290,979.1

SCHEDULE B

ESTIMATES OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT 2007-2008
$(000s)

Manitoba Estimates of Expenditure SUMS TO BE VOTED GENERAL STATUTORY APPROPRIATIONS TOTAL
Legislative Assembly 50.0 50.0
Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives 435.0 435.0
Competitiveness, Training and Trade 2,420.8 2,420.8
Conservation 10,777.4 10,777.4
Culture, Heritage, Tourism and Sport 90.0 90.0
Education, Citizenship and Youth 175.0 175.0
Family Services and Housing 2,826.5 2,826.5
Finance 845.9 845.9
Health 336.1 336.1
Infrastructure and Transportation 551,294.7 551,294.7
Justice 4,050.9 4,050.9
Science, Technology, Energy and Mines 9,333.8 9,333.8
Water Stewardship 244.3 244.3
Internal Reform, Workforce Adjustment and General Salary Increases
(an Enabling Appropriation)
12,429.0 12,429.0
TOTAL FOR CAPITAL INVESTMENT 595,309.4 595,309.4