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The Appropriation Act, 2008

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S.M. 2008, c. 1

Bill 42, 2nd Session, 39th Legislature

The Appropriation Act, 2008

(Assented to June 5, 2008)

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 2008-09 fiscal year as tabled in the Assembly. (« budget »)

"2008-09 fiscal year" means the period beginning April 1, 2008, and ending March 31, 2009. (« exercice 2008-2009 »)

Expenditure authority — operating

2(1)        For the 2008-09 fiscal year, operating expenditures of up to $9,585,745,100 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 2008-09 fiscal year, up to $579,080,300 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 84/2008.

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 2008-09 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 2008-09 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 $25,000,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2008-09 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 2008-09 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
2008-2009

$(000s)

Manitoba Estimates of Expenditure SUMS TO
BE VOTED
GENERAL
STATUTORY
APPROPRIATIONS
TOTAL
Legislative Assembly 19,264.4 15,800.0 35,064.4
Executive Council 2,848.1 2,848.1
Aboriginal and Northern Affairs 40,580.3 40,580.3
Advanced Education and Literacy 572,334.6 572,334.6
Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives 217,050.5 217,050.5
Civil Service Commission 6,235.0 6,235.0
Competitiveness, Training and Trade 119,121.0 119,121.0
Conservation 123,076.5 123,076.5
Culture, Heritage, Tourism and Sport 88,171.6 88,171.6
Education, Citizenship and Youth 1,409,138.5 1,409,138.5
Employee Pensions and Other Costs 79,604.4 79,604.4
Family Services and Housing 1,196,762.6 1,196,762.6
Finance 102,898.7 102,898.7
Public Debt 262,500.0 262,500.0
Health and Healthy Living 4,133,022.2 4,133,022.2
Healthy Child Manitoba 27,180.0 27,180.0
Infrastructure and Transportation 527,011.1 527,011.1
Intergovernmental Affairs 260,971.8 260,971.8
Justice 347,646.8 347,646.8
Labour and Immigration 49,046.4 49,046.4
Manitoba Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat 1,764.8 1,764.8
Science, Technology, Energy and Mines 81,060.1 81,060.1
Water Stewardship 33,360.8 33,360.8
Enabling Appropriations 122,094.9 122,094.9
Other Appropriations 25,500.0 25,500.0
TOTAL 9,585,745.1 278,300.0 9,864,045.1

SCHEDULE B

ESTIMATES OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT
2008-09

$(000s)

Manitoba Estimates of Expenditure SUMS TO
BE VOTED
GENERAL
STATUTORY
APPROPRIATIONS
TOTAL
Legislative Assembly 50.0 50.0
Advanced Education and Literacy 600.0 600.0
Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives 124.0 124.0
Competitiveness, Training and Trade 1,030.4 1,030.4
Conservation 10,311.0 10,311.0
Culture, Heritage, Tourism and Sport 31.5 31.5
Family Services and Housing 918.0 918.0
Finance 955.7 955.7
Health and Healthy Living 1,922.5 1,922.5
Infrastructure and Transportation 544,603.2 544,603.2
Justice 2,715.2 2,715.2
Science, Technology, Energy and Mines 5,100.0 5,100.0
Water Stewardship 50.0 50.0

Internal Reform, Workforce Adjustment and General Salary Increases (an Enabling Appropriation)

10,668.8 10,668.8
TOTAL FOR CAPITAL INVESTMENT 579,080.3 579,080.3