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The Appropriation Act, 2009

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S.M. 2009, c. 2

Bill 33, 3rd Session, 39th Legislature

The Appropriation Act, 2009

(Assented to May 27, 2009)

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 2009-10 fiscal year as tabled in the Assembly. (« budget »)

"2009-10 fiscal year" means the period beginning April 1, 2009, and ending March 31, 2010. (« exercice 2009-2010 »)

Expenditure authority — operating

2(1)        For the 2009-10 fiscal year, operating expenditures of up to $10,020,951,000 may be incurred for the public service according to the appropriations set out in Part A of the Estimates and summarized in the Schedule.

Expenditure authority — capital investment

2(2)        For the 2009-10 fiscal year, up to $753,742,000 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 the Schedule.

Interim authority subsumed

2(3)        The expenditure authority provided by this section subsumes the expenditure authority provided for in The Interim Appropriation Act, 2009.

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 2009-10 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 2009-10 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 $52,000,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2009-10 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 2009-10 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.

Repeal

6           The Interim Appropriation Act, 2009, S.M. 2009, c. 1, is repealed.

Coming into force

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

SCHEDULE

SUMMARY OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR OPERATING EXPENDITURES
AND CAPITAL INVESTMENT 2009-2010
$(000s)

Operating Expenditures Capital Investment
Legislative Assembly 21,188
Executive Council 2,916
Aboriginal and Northern Affairs 37,684
Advanced Education and Literacy 609,074 600
Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives 225,709 466
Civil Service Commission 6,434
Competitiveness, Training and Trade 149,663 789
Conservation 127,970 17,357
Culture, Heritage, Tourism and Sport 88,353
Education, Citizenship and Youth 1,474,038
Employee Pensions and Other Costs 15,124
Family Services and Housing 1,256,082 931
Finance 103,969 903
Health and Healthy Living 4,363,709 4,122
Healthy Child Manitoba 28,402
Infrastructure and Transportation 566,151 707,208
Intergovernmental Affairs 231,698
Justice 386,807 3,288
Labour and Immigration 51,379
Manitoba Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat 1,757
Science, Technology, Energy and Mines 82,560 5,225
Water Stewardship 33,876 100
Enabling Appropriations 127,908 12,753
Other Appropriations 28,500
TOTAL 10,020,951 753,742