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The Appropriation Act, 2010

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S.M. 2010, c. 42

Bill 37, 4th Session, 39th Legislature

The Appropriation Act, 2010

(Assented to June 17, 2010)

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 2010-11 fiscal year as tabled in the Assembly. (« budget »)

"2010-11 fiscal year" means the period beginning April 1, 2010, and ending March 31, 2011. (« exercice 2010-2011 »)

Expenditure authority — operating

2(1)        For the 2010-11 fiscal year, operating expenditures of up to $10,536,565,000 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 2010-11 fiscal year, up to $797,196,000 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, 2010.

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 2010-11 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 2010-11 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 $75,000,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2010-11 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 2010-11 fiscal year under section 45 of The Financial Administration Act to ensure completion of projects or contracts initiated in the year must not exceed $400,000,000.

Repeal

6           The Interim Appropriation Act, 2010, S.M. 2010, 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 2010-2011 $(000s)

Operating Expenditures Capital Investment
Legislative Assembly 21,691
Executive Council 2,827
Aboriginal and Northern Affairs 36,857
Advanced Education and Literacy 626,996 6,162
Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives 215,509 250
Civil Service Commission 20,480
Conservation 123,237 17,557
Culture, Heritage and Tourism 63,350
Education 1,236,362
Education and School Tax Credits 270,428
Employee Pensions and Other Costs 18,060
Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade 144,589 3,146
Family Services and Consumer Affairs 1,305,433 1,409
Finance 88,750
Health 4,652,818 1,012
Healthy Living, Youth and Seniors 76,568
Housing and Community Development 72,336
Infrastructure and Transportation 614,204 750,536
Innovation, Energy and Mines 72,784 3,146
Justice 402,157 5,783
Labour and Immigration 58,055
Local Government 255,781
Sport 11,919
Water Stewardship 33,427 30
Enabling Appropriations 81,796 8,165
Other Appropriations 30,151
TOTAL 10,536,565 797,196