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The Appropriation Act, 2011

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S.M. 2011, c. 42

Bill 52, 5th Session, 39th Legislature

The Appropriation Act, 2011

(Assented to June 16, 2011)

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 2011-2012 fiscal year as tabled in the Assembly. (« budget »)

"2011-2012 fiscal year" means the period beginning April 1, 2011, and ending March 31, 2012. (« exercice 2011-2012 »)

Expenditure authority — operating

2(1)        For the 2011-2012 fiscal year, operating expenditures of up to $11,087,745,000 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 2011-2012 fiscal year, up to $808,050,000 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 special warrant issued pursuant to Order in Council 96/2011.

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 2011-2012 fiscal year, has become responsible for the program or activity that includes that expenditure or investment.

Limit on expenditures for inventory

3           Up to $3,000,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2011-2012 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 $92,500,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2011-2012 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 2011-2012 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

SUMMARY OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR
OPERATING EXPENDITURES AND CAPITAL INVESTMENT 2011-2012

$(000s)

Operating Expenditures Capital Investment
Legislative Assembly 22,464
Executive Council 2,827
Aboriginal and Northern Affairs 38,051
Advanced Education and Literacy 661,237 1,132
Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives 228,299 250
Civil Service Commission 21,656
Conservation 126,582 26,630
Culture, Heritage and Tourism 64,100 110
Education 1,297,399 27

Education and School Tax Credits

288,819
Employee Pensions and Other Costs 15,817
Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade 134,567 2,829
Family Services and Consumer Affairs 1,388,417 415
Finance 86,593
Health 4,925,016 813
Healthy Living, Youth and Seniors 77,897
Housing and Community Development 82,326
Infrastructure and Transportation 594,299 749,022
Innovation, Energy and Mines 87,658 2,742
Justice 427,743 3,448
Labour and Immigration 58,761
Local Government 307,552
Sport 11,959
Water Stewardship 35,250 77
Enabling Appropriations 42,305 20,555
Other Appropriations 60,151
TOTAL 11,087,745 808,050