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The Appropriation Act, 2013

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S.M. 2013, c. 2

Bill 49, 2nd Session, 40th Legislature

The Appropriation Act, 2013

(Assented to September 11, 2013)

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 2013-2014 fiscal year as tabled in the Assembly. (« budget »)

"2013-2014 fiscal year" means the period beginning April 1, 2013, and ending March 31, 2014. (« exercice 2013-2014 »)

Expenditure authority — operating

2(1)        For the 2013-2014 fiscal year, operating expenditures of up to $11,850,818,000 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 2013-2014 fiscal year, up to $695,695,000 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.

Expenditures by responsible department

2(3)        An operating expenditure or capital investment authorized by this Act may be made by the Crown through any government department that, during the 2013-2014 fiscal year, has become responsible for the program or activity that includes that expenditure or investment.

Limit on expenditures for inventory

3           Up to $800,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2013-2014 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 $77,470,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2013-2014 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 2013-2014 fiscal year under section 45 of The Financial Administration Act to ensure completion of projects or contracts initiated in the year must not exceed $465,000,000.

Interim authority subsumed

6(1)        The authority provided by this Act subsumes the authority provided for in The Interim Appropriation Act, 2013.

Repeal

6(2)        The Interim Appropriation Act, 2013, S.M. 2013, 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 2013-2014 $(000s)

Operating Expenditures Capital Investment
Legislative Assembly 24,495
Executive Council 2,622
Aboriginal and Northern Affairs 34,249
Advanced Education and Literacy 707,662 100
Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives 214,643 250
Children and Youth Opportunities 47,910
Civil Service Commission 20,200
Conservation and Water Stewardship 146,391 24,427
Culture, Heritage and Tourism 60,841 110
Education 1,356,346

Education and School Tax Credits

325,440
Employee Pensions and Other Costs 18,288
Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade 580,539
Family Services and Labour 1,097,412 137
Finance 69,166 500
Health 5,230,778 1,711
Healthy Living, Seniors and Consumer Affairs 55,490
Housing and Community Development 82,587
Immigration and Multiculturalism 16,892
Infrastructure and Transportation 639,203 636,530
Innovation, Energy and Mines 85,136 10,000
Justice 507,064 3,326
Local Government 398,678
Sport 11,770
Enabling Appropriations 61,623 18,604
Other Appropriations 55,393
TOTAL 11,850,818 695,695