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The Appropriation Act, 2014

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S.M. 2014, c. 2

Bill 75, 3rd Session, 40th Legislature

The Appropriation Act, 2014

(Assented to June 12, 2014)

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 2014-2015 fiscal year as tabled in the Assembly. (« budget »)

"2014-2015 fiscal year" means the period beginning April 1, 2014, and ending March 31, 2015. (« exercice 2014-2015 »)

Expenditure authority — operating

2(1)        For the 2014-2015 fiscal year, operating expenditures of up to $12,089,526,000 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 2014-2015 fiscal year, up to $741,579,000 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 2014-2015 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 2014-2015 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 $160,000,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2014-2015 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 2014-2015 fiscal year under section 45 of The Financial Administration Act to ensure completion of projects or contracts initiated in the year must not exceed $775,000,000.

Interim authority subsumed

6(1)        The authority provided by this Act subsumes the authority provided for in The Interim Appropriation Act, 2014.

Repeal

6(2)        The Interim Appropriation Act, 2014, S.M. 2014, 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 2014-2015 $(000s)

Operating Expenditures

Capital Investment
Legislative Assembly 24,726
Executive Council 2,679
Aboriginal and Northern Affairs 34,226
Agriculture, Food and Rural Development 209,035 250
Children and Youth Opportunities 48,247
Civil Service Commission 20,141
Conservation and Water Stewardship 144,236 30,529
Education and Advanced Learning 2,083,185 100

Education and School Tax Credits

347,163
Employee Pensions and Other Costs 13,899
Family Services 1,124,762 672
Finance 65,981 500
Health, Healthy Living and Seniors 5,382,077 1,040
Housing and Community Development 79,119
Infrastructure and Transportation 660,780 682,920
Jobs and the Economy 669,545 3,988
Justice 533,384 2,831
Labour and Immigration 25,427
Mineral Resources 10,780 196
Multiculturalism and Literacy 21,170
Municipal Government 423,341
Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection 85,912 110
Enabling Appropriations 38,124 18,443
Other Appropriations 41,587
TOTAL 12,089,526 741,579