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The Appropriation Act, 2016

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S.M. 2016, c. 11

Bill 12, 1 st Session, 41st Legislature

The Appropriation Act, 2016

(Assented to June 30, 2016)

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 2016-2017 fiscal year as tabled in the Assembly. (« budget »)

"2016-2017 fiscal year" means the period beginning April 1, 2016, and ending March 31, 2017. (« exercice 2016-2017 »)

Expenditure authority — operating

2(1)        For the 2016-2017 fiscal year, operating expenditures of up to $13,276,317,000 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 2016-2017 fiscal year, up to $703,502,000 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 2016-2017 fiscal year, has become responsible for the program or activity that includes that expenditure or investment.

Limit on expenditures for inventory

3           Up to $452,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2016-2017 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 $40,340,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2016-2017 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 2016-2017 fiscal year under section 45 of The Financial Administration Act to ensure completion of projects or contracts initiated in the year must not exceed $950,000,000.

Interim authority subsumed

6(1)        The authority provided by this Act subsumes the authority provided for in The Interim Appropriation Act, 2016.

Repeal

6(2)        The Interim Appropriation Act, 2016, S.M. 2016, 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 2016-2017 $(000s)

Operating Expenditures

Capital Investment
Legislative Assembly 26,394
Executive Council 4,107
Agriculture 180,371 250
Civil Service Commission 21,677
Education and Training 2,398,407 2,173

Education and School Tax Credits

335,361
Employee Pensions and Other Costs 14,735
Families 1,927,625 465
Finance 278,349 61,525
Growth, Enterprise and Trade 82,593
Health, Seniors and Active Living 5,989,870 1,202
Indigenous and Municipal Relations 498,023
Infrastructure 625,093 606,200
Justice 585,844 3,507
Sport, Culture and Heritage 66,462 205
Sustainable Development 141,715 15,044
Enabling Appropriations 42,991 12,931
Other Appropriations 56,700
TOTAL 13,276,317 703,502