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The Appropriation Act, 2019

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S.M. 2019, c. 23

Bill 3, 1 st Session, 42nd Legislature

The Appropriation Act, 2019

(Assented to October 10, 2019)

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 2019-2020 fiscal year as tabled in the Assembly. (« budget »)

"2019-2020 fiscal year" means the period beginning April 1, 2019, and ending March 31, 2020. (« exercice 2019-2020 »)

Expenditure authority — operating

2(1)        For the 2019-2020 fiscal year, operating expenditures of up to $13,957,866,000 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 2019-2020 fiscal year, up to $639,879,000 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 2019-2020 fiscal year, has become responsible for the program or activity that includes that expenditure or investment.

Limit on payments for certain long-term liabilities

3           Up to $59,662,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2019-2020 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

4           The commitments made in the 2019-2020 fiscal year under section 45 of The Financial Administration Act to ensure completion of projects or contracts initiated in the year must not exceed $1,040,000,000.

Interim authority subsumed

5(1)        The authority provided by this Act subsumes the authority provided for in The Interim Appropriation Act, 2019 (2).

Repeal

5(2)        The Interim Appropriation Act, 2019 (2), S.M. 2019, c. 2, is repealed.

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
2019-2020
$(000s)

Operating Expenditures Capital Investment
Legislative Assembly 29,493
Executive Council 4,090
Agriculture 183,632 500
Civil Service Commission 22,161
Education and Training 2,415,003

Education and School Tax Credits

350,505
Employee Pensions and Other Costs 24,113
Families 2,110,428 289
Finance 272,989 56,200
Growth, Enterprise and Trade 80,667
Health, Seniors and Active Living 6,187,527 970
Indigenous and Northern Relations 33,354
Infrastructure 640,906 432,459
Justice 659,407 3,090
Municipal Relations 359,511
Sport, Culture and Heritage 104,535 135
Sustainable Development 196,621 11,236
Enabling Appropriations 232,924 135,000
Other Appropriations 50,000
TOTAL 13,957,866 639,879