1st Session, 40th Legislature
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THE APPROPRIATION ACT, 2012
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(Assented to )
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
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 2012-2013 fiscal year as tabled in the Assembly. (« budget »)
"2012-2013 fiscal year" means the period beginning April 1, 2012, and ending March 31, 2013. (« exercice 2012-2013 »)
Expenditure authority — operating
For the 2012-2013 fiscal year, operating expenditures of up to $11,548,711,000 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
For the 2012-2013 fiscal year, up to $750,910,000 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.
The expenditure authority provided by this section subsumes the expenditure authority provided for in the special warrant issued pursuant to Order in Council 140/2012.
Expenditures by responsible department
An operating expenditure or capital investment authorized by this Act may be made by the Crown through any government department that, during the 2012-2013 fiscal year, has become responsible for the program or activity that includes that expenditure or investment.
Limit on expenditures for inventory
Up to $3,000,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2012-2013 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
Up to $82,970,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2012-2013 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
The commitments made in the 2012-2013 fiscal year under section 45 of The Financial Administration Act to ensure completion of projects or contracts initiated in the year must not exceed $555,000,000.
This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.
SUMMARY OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR OPERATING EXPENDITURES AND CAPITAL INVESTMENT 2012-2013
|Operating Expenditures||Capital Investment|
|Aboriginal and Northern Affairs||35,536||—|
|Advanced Education and Literacy||689,205||500|
|Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives||226,988||250|
|Children and Youth Opportunities||44,611||—|
|Civil Service Commission||21,643||—|
|Conservation and Water Stewardship||156,037||51,332|
|Culture, Heritage and Tourism||61,350||110|
Education and School Tax Credits
|Employee Pensions and Other Costs||16,933||—|
|Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade||574,473||—|
|Family Services and Labour||1,032,234||216|
|Healthy Living, Seniors and Consumer Affairs||57,862||—|
|Housing and Community Development||80,445||—|
|Immigration and Multiculturalism||38,818||—|
|Infrastructure and Transportation||653,762||650,355|
|Innovation, Energy and Mines||87,906||2,050|