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The Appropriation Act, 1987

S.M. 1987-88, c. 71

The Appropriation Act, 1987

(Assented to July 17, 1987)

HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:

Definition of "Main Estimates".

1

In this Act "Main Estimates" refers to The Main Estimates of Expenditure of the Province of Manitoba for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1988, tabled in the Assembly.

Money granted for 1987-1988.

2

From and out of the Consolidated Fund of the province there may be paid and applied a sum of $3, 751, 535, 200 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the public service of the province not otherwise provided for, from April 1, 1987, to March 31, 1988, both dates inclusive, and being the amount of each of the items voted as set forth in Schedule A of this Act.

Authority for future commitments.

3(1)

In addition to expenditure authority granted under section 2, authority is granted to the government to commit on or before March 31, 1988, expenditures not to exceed in total an estimated aggregate amount of $350, 000, 000 for the purposes of ensuring completion of projects or fulfilling of contracts initiated prior to and during the fiscal year ending March 31, 1988, regardless of the year in which the expenditures will be made in respect of those commitments, but the expenditures for those commitments shall not be made in the fiscal year ending March 31, 1988, without additional expenditure authority being granted.

Voting of funds in subsequent years.

3(2)

The estimated amount of expenditures which have beep committed under subsection (1) shall be included in the estimates of the fiscal year in which the expenditures are expected to be made.

Canada-Manitoba Enabling Vote.

4(1)

The Minister of Finance may, at his discretion, transfer for the same purposes, any part or all of the money the expenditure of which, for the Canada-Manitoba Enabling Vote, is to be authorized under service heading Canada-Manitoba Enabling Vote (XXVI) and in Appropriation No. 1 - Canada-Manitoba Enabling Vote under that heading, to any appropriation under any service heading of the Main Estimates.

Adjustments consequent upon transfers for Northern Development Agreement - Canada-Manitoba.

4(2)

Where money is transferred under subsection (1) to an appropriation for Northern Development Agreement - Canada-Manitoba under a service heading of Estimates, the amount indicated in the Main Estimates as recoverable from the Department of Northern Affairs shall be increased by an equivalent amount so that the total appropriation authorized to be expended under that service heading of the Main Estimates, less recoveries, remains unchanged and the amount authorized for expenditure for Northern development Agreement - Canada-Manitoba under service heading Northern Affairs (XIX) in Schedule A and in Appropriation No. 4 -Northern Development Agreement - Canada-Manitoba or Appropriation No. 6 - Expenditures Related to Capital under that heading, shall be increased by the amount transferred so that the total of appropriations authorized to be expended under service heading Northern Affairs (XIX) is increased by that amount.

Adjustments for entries for sub-appropriation transfers to Northern Development Agreement - Canada-Manitoba.

4(3)

Where money authorized to be expended under any service heading set out in Schedule A for purposes other than Northern Development Agreement - Canada-Manitoba is to be expended for purposes of Northern Development Agreement - Canada-Manitoba, the amount indicated in the Main Estimates as recoverable from the Department of Northern Affairs shall be increased by an amount equivalent to the amount transferred so that the total of appropriations authorized to be expended under that service heading, less recoveries, is reduced by the amount transferred and the amount authorized for expenditure for Northern Development Agreement - Canada-Manitoba, under service heading Northern Affairs (XIX) in Schedule A and in Appropriation No. 4 - Northern Development Agreement - Canada-Manitoba or Appropriation No. 6 - Expenditures Related to Capital under that heading, shall be increased by the amount transferred so that the total of appropriations authorized to be expended under service heading Northern Affairs (XIX) is increased by that amount.

Adjustments consequent upon transfers for Core Area Agreements.

4(4)

Where money is transferred under subsection (1) to an appropriation for Canada-Manitoba Winnipeg Core Area Agreement or Canada-Manitoba Winnipeg Core Area Renewed Agreement under a service heading of the Main Estimates other than the service heading Urban Affairs (XX), the amount indicated in the Main Estimates as recoverable from the Department of Urban Affairs shall be increased by an equivalent amount so that the total appropriation authorized to be expended under that service heading of the Main Estimates, less recoveries, remains unchanged and the amount authorized for expenditure for Canada-Manitoba Winnipeg Core Area Agreement or Canada-Manitoba Winnipeg Core Area Renewed Agreement under service heading Urban Affairs (XX) in Schedule A and in Appropriation No. 3 - Urban Policy Co-ordination or Appropriation No. 4 - Expenditures Related to Capital under that heading, shall be increased by the amount transferred so that the total of appropriations authorized to be expended under service heading Urban Affairs (XX) is increased by that amount.

Adjustments for entries for sub-appropriation transfers to Core Area Agreements.

4(5)

Where money authorized to be expended under any service heading set out in Schedule A other than service heading Urban Affairs (XX) for purposes other than Canada-Manitoba Winnipeg Core Area Agreement or Canada-Manitoba Winnipeg Core Area Renewed Agreement is to be expended for purposes of Canada-Manitoba Winnipeg Core Area Agreement or Canada-Manitoba Winnipeg Core Area Renewed Agreement, the amount indicated in the Main Estimates as recoverable from the Department of Urban Affairs may be increased by an amount equivalent to the amount transferred so that the total of appropriations authorized to be expended under that service heading, less recoveries, is reduced by the amount transferred and the amount authorized for expenditure for Canada-Manitoba Winnipeg Core Area Agreement or Canada-Manitoba Winnipeg Core Area Renewed Agreement, under service heading Urban Affairs (XX) in Schedule A and in Appropriation No. 3 - Urban Policy Co-ordination or Appropriation No. 4 - Expenditures Related to Capital under that heading, shall be increased by the amount transferred so that the total of appropriations authorized to be expended under service heading Urban Affairs (XX) is increased by that amount.

Authority for expenditures in anticipation of recoveries.

5

Where an item in an appropriation for a department of government as shown in the Main Estimates showed that a nil amount or a net amount of expenditure was to be authorized for the purpose of the department rendering services or providing materials, supplies or property to another department or agency of the government, on the basis that all or a portion of the total amount to be expended by the first mentioned department for those purposes would be recovered from that other department or other agency in anticipated amounts as set out in the item in the Main Estimates, the amount that may be expended through the first mentioned department for the purposes of rendering the services or providing the materials, supplies or property, in the fiscal year ending March 31, 1988 shall be the total of:

(a) the net amount voted in the item, whether or not it is a nil vote; and

(b) the anticipated amount of the recoveries as set out in the item in the Main Estimates to the extent that it is reasonably anticipated that the recoveries will be made.

Emergency Interest Rate Relief Program.

6

All money the expenditure of which is authorized under Appropriation No. 1 - Emergency Interest Rate Relief Program under service heading Emergency Interest Rate Relief (XXVIII) in the Main Estimates, may be expended under such sub-appropriations as may be established by the Minister of Finance under other department appropriations, on the basis that the total amount to be expended will be recovered from Appropriation No. 1 - Emergency Interest Rate Relief Program under service heading Emergency Interest Rate Relief (XXVIII) of the Main Estimates.

Manitoba Jobs Fund.

7(1)

All money the expenditure of which is to be authorized under Appropriation No. 1 -Manitoba Jobs Fund under service heading Manitoba Jobs Fund (XXIX) in the Main Estimates, may be expended under such subappropriations as may be established by the Minister of Finance under other department appropriations, on the basis that the total amount to be expended will be recovered from Appropriation No. 1 - Manitoba Jobs Fund under service heading Manitoba Jobs Fund (XXIX) of the Main Estimates.

Adjustments for entries for sub-appropriation transfers to Manitoba Jobs Fund.

7(2)

Where a sub-appropriation is established under subsection (1) under a service heading other than Manitoba Jobs Fund (XXIX) for the expenditure of money authorized under Appropriation No. 1 - Manitoba Jobs Fund under service heading Manitoba Jobs Fund (XXIX), notwithstanding subsection (1), additional money may be transferred to that sub-appropriation within that other service heading and where money is so transferred Under the authority of this subsection, the amount indicated as recoverable from the Manitoba Jobs Fund shall be increased by an amount equivalent to the amount so transferred so that the total of appropriations authorized to be expended under that other service heading, less recoveries, is reduced by thé amount transferred and the amount authorized for expenditure for the Manitoba Jobs Fund, under service heading Manitoba Jobs Fund (XXIX) in Schedule A and in Appropriation No. 1 - Manitoba Jobs Fund under that heading, shall be increased by the amount transferred so that the total of appropriations authorized to be expended under service heading Manitoba Jobs Fund (XXIX) is increased by that amount.

Money authorized for agreements with Canada.

8(1)

Money authorized under this Act to be expended for or in respect of any agreement with the Government of Canada may be expended in anticipation of the agreement being entered into notwithstanding that the agreement has not been, and never is, entered into.

Money expended in anticipation of agreements.

8(2)

Money authorized under this Act to be expended for or in respect of any agreement with the Government of Canada may be expended on projects or for costs in anticipation that the agreement when entered into, will provide for the sharing of the amount expended or the sharing of certain costs of the project, notwithstanding that the agreement when entered into does not provide for such sharing.

Lapse of appropriations.

9

Any part of the money under Schedule A appropriated by this Act out of the Consolidated Fund that may be unexpended at the end of March 31, 1988, shall not be expended thereafter except in payment of accounts and expenses incurred on or prior to the said day; and all balances remaining unexpended after the said date or at such subsequent date as is authorized by the provisions of The Financial Administration Act shall lapse and be written off.

Application of money.

10

The due application of all money expended under the authority of this Act shall be accounted for to Her Majesty.

Power to borrow.

11

The Lieutenant Governor in Council may authorize the raising, by way of loan of loans, upon the credit of the government in accordance with the provisions of The Financial Administration Act, such sum or sums of money not exceeding in the aggregate the net sum of $400, 000, 000 as may be considered necessary for making any payments authorized or required by any Act to be made out of the Consolidated Fund Of for reimbursing the Consolidated Fund for any such payment made therefrom.

Commencement of Act.

12

This Act comes into force on the day it receives the royal assent.


SCHEDULE A

Sums granted to Her Majesty by this Act for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1988 and the purposes for which they are granted.

Approp.
No.
SERVICE Amount
LEGISLATION (I)
1. Indemnities (Statutory) $ 2,165,100
2. Retirement Allowances (Statutory) 816,300
3. Members' Allowances (Statutory) 1,235,500
Total Statutory Appropriations for Legislation $ 4,216,900
4. Other Assembly Expenditures $ 1,886,700
Leader of the Official Opposition Party Salary $ 20,600
Other salaries and expenses 1,866,100
5. Provincial Auditor's Office 2,470,400
6. Ombudsman 516,000
7. Elections Manitoba 281,000
Total Sums to be Voted for Legislation $ 5,154,100
Total Statutory Appropriations and Sums to be Voted for Legislation $ 9,371,000
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (II)
1. General Administration $ 2,587,900
Premier and President of the Council's Salary $ 26,600
Other Administration 2,561,300
$ 2,587,900
AGRICULTURE (III)
1. Administration and Finance $ 2,745,000
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration and Finance. 2,724,400
2. Manitoba Crop Insurance Corporation 4,664,300
3. Manitoba Agricultural Credit Corporation 16,031,900
4. Agricultural Development and Marketing Division 11,544,500
5. Farm and Rural Development Division 12,352,200
6. Policy and Economics Division 2,499,600
7. Federal-Provincial Agreements 1,311,000
8. Income Insurance Fund 11,235,900
9. Drugs and Semen Purchases 6,130,400
10. Special Farm School Tax Assistance Program 12,000,000
11. Expenditures Related to Capital 4,150,000
$ 84,664,800
ATTORNEY-GENERAL (IV)
1. Administration and Finance $ 2,807,000
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration and Finance 2,786,400
2. Criminal Justice 5,414,000
3. Legal Services 5,131,100
4. Law Enforcement 32,019,000
5. Court Services 17,762,000
6. Protection of Individual and Property Rights 18,966,200
$ 82,099,300
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM (XXXIII)
1. Administration $ 561,400
Minister's Salary $ 10,300
Other Administration 551,100
2. Business Development 3,464,100
3. Tourism 12,176,800
4. Expenditures Related to Capital 2,135,100
$ 18,337,300
CIVIL SERVICE (XVII)
1. Civil Service Commission $ 4,451,700
2. Civil Service Benefit Plans 46,108,700
3. Levy for Health and Post-Secondary Education 12,507,800
$ 63,068,200
COMMUNITY SERVICES (IX)
1. Administration and Finance $ 3,659,200
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration and Finance 3,638,600
2. Registration and Licensing Services 1,210,700
3. Community Social Services 59,192,300
4. Child and Family Services 103,225,000
5. Corrections 36,500,500
$ 203,787,700
CONSUMER AND CORPORATE AFFAIRS (V)
1. Administration and Finance $ 639,700
Minister's Salary $ 10,300
Other Administration and Finance. 629,400
2. Consumer Affairs 798,200
3. Corporate Affairs 3,006,500
$ 4,444,400
COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT (VI)
1. Administration and Finance $ 542,300
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration and Finance. 521,700
2. Cooperative and Credit Union Development and Regulation 1,540,100
3. Interest Forgiveness 1,178,200
$ 3,260,600
CROWN INVESTMENTS (XXII)
1. Crown Investments Administration $ 787,400
Minister's Salary $ 10,300
Other Administration 777,100
$ 787,400
CULTURE, HERITAGE AND RECREATION (XIV)
1. Administration and Finance $ 1,377,400
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration and Finance. 1,356,800
2. Culture, Heritage and Recreation Programs 13,466,000
3. Communication Services 4,309,300
4. Status of Women 659,400
5. Telecommunications Policy 136,900
$ 19,949,000
EDUCATION (XVI)
1. Administration and Finance $ 3,941,800
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration and Finance 3,921,200
2. Statutory Boards and Commissions 23,488,000
3. Financial Support - Public Schools 436,526,000
4. Program Development Support Services 16,087,300
5. Post-Secondary, Adult and Continuing Education 67,547,900
6. Universities Grants Commission 169,727,800
7. Bureau de 1'Education Française 3,560,700
8. Expenditures Related to Capital 26,454,600
$ 747,334,100
EMPLOYMENT SERVICES AND ECONOMIC SECURITY (XXXIV)
1. Administration and Finance $ 2,789,200
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration and Finance 2,768,600
2. Economic Security 218,064,000
3. Employment Services 14,956,200
4. Manitoba Bureau of Statistics _375,5OO
$ 236,184,900
ENERGY AND MINES (XXIII)
1. Administration and Finance $ 1,220,500
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration and Finance. 1,199,900
2. Energy 4,209,600
3. Mineral Resources 6,492,800
4. Expenditures Related to Capital 50,000
$ 11,972,900
ENVIRONMENT AND WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH (XXXI)
1. Administration and Finance $ 1,419,900
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration and Finance. 1,399,300
2. Environmental Management 6,808,600
3. Clean Environment Commission 312,200
4. Manitoba Environmental Council 62,700
5. Workplace and Worker Services 3,668,900
$ 12,272,300
FINANCE (VII)
1. Administration and Finance $ 864,000
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration and Finance 843,400
2. Treasury Division 1,151,400
3. Comptroller's Division 3,661,200
4. Taxation Division 7,989,300
5. Federal-Provincial Relations and Research Division 1,423,700
6. Administrative Policy/Insurance and Risk Management 1,315,200
7. Treasury Board Secretariat 1,514,800
8. Tax Credit Payments 217,100,000
Sums to be Voted for Finance $ 235,019,600
9. Public Debt (Statutory):
(a)(1) Interest on the Public Debt of the Province and expenses incidental thereto $ 970,104,000
 (2) Interest on Trust and Special Funds 64,000,000
$ 1,034,104,000
(b) Less - Amounts of Interest and Other Charges to be Received from:
(1) Manitoba Telephone System $ 59,182,700
(2) Manitoba Hydro 239,907,900
(3) Manitoba Housing and Renewal Corporation 31,449,100
(4) Manitoba Agricultural Credit Corporation 28,414,200
(5) Other Government Agencies 7,864,400
(6) Other Loans and Investments 137,062,200
(7) Sinking Fund Investments 92,000,000
595,880,500
Total Public Debt (Statutory) $ 438,223,500
10. Hydro Rates Stabilization (Statutory) 23,884,700
Total (Statutory) $ 462,108,200
Total Statutory Appropriations and Sums to be Voted for Finance $ 697,127,800
GOVERNMENT SERVICES (VIII)
1. Administration $ 2,198,200
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration 2,177,600
2. Property Management 112,642,700
3. Supply and Services 3,270,700
4. Project Services 3,256,500
5. Land Value Appraisal Commission 55,600
6. Emergency Measures Organization 673,200
7. Expenditures Related to Capital 16,497,100
$ 138,594,000
HEALTH (XXI)
1. Administration and Finance $ 2,539,400
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration and Finance. 2,518,800
2. Community Health Services (Programs) 52,851,700
3. Community Health Services (Operations) 26,242,600
4. Mental Health Services 40,841,600
5. Sport
6. The Alcoholism Foundation of Manitoba 9,279,800
7. Manitoba Health Services Commission 1,159,235,100
8. Expenditures Related to Capital -Manitoba Health Services Commission 36,390,300
$ 1,327,380,500
HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION (XV)
1. Administration and Finance $ 3,465,600
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration and Finance. 3,445,000
2. . Operations and Maintenance 70,235,800
3. Planning and Design and Land Surveys 3,020,600
4. Engineering arid Technical Services 12,615,000
5. Transportation Policy and Research 1,359,200
6. Driver and Vehicle Licensing 12,162,400
7. Boards and Committees 1,317,900
8. Expenditures Related to Capital 99,344,300
$ 203,520,800
HOUSING (XXX)
1. General Administration 3,927,400
Minister's Salary $ 10,300
Other General Administration 3,917,100
2. Property Management and Landlord and Tenant Affairs 3,444,200
3. Program Delivery 12,453,900
4. Transfer Payments to the Manitoba Housing arid Renewal Corporation 26,844,400
5. Expenditures Related to Capital 1,200,000
$ 47,869,900
INDUSTRY, TRADE AND TECHNOLOGY (X)
1. Administration and Finance $ 2,517,300
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration and Finance 2,496,700
2. Industry and Trade Division 2,897,600
3. Technology Division 3,451,000
4. Canada-Manitoba Economic Development Planning Agreement 70,000
$ 8,935,900
LABOUR (XI)
1. Administration and Finance $ 1,453,300
Minister's Salary $ 10,300
Other Administration and Finance 1,443,000
2. Labour 8,393,600
$ 9,846,900
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS (XIII)
1. Administration and Finance $ 1,152,200
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration and Finance. 1,131,600
2. Municipal Board 338,600
3. Municipal Advisory and Financial Services 30,455,800
4. Municipal Assessments 4,773,500
5. Systems Services 1,089,300
6. Municipal Planning Services 2,828,100
7. Provincial Planning 387,300
8. Surface Rights Board 139,700
9. Expenditures Related to Capital 705,000
$ 41,869,500
NATURAL RESOURCES (XII)
1. Administration and Finance $ 4,163,400
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration and Finance. 4,142,800
2. Regional Services 20,341,700
3. Engineering and Construction 6,854,700
4. Water Resources 8,822,800
5. Parks 13,854,300
6. Lands 1,966,900
7. Forestry 7,428,100
8. Fisheries 3,837,100
9. Wildlife 4,530,900
10. Surveys and Mapping 3,174,300
11. Resource Support Programs 780,600
12. Expenditures Related to Capital 10,206. 000
$ 85,960,800
NORTHERN AFFAIRS (XIX)
1. Administration and Finance $ 981,600
Minister's Salary $ 20,600
Other Administration and Finance 961,000
2. Local Government Development 7,205,200
3. Agreements Management and Co-ordination 2,826,000
4. Northern Development Agreement Canada-Manitoba 9,958,700
5. Native Affairs Secretariat 1,087,200
6. Expenditures Related to Capital 4,322,400
$ 26,381 100
URBAN AFFAIRS (XX)
1. Administration and Finance $ 539,700
Minister's Salary $ 10,300
Other Administration and Finance 529,400
2. Financial Assistance to the City of Winnipeg 41,000,000
3. Urban Policy Co-ordination 2,804,700
4. Expenditures Related to Capital 20,650,200
$ 64,994,600
CANADA-MANITOBA ENABLING VOTE (XXVI)
1. Canada-Manitoba Enabling Vote $ 7,811,700
$ 7,811,700
EMERGENCY INTEREST RATE RELIEF (XXVIII)
1. Emergency Interest Rate Relief Program $ 1,445,000
$ 1,445,000
FLOOD CONTROL AND EMERGENCY EXPENDITURES (XVIII)
1. Flood Control and Emergency Expenditures $ 1,000,000
$ 1,000,000
MANITOBA JOBS FUND (XXIX)
1. Manitoba Jobs Fund $ 55,000,000
$ 55,000,000
Total General Statutory Appropriations and Sums to be Voted $ 4,217,860,300
Total General Statutory Appropriations $ 466,325,100
Total Sums to be Voted $ 3,751,535,200
Total General Statutory Appropriations and Sums to be Voted $ 4,217,860,300