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S.M. 2012, c. 2

Bill 40, 1st Session, 40th Legislature

The Appropriation Act, 2012

Table of contents

(Assented to June 14, 2012)

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.

Interim authority subsumed


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.

Coming into force


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



Operating Expenditures Capital Investment
Legislative Assembly 23,386
Executive Council 2,827
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 1,333,870

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
Finance 68,081 500
Health 5,094,313 1,723
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
Justice 460,873 2,266
Local Government 363,923
Sport 11,970
Enabling Appropriations 40,671 41,608
Other Appropriations 72,175
TOTAL 11,548,711 750,910