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S.M. 2018, c. 26

Bill 31, 3 rd Session, 41st Legislature

The Appropriation Act, 2018

Table of contents

(Assented to October 12, 2018)

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 2018-2019 fiscal year as tabled in the Assembly. (« budget »)

"2018-2019 fiscal year" means the period beginning April 1, 2018, and ending March 31, 2019. (« exercice 2018-2019 »)

Expenditure authority — operating


For the 2018-2019 fiscal year, operating expenditures of up to $13,908,605,000 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 2018-2019 fiscal year, up to $659,376,000 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


An operating expenditure or capital investment authorized by this Act may be made by the Crown through any government department that, during the 2018-2019 fiscal year, has become responsible for the program or activity that includes that expenditure or investment.

Limit on expenditures for inventory


Up to $1,246,806 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2018-2019 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 $109,950,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2018-2019 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 2018-2019 fiscal year under section 45 of The Financial Administration Act to ensure completion of projects or contracts initiated in the year must not exceed $820,000,000.

Interim authority subsumed


The authority provided by this Act subsumes the authority provided for in The Interim Appropriation Act, 2018 (2).



The Interim Appropriation Act, 2018 (2), S.M. 2018, c. 25, is repealed.

Coming into force


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



Operating Expenditures Capital Investment
Legislative Assembly 28,730
Executive Council 3,751
Agriculture 187,049 685
Civil Service Commission 21,702
Education and Training 2,451,486

Education and School Tax Credits

Employee Pensions and Other Costs 21,913
Families 2,065,809 754
Finance 267,265 63,000
Growth, Enterprise and Trade 78,909
Health, Seniors and Active Living 6,160,360 1,495
Indigenous and Northern Relations 31,276
Infrastructure 643,681 475,787
Justice 655,577 3,090
Municipal Relations 359,357
Sport, Culture and Heritage 86,595 100
Sustainable Development 164,333 14,465
Enabling Appropriations 283,501 100,000
Other Appropriations 52,300
TOTAL 13,908,605 659,376