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S.M. 2020, c. 14

Bill 60, 2nd Session, 42nd Legislature

The Appropriation Act, 2020 (COVID-19 Response)

(Assented to April 15, 2020)

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 as set out in the Supplementary Estimates. (« crédit »)

"Supplementary Estimates" means the Manitoba Supplementary Estimates of Expenditure for the 2020-2021 fiscal year as tabled in the Assembly. (« budget supplémentaire »)

"2020-2021 fiscal year" means the period beginning April 1, 2020, and ending March 31, 2021. (« exercice 2020-2021 »)

Expenditure authority — operating


For the 2020-2021 fiscal year, operating expenditures of up to $1,000,000,000 may be incurred for the public service according to the appropriations set out in Part A of the Supplementary Estimates and summarized as follows:

Health, Seniors and Active Living$500,000,000
Enabling Appropriations$400,000,000
Emergency and Other Appropriations$100,000,000

Expenditure by responsible department


An operating expenditure authorized by this Act may be made by the Crown through any government department that, during the 2020-2021 fiscal year, has become responsible for the program or activity that includes that expenditure.

Coming into force


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