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The Appropriation Act, 2020

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S.M. 2020, c. 19

Bill 65, 3rd Session, 42nd Legislature

The Appropriation Act, 2020

(Assented to November 6, 2020)

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

Definitions

1

The following definitions apply in this Act.

"appropriation" means a sum voted for operating expenditures, capital investment or loans and guarantees as set out in the Estimates. (« crédit »)

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

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

Expenditure authority — operating

2(1)

For the 2020-2021 fiscal year, operating expenditures of up to $13,653,509,000 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

2(2)

For the 2020-2021 fiscal year, up to $722,210,000 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.

Expenditure authority — loans and guarantees

2(3)

For the 2020-2021 fiscal year, up to $369,480,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund and applied to loans and guarantees according to the appropriations set out in Part C of the Estimates and summarized in the Schedule.

Expenditure authority — capital investments by other reporting entities

2(4)

For the 2020-2021 fiscal year, up to $2,177,885,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund and applied to capital investments by other reporting entities according to the appropriations set out in Part D of the Estimates and summarized in the Schedule.

Expenditures by responsible department

3

An operating expenditure, capital investment, loan or guarantee 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, investment, loan or guarantee.

Limit on expenditures for inventory

4

Up to $75,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2020-2021 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

5

Up to $30,000,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2020-2021 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

6

The commitments made in the 2020-2021 fiscal year under section 45 of The Financial Administration Act to ensure completion of projects or contracts initiated in the year must not exceed $700,000,000.

Interim authority subsumed

7(1)

The authority provided by this Act subsumes the authority provided for in The Interim Appropriation Act, 2020.

Repeal

7(2)

The Interim Appropriation Act, 2020, S.M. 2020, c. 2, is repealed.

Coming into force

8

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


SCHEDULE


SUMMARY OF APPROPRIATIONS  2020-2021
$(000s)
 
Part A
Operating Expenditures
Part B
Capital Investment
Part C
Loans and Guarantees
Part D
Capital Investment by Other Reporting Entities
Legislative Assembly 29,416
Executive Council 4,225
Agriculture and Resource Development 238,212 950 213,350
Central Services 164,104 56,200 19,737
Civil Service Commission 24,658
Conservation and Climate 134,817 5,425
Crown Services 1,832 1,605,334
Economic Development and Training 967,913 73,940 22,900
Education 1,640,822 160,385
Employee Pensions and Other Costs 24,113
Families 2,107,108 56 14,927 77,731
Finance 78,873 120 581
Health, Seniors and Active Living 6,298,686 3,485 291,217
Indigenous and Northern Relations 30,469
Infrastructure 205,785 516,159
Justice 657,526 3,090
Municipal Relations 378,911 1,725 67,263
Sport, Culture and Heritage 72,748
Tax Credits 221,559
Enabling Appropriations 271,232 135,000
Emergency and Other Appropriations 100,500
TOTAL 13,653,509 722,210 369,480 2,177,885