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The Supplementary Appropriation Act, 2020-2021

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S.M. 2021, c. 1

Bill 69, 3rd Session, 42nd Legislature

The Supplementary Appropriation Act, 2020-2021

(Assented to March 3, 2021)

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

"Supplementary Estimates" means the Manitoba Estimates of Expenditure (Supplementary 3) 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

2(1)

For the 2020-2021 fiscal year, operating expenditures of up to $400,000,000 may be incurred for the public service according to the appropriations set out in Part A of the Supplementary Estimates and summarized as follows:

Enabling Appropriations $300,000,000

Health and Seniors Care $100,000,000

Expenditure authority — loans for capital investments by school divisions

2(2)

For the 2020-2021 fiscal year, up to $50,000,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund as loans to school divisions for capital investments by them according to the appropriation set out in Part D of the Supplementary Estimates.

Authority to borrow

2(3)

A school division is deemed to have the authority to borrow any amount to be loaned to it under subsection (2).

Expenditure by responsible department

3

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

4

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