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The Appropriation Act, 2021

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S.M. 2021, c. 58

Bill 77, 3rd Session, 42nd Legislature

The Appropriation Act, 2021

(Assented to October 14, 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 operating expenditures, capital investment or loans and guarantees as set out in the Estimates. (« crédit »)

"Estimates" means the Manitoba Estimates of Expenditure for the 2021-2022 fiscal year as tabled in the Assembly. (« budget »)

"2021-2022 fiscal year" means the period beginning April 1, 2021, and ending March 31, 2022. (« exercice 2021-2022 »)

Expenditure authority — operating

2(1)

For the 2021-2022 fiscal year, operating expenditures of up to $14,981,699,000 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 2021-2022 fiscal year, up to $793,317,000 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 2021-2022 fiscal year, up to $412,030,000 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 2021-2022 fiscal year, up to $2,031,076,000 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 2021-2022 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 $200,000,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2021-2022 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 $400,000,000 may be paid out of the Consolidated Fund in the 2021-2022 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 2021-2022 fiscal year under section 45 of The Financial Administration Act to ensure completion of projects or contracts initiated in the year must not exceed $1,000,000,000.

Interim authority subsumed

7(1)

The authority provided by this Act subsumes the authority provided for in The Interim Appropriation Act, 2021.

Repeal

7(2)

The Interim Appropriation Act, 2021, S.M. 2021, c. 2, is repealed.

Coming into force

8

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


SCHEDULE

SUMMARY OF APPROPRIATIONS 2021-2022

$(000s)

Part A
Operating Expenditures
Part B
Capital Investment
Part C
Loans and Guarantees
Part D
Capital Investment by Other Reporting Entities
Legislative Assembly 29,605 —      —     —     
Executive Council 4,225 —      —     —     
Advanced Education, Skills and Immigration 768,809 —      60,000     34,800     
Agriculture and Resource Development 256,453 950      243,100     —     
Central Services 289,949 56,200      —     21,790     
Civil Service Commission 26,058 —      —     —     
Conservation and Climate 118,403 8,025      —     —     
Crown Services 1,832 —      —     1,354,369     
Economic Development and Jobs 216,044 —      8,000     —     
Education 1,695,538 —      —     260,385     
Employee Pensions and Other Costs 24,740 —      —     —     
Families 2,145,840 67      15,000     67,274     
Finance 81,525 125      —     —     
Health and Seniors Care 6,034,503 1,305      —     292,458     
Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations 30,469 —      —     —     
Infrastructure 203,970 543,258      —     —     
Justice 659,716 3,090      —     —     
Legislative and Public Affairs 4,070 —      —     —     
Mental Health, Wellness and Recovery 341,347 266      —     —     
Municipal Relations 376,007 1,725      85,930     —     
Sport, Culture and Heritage 71,600 —      —     —     
Tax Credits 152,759 —      —     —     
Enabling Appropriations 1,348,237 178,306      —     —     
Emergency Expenditures 100,000 —      —     —     
TOTAL 14,981,699 793,317      412,030     2,031,076