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Statutes of Newfoundland 1999


CHAPTER 2

AN ACT FOR GRANTING TO HER MAJESTY CERTAIN SUMS OF MONEY FOR DEFRAYING CERTAIN EXPENSES OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2000 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES RELATING TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE

(Assented to May 27, 1999)

Analysis

1. Short title

2. Further supply 1999-2000

3. Effect of authorization

4. Transfers of funds

Schedule

MAY IT PLEASE YOUR MAJESTY-

WHEREAS it appears that the sums mentioned are required to defray certain expenses of the Public Service of Newfoundland for the financial year ending March 31, 2000 and for other purposes relating to the public service:

MAY IT THEREFORE PLEASE YOUR MAJESTY THAT-

Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:


Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the Supply Act, 1999.

Further supply 1999-2000

2. From and out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund there may be issued by the Minister of Finance sums not exceeding $1,933,921,000 in addition to the sum of $1,057,878,300 authorized by the Interim Supply Act, 1999 the aggregate of the sums authorized to be issued under this Act and the Interim Supply Act, 1999 being $2,991,799,300.

Effect of authorization

3. The sums authorized to be issued by this Act as set out in the Schedule shall be paid and applied by the several heads of expenditure in respect of the financial year extending from April 1, 1999 to March 31, 2000 towards defraying the charges and expenses of the Public Service of Newfoundland as set out in the Schedule.

Transfers of funds

4. (1) Notwithstanding the Financial Administration Act, the Treasury Board may transfer sums voted in the Department of Human Resources and Employment and in the Department of Health and Community Services between those Heads of Expenditure during the financial year ending March 31, 2000, to facilitate the completion of the reorganization of those departments.

(2) Notwithstanding the Financial Administration Act, the Treasury Board may transfer sums voted within one Head of Expenditure to another Head of Expenditure during the financial year ending March 31, 2000, to facilitate expenditures for Ex-Gratia and Other Payments voted within Consolidated Fund Services.

(3) Notwithstanding the Financial Administration Act, the Treasury Board may transfer sums voted within one Head of Expenditure to another Head of Expenditure during the financial year ending March 31, 2000 to facilitate expenditures for pay equity payments and group insurance costs voted under Government Personnel Costs in the Department of Finance.

(4) Notwithstanding the Financial Administration Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council may

(a) where an expenditure has not been foreseen and not provided for by the Legislature; or

(b) where the revenues actually received by the province fall below those projected by the government,

transfer sums voted in Contingency Reserve to another Head of Expenditure during the financial year ending March 31, 2000.

(5) Expenditures shall not be charged directly against the contingency reserve fund.

 

Schedule

Head of Expenditure

Amount

Consolidated Fund Services

$9,836,900

Executive Council

20,640,400

Finance

33,977,800

Government Services and Lands

16,227,200

Legislature

8,459,500

Public Service Commission

1,462,800

Works, Services and Transportation

118,019,200

Development and Rural Renewal

17,113,700

Environment and Labour

8,744,200

Fisheries and Aquaculture

8,832,800

Forest Resources and Agrifoods

24,551,800

Industry, Trade and Technology

11,198,200

Mines and Energy

9,676,000

Tourism, Culture and Recreation

15,573,400

Education

494,163,700

Health and Community Services

750,908,000

Human Resources and Employment

199,422,600

Justice

85,755,700

Municipal and Provincial Affairs

67,857,100

Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation

1,500,000

Contingency Reserve

30,000,000

Total

$1,933,921,000

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