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Statutes of Newfoundland 1996
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, 1997 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES RELATING TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE
(Assented to March 29, 1996)
1. Short title
2. Interim Supply 1996-97
3. Transfer of funds
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, 1997 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:
1. This Act may be cited as the Interim Supply Act, 1996.
Interim Supply 1996-97
2. From and out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund there may be issued by the Minister of Finance sums not exceeding $1,023,126,600 and the sums so issued shall be paid and applied by the several Heads of Expenditure in respect of the financial year extending from April 1, 1996 to March 31, 1997 towards defraying the charges and expenses of the Public Service of Newfoundland as set out in the Schedule.
Transfer of funds
3. Notwithstanding the provisions of the Financial Administration Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council may by order transfer sums voted within one Head of Expenditure to another Head of Expenditure during the 1996/97 Interim Supply period to facilitate expenditures for Strategic Economic Initiatives and the Economic Renewal Program voted within Executive Council.
4. This Act is considered to have come into force on April 1, 1996.
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