BILL NO. 57
1st Session, 60th General Assembly
55 Elizabeth II, 2006
Appropriations Act, 2006
CHAPTER 1 OF THE ACTS OF 2006
The Honourable Michael G. Baker, Q.C.
Minister of Finance
First Reading: July 14, 2006 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)
Second Reading: July 14, 2006
Third Reading: July 14, 2006
Royal Assent: July 14, 2006
An Act to Provide for
Defraying Certain Charges and Expenses
of the Public Service of the Province
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 This Act may be cited as the Appropriations Act, 2006.
2 The several sums of money hereinafter stated are granted to Her Honour the Lieutenant Governor for the purpose of defraying the undermentioned several charges and expenses of the public service for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2006:
Department of Agriculture $ 38,840,000
Department of Community Services 748,123,000
Department of Education 1,138,222,000
Assistance to Universities, Department of Education 227,872,000
Department of Energy 19,712,000
Department of Environment and Labour 30,064,000
Department of Finance 18,517,000
Debt Servicing Costs, Department of Finance 963,998,000
Department of Health 2,764,479,000
Department of Health Promotion and Protection 36,299,000
Department of Justice 116,467,000
Department of Natural Resources 65,837,000
Communications Nova Scotia 7,385,000
Emergency Management Office of Nova Scotia 1,406,000
Executive Council 25,114,000
FOIPOP Review Office 256,000
Government Contributions to Benefit Plans 8,052,000
Human Rights Commission 1,987,000
Legislative Services 31,903,000
Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women 868,000
Nova Scotia Business Inc. 34,071,000
Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture 5,031,000
Nova Scotia Police Review Board 353,000
Nova Scotia Securities Commission 1,928,000
Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board 3,264,000
Office of Economic Development 60,115,000
Office of the Auditor General 2,892,000
Office of the Ombudsman 1,384,000
Public Prosecution Service 17,393,000
Senior Citizens' Secretariat 1,119,000
Department of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations 136,261,000
Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage 44,401,000
Department of Transportation and Public Works 291,955,000
Restructuring Costs 113,937,000
Pension Valuation Adjustment 33,213,000
Capital Purchase Requirements 335,000,000
Sinking Fund Instalments and Serial Retirements 97,004,000
3 Notwithstanding Section 2, the sum chargeable to Capital Purchase Requirements may be expended in the period from April 1, 2006, to March 31, 2008, inclusive.
4 The said several sums shall be paid by the Minister of Finance subject to the provisions of the statutes in that behalf out of the moneys that are applicable to the several purposes for which the said several sums are granted.
5 This Act supersedes and replaces Order in Council 2006-263, dated June 22, 2006, and, for greater certainty, the amounts authorized to be spent pursuant to that Order in Council and the Special Warrant issued pursuant thereto are included in, and are not in addition to, the amounts authorized to be spend pursuant to this Act.
6 The Governor in Council is authorized, for the purposes of Sections 46 and 52 of the Provincial Finance Act, and the Minister of Finance is authorized, for the purposes of borrowing for a term greater than one calendar year pursuant to Sections 47 and 52 of that Act, to borrow or raise by way of loan on the credit of the Province, either before or after the expiration of the said fiscal year, and in addition to borrowings authorized by other enactments, the sum of $1,000,000,000 for the public service.
7 This Act has effect on and after April 1, 2006.
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