(as introduced)

1st Session, 62nd General Assembly
Nova Scotia
63 Elizabeth II, 2014

Government Bill

Appropriations Act, 2014

The Honourable Diana C. Whalen
Minister of Finance and Treasury Board

First Reading: April 25, 2014

Second Reading: April 25, 2014

Third Reading: April 25, 2014 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)

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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, 2014.

2 The several sums of money hereinafter stated are granted to His 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, 2015:

Department of Agriculture $ 60,968,000

Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage 61,256,000

Department of Community Services 903,496,000

Department of Economic and Rural Development
and Tourism 141,607,000

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development 1,220,027,000

Department of Energy 32,085,000

Department of Environment 26,484,000

Department of Finance and Treasury Board 13,529,000

Debt Servicing Costs, Department of Finance and
Treasury Board 877,983,000

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture 9,622,000

Department of Health and Wellness 4,104,920,000

Department of Internal Services 115,022,000

Department of Justice 322,476,000

Department of Labour and Advanced Education 348,420,000

Assistance to Universities, Department of Labour
and Advanced Education 372,941,000

Department of Municipal Affairs 157,792,000

Department of Natural Resources 89,242,000

Office of Aboriginal Affairs 3,662,000

Communications Nova Scotia 7,492,000

Elections Nova Scotia 3,424,000

Executive Council 7,170,000

FOIPOP Review Office 565,000

Government Contributions to Benefit Plans 9,038,000

Human Rights Commission 2,509,000

Intergovernmental Affairs 3,028,000

Legislative Services 22,756,000

Nova Scotia Business Inc. 20,946,000

Nova Scotia Police Complaints Commissioner 432,000

Nova Scotia Securities Commission 2,744,000

Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board 1,970,000

Office of Immigration 7,588,000

Office of the Auditor General 3,716,000

Office of the Ombudsman 1,682,000

Public Prosecution Service 21,137,000

Public Service Commission 18,190,000

Service Nova Scotia 102,102,000

Department of Seniors 1,862,000

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal 402,489,000

Restructuring Costs 227,251,000

Refundable Tax Credits 115,566,000

Pension Valuation Adjustment 90,505,000

Capital Purchase Requirements 454,695,000

Sinking Fund Instalments and Serial Retirements 57,968,000

3 The several sums shall be paid by the Minister of Finance, subject to any applicable statutes, out of the moneys that are applicable to the purposes for which the several sums are granted.

4 In addition to borrowing authorized by other enactments, the Minister of Finance is authorized to borrow, for the purpose of and in accordance with the Finance Act, the sum of $1,000,000,000 for the public service, by any means and from any source, for a term greater than three hundred sixty-five days, either before or after the expiration of the 2014-15 fiscal year.

5 This Act has effect on and after April 1, 2014.

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