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Appropriations Act, 1999


1st Session, 58th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
48 Elizabeth II, 1999

Government Bill

Appropriations Act, 1999


The Honourable Neil J. LeBlanc
Minister of Finance

First Reading: November 8, 1999

Second Reading: November 8, 1999

Third Reading: November 8, 1999 (NO AMENDMENTS)

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, 1999.

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, 2000:

Department of Agriculture and Marketing $ 42,238,000

Department of Business and Consumer Services 33,135,000

Department of Community Services 580,173,000

Department of Economic Development 60,268,000

Department of Education 873,746,000

Assistance to Universities,

Department of Education 197,232,000

Department of the Environment 15,678,000

Department of Finance 9,941,000

Debt Servicing Costs,

Department of Finance 949,252,000

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture 9,396,000

Department of Health 1,770,630,000

Department of Housing and Municipal Affairs 101,938,000

Department of Human Resources 4,334,000

Department of Justice 82,582,000

Department of Labour 11,040,000

Department of Natural Resources 56,707,000

Communications Nova Scotia 2,068,000

Emergency Measures Organization of Nova Scotia 1,246,000

Executive Council 7,406,000

FOIPOP Review Office 185,000

Government Contributions to Benefit Plans 3,842,000

Human Rights Commission 1,700,000

Legislative Services 19,798,000

Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the

Status of Women 699,000

Nova Scotia Alcohol and Gaming Authority 5,819,000

Nova Scotia Boxing Authority 65,000

Nova Scotia Petroleum Directorate 6,289,000

Nova Scotia Police Commission 280,000

Nova Scotia Securities Commission 916,000

Nova Scotia Sport and Recreation Commission 6,820,000

Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board 2,409,000

Office of the Auditor General 1,837,000

Office of the Ombudsman 752,000

Public Prosecution Service 11,047,000

Technology and Science Secretariat 12,837,000

Tourism and Culture 40,456,000

Department of Transportation and Public Works 239,568,000

Restructuring Costs 16,100,000

Sinking Fund Instalments and Serial Retirements 243,601,000

Restatement of Prior Years' Operating Results 370,100,000

Capital Advances,

Department of Agriculture and Marketing 45,000

3 The sum of $5,289,000 is granted to His Honour the Lieutenant Governor for the purpose of defraying charges to the Canada-Nova Scotia (Offshore) Development Fund established by Part V of the Canada-Nova Scotia Oil and Gas Agreement Act (Canada), either before or after the expiration of the said fiscal year, but such payments may not at any time exceed the funds available pursuant to said Part V.

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 The Governor in Council is authorized 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, for purposes of Sections 46 and 52 and for borrowing for a term of greater than three hundred and sixty-seven days pursuant to Section 47 of the Provincial Finance Act and in addition to borrowings authorized by other enactments, the sum of $1,500,000,000 for the public service.

6 This Act supersedes and replaces Order-in-Council #1999-400, dated August 19, 1999, 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 spent pursuant to this Act.

7 This Act has effect on and after April 1, 1999.

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