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Appropriations Act, 2001


(as passed)

2nd Session, 58th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
50 Elizabeth II, 2001

Government Bill

Appropriations Act, 2001


The Honourable Neil J. LeBlanc
Minister of Finance

First Reading: April 20, 2001

Second Reading: April 20, 2001

Third Reading: April 20, 2001

Royal Assent: June 1, 2001

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, 2001.

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, 2002:

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries $ 40,885,000
Department of Community Services 626,508,000
Department of Economic Development 34,708,000
Department of Education 888,437,000
Assistance to Universities,
Department of Education 201,232,000
Department of Environment and Labour 27,072,000
Department of Finance 12,867,000
Debt Servicing Costs,
Department of Finance 1,043,399,000
Department of Health 1,819,031,000
Department of Justice 88,883,000
Department of Natural Resources 53,945,000
Communications Nova Scotia 3,200,000
Emergency Measures Organization of Nova Scotia 631,000
Executive Council 13,055,000
FOIPOP Review Office 235,000
Government Contributions to Benefit Plans 6,448,000
Human Rights Commission 1,614,000
Legislative Services 14,133,000
Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the
Status of Women 668,000
Nova Scotia Business Inc. 29,406,000
Nova Scotia Petroleum Directorate 4,958,000
Nova Scotia Police Commission 293,000
Nova Scotia Securities Commission 1,055,000
Nova Scotia Sport and Recreation Commission 7,516,000
Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board 2,040,000
Office of the Auditor General 1,920,000
Office of the Ombudsman 835,000
Public Prosecution Service 12,857,000
Technology and Science Secretariat 3,372,000
Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations 100,237,000
Tourism and Culture 39,457,000
Department of Transportation and Public Works 233,469,000
Capital Purchase Requirements 186,960,000
Restructuring Costs 53,652,000
Sinking Fund Instalments and Serial Retirements 362,695,000

3 Notwithstanding Section 2, the sum chargeable to Capital Purchase Requirements may be expended in the period from April 1, 2001, to March 31, 2003, 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 The Governor in Council is authorized, for purposes of Sections 46 and 52 of the Provincial Finance Act, and the Minister of Finance is authorized, for purposes of borrowing for a term of 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 $1,500,000,000 for the public service.

6 This Act has effect on and after April 1, 2001.


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