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Appropriations Act, 2002

BILL NO. 124

(as passed)

2nd Session, 58th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
51 Elizabeth II, 2002

Government Bill

Appropriations Act, 2002


The Honourable Neil J. LeBlance
Minister of Finance

First Reading: April 25, 2002 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: April 25, 2002

Third Reading: April 25, 2002

Royal Assent: May 30, 2002

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, 2002.

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, 2003:

    Department of Agriculture and Fisheries $ 39,273,000

    Department of Community Services 648,995,000

    Department of Economic Development 30,785,000

    Department of Education 928,733,000

    Assistance to Universities,

    Department of Education 201,732,000

    Department of Environment and Labour 26,743,000

    Department of Finance 13,329,000

    Debt Servicing Costs,

    Department of Finance 1,009,881,000

    Department of Health 1,980,235,000

    Department of Justice 91,753,000

    Department of Natural Resources 57,028,000

    Communications Nova Scotia 3,419,000

    Emergency Measures Organization of Nova Scotia 595,000

    Executive Council 13,324,000

    FOIPOP Review Office 239,000

    Government Contributions to Benefit Plans 7,200,000

    Human Rights Commission 1,676,000

    Legislative Services 15,631,000

    Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the

    Status of Women 646,000

    Nova Scotia Business Inc. 25,600,000

    Nova Scotia Petroleum Directorate 7,069,000

    Nova Scotia Police Commission 299,000

    Nova Scotia Securities Commission 1,070,000

    Nova Scotia Sport and Recreation Commission 6,317,000

    Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board 2,630,000

    Office of the Auditor General 2,025,000

    Office of the Ombudsman 802,000

    Public Prosecution Service 14,255,000

    Sydney Tar Ponds Agency 1,400,000

    Technology and Science Secretariat 3,251,000

    Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations 92,298,000

    Tourism and Culture 38,847,000

    Department of Transportation and Public Works 239,411,000

    Capital Purchase Requirements 218,956,000

    Restructuring Costs 16,114,000

    Sinking Fund Instalments and Serial Retirements 294,545,000

3 Notwithstanding Section 2, the sum chargeable to Capital Purchase Requirements may be expended in the period from April 1, 2002, to March 31, 2004, 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, 2002.


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