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Appropriations Act, 2005

BILL NO. 215

(as passed)

1st Session, 59th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
54 Elizabeth II, 2005

Government Bill

Appropriations Act, 2005


The Honourable Peter G. Christie
Minister of Finance

First Reading: May 16, 2005 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: May 16, 2005

Third Reading: May 16, 2005

Royal Assent: May 19, 2005

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, 2005.

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 and Fisheries $ 44,113,000

Department of Community Services 716,174,000

Department of Education 1,074,377,000

Assistance to Universities, Department of Education 206,711,000

Department of Energy 9,619,000

Department of Environment and Labour 27,947,000

Department of Finance 16,858,000

Debt Servicing Costs, Department of Finance 1,017,065,000

Department of Health 2,559,740,000

Department of Justice 107,847,000

Department of Natural Resources 63,098,000

Communications Nova Scotia 4,091,000

Emergency Measures Organization of Nova Scotia 1,008,000

Executive Council 22,254,000

FOIPOP Review Office 254,000

Government Contributions to Benefit Plans 8,050,000

Human Rights Commission 1,843,000

Legislative Services 20,384,000

Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women 834,000

Nova Scotia Business Inc. 29,993,000

Nova Scotia Police Commission 343,000

Nova Scotia Securities Commission 1,654,000

Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board 3,087,000

Office of Economic Development 45,273,000

Office of Health Promotion 23,919,000

Office of the Auditor General 2,657,000

Office of the Ombudsman 1,152,000

Public Prosecution Service 15,680,000

Senior Citizens' Secretariat 979,000

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations 96,384,000

Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage 42,383,000

Department of Transportation and Public Works 263,954,000

Restructuring Costs 83,615,000

Pension Valuation Adjustment 24,379,000

Capital Purchase Requirements 280,000,000

Sinking Fund Instalments and Serial Retirements 91,272,000

3 Notwithstanding Section 2, the sum chargeable to Capital Purchase Requirements may be expended in the period from April 1, 2005, to March 31, 2007, 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 has effect on and after April 1, 2005.


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