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Provincial Finance Act (amended)

BILL NO. 132

(as introduced)

2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
57 Elizabeth II, 2008

Private Member's Bill

Provincial Finance Act

Diana Whalen
Halifax Clayton Park

First Reading: April 25, 2008

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends the Provincial Finance Act to provide that additional appropriations require the approval of the House of Assembly.

An Act to Amend Chapter 365
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Provincial Finance Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 (1) Subsection 28(2) of Chapter 365 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Provincial Finance Act, as enacted by Chapter 5 of the Acts of 2002, is amended by striking out "appropriated accordingly" in the last line and substituting "submitted to the House of Assembly".

(2) Subsection 28(4) of Chapter 365 is repealed and the following subsection substituted:

(4) Upon tabling in the House of Assembly an order made pursuant to subsection (2) and upon proper notice, the Minister may move a motion in the House for the approval by the House of the supplemental sum.

(5) Upon the passing by the House of a motion made pursuant to subsection (4), the Governor in Council may order that the supplemental sum be appropriated accordingly.


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