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Appropriations Act, 2010


(as passed)

2nd Session, 61st General Assembly
Nova Scotia
59 Elizabeth II, 2010

Government Bill

Appropriations Act, 2010


The Honourable Graham Steele
Minister of Finance

First Reading: April 26, 2010 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)

Second Reading: April 26, 2010

Third Reading: April 26, 2010

Royal Assent: May 11, 2010

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, 2010.

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, 2011:

Department of Agriculture $ 60,879,000

Department of Community Services 971,562,000

Department of Economic and Rural Development 107,978,000

Department of Education 1,315,365,000

Assistance to Universities, Department of Education 60,643,000

Department of Energy 35,943,000

Department of Environment 52,777,000

Department of Finance 33,870,000

Debt Servicing Costs, Department of Finance 959,197,000

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture 13,231,000

Department of Health 3,634,935,000

Department of Health Promotion and Protection 88,383,000

Department of Justice 289,487,000

Department of Labour and Workforce Development 182,918,000

Department of Natural Resources 95,441,000

Office of Aboriginal Affairs 4,115,000

Chief Information Office 22,037,000

Communications Nova Scotia 8,779,000

Emergency Management Office of Nova Scotia 6,641,000

Executive Council 23,506,000

FOIPOP Review Office 398,000

Government Contributions to Benefit Plans 8,868,000

Government Offices 10,226,000

Human Rights Commission 2,200,000

Intergovernmental Affairs 3,522,000

Legislative Services 28,242,000

Nova Scotia Business Inc. 26,935,000

Nova Scotia Police Complaints Commissioner 429,000

Nova Scotia Securities Commission 2,432,000

Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board 4,004,000

Office of the Auditor General 3,421,000

Office of the Ombudsman 1,649,000

Public Prosecution Service 19,332,000

Public Service Commission 17,731,000

Department of Seniors 1,902,000

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations 312,304,000

Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage 61,065,000

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal 397,343,000

Restructuring Costs 111,423,000

Tax Credits and Rebates 54,800,000

Pension Valuation Adjustment 8,448,000

Capital Purchase Requirements 579,894,000

Sinking Fund Instalments and Serial Retirements 112,293,000

3 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.

4 The Governor in Council is authorized, for the purposes of Sections 46 and 52 of the Provincial Finance Act, and the Minister of Finance is authorized, for the purposes of borrowing for a term 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 $2,500,000,000 for the public service.

5 This Act has effect on and after April 1, 2010.


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