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The Appropriation Act, 2005


No. 21 of 2005. The Appropriation Act, 2005. 1

Short title and


No. 21 of 2005

AN ACT to provide for the services of Antigua and Barbuda for
the year ending on 31st day of December, 2006.

[ Published in the Official Gazette Vol. XXV No. 83
dated 30th December, 2005 ]

ENACTED by the Parliament of Antigua and Barbuda as

1. This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act, 2005 and
shall come into operation on the 1st January, 2006.

2. The issue from the Consolidated Fund of the sum of four
hundred and ninety-three million, nine hundred and sixty-two
thousand, eight hundred and forty-nine dollars ($493,962,849.00)
is authorized in order to meet expenditure for the services of
Antigua and Barbuda in respect of calendar year ending on the
thirty-first day of December, 2006, under the Heads of Expendi-
ture specified in the Schedule; and the sum specified in the
Schedule opposite a numbered and named Head is appropri-
ated out of the sum of four hundred and ninety three million,
nine hundred and sixty two thousand, eight hundred and forty
nine dollars ($493,962,849.00) for the purpose specified in rela-
tion to, that numbered and named Head in the Estimates for the

[ L.S. ]

I Assent,

James B. Carlisle,

29th December, 2005

Issue of four hun-
dred and ninety
three million, nine
hundred and sixty
two thousand,
eight hundred and
forty-nine dollars.






The Appropriation Act, 2005. No. 21 of 2005.2

year 2006.
3.The Acountant General is authorized and required, from time

to time upon the order or warrant of the Minister of Finance, to
pay the sums appropriated in the Schedule to the several ser-
vices and purposes mentioned as the order or warrant directs
out of the Consolidated Fund without further order or formality.

(Section 2)

Head of Expenditure Amount ($)

1. Office of the Governor Genral 1,056,904
2. Legislature 1,984,192
3. Cabinet 3,529,226
4. Judicial 1,104,495
5. Service Commissions 356,185
6. Audit 1,126,780
7. Pension and Gratuities 0
8. Public Debt 0
9. Electoral Commission 3,478,658
10. Prime Minister’s Ministry 107,328,286
15. Ministry of Finance and the Economy 50,283,140
20. Ministry of Agriculture, Lands Environment, Marine
Resources and Food Production 24,818,611
25. Ministry of Health, Sports and Youth Affairs 81,101,634
30. Ministry of Education, Human Development and Culture 62,725,746
40. Ministry of Works, Transportation and the Environment 66,658,780
45. Ministry of Housing, Culture and Social Transformation 9,820,897
50. Ministry of Justice 15,053,168
55. Ministry of Legal Affairs 8,949,766
60. Office of the Ombudsman 393,126
75. Ministry of Labour, Public Administration, and Empower-
memt 11,628,857
80. Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation 42,564,398

TOTAL 493,962,849

Payment out of
C o n s o l i d a t e d



No. 21 of 2005. The Appropriation Act, 2005. 3

Passed by the Senate this 21st day
of December, 2005.

Hazlyn M. Francis,

J. Vanesssa Nicholas,
Ag.Clerk to the Senate.

Passed by the House of Representatives
this 7th day of December, 2005.

D. Giselle Isaac-Arindell,

J. Vanessa Nicholas,
Ag. Clerk to the House of Representatives.

Printed at the Government Printing Office, Antigua and Barbuda,

by Eric T. Bennett, Acting Government Printer
—By Authority, 2005.

800—12.05 [ Price $1.55 ]