Appropriations Act 1996

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Appropriations Act 1996
The Laws of Bermuda
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BERMUDA
1996 : 7

APPROPRIATION ACT 1996

[Date of Assent 26 March 1996]

[Operative Date 1 April 1996]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

1 Short title
2 Interpretation
3 Issue out of Consolidated

Fund: current and capital
accounts

4 Appropriation: current
account

5 Appropriation: capital account
6 Unspent appropriations not to

lapse

SCHEDULES

WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the issue of sums of
money out of the Consolidated Fund and for the appropriation of the
same to the services of the Government for the purposes specified in the
Estimates for the year ending on 31 March 1997:

Be it enacted by The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and
with the advice and consent of the Senate and the House of Assembly of
Bermuda, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

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Short title

1 This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act 1996.

Interpretation

2 In this Act
"the Estimates" means the Estimates of Revenue and

Expenditure for the year ending on 31 March 1997 as
approved by the House of Assembly;

"Head" means Head of the Estimates;

"the Minister" means the Minister of Finance;

"year" means financial year.

Issue out of Consolidated Fund: current and capital accounts
3 (1) There may issue out of the Consolidated Fund to meet
current account expenditure in the year ending on 31 March 1997
$436,313,000.

(2) There may issue out of the Consolidated Fund to meet
capital account expenditure in that year $71,687,000.

Appropriation: current account
4 Sums issued under the authority of subsection (1) of section 3
are apportioned among, and appropriated to, the Heads of current
account expenditure specified in column 3 of Schedule A.

Appropriation: capital account
5 (1) Sums issued under the authority of subsection (2) of section
3 are apportioned among the Heads of capital account expenditure
specified in Schedules B and C and, subject to the following provisions of
this section, are appropriated to the projects respectively specified in
those Schedules.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), expenditure on any capital
account expenditure project shall not exceed the sum provided for that
project in column 3 of Schedule B or in column 2 of Schedule C.

(3) The Minister may, if he for good reason thinks fit, give
approval in writing that the provision made in column 3 of Schedule B or
in column 2 of Schedule C for a capital account expenditure project may
be enlarged by the transfer to that project of the whole or part of a sum
provided anywhere else in either Schedule B or Schedule C: but the

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Minister's power to give such approval is subject to the following
conditions, that is to say

(a) the total expenditure under Schedule B shall not exceed

$61,763,000, but subject to section 6;

(b) the total expenditure on any project in Schedule B,
taking into account expenditure on that project in
previous years, shall not exceed the sum shown in
respect of that project in column 2 of Schedule B;

(c) the total expenditure under Schedule C shall not exceed
$9,924,000, but subject to section 6.

Unspent appropriations not to lapse
6 Where

(a) a capital expenditure project was provided for by section
5 of the Appropriation Act 1995 (“the 1995 Act"); and

(b) in the case of a capital development project, the Minister
responsible for Works and Engineering certifies in
writing that the development project was not completed
before 1 April 1996; and

(c) in the case of a capital acquisition project, the
acquisition was not completed before 1 April 1996,

then, if the Minister of Finance in writing so determines, any sum
provided for that project by, or pursuant to, section 5 of the 1995 Act
that was unspent on 1 April 1996 does not lapse but is deemed to be
provided by section 5 of this Act and is available in every respect as if it
had been expressly provided for that project by corresponding provision
in section 5 of this Act.

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SCHEDULE A

CURRENT ACCOUNT EXPENDITURE

1996/97
HEAD DESCRIPTION ESTIMATE

($000)
(1) (2) (3)

NON-MINISTRY DEPARTMENTS
01 GOVERNOR & STAFF 914
02 LEGISLATURE 2,630
03 JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT 4,369
04 ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S CHAMBERS 2,439
05 OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR 1,256
08 PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION 80
09 CABINET OFFICE 2,042
26 PERSONNEL SERVICES 3,720

MINISTRY OF LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS & WOMEN’S
ISSUES

61 LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS & WOMEN’S ISS. 100

MINISTRY OF FINANCE
10 MINISTRY OF FINANCE HQ 7,924
11 ACCOUNTANT-GENERAL 22,079
12 CUSTOMS 7,326
13 POST OFFICE 9,051
14 STATISTICS 1,174
15 MANAGEMENT SERVICES 772
28 SOCIAL INSURANCE 946
38 OFFICE OF THE TAX COMMISSIONER 886
39 REGISTRAR OF COMPANIES 2,601
42 RENT COMMISSIONER 193
43 COMPUTER SYSTEMS & SERVICES DEPT 2,911
58 INTEREST ON DEBT 10,300
59 SINKING FUND CONTRIBUTION 2,500

MINISTRY OF INFORMATION & TECHNOLOGY
46 TELECOMMUNICATIONS 490
51 GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SERVICES 1,152

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1996/97
HEAD DESCRIPTION ESTIMATE

($000)
(1) (2) (3)

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
16 MINISTRY OF EDUCATION HQ 2,859
17 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 48,978
41 BERMUDA COLLEGE 9,649
56 HUMAN AFFAIRS 2,023

MINISTRY OF HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES
21 MINISTRY OF HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES

HQ
676

22 HEALTH DEPARTMENT 11,583
23 CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES 6,569
24 HOSPITALS 50,775
25 PRISONS & SENIOR TRAINING SCHOOLS 12,193
55 FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE 14,702

MINISTRY OF LABOUR, HOME AFFAIRS & PUBLIC
SAFETY

06 DEFENCE 4,204
07 POLICE 29,987
27 IMMIGRATION 2,907
29 REGISTRY GENERAL 1,096
44 MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND HOME AFF. HQ 213
45 FIRE SERVICES 5,605
54 SECURITY SERVICES & DELEGATED AFF. 127
61 LABOUR AND TRAINING 1352

MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT PLANNING &
NATURAL RESOURCES

32 DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING 2,017
37 AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES & PARKS 6,150
49 LAND VALUATION 394
50 MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT HQ 954

MINISTRY OF TOURISM & MARINE SERVICES
33 DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM 31,116
30 MARINE & PORTS SERVICES 8,970

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1996/97
HEAD DESCRIPTION ESTIMATE

($000)
(1) (2) (3)

MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT & AVIATION SERVICES
31 AIRPORT OPERATIONS 15,309
34 TRANSPORT CONTROL DEPT 1,736
35 PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION DEPT 11,539
48 TRANSPORT HEADQUARTERS 305
57 CIVIL AVIATION 2,557

MINISTRY OF WORKS AND ENGINEERING PARKS &
HOUSING

36 WORKS & ENGINEERING 51,334
53 BERMUDA HOUSING CORPORATION 2,150

MINISTRY OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, SPORT &
RECREATION

20 YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, SPORT &
RECREATION

4,831

MINISTRY OF COMMUNITY & CULTURAL AFFAIRS
18 LIBRARIES 1,053
19 ARCHIVES 358
40 COMMUNITY SERVICES 953
47 SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORP. 272
52 CULTURAL AFFAIRS 962

TOTAL CURRENT ACCOUNT EXPENDITURE 436,313

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SCHEDULE B

CAPITAL ACCOUNT EXPENDITURE

HEAD 65 - CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT

MINISTRY/PROJECT ESTIMATE
1996/97

($000) ($000)
(1) (2) (3)

LABOUR, HOME AFFAIRS & PUBLIC
SAFETY
75001 Police Facility Renovations 730 0
75002 Police Training Facility 550 0
75071 Somerset Police Station 475 233
75103 Police HQ Renovations 550 200

FINANCE
75003 Grant to St. George's Corp. 400 100
75004 New Post Office - Paget 1,000 0
75005 Post Office - Mangrove Bay 500 250
75072 Site Security (Bases) 300 0
75078 Grant to Bda Land Dev. Corp. 2,828 2,828
75079 LDTO-Mothball Upgrade I 113 0
75080 LDTO-Infrastructure Systems I 2,925 0
75081 LDTO-Infrastructure Systems II 86 0
75082 LDTO-Facilities Support I 50 0
75084 LDTO-Demolition 75 0
75104 LDTO-Environmental Remediatn 105 0
75105 LDTO-Dev. of Marginal Wharf 647 0

COMMUNITY & CULTURAL AFFAIRS
75006 Record Storage Building 500 0
75007 Fine Arts Trust Grant 250 0

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MINISTRY/PROJECT ESTIMATE
1996/97

($000) ($000)
(1) (2) (3)

EDUCATION & HUMAN AFFAIRS
75008 Education Minor Works 500 500
75009 Govt Schools : Modernisation 200 200
75015 EPT Related Engineering Works 3,970 828
75011 Prospect Senior School 58,663 23,000
75012 Berkeley Senior School 13,220 773
75013 Middle Schools 38,330 9,150
75014 Other Related EPT School Costs 3,787 444
75016 College - North Hall & Gym 9,900 0
75073 College - Technical Hall 3,800 3,800

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES
75017 Hospice Grant 3,250 250
75020 Residential Care 4,350 0
75021 Minor Works - St Brendan's 115 115
75022 Secure Unit - St Brendan's 540 0
75023 Day Care Ctre I - St Brendan's 820 770
75024 Maintenance Bldg - St Brendan's 500 280
75025 Elevators - St Brendan's 375 0
75074 Laundry - St Brendan's 125 125
75026 Biomedical Incinerator Study 150 0
75070 Biomedical Incinerator 900 600
75027 Minor Works - Prisons 53 53
75028 New Prison Complex 40,500 0
75102 Halfway House 450 450

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MINISTRY/PROJECT ESTIMATE
1996/97

($000) ($000)
(1) (2) (3)

TRANSPORT & AVIATION SERVICES
75038 Minor Works - Airport Operations 135 140
75039 Fire Security - Aviation 466 0
75085 Airside Support 492 215
75086 Airfield Lighting/PAPI 2,310 1,800
75087 Runway Upgrade 3,450 1,000
75088 Air Cargo Roofing - East Side 182 0
75089 Arrivals/Departures Walkway 700 550
75090 Long-Term Parking 240 191
75091 Runway Drainage System 241 250
75092 Ramp Lighting 750 0
75093 Retail Plan 4,000 2,600
75094 Air Cargo Roofing - South Side 127 127
75095 Obstacle Removal 300 100

ENVIRONMENT, PLANNING & NATURAL
RESOURCES
75029 Minor Works - Ag. & Fish. 65 120
75031 Electrical Supply - BAMZ 130 0
75077 Education/Service Bldg - BAMZ 2,500 750
75034 Other Land Purchases 16,000 1,000

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, SPORT &
RECREATION
75035 National Stadium 10,000 0

TOURISM & MARINE SERVICES
75037 Improvement Town Cut St. Geo's 310 0

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MINISTRY/PROJECT ESTIMATE
1996/97

($000) ($000)
(1) (2) (3)

WORKS & ENGINEERING, PARKS &
HOUSING
75042 Road Works 335 335
75043 Solid Wastes 1,300 0
75044 Water Projects 575 575
75045 Bulk Refuse Containers 68 68
75046 Street Lighting Imps 68 68
75047 Security of Property 68 80
75048 Bus Shelters 80 160
75049 New Waste Disposal 74,250 0
75050 Minor Works 135 135
75051 Private Rd Lighting & Imps 240 100
75053 Misc Small Projects 1,200 1,200
75054 W.E.D.C.O.Capital Grant 18,900 1,000
75056 W.E.D.C.O. Cruise dock 10,950 950
75057 Pembroke Marsh Basin PH I & II 1,000 0
75058 Land adj Pembroke Dump 2,200 50
75060 Air Conditioning GAB & PO 325 0
75061 St. Georges Sewage Plant 1,500 500
75062 CAT Sewage Disposal 315 0
75063 Swing Bridge Upgrade 150 0
75064 Asbestos Disposal 300 100
75065 Office Alterations Ph IV 200 0
75066 Energy Management GPO/GAB 115 0
75067 Tynes Bay Sewage Plant Mod 1,250 250
75096 Swing Bridge Refurbishments 400 400
75097 Causeway Structural Refurb 200 150
75098 Prospect Area Sewers 300 100
75099 Office Relocations/Alterations 3,500 1,500
75100 Minor Works - Parks 65 10
75101 Park Improvements 240 240

TOTAL CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT 359,209 61,763

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SCHEDULE C

CAPITAL ACCOUNT EXPENTITURE

HEAD 66 - CAPITAL ACQUISITIONS

MINISTRY/PROJECT ESTIMATE
96/97
($000)

(1) (2)

NON-MINISTRY DEPARTMENTS

JUDICIAL
76240 PHOTOCOPIER 15

ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S CHAMBERS
76090 PHOTOCOPIER 25

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

MINISTRY OF FINANCE HQ
76072 MISC. FURN./EQPT. FUND 275
76152 NAT'L TRUST ACQUISITIONS 25
76153 NAT'L TRUST MAINT. FUND 5
76073 OFFICE RELOCATION 200

ACCOUNTANT-GENERAL
76248 OFFICE FURNITURE 50
76249 CHEQUE SIGNING MACHINE 15
76250 ENVELOPING MACHINE 20

CUSTOMS
76251 SECURITY SYSTEM - BIA 55
76252 SECURITY SYSTEM - AMF 13
76291 BAGGAGE X-RAY SYSTEM 128
76296 DUTY VAN 22

POST OFFICE
76108 SCALES 7
76011 POST OFFICE BOXES 48
76013 BIKES 22
76014 VAN 45

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MINISTRY/PROJECT ESTIMATE
96/97
($000)

(1) (2)

REGISTRAR OF COMPANIES
76062 OFFICE FURNITURE 12
76069 PARTITIONS/SHELVING 12

COMPUTER SYSTEMS & SERVICES
76074 NEW COMPUTER HARDWARE 1,625
76075 REPL. COMPUTER HARDWARE 475
76076 MAJOR SOFTWARE 470
76285 VAN 30

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION & HUMAN AFFAIRS

EDUCATION
76077 SCHOOL FURNITURE AND EQPT. 450
76081 COMP. HARD/SOFTWARE EDUC. 750

MINISTRY OF HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES HQ
76257 TELEPHONE UPGRADE PH I 10
76258 PHOTOCOPIER - ADMIN 21
76259 PHOTOCOPIER - ACCOUNTS 21

HEALTH
76026 RESIDENTIAL FURNITURE 37
76260 PHOTOCOPIER 11
76261 DENTAL EQPT - MOBILE U 6
76262 SPECTRO PHOTO METER 19
76263 LABORATORY TESTING EQP 89
76264 CAR 14
76265 DENTAL EQUIPMENT 4
76323 TRUCK 30

CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
76028 RESIDENTIAL EQUIPMENT 6
76266 PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT 16
76267 OFFICE FURNITURE 15
76268 PHOTOCOPIER 15
76269 WORKSTATIONS 2
76292 RESIDENTIAL CARE FURNITURE 50

MINISTRY/PROJECT ESTIMATE

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($000)

(1) (2)

PRISONS
76031 OFFICE FURNITURE & EQPT. 16
76032 RESIDENTIAL FURNITURE 50
76119 MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT 14
76036 HORTICULTURAL/GROUNDS EQP. 8
76120 COMPUTER EQUIPMENT 20
76025 WEAPONRY 16
76271 PASSENGER CARRIER 30
76272 COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT 36

MINISTRY OF LABOUR HOME AFFAIRS & PUBLIC
SAFETY

DEFENCE
76000 VEHICLES 60
76002 OFFICE FURNITURE 7
76241 SECURITY EQUIPMENT 22
76242 RESIDENTIAL EQUIPMENT 7

POLICE
76078 LICENSED MOTOR VEHICLES 550
76005 LABORATORY EQUIPMENT 19
76007 PHOTOCOPIERS 26
76006 COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT 212
76068 MARINE ENGINES/EQUIPMENT 139
76243 NARCOTICS EQUIPMENT 50
76244 GENERATOR 35
76245 EMERGENCY SYSTEM 12
76246 DICTAPHONE RECORDER 60
76247 RADAR EQUIPMENT 8
76289 FURNISHINGS SOMERSET STAT. 30
76290 PUBLIC ORDER EQUIPMENT 200

IMMIGRATION
76213 REFURBISH HQ 13

REGISTRY GENERAL
76274 OFFICE FURNITURE 25

FIRE SERVICES
76286 EMS EQUIPMENT 20

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MINISTRY/PROJECT ESTIMATE
96/97
($000)

(1) (2)

MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT

AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES
76052 OUTBOARD ENGINE - FISHERIES 8
76317 TELEPHONE SYSTEM -BAMZ 26
76319 VEGETABLE BAGGER - AG. 8
76320 PHOTOCOPIER - BAMZ 5
76321 CIRCULATION FANS 6

LAND VALUATION
76287 WORKSTATIONS 9

MINISTRY OF TOURISM & MARINE SERVICES

TOURISM
76275 OFFICE EQUIPMENT 9
76276 MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT 2

MARINE & PORTS
76083 IMPR. TO NAVIGATIONAL AIDS 90
76294 VTMS SYSTEM 230
76295 VHF DF SYSTEM 130
76324 COMPUTER FLOORING 18

MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT

AIRPORT OPERATIONS
76298 WEATHER OFFICE EQUIPMENT 19
76299 ELECTRIC DOORS 30
76300 EMERGENCY CO-ORD CENTR 15
76301 REFURBISH WASHROOMS 90
76302 BUS - MOBILE COMMAND 25
76303 ENGINEERING SURVEY PKG 5
76304 AIR CONDITIONING 10
76315 EMERGENCY MEASURES EQPT 6
76316 RACAL RECORDER 30

TRANSPORT CONTROL
76134 OFFICE FURNISHINGS 13
76277 SECURITY SYSTEMS 10

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MINISTRY/PROJECT ESTIMATE
96/97
($000)

(1) (2)

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
76278 AIR CONDITIONING 8
76293 BUSES 1,937

CIVIL AVIATION
76288 OFFICE FURNITURE 10

MINISTRY OF WORKS, ENGINEERING & HOUSING

WORKS & ENGINEERING
76044 OFFICE FURNITURE 15
76279 TRUCK 55
76280 EMERGENCY GENERATORS 20
76281 PHOTOCOPIER 30
76282 HIGHWAYS EQUIPMENT 15
76283 ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT 5
76284 PROTECTIVE GEAR 10
76318 TOILET UNITS - PARKS 52
76322 ROTARY MOWERS - PARKS 27

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, SPORT & REC.
76019 PHOTOCOPIER 23
76253 COMMERCIAL MOWER 14
76254 REPLACEMENT ENGINE 19
76255 SPORTS EQUIPMENT 14
76256 SIGN/POSTER 8

MINISTRY OF COMMUNITY & CULTURAL AFFAIRS

ARCHIVES
76018 OFFICE FURNITURE 16

BDA SMALL BUSINESS DEV CORP.
76297 PHOTOCOPIER 7

TOTAL CAPITAL ACQUISITIONS 9,924

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