Appropriation Act 1998

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Appropriation Act 1998
APPROPRIATION ACT 1998

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BERMUDA
1998 : 11

APPROPRIATION ACT 1998

[Date of Assent 31st March 1998]

[Operative Date 1st April 1998]

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 1999:

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:

Short title

1 This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act 1998.

APPROPRIATION ACT 1998

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Interpretation

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

Expenditure for the year ending on 31 March 1999 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 1999
$475,093,557.

(2) There may issue out of the Consolidated Fund to meet
capital account expenditure in that year $61,093,703.

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
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
$44,428,475, but subject to section 6;

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(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
$16,665,228, 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 1997 (“the 1997 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 1998; and

(c) in the case of a capital acquisition project, the
acquisition was not completed before 1 April 1998,

then, if the Minister of Finance in writing so determines, any sum
provided for that project by, or pursuant to, section 5 of the 1997 Act
that was unspent on 1 April 1998 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

1998/99
HEAD DESCRIPTION ESTIMATE

(1) (2) (3)

NON-MINISTRY DEPARTMENTS
01 GOVERNOR & STAFF 1,030,485
02 LEGISLATURE 2,702,709
03 JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT 5,052,255
04 ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S CHAMBERS 2,718,718
05 OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR 1,659,273
08 PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION 82,499
09 CABINET OFFICE 2,099,527
26 PERSONNEL SERVICES 3,873,043
51 GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SERVICES 1,095,094

MINISTRY OF FINANCE
10 MINISTRY OF FINANCE HQ 2,199,586
11 ACCOUNTANT GENERAL 27,307,433
12 CUSTOMS 8,275,740
13 POST OFFICE 9,609,303
14 STATISTICS 1,291,534
15 MANAGEMENT SERVICES 862,428
28 SOCIAL INSURANCE 962,728
38 OFFICE OF THE TAX COMMISSIONER 1,375,688
39 REGISTRAR OF COMPANIES 3,937,703
42 RENT COMMISSIONER 201,780
43 COMPUTER SYSTEMS & SERVICES 3,309,732
58 INTEREST ON DEBT 11,170,000
59 SINKING FUND CONTRIBUTION 3,325,000

MINISTRY OF TECHNOLOGY
46 TELECOMMUNICATIONS 688,076

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN AFFAIRS
16 MINISTRY OF EDUCATION HQ 3,606,514
17 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 61,662,643
41 BERMUDA COLLEGE 10,614,604
56 HUMAN AFFAIRS 2,843,648

MINISTRY OF HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES
21 MIN. OF HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES HQ 1,164,319
22 HEALTH DEPARTMENT 12,408,382
23 CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES 7,514,226
24 HOSPITALS 60,142,750

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1998/99
HEAD DESCRIPTION ESTIMATE

(1) (2) (3)

MINISTRY OF HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES -
continued

25 PRISONS & SENIOR TRAINING SCHOOLS 12,939,536
55 FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE 12,993,686

MINISTRY OF LABOUR, HOME AFFAIRS & PUBLIC
SAFETY

06 DEFENCE 4,519,823
07 POLICE 33,462,141
27 IMMIGRATION 3,206,398
29 REGISTRY GENERAL 1,454,197
44 MIN. OF LABOUR AND HOME AFFAIRS HQ 229,410
45 FIRE SERVICES 5,976,466
54 SECURITY SERVICES & DELEGATED

AFFAIRS 152,481
60 LABOUR AND TRAINING 3,320,707
62 LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS 59,798

MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT, PLANNING &
NATURAL RESOURCES

32 DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING 2,203,031
37 AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES 6,605,976
49 LAND VALUATION 623,447
50 MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT HQ 1,305,973

MINISTRY OF TOURISM
33 DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM 33,231,545

MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT & AVIATION SERVICES
30 MARINE & PORTS 9,621,030
31 AIRPORT OPERATIONS 15,737,936
34 TRANSPORT CONTROL DEPARTMENT 1,838,119
35 PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION BOARD 12,104,561
48 TRANSPORT HEADQUARTERS 311,331
57 CIVIL AVIATION 1,924,126

MINISTRY OF WORKS & ENGINEERING AND
HOUSING

36 WORKS & ENGINEERING 39,835,154
53 BERMUDA HOUSING CORPORATION 1,583,000

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1998/99
HEAD DESCRIPTION ESTIMATE

(1) (2) (3)

MINISTRY OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, SPORT,
PARKS & RECREATION

20 YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, SPORT, PARKS &
RECREATION 10,389,693

MINISTRY OF COMMUNITY & CULTURAL AFFAIRS
18 LIBRARIES 1,227,929
19 ARCHIVES 424,656
40 COMMUNITY SERVICES 1,015,349
47 SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

CORPORATION 365,698
52 CULTURAL AFFAIRS 1,521,063
61 WOMEN'S ISSUES 121,877

TOTAL CURRENT ACCOUNT EXPENDITURE 475,093,557

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SCHEDULE B

CAPITAL ACCOUNT EXPENDITURE

HEAD 65 - CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT

MINISTRY/PROJECT/NOTE TAF ESTIMATE
1998/99

(1) (2) (3)

LABOUR, HOME AFFAIRS & PUBLIC
SAFETY
75071 SOMERSET POLICE STATION 910,000 0
75103 POLICE HQ RENOVATIONS 1,750,000 0
75106 ST. GEORGES POLICE STATION

REN. 100,000 100,000

FINANCE
75003 GRANT TO ST GEORGES

CORPORATION 400,000 0
75004 NEW POST OFFICE PAGET 1,000,000 0
75005 POST OFFICE MANGROVE BAY 460,000 0
75078 GRANT TO BDA. LAND DEV.

CORP. 49,300,000 7,000,000

COMMUNITY & CULTURAL AFFAIRS
75006 RECORD STORAGE/UPGRADE 400,000 0

EDUCATION & HUMAN AFFAIRS
75008 EDUCATION MINOR WORKS 300,000 300,000
75011 CEDARBRIDGE ACADEMY 72,000,000 4,105,305
75012 BERKELEY SENIOR SCHOOL 48,280,000 2,867,875
75013 MIDDLE SCHOOLS 35,050,000 8,446,665
75014 OTHER RELATED EPT SCHOOL

COSTS 4,850,000 0
75015 EPT RELATED ENGINEERING

WORKS 5,000,000 0
75073 TECHNICAL HALL 3,972,000 0
75121 PHYSIO THERAPY RM - WEST

PEM 182,000 182,000
75122 PHYSIO THERAPY RM - SOUTH

GLEBE 150,750 150,750

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES
75017 HOSPICE GRANT 3,250,000 250,000
75020 RESIDENTIAL CARE 4,500,000 584,880
75021 ST BRENDANS MINOR WORKS 215,000 215,000

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MINISTRY/PROJECT/NOTE TAF ESTIMATE
1998/99

(1) (2) (3)

HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES -
continued
75023 ST BRENDANS DAY CARE

CENTRE 350,000 0
75027 PRISONS MINOR WORKS 53,000 53,000
75070 BIOMEDICAL INCINERATOR 1,400,000 0
75102 HALFWAY HOUSE 450,000 0
75107 GRANT BDA. RED CROSS

BUILDING 80,000 0

ENVIRONMENT, PLANNING & NATURAL
RESOURCES
75029 MINOR WORKS AG. & FISH. 120,000 120,000
75034 OTHER LAND PURCHASES 16,000,000 1,000,000
75077 EDUCATION/SERVICE BLDG. -

BAMZ 2,500,000 1,000,000

TRANSPORT & AVIATION SERVICES
75037 IMPROV. TOWN CUT - ST.

GEORGES 880,000 880,000
75038 MINOR WORKS AIRPORT

OPERATIONS 377,000 377,000
75085 AIRSIDE/OTHER EXPENSES 492,000 0
75087 UPGRADE RUNWAY 5,600,000 850,000
75088 AIR CARGO ROOFING - EAST

SIDE 182,000 0
75093 RETAIL PLAN 6,915,000 0
75095 OBSTACLE REMOVAL 451,000 200,000
75108 REFURB ARRIVALS/REMOTE

FEED BAG 4,600,000 3,300,000
75109 RENOVATE CARGO BUILDING 280,000 0
75110 CAR PARKING REORGANIZATION

840,000 190,000
75111 RUNWAY FORESHORE

PROTECTION 750,000 375,000
75120 AIRPORT COURIER TERMINAL 400,000 0
75123 ENERGY MANAGEMENT 292,000 292,000
75124 DEPARTURE CANOPY REFURB. 172,000 172,000
75125 ELEVATORS U.S. DEPARTURES 114,000 114,000

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MINISTRY/PROJECT/NOTE TAF ESTIMATE
1998/99

(1) (2) (3)

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, SPORT, PARKS
& RECREATION
75101 PARK IMPROVEMENTS 250,000 250,000
75126 NATIONAL STADIUM TRACK

REPL. 1,500,000 1,000,000
75128 NATIONAL SPORT CENTRE CAP.

GRANT 4,200,000 350,000

WORKS & ENGINEERING, PARKS &
HOUSING
75042 ROAD WORKS 335,000 335,000
75044 WATER PRODUCTION 575,000 575,000
75046 IMPROVEMENTS ST LIGHTING 68,000 68,000
75047 SECURITY OF GOVT. PREMISES 80,000 80,000
75048 BUS SHELTERS 160,000 160,000
75049 TYNES BAY WASTE DISPOSAL 74,250,000 0
75050 MINOR WORKS (INCL GOLF) 135,000 135,000
75051 PRIVATE ROAD STR LIGHTING 100,000 100,000
75053 MISCELLANEOUS SMALL PROJ 1,200,000 1,200,000
75057 PEMBROKE MARSH BASIN

CLOSURE 1,000,000 0
75061 ST. GEORGES SEWAGE PLANT 2,000,000 0
75062 CAT SEWAGE DISPOSAL 315,000 0
75064 ASBESTOS DISPOSAL 4,400,000 0
75067 TYNES BAY SEPTAGE PLANT

MODS 805,000 0
75076 HAMILTON SEWERAGE STUDY 63,000 0
75096 SWING BRIDGE

REFURBISHMENTS 400,000 0
75097 CAUSEWAY STRUCTURAL

REFURB 650,000 200,000
75098 PROSPECT AREA SEWERS 100,000 0
75099 OFFICE RELOCATIONS/

ALTERATIONS 12,750,000 3,000,000
75112 MAJOR BUILDING UPGRADE

PROJECTS 14,000,000 2,000,000
75113 PEMBROKE MARSH DEV. PLAN

III 8,000,000 1,000,000
75114 PORT ROYAL REVERSE

OSMOSIS PLANT 1,050,000 600,000

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MINISTRY/PROJECT/NOTE TAF ESTIMATE
1998/99

(1) (2) (3)

WORKS & ENGINEERING, PARKS &
HOUSING - continued
75115 KNAPTON HILL WATER

RESERVOIR 350,000 0
75116 STRUCTURAL REFURBISH-

MENT OF BRIDGES 350,000 100,000
75117 REFURB FERRY DOCKS &

PUBLIC LANDINGS 200,000 50,000
75118 GLOBAL HOUSE CHILLER

REPLACEMENT 200,000 0
75127 RECONSTRUCTION RETAINING

WALL 400,000 100,000

TOTAL CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT 405,253,750 44,428,475

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SCHEDULE C

CAPITAL ACCOUNT EXPENDITURE

HEAD 66 - CAPITAL ACQUISITIONS

DEPARTMENT/PROJECT ESTIMATE
98/99

(1) (2)

GOVERNOR & STAFF
76405 COMMUNICATIONS 45,000
76406 FURNITURE 34,565

LEGISLATURE
76407 AUDIO SYSTEM 15,300

JUDICIAL
76408 FURNITURE & FITTINGS 7,800

DEFENCE
76000 MOTOR VEHICLES 54,000
76241 SECURITY EQUIPMENT 10,000
76242 RESIDENTIAL EQUIPMENT 12,000
76409 BAND INSTRUMENTS 15,000

POLICE
76004 EOD EQUIPMENT 15,250
76005 LABORATORY EQUIPMENT 45,000
76006 COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT 784,150
76007 PHOTOCOPIERS 38,000
76008 OFFICE EQUIPMENT 15,388
76068 BOATS/ENGINES 213,800
76078 VEHICLES 493,100
76079 COMPUTERS 61,190
76151 U.P.S. RADIO SITES 25,000
76157 ALCO-ANALYSER 12,500
76158 CHAIRS 11,947
76159 WEAPONRY 55,157
76243 NARCOTICS EQUIPMENT 28,000
76244 GENERATOR 97,450
76290 PUBLIC ORDER EQUIPMENT 27,050
76332 N.I.B. EQUIPMENT 73,585
76335 OPERATIONAL EQUIPMENT 5,000
76381 SPEED CAMERAS 230,000
76433 AUDIO/VISUAL 9,369
76434 EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM 11,200

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DEPARTMENT/PROJECT ESTIMATE
98/99

(1) (2)

POLICE - continued
76435 FORENSIC EQUIPMENT 45,145
76436 NETWORK SERVERS 35,000
76437 COMPUTER SOFTWARE LICENSE 42,500
76438 PHOTOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT 9,350
76439 BASE CRIME MANAGEMENT 20,867
76454 AUDIO TAPING EQUIPMENT 105,000

MINISTRY OF FINANCE HQ
76072 MISCELLANEOUS FURN. & EQUIPMENT 275,000
76073 OFFICE RELOCATION 100,000
76152 NATIONAL TRUST ACQUISITION 25,000
76153 NATIONAL TRUST MAINTENANCE FUND 5,000

CUSTOMS
76296 DUTY VAN 37,300
76410 CCTV SYSTEM - ORDINANCE ISLAND 30,910

POST OFFICE
76011 CANCELLING MACHINES 52,500
76013 CYCLES 33,000
76014 VAN 23,000
76108 SCALES 15,000

MANAGEMENT SERVICES
76411 PHOTOCOPIER MACHINE 15,000

EDUCATION
76077 SCHOOL EQUIPMENT 650,000
76081 COMPUTERS 950,000
76445 CEDARBRIDGE ACADEMY F&E 247,500

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, SPORT, PARKS & REC.
76412 FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT 22,500
76413 REFRIGERATOR - DARRELL'S ISLAND 6,000
76414 SECURITY LIGHTS - ST. GEORGES C.C. 6,000
76450 REPLACEMENT PARTS & EQUIPMENT 125,000
76455 TOILET UNITS - PARKS 34,000

HEALTH
76025 VEHICLE 30,000
76026 RESIDENTIAL FURNITURE 37,500
76415 CHEMISTRY MACHINE 8,350

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DEPARTMENT/PROJECT ESTIMATE
98/99

(1) (2)

HEALTH - continued
76416 AUTOCLAVE 5,500
76440 LEFROY HOUSE FURNISHINGS 12,424

CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
76029 CLASSROOM EQUIPMENT 8,373
76267 OFFICE FURNITURE 16,300
76292 RESIDENTIAL CARE FURNITURE 73,740
76417 TELEPHONE EQUIPMENT 8,059

PRISONS
76031 OFFICE FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT 75,000
76032 RESIDENTIAL FURNITURE 80,000
76033 CLASSROOM FURN. & EQUIPMENT 12,000
76035 WEAPONERY 8,600
76036 HORTICULTURAL/GROUNDS EQUIPMENT 9,000
76119 MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT 47,800
76120 COMPUTERS 15,000
76201 VEHICLES 26,000
76271 PASSENGER CARRIER 60,000
76272 COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT 80,000
76418 SOFTWARE UPGRADE 56,500

IMMIGRATION
76122 OFFICE FURNITURE/EQUIPMENT 9,193
76431 HEADQUARTERS WORKSTATIONS 4,166

REGISTRY GENERAL
76274 OFFICE FURNITURE 13,070

MARINE & PORTS
76083 NAVIGATION AIDS 90,000
76295 VHF DF SYSTEM 140,000
76419 OFFICE FURNITURE - HAMILTON 10,000
76449 REFIT PILOT BOAT ST GEORGE'S 185,000

AIRPORT OPERATIONS
76310 VEHICLE 24,000
76420 S/T PARKING MACHINES 40,050

TRANSPORT CONTROL
76432 INTERACTIVE TESTING SYSTEM 47,000

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DEPARTMENT/PROJECT ESTIMATE
98/99

(1) (2)

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
76293 BUSES 2,390,000
76446 REPLACE LIFT MECHANISM 85,000
76447 REPLACE HYDRAULIC VEHICLE 90,000
76448 REPLACE BUS WASH 130,000

WORKS & ENGINEERING
76363 FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT 30,000
76364 TELEPHONE SYSTEM 98,000
76366 QUARRY/LAB EQUIPMENT 21,000
76421 DIGITAL ORTHO IMAGES 95,000
76422 ATOMIZING SYSTEM TYNES 30,000

AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES
76052 OUTBOARD ENGINE 25,190
76320 PHOTOCOPIER - BAMZ 15,290
76424 BOAT TRAILER - FISHERIES 9,000

COMPUTER SYSTEMS & SERVICES
76074 INFRASTRUCTURE COMPUTERS 2,820,000
76075 DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS 3,105,000
76425 FURNITURE - RECEPTION 17,000

FIRE SERVICES
76383 TURNTABLE LADDER 300,000
76441 GPM PUMPER WEST END 230,000
76442 WATER TENDER 200,000
76444 REPL 759 G.P.M. 250,000

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
76379 MONITORING SYSTEM 20,600

MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT HQ
76423 OIL SKIMMER & BOOMS 50,000

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SERVICES
76426 COMPUTER HARDWARE 18,300
76451 REPLACEMENT VAN 19,000

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
76427 OFFICE FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT 12,000

HUMAN AFFAIRS
76428 OFFICE FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT 5,850

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DEPARTMENT/PROJECT ESTIMATE
98/99

(1) (2)

CIVIL AVIATION
76430 DATABASE & NETWORK SYST. 10,000

TOTAL CAPITAL ACQUISITIONS 16,665,228