Appropriation Act 1999

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Appropriation Act 1999
APPROPRIATION ACT 1999

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BERMUDA
1999 : 14

APPROPRIATION ACT 1999

[Date of Assent 29 March 1999]

[Operative Date 1 April 1999]

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 2000:

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 1999.

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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 2000 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 2000
$511,017,186.

(2) There may issue out of the Consolidated Fund to meet
capital account expenditure in that year $49,108,926.

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

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(a) the total expenditure under Schedule B shall not exceed
$33,649,482, 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
$15,459,444, 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 1998 (“the 1998 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 1999; and

(c) in the case of a capital acquisition project, the
acquisition was not completed before 1 April 1999,

then, if the Minister of Finance in writing so determines, any sum
provided for that project by, or pursuant to, section 5 of the 1998 Act
that was unspent on 1 April 1999 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

1999/00
HEAD DESCRIPTION ESTIMATE

$
(1) (2) (3)

NON-MINISTRY DEPARTMENTS
01 GOVERNOR & STAFF 1,050,864
02 LEGISLATURE 2,778,047
03 JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT 5,577,037
04 ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S CHAMBERS 2,979,485
05 OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR 1,837,411
08 PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION 83,354
09 CABINET OFFICE 2,194,154

MINISTRY OF DEVELOPMENT, OPPORTUNITY
& GOVERNMENT SERVICES

15 MANAGEMENT SERVICES 911,132
19 ARCHIVES 439,326
26 PERSONNEL SERVICES 4,090,547
40 COMMUNITY AFFAIRS 1,247,535
47 SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOP CORP 460,358
51 GOVT INFORMATION SERVICES 1,134,139
52 CULTURAL AFFAIRS 1,595,126
56 HUMAN AFFAIRS 4,379,828

MINISTRY OF LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS
62 LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS 60,877

MINISTRY OF FINANCE
10 MINISTRY OF FINANCE HQ 2,399,967
11 ACCOUNTANT GENERAL 29,798,021
12 CUSTOMS 8,658,688
13 POST OFFICE 9,783,742
14 STATISTICS 1,737,748
28 SOCIAL INSURANCE 1,188,815
38 OFFICE OF THE TAX COMMISSIONER 1,449,313
39 REGISTRAR OF COMPANIES 4,393,925
43 COMPUTER SYSTEMS & SERVICES 3,688,004
58 INTEREST ON DEBT 10,250,000
59 SINKING FUND CONTRIBUTION 3,250,000

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1999/00
HEAD DESCRIPTION ESTIMATE

$
(1) (2) (3)

MINISTRY OF TECHNOLOGY
46 TELECOMMUNICATIONS 714,518

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
16 MINISTRY OF EDUCATION HQ 3,995,481
17 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 68,601,972
18 LIBRARIES 1,266,970
41 BERMUDA COLLEGE 11,187,591

MINISTRY OF HEALTH & FAMILY SERVICES
21 MIN OF HEALTH & FAMILY SERVICES HQ 5,479,242
22 HEALTH DEPARTMENT 14,383,328
23 CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES 7,475,968
24 HOSPITALS 61,476,417
42 RENT COMMISSIONER 209,844
53 BERMUDA HOUSING CORP 2,083,000
55 FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE 15,979,244

MINISTRY OF LABOUR, HOME AFFAIRS & PUBLIC
SAFETY

06 DEFENCE 4,616,913
07 POLICE 35,704,716
25 PRISONS AND SR TRAINING SCHOOLS 13,092,195
27 IMMIGRATION 3,334,075
29 REGISTRY GENERAL 1,205,586
44 MIN OF LABOUR AND HOME AFFAIRS HQ 252,048
45 FIRE SERVICES 6,126,630
54 SECURITY SER. & DELEGATED AFF. 177,439
60 LABOUR 477,826

MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT
32 DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING 2,230,801
37 AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES 6,824,282
49 LAND VALUATION 572,031
50 MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT HQ 1,451,748

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1999/00
HEAD DESCRIPTION ESTIMATE

$
(1) (2) (3)

MINISTRY OF TOURISM
33 DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM 35,699,207

MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT
30 MARINE & PORTS 9,968,367
31 AIRPORT OPERATIONS 17,206,093
34 TRANSPORT CONTROL DEPT 1,940,839
35 PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT 12,341,545
48 TRANSPORT HEADQUARTERS 672,182
57 CIVIL AVIATION 2,476,466

MINISTRY OF WORKS & ENGINEERING
36 WORKS & ENGINEERING 42,851,100

MINISTRY OF YOUTH, SPORT, PARKS &
RECREATION

20 YOUTH, SPORT, PARKS & RECREATION 11,524,079

TOTAL CURRENT ACCOUNT EXPENDITURE 511,017,186

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SCHEDULE B

CAPITAL ACCOUNT EXPENDITURE

HEAD 65 - CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT

MINISTRY/PROJECT TAF ESTIMATE
1999/00

$ $
(1) (2) (3)

LABOUR, HOME AFFAIRS & PUBLIC
SAFETY
75027 Prisons Minor Works 100,000 100,000
75047 Security of Govt Premises 80,000 80,000
75102 Halfway House 450,000 0
75103 Police HQ Renovations 1,750,000 0
75106 St. Georges Police Station Ren. 100,000 0
75129 Ham Police Station & Mag. Crt 20,000,000 2,000,000
75130 Remodel Pol. Barracks - St Geo 450,000 450,000

FINANCE
75004 Post Office - Paget 1,020,000 0
75131 Ham Corp Sewage Pumping Stat 1,600,000 1,600,000

DEVELOPMENT, OPPORTUNITY &
GOVERNMENT SERVICES
75078 Grant to BLDC 51,600,000 6,750,000
75147 Archives Fire Supp./Det System 150,000 150,000
75149 Commissioner's House - Grant 500,000 100,000

EDUCATION
75008 Education Minor Works 400,000 400,000
75011 CedarBridge Academy 75,000,000 0
75012 Berkeley Senior School 71,000,000 1,040,314
75013 Middle Schools 38,205,000 1,432,533
75014 Other Related EPT School Costs 5,386,000 0
75015 EPT Related Engineering Wks 5,000,000 0
75121 Physio Th. Rm. - West Pembroke 182,000 0
75122 Physio Th. Rm. - South Glebe 150,750 0
75132 Primary School Accessibility 910,000 270,000
75133 West Pem. Staff & Admin Fac 350,000 350,000
75134 Bda College Chilled Water Plant 750,000 375,000

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MINISTRY/PROJECT TAF ESTIMATE
1999/00

$ $
(1) (2) (3)

HEALTH & FAMILY SERVICES
75017 Hospice Grant 3,000,000 250,000
75020 Residential Care 4,500,000 0
75021 St Brendans Minor Works 118,000 118,000
75023 St Brendans Day Care Centre 900,000 0
75070 KEMH Biomedical Incinerator 1,400,000 0
75135 Telephone System Upgrade 175,000 175,000
75136 Parish Rest Homes R & D Fees 250,000 250,000
75137 St Brendans Roof & Windows 350,000 350,000

ENVIRONMENT
75029 Minor Works Ag & Fish 124,000 124,000
75034 Other Land Purchases 1,000,000 600,010
75077 Education/Service Bldg BAMZ 3,300,000 522,869

TRANSPORT
75037 Improve Berthing Arrangements 1,180,000 300,000
75038 Minor Works Airport Operations 250,000 250,000
75087 Upgrade Runway 5,600,00 1,418,927
75093 Retail Plan 6,915,000 0
75095 Airport Obstacle Removal 500,000 0
75108 Refurb. Arr./Remote Feed Bag 5,000,000 0
75109 Renovate Cargo Building 280,000 0
75110 Car Parking Reorganization 840,000 0
75111 Runway Foreshore Protection 400,000 0
75123 Energy Management System 292,000 0
75124 Departure Canopy Refurb 172,000 0
75125 Elevators U.S. Departures 114,000 0
75138 Term. Bldg. Fire Safety Upgrade 3,500,000 1,000,000
75139 Airport Air Conditioning Imps 120,000 120,000

YOUTH, SPORT, PARKS &
RECREATION
75101 Park Improvements 261,000 261,000
75126 National Stadium Track Repl 1,500,000 0
75128 National Sport Centre Cap Grant 4,200,000 1,400,000

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MINISTRY/PROJECT TAF ESTIMATE
1999/00

$ $
(1) (2) (3)

WORKS & ENGINEERING
75042 Road Works 350,000 350,000
75044 Water Projects 400,000 400,000
75045 Bulk Refuse Containers 210,000 70,000
75046 Improvements Street Lighting 70,000 70,000
75048 Bus Shelters 120,000 120,000
75050 Minor Works W & E 150,000 150,000
75051 Private Rd St Lighting/Improv 125,000 125,000
75053 Miscellaneous Small Projects 1,300,000 1,300,000
75057 Pembroke Marsh Basin Closure 1,000,000 0
75061 St Georges Sewage Plant 2,000,000 953,216
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 0
75098 Prospect Area Sewers 100,000 0
75099 Office Relocations/Alterations 12,750,000 2,000,000
75112 Major Building Upgrade Projects 14,000,000 2,998,178
75113 Pembroke Marsh Dev Plan III 7,100,000 575,435
75114 Port Royal Rev. Osmosis Plant 1,050,000 0
75116 Structural Refurb of Bridges 350,000 0
75117 Ref. Ferry Docks & Pub. Land'gs 200,000 0
75127 Reconstruction Retaining Walls 400,000 150,000
75140 Pender Road - Improvements 1,200,000 500,000
75141 Highways Drainage System 150,000 150,000
75142 Stabilise Road Side Rock Cut 1,800,000 750,000
75143 Long Bird Bridge Renovations 5,000,000 250,000
75144 Foreshore Protection Works 600,000 200,000
75145 Tynes Bay Ash Plant Mods. 600,000 300,000
75146 Somerset Bridge 950,000 0
75148 Asphalt Plant Renovations 670,000 0

TOTAL CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT 380,337,750 33,649,482

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SCHEDULE C

CAPITAL ACCOUNT EXPENDITURE

HEAD 66 - CAPITAL ACQUISITIONS

DEPARTMENT/PROJECT ESTIMATE
1999/00

$
(1) (2)

JUDICIAL
76094 PHOTOCOPIER 25,612
76513 TELEPHONE EQUIPMENT 30,400

ATTORNEY GENERAL'S CHAMBERS
76467 FURNITURE & FITTINGS 19,139

DEFENCE
76468 BOAT ENGINES 10,000

POLICE
76004 EOD EQUIPMENT 16,000
76006 COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT 698,200
76007 PHOTOCOPIERS 44,130
76008 OFFICE EQUIPMENT 76,546
76068 BOATS/ENGINES 113,800
76078 VEHICLES 558,700
76079 COMPUTERS 50,450
76157 ALCO-ANALYSER 13,000
76158 CHAIRS 32,812
76159 WEAPONRY 23,580
76244 GENERATOR 39,600
76332 N.I.B. EQUIPMENT 16,500
76335 OPERATIONAL EQUIPMENT 19,700
76336 GARAGE EQUIPMENT 10,000
76381 SPEED CAMERAS 210,000
76433 AUDIO/VISUAL EQUIPMENT 13,100
76434 EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM 26,500
76436 NETWORK SERVERS 28,000
76437 COMPUTER SOFTWARE LICENCE 32,000
76438 PHOTOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT 31,700

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DEPARTMENT/PROJECT ESTIMATE
1999/00

$
(1) (2)

POLICE - continued
76469 COMOPS EQUIPMENT 68,000
76470 CSIS EQUIPMENT 14,780
76498 O.T.R.C.I.S. INFORMATION 60,000
76499 PROTECTIVE GEAR 100,000
76504 OFFICE APPLIANCES 19,222
76505 COMPUTER SYSTEM UPDATE 290,000
76511 TELEPHONE EXCH FACILITY UPDATE 180,000

CABINET OFFICE
76472 ACCESS CONTROL 16,500

MINISTRY OF FINANCE HQ
76072 MISCELLANEOUS FURN & EQUIP 300,000
76152 NATIONAL TRUST ACQUISITION 25,000
76153 NATIONAL TRUST MAINT FUND 5,000

CUSTOMS
76296 DUTY VAN 19,775
76473 OFFICE FURNISHINGS/FITTINGS 127,207
76500 DETECTION EQUIPMENT 75,000

POST OFFICE
76011 POST BOXES 84,000
76013 CYCLES 37,500
76014 VAN 25,000

EDUCATION
76077 SCHOOL EQUIPMENT 300,000
76081 COMPUTERS 750,000
76445 CEDAR BRIDGE ACADEMY FURN & EQUIP 500,000

LIBRARIES
76453 OFFICE FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT 62,000

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DEPARTMENT/PROJECT ESTIMATE
1999/00

$
(1) (2)

YOUTH, SPORT, PARKS & RECREATION
76020 TRACTOR MOWERS - PARKS 53,502
76455 TOILET UNITS - PARKS 20,000
76474 TRAILER - PARKS 6,150
76475 SECURITY FIXTURES 6,474
76512 MOTOR VEHICLES 55,000

HEALTH & FAMILY SERVICES HQ
76476 SECURITY SYSTEMS 12,000
76477 OFFICE EQUIPMENT 14,000

HEALTH
76264 CARS 32,000
76478 X-RAY SYSTEM 9,550
76479 RESIDENTIAL FURNISHINGS 48,000
76480 OFFICE FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT 30,000

CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
76267 OFFICE FURNITURE 13,150
76481 OFFICE EQUIPMENT 14,186
76482 VEHICLES 25,000
76483 FREEZERS 11,730

PRISONS
76031 OFFICE FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT 92,310
76032 RESIDENTIAL FURNITURE 95,000
76035 WEAPONERY 16,950
76272 COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT 109,921
76501 AIR CONDITIONING 9,500

PERSONNEL SERVICES
76484 OFFICE EQUIPMENT 13,000

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DEPARTMENT/PROJECT ESTIMATE
1999/00

$
(1) (2)

MARINE & PORTS
76083 NAVIGATION AIDS 100,000
76485 REPLACEMENT OFFICE FURNITURE 12,000

AIRPORT OPERATIONS
76316 RACAL RECORDER 7,900
76486 PORTABLE ILS EQUIPMENT 15,200

PLANNING
76040 PHOTOCOPIER 18,000
76487 OFFICE FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT 56,000
76488 OFFICE CARPETING 27,000

TRANSPORT CONTROL
76360 TESTING EQUIPMENT 12,500
76489 OFFICE EQUIPMENT 17,000

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
76293 BUSES 1,350,000
76362 VAN 23,500
76448 REPLACE BUS WASH 130,000

WORKS & ENGINEERING
76364 TELEPHONE SYSTEM 98,000
76490 SECURITY SYSTEMS 50,000
76491 TESTERS 72,000
76493 HEAVY EQUIPMENT 95,000
76494 GOLF COURSES EQUIP & REPLACEMENT 460,000
76495 VEHICLES & EQUIPMENT 950,000

AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES
76060 VAN 46,962
76144 SOIL SHREDDER 19,615
76496 LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM - BAMZ 18,720
76497 EQUIPMENT 30,666
76502 FORKLIFT 19,395

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DEPARTMENT/PROJECT ESTIMATE
1999/00

$
(1) (2)

COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
76397 REPLACEMENT PHOTOCOPIER 13,280
76503 OFFICE FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT 17,435

BERMUDA COLLEGE
76510 BDA COLLEGE INTERNET EQUIPMENT 135,000

COMPUTER SYSTEMS & SERVICES
76074 INFRASTRUCTURE COMPUTERS 1,950,000
76075 DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS 3,355,000

FIRE SERVICES
76506 WATER TANKER 200,000
76507 EMERGENCY GENERATOR 100,000
76508 COMPRESSOR 100,000

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
76452 COMPUTER SYSTEM 7,185

LAND VALUATION
76287 WORKSTATIONS 22,010

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
76427 OFFICE FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT 16,000

HUMAN AFFAIRS
76428 OFFICE FURNITURE 12,000
76429 OFFICE EQUIPMENT 16,200

TOTAL CAPITAL ACQUISITIONS 15,459,444