Appropriation Act, 2006

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APPROPRIATION ACT, 2006 APPROPRIATION ACT, 2006
Chapter 12
(Assented to May 24, 2006)
MOST GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN: Preamble
WHEREAS it appears by Messages from His Honour Norman L. Kwong, Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Alberta, and the Estimates accompanying the Messages, that the sums hereinafter mentioned are required to defray certain charges and expenses of the Legislative Assembly and the Public Service of Alberta not otherwise provided for during the fiscal year ending March 31, 2007 and for other purposes relating thereto:
MAY IT THEREFORE PLEASE YOUR MAJESTY that it be enacted and be it enacted by the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, as follows:
Expense and equipment/inventory purchases
1(1)  From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $74 864 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Legislative Assembly classed as expense or expense and equipment/inventory purchases for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2007, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $19 000 000 voted by section 1(1) of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2006.
(2)  From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $26 748 531 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as expense or expense and equipment/inventory purchases for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2007, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $5 806 700 000 voted by section 1(2) of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2006.
(3)  The sum referred to in subsection (2) includes $1 000 000 000 to be paid into the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund in accordance with section 9.2 of the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund Act.
Capital investment
2   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $1 175 595 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as capital investment for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2007, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $221 600 000 voted by section 2 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2006.
Non-budgetary disbursements
3   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $171 693 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as non‑budgetary disbursements for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2007, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $28 400 000 voted by section 3 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2006.
Lottery Fund payments
4(1)  From the Lottery Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $1 306 155 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as Lottery Fund payments for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2007, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $328 200 000 voted by section 4 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2006.
(2)  The amount to be paid and applied from the Lottery Fund for the Contingency Allowance identified in the Lottery Fund Estimates shall be increased so that the net revenue of the Lottery Fund at the fiscal year ending March 31, 2007 is nil.
Transfer of appropriations for emerging capital purposes
5(1)  The Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation may, for the purpose described in subsection (3), transfer an amount, not to exceed $50 000 000, from the Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases vote administered by that Minister
                                 (a)    to the Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases vote administered by any other Minister, or
                                 (b)    to the Capital Investment vote administered by the Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation.
(2)  The Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation may, for the purpose described in subsection (3), transfer an amount, not to exceed $122 000 000, from the Capital Investment vote administered by that Minister
                                 (a)    to the Capital Investment vote administered by any other Minister, or
                                 (b)    to the Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases vote administered by the Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation.
(3)  An amount transferred under this section shall be used only for an emerging capital expense or capital investment, as identified by the Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation and as approved by Treasury Board.
Accountability
6   The due application of all money expended under this Act shall be accounted for. Schedule  
Votes
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

  SUPPORT TO THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY    Expense $ 45 936 000

  OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 19 166 000

  OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN    Expense $ 2 327 000

  OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER    Expense $ 2 515 000

  OFFICE OF THE ETHICS COMMISSIONER    Expense $ 410 000

  OFFICE OF THE INFORMATION AND PRIVACY COMMISSIONER    Expense $ 4 510 000 Amount of Expense or Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases to be voted under section 1(1) $ 74 864 000

GOVERNMENT

  ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS AND NORTHERN DEVELOPMENT    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 34 003 000

  ADVANCED EDUCATION    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 2 068 035 000 103 900 000

  AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 691 795 000

  CHILDREN’S SERVICES    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 916 770 000

  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment $ 229 798 000 20 749 000

  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT    Expense $ 102 864 000

  EDUCATION    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 3 824 278 000 1 000 000

  ENERGY    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 132 239 000

  ENVIRONMENT    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 142 091 000 1 000 000

  EXECUTIVE COUNCIL    Expense $ 25 294 000

  FINANCE    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 1 129 463 000 65 793 000

  GAMING    Expense    Lottery Fund Payments $ 201 627 000 1 306 155 000

  GOVERNMENT SERVICES    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 109 226 000

  HEALTH AND WELLNESS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment $ 10 289 506 000 32 056 000

  HUMAN RESOURCES AND EMPLOYMENT    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 790 278 000

  INFRASTRUCTURE  AND TRANSPORTATION    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment $ 2 593 312 000 1 089 590 000

  INNOVATION AND SCIENCE    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 143 554 000

  INTERNATIONAL AND INTER-GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 10 691 000

  JUSTICE    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 342 436 000

  MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 140 468 000

  RESTRUCTURING AND GOVERNMENT EFFICIENCY    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 255 139 000

  SENIORS AND COMMUNITY SUPPORTS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 1 911 905 000

  SOLICITOR GENERAL AND PUBLIC SECURITY    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 434 123 000

  SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment $ 229 636 000 33 200 000       Amount of Expense or Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases  to be voted under section 1(2) $ 26 748 531 000       Amount of Capital Investment to be voted under section 2 $ 1 175 595 000       Amount of Non-Budgetary Disbursements to be voted under section 3 $ 171 693 000       Amount of Lottery Fund Payments to be voted under section 4 $ 1 306 155 000

 
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