Appropriation Act, 2008

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APPROPRIATION ACT, 2008 APPROPRIATION ACT, 2008
Chapter 3
(Assented to June 3, 2008)
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, 2009 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 $92 734 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Legislative Assembly classed as expense and equipment/inventory purchases for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2009, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $41 200 000 voted by section 1(1) of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2008.
(2)  From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $33 458 832 000 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, 2009, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $9 503 200 000 voted by section 1(2) of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2008.
Capital investment
2   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $2 451 625 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as capital investment for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2009, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $514 000 000 voted by section 2 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2008.
Non‑budgetary disbursements
3   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $193 436 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as non‑budgetary disbursements for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2009, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $41 900 000 voted by section 3 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2008.
Lottery Fund payments
4(1)  From the Lottery Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $1 522 418 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as Lottery Fund payments for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2009, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $401 100 000 voted by section 4 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2008.
(2)  The amount to be paid and applied from the Lottery Fund for the Contingency Allowance/Sustainability Fund 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, 2009 is nil.
Transfers
5(1)  The Minister of Infrastructure may, for the purpose described in subsection (6), transfer an amount, not to exceed $52 050 000, 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.
(2)  The Minister of Infrastructure may, for the purpose described in subsection (6), transfer an amount, not to exceed $10 920 000, 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.
(3)  The Minister of Transportation may, for the purpose described in subsection (7), transfer an amount, not to exceed $3 150 000, from the Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases vote to the Capital Investment vote administered by that Minister.
(4)  The Minister of Transportation may, for the purpose described in subsection (7), transfer an amount, not to exceed $64 080 000, from the Capital Investment vote to the Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases vote administered by that Minister.
(5)  The President of the Treasury Board may, for the purpose described in subsection (8), transfer an amount, not to exceed $15 372 000, from the Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases vote administered by the President of the Treasury Board
                             (a)    to the Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases vote administered by any other Minister, or
                             (b)    to the Capital Investment vote administered by any other Minister.
(6)  An amount transferred under subsection (1) or (2) shall be used only for an emerging capital expense or capital investment, as identified by the Minister of Infrastructure and as approved by Treasury Board.
(7)  An amount transferred under subsection (3) or subsection (4) shall be used only for an emerging capital expense or capital investment, as identified by the Minister of Transportation and as approved by Treasury Board.
(8)  An amount transferred under subsection (5) shall be used only for capital planning and preliminary design, as identified by the President of the Treasury Board 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 and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 55 841 000

  OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 21 795 000

  OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 2 826 000

  OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 5 736 000

  OFFICE OF THE ETHICS COMMISSIONER    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 962 000

  OFFICE OF THE INFORMATION AND PRIVACY COMMISSIONER    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 5 574 000 Amount of Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases to be voted under section 1(1) $ 92 734 000

GOVERNMENT

  ABORIGINAL RELATIONS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 117 028 000

  ADVANCED EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 3 342 055 000 127 400 000

  AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 555 531 000

  CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 1 094 209 000

  CULTURE AND COMMUNITY SPIRIT    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 539 297 000 6 200 000

  EDUCATION    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 4 224 927 000 1 000 000

  EMPLOYMENT AND IMMIGRATION     Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 923 492 000

  ENERGY    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 261 318 000

  ENVIRONMENT    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 248 240 000 1 100 000

  EXECUTIVE COUNCIL    Expense $ 30 080 000

  FINANCE AND ENTERPRISE    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 377 138 000 52 020 000

  HEALTH AND WELLNESS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment $ 13 217 448 000 10 800 000

  HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS    Expense $ 550 990 000

  INFRASTRUCTURE    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment $ 976 770 000 459 943 000

  INTERNATIONAL AND  INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 29 196 000

  JUSTICE    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 499 310 000

  MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 692 328 000

  SENIORS AND COMMUNITY SUPPORTS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 1 915 632 000

  SERVICE ALBERTA    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 373 509 000

  SOLICITOR GENERAL AND PUBLIC SECURITY     Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment    Lottery Fund Payments $ 557 845 000 23 790 000 1 522 418 000

  SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment $ 366 632 000 27 450 000

  TOURISM, PARKS AND RECREATION    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment     Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 246 282 000 34 136 000 500 000

  TRANSPORTATION    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment     Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 2 252 311 000 1 895 506 000 5 216 000

  TREASURY BOARD    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 67 264 000       Amount of Expense or Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases to be voted under section 1(2) $ 33 458 832 000       Amount of Capital Investment to be voted under section 2 $ 2 451 625 000       Amount of Non‑Budgetary Disbursements to be voted under section 3 $ 193 436 000       Amount of Lottery Fund Payments to be voted under section 4 $ 1 522 418 000