Appropriation Act, 2009

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APPROPRIATION ACT, 2009 APPROPRIATION ACT, 2009
Chapter 8
(Assented to May 26, 2009)
MOST GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN:
Preamble
WHEREAS it appears by Messages from the Administrator 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, 2010 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 $96 265 000 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, 2010, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $40 900 000 voted by section 1(1) of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2009.
(2)  From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $32 664 629 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as expense and equipment/inventory purchases for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2010, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $8 972 500 000 voted by section 1(2) of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2009.
Capital investment
2   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $2 255 702 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as capital investment for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2010, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $581 100 000 voted by section 2 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2009.
Non‑budgetary disbursements
3   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $194 665 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as non‑budgetary disbursements for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2010, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $48 900 000 voted by section 3 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2009.
Lottery Fund payments
4(1)  From the Lottery Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $1 497 927 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as Lottery Fund payments for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2010, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $409 400 000 voted by section 4 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2009.
(2)  The net balance of the Lottery Fund at the end of the 2009‑10 fiscal year shall be paid into the General Revenue Fund.
Transfers
5(1)  The Minister of Infrastructure may, for the purpose described in subsection (6), transfer an amount, not to exceed $30 000 000, 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 any other Minister, or
                             (c)    to the Capital Investment vote administered by the Minister of Infrastructure.
(2)  The Minister of Transportation may, for the purpose described in subsection (7), transfer an amount, not to exceed $5 431 000, 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 Transportation.
(3)  The Minister of Transportation may, for the purpose described in subsection (7), transfer an amount, not to exceed $40 000 000, 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 Transportation.
(4)  The President of the Treasury Board may, for the purpose described in subsection (8), transfer an amount, not to exceed $17 931 000, 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.
(5)  The President of the Treasury Board may, for the purpose described in subsection (9), transfer an amount, not to exceed $175 000 000, from the Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases vote administered by the President of the Treasury Board to the Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases vote administered by any other Minister.
(6)  An amount transferred under subsection (1) 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 (2) or subsection (3) 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 (4) shall be used only for capital project preliminary design, capital planning or other planning, as identified by the President of the Treasury Board and as approved by Treasury Board.
(9)  An amount transferred under subsection (5) shall be used only for the provincial contribution towards economic stimulus capital projects, 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 $ 58 450 000

  OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 23 221 000

  OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 2 911 000

  OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 4 951 000

  OFFICE OF THE ETHICS COMMISSIONER    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 991 000

  OFFICE OF THE INFORMATION AND PRIVACY COMMISSIONER    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 5 741 000 Amount of Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases to be voted under section 1(1) $ 96 265 000

GOVERNMENT

  ABORIGINAL RELATIONS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 149 966 000

  ADVANCED EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 2 977 132 000 139 300 000

  AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 622 857 000

  CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 1 136 277 000

  CULTURE AND COMMUNITY SPIRIT    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 292 762 000 2 685 000

  EDUCATION    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 4 298 126 000 1 000 000

  EMPLOYMENT AND IMMIGRATION     Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 1 015 356 000

  ENERGY    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 252 614 000

  ENVIRONMENT    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 251 747 000 1 100 000

  EXECUTIVE COUNCIL    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 35 880 000

  FINANCE AND ENTERPRISE    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 479 289 000 43 660 000

  HEALTH AND WELLNESS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment $ 12 962 471 000 19 200 000

  HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 532 027 000

  INFRASTRUCTURE    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment $ 585 195 000 588 929 000

  INTERNATIONAL AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 26 347 000

  JUSTICE    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 461 653 000

  MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 593 970 000

  SENIORS AND COMMUNITY SUPPORTS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 1 971 785 000

  SERVICE ALBERTA    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment $ 366 018 000 92 500 000

  SOLICITOR GENERAL AND PUBLIC SECURITY     Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment    Lottery Fund Payments $ 601 316 000 35 061 000 1 497 927 000

  SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment $ 335 893 000 20 450 000

  TOURISM, PARKS AND RECREATION    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment     Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 190 761 000 17 284 000 375 000

  TRANSPORTATION    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment     Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 2 282 706 000 1 482 278 000 6 545 000

  TREASURY BOARD    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 242 481 000       Amount of Expense or Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases to be voted under section 1(2) $ 32 664 629 000       Amount of Capital Investment to be voted under section 2 $ 2 255 702 000       Amount of Non‑Budgetary Disbursements to be voted under section 3 $ 194 665 000       Amount of Lottery Fund Payments to be voted under section 4 $ 1 497 927 000