Appropriation Act, 2013

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APPROPRIATION ACT, 2013 APPROPRIATION ACT, 2013
Chapter 3
(Assented to April 29, 2013) MOST GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN:
Preamble
WHEREAS it appears by Messages from His Honour Donald S. Ethell, 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, 2014 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:
Legislative Assembly
1   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $128 616 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Legislative Assembly for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $13 941 000 voted by section 1 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2013.
Operational
2   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $32 692 912 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as operational for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $5 396 930 000 voted by section 2 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2013.
Capital
3   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $4 561 325 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as capital for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $1 395 252 000 voted by section 3 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2013.
Financial transactions
4   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $676 067 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as financial transactions for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $72 133 000 voted by section 4 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2013.
Lottery Fund transfer
5(1)  From the Lottery Fund, the sum of $1 485 671 000 may be transferred to the General Revenue Fund as Lottery Fund transfer for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014, as shown in the Schedule.
(2)  The net balance of the Lottery Fund at the end of the 2013‑14 fiscal year shall be transferred into the General Revenue Fund.
Transfers
6(1)  A Minister may, with the approval of the Treasury Board, transfer an amount
                             (a)    from the Operational vote administered by that Minister to either the Capital vote or the Financial Transactions vote administered by that Minister,
                             (b)    from the Capital vote administered by that Minister to either the Operational vote or the Financial Transactions vote administered by that Minister, or
                             (c)    from the Financial Transactions vote administered by that Minister to either the Operational vote or the Capital vote administered by that Minister.
(2)  No vote administered by a Minister may be increased under subsection (1) by more than $5 000 000.
(3)  The Minister of Transportation may, for the purpose described in subsection (4), transfer an amount, not to exceed $16 000 000, from the Capital vote administered by that Minister to the Capital vote administered by any other Minister.
(4)  An amount transferred under subsection (3) shall be used only for an emergent capital purpose, as identified by the Minister of Transportation and as approved by the Treasury Board.
(5)  The Minister of Infrastructure may, for the purpose described in subsection (6), transfer an amount, not to exceed $2 500 000, from the Capital vote administered by that Minister to the Capital vote administered by any other Minister.
(6)  An amount transferred under subsection (5) shall be used only for capital project preliminary design, capital planning or other planning, as identified by the Minister of Infrastructure and as approved by the Treasury Board.
Accountability
7   The due application of all money expended under this Act shall be accounted for. Schedule  
Votes
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

  SUPPORT TO THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY    Operational, capital & financial transactions $ 71 421 000

  OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL    Operational, capital & financial transactions $ 26 635 000

  OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN    Operational, capital & financial transactions $ 3 359 000

  OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER    Operational, capital & financial transactions $ 5 683 000

  OFFICE OF THE ETHICS COMMISSIONER    Operational, capital & financial transactions $ 967 000

  OFFICE OF THE INFORMATION AND PRIVACY COMMISSIONER    Operational, capital & financial transactions $ 6 867 000

  OFFICE OF THE CHILD AND YOUTH ADVOCATE    Operational, capital & financial transactions $ 12 224 000

  OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC INTEREST COMMISSIONER    Operational, capital & financial transactions $ 1 460 000 Amount to be voted under section 1 $ 128 616 000

GOVERNMENT

  ABORIGINAL RELATIONS    Operational    Capital $ 166 965 000 25 000

  AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT    Operational    Capital $ 559 560 000 24 196 000

  CULTURE    Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 141 155 000 53 100 000 2 243 000

  EDUCATION    Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 4 016 257 000 505 235 000 21 899 000

  ENERGY    Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 232 083 000 6 315 000 30 500 000

  ENTERPRISE AND ADVANCED EDUCATION    Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 2 593 525 000 68 347 000 425 000 000

  ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT    Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 461 318 000 65 916 000 1 410 000

  EXECUTIVE COUNCIL    Operational $ 48 430 000

  HEALTH    Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 17 020 489 000 104 450 000 50 226 000

  HUMAN SERVICES    Operational    Capital $ 4 239 645 000 9 442 000

  INFRASTRUCTURE    Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 507 370 000 783 525 000 52 000 000

  INTERNATIONAL AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL  RELATIONS    Operational    Capital $ 37 144 000 25 000

  JUSTICE AND SOLICITOR GENERAL    Operational    Capital $ 1 193 526 000 87 412 000

  MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS    Operational    Capital $ 409 338 000 855 740 000

  SERVICE ALBERTA    Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 302 318 000 40 524 000 8 750 000

  TOURISM, PARKS AND RECREATION    Operational    Capital $ 154 358 000 18 812 000

  TRANSPORTATION    Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 478 126 000 1 935 408 000 63 914 000

  TREASURY BOARD AND FINANCE    Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions    Lottery Fund Transfer $ 131 305 000 2 853 000 20 125 000 1 485 671 000 Operational amounts to be voted under section 2 $ 32 692 912 000       Capital amounts to be voted under section 3 $ 4 561 325 000       Financial Transactions amounts to be voted under section 4 $ 676 067 000       Amount of Lottery Fund Transfer to be voted under section 5 $ 1 485 671 000

 
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