Appropriation Act, 2014

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APPROPRIATION ACT, 2014 APPROPRIATION ACT, 2014
Chapter 4
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, 2015 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 $128 313 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Legislative Assembly for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $20 943 000 voted by section 1 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2014.
Operational
2   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $34 783 435 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as operational for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $5 414 170 000 voted by section 2 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2014.
Capital
3   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $5 824 372 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as capital for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $1 578 484 000 voted by section 3 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2014.
Financial Transactions
4   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $1 573 230 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as financial transactions for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $293 818 000 voted by section 4 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2014.
Lottery Fund Transfer
5(1)  From the Lottery Fund, the sum of $1 485 550 000 may be transferred to the General Revenue Fund as Lottery Fund transfer for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015, as shown in the Schedule.
(2)  The net balance of the Lottery Fund at the end of the 2014‑15 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 $12 646 000, 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 Treasury Board.
(5)  The Minister of Infrastructure may, for the purpose described in subsection (6), transfer an amount, not to exceed $5 000 000, from the Capital vote administered by that Minister to either the Operational or 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 Treasury Board.
(7)  The Minister of Infrastructure may, for the purpose described in subsection (8), transfer an amount, not to exceed $25 000 000, from the Capital vote administered by that Minister to the Capital vote administered by any other Minister.
(8)  An amount transferred under subsection (7) shall be used only for provincial contributions towards projects jointly funded under federal infrastructure programs, as identified by the Minister of Infrastructure and as approved by 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 $ 69 415 000

  OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL    Operational, capital & financial transactions $ 27 300 000

  OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN    Operational, capital & financial transactions $ 3 349 000

  OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER    Operational, capital & financial transactions $ 6 517 000

  OFFICE OF THE ETHICS COMMISSIONER    Operational, capital & financial transactions $ 973 000

  OFFICE OF THE INFORMATION AND PRIVACY COMMISSIONER    Operational, capital & financial transactions $ 6 983 000

  OFFICE OF THE CHILD AND YOUTH ADVOCATE    Operational, capital & financial transactions $ 12 502 000

  OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC INTEREST COMMISSIONER    Operational, capital & financial transactions $ 1 274 000 Amount of Operational, Capital and Financial Transactions to be voted under section 1 $ 128 313 000

GOVERNMENT

  ABORIGINAL RELATIONS    Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 205 861 000 25 000 96 161 000

  AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT    Operational    Capital $ 632 769 000 28 196 000

  CULTURE      Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 157 473 000 48 800 000 2 370 000

  EDUCATION      Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 4 238 760 000 666 862 000 11 924 000

  ENERGY    Operational    Capital $ 427 397 000 6 315 000

  ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT      Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 493 777 000 60 082 000 1 410 000

  EXECUTIVE COUNCIL    Operational $ 48 397 000

  HEALTH    Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 18 247 509 000 111 294 000 72 500 000

  HUMAN SERVICES    Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 4 088 968 000 6 038 000 680 000

  INFRASTRUCTURE    Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 551 042 000 1 143 854 000 73 150 000

  INNOVATION AND ADVANCED EDUCATION      Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 2 705 983 000 235 572 000 408 000 000

  INTERNATIONAL AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS      Operational    Capital $ 39 410 000 25 000

  JOBS, SKILLS, TRAINING AND LABOUR      Operational    Capital $ 166 797 000 660 000

  JUSTICE AND SOLICITOR GENERAL      Operational    Capital $ 1 246 014 000 134 993 000

  MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS
     Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 423 235 000 1 455 444 000 808 443 000

  SERVICE ALBERTA      Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 295 483 000 49 416 000 6 400 000

  TOURISM, PARKS AND RECREATION      Operational    Capital $ 170 471 000 29 215 000

  TRANSPORTATION      Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions $ 512 720 000 1 844 728 000 76 944 999

  TREASURY BOARD AND FINANCE      Operational    Capital    Financial Transactions    Lottery Fund Transfer $ 131 369 000 2 853 000 15 248 000 1 485 550 000

        Operational amounts to be voted under section 2 $ 34 783 435 000 Capital amounts to be voted under section 3 $ 5 824 372 000 Financial Transactions amounts to be voted under section 4 $ 1 573 230 000 Amount of Lottery Fund Transfer to be voted under section 5 $   $ 1 485 550 000 &Votes