Appropriation Act 2015

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I ASSENT Appropriation 2015
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APPROPRIATION ACT 2015


Principal Act

Act. No. 2015-12 Commencement 1.7.2015
Assent 1.7.2015




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Appropriation 2015
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AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE SUMS OF MONEY TO THE SERVICE OF
THE YEAR ENDING ON THE 31ST DAY OF MARCH 2016 AND
FURTHER SUMS OF MONEY TO THE SERVICE OF THE YEAR
ENDED 31ST DAY OF MARCH 2014.

Title and commencement.

1. This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act 2015 and comes into
operation on the day of publication.

Consolidated Fund Appropriation of Expenditure 2015/2016.

2.(1) The Accountant General may, under the authority of a general warrant
issued in accordance with the provisions of the Public Finance (Control and
Audit) Act, pay out of the Consolidated Fund of Gibraltar for the year
ending 31 st March 2016, a sum not exceeding £453,266,000.

(2) The said sum shall be appropriated only to such purposes and shall not
exceed such amounts as are set out in Part 1 of the Schedule to this Act.

Consolidated Fund Appropriation of Contributions 2015/2016.

3.(1) The Accountant General may, under the authority of a general warrant
issued in accordance with the provisions of the Public Finance (Control and
Audit) Act, pay out of the Consolidated Fund of Gibraltar for the year
ending 31 st March 2016, a sum not exceeding £30,001,000.

(2) The said sum shall be appropriated only to such purposes and shall not
exceed such amounts as are set out in Part 2 of the Schedule to this Act.
Consolidated Fund Appropriation – Exceptional Expenditure
2015/2016.

4.(1) The Accountant General may, under the authority of a general warrant
issued in accordance with the provisions of the Public Finance (Control and
Audit) Act, pay out of the Consolidated Fund of Gibraltar for the year
ending 31 st March 2016, a sum not exceeding £1,000.

(2) The said sum shall be appropriated only to such purposes and shall not
exceed such amounts as are set out in Part 3 of the Schedule to this Act.

Improvement and Development Fund Appropriation of Expenditure
2015/2016.

5.(1) The Accountant General may, under the authority of a general warrant
issued in accordance with the provisions of the Public Finance (Control and
Audit) Act, pay out of the Improvement and Development Fund of Gibraltar
for the year ending 31 st March 2016, a sum not exceeding £94,619,000.
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(2) The said sum shall be appropriated only to such purposes and shall not
exceed such amounts as are set out in Part 4 of the Schedule to this Act.

Application of sums voted for Supplementary Provision.

6. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Public Finance (Control and
Audit) Act, the Minister responsible for finance may direct by means of a
warrant that the whole or any part of the sums appropriated under Head 44
Supplementary Provision shall be applied to any of the other Heads
specified in Parts 1, 2 and 3 of the Schedule.

Recurrent Expenditure of Public Undertakings.

7.(1) The Accountant General may, under the authority of a general warrant
issued in accordance with the provisions of the Public Finance (Control and
Audit) Act, pay out of the Consolidated Fund of Gibraltar for the year
ending 31st March 2016, a sum not exceeding £228,374,000.

(2) The said sum shall be appropriated only to such purposes and shall not
exceed such amounts as are set out in Part 5 of the Schedule to this Act.

Capital Expenditure of Public Undertakings.

8.(1) The Accountant General may, under the authority of a general warrant
issued in accordance with the provisions of the Public Finance (Control and
Audit) Act, pay out of the Improvement and Development Fund of Gibraltar
for the year ending 31st March 2016, a sum not exceeding £4,065,000.

(2) The said sum shall be appropriated only to such purposes and shall not
exceed such amounts as are set out in Part 6 of the Schedule to this Act.

Consolidated Fund Supplementary Appropriation of Recurrent
Expenditure 2013/2014.

9.(1) The Accountant General may, under the authority of a general warrant
issued in accordance with the provisions of the Public Finance (Control and
Audit) Act, pay out of the Consolidated Fund of Gibraltar for the year
ending 31 st March 2014, a further sum not exceeding £158,589,000.
(2) The said sum shall be appropriated only to such purposes and shall not
exceed such amounts as are set out in Part 7 of the Schedule to this Act.

Improvement and Development Fund Supplementary Appropriation of
Expenditure 2013/2014.

10.(1) The Accountant General may, under the authority of a general
warrant issued in accordance with the provisions of the Public Finance
(Control and Audit) Act, pay out of the Improvement and Development
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Fund of Gibraltar for the year ending 31 st March 2014, a further sum not
exceeding £71,812,000.

(2) The said sum shall be appropriated only to such purposes and shall not
exceed such amounts as are set out in Part 8 of the Schedule to this Act.

Supplementary Appropriation of Recurrent Expenditure of Public
Undertakings 2013/2014.

11.(1) The Accountant General may, under the authority of a general
warrant issued in accordance with the provisions of the Public Finance
(Control and Audit) Act, pay out of the Consolidated Fund of Gibraltar for
the year ending 31st March 2014, a further sum not exceeding £20,105,000.

(2) The said sum shall be appropriated only to such purposes and shall not
exceed such amounts as are set out in Part 9 of the Schedule to this Act.

Supplementary Appropriation of Capital Expenditure of Public
Undertakings 2013/2014.

12.(1) The Accountant General may, under the authority of a general
warrant issued in accordance with the provisions of the Public Finance
(Control and Audit) Act, pay out of the Improvement and Development
Fund of Gibraltar for the year ending 31st March 2014, a further sum not
exceeding £557,000.

(2) The said sum shall be appropriated only to such purposes and shall not
exceed such amounts as are set out in Part 10 of the Schedule to this Act.

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SCHEDULE
PART 1

CONSOLIDATED FUND EXPENDITURE 2015/2016

Hea
d
Amount
£
1 Treasury 22,045,000
2 No.6 Convent Place 18,353,000
3 Customs 8,629,000
4 Broadcasting 4,420,000
5 Income Tax 2,736,000
6 Parliament 1,586,000
7 Human Resources 2,291,000
8 Immigration and Civil Status 6,150,000
9 Financial Secretary’s Office 722,000
10 Procurement Office 297,000
11 Civil Aviation 3,218,000
12 Town Planning and Building Control 1,127,000
13 Health 97,084,000
14 Environment 13,632,000
15 Utilities 60,634,000
16 Collection and Disposal of Refuse 5,639,000
17 Gibraltar Health Authority – Elderly
Residential Services Section
15,425,000
18 Equality and Social Services 14,588,000
19 Tourism 5,516,000
20 Housing – Administration 9,558,000
21 Technical Services 4,303,000
22 Driver and Vehicle Licensing 1,262,000
23 Port 5,279,000
24 Economic Development 17,442,000
25 Statistics Office 404,000
26 Business, Employment and Social Security 26,823,000
27 Postal Services 3,163,000
28 Education 44,767,000
29 Policing 15,127,000
30 Prison 2,323,000
31 Gibraltar Law Courts 1,980,000
32 Attorney General’s Chambers 1,142,000
33 Justice 1,709,000
34 Fire and Rescue Service 4,891,000
35 Civil Contingency 185,000
36 Sport and Leisure 4,601,000
37 Culture and Heritage 6,069,000
38 Youth 562,000
39 Financial Services 3,772,000
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40 Gambling Division 644,000
41 Maritime Services 1,330,000
42 Gibraltar Audit Office 963,000
43 Gibraltar Regulatory Authority 1,875,000
44 Supplementary Provision 9,000,000
453,266,000

PART 2

CONSOLIDATED FUND CONTRIBUTIONS 2015/2016

Hea
d
Amount
£
45 Contributions to Government-Owned
Companies
25,000,000
46 Transfer from Government Surplus 1,000
47 Contribution to Improvement &
Development Fund
5,000,000
30,001,000

PART 3

CONSOLIDATED FUND – EXCEPTIONAL EXPENDITURE
2015/2016

Hea
d
Amount
£
48 Exceptional Expenditure 1,000
1,000

PART 4

IMPROVEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT FUND EXPENDITURE
2015/2016

Hea
d
Amount
£
101 Works and Equipment 18,728,000
102 Projects 75,891,000
94,619,000


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PART 5

RECURRENT EXPENDITURE OF PUBLIC UNDERTAKINGS
2015/2016

Public Undertaking Amount
£
Gibraltar Development Corporation 18,335,000
Borders and Coastguard Agency 4,955,000
Gibraltar Health Authority 100,893,000
Gibraltar Electricity Authority 57,291,000
Gibraltar Health Authority – Elderly
Residential Services Section
15,425,000
Care Agency 13,685,000
Housing Works Agency 7,966,000
Gibraltar Port Authority 5,279,000
Gibraltar Sports and Leisure Authority 4,545,000
228,374,000

PART 6

CAPITAL EXPENDITURE OF PUBLIC UNDERTAKINGS 2015/2016

Public Undertaking Amount
£
Borders and Coastguard Agency 1,000
Gibraltar Health Authority 2,888,000
Gibraltar Electricity Authority 380,000
Gibraltar Health Authority – Elderly
Residential Services Section
1,000
Care Agency 152,000
Housing Works Agency 20,000
Gibraltar Port Authority 163,000
Gibraltar Sports and Leisure Authority 460,000
4,065,000


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PART 7

SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION OF
CONSOLIDATED FUND RECURRENT EXPENDITURE 2013/2014

Hea
d
Amount
£
43 Supplementary Provision 25,900,000
44 Contribution to Government-Owned
Companies
5,191,000
45 Transfer of Government Surplus 44,999,000
46 Contribution to the Improvement &
Development Fund
82,499,000
158,589,000

PART 8

SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION OF
IMPROVEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT FUND EXPENDITURE
2013/2014

Hea
d
Amount
£
101 Departmental 4,620,000
102 Projects 67,192,000
71,812,000

PART 9

SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION OF
RECURRENT EXPENDITURE OF PUBLIC UNDERTAKINGS
2013/2014

Public Undertaking Amount
£
Gibraltar Regulatory Authority 51,000
Borders and Coastguard Agency 206,000
Gibraltar Health Authority 4,264,000
Care Agency 4,081,000
Gibraltar Port Authority 45,000
Gibraltar Electricity Authority 11,347,000
Gibraltar Sports and Leisure Authority 111,000
20,105,000

PART 10

SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION OF
CAPITAL EXPENDITURE OF PUBLIC UNDERTAKINGS 2013/2014
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Public Undertaking Amount
£
Gibraltar Regulatory Authority 251,000
Borders and Coastguard Agency 83,000
Gibraltar Electricity Authority 34,000
Gibraltar Sports and Leisure Authority 184,000
Gibraltar Culture and Heritage Agency 5,000
557,000

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EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

The purpose of this Bill is to appropriate sums of money necessary to meet
Government expenditure for the year ending 31 st day of March 2016.

Consolidated Fund Expenditure
The sum of £483,268,000 is required to fund expenditure from the
Consolidated Fund as shown in Parts 1, 2 and 3 of the Schedule.

Improvement and Development Fund Expenditure
The sum of £94,619,000 is required to fund expenditure from the
Improvement and Development Fund as shown in Part 4 of the Schedule.

Recurrent Expenditure of Public Undertakings
The sum of £228,374,000 is required to fund recurrent expenditure of the
Public Undertakings. This expenditure is largely funded out of monies paid
to the Public Undertakings from funds voted from the Consolidated Fund, as
shown in Part 1 of the Schedule.
Capital Expenditure of Public Undertakings

The sum of £4,065,000 is required to fund capital expenditure of the Public
Undertakings. This expenditure is funded out of monies paid to the Public
Undertakings from funds voted from the Improvement and Development
Fund, as shown in Part 4 of the Schedule.

This Bill also provides for the appropriation of further sums of money to the
service of the year ended on the 31 st day of March 2014.

Consolidated Fund Expenditure

The sum of £158,589,000 is required to fund recurrent expenditure as
follows:

 An appropriation of £25,900,000 is required to meet additional departmental Consolidated Fund expenditure
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 A further £5,191,000 is required in connection with the contribution to wholly owned Government Companies.
 A further £44,999,000 is required in connection with the transfer from the Government surpluses to the Social Assistance Fund.
 The sum of £82,499,000 being the additional contribution to the Improvement and Development Fund

Improvement and Development Fund Expenditure

An additional £71,812,000 is required to fund capital expenditure as
follows:

 An appropriation of £39,999,000 for additional Equity Funding required to meet capital expenditure funded through Government-
owned companies.

 A further £21,242,000 is required to meet increased expenditure in the following projects:

Head 101
Housing: Works and Repairs £4,620,000

Head 102
Tunnels and Roads to North Front £5,604,000
Old Naval Hospital Conversion and
Refurbishment Works
£6,690,000
Sandy Bay Beach Protection £2,170,000
Cladding and Other Improvements to Housing
Estates
£907,000
Ex-NAAFI and Fleet Pavilion Demolition £272,000
Swimming Pool Complex £979,000
£21,242,000

 A further sum of £10,571,000 is required to meet expenditure in respect of the following new projects:

Head 102
Guard Room £491,000
Conversion of John Mackintosh Wing £4,205,000
Feasibility Studies - New Projects £106,000
Reef Creation Programme £317,000
Refuse Shelters £283,000
Frontier Monitoring Project £61,000
Gorham’s Cave Complex Renovation – World
Heritage Status Bid
£59,000
Bathing Pavilion £2,060,000
e-ID Card Project £667,000
Commonwealth Park £2,322,000
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£10,571,000

Recurrent expenditure of Public Undertakings

The sum of £20,105,000 is required to fund additional recurrent expenditure
of the Public Undertakings. This expenditure is funded out of monies paid
to the Public Undertakings from funds voted from the Consolidated Fund
through the Appropriation Act 2013 and or Section 9 of this Act.

Capital expenditure of Public Undertakings

The sum of £557,000 is required to fund additional capital expenditure of
the Public Undertakings. This expenditure is funded out of monies paid to
the Public Undertakings from funds voted from the Improvement and
Development Fund through the Appropriation Act 2013 and Section 10 of
this Act.