Appropriation Act 2012

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Appropriation Act 2012
Number 42 of 2012
APPROPRIATION ACT 2012
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
Section
1. Appropriation of sums voted for supply services, totalling €45,550,779,000.
2. Deferred surrender relating to capital supply services, totalling €107,237,000.
3. Financial resolutions passed by Dáil Éireann on 5 December 2012.
4. Short title.
SCHEDULE 1
Appropriation of Sums Voted for Supply Services
SCHEDULE 2
Deferred Surrender Relating to Capital Supply Services
Acts Referred to
Central Fund (Permanent Provisions) Act 1965
1965, No. 26
Finance Act 2004
2004, No. 8
Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1927
1927, No. 7
Public Accounts and Charges Act 1891
54 & 55 Vict., c. 24
Superannuation Acts 1834 to 2004
Number 42 of 2012
APPROPRIATION ACT 2012
AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE TO THE PROPER SUPPLY SERVICES AND PURPOSES SUMS GRANTED BY THE CENTRAL FUND (PERMANENT PROVISIONS) ACT 1965, TO MAKE PROVISION IN RELATION TO DEFERRED SURRENDER TO THE CENTRAL FUND OF CERTAIN UNDISCHARGED APPROPRIATIONS BY REFERENCE TO THE CAPITAL SUPPLY SERVICES AND PURPOSES AS PROVIDED FOR BY SECTION 91 OF THE FINANCE ACT 2004 AND TO MAKE PROVISION IN RELATION TO THE FINANCIAL RESOLUTIONS PASSED BY DÁIL ÉIREANN ON 5 DECEMBER 2012.
[21st December, 2012]
BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:
Appropriation of sums voted for supply services, totalling €45,550,779,000.
1.— (1) The sums granted by the Central Fund (Permanent Provisions) Act 1965 out of the Central Fund towards making good the supply granted, amounting in the aggregate to the sum of forty-five thousand, five hundred and fifty million, seven hundred andseventy-nine thousand euro for the service of the year ending on 31 December 2012 are appropriated for the services and purposes expressed in Schedule 1 .
(2) In addition to the grants out of the Central Fund referred to in subsection (1), there may be applied out of any money directed under section 2 of the Public Accounts and Charges Act 1891 to be applied as appropriations-in-aid of the grants for the services and purposes specified in Schedule 1 , the sums respectively set out in the last column of that Schedule amounting in the aggregate to the sum of four thousand and ninety-nine million, five hundred and nine thousand euro.
Deferred surrender relating to capital supply services, totalling €107,237,000.
2.— For the purposes of section 91 of the Finance Act 2004 , in respect of certain undischarged appropriations by reference to the capital supply services and purposes included in a vote referred to in Schedule 1 , there is set out in Schedule 2 the sums deferred into the year ending 31 December 2013, and the related votes and titles in respect of each of those sums, amounting in the aggregate to the sum of one hundred and seven million, two hundred and thirty-seven thousand euro.
Financial resolutions passed by Dáil Éireann on 5 December 2012.
3.— (1) The legislation required to give effect to the financial resolutions passed by Dáil Éireann on 5 December 2012 and referred to in subsection (2) may, subject to the time period specified in section 4 of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1927 , be enacted in the year 2013.
(2) The Financial Resolutions referred to in subsection (1) are as follows:
(a) Financial Resolution No. 1 (which relates to excise duty and an increase in the rates of alcohol products tax);
(b) Financial Resolution No. 2 (which relates to excise duty and an increase in the rates of tobacco products tax);
(c) Financial Resolution No. 3 (which relates to excise duty and an increase in the rates of vehicle registration tax);
(d) Financial Resolution No. 4 (which relates to value-added tax and a decrease in the farmers flat-rate addition);
(e) Financial Resolution No. 5 (which relates to excise duty and an increase in the rates of motor tax and trade plate licences);
(f) Financial Resolution No. 6 (which relates to income tax and changes to top slicing relief from 1 January 2013);
(g) Financial Resolution No. 7 (which relates to the universal social charge and amendments to it from 1 January 2013);
(h) Financial Resolution No. 8 (which relates to income tax and a change in the specified rates for preferential loans);
(i) Financial Resolution No. 9 (which relates to tax relief for health insurance policies and applies the relief to the amount of the premium net of any risk equalisation credit);
(j) Financial Resolution No. 10 (which relates to Income Tax and provides for an increase of 3% in the rate of Deposit Interest Retention Tax);
(k) Financial Resolution No. 11 (which relates to Life Assurance Policies and Investment Funds and provides for an increase of 3% in the rates of Exit Tax on such products);
(l) Financial Resolution No. 12 (which relates to capital gains tax and an increase in the rate of capital gains tax);
(m) Financial Resolution No. 13 (which relates to capital acquisitions tax and an increase in the rate of capital acquisitions tax);
(n) Financial Resolution No. 14 (which relates to capital acquisitions tax and a reduction in the group tax-free thresholds relating to capital acquisitions tax).
Short title.
4.— This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act 2012.
SCHEDULE 1

Appropriation of Sums Voted for Supply Services
Section 1 .
Schedule of sums granted, and of sums which may be applied as appropriations-in-aid in addition to the sums granted, to defray the charges for the Public Services mentioned in column (2) to this Schedule which come in course of payment during the year ending 31 December 2012.
Vote No.
Title
Sums not exceeding
Supply Grants
Appropriations-in-aid
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)


1
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Secretary General to the President, for certain other expenses of the President’s Establishment and for certain grants
3,002,000
92,000
2
For the salaries and expenses of the Department of the Taoiseach, including certain services administered by the Department and for payment of grants and grants-in-aid
23,627,000
912,000
3
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Attorney General, including a grant-in-aid
14,997,000
788,000
4
For the salaries and expenses of the Central Statistics Office
43,502,000
1,900,000
5
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
39,553,000
975,000
6
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Chief State Solicitor
32,952,000
1,860,000
7
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Finance, including the Paymaster-General's Office, for certain services administered by the Office of the Minister and for payment of certain grants and grants-in-aid
32,082,000
1,254,000
8
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General
6,591,000
5,875,000
9
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Revenue Commissioners, including certain other services administered by that Office
311,978,000
70,167,000
10
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Appeal Commissioners
477,000
32,000
11
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, for certain services administered by the Office of the Minister and for payment of certain grants and grants-in-aid
41,731,000
5,274,000
12
For pensions, superannuation, occupational injuries, and additional and other allowances and gratuities under the Superannuation Acts 1834 to 2004 and sundry other statutes; extra-statutory pensions, allowances and gratuities awarded by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform; fees to medical referees and occasional fees to doctors; compensation and other payments in respect of personal injuries; fees to Pensions Board; miscellaneous payments, etc.
443,275,000
82,100,000
13
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of Public Works; for services administered by that Office including the National Procurement Service, for payment of certain grants and for the recoupment of certain expenditure
358,693,000
26,231,000
14
For the salaries and expenses of the State Laboratory
8,396,000
605,000
15
For Secret Service
1,000,000
16
For the salaries and expenses of the Valuation Office and certain minor services
8,548,000
2,174,000
17
For the salaries and expenses of the Public Appointments Service
6,626,000
254,000
18
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Commission for Public Service Appointments
784,000
30,000
19
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Ombudsman, the Standards in Public Office Commission, the Office of the Information Commissioner, and the Office of the Commissioner for Environmental Information
6,715,000
380,000
20
For the salaries and expenses of the Garda Síochána, including pensions, etc.; for the payment of certain witnesses’ expenses, and for payment of a grant-in-aid
1,334,042,000
133,641,000
21
For the salaries and expenses of the Prison Service, and other expenses in connection with prisons, including places of detention; for probation services; and for payment of a grant-in-aid
317,815,000
18,348,000
22
For such of the salaries and expenses of the Courts Service and of the Supreme Court, the High Court, the Special Criminal Court, the Circuit Court and the District Court and of certain other minor services as are not charged to the Central Fund
59,775,000
48,315,000
23
For the salaries and expenses of the Property Registration Authority
32,661,000
1,169,000
24
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Justice and Equality, Probation Service staff and of certain other services including payments under cash-limited schemes administered by that Office, and payment of certain grants and grants-in-aid
331,220,000
46,639,000
25
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, including grants to Local Authorities, grants and other expenses in connection with housing, water services, miscellaneous schemes, subsidies and grants
1,273,624,000
62,490,000
26
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Education and Skills, for certain services administered by that Office, and for the payment of certain grants and grants-in-aid
8,062,710,000
608,933,000
27
For certain Official Development Assistance, including certain grants-in-aid, and for contributions to certain International Organisations involved in Development Assistance and for salaries and expenses in connection therewith
512,877,000
1,153,000
28
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, and for certain services administered by that Office, including grants-in-aid and contributions to International Organisations
181,783,000
44,048,000
29
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, including certain services administered by that Office, and for payment of certain grants and sundry grants-in-aid, and for the payment of certain grants under cash-limited schemes
193,734,000
243,676,000
30
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine including certain services administered by that Office, and of the Irish Land Commission and for payment of certain grants, subsidies and sundry grants-in-aid and for the payment of certain grants under cash-limited schemes
942,302,000
369,632,000
31
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, including certain services administered by that Office, for payment of certain grants, grants-in-aid and certain other services
1,595,378,000
449,808,000
32
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, including certain services administered by that Office, for the payment of certain subsidies, grants and a grant-in-aid, and for the payment of certain grants under cash-limited schemes
828,283,000
53,772,000
33
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, including certain services administered by that Office, and for payment of certain subsidies, grants and grants-in-aid
263,772,000
4,679,000
34
For the salaries and expenses of the National Gallery, including grants-in-aid
8,335,000
253,000
35
For retired pay, pensions, compensation, allowances and gratuities payable under sundry statutes to or in respect of members of the Defence Forces and certain other Military Organisations, etc., and for sundry contributions and expenses in connection therewith; for certain extra-statutory children's allowances and other payments and for sundry grants
237,914,000
6,000,000
36
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Defence, including certain services administered by that Office; for the pay and expenses of the Defence Forces; and for payment of certain grants-in-aid
647,020,000
40,925,000
37
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Social Protection, for certain services administered by that Office, for payments to the Social Insurance Fund and for certain grants
14,082,935,000
235,464,000
38
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Health and certain other services administered by that Office, including miscellaneous grants
324,380,000
3,916,000
39
For the salaries and expenses of the Health Service Executive and certain other services administered by the Executive, including miscellaneous grants
12,520,933,000
1,513,522,000
40
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, for certain services administered by that Office, and for the payment of certain grants
414,757,000
12,223,000
Total of Schedule 1 ...
45,550,779,000
4,099,509,000
SCHEDULE 2

Deferred Surrender Relating to Capital Supply Services
Section 2 .
Schedule of sums included in Schedule 1 to this Act which the Minister for Finance may determine by order under section 91 of the Finance Act 2004 will be available for application towards making good supply in the year ended 31 December 2013 for the capital supply services and purposes in the Votes and corresponding Titles mentioned in columns (1) and (2).
Vote No.
Title
Sums for which surrender is deferred
(1)
(2)
(3)

24
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Justice and Equality, Probation Service staff and of certain other services including payments under cash-limited schemes administered by that Office, and payment of certain grants and grants-in-aid
287,000
25
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, including grants to Local Authorities, grants and other expenses in connection with housing, water services, miscellaneous schemes, subsidies and grants
43,000,000
26
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Education and Skills, for certain services administered by that Office, and for the payments of certain grants and grants-in-aid
19,000,000
28
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, and for certain services administered by that Office, including grants-in-aid and contributions to International Organisations
400,000
29
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, including certain services administered by that Office, and for payment of certain grants and sundry grants-in-aid, and for the payment of certain grants under cash-limited schemes
10,400,000
30
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, including certain services administered by that Office, and of the Irish Land Commission and for payment of certain grants, subsidies and sundry grants-in-aid and for the payment of certain grants under cash-limited schemes
6,000,000
32
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, including certain services administered by that Office, for the payment of certain subsidies, grants and a grant-in-aid, and for the payment of certain grants under cash-limited schemes
25,000,000
33
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, including certain services administered by that Office, and for payment of certain subsidies, grants and grants-in-aid
1,200,000
36
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Defence, including certain services administered by that Office, for the pay and expenses of the Defence Forces; and for payment of certain grants-in-aid
900,000
37
For the salaries and expenses of the Office of the Minister for Social Protection, for certain services administered by that Office, for payments to the Social Insurance Fund and for certain grants
1,050,000
Total of Schedule 2 ...
107,237,000
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