The Appropriation (No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Order 1995

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Published: 1995-07-26

Whereas a draft of this Order has been approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament:


1974 c. 28

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred by paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Act 1974 and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—

Title and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Appropriation (No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 and shall come into operation forthwith.

Interpretation

2.  The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 shall apply to Article 1 and the following provisions of this Order as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Issue of sums out of the Consolidated Fund for the year ended 31st March 1994 and the year ending 31st March 1996

3.—(1) The Department of Finance and Personnel may issue out of the Consolidated Fund and apply towards making good the supply granted to Her Majesty for the service of the year ended on 31st March 1994 the sum of one thousand pounds.

(2) The Department of Finance and Personnel may issue out of the Consolidated Fund and apply towards making good the supply granted to Her Majesty for the service of the year ending on 31st March 1996 the sum of three thousand, four hundred and thirty-seven million, three hundred and eighty-five thousand pounds.

Power for Department of Finance and Personnel to borrow

4.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the Department of Finance and Personnel may borrow on the credit of the aforesaid sums, any sum or sums not exceeding in the whole one thousand, seven hundred and nineteen million pounds.

(2) Any money so borrowed shall be repaid, with any interest due thereon, out of the Consolidated Fund at any date not later than 31st March 1996.

Appropriation of grants

5.—(1) The sum granted by Article 3(1) out of the Consolidated Fund is appropriated for the services and purposes specified in Part I of Schedule 1.

(2) The sum already authorised to be appropriated in aid for the year ended on 31st March 1994 shall be increased by the sum specified in the third column of Part I of Schedule 1 for the service in connection with which that sum is specified.

(3) The sum granted by Article 3(2) out of the Consolidated Fund is appropriated for the several services and purposes specified in Part II of Schedule 1.

(4) In addition to the sum granted by Article 3(2) out of the Consolidated Fund, there may be applied as appropriations in aid of the grants for the several services and purposes specified in Part II of Schedule 1, the sums respectively specified in the third column.

Repeal of spent enactments

6.  The enactments mentioned in Schedule 2 are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

N. H. Nicholls
Clerk of the Privy Council

SCHEDULES

Article 5.
SCHEDULE 1

PART IEXCESS FOR YEAR 1993–94

SCHEDULE of sum granted to make good an excess on a grant for the year ended on 31st March 1994 and of the increase in the sum which was authorised to be applied as an appropriation in aid in addition thereto, viz:—


Sum Granted
Increase of Appropriation in Aid

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
£
£

3.  Teachers' superannuation.

1,000
695,563.76&


PART II
SCHEDULE of sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges of the several services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on 31st March 1996 viz:—


Sums Granted
Appropriations in Aid

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
£
£

1.  For expenditure by the Department of Agriculture on market support, grants for capital and other improvements, certain alternative land uses, support for agriculture in special areas, assistance to production, marketing and processing and assistance for the fishing industry.

10,093,000


2.  For expenditure by the Department of Agriculture on development of the agriculture and agricultural products industries, scientific and veterinary services, regional measures for farm support and enhancement of the countryside, fisheries and forestry services and for central administration and rural development.

70,761,000
13,495,000

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

1.  For expenditure by the Department of Economic Development on the administrative costs of the Executive of the Industrial Development Board, provision and maintenance of land and buildings, industrial development promotion, selective assistance and other services related to industry, and aircraft and shipbuilding.

73,972,000
14,089,000

2.  For expenditure by the Department of Economic Development on local enterprise, the Industrial Research and Technology Unit, labour market services, development of tourism, energy efficiency, assistance to the gas and electricity industries (including residual costs in connection with the privatisation of the electricity industry in Northern Ireland), mineral exploration and other miscellaneous services, administrative costs of the Department of Economic Development Headquarters, and other miscellaneous services.

52,525,000
4,311,000

3.  For expenditure by the Department of Economic Development on the Training and Employment Agency for administrative costs, youth and adult training, training in skills, management and enterprise training, community projects, training to improve company competitiveness, and employment schemes and services including those for people with disabilities.

111,778,000
1,002,000

OFFICE OF ELECTRICITY REGULATION NORTHERN IRELAND

1.  For expenditure by the Office of Electricity Regulation Northern Ireland.

523,000
1,000

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

1.  For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on roads and certain associated services including lighting, parking, ferry services, road safety, the Driver and Vehicle Testing Agency, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Northern Ireland, transport services and harbour services.

95,293,000
20,942,000

2.  For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on housing services, including certain grants in aid.

118,102,000
13,992,000

3.  For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on water, sewerage and related services.

9,700,000
161,323,000

4.  For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on the environment service, urban affairs and lands, planning, administration and miscellaneous services, the Rate Collection Agency, the Ordnance Survey Agency, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Consolidated Fund contributions to local revenues and certain grants in aid.

79,503,000
14,414,000

5.  For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on certain public building work, accommodation and certain other services.

23,340,000
14,170,000

6.  For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on fire and other protective services.

23,377,000


DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

1.  For expenditure by the Department of Education on schools, further education, libraries and certain miscellaneous services (including some minor grants in aid); on grants and grants in aid to education and library boards for certain services; and payments by the Department on behalf of the boards in respect of teachers' salaries.

600,419,000
625,000

2.  For expenditure by the Department of Education on higher education, teacher training, arts, museums, youth, sport, community services, Armagh Observatory and Planetarium, and administration, including grants in aid and grants to education and library boards for mandatory student awards.

166,605,000
211,000

3.  For expenditure by the Department of Education on pensions, allowances, gratuities etc., certain payments to the Northern Ireland National Insurance Fund and certain payments on behalf of the education and library boards in respect of premature retirement compensation.

16,045,000
71,042,000

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES

1.  For expenditure by the Department of Health and Social Services on hospital, community health, personal social services, Health and Social Services trusts, family health services and certain other services.

792,668,000
125,637,000

2.  For expenditure by the Department of Health and Social Services on superannuation benefits etc. to or in respect of persons engaged in the health and personal social services or in other approved employment.

25,763,000
55,101,000

3.  For expenditure by the Department of Health and Social Services on administration, on agency charges, and on certain other services including grants to the Northern Ireland Housing Executive for the administration costs of the Housing Benefit and Transitional Payments Schemes; on the administration of agency services for the Department of Social Security and for the provision, including purchase, of accommodation and related works and other accommodation services and costs, and on centrally financed miscellaneous health and personal social services.

84,466,000
75,855,000

4.  For expenditure by the Department of Health and Social Services on non-contributory retirement pensions, Christmas bonus payments to pensioners, attendance allowance, invalid care allowance, severe disablement allowance, disability living allowance, disability working allowance, industrial injuries benefits, income support, child benefit, one-parent benefit and family credit.

841,016,000
7,141,000

5.  For expenditure by the Department of Health and Social Services on grant in aid to the Independent Living Funds, a grant to the Northern Ireland Housing Executive for the payment of housing benefit (rent rebate, rent allowance and rate rebate), transitional payments to help certain housing benefit claimants significantly affected by the change to the housing benefit scheme and certain supplementary benefit claimants not entitled to benefit under the income support scheme, for sums payable into the Social Fund for expenditure on community care grants, budgeting and crisis loans, maternity payments, funeral payments and cold weather payments and for sums payable to the Northern Ireland National Insurance Fund to increase its income and in respect of statutory sick and statutory maternity pay.

199,710,000
1,000,000

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND PERSONNEL

1.  For expenditure by the Department of Finance and Personnel on financial administration, central management of the Civil Service, involvement in wider public sector personnel issues, the Valuation and Lands Agency and other services, including certain miscellaneous expenses and grants in aid and computer and other common services.

21,446,000
3,340,000

2.  For expenditure by the Department of Finance and Personnel on pensions, lump sums and gratuities to former civil servants, pensions to widows, widowers, children and dependants and civil pensions and gratuities.

14,689,000
79,110,000

3.  For expenditure by the Department of Finance and Personnel on community relations, cultural traditions, district council programmes and the Northern Ireland Community Relations Council.

3,321,000


NORTHERN IRELAND ASSEMBLY

1.  For expenditure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

170,000
2,000

NORTHERN IRELAND AUDIT OFFICE

1.  For expenditure of the Northern Ireland Audit Office.

1,890,000
495,000

NORTHERN IRELAND PARLIAMENTARY COMMISSIONER FOR ADMINISTRATION AND NORTHERN IRELAND COMMISSIONER FOR COMPLAINTS

1.  For expenditure by the Northern Ireland ParliamentaryCommissioner for Administration and the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Complaints.

210,000


TOTAL £
3,437,385,000
677,298,000


(Article 6.

SCHEDULE 2REPEALS

Number
Title
Extent of Repeal

1988 NI 1.
The Appropriation (Northern Ireland) Order 1988.
The whole Order.

1988 NI 11.
The Appropriation (No.  2) (Northern  Ireland) Order 1988.
The whole Order.

1989 NI 1.
The Appropriation (Northern Ireland) Order 1989.
The whole Order.

1989 NI 8.
The Appropriation (No.  2) (Northern  Ireland) Order 1989.
The whole Order.

1989 NI 9.
The Appropriation (No.  3) (Northern  Ireland) Order 1989.
The whole Order.

1989 NI 17.
The Appropriation (No.  4) (Northern  Ireland) Order 1989.
The whole Order.

1990 NI 4.
The Appropriation (Northern Ireland) Order 1990.
The whole Order.

1990 NI 9.
The Appropriation (No.  2) (Northern  Ireland) Order 1990.
The whole Order.

1991 NI 4.
The Appropriation (Northern Ireland) Order 1991.
The whole Order.

1991 NI 15.
The Appropriation (No.  2) (Northern  Ireland) Order 1991.
The whole Order.

1992 NI 4.
The Appropriation (Northern Ireland) Order 1992.
The whole Order.

1992 NI 12.
The Appropriation (No.  2) (Northern  Ireland) Order 1992.
The whole Order.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order authorises the issue out of the Consolidated Fund of Northern Ireland of further sums for the year ended on 31st March 1994 and the year ending on 31st March 1996 and appropriates those sums for specified services in Northern Ireland. It also authorises the application of certain sums as appropriations in aid for the year ending on 31st March 1996 and increases a sum authorised to be applied as an appropriation in aid for the year ended on 31st March 1994. In addition the Order repeals certain spent enactments.
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