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APPROPRIATION ACT, 2017

Bill 10

APPROPRIATION ACT, 2017

Chapter 3

(Assented to May 4, 2017)

MOST GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN:


Preamble

WHEREAS it appears by Messages from Her Honour Lois Mitchell, 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, 2018 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 $128 440 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Legislative Assembly for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $30 244 000 voted by section 1 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2017.

Expense

2   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $41 795 025 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as expense for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $7 784 590 000 voted by section 2 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2017.

Capital Investment

3   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $4 533 292 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as capital investment for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $936 091 000 voted by section 3 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2017.

Financial Transactions

4  From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $1 148 575 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as financial transactions for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $148 766 000 voted by section 4 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2017.

Lottery Fund Transfer

5(1)  From the Lottery Fund, the sum of $1 445 544 000 may be transferred to the General Revenue Fund as Lottery Fund transfer for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, including the amount of $240 924 000 voted by section 5 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2017.

(2)  The net balance of the Lottery Fund at the end of the 2017‑18 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 Expense vote administered by that Minister to either the Capital Investment vote or the Financial Transactions vote administered by that Minister,

                           (b)    from the Capital Investment vote administered by that Minister to either the Expense vote or the Financial Transactions vote administered by that Minister, or

                           (c)    from the Financial Transactions vote administered by that Minister to either the Expense vote or the Capital Investment 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 Environment and Parks may, for the purpose described in subsection (5), transfer an amount, not to exceed $138 900 000, from the Expense vote administered by that Minister

                           (a)    to the Expense vote administered by any other Minister, or

                           (b)    to the Capital Investment vote administered by any other Minister.

(4)  The Minister of Environment and Parks may, for the purpose described in subsection (5), transfer an amount, not to exceed $118 247 000, from the Capital Investment vote administered by that Minister

                           (a)    to the Expense vote administered by any other Minister, or

                           (b)    to the Capital Investment vote administered by any other Minister.

(5)  An amount transferred under subsection (3) shall be used only for an emergent climate leadership purpose, as identified by the Minister of Environment and Parks 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


$


68 657 000

 

OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL

$

26 754 000

 

OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN

$

3 265 000

 

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF
ELECTORAL OFFICER


$


7 436 000

 

OFFICE OF THE ETHICS
COMMISSIONER


$


949 000

 

OFFICE OF THE INFORMATION AND PRIVACY COMMISSIONER


$


6 873 000

 

OFFICE OF THE CHILD AND
YOUTH ADVOCATE


$


13 242 000

 

OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC INTEREST
COMMISSIONER


$


1 264 000

Amount to be voted under section 1

$

128 440 000

GOVERNMENT

 

ADVANCED EDUCATION
   Expense
   Capital Investment

   Financial Transactions


$


2 763 355 000
450 556 000

630 000 000

 

AGRICULTURE AND
FORESTRY
   Expense
   Capital Investment

   Financial Transactions



$



743 901 000
17 189 000

1 310 000

 

CHILDREN’S SERVICES
   Expense
   Capital Investment


$


1 205 824 000
1 539 000

 

COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES
   Expense
   Capital Investment


$


3 326 108 000
3 623 000

 

CULTURE AND TOURISM
   Expense
   Capital Investment

   Financial Transactions


$


335 056 000
2 041 000

5 017 000

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
AND TRADE
   Expense
   Capital Investment

   Financial Transactions



$



354 180 000
2 340 000

50 000 000

 

EDUCATION
   Expense
   Capital Investment

   Financial Transactions


$


4 703 858 000
1 290 904 000

14 348 000

 

ENERGY
   Expense
   Capital Investment

   Financial Transactions


$


208 881 000
5 399 000

65 025 000

 

ENVIRONMENT AND PARKS
     Expense
   Capital Investment

   Financial Transactions


$


950 482 000
226 766 000

100 000

 

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
   Expense


$


26 807 000

 

HEALTH
   Expense
   Capital Investment

   Financial Transactions


$


20 356 900 000
174 791 000

66 200 000

 

INDIGENOUS RELATIONS
   Expense
   Capital Investment

   Financial Transactions


$


192 811 000
25 000

24 901 000

 

INFRASTRUCTURE
   Expense
   Capital Investment

   Financial Transactions


$


589 026 000
766 898 000

23 727 000

 

JUSTICE AND
SOLICITOR GENERAL
   Expense
   Capital Investment



$



1 336 428 000
4 452 000

 

LABOUR
   Expense
   Capital Investment


$


204 139 000
900 000

 

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS
   Expense
   Capital Investment

   Financial Transactions


$


1 687 610 000
8 437 000

138 279 000

 

SENIORS AND HOUSING
   Expense
   Capital Investment

   Financial Transactions


$


532 729 000
166 580 000

17 500 000

 

SERVICE ALBERTA
   Expense
   Capital Investment

   Financial Transactions


$


333 193 000
131 155 000

10 150 000

 

STATUS OF WOMEN
   Expense
   Capital Investment


$


7 329 000
50 000

 

TRANSPORTATION
   Expense
   Capital Investment

   Financial Transactions


$


1 771 356 000
1 276 319 000

95 831 000

 

TREASURY BOARD
AND FINANCE
   Expense
   Capital Investment

   Financial Transactions



$



165 052 000
3 328 000

6 187 000

 

 

 

 

Expense amounts to be voted under section 2


$

41 795 025 000

Capital Investment amounts to be voted under section 3



$


4 533 292 000

Financial Transactions amounts to be voted under section 4



$


1 148 575 000

&Votes