1994 Legislative Session: 3rd Session, 35th Parliament
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The printed version remains the official version.
Certified correct as passed Third Reading
on the 30th day of March, 1994
Ian D. Izard, Law Clerk.
HONOURABLE ELIZABETH CULL
MINISTER OF FINANCE AND
WHEREAS it appears by Message from the Honourable the Lieutenant Governor and the Estimates accompanying the Message that provision is required to defray certain expenses of the public service of the Province, and for other purposes connected with the public service, for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1995;
AND WHEREAS, in accordance with the Financial Administration Act, expenditures by Special Warrants of $107 581 895 in respect of the fiscal year ending March 31, 1994, have been submitted to the Legislature in the Schedule of this Act;
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:
1 From and out of the consolidated revenue fund there may be paid and applied in the manner and at the times the government may determine the sum of $4 billion, 821 million towards defraying the charges and expenses of the public service of the Province for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1995, and being substantially 1/4 of the total amount of the votes of the main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1995, as laid before the Legislative Assembly at the present session.
2 From and out of the consolidated revenue fund there may be paid and applied in the manner and at the times the government may determine the sum of $319 435 000 for recoverable disbursements required for the purposes referred to in Schedule C of the main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1995.
3 From and out of the consolidated revenue fund there may be paid and applied in the manner and at the times the government may determine the sum of $28 million to the Purchasing Commission Working Capital Account established under section 23.1 of the Purchasing Commission Act, being the amount shown for this purpose in the main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1995, as laid before the Legislative Assembly at the present session.
(Financial Administration Act, s. 21 (5))
1993-94 Special Warrants
|Ministry and Description||$
Amount of Warrant
|March 3, 1994||1|| ATTORNEY GENERAL
To supplement Vote 20, Ministry Operations to provide for the cost of social services tax payments for legal services, additional costs in the keep of prisoners program, overcrowding in adult and youth correctional facilities, security upgrades at various correctional facilities, additional costs resulting from retendering Corrections Branch food and residential contracts, funding to the Legal Services Society to address the anticipated current year deficit, expansion of disclosure courts, unanticipated information systems expenses, increase in the case volume for the British Columbia Board of Review, additional courtrooms opening in Robson Square, and Crown Counsel Association pension costs.
|28 760 000|
|March 3, 1994||2|| ATTORNEY GENERAL
To supplement Vote 21, Judiciary, to provide for provincial court judges' and masters' salary increases as approved by the Legislative Assembly.
|2 571 895|
|March 3, 1994||3|| ATTORNEY GENERAL
To supplement Vote 22, Emergency Assistance, to provide additional funding for emergency response and preparedness activities.
|March 3, 1994||4|| EMPLOYMENT AND INVESTMENT
To supplement Vote 39, Contributions to British Columbia Transit, provide for a contribution to British Columbia Transit to avoid incurring a deficit in the Vancouver Regional Transit Commission's Local Transit Fund.
|10 000 000|
|March 3, 1994||5|| HEALTH
To supplement Vote 48, Ministry Operations, to provide for higher than anticipated Medical Services Plan expenditures for supplementary benefits, alternate payments and fee- for-service physicians and higher than anticipated Pharmacare expenditures.
|62 500 000|
|March 3, 1994||6|| SKILLS, TRAINING AND LABOUR
To supplement Vote 12, Ministry Operations, to provide for higher than anticipated student loan remission costs under the Student Financial Assistance Programs.
|3 500 000|
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