1998 Legislative Session: 3rd Session, 36th Parliament
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HONOURABLE JOY K. MacPHAIL
MINISTER OF FINANCE AND
CORPORATE RELATIONS

BILL 7 -- 1998

SUPPLY ACT (No. 1), 1998

Preamble

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, 1999;

AND WHEREAS, in accordance with the Financial Administration Act, expenditures by Special Warrants of $67 200 000 in respect of the fiscal year ending March 31, 1998 have been submitted to the Legislature in the Schedule of this Act;

THEREFORE HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:

Voted expenditures appropriation

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 $5 071 000 000 towards defraying the charges and expenses of the public service of the Province for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1999, and being substantially 3/12 of the total amount of the votes of the main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1999, as laid before the Legislative Assembly at the present session.

Voted financing transactions appropriation

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 $1 286 825 000 for disbursements referred to in Schedule C of the main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 1999.

 
SCHEDULE

(Financial Administration Act, s. 24 (6))
1997-98 Special Warrants

Ministry and Description No. of Warrant Date Effective $ Amount of Warrant
MINISTRY FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
To supplement Vote 21 -- Ministry Operations, to provide for the funding
of costs arising from Services for Children and Families and Services for Adults
1 February 23/98 $33 800 000
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND MINISTRY RESPONSIBLE FOR SENIORS
To supplement Vote 41 -- Ministry Operations, to provide funding for Pharmacare
2 February 23/98 $33 400 000

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