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1990 No. 1305 (N.I. 9)

NORTHERN IRELAND

The Appropriation (No. 2)(Northern Ireland) Order 1990

Made

26th June 1990

Coming into Operation

26th June 1990

At the Court of Saint James, the 26th day of June 1990

Present,

The Counsellors of State in Council

Whereas Her Majesty in pursuance of the Regency Acts 1937 to 1953, was pleased, by Letters Patent dated the 15th day of June 1990, to delegate to the six Counsellors of State therein named or any two or more of them full power and authority during the period of Her Majesty’s absence from the United Kingdom to summon and hold on Her Majesty’s behalf Her Privy Council and to signify thereat Her Majesty’s approval for anything for which Her Majesty’s approval in Council is required:

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

Now, therefore, His Royal Highness The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, and His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, being authorised thereto by the said Letters Patent, and in pursuance of the powers conferred by paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Act (1)1974, and all other powers enabling Her Majesty, and by and with the advice of Her Majesty’s Privy Council, do on Her Majesty’s behalf 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 1990 and shall come into operation forthwith.

Interpretation

2.  The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) (2)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 sum out of the Consolidated Fund for year ending 31st March 1991

3.  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 1991 the sum of two thousand, four hundred and ninety-six million, five hundred and sixty-four thousand, nine hundred 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 sum, any sum or sums not exceeding in the whole one thousand, two hundred and forty-eight 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 1991.

Appropriation of grants

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

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

G. I. de Deney

Clerk of the Privy Council

Article 5.

SCHEDULE

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 1991 viz:—

Sums GrantedAppropriations in Aid
££
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
1. For expenditure by the Department of Agriculture on market support, grants and loans for capital and other improvements, support for agriculture in special areas, assistance to production, marketing and processing, compensation for setting aside arable land and assistance for the fishing industry.18,938,000  
2. For expenditure by the Department of Agriculture on agricultural, scientific and veterinary services, including a grant in aid, drainage, fisheries and forestry services, regional measures of agricultural and fisheries support, including a grant in aid and departmental administration.61,121,000  12,022,000
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
1. For expenditure by the Department of Economic Development on the administrative cost 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.57,262,000  8,713,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of Economic Development on the Local Enterprise Development Unit, other enterprise initiatives, aircraft and shipbuilding industries, grants to small and medium-sized firms, capital grants, industrially relevant research and development, the administrative costs of the Industrial Science Division, labour market services and development of tourism.110,485,000  2,784,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of Economic Development on the Training and Employment Agency for administrative costs, youth training, industrial training, community projects, employment schemes and services including services for the disabled.95,785,000  777,000
4. For expenditure by the Department of Economic Development on administration, consumer protection, regulation of trading practices and miscellaneous services, including certain accommodation services and certain grants.8,815,000  1,443,000
5. For expenditure by the Department of Economic Development on energy efficiency, assistance to the gas industry, subsidies to electricity tariffs, mineral exploration and other miscellaneous services.6,603,000  73,000
DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT
1. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on roads and certain associated services including lighting, parking and ferry services, road safety, transport services and harbour services.91,793,000  12,326,000
2. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on housing services, including certain grants in aid.86,400,000  39,720,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on water, sewerage and related services.59,127,000  21,055,000
4. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on conservation, environmental services, urban affairs and lands, planning, administration and miscellaneous services, Consolidated Fund contributions to local revenues and certain grants in aid.65,638,000  10,763,000
5. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on certain public building work, accommodation and certain other services.28,214,000  13,191,000
6. For expenditure by the Department of the Environment on fire and other protective services.18,879,000  
££
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
1. For expenditure by the Department of Education on schools, further education, libraries and certain miscellaneous services including grants in aid, and for grants to education and library boards.506,097,000  1,025,000
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 but excluding grants to education and library boards.84,433,000  109,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of Education on pensions, allowances, gratuities etc. and certain payments to the Northern Ireland National Insurance Fund.900  58,694,000
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES
1. For expenditure by the Department of Health and Social Services on health and personal social services, family practitioner services and certain other services.544,302,000  89,536,000
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.9,668,000  45,870,000
3. For expenditure by the Department of Health and Social Services on departmental administration of health and personal social services (including the Management Executive), the Office of the Registrar General, the census of Northern Ireland and miscellaneous licensing; on administration of social security and certain other services including a grant to the Northern Ireland Housing Executive for the administration costs of the Housing Benefit and Transitional Payments Schemes and on an international subscription; on administration of the Belfast Social Security Centre and F6 Lisahally as agent for the Department of Social Security; and on miscellaneous health and personal social services including grants to voluntary bodies, research, welfare foods and on payments to overseas organisations in respect of health and personal social services and a grant in aid.55,488,000  42,429,000
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, mobility allowance, income support, supplementary benefit, child benefit, one-parent benefit, family credit, 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 to certain supplementary benefit claimants not entitled to benefit under the income support scheme and to certain hostels affected by changes in income support, retail price index adjustment payments and for sums payable into the social fund for expenditure on community care grants, budgeting loans, crisis loans, maternity payments, funeral payments and cold weather payments.553,155,000  5,100,000
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, valuation and other services including certain miscellaneous expenses and grants in aid, and computer and other common services.16,264,000  8,149,000
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.15,272,000  27,613,000
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.715,000  
NORTHERN IRELAND ASSEMBLY
1. For expenditure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.151,000  2,000
NORTHERN IRELAND AUDIT OFFICE
1. For expenditure of the Northern Ireland Audit Office.1,722,000  295,000
NORTHERN IRELAND PARLIAMENTARY COMMISSIONER FOR ADMINISTRATION AND NORTHERN IRELAND COMMISSIONER FOR COMPLAINTS
1. For expenditure by the Northern Ireland Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration and the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Complaints.237,000  
TOTAL £ 2,496,564,900  401,689,000

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order authorises the issue out of the Consolidated Fund of Northern Ireland of a further sum for the year ending on 31st March 1991 and appropriates that sum 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 1991.

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