Explanatory Memorandum

Budget (No. 2) Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

2011 CHAPTER 29

25 July 2011

Commentary on Sections

Section 5: Cash excess for the year ending 31st March 2010

Sub-section (1) authorises the issue of £23,278,781.13 from the Consolidated Fund of Northern Ireland in respect of one Department that exceeded the authorised provision in 2009-10.   This section gives effect to the 2009-10 Statement of Excess for that department following the report of the Public Accounts Committee confirming that it sees no objection to the cash sum necessary being provided by an Excess Vote.

Sub-section (2) appropriates that sum for the purposes specified in column 1 of Schedule 3.