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Section 6.

SCHEDULE 4N.I.Excess amounts of resources authorised for use in the year ending 31 March 2017

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PurposeExcess resources authorised for use (£)
A. For use by the Department for the Economy on economic development; Innovation, Research and Development policy including policy evaluation and departmental research; assistance to aircraft and shipbuilding industries (including the residual costs in connection with the privatisation of aircraft and shipbuilding companies); economic infrastructure in support of economic development including regulatory reform, mineral and petroleum licensing, geological research and safeguarding abandoned mines; sustainable energy including energy efficiency measures; assistance to the gas and electricity industries; Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme; investment in telecommunications infrastructure with a view to facilitating improvements in networks or access to services; grant-in-aid to InterTradeIreland and Invest Northern Ireland including hardship payments to industry; grant-in-aid to Northern Ireland Screen; development of tourism including grant-in-aid to the Northern Ireland Tourist Board and Tourism Ireland Limited; grant-in-aid to the General Consumer Council for Northern Ireland and the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland; business regulation including company law, Insolvency Service, trading standards and consumer affairs services; Registry of Credit Unions and Industrial and Provident Societies and repayment of funds made available to the Presbyterian Mutual Society to make payments to eligible persons; social economy; higher education (including universities and colleges of education); further education; youth and adult skills training; management and enterprise training; student support and other matters relating to tertiary education, including grants-in-aid to certain bodies, grants in respect of Education Maintenance Allowances and certain payments to the Department of Education and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy; repayment of loans; labour market services including employment law, tribunals, labour relations and employer support; employment schemes and services, including those for people with disabilities, and career information, advice and guidance services; payments under European Union Structural Funds Programmes; administration costs, including redundancy payments, severance payments; associated non-cash items and other related services.81,608,000
Teachers' superannuation
A. For use by the Department of Education on pensions, allowances, gratuities etc; certain payments to the Northern Ireland National Insurance Fund; certain payments in respect of premature retirement compensation made to members of the scheme and on behalf of their employers; and associated non-cash items.3,905,000
Health and Social Care Pension Scheme
A. For use by the Department of Health on pension scheme benefits to or in respect of persons engaged in health and social care or other approved employment and associated non-cash items.18,252,000
A. For use by the Department for Infrastructure on design, construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, walking and cycling infrastructure, footpaths, street lighting and car parks; purchase of land, property, vehicles, ferries, plant, computer software, equipment and stores; public liability claims; costs associated with decriminalisation of parking enforcement; costs associated with the enforcement of moving traffic offences; road safety services; driver licensing, driver and vehicle testing, transport licensing and enforcement; issue of Commercial Bus Service Permits; operation and maintenance of the Strangford Ferry; support for and grants in respect of the Rathlin Island ferry service and works to Ballycastle and Rathlin Harbours; support for air and sea ports; support for transport services including grants in respect of rail and road passenger services including fare concessions, fuel duty rebate, transport for people with disabilities, rural transport, provision and maintenance of bus shelters, purchase of buses and rolling stock and capital works; planning services, support for regional planning, transport planning and visioning; sustainable transport; Active School Travel Programme; Ultra Low Emission Vehicle strategies; energy matters; maintenance of designated watercourses and sea defences, construction of drainage and flood defence structures, protection of drainage function of all watercourses, implementation of European Union Floods Directive, enhancing community resilience to flooding, development of reservoir safety legislation and support for Drainage Council for Northern Ireland; grants in respect of certain inland waterways; grant-in-aid to Waterways Ireland; payments under European Union Programmes, repayment of loans; consultants' and other fees; administration costs; severance payments; the management and disposal of legacy sites; related services including services to other departments; and associated non-cash items.39,952,000
A. For use by The Executive Office on support for the Executive; the North-South Ministerial Council; the British-Irish Council; civil contingencies; the Reinvestment and Reform Initiative; promotion of human rights, equality of opportunity and social inclusion and the alleviation of disadvantage, including in situations of severe stress, crisis or emergency; support for the Inquiry into Historical Institutional Abuse 1922 to 1995; community relations, including the actions and commitments contained in Together: Building a United Community and the Executive's Good Relations Strategy; district council programmes; delivering social change including the associated Executive Funds; victims and survivors; implementation of the Stormont House Agreement and the Fresh Start Agreement; grant-in-aid to the Strategic Investment Board Limited, Ilex Urban Regeneration Company Limited, the Maze/Long Kesh Development Corporation, the Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission, the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, the Commission for Victims and Survivors for Northern Ireland, the Northern Ireland Community Relations Council, the Victims and Survivors Service Limited; expenditure by the Attorney General for Northern Ireland and the Commissioner for Public Appointments for Northern Ireland; public appointments including the appointment of the Commissioner for Children and Young People for Northern Ireland and the Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland; support for the Compact Civic Advisory Panel; the Commission for Flags, Identity, Culture and Tradition; the European Union Programme for Peace and Reconciliation; administration and other services including the European Taskforce Working Group, supporting the region's interest in Europe, International Relations for devolved issues; settlement of NICS equal pay claims; severance payments and associated non-cash items.35,543,000
A. For use by the Northern Ireland Authority for Utility Regulation on developing and regulating the electricity, gas, water and sewerage industries and markets; promoting competition; protecting consumers; administration; related services and associated non-cash items.1,173,000
A. For use by the Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland on the prosecution of offences; legal services; employment of independent counsel; court costs and costs awarded; payments and services to other departments and public sector bodies; trainee grants; payments under the Asset Recovery Incentivisation Scheme; staffing; administration costs; settlement of other claims; other related services; severance payments and associated non-cash items.2,857,000

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