APPROPRIATION ACT, 1944

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Number 17 of 1944.


APPROPRIATION ACT, 1944.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Issue of £30,100,444 out of the Central Fund for the year 1944-45.

2.

Power of the Minister for Finance to borrow up to £30,100,444.

3.

Appropriation of sums voted for supply services, viz., £46,013,832.

4.

Short title.

Abstract of Schedules (A) and (B) to which this Act Refers .

Schedule (A) .

Schedule (B) .

Acts Referred to

Foreshore Act, 1933

No. 12 of 1933

Air-raid Precautions Act, 1939

No. 21 of 1939

Children's Allowances

No. 2 of 1944

President's Establishment

No. 24 of 1938

Electoral Act, 1923

No. 12 of 1923

Juries Act, 1927

No. 23 of 1927

Vocational Education Act, 1930

No. 29 of 1930

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

No. 13 of 1940


Number 17 of 1944.


APPROPRIATION ACT, 1944.


AN ACT TO APPLY A CERTAIN SUM OUT OF THE CENTRAL FUND TO THE SERVICE OF THE YEAR ENDING ON THE THIRTY-FIRST DAY OF MARCH, ONE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND FORTY-FIVE, AND TO APPROPRIATE TO THE PROPER SUPPLY SERVICES AND PURPOSES THE SUMS GRANTED BY THE CENTRAL FUND ACT, 1944, AND THIS ACT. [11th July, 1944.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:—

Grants out of the Central Fund.

Issue of £30,100,444 out of the Central Fund for the year 1944-45.

1.—The Minister for Finance may issue out of the Central Fund and apply towards making good the supply granted for the service of the year ending on the thirty-first day of March, one thousand nine hundred and forty-five, the sum of thirty million, one hundred thousand, four hundred and forty-four pounds.

Power of the Minister for Finance to borrow up to £30,100,444.

2.—(1) The Minister for Finance may borrow from any person and the Bank of Ireland may advance to the Minister for Finance any sum or sums not exceeding in the whole thirty million, one hundred thousand, four hundred and forty-four pounds, and for the purpose of such borrowing the Minister for Finance may create and issue any securities bearing such rate of interest and subject to such conditions as to repayment, redemption or otherwise as he thinks fit.

(2) The principal and interest of any securities issued under this Act and the expenses incurred in connection with the issue of such securities shall be charged on the Central Fund or the growing produce thereof.

(3) Any moneys raised by securities issued under this Act shall be placed to the credit of the account of the Exchequer and shall form part of the Central Fund and be available in any manner in which such Fund is available.

Appropriation of sums voted for supply services, viz., £46,013,832.

3.—(1) All sums granted by this Act and the other Act mentioned in Schedule (A) annexed to this Act out of the Central. Fund towards making good the supply granted, amounting, as appears by the said Schedule, in the aggregate to the sum of forty-six million, thirteen thousand, eight hundred and thirty-two pounds, are appropriated and shall be deemed to have been appropriated as from the date of the passing of the Acts mentioned in the said Schedule (A) for the services and purposes expressed in Schedule (B) annexed thereto. The abstract of schedules and schedules annexed thereto, with the note (if any) to such schedules, shall be deemed to be part of this Act in the same manner as if they had been contained in the body thereof.

(2) In addition to the grants out of the Central Fund referred to in the foregoing sub-section of this section, there may be applied out of any money directed under section 2 of the Public Accounts and Charges Act, 1891 , to be applied as appropriations-in-aid of the grants for the services and purposes specified in Schedule (B) annexed hereto the sums respectively set forth in the last column of the said Schedule, amounting, as appears thereby, in the aggregate to the sum of two million, three hundred and ninety-five thousand, nine hundred and thirty-three pounds.

Short title.

4.—This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act, 1944.

Abstract of Schedules (A) and (B) to which this Act Refers.

Schedule (A).

GRANTS.

Grants out of the Central Fund

£46,013,832

Schedule (B).

APPROPRIATION OF GRANTS.

Year

Sums not exceeding

Supply Grants

Appropriations-in-Aid

£

s.

d.

£

s.

d.

1943-44 (Supplementary)

1,025,388

0

0

31,780

0

0

1944-45

44,988,444

0

0

2,364,153

0

0

Total £

46,013,832

0

0

2,395,933

0

0

Schedule (A).

GRANTS OUT OF CENTRAL FUND.

£

s.

d.

For the Service of the year ended on the 31st day of March, 1944: Under Act No. 11 of 1944

1,025,388

0

0

For the Service of the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1945:

Under Act No. 11 of 1944

14,888,000

0

0

Under this Act

30,100,444

0

0

Total

£46,013,832

0

0

Schedule (B).

APPROPRIATION OF GRANTS.

Part I.

Schedule of Supplementary sums granted, and of sums which may be applied as Appropriations-in-Aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges for the several Public Services herein particularly mentioned for the year ended on the 31st day of March, 1944.

Sums not exceeding

Vote No.

Title

Supply Grants

Appropriations-in-Aid

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

£

£

9

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of Public Works (1 & 2 Will. 4, c. 33, secs. 5 and 6; 5 & 6 Vict., c. 89, secs. 1 and 2; 9 & 10 Viet., c. 86, secs. 2, 7 and 9; etc.)

4,500

*2,000

16

For Pensions, Superannuation, Compensation, and Additional and other Allowances and Gratuities under sundry Statutes (4 & 5 Will. 4, c. 24; 22 Vict., c. 26; 50 & 51 Vict., c. 67; 55 & 56 Vict., c. 40; 6 Edw. 7, c. 58; 9 Edw. 7, c. 10; 4 & 5 Geo. 5, c. 86; 9 & 10 Geo. 5, c. 67 and c. 68; 10 & 11 Geo. 5, c. 36; No. 1 of 1922; No. 34 of 1923; No. 7 of 1925; No. 27 of 1926; No. 11 and No. 36 of 1929; No. 32 of 1933; No. 9 of 1934; No. 39 of 1936; No. 29 of 1938; No. 16 and No. 21 of 1939; No. 24 of 1942; etc.); Extra-Statutory Pensions, Allowances, and Gratuities awarded by the Minister for Finance; fees to Medical Referees and occasional fees to Doctors; etc.

30,000

20

For certain Miscellaneous Expenses, including certain Grants-in-Aid and payments of Compensation for Death or Personal Injuries

10

21

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Stationery Office; for Stationery, Printing, Paper, Binding, and Printed Books for the Public Service; and for sundry Miscellaneous Services, including Reports of Oireachtas Debates

10

9,110

25

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Attorney-General, etc., and for the Expenses of Criminal Prosecutions and other Law Charges, including a Grant in Relief of certain Expenses payable by Statute out of Local Rates

2,000

2,500

26

For Grants to Universities and Colleges (8 Edw. 7, c. 38; No. 42 of 1923; No. 32 of 1926; No. 35 of 1929; and No. 27 of 1934), including certain Grants-in-Aid

70,000

30

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Agriculture, and of certain Services' administered by that Office, including sundry Grants-in-Aid

24,510

*1,150

33

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Gárda Síochána (No. 7 of 1925, No. 10 of 1926, No. 5 of 1937 and No. 19 of 1941); and for certain Expenses of the Local Security Force including Grants-in-Aid (No. 28 of 1939)

18,264

4,830

35

For such of the Salaries and Expenses of the District Court as are not charged on the Central Fund (No. 27 of 1926, secs. 49 and 50; No. 15 of 1928, sec. 13; and No. 48 of 1936, secs. 51 and 77)

1,700

39

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Public Record Office, and of the Keeper of State Papers, Dublin (30 & 31 Vict., c. 70; 38 & 39 Vict., c. 59; and 39 & 40 Vict., c. 58), and for the purchase of Historical Documents, etc.

44

41

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Local Government and Public Health, and certain Services administered by that Office, including Grants and other Expenses in connection with Housing, Grants to Local Authorities, sundry Miscellaneous Grants and Grants-in-Aid, and certain charges connected with Hospitals

123,010

42

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Registrar General of Births, &c. (7 & 8 Vict., c. 81, sec. 54; 26 Vict., c. 11, sec. 9, and c. 27; 26 & 27 Vict., c. 52, sec. 11, and c. 90, sec. 20; 42 & 43 Vict., c. 70; and 43 & 44 Vict., c. 13)

144

300

43

For the Expenses of the Maintenance of Criminal Lunatics in the Dundrum Asylum (8 & 9 Vict., c. 107)

419

*115

44

For the Salaries and Expenses in connection with the Administration of the National Health Insurance Acts, 1911 to 1942, and the Widows' and Orphans' Pensions Acts, 1935 to 1940; for services in connection with Food Allowances and with Supplementary Allowances to certain Beneficiaries under the latter Acts (Emergency Powers Act, 1939) and for sundry Contributions and Grants, including certain Grants-in-Aid in respect of the cost of Benefits and Expenses of Administration under the National Health Insurance Acts.

23,450

*2,700

45

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Education

1,500

49

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Institutions of Science and Art and for certain Miscellaneous Educational Services and sundry Grants-in-Aid

1,000

50

For Expenses in connection with Reformatory and Industrial Schools, including Places of Detention (8 Edw. 7,.c. 67; No. 17 of 1926; No. 12 of 1941; Etc.)

350

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