Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Act 2016

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An Act to authorise the use of resources for the years ending with 31 March 2015 , 31 March 2016 and 31 March 2017; to authorise the issue of sums out of the Consolidated Fund for those years; and to appropriate the supply authorised by this Act for the years ending with 31 March 2015 and 31 March 2016.

Whereas the Commons of the United Kingdom in Parliament assembled have resolved to authorise the use of resources and the issue of sums out of the Consolidated Fund towards making good the supply which they have granted to Her Majesty in this Session of Parliament:—

Be it therefore enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

Vote on Account for 2016-17

1 Vote on account for 2016-17

(1) The use of resources for the year ending with 31 March 2017 is authorised up to the amount of £258 ,322 ,682 ,000.

(2) Of the amount authorised by subsection (1)—

(a)£229 ,024 ,490 ,000 is authorised for use for current purposes; and

(b)£29 ,298 ,192 ,000 is authorised for use for capital purposes.

(3) The Treasury may—

(a) issue money out of the Consolidated Fund, and

(b) apply it in the year ending with 31 March 2017 for expenditure authorised by Parliament,

up to the amount of £222 ,965 ,394 ,000.

Supplementary provision for 2015-16

2 Authorisation of supplementary provision for 2015-16

(1) The amount up to which authorisation was conferred for the use of resources for the year ending with 31 March 2016 is to be treated as further increased by £139 ,909 ,506 ,000.

(2) In relation to the further amount treated as authorised by subsection (1)—

(a) the amount up to which there is authorisation for use for current purposes is to be treated as further increased by £161 ,997 ,123 ,000; and

(b) the amount up to which there is authorisation for use for capital purposes is to be treated as reduced by £22 ,087 ,617 ,000.

(3) The amount up to which authorisation was conferred on the Treasury—

(a) to issue money out of the Consolidated Fund, and

(b) to apply it in the year ending with 31 March 2016 for expenditure authorised by Parliament,

is to be treated as reduced by £3 ,741 ,101 ,000.

(4) The increases for which subsections (1) and (2)(a) provide, and the reductions for which subsections (2)(b) and (3) provide, are to be treated as having had effect from the beginning of 1 April 2015.

3 Appropriation of supplementary provision for 2015-16

(1) For the purposes of—

(a) appropriating the amount of resources the use of which for the year ending with 31 March 2016 is authorised by section 2(1) , and

(b) giving effect to the reduction provided for by section 2(3) ,

the Main Estimates Act 2015 is to be treated as having effect with the adjustments provided for in Schedule 1 to this Act.

(2) Schedule 1 specifies the amounts by which adjustments are to be treated as made to the amounts originally specified in the Scheduled Estimates in the Main Estimates Act 2015.

(3) For the purpose of making the adjustments in Schedule 1—

(a) a negative adjustment has effect to reduce an amount of authorised expenditure and, where applied to an estimated surplus (which is expressed as if it were itself a negative amount) , increases the amount of the surplus; and

(b) a positive adjustment has effect to increase an amount of authorised expenditure and, where applied to an estimated surplus, reduces it.

(4) Accordingly—

(a) where an adjustment by a negative amount of more than the amount itself is made to an amount of authorised expenditure, what results is an estimated surplus; and

(b) where an adjustment by a positive amount of more than the amount itself is made to the amount of an estimated surplus, what results is an amount of authorised expenditure.

(5) Where, in Schedule 1 , a description of matters to which expenditure may relate or from which income may arise (“description A”) differs from the description contained in the corresponding part of the Scheduled Estimates in the Schedule to the Main Estimates Act 2015 (“description B”) , Schedule 1 has effect for adjusting that corresponding part by substituting description A for description B.

(6) Where, in relation to a department, other person or service to which a Scheduled Estimate in the Schedule to the Main Estimates Act 2015 relates, Schedule 1 contains a new description of matters to which expenditure may relate or from which income may arise, Schedule 1 has effect for adjusting that Scheduled Estimate by treating the new description as included in it.

(7) In this section—

“estimated surplus” has the same meaning as in the Main Estimates Act 2015;

“Main Estimates Act 2015” means the Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Act 2015.

(8) The adjustments made by virtue of this section are to be treated as having had effect from the beginning of 1 April 2015.

Excesses for 2014-15

4 Authorisation of excesses for 2014-15

(1) The amount up to which authorisation was conferred for the use of resources for the year ending with 31 March 2015 is to be treated as further increased, for the purpose of making good excesses, by £105 ,229 ,000.

(2) Of the further amount treated as authorised by subsection (1)—

(a)£104 ,823 ,000 is to be treated as authorised for use for current purposes; and

(b)£406 ,000 is to be treated as authorised for use for capital purposes.

(3) The amount up to which authorisation was conferred on the Treasury—

(a) to issue money out of the Consolidated Fund, and

(b) to apply it in the year ending with 31 March 2015 for expenditure authorised by Parliament,

is to be treated as further increased, for the purpose of making good excesses, by £275 ,000.

(4) The increases for which this section provides are to be treated as having had effect from the beginning of 1 April 2014.

5 Appropriation of excesses for 2014-15

(1) For the purpose of appropriating—

(a) the amount of resources the use of which for the year ending with 31 March 2015 is authorised by section 4(1) , and

(b) the amount of money the issue of which out of the Consolidated Fund is authorised by section 4(3) ,

the Main Estimates Act 2014 is to be treated as having effect with the adjustments provided for in Schedule 2 to this Act.

(2) Schedule 2 specifies the amounts by which adjustments are to be treated as made to the amounts specified in the Scheduled Estimates in the Main Estimates Act 2014 and to the amounts treated as so specified.

(3) For the purpose of making the adjustments in Schedule 2 an adjustment has effect to increase an amount of authorised expenditure and, where applied to an estimated surplus, reduces it.

(4) Accordingly, where an adjustment of more than the amount itself is made to the amount of an estimated surplus, what results is an amount of authorised expenditure.

(5) In this section a reference to an amount treated as specified in a Scheduled Estimate is a reference to any amount treated as so specified in consequence of any adjustment made by virtue of the Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Act 2015 , and references to adjusting such an amount are to be read accordingly.

(6) In this section—

“estimated surplus” has the same meaning as in the Main Estimates Act 2014;

“Main Estimates Act 2014” means the Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Act 2014.

(7) The adjustments made by virtue of this section are to be treated as having had effect from the beginning of 1 April 2014.

General

6 Short title

This Act may be cited as the Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Act 2016.

SCHEDULES

Section 3

SCHEDULE 1 SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATIONS FOR FINANCIAL YEAR 2015-16

1 In this Schedule, where an asterisk (*) appears in any description of matters to which expenditure may relate, or from which income may arise, the text from the asterisk to the end of the description does not appear in the corresponding part of the Scheduled Estimates in the Schedule to the Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Act 2015; and where an asterisk (*) appears at the beginning of such a description, the description concerned is a new description.

2 In the Schedule to the Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Act 2015 , the title of the Estimate that is now entitled “Office of Rail and Road” was “Office of Rail Regulation”.

Department for Education, 2015-16

Department for Education

Departmental Expenditure Limit

Expenditure arising from:

Capital, recurrent payments and loans and associated non-cash items in support of the Department's objectives for primary, secondary, tertiary and international education; children's services, including Early Years, Sure Start and safeguarding; Young Peoples services, welfare and safeguarding; curriculum; qualifications and the inspection regime; workforce development and reform; and pension costs for voluntary services overseas (VSO) participants. Expenditure covers both the Department itself, its Executive Agencies and Arm's Length Bodies (ALBs) , the Children's Commissioner, Aggregator plc and expenditure associated with Academy activities; together with residual costs from ALBs being closed; loans to educational establishments. Expenditure also covers administration costs and associated noncash items, for the Department, its Executive Agencies, its ALBs, including academies. The expenditure also includes the cost of administering the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (England and Wales).

* The purchase and development of land and buildings in support of the academies and free schools programme; expenditure associated with national and international gender and wider equalities policy, information, support and advice; lease interest payable; Equalities and Human Rights Commission.

Income arising from:

Contributions towards and receipts from the three National Executives, other Government Departments and other sources (including the EC) in connection with a range of educational...

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