The Budget (Northern Ireland) Order 2007
|Document Number:||2007 No. 914 (N.I. 8 )|
|Coming into force:||Coming into force on the 21/03/2007|
21 st March 2007
Coming into operation in accordance with Article 1
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 21 st day of March 2007
The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council
Whereas a draft of this Order in Council has been approved by resolution of each House of Parliament:
Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred by paragraph 1(1) of the Schedule to the Northern Ireland Act 2000 (c. 1) and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:–
Title and commencement
This Order may be cited as the Budget (Northern Ireland) Order 2007 and shall come into operation forthwith.
The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 (c. 33) applies to this Order as it applies to an Act of the Assembly.
Issue of sum out of the Consolidated Fund for year ending 31 st March 2007 and appropriation of that sum
—(1) The Department of Finance and Personnel may issue out of the Consolidated Fund and apply to the service of the year ending 31 st March 2007 the sum of £11 ,193 ,685 ,000.
(2) That sum is appropriated for the purposes specified in Schedule 1.
(3) The authorisation and appropriations in this Article supersede those in Article 6 of the Budget (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 (c. 6) and Article 3 of the Budget (No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 (c. 12); and, in relation to any amount specified in column 2 of Schedule 1 , any increase or decrease by virtue of this Article in the aggregate amount appropriated by those Articles is given in brackets after the amount.
Use of resources (other than accruing resources) in year ending 31 st March 2007
—(1) For the purposes of section 6(1) of the Government Resources and Accounts Act (Northern Ireland) 2001 (c. 6) , this Article authorises the use of resources in the year ending 31 st March 2007.
(2) The use of resources by—
(a) the Northern Ireland departments;
(b) the Northern Ireland Assembly;
(c) the Northern Ireland Audit Office;
(d) the Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Complaints;
(e) the Northern Ireland Authority for Energy Regulation; and
(f) the Food Standards Agency,
in that year is authorised to the amount of £16 ,829 ,572 ,000.
(3) In that year, resources may be used by a Northern Ireland department or a body or person mentioned in paragraph (2) for the purposes specified in relation to that department, body or person in column 1 of Schedule 2 up to the amounts specified in the corresponding entries in column 2 of that Schedule.
(4) The authorisations in this Article supersede those in Article 8 of the Budget (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 (c. 6) and Article 4 of the Budget (No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 (c. 12); and...
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