Parliament passes the 2016 Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2017
FRIDAY 31 MARCH 2017
Parliament has appropriated an additional Ninety two million two hundred and forty three thousand, five hundred and seventeen dollars ($92,243,517), to the service of the year ending 31st December 2016.
The 2016 Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2017 consisted of recurrent and development contingency warrants that total up to $48,683,673 and recurrent and development advance warrants of up to $42,559,844.
This monies were used in the year ending 31st December 2016.
Recurrent contingency warrants were issued to the following Ministries in 2016:
For Development Contingency warrants, the Ministry of Infrastructure Development had asked and was issued a total of $9,771,717.00
A total of 7 Ministries were issued with recurrent Advance Warrants and two Ministries namely the Ministry of Finance and Treasury and the Ministry of Mines and Energy used a total of $8,568,000 for Development advance warrants.
Recurrent Advance warrants were:
The 2017 Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2017 is still in second reading stage, expected to be debated in the next sitting days.
Parliament meeting continues.