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17 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

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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.