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Number 40 of 1996


APPROPRIATION ACT, 1996


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Issue of £2,000 out of the Central Fund for the year 1994.

2.

Appropriation of sums voted for supply services, viz., £11,043,332,000.

3.

Amendment of section 135B (repayment of amounts in respect of vehicle registration tax in certain cases) of the Finance Act, 1992.

4.

Short title.


SCHEDULE

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Number 40 of 1996


APPROPRIATION ACT, 1996


AN ACT TO APPLY A CERTAIN SUM OUT OF THE CENTRAL FUND TO THE SERVICE OF THE YEAR ENDED ON THE 31st DAY OF DECEMBER, 1994, AND TO APPROPRIATE TO THE PROPER SUPPLY SERVICES AND PURPOSES SUMS GRANTED BY THE CENTRAL FUND (PERMANENT PROVISIONS) ACT, 1965 , AND TO AMEND SECTION 135B (REPAYMENT OF AMOUNTS IN RESPECT OF VEHICLE REGISTRATION TAX IN CERTAIN CASES) OF THE FINANCE ACT, 1992 . [20th December, 1996]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Grant out of the Central Fund

Issue of £2,000 out of the Central Fund for the year 1994.

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 ended on the 31st day of December, 1994, the sum of two thousand pounds.

Appropriation of Grants

Appropriation of sums voted for supply services, viz., £11,043,332,000.

2. —(1) The sums granted by the Central Fund (Permanent Provisions) Act, 1965 , and this Act out of the Central Fund towards making good the supply granted, amounting in the aggregate to the sum of eleven thousand and forty-three million, three hundred and thirty-two thousand pounds and comprising the sum of two thousand pounds for the service of the year ended on the 31st day of December, 1994, and the sum of eleven thousand and forty-three million, three hundred and thirty thousand pounds for the service of the year ending on the 31st day of December, 1996, are appropriated for the services and purposes expressed in the Schedule hereto.

(2) In addition to the grants out of the Central Fund referred to in the foregoing subsection 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 the Schedule hereto, the sums respectively set forth in column (4) of the said Schedule amounting, as appears thereby, in the aggregate to the sum of one thousand and eighteen million, eight hundred and twenty-two thousand, four hundred and ninety-nine pounds.

Miscellaneous

Amendment of section 135B (repayment of amounts in respect of vehicle registration tax in certain cases) of the Finance Act, 1992.

3. Section 135B (inserted by section 98 of the Finance Act, 1995 and amended by section 73 of the Finance Act, 1996) of the Finance Act, 1992 , is hereby amended in subsection (1) by the substitution in paragraph (a) of “31st day of December, 1997” for “31st day of December, 1996”, and the said paragraph (a), as so amended, is set out in the Table to this section.

TABLE

(a) the vehicle is first registered during the period from the 1st day of July, 1995 to the 31st day of December, 1997.

Short title.

4. —This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act, 1996.