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CHAP. 2.

An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of

money required for defraying certain expenses of the public service for the financial years ending respectively the 30th June, 1897, and the 30th June, 1898, and for other purposes relating to the public service.

(Assented to 29th June, 1897.) Most GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN, HEREAS it appears by Messages from His Excellency Preamble

the Right Honourable Sir John Campbell HamiltonGordon, Earl of Aberdeen, Governor General of Canada, and the estimates accompanying the same, that the sums hereinafter mentioned are required to defray certain expenses of the public service of Canada, not otherwise provided for, for the financial years ending respectively the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-seven, and the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes connected with the public service : May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, that:

1. This Act may be cited as The Appropriation Act (No. 2), Short title. 1897.

year

2. From and out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund of $1,772,474.61 Canada there shall and may be paid and applied a sum not granted for

financial exceeding in the whole one million seven hundred and seventy- 1896-97. two thousand four hundred and seventy-four dollars and sixtyone cents, towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the public service of Canada, from the first day of July, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-six, to the thirtieth day of June, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-seven, not otherwise provided for, and set forth in schedule A to this Act, and also for the other purposes in the said schedule mentioned.

$26,552,226.85

3. From and out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund of granted for &nancial year Canada there shall and may be paid and applied a sum not 1897-98.

exceeding in the whole twenty-six million five hundred and fifty-two thousand two hundred and twenty-six dollars and eighty-five cents, towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the public service of Canada, from the first day of July, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-seven, to the thirtieth day of June, in the year of Our Lord one thousand cight hundred and ninetyeight, not otherwise provided for, and set forth in schedule B to this Act, and also for the other purposes in the said schedule mentioned.

As to private secretaries.

4. If the private secretary of the Head of a department is not a member of the permanent civil service, there may be paid to him, out of the amount granted by this Act for the contingencies of the department, a salary not exceeding six hundred dollars a year, in addition to the salary payable to a private secretary under the Civil Service Act or any other Act.

Special provi. 5. The amounts granted by this Act for the Government sion as to N. W. T.

of the North-west Territories shall not be deemed to have lapsed if not expended within the year for which they are granted.

Appropriation 6. The amount ($20,000) granted for the improvement of

(No. 3) 1896 (2nd ses. Collingwood harbour, the amount ($15,000) granted for the sion) amend improvement of the navigable channel in Rainy River, and

the amount ($10,000) granted for the improvement of the south channel in Nanaimo harbour by The Appropriation Act (No. 3), 1896, Second Session, are hereby transferred from “Public works chargeable to capital” to “ Public works chargeable to income" in the schedule to the said Act; and this section shall be construed as if it had been passed on the day of the coming into force of the said Act.

Declaratory 7. And whereas there remained on the thirtieth day of
as to certain
loans authoriz. June, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-six, unborrowed
ed but not and negotiable, of the loans authorized by Parliament for tho
raised.

construction of public works, and for general purposes, the
following sums :
Authorized and guaranteed by the Imperial

Parliament for the Intercolonial Railway.. $ 1,946,666 67
For Public works and general purposes........ 6,665,086 29

$ 8,611,752 96 Therefore it is declared and enacted, that the Governor in Such sums,

may be raised Council may authorize the raising of the several sums above under R.S.C., mentioned, as they are required for the purposes aforesaid, c. 29. respectively, under the provisions of The Consolidated Revenue and Audit Act, and the sums so raised shall form part of the Consolidated Revenue Fund of Canada, out of which like sums Application shall be applicable to the several purposes aforesaid, under the Acts and provisions thereunto relating respectively.

of such sums.

SCHEDULE A.

Soms granted to Her Majesty by this Act for the Financial Year ending

30th June, 1897, and the purposes for which they are granted.

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British American Bank Note Co., for printing and engraving Dominion

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33,656 15

CIVIL GOVERNMENT.

87 50

Department of the Secretary of State.
Two statutory increases, one at $50, one at $37.50.
Further amount to meet expenses of the Board of Civil Service

Examiners...
Further amount for printing and stationery.

150 00 500 00

737 50

Department of Indian Affairs.
Allowance to Private Secretary of the Superintendent General

of Indian Affairs from 1st January to 30th June, 1897....$ 100 00 Edward R. McNeill for services as stenographer and type

writer, notwithstanding anything in the Civil Service Act. 25 00 Further amount for clerical and other assistance

504 74

629 74

Department of Agriculture. Salary omitted in the Appropriation Act (No. 2) 1896, second session.....

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$ 175 00 Further amount for contingencies.

2,150 00

2,325 00

Department of the Privy Council.
Salary of extra messenger, other than those who have passed the Civil

Service examination, notwithstanding anything in the Civil Service
Act...

303 00

Department of Railways and Canals. Contingencies ....

$ 800 00 Arrears of subscription to newspapers and other publications... 1,000 00

1,800 00

Carried forward....

5,795 24 33,656 15

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Department of Printing and Stationery.
G. S. Hutchison for three months from 31st March, 1897, and of M. P.

Mungovan for two months from 12th April, 1897, each at the rate of
$400 per annum, notwithstanding anything in the Civil Service Act...

166 66

Department of Militia and Defence.
G. S. Maunsell, 3rd class clerk, allowance while filling the posi.

tion of chief architect, from 1st October, 1896, to 31st March,

1897, notwithstanding anything in the Civil Service Act...$ 200 00 Salary of P. Weatherbe, appointed architect, Departinent of

Militia and Defence, -Salary as a 1st class clerk, from 1st April to 30th June, 1897, at $1,400

350 00 Departmental contingencies, 1st April to 30th June, 1897Clerical and other assistance.

.$ 600 00 Printing and stationery..

1,200 00 Sundries..

750 00

2,550 00 Department of Justice. F. H. Gisborne for extra service during first session of 1896, not

withstanding anything in the Civil Service Act..... $ 150 00 Further amount for contingencies

3,000 00

3,100 00

3,150 00

Department of the Interior.

Salary of T. W. Hodgins, from 1st January, 1897, to 30th June,

1897, notwithstanding anything in the Civil Service Act..$ 197 50 Beresford H. Scott, salary froin 13th July, 1896, to 11th Nov

ember, 1896, inclusive, at $400 per annum, notwithstanding anything in the Civil Service Act

132 75 Salary of Mrs. Theresa A. Richardson, from 1st March to 30th

June, 1897, at $100 per annum, notwithstanding anything in the Civil Service Act.

133 33

463 58

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