ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

APPROPRIATION BILL, 2022

No. OF 2022

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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

APPROPRIATION BILL, 2022

ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES

CLAUSES

1. Short title and commencement ................................................................................................. 4

2. Issue of nine hundred and fifty-five million, eight hundred and seventy-six thousand, one hundred and ninety-four dollars ($955,876,194.) ............................................................................. 4

3. Payment out of Consolidated Fund .......................................................................................... 4

SCHEDULE

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ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

APPROPRIATION BILL, 2022

No. OF 2022

AN ACT to provide for the services of Antigua and Barbuda for the year ending on the 31st day

of December, 2022

ENACTED by the Parliament of Antigua and Barbuda as follows -

1. Short title and commencement

This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act, 2022 and shall come into operation on the 1st day

of January, 2022

2. Issue of nine hundred and fifty-five million, eight hundred and seventy-six thousand, one hundred and ninety-four dollars ($955,876,194.)

The issue from the Consolidated Fund of the sum of nine hundred and fifty-five million, eight

hundred and seventy-six thousand, one hundred and ninety-four dollars ($955,876,194.) is

authorized in order to meet expenditure for the services of Antigua and Barbuda in respect of

calendar year ending on the thirty-first day of December, 2022, under the Heads of Expenditure

specified in the Schedule; and the sum specified in the Schedule opposite a numbered and named

Head is appropriated out of the sum of nine hundred and fifty-five million, eight hundred and

seventy-six thousand, one hundred and ninety-four dollars ($955,876,194) for the purpose

specified in relation to that numbered and named Head in the Estimates for the year 2022.

3. Payment out of Consolidated Fund

The Accountant General is authorized and required, from time to time upon the order or warrant of

the Minister of Finance, to pay the sums appropriated in the Schedule to the several services and

purposes mentioned as the order or warrant directs out of the Consolidated Fund without further

order or formality.

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SCHEDULE

(Sections 2 and 3)

Head of Expenditure Amount EC($)

DESCRIPTION Recurrent

Expenditure

Development

Expenditure

Statutory

Expenditure

1. Office of the Governor General 1,408,379 - 445,111

2. Legislature 2,301,663 - -

3. Cabinet 3,963,609 - -

4. Judicial 2,805,314 - -

5. Service Commissions 935,259 - -

6. Audit 1,150,036 - 144,840

7. Pension and Gratuities - 71,053,600

8. Public Debt 610,075,998

9. Electoral Commission 197,600 4,226,012

10. Office of the Prime Minister and

Prime Minister's Ministry

35,691,081 5,871,829 -

11. Ministry of Foreign Affairs,

International Trade and Immigration

37,679,959 1,083,188 -

12. Ministry of Housing, Lands and

Urban Renewal

5,752,079 1,946,577 -

13. Ministryof Creative Industries and

Innovations

10,409,559 400,000

15. Ministry of Finance, Corporate

Governance and Public Private

Partnerships

115,755,631 3,103,122 -

20. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and

Barbuda Affairs

17,500,261 900,940 -

25. Ministry of Health, Wellness and the 114,145,830 51,833,741 -

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Environment

30. Ministry of Education and Sports 154,795,759 14,305,861 -

35. Ministry of Energy, Civil Aviation

and Transportation

9,473,795 188,000 -

40. Ministry of Works 87,523,907 88,466,125 -

45. Ministry of Social Transformation,

Human Resource Development and

Blue Economy

26,775,771 255,000 -

55. Attorney General's Office and Ministry

of Legal Affairs, Public Safety, and

Labour

104,080,087 10,007,504

283,596

60. Office of the Ombudsman 310,048

150,750

80. Ministry of Tourism, and Economic

Development

25,586,807 78,793 -

95. Ministry of Information, Broadcasting,

Telecommunications and Information

Technology

16,383,435 2,809,645 -

TOTAL EXPENDITURE

774,428,269

181,447,925

686,379,907

Passed the House of Representatives on

the day of , 2022.

Passed the Senate on the day of

, 2022.

……………………….....................

Speaker.

………………………………………..

President.

………………………………………

Clerk to the House of Representatives. ………………………………………..

Clerk to the Senate.

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EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

The object of this Bill is to provide for the services of Antigua and Barbuda for the year 2022 in

respect of expenditure under the Heads of Expenditure specified in the Schedule to the Bill by

issue from the Consolidated Fund of the sum of $955,876,194.

………………………………………

Hon. Gaston Browne

Prime Minister

Minister of Finance and Corporate Governance

Printed for HoR Sitting

3.02.2022

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