Appropriation (2023) Bill, 2022, passed into law in St. Kitts and Nevis’ Parliament

Source: SKNVibes

After a period spanning four days, from the presentation of the Budget Address 2022 by the Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, to the rebuttal by Leader of the Opposition, the Honourable Mark Brantley, and debates by parliamentarians except for the member for St. Christopher 7, Dr. The Honourable Timothy Harris, The Appropriation (2023) Bill, 2022, with total estimates for 2023 of EC$ 1.02 Billion for recurrent expenditure, capital expenditure and net lending, was passed into law on Monday, December 19, 2022.

With a total recurrent capital and net lending charges on consolidated fund of EC$ 923, 152, 453, and a total provided by law of EC$ 101, 484, 848, the Bill made provisions for the Governor-General; Parliament; Audit Office; Justice and Legal Affairs; Prime Minister’s Office; National Security, Citizenship and Immigration; International Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs; Finance; Social Development and Gender Affairs; Agriculture, Fisheries, Marine Resources and Cooperatives; the Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation and International Transport; Public Infrastructure, Energy, Utilities and Domestic Transport; Education; Health and Social Security; Sports and the Creative Economy; Sustainable Development; Foreign Affairs; Office of the Attorney-General; Employment and Labour; Housing, Human Settlement, Ecclesiastical Affairs and Faith-based Affairs; Environment, Climate Action and Constituency Empowerment; Information, Communication, Technology and Post; Youth Empowerment, Ageing and Disabilities; Economic Development and Investment, and Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

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