Appropriation Act 1961

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1961 c. 59


Appropriation Act, 1961.

(9 & 10 Eliz. 2) CHAPTER 59

An Act to apply a sum out of the Consolidated Fund to the service of the year ending on the thirty-first day of March, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-two, and to appropriate the supplies granted in this Session of Parliament.

Most Gracious Sovereign,

We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects the Commons of the United Kingdom in Parliament assembled, towards making good the supply which we have cheerfully granted to Your Majesty in this Session of Parliament, have resolved to grant unto Your Majesty the sum hereinafter mentioned; and do therefore most humbly beseech 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 Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

Grant out of Consolidated Fund

Grant out of Consolidated Fund

S-1 Issue of 3,125,425,646 out of the Consolidated Fund for the service of the year ending 31st March, 1962.

1 Issue of 3,125,425,646 out of the Consolidated Fund for the service of the year ending 31st March, 1962.

1. The Treasury may issue out of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom, and apply towards making good the supply granted to Her Majesty for the service of the year ending on the thirty-first day of March, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-two, the sum of three thousand, one hundred and twenty-five million, four hundred and twenty-five thousand, six hundred and forty-six pounds.

S-2 Power for the Treasury to borrow.

2 Power for the Treasury to borrow.

(1) The Treasury may borrow from any person, by the issue of Treasury Bills or otherwise, and the Bank of England and the Bank of Ireland may advance to the Treasury on the credit of the said sum, any sum or sums not exceeding in the whole three thousand, one hundred and twenty-five million, four hundred and twenty-five thousand, six hundred and forty-six pounds.

(2) The date of payment of any Treasury Bills issued under this section shall be a date not later than the thirty-first day of March, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-two, and section six of the Treasury Bills Act, 1877 (which relates to the renewal of bills) shall not apply with respect to those bills.

(3) Any money borrowed otherwise than on Treasury Bills shall be repaid, with any interest payable thereon, out of the Consolidated Fund, at any period not later than the next succeeding quarter to that in which the money was borrowed.

(4) Any money borrowed under this section shall be placed to the credit of the account of the Exchequer, and shall form part of the said Consolidated Fund, and be available in any manner in which such Fund is available.

Appropriation of Grants

Appropriation of Grants

S-3 Appropriation of sums voted for supply services.

3 Appropriation of sums voted for supply services.

3. All sums granted by this Act and the other Acts mentioned in Schedule (A) annexed to this Act out of the said Consolidated Fund towards making good the supply granted to Her Majesty amounting, as appears by the said schedule, in the aggregate, to the sum of five thousand, three hundred and sixty-three million, five hundred and twenty-two thousand, three hundred and forty-four pounds, fifteen shillings and two pence 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 hereto.

The abstract of schedules and schedules annexed hereto, with the notes (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.

In addition to the said sums granted out of the Consolidated Fund, there may be applied out of any money directed, under section two 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.

S-4 Sanction of Treasury for temporary application of surpluses on certain votes for Navy, Army and Air Services, to meet deficiencies on other votes for the same service.

4 Sanction of Treasury for temporary application of surpluses on certain votes for Navy, Army and Air Services, to meet deficiencies on other votes for the same service.

(1) So long as the aggregate expenditure on Navy, Army and Air Services respectively is not made to exceed the aggregate sums appropriated by this Act for those services respectively, any surplus arising on any vote for those services either by an excess of the sum realised on account of appropriations in aid of the vote over the sum which may be applied under this Act as appropriations in aid of that vote, or by saving of expenditure on that vote, may, with the sanction of the Treasury, be temporarily applied either in making up any deficiency in the sums realised on account of appropriations in aid of any other vote in the same department, or in defraying expenditure in the same department which is not provided for in the sums appropriated to the service of the department by this Act, and which it may be detrimental to the public service to postpone until provision can be made for it by Parliament in the usual course.

(2) A statement showing all cases in which the sanction of the Treasury has been given to the temporary application of a surplus under this section, and showing the circumstances under which the sanction of the Treasury has been given, shall be laid before the House of Commons with the appropriation accounts of the Navy, Army and Air Services for the year, in order that any temporary application of any surplus sanctioned by the Treasury under this section may be submitted for the sanction of Parliament.

S-5 Sanction for application of surpluses on certain Navy, Army and Air Votes for 1959-60.

5 Sanction for application of surpluses on certain Navy, Army and Air Votes for 1959-60.

5. Whereas under the powers given for the purpose by the Appropriation Acts, 1959 and 1960,surpluses arising on certain votes for Navy, Army and Air Services have been applied towards making good deficits on those services respectively as shown in the statements set out in Schedule (C) to this Act:

It is enacted that the application of those surpluses as shown in the said statements is hereby sanctioned.

S-6 Short title.

6 Short title.

6. This Act may be cited as theAppropriation Act, 1961.

A B S T R A C T

OF

SCHEDULES (A) and (B) to which thisAct refers

SCHEDULE (A)

Grants out of the Consolidated Fund 5,363,522,344 15 s. 2 d.

SCHEDULE (B).—Appropriation of Grants

Sums not exceeding

Supply Grants

Appropriations in Aid

s. d. s. d.
1959-60 and 1960-61

Part 1. Army, Royal Ordnance Factories (Excess), 1959-60

118,248 15 2 *—477,789105

Part 2. Civil (Excess), 1959-60

10 0 0 3,544 8 1

Part 3. Army (Supplementary), 1960-61

5,500,000 0 0 1,650,000 0 0

Part 4. Air (Supplementary) 1960-61

6,000,000 0 0 *—2,480,00000

Part 5. Civil and Revenue Departments (Supplementary) 1960-61

117,792,240 0 0 15,005,075 0 0
129,410,498 15 2 13,700,829 17 8

* Deficit.

SCHEDULE (B).—Appropriation of Grants

Sums not exceeding

Supply Grants

Appropriations in Aid

1961-62 s. d. s. d.
Part 6. Ministry of Defence 18,630,000 0 0 3,667,000 0 0
Part 7. Navy 413,200,000 0 0 54,563,000 0 0
Part 8. Army 500,700,110 0 0 59,044,000 0 0

Army, War Office Purchasing (Repayment) Services

100 0 0

Army, Royal Ordnance Factories

6,200,000 0 0 29,300,000 0 0
Part 9. Air 526,670,000 0 0 70,330,100 0 0
Total, Defence 1,465,400,210 0 0 216,904,100 0 0
Part 10. Civil, Class I 18,781,401 0 0 4,968,553 0 0
Part 11. Civil, Class II 145,712,023 0 0 5,012,933 0 0
Part 12. Civil, Class III 120,937,660 0 0 16,869,454 0 0
Part 13. Civil, Class IV 246,785,198 0 0 45,810,843 0 0
Part 14. Civil, Class V 1,387,472,609 0 0 215,141,460 0 0
Part 15. Civil, Class VI 304,155,985 0 0 56,004,165 0 0
Part 16. Civil, Class VII 87,561,013 0 0 30,078,000 0 0
Part 17. Civil, Class VIII 343,673,205 0 0 20,492,630 0 0
Part 18. Civil, Class IX 369,358,672 0 0 49,027,160 0 0
Part 19. Civil, Class X 663,921,870 0 0 69,379,430 0 0
Total, Civil 3,688,359,636 0 0 512,784,628 0 0
Part 20. Revenue Departments 80,352,000 0 0 2,445,000 0 0
Grand Total 5,363,522,344 15 2 745,834,557 17 8

SCHEDULE (A)

Grants out of the Consolidated Fund

s. d.

For the service of the year ended on the 31st day of March 1960—

Under Act 9 & 10 Eliz. 2. c. 12 118,258 15 2

For the service of the year ended on the 31st day of March 1961—

Under Act 9 & 10 Eliz. 2. c. 7

42,877,600 0 0

Under Act 9 & 10 Eliz. 2. c. 12

86,414,640 0 0

For the service of the year ending on the 31st day of March 1962—

Under Act 9 & 10 Eliz. 2. c. 12

2,108,686,200 0 0

Under this Act

3,125,425,646 0 0
Total 5,363,522,344 15 2
1

SCHEDULE (B)—Part 1

Army, Royal Ordnance Factories (Excess), 1959-60

Sums not exceeding

Supply Grants

Appropriations in Aid

s. d. s. d.

Sum granted, and sum which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to make good an excess on the grants for service of the Army, Royal Ordnance Factories, for the year ended on the 31st day of March 1960

118,248 15 2 *—477,789105

* Deficit.

2

SCHEDULE (B).—Part 2

Civil (Excess), 1959-60

Sum granted, and sum which may be applied as appropriations in aid in addition thereto, to make good an excess on a certain grant for Civil Services for the year ended on the 31st day of March 1960, viz.:—

Sums not exceeding

Supply Grants

Appropriations in Aid

s. d. s. d.
Class III
Vote
8. Supreme Court of Judicature, &c. 10 0 0 3,544 8 1
3

SCHEDULE (B).—Part 3

Army (Supplementary), 1960-61

Schedule of Supplementary Sums granted, and of the sums which may be applied as appropriations in...

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