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An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 23, 2004 (S.C. 2004, c. 22)

Act current to 2020-09-09 and last amended on 2005-06-29. Previous Versions

An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 23, 2004

S.C. 2004, c. 22

Assented to 2004-05-14

An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 23, 2004

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

Short Title

Marginal note:Short title

 This Act may be cited as the Budget Implementation Act, 2004.

PART 1Amendments to the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act

Fiscal Equalization Payments

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

Canada Social Transfer

 [Amendment]

PART 2Amendment to the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act

 [Amendment]

PART 3General — Payments to Certain Entities

Payments to a Trust

Marginal note:Payments to trust — immunization and public health

  •  (1) The Minister of Finance may make direct payments, in an aggregate amount of not more than four hundred million dollars, to a trust established to provide the provinces with funding for the purposes of supporting a national immunization strategy and assisting in the enhancement of their public health capacities.

  • Marginal note:Provincial share

    (2) The amount that may be provided to a province under this section is to be determined in accordance with the terms of the trust indenture establishing the trust referred to in subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Payments out of C.R.F.

    (3) Any amount payable under this section may be paid by the Minister of Finance out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund at the times and in the manner that the Minister of Finance considers appropriate.

Payments to Nova Scotia

Marginal note:Payment for 2004-2005

  •  (1) For the fiscal year beginning on April 1, 2004, the Minister of Finance may make a cash payment to the Province of Nova Scotia in the amount of thirty-four million dollars.

  • Marginal note:Payment for 2005-2006

    (2) For the fiscal year beginning on April 1, 2005, the Minister of Finance may make a cash payment to the Province of Nova Scotia in the amount of four million dollars.

  • (3) [Repealed, 2005, c. 30, s. 86]

  • Marginal note:Payment out of C.R.F.

    (4) Any amount payable under subsection (1) or (2) may be paid by the Minister of Finance out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund at the time and in the manner that the Minister of Finance considers appropriate.

  • Definition of former legislation

    (5) In subsections (1) to (3), former legislation means the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act as it read on May 13, 2004.

  • 2004, c. 22, s. 8
  • 2005, c. 7, s. 8, c. 30, s. 86

Payment to Saskatchewan

Marginal note:Payment of $120,000,000

  •  (1) The Minister of Finance may make a cash payment of one hundred and twenty million dollars to the Province of Saskatchewan.

  • Marginal note:Payment out of C.R.F.

    (2) Any amount payable under subsection (1) may be paid by the Minister of Finance out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund at the time and in the manner that the Minister of Finance considers appropriate.

Appropriations for Grants

Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology

Marginal note:$200,000,000 granted

 From and out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund there may, on the requisition of the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Natural Resources, be paid and applied a sum not exceeding two hundred million dollars for payment to the Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology for its use.

Canada Health Infoway Inc.

Marginal note:$100,000,000 granted

 From and out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund there may, on the requisition of the Minister of Health, be paid and applied a sum not exceeding one hundred million dollars for payment to the Canada Health Infoway Inc. for its use.

Amendments to the Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology Act

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

PART 4Amendments to the Canada Pension Plan

Canada Pension Plan

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

Transitional

 [Transitional provision]

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Subsection 114(2) of the Canada Pension Plan does not apply

  •  (1) Subsection 114(2) of the Canada Pension Plan does not apply in respect of the amendments to that Act contained in this Part.

  • Marginal note:Order

    Footnote *(2) This Part comes into force, in accordance with subsection 114(4) of the Canada Pension Plan, on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

PART 5Amendments to the Employment Insurance Act

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

PART 6Amendment to the Farm Credit Canada Act

 [Amendment]

PART 7Goods and Services Tax and Harmonized Sales Tax Rebate for Municipalities

Excise Tax Act

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

PART 8Limitation Periods for Collection of Charge Debts and Tax Debts

Air Travellers Security Charge Act

 [Amendment]

Excise Act

 [Amendment]

Excise Act, 2001

 [Amendment]

Excise Tax Act

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

Income Tax Act

 [Amendment]

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