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House Government Bill
42nd Parliament, 1st Session
December 3, 2015 - Present
Text of the Bill
C-8
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An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016
Short Title
Appropriation Act No. 5, 2015-16
Statute of Canada
2016, c. 1
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2016-03-24)
Progress: Royal Assent
 
Legislative Summary
The Library of Parliament does not prepare Legislative Summaries for appropriation bills, ways and means bills and borrowing-authority bills. The following is a short summary:

On 21 March 2016, the President of the Treasury Board introduced Bill C-8, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2016, in the House of Commons and it was given first reading.

Bill C-8 (Appropriation Act No. 5, 2015-16) received Royal Assent on 24 March 2016 and authorizes payments to defray certain expenses of the public service of Canada, not otherwise provided for, for the financial year ending 31 March 2016. The Act provides for the sum of $2,835,726,858 to be appropriated from the Consolidated Revenue Fund to be used the public service of Canada. The Act came into force on Royal Assent.
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