The Appropriation (No. 3) Act, 1996
THE APPROPRIATION (No. 3) ACT, 1996
ACT NO. 31 OF 1996
[ 23rd September, 1996]
BE it enacted by Parliament in the Forty- seventh Year of
Republic of India as follows:-
An Act to authorise payment and appropriation of certain
from and out of the Consolidated Fund of India for the services of
financial year 1996- 97.
Short title. This Act may be called the Appropriation (No. 3) Act, 1996 .
Issue of Rs. 465857, 03, 00, 000 out of the Consolidated Fund of India for the year 1996 - 97. From and out of the Consolidated Fund of India there may be paid and applied sums not exceeding those specified in column 3 of the Schedule amounting in the aggregate [ inclusive of the sums specified in column 3 of the Schedule to the Appropriation (Vote on Account) No. 2 Act, 1996 ] (18 of 1996 ). to the sum of four lakh sixty- five thousand eight hundred and fifty- seven crores and three lakh rupees towards defraying the several charges which will come in course of payment during the financial year 1996 - 97 in respect of the services specified in column 2 of the Schedule.
Appropriation. The sums authorised to be paid and applied from and out of the Consolidated Fund of India by this Act shall be appropriated for the services and purposes expressed in the Schedule in relation to the said year.
Construction of references to Ministries and Departments in the Schedule. References to Ministries or Departments in the Schedule are to such Ministries or Departments as existing immediately before the 28th June, 1996 and shall, on or after that date, be construed as references to the appropriate Ministries or Departments as reconstituted from time to time.