40. The expenditures and other outlays chargeable to each appropriation voted or included in the estimates submitted to the National Assembly shall be limited according to the division of such appropriation as shown in the estimates.
However, the Conseil du trésor may change such division and subdivide it. The Minister may also, in the cases and circumstances and on the terms and conditions he determines, authorize a department or body to transfer any portion of an appropriation voted between divisions or subdivisions of that appropriation.
Amounts received during a fiscal year, as repayments of advances or loans granted during the same year out of the appropriations voted, shall be returned to the same appropriations and may be used again.
1970, c. 17, s. 40; 1977, c. 5, s. 14; 1984, c. 27, s. 9; 1996, c. 12, s. 5.