$13+BILLION allocated for 16 constitutional agencies 

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, October 18, 2018

Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan today tabled, in the National Assembly, the estimates for 16 constitutional agencies, proposing $11.2 BILLION as current expenditure and $2 BILLION as capital expenditure.

According to the information laid by the minister, the recommended allocations consider the economic outlook for 2019 for revenue, expenditure and growth in the economy and consideration of the agency request within national development priorities.

Agencies Current Capital Total
Parliament Office $1,578,383 $167,033 $1,845, 416
Audit Office of Guyana $876,846 $17,395 $894,241
Public and Police Service Commission $134,717 $20, 879 $155, 596
Teaching Service Commission $108,595 $4, 767 $113, 362
Guyana Elections Commission $5,393,061 $957,039 $6, 368,100
Supreme Court $2,024,367 $777,007 $2,801,374
Police Prosecutions $216,398 $3,426 $219,824
Office of the Ombudsman $73,181 $1,042 $74,223
Public Service Appellate Tribunal $62,828 $62,828
Ethnic Relations Commission $258,551 $19,613 $278,164
Judicial Service Commission $10,020 $10,020
Indigenous Peoples’ Commission $30,323 $420 $30,743
Human Rights Commission $25,178 $22,200 $47,469
Rights of the Child Commission 17,160 $47,469
Women and Gender Equality Commission $44,557 $735 $45,469
Public Procurement Commission $254,495 $22,280 $276,775
TOTAL $11,238,969 $2,031,836 13,270,804

By: Synieka Thorne

Image: Jameel Mohamed

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