45. The estimates of the expenditures of departments and bodies shall be tabled in the National Assembly by the chair of the Conseil du trésor for the purpose of establishing the appropriations required during the fiscal year.
An appropriation may, however, cover a period of more than one year, without exceeding three years.
The estimates shall indicate the expenditures of the departments and budget-funded bodies that must be recorded in accordance with the Government’s accounting policies and the extent to which the balance of an appropriation will not lapse.
The Government shall determine, on the joint recommendation of the Minister of Finance and the chair of the Conseil du trésor, the proportion of the appropriations shown in the estimates that may cover more than one year, and the proportion that will not lapse.