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Money to be appropriated by law

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Money to be appropriated by law.


83.  No money shall be drawn from the Treasury of the Commonwealth except under appropriation made by law.


But until the expiration of one month after the first meeting of the Parliament the Governor-General in Council may draw from the Treasury and expend such moneys as may be necessary for the maintenance of any department transferred to the Commonwealth and for the holding of the first elections for the Parliament.