appropriation of fund

Legislative authority, given at the proper time and in legal form to the proper officers, to apply a distinctly specified sum from a designated fund out of the treasury, in a given year, for a specified object or demand against the appropriating body. 42 Am J1st Pub F § 43. See appropriation bill.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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