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(1) Where the estimates are not approved before the first working day of the financial year, the President, by Provisional Warrant and with approval of Parliament, shall authorise the withdrawal from the Consolidated Fund of moneys of an amount not exceeding one-quarter of the amount included in the draft estimates. 

(2) Moneys withdrawn under sub-regulation (1) shall be for the purpose of meeting expenditure on Government programmes and activities in respect of the period expiring 

(a) three months from the beginning of the financial year; or

(b) Immediately before the approval of the Consolidated Fund Expenditure Estimates, whichever is earlier.