Ministry of The Attorney General - Vote 706

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LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAM - VOTE 304

This program supports the role of the Attorney General as Chief Law Officer of the Crown by providing the government with expert constitutional and civil legal advice and representation before tribunals and at all levels of court. Timely and high quality legal advice and services are critical to the government’s ability to develop and deliver on its core businesses, policies, programs and services.

This program includes the Office of Legislative Counsel responsible for drafting all provincial bills and regulations in English and French, and providing legal advice on legislative matters to the Legislative Assembly and Cabinet. It also consolidates statutes and regulations. The program also provides for the operation of the agencies, boards and commissions within the ministry.

LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAM 304 - Summary

VOTE and item
Accrual 2003-04 Estimates
PROGRAM AND ACTIVITIES
Cash 2002-03 Estimates
Cash 2001-02 Actual
$
$
$
304
LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAM
OPERATING
       
1
15,959,500
Agencies, Boards and Commissions5
17,338,900
20,602,042
2
15,895,700
Legal Services6
14,259,300
20,309,548
3
3,531,900
Legislative Counsel Services7
3,638,800
4,381,280
S
1,000
The Proceedings Against the Crown Act
1,000
7,171,645
35,388,100
Total Operating
35,238,000
52,464,515
30,637,000
Less: Special Warrants
21,500,000
-
1,000
Less: Statutory Appropriations
1,000
7,171,645
4,750,100
Amount to be Voted
13,737,000
45,292,870

NOTE: Commencing in 2003-04, Estimates are presented on the accrual basis of accounting. Information for 2002-03 and earlier years is presented on the modified cash basis, and therefore comparison between 2003-04 and earlier year figures may not be meaningful. Differences between cash and accrual relate to adjustments such as timing of transfer payments and provisions for bad debts, that would increase or decrease the 2002-03 amounts had they been presented on the accrual basis.

Adjustments for this Ministry, if any, are indicated by superscripted references above and are explained on the page following the Ministry Summary - Reconciliation of 2002-03 Estimates from Cash to Accrual.

LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAM - Standard Accounts Classification

OPERATING    
Agencies, Boards and Commissions (304-1)   $
Salaries and wages   9,719,600
Employee benefits   874,500
Transportation and communication   2,374,000
Services   2,770,500
Supplies and equipment   220,900
    15,959,500
Assessment Review Board $  
Salaries and wages 4,994,300  
Employee benefits 233,700  
Transportation and communication 2,374,000  
Services 1,210,400  
Supplies and equipment 220,900  
    9,033,300
Ontario Municipal Board $  
Salaries and wages 4,725,300  
Employee benefits 640,800  
Services 1,559,100  
   
6,925,200
Royal Commissions
$  
Services 1,000  
    1,000
Legal Services (304-2)    
Salaries and wages   64,943,400
Employee benefits   8,205,700
Transportation and communication   236,700
Services   8,665,500
Supplies and equipment   268,800
    82,320,100
Less: Recoveries   66,424,400
    15,895,700
Civil and Constitutional Law $  
Salaries and wages 11,593,900  
Employee benefits 1,680,100  
Transportation and communication 236,700  
Services 5,724,700  
Supplies and equipment 268,800  
  19,504,200  
     
Less: Recoveries from other ministries and activities 3,609,500  
    15,894,700
Seconded Legal Services $  
Salaries and wages 53,349,500  
Employee benefits 6,525,600  
Services 2,940,800  
  62,815,900  
Less: Recoveries from other ministries and activities 62,814,900  
    1,000
Statutory Appropriations    
Other transactions    
The Proceedings Against the Crown Act   1,000
    1,000
Legislative Counsel Services (304-3)    
Salaries and wages   4,894,000
Employee benefits   424,700
Transportation and communication   44,500
Services   179,800
Supplies and equipment   88,800
    5,631,800
Less: Recoveries   2,099,900
    3,531,900
Total Operating for Legal Services Program
  35,388,100