Ministry of Consumer and Business Services - Summary

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MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AND BUSINESS SERVICES - Summary

The purpose of the Ministry of Consumer and Business Services is to be a responsive, innovative world leader in customer service, electronic service delivery, and consumer protection by delivering quality products for a fair, safe, dynamic and informed Ontario marketplace.

This purpose is realized by the ministry, its related agencies, and partners through a body of legislation, regulation and practice designed to: set the policy framework, set standards, manage the compliance process, advance shared public/private responsibility and partnership, position the ministry as a source of easily accessible marketplace information and promote consumer self-sufficiency.

MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AND BUSINESS SERVICES - Summary

Accrual 2003-04 Estimates
PROGRAMS
Cash 2002-03 Estimates
Cash 2001-02 Actual
$   $ $
OPERATING      
44,207,446
Ministry Administration Program1
43,955,440
45,222,002
52,755,200
Registration Program2,3
54,884,600
56,726,601
9,887,300
Consumer Protection and Public Safety/Business Standards Program4
9,091,600
9,790,705
36,114,000
Alcohol and Gaming Management Program5
36,739,200
35,388,419
35,942,900
Integrated Service Delivery Program6
29,607,400
27,173,616
178,906,846
Ministry Total Operating
174,278,240
174,301,343
81,651,000
Less: Special Warrants
85,135,000
-
65,246
Less: Statutory Appropriations
62,840
2,445,477
97,190,600
< TOTAL OPERATING TO BE VOTED
89,080,400
171,855,866
     
178,906,846
Ministry Total Operating    
(24,000)
Adjustments for Bad Debt Expense    
178,882,846
TOTAL INCLUDING CONSOLIDATION AND OTHER ADJUSTMENTS    

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.

RECONCILIATION OF 2002-03 ESTIMATES FROM CASH TO ACCRUAL

VOTE and item
Cash 2002-03 Estimates
Adjustments from Cashto Accrual
Estimates Presented as Accrual
Estimates on Accrual Basis
Change from 2002-03 Estimates on Accrual Basis
$ millions
$ millions
$ millions
$ millions
$ millions
OPERATING          
801
Ministry Administration Program
1
Ministry Administration1
43.9
(0.3)
43.6
44.2
0.5
S
Minister’s Salary, the Executive Council Act
-
-
-
-
-
S
Parliamentary Assistant’s Salary, the Executive Council Act
-
-
-
-
-
S
Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act
-
-
-
-
-
 
44.0
(0.3)
43.7
44.2
0.5
802
Registration Program
1
Program Administration2
2
(0.1)
2
2.7
0.8
2
Registration Services3
52.8
(1.3)
51.6
50
(1.6)
S
Crown Contribution re Judges’ Plan, the Registry Act
-
-
-
-
-
S
Claims against Land Titles Assurance Fund
-
-
-
-
-
 
54.9
(1.3)
53.6
52.8
(0.8)
803
Consumer Protection and Public Safety/Business Standards Program
1
Program Administration
0.6
-
0.5
0.6
-
2
Marketplace Standards and Services4
5.8
(0.1)
5.6
6.4
0.8
3
Sector Liaison
1.6
-
1.6
1.7
0.2
4
Licence Appeal Tribunal
1.2
-
1.1
1.2
-
 
9.1
(0.2)
8.9
9.9
1.0
804
Alcohol and Gaming Management Program
1
Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario5
36.7
(1.1)
35.7
36.1
0.4
 
36.7
(1.1)
35.7
36.1
0.4
805
Integrated Service Delivery Program
1
Integrated Service Delivery6
29.6
(0.5)
29.1
35.9
6.8
 
29.6
(0.5)
29.1
35.9
6.8
Ministry Total Operating
174.3
(3.3)
171.0
178.9
7.9

Adjustments from Cash to Accrual - Commencing in 2003-04, Estimates are prepared on the accrual basis of accounting. Information for 2002-03 and earlier years was prepared in the Estimates on the modified-cash basis. Information is provided in the followingnotes on the adjustments that increase or decrease the 2002-03 amounts to present them on the accrual basis in this reconciliation. Theaccrual presentation of the 2002-03 Estimates is not an official restatement; it is an approximation reflecting only the significant accrualadjustments as required to allow for a comparison between the 2003-04 and the 2002-03 Estimates on a consistent basis of accounting.(Note: adjustments of less than $0.05 million are not shown )

$ millions
1.
(0.3)
adjustment to remove the pension costs related to ministry employees because, commencing in 2003-04, the cost to the Province of all pension benefits earned by employees is reflected in the Estimates for Management Board Secretariat
2.
(0.1)
adjustment to remove the pension costs related to ministry employees because, commencing in 2003-04, the cost to the Province of all pension benefits earned by employees is reflected in the Estimates for Management Board Secretariat
3.
(1.3)
adjustment to remove the pension costs related to ministry employees because, commencing in 2003-04, the cost to the Province of all pension benefits earned by employees is reflected in the Estimates for Management Board Secretariat
4.
(0.1)
adjustment to remove the pension costs related to ministry employees because, commencing in 2003-04, the cost to the Province of all pension benefits earned by employees is reflected in the Estimates for Management Board Secretariat
5.
(1.1)
adjustment to remove the pension costs related to ministry employees because, commencing in 2003-04, the cost to the Province of all pension benefits earned by employees is reflected in the Estimates for Management Board Secretariat
6.
(0.5)
adjustment to remove the pension costs related to ministry employees because, commencing in 2003-04, the cost to the Province of all pension benefits earned by employees is reflected in the Estimates for Management Board Secretariat
(3.3)
<< Total Adjustments

MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AND BUSINESS SERVICES - Capital Summary

Accrual 2003-04 Estimates
PROGRAMS
Cash 2002-03 Estimates
Cash 2001-02 Actual
$
$
$
CAPITAL
     
854,500
Registration Program
509,600
-
854,500
Ministry Total Capital
509,600
-
471,300
Less: Special Warrants
500,000
-
383,200
< TOTAL CAPITAL TO BE VOTED
9,600
-
       
854,500
Ministry Total Capital    
854,500
TOTAL INCLUDING CONSOLIDATION AND OTHER ADJUSTMENTS    

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.

RECONCILIATION OF 2002-03 ESTIMATES FROM CASH TO ACCRUAL

VOTE and item   Cash 2002-03 Estimates Adjustments from Cash to Accrual 2002-03 Estimates Presented as Accrual 2003-04 Estimates on Accrual Basis Change from 2002-03 Estimates on Accrual Basis
    $ millions $ millions $ millions $ millions $ millions
  CAPITAL          
802            
3 Registration Program          
  Accommodation Capital
0.5
-
0.5
0.9
0.3
   
0.5
-
0.5
0.9
0.3
  Ministry Total Capital
0.5
-
0.5
0.9
0.3

Note: Amounts are rounded to the nearest one hundred thousand dollars and amounts less than fifty thousand dollars are shown as zero. Totals may not add due to this rounding.

Adjustments from Cash to Accrual - Commencing in 2003-04, Estimates are prepared on the accrual basis of accounting. Information for 2002-03 and earlier years was prepared in the Estimates on the modified-cash basis. Information is provided in the followingnotes on the adjustments that increase or decrease the 2002-03 amounts to present them on the accrual basis in this reconciliation. The accrual presentation of the 2002-03 Estimates is not an official restatement; it is an approximation reflecting only the significant accrual adjustments as required to allow for a comparison between the 2003-04 and the 2002-03 Estimates on a consistent basis of accounting. (Note: adjustments of less than $0.05 million are not shown )

no adjustments from cash to accrual