Ministry of Environment - Summary

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MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT

The Ministry’s mandate is to restore, protect and enhance the environment to ensure public health, environmental and economic vitality.

MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT - Summary

Accrual 2003-04 Estimates PROGRAMS Cash 2002-03 Estimates Cash 2001-02 Actual
$   $ $
OPERATING      
48,637,546 Ministry Administration Program1 47,620,440 46,981,130
210,922,000 Environmental Protection Program2,3,4 185,744,300 165,925,496
6,261,500 Conservation and Stewardship Program5 6,488,300 4,846,430
265,821,046 Ministry Total Operating 239,853,040 217,753,056
144,000,000 Less: Special Warrants 99,680,000 -
57,446 Less: Statutory Appropriations 46,840 45,477
121,763,600 < TOTAL OPERATING TO BE VOTED 140,126,200 217,707,579
265,821,046 Ministry Total Operating    
265,821,046 TOTAL INCLUDING CONSOLIDATION AND OTHER ADJUSTMENTS    

RECONCILATION TO PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED DATA

DETAILS Cash 2002-03 Estimates Cash 2001-02 Actual
  $ $
OPERATING    
1. Previously Published Data    
1.1 2002-03 Printed Estimates 274,075,074  
1.2 2001-02 Public Accounts   217,753,056
2. Government Reorganization    
2.1 Transfer of functions to other Ministries (34,222,034)  
  239,853,040 217,753,056

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
  OPERATING          
1101 Ministry Administration Program          
1 Ministry Administration1 47.6 (1.5) 46.1 48.6 2.5
S Minister’s Salary, the Executive Council Act - - - - -
S Parliamentary Assistant’s Salary, the Executive Council Act - - - - -
    47.6 (1.5) 46.1 48.6 2.5
1102 Environmental Protection Program          
1 Program Administration2 7.5 (0.2) 7.2 4.6 (2.7)
2 Environmental Services3 92.8 (2.9) 89.8 107.0 17.1
3 Compliance4 85.5 (2.7) 82.8 99.4 16.6
S Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act - - - - -
S Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act - - - -  
    185.7 (5.9) 179.9 210.9 31.1
1103 Conservation and Stewardship Program          
1 Program Administration 0.6 - 0.6 0.6 -
2 Conservation and Stewardship5 5.9 (0.2) 5.7 5.7 -
    6.5 (0.2) 6.3 6.3 -
  Ministry Total Operating 239.9 (7.6) 232.3 265.8 33.6

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 following notes 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)

$ millions
1. (1.5) 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
2. (0.2) 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. (2.9) 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. (2.7) 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. (0.2) 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
(7.6) << Total Adjustments

MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT - Capital Summary

Accrual 2003-04 Estimates PROGRAMS Cash 2002-03 Estimates Cash 2001-02 Actual
$   $ $
CAPITAL      
13,525,000 Environmental Protection Program 14,130,800 19,031,566
1,125,000 Infrastructure Development Program 2,919,100 997,360
14,650,000 Ministry Total Capital 17,049,900 20,028,926
7,000,000 Less: Special Warrants 12,830,800 -
7,650,000 < TOTAL CAPITAL TO BE VOTED 4,219,100 20,028,926
14,650,000 Ministry Total Capital    
14,650,000 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          
1102 Environmental Protection Program          
4 Environmental Services 7.6 - 7.6 9.6 1.9
5 Compliance 6.5 - 6.5 4.0 (2.5)
    14.1 - 14.1 13.5 (0.6)
1105 Infrastructure Development Program          
1 Water and Sewage Infrastructure 2.9 - 2.9 1.1 (1.8)
    2.9 - 2.9 1.1 (1.8)
  Ministry Total Capital 17.0 - 17.0 14.7 (2.4)

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 following notes 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