Ministry of The Attorney General - Summary

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MINISTRY OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL - THE ESTIMATES, 2004-05 - Summary

The Ministry of the Attorney General is responsible for managing the administration and delivery of justice services to all communities in Ontario. The Ministry co-ordinates the administration of criminal, civil and family court services, operating a network of more than 250 court offices and providing courtroom and judicial support services. The Ministry prosecutes matters under the federal Criminal Code of Canada, the Young Offenders Act, and the provincial statutes. The Ministry is building integrated and enhanced services to victims of crime by providing a range of victim services such as the Victim/Witness Assistance Program. Other programs provided by the Ministry include the Public Guardian and Trustee, the Children's Lawyer and Supervised Access. In addition, the Ministry provides expert legal services to government ministries, agencies, boards and commissions, including advice to the government on constitutional questions and civil litigation conducted on behalf of the Crown. Agencies, boards and commissions that are overseen by the Ministry include the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, the Office for Victims of Crime, the Assessment Review Board, the Ontario Municipal Board, the Ontario Human Rights Commission and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. The Ministry also funds Legal Aid Ontario and administers the Special Investigations Unit.

MINISTRY OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL - Operating Summary

OPERATING EXPENSES

Accrual 2004-05 Estimates PROGRAMS Change from 2003-04 Accrual 2003-04 Estimates Cash 2002-03 Actual
$   $ $ $
OPERATING        
148,845,246 Ministry Administration Program 25,037,600 123,807,646 131,748,441
179,483,000 Prosecuting Crime Program 34,792,400 144,690,600 152,594,066
321,884,600 Family Justice Services Program 30,839,300 291,045,300 302,272,316
60,569,100 Legal Services Program 12,125,400 48,443,700 77,584,057
319,180,000 Court Services Program 24,712,200 294,467,800 301,705,569
83,492,700 Victim Services Program 4,273,400 79,219,300 63,601,642
1,113,454,646 Ministry Total Operating 131,780,300 981,674,346 1,029,506,091
- Less: Special Warrants (654,863,100) 654,863,100 -
5,350,246 Less: Statutory Appropriations 500,000 4,850,246 28,309,724
1,108,104,400 < TOTAL OPERATING TO BE VOTED 786,143,400 321,961,000 1,001,196,367
1,113,454,646 Ministry Total Operating 131,780,300 981,674,346  
48,542,000 Net Consolidation Adjustment - Legal Aid Ontario (5,823,000) 54,365,000  
1,161,996,646 TOTAL INCLUDING CONSOLIDATION AND OTHER ADJUSTMENTS 125,957,300 1,036,039,346  

RECONCILIATION TO PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED DATA - Operating

DETAILS Accrual 2003-04 Estimates Cash 2002-03 Actual
OPERATING $ $
1. Previously Published Data    
1.1 2003-04 Printed Estimates 969,635,846  
1.2 2002-03 Public Accounts   1,016,098,271
2 . Government Reorganization    
2.1 Transfer of functions from other Ministries 13,055,600 14,223,392
2.2 Transfer of functions to other Ministries (1,017,100) (815,572)
  981,674,346 1,029,506,091


OPERATING ASSET EXPENDITURES

Accrual 2004-05 Estimates PROGRAMS Change from 2003-04 Accrual 2003-04 Estimates Cash 2002-03 Actual
$   $ $ $
OPERATING        
Assets        
3,483,300 Family Justice Services Program (1,813,000) 5,296,000 -
3,483,300 Ministry Total Assets (1,813,000) 5,296,000 -
- Less: Special Warrants (5,295,000) 5,295,000 -
3,483,300 < TOTAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 3,482,000 1,000 -

MINISTRY OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL - Capital Summary

CAPITAL EXPENSES

Accrual 2004-05 Estimates PROGRAMS Change from 2003-04 Accrual 2003-04 Estimates Cash 2002-03 Actual
$   $ $ $
CAPITAL        
46,378,000 Ministry Administration Program 37,378,000 9,000,000 7,697,432
4,150,000 Court Services Program (8,850,000) 13,000,000 34,859,844
50,528,000 Ministry Total Capital 28,528,000 22,000,000 42,557,276
- Less: Special Warrants (17,500,000) 17,500,000 -
50,528,000 < TOTAL CAPITAL TO BE VOTED 46,028,000 4,500,000 42,557,276
50,528,000 Ministry Total Capital 28,528,000 22,000,000  
4,600,000 Net Consolidation Adjustment - Legal Aid Ontario (8,257,000) 12,857,000  
55,128,000 TOTAL INCLUDING CONSOLIDATION AND OTHER ADJUSTMENTS 20,271,000 34,857,000