Ministry of The Attorney General - Vote 706

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 - Operating Expenses Summary

ItemACTIVITIES 

2005-06
Estimates
$

Change
from
2004-05
$

2004-05
Estimates
$

2003-04
Actual
$

1 Agencies, Boards and Commissions   35,235,700 (-1,266,700) 36,502,400 29,990,328
2 Legal Services   15,518,700 (-4,822,300) 20,341,000 16,397,076
3 Legislative Counsel Services   4,248,100 523,400 3,724,700 3,997,628
Statutory The Proceedings Against the Crown Act   1,000 - 1,000 19,604,190
     
  Total Operating Expenses   55,003,500 (-5,565,600) 60,569,100 69,989,222
Less: Statutory Appropriations   1,000 - 1,000 19,604,190
     
  Amount to be Voted   55,002,500 (-5,565,600) 60,568,100 50,385,032
     


LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAM - Standard Accounts Classification of Activities and Sub-activities - OPERATING EXPENSES

Agencies, Boards and Commissions (304-1) Activity $
Salaries and wages 19,917,100
Employee benefits 2,533,200
Transportation and communication 2,318,400
Services 9,820,500
Supplies and equipment 646,500
Activity Total 35,235,700


Assessment Review Board Sub-activity $
Salaries and wages 4,423,500
Employee benefits 549,800
Transportation and communication 808,400
Services 1,893,100
Supplies and equipment 224,900
Sub-activity Total 7,899,700


Ontario Municipal Board Sub-activity $
Salaries and wages 4,991,500
Employee benefits 653,500
Transportation and communication 700,700
Services 496,800
Supplies and equipment 91,000
Sub-activity Total 6,933,500


Ontario Human Rights Commission Sub-activity $
Salaries and wages 9,496,500
Employee benefits 1,200,800
Transportation and communication 639,500
Services 1,298,600
Supplies and equipment 270,600
Sub-activity Total 12,906,000


Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario Sub-activity $
Salaries and wages 674,300
Employee benefits 85,500
Transportation and communication 54,800
Services 184,800
Supplies and equipment 20,000
Sub-activity Total 1,019,400


Public Inquiries Sub-activity $
Salaries and wages 331,300
Employee benefits 43,600
Transportation and communication 115,000
Services 5,946,200
Supplies and equipment 40,000
Sub-activity Total 6,476,100


Royal Commissions Sub-activity $
Services 1,000
Sub-activity Total 1,000


Legal Services (304-2) Activity $
Salaries and wages 84,155,500
Employee benefits 8,838,500
Transportation and communication 126,700
Services 2,663,500
Supplies and equipment 163,800
Subtotal 95,948,000
Less: Recoveries 3,608,500
Activity Total 15,518,700


Civil and Constitutional Law Sub-activity $
Salaries and wages 14,317,400
Employee benefits 1,854,800
Transportation and communication 126,700
Services 2,663,500
Supplies and equipment 163,800
Subtotal 19,126,200
Less: Recoveries from other ministries and activities 3,608,500
Sub-activity Total 15,517,700


Seconded Legal Services Sub-activity $
Salaries and wages 69,838,100
Employee benefits 6,983,700
Subtotal 76,821,800
Less: Recoveries from other ministries and activities 76,820,800
Sub-activity Total 1,000


Statutory Appropriations Activity $
Other transactions
The Proceedings Against the Crown Act 1,000
Activity Total 1,000


Legislative Counsel Services (304-3) Activity $
Salaries and wages 5,441,300
Employee benefits 396,700
Transportation and communication 44,500
Services 140,600
Supplies and equipment 89,000
Subtotal 6,112,100
Less: Recoveries 1,864,000
Activity Total 4,248,100


Total Operating for Legal Services Program 55,003,500