Ministry of Consumer and Business Services - Vote 721

CONSUMER PROTECTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY/BUSINESS STANDARDS PROGRAM - VOTE 803

This program deals with central policy development for the ministry and provides governance, accountability, and relationship management with respect to the ministry's agencies, Administrative Authorities, and other service delivery partners. In addition, it provides for registration of businesses under various consumer protection acts while giving selected industry groups responsibility and tools to regulate themselves. The Licence Appeal Tribunal hears licencing and registration appeals and compensation decisions.

CONSUMER PROTECTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY/BUSINESS STANDARDS PROGRAM 803 - Operating Expenses Summary

ItemACTIVITIES 

2005-06
Estimates
$

Change
from
2004-05
$

2004-05
Estimates
$

2003-04
Actual
$

1 Program Administration and Policy   2,395,600 97,300 2,298,300 2,574,295
2 Marketplace Standards and Services   6,922,900 48,700 6,874,200 7,131,883
3 Sector Liaison   1,688,500 113,500 1,575,000 1,726,846
4 Licence Appeal Tribunal   1,381,200 (-900) 1,382,100 1,372,891
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act   1,000 1,000 - -
     
  Total Operating Expenses   12,389,200 259,600 12,129,600 12,805,915
Less: Statutory Appropriations   1,000 1,000 - -
     
  Amount to be Voted   12,388,200 258,600 12,129,600 12,805,915
     


CONSUMER PROTECTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY/BUSINESS STANDARDS PROGRAM - Standard Accounts Classification of Activities and Sub-activities - OPERATING EXPENSES

Program Administration and Policy (803-1) Activity $
Salaries and wages 1,706,100
Employee benefits 246,100
Transportation and communication 36,100
Services 465,100
Supplies and equipment 39,500
Subtotal 2,492,900
Less: Recoveries 97,300
Activity Total 2,395,600


Program Administration Sub-activity $
Salaries and wages 430,000
Employee benefits 67,000
Transportation and communication 10,000
Services 133,600
Supplies and equipment 5,400
Sub-activity Total 646,000


Policy Sub-activity $
Salaries and wages 1,276,100
Employee benefits 179,100
Transportation and communication 26,100
Services 331,500
Supplies and equipment 34,100
Subtotal 1,846,900
Less: Recoveries 97,300
Sub-activity Total 1,749,600


Marketplace Standards and Services (803-2) Activity $
Salaries and wages 4,054,600
Employee benefits 502,000
Transportation and communication 339,000
Services 1,873,400
Supplies and equipment 173,900
Subtotal 6,942,900
Less: Recoveries 20,000
Activity Total 6,922,900


Statutory Appropriations Activity $
Other transactions
Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 1,000
Activity Total 1,000


Sector Liaison (803-3) Activity $
Salaries and wages 1,008,700
Employee benefits 154,500
Transportation and communication 20,000
Services 812,300
Supplies and equipment 25,000
Subtotal 2,020,500
Less: Recoveries 332,000
Activity Total 1,688,500


Licence Appeal Tribunal (803-4) Activity $
Salaries and wages 635,400
Employee benefits 97,700
Transportation and communication 94,200
Services 567,000
Supplies and equipment 35,900
Subtotal 1,430,200
Less: Recoveries 49,000
Activity Total 1,381,200


Total Operating for Consumer Protection and Public Safety/Business Standards Program 12,389,200