Ministry of the Attorney General - THE ESTIMATES, 2006-07

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Ministry of the Attorney General - THE ESTIMATES, 2006-07 - Summary

The Ministry of the Attorney General is responsible for 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 Youth Criminal Justice Act, and 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 PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2006-07

Estimates
2005-06

Difference
Between
2006-07
and
2005-06

Actual
2004-05

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
301   Ministry Administration Program 149,379,500 155,329,600 (5,950,100) 137,704,086
302   Prosecuting Crime Program 207,438,100 194,520,300 12,917,800 169,122,420
303   Family Justice Services Program 340,673,300 324,317,700 16,355,600 319,219,426
304   Legal Services Program 68,133,200 55,002,500 13,130,700 55,419,009
305   Court Services Program 336,943,500 328,276,900 8,666,600 340,316,053
306   Victim Services Program 89,141,100 85,242,700 3,898,400 80,752,504
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 1,191,708,700 1,142,689,700 49,019,000 1,102,533,498
Statutory Appropriations 4,752,244 4,750,246 1,998 98,138,576
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 1,196,460,944 1,147,439,946 49,020,998 1,200,672,074
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Legal Aid Ontario 37,275,000 51,333,000 (14,058,000) 37,002,296
   Consolidation and Other adjustments - - - (63,000,000)
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 1,233,735,944 1,198,772,946 34,962,998 1,174,674,370
           
  OPERATING ASSETS        
303   Family Justice Services Program 1,218,000 3,483,000 (2,265,000) -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,218,000 3,483,000 (2,265,000) -
  Ministry Total Operating Assets 1,218,000 3,483,000 (2,265,000) -
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
301   Ministry Administration Program 44,675,700 50,551,500 (5,875,800) 25,922,981
305   Court Services Program 18,564,000 19,758,600 (1,194,600) 4,372,073
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 63,239,700 70,310,100 (7,070,400) 30,295,054
  Ministry Total Capital Expense 63,239,700 70,310,100 (7,070,400) 30,295,054
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Legal Aid Ontario 3,880,000 4,255,000 (375,000) 3,595,000
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 67,119,700 74,565,100 (7,445,400) 33,890,054
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 1,300,855,644 1,273,338,046 27,517,598 1,208,564,424

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