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

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FAMILY JUSTICE SERVICES PROGRAM - VOTE 303

This program provides for the administration of judicial, minors' and incapable persons' trusts; protecting the public interest in charitable property; investigating allegations of abuse against incapable adults; making medical treatment decisions for incapable people; administering estates where there is no will and no next-of-kin in Ontario; protecting the legal interests and personal and property rights of children in child protection, divorce/separation cases and civil litigation/estates cases; supervised access of children to parents in custody and access matters; the provincial contribution to the Legal Aid Ontario; and the Bail Verification and Supervision program.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2006-07

Estimates
2005-06

Difference
Between
2006-07
and
2005-06

Actual
2004-05

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Family Justice Services 71,170,700 70,115,400 1,055,300 64,502,726
2 Legal Aid Ontario 269,502,600 254,202,300 15,300,300 254,716,700
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 340,673,300 324,317,700 16,355,600 319,219,426
  Total Operating Expense 340,673,300 324,317,700 16,355,600 319,219,426
  OPERATING ASSETS        
3 Legal Aid Ontario 1,218,000 3,483,000 (2,265,000) -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,218,000 3,483,000 (2,265,000) -
  Total Operating Assets 1,218,000 3,483,000 (2,265,000) -



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
303-1 Family Justice Services      
  Salaries and wages     28,626,500
  Employee benefits     4,050,900
  Transportation and communication     1,606,000
  Services     25,960,900
  Supplies and equipment     617,500
  Transfer payments      
     Supervised Access   3,939,700  
     Bail Verification and Supervision   6,360,300  
     Victims of Abuse   83,900 10,383,900
  Subtotal     71,245,700
  Less: Recoveries     75,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     71,170,700
  Sub-Items:      
  Program Management      
  Salaries and wages   900,000  
  Employee benefits   135,200  
  Transportation and communication   35,000  
  Services   127,800  
  Supplies and equipment   35,000 1,233,000
  Children's Lawyer      
  Salaries and wages   6,378,400  
  Employee benefits   820,000  
  Transportation and communication   240,800  
  Services   18,952,400  
  Supplies and equipment   153,000  
  Subtotal   26,544,600  
  Less: Recoveries   75,000 26,469,600
  Public Guardian and Trustee/Accountant of the Ontario Court (General Division)      
  Salaries and wages   21,042,700  
  Employee benefits   3,040,600  
  Transportation and communication   1,276,500  
  Services   6,785,400  
  Supplies and equipment   418,300 32,563,500
  Supervised Access      
  Salaries and wages   254,200  
  Employee benefits   47,900  
  Transportation and communication   51,600  
  Services   74,600  
  Supplies and equipment   9,100  
  Transfer payments      
     Supervised Access   3,939,700 4,377,100
  Bail Verification and Supervision      
  Salaries and wages   51,200  
  Employee benefits   7,200  
  Transportation and communication   2,100  
  Services   20,700  
  Supplies and equipment   2,100  
  Transfer payments      
     Bail Verification and Supervision   6,360,300 6,443,600
  Victims of Abuse      
  Transfer payments      
     Victims of Abuse   83,900 83,900
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     71,170,700
303-2 Legal Aid Ontario      
  Transfer payments      
     Legal Aid Fund - Reinvestment   1,189,000  
     Legal Aid Fund Certificates - Client Services   207,676,500  
     Legal Aid Fund Certificates - Administration   27,348,100  
     Legal Aid Fund Community Legal Clinics   33,289,000 269,502,600
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     269,502,600
  Total Operating Expense for Family Justice Services Program     340,673,300
  OPERATING ASSETS      
303-3 Legal Aid Ontario      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses     1,218,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     1,218,000
  Total Operating Assets for Family Justice Services Program     1,218,000