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

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COURT SERVICES PROGRAM - VOTE 305

The Court Services Division is responsible for the administration and functioning of criminal, civil and family courts in Ontario. These services are divided into three components: court administration, judicial services and court construction. Court administration and judicial services provide support to the effective and efficient management of the justice system. Court construction provides funding for new courthouses and large-scale renovations of existing court facilities to support a justice system that is modern, secure and accessible.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2006-07

Estimates
2005-06

Difference
Between
2006-07
and
2005-06

Actual
2004-05

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Administration of Justice 216,267,800 223,394,600 (7,126,800) 209,611,017
2 Judicial Services 120,675,700 104,882,300 15,793,400 130,705,036
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 336,943,500 328,276,900 8,666,600 340,316,053
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 4,700,000 4,700,000 - 7,839,448
  Total Statutory Appropriations 4,700,000 4,700,000 - 7,839,448
  Total Operating Expense 341,643,500 332,976,900 8,666,600 348,155,501
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3 Court Construction 18,564,000 19,758,600 (1,194,600) 4,372,073
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 18,564,000 19,758,600 (1,194,600) 4,372,073
  Total Capital Expense 18,564,000 19,758,600 (1,194,600) 4,372,073



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
305-1 Administration of Justice      
  Salaries and wages     137,441,400
  Employee benefits     20,784,500
  Transportation and communication     8,238,400
  Services     33,436,300
  Supplies and equipment     13,567,200
  Transfer payments      
     FLS Contraventions Act     2,800,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     216,267,800
  Statutory Appropriation      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     4,700,000
305-2 Judicial Services      
  Salaries and wages     96,381,100
  Employee benefits     12,352,600
  Transportation and communication     4,439,900
  Services     6,800,400
  Supplies and equipment     700,700
  Transfer payments      
     Grants - National Judicial Institute/Ontario Conference of Judges     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     120,675,700
  Total Operating Expense for Court Services Program     341,643,500
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
305-3 Court Construction      
  Other transactions      
     Capital Investments     18,564,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     18,564,000
  Total Capital Expense for Court Services Program     18,564,000