Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs - THE ESTIMATES, 2006-07

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MINISTRY ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM - VOTE 101

The strategy carried out under this vote focuses on providing policy, financial and human resources advice and expertise to ministry staff; developing functional administrative and human resources policies and procedures in conjunction with each ministry branch; providing financial planning and audit services; administering information technology; providing accommodation and central administrative services and maintaining contacts with central government agencies, as well as emergency management programs and Quality Service initiatives.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2006-07

Estimates
2005-06

Difference
Between
2006-07
and
2005-06

Actual
2004-05

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Ministry Administration 23,615,500 23,324,600 290,900 28,314,801
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 23,615,500 23,324,600 290,900 28,314,801
Statutory Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act 37,550 36,057 1,493 28,545
Statutory Parliamentary Assistants' Salaries, the Executive Council Act 25,388 12,189 13,199 12,189
Statutory Payments: re: Guaranteed Bank Loans, the Financial Administration Act 1,000 1,000 - -
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 15,000 25,000 (10,000) 4,805,139
  Total Statutory Appropriations 78,938 74,246 4,692 4,845,873
  Total Operating Expense 23,694,438 23,398,846 295,592 33,160,674
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Ministry Administration 300,000 - 300,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 300,000 - 300,000 -
  Total Operating Assets 300,000 - 300,000 -



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
101-1 Ministry Administration      
  Salaries and wages     12,024,800
  Employee benefits     1,637,400
  Transportation and communication     814,900
  Services     10,024,000
  Supplies and equipment     285,400
  Subtotal     24,786,500
  Less: Recoveries     1,171,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     23,615,500
  Sub-Items:      
  Main Office      
  Salaries and wages   1,029,900  
  Employee benefits   118,800  
  Transportation and communication   105,000  
  Services   584,400  
  Supplies and equipment   30,000 1,868,100
  Financial and Administrative Services      
  Salaries and wages   3,661,700  
  Employee benefits   670,300  
  Transportation and communication   264,500  
  Services   3,111,400  
  Supplies and equipment   55,400  
  Subtotal   7,763,300  
  Less: Recoveries   1,027,500 6,735,800
  Human Resources      
  Salaries and wages   685,000  
  Employee benefits   94,400  
  Transportation and communication   27,000  
  Services   92,100  
  Supplies and equipment   10,600 909,100
  Communications Services      
  Salaries and wages   1,856,600  
  Employee benefits   229,300  
  Transportation and communication   95,100  
  Services   408,800  
  Supplies and equipment   59,400  
  Subtotal   2,649,200  
  Less: Recoveries   63,500 2,585,700
  Analysis and Planning      
  Salaries and wages   4,791,600  
  Employee benefits   524,600  
  Transportation and communication   281,800  
  Services   728,000  
  Supplies and equipment   104,900 6,430,900
  Legal Services      
  Transportation and communication   25,000  
  Services   1,436,700  
  Supplies and equipment   20,000  
  Subtotal   1,481,700  
  Less: Recoveries   80,000 1,401,700
  Audit Services      
  Transportation and communication   16,500  
  Services   264,100  
  Supplies and equipment   5,100 285,700
  Information Systems      
  Services   3,398,500 3,398,500
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     23,615,500
  Statutory Appropriations      
Statutory    Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act     37,550
Statutory    Parliamentary Assistants' Salaries, the Executive Council Act     25,388
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Payments: re: Guaranteed Bank Loans, the Financial Administration Act     1,000
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     15,000
  Total Operating Expense for Ministry Administration Program     23,694,438
  OPERATING ASSETS      
101-2 Ministry Administration      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses     300,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     300,000
  Total Operating Assets for Ministry Administration Program     300,000