COURT SERVICES PROGRAM - VOTE 305

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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
2008-09

Estimates
2007-08

Difference
Between
2008-09
and
2007-08

Actual
2006-07

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Administration of Justice 226,511,800 213,010,900 13,500,900 219,072,091
2 Judicial Services 125,493,300 123,990,700 1,502,600 119,862,936
  Total Including Special Warrants 352,005,100 337,001,600 15,003,500 338,935,027
Less: Special Warrants - 103,614,000 (103,614,000) -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 352,005,100 233,387,600 118,617,500 338,935,027
Special Warrants - 103,614,000 (103,614,000) -
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 4,700,000 4,700,000 - 6,398,070
  Total Statutory Appropriations 4,700,000 4,700,000 - 6,398,070
  Total Operating Expense 356,705,100 341,701,600 15,003,500 345,333,097
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3 Court Construction 154,895,100 110,113,000 44,782,100 14,396,368
  Total Including Special Warrants 154,895,100 110,113,000 44,782,100 14,396,368
Less: Special Warrants - 8,000,000 (8,000,000) -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 154,895,100 102,113,000 52,782,100 14,396,368
Special Warrants - 8,000,000 (8,000,000) -
  Total Capital Expense 154,895,100 110,113,000 44,782,100 14,396,368



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     151,735,700
  Employee benefits     25,321,000
  Transportation and communication     7,959,500
  Services     28,220,200
  Supplies and equipment     13,275,400
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     226,511,800
  Statutory Appropriation      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     4,700,000
305-2 Judicial Services      
  Salaries and wages     100,413,600
  Employee benefits     12,775,700
  Transportation and communication     4,439,900
  Services     7,162,400
  Supplies and equipment     700,700
  Transfer payments      
     Grants - National Judicial Institute/Ontario Conference of Judges     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     125,493,300
  Total Operating Expense for Court Services Program     356,705,100
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
305-3 Court Construction      
  Other transactions      
     Capital Investments   59,050,000  
     Major Infrastructure Projects   95,845,100 154,895,100
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     154,895,100
  Total Capital Expense for Court Services Program     154,895,100