Office of the Assembly - Summary

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Office of the Assembly - THE ESTIMATES, 2008-09 - Summary

The Office of the Legislative Assembly, established by the Province of Ontario under the Legislative Assembly Act of Ontario on December 20, 1974, exists to provide procedural, financial and operational support for all Members of Provincial Parliament in the House, Committees and constituency offices.

The Office also includes the Environmental Commissioner who administers the Environmental Bill of Rights; the Information and Privacy Commissioner/Ontario who oversees Ontarios Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act; the Office of the Integrity Commissioner who administers the Members Integrity Act, the Lobbyists Registration Act; the Accountability for Expenses Act (Cabinet Ministers and Opposition Leaders) and Disclosing and Investigating Wrongdoing and Ethical Conduct under the Public Service of Ontario Act; and the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth who administers the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth Act.

All funds are paid out of the Legislative Assembly Fund, which is separate and independent of the Consolidated Revenue Fund.

MINISTRY PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2008-09

Estimates
2007-08

Difference
Between
2008-09
and
2007-08

Actual
2006-07

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
201   Office of the Assembly Program 134,516,700 126,166,500 8,350,200 106,965,437
202   Commission(er)'s Program 20,027,800 17,548,400 2,479,400 14,702,097
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 154,544,500 143,714,900 10,829,600 121,667,534
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 154,544,500 143,714,900 10,829,600 121,667,534
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 154,544,500 143,714,900 10,829,600 121,667,534