Ministry of the Attorney General - THE ESTIMATES, 2009-10 - Summary

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Ministry of the Attorney General - THE ESTIMATES, 2009-10 - Summary

The Ministry of the Attorney General is responsible for the administration and delivery of justice services to all communities in Ontario. The Ministry co-ordinates the administration of criminal, civil and family court services, operating a network of more than 250 court offices and providing courtroom and judicial support services. The Ministry prosecutes matters under the federal Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act, and provincial statutes. The Ministry is building integrated and enhanced services to victims of crime by providing a range of victim services such as the Victim/Witness Assistance Program. Other programs provided by the Ministry include the Public Guardian and Trustee, the Children's Lawyer and Supervised Access. In addition, the Ministry provides expert legal services to government ministries, agencies, boards and commissions, including advice to the government on constitutional questions and civil litigation conducted on behalf of the Crown. Agencies, boards and commissions that are overseen by the Ministry include the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, the Office for Victims of Crime, the Assessment Review Board, the Ontario Municipal Board, the Ontario Human Rights Commission, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Human Rights Legal Support Centre, and the Law Commission of Ontario. The Ministry also funds Legal Aid Ontario and administers the Special Investigations Unit and the Independent Police Review Office.

MINISTRY PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2008-09

Difference
Between
2009-10
and
2008-09

Actual
2007-08

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
301   Ministry Administration Program 157,915,500 150,457,400 7,458,100 153,660,008
302   Prosecuting Crime Program 264,700,200 251,013,500 13,686,700 231,188,911
303   Family Justice Services Program 374,315,400 370,443,400 3,872,000 364,095,356
304   Legal Services Program 67,109,100 82,957,800 (15,848,700) 78,268,373
305   Court Services Program 386,680,200 354,871,700 31,808,500 394,929,825
306   Victim Services Program 132,727,200 103,075,500 29,651,700 206,845,980
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 1,383,447,600 1,312,819,300 70,628,300 1,428,988,453
Statutory Appropriations 4,766,014 4,766,014 - 44,213,026
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 1,388,213,614 1,317,585,314 70,628,300 1,473,201,479
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Legal Aid Ontario 70,844,000 62,437,000 8,407,000 45,806,400
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 1,459,057,614 1,380,022,314 79,035,300 1,519,007,879
           
  OPERATING ASSETS        
303   Family Justice Services Program 267,000 499,000 (232,000) -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 267,000 499,000 (232,000) -
  Ministry Total Operating Assets 267,000 499,000 (232,000) -
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
301   Ministry Administration Program 38,500,000 58,700,000 (20,200,000) 48,938,430
302   Prosecuting Crime Program 1,000 - 1,000 -
305   Court Services Program 149,800,400 154,895,100 (5,094,700) 77,121,272
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 188,301,400 213,595,100 (25,293,700) 126,059,702
Statutory Appropriations 37,000 - 37,000 -
  Ministry Total Capital Expense 188,338,400 213,595,100 (25,256,700) 126,059,702
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Legal Aid Ontario 3,400,000 3,880,000 (480,000) 3,149,000
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 191,738,400 217,475,100 (25,736,700) 129,208,702
           
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
302   Prosecuting Crime Program 212,000 - 212,000 -
305   Court Services Program 311,000 - 311,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 523,000 - 523,000 -
  Ministry Total Capital Assets 523,000 - 523,000 -
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 1,650,796,014 1,597,497,414 53,298,600 1,648,216,581

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