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The Court Services Division is responsible for the administration and functioning of criminal, civil, family and small claims 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
2010-11

Estimates
2009-10

Difference
Between
2010-11
and
2009-10

Actual
2008-09

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Administration of Justice 252,751,100 242,407,800 10,343,300 252,535,441
2 Judicial Services 149,650,900 144,272,400 5,378,500 140,207,364
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 402,402,000 386,680,200 15,721,800 392,742,805
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 4,700,000 4,700,000 - 7,838,480
  Total Statutory Appropriations 4,700,000 4,700,000 - 7,838,480
  Total Operating Expense 407,102,000 391,380,200 15,721,800 400,581,285
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3 Court Construction 186,270,900 149,799,400 36,471,500 159,677,578
4 Court Services 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 186,271,900 149,800,400 36,471,500 159,677,578
Statutory Amortization, The Financial Administration Act 185,000 22,000 163,000 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 185,000 22,000 163,000 -
  Total Capital Expense 186,456,900 149,822,400 36,634,500 159,677,578
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
5 Court Services 1,766,000 311,000 1,455,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,766,000 311,000 1,455,000 -
  Total Capital Assets 1,766,000 311,000 1,455,000 -



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     171,671,600
  Employee benefits     27,629,500
  Transportation and communication     7,426,200
  Services     33,632,700
  Supplies and equipment     12,392,100
  Subtotal     252,752,100
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     252,751,100
  Statutory Appropriation      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     4,700,000
305-2 Judicial Services      
  Salaries and wages     122,558,300
  Employee benefits     14,991,800
  Transportation and communication     4,439,900
  Services     6,959,200
  Supplies and equipment     700,700
  Transfer payments      
     Grants - National Judicial Institute/Ontario Conference of Judges     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     149,650,900
  Total Operating Expense for Court Services Program     407,102,000
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
305-3 Court Construction      
  Transfer payments      
     Land Transfer     45,000
  Other transactions      
     Capital Investments   41,653,200  
     Major Infrastructure Projects   130,045,300  
     Major Infrastructure Projects - Payments   14,527,400 186,225,900
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     186,270,900
305-4 Court Services      
  Other transactions     1,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     1,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
Statutory Amortization, The Financial Administration Act      
  Other transactions     186,000
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Capital Expense for Court Services Program     186,456,900
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
305-5 Court Services      
  Information technology hardware     500,000
  Land and marine fleet     1,266,000
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     1,766,000
  Total Capital Assets for Court Services Program     1,766,000