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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
2011-12

Estimates
2010-11

Difference
Between
2011-12
and
2010-11

Actual
2009-10

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Administration of Justice 257,429,300 252,751,100 4,678,200 249,036,493
2 Judicial Services 153,082,600 149,650,900 3,431,700 147,826,991
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 410,511,900 402,402,000 8,109,900 396,863,484
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 4,700,000 4,700,000 - 6,525,162
  Total Statutory Appropriations 4,700,000 4,700,000 - 6,525,162
  Total Operating Expense 415,211,900 407,102,000 8,109,900 403,388,646
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3 Court Construction 282,300,600 186,270,900 96,029,700 70,406,368
4 Court Services 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 282,301,600 186,271,900 96,029,700 70,406,368
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 552,000 185,000 367,000 257
  Total Statutory Appropriations 552,000 185,000 367,000 257
  Total Capital Expense 282,853,600 186,456,900 96,396,700 70,406,625
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
5 Court Services 2,719,000 1,766,000 953,000 211,871
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 2,719,000 1,766,000 953,000 211,871
  Total Capital Assets 2,719,000 1,766,000 953,000 211,871



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     173,205,500
  Employee benefits     28,418,900
  Transportation and communication     7,426,200
  Services     41,987,600
  Supplies and equipment     6,392,100
  Subtotal     257,430,300
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     257,429,300
  Statutory Appropriation      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     4,700,000
305-2 Judicial Services      
  Salaries and wages     130,737,900
  Employee benefits     10,311,600
  Transportation and communication     4,439,900
  Services     6,891,500
  Supplies and equipment     700,700
  Transfer payments      
     Grants - National Judicial Institute/Ontario Conference of Judges     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     153,082,600
  Total Operating Expense for Court Services Program     415,211,900
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
305-3 Court Construction      
  Other transactions      
     Capital Investments   23,869,500  
     Major Infrastructure Projects   244,009,100  
     Major Infrastructure Projects - Payments   14,422,000 282,300,600
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     282,300,600
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     553,000
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Capital Expense for Court Services Program     282,853,600
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
305-5 Court Services      
  Information technology hardware     1,140,000
  Land and marine fleet     1,579,000
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     2,719,000
  Total Capital Assets for Court Services Program     2,719,000