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The Expenditure Estimates are available in PDF and HTML versions. The PDF version is a format reflecting the true printed version. The HTML version is an accessible format.

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 Ontario’s 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.

PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2011-12

Estimates
2010-11

Difference
Between
2011-12
and
2010-11

Actual
2009-10

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
201   Office of the Assembly Program 130,989,100 128,535,200 2,453,900 126,008,412
202   Commission(er)'s Program 28,147,800 27,500,500 647,300 22,624,625
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 159,136,900 156,035,700 3,101,200 148,633,037
  Total Operating Expense 159,136,900 156,035,700 3,101,200 148,633,037
           
  Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 159,136,900 156,035,700 3,101,200 148,633,037