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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
2012-13

Estimates
2011-12

Difference
Between
2012-13
and
2011-12

Actual
2010-11

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Administration of Justice 271,166,900 257,429,300 13,737,600 253,853,589
2 Judicial Services 154,116,700 153,082,600 1,034,100 149,315,805
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 425,283,600 410,511,900 14,771,700 403,169,394
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 4,700,000 4,700,000 - 6,677,773
  Total Statutory Appropriations 4,700,000 4,700,000 - 6,677,773
  Total Operating Expense 429,983,600 415,211,900 14,771,700 409,847,167
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3 Court Construction 33,443,900 1,005,100 32,438,800 156,190
4 Court Services 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 33,444,900 1,006,100 32,438,800 156,190
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 328,000 552,000 (224,000) 30,267
  Total Statutory Appropriations 328,000 552,000 (224,000) 30,267
  Total Capital Expense 33,772,900 1,558,100 32,214,800 186,457
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
5 Court Services 282,605,900 284,014,500 (1,408,600) 158,228,570
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 282,605,900 284,014,500 (1,408,600) 158,228,570
  Total Capital Assets 282,605,900 284,014,500 (1,408,600) 158,228,570


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     168,711,600
  Employee benefits     27,674,400
  Transportation and communication     7,426,200
  Services     61,963,600
  Supplies and equipment     5,392,100
  Subtotal     271,167,900
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     271,166,900
  Statutory Appropriation      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     4,700,000
305-2 Judicial Services      
  Salaries and wages     131,655,000
  Employee benefits     10,410,900
  Transportation and communication     4,439,900
  Services     6,909,200
  Supplies and equipment     700,700
  Transfer payments      
     Grants - National Judicial Institute/Ontario Conference of Judges     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     154,116,700
  Total Operating Expense for Court Services Program     429,983,600
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
305-3 Court Construction      
  Other transactions      
     Capital Investments   16,790,200  
     Major Infrastructure Projects - Payments   16,653,700 33,443,900
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     33,443,900
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     329,000
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Capital Expense for Court Services Program     33,772,900
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
305-5 Court Services      
  Buildings     282,605,900
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     282,605,900
  Total Capital Assets for Court Services Program     282,605,900