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The ministry plays a lead role in strengthening consumer protection and public safety. It is responsible for many of the Province’s consumer protection programs, either directly or through oversight of its administrative authorities. In the area of public safety, the ministry is responsible for policy and oversight in the areas of technical and electrical safety. Ministry staff continually review the regulatory environment businesses face in order to streamline the system and remove unnecessary barriers. The ministry devotes resources to ensuring consumers are well protected and informed about their rights through front-line services and public awareness initiatives. Ministry staff work in partnership with industry and key stakeholders on government policies and information campaigns to strengthen public safety. The Ministry also has policy responsibility for a number of the province’s business law statutes.

MINISTRY PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2012-13

Estimates
2011-12

Difference
Between
2012-13
and
2011-12

Actual
2010-11

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
3101   Consumer Services Program 20,360,000 20,318,000 42,000 18,303,186
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 20,360,000 20,318,000 42,000 18,303,186
Statutory Appropriations 66,014 66,014 - 65,968
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 20,426,014 20,384,014 42,000 18,369,154
           
  OPERATING ASSETS        
3101   Consumer Services Program 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,000 1,000 - -
  Ministry Total Operating Assets 1,000 1,000 - -
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
3101   Consumer Services Program 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 1,000 1,000 - -
Statutory Appropriations 1,000 1,000 - -
  Ministry Total Capital Expense 2,000 2,000 - -
           
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
3101   Consumer Services Program 1,000 1,000 - -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,000 1,000 - -
  Ministry Total Capital Assets 1,000 1,000 - -
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 20,428,014 20,386,014 42,000 18,369,154
RECONCILIATION TO PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED DATA