Office of The Assembly - Summary

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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; and the Office of the Integrity Commissioner who administers the Members' Integrity Act and the Lobbyists Registration Act.

All funds are paid out of the Legislative Assembly Fund, which is separate and independent of the Consolidated Revenue Fund.

OFFICE OF THE ASSEMBLY - Operating Summary

2003-04 Estimates PROGRAMS Change from 2002-03 2002-03 Estimates 2001-02 Actual
$   $ $ $
110,201,400 Office of the Assembly Program 10,823,400 99,378,000 84,843,755
11,203,800 Commission(er)'s Program 688,600 10,515,200 9,744,237
121,405,200 Total Operating 11,512,000 109,893,200 94,587,992
59,136,500 Less: Special Warrants 31,636,500 27,500,000 -
62,268,700 < TOTAL OPERATING TO BE VOTED 20,124,500 82,393,200 94,587,992
121,405,200 Expenditure 11,512,000 109,893,200 94,587,992