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Ministry of the Attorney General - THE ESTIMATES, 2014-15 - Summary

The Ministry of the Attorney General is responsible for the administration and delivery of justice services to all communities in Ontario. The Ministry co-ordinates the administration of criminal, civil and family court services providing courtroom and judicial support services in 167 court locations throughout Ontario. The Ministry prosecutes matters under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act, and provincial statutes. The Ministry is building integrated and enhanced services to victims of crime by providing a range of victim services such as the Victim/Witness Assistance Program. The Ministry also delivers programs that provide critical supports to children and vulnerable persons, through the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee, and the Office of the Children's Lawyer. In addition, the Ministry provides expert legal services to government ministries, agencies, boards and commissions, including advice to the government on constitutional questions and civil litigation conducted on behalf of the Crown. Agencies, boards and commissions that are overseen by the Ministry include the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, the Office for Victims of Crime, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, the Environment and Land Tribunals of Ontario, the Social Justice Tribunals of Ontario, the Safety, License Appeals and Standards Tribunals of Ontario, the Ontario Human Rights Commission, and the Human Rights Legal Support Centre. The Ministry also funds Legal Aid Ontario and administers the Special Investigations Unit and the Office of the Independent Police Review Director.

MINISTRY PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2014-15

Estimates
2013-14

Difference
Between
2014-15
and
2013-14

Actual
2012-13

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
301 Ministry Administration Program 197,214,900 200,191,300 (2,976,400) 179,285,726
302 Prosecuting Crime Program 259,086,900 262,898,600 (3,811,700) 253,684,647
303 Policy, Justice Programs and Agencies Program 552,905,500 540,459,500 12,446,000 548,025,522
304 Legal Services Program 32,497,800 33,102,600 (604,800) 30,221,101
305 Court Services Program 422,729,900 425,134,800 (2,404,900) 420,753,265
306 Victims and Vulnerable Persons Program 177,971,000 174,712,900 3,258,100 166,629,843
307 Political Contribution Tax Credit 9,973,000 6,174,900 3,798,100 5,754,995
Less: Special Warrants 732,584,400 - 732,584,400 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 919,794,600 1,642,674,600 (722,880,000) 1,604,355,099
  Special Warrants 732,584,400 - 732,584,400 -
  Statutory Appropriations 5,368,014 4,768,014 600,000 13,712,217
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 1,657,747,014 1,647,442,614 10,304,400 1,618,067,316
  Consolidation Adjustment - Legal Aid Ontario 30,041,000 36,241,900 (6,200,900) 15,155,900
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 1,687,788,014 1,683,684,514 4,103,500 1,633,223,216
  OPERATING ASSETS        
301 Ministry Administration Program 8,400 8,600 (200) -
302 Prosecuting Crime Program 1,347,200 1,427,300 (80,100) -
303 Policy, Justice Programs and Agencies Program 74,600 71,900 2,700 -
304 Legal Services Program 191,500 195,700 (4,200) -
305 Court Services Program 85,900 83,500 2,400 -
306 Victims and Vulnerable Persons Program 84,500 87,800 (3,300) -
Less: Special Warrants 746,700 - 746,700 -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 1,045,400 1,874,800 (829,400) -
  Special Warrants 746,700 - 746,700 -
  Ministry Total Operating Assets 1,792,100 1,874,800 (82,700) -
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
301 Ministry Administration Program 39,566,100 31,106,800 8,459,300 26,475,074
302 Prosecuting Crime Program 1,000 1,000 - -
303 Policy, Justice Programs and Agencies Program 1,000 1,000 - -
304 Legal Services Program 1,000 1,000 - -
305 Court Services Program 41,816,000 32,087,600 9,728,400 21,610,022
306 Victims and Vulnerable Persons Program 1,000 1,000 - -
Less: Special Warrants 33,908,400 - 33,908,400 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 47,477,700 63,198,400 (15,720,700) 48,085,096
  Special Warrants 33,908,400 - 33,908,400 -
  Statutory Appropriations 1,375,600 1,938,100 (562,500) 399,966
  Ministry Total Capital Expense 82,761,700 65,136,500 17,625,200 48,485,062
  Consolidation Adjustment - Legal Aid Ontario 3,609,000 2,500,000 1,109,000 1,630,000
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 86,370,700 67,636,500 18,734,200 50,115,062
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
303 Policy, Justice Programs and Agencies Program 7,886,100 4,376,500 3,509,600 247,129
305 Court Services Program 36,523,000 138,559,000 (102,036,000) 267,019,700
Less: Special Warrants 18,503,800 - 18,503,800 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 25,905,300 142,935,500 (117,030,200) 267,266,829
  Special Warrants 18,503,800 - 18,503,800 -
  Ministry Total Capital Assets 44,409,100 142,935,500 (98,526,400) 267,266,829
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 1,774,158,714 1,751,321,014 22,837,700 1,683,338,278
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