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 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Report of the
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL
1951-52
Pursuant   to   the   provisions   of   the
"Audit Act," Chapter 22, R.S.B.C. 1948
PRINTED by
AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.
VICTORIA, B.C.
Printed by Don McDiarmid, Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty
1952  To Colonel the Honourable Clarence Wallace, C.B.E.,
Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of. British Columbia.
May it please Your Honour:
The undersigned has the honour to present to Your Honour statements of the
Comptroller-General, pursuant to the provisions of the "Audit Act," chapter 22,
R.S.B.C. 1948.
Respectfully submitted.
BYRON I. JOHNSON,
Premier and Minister of Finance.
Department of Finance,
Victoria, 19 th February, 1952. Victoria, 19th February, 1952.
The Honourable Byron I. Johnson,
Premier and Minister of Finance.
Sir,—I have the honour to submit for the information of the Legislative Assembly,
pursuant to the provisions of the "Audit Act," chapter 22, R.S.B.C. 1948, as follows:-—
(A) Statement of Treasury Board Overrulings (section 35).
(B) Statement of Expenditures on Services which have exceeded their Appropriations (clause (b) oi section 36).
(C) Statement of Payments charged against 1950-51 Appropriations which did not
occur within the Period of the Account (clause (e) of section 36).
(D) Statement of Special Warrants issued (subsection (4) of section 24).
(E) Statement showing the Revenue and Expenditures for the First Nine Months
of the Present Fiscal Year, viz., from 1st April to 31st December, 1951 (clause (a) of
section 42):—•
(1) Revenue.
(2) Expenditure (charged to Income).
(3a) Expenditure (charged to Loans).
(3b) Expenditure (charged to Revenue Surplus).
I have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your obedient servant,
J. A. CRAIG, C.A.,
Comptroller-General. COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT
(A)
ft
TREASURY BOARD OVERRULINGS
Nil CC 6
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1951-52
(B)
UNPROVIDED ITEMS IN EXPENDITURE FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED
3 1st MARCH,  1951
Statement of Expenditures on Services which have exceeded their Appropriations from 1st April, 1950,
to 31st March, 1951, and for which Overexpenditure the Sanction of Parliament is required.
Vote No.
Service
Total
Appropriation
Total
Expenditure
Over-
expended
Department of Agriculture
4
$14,476.00
$14,634 40
$158 40
Department of the Attorney-General
30
59,481.60
62,484.84
15,427.69
62,702.13
5,416.00
151,062.06
532,792.27
27,500.00
15,000.00
1,500.00
8,000 00
62,330.69
62,647.20
16,496.04
63,419.53
5,540.11
155,891.93
553,839.74
27,805.98
22,591.24
1,613.55
8 548 98
2,849.09
162.36
35
36
1,068.35
717 40
37
39
41
4,829.87
21 047 47
49
52
53
Coroners' Inquests and Inquiries   	
305.98
7,591.24
113 55
55
58
Department of Education
69
22,121.48
52,593.20
59,248.47
25,509.40
100,000.00
1,180,000.00
14,000 00
22,274.20
54,238.98
59,407.52
26,341.89
102,292.02
1,207,106.80
14,045.06
70
1,645.78
159 05
79
81
88
2,292.02
89
91
Department of Finance
97
14,676.00
174,102.57
15,067.10
174,277.23
391 10
99
Department of Health and Welfare
130
44,124.35
104,884.61
46,176.52
105,499.43
2,052.17
136
Social Welfare Branch:
140
12,127.00
43,963.34
15,000.00
149,603.19
46,812.49
3,355,000 00
12,333.93
45,389.67
16,122.86
150,231.27
48,512.16
3,404,634.37
141
144
Director of Welfare and Family Division	
1,426.33
1,122.86
153
154
1,699.67
49,634.37
155
Department of Lands and Forests
180
472,715.68
330,792.52
54,800.00
475,811.79
331,590.03
57,253.95
3,096.11
184
185
2,453.95
Department of the Provincial Secretary
217
9,502.00
10 267 86
Department of Public Works
236
Rental and Maintenance of Offices, Buildings, and Grounds
Department of Trade and Industry
10.00
977.30
967.30
251
13,833.52
13,979.31
145.79
$7,251,262.41
$7,389,190.64
$137,928.23 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1951-52 CC 7
(C)
STATEMENT OF PAYMENTS CHARGED AGAINST 1951-52 APPROPRIATIONS
WHICH DID NOT OCCUR WITHIN THE PERIOD OF THE ACCOUNT
Vouchers aggregating $160,572.64. CC 8
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1951-52
(D)
STATEMENT OF SPECIAL WARRANTS ISSUED BETWEEN THE SESSIONS
OF 1951 AND  1952
Date of
Approval
No. of
Warrant
Service
Amount of
Warrant
Expenditure
June   2,   1951
June   2,   1951
May 11,  1951
Nov. 29, 1951
Dec. 10, 1951
Feb.  18,  1952
Nov. 17, 1951
22
Jan. 9, 1952
31
Feb. 12, 1952
32
June
29.
1951
9
July
31,
1951
14
Aug.
8,
1951
15
Sept.
12,
1951
16
May
11.
1951
4
June
14,
1951
7
Nov.
14,
1951
21
Dec.
11,
1951
25
Jan.
4,
1952
30
Feb.
16,
1952
33
3
23
26
34
TO MEET EXPENDITURE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR
ENDING 31st MARCH, 1952
Department of the Attorney-General
Extraordinary   expenses   incurred   in   connection   with
Doukhobor disturbances - 	
recent
To meet expenditures for the services of Campbell, Brazier,
Fisher, McMaster & Johnson, barristers and solicitors, on
the Royal Commission on Transportation, and in connection with the rehearing of application by Railway Association of Canada to increase rates    	
Extraordinary expenses incurred in connection with recent
Doukhobor disturbances    .	
To provide for remuneration to outside agencies issuing motor
licences    __ __ _ 	
To provide for expenditures re application of Railway Association of Canada for general increase in rates — —-	
Department of Education
To finish school at Telegraph Creek  	
Additional grant to the University of British Columbia to meet
increases in remuneration of employees  - _ _
To finance an experimental high-school driver training project
in the City of Vancouver
To build school at the Public Works camp at Mile 36  —	
Department of Finance
To meet expenditures for the services of Stevenson & Kellogg
Ltd., management engineers, in making a survey of the
organization and methods employed in various departments of Government    __ 	
Advance to the Ashcroft and District General Hospital for the
purpose of liquidating its liabilities     -	
To reimburse the First Boston Corporation for expenses in
connection with the issuance of Province of British Columbia $35,000,000 debentures, dated August 15, 1951	
To authorize payment of subsidy received from Government of
Canada to Pacific Great Eastern Railway Company 	
H. Carl Goldenberg, M.A., B.C.L., special counsel for the
Province in connection with mutual social, financial, and
economic problems of the Governments of the Province
an4 the Dominion
To meet expenditures for the services of Stevenson & Kellogg
Ltd., management engineers, in making a survey of the
organization and methods employed in various departments of Government  ._   	
Department of Labour
Administration of " Leasehold Regulations Act," 1951 	
To meet expenditures incurred in connection with vote under
the provision of the " Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act " in the dispute between International Woodworkers of America and certain firms engaged in the forest
industry in the Northern and Southern Interior of the
Province  — __   _. __	
Department of Lands and Forests
To meet deficit in Fire Fighting Reserve of Forest Protection
Fund  -	
Compensation for loss of personal effects by fire at Suppression Crew No. 3 Camp at Porcupine Creek _.	
Carried forward
$50,000.00
29,235.77
29,235.77
50,000.00
41,493.43
4,000.00
811.68
9,953.57
27,500.00
3,008.78
69,500.00
69,500.00
7,500.00
20,000.00
7,500.00
50,000.00
5,000.00
59,993.34
825,000.00
10,000.00
20,000.00
95,000.00
5,000.00
1,103,000.00
155.80
$2,440,838.48
$50,000.00
48,199.99
5,000.00
59,993.34
5,644.07
38,754.14
4,517.78
1,103,000.00
$1,466,658.98 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1951-52 CC 9
Statement of Special Warrants Issued between Sessions of 1951 and 1952—Continued
Date of
Approval
No. of
Warrant
Service
Amount of
Warrant
Expenditure
July   6,   1951
10
July
31,
1951
12
July
31,
1951
13
Nov.
8,
1951
20
Nov.
29,
1951
24
Dec.
12,
1951
27
Dec.
14,
1951
28
Dec.
21,
1951
29
May
2,
1951
1
July
25,
1951
11
Sept.
14,
1951
17
Sept.
14,
1951
18
May
July
9,
6.
1951
1951
2
8
Sept.
14,
1951
19
TO MEET EXPENDITURE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR
ENDING 31st MARCH, 1952—Continued
Brought forward   	
Department of Municipal Affairs
1951 taxes levied for general purposes by the Province upon
land and improvements included in extension of the
boundaries of The Corporation of the Village of Dawson
Creek by supplementary Letters Patent dated March 31,
1951     	
Payment to The Corporation of the Village of Pouce Coupe of
1951 taxes levied for general purposes by the Province
upon land and improvements included in the Village of
Pouce Coupe      	
Payment to The Corporation of the Village of Cranberry Lake
of 1951 taxes levied for general purposes by the Province
upon land and improvements included in the Village of
Cranberry Lake extension   	
Payment to The Corporation of the Village of Campbell River
of 50 per cent of 1951 taxes levied for general purposes by
the Province upon land and improvements included in the
Village of Campbell River extension  	
Payment to The Corporation of the Village of Parksville of
50 per cent of the 1951 taxes levied for general purposes
by the Province upon land and improvements included in
the Village of Parksville extension
Payment to The Corporation of the Village of Princeton of
1951 taxes   _
Payment to The Corporation of the Village of Salmo of 50 per
cent of the 1951 taxes levied for general purposes by the
Province upon land and improvements included in the
Village of Salmo extension   	
Payment to The Corporation of the Village of Invermere of
1951 taxes  ... _ 	
Department of the Provincial Secretary
Purchase of Eighteenth-century Flemish tapestry for permanent
display at Government House (covered by private donation under Miscellaneous Receipts) 	
To provide for alterations, decorations, refurnishings, and other
works at Government House in connection with the visit
of Her Royal Highness the Princess Elizabeth and the
Duke of Edinburgh  	
Expenditure, including grants, in connection with the visit of
Her Royal Highness the Princess Elizabeth and the Duke
of Edinburgh to British Columbia    _	
Grant to the Vancouver Art Gallery .—	
Department of Public Works
River-bank protection work on Skeena River at Hazelton 	
For the acquisition of necessary right-of-way and construction
of a channel from Ellis Street to the mouth of Penticlon
Creek in the City of Penticton, Similkameen Electoral
District 	
To repair outpost hospital at Telegraph Creek .
$2,440,838.48
$1,466,658.98
1,481.90
139.70 [
201.00
536.85
66.75
I
9,000.00
13.
1,800.00 |
50,000.00
15.000.00
46,892.35
2,000.00
1,481.90
139.70
201.00
536.85
66.75
9,000.00
13.88
1,800.00
5,150.00 |    5,150.00
49,761.57
50,000.00 |   34,469.96
10,000.00 I   10,000.00
4,453.09
3,602.47
$2,633,120.91 | $1,587,336.15 CC  10 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1951-52
(E)
(1)
STATEMENT SHOWING THE REVENUE FOR THE FIRST NINE MONTHS OF THE
PRESENT FISCAL YEAR, VIZ., 1st APRIL TO 31st DECEMBER, 1951
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending 31st
March, 1952
Service
Revenue for 9 Months Ended
31st December, 1951
$30,000.00
Current Account
Department of Agriculture:
$23 645 37
Department of the Attorney-General:
$50,000.00
$32,098.84
130,000.00
190,862.66
204 203 77
200,000.00
3,000.00
2,211.95
8,883.52
807,434.45
8,505,476.36
19,777.32
938,985.48
227,743.15
1,279,585.17
1,100,728.42
28,039.84
20 511 65
50,000.00
700,000.00
" Fire Marshal Act "—Fees, etc 	
17,500,000.00
70,000.00
1,200,000.00
250,000.00
1,350,000.00
" Motor-vehicle Act ":
6,500,000.00
75,000.00
30,000.00
10,000.00
11,059.00
7,218.00
31,035.17
23,898.50
19,593.90
5,000.00
25,000.00
50,000.00
15,000.00
Department of Education:
$28,213,000.00
13,459,347.15
$4,000.00
$4,285.00
10,000.00
Text-book Branch (net profits)  	
100.00
Department of Finance:
Dominion of Canada:
$14,100.00
4,285.00
$29,151.06
220,000.00
654,288.80
$14,575.53
110,000.00
327,144.40
50,000.00
26,318,271.73
100,000.00
30,331,000.00
600,000.00
Rental Fee for Leased Tax Fields    ,
$31,934,439.86
1,750,000.00
1,100,000.00
12,500,000.00
250,000.00
365,000.00
$26,819,991.66
1,281,077.44
768,671.97
10,749,657.95
262,057.74
Interest:
Fraser River Bridge.....  —	
235,000.00
Land Taxes:
183,685.68
1,702,171.17
366 066 33
1,565,000.00
450 000.00
150,000.00
" E. & N. Railway Belt Land Tax Act "              	
412 174 06
80,000.00
120,000.00
1,500,000.00
Wild Land  __	
159,564.97
113,501.21
1,345,074.29
71,278.97
75,364.13
807,078.74
23,020,917.44
Coal Land "A" and " B "  	
Mining Tax       ..           	
75,000.00
75,000.00
700,000.00
26,000,000.00
Poll Tax 	
Social Security and Municipal Aid Tax	
15,000.00
50,000.00
53,687.22
67,635.79
40,000.00
Miscellaneous Receipts	
Carried forward  __ j
$78,954,439.86
68,259,656.76
 - -...   $81,746,934.28 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1951-52 CC 11
Statement of Revenue for the First Nine Months of Present Fiscal Year—Continued
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending 31st
March, 1952
Service
Revenue for 9 Months Ended
31st December, 1951
Current Account—Continued
$81,746,934.28
$20,000.00
Department of Fisheries:
$33,930.50
33,958.69
262.00
23,519 00
Department of Health and Welfare:
$45,000.00
40,000.00
Vital Statistics  	
200.00
Department of Labour:
$85,200.00
$929.50
62.00
68,151.19
$1,000.00
300.00
Department of Lands and Forests:
$1,300.00
$88,035.19
626,641.54
254,674.25
29,306.24
48,725.44
266,950.69
1,474,893.85
6,626,168.68
513,033.68
29,311.29
991.50
$80,000.00
300,000.00
325,000.00
40,000.00
65,000.00
375,000.00
2,500,000.00
6,000,000.00
500,000.00
25,000.00
Legislation:
Private Bills' Fees 	
Department of Mines:
$10,210,000.00
9,957,740.85
$500.00
$351.50
45,131.50
41.50
120,322.41
$50.00
40,000.00
300.00
130,000.00
Department of Municipal Affairs:
$170,350.00
165,846.91
$1,000.00
4,696.61
Department of the Provincial Secretary:
$25,000.00
1,000.00
$5,439.55
" Public Utilities Act " and " Motor Carrier Act ":
$26,000.00
5,439.55
$420,000.00
113,084.02
Department of Public Works:
Miscellaneous Receipts    _._._	
Railway Department:
$5,000.00
5,809.77
$3,000.00
2,623.88
Department of Trade and Industry:
$4,000.00
2,422.75
Refunds of Expenditure:
Charged to Income     	
$211,480.07
32,799.20
$45,000.00
300,000.00
$345,000.00
244,279.27
$118,502,889.86
$92,341,539.58 CC  12
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1951-52
(E)
(2)
'-STATEMENT SHOWING THE EXPENDITURE FOR THE FIRST NINE MONTHS OF
THE PRESENT FISCAL YEAR, VIZ., FROM 1st APRIL TO 3 1st DECEMBER,  1951
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending 31st
March, 1952
No. of
Vote
Service
Expenditure for
9 Months Ended
31st December, 1951
$6,689,873.34
10.00
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
Current Account
Public Debt:
$6,617,564.59
135,349.86
5,159,778.93
6,024,296.10
5,159,778.93
4,851,296.10
$16,700,958.37
$17,936,989.48
$201,800.00
31,367.23
$33,361.00
24,802.73
Department of Agriculture:
$10,903.57
43,775.22
6,690.27
82,189.09
26,883.01
180,862.23
20,125.81
7,229.92
8,217.63
17,023.53
140,342.52
14,054.58
8,585.79
6,027.91
1,822.97
11,425.00
2,000.00
2,000.00
25,000.00
$15,096.00
64,264.00
9,863.00
118,993.00
32,943.00
239 328.00
Plant Pathology, Entomology, and Apiary Inspection	
34,280.00
11,150.00
10,480.00
22 804.00
Women's Institutes   	
207,748.00
21,304.00
15,545.00
10.00
Boys' and Girls' Clubs 	
Milk Board	
25,000.00
12,000.00
2,000.00
2,000.00
25,000.00
Agricultural Associations and Fairs —Buildings, Grants,
etc  	
Interior Provincial Exhibition Association—Grant 	
Pacific National Exhibition—Grant  	
22,000.00
24,000.00
5,000.00
22,500.00
8,000.00
8,924.08
18,797.92
4,868.94
23,824.90
Incidentals and Contingencies .... .	
To   Make   Good   Operating   Deficit,   Farmers'   Land-
425.72
2,814.83
329.16
259.84
5,000.00
500 00
" Horned Cattle Purchases Act " 	
Department of the Attorney-General:
Attorney-General's Office..  	
$958,558.00
$14,524.62
55,010.53
30,398.64
22,416.43
12,394.62
13,157.32
52,736.49
12,944.65
54,958.57
43,331.76
4,593.47
261,873.63
120,552.33
31,520.40
460,413.89
675,404.44
$19,417.00
69,390.00
•   39,416.00
37,945.00
19,380.00
20,607.00
72,921.00
15,600.00
71,850.00
53,220.00
5,701.00
432,530.00
176,514.00
58,284.00
711,600.00
Sheriffs' Offices  _ _ 	
Motor-vehicle Branch	
$1,804,375.00
$1,190,827.35
$18,668 563 88
* This statement covers only such vouchers as have been received and entered in the books of the Controlling and
Audit Branch at 31st December, 1951. COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1951-52 CC 13
Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months of Present Fiscal Year—Continued
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending 31st
March, 1952
No. of
Vote
Service
Expenditure for
9 Months Ended
31st December, 1951
$1,804,375.00
529,200.00
44
30,000.00
45
47,800.00
46
8,392.00
47
47,710.00
48
679,880.00
49
109,500.00
. 50
63,210.00
51
61,750.00
52
27,180.00
53
27,180.00
54
615,848.00
55
217,000.00
56
9,457.00
57
30,000.00
58
20,000.00
59
141,390.00
60
1,500.00
61
54,558.00
62
84,966.00
63
7,500.00
64
10,000.00
65
14,000.00
Stat.
12,000.00
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
S.W. 5 and 22
S.W. 6
$4,654,396.00
$14,856.00
66
107,996.00
67
14,987.00
68
277,962.00
69
20,502.00
70
21,548.00
71
11,495.00
72
41,057.00
73
25,516.00
74
53,188.00
75
84,662.00
76
399,911.00
77
21,500.00
78
162,199.00
79
70,326.00
80
93,350.00
81
51,510.00
82
201,519.00
83
83,959.00
84
28,777.00
85
199,221.00
86
34,624.00
87
10.00
88
183,500.00
89
8,665,000.00
90
2,800,000.00
91
875,000.00
92
100,000.00
93
94
1,105,000.00
5,000.00
95
$15,754,175.00
Current Account—Continued
Brought forward..
Department of the Attorney-General—Continued
Policing by Royal Canadian Mounted Police	
Sundry Incidental Police Expense..
Doukhobor Research and Consultative Committee .
Corrections Office  — - 	
Nelson Gaol _ — ...
Oakalla Prison Farm
Unit for Young Offenders, Oakalla Prison Farm..
Women's Gaol _ _   	
Prince George Women's Gaol  —
Prince George Men's Gaol .— 	
Kamloops Gaol -   —
Game Branch — -	
Administration of Justice  —
Crown Prosecutor's Office, Vancouver..
Coroners' Inquests and Inquiries
Constitutional Litigation and General Law Costs—
Destruction of Predatory Animals and Birds	
Promotion of Uniformity of Legislation in Canada..
Probation Office - -  	
New Haven — -   -	
Magistrates' Convention.   - 	
Incidentals and Contingencies  	
" County Courts Act "  - -	
" Magistrates Act " _  	
" Court of Appeal Act "— — -   - —
" Supreme Court Act "   - - — —
Extraordinary Expenses Incurred in Connection  with
Recent Doukhobor Disturbances.
Services   of  Campbell,   Brazier,  Fisher,  McMaster  &
Johnson, Barristers and Solicitors, on Royal Commission on Transportation — - - —
Department of Education
Minister's Office	
General Administration
Division of Curriculum
Inspection of Schools
Educational Reference and School Service __.
Tests, Standards, and Research _ —	
Educational and Vocational Guidance	
Summer Schools and Teacher-training	
School Radio Broadcasts  - -	
Visual Education    — — —	
Industrial Education ....
Adult Education.
High School and Senior Matriculation Examinations
High Correspondence School  -
Elementary Correspondence School _ _ —
Vancouver Normal School	
Victoria Normal School.
School for the Deaf and the Blind .
Provincial Library.	
Provincial Archives
Public Library Commission
Provincial Museum	
Text-book Branch-
Free Text-books, Maps, etc _
Basic and Supplementary Grants
Special Aid to Rural Areas ....
Conveyances _
Essential New Equipment — - — —
Teachers' Superannuation Fund, 6%   (" Special Assistance in the Cost of Education Act ") 	
Special Aid to School Districts     — —	
Carried forward.
$1,190,827.35   $18,668,563.1
261,251.52
16,503.09
38,077.30
5,044.28
23,924.16
365,679.22
84,548.53
34,958.97
46,144.92
16,729.31
18,404.05
505,134.07
177,658.27
7,790.53
18,426.24
6,276.77
76,131.74
1,221.95
41,114.61
59,206.29
105.56
6,671.43
10,027.37
12,204.00
3,865.16
5,973.41
72,515.41
29,235.77
$9,553.59
73,165.12
9,276.28
208,325.41
14,185.85
14,903.67
7,183.87
42,128.18
16,487.31
37,742.40
38,060.54
266,173.87
19,372.33
89,262.09
42,609.38
67,109.82
42,970.05
136,557.73
59,173.29
21,597.29
158,480.41
22,571.93
10.00
36,154.82
6,397,506.51
2,748,978.78
487,747.62
53,592.52
689,352.56
3,135,651.28
$11,810,233.22   $21,804,215.16 CC  14                              COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1951-52
Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months of Present Fiscal Year—Continued
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending 31st
March, 1952
No. of
Vote
Service
Expenditure for
9 Months Ended
31st December, 1951
$15,754,175.00
14,000.00
1,000.00
20,000.00
1,900,000.00
68,610.00
30,000.00
10.00
17,593.00
96
97
98
99
100
101
Stat.
Stat.
S.W.15
S.W. 9
S.W. 14
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
S.W. 4
S.W. 7
S.W. 21
120
121
Current Account—Continued
$11,810,233.22   $21,804,215.16
Department of Education—Continued
8,546.70
7,419.72
1,900,000.00
University   Endowment   Lands — Proportion   of   Fire
68,610.00
Special Grant to Victoria College	
Advances re Rural School and Library Taxes....	
20,000.00
811,696.06*
9,964.20
Experimental High School Driver-training Project	
7,500.00
2,877.02
69,500.00
Department of Finance:
$17,805,388.00
13,092,954.80
$14,900.00
89,500.00
222,500.00
29,000.00
270,840.00
372,650.00
14,700.00
7,500.00
10.00
22,300.00
130,700.00
10.00
35,000.00
10.00
1,168,600.00
130,000.00
25,000.00
20,000.00
1,975,000.00
8,540,000.00
1,390,000.00
3,600,000.00
3,000.00
535,000.00
16,300.00
$10,198.82
67,884.01
Controlling and Audit Branch —   	
Agent-General's Office and B.C. House, London, England
161,216.76
847.69
143,191.51
218,793.10
8,877.69
2,914.27
73,479.32
Probate and Succession Duties Branch	
Purchasing Commission _  	
17,373.69
100,689.78
143.73*
173,463.79
36,686.07
521,759.12
Postal Branch    	
Printing Public Accounts,  Revenue  Receipts, Bonds,
Cheques, Estimates, etc 	
184,230.40
16,116.43
8,501.28
" Municipalities Aid Act ":
4,500,000.00
638,747.52    ■
2,043,305.66
2 222 23
" Hospital  Construction  Act,   1950 "—Payment under
"Amusements Tax Act "  	
■ " Highway  Development  Act "—Payment  equal to  3
" Supreme   Court  Act " — Interest   on   Suitors'   Fund
" Civil   Service   Superannuation   Act " — Interest   on
644,797 76
" Coal and Petroleum Products Control Board Act ".
" Flood Relief Act " 	
3,542.03
97,160.56
5,329.27
27,297.98
64,560.85
364 82
- Water Act," R.S.B.C. 1936, Schedule E	
" Water Act," Sec. 58 (7)     	
" Municipal Superannuation Act "	
230 72
Survey by Stevenson & Kellogg Ltd., Management Engineers    	
44,807.02
Advance to Ashcroft and District General Hospital	
5,000.00
Expenses in Connection with the Issuance of Province
of British Columbia $35,000,000 Debentures.	
59,993.34
Department of Fisheries:
$18,612,520.00
9,883,439.76
$850.00
36,231.00
$230 20
27,054.67
Carried forward	
$37,081.00
27,284.87
 -    $44,807,894.59
* Credit.
• COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1951-52                              CC 15
Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months of Present Fiscal Year—Continued
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending 31st
March, 1952
No. of
Vote
Service
Expenditure for
9 Months Ended
31st December, 1951
122
123
124
125
126
127
128
129
130
131
132
133
134
135
136
137
138
139
140
141
142
143
144
145
146
147
148
149
150
151
152
153
154
155
156
157
158
159
160
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
161
162
163
164
165
166
167
168
169
170
Stat.
S.W. 3
Current Account—Continued
                 $44,807,894.59
$23,963.00
Department of Health and Welfare:
$17,195.00
69,226.25
1,602,681.40
341,169.07
114,247.25
90,613.31
81,065.31
31,384.55
26,666.64
2,806.72
10,331.31
4,173.03
85,159.00
5,856,000.00
465,037.00
153,904.00
Public Health Branch:
200,000.00
119,000.00
Cancer Control (Including Grants)  	
75,000.00
40,000.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
Crippled Children (Dominion Programme)	
Professional Training (Dominion Programme) -
Public Health Research (Dominion Programme)	
10.00
50,000.00
General Public Health (Dominion Programme)  ]
Local Health Services Construction Grants 	
134,490.93
467,567.00
382,975.74
138,820.23
140,704.58
100,272.32
11,472.91
68,625.62
40,725.12
1,137,286.86
' 62,498.42
9,400.18
31,701.02
589,900.04
22,786.94
8,793.77
1,103.61
2,819,673.20
99,346.80
133,239.51
629,022.34
521,258.89
31,296.97
68,726.48
37,480.09
2,760,617.43
2,719,741.97
217,862.15
33,583.80
206,513.00
199,473.00
162,996.00
10.00
106,259.00
66,341.00
2,148,181.00
10.00
12,302.00
44,533 00
Venereal Disease Control (Dominion Programme)
Division of Tuberculosis Control:
Central Office, District Nursing and Social Service ...
Tuberculosis Control (Dominion Programme)	
Social Welfare Branch:
1,002,023.00
37,780.00
15,000.00
1,500.00
5,473,371.00
149,388.00
240,000.00
1,233,500.00
"Residence and Responsibility Act"—Administration
Social Assistance:
Administration, Hospitalization, Social Allowances,
823,455.00
103,244.00
160,978.00
52,165.00
3,750,000.00
3,524,972.00
375,000.00
" Hospital Insurance Act Inquiry Act " 	
Department of Labour:
$27,424,674.00
15,344,967.76
$11,783.16
126,237.32
11,607.62
20,004.98
22,164.54
1,950.43
68,369.40
33,137.48
6,790.22
1,381.27
11,033.79
33,385.97
$17,913.00
172,913.00
22,045.00
27,953.00
24,425.00
4,262.00
100,861.00
Trade-schools Regulation Branch _	
42,242.00
15,882.00
3,200.00
" Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act Inquiry
Act" 	
Administration of "Leasehold Regulations Act," 1951
$431,696.00
$347,846.18   $60,152,862.35
* Credit. CC  16 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1951-52
Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months of Present Fiscal Year—Continued
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending 31st
March, 1952
No. of
Vote
Service
Expenditure for
9 Months Ended
31st December, 1951
$431,696.00
S.W. 23
$431,696.00
$15,486.00
171
96,943.00
172
131,460.00
173
73,026.00
174
10,887.00
175
83,609.00
176
144,866.00
177
11,850.00
178
62,421.00
179
278,704.00
180
106,129.00
181
253,946.00
182
288,279.00
183
241,046.00
184
70,500.00
185
150,000.00
186
10,000.00
187
10.00
188
1,000.00
189
190
1,500.00
191
55,245.00
100.00
192
1,172,360.00
193
625,880.00
194
470,540.00
195
540,000.00
196
135,398.00
197
78,385.00
198
62,800.00
199
55,380.00
200
2,000,000.00
201
5,000.00
202
45,275.00
203
30,600.00
204
60,000.00
205
255,000.00
Stat.
40,000.00
Stat.
$7,663,625.00
$15,472.00
206
86,822.00
207
141,749.00
208
43,676.00
209
107,326.00
210
10,100.00
211
650,000.00
212
40,000.00
213
500.00
214
3,000.00
215
3,900.00
216
$1,102,545.00
Current Account—Continued
Brought forward 	
Department of Labour—Continued
Expenditures in Connection with Vote under " Industrial   Conciliation   and  Arbitration   Act " — Interna
tional   Woodworkers of America and Certain Firms
Engaged in the Forest Industry  	
Department of Lands and Forests:
Minister's Office 	
Lands Service:
General Administration _
Lands Branch 	
Inspection Division _
Land Settlement Board.. 	
Land Utilization Research and Survey	
Coal, Petroleum, and Natural Gas Control.
Dyking Commission . _ 	
Surveys and Mapping Service:
Administration	
Legal Surveys Division.
Geographic Division	
Topographic Division...
Air Survey Division	
Water Rights Branch	
Hydraulic Surveys.
Fraser River Basin Board   	
B.C. Hydrometric Stream-gauging  	
Dominion-Provincial Yukon-B.C. Hydraulic Survey	
Western Snow Conference —	
Grant:   British Columbia Natural Resources Confer
ence 	
' Soldiers'  Land  Act'
Project).
(Southern Okanagan Lands
Recoverable Expenditure-
Forest Service:
Salaries  	
-"Soldiers' Land Act, 1918'
Expenses 	
Reforestation and Forest Nursery-
Provincial Parks 	
Forest Management	
Forest Research  —
Public Relations (Forest).
Forest Ranger School	
Forest Protection Fund	
Grant to Canadian Forestry Association._
Office Furniture and Equipment —
Rentals   	
Boys' Training Camps.
' Forest Act "—Forest Reserve Account	
' Grazing Act "—Range Improvement Fund..
Department of Mines:
Minister's Office	
General Administration .
Mineralogical Branch .
Analytical and Assay Branch .
Inspection Branch	
Grants   	
Grants in Aid of Mining Roads and Trails .
Grub-staking Prospectors 	
Subsidy re Explosives.
Interprovincial Committee on Mining .
Incidentals and Contingencies	
Carried forward	
$347,846.18   $60,152,862.35
4,261.91
$10,781.77
67,797.96
92,653.43
45,955.63
7,580.51
60,739.56
86,980.08
17,238.59
17,083.21
167,075.57
61,636.81
219,987.08
194,131.17
151,455.61
75,986.86
50,045.19
10,000.00
992.78
1,500.00
50.97*
86.82
1,146
529
336
338
52
57
43
14
1,500
5
14.
16.
47,
838.49
,206.56
454.09
110.14
546.16
,083.32
530.34
134.91
,000.00
000.00
287.79
555.12
299.16
38,747.42
$9,137.73
59,134.83
76,238.61
27,043.22
62,089.03
9,791.75
362,114.59
20,853.69
60.63
949.84
28.56
352,108.09
5,479,451.16
$627,442.48 $65,984,421.60
* Credit. COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1951-52
CC 17
Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months of Present Fiscal Year—Continued
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending 31st
March, 1952
No. of
Vote
Service
Expenditure for
9 Months Ended
31st December, 1951
$1,102,545.00
3,500.00
20,000.00
$1,126,045.00
$1,250.00
218
71,456.00
219
38,732.00
220
4,300.00
221
S.W. 10
S.W. 12
S.W. 13
S.W. 29
$115,738.00
$12,498.00
222
45,265.00
223
224
225,000.00
225
10.00
106,839.00
226
6,000.00
227
10.00
228
63,600.00
229
230
1,430,000.00
88,000.00
231
10.00
232
11,932.00
233
234
300,000.00
1,000.00
235
236
25,000.00
33,000.00
237
10,000.00
238
80,600.00
239
14,117.00
240
30.00
241
80,954.00
242
96,563.00
243
5,052,633.00
244
10.00
245
815,662.00
246
100,000.00
247
4,200.00
Stat.
51,637.00
Stat.
1,000.00
Stat.
Stat.
67,000.00
35,000.00
Stat.
S.W. 1
S.W. 11
S.W. 17
S.W. 18
$8,757,570.00
217
Stat.
Stat.
Current Account—Continued
Brought forward— —	
Department of Mines—Continued
Advertising in Weekly Newspapers .
" Iron and Steel Bounties Act "	
: Metalliferous Mines Regulation Act'
Department of Municipal Affairs:
Minister's Office   	
General Administration   —	
Regional Planning Division _. _  ..
Grants          	
Village of Dawson Creek, Taxes Levied by the Province
Village of Pouce Coupe, 1951 Taxes Levied by the
Province      -	
Village of Cranberry, 1951 Taxes Levied by the Province           -
Village of Invermere, 1951 Taxes Levied by the Province        - 	
Department of the Provincial Secretary:
Minister's Office   —
General Administration.
Grants to Children's Homes, Convalescent Homes, and
Homes for the Aged, etc.
Construction in Respect of Provincial Mental Hospitals,
T.B. Hospitals, etc. _ — - 	
Civil Service Commission _ _ —
Grants re Civil Service Gratuities ..
Superannuation Branch.
Grants re Retiring Allowances —   —	
Government Contributions to Superannuation and Retirement Funds  -—.— —  	
" Teachers' Pensions Act "—Allowances .
King's Printer 	
Government House   	
Assessment on Class  13   (The Crown),  "Workmen's
Compensation Act "..   —	
Civil Service Schedule Bond     	
Incidentals and Contingencies, Entertainment, Grants,
etc. —T	
In Aid of Resident Physicians, Medical Aid, etc. —	
B.C. Provincial Government Employees' Benefit Society
Grants to Char table and Other Associations 	
Collections Office.— —-   	
Farms       -   	
Provincial Mental Health Services:
Headquarters.
Preventive Services .
Provincial Mental Hospitals.
Mental Health Care (Dominion Programme)..
Homes for the Aged _ — — -
Civil Defence ._  	
Allowance to F. A. Pauline ..	
" Provincial Elections Act "..
" Public Inquiries Act'
" Civil Service Superannuation Act " -
quirements _ 	
' Civil Service Act," Sec. 69..
■ Statutory Re-
Purchase of Eighteenth Century Flemish Tapestry	
Alterations,  etc.,   at   Government  House   Relative  to
Royal Visit ....
Expenditure in Connection with Royal Visit.
Grant to Vancouver Art Gallery -
Carried forward..
$627,442.48   $65,984,421.60
3,499.42
12,273.31
30.00
$435.94
45,464.66
26,942.84
4,300.00
1,481.90
139.70
201.00
1,800.00
$4,105.26
28,161.90
71,076.39
472,436.50
• 81,277.19
2,640.00
57,706.74
44,354.66
655,331.72
88,810.02
10,813.64
300,000.00
9.62*
16,602.12
13,495.42
68,574.00
10,874.38.
124,494.87*
19,468.61
22,899.74
1,658,274.06
91,084.94
181,945.34
48,453.37
3,150.00
49,079.82
44,028.77
52,171.49
21,876.00
5,150.00
49,497.57
29,297.91
10,000.00
643,245.21
80,766.04
4,088,133.07
$70,796,565.92
* Credit. CC 18 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1951-52
Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months of Present Fiscal Year—Continued
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending 31st
March, 1952
No. of
Vote
Service
Expenditure for
9 Months Ended
31st December, 1951
Stat.
248
249
250
251
253
254
255
256
257
258
259
260
261
262
263
264
S.W. 2
S.W. 8
265
266
267
268
269
270
271
272
273
274
Current Account—Continued
$70,796,565.92
201,700.53
$310,517.00
Department of Public Works:
Minister's Office   	
$13,057.26
599,411.46
404,812.93
57,067.56
553,298.66
68,562.32
5,025,743.98
27,743.52
29,960.91
$17,692.00
1,212,018.00
584,774.00
75,644.00
1,427,009.00
13,945.00
8,095,000.00
1,000,000.00
Maintenance and Repairs to Government Buildings (except Parliament Buildings and Government House);
Rental   and   Maintenance   of   Offices,   Buildings,   and
Grounds     —
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, Wharves, etc.. 	
60,000.00
40,000.00
Local Highways within Municipal Limits   ;
Grants to Cities with Population in Excess of 15,000
Highway Signs—Patrols, grants, expenses 	
100,000.00
5,000.00
65,962.90
10.00
252,649.99
800.00
2,500.00
38,402.23
31,851.10
305.08
3,602.47
1,000.00
2,500.00
10.00
62,843.00
Electrical Energy Inspection 	
Acquisition   of   Rights-of-way   and   Construction   of
Railway Department:
$12,697,445.00
$389.15
29,543.25
7,175,732.37
$600.00
41,674.00
Depanment of Trade and Industry:
$42,274.00
$9,525.42
11,315.42
150,268.82
108,598.66
35,797.78
36,330.75
150,000.00
29,932.40
$12,786.00
14,452.00
221,726.00
180,484.00
British Columbia Government Travel Bureau...-	
57,181.00
55,663.00
Regional Development Division ■           '■
150,000.00
3,150.00
Grants:  British Columbia Research Council	
Grants: Rural Housing Advisory Committee for British
Columbia 	
$695,442.00
501,836.85
$118,269,088.37
$78,705,768.07 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1951-52
CC 19
(E)
(3a)
"STATEMENT SHOWING EXPENDITURES AND ADVANCES OUT OF MONEYS
RAISED BY LOAN UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR
SPECIFIC PURPOSES,  1st APRIL TO 3 1st DECEMBER,  1951
Authority for Expenditure
Service
Expended for
9 Months
Ended 31st
December,
1951
' B.C. Loan Act, 1936":
Section 6  —	
'B.C. Loan Act, 1943 ":
Section6 (a)	
Section 6(6) 	
'B.C. Loan Act, 1946":
Section 6 (a) 	
Section 6 (6)	
' B.C. Loan Act, 1948":
Section 6 (a) 	
' B.C. Loan Act, 1949 ":
Section 6 (a)   	
Section 6 (6)  	
Section 6 (e) 	
Section 6(g)   	
' B.C. Loan Act, 1950":
Section 6 (a) 	
Section 6(6) 	
'B.C. Loan Act, 1951 ":
Section 3 (a) _ 	
Section 3 (6)  	
Section 3 (c)	
' Highway Development Act ":
Section 5 (a)  	
Section 5 (6 ).  	
Section 5 (c)  : _	
Section 5 (d)  	
' B.C. University Loan Act, 1945 " 	
' Hospital Construction Act, 1950 ".	
' B.C. Public Schools Aid Loan Act, 1950 "	
' B.C. Public Schools Aid Loan Act, 1951 " _
' B.C. Forest Development Fund Loan Act, 1948
' Irrigation Assistance Loan Act " -
' Okanagan Flood-control Act "—	
' P.G.E. Construction Loan Act, 1928 "_	
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, etc..
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, etc..
Public Buildings  	
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, etc.
Public Buildings...	
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, etc..
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, etc...
Public Buildings	
Culverts.	
Buildings at University of British Columbia-
Public Buildings-
Buildings at University of British Columbia .
Public Buildings-
Equipment Fund-  	
Buildings at University of British Columbia .
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, etc...
Hard-surfacing of Roads, etc.
Bridges..
Trans-Canada Highways  	
B.C. University Buildings and Equipment. 	
Advances or Grants for Hospital Buildings and
Equipment     	
Schools _	
Schools   	
Forest Development Fund	
Advances to Irrigation Districts..
Okanagan Flood-control.
Pacific Great Eastern Railway..
$148.50
4,667.09
441,654.46
154,536.78
568,119.92
931,329.99
176,778.08
567,010.52
23,856.01
73,591.67
986,614.19
295,373.67
95,987.53
350,000.00
98,462.98
2,920,500.93
2,818,379.65
1,852,781.43
1,731,264.42
1,056.02
2,582,311.06
2,495,451.09
2,755,650.23
45,000.00
929.20
19,652.56
6,670,000.00
$28,661,107.98
* This statement covers only such vouchers as have been received and entered in the books of the Controlling and
Audit Branch at 31st December, 1951. CC 20
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1951-52
(E)
(3b)
'-STATEMENT SHOWING EXPENDITURES OUT OF REVENUE SURPLUSES,
UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATURE, FOR SPECIFIC
PURPOSES, 1st APRIL TO 31st DECEMBER,  1951
Authority for Expenditure
Service
Expended for
9 Months
Ended 31st
December,
1951
: Revenue Surplus Appropriation Act, 1944 ":
Section 2 (a)	
Section 2 (c)-
' Revenue Surplus Appropriation Act, 1945 "
Section 2 (a)
1 Revenue Surplus Appropriation Act, 1946 "
Section 2 (a)
; Revenue Surplus Appropriation Act, 1951
Section 2 (e) 	
Section 2 (d)  	
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, etc.
Public Buildings.. 	
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, etc..
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, etc.
Consolidated Sinking Fund _
Grants to Fruit-growers	
$256.50
435.69
851.93
11,988.70
,000,000.00
250,000.00
$1,263,532.82
* This statement covers only such vouchers as have been received and entered in the books of the Controlling and
Audit Branch at 31st December, 1951.
RECAPITULATION
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, etc.
Buildings, Equipment, etc. ...
British Columbia University Buildings and Equipment-
Hospitals      	
Schools    	
Forest Development Fund .
Irrigation Assistance - —
Okanagan Flood-control
Pacific Great Eastern Railway .
Consolidated Sinking Fund	
Grants to Fruit-growers 	
$10.
3
627,340.01
009,822.31
468,484.34
,582,311.06
,251,101.32
45,000.00
929.20
19,652.56
,670,000.00
,000,000.00
250,000.00
$29,924,640.80
VICTORIA, B.C.
Printed by Don McDiarmid, Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty
1952
230-252-3117

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