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 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS
FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31, 1955
PERIOD FROM APRIL 1. 1954, TO MARCH 31,  1955
VICTORIA, B.C.
Printed by Don McDiarmid, Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty
1955  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 the Public Accounts of the Province of
British Columbia for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1955.
W. A. C. BENNETT,
Minister of Finance.
Department of Finance,
Victoria, B.C., September 30, 1955. Victoria, B.C.,
September 30, 1955.
The Honourable W. A. C. Bennett,
Minister of Finance.
Sir,—I have the honour to submit herewith the Public Accounts of the Province of
British Columbia for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1955.
Respectfully submitted.
C. J. FERBER, C.A.,
Comptroller-General. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55
E 5
Order of Public Accounts
Main Statements:
Balance-sheet as at March 31, 1955-
Page
Ref. No.
E 6-7
Revenue and Expenditure (Current Account, Summary by Departments) for the
Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1955      E 8-9
Cash Receipts and Payments  (Consolidated Revenue Fund)  for the Fiscal Year
Ended March 31, 1955 E 10-11
Source and Application of Funds for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1955.
E 12
Revenue and Expenditure (Current, Capital, Revenue Surplus Appropriation
Accounts, and Special Project Funds Consolidation) Showing Revenue by Source
and Expenditure by Function for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1955 E 14—17
Supplementary Statements:
Details of Assets, Liabilities, Surplus, and Revenue Surplus Appropriation Accounts— E 19-27
Details of Revenue E 29-31
Details of Appropriation and Expenditure	
Details of Expenditure:
Current Account, Including Capital Expenditure out of Income-
Capital Account	
Revenue Surplus Appropriation Account	
Special Project Funds:
Beef Cattle Producers' Assistance Fund  _   	
Conservation Fund     —
Dog Tax Fund -   	
Equipment Fund _   	
Forest Development Fund  	
Forest Protection Fund-   	
Forest Reserve Account	
Game Conservation Fund 	
Grazing Range Improvement Fund_
Highway Development Fund	
Hospital Construction Fund	
Hospital Insurance Fund 	
Housing Act Fund 	
Industrial Development Fund..
" Pound District Act". _.	
Scaling Fund	
Silviculture Fund 	
Teacher Training Loan Fund-
University Endowment Lands Administration Account _
Schedule of Indemnities and Mileage Paid to Members of Legislature	
Schedule of Salaries, Wages, and Travelling Expenses by Departments	
Schedule of Payments to Municipalities, School Districts, Hospitals, Individuals, Firms,
and Corporations for Supplies or Services Rendered, Including Grants	
Securities Deposited with the Government pursuant to Various Acts	
Financial Statements of Boards, Commissions, and Government Enterprises Not Otherwise Shown in the Public Accounts:
British Columbia Liquor Control Board        .	
British Columbia Power Commission    	
Land Settlement Board    	
.E 33-51
1-97
98
98
8
72
21
91
72
69
70
21
72
41
42
95
42
94
8
71
71
29
64
99
. 100-207
208-240
241
British Columbia Toll Highways and Bridges Authority-
Pacific Great Eastern Railway Company	
Workmen's Compensation Board	
Index to Details of Revenue and Expenditure-
242-245
246-247
248-249
250-251
252-253
254-256
257-269 E 6
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55
PROVINCE OF
BALANCE-SHEET
ASSETS
Page
Ref. No. 1955 1954
General:
E 19      Cash on Hand and in Banks  $18,219,043.48 $13,720,364.84
E 19      Investments   44,238,545.90 47,543,567.01
E 19      Accounts and Taxes Receivable  3,203,767.92 3,523,192.72
E 20      Loans and Advances  43,842,720.00 44,100,448.21
E 20      Agreements of Sale, Mortgages Receivable, and Properties
Held for Sale    2,511,459.35 2,636,525.99
E 20      Materials and Supplies on Hand  154,608.49 191,819.20
E 20      Deferred Charges—discount on debentures  1,672,297.48 1,859,734.14
E 21     Advances to Special Project Funds  6,197,806.03 7,934,838.09
E 21      Pacific Great Eastern Railway Company  65,290,900.00 62,872,873.57
E 21      Fixed Assets   251,062,022.79 230,080,591.50
Superannuation and Retirement Funds:
E 21      Cash in Banks	
E 21      Investments  	
2,565,269.43
38,579,063.63
1,219,179.04
35,691,472.11
Trust:
E 22      Miscellaneous Cash and Investments..
8,659,953.90
8,300,152.90
$486,197,458.40 $459,674,759.32 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
E 7
BRITISH COLUMBIA
AS AT MARCH 31, 1955
LIABILITIES
Page
Ref. No.
General:
E 22        Bonded Debt 	
E 23 Less Sinking Funds
1955
1954
E 23
E 23
E 24
E 24
E 24
E 24
E 25
E 25
E 25
Treasury Bills—Government of Canada, long-term serial
Treasury Bills—temporary financing 	
Trust Deposits	
Accounts Payable 	
Accrued Expenditure—interest on public debt
Special Project Funds—unexpended balances ..
Reserves for Losses on Realization of Assets .—
Deferred Revenue	
Excess of Assets over Liabilities and Reserves
$206,173,500.00
$222,128,500.00
56,784,055.84
59,117,462.67
$149,389,444.16
$163,011,037.33
20,131,206.80
20,861,738.95
400,000.00
500,000.00
10,002,957.43
9,614,733.58
12,814,936.18
21,037,873.74
1,915,469.76
2,183,432.10
5,602,837.39
11,981,577.34
3,814,538.21
3,827,524.66
7,160,936.34
6,678,869.51
225,160,845.17
174,767,168.06
Superannuation and Retirement Funds:
E 27        Civil Service Superannuation Fund	
E 27        Retirement Fund	
'
35,833,073.72
5,311,259.34
32,607,231.27
4,303,419.88
E 27
Trust:
Miscellaneous Trust Deposits
8,659,953.90
8,300,152.90
$486,197,458.40    $459,674,759.32
E 27     Contingent Liabilities (Net)
$101,843,924.40      $65,813,459.81
Loans and Advances are carried at book value as the amount of ultimate
realization cannot be determined at this date.
In my opinion the Balance-sheet is properly drawn up so as to show the true
financial position of the Province of British Columbia at March 31, 1955, and.is in
accordance with the books of the Province.
C. J. FERBER, C.A.,
Comptroller-General.
J E 8
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
PROVINCE OF
SUMMARY OF REVENUE AND
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR
REVENUE
Page
Ref. No.
1955
1954
E 30        Legislation
$3,645.00
$2,065.00
E 29 Department of Agriculture  41,701.58
E 29 Department of the Attorney-General  35,417,357.47
E 29 Department of Education  4,782.62
E 29 Department of Finance   135,997,021.11
E 30 Department of Fisheries  19,983.50
E 30 Department of Health and Welfare  105,917.50
E 30 Department of Labour  1,532.00
E 30 Department of Lands and Forests  20,897,628.57
E 30 Department of Mines   2,342,090.47
E 30 Department of Municipal Affairs  4,787.80
e 30 Department of the Provincial Secretary  89,931.60
E 30 " Public Utilities Act'.' and " Motor Carrier Act"  584,353.99
E 30 Department of Public Works  13,990.60
E 30 Railway Department   3,799.20
E 30 Department of Trade and Industry  2,892.00
E 31 Refunds of Expenditure    3,458,271.21
31,700.44
35,136,809.45
4,995.00
110,018,134.76
20,496.52
102,512.07
1,480.00
19,316,602.61
2,773,582.63
5,563.16
86,823.38
553,079.86
14,499.21
4,006.76
3,115.00
958,407.92
$198,989,686.22    $169,033,873.77
$198,989,686.22    $169,033,873.77
* Exclusive of Capital Account, Revenue Surplus Appropriation Account, and Special Funds.    Complete consolidation shown on pages E 14-17. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55
E 9
BRITISH COLUMBIA
EXPENDITURE BY DEPARTMENTS*
ENDED MARCH 31, 1955
Page
Ref. No.
EXPENDITURE
1955
1954
21
30
42
42
57
59
72
74
75
85
86
92
92
94
95
97
Public Debt ___
Legislation 	
Premier's Office
8 Department of Agriculture
Department of the Attorney-General
Department of Education	
Department of Finance	
Department of Fisheries 	
Department of Health and Welfare.
Department of Labour	
Department of Lands and Forests
Department of Mines	
Department of Municipal Affairs	
Department of the Provincial Secretary	
" Public Utilities Act " and " Motor Carrier Act'
Department of Public Works 	
Railway Department 	
Department of Trade and Industry
Hospital Insurance Service 	
Capital Expenditure out of Revenue
$15,843,975.88
239,996.41
29,883.94
1,119,693.79
6,992,045.93
26,090,683.17
17,315,734.60
39,748.89
26,832,944.08
497,038.78
8,637,024.67
689,199.98
161,488.18
10,892,084.23
303,152.86
16,737,614.93
51,737.16
709,991.88
26,519,978.82
23,733,244.01
$16,873,984.05
398,988.76
32,185.66
1,057,724.98
6,429,763.18
23,118,515.63
24,876,166.21
39,509.81
30,463,474.67
447,476.99
9,462,277.88
699,307.86
155,706.03
10,852,534.66
304,414.34
15,959,870.48
49,712.13
652,008.29
23,750,537.98
$183,437,262.19    $165,624,159.59
Excess  of Revenue  over  Expenditure  carried  to   Revenue
Surplus Appropriation Account (page E 26)—
For the fiscal year ended March 31, 1955	
For the fiscal year ended March 31, 1954	
15,552,424.03
3,409,714.18
$198,989,686.22 $169,033,873.77 E 10
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
PROVINCE OF
CONSOLIDATED
Statement of Receipts and Payments
NET RECEIPTS
Page
Ref. No. Current Account     Capital Account Total
E 8      Revenue as scheduled departmentally in Statement of Revenue and Expenditure  $198,989,686.22 — $198,989,686.22
Deduct items included but not represented
by cash received:
Accrued interest on public debt  267,962.34 — 267,962.34
Current Revenue Receipts  $198,721,723.88 — $198,721,723.88
Decrease in Investments         3,305,021.11 — 3,305,021.11
Decrease in Accounts and Taxes Receivable  159,636.31 — 159,636.31
Increase in Trust Deposits  388,223.85 — 388,223.85
Other Receipts:
Decrease in materials and supplies  12,315.71 — 12,315.71
Deferred revenue—gain on sale of Current
Accounts investments   529,512.90 — 529,512.90
$203,116,433.96 — $203,116,433.76
Cash on Hand and in Banks at Beginning of
Period, April 1, 1954	
12,336,263.40 1,384,101.44  13,720,364.84
$215,452,697.16 $1,384,101.44 $216,836,798.60 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55
E 11
BRITISH COLUMBIA
REVENUE FUND
for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1955
.
NET PAYMENTS
Page
Ref. No.
Current Account     Capital Account
Total
E 9     Expenditure as  scheduled  departmentally  in
Statement of Revenue and Expenditure.— $183,437,262.19
Current Expenditure Payments-
Decrease in Accounts Payable-.
— $183,437,262.19
$183,437,262.19 —
8,222,937.56 —
$183,437,262.19
8,222,937.56
Special Project Funds:
Net disbursements in excess of receipts..
6,378,739.95 —
6,378,739.95
Increase in Loans and Advances-
10,973.03
10,973.03
98        Capital Account
Appropnat
on Account
20,178.39
—                      20,178.39
$547,664.00           547,664.00
$198,070,091.12
$547,664.00 $198,617,755.12
E 19    Cash on Hand and in Banks at End of Period,
March 31, 1955	
       17,382,606.04       836,437.44      18,219,043.48
$215,452,697.16 $1,384,101.44 $216,836,798.60
• E 12
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
STATEMENT OF SOURCE AND APPLICATION OF FUNDS
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31, 1955
SOURCE OF NEW FUNDS:
Provided by the excess of revenue over expenditure for the year ended March 31, 1955
(page E 9)     	
Deduct non-cash items credited:
Debt interest 	
gain on sale of Current Account investments-
decrease in materials and supplies	
$15,552,424.03
267,962.34
$15,284,461.69
529,512.90
12,315.71
APPLICATION OF FUNDS:
Applied to Capital Expenditure (page 98)_
expenditure under Revenue Surplus Appropriation Acts (page E 26)-
increase of loans and advances  	
$547,664.00
20,178.39
10,973.03
$15,826,290.30      $578,815.42
FUNDS RECEIVED IN EXCESS OF FUNDS APPLIED, accounted for by an increase
in current position as shown below:
— $15,795,138.88
547,664.00
(a) Current Account 	
Less:
(6) Capital Account funds applied in excess of funds received-
15,247,474.8
$15,826,290.30 $15,826,290.30
STATEMENT SHOWING CHANGES IN CURRENT ASSETS
AND LIABILITIES
CURRENT ASSETS:
Cash  - 	
Investments 	
Accounts receivable
Non-cash adjustments
1955 1954 Differences
$18,219,043.48 $13,720,364.84 $4,498,678.64              —
44,238,545.90 47,543,567.01 —               $3,305,021.11
3,203,767.92 3,523,192.72 —                    319,424.80
— — 159,788.49              —
CURRENT LIABILITIES:
Trust deposits 	
Accounts payable      -	
Special Project Funds—unexpended balances.-
10,002,957.43        9,614,733.58 — 388,223.85
12,814,936.18     21,037,873.74       8,222,937.56 —
5,602,837.39      11,981,577.34       6,378,739.95 —
NET INCREASE IN CURRENT POSITION, to account for funds received in excess
of funds applied as shown above	
$19,260,144.64     $4,012,669.76
15,247,474.8
$19,260,144.64   $19,260,144.64 ;.•:,...
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PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
PROVINCE OF
STATEMENT OF REVENUE BY SOURCE
REVENUE BY SOURCE
1951
1952
Taxes:
Property _
Sales:
Amusements and admissions-
Social services	
Motor-fuel and fuel-oil _
Logging tax 	
Mining tax _ 	
Sundry  	
Federal Tax Rental Agreement-
Privileges, Licences, and Permits:
Liquor control and regulation	
Motor-vehicle licences and permits _
Natural resources:
Fish and game	
Lands and forests.
Minerals	
Water resources —
Other	
Sales and Services:
Bridge and ferry tolls -
Sundry  	
Fines and Penalties .
Interest, Discount, Premium, and Exchange-
Contributions from Other Governments:
Grants-in-aid and shared-cost contributions	
Subsidies- 	
Percentage of power corporation tax	
Contributions from Government Enterprises:
Net profit, Liquor Control Board	
Other	
Miscellaneous:
Hospital insurance premiums	
Other	
Non-revenue Receipts:
Refund of previous years' expenditure.
Repayment of advances	
Sundry	
Carried forward-
$3,745,598.76   $4,137,760.91
2,535,041.07
28,843,604.40
13,782,597.26
1,273,496.28
107,146.39
2,803,954.45
31,462,240.01
15,082,133.55
1,372,399.78
95,008.07
1953
$4,082,887.60
3,135,586.41
34,279,238.90
16,682,782.43
2,126,384.22
60,938.60
1954
$5,602,628.99
3,336,957.96
35,466,768.64
18,362,477.08
1,561,627.13
106,527.91
1955
$6,692,757.09
3,075,842.48
.55,178,473.68
19,974,770.19
915,495.87
1,074,991.49
69,704.38
27,861,892.03  135,604,444.42  §40,094,987.71   43,516,016.03   46,051,964.19
271,515.81
9,331,013.48
796,247.32
11,079,828.37
222,642.28
626,190.73
1,278,844.69
1,115,544.02
4,358,412.58
11,439,378.32
406,035.34
5,000.00
548,989.30
39,430.07
278,453.36
9,699,414.55
905,166.49
15,392,296.87
273,860.88
622,356.03
1,504,832.06
1,111,292.44
4,756,679.23
■ 283,307.46
10,184,190.69
921,991.55
18,961,880.44
2,515,585.60
704,584.41
1,542,231.69
422,538.80
5,640,836.82
302,676.71
10,337,454.21
1,090,817.66
17,853,990.01
3,490,975.75
756,796.70
1,611,967.85
509,095.66
5,495,992.72
15,302,705.79
364,464.37
3,000.00
827,799.98
40,193.18
14,882,288.84
558,727.54
79,782.09
993,833.14
24,396.70
14,149,261.38
306,656.50
324,407.60
751,669.57
22,466.12
213,467.69
10,567,717.21
1,036,125.27
19,417,339.42
3,148,631.90
861,722.42
1,762,376.54
542,535.30
5,404,846.33
230,835.63 298,416.22 348,790.00 386,163.69 403,905.54
1,410,771.74 1,438,592.00 2,401,924.28 2,382,145.78 2,420,110.92
16,275,876.74 15,744,492.98 8,979,731.77 10,793,927.76 11,161,289.32
1,003,439.86 1,281,319.06 1,281,319.06 1,281,319.06 1,281,319.06
990,717.07 1,004,513.00 1,099,003.00 852,670.00 1,811,718.00
18,517,694.86 19,596,723.10 20,480,632.14 20,957,717.74 20,889,440.01
85,463.38 34,253.86 133,587.00 85,516.77 89,135.65
208,824.43
55,984.21
767,033.37
23,654.81
$158,183,247.78    $181,038,766.64    $192,903,968.89   $201,696,692.98    $215,101,176.77
* Consolidation of Current, Capital, Revenue Surplus Appropriation Accounts, and
Special Funds on a gross functional basis by fiscal years.
t Social service tax rate raised from 3 to 5 per cent, effective April 1, 1954.
t Includes $5,070,609.32 previously received and carried in Deferred Revenue Account.
§ Excludes $6,104,422.40 now received and placed to Deferred Revenue Account.
f Assumption of all pensions over 70 years of age by Government of Canada.
|| Premium collections discontinued April 1, 1954. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
E 15
BRITISH COLUMBIA
AND EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION*
EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION
General Government:
Administrative:
General	
Employees' benefits.
Construction and maintenance of public
buildings  	
Legislative:
Elections  	
Legislative Assembly and Government
House  	
Research, planning, and statistics 	
Other   	
Protection of Persons and Property:
Law enforcement	
Corrections:
Juvenile delinquents  	
Other offenders  	
Police protection  _
Registration, regulation, inspection, trusteeship
Transportation and Communications:
Highways, roads, and bridges _
Railways   	
Waterways, ferries, docks, and wharves	
Health and Social Welfare:
Health:
Administration	
Public health  	
Medical, dental, and allied services -
Hospital care:
General administration	
Provincial Mental Hospitals -
Provincial Tuberculosis Hospitals.
Payments for services and grants-in-aid .
Provincial Infirmaries - „ 	
Social welfare:
Aid to aged persons	
Aid to blind persons	
Social assistance  	
Mothers' allowances -
Child welfare	
Labour  relations,  industrial  conciliation
and arbitration 	
General administration _ 	
Recreational and Cultural Services :
Archives, art galleries, museum, and libraries.
Parks, beaches, and other recreational areas _
Physical culture - __..,. -	
Other	
1951
$2,924,739.95
1,592,150.39
2,136,931.47
50,584.58
256,013.02
142,889.22
669,485.58
369,257.62
920,244.30
2,404,060.07
1,938,159.95
26,759,050.01
39,575.57
1,180,505.32
483,790.28
2,179,081.84
1,459,833.23
2,188,599.76
6,431,769.15
3,132,092.21
17,266,275.19
622,430.79
18,036,636.98
398,773.64
4,693,819.06
396,549.75
897,088.03
433,737.58
942,231.97
255,728.34
351,333.79
121,600.80
12,778.72
1952
$3,414,182.79
1,502,004.06
2,526,646.50
261,213.17
374,141.89
171,305.24
35,351.90
811,508.35
457,189.90
1,180,181.27
697,759.38
2,313,381.54
26,867,248.05
43,262.34
957,490.08
485,078.87
2,511,059.11
1,622,390.35
2,009,701.22
8,502,198.52
4,383,060.16
19,085,231.61
666,855.85
16,197,365.52
401,451.18
5,293,990.47
415,420.62
1,150,389.49
462,718.04
1,251,549.79
353,952.00
632,623.46
131,713.82
17,734.22
1953
$3,872,669.38
1,947,649.30
1,760,496.41
787,500.22
303,632.90
182,519.03
10,000.00
852,236.59
571,034.30
1,490,711.04
791,124.94
2,308,986.21
34,451,852.23
60,555.80
1,107,454.27
546,351.16
2,669,795.11
1,761,859.13
1,898,776.83
9,098,394.32
4,389,030.94
23,535,113.54
691,691.12
f8,774,585.61
323,356.88
4,579,516.23
411,453.11
1,219,387.69
419,874.57
1,204,218.44
407,286.80
1,149,907.99
145,315.66
42,124.02
1954
$3,832,531.92
2,046,707.47
1,307,398.76
703,082.55
486,885.17
189,255.87
12,321.96
961,549.15
1,336,826.18
2,346,573.13
987,273.66
2,356,670.36
33,947,681.35
49,712.13
1,190,087.23
575,821.20
2,994,450.58
2,141,252.41
1,688,781.67
9,474,345.87
3,967,522.17
26,838,375.24
689,866.95
9,307,067.42
332,360.55
5,144,665.36
451,865.50
1,328,818.94
372,707.06
1,288,844.67
412,408.90
724,980.46
86,999.74
26,875.71
1955
$3,882,658.10
2,188,927.06
1,178,797.62
68,795.86
337,592.77
218,460.92
1,078,317.51
1,134,116.09
3,233,964.82
1,098,656.57
2,996,416.38
33,454,753.77
51,742.79
1,246,355.51
619,543.71
4,228,909.66
2,384,188.96
619,149.33
9,863,620.48
3,658,062.74
30,155,970.76
1,234,858.49
11,425,018.47
420,615.60
6,680,650.26
401,442.76
2,041,384.01
374,926.11
1,307,453.46
444,905.37
787,167.88
33,773.33
161,686.89
Carried forward  $101,687,798.16 $107,187,350.76 $113,766,461.77 $119,602,567.29 $129,012,884.04 E 16
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
STATEMENT OF REVENUE BY SOURCE AND
REVENUE BY SOURCE
Brought forward...
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955
$158,183,247.78   $181,038,766.64   $192,903,968.89   $201,696,692.98   $215,101,176.77
TOTAL GROSS REVENUE BY SOURCE    $158,183,247.78   $181,038,766.64   $192,903,968.89   $201,696,692.98    $215,101,176.77
RECONCILIATION:
Expenditure from Revenue Surplus Appropriation Account	
1 Expenditure from Capital Account (borrowed
funds) —	
Special Project Funds (including Hospital Insurance Fund): Expenditures in excess of
;' ' revenue and Government contributions	
4,583,423.25 1,331,406.55        19,636,449.21 608,811.35
32,991,669.35       47,473,497.91        28,778,117.57 1,887,486.31.
— — 497,803.60 —
20,178.39
547,664.00
6,378,739.95
$196,028,340.38    $229,843,671.10    $241,816,339.27   $204,192,990.64    $222,047,759.11 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
E 17
EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION—Continued
EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION
1951
1952
1953
1954
1955
$101,687,798.16
7,504,548.91
11,397,131.10
1,051,908.37
4,471,354.32
404,591.60
1,297,889.29
180,505.42
721,819.99
5,808,636.23
2,532,432.02
669,917.95
171,501.13
194,880.67
510,512.05
75,382.79
395,019.22
246,006.19
19,759,541.14
6,821,442.31
720,881.20
11,662,427.91
7,370,000.00
60,000.00
5,752.84
9,664.50
181,565.73
386,925.28
157,491.23
399,806.85
$107,187,350.76
7,498,538.93
12,344,563.64
1,292,516.78
3,255,342.20
370,697.50
1,510,135.24
242,147.82
850,134.12
8,576,348.29
2,710,656.71
976,345.53
213,487.08
338,375.89
560,529.85
77,350.43
251,649.79
213,707.17
18,099,338.05
7,931,908.76
727,915.53
12,656,715.61
7,100,000.00
9,832,540.25
76,430.70
53,848.64
390,049.30
103,449.44
31,981.68
2,085,425.33
$113,766,461.77
6,500,000.00
14,407,682.69
1,648,852.90
3,247,465.53
285,909.58
1,537,196.69
174,562.61
900,346.18
9,565,370.08
3,166,109.78
817,342.62
376,806.11
596,718.26
544,662.89
104,521.51
19,633.17
204,977.24
44,448,010.47
8,655,167.42
825,508.41
13,836,745.80
53,894.30
5,397,000.00
236,498.33
117,233.84
324,031.82
17,467.70
114,050.86
1,561,485.69
$119,602,567.29
.
16,325,358.10
1,616,413.98
3,291,565.43
269,867.09
-1,709,701.37
161,921.62
915,729.34
8,904,248.93
2,930,662.15
1,197,519.04
410,268.73
1,198,536.70
560,312.48
122,412.58
12,382.76
193,150.98
12,659,637.83
8,127,364.22
892,837.62
14,253,320.48
16,656.26
3,650,000.00
323,470.12
327,022.21
471,678.72
2,912.83
47,849.93
400,675.45
$129,012,884.04
Education :
Schools operated by local authorities:
*
18,903,144.71
1,753,301.01
Universities, colleges, and Normal Schools
3,491,186.99
282,157.02
1,903,528.02
General administration   	
Natural Resources and Primary Industries:
222,316.72
903,060.03
9,555,160.81
Lands—settlement and agriculture 	
2,950,885.18
1,178,576.76
274,418.67
Other                  -
925,146.35
Trade and Industrial Development	
Local Government Planning and Development.
Debt Charges:
Bank charges and commission - —
595,406.06
125,861.87
12,658.13
187,436.36
12,540,949.08
Interest:
7,303,319.80
Other                                          	
940,295.51
Contributions to Other Governments:
Munic'pal share, social services tax and motor-
f5,500,000.00
Other	
1,001.48
Contributions to Government Enterprises:
Advance to Pacific Great Eastern Railway	
Advance to B.C. Power Commission  —
Subsidy to Toll Highways and Bridges Authority
Other Expenditure:
2,418,000.00
187,500.00
445 231 91
219,133.61
294,797.19
243,072.40
26,229.69
211,539.45
3,887,136.23
Flood Relief        —	
Non-expense and Surplus Payments:
Advances   	
Refunds of hospital insurance premiums	
TOTAL   GROSS   EXPENDITURE   BY   FUNCTION                          	
$186,857,334.40
7,950,096.96
1,220,909.02
$207,559,481.02
20,098,155.06
2,186,035.02
$233,451,714.25
8,364,625.02
$200,596,044.44
3,409,714.18
187,232.02
$206,495,335.08
15,552,424.03
RECONCILIATION:
Revenue over expenditure, Current Account ....
Special Project Funds (including Hospital Insurance Fund):  Revenue and Government
contributions in excess of expenditures
$196,028,340.38
$229,843,671.10
$241,816,339.27
$204,192,990.64
$222,047,759.11
* Funds provided by school district borrowings under "Public Schools Construction Act, 1953.'
t " Municipalities Aid Act, 1955."  PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55 E 19
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31, 1955
ASSETS
Cash on Hand and in Banks:
Cash on hand -       $145,690.83
Cash in chartered banks in Canada   17,136,335.47
Cash in chartered bank in Canada (loan funds)    836,437.44
Cash in banks in England (converted at $2.7414 per £)  _    100,579.74
$18,219,043.48
Investments :
"Revenue Act," sec. 9- _         $43,541,269.36
Par Value
Government of Canada bonds —   _     $31,936,500.00
Canadian National Railways (Government of Canada guaranty)         10,300,000.00
Province of British Columbia bonds _            1,131,500.00
' Supreme Court Act" _   _ -   $697,276.54
Government of Canada bonds _           $350,000.00
Canadian National Railways (Government of Canada guaranty).   350,000.00
$44,238,545.90
Accounts and Taxes Receivable:
Government of Canada:
Shared cost agreements — _   -  $269,571.56
Deposit re postal meter        - _      625.00
Other Provinces—Old-age Assistance cost-of-living bonus      2,087.50
British Columbia municipalities:
Medical services    _   _        29,562.47
♦Other:
Property taxes         828,026.77
Grazing fees - -      22,156.24
Probate fees — _    13,222.14
Timber royalty and stumpage     2,031,439.44
Sundry          7,076.80
* Not taken into revenue until received.
Record purposes only.
$3,203,767.92 E 20 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1955—Continued
ASSETS—Continued
Loans and Advances:
British Columbia municipalities:
Municipal works  (unemployment relief) _
Municipal Superannuation Fund  __
Dyking districts and hospitals:
Various dyking districts	
Various water and irrigation districts-
Various hospitals     -	
Boards and Commissions:
British Columbia Power Commission _
Land Settlement Board 	
Liquor Control Board 	
$127,473.14
33,777.70
660,886.54
301,310.58
5,000.00
29,178,093.06
3,103,718.59
6,503,438.50
Other:
Queen's Printer Operating Account .
Text-book Branch  	
University Endowment Lands Administration Account.
Miscellaneous     	
471,467.31
882,082.29
2,184,937.34
390,534.95
Note.—The balance-sheet carries the qualification that the above
assets are carried at book value as the amount of ultimate realization
cannot be determined at this date.
Agreements of Sale, Mortgages Receivable, and Properties Held for Sale:
" Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 ":
South  Vancouver  houses 	
$43,842,720.00
Southern  Okanagan  project.
"General land sales _ _.
Receivables
$4,665.62
33,019.78
570,727.48
Property
$1,415.87
1,901,630.60
$608,412.88      $1,903,046.47
Total
$6,081.49
1,934,650.38
570,727.48
* Not taken into revenue until received.
Record purposes only.
$2,511,459.35
Materials and Supplies on Hand:
Purchasing Commission:
Langford warehouse  —
Gaol and Game Branch supplies..
Note.—No record is made on the books of the Province of
materials and supplies other than bulk purchases made under sec. 14,
" Purchasing Commission Act," as above.
Deferred Charges:
Discount on debentures .
$132,057.42
22,551.07
$154,608.49
$1,672,297.48
J PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55 E 21
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1955—Continued
ASSETS—Continued
Advances to Special Project Funds:
Conservation Fund ("Water Act," R.S.B.C 1936)  _	
Equipment Fund ("B.C. Loan Act, 1943," etc.)	
Forest Development Fund (" Forest Act Amendment Act, 1948 ")-.
Industrial Development Fund ("Department of Industries Act")-
Note.—The above advances are represented as follows:—
Accounts receivable   __	
Road and land-clearing machinery..
Forest development roads	
Land and buildings  	
Unexpended balances .  _	
Pacific Great Eastern Railway Co.:
Par value of 652,909 shares at $100 each..
$966,951.20
1,576,835.39
888,053.33
41,690.12
2,724,275.99
$1,056,196.54
4,000,971.00
922,312.20
218,326.29
$6,197,806.03
$65,290,900.00
Fixed Assets :
•Highways
Bridges   -
Wharves   .
Ferries   	
Buildings and furnishings —
Songhees Reserve, Victoria-
Gross
$193,070,860.75
31,333,746.77
203,250.60
4,372,955.47
47,936,311.20
773,690.08
♦Placed on the books March 31, 1926, by order of the Treasury
Board, based on mileage classification and average value determined by
the Department of Public Works, plus additions to date.
Depreciation
$11,081,709.27
203,240.60
674,625.24
14,669,216.97
Net
$193,070,860.75
20,252,037.50
10.00
3,698,330.23
33,267,094.23
773,690.08
$277,690,814.87    $26,628,792.08
Superannuation and Retirement Funds:
Superannuation Fund:
Cash in chartered banks in Canada-
Investments—bonds and debentures .
$251,062,022.79
$1,840,081.62
33,992,992.10
Government  of Canada 	
Province of British Columbia-
British Columbia Power Commission (Province of British Columbia guaranty)
Pacific Great Eastern Railway Co. (Province of British Columbia guaranty)
Vancouver and Districts Joint Sewerage and Drainage Board (Province of
British Columbia guaranty)   	
British Columbia municipalities    - 	
British Columbia school districts (Province of British Columbia guaranty)
Retirement Fund:
Cash in chartered banks in Canada-
Investments—bonds and debentures.
Par Value
$2,301,000.00
22,904,000.00
2,645,000.00
1,062,000.00
50,000.00
244,477.65
5,586,400.00
725,187.81
4,586,071.53
Government of Canada  	
Canadian National Railways (Government of Canada guaranty)..
Province of British Columbia    	
British Columbia Power Commission (Province of British Columbia guaranty)
British Columbia school districts (Province of British Columbia guaranty)
Par Value
$1,100,000.00
530,000.00
1,429,000.00
530,000.00
1,109,000.00
$41,144,333.06 E 22
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1955—Continued
ASSETS—Continued
Trust :
Cash in chartered banks in Canada     	
          $2,951,763.11
 _     12,000.00
Investments in direct or guaranteed obligations of the Government of Canada or the Provinces        5,696,190.79
Cash in bank in New York (U.S. funds)_
Note.—The above section is grouped for convenience.    Each individual trust is kept as a separate entity for administration purposes.
$8,659,953.90
LIABILITIES
Bonded Debt:
Debentures:
LoanAct, 1921 (2nd Sess.), AVi per cent, due June 29, 1955-56..
1922, 4'/_ per cent, due Nov.     1, 1957  _.
Sept. 25, 1957-
Nov.
Sept.
Nov.
Dec.
Sept.
Nov.
Apr.
Oct.
Oct.
Feb.
May
July
1923, 4V2
1924, 4V_
1925, 41/2
1925, 41/2
1927,4
1927, AVi
1927, 4V_
1943, 2%
1943, 2%
1943, 2%
1946, 23/4
1946, 2%
1946, 2?4
1946, 2?4
1946, 23/4
1946, 2?4
1946,3
1949,3
' University Loan Act, 1920 ":
AVi per cent, due Sept. 25, 1957.	
1 Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1924:
4 per cent, due May 15, 1955-61	
AVi per cent, due June 29, 1955-56..
AVi per cent, due Jan. 23, 1969	
AVi .per cent, due Apr. 2, 1955	
AVz per cent, due Apr. 1, 1955-61 —
5 per cent, due Sept. 24, 1959-	
'Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1936:
4 per cent, due Aug. 15, 1965	
3Vi per cent, due June 1, 1955-62-
3Vi per cent, due July 15, 1962	
3 per cent, due Feb. 1, 1955-60	
1, 1957..
25, 1957..
1,1957-
1,1957-
25,1957-
1,1957-
15, 1966 .
1, 1971 -
Sept. 26, 1972 .
July   20, 1966.
1, 1971 .
1, 1967.
15, 1967..
2, 1968 .
Sept. 26, 1972 .
July 2,1968.
July     1, 1964.
2lA-2% per cent, due Oct. 15, 1955-66-
234 per cent, due Nov. 15, 1966 —
23/4 per cent, due Mar. 15, 1972	
2?4 per cent, due Oct. 15, 1972 	
234 per cent, due Nov. 1, 1972 	
23/4 per cent, due June 15, 1956 -	
3 per cent, due Aug. 10, 1970 	
3 per cent, due Aug. 10, 1973. 	
3 per cent, due Nov. 15, 1973	
3 per cent, due Feb. 1, 1974 - 	
'Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1948:
3 per cent, due June 15, 1964 	
3 per cent, due Dec. 15, 1969  	
3 per cent, due June 15, 1968	
3 per cent, due Aug. 15, 1955 	
3 per cent, due Aug. 15, 1956	
3 per cent, due Aug. 15, 1957 	
3 per cent, due Feb. 15, 1956-57	
$60,000.00
188,000.00
705,000.00
332,000.00
275,000.00
60,000.00
1,000,000.00
1,770,000.00
110,000.00
1,000,000.00
500,000.00
500,000.00
250,000.00
500,000.00
500,000.00
500,000.00
500,000.00
500,000.00
500,000.00
1,000,000.00
250,000.00
i, 190,000.00
300,000.00
i,417,000.00
1,203,000.00
851,000.00
1,036,500.00
000,000.00
800,000.00
636,000.00
135,000.00
400,000.00
210,000.00
500,000.00
000,000.00
045,000.00
000,000.00
750,000.00
000,000.00
000,000.00
000,000.00
,000,000.00
,000,000.00
000,000.00
000,000.00
,500,000.00
500,000.00
,000,000.00
Carried forward..
$121,473,500.00 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
f Statement of Registered Stock, Debentures, and Treasury Bills Outstanding and Unpaid as at March 31st, 1955, in Order of Maturity
Maturity
Date of Issue
Rate
%
Nature
Series
Amount
Outstanding
Sterling
Value
Interest
Payable
Place and Manner of Payment
Term,
Years
Denominations
Authority
June 29,1955-56
Feb. 15, 1956-
Feb. 1, 1956-
June 15,1955-
57
60
60
June 15,1955-60
April 1, 1955-
May 15,1955-
June    1,1955-
Oct.   15, 1955-66
April 2
Aug. 15
June 15
Aug. 15
May    1
Aug. 15
Sept. 25
Sept. 25
Sept. 25
Sept. 25
Sept. 25
Nov. 1
Nov. 1
Nov. 1
Nov. 1
Dec. 1
April 1
Sept. 24
Dec. 15
Dec. 15
July   15
June 15
June 15
July    1
Aug. 15
April 15
July 20;
Nov. 15
Jan. 15
Feb. 1
May 15
June 15
June 15
June 15
June 15
July
July
Jan.
Dec.
Dec.
July
Aug.
Oct.
Oct.
Mar.
Sept.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Aug.
Nov.
Nov.
Feb.
2
2
23
15
15
31
10
1
1
15
26
26
15
1
10
15
15
1
Aug. 15
Feb. 15
1955
1955
1956
1956
1957-67
1957
1957
1957
1957
1957
1957
1957
1957
1957
1957
1957
1959
1959
1960
1960
1962
1964
1964
1964
1965
,1966
1966
1966
1967
1967
1967
1968
1968
1968
1968
1968
1968
1969
1969
1969
1970
1970
1971
1971
1972
1972
1972
1972
1972
1973
1973
1973
1974
1976
1977
July
July
1, 1955-77
1,1955-77
June 29,1926
Feb. 15, 1952
Feb. 1, 1945
June 15,1950
June 15,1950
April   1,1931
May 15,1931
June 1,1942
Oct. 15, 1946
April 2,1930
Aug. 15, 1951
June 15,1948
Aug. 15, 1951
May    1,1932
Aug.
Sept.
Sept.
Sept.
Sept.
Sept.
Nov.
Nov.
Nov.
Nov.
Dec.
April
Sept.
Dec.
Dec.
July
15, 1951
25, 1927
25, 1927
25, 1927
25, 1927
25, 1927
1,1927
1, 1927
1, 1927
1, 1927
1, 1927
1, 1939
24, 1929
15, 1945
15, 1945
15, 1942
June 15, 1949
June 15, 1949
July     1,1949
Aug. 15,1940
April 15, 1946
July 20,1946
Nov. 15, 1946
Jan. 15, 1947
Feb. 1, 1947
May 15,1947
June 15,1947
June 15,1947
June 15,1950
June 15,1950
July
July
Jan.
2.1947
2.1948
23, 1929
Dec. 15, 1949
Dec. 15, 1949
July   31, 1948
Aug.
Oct.
Oct.
Mar.
Sept.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Aug.
Nov.
Nov.
Feb.
10,1948
1,1946
1, 1946
15, 1947
26, 1947
26.1947
15, 1947
1, 1947
10, 1948
15.1948
15, 1948
1, 1949
Aug. 15,1951
Feb.   15,1952
4Vz
3
3
VA
2V_
4V_
4
3V_
2Ya~
2¥a
4V_.
3
2Va
3
5
3
41/2
4*6
4*6
4*6
4*6
4*6
4*6
4*6
4*6
4
3*6
5
3
3
3*6
3
3
3
4
23/4
2Va
2Va
2Va
2Va
2Va
2%
2Va
3
2Va
3
4Y2
3
3
3
3
2Va
2Va
2Va
2%
2Va
2Va
2Va
3
3
3
3
3*6
3%
Serial Debentures (1)
Serial Debentures (2)
Serial Debentures (3)
Serial Debentures (4)
Serial Debentures (5)
Serial Debentures (6)
Serial Debentures (7)
Serial Debentures (8)
Serial Debentures (9)
Sub-total, Serial
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Registered Stock
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
EV
KE
HK
JW
JX
FY
FZ
GZ
HT
Debentures.
FV
KA
JH
KB
Total Registered Stock and Debentures.
KC
FA
FB
FC
FD
FE
FH
FI
FJ
FK
FL
GR
FU
HM
HO
HA
JP
JQ
JR
GT
HP
HQ
HU
HV
HW
HY
HZ
JB
JV
JY
JA
JI
FO
JS
JT
JJ
JK
HR
HS
HX
JC
JD
JE
JF
JL
JM
JN
JO
KD
KF
July
July
1,1947
1,1947
2%
Treasury Bills
Treasury Bills
RA-D-8-30
RA-D-38-60
Total Treasury Bills to Canadian Government-
Other Treasury Bills	
$360,000.00
3,000,000.00
1,135,000.00
1,500,000.00
6,900,000.00
851,000.00
1,190,000.00
4,800,000.00
2,400,000.00
$22,136,000.00
3,203,000.00
6,000,000.00
5,000,000.00
1,500,000.00
7,275,000.00
1,500,000.00
250,000.00
45,000.00
705,000.00
275,000.00
1,725,000.00
188,000.00
332,000.00
60,000.00
110,000.00
1,000,000.00
3,500,000.00
3,036,500.00
3,000,000.00
2,000,000.00
636,000.00
8,000,000.00
3,000,000.00
1,000,000.00
1,000,000.00
3,000,000.00
250,000.00
4,210,000.00
5,000,000.00
500,000.00
500,000.00
3,000,000.00
1,000,000.00
12,000,000.00
2,000,000.00
500,000.00
500,000.00
6,417,000.00
15,000,000.00
3,000,000.00
3,025,000.00
1,750,000.00
500,000.00
500,000.00
1,500,000.00
500,000.00
500,000.00
4,000,000.00
4,045,000.00
2,000,000.00
3,000,000.00
2,000,000.00
1,000,000.00
26,000,000.00
22,500,000.00
$206,173,500.00
$6,395,679.56
13,735,527.24
$20,131,206.80
$400,000.00
$226,704,706.80
s. d.
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L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., W., T., or M.
L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., E., C., R., W., T.,
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Serials
Serials
Serials
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Serials
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Serials
Serials
25
4
8
5
25-35
6
30
30
30
30
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30
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20
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15
15
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*$1,000
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* 1,000
'1,000, 50,000
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*500, 1,000
♦500,1,000
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10,000
♦500, 1,000
♦500,1,000
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thereof
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10,000, 50,000,
100,000
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220,000
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* 1,000
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♦1,000
•1,000
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* 1,000
•500, 1,000
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•10,000, 100,000
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* 1,000
•1,000
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•1,000
•1,000
•1,000,000
•1,000,000
♦1,000
•5,000, 10,000,
100,000
§•1,000
P1.000
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C 1924, and Loan Act, 1921
(2ndSess.)—O.C699.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1948—O.C 332.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C 1936—O.C 97.
Trans-Canada Highways Act—O.C. 1257.
Highway Development Act—O.C. 1255.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1924—O.C. 309.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1924—O.C. 704.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 763.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 2330.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C 1924—O.C. 384.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1948—O.C 1937.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1936—O.C 1281.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1948—O.C. 1937.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C 1924—O.C. 566.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C 1948—O.C. 1937.
University Loan Act, 1920—O.C. 967.
Loan Act, 1927—O.C. 996.
Loan Act, 1923—O.C. 969.
Loan Act, 1925—O.C 970.
Loan Act, 1927—O.C. 971.
Loan Act, 1922—O.C 1070.
Loan Act, 1924—O.C 1071.
Loan Act, 1925—O.C. 1072.
Loan Act, 1927—O.C. 1073.
Loan Act, 1927—O.C. 1170.
Superannuation Fund Transfer Act, 1938-
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C 1924—O.C. 1345.
Electric Power Act, 1945—O.C. 2166.
Electric Power Act, 1945—O.C. 70.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 935.
-O.C. 880.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C 1948—O.C 1362.
Revenue Act, R.SJB.C 1948—O.C. 1394.
Loan Act, 1949—O.C 1419.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1936—O.C 1138.
Loan Act, 1943—O.C. 580.
Loan Act, 1946—O.C. 1583.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C 1936—O.C. 2671.
Electric Power Act, 1945—O.C 82.
Loan Act, 1946—O.C. 173.
Loan Act, 1946—O.C. 830.
Electric Power Act, 1945—O.C. 1087.
Electric Power Act, 1945—O.C. 1381.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C 1948—O.C. 1253.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C 1948—O.C. 1473.
Loan Act, 1946—O.C. 1313.
Loan Act, 1946—O.C 1443.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C 1924—O.C. 83.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1948—O.C. 2682.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1948—O.C 258.
Electric Power Act, 1945—O.C. 1724.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C
Loan Act, 1946—O.C
Loan Act, 1943—O.C.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C
Loan Act, 1943—O.C
Loan Act, 1946—O.C.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C
, 1936—O.C.
2381.
2380.
1936—O.C.
1894.
1895.
1936—O.C
1936—O.C.
1936—O.C.
, 1936—O.C
1936—O.C
, 1936—O.C.
1849.
562.
2079.
2259.
1848.
2596.
2649.
160.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C 1948 and Highway Development Act—O.C 1937.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C 1948 and Electric Power
Act—O.C 332.
(1) Maturing annually: $180,000, 1955-56. (2) Maturing annually:  $1,500,000, 1956-57. (3) Maturing annually: $227,000, 1956-60. (4) Maturing annually: $250,000, V/i%, 1955-60. (5) Maturing annually: $1,150,000, 2*6%,
1955-60. (6) Maturing annually: $122,000, 1955-58; $121,000, 1959-61. (7) Maturing annually: $170,000, 1955-61. (8) Maturing annually: $600,000, 1955-62. (9) Maturing annually: $200,000, 2*4%, 1955-56; $200,000, 2%%, 1957-66.
G.—In Gold.   L.M.—In Lawful Money.   CB.C.—At The Canadian Bank of Commerce.   V.—Victoria.  Vr.—Vancouver.    E.—Edmonton.    C—Calgary.    R.—Regina.    W.—Winnipeg.    T.—Toronto.     O.—Ottawa.     M.—Montreal.     Q.—Quebec.
StJ.—St. John.    H.—Halifax.    StJ's.—St. John's, Newfoundland.    L.—London, England.    N.Y.—New York, N.Y, U.S.A.
t Exclusive of matured securities, not presented for redemption, covered by earmarked deposits.
♦ Debentures may be obtained in fully registered form. ♦* Debentures in fully registered form. H Redeemable in whole or in part on three months' notice at par on May 1st, 1957, or any interest date thereafter at par and accrued interest.
% Callable as a whole or in part at any time at par and accrued interest. § Callable in whole or in part by lot on or after August 15th, 1961. || Callable as a whole on or after February 15th, 1962, at the following prices plus accrued interest:
102% if redeemed on or before February 14th, 1966; 101*6% if redeemed thereafter and on or before February 14th, 1970; 100%% if redeemed thereafter and on or before February 14th, 1974; 100% if redeemed after February 14th, 1974. This series
is also redeemable in part, at par, for sinking fund purposes only, by lot, on August 15th, 1958, and any August 15th thereafter.
J. V. FISHER,
Deputy Minister of Finance. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
E 23
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31, 1955—Continued
LI ABILITIES—Continued
Brought forward
$121,473,500.00
Bonded Debt—Continued
Debentures—Continued
" Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1948, and '
31_ per cent, due Aug. 15, 1976
" Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1948, and *
3% per cent, due Feb. 15, 1977 	
"Trans-Canada Highways Act":
2-2Vi per cent, due June 15, 1955-60
" Highway Development Act ":
2-2Vi per cent, due June 15, 1955-60
" Superannuation Fund Transfer Act, 1938 '
3Vi per cent, due Apr. 1, 1959 	
"Electric Power Act," 1945:
3 per cent, due Dec. 15, 1960 	
2% per cent, due Jan. 15, 1967  	
2% per cent, due June 15, 1968 	
3 per cent, due July 31, 1970 -	
Highway Development Act'
Electric Power Act'
Inscribed stock:
" Revenue Act, 1924,'
5 per cent, due May 1, 1967
26
22
000,000.00
,500,000.00
,500,000.00
,900,000.00
,500,000.00
,000,000.00
,000,000.00
,000,000.00
,025,000.00
$198,898,500.00
7,275,000.00
$206,173,500.00
Sinking Funds (Deducted from Bonded Debt) :
Sinking fund balance, April 1, 1954 —   $59,117,462.67
Add interest earnings (page E25) — _.   -      1,911,176.24
Add current instalments (page 2)           7,311,416.93
$68,340,055.84
Less debentures redeemed (page 2)  _ _ —.    11,556,000.00
Sinking fund balance, March 31, 1955    $56,784,055.84
Cash in chartered banks in Canada
Cash in banks in England (converted at $2.73 per £)
Investments—bonds  and  debentures  	
$42,687.04
6,968.91
56,734,399.89
Government of Canada   - 	
Railway companies (Government of Canada guaranty)
Province of British Columbia _   	
British Columbia Power Commission (Province of British Columbia guaranty) —
Vancouver and Districts Jo.'nt Sewerage and Drainage Board (Province of British
Columbia  guaranty)   —   _ 	
British Columbia municipalities
United Kingdom funding loan, £25,000
Par Value
$3,773,000.00
12,096,530.00
41,753,260.73
1,375,000.00
48,500.00
5,510.91
121,250.00
Note.—The above sinking fund includes deposits made by the
Province, together with interest, in respect of—
" Revenue Act," inscribed stock   	
" Electric Power Act " —  -  —
$2,865,208.92
6,233,365.79
$56,784,055.84
Treasury Bills:
Government of Canada long-term serial:
Series RA-D8-30, interest free, 1955-77
Series RA-D38-60, interest 2%%, 1955-77
Other:
Maturing June 22, 1955-58, interest free
$6,395,679.56
13,735,527.24
$20,131,206.80
400,000.00
$20,531,206.80 E 24
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31, 1955—Continued
LIABILITIES—Continued
Trust Deposits:
Contractors' deposits   	
Closed School Trust Fund  	
Cemetery Tax Fund   	
Intestate estate deposits  —	
Official Guardian deposits  	
Provincial Home Trust Account  __
Suitors' Funds deposits  _	
Surplus money from tax-sale deposits
Timber-sale deposits    —
$713,
1,
71,
3,325,
24
24,
1,031
32
4,777
,344.91
,190.49
,945.82
,556.02
,796.86
,777.85
,339.27
,128.47
,877.74
$10,002,957.43
Accounts Payable:
General current accounts
Suspense accounts—permit and licence applications
Suspense  accounts—miscellaneous    	
Unclaimed debenture principal and interest „    :	
Unclaimed cheques and miscellaneous balances     	
Retention on construction contracts pending final certificates of completion
$8,727,234.70
1,815,604.39
738,995.11
3,526.38
59,246.84
1,470,328.76
$12,814,936.18
Accrued Expenditure:
Interest on public debt
$1,915,469.76
Special Project Funds—Unexpended Balances:
Beef Cattle Producers' Assistance Fund 	
Conservation Fund    	
Dog Tax Fund   —
Equipment Fund   	
Forest Development Fund	
Forest Protection Fund   	
Game Conservation Fund  	
Grazing Range Improvement Fund  -—
Industrial Development Fund  	
Miscellaneous balances—special purposes
" Pound District Act "   —	
Scaling Fund    —  	
Silviculture   Fund -	
Teacher Training Loan Fund	
University Endowment Lands Administration Account
$33,656.45
89,245.34
7,911.50
2,424,135.61
34,258.87
800,291.69
195,861.51
30,205.66
176,636.17
39,012.12
226.46
124,222.24
609,700.63
58,214.00
979,259.14
$5,602,837.39 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55 E 25
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31, 1955—Continued
LIABILITIES—Continued
Reserves for Losses on Realization of Assets:
Advances to Special Project Funds:
Industrial Development Fund—  	
Agreements of sale, mortgages receivable, and properties held for sale:
"Soldiers' Land Act, 1918":
South Vancouver houses  — _	
Southern Okanagan Project  —
Loans and advances:
Various dyking districts  —    —
Land Settlement Board _ 	
Materials and supplies:
Gaol and Game Branch supplies..
$41,690.12
4,987.00
1,934,640.38
480,186.54
1,330,483.10
22,551.07
$3,814,538.21
Deferred Revenue:
Conservation Fund credits held pending settlement of accounts.-
Dyking district credits held pending settlement of accounts	
Gain on investments sold, "Revenue Act," sec. 9— 	
Government of Canada—Tax Rental Agreement, 1947.	
$102,853.41
38,731.02
914,929.51
6,104,422.40
$7,160,936.34
Excess of Assets over Liabilities and Reserves:
1954
Apr. 1. By Balance 	
1955
Mar. 31.   ,, Interest on investment of sinking funds_
, Current expenditure chargeable to asset and liability accounts:
Sinking funds   _	
Redemption of debentures-
Repayment of .Treasury bills-
Advance to dyking district	
$7,311,416.93
4,399,000.00
830,532.15
17,500.00
.Expenditure from "Capital out of Income" appropriations now charged to
asset accounts:
— _  $5,450,760.98
    16,720,288.93
  2,418,000.00
   312,207.48
  116,240.00
Buildings and furnishings-
Highways, bridges, and ferries..
Pacific Great Eastern Railway Co.
Advances to:
Forest Development Fund	
Irrigation districts   	
, Expenditure from revenue surplus appropriation charged to asset accounts:
Roads, bridges, etc   _  $5,795.82
Buildings and furnishings     8,549.93
, Adjustment in excess reserves:
Southern Okanagan Project-
Industrial Development Fund - _ 	
, Adjustment, Pacific Great Eastern Railway Co.
$10,654.27
130.84
$174,767,168.06
1,911,176.24
12,558,449.08
25,017,497.39
14,345.75
10,785.11
26.43
To Decrease in accounts receivable:
Timber royalties and stumpage..
Grazing fees   	
Assessed taxes
Land sales 	
Less increases:
Probate fees
Carried forward..
$94,182.66
12,380.21
60,012.34
114,537.82
$281,113.03
6,786.72
$274,326.31
$274,326.31 $214,279,448.06 E 26 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31, 1955—Continued
LIABILITIES—Continued
Excess of Assets over Liabilities and Reserves—Continued
Brought forward           $274,326.31 $214,279,448.06
1955
Mar. 31. To Refunds of recoverable expenditure credited to asset accounts:
"Soldiers' Land Act, 1918"—Southern Okanagan Project $10,654.27
"Electric Power Act"      368,678.81
"Dyking Assessments Adjustment Act, 1947"  5,100.00
Advances to municipalities—works relief.—  111.93
"Irrigation Assistance Loan Act"     6,394.64
Hospital Insurance Stabilization Fund    2,000,000.00
2,390,939.65
„ Loan expenditure not carried to asset accounts:
University buildings:
"British Columbia Loan Act, 1949 "—sec. 6 (g).~  $3,705.22
"British Columbia Loan Act, 1950"—sec. 6 (*)  4,013.09
"British Columbia Loan Act, 1951 "—sec. 3 (_•)-  48,180.13
"British Columbia Loan Act, 1951 "—sec. 3 (<?)_  67,700.00
"British Columbia Loan Act, 1952"—sec. 3 (*)  877.51
124,475.95
187,436 66
, Depreciation:
$485,885.23
           78,265.95
Provincial buildings and furnishings 	
1,060,001.24
1,624,152.42
, Write-offs authorized by Order in Council:
         $49,239.54
Okanagan Falls Irrigation District, No. 7/55	
278.00
49.517.54
Revenue Surplus (Appropriation) Account
1954
Apr. 1. By Balance       $20,232,818.60     20,232,818.60
1955
Mar. 31. „ Excess of revenue over expenditure for the fiscal year ended
March 31, 1955       15,552,424.03
To Expenditure:
" Revenue Surplus Appropriation Act, 1944 "—
sec. 2 (c), public buildings  $8,549.93
" Revenue Surplus Appropriation Act, 1945 "—
sec. 2 (a), roads, bridges, etc     1,886.70
" Revenue Surplus Appropriation Act, 1946 "•—
Sec. 2 (a), roads, bridges, etc     2,399.28
Sec. 2 (d), mining roads and trails    5,832.64
" Revenue Surplus Appropriation Act, 1947 "—
sec. 2 (a), roads, bridges, etc    1,031.59
" Revenue Surplus Appropriation Act, 1952 "—
sec. 2 (d), Northern Trans-Provincial Highway        478.25
$35,785,242.63
20,178.39
Balance, March 31, 1955 (of which the sum of $286,614.32
has been appropriated by Statute for certain specific
purposes)      $35,765,064.24 35,765,064.24
Balance, being excess of assets over liabilities and reserves at March 31,
1955   225,160,845.17
$24,883,667.13 $250,044,512.30
$250,044,512.30 $250,044,512.30 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55 E 27
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1955—Continued
LIABILITIES— Continued
Superannuation and Retirement Funds:
Civil Service Superannuation Fund  - ._   -     $35,833,073.72
Retirement Fund   _ - — _          5,311,259.34
$41,144,333.06
Trust:
British Columbia Power Commission Sinking Fund _._ _    $1,572,022.58
British Columbia Power Commission Sinking Fund advance payments  — _  883,833.95
Bond Redemption Accounts —        99,933.30
Estates of insane persons       642,230.23
Land Registry Assurance Fund   -    -  304,198.25
Merritt, City of:   Bond Redemption Account         3,000.00
Port Moody, City of:   Sinking Fund Accounts        - _ 97,914.45
Prince Rupert, City of:   Sinking Fund Accounts — _   _    1,711,858.19
Vancouver and Districts Joint Sewerage and Drainage Board:
Sinking Fund Accounts       1,571,357.58
Capital Account         —  124,181.90
Wildwood Light, Water and Sewerage District Sinking Fund Accounts .... -     15,824.28
Workmen's Compensation Board—Accident Fund .  J -  _  1,633,599.19
1,659,953.90
Contingent Liabilities :
In addition to direct liabilities of the Province, the following securities as to both principal and interest have been
guaranteed by the Province:—
Guarantees Net Outstanding
(1) Canadian Northern Pacific Railway Co. (due April 2, 1950)*- _ $23,076,156.52
Funds available             23,076,156.52
(2) Vancouver and Districts Joint Sewerage and Drainage Board (due 1953-73)      $5,443,500.00
Sinking fund investments      - -      1,571,357.58
(Sinking funds set aside in connection with $2,043,500 as at March 31, 1955.    The balance of
the amount guaranteed is made up of serial instalment debentures.)
(3) South Westminster Dyking District (due July 1, 1960) -   $55,000.00
Sinking fund investments   -    37,256.73
$3,872,142.42
17,743.27
(4) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 5, " Municipal Improvements Assistance Enabling Act,
1938"              - 784,870.94
(5) Certificates of loan pursuant to sec. 10 (3), "Municipal Superannuation Act, 1938," chap. 55       3,011,577.51
(6) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 3, " Village Municipalities Assistance Act "         2,535,400.00
(7) Guarantees authorized pursuant to the " Dawson Creek Loan Act, 1944 "    22,312.84
(8) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 53, "Electric Power Act".   $44,050,000.00
Sinking fund investments - —          1,572,022.58
42,477,977.42
(9) Guarantees authorized pursuant to  " Public  Schools Construction Act,   1953,"  and  " Public
Schools Act " (repayable serially) _   —       37,309,400.00
(10) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec.  17, "Pacific Great Eastern Construction Loan Act,
1954"                  4,500,000.00
(11) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 28, "Toll Highways and Bridges Author
ity Act "              $7,500,000.00
Sinking funds        187,500.00
7,312,500.00
$101,843,924.40
* While these securities had matured and funds had been provided for redemption, the guarantee at March 31, 1955,
was not legally discharged until July 27, 1955. The outstanding securities were pledged to the Minister of Finance and
Receiver-General of Canada.  PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
E 29
DETAILS OF REVENUE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31,  1955
Estimated
SERVICE
Received
$30,000.00
Department of Agriculture
$41,701.58
Department of the Attorney-General
"Administration Act "—Fees, etc   .    	
$39,818.44
311,459.75
402,178.85
56.48
89,292.36
1,036,125.27
21,102,907.70
130,264.10
1,663,245.05
432,370.60
9,983,363.22
49,506.58
12,936.50
10,296.75
68,024.23
49,540.34
35,971.25
$30,000.00
250,000.00
-
400,000.00
1,500.00
80,000.00
1,000,000.00
21,500,000.00
" Fire Marshal Act "—Fees, etc	
	
170,000.00
1,500,000.00
400,000.00
837,000.00
" Motor-vehicle Act ":
$877,660.90
9,037,503.73
68,198.59
8,500,000.00
Annual Licences:
65,000.00
45,000.00
12,000.00
10,000 00
60 000 00
40 000 00
35 000 00
Total              .   .            	
$34,935,500.00
35,417,357.47
Department of Education
Teachers' Certificates 	
$4,775.00
7.62
$4,500.00
50 00
Total                                                                              	
$4,550.00
4,782.62
Department of Finance
Government of Canada:
$29,151.06
220,000.00
932,168.00
100,000.00
$1,281,319.06
46,051,964.19
1,811,718.00
2,179,421.06
1,431,082.22
18,543,687.97
1,162,016.86
3,013,213.13
2,019,997.90
915,495.87
1,074,991.49
171,560.59
896,421.42
55,178,473.68
46,553.71
66,088.90
153,015.06
$29,151.00
220,000.00
932,168.00
100,000.00
Annual Grant per Capita  -	
45,374,000.00
1,100,000.00
2,165,000 00
1,375,000.00
17,500,000.00
1,000,000.00
240,000.00
2,300,000.00
140,000.00
110,000.00
Land Taxes, General:
Farm Land  -  	
Improved Land   , -	
Wild Land     	
Coal Land "A" and "B"	
Land Taxes, Forest:
$248,275.79
2,527,439.89
136,880.54
100,616.91
900,000.00
600,000.00
5,000.00
475,000 00
. $513,398.60
Timber Land  -	
Tree Farm Land- -    	
" E. & N. Railway Belt Land Tax Act "	
.    621,527.16
5,250.14
879,822.00
Logging Tax	
2,000,000.00
2,000,000.00
115,000.00
950,000.00
58,750 000 00
25 000 00
60,000.00
100,000.00
Miscellaneous Receipts	
Total     	
	
$138,565,319.00
$135,997,021.11
) E 30 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
DETAILS OF REVENUE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31,   1955—Continued
Estimated
$25,000.00
$45,000.00
60,000.00
500.00
$105,500.00
$1,000.00
500.00
$1,500.00
$90,000.00
325,000.00
500,000.00
40,000.00
65,000.00
375,000.00
2,000,000.00
13,300,000.00
700,000.00
75,000.00
$17,470,000.00
$100.00
$1,500,000.00
50,000.00
150,000.00
$1,700,000.00
$1,000.00
6,000.00
$7,000.00
$75,000.00
1,500.00
$76,500.00
$535,000.00
$9,000.00
$4,000.00
$5,000.00
SERVICE
Department of Fisheries
Fish-buyers' and Miscellaneous Licences	
Department of Health and Welfare
Marriage Licences .
Vital Statistics	
Miscellaneous Receipts-
Total-
Department of Labour
Elevator Inspection and Examination Fees_
Trade-schools Regulation Fees	
Total .
Department of Lands and Forests
Grazing Permits and Fees	
Land Leases, Rentals and Fees_
Land Sales 	
Sale of Maps and Air Photographs-
Forestry Revenue:
Timber Leases 	
Timber Licences -
Timber Royalties
Timber Sales 	
$93,365.57
378,509.70
2,345,119.13
16,149,044.56
Water Rentals and Recording Fees_
Miscellaneous Receipts	
Total-
Legislation
Private Bills Fees..
Department of Mines
Coal, Petroleum, and Natural-gas Leases and Fees-
Free Miners' Certificates	
Mining Receipts—General	
Total 	
Department of Municipal Affairs
Miscellaneous Receipts .
Regulated Areas 	
Total _
Department of the Provincial Secretary
Queen's Printer (net profits).
Miscellaneous Receipts .
Total.
" Public Utilities Act " and " Motor Carrier Act '
Miscellaneous Receipts   _ 	
Department of Public Works
Miscellaneous Receipts     -
Railway Department
Inspection Fees_
Department of Trade and Industry
Miscellaneous Receipts	
Received
$43,892.29
61,583.46
441.75
$1,003.00
529.00
$80,336.47
370,963.99
465,034.74
38,173.31
18,966,038.96
861,722.42
115,358.68
$2,154,259.39
45,575.07
142,256.01
$4,787.80
$89,135.65
795.95
$19,983.50
105,917.50
1,532.00
20,897,628.57
3,645.00
2,342,090.47
4,787.80
89,931.60
584,353.99
13,990.60
3,799.20
2,892.00 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55 E 31
DETAILS OF REVENUE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31,   1955—Continued
Estimated
SERVICE
Received
$25,000.00
Refunds of Expenditure
Charged to Income:
$35,224.39
$3,067,443.49
390,827.72
126,610.33
111.93
Special Balances Taken to Account:
2,000,000.00
623,814.94
Forest Reserve Account   	
240,531.63
39,449.20
Miscellaneous    	
Charged to Loans:
1,701.07
400,000.00
     $6,394.64
368,678.81
" Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 " —    -
" Dyking Assessments Adjustment Act, 1947 "
Total - -  	
10,654.27
5,100.00
$425,000.00
$3,458,271.21
Total Revenue   	
$193,898,969.00
$198,989,686.22  PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55 E 33
Appropriation and Expenditure
Summary Showing Amounts Appropriated, Expended, Unexpended, and Overexpended
for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1955
L
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
1
CURRENT ACCOUNT
Public Debt
Interest, Premium, and Exchange:
Page 1
$5,842,033.00
6,786,806.00
3,528,454.20
$5,528,715.72
6,786,805.96
3,528,454.20
$313,317.28
.04
Sinking Funds:
Page 1
Redemption of Debt:
Page 1
8,454.00
.20
Legislation :
Page 3
$16,157,293.20
$15,843,975.88
$313,317.32
2
$210,900.00
$239,996.41
$29,096.41
Premier's Office:
Page 3
3
$32,894.00
$29,883.94
$3,010.06
Department of Agriculture
Minister's Office:
Page 3
4
$15,080.00
87,464.00
16,280.00
144,769.00
19,284.00
10,380.00
14,099.00
236,624.00
49,568.00
42,534.00
39,432.00
12,050.00
19,040.00
46,804.00
219,370.00
$14,452.82
76,921.01
14,022.59
136,586.74
18,521.17
8,700.80
13,752.94
235,465.17
44,896.21
40,134.72
35,941.21
9,457.63
18,580.76
43,310.36
193,983.89
$627.18
5
General Administration:
Page 3
10,542.99
2,257.41
8,182.26
762.83
1,679.20
346.06
6
Markets Branch :
Page 3
7
Horticultural Branch:
Page 4
8
Plant Pathology Branch:
Main Estimates 	
Page 4
9
Entomology Branch:
Page 4
10
Apiary Branch:
Page 4
11
Live Stock Branch:
Main Estimates 	
Page 4
1,158.83
12
Dairy Branch:
Page 5
4,671.79
2,399.28
3,490.79
2,592.37
459.24
13
Poultry Branch:
Page 5
14
Field Crops and Seed Improvement Branch:
Main Estimates 	
Page 5
15
Farmers' Institute's:
Main Estimates    .  .
PageS
16
Women's Institutes:
Main F.Ktim-t-K
Page 6
17
Soil Survey Branch:
Page 6
3,493.64
25,386.11
18
Agricultural Development and Extension :
Main Estimates                              	
Page 6 E 34
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Agriculture—Continued
19    Agricultural Engineering :
Page 6
$34,031.00
16,330.00
10.00
10,000.00
47,500.00
17,000.00
30,000.00
18,000.00
59,136.00
37,500.00
989.80
42,000.00
1,200.00
2,818.16
$24,659.72
15,139.14
*3,472.04
6,794.37
47,220.00
12,880.44
19,404.16
14,658.23
47,401.88
*373.52
989.80
26,035.43
810.00
2,818.16
$9,371.28
1,190.86
20   4-H Clubs:
Page 6
Page 7
21    Milk Board:
3,482.04
3,205.63
280.00
22   Motor-vehicles and Accessories:
Page 7
23    Grants and Subsidies:
Page 7
Page 7
24    Rebates on Stumping-powder :
4,119.56
10,595.84
3,341.77
11,734.12
37,873.52
25   Subsidies on Agricultural Lime:
Page 7
26    Federal-Provincial Farm Labour Service:
Page 7
27   Farmers' Land-clearing Assistance:
Page 7
28    Farmers' Domestic Water Assistance:
Page 7
29   " Pound District Act ":
Main Estimates -  	
Page 8
$750.00
239.80
30   " Grasshopper-control   Act "—Advances
erable):
(Recov-
Page 8
15,964.57
390.00
31    "Natural Products Marketing Act":
Page 8
31a " Horned Cattle Purchases Act ":
Statutory   -  	
Supplementary Estimates _. 	
Page 8
$318.16
2,500.00
Page 8
$1,289,292.96
$1,119,693.79
$169,599.17
Department of the Attorney-General
32   Attorney-General's Office:
$19,872.00
84,900.00
51,980.00
46,531.00
19,046.00
25,069.00
87,710.00
18,988.00
$18,182.71
79,578.67
51,291.40
41,076.31
18,792.85
21,755.06
78,550.91
17,819.90
$1,689.29
5,321.33
688.60
5,454.69
253.15
3,313.94
9,159.09
1,168.10
33   General Administration:
Page 9
34   Companies Office:
Page 9
35    Insurance Office:
Page 9
36   Securities Office:
Page 9
37    " Credit Unions Act ":
Page 9
38   " Fire Marshal Act ":
Page 9
39   Censor of Moving Pictures:
Page 10
* Credit. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55
E 35
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of the Attorney-General—Continued
40 Sheriffs' Offices:                                            Page 10
Main Estimates  —  	
41 Official Administrator:                                 Page 10
$82,542.00
56,657.00
6,578.00
525,133.00
243,452.00
73,700.00
812,741.00
956,000.00
35,000.00
285,000.00
42,988.00
64,698.00
1,413,750.00
170,400.00
182,700.00
87,009.00
46,886.00
42,040.00
105,316.00
97,511.00
486,411.00
163,841.00
76,826.00
142,624.00
$82,464.87
52,752.43
6,386.15
525,467.44
$77.13
3,904.57
191.85
42   Official Guardian:
Page 10
43    Land Registry Offices:
Page 10
$334.44
44   Supreme and County Courts:
Page 11
239,355.11
81,644.68
884,148.57
888,416.44
32,604.25
262,555.28
41,696.61
57,891.89
1,423,145.42
130,227.15
136,065.39
73,205.64
44,917.18
42,587.73
101,110.31
91,527.73
458,548.14
182,505.62
80,797.77
128,274.76
4,096.89
45   Official Stenographers:
Page 12
7,944.68
46   Motor-vehicle Branch:
Page 13
71,407.57
47   Policing by Royal Canadian Mounted Police:
Page 13
67,583.56
2,395.75
22,444.72
1,291.39
6,806.11
48   Sundry Incidental Police Expenses:
Page 13
49   Doukhobor Affairs:
Page 13
50    Corrections Office:
Page 14
51   Nelson Gaol:
Page 14
52    Oakalla Prison Farm:
Page 14
9,395.42
53   Unit for Young Offenders:
Page 15
40,172.85
46,634.61
13,803.36
1,968.82
54   Women's Gaol:
Main Estimates  -	
Page 15
55    Prince George Women's Gaol:
Main Estimates   - 	
Page 16
56   Prince George Men's Gaol:
Main Estimates 	
Page 16
57    Kamloops Gaol:
Page 17
58    New Haven :
Page 17
4,205.69
5,983.27
27,862.86
59    Probation Office:
Main Estimates    	
Page 17
60    Game Branch:
Page 18
61    Fisheries Management Division:
Page 18
18,664.62
62   Game Management Division :
Page 19
Main Estimates	
3,971.77
63   Destruction of Predatory Animals and
Birds:
Page 19
14,349.24 E 36
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
No.
of                                           SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of the Attorney-General—Continued
64   Administration of Justice:                            Page 19
$269,500.00
$347,006.68
$77,506.68
65   Crown Prosecutor's Office, Vancouver:     Page 19
12,900.00
12,637.51
$262.49
66   Promotion of Uniformity of Legislation :   Page 20
1,500.00
856.52
643.48
67   Coroners' Inquests and Inquiries :               Page 20
43,000.00
40,695.54
2,304.46
68   Narcotic Drug Treatment:                            Page 20
5,000.00
1,390.33
3,609.67
69   Alcoholic Treatment:                                    Page 20
30,000.00
30,000.00
70   Constitutional Litigation and General Law Costs :
Page 20
10,000.00
20,651.73
10,651.73
71    Magistrates' Convention:                              Page 20
10,000.00
7,817.78
2,182.22
72   Incidentals and Contingencies :                    Page 20
13,000.00
8,143.05
4,856.95
73    In Aid of Removal of Discriminatory Freight and
Express Rates:                                             Page 20
Main Estimates _ _  $10,000.00
26,488.30
7,500.00
17,651.89
6,083.15
8,836.41
1,416.85
Special Warrant No. 12— - -    16,488.30
74    " Court of Appeal Act ":                                Page 20
75    " Supreme Court Act ":                                 Page 20
9,500.00
15,000.00
9,499.68
14,999.40
.32
76    " County Courts Act ":                                    Page 20
.60
77   " Magistrates Act ":                                       Page 20
Ma;n Estimates -   $22,000.00
25,880.00
72,162.80
25,880.00
Statutory          3,880.00
Statutory :                                                             Page 20
72,162.80
Special Warrant:                                                Page 21
No. 3.    Compensation to Scott Motors Ltd. re loss
occasioned by error in encumbrance record of a
1,225.50
1,225.50
$7,106,555.60
$6,992,045.93
$314,934.31
$200,424.64
Department of Education
78   Minister's Office:                                           Page 21
Main Estimates                    _  $14,556.00
$15,556.00
47,456.00
$15,811.68
49,109.81
$255.68
1,653.81
79   General Administration :                               Page 21
80   Curriculum Branch:                                       Page 21
49,996.00
54,161.23
4,165.23
81   Adult Education Branch:                              Page 22
Main Estimates -— 	
107,485.00
102,378.69
$5,106.31 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
E 37
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Education—Continued
82   High Correspondence School:
Main Estimates 	
Page 22
83   Elementary Correspondence School:          Page 22
Main Estimates 	
84   Provincial Library:
Main Estimates —
Page 23
85   Central Microfilm Bureau:
Main Estimates 	
Page 23
86   Provincial Archives:
Main Estimates 	
Page 23
87   Public Library Commission:
Main Estimates _  	
Page 24
Provincial Museum:
Main Estimates 	
Page 24
89    Text-book Branch:
Main Estimates ...
Page 24
90   Inspection of Schools and School Services:
Page 25
Main Estimates   $514,070.00
Supplementary Estimates        7,895.00
91    School for the Deaf and the Blind:
Main Estimates  	
Page 25
92   Teacher-training and Summer Schools:
Main Estimates 	
Page 26
93   Teacher Registration and Examinations:    Page 26
Main Estimates _    $76,051.00
Supplementary Estimates  _     10,500.00
94   Vancouver Normal School:
Main Estimates   	
Supplementary Estimates
95   Victoria Normal School:
Main Estimates 	
Supplementary Estimates
96   Accounting Branch:
Main Estimates 	
Page 26
$127,461.00
9,900.00
Page 26
$67,769.00
3,000.00
Page 27
97    Federal-Provincial Training Programmes :    Page 27
Main Estimates 	
98    Basic and Supplementary Grants:
Main Estimates 	
Supplementary Estimates
99   Special Aid to Rural Areas:
Main Estimates  	
Page 28
$11,500,000.00
450,000.00
Page 28
100   Conveyance of Pupils:
Main Estimates 	
Page 28
101   Teachers' Superannuation Fund 6%:
Main Estimates 	
Page 28
102   Special Am to School Districts:
Main Estimates  	
Page 29
$174,102.00
72,969.00
78,370.00
32,214.00
39,942.00
138,935.00
61,850.00
10.00
521,965.00
247,913.00
53,675.00
86,551.00
11,950,000.00
6,000,000.00
1,300,000.00
2,000,000.00
103,000.00
$174,309.99
72,539.82
74,969.05;
31,308.52
37,248.48
137,698.70
57,950.16
532,051.30
229,294.59
48,458.21
84,014.15
137,361.00|   118,595.81
70,769.00| 63,509.42
52,540.00 49,214.32
237,404.00   234,414.10
11,891,005.72
5,998,429.44
916,209.55
1,831,595.78
96,500.00
$207.99
$429.18
3,400.95
905.48
2,693.52
1,236.30
3,899.84
10.00
	
18,618.41[
I
I
5,216.791
I
I
2,536.85|
I
I
18,765.19
7,259.58
3,325.68
2,989.90
58,994.28
1,570.56
383,790.45
168,404.22
6,500.00
-|  10,086.30 E 38
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Education—Continued
103   Night-school Grants:
Main Estimates 	
Page 29
104   Education of Soldiers' Dependent Children and
Expenses : Page 29
Main Estimates .	
105   Library Association Grants:
Main Estimates 	
Page 29
106   Free Text-books, Maps, etc:.
Main Estimates	
Page 29
107   Grant to University of British Columbia:  Page 29
Main Estimates   	
108   University Endowment Lands:
Main Estimates  	
Page 29
109   Special Grant to Victoria College:
Main Estimates 	
Page 29
110 Incidentals, Grants, and Contingencies :     Page 29
Main Estimates       	
111 Advances re Rural School and Library Taxes:
Page 29
Main Estimates  - 	
Special Warrants : Page 29
No.  7.   Teacher  Training  Loan  Fund—repayable
advances to teacher trainees — 	
No. 11.   Grants to regional libraries
No. 18.    Purchase of Indian paintings for the Provincial Archives   _   _.
Department of Finance
112   Minister's Office:
Main Estimates —
113    General Administration:
Main Estimates 	
Page 30
Page 30
114   Controlling and Audit Branch:
Main Estimates 	
Page 30
115   Agent-General's Office and B.C. House, London,
England: Page 30
Main Estimates  -   	
116   Mechanical Tabulation Branch:
Main Estimates 	
Page 31
117   Consumption and Amusement Taxes Branch:
Page 31
Main Estimates   ._ _
118   Real Property Taxation Branch:
Main Estimates 	
Page 32
119   Income Taxation:
Main Estimates
Page 32
120   "Assessment Equalization Act '
Main Estimates 	
Statutory -  	
121   Housing Commission:
Main Estimates	
Page 32
$100,000.00
12,053.12
Page 32
122   Purchasing Commission:
Main Estimates 	
Page 33
$50,000.00
15,000.00
100,000.00
325,000.00
2,700,000.00
72,250.00
30,000.00
15,000.00
10.00
100,000.00
30,000.00
2,821.8
$27,020,144.88
$5,300.00
91,426.00
278,442.00
14,541.00
10.00
604,082.00
268,284.00
51,952.00
112,053.12
10,580.00
202,672.00
$28,876.54
14,993.30
100,000.00
324,975.85
2,700,000.00
72,250.00
30,000.00
14,642.32
'228,655.24
100,000.00
30,000.00
2,821.88
$21,123.46
6.70
24.15
357.68
228,665.24
$26,090,683.17
$945,830.72
$5,021.42
91,596.14
269,420.84
14,946.78
$278.58
9,021.16
587,928.96
266,269.26
40,164.28
112,053.12
358.20
205,890.16
10.00
16,153.04
2,014.74
11,787.72
10,221.80
$16,369.01
$170.14
405.78
3,218.16
* Credit. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55
E 39
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT— Continued
Department of Finance—Continued
123   Langford Warehouse:
Main Estimates 	
Page 33
124   Office Furniture and Equipment:
Main Estimates	
Page 33
125   Motor-vehicles and Accessories:
Main Estimates 	
Page 33
126   Postal Branch:
Main Estimates
Page 33
127   Government Agents, etc.:
Main Estimates 	
Page 34
128   Printing   Public   Accounts,   Estimates,   Revenue
Receipts, Bonds, Cheques, etc. : Page 39
Main Estimates 	
129   Incidentals and Contingencies:
Main Estimates 	
Page 40
130   " Civil Service Superannuation Act ": Page 40
Main Estimates -   $550,000.00
Statutory _      193,407.24
131    "Dyking Assessments Adjustment Act,  1905"—
Arrears on Lands Reverted to the Crown:
Page 40
Main Estimates   	
132   "Highway Development Act" (Sec. 6 (1)):
Page 40
Main Estimates    $4,965,000.00
Statutory            279,349.38
133    "Amusements Tax Act " (Amended 1954, Chap. 43,
Sec. 15): Page 40
Main Estimates  —   $1,340,000.00
Statutory   -         111,402.21
134    " Municipalities   Aid   Act "   (Repealed,   Chap.   53,
1955): Page 40
Main Estimates   	
135    " Social  Services  Tax  Act "   (Sec.   35   (a))   (Repealed, Chap. 81, 1955) :                              Page 40
Main Estimates _ 	
136   "Supreme Court Act" (Sec. 33): Page40
Main Estimates   $4,000.00
Statutory      2,930.21
137   Salary Contingencies:
Main Estimates  	
Page 40
137a Interest on Official Guardian Deposits:    Page 40
Supplementary Estimates $200.00
Statutory         9.47
137b " Unclaimed Money Deposits Act '
Supplementary Estimates 	
Page 40
137c " Water Act ":
Supplementary Estimates
Statutory  	
Page 41
  $525,000.00
      75,696.30
137d " Flood Relief Act ":
Supplementary Estimates
* Credit.
Page 41
$10.00
10.00
10.00
279,526.00
1,335,000.00
18,500.00
20,000.00
743,407.24
2,100.00
5,244,349.38
1,451,402.21
2,580,000.00
11,650,000.00
6,930.21
100,000.00
209.47
5,000.00
600,696.30
230,000.00
*$6,746.60
$6,756.60
10.00
2,329.48
207,744.07
1,272,046.84
24,450.50
15,711.13
743,407.24
1,424.30
5,244,349.38
1,451,402.21
71,781.93
62,953.16
4,288.87
675.70
5,500,000.00
6,930.21
31,881.92
209.47
4,406.61
600,696.30
218,072.40
2,580,000.00
6,150,000.00
68,118.08
593.39
11,927.60
$2,319.48
5,950.50 E 40
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Finance—Continued
137e "Municipal Superannuation Act":             Page 41
Supplementary Estimates _  $55,000.00
Statutory  - -—  '.    54,154.54
$109,154.54
2,259.91
78,334.14
187,500.00
25,000.00
521.39
1,000.00
$109 154 54
Statutory:                                                             Page 41
2,259.91
78,334.14
187,500.00
" Toll Highways and Bridges Authority Act "	
Special Warrants:                                            Page 41
No. 2.   Grant toward costs of repairs and strengthening  protection-works,  North  Nicomen  Island
25,000.00
521.39
1,000.00
No. 21.    Compensation paid re loss, Provincial tax
No. 22.    Compensation paid re loss, Provincial tax
$26,310,262.91
$17,315,734.60
$9,006,592.37
$12,064.06
Department of Fisheries
138   Minister's Office:                                            Page 42
$600.00
40,887.00
$520.58
39,228.31
$79.42
1,658.69
139   General Administration:                                Page 42
$41,487.00
$39,748.89
$1,738.11
Department of Health and Welfare
140   Minister's Office:                                            Page 42
$23,696.00
1,712,860.30
108,244.00
531,250.00
183,236.00
215,000.00
194,000.00
100,000.00
10.00
10.00
$24,049.08
1,712,860.30
103,697.39
514,505.89
164,316.46
195,024.01
185,135.04
100,000.00
	
$353.08
141   Per   Diem   Grants   under   Sec.   4   of   " Hospital
Act":                                                         Page 42
Main Estimates  ■   "      -   $1,650,000.00
Supplementary Estimates         50,000.00
Statutory      — _         12,860.30
142   Accounting Division:                                      Page 43
$4,546.61
16,744.11
18,919.54
143   Provincial Infirmaries :                                   Page 43
Public Health Branch
144   General Services :                                             Page 44
Main Estimates
145   Cancer Control (Including Grants) :         Page 44
Main Estimates   _.'_	
19,975.99
8,864.96
146   Grants to Public Health Services, Metropolitan
Areas:                                                         Page 44
Main  Estimates
147   Grant in Aid of Arthritis Control:           Page 44
Main Estimates
148   Crippled Children (Federal Programme) :    Page 45
Main F.-tima.-S
10.00
10.00
149   Professional Training (Federal Programme) :
Page 45
Main Estimates .   	 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
E 41
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Health and Welfare—Continued
Public Health Branch—Continued
150   Public Health Research (Federal Programme):
Page 45
Main Estimates   	
151   Grant to Western Society for Rehabilitation:
Page 45
Main Estimates     	
152   Medical Rehabilitation (Federal Programme) :
Page 45
Main Estimates —   	
153   Rehabilitation Co-ordinator:
Main Estimates 	
Page 45
154   General Public Health (Federal Programme) :
Page 45
Main Estimates — _ 	
155   Laboratory   and   Radiological   Services   (Federal
Programme) : Page 46
Main Estimates  	
156 Child and Maternal Health (Federal Programme) :
Page 46
Main Estimates  —    	
157 Grants re Local Health Services—Building Con
struction :                                                      Page 46
Main Estimates   	
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
158    Local Health Services:
Main Estimates —	
Page 46
159   Division of Laboratories:
Main Estimates - 	
Page 46
160   Division of Vital Statistics:
Main Estimates  _	
Page 47
161   Division of Venereal Disease Control:       Page 47
Main Estimates   	
Division of Tuberculosis Control
162   Central Office, District Nursing and Social Service:                                                            Page 48
Main Estimates   	
163    Travelling Clinics:
Main Estimates -—
Page 49
164   In-patient Care and Stationary Clinics:      Page 49
Main Estimates -   	
165   Tuberculosis Control (Federal Programme) :
Page 52
Main Estimates  - 	
166    Chronic Poliomyelitis Care:
Main Estimates  -	
Page 52
Social Welfare Branch
167   Office of the Deputy Minister:
Main Estimates  - —	
Page 52
168    Director of Welfare:
Main Estimates  —
Page 52
$10.00
60,000.00
10.00
10,000.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
45,000.00
696,710.00
241,524.00
214,259.00
119,247.00
92,900.00
86,294.00
I
$60,000.00
1,841.32
42,322.49
653,289.54
231,292.17
212,736.44
83,030.13
84,899.37
64,903.20
3,036,518.00|      2,539,378.05
10.00
120,000.00[ 50,811.45
I
I
13,320.00
30,595.00
13,272.05
28,477.67
$10.00
Over-
expended
10.00
8,158.68
10.00
10.00
10.00
2,677.51
43,420.46
10,231.83
1,522.56
36,216.87
8,000.63
21,390.80
497,139.95
10.00
69,188.55
47.95
2,117.33 E 42
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Health and Welfare—Continued
Social Welfare Branch—Continued
169   Family Division:                                              Page 52
Main Estimates 	
170   Field Service:
Main Estimates
171    Medical Services Division:
Main Estimates 	
Page 52
Page 53
172    Burial of Indigents:
.Main Estimates 	
Page 53
173    " Residence   and   Responsibility   Act "—Administration:                                                      Page 53
Main Estimates     	
174   Social Allowances (Including Grants) :     Page 53
Mm Estimates     $5,910,000.00
Supplementary Estimates ._         600,000.00
175    Supplementary Social Allowances for Mothers'
Allowance Cases : Page 53
Main Estimates   	
176   Administration   and  Operation   of  Project   and
Pavilion for Japanese at New Denver :    Page 53
Main Estimates    $50,000.00
Supplementary Estimates      10,000.00
177    Medical Services, Drugs, etc. :
Main Estimates 	
Page 54
178   Hospitalization of Social Assistance Cases:
Page 54
Main Estimates
Child Welfare Division
179    Administration:
Main Estimates
Page 54
180   Maintenance of Dependent Children and Grants
to Homes : Page 54
Main Estimates     	
181    Jewish Overseas Children:
Main Estimates 	
Page 54
182    Provincial Home, Kamloops:
Main Estimates	
Page 54
183   Industrial Schools for Boys:
Main Estimates	
Page 55
184   Industrial School for Girls:
Main Estimates  _.
Page 55
185 Cost-of-living Bonus Paid   to Recipients of Old-
age Assistance, Old Age Security, and Blind
Persons' Allowances : Page 56
Main Estimates 	
186 " Old-age Assistance Act " and " Blind Persons'
Allowances Act," 1951: Page 56
Main Estimates      $2,270,083.00
Supplementary Estimates   7,000.00
I
$19,453.00
1,214,885.00
44,412.00
24,000.00
1,500.00
$17,595.39
1,147,944.15
32,924.94
20,167.96
702.84
6,510,000,00      6,596,789.06
$1,857.61
66,940.85
11,487.06|
3,832.04
797.16
180,000.00
175,996.80
I
60,000.00| 53,816.85
I
1,850,000.00       1,947,832.23
50,000.00
20,597.31
I
58,121.00 52,606.28
1,245,860.00
10.00
110,148.00
288,961.00
129,778.00
6,104,000.00
2,277,083.00
1,305,458.62
25.00
100,949.89
243,269.91
127,072.51
5,610,657.29
2,083,662.34
. |     $86,789.06
4,003.20
6,183.15
29,402.69
5,514.72
9,198.11
45,691.09
2,705.49
493,342.71
193,420.66
97,832.23
59,598.62
15.00
I PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
E 43
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT— Continued
Department of Health and Welfare—Continued
187    "Mothers' Allowances Act":                     Page 57
Main Estimates               $220,000.00
$225,445.96
11,000.00
$225 445.96
Supplementary Estimates          5,000.00
Statutory        — '          445.96
Special Warrant:                                                 Page 57
No.  15.    To provide staff, etc., for the administration of the " Disabled Persons' Allowances Act "
Department of Labour
Minister's Office:                                           Page 57
3,586.70
$7,413.30
$28,239,390.26
$26,832,944.08
$1,651,034.17
$244,587.99
188
$18,032.00
239,689.00
13,014.00
25,996.00
69,576.00
3,475.00
102,662.00
21,500.00
8,948.00
40,472.00
7,400.00
2,000.00
3,000.00
$17,778.66
213,882.95
12,004.22
24,735.68
68,281.68
3,494.65
89,426.33
13,772.82
7,818.12
35,205.85
6,856.06
1,841.37
1,940.39
$253.34
25,806.05
1,009.78
1,260.32
1,294.32
13,235.67
7,727.18
1,129.88
5,266.15
543.94
158.63
1,059.61
189
General Administration :                                 Page 57
190
Board of Industrial Relations:                    Page 57
191
Factories Inspection :                                     Page 58
192
Apprenticeship Branch:                                     Page 58
193
Trade-schools Regulation:                             Page 58
$19.65
194
Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Branch:
Page 58
195
Labour Relations Board :                                  Page 58
196
" Indian Inquiry Act ":                                  Page 58
197
Rentals Control Office:                                 Page 59
198
Motor-vehicles and Accessories :                     Page 59
198a
" Labour Relations Act ":                               Page 59
Supplementary Estimates — 	
Special Warrant:                                                Page 59
No. 9.    Expenses re supervision of strike vote of
tender-men   employed   by   various   fishing   com-
Department of Lands and Forests
Minister's Office:                                           Page 59
Main Estimates - —            $15,360.00
$555,764.00
$497,038.78
$58,744.87
$19.65
199
$16,360.00
94,606.00
53,118.00
121,871.00
$16,785.58
85,323.09
51,516.30
96,121.06
Supplementary Estimates  -       1,000.00
$425.58
200
Lands Service
General Administration :                                 Page 59
Main Estimates  -  	
$9,282.91
1,601.70
25,749.94
201
Accounting Division :                                      Page 60
202
Lands Branch:                                                 Page 60
Main Estimates   —	 E 44
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Lands and Forests—Continued
Lands Service—Continued
203    Inspection Division :                                          Page 60
$125,968.00
9,954.00
11,292.00
20,131.00
6,000.00
328,050.00
125,154.00
272,894.00
279,577.00
246,301.00
38,225.00
80,000.00
10,000.00
1,500.00
37,679.00
200.00
10.00
2,115,633.00
950,020.00
413,113.00
732,194.00
$111,793.22
9,607.95
11,274.11
16,501.02
4,041.86
299,260.15
118,954.13
265,591.71
248,220.61
227,741.76
35,040.96
74,487.73
10,000.00
1,500.00
44,355.52
125.45
$14,174.78
346.05
17.89
3,629.98
1,958.14
28,789.85
6,199.87
7,302.29
31,356.39
18,559.24
3,184.04
5,512.27
204   Land Settlement Board:
Page 60
205    Dyking Commission:
Page 60
Surveys and Mapping Branch
206 Administration :
Main Estimates  	
207 Special Commitments:
Page 61
Page 61
208    Legal Division:
Page 61
209   Geographic Division:
Page 62
210   Topographic Division:
Page 62
Page 62
211   Air Division:
212   Water Rights Branch:
Page 63
213    Hydraulic Surveys:
Page 63
Page 63
214   Fraser River Basin Board:
215   B.C. Hydrometric Stream-gauging:
Page 63
Resources
Page 64
216   Grant  to  British  Columbia Natural
Conference :
217    " Soldiers' Land Act " (Southern Okan
Project):
Main Estimates   	
agan Lands
Page 64
$34,679.00
3,000.00
218   Recoverable   Expenditure—" Soldiers'
1918":
Land  Act,
Page 64
74.55
10.00
118,903.16
127,841.19
3,360.32
.
219    " University   Endowment  Lands  Administration
Act":                                                             Page 64
,
Forest Service
220    Salaries:
Page 65
1,996,729.84
822,178.81
409,752.68
749,921.48
221   Expenses-
Page 65
222   Reforestation and Forest Nursery:
Page 65
223   Provincial Parks:
Main Estimates        _   	
Page 66
|       17,727.48 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
E 45
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT— Continued
Department of Lands and Forests—Continued
Forest Service—Continued
224   Forest Management:                                       Page 66
$173,925.00
$151,781.30
1
$22,143,701 	
225   Forest Research:                                                Page 67
65,209.00
56,200.00
75,045.00
6,000.00
46,200.00
62,000.00
55,964.08
9,244.92
226    Public Relations (Forest) :                             Page 67
47,672.51
8,527.49
227   Forest Ranger School:                                     Page 68
68,683.30
6,361.70
228    Grant to Canadian Forestry Association :   Page 68
6,000.00
39,593.15
60,891.04
229   Office Furniture and Equipment:               Page 68
6,606.85
230    Rentals:                                                                Page 68
1,108.96
231    Youth Training Programme:                           Page 68
130,000.00
126,171.88
3,828.12
232    Engineering Services:                                        Page 68
277,217.00
2,000,000.00
10 00
286,127.26
2,000,000.00
$8,910.26
233   Forest Protection Fund :                                 Page 69
234   Forest Reserve Account:                                 Page 70
10.00
235    Scaling Fund:                                                      Page 70
Main Estimates      $10.00
20.00
20.00
10.00
1,132.99
236    Silviculture Fund:                                             Page 71
10.00
48,000 00
1
237    Grazing Range Improvement Fund:              Page 71
46,867.01
1,216.83
Statutory :                                                            Page 72
1,216.83
Special Warrants:                                              Page 72
No. 6.    To complete investigation regarding drainage and irrigation requirements in Municipality
9,500.00
9,486.03
13.97
No.   8.     Provincial   share   of  expenses   of  Pacific
Northwest Governors' Power Policy Committee
2,500.00
1,336.36
1,163.64
No. 10.   To provide for assistance to Pitt Meadows
Dyking District No. 2  -	
25,000.00
25,000.00
No. 17.    Compensation to C. H. Edmond respect-
3,408.90
3,408.90
	
	
$9,071,311.73
|    $8,637,024.67
[     $468,026.90
$33,739.84
Department of Mines
238    Minister's Office:                                              Page 73
$2,700.00
$1,517.00
|         108,268.90
$1,183.00
6,141.10
239   General Administration :                               Page 73
Main Estimates  -    	
114,410.00 E 46
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Mines—Continued
240   Mineralogical Branch:
Main Estimates 	
Page 73
241   Analytical and Assay Branch:
Main Estimates  	
Page 73
242    Inspection Branch:
Main Estimates —
Page 73
243    Grants and Subsidies:
Main Estimates 	
Page 74
244   Grants in Aid of Mining Roads and Trails:
Page 74
Main Estimates
245    Grub-staking Prospectors:
Main Estimates _ _.
Page 74
246   Subsidy re Explosives to Assist Bona Fide Prospectors :                                                      Page 74
Main Estimates     - 	
247   Interprovincial Committee on Mining:      Page 74
Main Estimates _ 	
248    Incidentals and Contingencies:
Main Estimates  - 	
Page 74
249    " Iron and Steel Bounties Act ":
Main Estimates   	
Page 74
Department of Municipal Affairs
250   Minister's Office:
Main Estimates _
Supplementary Estimates
251   Municipal Branch:
Main Estimates ...
Page 74
. $750.00
.   400.00
Page 74
252   Administration of the Estates of the Insane:
Page 75
Main Estimates   — — —
253   Regional Planning Division:
Main Estimates  —	
254   Grants and Subsidies:
Main Estimates —	
Page 75
Page 75
255   Revision of Municipal Legislation:
Main Estimates 	
Page 75
Special Warrants : Page 75
Nos.   1,   13,  and  14.    Reimbursement of taxes  re
incorporation or extension of cities and villages_
Department of the Provincial Secretary
256   Minister's Office: Page 76
Main Estimates  __.  $22,048.00
Supplementary Estimates        1,000.00
257   General Administration:
Main Estimates 	
Page 76
$164,176.00
57,742.00
145,304.00
11,100.00
200,000.00
25,000.00
200.00
3,000.00
2,000.00
20,000.00
$745,632.00
$1,150.00
56,184.00
37,925.00
59,635.00
24,300.00
8,000.00
2,263.39
$189,457.39
$23,048.00
39,604.00
$150,553.60
55,793.86
136,832.45
11,000.00
182,164.35
19,619.16
295.99
1,906.851
1,247.82
20,000.00
$13,622.40
1,948.14
8,471.55
100.00
17,835.65
5,380.84
I
1,093.15
752.18
$689,199.98]       $56,528.01
$946.49
46,015.61
36,404.33
48,818.56
24,300.00
4,001.71
1,001.48
$161,488.18
	
$22,013.83
40,400.03
$203.51
10,168.39
1,520.67
10,816.44
3,998.29
1,261.91
$27,969.21
$95.99
$95.99
$1,034.17
$796.03 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
E 47
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT— Continued
Department of the Provincial Secretary—Continued
258   Grants to Homes for Elderly Citizens and Children's Homes:                                            Page 76
Main Estimates                             — $355,000.00
$361,000.00
123,039.00
12,000.00
10.00
49,000.00
2,003,791.39
75,000.00
10.00
17,274.00
320,000.00
250.00
30,000.00
10,000.00
230,000.00
50,000.00
12,212.00
30.00
109,956.00
127,464.00
$347,288.98
120,276.55
11,961.00
$13,711.02
2,762.45
39.00
Supplementary Estimates             6,000.00
259   Civil Service Commission:                              Page 76
260   Grants re Civil Service—Gratuities :            Page 76
261    Superannuation Branch:                                   Page 76
10.00
310.87
262   Grants re Retiring Allowances :                  Page 77
Main Estimates                $48,000.00
48,689.13
2,003,791.39
71,932.24
Supplementary Estimates  - -      1,000.00
263   " Civil  Service  Superannuation  Act " — Government Contributions :                                  Page 77
Main Estimates                      $1,900,000.00
Supplementary Estimates                 •           100,000.00
Statutory     -  _~          3,791.39
264 "Teachers' Pensions Act":                              Page 77
3,067.76
10.00
347.64
20,000.00
265   Queen's Printer:                                              Page 77
266    Government House:                                           Page 77
16,926.36
300,000.00
*170.S9
28,707.48
267   Assessment on Class  13  (The Crown),  "Workmen's Compensation Act":                      Page 78
Main Estimates     —  $300,000.00
Supplementary Estimates       20,000.00
268    Civil Service Schedule Bond:                          Page 78
420.89
1,292.52
10,000.00
2,050.00
269   Contingencies,   Incidentals,   Entertainments,
Grants, etc. :                                              Page 78
270   To Provide Assistance to B.C. Government Employees'Medical Services:                       Page 78
271    Grants to Charitable and Other Associations:
Page 78
227,950.00
50,000.00
272   Grant to City of Victoria :                              Page 78
273   Collections Office:                                         Page 78
11,089.11
1,122.89
30.00
1,752.78
9,213.47
274   Farms:                                                               Page 78
Provincial Mental Health Services
275   Headquarters:                                                   Page 80
108,203.22
118,250.53
276   Preventive Services :                                            Page 80
* Credit. E 48
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of the Provincial Secretary—Continued
Provincial Mental Health Services—Continued
277    Provincial Mental Hospitals :
Main Estimates 	
Page 80
278   Mental Health Care (Federal Programme) :
Page 82
Main Estimates .
279   Homes for the Aged:
Main Estimates 	
Page 82
Civil Defence
280   General Administration and Training:
Main Estimates   	
Page 83
281   Compensation for Injuries, Civil Defence Workers :                                                                  Page 83
Main Estimates      	
282    Civil Defence Matching Funds:
Main Estimates  	
Page 84
283   Standardization    of    Hose-couplings    (Including
Industrial Plants) : Page 84
Main Estimates - _    	
284
285
286
"An   Act  to  Provide   for   the   Payment   of   an
Allowance to F. A. Pauline": Page 84
Main Estimates 	
'Provincial Elections Act":
Main Estimates   _
Page 84
' Public Inquiries Act'
Main Estimates 	
Statutory    	
Page 84
$1,000.00
28,127.39
287    Statutory Requirements pursuant to "Civil Service Superannuation Act ": Page 85
Main Estimates     _ $67,000.00
Supplementary Estimates  _      2,000.00
Statutory             4,676.54
288    Retiring Allowances—"Civil Service Act'
Main Estimates
Page 85
Special Warrant: Page 85
No. 16.    Grant to Penticton Hockey Club to assist
in financing trip to world hockey championship
in Europe   _ _ _ _
Public Utilities Commission
289   " Public Utilities Act ":
Main Estimates 	
Page 85
290
' Motor Carrier Act '
Main Estimates 	
Page 86
Department of Public Works
Page 86
    $19,646.00
Supplementary Estimates       3,000.00
291   Minister's Office:
Main Estimates _
$6,625,032.00
10.00
1,026,062.00
150,000.00
5,000.00
132,616.00
60,000.00
4,200.00
74,783.00
$5,988,532.96
885,530.13
121,518.65
210.38
101,722.31
42,577.05
4,200.00
68,795.86
$636,499,041
10.00
140,531.87
28,481.35
4,789.62
30,893.69
17,422.95
29,127.39|    29,127.39
73,676.54|    73,676.54
55,000.00
2,500.00
511,831,695.32
46,384.00
2,500.00
5,987.14
8,616.00
$10,892,084.23|  $940,407.12|
$88,340.00
243,814.00
$75,576.02
227,576.84
$332,154.00|   $303,152.86
$22,646.00    $23,170.42
$12,763.98
16,237.16
$29,001.14
$796.03
$524.42 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55
E 49
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Public Works—Continued
292   General Administration :                                Page 86
Main Estimates  —       $1,385,014.00
$1,434,514.00
98,240.00
587,126.00
64,872.00
1,759,158.00
12,000.00
10,686,821.00
35,000.00
2,000,000.00
125,000.00
25,000.00
130,000.00
1,000.00
10.00
43,500.00
1,542.00
20.00
10.00
$1,362,089.49
99,465.30
544,155.69
63,648.08
1,871,957.70
7,195.63
10,527,344.51
35,000.00
$72,424.51
Supplementary Estimates           49,500.00
293    Mechanical Supervision and Inspection Branch:
Page 86
Main Estimates    $92,240.00
\
$1,225.30
294   Parliament Buildings (Maintenance) :         Page 86
42,970.31
1,223.92
295   Government House (Maintenance) :             Page 87
296   Government   Buildings    (Maintenance)    (Except
Parliament Buildings and Government House) :
Page 87
112,799.70
297    Rentals:                                                                Page 87
4,804.37
159,476.49
298   Roads, Bridges, Ferries, Wharves, etc. :        Page 88
Main Estimates   —„ $10,360,106.00
299   Maintenance of Fraser River Bridge (New Westminster):                                                       Page 89
300   Snow-removal:                                                  Page 89
Main Estimates    $1,000,000.00
1,905,709.73
124,241.09
15,063.45
120,893.92
878.09
*868.31
43,025.00
12,345.83
*2_,509.07
94,290.27
758,91
9,936.55
9,106.08
121.91
Supplementary Estimates      1,000,000.00
301   Local Highways within Municipal Limits:  Page 90
302   Vehicle Damage Claims, etc. :                       Page 90
303    Highway Signs, Signals, Traffic-control, etc.:
Page 90
304   Research and Testing Services :                     Page 90
305   Gravel-crushing:                                              Page 90
878.31
475.00
306   Grants and Subsidies:                                     Page 90
307    Steam-boiler Inspection, Vancouver:           Page 91
10,803.83
308   Electrical Energy Inspection, Vancouver :  Page 91
Main Estimates                        $10.00
28,529.07
10.00
Supplementary Estimates      10.00
309   Equipment Fund:                                             Page 91
* Credit.
3 E 50
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1954-55
No.
of                                              SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Public Works—Continued
Special Warrants :                                           Page 92
No. 4.   Funds to administer the " Gas Act," fiscal
year 1954-55
$17,170.00
1,750.00
3,069.40
$5,988.98
1,750.00
$11,181.02
No.  19.    Cost of transferring property and assets
of the British Columbia Fruit Lands Limited to
No. 20.    Purchase of lighting fixtures at Govern-
3,069.40
$17,048,448.40] $16,737,614.93
$436,186.72
$125,353.25
Railway Department
310   Minister's Office:                                            Page 92
$1,000.00
52,642.00
$896.14
50,841.02
$103.86
1,800.98
311    General Administration:                                 Page 92
$53,642.00
$51,737.16
$1,904.84
Department of Trade and Industry
312   Minister's Office:                                           Page 92
$13,430.00
40,494.00
150,980.00
190,496.00
67,922.00
110,000.00
165,000.00
$13,371.16
42,476.05
147,609.28
189,918.19
54,299.98
97,317.22
165,000.00
$58.84
313    General Administration :                                 Page 93
$1,982.05
314   British Columbia Travel Bureau:                 Page 93
3,370.72
577.81
13,622.02
12,682.78
315   Bureau of Economics and Statistics:          Page 93
Main Estimates                         $183,896.00
Supplementary Estimates   ..         6,600.00
316   Industrial and Trade Office:                        Page 94
317    Advertising and Publicity:                                 Page 94
318    Grants—British Columbia Research Council:
Page 94
$738,322.00
$709,991.88
$30,312.17
$1,982.05
Hospital Insurance Service
319    Hospital Insurance Service:                            Page 94
$28,885,000.00
$26,519,978.82
$2,365,021.18
Capital Expenditure out of Income
320   Roads, Bridges, and Ferries :                          Page 95
$19,077,919.00
387,510.00
475,000.00
8,611,635.00
448,500.00
2,700,000.00
$14,339,719.35
312,207.48
475,000.00
$4,738,199.65
75,302.52
321   Forest Development Roads:                          Page 96
322   Mining-roads:                                                   Page 96
323   Construction of Provincial Buildings :       Page 97
5,450,760.98
358,037.79
2,418,000.00
3,160,874.02
90,462.21
282,000.00
324    Okanagan Flood-control:                                 Page 97
Main Estimates   	
325   Pacific Great Eastern Railway :                   Page 97 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1954-55
E 51
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Capital Expenditure out of Income—Continued
326   Development and Construction of Housing Projects :                                                                Page 97
Main Estimates 	
Recoverable Expenditure
327   Purchase of School Books under Text-book Loan
Plan: Page 97
Main Estimates 	
328   Assistance to Improvement Districts under the
" Water Act ": Page 97
Main Estimates   	
APPROPRIATION AND EXPENDITURE
SUMMARY
Public Debt.
Legislation .
Premier's Office 	
Department of Agriculture	
Department of the Attorney-General...
Department of Education  	
Department of Finance...	
Department of Fisheries - 	
Department of Health and Welfare	
Department of Labour-
Department of Lands and Forests..
Department of Mines .
Department of Municipal Affairs.—	
Department of the Provincial Secretary-
Public Utilities Commission  	
Department of Public Works _.   —
Railway Department.
Department of Trade and Industry-
Hospital Insurance Service _ 	
Capital Expenditure out of Income...
$230,000.00
175,000.00
1,235,000.00
$168,064.00
95,214.41
116,240.00
$61,936.00
79,785.59
1,118,760.00
$33,340,564.00   $23,733,244.01
$9,607,319.99
$16,157,
210.
32,
1,289,
7,106,
27,020.
26,310.
41.
28,239
555.
9,071,
745.
189.
11,831
332.
17,048.
53.
738
28,885
33,340.
293.20
900.00
894.00
292.96
,555.60
144.88
,262.91
,487.00,
,390.26
,764.00
,311.73
,632.00
,457.39
,695.32
154.00[
448.40
.642.00
,322.00
000.00
,564.00,
$15,843.
239.
29,
1,119.
6,992,
26,090.
17,315
39.
26,832,
497
8,637
689
161
10,892
303
16,737
51
709
26,519
23,733
,975.
,996.41
883.94
,693.79
,045.93
,683.17
,734.60
,748.89
,944.08
,038.78
,024.67
,199.98
,488.18
,084.23
152.86
,614.93
737.16
,991.88
,978.82
,244.01
$209,200,211.65 $183,437,262.19
$313,317.32
3,010.06
169,599.17
314,934.31
945,830.72|
9,006,592.37|
1,738.11]
1,651,034.17|
58,744.87]
468,026.90
56,528.01
27,969.21
940,407.12
29,001.14|
436,186.72|
1,904.84|
30,312.17|
2,365,021.181
9,607,319.99|
$29,096.41
200,424.64
16,369.01
12,064.06
244,587.99
19.65
33,739.84
95.99
796.03
125,353.25
1,982.05
$26,427,478.38|   $664,528.92
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