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 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS
FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31, 1956
PERIOD FROM APRIL 1, 1955, TO MARCH 31, 1956
VICTORIA, B.C.
Printed by Don McDiarmid, Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty
1956  To the Honourable Frank Mackenzie Ross, C.M.G., M.C.,
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, 1956.
W. A. C. BENNETT,
Minister of Finance.
Department of Finance,
Victoria, B.C., September 30,1956. Victoria, B.C.,
September 30, 1956.
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, 1956.
Respectfully submitted.
C. J. FERBER, C.A.,
Comptroller-General. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56 E 5
Order of Public Accounts
Main Statements: Ret No.
Balance-sheet as at March 31, 1956  E 6-7
Revenue and Expenditure  (Current Account, Summary by Departments)   for the
Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1956  E 8-9
Cash Receipts and Payments   (Consolidated  Revenue Fund)   for the Fiscal Year
Ended March 31, 1956  E 10-11
Source and Application of Funds for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1956  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, 1956  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  E 33-53
Details of Expenditure:
Current Account, Including Capital Expenditure out of Income  1-107
Capital Account  108
Revenue Surplus Appropriation Account  109
Special Project Funds:
Beef Cattle Producers' Assistance Fund   _ - _  8
Conservation Fund   _ - -  80
Dog Tax Fund             23
Equipment Fund. __ — - _ — 98
Forest Development Fund _ * -        80
Forest Protection Fund .._ _.    77
Game Conservation Fund _..._ _ „    22
Grazing Range Improvement Fund   _ __.,   80
Highway Development Fund- —   48
Hospital Construction Fund-   —    48
Housing Act Fund. —   _ _ _  48
Industrial Development Fund ._    104
"Pound District Act"    _    8
Scaling Fund...-   _ _    78
Silviculture Fund    „   79
Teacher Training Loan Fund-      „   33
University Endowment Lands Administration Account _   „_ 72
Summary of Detailed Expenditure  111
Schedule of Indemnities and Mileage Paid to Members of Legislature  112
Schedule of Salaries, Wages, and Travelling Expenses by Departments  113-239
Schedule of Payments to Municipalities, School Districts, Hospitals, Individuals, Firms,
and Corporations for Supplies or Services Rendered, Including Grants  240-273
Securities Deposited with the Government pursuant to Various Acts  274
Financial Statements of Boards, Commissions, and Government Enterprises Not Otherwise Shown in the Public Accounts:
British Columbia Liquor Control Board.     _ _ 276-279
British Columbia Power Commission      280-281
Land Settlement Board  _ __  282-283
British Columbia Toll Highways and Bridges Authority      284-285
Pacific Great Eastern Railway Company   _ _ 286-287
Workmen's Compensation Board   _    288-290 E 6
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
ASSETS
PROVINCE OF
BALANCE-SHEET
Page
Ref. No.
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E 19
E 19
E 20
E 20
E 20
E 20
E 21
E 21
E 21
General:
Cash on Hand and in Banks	
Investments  	
Accounts and Taxes Receivable..
Loans and Advances	
Agreements of Sale, Mortgages Receivable, and Properties
Held for Sale	
Materials and Supplies on Hand	
Deferred Charges—discount on debentures	
Advances to Special Project Funds	
Pacific Great Eastern Railway Company •	
Fixed Assets 	
1956
$19,665,858.67
55,749,543.95
6,221,559.89
44,939,645.56
2,506,938.84
157,903.49
1,471,414.11
6,589,187.64
65,290,900.00
277,565,918.11
J955
$18,219,043.48
44,238,545.90
3,203,767.92
43,842,720.00
2,511,459.35
154,608.49
1,672,297.48
6,197,806.03
65,290,900.00
251,062,022.79
Superannuation and Retirement Funds:
E 21      Cash in Banks	
E 21      Investments  	
2,633,940.74
42,873,509.50
2,565,269.43
38,579,063.63
Trust:
E 22      Miscellaneous Cash and Investments.
7,612,280.63 8,659,953.90
$533,278,601.13    $486,197,458.40 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
E 7
BRITISH COLUMBIA
AS AT MARCH 31, 1956
LIABILITIES
Page
Ref. No. 1956 1955
General:
E 22      Bonded Debt   $192,571,500.00 $206,173,500.00
E 23              Less sinking funds  56,454,716.01 56,784,055.84
$136,116,783.99 $149,389,444.16
E 23      Treasury Bills—Government of Canada, long-term serial . 19,388,797.60 20,131,206.80
E 23      Treasury Bills—temporary financing  800,000.00 400,000.00
E 24      Trust Deposits   13,148,866.20 10,002,957.43
E 24      Accounts Payable   13,858,351.06 12,814,936.18
E 24     Accrued Expenditure—interest on public debt _   1,779,306.52 1,915,469.76
E 24      Special Project Funds—unexpended balances  4,396,727.00 5,602,837.39
E 25      Reserves for Losses on Realization of Assets  3,776,222.60 3,814,538.21
E 25      Deferred Revenue  7,169,760.43 7,160,93634
E 25      Excess of Assets over Liabilities and Reserves  279,724,054.86 225,160,845.17
Superannuation and Retirement Funds:
E 27      civil Service Superannuation Fund  38,995,449.56 35,833,073.72
E 27      Retirement Fund  6,463,907.24 5,311,259.34
E 27      Members of Legislative Assembly Superannuation Account 48,093.44 —
Trust:
E 27      Miscellaneous Trust Deposits _   7,612,280.63 8,659,953.90
$533,278,601.13 $486,197,458.40
E 27      Contingent Liabilities (Net)   $141,042,414.49 $101,843,924.40
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, 1956, and is in
accordance with the books of the Province.
C. J. FERBER, C.A.,
Comptroller-General. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
Page
Ref. No.
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E 29
E 29
E 29
E 29
E 30
E 30
E 30
E 30
E 30
E 30
E 30
E 30
E 30
E 30
E 30
E 31
PROVINCE OF
SUMMARY OF REVENUE AND
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR
REVENUE
Legislation 	
Department of Agriculture	
Department of the Attorney-General
Department of Education	
1956
$2,055.00
39,042.02
....      39,554,395.60
6,680.00
Department of Finance       153,695,564.33
Department of Fisheries   20,360.55
Department of Health and Welfare  109,486.53
Department of Labour  6,336.50
Department of Lands and Forests       25,734,731.06
6,768,168.84
7,656.40
34,747.11
686,352.06
26,999.58
4,694.02
Department of Mines 	
Department of Municipal Affairs	
Department of the Provincial Secretary	
" Public Utilities Act" and " Motor Carrier Act"
Department of Highways 	
Railway Department	
Department of Trade and Industry.
Refunds of Expenditure 	
556,103.99
$3,645.00
41,701.58
35,417,357.47
4,782.62
135,997,021.11
19,983.50
105,917.50
1,532.00
20,897,628.57
2,342,090.47
4,787.80
89,931.60
584,353.99
13,990.60
3,799.20
2,892.00
3,458,271.21
$227,253,373.59    $198,989,686.22
$227,253,373.59    $198,989,686.22
* Exclusive of Capital Account, Revenue Surplus Appropriation Account, and Special Funds.   Complete consolidation shown on pages E 14-17. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
E 9
BRITISH COLUMBIA
EXPENDITURE BY DEPARTMENTS*
ENDED MARCH 31,  1956
EXPENDITURE
Page
Ref. No.
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3
3
8
23
33
48
49
64
66
80
82
83
94
95
98
101
102
104
104
107
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 Act " and " Motor Carrier Act "..
Department of Highways	
Department of Public Works	
Railway Department	
Department of Trade and Industry	
Hospital Insurance Service	
Capital Expenditure out of Income	
1956
$15,188,477.12
244,095.54
30,953.25
1,074,320.41
7,505,136.02
48,301,986.34
21,242,901.29
40,571.84
26,114,659.94
453,872.86
8,056,134.32
632,638.10
236,069.60
12,318,767.04
296,554.28
15,424,110.40
2,743,492.82
51,344.13
756,021.76
26,543,530.85
26,374,549.21
7955
$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
$213,630,187.12    $183,437,262.19
Excess  of  Revenue  over  Expenditure  carried   to   Revenue
Surplus Appropriation Account (page E 26) —
For the fiscal year ended March 31, 1956	
For the fiscal year ended March 31, 1955	
13,623,186.47
15,552,424.03
$227,253,373.59    $198,989,686.22 E  10 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
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  $227,253,373.59 — $227,253,373.59
Deduct items included but not represented
by cash received:
Accounts and taxes receivable         1,856,526.05 —
\       1,992,689.29
Accrued interest on public debt  136,163.24 —
Current revenue receipts    $225,260,684.30            — $225,260,684.30
Sale of Treasury bills               — $500,000.00 500,000.00
Increase in trust deposits        3,145,908.77           — 3,145,908.77
Other receipts:
Deferred revenue—gain on sale of Current
Accounts investments                 8,824.09            — 8,824.09
$228,415,417.16 $500,000.00 $228,915,417.16
Cash on hand and in banks at beginning of
period, April 1, 1955       17,382,606.04       836,437.44      18,219,043.48
$245,798,023.20 $1,336,437.44 $247,134,460.64 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
E  11
BRITISH COLUMBIA
REVENUE FUND
for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1956
NET PAYMENTS
Page
Ref. No. Current Account     Capital Account Total
E 9     Expenditure  as  scheduled  departmentally  in
Statement of Revenue and Expenditure.... $213,630,187.12 — $213,630,187.12
Deduct items included but not represented
by cash payments:
Increase in accounts payable         1,043,414.88 — 1,043,414.88
Current expenditure payments   $212,586,772.24 — $212,586,772.24
Increase in investments       11,510,998.05 — 11,510,998.05
Special Project Funds:
Net disbursements in excess of receipts         1,343,921.04 — 1,343,921.04
Increase in loans and advances  936,477.98 — 936,477.98
E 26    Revenue Surplus Appropriation Account  22,647.08 — 22,647.08
108      Capital Account  — $1,062,988.48        1,062,988.48
Other payments:
Increase in materials and supplies  4,797.10 — 4,797.10
$226,405,613.49 $1,062,988.48 $227,468,601.97
E 19   Cash on hand and in banks at end of period,
March 31, 1956       19,392,409.71       273,448.96      19,665,858.67
$245,798,023.20 $1,336,437.44 $247,134,460.64 E 12 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
STATEMENT OF SOURCE AND APPLICATION OF FUNDS
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31,  1956
SOURCE OF NEW FUNDS:
Provided by the excess of revenue over expenditure for the year ended March 31, 1956
(page E 9)    _ __. $13,623,186.47
Deduct non-cash items credited:
Debt interest   136,163.24
$13,487,023.23
,,         money borrowed under various Loan Acts—Treasury bills   500,000.00
,,         gain on sale of Current Account investments  8,824.09
APPLICATION OF FUNDS:
Applied to Capital Expenditure  (page 108)     —             $1,062,988.48
„          expenditure under Revenue Surplus Appropriation Acts (page E 26)  —                    22,647.08
,,         increase of loans and advances  —   —                  936,477.98
increase in materials and supplies — — —                      4,797.10
$13,995,847.32    $2,026,910.64
FUNDS RECEIVED IN EXCESS OF FUNDS APPLIED, accounted for by an increase
in current position as shown below:
(a) Current Account      $12,531,925.16
Less:
(b) Capital Account funds applied in excess of funds received  562,988.48
  — 11,968,936.1
$13,995,847.32 $13,995,847.32
STATEMENT SHOWING CHANGES IN CURRENT ASSETS
AND LIABILITIES
CURRENT ASSETS:                                                                        1956 1955 Differences
Cash   - - $19,665,858.67 $18,219,043.48 $1,446,815.19              —
Investments   -        55,749,543.95 44,238,545.90 11,510,998.05              —
Accounts   receivable         6,221,559.89 3,203,767.92 3,017,791.97              —
Non-cash adjustments.....               — — —               $1,161,265.92
Advances to Special Project Funds—non-cash adjustments         -      6,589,187.64 6,197,806.03 391,381.61           253,570.96
CURRENT LIABILITIES:
Trust deposits  - - - -      13,148,866.20 10,002,957.43 —                 3,145,908.77
Accounts payable  —-     13,858,351.06 12,814,936.18 —                 1,043,414.88
Special Project Funds—unexpended balances       4,396,727.00 5,602,837.39 1,206,110.39              —
$17,573,097.21      $5,604,160.53
NET INCREASE IN CURRENT POSITION, to account for funds received in excess of
funds applied as shown above      — 11,968,936.68
$17,573,097.21    $17,573,097.21  E  14
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
PROVINCE OF
STATEMENT OF REVENUE BY SOURCE
REVENUE BY SOURCE                                   1952 1953                      1954                      1955                      1956
Taxes:
Property _        $4,137,760.91 $4,082,887.60       $5,602,628.99       $6,692,757.09       $5,738,081.69
Sales:
Amusements and admissions          2,803,954.45 3,135,586.41         3,336,957.96         3,075,842.48         2,976,733.22
Social services  _          31,462,240.01 34,279,238.90       35,466,768.64     t55,178,473.68       68,306,722.83
Motor-fuel and fuel-oil.....        15,082,133.55 16,682,782.43       18,362,477.08       19,974,770.19       22,866,679.04
Sundry   —              95,008.07 60,938.60              60,224.32              69,704.38              56,389.83
Federal Tax Rental Agreement       135,604,444.42 §40,094,987.71       43,516,016.03       46,051,964.19      45,392,813.56
Privileges, Licences, and Permits:
Liquor control and regulation _            278,453.36 283,307.46            302,676.71            213,467.69            358,047.93
Motor-vehicle licences and permits          9,699,414.55 10,184,190.69       10,337,454.21        10,567,717.21       12,730,848.90
Natural resources:
Fish and game              905,166.49 921,991.55         1,090,817.66         1,036,125.27         1,087,206.04
Lands and forests           15,392,296.87 18,961,880.44       18,557,171.13       21,048,011.19       27,834,532.78
Minerals            1,646,260.66 4,641,969.82         4,395,725.35         3,508,447.49     **8,558,543.90
Water resources                622,356.03 704,584.41            756,796.70            861,722.42            819,937.95
Other _          1,504,832.06 1,542,231.69         1,611,967.85         1,762,376.54         1,828,750.78
Sales and Services:
Bridge and ferry tolls            1,111,292.44 422,538.80            509,095.66            542,535.30            589,655.25
Sundry            4,756,679.23 5,640,836.82         5,495,992.72         5,404,846.33         6,135,914.44
Fines and Penalties               298,416.22 348,790.00            386,163.69            403,905.54            490,747.46
Interest, Discount, Premium, and Exchange         1,438,592.00 2,401,924.28        2,382,145.78        2,420,110.92        2,467,221.24
Contributions from Other Governments:
Grants-in-aid and shared-cost contributions......       15,744,492.98 8,979,731.77       10,793,927.76       11,161,289.32       13,564,726.13
Subsidies  _           1,281,319.06 1,281,319.06         1,281,319.06         1,281,319.06         1,281,319.06
Percentage of power corporation tax.          1,004,513.00 1,099,003.00            852,670.00         1,811,718.00         2,421,955.00
Contributions from Government Enterprises:
Net profit, Liquor Control Board        19,596,723.10 20,480,632.14       20,957,717.74       20,889,440.01       22,268,981.71
Miscellaneous :
Hospital insurance premiums          15,302,705.79 14,882,288.84       14,149,261.38                 ||                           —-
Other  - -.            364,464.37 558,727.54            306,656.50            208,824.43            198,192.34
Non-revenue Receipts:
Refund of previous years' expenditure                3,000.00 79,782.09           324,407.60             55,984.21             80,858.33
Repayment of advances .......^.             827,799.98 993,833.14            751,669.57            767,033.37            702,501.57
Sundry  -              40,193.18 24,396.70              22,466.12              23,654.81                7,740.72
Carried forward    $181,004,512.78   $192,770,381.89   $201,611,176.21   $215,012,041.12   $248,765,101.70
* 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.
H Assumption of all pensions over 70 years of age by Government of Canada.
II Premium collections discontinued April 1, 1954.
** " Petroleum and Natural Gas Act, 1954." PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56 E 15
BRITISH COLUMBIA
AND EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION*
EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956
General Government:
Administrative:
General   $3,329,928.93 $3,739,082.38 $3,747,015.15 $3,793,522.45 $4,172,790.22
Employees' benefits    1,502,004.06 1,947,649.30 2,046,707.47 2,188,927.06 2,236,201.37
Construction  and maintenance of public
buildings    2,526,646.50 1,760,496.41 1,307,398.76 1,178,797.62 1,883,329.57
Legislative:
Elections.     261,213.17 787,500.22 703,082.55 68,795.86 140,016.68
Legislative    Assembly   and    Government
House    374,141.89 303,632.90 486,885.17 337,592.77 433,798.51
Research, planning, and statistics.-  171,305.24 182,519.03 189,255.87 218,460.92 243,061.36
Other - _.-  35,351.90 10,000.00 12,321.96 — —
Protection of Persons and Property:
Law enforcement  _  811,508.35 852,236.59 961,549.15 1,078,317.51 1,030,837.43
Corrections:
Juvenile delinquents..-   457,189.90 571,034.30 1,336,826.18 1,134,116.09 830,445.32
Other offenders  -   1,180,181.27 1,490,711.04 2,346,573.13 3,233,964.82 4,001,851.15
Police protection    697,759.38 791,124.94 987,273.66 1,098,656.57 1,207,826.29
Registration, regulation, inspection, trusteeship 2,313,381.54 2,308,986.21 2,356,670.36 2,996,416.38 3,295,926.75
Transportation and Communications:
Highways, roads, and bridges   26,867,248.05 34,451,852.23 33,947,681.35 33,454,753.77 40,995,899.98
Railways     43,262.34 60,555.80 49,712.13 51,742.79 51,362.43
Waterways, ferries, docks, and wharves  957,490.08 1,107,454.27 1,190,087.23 1,246,355.51 1,672,451.24
Health and Social Welfare:
Health:
Administration     485,078.87 546,351.16 575,821.20 619,543.71 691,538.62
Public health    2,511,059.11 2,669,795.11 2,994,450.58 4,228,909.66 4,022,430.08
Medical, dental, and allied services  1,622,390.35 1,761,859.13 2,141,252.41 2,384,188.96 2,724,150.28
Hospital care:
General administration   — 2,009,701.22 1,898,776.83 1,688,781.67 619,149.33 412,519.67
Provincial Mental Hospitals  8,502,198.52 9,098,394.32 9,474,345.87 9,863,620.48 11,181,111.41
Provincial Tuberculosis Hospitals  4,383,060.16 4,389,030.94 3,967,522.17 3,658,062.74 3,448,584.58
Payments for services and grants-in-aid  19,085,231.61 23,535,113.54 26,838,375.24 30,155,970.76 30,348,404.13
Provincial Infirmaries  666,855.85 691,691.12 689,866.95 1,234,858.49 1,028,540.09
Social welfare:
Aid to aged persons  16,197,365.52 «!8,774,585.61 9,307,067.42 11,425,018.47 11,022,427.07
Aid to blind persons   401,451.18 323,356.88 332,360.55 420,615.60 353,172.64
Social assistance  5,293,990.47 4,579,516.23 5,144,665.36 6,680,650.26 7,317,159.75
Mothers' allowances    415,420.62 411,453.11 451,865.50 401,442.76 334,698.03
Child welfare    1,150,389.49 1,219,387.69 1,328,818.94 2,041,384.01 2,360,852.02
Labour   relations,   industrial  conciliation
and arbitration   462,718.04 419,874.57 372,707.06 374,926.11 357,235.29
General administration.     1,251,549.79 1,204,218.44 1,288,844.67 1,307,453.46 1,387,870.61
Recreational and Cultural Services:
Archives, art galleries, museum, and libraries.. 353,952.00 407,286.80 412,408.90 444,905.37 417,959.46
Parks, beaches, and other recreational areas  632,623.46 1,149,907.99 724,980.46 787,167.88 756,907.22
Physical culture   131,713.82 145,315.66 86,999.74 33,773.33 118,196.45
Other   17,734.22 42,124.02 26,875.71 161,686.89 67,319.92
Carried forward.... .    $107,153,096.90   $113,632,874.77   $119,517,050.52   $128,923,748.39   $140,546,875.64 E  16
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
STATEMENT OF REVENUE BY SOURCE AND
REVENUE BY SOURCE
Brought forward..
1952 1953 1954 1955 1956
$181,004,512.78   $192,770,381.89   $201,611,176.21   $215,012,041.12   $248,765,101.70
TOTAL GROSS REVENUE BY SOURCE    $181,004,512.78   $192,770,381.89   $201,611,176.21    $215,012,041.12   $248,765,101.70
RECONCILIATION:
Expenditure from Revenue Surplus Appropriation Account  	
1,331,406.55       19,636,449.21
608,811.35
Expenditure from Capital Account (borrowed
funds)..
Special Project Funds (including Hospital Insurance Fund): Expenditures in excess of
revenue and Government contributions	
47,473,497.91       28,778,117.57 1,887,486.31
497,803.60
20,178.39 22,647.08
547,664.00 1,062,988.48
6,378,739.95 1,343,921.04
$229,809,417.24   $241,682,752.27   $204,107,473.87   $221,958,623.46   $251,194,658.30 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56 E 17
EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION—Continued
EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956
Brought forward  $107,153,096.90   $113,632,874.77   $119,517,050.52   $128,923,748.39 $140,546,875.64
Education:
Schools operated by local authorities:
Grants, construction and equipment   7,498,538.93 6,500,000.00 * « »
Grants, operating schools....  12,344,563.64 14,407,682.69 16,325,358.10 18,903,144.71 3:40,321,059.07
Aids and services   1,292,516.78 1,648,852.90 1,616,413.98 1,753,301.01 1,743,950.67
Universities, colleges, and normal schools  3,255,342.20 3,247,465.53 3,291,565.43 3,491,186.99 4,361,500.63
Education of the handicapped    370,697.50 285,909.58 269,867.09 282,157.02 684,547.29
Superannuation and pensions    1,510,135.24 1,537,196.69 1,709,701.37 1,903,528.02 2,091,990.54
General administration   242,147.82 174,562.61 161,921.62 222,316.72 357,193.10
Natural Resources and Primary Industries:
Fish and game  850,134.12 900,346.18 915,729.34 903,060.03 959,483.19
Forests  8,576,348.29 9,565,370.08 8,904,248.93 9,555,160.81 10,064,186.73
Lands—settlement and agriculture..   2,710,656.71 3,166,109.78 2,930,662.15 2,950,885.18 2,877,612.24
Minerals and mines..    976,345.53 817,342.62 1,197,519.04 1,178,576.76 1,151,053.47
Water resources  _  213,487.08 376,806.11 410,268.73 274,418.67 300,329.03
Other      338,375.89 596,718.26 1,198,536.70 925,146.35 750,139.91
Trade and Industrial Development.  560,529.85 544,662.89 560,312.48 595,406.06 587,739.34
Local Government Planning and Development 77,350.43 104,521.51 122,412.58 125,861.87 137,656.72
Debt Charges:
Bank charges and commission.. _  251,649.79 19,633.17 12,382.76 12,658.13 10,270.54
Debenture discount amortized... _. 213,707.17 204,977.24 193,150.98 187,436.36 200,883.37
Debt retirement  _.   18,099,338.05 44,448,010.47 12,659,637.83 12,540,949.08 12,272,131.13
Interest:
Bonded debt and Treasury bills..  7,931,908.76 8,655,167.42 8,127,364.22 7,303,319.80 6,844,324.35
Other  _ —. 727,915.53 825,508.41 892,837.62 940,295.51 1,014,012.98
Contributions to Other Governments:
Grants in aid of local government     - — — — — t7,261,629.65
Municipal share, social services tax and motor-
vehicle revenue    12,656,715.61 13,836,745.80 14,253,320.48 t5,500,000.00 —
Other    — 53,894.30 16,656.26 1,001.48 100,218.18
Contributions to Government Enterprises:
Advance to Pacific Great Eastern Railway  7,100,000.00 5,397,000.00 3,650,000.00 2,418,000.00 —
Advance to B.C. Power Commission   9,832,540.25 — — — —
Subsidy to Toll Highways and Bridges Authority — — — 187,500.00 287,500.00
Other Expenditure:
Civil Defence      76,430.70 236,498.33 323,470.12 445,231.91 472,207.78
Housing   53,848.64 117,233.84 327,022.21 219,133.61 49,956.93
University Endowment Lands....   390,049.30 324,031.82 471,678.72 294,797.19 215,208.22
Flood Relief      103,449.44 17,467.70 2,912.83 243,072.40 1,143,199.56
Sundry—     31,981.68 114,050.86 47,849.93 26,229.69 14,459.37
Non-expense and Surplus Payments:
Advances— -  2,085,425.33 1,561,485.69 400,675.45 211,539.45 750,152.20
Refunds of hospital insurance premiums   — — — 3,887,136.23 —
TOTAL   GROSS   EXPENDITURE   BY   FUNCTION     - $207,525,227.16   $233,318,127.25   $200,510,527.67   $206,406,199.43 $237,571,471.83
RECONCILIATION:
Revenue over expenditure, Current Account..... 20,098,155.06 8,364,625.02 3,409,714.18 15,552,424.03 13,623,186.47
Special Project Funds (including Hospital Insurance Fund):   Revenue and Government
contributions in excess of expenditures  2,186,035.02 — 187,232.02 — —
$229,809,417,24   $241,682,752.27   $204,107,473.87   $221,958,623.46 $251,194,658.30
* Funds provided by school district borrowings under " Public Schools Construction Act, 1953."
t " Municipalities Aid Act, 1955."
t " Public Schools Act Amendment Act, 1955."  PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56 E 19
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1956
ASSETS
Cash on Hand and in Banks:
Cash on hand     _ - _  $886.75
Cash in chartered banks in Canada ~ _   -  19,288,956.09
Cash in chartered bank in Canada (loan funds)    273,448.96
Cash in banks in England (converted at $2.1iVi per £) -  102,566.87
$19,665,858.67
Investments :
"Revenue Act," sec. 9 (at cost).. _   _        $55,052,606.45
Par Value
Government of Canada bonds  _        $45,512,500.00
Canadian National Railways (Government of Canada guaranty) _.       7,400,000.00
Province of British Columbia bonds    —       1,934,500.00
Vancouver School District bonds (B.C. guaranty).—   _  372,000.00
$55,219,000.00
" Supreme Court Act "  (at cost)  —   696,937.50
Government of Canada bonds         $350,000.00
Canadian National Railways (Government of Canada guaranty).  350,000.00
$700,000.00
$55,749,543.95
Accounts and Taxes Receivable:
Government of Canada:
Shared-cost agreements  _       : ....   $2,125,545.19
Deposit re postal meter         625.00
British Columbia municipalities:
Medical services   - -     31,304.17
♦Other:
Property taxes  —      _.  1,028,254.47
Grazing fees   — _   _.    19,376.17
Probate fees             37,565.87
Timber royalty and stumpage      _ _  2,970,914.00
Sundry _     -      7,975.02
* Not taken into revenue until received.
Record purposes only.
$6,221,559.89 E 20 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1956—Continued
ASSETS—Continued
Loans and Advances:
British Columbia municipalities:
Municipal works (unemployment relief)      $127,356.69
Municipal Superannuation Fund   _    32,210.81
Miscellaneous   __ _   __   13,000.00
Dyking districts and hospitals:
Various dyking districts   _  640,222.88
Various water and irrigation districts — _ _ _   825,892.87
Various hospitals  _    5,000.00
Boards and Commissions:
British Columbia Power Commission       28,796,510.49
Land Settlement Board     3,093,846.56
Liquor Control Board _ _    7,463,244.61
Miscellaneous   _    35,000.00
Other:
Queen's Printer Operating Account   ».      477,506.64
Text-book Branch     _   _   848,566.91
University Endowment Lands Administration Account   _... 2,184,937.34
Miscellaneous     _ _   396,349.76
Note.—The balance-sheet carries the qualification that the abcve
assets are carried at book value as the amount of ultimate realization
cannot be determined at this date.
$44,939,645.56
Agreements of Sale, Mortgages Receivable, and Properties Held for Sale:
" Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 ":                                                                               Receivables Property Total
South Vancouver houses ...„   _..             $4,803.37 $1,415.87 $6,219.24
Southern Okanagan project _              33,019.78 1,891,212.69 1,924,232.47
•General land sales              576,487.13 — 576,487.13
$614,310.28       $1,892,628.56
* Not taken into revenue until received.
Record purposes only.
$2,506,938.84
Materials and Supplies on Hand:
Purchasing Commission:
Langford warehouse   - - —   $136,854.52
Gaol and Game Branch supplies —  21,048.97
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.
$157,903.49
Deferred Charges:
Discount on debentures   - -   - -— -       $1,471,414.11 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
E 21
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1956—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")	
Scaling Fund ("Forest Act," R.S.B.C. 1948) _	
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..
$908,619.11
1,881,963.90
1,192,215.66
40,034.63
2,566,354.34
$1,005,605.17
4,000,971.00
1,226,474.53
218,326.29
137,810.65
$6,589,187.64
$65,290,900.00
Fixed Assets:
^Highways
Bridges 	
Wharves ..
Ferries	
Buildings and furnishings
Songhees Reserve, Victoria
Gross
$213,764,998.08
33,224,361.05
203,250.60
4,472,753.44
53,558,955.44
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 Net
— $213,764,998.08
$11,594,141.74      21,630,219.31
203,240.60
767,083.49
15,867,624.75
Superannuation and Retirement Funds:
Superannuation Fund:
Cash in chartered banks in Canada-
Investments—bonds and debentures ..
Government of Canada    	
Province of British Columbia   	
British Columbia Power Commission (Province of British Columbia guaranty)
British Columbia Toll Highways and Bridges Authority (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      	
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)
Members of the Legislative Assembly Superannuation Account:
Cash in chartered banks in Canada  	
10.00
3,705,669.95
37,691,330.69
773,690.08
$305,998,008.69    $28,432,090.58
$277,565,918.11
$1,846,264.75
37,149,184.81
Par Value
$82,000.00
24,746,000.00
2,656,000.00
235,000.00
1,062,000.00
50,000.00
3,294.68
9,126,400.00
739,582.55
5,724,324.69
Par Value
$400,000.00
530,000.00
1,408,000.00
657,000.00
2,856,000.00
48,093.44
$45,507,450.24 E 22 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1956—Continued
ASSETS—Continued ■
Trust:
Cash in chartered banks in Canada-
Cash in bank in New York (U.S. funds) _ .._   	
Investments in direct or guaranteed obligations of the Government of Canada or the Provinces..
$1,837,553.82
2,000.00
5,772,726.81
Note.—The above section is grouped for convenience.   Each individual
trust is kept as a separate entity for administration purposes.
$7,612,280.63
Bonded Debt:
Debentures:
Loan Act, 1921
1922,
1923,
1924,
1925,
1925,
1927,
1927,
1927,
1943,
1943,
1943,
1946,
1946,
1946,
1946,
1946,
1946,
1946,
1949,
(2nd Sess.),
4V4 percent,
4Vt
41/2
m
41/2
4
4>/2
41/2
234
234
2%
234
2%
234
234
234
234
3
3
LIABILITIES
AVi per cent, due June 29, 1956..
due Nov.    1, 1957  	
„     Sept. 25, 1957 	
„      Nov.   1, 1957 	
„ Sept. 25, 1957	
„     Nov.   1, 1957	
„      Dec.    1, 1957 _	
„     Sept. 25, 1957	
„      Nov.   1, 1957 	
„      Apr.  15, 1966 _ 	
„     Oct.     1, 1971	
„      Sept. 26, 1972	
„ July   20, 1966-	
„      Oct.     1, 1971 _ —
„      Feb.    I, 1967  	
May 15, 1967..
July 2, 1968-
Sept. 26, 1972..
2, 1968-
1, 1964..
July
July
1 University Loan Act, 1920 ":
4>/2 per cent, due Sept. 25, 1957	
' Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1924:
4 per cent, due May 15, 1956-61	
AVi per cent, due June 29, 1956	
AVi per cent, due Jan. 23, 1969	
AVi per cent, due Apr. 1, 1956-61..
5 per cent, due Sept. 24, 1959	
' Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1936:
4 per cent, due Aug. 15, 1965	
3V4 per cent, due June 1, 1956-62...
3Vi per cent, due July 15, 1962-
3 per cent, due Feb. 1, 1957-60 	
2V4-234 per cent, due Oct. 15, 1956-66..
234 per cent, due Nov. 15, 1966	
234 per cent, due Mar. 15, 1972 —
234 per cent, due Oct. 15, 1972	
234 per cent, due Nov. 1, 1972 	
234 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, 1956..
3 per cent, due Aug. 15, 1957-
3 per cent, due Feb. 15, 1957..
Carried forward	
$30,000.00
188,000.00
705,000.00
332,000.00
275,000.00
60,000.00
,000,000.00
,770,000.00
110,000.00
,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
,000,000.00
250,000.00
1,020,000.00
150,000.00
6,417,000.00
729,000.00
3,036,500.00
000,000.00
200,000.00
636,000.00
908,000.00
200,000.00
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
11,000,000.00
18,000,000.00
14,000,000.00
1,500,000.00
1,500,000.00
1,500,000.00
$109,271,500.00 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
I Statement of Registered Stock, Debentures, and Treasury Bills Outstanding and Unpaid as at March 31st, 1956, 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
June 29,1956
Feb. 15,
Feb. 1,
June 15,
1957
1957-60
1956-60
June 15,1956-60
April 1,
May 15,
June    1,
1956-61
1956-61
1956-62
Oct. 15, 1956-66
June 15,1956
Aug. 15, 1956
May 1,1957-67
Aug.
Sept.
Sept.
Sept.
Sept.
Sept.
Nov.
Nov.
Nov.
Nov.
Dec.
April
Sept.
Dec.
Dec.
July
15,1957
25,1957
25,1957
25,1957
25,1957
25, 1957
1,1957
1,1957
1, 1957
1,1957
1, 1957
1, 1959
24, 1959
15,1960
15,1960
15, 1962
June 15,1964
June 15,1964
July 1,1964
Aug. 15,1965
April 15, 1966
July 20, 1966
Nov. 15,1966
Jan. 15,1967
Feb. 1,1967
May 15,1967
June 15,1968
June 15,1968
June 15,1968
June 15,1968
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
June 15
Aug.
May
15
1
July
July
Jan.
Dec.
Dec.
July
Aug.
Oct.
Oct.
Mar.
Sept.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Aug.
Nov.
Nov.
Feb.
2, 1968
2, 1968
23, 1969
15, 1969
15.1969
31, 1970
10.1970
1,1971
1,1971
15,1972
26, 1972
26.1972
15, 1972
1, 1972
10.1973
15,1973
15,1973
1,1974
Aug. 15,1976
Feb.   15,1977
July
July
1, 1956-77
1, 1956-77
Aug. 15
Sept. 25
Sept. 25
Sept. 25
Sept. 25
Sept. 25
Nov.
Nov.
Nov.
Nov.
Dec.
April
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 2
July 2
Jan. 23
Dec. 15
Dec. 15
July 31
Aug.
Oct.
Oct.
Mar.
Sept.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Aug.
Nov.
Nov.
Feb.
10
1
1
15
26
26
15
1
10
15
15
1
Aug. 15
Feb. 15
1948
1951
1932
1951
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1939
1929
1945
1945
1942
1949
1949
1949
1940
1946
1946
1946
1947
1947
1947
1947
1947
1950
1950
1947
1948
1929
1949
1949
1948
1948
1946
1946
1947
1947
1947
1947
1947
1948
1948
1948
1949
1951
1952
AV2
3
3
IVz
2Vi
AVi
4
v/2
2V4-
2¥a
234
3
• 5
3
4Vi
4V2
41/2
41/2
4»/2
41/2
41/2
41/2
41/2
4
V/z
5
3
3
3^2
3
3
3
4
234
2Va
2Va
2¥a
2¥a
2Va
23/4
234
3
2Va
3
41/2
3
3
3
3
2?4
2Va
2Va
2?4
234
2Va
234
3
3
W2
35/8
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
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
JH
KB
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
$180,000.00
1,500,000.00
908,000.00
1,250,000.00
5,750,000.00
729,000.00
1,020,000.00
4,200,000.00
2,200,000.00
$17,737,000.00
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
s. d.
Total Registered Stock and Debentures   |$192,571,500.00
July
July
1,1947
1,1947
2%
Treasury Bills
Treasury Bills
RA-D-9-30
RA-D-39 60
$6,117,606.54
13,271,191.06
Total Treasury Bills to Canadian Government.
Other Treasury Bills  	
$19,388,797.60
$800,000.00
$212,760,297.60
1,500,000.0.0
29 J & D
15 F & A
1 F & A
15 J & D
15 J & D
1 A & O
15 M & N
1 J & D
15 A & O
15 J & D
15 F & A
1 M & N
15 F & A
25 M & S
25 M &
25 M &
25 M &
M &
25
1 M & N
1 M & N
1 M & N
1 M & N
1 J & D
1 A & O
24 M & S
15
15
15
J & D
J & D
J & J
15 J & D
15 J & D
1 J & J
15 F & A
15 A & O
20 J & J
15 M & N
15 J & J
1 F & A
15 M & N
15 J & D
J & D
J & D
15
15
15 J & D
2
2
23
15
15
31
J & J
J & J
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J & D
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10 F & A
1 A & O
1 A & O
15 M &
26 M &
26 M &
15 A & O
1 M & N
10 F & A
15 M & N
15 M & N
1 F & A
15 F & A
15 F & A
G.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., T., M., or N.Y.
L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., W., T., M., or N.Y.
L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., W., T., or M.
L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., E., C, R., W., T.,
M., Q., StJ., H., or StJ's.
L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., E., C, R., W., T.,
M., Q., StJ., H., or StJ's.
G.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., T., M., or N.Y.
G.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., T., M., or N.Y.
L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., W., T., M., H
StT.
L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., W., T., or M.
or
L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr.
L.M.—C.B.C.—N.Y.
£—C.B.C.—L.
W., T., or M.
L.M.-
G.—C
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N.Y.
, Vr., T., M.
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V., Vr., W.,
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V., Vr., W.,
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T., or M.
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L.M.—CB.C—V., Vr.
L.M.—CB.C—V., Vr.
L.M.—CB.C—V.
T., or M.
, W., T., or M.
L.M.-
L.M.-
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L.M.-
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L.M.-
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—V., Vr., W.,
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C, R., W.
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C, R., W., T.,
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T., or M.
,or N.Y.
T., or M.
T., or M.
T., or M.
-V., Vr.
-V., Vr.
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or M.
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L.M.—CB.C—N.Y.
L.M.—CB.C—V., Vr., W., T., M., or N.Y.
L.M.-
L.M.-
-C.B.C-
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-O.
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Serials
Serials
Serials
Serials
Serials
Serials
Serials
Serials
Serials
5
25-35
6
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
20
30
15
15
20
15
15
15
25
20
20
20
20
20
20
21
21
18
18
21
20
40
20
20
22
22
25
25
25
25
25
25
25
25
25
25
25
10-25
10-25
*$1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000, 50,000
♦1,000, 50,000
♦500,1,000
*500, 1,000
*500, 1,000,
10,000
♦500, 1,000
♦500,1,000
♦1,000
H£100 and multiples
thereof
♦1,000
♦1,000
*1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦♦ $3,500,000
♦500, 1,000
♦500,1,000
♦500,1,000
1,000
♦500,1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000,5,000
10,000, 50,000,
100,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦♦$30,000,
220,000
♦1,000
♦500, 1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦500, 1,000
♦1,000
♦500, 1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦♦200,000,300,000
♦1,000
♦500, 1,000
♦500,1.000
♦25,000, 50,000,
100,000
♦10,000,100,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000,000
♦1,000,000
♦1,000
♦5,000, 10,000,
100,000
§♦1,000
P1.000
Authority
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1924, and Loan Act, 1921
(2nd Sess.)—O.C. 699.
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. 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.S.B.C 1948—O.C. 1394.
Loan Act, 1949—O.C. 1419.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C 1936-
Loan Act, 1943—O.C. 580.
Loan Act, 1946—O.C 1583.
-O.C. 1138.
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.G
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. 1849.
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.
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.
(6)
StJ
(1) Maturing:   $180,000 in 1956. (2) Maturing:   $1,500,000 in 1957. (3) Maturing annually:   $227,000, 1957-60. (4) Maturing annually:   $250,000, 2V£%, 1956-60.
Maturing annually:   $122,000, 1956-58;  $121,000, 1959-61. (7) Maturing annually: $170,000, 1956-61. (8) Maturing annually:   $600,000, 1956-62. (9) Maturing annually:
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
 St. John.    H.—Halifax.    StT'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. * 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
(5) Maturing annually:   $1,150,000, 2Vi%, 1956-60.
$200,000, 2Va%, 1956, $200,000, 234%, 1957-66.
-Toronto.     O.—Ottawa.     M.—Montreal.     Q.—Quebec.
% 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.
102% if redeemed on or before February 14th, 1966;  101V£% if redeemed thereafter and on or before February 14th, 19701 100%%
is also redeemable in part, at par, for sinking fund purposes only, by lot, on August 15th, 1958, and any August 15th thereafter.
Callable as a whole on or after February 15th, 1962, at the following prices plus accrued interest:
if redeemed thereafter and on or before February 14th, 1974; 100% if redeemed after February 14th, 1974. This series
J. V. FISHER,
Deputy Minister of Finance. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56 E 23
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1956—-Continued
LIABILITIES—Continued
Brought forward        $109,271,500.00
Bonded Debt—Continued
Debentures—Continued
" Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1948, and " Highway Development Act ":
Wi per cent, due Aug. 15, 1976 _          26,000,000.00
" Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1948, and " Electric Power Act ":
3% per cent, due Feb. 15, 1977   _      22,500,000.00
" Trans-Canada Highways Act ":
2-2V2 per cent, due June 15, 1956-60             1,250,000.00
" Highway Development Act ":
2-2V2 per cent, due June 15, 1956-60              5,750,000.00
" Superannuation Fund Transfer Act, 1938 ":
iVi per cent, due Apr. 1, 1959  __        3,500,000.00
" Electric Power Act," 1945:
3 per cent, due Dec. 15, 1960               5,000,000.00
2% per cent, due Jan. 15, 1967 -            5,000,000.00
2% per cent, due June 15, 1968   _ _     _       4,000,000.00
3 per cent, due July 31, 1970 _        3,025,000.00
$185,296,500.00
Inscribed stock:
" Revenue Act, 1924," 5 per cent, due May 1, 1957-67          7,275,000.00
$192,571,500.00
Sinking Funds (Deducted from Bonded Debt) :
Sinking fund balance, April 1, 1955..  $56,784,055.84
Add interest earnings (page E25).._.    1,842,938.24
Add current instalments (page 2)    7,030,721.93
$65,657,716.01
Less debentures redeemed (page 2)          9,203,000.00
Sinking fund balance, March 31, 1956      $56,454,716.01
Cash in chartered banks in Canada  _ ....  $42,919.69
Cash in banks in England (converted at $2.78'/i per £)    45,240.13
Investments—bonds and  debentures      _       56,366,556.19
Par Value
Government of Canada      $5,124,700.00
Railway companies (Government of Canada guaranty)     9,953,930.00
Province of British Columbia    41.915,247.39
British Columbia Power Commission (Province of British Columbia guaranty) 1,723,000.00
Vancouver and Districts Joint Sewerage  and Drainage Board   (Province of
British Columbia guaranty)     48,500.00
British Columbia municipalities    _ _   5,520.95
United Kingdom funding loan, £25,000 _    121,250.00
Note.—The above sinking fund includes deposits made by the
Province, together with interest, in respect of—
" Revenue Act," inscribed stock        $3,053,499.38
" Electric Power Act ". _ _       7,132,363.02
$56,454,716.01
Treasury Bills:
Government of Canada long-term serial:
Series RA-D9-30, interest free, 1956-77„      $6,117,606.54
Series RA-D39-60, interest 25/s%, 1956-77         13,271,191.06
$19,388,797.60
Other:
Maturing June 22, 1956-58, interest free     300,000.00
Maturing April 15, 1956-60, interest free    500,000.00
$20,188,797.60 E 24 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,   1956—Continued
LIABILITIES—Continued
Trust Deposits:
Contractors' deposits   —        $1,518,828.31
Closed School Trust Fund       1,190.49
Cemetery Tax Fund..— _   76,556.82
Intestate estate deposits        3,379,468.94
Official Committee       771,491.88
Official Guardian deposits. _       15,764.58
Provincial Home Trust Account.       29,603.16
Provincial Infirmary Trust Account    65,705.71
Suitors' Funds deposits        1,065,978.84
Surplus money from tax-sale deposits.    50,657.30
Timber-sale deposits   _ _   6,173,620.17
$13,148,866.20
Accounts Payable:
General current accounts      $10,364,437.94
Suspense accounts—permit and licence applications       1,003,286.26
Suspense  accounts—miscellaneous       —   673,718.63
Unclaimed debenture principal and interest   _     3,776.38
Unclaimed cheques and miscellaneous balances         66,692.28
Retention on construction contracts pending final certificates of completion    1,746,439,57
$13,858,351.06
Accrued Expenditure:
Interest on public debt —         $1,779,306.52
Special Project Funds—Unexpended Balances:
Beef Cattle Producers' Assistance Fund  _.    $34,480.35
Conservation Fund        -   96,986.06
Dog Tax Fund  ..  —   6,214.18
Equipment Fund     - --- —   2,119,007.10
Forest Development Fund -   -   34,258.87
Game Conservation Fund   - - 237,488.88
Grazing Range Improvement Fund—       37,617.24
Industrial Development Fund    — _  178,291.66
Miscellaneous  balances—special purposes...         39,920.01
"Pound District Act "...   - - — -   190.50
Silviculture Fund   -- - - - — -   537,165.55
Teacher Training Loan Fund     -  10,293.55
University Endowment Lands Administration Account       1,064,813.05
$4,396,727.00 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
E 25
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1956—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.
$40,034.63
5,124.75
1,924,222.47
465,180.71
1,320,611.07
21,048.97
$3,776,222.60
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
923,753.60
6,104,422.40
$7,169,760.43
Excess of Assets over Liabilities and Reserves :
1955
Apr. 1. By Balance	
1956
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  _	
Sundry   advances 	
$7,030,721.93
4,399,000.00
842,409.20
48,000.00
, Expenditure from " Capital out of Income '
asset accounts:
Buildings  and furnishings  	
Highways, bridges, and ferries .
Advances to:
Forest  Development  Fund
Irrigation  districts   	
appropriations now charged to
$5,571,426.60
22,204,322.30
304,162.33
531,023.25
, Expenditure from revenue surplus appropriation charged to asset accounts:
Ferries and ferry-landings    $2,700.22
Buildings and furnishings      19,946.86
, Adjustment in excess reserves:
Southern Okanagan  project  ..
Industrial Development Fund
, Increase in accounts receivable:
Timber royalties and stumpage
Probate fees  	
Assessed taxes
Land sales 	
Less decreases:  Grazing fees
Carried  forward
$10,417.91
1,655.49
$939,474.56
24,343.73
200,227.70
5,759.65
$1,169,805.64
2,780.07
$225,160,845.17
1,842,938.24
12,320,131.13
28,610,934.48
22,647.08
12,073.40
1,167,025.57
$269,136,595.07 E 26 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1956—Continued
LIABILITIES—Continued
»
Excess of Assets over Liabilities and Reserves—Continued
Brought forward   -      $269,136,595.07
1956
Mar. 31. To Refunds of recoverable expenditure credited to asset accounts:
" Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 "—Southern Okanagan project $10,417.91
" Electric Power Act "       381,582.57
" Dyking Assessments Adjustment Act,  1947 "...  5,100.00
Advances  to  municipalities—works  relief     116.45
" Irrigation Assistance Loan Act "     8,295.96
Pitt Meadows Dyking District    557.83
         $406,070.72
,, Loan expenditure not carried to asset accounts:
University buildings:
" British Columbia University Loan Act, 1945 "  $1,425.53
" British Columbia Loan Act, 1951 "—sec. 3 (c)  43,000.00
"British Columbia Loan Act, 1951 "—sec. 3 (d).  507,484.91
"British Columbia Loan Act, 1952"—sec. 3 (6)  30.20
  551,940.64
,, Discount on  debentures amortized ..—  200,883.37
„ Depreciation:
Bridges _           $512,432.47
Ferries  and ferry-landings    _   92,458.25
Provincial buildings and furnishings            1,198,407.78
         1,803,298.50
, Write-offs authorized by Order in Council:
Conservation Fund, No. 896/56    $50,591.37
Okanagan Falls Irrigation District, No. 382/56   295.00
50,886.37
Revenue Surplus (Appropriation) Account
1955
Apr.   1. By  Balance           $35,765,064.24     35,765,064.24
1956
Mar. 31. ,, Excess of revenue over expenditure for the fiscal year ended
March  31,   1956       13,623,186.47
$49,388,250.71
To Expenditure:
" Revenue Surplus Appropriation Act, 1944 "—
sec. 2 (c), public buildings   $19,946.86
" Revenue Surplus Appropriation Act, 1947 "—
sec. 2 (a), roads, bridges, etc..      2,700.22
22,647.08
Balance, March 31, 1956 (of which the sum of $263,967.24
has been appropriated by Statute for certain specific
purposes)            $49,365,603.63 49,365,603.63
$38,778,143.84 $318,502,198.70
Balance,  being  excess of assets over liabilities and reserves at March  31,
1956        279,724,054.86
$318,502,198.70 $318,502,198.70 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56 E 27
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1956—Continued
LIABILITIES—Continued
Superannuation and Retirement Funds:
Civil Service Superannuation Fund     $38,995,449.56
Retirement Fund      6,463,907.24
Members of Legislative Assembly Superannuation Account—   48,093.44
$45,507,450.24
Trust:
British Columbia Power Commission Sinking Fund       $2,273,894.49
British Columbia Power Commission Sinking Fund advance payments  _    1,186,793.23
British Columbia Toll Highways and Bridges Authority Sinking Fund   862,734.87
Bond Redemption Accounts _     53,433.30
Land Registry Assurance Fund  _     320,884.98
Pacific Great Eastern Railway Company Sinking Fund ...   91,017.71
Port Moody, City of:   Sinking Fund Accounts _ _   64,326.80
Vancouver and Districts Joint Sewerage and Drainage Board1
Sinking Fund Accounts   1,664,979.46
Capital Account       58,055.83
Wildwood Light, Water and Sewerage District Sinking Fund Accounts    17,757.30
Workmen's Compensation Board—Accident Fund _     1,018,402.66
$7,612,280.63
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) Vancouver and Districts Joint Sewerage and Drainage Board (due 1956-73)......      $5,250,500.00
Sinking fund investments.              1,664,979.46
(Sinking funds set aside in connection with $2,043,500 as at March 31, 1956.    The balance of
the amount guaranteed is made up of serial instalment debentures.)
(2) South Westminster Dyking District (due July 1, I960).- _  $55,000.00
Sinking fund investments         40,458.73
$3,585,520.54
14,541.27
(3) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 5, " Municipal Improvements Assistance Enabling Act,
1938 " ....   _   -     682,136.63
(4) Certificates of loan pursuant to sec. 10 (3), "Municipal Superannuation Act, 1938," chap. 55       2,918,895.69
(5) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 3, " Village Municipalities Assistance Act "         3,406,000.00
(6) Guarantees authorized pursuant to the " Dawson Creek Loan Act, 1944 "   11,267.43
(7) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 53, "Electric Power Act"     $56,217,300.00
Sinking fund investments          2,273,894.49
      53,943,405.51
(8) Guarantees  authorized pursuant to "Public Schools  Construction Act,   1953,"  and   "Public
School Act "  (repayable serially)      —      50,734,400.00
(9) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 17, " Pacific Great Eastern Construction
Loan Act, 1954"....        $15,100,000.00
Sinking funds   - -  91,017.71
       15,008,982.29
(10) Guarantees   authorized   pursuant   to   sec.   28,   "Toll   Highways   and   Bridges
Authority Act"              $11,600,000.00
Sinking funds   -  862,734.87
10,737,265.13
$141,042,414.49  PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
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DETAILS OF REVENUE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31,  1956
Estimated
SERVICE
Received
$30,000.00
Department of Agriculture
$39,042.02
Department of the Attorney-General
$53,852.35
362,006.67
490,325.32
5,154.24
73,792.19
1,087,206.04
22,627,029.64
125,912.59
1,981,437.87
482,161.35
12,044,496.84
55,726.25
13,970.00
9,572.00
69,723.40
44,543.00
27,485.85
$35,000.00
250,000.00
400,000.00
2,000.00
80,000.00
1,050,000.00
" Fire Marshal Act "—Fees, etc 	
21,250,000.00
130,000.00
1,500,000.00
400,000.00
1,650,000.00
8,500,000.00
60,000.00
" Motor-vehicle Act ":
$1,698,399.20
10,271,289.54
74,808.10
Annual Licences:
12,000.00
10.000.00
60.000.00
40,000.00
40,000.00
Total    	
Department of Education
$35,514,000.00
39,554,395.60
$6,665.00
15.00
$4,000.00
50.00
Miscellaneous Receipts...    	
Total                             	
$4,050.00
6,680.00
Department of Finance
Government of Canada:
$29,151.06
220,000.00
932,168.00
100,000.00
$1,281,319.06
45,392,813.56
2,421,955.00
2,005,751.84
1,790,416.22
21,076,262.82
1,240,766.68
2,960,472.81
2,160,817.62
1,854,866.31
1,706,286.43
158,917.91
970,981.38
68,306.722.83
47,773.28
67,632.00
251,808.58
$29,151.00
220,000.00
932,168.00
100,000.00
Annual Grant per Capita— 	
Annual Grant for Lands Conveyed... 	
45,465.000.00
1,000,000.00
2,300 000.00
1,500,000.00
18,250,000.00
1,000,000.00
250,000.00
2,650,000.00
135,000.00
95,000.00
Land Taxes, General:
$250,048.17
2,465,159.51
145,538.14
99,726.99
Wild Land   	
Coal Land "A" and "B".	
Land Taxes, Forest:
650 000.00
650,000.00
5,000.00
425,000.00
$524,172.01
681,503.26
7,837.99
947,304.36
Timber Land	
Tree-farm Land  — _
" E. & N. Railway Belt Land Tax Act "	
1,500,000.00
2,000,000.00
125,000.00
950,000.00
57,000,000.00
30,000.00
60,000.00
150,000.00
Total
$137,471,319.00
153,695,564.33 E 30 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1955-56
DETAILS  OF REVENUE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED  MARCH 31,   1956—Continued
Estimated
SERVICE
Received
$25,000.00
Department of Fisheries
$20,360.55
Department of Health and Welfare
$45,845.28
63,045.05
596.20
$45,000.00
60,000.00
Vital Statistics                        	
500.00
Total	
$105,500.00
109,486.53
Department of Labour
$5,173.50
1,163.00
$1,000.00
500.00
Total                  -            . ...
$1,500.00
6,336.50
Department of Lands and Forests
$77,336.95
418,120.43
573,091.83
52,113.77
23,692,255.66
819,937.95
101,874.47
$70,000.00
325,000.00
500,000.00
25,000.00
80,000.00
Forestry Revenue:
Timber Leases            $91,858.70
375,000.00
2,000,000.00
Timber Royalties                      .....       2,290,463.78
13,835,000.00
Timber Sales         20,948,269.88
810,000.00
75,000.00
Total    .  ..
$18,095,000.00
25,734,731.06
Legislation
$100.00
2,055.00
Department of Mines
$6,510,617.04
58,767.98
198,783.82
$2,000,000.00
50,000.00
150,000.00
Total        	
$2,200,000.00
6,768,168.84
Department of Municipal Affairs
$7.00
7,649.40
$500.00
6,000.00
Total -  	
$6,500.00
7,656.40
Department of the Provincial Secretary
$33,509.07
1,238.04
$75,000.00
1,500.00
Total    	
$76,500.00
34,747.11
" Public Utilities Act " and " Motor Carrier Act "
$550,000.00
686,352.06
Department of Highways
$10,000.00
26,999.58
Railway Department
$4,000.00
4,694.02
Department of Trade and Industry
$4,000.00 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56 E 31
DETAILS OF REVENUE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31,   1956—Continued
Estimated
SERVICE
Received
$50,000.00
Refunds of Expenditure
Charged to Income:
$64,005.75
41,232.41
116.45
31,972.36
4,673.33
2,631.24
6,076.01
$150,707.55
405,396.44
Advances to Municipalities—Works Relief	
Recovery of Provincial Grants re Capital Cost
Special Balances Taken to Account:
Miscellaneous  	
Charged to Loans:
375,000.00
$8,295.96
381,582.57
10,417.91
5,100.00
" Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 "	
" Dyking Assessments Adjustment Act, 1947 "....
Total  	
$425,000.00
$556,103.99
$194,522,469.00
$227,253,373.59  PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
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Appropriation and Expenditure
Summary Showing Amounts Appropriated, Expended, Unexpended, and Overexpended
for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1956
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT
Public Debt
1    Interest, Premium, and Exchange:
Page 1
$5,303,121.00
6,506,111.00
3,540,332.00
$5,142,034.91
6,506,110.96
3,540,331.25
$161,086.09
.04
Sinking Funds:
Page 1
Redemption of Debt:
Page 1
.75
Page 3
$212,100.00
28,800.00
$15,349,564.00| $15,188,477.12
$161,086.88
2   Legislation :
$240,900.00
3,000.00
$241,095.54
3,000.00
Supplementary Estimates  	
$195.54
Statutory:
Page 3
Page 3
$243,900.00
$244,095.54
$195.54
3   Premier's Office:
$32,520.00
$30,953.25
$1,566.75
Page 3
Department of Agriculture
4   Minister's Office:
$15,024.00
71,710.00
20,804.00
133,018.00
18,834.00
9,030.00
13,984.00
231,816.00
47,240.00
36,860.00
37,200.00
9,794.00
12,040.00
$15,068.19
68,944.42
20,816.69
132,799.17
15,472.05
9,220.05
13,831.71
232,208.47
45,140.48
34,972.03
36,963.94
9,489.07
11,784.30
$44.19
5   General Administration:
Page 3
$2,765.58
6   Markets   Branch :
Page 4
12.69
7   Horticultural Branch:
Page 4
218.83
3,361.95
8   Plant Pathology Branch:
Page 4
9    Entomology Branch:
Page 4
190 05
10   Apiary Branch:
Page 4
152.29
11    Live Stock Branch:
Page 5
392.47
12   Dairy Branch:
Page 5
2,099.52
1,887.97
236.06
304.93
255.70
13   Poultry Branch:
Page 5
14   Field Crops and Seed Improvement Branch:
Pages 5-6
15   Farmers' Institutes:
Page 6
16   Women's Institutes:
Main Estimates    	
Page 6 E 34
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Agriculture—Continued
17   Soil Survey Branch:                                         Page 6
$39,824.00
205,544.00
25,188.00
15,330.00
10.00
44,000.00
10,000.00
47,500.00
17,000.00
30,000.00
14,500.00
54,000.00
18,750.00
750.00
42,000.00
1,200.00
3,035.00
$31,858.31
194,180.10
24,647.63
14,665.55
*18,767.53
42,729.77
9,854.65
47,375.00
10,570.32
17,630.19
14,234.91
32,388.71
1,038.88
584.17
755.53
828.65
3,035.00
$7,965.69
11,363.90
540.37
664.45
18,777.53
1,270.23
145.35
125.00
6,429.68
12,369.81
265.09
18   Agricultural Development and Extension :   Page 6
19   Agricultural Engineering:                              Page 6
20   4-H Clubs:                                                          Page 7
21    Milk Board:                                                           Page 7
22   Temporary Assistance:                                     Page 7
23   Motor-vehicles and Accessories :                    Page 7
24   Grants and Subsidies :                                       Page 7
25   Rebates on Stumping-powder:                         Page 7
26   Subsidies on Agricultural Lime :                    Page 7
27   Federal-Provincial Farm Labour Service:     Page 7
Main Estimates                                             $13,000.00
Supplementary Estimates         1,500.00
	
28   Farmers' Land-clearing Assistance:              Page 8
Main Estimates          .... $40,000.00
Supplementary Estimates      14,000.00
1
21,611.291	
1
1
17.711.12     ....     	
29   Farmers' Domestic Water Assistance:          Page 8
30   " Pound District Act ":                                      Page 8
165.83
41,244.47
371.35
31    " Grasshopper-control Act ":                           Page 8
32   " Natural Products Marketing (B.C.) Act": Page 8
32a " Horned Cattle Purchases Act ":                  Page 8
Supplementary Estimates     $2,500.00
Statutory                            535.00
$1,225,985.00
$1,074,320.41
$152,303.99
$639.40
Department of the Attorney-General
33   Attorney-General's Office:                            Page 9
$20,272.00
83,300.00
51,196.00
$19,989.99
84,923.94
47,661.68
$282.01
34   General Administration :                                   Page 9
Main Estimates     $82,300.00
$1,623.94
35    Companies Office:                                                Page 9
3,534.32
* Credit. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
E 35
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—-Continued
Department of the Attorney-General—Continued
36   Insurance Office and Real Estate Office :   Page 9
$47,342.00
19,128.00
28,888.00
95,893.00
26,219.00
89,774.00
57,596.00
44,338.00
6,428.00
541,616.00
250,667.00
81,600.00
741,265.00
956,000.00
35,000.00
297,500.00
46,150.00
61,558.00
1,432,396.00
148,400.00
173,535.00
$40,126.22
18,934.37
27,523.93
84,882.86
24,277.97
88,204.14
55,414.99
40,007.89
6,945.92
526,841.32
242,594.55
82,071.90
751,238.06
956,000.00
33,124.06
353,544.62
49,057.54
$7,215.78
193.63
37   Securities Office:
Page 9
38   " Credit Unions Act ":
Page 10
  $25,088.00
1,364.07
11,010.14
1,941.03
1,569 86
3,800.00
39   " Fire Marshal Act ":
Page 10
40   Censor of Moving Pictures:
Page 10
41    Sheriffs' Offices:
Pages 10-11
..... $85,774.00
....     4,000.00
42   Official Administrator:
Page 11
2,181.01
4,330.11
43   Official Committee:
Page 11
44   Official Guardian:
Page 11
$517.92
45   Land Registry Offices:
Pages 11-12
14,774.68
46   Supreme and County Courts:
Main Estimates  	
Pages 13-14
... $248,167.00
2,500.00
8,072.45
47   Official Stenographers:
Page 14
  $77,500.00
Supplementary Estimates	
4,100.00
471.90
9,973.06
48   Motor-vehicle Branch:
Page 14
49    Policing by Royal Canadian Mounted Police:
Page 14
Main Estimates 	
50   Sundry Incidental Police Expenses:
Page 14
1,875.94
51    Doukhobor Affairs:
Page 15
$197,500.00
...    100,000.00
56,044.62
2,907.54
52   Corrections Office:
Page 15
53   Nelson Gaol:
Main Estimates  	
Page 15
59,751.17
1,430,398.40
133,579.40
143,207.31
1,806.83
1,997 60
54   Oakalla Prison Farm:
Main Estimates  	
Page 16
55   Unit for Young Offenders:
Main Estimates 	
Page 16
14 820 60
56   Women's Gaol:
Main Estimates 	
Page 17
30,327.69 E 36
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of the Attorney-General—Continued
57    Prince George Women's Gaol:                       Page 17
$86,206.00
153,637.00
41,671.00
113.286.00
65,984.00
100,000.00
105,676.00
491,995.00
157,976.00
79,444.00
134,450.00
273,600.00
12,760.00
2,000.00
43,000.00
45,000.00
42.750.00
10,000.00
10.000.00
100,000.00
13,000.00
$68,512.45
141,075.98
43,405.75
105,484.10
64,225.90
98,627.16
104,859.56
485,562.30
176,500.32
79,019.60
117,019.77
292,299.80
12,299.29
1,760.90
44,675.41
11,943.17
42,750.00
18,578.24
$17,693.55
12,561.02
58    Prince George Men's Gaol:                     Pages 17-18
59   Kamloops Gaol:                                                  Page 18
$1,734.75
60   New Haven:                                                  Pages 18-19
7,801.90
1,758.10
1,372.84
816.44
6,432.70
61    B.C. Correctional Institution :                      Page 19
62   Temporary Assistance, Gaols:                      Page 19
63    Probation Office:                                               Page 19
64    Game Branch:                                               Pages 19-20
Administration Division:
65   Fisheries Management Division:                  Page 20
Main Estimates                   $152,976.00
Supplementary Estimates — —        5,000.00
18,524.32
66   Game Management Division:                          Page 20
424.40
17,430.23
67    Destruction of Predatory Animals and Birds :
Pages 20-21
68    Administration of Justice:                              Page 21
18,699.80
69   Crown Prosecutor's Office:                          Page 21
460.71
239.10
70    Promotion of Uniformity of Legislation: Page 21
Main Estimates                       $1,500.00
Supplementary Estimates         500.00
71    Coroners'Inquests and Inquiries:               Page 21
1,675.41
72   Narcotic Drug Treatment:                              Page 21
33,056.83
	
73   Alcoholic Treatment:                                    Page 21
74   Constitutional Litigation and General Law Costs :
Page 22
8,578.24
75   Magistrates'Convention:                              Page 22
9,499.81
131,109.52
500.19
76   Temporary Assistance (Other than Gaols) :
Page 22
Main Estimates  $70,000.00
31,109.52
77   Incidentals and Contingencies:                   Page 22
7,960.85
5,039.15 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
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No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of the Attorney-General—Continued
78    In Aid of Removal of Discriminatory Freight and
Express Rates:                                             Page 22
$10,000.00
6,926.77
9,500.00
15,000.00
33,370.60
70,984.74
4,063.81
'367.57
$7,674.55
6,926.77
9,362.77
14,913.10
33,370.60
$2,325.45
79    " Court of Appeal Act ":                                Page 22
Main Estimates  $6,500.00
Statutory       426.77
80    " Supreme Court Act ":                                    Page 22
137.23
81    " County Courts Act ":                                   Page 22
86.90
82   " Magistrates Act ":                                       Page 22
Main Estimates                            $23,000.00
Supplementary Estimates        7,000.00
Statutory                                                   ....     3,370.60
Statutory:                                                        Page 22
70,984.74
4,063.81
Special Warrants :                                              Page 23
No. 7.    Payment of deficit in the accounts of the
No.  9.    Compensation to Alberta Motors Ltd. re
loss occasioned by forfeiture of automobile to the
367.57
$7,568,709.49
$7,505,136.02
$215,434.49
$151,861.02
Department of Education
83    Minister's Office:                                              Page 23
Main Estimates    $15,200.00
$15,700.00
70,152.00
52,226.00
101,301.00
160,274.00
65,635.00
80,093.00
31,732.00
37,025.00
$15,617.73
70,401.41
48,562.91
100,006.17
157,578.66
63,636.33
76,984.84
29,934.74
36,440.39
$82.27
84    General Administration:                                 Page 23
Main Estimates             $64,752.00
$249.41
85    Curriculum Branch:                                          Page 24
3,663.09
1,294.83
86    Adult Education Branch :                                Page 24
87   High Correspondence School:                  Pages 24-25
Main Estimates                                $158,429.00
2,695.34
1,998.67
3,108.16
1,797.26
584.61
88    Elementary Correspondence School:           Page 25
Main Estimates          $64,790.00
89    Provincial Library:                                            Page 25
90   Central Microfilm Bureau:                          Page 26
91    Provincial Archives:                                          Page 26
Main Estimates                                        $35,775.00 E 38
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1955-56
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Education—Continued
92   Public Library Commission:                          Page 26
$128,950.00
60,235.00
10.00
589,946.00
246,199.00
54,256.00
78,844.00
133,747.00
79,299.00
48,349.00
275,090.00
40,305,136.00
2,100,000.00
50,000.00
50,000.00
15,000.00
100,000.00
357,000.00
2,900,000.00
$123,446.52
58,717.77
573,605.06
238,186.38
48,865.04
68,685.23
121,251.15
65,681.71
47,133.43
305,863.13
40,270,059.07
2,025,904.06
50,000.00
34,578.34
14,927.20
100,000.00
$5,503.48
1,517.23
10.00
16,340.94
93   Provincial Museum:                                 Pages 26-27
94   Text-book Branch:                                          Page 27
95   Inspection of Schools and School Services:
Pages 27-28
Main Estimates         $547,796.00
96   School for the Deaf and the Blind:           Page 28
8,012.62
97   Teacher Education and Summer School:
Pages 28-29
Main Estimates  ..    $54,246.00
5,390.96
98   Teacher Registration and Examinations :    Page 29
10,158.77
12,495.85
13,617.29
99   Vancouver Normal School :                           Page 29
Main Estimates    $128,602.00
Supplementary Estimates               5,145.00
100   Victoria Normal School:                        Pages 29-30
Main Estimates        -   $67,674.00
101    Accounting Branch:                                          Page 30
1,215.57
102   Federal-Provincial Training Programmes:
Pages 30-31
Main Estimates                               .           $264,090.00
$30,773.13
103    Grants toward Cost of Education:               Page 31
Main Estimates         - $33,845,000.00
35,076.93
74,095.94
Supplementary Estimates                         6,460,136.00
104   Teachers' Superannuation Fund 6%:          Page 31
105   Special Aid to School Districts:                  Page 31
106   Night-school Grants:                                     Page 31
15,421.66
72.80
107   Education of Soldiers' Dependent Children and
Expenses :                                                   Page 32
108   Library and Library Association Grants:   Page 32
109   Free Text-books, Maps, etc. :                          Page 32
353,795.46
2,900,000.00
3,204.54
	
110   Grant to University of British Columbia :    Page 32
	
1 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1955-56
E 39
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
111
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Education—Continued
University Endowment Lands:                     Page 32
$79,250.00
30,000.00
10,000.00
10,000.00
16,000.00
93,500.00
73,821.20
10.00
5,000.00
$79,250.00
112
Special Grant to Victoria College:              Page 32
30,000.00
10,000.00
113
College of Education:                                   Page 32
114
Dental  Consultant,  University  of  British Columbia:                                                      Page 32
10,000.00
115
Incidentals, Grants, and Contingencies :    Page 32
16,298.03
78,326.55
73,821.20
$298.03
116
Temporary Assistance :                                   Page 32
Main Estimates       .   .- $65,000.00
$15,173.45
Supplementary Estimates             28,500.00
117
Advances re Rural School and Library Taxes:
Page 32
Main Estimates        $10.00
Statutory   73,811.20
118
Teacher-training Loan Fund:                        Page 32
10.00
Special Warrant:                                             Page 33
No.   15.    Preliminary  advertising,  travelling,  and
other expenses of the British Columbia Centenary Committee   —	
Department of Finance
Minister's Office :                                              Page 33
4,427.83
572.17
$48,503,780.20
$48,301,986.34
$233,114.43
$31,320.57
119
$4,780.00
94,902.00
287,026.00
13,645.00
10.00
$4,249.43
100,663.85
264,492.58
14,746.67
$530.57
120
General Administration:                               Page 33
Main Estimates       .    .   _      $93,702.00
$5,761.85
121
Controlling and Audit Branch-:                    Page 33
22,533.42
122
Agent-General's Office and B.C. House, London,
England:                                                    Page 34
1,101.67
123
Mechanical Tabulation Branch :                    Page 34
Main Estimates  	
10 00
124
Consumption and Amusements Taxation Branch:
Pages 34-35
Main Estimates	
565,931.00
260,142.00
48,168.00
127,696.00
5,775.00
558,085.53
239,110.43
46,027.40
103,208.89
221.60
7,845.47
21,031.57
2 140 60
125
Real Property Taxation Branch:                 Page 35
126
Income Taxation:                                            Page 35
127
" Assessment Equalization Act ":               Page 36
Main Estimates      	
24 487 11
128
Housing Commissioner:                                  Page 36
Main Estimates     	
5,553.40 E 40
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
No.
of                                           SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Finance—Continued
129    Purchasing Commission:                                  Page 36
$209,416.00
10.0C
515.00
10.00
340,056.00
1,273,445.00
25,174.09
20,000.00
110,000.00
35,000.00
807,698.04
1,100.00
5,954,199.23
1,535,000.00
7,261,629.65
8,142.95
100,000.00
1,143.009.96
1
$205,505.09
*5,204.82
489.33
*278.30
287,420.24
1,253,969.37
25,174.09
23,203.31
110,908.48
33,261.22
807.698.04
$3,910.91
5,214.82
25.67
288.30
52,635.76
19,475.63
130   Langford Warehouse:                                     Page 36
131    Office Furniture and Equipment :                Page 37
132   Motor-vehicles and Accessories:                  Page 37
133   Postal Branch:                                                    Page 37
134   Government Agents, etc. :                      Pages 37-45
135    Courts of Revision and Appeal:                    Page 46
136   Printing  Public  Accounts,   Estimates,   Revenue
Receipts, Bonds, Cheques, etc. :              Page 46
$3,203.31
908.48
137   Temporary Assistance:                                   Page 46
1,738.78
138    Incidentals and Contingencies:                     Page 46
139   " Civil Service Superannuation Act ":        Page 46
140    "Dyking Assessment Adjustments Act, 1905":
Page 46
856.38
5,954,199.23
1,337,167.89
7,261,629.65
8,142.95
75,189.20
1,143,009.96
243.62
141    "Highway Development Act," Sec. 6 (1):   Page 46
Main Estimates     $5,151,750.00
142    "Amusements  Tax Act"   (Amended  1954,   Chap.
43, Sec. 15):                                                 Page 46
Main Estimates   —
197,832.11
143   Grants in Am of Local Governments:        Page 46
Main Estimates     $7,250,000.00
Supplementary Estimates            9,200.00
144   " Supreme Court Act" (Sec. 33):                Page 47
Supplementary Estimates       1,000.00
145   Salary Contingencies:                                    Page 47
24,810.80
145a " Flood Relief Act ":                                        Page 47
Supplementary Estimates   $750,000.00
Statutory     —-    393,009.96
1
* Credit. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
E 41
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT— Continued
Department of Finance—Continued
145b Interest on Official Guardian Deposits:    Page 47
Supplementary Estimates 	
$200.00
105,405.22
5,928.44
834,653.17
287,500.00
1,339.89
91,237.90
50,000.00
50,000.00
3,500.00
$188.98
105,405.22
5,928.44
$11.02
145c " Municipal Superannuation Act ":             Page 47
Supplementary Estimates   $100,000.00
Statutory        5,405.22
145d "Unclaimed Money Deposits Act":           Page47
Supplementary Estimates ..                  $4,500.00
Statutory      1,428.44
145E "Water Act":                                                    Page 47
Supplementary Estimates ..-  $650,000.00
Statutory     184,653.17
834,653.17
287,500.00
145f "Toll Highways and Bridges Authority Act":
Page 47
Supplementary Estimates   $187,500.00
Statutory     100,000.00
Statutory:                                                        Page 47
1,339.89
91,237.90
50,000.00
10,000.00
3,500.00
Special Warrants :                                    Pages 47-48
No.   1.    Grant to  British  Empire  Games   (1954)
Society to help defray deficit incurred as a result
No.   4.    Repayable  advance  to  British  Columbia
Natural Resources Conference to enable compilation  and publication of British Columbia Atlas
40,000.00
No.  14.   Compensation paid re loss arising from
$21,662,245.54
$21,242,901.29
$430,319.56
$10,975.31
Department of Fisheries
146    Minister's Office:                                              Page 49
$600.00
40,323.00
$426.70
40,145.14
$173.30
177.86
147    General Administration :                                 Page 49
$40,923.00
$40,571.84
$351.16
Department of Health and Welfare
148    Minister's Office :                                              Page 49
Main Estimates      $22,928.00
$24,028.00
1,760,000.00
121,297.00
557,192.00
268,255.00
$25,062.89
1,725,030.70
119,359.13
509,433.74
210,093.60
$1,034.89
149    Per   Diem   Grants   under   Sec.   4   of   " Hospital
Act":                                                         Page 49
$34,969.30
1,937.87
47,758.26
150   Accounting Division:                                        Page 49
151   Provincial Infirmaries:                           Pages 50-51
Public Health Branch
152   General Services:                                               Page 51
58,161.40 E 42
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
No.
of                                              SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
153
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Health and Welfare—Continued
Public Health Branch—Continued
Cancer Control (Including Grants, etc.):  Page 51
$225,000.00
194,000.00
110,000.00
10.00
$216,550.11
184,085.04
110,000.00
$8,449.89
9,914.96
154
Grant to Public Health Services, Metropolitan
Areas:                                                            Page 51
155
Grant in Aid of Arthritis Control:            Page 51
156
Crippled Children (Federal Programme) :   Page 52
10.00
10.00
10.00
157
Professional Training (Federal Programme) :
Page 52
10.00
10.00
158
Public Health Research (Federal Programme) :
Page 52
159
Grant to Western Society for Rehabilitation:
Page 52
70,000.00
10.00
70,000.00
160
Medical Rehabilitation (Federal Programme) :
Page 52
10.00
161
Rehabilitation Co-ordinator:                        Page 52
10,000.00
10.00
2,872.31
7,127.69
10.00
10.00
10.00
19,265.83
34,994.01
12,190.69
6,361.00
15,124.99
11,365.58
13,523.97
350,181.34
162
General Public Health (Federal Programme) :
Pages 52-53
163
Laboratory  and   Radiological   Services   (Federal
Programme) :                                               Page 53
10.00
10.00
164
Child and Maternal Health (Federal Programme) :
Page 53
163
Grants re Local Health Services Building Construction :                                                     Page 53
45,000.00
720,830.00
232,762.00
216,786.00
80,562.00
89,798.00
75,538.00
2,691,760.00
25,734.17
685,835.99
220,571.31
210,425.00
65,437.01
78,432.42
62,014.03
2,341,578.66
166
Local Health Services :                              Pages 53-54
167
Division of Laboratories:                              Page 54
168
Division of Vital Statistics :                         Page 54
169
Division of Venereal Disease Control:
Pages 54-55
170
Division of Tuberculosis Control
Central Office, District Nursing and Social Service :                                                            Page 55
171
Travelling Clinics :                                         Page 55
172
In-patient Care and Stationary Clinics:
Pages 55-58 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
E 43
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Health and Welfare—Continued
Division of Tuberculosis Control—Continued
173   Tuberculosis Control (Federal Programme) :
Page 58
Main Estimates   	
174   Poliomyelitis Pavilion:
Main Estimates 	
Page 58
174a Poliomyelitis Vaccine Programme:
Supplementary Estimates 	
Page 59
175   Temporary Assistance:
Main Estimates 	
176
Supplementary Estimates
Social Welfare Branch
Office of the Deputy Minister:
Main Estimates 	
Page 59
$31,500.00
15,000.00
Page 59
177   Director of Welfare:
Main Estimates 	
Supplementary Estimates
178   Family Division:
Main Estimates .
Page 59
$25,354.00
1,000.00
Page 59
179   Field Service:
Main Estimates .
Pages 59-60
180   Medical Services Division:
Main Estimates 	
Supplementary Estimates
181   Burial of Indigents:
Main Estimates 	
Page 60
$37,052.00
2,000.00
Page 60
182   " Residence  and   Responsibility   Act "—Administration:                                                     Page 60
Main Estimates     	
183    Social Allowances (Including Grants, etc. ):
Page 60
Main Estimates   $6,350,000.00
Supplementary Estimates    10.00
184 Supplementary Social Allowances for Mothers'
Allowance Cases :                                    Page 60
Main Estimates     	
185 Administration   and  Operation  of  Project  and
Pavilion for Japanese at New Denver :    Page 61
Main Estimates   .	
186   Medical Services, Drugs, etc.:
Main Estimates  	
Supplementary Estimates   	
Child Welfare Division
187   Administration:
Main Estimates 	
Page 61
$1,890,000.00
250,000.00
Page 61
188   Maintenance of Dependent Children and Grants
to Homes: Page 61
Main Estimates  	
189   Jewish Overseas Children:
Main Estimates 	
Page 62
$10.00
258,000.00
127,500.00
46,500.00
13,670.00
26,354.00
18,874.00
1,273,018.00
39,052.00
24,000.00
1,000.00
6,350,010.00
155,000.00
50,000.00
2,140,000.00
55,542.00
1,446,300.00
10.00
$218,723.78
123,975.50
45,912.86
13,385.83
26,916.89
17,493.72
1,216,214.69
36,092.96
23,353.28
638.29
5,165,772.18
148,002.58
38,600.41
2,208,252.70
52,911.88
1,430,769.35
$10.00
39,276.22
3,524.50
587.14
284.17
1,380.28
56,803.31
2,959.04
646.72
361.71
1,184,237.82
6,997.42
11,399.59
2,630.12
15,530.65
10.00
$562.89
68,252.70 E 44
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
190
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Health and Welfare—Continued
Child Welfare Division—Continued
Provincial Home, Kamloops:                          Page 62
$121,982.00
358,588.00
143,475.00
204,004.00
1,844,000.00
5,775,000.00
212,000.00
16,500.00
228,622.47
240.00
$91,701.65
324,182.25
150,252.52
182,737.93
1,805,125.40
5,498,212.03
184,687.80
19,364.88
228,622.47
240.00
$30,280.35
34,405.75
191
Industrial School for Boys, Brannen Lake:
Page 62
192
Industrial School for Girls:
Main  Estimates	
Supplementary   Estimates	
" Old-age Assistance Act," 1951, and
sons'  Allowances  Act,"   1951 —
tion:
Page 63
$138,075.00
5,400.00
$6,777.52
193
" Blind Per-
- Administra-
Page 63
21,266.07
38,874.60
276,787.97
27,312.20
194
Old-age  Assistance  and  Blind  Persons'  Allowances:                                                         Page 63
195
Cost-of-living Bonus Paid to Recipients of Old-
age Assistance, Universal Old Age Security,
and Blind Persons' Allowances:           Page 64
196
"Mothers' Allowances Act":
Main Estimates  	
Supplementary Estimates 	
Temporary Assistance:
Page 64
$205,000.00
7,000.00
197
Page 64
2,864.88
197a
" Disabled Persons Allowances Act
Supplementary Estimates  	
':        Page 64
$180,000.00
-     48,622.47
Special Warrants:
Nos. 10 and 17.   To compensate Rev.
Page 64
A. E. Cooke
Department of Labour
Minister's Office:
Page 65
$28,422,129.47
$26,114,659.94
$2,386,962.41
$79,492.88
198
$18,346.00
224,150.00
13,560.00
26,520.00
69,312.00
3,475.00
109,257.00
7,212.00
$17,862.66
198,931.99
12,945.13
26,503.23
78,895.03
3,346.84
99,409.78
5,489.44
$483.34
25,218.01
614.87
16.77
199
General Administration:
Page 65
200
Board of Industrial Relations:
Page 65
201
Factories Inspection:
Page 65
202
Apprenticeship Branch:
Page 66
$9,583.03
203
Trade-schools Branch:
Page 66
128.16
9,847.22
1,722.56
204
Labour Relations Branch:
Page 66
205
Indian Inquiry Branch:
Page 66 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
E 45
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
206
CURRENT ACCOUNT— Continued
Department of Labour—Continued
Motor-vehicles and Accessories :                    Page 66
$7,400.00
5,300.00
1,910.00
$6,204.62
2,374.14
1,910.00
$1,195.38
207
Temporary Assistance:
Page 66
2,925.86
Special Warrant:                                                Page 66
No. 3.    To provide for payment of actuarial firm
of Pipe & Eckler for services in connection with
special   examination   and   report   re  Workmen's
Department of Lands and Forests
Minister's Office:                                           Page 67
$486,442.00
$453,872.86
$42,152,171       $9,583.03
208
$16,212.00
103,934.00
51,222.00
112,125.00
111,026.00
9,948.00
10,105.00
20,616.00
30,500.00
291,736.00
102,326.00
254,048.00
183,356.00
248,171.00
47,285.00
90,000.00
15,000.00
1,500.00
$15,733.20
100,011.24
49,343.99
102,099.36
101,125.72
9,533.44
10,225.15
19,415.72
25,437.99
281,473.61
96,660.28
233,934.30
156,590.02
237,851.12
44,211.78
81,444.09
15,000.00
$478.80
3,922.76
1,878.01
10,025.64
209
Lands Service
General Administration :
Page 67
210
Accounting Division:
Page 67
211
Lands Branch:
Page 67
212
Inspection Division:
Page 68
9,900.28
414.56
213
Land Settlement Board:
Page 68
214
Dyking Commission:
Main Estimates  	
Surveys and Mapping Branch
Administration:
Page 68
Page 68
$120.15
215
1,200.28
5,062.01
10,262.39
5,665.72
20,113.70
26,765.98
10,319.88
216
Special Commitments:
Page 68
217
Legal Surveys Division:
Page 69
218
Geographic Division:
Page 69
219
Topographic Division:
Pages 69-70
220
Air Division:
Page 70
221
Water Rights Branch:
Page 70
222
Hydraulic Surveys:
Pages 70-71
3,073.22
223
Fraser River Basin Board:
Page 71
8,555.91
224
B.C. Hydrometric Stream-gauging:
Page 71
225
Grant to  British  Columbia  Natural
Conference :
Main Estimates	
Resources
Page 71
1,500.00 E 46
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
226
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Lands and Forests—Continued
Southern Okanagan Lands Project:     Pages 71-72
$34,120.00
200.00
10.00
$30,863.01
137.75
$3,256.99
62.25
10.00
227
Recoverable Expenditure:
Page 72
228
" University  Endowment  Lands  Administration
Act":                                                         Page 72
229
Investigation of Doukhobor Lands:
Main Estimates  	
Statutory      	
Temporary Assistance:
Page 73
. $1,000.00
15,302.34
16,302.34
50,000.00
1,802,657.00
904,650.00
384,220.00
711,666.00
195,238.00
64,857.00
50,800.00
71,458.00
6,000.00
43,860.00
46,000.00
130,000.00
334,646.00
1,450,000.00
250,000.00
524,960.00
20.00
16,302.34
45,843.60
1,735,114.29
895,056.14
314,122.56
689,451.74
173,139.84
54,891.74
50,360.23
68,607.41
6,000.00
42,548.38
46,060.39
230
Page 73
4,156.40
67,542.71
9,593.86
70,097.44
22,214.26
22,098.16
9,965.26
439.77
2,850.59
231
Forest Service
Salaries :
Page 73
232
Expenses :
Pages 73-74
233
Reforestation and Forest Nursery:
Page 74
234
Provincial Parks:
Pages 74-75
235
Forest Management:
Main Estimates     —
Supplementary Estimates ~	
Forest Research:
Page 75
$165,238.00
30,000.00
236
Page 75
237
Public Relations (Forest) :
Page 76
238
Forest Ranger School:
Page 76
239
Grant to Canadian Forestry Association :    Page 76
240
Office Furniture and Equipment:
Page 76
1,311.62
241
Rentals :
Page 76
$60.39
242
Youth Training Programme:
Page 76
120,163.69
350,956.75
939,826.10
75,944.45
442,198.68
9,836.31
243
Engineering Services:
Pages 76-77
16,310.75
244
Forest Protection:
Page 77
510,173.90
174,055.55
82,761.32
20.00
245
Fire Suppression:
Main Estimates 	
Page 78
246
Forest Surveys:
Page 78
247
Scaling Fund:
Main Estimates 	
Supplementary  Estimates 	
Page 78
  $10.00
     10.00 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
E 47
No.
of                                              SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Lands and Forests—Continued
Forest Service—Continued
248    Silviculture Fund :                                             Page 79
$10.00
$10.00
249   Grazing:   Range Improvement Fund:    Pages 79-80
Main Estimates . ,  $38,000.00
Statutory      2,144.90
40,144.90
285,000.00
52,000.00
6,500.00
$40,144.90
284,809.32
52,000.00
250   Temporary Assistance:                                   Page 80
190.68
Special Warrants :                                           Page 80
No.  13.    Purchase of land fronting on Okanagan
No. 24.    Provision for purchase of land fronting
on Kootenay Lake to enable provision of camp-
6,500.00
$9,154,429.24
$8,056,134.32
$1,114,786.21
$16,491.29
Department of Mines
251   Minister's Office:                                           Page 80
$1,900.00
113,784.00
155,604.00
54,166.00
137,196.00
16,100.00
165,000.00
25,000.00
200.00
3,000.00
3,000.00
12,450.00
20,000.00
$601.65
114,098.22
$1,298.35
252   General Administration:                          Pages 80-81
$314.22
253   Mineralogical Branch:                                   Page 81
142,301.10
52,545.25
132,196.69
16,100.00
124,512.33
21,029.05
192.58
1,060.45
1,598.30
6,402.48
20,000.00
13,302.90
1,620.75
4,999.31
254   Analytical and Assay Branch:                      Page 81
255   Inspection Branch:                                         Page 81
256    Grants and Subsidies:                                        Page 81
Main Estimates    — 	
257    Grants in Aid of Mining Roads and Trails:
Page 82
40,487.67
3,970.95
7.42
258    Grub-staking Prospectors:                                  Page 82
259    Subsidy re Explosives to Assist Bona Fide Prospectors :                                                         Page 82
Main Estimates    	
260   Interprovincial Committee on Mining:       Page 82
Main Estimates   	
1,939.55
1,401.70
6,047.52
261    Incidentals and Contingencies :                    Page 82
262   Temporary Assistance:                                   Page 82
Main Estimates     	
263    " Iron and Steel Bounties Act ":                Page 82
Main Estimates  _	
$707,400.00
$632,638.10
$75,076.12
$314.22
Department of Municipal Affairs
264   Minister's Office:                                           Page 82
Main Estimates       $750.00
Supplementary Estimates       2,500.00
$3,250.00
$2,889.47
$360.53 E 48
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
No.
of                                              SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Municipal Affairs—Continued
265    Municipal Branch:                                             Page 82
Main Estimates  $47,558.00
Supplementary Estimates      2,060.00
$49,618.00
61,021.00
24,300.00
9,600.00
3,500.00
$46,117.86
53,291.05
24,300.00
$3,500.14
7,729.95
266   Regional Planning Division:                         Page 83
Main Estimates _  $60,021.00
Supplementary Estimates        1,000.00
267    Grants and Subsiddes:                                       Page 83
268   Revision of Municipal Legislation:             Page 83
Main Estimates $8,000.00
9,253.04
346.96
3,500.00
Supplementary Estimates     1,600.00
269   Temporary Assistance:                                   Page 83
Main Estimates  $2,500.00
Special Warrants :                                           Page 83
Nos. 5, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, and 23.   Reimbursement
of taxes re incorporation or extension of cities
97,318.18
2,900.00
97,318.18
No. 22.   Grant to Village of Lumby upon incorpo-
2,900.00
$251,507.18
$236,069.60
$15,437.58]	
Department of the Provincial Secretary
270   Minister's Office :                                           Page 84
$21,778.00
39,758.00
321,000.00
114,133.00
15,774.00
10.00
50,000.00
2,070,613.25
69,000.00
$22,260.73
38,386.56
231,403.02
116,566.10
15,774.00
$482.73
271    General Administration :                                 Page 84
Main Estimates     $37,758.00
$1,371.44
272    Grants to Homes  for Elderly Citizens re Construction and to Children's Homes:    Page 84
89,596.98
273    Civil Service Commission:                                Page 84
Main Estimates   $110,933.00
Supplementary Estimates          3,200.00
2,433.10
274   Grants re Civil Service—Gratuities :           Page 84
Main Estimates                             $11,000.00
Statutory                 4,774.00
275   Superannuation Branch:                         Pages 84-85
35.08
48,840.18
2,070,613.25
25.08
276   Grants re Retiring Allowances:                 Page 85
Main Estimates                                 $47,000.00
1,159.82
Supplementary Estimates —      3,000.00
277 "Civil Service Superannuation Act"—Government
Contributions:                                          Page 85
Main Estimates                   $2,000,000.00
Supplementary Estimates              50,000.00
Statutory            20,613.25
278    "Teachers' Pensions Act":                          Page 85
66,086.48
2,913.52 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
E 49
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of the Provincial Secretary—Continued
279    Queen's Printer :                                                 Page 85
$10.00
$10.00
280
Government House :                                        Page 85
Main Estimates 	
15,656.00
450,000.00
12,000.00
28,500.00
160,000.00
130,000.00
50,000.00
12,056.00
30.00
109,374.00
139,979.00
7,112,588.00
10.00
$14,802.78
450,000.00
853.22
281
Assessment on Class  13  (the Crown), "Workmen's Compensation Act":                   Page 85
Main Estimates          $300,000.00
Supplementary Estimates     150,000.00
282
Civil Service Schedule Bond:                         Page 86
7,253.33
28,502.44
627.45
122,550.00
50,000.00
4,746.67
283
Contingencies,    Incidentals,   Entertainment,
Grants, etc. :                                             Page 86
$2,44
284
Public Services Medical Plan :                      Page 86
159,372.55
7,450.00
285
Construction  and  Other   Grants  to   Charitable
and Other Associations:                            Page 86
286
Grant to City of Victoria :                           Page 86
287
Collections Office :                                           Page 86
11,323.09
    	
732.91
288
Farms:                                                            Pages 86-87
30.00
289
Provincial Mental Health Services
Headquarters :                                                  Page 88
104,049.02
128,241.41
7,106,081.33
5,324.98
11,737.59
290
Preventive Services :                                        Page 88
Main Estimates   $132,979.00
Supplementary Estimates        7,000.00
291
Provincial Mental Hospitals :                 Pages 88-90
Main Estimates    $7,032,588.00
Supplementary Estimates           80,000.00
6,506.67
10.00
292
Mental Health Care (Federal Programme) :
Page 90
293
Homes for the Aged:                                 Pages 91-92
1,041,662.00
135,000.00
2,500.00
132,616.00
60,000.00
922,571.51
72,872.55
60.06
128,223.75
54,809.77
119,090.49
62,127.45
294
Civil Defence
General Administration and Training:        Page 92
295
Compensation for Injuries, Civil Defence Workers:                                                                 Page 92
2,439.94
296
Civil Defence Matching Funds Programme:
Page 92
4,392.25
297
Standardization of Hose-couplings (Including Industrial Plants) :                                     Page 92
5,190.23 E 50
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1955-56
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of the Provincial Secretary—Continued
298   "An Act to provide for the Payment of an Allowance to F. A. Pauline:                     Page 92
$4,200.00
140,016.68
187,029.45
67,147.61
50,000.00
3,000.00
28,859.44
30,000.00
1,000.00
886.04
9,000.00
20,000.00
$1,050.00
140,016.68
187,029.45
$3,150.00
299
" Provincial Elections Act ":                       Page 93
Main Estimates                                             $70,847.00
Statutory ..      _         69,169.68
300
" Public Inquiries Act ":                               Page 93
Main Estimates            $10.00
Supplementary Estimates   100,000.00
Statutory      87,019.45
Statutory Requirements pursuant to " Civil Service Superannuation Act":                   Page93
Main Estimates .               $64,000.00
301
67,147.61
32,113.80
2,385.74
28,859.44
17,8136.20
614.26
Supplementary Estimates       3,000.00
Statutory                     147.61
302
Retiring Allowances—" Civil Service Act ":
Page 93
303
Temporary Assistance:                                   Page 94
303a
" Members of Legislative Assembly Superannuation Act ":                                                    Page 94
Supplementary Estimates           $500.00
Statutory    - -    28,359.44
Special Warrants :                                           Page 94
No. 2.    Reconstruction of industrial shops at Es-
17,344.39
1,000.00
12,655.61
No. 8.   Expenses of inquiry into circumstances connected with injuries sustained by F. F. Palenchuk
while a patient in Essondale '	
No. 11.    Grant to Armstrong Exhibition Board to
assist in construction of new agricultural hall
No. 25.    Grant to Pacific National Exhibition authorities to help meet costs of staging 1955 Grey
Cup game in Vancouver   	
Public Utilities Commission
" Public Utilities Act ":                                  Page 94
886.04
9,000.00
20,000.00
$12,835,186.47
$12,318,767.04
$519,362.78
$2,943.35
304
$87,418.00
236,023.00
3,000.00
$79,080.83
215,040.91
2,432.54
$8,337.17
20,982.09
567.46
305
" Motor Carrier Act ":                           Pages 94-95
306
Temporary Assistance:                                   Page 95
Department of Highways
Minister's Office :                                           Page 95
Main Estimates   $19,980.00
$326,441.00
$296,554.28
$29,886.72
	
307
$25,130.00
1,351,278.00
$24,174.60
1,273,103.60
$955.40
Supplementary Estimates .        5,150.00
308
General Administration :                               Page 95
Main Estimates  -  $1,326,878.00
78,174.40 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
E 51
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Highways—Continued
309   Roads, Bridges, Ferries, Wharves, etc. :   Pages 95-96
Main Estimates    $9,828,165.00
Supplementary Estimates        366,000.00
310   Maintenance of Fraser River (New Westminster)
Bridge: Page 97
Main Estimates 	
311   Snow-removal:
Main Estimates
Supplementary Estimates
Special Warrant No. 26 _
Page 97
$1,500,000.00
600,000.00
1,450,000.00
312   Local Highways within Municipal Limits: Page 97
Main Estimates  $125,000.00
Supplementary Estimates       25,000.00
313   Vehicle Damage Claims, etc.:
Main Estimates	
Page 98
314   Highway Signs, Signals, Traffic-controls, etc.:
Page 98
Main Estimates   	
315   Research and Testing Services:
Main Estimates 	
Page 98
316   Gravel-crushing:
Main Estimates .
Page 98
317   Grants and Subsidies:
Main Estimates 	
Page 98
318   Equipment Fund:
Main Estimates .
Page 98
319   Temporary Assistance:
Main Estimates 	
Supplementary Estimates
Department of Public Works
320   Minister's Office:
Main Estimates —
Supplementary Estimates
321    General Administration:
Main Estimates 	
Page 98
$40,000.00
4,500.00
Page 99
$4,480.00
10,400.00
Supplementary Estimates
Page 99
$125,271.00
13,000.00
322   Parliament Buildings (Maintenance) :        Page 99
Main Estimates   $665,856.00
Supplementary Estimates        15,865.00
323   Government House (Maintenance) :   Pages 99-100
Main Estimates     $61,172.00
Supplementary Estimates        6,000.00
324   Government   Buildings   (Maintenance)    (Except
Parliament Buildings and Government House):
Page 100
Main Estimates    $1,764,418.00
Supplementary Estimates         107,456.00
$10,194,165.00
50,000.00
3,550,000.00
150,000.00
20,000.00
150,000.00
1,000.00
10.00
43,500.00
10.00
$10,137,493.31
49,864.21
3,576,373.39
124,056.21
17,273.92
134,440.90
*2,030.90
43,025.00
44,500.00 46,336.16
-I
$56,671.69
135.79
25,943.79
2,726.08
15,559.10
1,000.00
2,040.90
475.00
10.00
$15,579,593,001 $15,424,110,401
 1	
$183,692.15
$26,373.39
1,836.16
$28,209.55
$14,880.00
138,271.00
681,721.00
67,172.00
$13,572.61
120,208.92
676,988.28
63,435.01
1,871,874.00|      1,755,325.31
$1,307.39
18,062.08
4,732.72
3,736.99
116,548.69
* Credit. E 52
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Public Works—Continued
325    Rentals:                                                     Pages 100-101
$15,000.00
23,888.00
582.00
20.00
149,819.00
$5,915.37
11,970.80
1,989.75
*39,288.86
133,375.63
$9,084.63
11,917.20
326   Gas Division, Vancouver:                            Page 101
327    Steam-boiler Inspection, Vancouver:          Page 101
$1,407.75
328   Electrical Energy Inspection, Vancouver:
Page 101
Main Estimates     $10.00
Supplementary Estimates      10.00
39,308.86
16,443.37
329   Temporary Assistance:                                    Page 101
Main Estimates                       $130,000.00
Supplementary Estimates         19,819.00
$2,963,227.00
$2,743,492.82
$221,141.93
$1,407.75
Railway Department
330    Minister's Office:                                            Page 102
$845.00
50,805.00
$683.04
50,661.09
$161.96
143.91
331    General Administration:                                Page 102
$51,650.00
$51,344.13
$305.87
Department of Trade and Industry
332    Minister's Office:                                            Page 102
$15,355.00
30,208.00
149,674.00
219,510.00
31,205.00
14,500.00
115,000.00
175,000.00
25,000.00
$15,582.92
24,473.26
141,995.20
218,344.75
25,394.42
•
13,711.67
116,519.54
175,000.00
$227.92
333    General Administration:                                  Page 102
$5,734.74
7,678.80
1,165.25
5,810.58
788.33
334   B.C. Government Travel Bureau:       Pages 102-103
Main Estimates  $148,174.00
Supplementary Estimates         1,500.00
335   Bureau of Economics and Statistics:         Page 103
336    Industrial and Trade Office:                         Page 103
337   Temporary Assistance:                                 Page 104
338   Advertising and Publicity:                           Page 104
1,519.54
339   Grants—British Columbia Research Council:
Page 104
Special Warrant:                                           Page 104
No. 12.    Interest-free loan to British Columbia Research Council to enable construction of addition
25,000.00
$775,452.00
$756,021.76
$21,177.70
$1,747.46
: Credit. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1955-56
E 53
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Hospital Insurance Service
Hospital Insurance Service:
Main Estimates   	
Page 104
341
343
344
Capital Expenditure out of Income
Roads, Bridges, and Ferries: Pages 105-106
Main Estimates
Forest-development Roads:
Page 106
Mining-roads:
Page 106
Construction of Provincial Buildings:
Page 106
Okanagan Flood-control:
Main Estimates  	
Page 107
Text-book Rental Plan Loss:
Main Estimates 	
Page 107
347
Recoverable Expenditure
Development and Construction of Housing Projects:                                                              Page 107
Main Estimates   	
Assistance  to Improvement Districts under the
" Water Act ": Page 107
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 Act " and " Motor Carrier Act'
Department of Highways    	
Department of Public Works	
Railway Department .
Department of Trade and Industry 	
Hospital Insurance Service  	
Capital Expenditure out of Income 	
$28,881,242.00
$26,543,530.85
$2,337,711.15
$20,601,237.00   $19,062,929.48
761.000.00
500,000.00
8,154,904.00
701,000.00
304,162.33
501,334.38
5,571,426.60
283,004.;
51.538,307.52
456,837.67
115,000.001 107,066.90
100,000.00
2,583,477.40
417,995.02
7,933.10
13.601.29j 86,398.71
750,000.00 531,023.25
$31,683,141.00
$15,349,
243.
32.
1,225.
7,568.
48,503.
21,662.
40.
28,422.
486.
9,154.
707.
251.
12,835.
326,
15,579.
2,963.
51.
775,
28,881.
31,683.
564.00
900.00
520.00
,985.00
709.49
780.20
245.54
923.00
129.47
442.00
429.24
400.00
507.18
186.47
441.00
593.00
227.00
650.00
452.00
242.00
141.00
$26,374,549.21
$15,188.
244.
30.
1,074
7,505
48.301.
21,242.
40
26,114.
453.
8,056
632.
236.
12,318,
296
15,424.
2,743.
51.
756
26,543
26,374
477.12
,095.54
,953.25
,320.41
,136.02
,986.34
,901.29
,571.84
,659.94
,872.86
,134.32
638.10
069.60
767.04
554.28
110.40
492.82
344.13
021.76
530.85
.549.21
$226,745,467.59|$213,630,187.12
218,976.75
$5,309,926.17
$161,086.88
1,566,
152,303,
215,434,
233,114,
430,319,
351.
2,386,962.
42,152,
1,114,786,
75,076,
15,437,
519,362,
29,886,
183,692,
221,141.
305.
21,177.
2,337.711.
5,309,926.
$13,451,796.22
fl,334.38
$1,334.38
$195.54
639.40
151,861.02
31,320.57
10,975.31
79,492.88
9,583.03
16,491.29
314.22
2,943.35
28,209.55
1,407.75
1,747.46
1,334.38
$336,515.75 

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