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 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS
FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31,  1957
PERIOD FROM APRIL 1, 1956, TO MARCH 31, 1957
VICTORIA, B.C.
Printed by Don McDiarmid, Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty
1957  /
To the Honourable Frank Mackenzie Ross, C.M.G., M.C., LL.D.,
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, 1957.
W. A. C. BENNETT,
Minister of Finance.
Department of Finance,
Victoria, B.C., September 30, 1957. Victoria, B.C., September 30, 1957.
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, 1957.
Respectfully submitted.
C. J. FERBER, C.A.,
Comptroller-General. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57 E 5
Order of Public Accounts
Main Statements: „p,ai?
Ret. No.
Balance-sheet as at March 31, 1957      E 6-7
Revenue and Expenditure (Current Account, Summary by Departments)  for the
Fiscal Year Ended March 3!, 1957      E 8-9
Cash Receipts and Payments  (Consolidated Revenue Fund)   for the Fiscal  Year
Ended March 31, 1957     E  10-11
Source and Application of Funds for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1957         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, 1957  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 33-55
Details of Expenditure:
Current Account, Including Capital Expenditure out of Income       1-109
Capital Account  110
Revenue Surplus Appropriation Account  111
Special Proiect Funds:
Beef Cattle Producers' Assistance Fund  9
Conservation Fund -   86
Dog TaxFund_     24
Equipment Fund     71
Forest Development Fund  86
Game Conservation Fund    24
Grazing: Range Improvement Fund  85
Highway Development Fund    50
Hospital Construction Fund  50
Housing Act Fund     ,  51
Industrial Development Fund    . 106
" Pound District Act" .  10
Scaling Fund     84
Silviculture Fund  85
Teacher-training Loan Fund .  34
University Endowment Lands Administration Account  78
Summary of Detailed Expenditure    113
Schedule of Indemnities and Mileage Paid to Members of Legislature  114
Schedule of Salaries, Wages, and Travelling Expenses by Departments  115-263
Schedule of Payments to Municipalities, School Districts, Hospitals, Individuals, Firms,
and Corporations for Supplies or Services Rendered, Including Grants  264-303
Securities Deposited with the Government pursuant to Various Acts  304
Financial Statements of Boards, Commissions, and Government Enterprises Not Otherwise Shown in the Public Accounts:
British Columbia Liquor Control Board    306-309
British Columbia Power Commission    310-311
Land Settlement Board  _   312-313
British Columbia Toll Highways and Bridges Authority      314-315
Pacific Great Eastern Railway Company    316-317
Workmen's Compensation Board  318-320
Index to Details of Revenue and Expenditure .  321-335 E 6 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
PROVINCE OF
BALANCE-SHEET
ASSETS
Page
Ret. No. 1957 1956
General:
E 19      Cash on Hand and in Banks  $6,880,981.70 $19,665,858.67
E 19      Investments   64,286,265.86 55,749,543.95
E 19      Accounts and Taxes Receivable  9,392,845.38 6,221,559.89
E 20      Loans and Advances  46,272,282.11 44,939,645.56
E 20      Agreements of Sale, Mortgages Receivable, and Properties
Held for Sale  2,471,016.10 2,506,938.84
E 20      Materials and Supplies on Hand  193,210.91 157,903.49
E 20      Deferred Charges—discount on debentures  1,296,878.66 1,471,414.11
E 21      Advances to Special Project Funds  7,662,551.14 6,589,187.64
E 21      Pacific Great Eastern Railway Company  65,290,900.00 65,290,900.00
E 21      Fixed Assets   338,961,479.91 277,565,918.11
Superannuation and Retirement Funds:
E 21      Cash in Banks         3,111,089.70 2,633,940.74
E 21      Investments        47,246,471.24        42,873,509.50
Trust:
E 22      Miscellaneous Cash and Investments       15,041,798.20 7,612,280.63
$608,107,770.91    $533,278,601.13 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57 E 7
BRITISH COLUMBIA
AS AT MARCH 31, 1957
LIABILITIES
Page
Ref. No. 1957 1956
General:
E 22      Bonded Debt  $181,672,500.00    $192,571,500.00
E 23 Less sinking funds         72,328,588.89        56,454,716.01
$109,343,911.11 $136,116,783.99
E 23      Treasury Bills—Government of Canada, long-term serial.. 18,634,199.57 19,388,797.60
E 23      Treasury Bills—temporary financing  600,000.00 800.000.00
E 24      Trust Deposits   13,105,966.36 13,148,866.20
E 24      Accounts Payable   20,614,445.71 13,858,351.06
E 24      Accrued Expenditure—interest on public debt  1,690,565.83 1,779,306.52
E 24      Special Project Funds—unexpended balances  2,388,888.49 4,396,727.00
E 25      Reserves for Losses on Realization of Assets  3,742,514.55 3,776,222.60
E 25     Deferred Revenue   7,174,719.46 7,169,760.43
E 26      Excess of Assets over Liabilities and Reserves  365,413,200.69 279,724,054.86
Superannuation and Retirement Funds:
E 27      Civil Service Superannuation Fund  43,409,519.64 38,995,449.56
E 27      Retirement Fund   6,852,366.84 6,463,907.24
Members of Legislative Assembly Superannuation Account 95,674.46 48,093.44
Trust:
E 27      Miscellaneous Trust Deposits  ;5,041,798.20 7,612,280.63
$608,107,770.91    $533,278,601.13
E 27      Contingent Liabilities (Net)  $241,334,638.58    $141,042,414.49
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, 1957, and is in
accordance with the books of the Province.
C. J. FERBER, C.A.,
Comptroller-General. E 8 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
PROVINCE OF
SUMMARY OF REVENUE AND
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR
REVENUE
Page
Ref. No. 1957 1956
E 29      Property Taxes   $6,006,589.80 $5,121,290.43
E 29      Sales, Hospital Construction Aid, and Pari-mutuel Taxes.... 113,638,245.64 94,150,135.09
E 29      Federal Tax Rental Agreement  56,213,236.90 45,392,813.56
E 30      Privileges,   Licences,   and   Natural   Resources   Taxes   or
Royalties   60,616,273.47 50,763,096.38
E 30     Land Sales and Service Fees   2,897,581.14 2,793,264.27
E 30     Fines and Penalties    667,999.02 490,325.32
E 30      Interest, Discount, Premium, and Exchange   1,850,783.83 1,240,766.68
E 30      Contributions from Other Governments  .'-_ 2,696,589.06 3,703,274.06
E 30      Contributions from Government Enterprises   25,132,186.22 22,660,538.71
E 30      Miscellaneous Revenue   559,817.35 381,765.10
E 31      Non-revenue and Surplus Receipts     504,489.92 556,103.99
$270,783,792.35    $227,253,373.59
Revenue over Expenditure, brought down    .  $6,812,505.88      $13,623,186.47
Net Expenditure over Revenue, after providing for Supplementary Sinking Fund, carried to Revenue Surplus
Appropriation Account (page E 26) for the fiscal year
ended March 31, 1957         8,187,494.12 —
$15,000,000.00      $13,623,186.47
* Exclusive of Capital Account, Revenue Surplus Appropriation Account, and Special Funds.   Complete consolidation shown on pages E 14-17. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57 E 9
BRITISH COLUMBIA
EXPENDITURE BY DEPARTMENTS*
ENDED MARCH 31, 1957
~   EXPENDITURE
Page
Ret. No. 1957 1956
1        Public Debt   $14,343,996.25 $15,188,477.12
3        Legislation    335,201.48 244,095.54
3        Premier's Office   33,967.66 30,953.25
10        Department of Agriculture   1,685,064.31 1,074,320.41
24        Department of the Attorney-General   8,435,445.29 7,505,136.02
34        Department of Education   45,887,673.06 48,301,986.34
51        Department of Finance  24,885,871.36 21,242,901.29
si        Department of Fisheries   34,709.35 40,571.84
66        Department of Health and Welfare   28,206,807.79 26,114,659.94
71        Department of Highways   17,424,108.37 15,424,110.40
73        Department of Labour   524,359.85 453,872.86
86        Department of Lands and Forests   11,837,310.73 8,056,134.32
88 Department of Mines   755,107.69 632,638.10
89 Department of Municipal Affairs   168,120.75 236,069.60
100        Department of the Provincial Secretary  ,  13,818,174.00 12,318,767.04
100        " Public Utilities Act " and " Motor Carrier Act"  296,538.83 296,554.28
103 Department of Public Works  3,448,453.33 2,743,492.82
104 Railway Department   53,897.69 51,344.13
106        Department of Trade and Industry  841,533.04 756,021.76
106         Hospital Insurance Service   28,038,815.01 26,543,530.85
109        Capital Expenditure out of Income  62,916,130.63 26,374,549.21
109
$263,971,286.47 $213,630,187.12
Revenue over Expenditure, carried down:
For the fiscal year ended March 31, 1957         6,812,505.88 —
For the fiscd year ended March 31, 1956              — 13,623,186.47
$270,783,792.35    $227,253,373.59
Capital Expenditure out of Income, applied to Supplementary Sinking Fund      $15,000,000.00 —
Net Revenue over Expenditure carried to Revenue Surplus
Appropriation Account (page E 26) for the fiscal year
ended March 31, 1956 .  — $13,623,186.47
$15,000,000.00      $13,623,186.47 E 10
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
PROVINCE OF
CONSOLIDATED
Receipts and Payments
Statement of
NET RECEIPTS
Page
Ref. Nc
Current Account
Capital Account              Total
E 8
Revenue as scheduled departmentally in Statement of Revenue and Expenditure  $270,783,792.35
Deduct items included but not represented
by cash received:
—           $270,783,792.35
Accrued interest on public debt              88,740.69
—                      88,740.69
Current revenue receipts  $270,695,051.66
—           $270,695,051.66
—                       40,779.43
Sale of Treasury bills              —
$750,000.00           750,000.00
Other receipts:
Deferred revenue—gain on sale of Current
Accounts investments                          4,959.03
—                        4,959.03
$270,740,790.12
$750,000.00 $271,490,790.12
Cash on hand and in banks at beginning of
period, April 1, 1956       19,392,409.71
273,448.96      19,665,858.67
$290,133,199.83
$1,023,448.96 $291,156,648.79 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
E 11
BRITISH COLUMBIA
REVENUE FUND
for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1957
NET PAYMENTS
Page
Ref. No.                                                                                                  Current Account     Capital Account
Total
E 9      Expenditure as scheduled departmentally in
Statement of Revenue and Expenditure.. $263,971,286.47            —
E 9      Supplementary Sinking Fund       15,000,000.00            —
$278,971,286.47
$278,971,286.47            —
Deduct items included but not represented
by cash payments:
Increase in accounts payable.-       _        6,756,094.65            —
6,756,094.65
Current expenditure payments         - $272,215,191.82            —
$272,215,191.82
Increase in investments         8,536,721.91            —
8,536,721.91
Decrease in trust deposits     ....             42,899.84            —
42,899.84
Special Project Funds:
Increase in advances.....             126,273.42           —
126,273.42
Net disbursements in excess of receipts              2,007,838.51            —
2,007,838.51
Increase in loans and advances                    593,714.39            —
593,714.39
E 26     Revenue Surplus Appropriation Account                    8,240.75           —
8,240.75
HO      Capital Account                             —                $709,121.39
709,121.39
Other payments:
Increase in materials and supplies             35,665.06           —
35,665.06
$283,566,545.70     $709,121.39 $284,275,667.09
E 19     Cash on hand and in banks at end of period,
March 31, 1957        6,566,654.13       314,327.57
6,880,981.70
$290,133,199.83 $1,023,448.96
$291,156,648.79 E 12 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
STATEMENT OF SOURCE AND APPLICATION OF FUNDS
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31,  1957
SOURCE OF NEW FUNDS:
Provided by money borrowed under various Loan Acts—Treasury bills         $750,000.00
„ gain on sale of Current Account investments    4,959.03
APPLICATION OF FUNDS:
Applied to excess of Expenditure over Revenue for the year ended March 31, 1957
(page E 8)          — $8,187,494.12
Add non-cash items combined:
Debt interest _    — 88,740.69
$8,276,234.81
Capital Expenditure (page 110)  _ 709,121.39
expenditure under Revenue Surplus Appropriation Acts (page E 26)  — 8,240.75
increase of loans and advances       — 593,714.39
increase in materials and supplies     — 35,665.06
$754,959.03    $9,622,976.40
FUNDS APPLIED IN EXCESS OF FUNDS RECEIVED, accounted for by a decrease
in current position as shown below:
(a) Current Account     $8,908,895.98
Less:
(b) Capital Account funds received in excess of funds applied         40,878.61
8,868,017.37
$9,622,976.40   $9,622,976.40
STATEMENT SHOWING CHANGES IN CURRENT ASSETS
AND LIABILITIES
CURRENT ASSETS:                                                                          1957 1956 Differences
Cash   - --..   __ $6,880,981.70 $19,665,858.67 — $12,784,876.97
Investments   „ -   _   64,286,265.86 55,749,543.95 $8,536,721.91 —
Accounts receivable      _   9,392,845.38 6,221,559.89 3,171,285.49 —
Non-cash  adjustments             — — — 3,212,064.92
Advances to Special Project Funds      7,662,551.14 6,589,187.64 1,073,363.50 —
Non-cash  adjustments             — — — 947,090.08
CURRENT LIABILITIES:
Trust deposits _     13,105,966.36 13,148,866.20 42,899.84 —
Accounts payable _    20,614,445.71 13,858,351.06 — 6,756,094.65
Special Project Funds—unexpended balances     2,388,888.49 4,396,727.00 2,007,838.51 —
$14,832,109.25    $23,700,126.62
NET DECREASE IN CURRENT POSITION, to account for funds applied in excess of
funds received as shown above               8,868,017.37
$23,700,126.62   $23,700,126.62  E  14
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
PROVINCE OF
STATEMENT OF REVENUE BY SOURCE
REVENUE BY SOURCE
1953                      1954                      1955                      1956                       1957
Taxes :
Property .
Sales:
$4,082,887.60       $5,602,628.99
6,692,757.09        $5,738,081.69
Amusements and admissions _.
Social services 	
Motor-fuel and fuel-oil..
Sundry 	
3,135,586.41
34,279,238.90
16,682,782.43
60,938.60
3,336,957.96
35,466,768.64
18,362,477.08
60,224.32
3,075,842.48
t55,178,473.68
19,974,770.19
69,704.38
2,976,733.22
68,306,722.83
22,866,679.04
56,389.83
$6,146,101.47
2,527,518.72
85,132,489.10
25,978,237.82
71,088.97
Federal Tax Rental Agreement	
Privileges, Licences, and Permits:
Liquor control and regulation	
Motor-vehicle licences and permits
Natural resources:
Fish and game 	
Lands and forests .;	
Minerals 	
140,094,987.71        43,516,016.03        46,051,964.19        45,392,813.56        56,213,236.90
Water resources...
Other  _
Sales and Services:
Bridge and ferry tolls
Sundry 	
Fines and Penalties	
Interest, Discount, Premium, and Exchange..
Contributions from Other Governments:
Grants-in-aid and shared-cost contributions.-.
Subsidies   	
283,307.46
10,184,190.69
921,991.55
18,961,880.44
4,641,969.82
704,584.41
1,542,231.69
422,538.80
5,640,836.82
348,790.00
2,401,924.28
302,676.71
10,337,454.21
1,090,817.66
18,557,171.13
4,395,725.35
756,796.70
1,611,967.85
509,095.66
5,495,992.72
386,163.69
2,382,145.78
Percentage of power corporation tax	
Contributions from Government Enterprises:
Net profit, Liquor Control Board—.	
8,979,731.77        10,793,927.76
1,281,319.06 1,281,319.06
1,099,003.00 852,670.00
213,467.69
10,567,717.21
1,036,125.27
21,048,011.19
3,508,447.49
861,722.42
1,762,376.54
542,535.30
5,404,846.33
403,905.54
2,420,110.92
11,161,289.32
1,281,319.06
1,811,718.00
358,047.93
12,730,848.90
1,087,206.04
27,834,532.78
§8,558,543.90
819,937.95
1,828,750.78
589,655.25
6,135,914.44
490,325.32
2,467,221.24
13,564,726.13
1,281,319.06
2,421,955.00
402,305.59
14,194,438.83
1,188,021.67
34,212,970.23
9,200,862.59
1,105,418.63
1,941,530.56
697,279.06
6,696,116.47
668,827.09
3,067,318.17
18,429,304.12
1,281,319.06
1,415,270.00
20,480,632.14        20,957,717.74       20,889,440.01        22,268,981.71        24,677,384.92
Miscellaneous :
Hospital insurance premiums .
Other   _	
Non-revenue Receipts:
Refund of previous years' expenditure ._
Repayment of advances 	
Sundry...  	
14,882,288.84
558,727.54
79,782.09
993,833.14
24,396.70
14,149,261.38
306,656.50
324,407.60
751,669.57
22,466.12
208,824.43
55,984.21
767,033.37
23,654.81
198,192.34
80,858.33
702,501.57
7,740.72
268,338.32
108,675.72
893,893.95
5,923,97
Carried forward     $192,770,381.89    $201,611,176.21   $215,012,041.12    $248,765,101.70   $296,523,871.93
* 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.
j Excludes $6,104,422.40 now received and placed to Deferred Revenue Account.
§ " Petroleum and Natural Gas Act, 1954."
I! Premium collections discontinued April 1, 1954.
•1 Assumption of all pensions over 70 years of age by Government of Canada. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
E 15
BRITISH COLUMBIA
AND EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION*
EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION 1953
General Government:
Administrative:
General	
Employees' benefits _
Construction  and  maintenance  of public
buildings 	
Legislative:
Elections	
Legislative    Assembly    and    Government
House 	
Research, planning, and statistics. 	
Other   _  	
$3,739,082.38
1,947,649.30
1,760,496.41
787,500.22
303,632.90
182,519.03
10,000.00
1954
$3,747,015.15
2,046,707.47
1,307,398.76
703,082.55
486,885.17
189,255.87
12,321.96
1955
$3,793,522.45
2,188,927.06
1,178,797.62
68,795.86
337,592.77
218,460.92
1956
$4,172,790.22
2,236,201.37
1,883,329.57
140,016.68
433,798.51
243,061.36
1957
$4,551,274.16
2,466,787.05
2,765,069.13
743,258.00
484,482.47
270,847.18
Protection of Persons and Property:
Law enforcement	
Corrections:
Juvenile delinquents .
Other offenders	
Police protection 	
Registration, regulation, inspection, trusteeship..
Transportation and Communications:
Highways, roads, and bridges _ _
Railways	
Waterways, ferries, docks, and wharves..
Health and Social Welfare:
Health:
Administration	
Public health-  	
Medical, dental, and allied services .
Hospital care:
General administration 	
Provincial Mental Hospitals.
Provincial Tuberculosis Hospitals	
Payments for services and grants-in-aid..
Provincial Infirmaries. - 	
Social welfare:
Aid to aged persons -
Aid to blind persons .
Social assistance	
Mothers' allowances 	
Child welfare 	
Labour   relations,   industrial   conciliation
and arbitration  	
General administration  __
Recreational and Cultural Services:
Archives, art galleries, museum, and libraries .
Parks, beaches, and other recreational areas _.
Physical culture  	
Other     _
852,236.59
571,034.30
1,490,711.04
791,124.94
2,308,986.21
34,451,852.23
60,555.80
1,107,454.27
546,351.16
2,669,795.11
1,761,859.13
1,898,776.83
9,098,394.32
4,389,030.94
23,535,113.54
691,691.12
•18,774,585.61
323,356.88
4,579,516.23
411,453.11
1,219,387.69
419,874.57
1,204,218.44
407,286.80
1,149,907.99
145,315.66
42,124.02
961,549.15
1,336,826.18
2,346,573.13
987,273.66
2,356,670.36
33,947,681.35
49,712.13
1,190,087.23
575,821.20
2,994,450.58
2,141,252.41
1,688,781.67
9,474,345.87
3,967,522.17
26,838,375.24
689,866.95
9,307,067.42
332,360.55
5,144,665.36
451,865.50
1,328,818.94
372,707.06
1,288,844.67
412,408.90
724,980.46
86,999.74
26,875.71
1,078,317.51
1,134,116.09
3,233,964.82
1,098,656.57
2,996,416.38
33,454,753.77
51,742.79
1,246,355.51
619,543.71
4,228,909.66
2,384,188.96
619,149.33
9,863,620.48
3,658,062.74
30,155,970.76
1,234,858.49
11,425,018.47
420,615.60
6,680,650.26
401,442.76
2,041,384.01
374,926.11
1,307,453.46
444,905.37
787,167.88
33,773.33
161,686.89
1,030,837.43
830,445.32
4,001,851.15
1,207,826.29
3,295,926.75
40,995,899.98
51,362.43
1,672,451.24
691,538.62
4,022,430.08
2,724,150.28
412,519.67
11,181,111.41
3,448,584.58
30,548,404.15
1,028,540.09
11,022,427.07
353,172.64
7,317,159.75
334,698.03
2,360,852.02
357,235.29
1,387,870.61
417,959.46
756,907.22
118,196.45
67,319.92
1,101,498.68
1,359,387.32
5,436,445.99
1,216,071.95
2,773,812.04
80,365,346.53
56,190.74
2,198,724.10
849,337.31
4,651,569.55
2,800,498.90
459,133.55
11,639,687.78
3,306,374.78
32,008,041.37
975,610.41
13,972,954.23
388,688.56
7,833,558.95
321,342.76
2,251,518.36
378,971.29
1,270,989.34
640,049.87
1,827,217.01
98,222.46
259,732.39
Carried forward ...     $113,632,874.77    $119,517,050.52   $128,923,748.39    $140,546,875.64   $191,722,694.21 E 16
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
STATEMENT OF REVENUE BY SOURCE AND
REVENUE BY SOURCE
Brought forward...
1953 1954 1955 1956 1957
$192,770,381.89    $201,611,176.21   $215,012,041.12   $248,765,101.70   $296,523,871.93
TOTAL GROSS REVENUE BY SOURCE -
$192,770,381.89    $201,611,176.21   $215,012,041.12   $248,765,101.70   $296,523,871.93
RECONCILIATION:
Expenditure over revenue, Current Account-
Expenditure from Revenue Surplus Appropriation Account 	
Expenditure from Capital Account (borrowed
funds)	
Special Project Funds (including Hospital Insurance Fund): Expenditures in excess of
revenue and Government contributions	
19,636,449.21
28,778,117.57
497,803.60
608,811.35
1,887,486.31
20,178.39
547,664.00
6,378,739.95
22,647.08
1,062,988.48
8,187,494.12
8,240.75
709,121.39
1,343,921.04 2,134,111.93
$241,682,752.27    $204,107,473.87   $221,958,623.46    $251,194,658.30   $307,562,840.12 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57 E 17
EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION—Continued
EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957
Brought forward     $113,632,874.77    $119,517,050.52   $128,923,748.39    $140,546,875.64   $191,722,694.21
Education :
Schools operated by local authorities:
Grants, construction and equipment  6,500,000.00 * * * *
Grants, operating schools         14,407,682.69 16,325,358.10 18,903,144.71 t40,321.059.07 36,786,432.11
Aids and services    1,648,852.90 1,616,413.98 1,753,301.01 1,743,950.67 1,956,244.18
Universities, colleges, and normal schools  3,247,465.53 3,291,565.43 3,491,186.99 4,361,500.63 6,027,414.75
Education of the handicapped  285,909.58 269,867.09 282,157.02 684,547.29 819,408.34
Superannuation and pensions..    1,537,196.69 1,709,701.37 1,903,528.02 2,091,990.54 2,342,752.62
General administration   174,562.61 161,921.62 222,316.72 357,193.10 458,499.21
Natural Resources and Primary Industries:
Fish and game    900,346.18 915,729.34 903,060.03 959,483.19 998,891.62
Forests      9,565,370.08 8,904,248.93 9,555,160.81 10,064,186.73 12,230,182.55
Lands—settlement and agriculture   3,166,109.78 2,930,662.15 2,590,885.18 2,877,612.24 3,554,274.70
Minerals and mines     817,342.62 1,197,519.04 1,178,576.76 1,151,053.47 1,342,572.99
Water resources   376,806.11 410,268.73 274,418.67 300,329.03 464,707.54
Other    _ 596,718.26 1,198,536.70 925,146.35 750,139.91 1,024,325.44
Trade and Industrial Development _ _ 544,662.89 560,312.48 595,406.06 587,739.34 703,550.34
Local Government Planning and Development 104,521.51 122,412.58 125,861.87 137,656.72 150,194.22
Debt Charges:
Bank charges and commission     19,633.17 12,382.76 12,658.13 10,270.54 10,324.54
Debenture discount amortized    204,977.24 193,150.98 187,436.36 200,883.37 174,535.45
Debt retirement    _  44,448,010.47 12,659,637.83 12,540,949.08 12,272,131.13 26,622,409.96
Interest:
Bonded debt and Treasury bills  __ 8,655,167.42 8,127,364.22 7,303,319.80 6,844,324.35 6,493,540.57
Other    __ 825,508.41 892,837.62 940,295.51 1,014,012.98 1,142,831.16
Contributions to Other Governments:
Munic:pal share, social services tax and motor-
vehicle revenue    13,836,745.80 14,253,320.48 J5,500,000.00 — —
Grants in aid of local government   — — — £7,261,629.65 9,427,661.71
Other    _ 53,894.30 16,656.26 1,001.48 100,218.18 23,995.48
Contributions to Government Enterprises:
Advance to Pacific Great Eastern Railway  5,397,000.00 3,650,000.00 2,418,000.00 — —
Advance to B.C. Power Commission  :„ _ — ■— — — ■—
Subsidy to Toll Highways and Bridges Authority — — 187,500.00 287,500.00 632,727.23
Other Expenditure:
Civil Defence   236,498.33 323,470.12 445,231.91 472,207.78 448,685.17
Housing    117,233.84 327,022.21 219,133.61 49,956.93 15,300.79
University Endowment Lands  324,031.82 471,678.72 294,797.19 215,208.22 226,524.95
Flood Relief.   _  17,467.70 2,912.83 243,072.40 1,143,199.56 781,916.42
Sundry _ _.. _   114,050.86 47,849.93 26,229.69 14,459.37 24,489.49
Non-expense and Surplus Payments:
Advances        1,561,485.69 400,675.45 211,539.45 750,152.20 955,752.38
Refunds of hospital insurance premiums   — — 3,887,136.23 — —■
TOTAL   GROSS   EXPENDITURE   BY   FUNCTION    ._   $233,318,127.25    $200,510,527.67   $206,406,199.43    $237,571,471.83    $307,562,840.12
RECONCILIATION:
Revenue over expenditure, Current Account...... 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   —                       187,232.02               —                         —■                         —
$2-11.6°2 752.27    $204,107,473.87   $221,958,623.46    $251,194,658.30   $307,562,840.12
* Funds provided by school district borrowings under " Public Schools Construction Act, 1953.'
t " Public Schools Act Amendment Act, 1955."
% " Municipalities Aid Act, 1955."  PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1956-57 E 19
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1957
ASSETS
Cash on Hand and in Banks:
Cash on hand    -   -  $143.49
Cash in chartered banks in Canada        - — 6,463,160.46
Cash in chartered bank in Canada (loan funds)   _ _    314,327.57
Cash in banks in England (converted at $2.65W per £) __ 103,350.18
$6,880,981.70
Investments :
'.' Revenue Act," sec. 9 (at cost)       $63,589,328.36
Par Value
Government of Canada bonds     $39,810,500.00
Canadian National Railways (Government of Canada guaranty)         7,400,000.00
Province of British Columbia bonds   17,000.00
School district bonds (B.C. guaranty)   _   573,000.00
Pacific Great Eastern Railway notes (B.C. guaranty) .           9,100,000.00
British Columbia Toll Highways and Bridges Authority notes (B.C. guaranty)        6,844,153.33
$63,744,653.33
". 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
$64,286,265.86
Accounts and Taxes Receivable:
Government of Canada:
Shared-cost agreements   —      $2,050,866.83
Deposit re postal meter  -   _  625.00
British Columbia municipalities:
Medical services and child welfare maintenance     —  64,793.96
♦Other:
Property taxes   _    960,948.95
Social services tax       563,255.80
Grazing fees       23,321.37
Probate fees     14,464.46
Timber royalty and stumpage   _  5,246,108.13
Student-aid loans     —  230,820.02
Teacher-training loans   _    117,024.28
Sundry __ '_   120,616.58
* Not taken into revenue until received.
Record purposes only.
$9,392,845.38 E 20
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1957—Continued
ASSETS—Continued
Loans and Advances:
British Columbia municipalities:
Municipal works (unemployment relief) _ 	
Municipal Superannuation Fund   	
Corporation of District of Kent 	
Dyking districts and hospitals:
Various dyk ing districts 	
Various water and irrigation districts
Various co-operative associations	
Various hospitals  	
Boards and Commissions:
British Columbia Power Commission
Land Settlement Board 	
Liquor Control Board 	
Miscellaneous   	
Other:
Queen's Printer Operating Account _
Text-book Branch  	
University Endowment Lands Administration Account
Miscellaneous -     	
$127,235.55
28,792.16
12,000.00
619,534.12
810,893.82
16,500.00
5,000.00
28,569,032.28
3,083,974.53
7,923,859.89
35,000.00
496,702.38
949,252.38
3,184,937.34
409,567.66
Note.—The balance-sheet carries the qualification that the above
assets are carried at book value as the amount of ultimate realization
cannot be determined at this date.
$46,272,282.11
Agreements of Sale, Mortgages Receivable, and Properties Held for Sale:
' Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 ":
South Vancouver houses .
Southern Okanagan project.
♦General land sales 	
♦Not taken into revenue until received.
Record purposes only.
Materials and Supplies on Hand:
Purchasing Commission:
Langford warehouse  	
Receivables
$4,953.65
59,478.00
549,036.94
Property
$1,415.87
1,856,131.64
$613,468.59      $1,857,547.51
Gaol and Game Branch supplies..
Total
$6,369.52
1,915,609.64
549,036.94
$2,471 016.10
$172,519.58
20,691.33
Note.—No record is made on the books of the Province of materials and supplies other than bulk
purchases made under sec. 14, " Purchasing Commission Act," as above.
Deferred Charges:
Discount on debentures .
$193,210.91
$1,296,878.66 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
E 21
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31, 1957—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   _  	
$953,473.91
4,000,971.00
2,225,695.87
218,326.29
264,084.07
$852,769.44
3,781,963.90
2,191,437.00
37,829.07
798,551.73
Pacific Great Eastern Railway Co.:
Par value of 652,909 shares at $100 each .
Fixed Assets :
^Highways   -    	
Bridges      _ - 	
Wharves -  	
Ferries and ferry-landings 	
Buildings and furnishings  	
Songhees Reserve, Victoria     	
* 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.
Gross
$261,123,232.65
39,832,405.73
203,250.60
5,045,002.12
62,394,491.44
773,690.08
Depreciation
$12,141,028.76
203,240.60
859,724.72
17,206,598.63
Superannuation and Retirement Funds :
Superannuation Fund:
Cash in chartered banks in Canada
Investments—bonds and debentures
Par Value
$7,662,551.14
$65,290,900.00
Net
$261,123,232.65
27,691,376.97
10.00
4,185,277.40
45,187,892.81
773,690.08
$369,372,072.62   $30,410,592.71
$338,961,479.91
$2,889,838.75
40,519,680.89
Government of Canada          $130,000.00
Canadian Northern Railway  (Government of Canada guaranty)   424,570.00
Province of British Columbia  _   25,372,000.00
British Columbia Power Commission (Province of British Columbia guaranty) 2,689,000.00
British Columbia Toll Highways and Bridges Authority (Province of British
Columbia guaranty)     _       417,000.00
Pacific Great Eastern Railway Co. (Province of British Columbia guaranty) 1,562,000.00
Greater Vancouver Sewerage  and Drainage District   (Province of British
Columbia guaranty)   ...  _  50,000.00
British Columbia municipalities (Province of British Columbia guaranty) 366,107.58
British Columbia school districts (Province of British Columbia guaranty) 10,546,400.00
$41,557,077.58
Retirement Fund:
Cash in chartered banks of 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 municipalities (Province of British Columbia guaranty)
British Columbia school districts (Province of British Columbia guaranty)
Waterworks districts  - —    	
Par Value
$400,000.00
530,000.00
1,396,000.00
657,000.00
240,000.00
3,662,000.00
10,000.00
$6,895,000.00
125,576.49
6,726,790.35
Members of the Legislative Assembly Superannuation Account:
Cash in chartered banks in Canada 	
95,674.46
$50,357,560.94 E 22 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1957—Continued
ASSETS—Continued
Trust:
Cash in chartered banks in Canada-
Investments in direct or guaranteed obligations of the Government of Canada or the Provinces..
$6,786,180.64
8,255,617.56
Note.—The above section is grouped for convenience.    Each individual
trust is kept as a separate entity for administration purposes.
$15,041,798.20
LIABILITIES
Bonded Debt:
Debentures:
Loan Act, 1922, 4V4 per cent, due Nov.   1, 1957-
1923, 41/2
1924, 4'/2
1925, 41/2
1925, 41/2
1927,4
1927, 41/2
1927, AVi
1943, 2%
1943, 2%
1943, 2%
1946, 2%
1946, 2%
1946, 2%
1946, 23/4
1946, 2%
1946, 234
1946,3
1949,3
' University Loan Act, 1920 ":
4V2 per cent, due Sept. 25, 1957	
' Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1924:
4 per cent, due May 15, 1957-61—
AV2 per cent, due Jan. 23, 1969	
414 per cent, due Apr. 1, 1957-61..
5 per cent, due Sept. 24, 1959.	
' Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1936:
4 per cent, due Aug. 15, 1965	
3V2 per cent, due June 1, 1957-62..
3'/2 per cent, due July 15, 1962	
3 per cent, due Feb. 1, 1957-60 __
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. 1,1967.
May 15, 1967..
July 2, 1968 .
Sept. 26, 1972...
July 2, 1968...
July    1,1964...
2>4-2% per cent, due Oct. 15, 1957-66..
2% per cent, due Nov. 15, 1966	
2% per cent, due Mar. 15, 1972	
2% per cent, due Oct. 15, 1972 —
2% per cent, due Nov. 1, 1972.	
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, 1957	
Carried forward..
$188,000.00
705,000.00
332,000.00
275,000.00
60,000.00
1,000,000.00
1,770,000.00
110,000.00
3,000,000.00
500,000.00
500,000.00
250,000.00
500,000.00
500,000.00
500,000.00
500,000.00
500,000.00
500,000.00
1,000,000.00
250,000.00
850,000.00
6,417,000.00
607,000.00
3,036,500.00
1,000,000.00
3,600,000.00
636,000.00
681,000.00
2,000,000.00
4,210,000.00
1,500,000.00
4,000,000.00
4,045,000.00
1,750,000.00
2,000,000.00
5,000,000.00
1,000,000.00
11,000,000.00
18,000,000.00
14,000,000.00
1,500,000.00
$99,772,500.00 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
f Statement of Registered Stock, Debentures, and Treasury Bills Outstanding and Unpaid as at March 31st, 1957, in Order of Maturity
Maturity
Date of Issue
Feb. 1,1958-60
June 15,1957-60
June 15,1957-60
April 1,1957-61
May 15, 1957-61
June I 1957-62
Oct. 15,1957-66
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.
Jan.
Feb.
May
June
Tune
June
15,1966
15, 1967
1, 1967
15, 1967
15,1968
15,1968
15,1968
June 15,1968
July
July
Jan.
Dec.
Dec.
July
Aug.
Oct.
Oct.
Mar.
Sept.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Aug.
Nov.
Nov.
Feb.
Aug.
Feb.
July
July
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
15,1976
15, 1977
1, 1957-77
1, 1957-77
Feb. 1,1945
June 15,1950
June 15, 1950
April 1, 1931
May 15, 1931
June 1,1942
Oct. 15,1946
May 1,1932
Aug. 15,
Sept. 25,
Sept. 25,
Sept. 25,
Sept. 25,
Sept. 25,
Nov. 1,
Nov.
Nov.
Nov.
Dec.
April
Sept. 24,
Dec. 15,
Dec. 15,
July   15,
1951
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1939
1929
1945
1945
1942
June 15,1949
June 15,1949
July  1,1949
Aug. 15,1940
April 15, 1946
July 20,1946
Nov. 15, 1946
Jan. 15,1947
Feb. 1, 1947
May 15, 1947
June 15,1947
June 15,1947
June 15,1950
June 15,1950
July 2,1947
July 2, 1948
Jan. 23, 1929
Dec. 15, 1949
Dec. 15, 1949
July 31, 1948
Aug.
Oct.
Oct.
Mar.
Sept.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Aug.
Nov.
Nov.
Feb.
10,1948
1,1946
1,1946
15, 1947
26,1947
26.1947
15, 1947
1, 1947
10, 1948
15,1948
15.1948
1, 1949
Aug.  15, 1951
Feb.   15,1952
Rate
%
Nature
Series
Amount
Outstanding
Sterling
Value
Interest
Payable
3
2Vi
VA
AVi
4
3Vi
21/4-
2%
3
41/2
4V2
AVz
AVi.
AVi
4V2
AVi
41/2
41/2
4
3'/2
5
3
3
3Vi
3
3
3
4
2Y4
2%
2%
23^
2%
23/4
23,4
3
234
3
AVz
3
3
3
3
234
2?4
234
234
234
234
234
3
3
3
3
m
35/8
Serial Debentures (1)
Serial Debentures (2)
Serial Debentures (3)
Serial Debentures (4)
Serial Debentures (5)
Serial Debentures (6)
Serial Debentures (7)
HK
JW
JX
FY
FZ
GZ
HT
Sub-total, Serial 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
Total Registered Stock and Debentures.
KC
FA
FB
FC
FD
FE
FH
FI
FJ
FK
FL
GR
FU
HM
HO
HA
JP
JQ
JR
GT
HP
HQ
HU
HV
HW
HY
HZ
JB
JV
JY
JA
JI
FO
JS
JT
JJ
JK
HR
HS
HX
JC
JD
JE
JF
JL
JM
JN
JO
KD
KF
July
July
1,1947
1,1947
Treasury Bills
2% ]       Treasury Bills
RA-D-10-30
RA-D-40-60
Total Treasury Bills to Canadian Government.
Other Treasury  Bills	
$681,000.00
1,000,000.00
4,600,000.00
607,000.00
850,000.00
3,600,000.00
2,000,000.00
$13,338,000.00
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
$181,672,500.00
$5,839,533.52
12,794,666.05
$18,634,199.57
$600,000.00
$200,906,699.57
s. d.
1,500,000.0.0
1 F & A
15 J & D
15 J & D
1 A & O
15 M & N
1 J & D
15 A & O
1 M & N
15 F & A
25 M & S
25 M &
25 M &
25 M &
25 M &
S
S
s
s
1 M & N
1 M & N
1 M & N
1 M'& N
1 J & D
1 A & O
24 M & S
15 J & D
J & D
J & J
15
15
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
15 J & D
15 J & D
15 J & D
2
2
23
15
15
31
J & J
J & J
J & J
J & D
J & D
J & J
S
S
S
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
Place and Manner of Payment
Term,
Years
Denominations
Authority
L.M.—C.B.C.-
L.M.—C.B.C.-
L.M.—C.B.C.-
-V., Vr., W., T., or M.
-V., Vr., E., C, R., W., T.,
M., Q., StJ., H., or StJ's.
-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., or
StJ.
L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., W., T., or M.
£—C.B.C.—L.
L.M.—C.B
G.—C.B.C.
G.—C.B.C.
G.—C.B.C.
G.—C.B.C.
G.—C.B.C.
G.—C.B.C.
G.—C.B.C.
G.—C.B.C.
G.—C.B.C.
G.—C.B.C.
L.M.—C.B
G.—C.B.C.
L.M.—C.B
L.M.—C.B
L.M.—C.B
L.M.—C.B
L.M.—C.B
L.M.—C.B
C—
—V,
—V
—V
—V
—V
—V
—V
—V
—V
—V
c-
—V
.c-
.c-
c-
,c-
c—
c—
N.Y.
, Vr., T., M.
, Vr., T., M.
, Vr., T., M.
, Vr., T., M.
,Vr.,T.,M
, Vr., T., M
, Vr., T., M
, Vr., T., M.
, Vr., T., M.
, Vr., T., M.
V.
, Vr., T., M
V., Vr., W.,
V., Vr., W.,
V., Vr., W.
StJ.
V., Vr., W.,
V., Vr., W.,
V., Vr., W.,
or N.Y.
, or N.Y.
, or N.Y.
, or N.Y.
, or N.Y.
, or N.Y.
, or N.Y.
, or N.Y.
, or N.Y.
, or N.Y.
, or N.Y.
T., or M.
T., or M.
, T., M., H., or
T., or M.
T., or M.
T., or M.
L.M.—C.B.C—V., Vr.,
L.M.—C.B.C—V., Vr.
L.M.—C.B.C—V.
T., or M.
W., T., or M.
L.M.—C.B.C—V, Vr., W.,
L.M.—CB.C—V., Vr., W.,
L.M.—CB.C—V., Vr., W.,
L.M.—C.B.C—V., Vr., W.,
L.M.—C.B.C—V., Vr., W.,
L.M.—C.B.C—V., Vr., W„
L.M.—C.B.C—V., Vr., E.,
M., Q., StJ.,
L.M.—CB.C—V., Vr., E.,
M., Q., str.,
-V., Vr., W.,
.—V.
V, Vr., T., M.
.—V, Vr., W.,
V., Vr., W.,
V., Vr., W.,
L.M.-
L.M.-
G.—C
L.M.-
L.M.-
L.M.-
L.M.
L.M,
L.M,
L.M,
L.M,
L.M,
L.M,
L.M,
L.M,
L.M,
L.M,
L.M,
C.B.C
C.B.C
B.C.
-C.B.C
-C.B.C
-C.B.C
-C.B.C
-C.B.C
-C.B.C
-C.B.C
-C.B.C
-C.B.C
-C.B.C
-C.B.C
-C.B.C
-C.B.C
-C.B.C
-CB.C
T., or M.
T., or M.
T., or M.
T., or M.
T., or M.
T., or M.
C, R., W., T.,
H., or StJ's.
C, R., W., T.,
H., or StJ's.
T., or M.
,or N.Y.
T., or M.
T., or M.
T., or M.
-V., Vr.
-V., Vr.
-V., Vr.
-V., Vr.
-V., Vr.
-V., Vr.
-V., Vr.
-V., Vr.
-V., Vr.
-V., Vr.
-V., Vr.
-V., Vr.
j W., T.
,W.,T
, W., T
,W.,T
, W., T
, W., T
,W.,T
,W.,T.
, W., T
, W., T
, W., T
,W.,T
,, or M.
,, or M.
,, or M.
,, or M.
,, or M.
,, or M.
,, or M.
,, or M.
,, or M.
., or M.
., or M.
., or M.
L.M.+C.B.C—N.Y.
L.M.—C.B.C—V., Vr., W., T., M., or N.Y.
L.M,
L.M,
-C.B.C—O.
-C.B.C—O.
Serials
Serials
Serials
Serials
Serials
Serials
Serials
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, 50,000
* 1,000, 50,000
*500, 1,000
♦500,1,000
*500,1,000,
10,000
*500, 1,000
f£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
11*1,000
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 97.
Trans-Canada Highways Act—O.C 1257.
Highway Development Act—O.C. 1255.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1924—O.C 309.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1924—O.C. 704.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C 1936—O.C. 763.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 2330.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1924—O.C. 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—O.C. 880.
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.
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—O.C.
Loan Act, 1943—O.C. 580.     '
Loan Act, 1946—O.C. 1583.
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.C.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C,
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C,
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C,
-O.C 562.
1936—O.C. 1849.
2381.
2380.
1936-
1894.
1895.
1936-
1936-
1936-
1936-
1936-
1936-
-O.C 2079.
-O.C. 2259.
-O.C 1848.
-O.C. 2596.
-O.C 2649.
-O.C. 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.
1957-60.
W,
(4) Maturing  annually:    $122,000,   1957-58;    $121,000,   1959-61.
-Winnipeg.    T.—Toronto.     O.—Ottawa.     M.—Montreal.     Q.—Quebec.
(1) Maturing annually:    $227,000,  1958-60. (2) Maturing  annually:    $250,000, 2Vi%,  1957-60. (3) Maturing  annually:    $1,150,000,  2Vi%,
(5) Maturing annually:   $170,000, 1957-61. (6) Maturing annually:   $600,000, 1957-62. (7) Maturing annually:   $200,000, 234%, 1957-66.
G.—In Gold.   L.M.—In Lawful Money.   C.B.C.—At The Canadian Bank of Commerce.   V.—Victoria.   Vr.—Vancouver.    E.—Edmonton.    C.—Calgary.    R.—Regina.
StJ.—St. John.    H.—Halifax.    StJ's.—St. John's, Newfoundland.    L—London, England.    N.Y.—New York, N.Y., U.S.A.
t Exclusive of matured securities, not presented for redemption, covered by earmarked deposits.
* Debentures may be obtained in fully registered form. ** Debentures in fully registered form. f Redeemable in whole or in part on three months' notice at par on May 1st, 1957, or any interest date thereafter at par and accrued interest.
% Callable as a whole or in part at any time at par and accrued interest. § Callable in whole or in part by lot on or after August 15th, 1961. || Callable as a whole on or after February 15th, 1962, at the following prices plus accrued interest:
102% if redeemed on or before February 14th, 1966;  10lVi% if redeemed thereafter and on or before February 14th, 1970;  100%% if redeemed thereafter and on or before February 14th, 1974;  100% if redeemed after February 14th, 1974.  This series
is also redeemable in part, at par, for sinking fund purposes only, by lot, on August 15th, 1958, and any August 15th thereafterJ|j||
J. V. FISHER,
Deputy Minister of Finance. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1956-57
E 23
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1957—Continued
LIABILITIES—Continued
Brought forward..
Bonded Debt—Continued
Debentures—Continued
" Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1948, and " Highway Development Act ":
Wi per cent, due Aug. 15, 1976 	
" Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1948, and " Electric Power Act ":
35/s per cent, due Feb. 15, 1977.   	
" Trans-Canada Highways Act ":
2-2Vi per cent, due June 15, 1957-60 	
" Highway Development Act ":
2-2J/2 per cent, due June 15, 1957-60 	
" Superannuation Fund Transfer Act, 1938 ":
3V4 per cent, due Apr. 1, 1959 _	
" Electric Power Act," 1945:
3 per cent, due Dec.  15, 1960   _. 	
2% per cent, due Jan. 15, 1967  	
2% per cent, due June 15, 1968	
3 per cent, due July 31, 1970 _ 	
Inscribed stock:
" Revenue Act, 1924," 5 per cent, due May 1, 1957-67..
$99,772,500.00
26
000,000.00
,500,000.00
,000,000.00
,600,000.00
,500,000.00
,000,000.00
,000,000.00
,000,000.00
,025,000.00
$174,397,500.00
7,275,000.00
$181,672,500.00
Sinking Funds (Deducted from Bonded Debt) :
Sinking fund balance, April 1, 1956...   $56,454,716.01
Add interest earnings (page E25)     1,855,060.95
Add current instalments   (page 2)   5,518,811.93
Add supplementary instalment (page 109)   15,000,000.00
$78,828,588.89
Less debentures redeemed (page 2)    6,500,000.00
Sinking fund balance, March 31, 1957  $72,328,588.89
Cash in chartered banks in Canada 	
Cash in chartered banks in Canada (U.S. $200,000)	
Cash in banks in England (converted at $2.65i4 per £)..
Investments—bonds and debentures  	
$15,158,658.50
191,687.50
86,177.70
56,892,065.19
Government of Canada       	
Railway companies  (Government of Canada guaranty).- 	
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   Company   (Province   of  British   Columbia
guaranty)       _ —	
Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District (Province of British Columbia guaranty)   — _   _ _ _
British  Columbia  municipalities      -	
United  Kingdom   funding  loan,   £25,000  	
Ontario Hydro-electric Power Commission (Province of Ontario guaranty)..
Par Value
$4,269,700.00
8,607,710.00
43,625,812.39
2,095,000.00
345,000.00
409,000.00
48,500.00
4,924.46
121,250.00
12,000.00
$59,538,896.85
Note.—The above sinking fund includes deposits made by the
Province, together with interest, in respect of—
" Revenue Act," inscribed stock   _ 	
" Electric Power Act "    	
$3,251,563.88
8,068,369.86
$72,328,588.89
Treasury Bills:
Government of Canada long-term serial:
Series RA-D9 30, interest free, 1957-77	
Series RA-D39-60, interest 2%%,  1957-77..
Other:
Maturing June 22, 1957-58, interest free....
Maturing April 15, 1957-60, interest free..
$5,839,533.52
12,794,666.05
$18,634,199.57
200,000.00
400,000.00
$19,234,199.57 E 24 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1957—Continued
LIABILITIES—Continued
Trust Deposits :
Boys' Industrial School Inmates' Trust Account    _ $4,564.51
Contractors' deposits       999,091.84
Closed School Trust Fund _   _..     1,190.49
Cemetery Tax Fund   _   56,134.08
Intestate estate deposits __       _ 3,276,118.18
Official  Committee        _  1,184,108.64
Official Guardian deposits       10,764.24
Provincial Home Trust Account _ _.      21,717.80
Provincial Infirmary Trust Account     _    133,391.70
Suitors' Funds deposits   _   1,152,631.99
Surplus money from tax-sale deposits   j      50,259.90
Timber-sale   deposits   _         6,215,992.99
$13,105,966.36
Accounts Payable:
General current accounts
Suspense accounts—permit and licence  applications.	
Suspense  accounts—miscellaneous    	
Unclaimed debenture principal and interest... — _
Unclaimed cheques and miscellaneous balances	
Retention on construction contracts pending final certificates of completion.
$15,255,494.65
1,199,416.85
614,469.27
17,896.38
77,269.75
3,449,898.81
$20,614,445.71
Accrued Expenditure:
Interest on public debt
$1,690,565.83
Special Project Funds—Unexpended Balances:
Beef Cattle Producers' Assistance Fund 	
Conservation Fund   —
Dog Tax Fund     	
Equipment Fund     	
Forest Development Fund      	
Game Conservation  Fund   	
Grazing Pvange Improvement Fund 	
Industrial Development Fund     	
Miscellaneous balances—special purposes _ 	
" Pound District Act "   	
University Endowment Lands Administration Account..
$25,575.45
100,704.47
6,279.50
219,007.10
34,258.87
196,964.99
40,381.83
180,497.22
37,067.28
19.47
,548,132.31
$2,388,888.49 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
E 25
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31, 1957—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
5,275.03
1,915,599.64
450,174.88
1,310,739.04
20,691.33
$3,742,514.55
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
928,712.63
6,104,422.40
$7,174,719.46
Excess of Assets over Liabilities and Reserves:
1956
Apr. 1. By Balance 	
1957
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   _  	
Advance to University Endowment Lands Account.
$20,518,811.93
4,399,000.00
1,704,598.03
66,500.00
1,000,000.00
$279,724,054.86
1,855,060.95
27,688,909.96
, Expenditure from " Capital out of Income '
asset accounts:
Buildings and furnishings _
Highways, bridges, and ferries  	
Advances to Forest Development Fund
appropriations now charged to
$8,835,536.00
54,494,814.24
999,221.34
, Expenditure from revenue surplus appropriation charged to asset accounts:
Ferries and ferry-landings     	
, Adjustment in excess reserves:   Southern Okanagan project.  	
, Increase in accounts receivable:
Grazing fees      _.
Timber royalties and stumpage	
♦Social service tax   	
♦Student-aid and teacher-training loans..
♦Public works    _	
Less decreases:
Property taxes ...
Probate fees 	
Land sales 	
$3,945.20
2,275,194.13
563,255.80
347,844.30
112,232.42
$67,305.52
23,101.41
27,450.19
$3,302,471.85
117,857.12
, Discount on advances to British Columbia Power Commission.
Carried forward _.    	
64,329,571.58
8,240.75
8,697.00
$3,184,614.73
167,459.75
$376,966,609.58
♦ Taken on to records for first time. E 26 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1957—Continued
LIABILITIES— Continued
Excess of Assets over Liabilities and Reserves—Continued
Brought forward .  _ _  $376,966,609.58
1957
Mar. 31. To Refunds of recoverable expenditure credited to asset accounts:
" Soldiers'Land Act, 1918"—Southern Okanagan project $8,697.00
" Electric Power Act " -- _.   394,937.96
" Dyking Assessments Adjustment Act, 1947 "  5,100.00
Advances to municipalities—works relief and superannuation _   3,539.79
" Irrigation Assistance Loan Act "     14,999.05
Pitt Meadows Dyking District   582.93
Sundry advances   51,000.00
$478,856.73
,, Loan expenditure not carried to asset accounts:   University buildings:
" British Columbia Loan Act, 1950 "—sec. 6 (b)   $397.18
"British Columbia Loan Act, 1951 "—sec. 3 (c)  2.87
"British Columbia Loan Act, 1951 "—sec. 3 (d)  131,155.27
" British Columbia Loan Act, 1952 "—sec. 3 (b)   245.61
"British Columbia Loan Act, 1952 "—sec. 3 (c)  541,847.52
  673,648.45
„ Discount on debentures amortized  _   174,535.45
,, Depreciation:
Bridges   -    $546,887.02
Ferries and ferry-landings     92,641.23
Provincial buildings and furnishings           1,338,973.88
         1,978,502.13
„ Write-offs authorized by Order in Council:   Conservation Fund, No. 896/56 52,131.26
Revenue Surplus (Appropriation) Account
1956
Apr. 1. By Balance  .  .,        $49,365,603.63      49,365,603.63
1957
Mar. 31. To Excess of expenditure over revenue for the fiscal year ended
March 31, 1957        $8,187,494.12
,, Expenditure:    "Revenue Surplus  Appropriation  Act,   1947"—sec.   2   (a),  roads,
bridges, etc      8,240.75
        8,195,734.87
Balance, March 31, 1957 (of which the sum of $255,726.49 has
been appropriated by Statute for certain specific purposes)    $41,169,868.76 41,169,868.76
$52,723,277.65 $418,136,478.34
Balance, being excess of assets over liabilities and reserves at March 31, 1957....   365,413,200.69
$418,136,478.34 $418,136,478.34 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57 E 27
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31,  1957—Continued
LIABILITIES—Continued
Superannuation and Retirement Funds:
Civil Service Superannuation Fund  _ -  $43,409,519.64
Retirement   Fund - —   — 6,852,366.84
Members of Legislative Assembly Superannuation Account. _  95,674.46
$50,357,560.94
Trust:
British Columbia Power Commission Sinking Fund    - $3,412,935.14
British Columbia Power Commission Sinking Fund advance payments  1,501,074.06
British Columbia Toll Highways and Bridges Authority Sinking Fund    2,241,114.32
Bond Redemption Accounts     56,500.00
Land Registry Assurance Fund _     - _ — 328,997.36
Pacific Great Eastern Railway Sinking Fund    434,005.50
Port Moody, City of:   Sinking Fund Accounts _ - -  69,276.31
Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District Sinking Fund Accounts. —  1,762,516.89
Wildwood Light, Water and Sewerage District Sinking Fund Accounts   19,755.35
Workmen's Compensation Board—Accident Fund   — -   4,715,623.27
Wenner-Gren British Columbia Development Co. Ltd. Trust Account  500,000.00
$15,041,798.20
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) Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District (due 1957-73)       $7,052,500.00
Sinking fund investments              1,762,516.89
      $5,289,983.11
(Sinking funds set aside in connection with $2,043,500 as at March 31st, 1957. The balance of
the amount guaranteed is made up of serial instalment debentures.)
(2) South Westminster Dyking District (due July 1, 1960)  $55,000.00
Sinking fund investments „ _     44,998.33
10,001.67
(3) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 5, " Municipal Improvements Assistance Enabling Act,
1938 "     581,048.09
(4) Certificates of loan pursuant to sec. 10 (3), "Municipal Superannuation Act, 1938," chap. 55       2,809,945.35
(5) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 3, " Village Municipalities Assistance Act "        6,233,500.00
(6) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 53, " Electric Power Act "....    $98,300,000.00
Sinking fund investments          3,412,935.14
94,887,064.86
(7) Guarantees authorized pursuant to  " Public Schools Construction  Act,   1953,"  and  " Public
School Act " (repayable serially)      59,717,400.00
(8) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 17, " Pacific Great Eastern Construction
Loan Act, 1954 "    $48,890,495.33
Sinking funds      434,005.50
(9) Guarantees   authorized   pursuant  to   sec.   28,   " Toll  Highways   and   Bridges
Authority Act "       $24,344,153.53
Sinking funds   _ _ _ ___       2,241,114.32
48,456,489.83
22,103,039.21
(10) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 12, "Improvement Districts Assistance Loan Act". _ 706,000.00
(11) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 5, "Distress Area Assistance Act"  540,166.46
$241,334,638.58  PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,
PROVINCE OF BRITISH
1956-57
COLUMB1
EAR ENDEE
A
E 29
DETAILS OF REVENUE FOR THE FISCAL Y
) MARCH 31, 1957
Estimated
SERVICE
Received
$260,000.00
2,500,000.00
145,000.00
100,000.00
560 000.00
700,000.00
8 000.00
750,000.00
450,00000
Property Taxes
Land Taxes, General:
$261,963.19
2,512,199.44
151,249.01
100,754.35
$3,026,165.99
2,980,423.81
$6,006,589.80
113,638,245.64
56,213,236.90
Wild land .    •*- 	
Coal land "A" and " B " 	
Land Taxes, Forest:
$652,243 08
675,079.21
33,368.41
1,147,535 38
472,197.73
" E. & N. Railway Belt Land Tax Act "   ....
Forest-protection tax  _ 	
$5,473,000.00
Sales, Hospital Construction Aid,
and pari-mutuel taxes
$1,426,421.14
1,101 097.58
85,132,489.10
24,067 015.19
1,911,222.63
$1,500,000.00
970 000.00
66,250,000.00
20,900 000.00
1,650,000.00
Gasoline tax     	
Total,   Sales,   Hospital   Construction   Aid,
and Pari-mutuel Taxes	
$91,270,000.00
$50,340,000.00
Federal Tax-rental Agreement
$13,390,825 59
803,613.24
$55,730,440.70
482,796.20
British    Columbia   Toll   Highways   and   Bridges
Authority—offset  to  income-tax   deduction   by
Canada :	
Privileges, Licences, and Natural Resources
Taxes or Royalties
Motor-vehicle Licences and Permits:
" Motor-vehicle Act "   ...    -	
$14,194,438.83
1,188,021.67
33,252,435.63
9,183,259.30
1,105,418.63
$11,500,000.00
625,000.00
1,100,000.00
80 000.00
375,000.00
2,000,000.00
90,000 00
375,000.00
2,300,000.00
22,250,000.00
3,250,000.00
60,000.00
175 000.00
2,000 000 00
60,000.00
950,000.00
40 000.00
325,000 00
90,000.00
25,000.00
" Public Utilities Act "	
Natural Resources:
Lands and Forests:
Grazing permits and fees	
$76,902.15
575 873.30
2,048 849.74
88,939.52
370 6S8.13
2.034 583 12
28,056,599.67
Land leases, rentals, and fees	
Timber royalties     	
Timber sales   .
Minerals:
Coal,   petroleum,   and   natural-gas   leases
and fees	
$4,394,297.56
67,040.46
235.513 29
4,417,164.49
69,243.50
Free miners' certificates	
Mimng receipts, general  	
Minin™ tax .
Unworked Crown-granted mineral claims.
Water Resources:
Other:
Agricultural licences and fees	
$37,457 68
445 057.64
84 193.47
19,210.50
Fisheries licences E 30 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
DETAILS  OF REVENUE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED  MARCH  31,   1957—Continued
Estimated
SERVICE
Received
$130,000.00
Privileges, Licences, and Natural Resources
Taxes or Royalties—Continued
Other—Continued
$131,272.68
524,104.20
46,921.74
52,460.00
6,640.98
207,959.74
14,702.25
11,301.75
46,974.85
64,441.93
$1,692,699.41
450,000.00
45,000.00
45,000.00
7,700.00
130,000.00
Municipal licences, regulated areas, etc 	
10,000.00
10,000.00
" Real-estate Agents' Licensing Act ".	
45,000.00
70,000.00
Trade licences  	
Total,   Privileges,   Licences,   Natural   Re-
$48,612,700.00
$60,616,273.47
Land Sales and Service Fees
Sales:
$596,170.25
55,195.63
$651,365.88
2,246,215.26
$500,000.00
40,000.00
Sale of maps and air photos 	
Services:
"Administration Act "—Fees.	
50,000.00
2,000,000.00
70,000.00
$31,095.56
2,072,085.91
72,461.94
70,571.85
65,000.00
$2,725,000.00
2,897,581.14
Fines and Penalties
$425,000.00
667,999.02
Interest, Discount, Premium, and Exchange
$1,100,000.00
1,850,783.83
Contributions from Other Governments
Annual interest 	
$29,151.06
220,000.00
932,168.00
100,000.00
1,415,270.00
$29,151.00
220,000.00
932,168.00
Annual grant per capita. 	
100,000.00
1,000,000.00
Total,  Contributions from Other Govern-
$2,281,319.00
2,696,589.06
CONTRIBUTIONS FROM GOVERNMENT ENTERPRISES
Net profit,  Government Liquor Board   (including
$25,079,690.51
52,495.71
$21,500,000.00
85,000.00
Net profit, Queen's Printer..  	
Total,    Contributions    from    Government
$21,585,000.00
25,132,186.22
Miscellaneous
$300,000.00
559,817.35
NON-REVENUE AND SURPLUS RECEIPTS
Refunds of Previous Year's Expenditure:
Charged to Income:
$16,741.68
3,539.79
51,000.00
8,043.70
12,276.06
1,430.74
$93,031.97
Advances to municipalities	
Provincial Home Trust Account. 	
Advances to water and irrigation districts
$50,000.00 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1956-57 E 31
DETAILS OF REVENUE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED  MARCH 31,  1957—Continued
Estimated
SERVICE
Received
Non-revenue and Surplus Receipts—Continued
Refunds of Previous Year's Expenditure—Cont'd
Charged to Loans:
" Irrigation Assistance Loan Act" 	
$2,722.99
394,937.96
8,697.00
5,100.00
$411,457.95
" Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 "	
$375,000.00
" Dyking    Assessments    Adjustment   Act,
1947 "   	
Total, Non-revenue and Surplus Receipts	
$425,000.00
$504,489.92
$224,537,019.00
$270,783,792.35  PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
E 33
Appropriation and Expenditure
Summary Showing Amounts Appropriated, Expended, Unexpended, and Overexpended
for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1957
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT
Public Debt
1   Interest, Premium, and Exchange:
Page 1
$4,966,498.00
5,208,511.04
4,302,521.00
$4,832,965.13
5,208,511.04
$133,532.87
Sinking Funds:
Main Estimates 	
Page 2
$5,208,511.00
.04
Redemption of Debt:
Main Estimates      	
Statutory 	
Page 2
$3,552,521.00
750,000.00
4,302,520.08
.92
Page 3
$240,900.00
94,301.48
$14,477,530.04
$14,343,996.25
$133,533.79
2   Legislation :
$335,201.48
$335,201.48
Page 3
3   Premier's Office:
$33,974.00
$33,967.66
$6.34
Page 3
Department of Agriculture
4   Minister's Office:
$15,312.00
77,562.00
161,496.00
145,824.00
19,182.00
15,350.00
16,396.00
324,499.00
55,102.00
33,870.00
41,216.00
$15,534.45
73,474.91
138,795.81
143,357.56
16,663.91
10,185.56
15,630.20
313,275.09
53,497.06
31,603.68
37,249.46
$222.45
5   General Administration:
Main Estimates  —
Page 3
$4,087.09
22,700.19
2,466.44
2,518.09
5,164.44
765.80
11,223.91
1,604.94
2,266.32
6   Markets Branch:
Main Estimates   	
Page 3
.... $61,496.00
. 100,000.00
7   Horticultural Branch:
Main F.stimatps
Page 4
8    Plant Pathology Branch:
Page 4
9    Entomology Branch:
Page 4
10   Apiary Branch:
Page 4
11    Live Stock Branch:
Pages 4-5
$294,499.00
..     30,000.00
Supplementary Estimates	
12   Dairy Branch:
Page 5
13   Poultry Branch:
Page 5
14   Field Crops and Seed Improvement Branch:   Page 5
3,966.54 E 34
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
No.
of                                              SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Agriculture—Continued
15   Farmers'Institutes:                                         Page 5
$10,294.00
15,796.00
53,006.00
220,348.00
41,444.00
15,786.00
10,380.00
11,847.00
41,557.00
54,664.00
76,200.00
30,000.00
54,500.00
17,000.00
30,000.00
15,000.00
232,000.00
18,750.00
200.00
6,859.22
750.00
42,000.00
1,200.00
$9,909.73
14,565.63
42,710.84
212,778.30
30,269.91
15,816.17
10,588.98
11,325.82
72,259.89
50,038.56
61,556.01
24,347.73
54,380.00
9,704.51
24,058.47
8,618.39
85,742.80
9,153.58
150.28
6,859.22
$384.27
1,230.37
10,295.16
7,569.70
11,174.09
16   Women's Institutes:
Page 6
17   Soil Survey Branch:
Page 6
18   Agricultural Development and Extension
:    Page 6
19   Agricultural Engineering:
Page 6
20   4-H Clubs:
Page 6
$30.17
21    Land Settlement Board:
Page 7
208.98
22   Dyking Commission:
Page 7
521.18
4,625.44
14,643.99
5,652.27
120.00
23   Southern Okanagan Lands Project:
Page 7
522,419.00
19,138.00
30,702.89
24   Milk Board:
Page 7
25   Temporary Assistance:
Page 7
26   Motor-vehicles and Accessories:
Page 8
27   Grants and Subsidies:
Page 8
28    Rebates on Stumping-powder:
Page 8
7,295.49
29    Subsidies on Agricultural Lime:
Page 8
5,941.53
6,381.61
146,257.20
9,596.42
49.72
30   Federal-Provincial Farm Labour Service:
Page 8
31    Farmers' Land-clearing Assistance:
Page 8
32   Farmers' Domestic Water Assistance:
Page 8
33    " Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 ":
Page 8
34   Investigation of Doukhobor Lands:
Page 9
$1,000.00
5,859.22
35   " Pound District Act ":
Page 9
742.56
8,207.56
960.00
7.44
36   " Grasshopper-control Act ":
Page 9
33,792.44
37    " Natural Products Marketing (B.C.) Act
Main Estimates  —	
":  Page 9
240.00
1 	 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
E 35
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
LInexpended
Over-
expended
37a
CURRENT ACCOUNT— Continued
Department of Agriculture—Continued
" Horned Cattle Purchases Act ":                  Page 9
Supplementary Estimates   $14,000.00
Statutory  _       6,705.45
$20,705.45
14,700.00
20,000.00
16,500.00
$20,705.45
14,649.68
20,000.00
15,696.55
Special Warrants :                                             Page 9
Nos. 21 and 33.   Purchase of right-of-way of main
irrigation-canal   of   Southern   Okanagan   Lands
Project through Indian reserve and cost of construction of fences along both sides of canal and
the provision of two water-troughs 	
No. 28.    Repayable advance to Milk Board to enable it to carry out provisions of section 24 (b)
of General Order No.  1 under " Milk Industry
$50.32
No. 32.   Repayable advance to Pemberton and District Co-operative Association re construction of
a  potato-warehouse  under the   " Canada-British
Columbia  Potato-warehouse Construction Assis-
803.45
Department of the Attorney-General
Attorney-General's Office:                           Page 10
Main Estimates  -	
General Administration :                                Page 10
$1,977,295.67
$1,685,064.31
$323,395.85
$31,164.49
38
$20,272.00
88,606.00
64,268.00
51,216.00
20,274.00
28,200.00
94,718.00
20,383.00
95,584.00
60,980.00
47,212.00
6,620.00
602,731.00
267,217.00
110,192.00
$19,584.05
78,953.32
64,224.19
45,092.01
21,335.74
24,865.45
91,898.45
16,841.16
86,672.81
61,164.15
40,421.01
6,825.54
576,264.81
266,854.47
113,358.33
$687.95
9,652.68
43.81
6,123.99
3,334.55
2,819.55
3,541.84
8,911.19
39
40
Companies Office:                                           Page 10
Main Estimates  $62,218.00
41
Insurance and Real Estate Office:              Page 10
42
Securities Office:                                               Page 11
$1,061.74
43
" Credit Unions Act ":                                   Page 11
44
" Fire Marshal Act,":                                          Page 11
Main Estimates	
Censor of Moving Pictures:                             Page 11
45
46
Sheriffs' Offices:                                        Pages 11-12
47
Official Administrator:                                    Page 12
184.15
48
Official Committee:                                          Page 12
6,790.99
49
Official Guardian:                                             Page 12
205.54
50
Land Registry Offices:                              Pages 13-14
Main Estimates    	
Supreme and County Courts:                 Pages 14-15
26,466.19
362.53
51
52
Official Stenographers:                                  Page 15
Main Estimates   - -	
3,166.33 E 36
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Contint
Department of the Attorney-General-
53   Motor-vehicle Branch:
led
—Continued
Page 15
$804,366.00
27,760.00
Policing by Royal Canadian Mounted
54
Police:
Page 16
... $956,000.00
46,896.00
Sundry Incidental Police Expenses:
55
Page 16
56
Doukhobor Affairs:
Page 16
... $245,000.00
...     40,000.00
Supplementary Estimates  —
Corrections Office:
57
Page 16
58
Nelson Gaol:
Pages 16-17
59
Oakalla Prison Farm:
Page 17
$1,559,493.00
205,000.00
Unit for Young Offenders:
60
Pages 17-18
61
Women's Gaol:
Page 18
... $149,149.00
3,500.00
Prince George Women's Gaol:
62
Pages 18-19
63
Prince George Men's Gaol:
Page 19
... $192,539.00
Supplementary Estimates	
Kamloops Gaol:
Main Estimates  	
19,500.00
64
Pages 19-20
$46,191.00
4,100.00
New Haven:
65
Page 20
66
Forest Camp:
Page 20
66a
67
Pre-release Forest Camps:
Supplementary Estimates 	
Temporary Assistance, Gaols:
Page 20
Page 21
... $100,000.00
Supplementary Estimates 	
Probation Office:
45,000.00
68
Page 21
69
Game Branch
Administration Division:
Main Estimates   .   	
Page 21
$832,126.00
1,002,896.00
35,000.00
I
$842,479.34
975,269.53
40,503.81
285,000.00 304,276.25
I
54,727.00! 53,920.30
64,995.00
63,530.92
1,764,493.00|      1,773,331.43
I
I
136,220.001 125,092.64
I
I
I
152,649.001 142,948.24
85,392.00 83,114.73
I
212.039.00j 183,364.48
I
48,766.03
110,333.87
87.910.10j.
50,934.47
148,685.58
147,197.95
113,355.00
69,450.001
107,400.00
145,000.00
148,373.00
505,002.00 494,254.20
$27,626.47
806.70
1,464.08
11,127.36
9,700.76
2,277.27
28,674.52
1,524.97
3,021.13
56,465.53
1,175.05
10,747.80
$10,353.34
5,503.81
19,276.25
8,838.43
18,460.10
3,685.58 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
E 37
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of the Attorney-General—Continued
Game Branch—Continued
70   Fisheries Management Division:
Main Estimates      — 	
Supplementary Estimates
Pases 21-22
. $157,319.00
.      11,000.00
71   Game Management Division:
Main Estimates 	
Page 22
72   Destruction of Predatory Animals and Birds:
Page 22
Main Estimates    	
73   Administration of Justice:
Main Estimates   _
Page 22
74   Crown Prosecutor's Office:
Main Estimates 	
Page 23
75   Promotion of Uniformity of Legislation :  Page 23
Main Estimates   	
76   Co»one»r' Tnouests and Inquiries:
Main Estimates	
Page 23
77   Narcotic Drug Treatment:
Main Estimates 	
Page 23
78    Alcoholic Treatment:
Main Estimates   	
Supplementary Estimates
Page 23
$42,750.00
6,000.00
79   Constitutional Litigation and General Law Costs :
Page 23
Main Estimates     $10,000.00
Supplementary Estimates      12,000.00
80   Magistrates' Conference:
Main Estimates  	
Page 23
81    Temporary Assistance, Other than Gaols: Page 23
Main Estimates   ..        $105.-440.00
Supplementary Estimates        65,000.00
82   Incidentals and Contingencies:
Main Estimates _
Page 23
83   In Aid of Removal of Discriminatory Freight and
Express Rates: Page 24
Main Estimates 	
84   " Court of Appeal Act '
Main Estimates  	
Page 24
85   " Supreme Court Act '
Mam Estimates  -
Statutory 	
86    " County Courts Act '
Main Estimates 	
Page 24
$10,500.00
1,511.49
Page 24
87   " Magistrates Act '
Main Estimates
Page 24
$30,000.00
Supplementary Estimates          5,000.00
Statutory       9,724.50
Special Warrants: Page 24
No. 5.   Contribution toward administrative cost of
Canadian Highway Safety Conference	
$168,319.00        $175,221.36
76,025.00
129,505.00
320,600.00
12,860.00
1,500.00
43,000.00
98,580.00
48,750.00
22,000.00;
10,000.00'
170,440.00
9,000.00
10,000.00 15,659.02
7,500.00
12,011.49
15,000.00
44,724.50
2,100.00
73,721.43
127,981.81
338,197.73
11,958.28
1,775.90
55,285.34
51,663.74
47,164.79
24,439.77
8,567.81
186,984.32
7,395.89
7,499.76
12,011.49
14,889.56
44,724.50
2,100.00
$6,902.36
$2,303.57
1,523.19
I
901.72
46,916.26
1,585.21
17,597.73
275.90
12,285.34
2,439.77
1,432.19
1,604.11
.24
110.44
16,544.32
5,659.02 E 38
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of the Attorney-General—Continued
Special Warrants—Continued
No. 7. Compensation to Emmett W. Gulley re
damage to clothing as result of assault by Sons
of Freedom    _ 	
No. 12. Salaries and expenses of British Columbia
Correctional Institution, Haney —  	
No. 20. Compensation to former inmate of Oakalla Prison Farm for personal injuries resulting
from accident with motor-vehicle licence press	
Department of Education
Minister's Office:
Main Estimates —
Supplementary Estimates .
General Administration:
Main Estimates  	
Page 25
$16,132.00
5,200.00
Page 25
$66,384.00
Supplementary Estimates         2,827.00
90   Curriculum Branch:
Main Estimates 	
Page 25
$59,679.00
Supplementary Estimates       2,070.00
91   Adult Education Branch:
Main Estimates 	
Page 26
92   High Correspondence School:
Main Estimates 	
Supplementary Estimates .
Page 26
$172,799.00
4,000.00
93   Elementary Correspondence School:     Pages 26-27
Main Estimates    $68,794.00
Supplementary Estimates -       3,970.00
94
Provincial Library:
Page 27
95
Central Microfilm Bureau:
Page 27
96
Provincial Archives:
Page 27
97
Public Library Commission:
Page 28
98
Provincial Museum:
Page 28
99
Text-book Branch:
Main Estimates 	
Pages 28-29
100   Inspection of Schools and School Services:
Page 29
Main Estimates _  $605,149.00
Supplementary Estimates .  -       11,000.00
101   School for the Deaf and the Blind:     Pages 29-30
Main Estimates    $232,490.00
Supplementary Estimates       16,110.00
102   Teacher Education and Summer School:     Page 30
Main Estimates  _. 	
$69.75|
I
I
40,531.00|
I
5,000.00|
$69.751
32,863.68
5,000.00
!,590,396.74|    $8,435,445.29
$21,332.00 $20,620.00
69,211.00 68,727.61
I
61,749.001 60,753.36
114,828.00
176,799.00 161,003.83
72,764.00
87,419.00
49,006.00
39,354.00
145,595.00
64,368.00
10.00
616,149.00
248,600.00
51,386.00
113,616.09
70,380.66
81,583.12
49,060.44
35,388.95
140,203.00
62,595.41
122,398.81
577,079.28
258,985.95
40,995.60
$7,667.32
$287,391.16
$132,439.71
$712.00
483.39
995.64
1,211.91
15,795.17
2,383.34
5,835.88
$54.44
3,965.05
5,392.00
1,772.59
122,388.81
39,069.72
10,390.40
10,385.95 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-
57
E 39
No.
of
Votf
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
121
CURRENT ACCOUNT— Continued
Department of Education—Continued
Teacher Registration and Examinations:   Page 30
$80,110.00
80,560.00
45,367.00
52,906.00
274,350.00
37,800,000.00
2,300,000.00
50,000.00
60,000.00
15,000.00
150,000.00
465,000.00
3,500,000.00
158,000.00
79,865.00
21,000.00
57,500.00
55,000.00
10.00
4,800.00
$74,731.33
65,098.94
43,880.90
52,669.94
356,432.20
36,737,460.75
2,264,997.62
48,971.36
42,376.33
14,988.80
139,388.00
470,056.14
3,500,000.00
158,000.00
79,865.00
$5,378.67
15,461.06
1,486.10
236.06
1,062,539.25
35,002.38
1,028.64
17,623.67
11.20
10,612.00
Vancouver Normal School:                     Pages 30-31
Victoria Normal School:                                 Page 31
Main Estimates  -	
Accounting Branch:                                       Page 31
Federal-Provincial Training Programmes:
Pages 31-33
Main Estimates         $267,850.00
$82,082.20
Grants toward Cost of Education:               Page 33
Main Estimates   -	
Teachers' Superannuation Fund 6% :           Page 33
Special Aid to School Districts :                  Page 33
	
Night-school Grants:                                        Page 33
Education of Soldiers' Dependent Children and
Expenses:                                                       Page 33
—
Library and Library Association Grants:    Page 33
Free Text-books, Maps, etc.:                          Page 33
5,056.14
Grant to University of British Columbia: Page 33
Grant to Victoria College:                          Page 33
University Endowment Lands :                     Page 34
Incidentals, Grants, and Contingencies:     Page 34
Main Estimates       -  $18,000.00
21,330.07
41,384.89
15,093.66
"107,244.98
4,800.00
330.07
Temporary Assistance:                                      Page 34
16,115.11
Student-aid Loans and Teacher-training Loans:
Page 34
39,906.34
Advances re Rural School and Library Taxes:
Page 34
107,254.98
Special Warrant:                                             Page 34
No. 18.   Purchase of 2,000 copies of " Pageant of
British   Columbia "   for   distribution   to   school
$47,068,038.00
$45,887,673.06
$1,400,662.55
$220,297.61
* Credit. E 40
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
No.
of                                           SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Finance
122   Minister's Office:                                              Page 34
$5,212.00
101,820.00
309,182.00
26,429.00
10.00
$5,040.35
101,072.97
287,735.27
32,480.32
$171.65
747.03
21,446.73
123   General Administration :                               Page 34
124   Controlling and Audit Branch:                   Page 35
125    Agent-General's Office and B.C. House, London,
England:                                                        Page 35
Main Estimates    $24,929.00
$6,051.32
126    Mechanical Tabulation Branch:                    Page 35
10.00
127    Consumption and Amusements Taxation Branch:
Page 36
634,074.00
281,420.00
59,867.00
174,150.00
7,575.00
237,864.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
355,588.00
1,373,524.00
7,000.00
18,495.00
25,000.00
618,350.50
266,126.59
55,826.96
129,237.93
467.15
231,832.39
*5,276.59
15.18
15,723.50
15,293.41
4,040.04
128   Real Property Taxation Branch:                  Page 36
Main Estimates                                                       $778 420 00
129   Income Taxation :                                      Pages 36-37
130   "Assessment Equalization Act ":                Page 37
Main Estimates  $173,750.00
Supplementary Estimates                400.00
44,912.07
7,107.85
131   Housing Commissioner:                                  Page 37
Main Estimates   -       $7,275.00
Supplementary Estimates         300.00
132   Purchasing Commission:                                Page 37
6,031.61
5,286.59
133    Langford Warehouse:                                 Pages 37-38
134   Office Furniture and Equipment:                  Page 38
5.18
135    Motor-vehicles and Accessories:                    Page 38
468.76
310,558.08
1,343,104.68
"3,009.08
9,695.73
23,257.21
458.76
136   Postal Branch:                                                Page 38
45,029.92
30,419.32
10,009.08
8,799.27
1,742.79
137   Government Agents, etc.:                       Pages 38-48
Main Estimates                     $1,363 524.00
138    Courts of Revision:                                           Page 48
139   Assessment Appeal Board:                               Page 48
140   Printing   Public   Accounts,   Revenue   Receipts,
Bonds, Cheques, etc.                                Page 48
Main Estimates    —
; Credit. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
E 41
No.
of                                              SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Finance—Continued
141   Temporary Assistance:                                      Page 48
$110,000.00
35,000.00
921,806.47
1,500.00
6,822,780.68
1,475,000.00
9,430,000.00
10,973.38
250,000.00
781,916.42
296.91
105,000.00
6,000.00
850,000.00
632,727.23
144,500.00
2,999.77
104,593.29
$106,142.45
19,291.28
921,806.47
1,004.37
6,822,780.68
$3,857.55
142    Incidentals and Contingencies :                      Page 49
15,708.72
143    "Civil Service Superannuation Act":         Page 49
Main Estimates ..               $875,000.00
Statutory           -                                      46,806.47
144   "Dyking Assessment Adjustments Act, 1905":
Page 49
495.63
145   "Highway Development Act" (Sec. 6 (1)):
Page 49
Main Estimates _   $5,892,600.00
Supplementary Estimates        900,000.00
Statutory  .        ..             .                 30,180.68
146   "Amusements Tax Act" (Sec. 16 (2)):       Page 49
1,426,421.14
9,427,661.71
10,973.38
171,667.34
781,916.42
48,578.86
2,338.29
78,332.66
147   Grants in Aid of Local Government:          Page 49
Main Estimates     $9,400,000.00
Supplementary Estimates        '           30,000.00
148    " Supreme Court Act" (Sec. 33):                Page49
Main Estimates _        $8,000.00
Statutory              2,973.38
149    Salary Contingencies:                                       Page 49
149a " Flood Relief Act ":                                        Page 49
Supplementary Estimates       $750,000.00
Statutory    —           31,916.42
149b Interest on Official Guardian Deposits:    Page 49
296.91
102,161.34
1,227.63
754,815.55
632,727.23
144,500.00
Statutory                 96.91
149c "Municipal Superannuation Act":             Page 49
2,838.66
4,772.37
95,184.45
149d "Unclaimed Money Deposits Act":            Page 49
Supplementary Estimates 	
149e " Water Act":                                                    Page 49
149f "Toll  Highways  and  Bridges  Authority  Act":
Page 49
Supplementary Estimates   $566,250.00
Statutory                    66,477.23
149g "Centennial Celebration Act":                 Page 50
Supplementary Estimates                $75,000.00
Statutory                                           69,500.00
Statutory:                                                        Page 50
2,999.77
104,593.29
I
1 li 42
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Finance—Continued
Special Warrants : Page 50
No. 1. Grant to Corporation of District of Sum-
merland to help meet the cost of celebrating its
golden jubilee   „ _ _
Nos. 2, 6, and 9. Assistance to authorized persons
from British Columbia attending Victoria Cross
Centennial Celebrations in London, England	
No. 4. Grant to Vancouver Little Theatre Association, to assist in sending British Columbia's
winning entry to the finals of the Dominion
Drama Festival held at Sherbrooke, Que 	
No. 29. Repayable advance to British Columbia
Natural Resources Conference to permit payment
of printing and publication costs pending sale of
Atlas of Resources   	
No. 30. Grant to Grey Cup Festivities (1956)
Committee to assist in defraying the cost of an
integrated programme at the Grey Cup festivities
in Toronto in 1956  „ _. 	
Department of Fisheries
150   Minister's Office:
Main Estimates ..
Page 51
151    General Administration:
Main Estimates  	
Page 51
Department of Health and Welfare
152    Minister's Office:
Main Estimates   .
Supplementary Estimates
Page 51
$24,648.00
1,922.00
153    Per   Diem   Grants   under   Sec.   4   of   " Hospital
Act": Page 51
Main Estimates     $1,770,000.00
Statutory    11,604.50
154   Accounting Division:
Main Estimates	
Pages 51-52
155    Provincial Infirmaries:
Main Estimates  	
Pages 52-53
Public Health Branch
156   General Services:
Main Estimates .
Page 53
157   Polio Vaccine Programme:
Main Estimates	
Page 53
158 Cancer Control (Including Grants, etc.) : Page 53
Main Estimates _ _ .— 	
159 Grants to Public Health Services, Metropolitan
Areas :
Main Estimates  — 	
160 Grant in Aid of Arthritis Control: Page 53
Main Estimates „ _   —
161    Crippled Children (Federal Programme) :   Page 54
Main Estimates    	
$1,000.00
6,600.00
1,000.00
30,000.00
7,500.00
$25,348,434.15
$600.00
43,920.00
$1,000.00
6,400.00
1,000.00
30,000.00
7,500.00
$200.00
I
$24,885,871.36
$469,078.05
5153.87
34,555.48
$44,520.00| $34,709.35
$446.13
9,364.52
9,810.65
I i
$26,570.00]   $26,246.32]     $323.68
1,781,604.50
131,852.00
1,781,604.50
123,816.91
1,035.09
545,491.00|   563,859.80|-
319,390.00
100,000.00
260,000.00
194,000.00
120,000.00
264,116.29
100,000.00
241,881.70
186,260.04
120,000.00
55,273.71
18,118.30
7,739.96
I
i,515.26
$18,368.80
10.001. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-
57
E 43
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
I
162
163
164
165
166
167
168
169
170
171
172
173
174
175
176
177
178
179
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Jepartment of Health and Welfare—Continued
Public Health Branch—Continued
Professional Training (Federal Programme) :
Page 54
$10.00
10.00
80,000.00
10.00
$10.00
Public Health Research (Federal Programme) :
Page 54
10.00
Grant to Western Society for Rehabilitation:
Page 54
Main Estimates  _. _. 	
Medical Rehabilitation (Federal Programme) :
Page 54
$80,000.00
10.00
Rehabilitation Programme:                             Page 54
12,456.00
20.00
2,930.52
9,525.48
General Public Health (Federal Programme) :
Pages 54-55
Main Estimates   $10.00
20.00     ...
Laboratory   and   Radiological   Services   (Federal
Programme):                                             Page 55
10.00
10.00
10.00
Child and Maternal Health (Federal Programme):
Page 55
10.00
100,000.00
10,000.00
720,404.00
259,436.00
234,589.00
65,730.00
91,738.00
80,312.00
2,479,493.00
10.00
	
Grants re Local Health Services Building Construction:                                                  Page 55
61,965.67
10,000.00
38,034.33
Grant   to   British   Columbia   Medical   Research
Institute :                                                      Page 55
Main Estimates	
Local Health Services :                            Pages 55-56
701,740.82
248,098.03
234,722.37
56,705.80
80,219.47
73,294.38
2,188,760.33
18,663.18
11,337.97
	
Division of Laboratories:                              Page 56
$133.37
 _
Division of Vital Statistics:                         Page 56
Division of Venereal Disease Control:       Page 57
9,024.20
11,518.53
7,017.62
290,732.67
10.00
Division of Tuberculosis Control
Central Office, District Nursing, and Social Service:                                                            Page 57
Travelling Clinics:                                            Page 57
In-patient Care and Stationary Clinics:
Pages 57-60
Tuberculosis Control (Federal Programme) :
Page 60
I E 44
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT— Continued
Department of Health and Welfare—Continued
Division of Tuberculosis Control—Continued
180   Poliomyelitis Pavilion:                             Pages 60-61
Main Estimates 	
181    Temporary Assistance:
Main Estimates —	
Page 61
Social Welfare Branch
182   Office of the Deputy Minister:
Main Estimates 	
Supplementary Estimates
183    Director of Welfare:
Main Estimates 	
Supplementary Estimates
184    Family Division:
Main Estimates
Page 61
$15,302.00
750.00
Page 61
$28,306.00
1,500.00
Page 61
185   Field Service:
Main Estimates
Pages 61-62
186    Medical Services Division:
Main Estimates  	
Page 62
187   Burial of Indigents:
Main Estimates 	
Supplementary Estimates
Page 62
$24,000.00
1,000.00
188 " Residence  and   Responsibility   Act "—Adminis
tration:                                                      Page 62
Main Estimates 	
189 Social Allowances (Including Grants, etc.):
Page 62
Main Estimates   	
190 Supplementary Social Allowances for Mothers'
Allowances Cases :                                  Page 62
Main Estimates 	
191    Administration   and   Operation  of  Project  and
Pavilion for Japanese at New Denver:
Paae 63
Main Estimates     $50,000.00
Supplementary Estimates       10,000.00
192   Medical Services, Drugs, etc.: Page 63
Main Estimates   — $2,000,000.00
Supplementary  Estimates       300,000.00
Child Welfare Division
193    Administration:
Main Estimates
Page 63
194   Maintenance of Dependent Children and Grants
to Homes: Pages 63-64
Main Estimates    $1,439,300.00
Supplementary Estimates        180,000.00
195   Jewish Overseas Children:
Main Estimates 	
Page 64
$295,073.00
43,700.00 45,064.98
16,052.00
29,806.00
19,934.00
1,100,955.00
39,330.00
25,000.00
1,000.00
5,574,000.00
60,000.00
$251,748.13
15,804.73
28,389.91
18,804.19
1,070,548.21
43,188.52
20,650.85
510.91
4,741,420.07
175,000.00! 161,574.21
61,990.65
I
2,300,000.00[      2,240,710.53
I
I
I
I
60,906.001 58,756.19
1,619,300.00
1,670,657.92
$43,324.87
247.27
1,416.09
1,129.81
30,406.79
4,349.15
489.09
832,579.93
13,425.79
59,289.47
I
2,149.81
10.00
$1,364.98
3,858.52
1,990.65
51,357.92 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-
57
E 45
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
1
196
197
198
199
200
201
202
203
204
205
206
207
208
209
CURRENT ACCOUNT— Continued
Department of Health and Welfare—Continued
Child Welfare Division—Continued
Provincial Home, Kamloops:                          Page 64
$124,250.00
367,137.00
163,622.00
241,792.20
1,800,000.00
7,73S,000.00
175,000.00
200,000.00
19,000.00
$97,386.79
351,894.06
152,162.18
241,792.20
$26,863.21
15,242.94
11,459.82
	
Industrial School for Boys, Brannen Lake:
Pages 64-65
Industrial School for Girls:                         Page 65
Main Estimates    $152,910.00
Supplementary Estimates              10,702.00
" Old-age Assistance Act," 1951, and " Blind Persons'   Allowances   Act,"   1951—Administration :                                                               Page 65
Main Estimates     $237,509.00
Statutory _.        4,283.20
Old-age  Assistance  and  Blind  Persons'  Allowances :                                                         Page 66
1,690,421.88
7,695,068.24
159,768.55
222,953.17
19,317.77
109,578.12
Cost-of-living Bonus Paid to Recipients of Old-
age Assistance, Universal Old Age Security,
Blind   Persons'   Allowances,   and   Disabled
Persons' Allowances:                               Page 66
42,931.76
15,231.45
"Mothers' Allowances Act":                      Page 66
Disabled Persons' Allowances:                     Page 66
Main Estimates -         	
Temporary Assistance:                                   Page 66
Main Estimates     $16,500.00
$22,953 17
317.77
Department of Highways
Minister's Office:                                                  Page 67
Main Estimates                              $26 592 00
$29,802,022.70
$28,206,807.79
$1,695,560.09
$100,345.18
$29,092.00
1,639,972.00
11,780,770.00
50,000.00
3,750,000.00
$26,692.70
1,599,705.70
11,644,123.89
46,810.10
3,470,446.77
$2,399.30
40,266.30
136,646.11
3,189.90
279,553.23
Supplementary Estimates      2,500.00
General Administration:                                 Page 67
Main Estimates    .   _             _             $1,401,731.00
Supplementary Estimates        236,741.00
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, Wharves, etc. : Pages 67-68
Main Estimates       $11,255,770.00
Supplementary Estimates _          525,000.00
Maintenance of Fraser River (New Westminster)
Bridge:                                                        Page 68
Main Estimates ,.	
Snow-removal:                                             Pages 68-69
Main Estimates    $1,500,000.00
■
SuDnlementarv Estimates       1,200.000.00
Special Warrant No. 37      1,050,000.00 E 46
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
No.
of                                              SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Highways—Continued
210   Local Highways within Municipal Limits: Page 69
Main Estimates                   _.           S175.000.00
$200,000.00
20,000.00
176,096.00
60,000.00
1,000.00
10.00
10.00
$192,338.99
19,836.94
147,525.62
15,118.24
$7,661.01
163.06
Supplementary Estimates	
25,000.00
211    Vehicle Damage Claims, etc.:
Page 70
212   Highway Signs, Signals, Traffic-controls, etc.
Page 70
28,570.38
213   Weigh-scales Operation:
Page 70
44,881.76
1,000.00
13.63
10.00
475.00
792.15
214   Research and Testing Services:
Page 70
215   Gravel-crushing:
Page 70
*3.63
216   Paving-plant Operations:
Page 70
217    Grants and Subsidies:
Page 70
43,500.00
117,300.00
93,000.00
43,025.00
116,507.85
101,980.20
218   Purchase of New Equipment:
Page 70
219   Temporary Assistance:
Page 71
  $40,000.00
Supplementary Estimates ~	
53,000.00
Page 71
$8,980.20
$17,960,750.00
$17,424,108.37
$545,621.83
$8,980.20
Department of Labour
220   Minister's Office:
$18,756.00
237,682.00
14,200.00
27,832.00
107,662.00
3,571.00
112,952.00
6,708.00
6,400.00
4,500.00
$18,477.64
208,581.76
12,563.82
26,667.31
128,905.40
3,294.38
109,668.24
6,169.84
5,585.02
2,049.49
$278.36
29,100.24
221    General Administration:
Page 71
222   Board of Industrial Relations:
Page 71
1,636.18
1,164.69
223    Factories  Inspection:
Pages 71-72
224   Apprenticeship Branch:
Page 72
$71,280.00
     36,382.00
$21,243.40
225   Trade-schools Branch:
Page 72
276.62
3,283.76
538.16
814.98
2,450.51
226   Larour Relations Branch:
Page 72
227   Indian Inouiry Branch:
Page 72
228   Motor-vehicles and Accessories:
Page 72
229   Temporary Assistance:
Page 72
* Credit. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-
57
E 47
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
230
231
232
233
234
235
236
237
238
239
240
241
242
243
244
CURRENT ACCOUNT— Continued
Department of Labour—Continued
Special Warrants:                                       Pages 72-73
No. 19.  Expenses in connection with a Government-
supervised  strike  vote  of tendermen  and shore
workers on the west coast of the Mainland and
Vancouver Island —     	
No.  25.    Expenses  of an inquiry  relating  to  the
interpretation and administration of the silicosis
provisions   of   the   " Workmen's   Compensation
$1,200.00
5,000.00
$1,146.95
1,250.00
$53.05
3,750.00
Department of Lands and Forests
Minister's Office:                                              Page 73
Main Estimates                       $16,512.00
$546,463.00
$524,359.85
$43,346.55
$21,243.40
$17,112.00
107,760.00
53,576.00
116,621.00
127,736.00
24,818.00
34,500.00
331,658.00
114,288.00
282,519.00
189,935.00
278,720.00
161,100.00
99,915.00
15,000.00
$11,184.28
103,336.70
51,586.40
109,186.89
123,214.64
24,818.42
18,963.48
330,075.92
112,803.19
288,028.74
151,644.31
279,803.90
161,478.67
108,827.00
15,000.00
$5,927.72
4,423.30
1,989.60
7,434.11
4,521.36
Lands Service
General Administration:                                 Page 73
Accounting Division :                                      Page 73
Lands Branch:                                              Pages 73-74
Inspection Division:                                          Page 74
Main Estimates                                 $124,236.00
Surveys and Mapping Branch
Administration:                                                  Page 74
$0.42
Special Commitments:                                       Page 74
Main Estimates       $27,500.00
Supplementary Estimates                      7,000.00
15,536.52
1,582.08
1,484.81
Legal Surveys Division :                                    Page 75
Supplementary Estimates _        9,800.00
Geographic Division :                                          Page 75
Topographic Division :                                        Page 75
5,509.74
Air Division :                                                        Page 76
38,290.69
Water Rights Branch:                                    Page 76
1,083.90
378.67
8,912.00
Hydraulic Surveys :                                     Pages 76-77
Main Estimates       $67,100.00
Fraser River Basin Board:                               Page 77
B.C. Hydrometric Stream-gauging:                Page 77
	
__   _. E 48
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
No.
of                                          SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Lands and Forests—Continued
245   Grant to  British  Columbia Natural Resources
Conference:                                               Page 77
$1,500.00
$1,500.00
246   " University  Endowment  Lands   Administration
Act":                                                  Pages 77-78
10.00
$10.00
247   Temporary Assistance:                                   Page 78
50,000.00
48,056.17
1,943.83
Forest Service
248 Salaries:                                                         Pages 78-79
Main Estimates    -	
249 Expenses:                                                              Page 79
1,953,104.00
1,977,123.45
$24,019.45
Main Estimates              $893,920 00
Supplementary Estimates        19,000.00
912,920.00
917,657.77
4,737.77
250   Reforestation and Forest Nursery:       Pages 79-80
346,217.00
960,512.00
296,501.00
366,355.98
867,532.20
284,215.65
20,138.98
251    Provincial Parks:                                                Page 80
92,979.80
252   Forest Management:                                Pages 80-81
12,285.35
253    Forest Research:                                                 Page 81
156,509.00
154,321.31
2,187.69
254   Public Relations:                                            Page 81
96,280.00
96,248.12
31.88
255   Forest Ranger School:                             Pages 81-82
106,728.00
103,154.86
3,573.14
256    Grant to Canadian Forestry Association : Page 82
6,000.00
6,000.00
257   Office Furniture and Equipment:                Page 82
51,235.00
49,704.63
1,530.37
258   Youth Training Programme:                         Page 82
130,000.00
124,337.12
5,662.88
259   Engineering Services:                                 Pages 82-83
344,742.00
333,792.94
10,949.06
260   Forest Protection :                                          Page 83
Main Estimates   	
2,450,000.00
2,399,083.86
50,916.14
	
261   Fire Suppression:                                             Page 83
Main Estimates    ...     —-     -  $250,000.00
Supplementary Estimates ..               .    260,000.00
510,000.00
489,145.35
20,854.65
	
262   Forest Surveys :                                                Page 84
538,470.00
711,644.30
173,174.30
263   Scaling Fund:                                                   Page 84
Main Estimates  . -        -               $10.00
20.00
20.00
264   Silviculture Fund:                                    Pages 84-85
910,890.00
614,667.93
296,222.07
265   Grazing: Range Improvement Fund:            Page 85
40,000.00
38,611.23
1,388.77 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1956-
57
E 49
No.
of                                           SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Lands and Forests—Continued
Forest Service—Continued
266   Temporary Assistance:                                      Page 85
Main Estimates   $300,000 00
Supplementary Estimates                   37,049.00
$337,049.00
6,500.00
37,000.00
$320,705.32
6,500.00
37,000.00
$16,343.68
Special Warrants :                                            Page 85
No.   14.    Purchase of land fronting on Kootenay
 _	
No.  15.    Purchase of land on Shuswap Lake for
Department of Mines
267   Minister's Office:                                           Page 86
Main Estimates    ~       $1,900.00
$12,197,445,001 $11,837,310.73
$598,089.50
$237,955.23
$7,756.00
134,053.00
164,846.00
64,724.00
128,776.00
26,800.00
25,100.00
165,000.00
25,000.00
300.00
3,000.00
4,000.00
13,076.00
25,000.00
20,000.00
195.00
$7,568.54
130,238.96
156,767.72
64,650.22
117,775.13
27,919.57
21,593.28
145,587.39
20,270.72
147.33
1,261.64
1,560.52
14,561.17
25,010.50
20,000.00
$187.46
3,814.04
8,078.28
73.78
11,000.87
3,506.72
19,412.61
4,729.28
152.67
1,738.36
2,439.48
268    General Administration:                                 Page 86
Main Estimates       $126,053.00
Supplementary Estimates                  8,000.00
269   Mineralogical Branch:                                      Page 86
$1,119.57
270   Analytical and Assay Branch:                      Page 87
271    Inspection Branch:                                            Page 87
272   Petroleum and Natural Gas Conservation
Branch:                                                          Page 87
273    Grants and Subsidies:                                        Page 87
274    Grants in Aid of Mining Roads and Trails:
Page 87
275   Grub-staking Prospectors:                             Page 87
276   Subsidy re Explosives to Assist Bona Fide Prospectors :                                                      Page 87
	
277    Interprovincial Committee on Mining:       Page 88
278   Incidentals and Contingencies:                      Page 88
279   Temporary Assistance:                                   Page 88
Main Estimates  -       $8,076.00
1,485.17
10.50
280   Iron-ore Surveys :                                                Page 88
281   "Iron and Steel Bounties Act":                 Page 88
Statutory:                                                        Page 88
" Metalliferous Mines Regulation Act"    _	
195.00
$807,626.00
$755,107.69
$55,133.55
$2,615.24
- E 50
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS.  1956-57
No.
of                                              SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
282
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Municipal Affairs
Minister's Office:                                           Page 88
$2,750.00
56,956.00
57,448.00
33,500.00
9,500.00
2,500.00
$2,072.04
51,304.27
50,097.61
33,500.00
7,023.23
$677.96
5,651.73
7,350.39
283
Municipal Branch :                                          Page 88
Main Estimates     .              $53,856.00
284
Regional Planning Division:                         Page 88
Main Estimates  $56,948.00
285
Grants and Subsidies:                                     Page 89
Main Estimates      _  $30,000.00
Special Warrant No, 34  ....     3,500.00
286
Revision of Municipal Legislation :              Page 89
Main Estimates           $8,000.00
2,476.77
2,500.00
287
Temporary Assistance:                                   Page 89
Statutory:                                                        Page 89
128.12
23,995.48
128.12
23,995.48
Special Warrants :                                            Page 89
Nos. 8, 10, 11, 13, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 31, 35, and 36.
Reimbursement of taxes re incorporation or ex-
Department of the Provincial Secretary
Minister's Office :                                               Page 90
Main Estimates              $22,460.00
$186,777.60
$168,120.75
$18,656.85
288
$23,710.00
40,684.00
421,000.00
140,861.00
14,316.00
10.00
53,000.00
2,292,124.10
64,000.00
$22,811.58
41,175.95
414,510.00
144,862.07
14,316.00
2,459.79
48,391.84
2,292,124.10
61,195.98
$898.42
289
General Administration :                               Page 90
$491.95
290
Grants to Homes for Elderly Citizens re Construction and to Children's Homes :      Page 90
6,490.00
291
Civil Service Commission:                                Page 90
Main Estimates                      $130,861.00
Supplementary Estimates          10,000.00
4,001.07
292
Grants re Civil Service—Gratuities :           Page 90
Main Estimates  $11,000.00
Statutory         3,316.00
293
Superannuation Branch:                          Pages 90-91
2,449.79
294
Grants re Retiring Allowances:                 Page 91
4,608.16
2,804.02
295
" Civil  Service  Superannuation Act " — Government Contributions:                                Page 91
Main Estimates     $2,100,000.00
Supplementary Estimates -         160,000.00
Statutory           32,124.10
296
" Teachers' Pensions Act ":                         Page 91 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
E 51
No.
of                                             SERVICE
Vote
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT— Continued
Department of the Provincial Secretary—Continued
297    Queen's Printer:                                                 Page 91
$10.00
$10.00
298   Government House:                                        Page 91
Main Estimates                         $15,748.00
17,248.00
450,000.00
160,000.00
48,500.00
180,500.00
75,000.00
12,498.00
30.00
$18,695.87
450,000.00
Supplementary Estimates        1,500.00
$1,447.87
299   Assessment on  Class  13   (the Crown),  " Workmen's Compensation Act":                      Page 91
Main Estimates  $300,000.00
Supplementary Estimates     150,000.00
300   Public Services Medical Plan:                        Page 91
160,000.00
9,854,09
9,100.00
301    Contingencies,   Incidentals,   Entertainment,
Grants, etc. :                                                 Page 92
Main Estimates       $28,500.00
38,645.91
171,400.00
75,000.00
Special Warrant No. 27     20,000.00
302    Construction and Other Grants to Charitable and
Other Associations:                                 Page 92
303    Grant to City of Victoria :                              Page 92
304   Collections Office :                                        Page 92
11,619.17
878.83
3.05   Farms:                                                            Pages 92-93
30.00
9,303.45
Provincial Mental Health Services
306    Headquarters:                                                      Page 93
126,080.00
236,776.00
7,850,928.00
130,312.00
20.00
116,776.55
203,156.05
7,514,445.85
55,420.46
307    Preventive Services :                                           Page 94
33,619.95
308   Provincial Mental Hospitals :                Pages 94-96
Main Estimates  $7,615,928.00
336,482.15
74,891.54
20.00
Supplementary Estimates       235,000 00
309   Mental Health Centre :                                 Page 96
310   Mental Health Care (Federal Programme):
Page 96
Main Estimates _ .•      $10.00
311   Homes for the Aged:                                Pages 96-98
1,131,362.00
254,944.00
729,135.72
933,110.08
231,909.05
729,135.72
198,251.92
312   Civil Defence:                                                 Page 98
Main Estimates              $244,944 00
23,034.95
Supplementary Estimates        10,000.00
313    " Provincial Elections Act ":                        Page 99
Main Estimates __  $72,732.00
Supplementary Estimates        643,000 00
Statutory         13,403.72 E 52                                                 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1956-
57
>
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of the Provincial Secretary—Continued
314    " Public Inquiries Act ":                                  Page 99
Main Estimates       ___                                  $10.00
$57,841.69
64,000.00
50,000.00
4,500.00
3,000.00
36,112.69
4,400.00
2,500.00
10,000.00
$57,841.69
63,867.32
45,628.00
3,662.28
3,000.00
$132.68
4,372.00
837.72
Supplementary Estimates     40,000.00
Statutory      17,831.69
315
Statutory Requirements pursuant to " Civil Service Superannuation Act ":                     Page 99
316
Retiring  Allowances—" Civil Service Act " and
Other Government Employees :               Page 99
317
Temporary Assistance:                                   Page 99
Main Estimates                                                            $3,000.00
Supplementary Estimates      1,500.00
317a
" Capital Improvement District Act ":         Page 99
317b
" Members of Legislative Assembly Superannuation Act":                                                    Page 99
Supplementary Estimates    $30,000.00
Statutory       6,112.69
36,112.69
4,400.00
Statutory:                                                       Page 100
Special Warrants :                                          Page 100
No. 3.    Grant to assist in meeting cost of Allan
Cup finals held at Vernon for the senior amateur
hockey championship of Canada  	
No. 26.    Grant to University of British Columbia
Development Fund—rowing;   to assist in defraying expense of sending personnel and equipment
of rowing teams to the Olympic Games at Melbourne, Australia   - — .
Public Utilities Commission
" Public Utilities Act ":                               Page 100
2,500.00
-
10,000.00
 	
$14,685,403.20
$13,818,174.00
$875,619.88
$8,390.68
318
$88,008.00
238,336.00
3,000.00
$83,363.94
212,562.47
612.42
$4,644.06
25,773.53
2,387.58
319
" Motor Carrier Act ":                                    Page 100
320
Temporary Assistance:                                     Page 100
Main Estimates  - 	
Department of Public Works
Minister's Office:                                          Page 101
$329,344.00
$296,538.83
$32,805.17
321
$15,680.00
140,110.00
696,856.00
79,028.00
$13,991.23
130,401.87
680,236.86
77,764.93
$1,688.77
9,708.13
16,619.14
1,263.07
322
General Administration:                              Page 101
Main Estimates          $136,810.00
Supplementary Estimates              3,300.00
323
Parliament Buildings (Maintenance) :       Page 101
Main Estimates              $681,856.00
Supplementary Estimates        15,000.00
324
Government House (Maintenance) :           Paf.e 101
Main Estimates   -  $69,028.00
| PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1956-57
E 53
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Public Works—Continued
325   Government   Buildings   (Maintenance)    (Except
Parliament Buildings and Government House):
Page 102
Main Estimates .   $2,075,820.00
Supplementary Estimates        226,366.00
326   Rentals:
Main Estimates
Supplementary Estimates
327   Gas Division:
Main Estimates
Page 102
$310,000.00
20,000.00
Supplementary Estimates
Pages 102-103
  $32,312.00
  10.00
328   Steam-boiler Inspection:
Main Estimates —	
Page 103
329    Electrical Energy Inspection:
Main Estimates  	
Supplementary Estimates  	
330   Temporary Assistance:
Main Estimates 	
Page 103
  $10.00
....    10.00
Supplementary Estimates
Page 103
.- $106,266.00
4,605.00
Railway Department
331 Minister's Office: Page 103
Main Estimates  	
332 General Administration : Page 104
Main Estimates 	
Department of Trade and Industry
333 Minister's Office: Page 104
Main Estimates     	
334 General Administration: Page 104
Main Estimates    	
335 British Columbia Government Travel Bureau:
Pages 104-105
Main Estimates   :	
336 Bureau of Economics and Statistics: Page 105
Main Estimates     	
337 Industrial and Trade Office: Page 105
Main Estimates 	
338 Temporary Assistance: Page 105
Main Estimates   	
339 Advertising and Publicity: page 105
Main Estimates	
340 Provincial Exhibits, British Columbia Building:
Page 105
Main Estimates  .	
* Credit.
$2,302,186.00
330,000.00
$2,172,086.59|     $130,099.41
306,552.24
32,322.00| 18,563.05
16,232.00
20.00
110,871.00
*980.52
*61,168.38
111,005.46
$3,723,305.00     $3,448,453.33
$845.00
54,842.00
$55,687.00
23,447.761.
13,758.95
17,212.52
61,188.38
$274,986.13
$778.36
53,119.33
$53,897.69
$16,052.00
34,162.00
181,320.00
232,676.00
20,551.00
14,500.00
145,000.00
I
$15,662.63
31,297.70
190,681.16
244,676.69
18,186.38
9,075.56
137,460.85
15,000.001 14,492.07
I
$66.64|.
1,722.67 ..
$1,789.31
$389.37
2,864.30
2,364.62
5,424.44
7,539.15
507.93
$134.46
$134.46
$9,361.16
12,000.69 E 54
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Trade and Industry—Continued
341    Grant to British Columbia Research Council:
Page 106
Main Estimates _   	
Hospital Insurance Service
342   Hospital Insurance Service:
Main Estimates 	
Page 106
Capital Expenditure out of Income
343   Roads, Bridges, and Ferries:                Pages 106-108
Main Estimates   _ _	
344   Forest-development Roads:
Main Estimates  	
Page 108
Page 108
    $869,000.00
Supplementary Estimates         16,500.00
345    Park Development:
Main Estimates ....
346   Forestry Administration Buildings:
Main Estimates 	
Page 109
347    Mining-roads:
Main Estimates .
Page 109
348   Construction of Provincial Buildings:      Page 109
Main Estimates   	
349   Okanagan Flood-control:
Main Estimates  	
Page 109
350   Renovations to British Columbia House, London,
England: Page 109
Main Estimates ._   $20,000.00
Supplementary Estimates      3,070.00
Recoverable Expenditure
351 Development and Construction of Housing Proj
ects:                                                              Page 109
Main Estimates  	
352 Assistance to Improvement Districts under the
" Water Act ":                                           Page 109
Main Estimates — 	
352a " University   Endowment  Lands   Administration
Act": Page 109
Supplementary Estimates	
352b Supplementary Sinking Fund:
Supplementary Estimates	
Page 109
180,000.00   $180,000.00
$839,261,001   $841,533.04
$30,433,952.00
$19,089.81
$28,038,815.01
$2,395,136.99
$46,098,043.00
2,278,000.00
885,500.00
100,350.00
1,500,000.00
$50,242,894.23
I
I
999,221.34] 1,278,778.66
871,764.12
50,285.75
503,987.95
I
13,735.88
50,064.25
996,012.05
8,485,000.001  8,805,338.00
731,500.00
23,070.00
240,000.00
25,000.00
458,910.02
22,872.13|
'39,142.91
1,000,000.00  1,000,000.00
$61,366,463.00
15,000,000.00
$62,916,130.63
15,000,000.00
$76,366,463.00| $77,916,130.63
 I	
272,589.98
197.87
279,142.91
25,000.00
$2,915,521.60
$2,915,521.60
$21,361.85
$4,144,851.23
320,338.00
$4,465,189.23
$4,465,189.23
* Credit. PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,  1956-57
E 55
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
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 Highways  	
Department of Labour 	
Department of Lands and Forests —
Department of Mines .
Department of Municipal Affairs 	
Department of the Provincial Secretary
Public Utilities Commission 	
Department of Public Works	
Railway Department .
Department of Trade and Industry .
Hospital Insurance Service  	
Capital Expenditure out of Income
$14,477
335
33
1,977
8,590
47,068
25,348.
44,
29,802.
17,960.
546,
12,197
807
186
14,685
329
3,723
55
839
30,433
61,366
.530.04
201.48
,974.00
,295.67
,396.74
,038.00
,434.15]
520.00|
022.70
,750.00
,463.00
,445.00
,626.00
777.60|
,403.20
344.00
305.00
,687.00
,261.00
,952.00
463.00
Capital   Expenditure   out   of   Income   applied   to   Supplementary Sinking Fund _	
$270,809,889.58
15,000,000.00
$285,809,889.58
$14,343,996.25
335,201.48
33,967.66
1,685,064.31
8,435,445.29
45,887,673.06
24,885,871.36
34,709.35
28,206,807.79
17,424,108.37
524,359.85
11,837,310.73
755,107.69
168,120.75
13,818,174.00
296,538.83
3,448,453.33
53,897.69
841,533.04
28,038,815.01
62,916,130.63
$133,533.79
323
287
1,400,
469
9
1,695
545
43
598
55
1
875
32
274
1
19
2,395
2,915
6.34
395.85
391.16
662.55
,078.05
810.65
,560.09
,621.83
,346.55
,089.50
133.55
,656.85
,619.88
,805.17
,986.13
,789,31
,089.81
136.99
521.60
$31,164.49
132,439.71
220,297.61
6,515.26
100,345.18
8,980.20
21,243.40
237,955.23
2,615.24
8,390.68
134.46
21,361.85
4,465,189.23
$263,971,286.47
15,000,000.00
$12,095,235.65
$5,256,632.54
$278,971,286.47
112,095,235.65
$5,256,632.54 

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