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 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS
FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31, 1954
PERIOD FROM APRIL 1, 1953, TO MARCH 31, 1954
VICTORIA, B.C.
Printed by Don McDiarmid, Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty
1954
  To Colonel the Honourable Clarence Wallace, C.B.E., i|L
Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of British Columbia.
May it please Your Honour: -^liS;
The undersigned has the honour to present the Public Accounts of the Province of
British Columbia for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1954.
W. A. C. BENNETT,
|H Minister of Finance.
Department of Finance,
Victoria, B.C., September 30,1954.
 'mm   C'. 1|- ■ ■  Victoria, B.C.,       If
§ September 30, 1954.
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, 1954.
Respectfully submitted. M;
g C. J. FERBER, C.A.,
Comptroller-General.
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54 DD 5
Order of Public Accounts
Main Statements : Page Ref. No.
Balance-sheet as at March 31, 1954  DD 6, 7
Revenue and Expenditure (Current Account, Summary by Departments) for the
Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1954  DD 8, 9
Cash Receipts and Payments (Consolidated Revenue Fund) for the Fiscal Year
Ended March 31, 1954  DD 10, 11
Source and Application of Funds for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1954  DD 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, 1954 DD 14-17
Supplementary Statements:
Details of Assets. Liabilities, Surplus, and Revenue Surplus Appropriation Accounts DD 19-27
Details of Revenue .  DD 29-31
Details of Appropriation and Expenditure  DD 33-53
Details of Expenditure:
Current Account, Including Capital Expenditure out of Income i  EE 1-337
Capital Account .  EE 338
Revenue Surplus Appropriation Account  EE 339
Special Project Funds:
Equipment Fund  EE 314
Farmers' Land-clearing Assistance Fund  EE 13
Forest Development Fund .  EE 333
Forest Protection Fund .  EE 208
Forest Reserve Account  EE 211
Game Conservation Fund    EE 47
r Grazing Range Improvement Fund  EE 216
Highway Development Fund i  EE 100
Hospital Construction Fund  EE 100
Hospital Insurance Fund  EE 102
Housing Act Fund  EE 100
Scaling Fund „..  EE213
Silviculture Fund H  EE 215
University Endowment Lands Administration  EE 183
'Financial Statements of Boards, Commissions, and Government Enterprises Not
Otherwise Shown in the Public Accounts:
British Columbia Liquor Control Board — EE 342-345
British Columbia Power Commission  EE 346, 347
Land Settlement Board  EE 348, 349
Pacific Great Eastern Railway Company  EE 350, 351
Workmen's Compensation Board  EE 352-354
Securities Deposited with the Government pursuant to Various Acts  EE 340
Index to Details of Revenue and Expenditure EE 355-367
 DD 6
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
PROVINCE OF
balance-sheet
assets
Page
Ref. No.
1954
General:
DD 19      Cash on Hand and in Banks  $13,720,364.84
DD 19      Investments  j  47,543,567.01
DD 19      Accounts and Taxes Receivable  3,523,192.72
DD20      Loans and Advances  106,973,321.78
DD 20      Agreements of Sale, Mortgages Receivable, and Properties Held for Sale  2,636,525.99
DD20      Materials and Supplies on Hand  191,819.20
DD 20      Deferred Charges—Discount on Debentures  1,859,734.14
DD21      Advances to Special Project Funds  7,934,838.09
DD 21       Fixed Assets   230,080,591.50
1953
$21,888,137.14
39,620,271.52
3,797,581.82
201,249,263.15
2,602,348.43
183,838.01
2,052,885.12
8,275,620.00
210,319,741.69
Superannuation and Retirement Funds:
DD 21      Cash in Banks        1,219,179.04 1,991,153.80
DD21      Investments       35,691,472.11 31,011,835.64
Trust:
DD22      Miscellaneous Cash and Investments        8,300,152.90 6,585,264.33
$459,674,759.32 $529,577,940.65
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DD 7
BRITISH COLUMBIA
AS AT MARCH 31, 1954
LIABILITIES
Page
Ref. No. 1954 1953
General:
DD22      Bonded Debt jj  $222,128,500.00 $235,527,500.00
DD23              Less Sinking Funds  59,117,462.67 58,243,990.36
M $163,011,037.33 $177,283,509.64
DD23      Treasury Bills—Government of Canada, long-term serial 20,861,738.95 21,580,697.85
Treasury Bills—temporary financing  500,000.00 —
DD24      Trust Deposits   9,614,733.58 10,952,544.30
DD24      Accounts Payable  21,037,873.74 20,723,280.28
DD24      Accrued Expenditure—interest on public debt ___„ 2,183,432.10 2,372,273.27
DD24      Special Project Funds—unexpended balances  11,981,577.34 11,983,025.93
DD 25      Reserves for Losses on Realization of Assets  3,827,524.66 69,981,607.73
DD25      Deferred Revenue  6,678,869.51 6,533,608.76
DD 25      Excess of Assets over Liabilities and Reserves  174,767,168.06 168,579,139.12
Superannuation and Retirement Funds:
DD27      Civil Service Superannuation Fund  32,607,231.27 29,506,088.97
DD27      Retirement Fund  4,303,419.88 3,496,900.47
Trust:
DD27      Miscellaneous Trust Deposits  8,300,152.90 6,585,264.33
If $459,674,759.32 $529,577,940.65
DD27   Contingent Liabilities (Net)   $65,813,459.81 $33,837,855.80
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, 1954, and is in
accordance with the books of the Province.
C. I FERBER, C.A.,
Comptroller-General*
 DD 8
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
■PROVINCE OF
SUMMARY OF REVENUE AND
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR
Page
Ref. No.
REVENUE
1954
1953
DD29
DD29
DD29
DD29
DD30
DD30
DD30
DD30
DD30
DD30
DD30
DD30
DD31
DD31
DD31
DD31
DD31
Legislation   $2,065.00 $120.00
Department of Agriculture.  31,700.44 30,142.46
Department of the Attorney-General  35,136,809.45 34,243,581.00
Department of Education  4,995.00 4,557.71
Department of Finance  110,018,134.76 103,391,318.42
Department of Fisheries  20,496.52 20,218.25
Department of Health and Welfare.. j  102,512.07 102,013.24
Department of Labour...  1,480.00 1,496.00
Department of Lands and Forests  19,316,602.61 21,994,698.42
Department of Mines-.. j  2,773,582.63 212,042.53
Department of Municipal Affairs  5,563.16 4,368.65
Department of the Provincial Secretary.  86,823.38 135,665.26
j Public Utilities Act | and | Motor Carrier Act 1  553,079.86 503,095.11
Department of Public Works  14,499.21 8,856.81
Railway Department g  4,006.76 4,363.59
Department of Trade and Industry  3,115.00 2,886.00
Refunds of Expenditure  958,407.92 1,106,112.90
$169,033,873.77 $161,765,536.35
$169,033,873.77   $161,765,536.35
* Exclusive of Capital Account, Revenue Surplus Appropriation Account, and Special Funds.   Complete consolidation shown on pages DD 14-17.
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54 DD 9
BRITISH COLUMBIA
EXPENDITURE BY DEPARTMENTS*
ENDED MARCH 31, 1954
EXPENDITURE
Page
Ref. No. 1954 1953
EE2          Public Debt    $16,873,984.05 $26,794,590.71
EE 3          Legislation   398,988.76 207,52637
EE3          Premier's Office  32,185.66 30,079.97
EE 14 |l     Department of Agriculture  1,057,724.98 1,033,249.80
EE48          Department of the Attorney-General  6,429,763.18 5,668,419.83
EE70          Department of Education  23,118,515.63 20,715,711.85
EE loo          Department of Finance  24,876,166.21 23,909,136.00
EEioi          Department of Fisheries I . §        39,509.81 38,020.33
ee 166          Department of Health and Welfare.  30,463,474.67 30,041,575.48
EE170          Department of Labour  447,476.99 499,848.52
EE 216 Department of Lands and Forests      9,462,277.88 9,629,824.96
EE220          Department of Mines  699,307.86 752,773.97
EE222          Department of Municipal Affairs   -     155,706.03 189,405.02
EE251          Department of the Provincial Secretary  10,852,534.66 11,021,271.70
EE252          1 Public Utilities Act I and j Motor Carrier Act |  304,414.34 318,262.94
EE316          Department of Public Works  15,959,870.48 15,374,229.54
EE317          Railway Department  49,712.13 60,555.80
EE 320          Department of Trade and Industry. \  652,008.29 616,428.54
EE337          Capital Expenditure out of Revenue  23,750,537.98 6,500,000.00
$165,624,159.59    $153,400,911.33
Excess of Revenue over Expenditure carried to Revenue
Surplus Appropriation Account (page DD 26)—
For the fiscal year ended March 31, 1954        3,409,714.18
For the fiscal year ended March 31, 1953    8,364,625.02
$169,033,873.77   $161,765,536.35
 DD 10
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
PROVINCE OF
CONSOLIDATED
Statement of Receipts and Payments
NET RECEIPTS
Page
Ref. No. Current Account   Capital Account Total
DD8      Revenue   as   scheduled   departmentally   in
Statement of Revenue and Expenditure.. $169,033,873.77 — $169,033,873.77
Deduct items included but not represented
by cash received:
Accounts and taxes receivable  71,150.08
Accrued interest on public debt  188,841.17     —- 308,841.09
Deferred revenue—materials and supplies  48,849.84
Current Revenue Receipts  $168,725,032.68 — $168,725,032.68
Sales of Provincial Bond Issues  — — —
Sales of Treasury Bills  — $500,000.00 500,000.00
Special Project Funds:
Net receipts in excess of disbursements  187,232.02 — 187,232.02
Other Receipts:
Deferred revenue—gain on sale of Current Account investments  194,110.59 — 194,110.59
$169,106,375.29     $500,000.00 $169,606,375.29
Cash on Hand and in Banks at Beginning of §1 iA
Period, April 1, 1953       19,116,549.39    2,771,587.75     21,888,137.14
$188,222,924.68 $3,271,587.75 $191,494,51^43
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54 DD 11
BRITISH COLUMBIA
REVENUE FUND
for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1954
NET PAYMENTS
Page
Ref. No. Current Account   Capital Account Total
DD9     Expenditure as scheduled departmentally in
Statement of Revenue and Expenditure $165,624,159.59 — $165,624,159.59
Deduct items included but not represented
by cash payments: Increase in accounts
payable   314,593.46 — 314,593.46
Current Expenditure Payments  $165,309,566.13 — $165,309,566.13
Increase in Investments        7,923,295.49 — 7,923,295.49
DD26    Revenue Surplus Appropriation Account  608,811.35 — 608,811.35
Increase in Loans and Advances  699,196.40 — 699,196.40
Decrease in Trust Deposits  1,337,810.72           — 1,337,810.72
EE338   Capital Account  — $1,887,486.31 1,887,486.31
Other Payments:
Increase in materials and supplies  7,981.19           — 7,981.19
$175,886,661.28 $1,887,486.31 $177,774,147.59
DD19    Cash on Hand and in Banks at End of
Period, March 31, 1954       12,336,263.40    1,384,101.44      13,720,364.84
$188,222,924.68 $3,271,587.75 $191,494,512.43
 DD 12
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
STATEMENT OF SOURCE AND APPLICATION OF FUNDS
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31, 1954
SOURCE OF NEW FUNDS:
Provided by the excess of revenue over expenditure for the year ended
March 31, 1954 (page DD 9)  $3,409,714.18
Deduct non-cash items credited:
Debt interest  $ - -  $188,841.17
Deferred revenue       48,849.84
237,691.01
$3,172,023.17
„ money borrowed under various Loan Acts:
Treasury bills  . —       500,000.00
„ gain on sale of Current Account investments       194,110.59
APPLICATION OF FUNDS:
Applied to Capital Expenditure (page EE 338)	
„ expenditure under Revenue Surplus Appropriation Acts (page DD 26)....
„ increase of loans and advances	
„ increase in materials and supplies on hand	
$1,887,486.31
608,811.35
699,196.40
7,981.19
$3,866,133.76 $3,203,475.25
FUNDS RECEIVED IN EXCESS OF FUNDS APPLIED, accounted for by
an increase in current position as shown below:
(a) Current Account  . .  $2,050,144.82
Less:
(b) Capital Account funds applied in excess of funds received    1,387,486.31
662,658.51
$3,866,133.76 $3,866,133.76
STATEMENT SHOWING CHANGES IN CURRENT ASSETS
AND LIABILITIES      |§
CURRENT ASSETS:                                                                               1954                  1953                      Differences
j Cash    1  $13,720,364.84 $21,888,137.14    I $8,167,772.30
Investments       47,543,567.01    39,620,271.52 $7,923,295.49	
Accounts receivable  _     3,523,192.72     3,797,581.82     274,389.10
Non-cash adjustments          345,539.18  	
Advances to Special Project Funds       7,934,838.09     8,275,620.00     340,781.91
Non-cash adjustments     „.      152,101.30  —~	
CURRENT LIABILITIES:
Trust deposits       9,614,733.58    10,952,544.30   1,337,810.72 	
Accounts payable     21,037,873.74   20,723,280.28    j      314,593.46
Special Project Funds—unexpended balances     11,981,577.34   11,983,025.93 1,448.59 -—
$9,760,195.28 $9,097,536.77
NET INCREASE IN CURRENT POSITION, to account for funds received in excess of *otf851
funds applied as shown above...         boz,ooo.ji
$9,760,195.28 $9^19^28
  DD 14
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
PROVINCE OF
STATEMENT OF REVENUE BY SOURCE
REVENUE BY SOURCE
Taxes:
Property 	
Sales:
Amusements and admissions _
Social services	
Motor-fuel and fuel-oil	
Mining tax	
Sundry 	
1951
1952
1953
1954
Privileges, Licences, and Permits :
Liquor control and regulation	
Motor-vehicle licences and permits
Natural resources:
Fish and game	
Lands and forests	
Minerals	
Water resources	
Other 	
$3,745,598.76       $4,137,760.91       $4,082,887.60      $5,602,628.99
2,535,041.07
28,843,604.40
13,782,597.26
1,273,496.28
107,146.39
2,803,954.45
31,462,240.01
15,082,133.55
1,372,399.78
95,008.07
3,135,586.41
34,279,238.90
16,682,782.43
2,126,384.22
60,938.60
271,515.81
9,331,013.48
796,247.32
11,079,828.37
222,642.28
626,190.73
1,278,844.69
278,453.36
9,699,414.55
905,166.49
15,392,296.87
273,860.88
622,356.03
1,504,832.06
283,307.46
10,184,190.69
921,991.55
18,961,880.44
2,515,585.60
704,584.41
1,542,231.69
3,336,957.96
35,466,768.64
18,362,477.08
1,561,627.13
106,527.91
Federal Tax Rental Agreement        27,861,892.03     f35,604,444.42     $40,094,987.71      43,516,016.03
302,676.71
10,337,454.21
1,090,817.66
17,853,990.01
3,490,975.75
756,796.70
1,611,967.85
Sales and Services:
Bridge and ferry tolls	
Sundry .
Fines and Penalties
Interest, Discount, Premium, and Exchange
1,115,544.02
4,358,412.58
230,835.63
1,410,771.74
1,111,292.44
4,756,679.23
298,416.22
1,438,592.00
422,538.80
5,640,836.82
348,790.00
509,095.66
5,495,992.72
386,163.69
2,401,924.28        2,382,145.78
Contributions from Other Governments:
Grants-in-aid and shared-cost contributions
Subsidies	
Percentage of power corporation tax
Contributions from Government Enterprises:
Net profit, Liquor Control Board	
Other	
Miscellaneous :
Hospital insurance premiums.
Othet	
Non-revenue Receipts:
Refund of previous years' expenditure-
Repayment of advances	
Sundry . |
16,275,876.74 15,744,492.98 8,979,731.77 10,793,927.76
1,003,439.86 1,281,319.06 1,281,319.06 1,281,319.06
990,717.07 1,004,513.00 1,099,003.00 852,670.00
18,517,694.86 19,596,723.10 20,480,632.14 20,957,717.74
85,463.38 34,253.86 133,587.00 85,516.77
11,439,378.32 15,302,705.79 14,882,288.84 14,149,261.38
406,035.34 364,464.37 558,727.54 306,656.50
5,000.00
3,000.00
79,782.09
324,407.60
548,989.30
827,799.98
993,833.14
751,669.57
39,430.07
40,193.18
24,396.70
22,466.12
Carried forward     $158,183,247.78   $181,038,766.64   $192,903,968.89   $201,696,692.98
* Consolidation of Current, Capital, Revenue Surplus Appropriation Accounts, and
Special Funds on a gross functional basis by fiscal years.
t Includes $5,070,609.32 previously received and carried in Deferred Revenue Account.
t Excludes $6,104,422.40 now received and placed to Deferred Revenue Account.
§ Assumption of all pensions over 70 years of age by Government of Canada.
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DD 15
BRITISH COLUMBIA
AND EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION*
EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION 1951 1952 1953 1954
General Government:
Administrative:
General   $2,924,739.95 $3,414,182.79 $3,872,669.38 $3,832,531.92
Employees' benefits  1,592,150.39 1,502,004.06 1,947,649.30 2,046,707.47
Construction  and  maintenance  of  public
buildings   2,136,931.47 2,526,646.50 1,760,496.41 1,307,398.76
Legislative:
Elections  50,584.58 261,213.17 787,500.22 703,082.55
Legislative Assembly and   Government
House   256,013.02 374,141.89 303,632.90 486,885.17
Research, planning, and statistics  142,889.22 171,305.24 182,519.03 189,255.87
Other   —- 35,351.90 10,000.00 12,321.96
Protection of Persons and Property:
Law enforcement   669,485.58 811,508.35 852,236.59 961,549.15
Corrections:
Juvenile delinquents   369,257.62 457,189.90 571,034.30 1,336,826.18
Other offenders   920,244.30 1,180,181.27 1,490,711.04 2,346,573.13
Police protection  2,404,060.07 697,759.38 791,124.94 987,273.66
Registration, regulation, inspection, trusteeship 1,938,159.95 2,313,381.54 2,308,986.21 2,356,670.36
Transportation and Communications:
Highways, roads, and bridges  26,759,050.01 26,867,248.05 34,451,852.23 33,947,681.35
Railways    39,575.57 43,262.34 60,555.80 49,712.13
Waterways, ferries, docks, and wharves  1,180,505.32 957,490.08 1,107,454.27 1,190,087.23
Health and Social Welfare:
Health:
Administration  483,790.28 485,078.87 546,351.16 575,821.20
Public health  2,179,081.84 2,511,059.11 2,669,795.11 2,994,450.58
Medical, dental, and allied services  1,459,833.23 1,622,390.35 1,761,859.13 2,141,252.41
Hospital care:
General administration   2,188,599.76 2,009,701.22 1,898,776.83 1,688,781.67
Provincial Mental Hospitals  6,431,769.15 8,502,198.52 9,098,394.32 9,474,345.87
Provincial Tuberculosis Hospitals  3,132,092.21 4,383,060.16 4,389,030.94 3,967,522.17
Payments for services and grants-in-aid  17,266,275.19 19,085,231.61 23,535,113.54 26,838,375.24
Provincial Infirmaries  M 622,430.79 666,855.85 691,691.12 689,866.95
Social welfare:
Aid to aged persons  18,036,636.98 16,197,365.52 8,774,585.61§ 9,307,067.42
Aid to blind persons  398,773.64 401,451.18 323,356.88 332,360.55
Social assistance   4,693,819.06 5,293,990.47 4,579,516.23 5,144,665.36
Mothers' allowances  396,549.75 415,420.62 411,453.11 451,865.50
Child welfare  .  897,088.03 1,150,389.49 1,219,387.69 1_32&,818_94
Labour   relations,   industrial   concilliation
and arbitration   433,737.58 462,718.04 419,874.57 372,707.06
General administration   942,231.97 1,251,549.79 1,204,218.44 1,288,844.67
Recreational and Cultural Services:
Archives, art galleries, museum, and libraries.- 255,728.34 353,952.00 407,286.80 412,408.90
Parks, beaches, and other recreational areas  351,333.79 632,623.46 1,149,907.99 724,980.46
Physical culture |  121,600.80 131,713.82 145,315.66 86,999.74
Other   12,778.72 17,734.22 42,124.02 26,875.71
Carried forward \    $101,687,798.16   $107,187,350.76   $113,766,461.77   $119,602,567.29
 DD 16
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
STATEMENT OF REVENUE BY SOURCE
AND
REVENUE BY SOURCE
Brought forward
1951
1952
1953
1954
$158,183,247.78   $181,038,766.64   $192,903,968.89   $201,696,692
98
TOTAL GROSS REVENUE BY SOURCE    $158,183,247.78   $181,038,766.64   $192,903,968.89   $201,696,692.98
RECONCILIATION:
Expenditure from Revenue Surplus Appropriation Account  4,853,423.25 1,331,406.55       19,636,449.21 608,811.35
Expenditure from Capital Account (borrowed
funds)        32,991,669.35       47,473,497.91       28,778,117.57        1,887,486.31
Special Project Funds (including Hospital Insurance Fund): Expenditures in excess of
revenue and Government contributions  — __ 497 803#60 -
$196,028,340.38   $229,843,671.10   $241,816,339.27   $204,192,990.64
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DD 17
EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION—Continued
EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION
Brought forward
1951
1952
1953
1954
Education:
Schools operated by local authorities:
Grants, construction and equipment-
Grants, operating schools	
Aids and services	
Universities, colleges, and Normal Schools-
Education of the handicapped	
Superannuation and pensions	
General administration 	
$101,687,798.16   $107,187,350.76   $113,766,461.77   $119,602,567.29
7,504,548.91
11,397,131.10
1,051,908.37
4,471,354.32
404,591.60
1,297,889.29
180,505.42
7,498,538.93
12,344,563.64
1,292,516.78
3,255,342.20
370,697.50
1,510,135.24
242,147.82
6,500,000.00
14,407,682.69
1,648,852.90
3,247,465.53
285,909.58
1,537,196.69
174,562.61
16,325,358.10
1,616,413.98
3,291,565.43
269,867.09
1,709,701.37
161,921.62
Natural Resources and Primary Industries:
Fish and game	
Forests  —
Lands—settlement and agriculture	
Minerals and mines.
Water resources	
Other
721,819.99
5,808,636.23
2,532,432.02
669,917.95
284,300.64
82,081.16
850,134.12
8,576,348.29
2,710,656.71
976,345.53
418,024.95
133,838.02
900,346.18
9,565,370.08
3,166,109.78
817,342.62
967,378.96
6,145.41
915,729.34
8,904,248.93
2,930,662.15
1,197,519.04
1,601,647.86
7,157.77
Trade and Industrial Development.
510,512.05
560,529.85
544,662.89
560,312.48
Local Government Planning and Development..
75,382.79
77,350.43
104,521.51
122,412.58
Debt Charges :
Bank charges and commission	
Debenture discount amortized	
Debt retirement	
Interest:
Bonded debt and Treasury bills.
Other 	
395,019.22
246,006.19
19,759,541.14
6,821,442.31
720,881.20
251,649.79
213,707.17
18,099,338.05
7,931,908.76
727,915.53
19,633.17
204,977.24
44,448,010.47
8,655,167.42
825,508.41
12,382.76
193,150.98
12,659,637.83
8,127,364.22
892,837.62
Contributions to Other Governments:
Municipal share, social services tax and motor-
vehicle revenue 	
Other 	
11,662,427.91        12,656,715.61
13,836,745.80
53,894.30
14,253,320.48
16,656.26
Contributions to Government Enterprises:
Advance to Pacific Great Eastern Railway-
Advance to B.C. Power Commission	
7,370,000.00
60,000.00
7,100,000.00
9,832,540.25
5,397,000.00
3,650,000.00
Other Expenditure:
Civil Defence ~_
Housing 	
University Endowment Lands.
Flood Relief	
Sundry	
5,752.84
9,664.50
181,565.73
386,925.28
157,491.23
76,430.70
53,848.64
390,049.30
103,449.44
31,981.68
236,498.33
117,233.84
324,031.82
17,467.70
114,050.86
323,470.12
327,022.21
471,678.72
2,912.83
47,849.93
Non-expense and Surplus Payments:   Advances.
399,806.85
2,085,425.33
1,561,485.69
400,675.45
TOTAL GROSS EXPENDITURE BY FUNCTION   $186,857,334.40   $207,559,481.02   $233,451,714.25   $200,596,044.44
RECONCILIATION:
Revenue over expenditure, Current Account	
Special Project Funds (including Hospital Insurance Fund): Revenue and Government
contributions in excess of expenditures	
7,950,096.96       20,098,155.06
1,220,909.02
2,186,035.02
8,364,625.02
3,409,714.18
187,232.02
$196,028,340.38    $229,843,671.10   $241,816,339.27   $204,192,990.64
* Funds provided by school district borrowings under " Public Schools Construction Act, 1953."
  PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DD 19
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31, 1954
ASSETS
Cash on Hand and in Banks:
Cash on hand	
Cash in chartered banks in Canada	
Cash in chartered bank in Canada (loan funds) 	
Cash in banks in England (converted at $2.7414 per £)
$11,827.58
12*214,422.46
1,384,101.44
110,013.36
$13,720,364.84
Investments :
" Revenue Act," sec. 9 _
Government of Canada bonds	
Government of Canada Treasury bills
Canadian National Railways (Government of Canada guaranty)
Province of British Columbia bonds	
$47,143,629.51
Par Value
$40,684,000.00
1,000,000.00
4,000,000.00
1,668,000.00
Supreme Court Act |
Government of Canada bonds j	
Canadian National Railways (Government of Canada guaranty) H
$350,000.00
50,000.00
399,937.50
$47,543,567.01
Accounts and Taxes Receivable:
Government of Canada:
Shared cost agreements	
Deposit re postal meter	
British Columbia municipalities:
Medical services	
♦Other:
Property taxes	
Grazing fees	
Probate fees	
Timber royalty and stumpage
Sundry 	
* Not taken into revenue until received.
Record purposes only.
$419,523.45
625.00
43,639.69
888,039.11
34,536.45
6,435.42
2,125,622.10
4,771.50
$3,523,192.72
 DD 20
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31, 1954—Continued
ASSETS—Continued
Loans and Advances:
British Columbia municipalities:
Municipal works (unemployment relief) ..——. _______ .	
Municipal Superannuation Fund	
Dyking districts and hospitals:
Various dyking districts	
Various water and irrigation districts
Various hospitals	
Boards, Commissions, etc.:
British Columbia Power Commission
Land Settlement Board	
Liquor Control Board	
Pacific Great Eastern Railway	
Other:
Queen's Printer Operating Account	
Text-book Branch	
University Endowment Lands Administration Account
Miscellaneous  . —	
$127,585.07
34,012.03
663,492.37
188,843.22
5,000.00
29,546,771.87
3,113,590.62
6,050,869.09
*62,872,873.57
507,438.20
741,000.12
2,184,937.34
936,908.28
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.
* Determined in accordance with the " Pacific Great Eastern
Railway Company Debt Adjustment Act, 1954."
Agreements of Sale, Mortgages Receivable, and Properties Held for Sale:
I Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 §§ Receivables
South Vancouver houses      $4,540.17
Southern Okanagan project      33,019.78
♦General land sales     685,265.30
$106,973,321.78
Property
$1,415.87
1,912,284.87
Total
$5,956.04
1,945,304.65
685,265.30
$722,825.25   $1,913,700.74
* Not taken into revenue until received.
Record purposes only.
$2,636,525.99
Materials and Supplies on Hand:
Purchasing Commission:
Langford warehouse 	
Gaol and Game Branch supplies	
Note.—No record is made on the books of the Province of materials and supplies other than bulk purchases made under sec. 14,
- Purchasing Commission Act," as above.
$142,004.74
49,814.46
$191,819.20
Deferred Charges:
Discount on debentures _
$1,859,734.14
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54 DD 21
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31, \954—Continued
ASSETS—Continued
Advances to Special Project Funds:
Conservation Fund ("Water Act," R.S.B.C. 1936)  $1,105,436.08
^Equipment Fund ("B.C. Loan Act, 1943," etc.) . g . >__ 4,000,971.00
M Forest Development Fund ("Forest Act Amendment Act, 1948")  610,104.72
Hospital Insurance Stabilization Fund ("Hospital Insurance Act ,1948")  2,000,000.00
Industrial Development Fund ("Department of Industries Act")  218,326.29
Note.—The above advances are represented as follows:—
Accounts receivable  $1,018,889.15
Road and land-clearing machinery  1,866,348.72
Forest development roads  575,845.85
Land and buildings   41,820.96
Unexpended balances (see Liability Section)  2,431,933.41
Inter-fund indebtedness  jj  2,000,000.00
$7,934,838.09
Fixed Assets: Gross Depreciation           Net
♦Highways    $178,195,271.71 —           $178,195,271.71
Bridges     29,785,972.01 $10,595,824.04     19,190,147.97
Wharves    203,250.60 203,240.60                   10.00
Ferries   .  3,726,997.13 596,359.29       3,130,637.84
Buildings and furnishings  42,400,049.63 13,609,215.73     28,790,833.90
Songhees Reserve, Victoria  773,690.08 —                   773,690.08
* Placed on the books March 31, 1926, by order of the Treasury
Board, based on mileage classification and average value .determined by
the Department of Public Works, plus additions to date.
$255,085,231.16 $25,004,639.66
$230,080,591.50
Superannuation and Retirement Funds :
Superannuation Fund:
Cash in chartered banks in Canada         $915,025.51
Investments—bonds and debentures       31,692,205.76
|j| Par Value
Government of Canada   $2,301,000.00
Province of British Columbia   23,699,000.00
British Columbia Power Commission (Province of British Columbia guaranty)    2,703,000.00
Vancouver and Districts Joint Sewerage and Drainage Board (Province of
British Columbia guaranty)          50,000.00
British Columbia municipalities        310,152.69
British Columbia school districts (Province of British Columbia guaranty)....   3,342,400.00
Retirement Fund:
Cash in chartered banks in Canada  304,153.53
Investments—bonds and debentures        3,999,266.35
Par Value
Government of Canada  - ~— $1,100,000.00
Canadian National Railways (Government of Canada guaranty)        530,000.00
Province of British Columbia    1,460,000.00
British Columbia Power Commission (Province of British Columbia guaranty)      186,500.00
British Columbia school districts (Province of British Columbia guaranty)....      831,000.00
$36,910,651.15
 DD 22
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31, 1954—Continued
ASSETS—Continued
Trust:
Cash in chartered banks in Canada	
Cash in bank in New York (U.S. funds).
Investments in direct or guaranteed obligations of the Government of Canada or the Provinces	
Note.—The above section is grouped for convenience. Each
individual trust is kept as a separate entity for administration
purposes.
$3,400,550.51
13,500.00
4,886,102.39
$8,300,152.90
LIABILITIES
Bonded Debt:
Debentures:
Loan Act, 1921 (2nd Sess.), 4V_ per cent, due June 29, 1954-56.
1921 „ 5
1922, 4V_ per cent, due Nov.
,,
»,
1923, 4V_
1924, 41/2
1925, m
1925, 41/2
1927,4
1927, 4V_
1927, 4V_
1943, 2Y4
1943, 234
1943, 234
1946, 234
1946, 234
1946, 234
1946, 234
1946, 234
1946, 234
1946,3
1949,3
"University Loan Act, 1920":
AVz per cent, due Sept. 25,
"Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1924:
4 per cent, due May 15, 1954-61	
4V_ per cent, due June 29, 1954-56
4V_ per cent, due Jan. 23, 1969	
4V_ per cent, due Apr. 2, 1955	
4V_ per cent, due Apr. 1, 1954-61..
Sept.
Nov.
Sept.
Nov.
Dec.
Sept.
Nov.
Apr.
Oct.
Sept.
July
Oct.
Feb.
May
July
Sept.
July
July
1
25
1
25
1
1
25
1
15
1
26
20
1
1
15
2
26
2
1
April 25, 1954.
1957.
1957.
1957.
1957.
1957.
1957.
  $90,000.00
 .  100,000.00
  188,000.00
  705,000.00
  332,000.00
  275,000.00
  60,000.00
...  1,000,000.00
1957 H 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
1957.
1966.
1971.
1972.
1966-
1971.
1967-
1967.
1968.
1972.
1968.
1964.
1957.
  250,000.00
  I. I        1,360,000.00
Si   450,000.00
    6,417,000.00
  3,203,000.00
 !  973,000.00
5 per cent, due Apr. 25, 1954 „  9,956,000.00
5 per cent, due Sept. 24, 1959  3,036,500.00
5 per cent, due Nov. 20, 1954  500,000.00
"Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1936:
4 per cent, due Aug. 15, 1965 .  1,000,000.00
3V_ per cent, due June 1, 1954-62  5,400,000.00
3V_ per cent, due July 15, 1962  636,000.00
3 per cent, due Feb. 1, 1955-60  1,362,000.00
234
234
234
234
2V4-234 per cent, due Oct. 15, 1954-66.
234 per cent, due Nov. 15, 1966	
per cent, due Mar. 15, 1972„	
per cent, due Oct. 15, 1972	
per cent, due Nov. 1, 1972 .	
per cent, due June 15, 1956	
3 per cent, due Aug. 10, 1970 . ....
3 per cent, due Aug. 10, 1973	
3 per cent, due Nov.
3 per cent, due Feb.
" Revenue Act," R.S.B.C.
3 per cent, due June
3 per cent, due Dec.
2*4 per cent, due June 30, 1954.
3 per cent, due June 15, 1968	
per cent, due Aug. 15, 1955....
15, 1973.
1, 1974-.
1948:
15, 1964.
15, 1969-
3
3
3
3
per cent, due Aug. 15, 1956	
per cent, due Aug. 15, 1957	
per cent, due Feb. 15, 1955-57.
2,600,000.00
4,210,000.00
1,500,000.00
4,000,000.00
4,045,000.00
5,000,000.00
1,750,000.00
2,000,000.00
5,000,000.00
1,000,000.00
11,000,000.00
18,000,000.00
1,000,000.00
14,000,000.00
6,000,000.00
1,500,000.00
1,500,000.00
4,500,000.00
Carried
toward.   $136,028,500.00
 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
f Statement of Registered Stock, Debentures, and Treasury Bills Outstanding and Unpaid as at March 31, 1954, in Order of Maturity
Maturity
Date of Issue
Rate
June 29,1954-56
Feb. 15,
Feb. 1,
June 15,
1955-57
1955-60
1954-60
June 15,1954-60
April |
May 15,
June i 1,
1954-61
1954-61
1954-62
Oct. 15,1954-66
April 25
April 25
April 25
April 25
April 25
June 30
Nov. 20
April 2
Aug. 15
June 15
Aug. 15
May 1
Aug. 15
Sept. 25
Sept. 25
Sept. 25
Sept. 25
Sept. 25
Nov.
Nov.
Nov.
Nov.
Dec.
April
Sept. 24
Dec. 15
Dec. 15
July
15
June 15
June 15
July  1
1954
1954
1954
1954
1954
1954
1954
1955
1955
1956
1956
1957-67
1957
1957
1957
1957
1957
1957
1957
1957
1957
1957
1957
1959
1959
1960
1960
1962
1964
1964
1964
Aug. 15, 1965
April 15,1966
July 20, 1966
Nov,
Jan.
Feb.
May
15.1966
15.1967
1, 1967
15, 1967
June 15, 1968
June 15,1968
June 15,1968
June 15,1968
July 2, 1968
July 2,1968
Jan. 23,1969
Dec. 15, 1969
Dec. 15,1969
July 31,1970
Aug.
Oct.
Oct.
Mar.
Sept.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Aug.
Nov.
Nov.
Feb.
10, 1970
1,1971
1,1971
15,1972
26,1972
26,1972
15.1972
1, 1972
10.1973
15,1973
15, 1973
1,1974
June 29,1926
Feb. 15, 1952
Feb. 1,1945
June 15,1950
June 15,1950
April 1, 1931
May 15, 1931
June 1, 1942
Oct. 15,1946
Aug. 15,1976
Feb. 15,1977
July  1, 1977
July  1, 1977
April 25
April 25
April 25
April 25
April 25
June 30
Nov. 20
April 2
Aug. 15
June 15
Aug. 15
May 1
Aug. 15
Sept. 25
Sept. 25
Sept. 25
Sept. 25
Sept. 25
Nov. 1
Nov.
Nov.
Nov.
Dec.
April
Sept. 24
Dec. 15
Dec. 15
July 15
June 15
June 15
July  1
1929
1929
1929
1929
1929
1950
1934
1930
1951
1948
1951
1932
1951
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1927
1939
1929
1945
1945
1942
1949
1949
1949
Aug. 15, 1940
April 15, 1946
July 20, 1946
Nov.
Jan.
Feb.
May
June
June
June
15, 1946
15, 1947
1, 1947
15, 1947
15, 1947
15, 1947
15, 1950
June 15,1950
July
July
Jan.
Dec.
Dec.
July
Aug.
Oct.
Oct.
Mar.
Sept.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Aug.
Nov.
Nov.
I Feb.
2, 1947
2, 1948
23, 1929
15, 1949
15, 1949
31, 1948
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
416
3
2-
2V.
2_
216
4V6
4
3 V.
2V4-
2%
5
5
5
5
5
21/4
5
416
3
234
3
5
,.3-"'
4V.
416
4V6
416
4V.
416
416
4V.
416
4
316
5
3
3
3V6
3
3
3
4
2Va
2%
2%
2%
2%
2%
23^
2%
3
234
3
4V.
3
3
J
3
2%
2%
2%
2%
2?4
2%
2%
3
3
3
3
316
3Vs
Nature
Series
Serial Debentures (1)
Serial Debentures (2)
Serial Debentures (3)
Serial Debentures (4)
Serial Debentures (5)
Serial Debentures (6)
Serial Debentures (7)
Serial Debentures (8)
Serial Debentures (9)
Sub-total, Serial
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Registered Stock
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
Debentures
EV
KE
HK
JW
JX
FY
FZ
GZ
HT
Debentures
FP
FQ
FR
FS
FT
JU
GH
FV
KA
JH
KB
KC
FA
FB
FC
FD
FE
FH
FI
FJ
FK
FL
GR
FU
HM
HO
HA
JP
JQ
JR
GT
HP
HQ
HU
HV
HW
HY
HZ
JB
JV
JY
JA
JI
FO
JS
JT
JJ
JK
HR
HS
HX
JC
JD
JE
JF
JL
JM
JN
JO
KD
KF
Total Registered Stock and Debentures..
July     1,1947
July     1,1947
2%
Treasury Bills
Treasury Bills
RA-D-7-30
RA-D-37-60
Total Treasury Bills to Canadian Government-
Other Treasury Bills	
Amount
Outstanding
$540,000.00
4,500,000.00
1,362,000.00
1,750,000.00
8,050,000.00
973,000.00
1,360,000.00
5,400,000.00
2,600,000.00
$26,535,
4,056
2,000
1,000
2,900
100
1,000
500
3,203
6,000
' 5,000
1,500
7,275
000.00
000.00
,000.00
,000.00
,000.00
,000.00
,000.00
,000.00
,000.00
,000.00
,000.00
000.00
,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
$222,128,500.00
$6,673,752.58
14,187,986.37
$20,861,738.95
$500,000.00
$243,490,238.95
Sterling
Value
s. d
1,500,000.0.0
Interest
Payable
29 J & D
15 F & A
1 F & A
15 J & D
15 J & D
1 A & O
15 M &N
1 J & D
15 A & O
25
25
25
25
25
30
A & O
A & O
A & O
A & O
A & O
J & D
20 M & N
2 A & O
15 F & A
15 J & D
15 F"& A
1 M & N
15 F & A
25 M & S
25 M & S
25 M &S
25 M & S
25 M & 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
15 J & D
15 J & J
15 J & D
15 J & D
1 J & J
15 F & A
15 A & O
20 J & J
15 M & N
J & J
F & A
15 M & N
15 J & D
J & D
J & D
15
1
15
15
15 J & D
2 J
2 J
23 J
15 J
15 J
31 J
10 F
1 A
1 A
15 M
26 M
26 M
15 A
1 M
10 F &
15 M
15 M
1 F
& J
& J
& J
& D
& D
G'l
& A
& O
& O
& S
& s
& s
& o
& N
A
& N
& N
& A
15 F & A
15 F & A
Place and Manner of Payment
Term,
Years
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L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., W., T., or M.
L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., E., C, R., W., T.,
M., Q., StJ., H., or StJ's.
L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., E., C, R., W., T.,
M., Q., StJ., H., or StJ's.
G.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., T., M., or N.Y.
G.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., T., M., or N.Y.
L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., W., T., M., H., or
StJ.
L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., W., T., or M.
G.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., T., M., or N.Y.
G—C.B.C.—V., Vr., T., M., or N.Y.
G.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., T., M., or N.Y.
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.—N.Y.
L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., W., T., M., or H.
G.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., T., M., or N.Y.
L.M.—C.B.C.—N.Y.
L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., W., T., or M.
L.M.—C.B.C.—N.Y.
£—C.B.C.—L.
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L.M.—C.B.C.—V., Vr., W., T., M., or N.Y.
L.M.—C.B.C.—O.
L.M.—C.B.C.—O.
Serials
Serials
Serials
Serials
Serials
Serials
Serials
Serials
Serials
25
25
25
25
25
4
20
25
4
8
5
25-35
6
30
30
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15
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Denominations
♦$1,000
•1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000, 50,000
♦1,000, 50,000
♦500, 1,000
♦500, 1,000
♦500, 1,000,
10,000
♦500, 1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦500, 1,000
♦500, 1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦1,000
♦500, 1,000
♦1,000
♦500, 1,000
* 1,000
1|£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
**J30,000,
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, 50,0-D7~
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
Authority
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1924, and Loan Act, 1921
(2ndSess.)—O.C. 699.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1948—O.C. 332.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 97.
Trans-Canada Highways Act—O.C. 1257.
Highway Development Act—O.C. 1255.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1924—O.C. 309.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1924—O.C. 704.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 763.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 2330.
Revenue Act, R
Revenue Act, R
Revenue Act, R
Revenue Act, R
Loan Act, 1921
Revenue Act, R
Revenue Act, R
Revenue Act, R
Revenue Act, R
Revenue Act, R
Revenue Act, R
Revenue Act, R
S.B.C. 1924—O.C. 630.
.S.B.C. 1924—O.C. 629.
.S.B.C. 1924—O.C. 688.
..S.B.C. 1924— O.C. 726.
(2ndSess.)—O.C. 722.
.S.B.C. 1948—O.C. 937.
S.B.C. 1924—O.C. 1437.
S.B.C. 1924—O.C. 384.
S.B.C. 1948—O.C. 1937.
S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 1281.
S.B.C. 1948—O.C. 1937.
S.B.C. 1924—O.C. 566.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1948—O.C. 1937.
University Loan Act, 1920—O.C. 967.
Loan Act, 1927—O.C. 996.
Loan Act, 1923—O.C. 969.
Loan Act, 1925—O.C. 970.
Loan Act, 1927—O.C. 971.
Loan Act, 1922—O.C. 1070.
Loan Act, 1924—O.C. 1071.
Loan Act, 1925—O.C. 1072.
Loan Act, 1927—O.C. 1073.
Loan Act, 1927—O.C. 1170.
Superannuation Fund Transfer Act, 1938-
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1924—O.C. 1345.
Electric Power Act, 1945—O.C. 2166.
Electric Power Act, 1945—O.C. 70.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 935.
-O.C. 880.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1948—O.C.
Revenue Act, R.S.B.C. 1948—O.C.
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.
1362.
1394.
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.
ElecTfic'Power Act, 1945—O.C. 1724.
Revenue Act, R
Loan Act, 1946-
Loan Act, 1943-
Revenue Act, R
Loan Act, 1943-
LoanAct, 1946-
Revenue Act, R
Revenue Act, R
Revenue Act, R
Revenue Act, R
Revenue Act, R
Revenue Act, R
S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 1849.
-O.C. 2381.
-O.C. 2380.
S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 562.
-O.C. 1894.
-O.C. 1895.
S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 2079.
S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 2259.
S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 1848.
S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 2596.
S.B.C. 1936—O.C. 2649.
S.B.C. 1936—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.
annutlly^uTo^^^ 19^^^S^^Z'. '.l-.'oOO   195 J^ XTP liP   $227'0°°' ^^ W ""»"" ^^   $250'°00' ^ ^   $250>°°°. *_%,  1955-60.
annually:   $200,000, VA%. 1954-56-   $200 000   2%%   1957-66 Maturin8 annually.   $122,000, 1954-58;  $121,000, 1959-61. (7) Maturing annually:   $170,000, 1954-61. (8) Maturing annually:   $600,000, 1954-62
SU.-S^rH.-^^ B.-Edmonto,   C.-Calgary.   R.-Regina.    W.-Winnipeg.    T._Toronto.    o.-Ottawa.    M.-Montreai.	
t Exclusive of matured securities, not presented for redemption, covered by earmarked deposits '
* Debentures may be obtained in fully registered form. ♦♦ Debentures in fullv reeistered *«-, «_ _        _,   ,
interest. % Callable as a whole or in part at any time at par and accrued interest »Sl_btota whnJ if kw       " I ^ °D *"* """"^ DOtiCe * PM °n May 1St' ""'J" _"_ intereSt date thereafter at par and accrued
accrued interest:   102% if redeemed on or before February 14th, 1966:   10116% if redeemed ISSS! T7 _ ™ *** by l0t °D °r after AugUSt 15th> 1961' " CaUable " a whole OD °f **" FeblUary 15th. 1^2, at the following prices dIus
1974.   This series is also redeemable in part, at par, for -Ldng'fund vuS^^^T^Si I-!?*" 3f_^S lt2'Z^°%% ? redeCmed *""*" "* °° " ^ ^^ ^ ^  10°% | "de«-»d »Kw^lX
(5) Maturing
(9) Maturing
Q.—Quebec.
J. V. FISHER,
Deputy Minister of Finance.
  PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54 DD 23
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31, 1954—Continued
LIABILITIES—Continued
Brought forward   $136,028,500.00
Bonded Debt—Continued
Debentures—Continued
I Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1948, and " Highway Development Act ":
3V_ per cent, due Aug. 15, 1976      26,000,000.00
I Revenue Act," R.S.B.C. 1948, and " Electric Power Act ":
35/s per cent, due Feb. 15, 1977 . .      22,500,000.00
" Trans-Canada Highways Act ":
2-2 V_. per cent, due June 15, 1954-60        1,750,000.00
1 Highway Development Act ":
2-2V_ per cent, due June 15, 1954-60        8,050,000.00
" Superannuation Fund Transfer Act, 1938 ":
3V_ per cent, due Apr. 1, 1959        3,500,000.00
" Electric Power Act," 1945:
3 per cent, due Dec. 15, 1960 .„..        5,000,000.00
2% per cent, due Jan. 15, 1967        5,000,000.00
2% per cent, due June 15, 1968  .        4,000,000.00
3 per cent, due July 31, 1970        3,025,000.00
$214,853,500.00
Inscribed stock:
" Revenue Act, 1924," 5 per cent, due May 1, 1967        7,275,000.00
$222,128,500.00
Sinking Funds (Deducted from Bonded Debt) :
Sinking fund balance, April 1, 1953 .....  $58,243,990.36
Add interest earnings (page DD25)      2,331,793.38
Add current instalments (page EE 2)      7,541,678.93
$68,117,462.67
Less debentures redeemed (page EE 2)      9,000,000.00
Sinking fund balance, March 31, 1954 $59,117,462.67
Cash in chartered banks in Canada j  $53,12X2S
Cash in banks in England (converted at $2.74V4 per £)   57,961.78
Investments—bonds and debentures       59,006,373.61
Par Value
Government of Canada   $14,145,500.00
Railway companies (Government of Canada guaranty) — 14,600,378.00
Province of British Columbia _  31,629,237.18
British Columbia Power Commission (Province of British Columbia guaranty) 520,000.00
Vancouver and Districts Joint Sewerage and Drainage Board (Province of British
Columbia guaranty)   48,500.00
British Columbia municipalities  5,794.46
United Kingdom funding loan, £25,000   121,250.00
Note.—The above sinking fund includes deposits made by the
Province, together with interest, in respect of—
1 Revenue Act," inscribed stock _— $2,688,732.97
1 Electric Power Act "       5,354,165.03
$59,117,462.67
Treasury Bills:
Government of Canada long-term serial:
Series RA-D7-30, interest free, 1954-77      $6,673,752.58
Series RA-D37-60, interest 2%%, 1954-77  -~-_~—— j 14,187,986.37
$20,861,738.95
Other:
Maturing June 22, 1954-58, interest free .  500,000.00
$21,361,738.95
 DD 24
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31, 1954—Continued
LIABILITIES—Continued
Trust Deposits:
Contractors' deposits 	
Closed School Trust Fund
Cemetery Tax Fund	
Intestate estate deposits —.
Official Guardian deposits
Suitors' Funds deposits ....
Surplus money from tax-sale deposits
Timber-sale deposits 	
$286,986.27
1,190.49
67,945.82
2,954,111.16
39,781.45
994,581.52
28,187.75
5,241,949.12
$9,614,733.58
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
$18,558,956.33
948,216.48
339,907.72
3,537.63
51,273.40
1,135,982.18
$21,037,873.74
Accrued Expenditure:
Interest on public debt
$2,183,432.10
Special Project Funds—Unexpended Balances:
Beef Cattle Producers' Assistance Fund	
Conservation Fund	
Dog Tax Fund	
Equipment Fund  _.	
Forest Development Fund	
Forest Protection Fund 	
Forest Reserve Account	
Game Conservation Fund	
Grazing Range Improvement Fund
Hospital Insurance Fund	
Industrial Development Fund	
Miscellaneous balances—special purposes
| Pound District Act "	
Scaling Fund	
Silviculture Fund	
University Endowment Lands Administration Account
$21,200.05
86,546.93
6,456.98
2,134,622.28
34,258.87
476,456.48
774,544.53
124,635.21
29,642.90
6,489,471.92
176,505.33
97,069.34
162.68
149,589.01
365,676.11
1,014,738.72
$11,981,577.34
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54 DD 25
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31, 1954—Continued
LIABILITIES—Continued
Reserves for Losses on Realization of Assets :
Advances to Special Project Funds:
Industrial Development Fund  $41 820.96
Agreements of sale, mortgages receivable, and properties held for sale:
I Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 ":
South Vancouver houses  4 861.55
Southern Okanagan Project        1 945 294.65
Loans and advances:
Various dyking districts  495,192.37
Land Settlement Board        1,340,355.13
$3,827,524.66
Deferred Revenue:
Conservation Fund credits held pending settlement of accounts  $102,853.41
Dyking district credits held pending settlement of accounts  38,731.02
Gain on investments sold, " Revenue Act," sec. 9 I 385,416.61
Government of Canada—Tax Rental Agreement, 1947 ....  6,104,422.40
Purchasing Commission—credits arising from inventory adjustments on materials and supplies  47,446.07
$6,678,869.51
Excess of Assets over Liabilities and Reserves:
1953
Apr. 1   By Balance .... . $168,579,139.12
1954
Mar. 31.   „ Interest on investment of sinking funds . ......        2,331,793.38
„ Current expenditure chargeable to asset and liability accounts:
Sinking funds ~    $7,541,678.93
Redemption of debentures       4,399,000.00
Repayment of Treasury bills          718,958.90
  12,659,637.83
„ Expenditure from " Capital Out of Income " appropriations
now charged to asset accounts:
Buildings and furnishings   $3,565,393.04
Highways, bridges, and ferries   17,193,184.19
Advances to:
Pacific Great Eastern Railway Co   2,650,000.00
Forest Development Fund   345,104.72
Irrigation districts .  53,000.00
23,806,681.95
„ Expenditure from revenue surplus appropriation charged to
asset accounts:
Roads, bridges, etc  -----        $36,403.01
Buildings and furnishings  -----~        124,997.59
161,400.60
„ Adjustment in excess reserves:
Southern Okanagan Project  $10,237.00
Industrial Development Fund  . _  2,831.19
„ Decrease in accounts receivable:
Timber royalties and stumpage   $432,861.11
Grazing fees  -  9,271.68
13,068.19
$442,132.79
Less increases:
Assessed taxes   .  $96,057.63
Probate fees           535.98
Land sales    44,303.62
140,897.23
$301,235.56
Carried forward   $301,235.56 $207,551,721.07
 DD 26
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31, 1954—Continu
ed
LIABILITIES—Continued
Excess of Assets over Liabilities and Reserves—Continued
Brought forward
1954
Mar. 31.  To   Refunds   of   recoverable   expenditure   credited   to   asset
accounts:
I Soldiers'   Land   Act,    1918 " — Southern    Okanagan
Project	
H Electric Power Act " 	
I Dyking Assessments Adjustment Act, 1947 "	
Advances to municipalities—works relief 	
1 Irrigation Assistance Loan Act "  . .	
-sec.
-sec.
-sec.
-sec.
„ Loan expenditure not carried to asset accounts:
University buildings:
% British Columbia Loan Act, 1949 "-
I British Columbia Loan Act, 1950 "-
1 British Columbia Loan Act, 1951 "-
1 British Columbia Loan Act, 1951 "-
| British Columbia Loan Act, 1952 |—sec.
| British Columbia University Loan Act, 1945
I Hospital Construction Act, 1950 "—sec. 5, grants-in-aid
§ Okanagan Flood-control Act "  r	
„ Discount on debentures amortized	
6
6
3
3
3
(*)■
(b)
(<0
(d).
„ Depreciation:
Bridges   	
Ferries and ferry landings 	
Provincial buildings and furnishings
$10,237.00
356,211.41
5,100.00
107.59
5,874.28
$10,713.73
16,772.37
12,600.64
25,459.82
125,347.00
21,664.24
266,405.23
68,712.37
$454,446.03
67,288.35
965,643.75
„ Write-offs authorized by Statute:
Pacific Great Eastern Railway Co 	
Less reserve (Public Accounts, 1952-53, page DD 25)
" Farmers' Land-clearing Assistance Act "
„ Write-offs authorized by Order in Council:
Conservation Fund, No. 756/54	
Okanagan Falls Irrigation District, No. 75/54
Loans to hospitals, No. 2730/53 	
$93,497,464.65
63,966,475.12
$29,530,989.53
450,000.00
$47,206.02
508.00
2,649,781.94
$301,235.56 $207,551,721.07
377,530.28
547,675.40
193,150.98
1,487,378.13
29,980,989.53
2,697,495.96
1953
Revenue Surplus (Appropriation) Account
Apr. 1   By Balance  ..  $17,431,915.77     17,431,915.77
1954
Mar. 31   „ Excess of revenue over expenditure for the fiscal year ended
March 31, 1954  ...      3,409,714.18
$20,841,629.95
To Expenditure:
I Revenue Surplus Appropriation Act, 1944 I—
sec. 2 (c), public buildings  $124,997.59
I Revenue Surplus Appropriation Act, 1947 "—
sec. 2 (a), roads, bridges, etc       36,403.01
| Revenue Surplus Appropriation Act, 1951 "—
sec. 2 (_>), hard-surfacing         8,418.92
1 Revenue Surplus Appropriation Act, 1952 "—
Sec.   2   (d),   Northern   Trans-Provincial
Highway      348,793.82
Sec. 2 (e), secondary roads       90,198.01
Balance, March 31, 1954 (of which the sum of $3,306,792.71
has been appropriated by Statute for certain specific
purposes)   	
608,811.35
$20,232,818.60
20,232,818.60
$53,017,371.61
Balance, being excess of assets over liabilities and reserves at March 31,
1954—L gg I    174,767,168.06
$227,784,539.67
$227,784,539.67 $227,784^67
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54 DD 27
SCHEDULES TO BALANCE-SHEET AS AT MARCH 31, 1954—Continued
LIABILITIES—Continued
Superannuation and Retirement Funds:
Civil Service Superannuation Fund     $32 507 231.27
Retirement Fund        4,303,419.88
$36,910,651.15
Trust:
British Columbia Power Commission Sinking Fund  $1,040,184.01
British Columbia Power Commission Sinking Fund advance payments  589,626.27
Bond Redemption Accounts 1  110,933.30
Estates of insane persons —.  626,058.60
Land Registry Assurance Fund  294,471.31
Merritt, City of:   Bond Redemption Account  7,000.00
Port Moody, City of:  Sinking Fund Accounts.  90,573.96
Prince Rupert, City of:   Sinking Fund Accounts  1,645,662.75
Vancouver and Districts Joint Sewerage and Drainage Board:
Sinking Fund Accounts j  1,483,465.04
Capital Account  297,677.57
Wildwood Light, Water and Sewerage District Sinking Fund Accounts  13,942.01
Workmen's Compensation Board—Accident Fund  2,100,558.08
$8,300,152.90
Contingent Liabilities:
In addition to direct liabilities of the Province, the following securities as to both principal and interest have been
guaranteed by the Province:—
Guarantees Authorized     Outstanding
(1) Canadian Northern Pacific Railway Co. (due Apr. 2, 1950)* $47,975,000.00 $23,076,156.52
(2) Vancouver and Districts Joint Sewerage and Drainage Board (due 1953-73)      9,788,333.33     5,629,500.00
(Sinking funds set aside in connection with $2,043,500.00 amounted to $1,483,465.04
as at March 31, 1953.   The balance of the amount guaranteed is made up of
serial instalment debentures.)
(3) South Westminster Dyking District (due July 1, 1960) (sinking fund investments
now cover $33,533.05)   55,000.00 55,000.00
$57,818,333.33 $28,760,656.52
(4) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 5, " Municipal Improvements Assistance Enabling Act,
1938"        $887,100.38
(5) Certificates of loan pursuant to sec. 10 (3), "Municipal Superannuation Act, 1938," chap. 55..   $3,118,700.91
(6) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 3, " Village Municipalities Assistance Act" $1,874,300.00
(7) Guarantees authorized pursuant to the " Dawson Creek Loan Act, 1944 "         $33,140.62
(8) Guarantees authorized pursuant to sec. 53, "Electric Power Act" (sinking fund investments
now cover $1,040,184.01)  $33,500,000.00
(9) Guarantees authorized pursuant to  "Public Schools Construction Act,  1953," and "Public
Schools Act" (repayable serially)  $23,272,900.00
* While these securities have matured and funds have been provided for redemption, the guarantee has not yet been
legally discharged.   The outstanding securities are pledged to the Minister of Finance and Receiver-General of Canada.
  PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DD 29
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
DETAILS OF REVENUE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31, 1954
Estimated
SERVICE
Received
$35,000.00
$60,000.00
260,000.00
330,000.00
2,500.00
80,000.00
975,000.00
22,500,000.00
150,000.00
1,375,000.00
350,000.00
1,100,000.00
8,800,000.00
65,000.00
40,000.00
11,000.00
9,000.00
60,000.00
40,000.00
35,000.00
$36,242,500.00
$4,000.00
50.00
$4,050.00
$29,151.00
220,000.00
932,168.00
100,000.00
42,340,000.
800,000
2,500,000
1,375,000.
16,500,000.
800,000.
240,000
2,250,000
700,000.
15,000
400,000.
125,000
115,000
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
2,000,000.00
115,000.00
900,000.00
35,330,000.00
25,000.00
$107,811,319.00
Department of Agriculture
Miscellaneous Receipts .	
! Department of the Attorney-General
"Administration Act "—Fees, etc.	
Companies Branch	
Court Fees and Fines	
Dog Licences	
| Fire Marshal Act "—Fees, etc =.	
" Game Act "—Fees and Licences	
" Government Liquor Act " (including permits, $25,246)	
" Insurance Act "	
Land Registry Fees —
Law Stamps L	
" Motor-vehicle Act":
Registration Fees, etc  $1,246,523.29
Annual Licences:
Motor-vehicles (except Motor-cycles)     8,476,613.06
Chauffeurs            64,851.50
" Moving Pictures Act "	
" Real-estate Agents' Licensing Act ".
I Securities Act "	
Sheriffs'Fees	
Trade Licences,	
Miscellaneous Receipts	
Total.
Department of Education
Teachers' Certificates—.
Miscellaneous Receipts.
Total..
Department of Finance
Government of Canada:
Annual Interest  .  $29,151.06
Annual Subsidy  220,000.00
Annual Grant per Capita   932,168.00
Annual Grant for Lands Conveyed   100,000.00
Rental Fee for Leased Tax Fields ~~	
Percentage of Power Corporation Tax . .	
Amusements Tax	
Fuel-oil Tax . 	
Gasoline Tax l .	
Interest—Miscellaneous	
Land Taxes:
Farm Land   $237,764.64
Improved Land  2,092,800.03
Timber Land      612,865.29
Tree-farm iland .         2,670.45
" E. & N. Railway Belt Land Tax Act "     863,116.21
Wild Land      130,375.23
Coal Land "A" and "B "      110,399.87
Logging Tax 1	
i Mining Tax .1	
1 Probate Fees i	
Pari-mutuel Betjting Tax	
[Social Services Tax	
Trust Deposits Reverted to the Crown.
Carried forward	
$40,599.41
259,722.31
385,528.72
2,190.10
87,407.26
1,090,817.66
21,260,394.45
131,924.12
1,474,649.42
398,409.95
9,787,987.85
49,709.60
12,233.00
9,968.25
63,256.68
42,550.75
39,459.92
$4,995.00
$1,281,319.06
43,516,016.03
852,670.00
2,378,065.00
1,374,533.01
16,987,944.07
1,161,406.18
4,049,991.72
46,303.59
1,561,627.13
127,378.67
958,892.96
35,466,768.64
38,313.97
$109,801,230.03
$31,700.44
35,136,809.45
4,995.00
$35,173,504.89
 DD 30
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DETAILS OF REVENUE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31, 1954—c
ontinued
Estimated
SERVICE
Received
$107,811,319.00
60,000.00
60,000.00
$107,931,319.00
$25,000.00
$45,000.00
50,000.00
300.00
$95,300.00
$J. ,000.00
200.00
$1,200.00
$110,000.00
300,000.00
550,000.00
40,000.00
65,000.00
375,000.00
2,000,000.00
12,000,000.00
700,000.00
50,000.00
$16,190,000.00
$100.00
$2,500,000.00
50,000.00
160,000.00
$2,710,000.00
Brought forward	
Department of Finance—Continued
Unworked Crown-granted Mineral Claims.
Miscellaneous Receipts	
Total.
Department of Fisheries
Fish-buyers' and Miscellaneous Licences.
Department of Health and Welfare
Marriage Licences	
Vital Statistics	
Miscellaneous Receipts.
TotaL
Department of Labour
Elevator Inspection and Examination Fees.
Trade-schools Regulation Fees	
Total 1	
Department of Lands and Forests
Grazing Permits and Fees	
Land Leases, Rentals and Fees	
Land Sales	
Sale of Maps and Air Photographs.
Timber Leases	
Timber Licences.	
Timber Royalties	
Timber Sales	
Water Rentals and Recording Fees.
Miscellaneous Receipts	
Total.
Legislation
Private Bills Fees.
Department of Mines
Coal, Petroleum, and Natural-gas Leases and Fees.
Free Miners' Certificates	
Mining Receipts!—General	
$1,000.00
4,500.00
$5,500.00
$35,000.00
1,500.00
$36,500.00
TotaL
Department of Municipal Affairs
Miscellaneous Receipts-
Regulated Areas	
TotaL
Department of the Provincial Secretary
Queen's Printer (net profits)
Miscellaneous Receipts .
TotaL
Carried forward.
$109,801,230.03
60,515.49
156,389.24
$45,072.50
57,016.07
423.50
$1,000.00
480.00
$93,729.03
337,090.88
599,772.07
44,028.05
68,748.86
373,161.47
2,190,956.75
14,790,303.02
756,796.70
62,015.78
$2,579,422.27
49,272.00
144,888.36
$5,563.16
$85,516.77
1,306.61
$35,173,504.89
110,018,134.76
20,496.52
102,512.07
1,480.00
19,316,602.61
2,065.00
2,773,582.63
5,563.16
86,823.38
,167,500,765.02
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DD 31
DETAILS OF REVENUE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED MARCH 31, 1954—Continued
Estimated
SERVICE
$520,000.00
$7,500.00
$3,500.00
$3,000.00
$75,000.00
400,000.00
$475,000.00
$164,285,469.00
Brought forward	
" Public Utilities Act " and " Motor Carrier Act
Miscellaneous Receipts	
Department of Public Works
Miscellaneous Receipts „	
Railway Department
Inspection Fees.
Department of Trade and Industry
Miscellaneous Receipts.
Refunds of Expenditure
Charged to Income:
Student Loans .  $29,983.02
Sales of Equipment  186,828.99
Advances to Municipalities—Works Relief         107.59
Excess Provision, Uncompleted Contracts:
Public School Construction Grants, 1952-53  269,363.68
Special Balances Written Off:
Forest Service Boat Account    35,182.96
Education re Proper Use of Alcohol Fund    17,137.56
Miscellaneous    15,764.84
Charged to Loans:
I Irrigation Assistance Loan Act " .-.    $5,874.28
" Electric Power Act"  356,211.41
" Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 "     10,237.00
I Dyking Assessments Adjustment Act, 1947 "      5,100.00
Miscellaneous    26,616.59
Total-
Total Revenue.
Received
$554,368.64
404,039.28
$167,500,765.02
553,079.86
14,499.21
4,006.76
3,115.00
958,407.92
$169,033,873.77
  PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DD 33
Appropriation and Expenditure
Summary Showing Amounts Appropriated, Expended, Unexpended, and Overexpended
for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1954
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT
Public Debt
Interest, Premium, and Exchange:
Main Estimates	
Sinking Funds:
Main Estimates
Redemption of Debt:
Main Estimates	
PageEE2
Page EE 2
Page EE 2
2   Legislation : Page EE 3
Main Estimates  $210,400.00
Supplementary     210,000.00
$6,414,447.50
7,017,067.96
3,516,880.95
$16,948,396.41
3   Premier's Office:
Main Estimates .
Page EE 3
Department of Agriculture
4   Minister's Office:
Main Estimates ...
Page EE 4
5   General Administration:
Main Estimates i	
Page EE 4
6   Markets Branch:
Main Estimates
Page EE 4
7   Horticultural Branch:
Main Estimates	
8   Plant Pathology Branch:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 5
Page EE 5
9   Entomology Branch:
Main Estimates	
10   Apiary Branch:
Main Estimates
11   Live Stock Branch:
Main Estimates	
12 Dairy Branch:
Main Estimates
13 Poultry Branch:
Main Estimates
Page EE 6
Page EE 6
Page EE 6
Page EE 7
Page EE 8
14   Field Crops and Seed Improvement Branch:
Page EE 8
Main Estimates 1
15   Farmers' Institutes!:
Main Estimates ...
Page EE 8
Carried forward.
$420,400.00
$6,340,035.14
7,017,067.96
3,516,880.95
$16,873,984.05
$33,548.00
$15,280.00
86,967.00
18,136.001
144,020.00
18,852.00
10,238.00
13,550.00
225,790.00
48,011.00
44,926.00
36,582.00
11,954.00
$674,306.00
$398,988.76
$420,400.00|       $398,988.76
$33,548.00 $32,185.66
$32,185.66
$13,606.75
13,785.56
132,959.43
18,485.24
7,906.37
13,264.73
213,467.09
46,405.64
40,732.43
29,319.97
11,302.22
$615,381.71
$74,412.36
$74,412.36
$21,411.24
$21,411.24
$1,362.34
$1,362.34
$1,673.25
74,146.281 12,820.72
4,350.44
11,060.57
366.76
2,331.63
285.27
12,322.91
1,605.36
4,193.57
7,262.03
651.78
$58,924.29
B
 DD 34
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
CURRENT ACCOUKt—Continued
Department of Agriculture—Continued
Brought forward	
tgfc  Women's Institutes:
Main Estimates —
Page EE 9
17   Soil Survey Branch:
Main Estimates	
PageEE9
18   Agricultural Development and Extension:
Page EE 10
Main Estimates	
19   Agricultural Engineering and Land-clearing:
Page EE 10
Main Estimates  g	
20 4-H Clubs:
Main Estimates
21 Milk Board:
Main Estimates
22   Motor-vehicles and Accessories:
Main Estimates	
23   Grants and Subsidies:
Main Estimates	
24   Rebates on Stumping-powder:
Main Estimates __
25   Subsidies on Agricultural Lime:
Main Estimates	
26   Incidentals and Contingencies:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 11
Page EE 11
Page EE 12
Page EE 12
Page EE 12
Page EE 12
Page EE 12
27   Federal-Provincial Farm Labour Service:
Page EE 12
Main Estimates	
28   Farmers'Land-clearing Assistance:       Page EE 13,
Main Estimates \
29   " Pound District Act ":
Main Estimates	
Page EE 14
30   "Grasshopper-control   Act"—Advances    (Recoverable) : Page EE 14
Main Estimates  $30,000.00
Supplementary Estimates     23,500.00
31   " Natural Products Marketing Act ":    Page EE 14
Main Estimates	
Statutory: Page EE 14
"Horned Cattle Purchases Act":
Statutory  .  $2,980.50
Supplementary Estimates     4,100.00
Department of the Attorney-General
32   Attorney-General's Office: Page EE 14
Main Estimates ]	
33   General Administration:
Main Estimates .„_,
Page EE 14
* Credit.
Carried forward.
Total
Appropriation
Expended
$674,306.00
16,040.00
33,845.00
225,119.00
37,678.00
16,330.00
10.00
10,000.00
45,500.00
17,000.00
30,000.00
1,000.00
20,000.001
18,380.00
750.00
53,500.00
1,200.00
7,080.50
$1,207,738.50
$19,812.00
83,838.00
$103,650.00
Unexpended
$615,381.71
14,552.40
32,634.02
196,255.20
22,746.09
14,281.03
*3,735.85
10,169.10
45,500.00
10,990.13
20,875.51
429.74
18,387.36
12,027.40
628.78
38,360.86
1,161.00
7,080.50
$1,057,724.98
$19,061.16
82,872.85
$101,934.01
Over-
expended
$58,924.29
1,487.60
1,210.98
28,863.80
14,931.91
2,048.97
3,745.85
6,009.87
9,124.49
570.26
1,612.64
6,352.60
121.22
15,139.14
39.00
$150,182.62
$750.84
965.15
..$1*7.15.99
$169.10
$169.10
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DD 35
No.
of
Voter
SERVICE
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of the Attorney-General—Continued
Brought forward \	
34   Companies Office:
Main Estimates _
35   Insurance Office:
Main Estimates ..
36   Securities Office:
Main Estimates ..
37   '* Credit Unions Act ":
Main Estimates	
38   | Fire Marshal Act ":
Main Estimates	
Page EE 15
Page EE 15
Page EE 16
Page EE 16
Page EE 16
39   Censor of Moving Pictures:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 17
40   Sheriffs' Offices:
Main Estimates
Page EE 17
41   Official Administrator:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 18
42   Official Guardian:
Main Estimates __
Page EE 18
43   Land Registry Offices:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 20
44   Supreme and County Courts : Page EE 23
Main Estimates   $225,166.00
Supplementary Estimates        3,000.00
45   Official Stenographers:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 23
46   Motor-vehicle Branch:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 23
47 Policing by Royal Canadian Mounted Police:
Page EE 26
Main Estimates ,
48 Sundry Incidental Police Expenses:      Page EE 26
Main Estimates 1 . *
49   Doukhobor Rehabilitation:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 27
50   Doukhobor Guards, etc. : Page EE 27
Main Estimates   $150,000.00
Supplementary Estimates       60,000.00;
51   Corrections Office:
Main Estimates	
52   Nelson Gaol:
Main Estimates
53   Oakalla Prison Farm:
Main Estimates	
54   Unit for Young Offenders:
Main Estimates 1	
55   Women's Gaol:
Main Estimates
Page EE 27
Page EE 28
Page EE 29
Page EE 33
Page EE 34
Carried forward.
Total
Appropriation
Expended
$103,650.00
50,848.00
42,279.00
18,476.00
20,544.00
83,156.00
17,376.00
82,429.00
52,435.00
6,578.00
510,467.00
228,166.00
68,168.00
811,723.00
760,276.00
30,000.00
50,000.00
210,000.00
40,156.00
60,472.00
1,000,550.00
192,112.00
144,600.00
$4,584,461.00
Unexpended
$101,934.01
48,859.94
38,290.30
18,116.76
20,880.55
78,241.65
17,716.27
80,313.48
50,826.71
6,408.98
499,533.28
230,615.63
73,019.44
872,747.61
727,600.00
33,402.25
25,351.08
180,655.36
40,779.72
55,671.67
1,033,866.15
153,282.22
133,866.80
$4,521,979.86
Over-
expended
$1,715.99
1,988.06
3,988.70
359.24
4,914.35
2,115.52
1.60&.29
169.02
10,933.72
32,676.00
24,648,32
29,344.64
4,800.33
38,829.78
10,733.20
$168,825.76
$336.55
340.27
2,449.63
4,851.44
61,024.61
3,402^5
623.72
33,316.15
$106,344.62
 BD 36
#feBLlG AGG8UNf& 1953-lf
No.--
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of the Attorney-General—Continued
Brought forward.....:.-.- —
56   Prince George, Women's Gaol:
Main ■. Estimates —j	
Page EE 35
57   Prince George Men's Gaol:  . Page EE 36 \
Main Estimates j m— $37,808.00 j
Supplementary Estimates  1      7,000.00 j
58   Kamloops Gaol: *g*f™VJ
&&?& Main,Estimates  j 1| * $33,808.00 j
Supplementary Estimates ...      6,000.001
59   New Haven:
Main Estimates
Page EE 37
60 Probation Office:
Main Estimates .
61 Game Branch:
Main! Estimates .
Page EE 38
Page EE 39
62   Fisheries Management Division:
Main, Estimates —I	
Page EE 41
63   Game Management Division:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 42
64   Destruction of Predatory Animals and Birds:
Page EE 43
Main Estimates	
65   Administration of Justice:
Main Estimates 1	
Page EE 44
66   Crown Prosecutor's Office, Vancouver:
Page EE 45
Main Estimates |	
67   Promotion of Uniformity of Legislation:
^p                                                        Page EE 46
Main Estimates I , !
68   Coroners' Inquests and Inquiries:
Main Estimates :	
Page EE 46
69   Narcotic Drug Treatment:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 46
70   Alcoholic Treatment:
Main Estimates .	
Page EE 46i
71 Constitutional Litigation and General Law Costs :
Page EE 46
Main Estimates \ . :
72 Magistrates' Convention Page EE 47;
Main Estimates I  $7,500.00
Special Warrant No. 9     2,250.00
73   Incidentals and Contingencies:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 47
74   In Aid of Removal of Discriminatory Freight and
Express Rates : page EE 47
Main Estimates J I $10,000.00
Supplementary Estimates       2,000.00
Special Warrant No. 6 %     15,084.82
Special Warrant No. 13       1369!40
Carried forward.
$4,584,461.00
88,679.00
44,808.00
39,808.00
101,490.00
74,582.00
497,991.00
162,187.00
76,536.00
151,723.00
283,500.00
12,478.00
1,500.00
40,000.00
25,000.00
25,000.00
20,000.00
9,750.00
13,000.00
28,454.22
$4,521,979.86
72,255.63
41,242.74
34,981.22
95,419.90
74,252.78
481,300.98
167,661.11
80,436.16
136,289.31
303,537.89
12,142.66
1,447.11
38,281.29
1,463.59
25,000.00
13,541.49
Over-
expended'
$168,825.76
16,423.37
9,708.32
9,784.81
28,851.75
$6,281X9.47.22     $6,149-538.60
3,565.26
4,826.78
6,070.10
329.22
16,690.02
15,433.69
$106,344.62
335.34
52.89
1,718.71
23,536.41
6,458.51
41.68
3,215.19
5,474.11
3,900.16
20,037.89
397.53
$267,522.93|$_36:154:31
 PJJBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DD yi
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of the Attorney-General—Continued
. j
Brought forward „-.4....__i_.._.	
75   | Court of Appeal Act ":
Main, Estimates —I	
Page EE 47'
76   I Supreme Court Act ": Page EE 47
Main Estimates  r. . % $8,500.00
Supplementary Estimates  1     1,000.00,
77   " County Court Act ":
Main Estimates	
Page EE 47
78   "Magistrates Act ": Page EE 47
Main Estimates  $20,000.00
Statutory       3,081.00
Statutory:
"Gaine Act":
Statutory
Page EE 47
" Police and Prisons Regulation Act ":
Supplementary Estimates 	
Special Warrants : Page EE 48;
No. 3. Application of B.C. Telephone Co. for
Increased Rates . j
No. 12. Treatment and Control of Certain Members of Doukhobor Communities  .
No. 25. Full Settlement for Claims Respecting
Automobile Forfeited to the Crown .
Department of Education
79   Minister's Office:
Main Estimates _
Page EE 49
80   General Administration:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 49
81   Division of Curriculum:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 49;
82   Inspection of Schools: Page EE 50
Main Estimates  .  $325,697.00
Supplementary Estimates  I      14,000.00
83   Tests, Standards, and Research:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 51
84   Educational and Vocational Guidance :   Page EE 51
Main Estimates I 1 i
85   Summer School and Teacher-training for Special
Certificates : Page EE 52;
Main Estimates	
86   School Radio Broadcasts:
Main Estimates J	
87   Visual Education :
Main Estimates ...
88   Industrial Education:
Main Estimates	
89   Adult Education:
Main Estimates _
Page EE 52
Page EE 53;
Page EE 53
Page EE 58;
Carried forward.
$6,280,947.22
5,500.00
9,500.00
15,000.00
$6,149,578.60
5,499.84
9,499.68
14,999.40
23,081.00
106,968.87
6,500.00
9,623.41
150,000.00
1,000.00
$6,608,120.50
23,081.00
106,968.87
6,078.62
9,623.41
103,433.76
1,000.00
$14,424.00
124,260.00
21,796.00
$9,546.99
117,875.22
20,308.36
339,697.00
20,705.00
11,848.00
52,945.00
26,572.00
62,223.00
111,274.00
342,521.00
$1,128,265.00
340,641.10
16,666.82
11,502.90
48,713.39
26,930.00
62,407.78
83,095.95
332,334.21
$1,070,022.72
$267,522.93
.16
.32
.60
$136,154.31
421.38
46,566.24
$6,420,763,181     $314,511.63
$136,154.31
$4,877.01
6,384.78
1,487.64
4,038.18
345.10
4,231.61
$944.10
28,178.05
10,186.79
$59,729.16
358.00
184.78
$1,486.88
 DD 38
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Education—Continued
Brought forward...
90   High School and Senior ^™c™atio™*^™s
Main^stimates  $3^^'^
Supplementary Estimates      /,/uu.uu
91 High Correspondence School: ?f||£?nn
Main Estimates  $ ?q'qoo 00
Supplementary Estimates ~~-      19,9-U.uu
92 Elementary Correspondence School:     Page EE 59
Main Estimates	
93   Vancouver Normal School:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 59
94   Victoria Normal School:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 60
95   School for the Deaf and the Blind:     Page EE 61
Main Estimates	
96   Provincial Library:
Main Estimates —
97   Provincial Archives;
Main Estimates —
Page EE 63
Page EE 63
98   Public Library Commission:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 64
Page EE 65
  $54,589.00
Supplementary Estimates      3,700.00
99   Provincial Museum:
Main Estimates
100   Text-book Branch:
Main Estimates ~
Page EE 66
101   Free Text-books, Maps, etc.: Page EE 67
Main Estimates I j I $290,000.00
Supplementary Estimates .      20,000.00
102   Educational Grants: Page EE 69
Main Estimates 1  $16,010,000.00
Supplementary Estimates         557,000.00
103   Essential New Equipment:
Main Estimates ; _._
Page EE 69
104   Teachers' Superannuation Fund 6%:     Page EE 69
Main Estimates .
105   Special Aid to School Districts:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 69
106   Education of Soldiers' Dependent Children:
Page EE 69
Main Estimates	
107   Board of Reference:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 69
108   Incidentals, Grants, and Contingencies:
Main Estimates ..	
Carried fofwarS.
Page EE 69
$1,128,265.00
45,700.00
186,567.00
70,217.00
117,857.00
63,234.00
237,361.00
98,042.00
35,740.00
176,076.00
$1,070,022.72
40,794.90
58,289.00
10.00
310,000.00
16,567,000.00
100,000.00
1,810,000.00
3,000.00
15,000.00
1,000.00
10,000.00
162,800.08
67,605.62
117,157.73
64,309.24
223,183.38
96,953.63
33,942.89
174,013.62
58,171.35
302,861.16
16,324,358.10
62,201.70
1,632,681.02
15,286.25
6,084.20
$21,033,358.0O| $20,452,427.59
Over-
expended
$59,729.16
4,905.10
23,766.92
2,611.38
699.27
$1,486,88
14,177.62
1,088.37
1,797.11
2,062.38
117.65
10.00
7,138.84
242,641.90
37,798.30
177,318.98
3,000.00
1,075.24
1,000.00
3,915.80
286.25
$583,778.78)     $2,848.37
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DD 39
No.
of
Vdttf
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Education—Continued
Brought forward. 	
109   University of British Columbia:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 70
110   University Endowment Lands:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 70
111   Special Grant to Victoria College:      Page EE 70
Main Estimates	
112  Advances re Rural School and Library Taxes:
Page EE 70
Main Estimates	
113   Assessment Equalization Board:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 70
Special Warrant: Page EE 70
No. 22.   Grants to Union and Municipal Libraries—
Department of Finance
114   Minister's Office:
Main Estimates _.
Page EE 71
115   General Administration :
Main Estimates	
Page EE 71
116   Controlling and Audit Branch:
Main Estimates ,	
Page EE 71
117   Agent-General's Office and B.C. House, London,
England :                                               Page EE 72
Main Estimates	
118   Surveyor of Taxes:
Main Estimates _.
Page EE 73
119   Social {Security and Municipal Aid Tax Branch:
Page EE 75
Main. Estimates I	
120   Housing Commissioner:
Main Estimates	
121   Mechanical Tabulation Branch:
Main; Estimates	
Page EE 76
Page EE 77
122   Probate and Succession Duties Branch (Including
Corporation Taxation and Trust Companies) :
Page EE 77
Main Estimates	
123   Purchasing Commission:
Main Estimates	
124   Langford Warehouse:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 77
Page EE 79
125   Office Furniture and Equipment:          Page EE 79
Main Estimates	
126   Motor-vehicles and Accessories:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 80
127   Government Agents, etc.: Page EE 96
Main Estimates  -. $1,338,000.00
Supplementary Estimates         25,000.00
Carried forward.
$21,033,358.00
2,500,000.00
65,510.00
30,000.00
10.00
10,316.00
62,500.00
$23,701,694.00
$20,452,427.59
2,500,000.00
65,510.00
30,000.00
*913.16
8,991.20
62,500.00
$583,778.78
$23,118,515.63
$15,300.00
102,760.00
279,296.00
15,265.00
340,783.00
477,120.00
1,680.00
10.00
$13,195.44
95,347.77
257,582.92
20,248.73
332,079.78
441,776.75
803.14
26,772.00
196,642.00
10.00
10.00
10.00
1,363,000.00
$2,818,658.00
26,273.17
193,787.52
*2,593.31
*1,079.23
1,291,074.18
$2,668,496.86
923.16
1,324.80
$586,026.74
$2,104.56
7,412.23
21,713.08
8,703.22
35,343.25
876.86
10.00
498.83
2,854.48
2,603.31
10.00
1,089.23
$2,848.37
$2,848.37
$4,983.73
71,925.82
$155,144.87
$4,983.73
* Credit.
 DD 40
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Finance—Continued
Brought forward	
128   Postal Branch:
Main Estimates
Page EE 97
129 Printing Public Accounts, Estimates, Revenue
Receipts, Bonds, Cheques, etc.:       Page EE 97
Main Estimates	
130 Incidentals and Contingencies: Page EE 97
Main Estimates    $24,500.00
Supplementary Estimates      3,500.00
131   I Social Services Tax Act ": Page EE 97
Main Estimates .  $11,500,000.00
Supplementary Estimates         225,000.00
132   Salary Contingencies:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 97
133   "Municipalities   Aid   Act"—Motor-vehicle Licences: Page EE 98
Main Estimates  $2,550,000.00
Statutory    6,238.98
134   " Amusements Tax Act "—Payment on Account
of Hospital Construction Fund :     Page EE 98
Main Estimates	
135   " Highway Development Act 1 — Payment Equal
to 3-Cents-per-Gallon Gasoline Tax:
Page EE 98
Main Estimates  $4,680,000.00
Supplementary Estimates         60,000.00
Statutory           70,348.24
136   I Supreme   Court  Act " — Interest  on   Suitors'
Fund Deposits : Page EE 98
Main Estimates  $3,000.00
Statutory .    3,921.24
137   " Civil Service Superannuation Act " — Interest
on Superannuation and Retirement Funds:
Page EE 98
Main Estimates .  $550,000.00
Statutory     156,430.96
138
Dyking Assessment Adjustments Act, 1905 "—
Arrears on Lands Reverted to the Crown:
Page EE 98
Main Estimates  $1,900.00
Statutory       148.97
138a Compensation Payable re Erroneous Tax Sale of
Property: Page EE 98
Supplementary Estimates „__
138b Interest on Official Guardian Deposits:
Page EE 98
Supplementary Estimates
138c I Unclaimed Money Deposits Act ":      Pages EE 98
Supplementary Estimates _        $350 00
Statutory ..„ 1 |j|| ^osoilO
Carried forward.
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
$2,818,658.00)    $2,668,496.86      $155,144.87
248,492.00
20,000.00
27,500.00
11,725,000.00
400,000.00
2,556,238.98
1,785,000.00
4,810,348.24
6,291.24
706,430.96
2,048.97
650.00
200.00
4,400.10
$25,111,258.49
189,679.18
23,472,67
22,090.15
11,697,081.50
162,680.55
2,556,238.98
1,585,979.65
4,810,348.24
6,291.24
706,430.96
2,048.97
650.00
199.06
4,400.10
$24,436,088.11
Over-
expended
58,812.82
5,409.85
27,918.50
237,319.45
199,020.35
.94
$683,626.78
$4,983.73
3,472.67
$8,456.40
I
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DD 41
No,
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Finance—Continued
'cBrought forward -	
138d 1 Water Act ": Page EE 98
Supplementary Estimates  $240,000.00
Statutory          7,424.85
138e "Flood Relief Act":
Supplementary Estimates
Page EE 99
138F "Municipal Superannuation Act":       Page EE 99
Supplementary Estimates   $56,000.00
Statutory  I    54,595.42
138g " Logging Tax Act ": Page EE 99
Supplementary Estimates   $1,000.00
Statutory . 1 ~ .     1,883.69
138h 1 Taxation Act ":
Supplementary Estimates
Statutory:
"Assessment Equalization Act":
Statutory 	
Page EE 99
Page EE 99
" Cemetery Companies Act ":
Statutory  . .	
" Electric Power Act ":
Statutory  ;	
" South Westminster Dyking District Aid Act":
Statutory  . .	
Department of Fisheries
139   Minister's Office:
Main Estimates .
140   General Administration:
Main* Estimates i	
Page EE 100
Page EE 101
Department of Health and Welfare
141   Minister's Office: |l| Page EE 101
Main Estimates . j ..... $23,438.00
Supplementary Estimates  E         600.00
142   Per Diem Grants under Sec. 4 of "Hospital Act":
Page EE 101
Main Estimates .... $1,540,000.00
Supplementary Estimates         70,000.00
Statutory  I ........         17,469.30
143   Accounting Division:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 101
144   Subsidy to Hospital Insurance Service:
Main Estimates
Page EE 102i
Carried forward.
$25,111,258.49
247,424.85
3,500.00
110,595.42
2,883.69
1,600.00
5,340.37
979.20
65,866.74
2,475.00
$25,551,923.76
$850.00
39,451.00
$40,301.00
$24,038.00
1,627,469.30
97,416.00
4,033,428.00
$24,436,088.11
247,424.85
2,912.83
110,595.42
2,883.69
1,600.00
5,340.37
979.20
65,866.74
2,475.00
$24,876,166.21
$774.68
38,735.13
$39,509.81
$23,387.46
$5,782,351.30
1,627,469.30
91,700.70
4,033,428.00
$5,775,985.46
$683,626.78
587.17
$684,213.95
$75.32
715.87
$791.19
$650.54
5,715.30
$6,365.84
$8,456.40
$8,456.40
 DD 42
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Health and Welfare—Continued
Brought forward.
145   Provincial Infirmaries: ge_-^L in
Main Estimates  $516,600.00
Supplementary Estimates  .   13,500.00
Public Health Branch
146   General Services:
Main Estimates 1
Page EE 117
147   Cancer Control (Including Grants):   PageEE 118
Main Estimates	
148   Grants to Public Health Services, Metropolitan
Areas:                                                 PageEE 118
Main Estimates	
149   Grant in Aid of Arthritis Control:    PageEE 118
Main Estimates I	
150   Grant in Aid of Physical Rehabilitation:
PageEE 118
Main Estimates 1 •	
151   Crippled Children (Federal Programme) :
PageEE 118
Main Estimates	
152   Professional Training (Federal Programme):
PageEE 119
Main Estimates . ..  $10.00
Supplementary Estimates f     10.00
153   Public Health Research (Federal Programme):
PageEE 119
Main Estimates  $10.00
Supplementary Estimates     10.00
154 Health Survey (Federal Programme):   PageEE 119
Main Estimates |	
155 General Public Health (Federal Programme) :
Page EE 119
Main Estimates  $10.00
Supplementary Estimates     10.00
155a Medical Rehabilitation (Federal Programme) :
Page EE 121
Supplementary Estimates i	
155b Rehabilitation Co-ordinator (Federal Programme) :
Page EE 122
Supplementary Estimates §
155c Laboratory  and   Radiological  Services   (Federal
Programme) :                                      page EE 122
Supplementary Estimates	
155d Child and Maternal Health (Federal Programme):
i     ,                                                       PageEE 122
Supplementary Estimates M j	
156   Grants re Local Health Services Building Construction: PageEE 122
Mam Estimates	
Carried forward .___._„
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
530,100.00
176,574.00
200,000.00
185,000.00
90,000.00
50,000.00
10.00
20.00
20.00
10.00
20.00
10.00
5,000.00
10.00
10.00
45,000.00
$7,064,135.30
468,996.75
149,261.32
188,263.96
180,504.78
90,000.00
50,000.00
38,169.01
$6,941,181.28
Over-
expended
$5,782,351.30|    $5,775,985.46)        $6,365.84
61,103.25
27,312.68
11,736.04
4,495.22
10.00
20.00
20.00
10.00
20.00
10.00
5,000.00
10.00
10.00
6,830.99
$122,954.02
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DD 43
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Health and Welfare—Continued
Public Health Branch—Continued
Brought forward	
157   Local Health Services:
Main Estimates	
PageEE 122
158   Division of Laboratories:
Main Estimates —.	
Page EE 126
159   Division of Vital Statistics:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 127
160   Division of Venereal Disease Control:
Page EE 130
Main Estimates	
Division of Tuberculosis Control
161   Central Office, District Nursing and Social Service:                                                    PageEE 132
Main Estimates  |	
162   Travelling Clinics:
Main Estimates —
Page EE 132
163   In-patient Care and Stationary Clinics:
Page EE 147
Main Estimates  $2,987,666.00
Supplementary Estimates         26,800.00
164   Tuberculosis Control (Federal Programme) :
Page EE 148
Main Estimates	
Social Welfare Branch
165   Office of the Deputy Minister:
Main Estimates .
Page EE 149
166   Director of Welfare and Family Division:
Page EE 149
Main Estimates	
167 Field Service:
Main Estimates
168 Medical Services:
Main Estimates
169   Burial of Indigents:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 149
Page EE 154
Page EE 155
170   | Residence and Responsibility Act ":
Main Estimates	
Page EE 155
171   Social Allowances (Including Grants):
PageEE 155
Main Estimates  $5,000,000.00
Supplementary Estimates         70,000.00
172   Supplementary  Social Allowance for Mothers'
Allowance Cases: PageEE 156
Main Estimates j	
173   Administration  and  Operation  of  Project  and
Pavilion for Japanese at New Denver:
PigeEE 156
Main Estimates	
$74   Medical Services, Drugs, etc.:
Jklain Estimates _____	
Page EE 159
Carried forward.
$7,064,135.30
659,554.00
236,874,00
207,478.00
121,956.00
105,476.00
86,196.00
3,014,466.00
10.00
13,570.00
48,814.00
1,215,203.00
35,734.00
24,000.00
1,506.00
5,070,000.00
155,000.00
60,000.00
1,762,600.00
Tt9,882,566V30
$6,941,181.26
576,075.19
205,632.45
202,680.39
102,156.09
105,388.73
70,651.10
2,493,230.47
13,333.55
49,708.87
1,113,212.08
36,808.64
18,488.93
625.00
5,116,019.04
140,873.36
44,556.58
1,707,339.76
$18,937,96131
$122,954.02
83,478.81
31,241.55
4,797.61
19,799.91
87.27
15,544.90
521,235.53
10.00
236.45
101,990.92
5,511.07
875.00
14,126.64
15,443.42
55,260.24
$992,593.34
$894.87
1,074.64
46,019.04
$47,988.55
 DD 44
No.
of
Vote
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
SERVICE
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Health and Welfare—Continued
Social Welfare Branch—Continued
Brought forward. .	
175   Hospitalization of Social Assistance Cases:
ft IP Page EE 160
Main Estimates   $3,550,000.00-
Supplementary Estimates j|      200,000.00
Child Welfare Division
176   Administration: PageEE 160
Main Estimates  . j  $56,685.00
Supplementary Estimates  |         500.00
177   Maintenance of Dependent Children and Grants
to Homes : Page EE 160
Main Estimates   $1,055,555.00
Supplementary Estimates __      149,000.00
178   Jewish Overseas Children:
, Main Estimates	
179   Provincial Home, Kamloops:
Main Estimates .	
Page EE 161
Page EE 161
180   Industrial School for Boys: PageEE 163
Main Estimates  $289,421.00
Supplementary Estimates         1,000.00
181   Industrial School for Girls: PageEE 163
Main Estimates .  $95,378.00
Supplementary Estimates      4,000.00
182   Cost-of-living Bonus Paid to Recipients of Old-
age Assistance, Universal Old Age Security,
and Blind Persons' Allowances:   Page EE 164
Main Estimates I	
183   "Old-age Assistance Act" and "Blind Persons'
Allowances Act ": Page EE 166
Main Estimates j . : 1... $2,344,464.00
Supplementary Estimates  5,700.00
184   " Mothers' Allowances Act ":
Main Estimates	
PageEE 166
Department of Labour
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
185   Minister's Office:
Main Estimates ...
186   General Administration :
Main Estimates	
187   Board of Industrial Relations:
Main Estimates	
188   Factories Inspection:
fp Main Estimates	
PageEE 166
PageEE 166
PageEE 167
Page EE 168
189   Apprenticeship Branch:
Main Estimates	
PageEE 168:
190   Trade-schools Regulation Branch:       PageEE 168j
Main Estimates I 1
Carried forward.
^CredifcJ
$19,882,566.30
3,750,000.00
57,185.00
$18,937,961.51
$992,593.34
3,883,070.37
54,846.03
1,204,555.00
10.00
117,732.00
290,421.00
99,378.00
3,925,000.00
2,350,164.00
270,000.00
$31,947,011.30
$18,916.00
215,772.00
dH,484.00
27,512.00
20,218.00
3,650.00
1,154,200.09
*238.42
85,206.14
224,064.04
98,590.26
3,707,714.17
$47,988.55
133,070.37
2,338.97|.
50,354.91
248.42
32,525.86
66,356.96
787.74
217,285.83
2,071,014.67
247,045.81
$30,463,474.67
$18,699.47
197,947.29
11,462.15
24,628.20
19,179.93
3,716.08
279,149.33
22,954.19
$1,664,595.55
$216.53
17,824.71
2,021.85
2,883.80
1,038.07
$299,552.00)      $275,633.12)      $23,984.96
$181,058.92
$66.08
$66.08
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DD 45
No...
of
Vote
SERVICE
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Labour—Continued
Brought forward.	
191   Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Branch:
Page EE 168
Main Estimates	
192   Labour Relations Board:
Main Estimates	
193   1 Indian Inquiry Act ":
Main Estimates	
Page EE 169
Page EE 169
194   Rentals Control Office:
Main Estimates __.
195   Automobiles and Accessories:
Main Estimates	
PageEE 170
PageEE 170
Statutory :                                                Page EE 170
1 Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act ":
Statutory  . 1 .
Special Warrants :                                    Page EE 170
No. 16.   Holding of Vote under § Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act " ~.
No. 19.   Holding of Vote under "Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act " 1
Department of Lands and Forests
196   Minister's Office:
Main Estimates .
PageEE 171
Lands Branch
197   General Administration:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 171
198   Accounting Division:
Main Estimates	
PageEE 171
199   Lands Branch: PageEE 172
Main Estimates  .  $111,670.00
Supplementary Estimates         3,000.00
200   Inspection Division:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 172
201   Land Settlement Board: PageEE 173
Main Estimates   $9,562.00
Supplementary Estimates        500.00
202   Land Utilization Research and Survey:
Page EE 173
Main Estimates 1
203   Dyking Commission:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 174
Surveys and Mapping Branch
204   Administration :
Main Estimates
Page EE 174
205   Special Commitments: PageEE 174
Main Estimates  $36,000.00
Special Warrant No. 14    30,000.00
Carried forward.
Total
Appropriation
Expended
$299,552.00
100,430.00
27,860.00
12,112.00
39,540.001
5,100.00
388.35
1,755.20
586.94
110,591.00
54,808.00
114,670.00
85,444.00
10,062.00
69,854.00
10,905.00
24,550.00
66,000.00
$562,244.00
Unexpended
$275,633.12
94,667.19
21,509.53
9,070.27
38,965.82
4,918.57
388.35
1,755.20
568.94
$15,360.00 $14,657.77
96,620.37
49,798.05
106,829.05
78,465.80
9,643.38
49,436.45
8,099.61
20,998.67
37,989.72
$472,538.87
Over-.,
expended
$23,984.96
5,762.811
6,350.47
3,041.73
574.18
181.431
$66.08
18.00
$487,324.49|       $447,476,991       $39,913.58
$702.23
13,970.63
5,009.95
7,840.95
6,978.20	
$66.08
418.62
20,417.55
2,805.39
3,551.33
28,010.28
$89,705.13!-
 SD 46
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Lands and Forests—Continued
Surveys and Mapping Branch—Continued
Brought forward.	
206   Legal Surveys Division:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 175
207   Geographic Division:
Main Estimates	
208   Topographic Division:
Main Estimates	
209   Am Survey Division:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 176
Page EE 177
Page EE 178
210   Water Rights Branch:
Main Estimates 	
PageEE 179
211   Hydraulic Surveys: PageEE 180
Main Estimates  $55,500.00
Supplementary Estimates   10.00
212   Fraser River Basin Board:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 181
213   B.C. Hydrometric Stream-gauging:       Page EE 181
Main Estimates  -
214   Grant:    British   Columbia   Natural   Resources
Conference :                                       Page EE 181
Main Estimates 	
215   " Soldiers' Land Act " (Southern Okanagan Lands
Project) : Page EE 181
Main Estimates   $12,801.00
Supplementary Estimates       8,000.00
216   Recoverable  Expenditure—" Soldiers'  Land  Act,
1918": <*gageEE182
Main Estimates I
217   " University   Endowment  Lands   Administration
Act": PageEE 182
Main Estimates  $10.00
Supplementary Estimates     10.00
Forest Service
218 Salaries :
Main Estimates
219 Expenses:
Main Estimates
Page EE 183!
Page EE 1881
220   Reforestation and Forest Nursery:      Page EE 194
Main Estimates	
221   Provincial Parks;
Main Estimates
Page EE 196
222   Forest Management:
Main Estimates 	
223   Forest Research:
Main Estimates
224   Public Relations (Forest) :
Main Estimates	
Page EE 199
Page EE 199
Page EE 20Q
Carried forward.
Total
Appropriation
Expended
$562,244.00
303,024.00
128,092.00
273,878.00
263,219.00
241,007.00
55,510.00
129,225.00
10,000.00
1,500.00
20,801.00
200.00
20.00
2,069,013.00
1,080,980.00
442,950.00
732,194.00
142,700.00
65,230.00
56,200.00
$6,577,987.00
Unexpended
$472,538.87
277,433.94
121,009.16
245,397.57
305,956.82
240,353.42
80,330.02
94,049.77
10,000.00
1,500.00
18,567.73
110.94
2,014,858.75
1,019,552.38
424,255.57
703,330.00
126,107.02
57,608.88
50,575.14
$6,263,535.98
Over-
expended
$89,705.13
25,590.06
7,082.84
28,480.43
653.58
35,175.23
2,233.27
89.06
20.00
54,154.25
61,427.62
18,694.43
28,864.00
16,592.98
7,621.12
5,624.86
$42,737.82
24,820.02
$382,008.86|    $67,557.84
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DD 47
No.
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
Over-
expended
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Lands and Forests—Continued
Forest Service—Contniued
Brought forward	
225   Forest Ranger School:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 201
226   Grant to Canadian Forestry Association:
Page EE 201
Main Estimates j ,
227   Office Furniture and Equipment:        Page EE 201
Main Estimates	
228   Rentals: PageEE201
Main Estimates 1  $45,000.00
Supplementary Estimates       5,178.00
229   Boys' Training Camps:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 202
230   Forest Protection: PageEE203
Main Estimates  $2,000,000.00
Supplementary Estimates       300,000.00
231   Forest Reserve Account: PageEE209
Main Estimates  $420,000.00
Supplementary Estimates      112,500.00
232 Scaling Fund:
Main Estimates
233 Silviculture:
Main Estimates
Page EE 211
Page EE 213
234   Grazing Range Improvement: PageEE215
Main Estimates   $55,000.00
Supplementary Estimates       8,323.00
Statutory:
I Municipal Act"
Page EE 216
Special Warrants :                                   Page EE 216
No. 10.   Grant to Assist in Meeting Cost of Repairs to Crescent Beach Sea-wall .
Department of Mines
235   Minister's Office:
Main Estimates .
236   General Adm^istratiqisil
Main Estimates  1	
237    MlNERALOGICAL BRANCH!
Main Estimates .....
238   Analytical and Assay Branch:
Main Estimates 1	
239   Inspection Branch:
Main Estimates	
240   Petroleum and Natural Gas:
Main Estimates	
241   Grants and Subsidies:
Main __stimates	
Page EE 217
Page EE 217
Page EE 217
Page EE 218
Page EE 218
Page EE 219
Page EE 219
Carried forward	
$6,577,987.00
76,663.00
6,000.00
71,750.00
$6,263,535.98
72,718.01
6,000.00
69,073.21
50,178.00
150,000.00
2,300,000.00
532,500.00
10.00
10.00
63,323.00
541.38
18,350.001
47,243.19
125,742.67
2,300,000.00
498,487.11
62,817.45
541.38
16,118.88
$9,847,312,381    $9,462,277.88
$2,700.00
94,858.00
133,658.00
52,794.00
135,780.00
65,676.00
11,100.00
$496,566.00
$1,018.24
92,836.42
116,730.61
51,411.30
125,387.95
56,071.90
11,100.00
$454j556.42
$382,008.86
3,944.99
$67,557.84
2,676.7S»
2,934.81
24,257.33
34,012.89
10.00
10.00
505.55
2,231.12
$452,592.34
$1,681.76
2,021.58
16,927.39
1,382.70
10,392.05
9,604.10
$42,019:58
$67,557.84
 DD 48
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
No..
of
Vote
SERVICE
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Mines—Continued
Brought forward.	
242   Grants in Aid of Mining Roads and Trails :
PageEE 220
Main Estimates
243   Grub-staking Prospectors:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 220
244   Subsidy re Explosives to Assist Bona Fide Prospectors: PageEE 220
Main Estimates   $200.00
Supplementary Estimates    200.00
245   Interprovincial Committee on Mining:
Main Estimates	
246   Incidentals and Contingencies:
Main Estimates	
247   I Iron and Steel Bounties Act
Main Estimates	
Page EE 220
Page EE 220
Page EE 220
Statutory :                                                 Page EE 220
"Metalliferous Mines Regulation Act":
Statutory 	
Department of Municipal Affairs
248   Minister's Office:
Main Estimates .
Page EE 221
249   Municipal Branch:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 221
250   Administration of the Estates of the Insane:
Page EE 221
Main Estimates 1	
251   Regional Planning Division:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 222;
252   Grants and Subsidies: PageEE222
Main Estimates   $8,000.00
Special Warrant No. 15   11,300.00
Special Warrants: PageEE222
Nos.  18, 20, 21, 23, and 26.    Reimbursement of
Taxes re Incorporation or Extension of Cities
and Villages I	
Department of the Provincial Secretary
Page EE 223
253   Minister's Office:
Main Estimates _
254   General Administration:
Main Estimates	
Supplementary Estimates
Page EE 223
... $42,068.00
I     1,500.00
255   Grants to Homes for Elderly Citizens and Ohd-
dren's Homes: PageEE223
Main Estimates $200,000.00
Supplementary Estimates ;      90,000.00
Carried forward
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
$496,566.00
205,000.00
25,000.00
400.00
3,000.00
5,000.00
40.001
$750.00
54,802.00
36,280.00
50,024.00
19,300.00
4,525.64
$165,681.64
$17,110.00
43,568.00
290,000.00
$350,678.00
$454,556.42
204,429.48
15,478.67
384.54
2,095.95
2,322.80
20,000.001    20,000.00
40.00
$801.61
49,110.76
34,894.31
47,073.71
19,300.00
4,525.64
$155,706.03
$15,874.47
44,158.29
236,776.63
$296,809.39
Over-
expended
$42,019.58
570.52
9,521.33
15.46
904.05
2,677.20
$755,006.00)       $699,307.86       $55,698.14
$5,691.24
1,385.69
2,950.29
$10,027.22
$1,235.53
53,223.37
$54,458.90
$51.61
$51.61
$590.29
$590.29
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of the Provincial Secretary—Continued
Brought forward	
256   Construction  in respect of Provincial Mental
Hospitals, TB. Hospitals, etc.:     PageEE223
Main Estimates	
257   Civil Service Commission:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 223
258   Grants re Civil Service—Gratuities :   Page EE 224
Main Estimates  $5,000.00
Special Warrant No. 7    2,832.00
Special Warrant No. 8    1,782.00
Special Warrant No. 11       675.00
259   Superannuation Branch:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 224
260   Grants re Retiring Allowances:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 225
261   | Civil   Service   Superannuation   Act "—Government Contributions : Page EE 225
Main Estimates  $1,770,000.00
Supplementary Estimates          90,000.00
Statutory          12,589.50
262   "Teachers' Pensions Act"—Allowances:
Page EE 225
Main Estimates	
263   Queen's Printer:
Main Estimates
Page EE 225
264   Government House: PageEE227
Main Estimates  $15,446.00
Supplementary Estimates         250.00
265   Assessment on Class  13   (the Crown),  "Workmen's Compensation Act ":           Page EE 227
Main Estimates	
266   Civil Service Schedule Bond:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 227
267   Contingencies,   Incidentals,   Entertainments,
Grants, etc. :                                      Page EE 228
Main Estimates .	
268   In Aid Of Resident Physicians:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 228
269   B.C. Provincial Government Employees' Medical
Services :                                              Page EE 228
Main Estimates	
270   Grants to Charitable and Other Associations:
Page EE 229
Main Estimates   $100,262.00
Supplementary Estimates         8,000.00
271   Collections Office:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 229
272   Farms: PageEE 231
Main Estimates  $30.00
Supplementary Estimates     10.00
Carried forward-
Total
Appropriation
$350,678.00
10.00
122,528.00
10,289.00
10.00
53,500.00
1,872,589.50
80,000.00
10.00
15,696.00
520,000.00
250.00
31,000.00
25,000.00
10,000.00
108,262.00
16,517.00
40.00
$3,216,379.50
Expended
Unexpended
$296,809.39
116,278.25
9,705.00
51,091.54
1,872,589.50
77,020.35
16,173.04
500,000.00
3.76
24,072.74
15,032.36
90,233.39
11,396.28
DD 49
Over-
expended
$54,458.90
10.00
6,249.75
584.00
10.00
2,408.46
2,979.65
10.00
20,000.00
246.24
6,927.26
9,967.64
10,000.00
18,028.61
5,120.72
40.001
$590.29
477.04
$3,080,405.60|     $137,041.22|       $1,067.33
 DD 50
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of the Provincial Secretary—Continued
Brought forward	
Provincial Mental Health Services
273   Headquarters:
Main Estimates
274   Preventive Services:
Main Estimates —
Page EE 232
Page EE 232
275   Provincial Mental Hospitals: PageEE243
Main Estimates  $6,277,329.00
Supplementary Estimates          40,000.00
276   Mental Health Care (Federal Programme) :
Page EE 243
Main Estimates	
277   Homes for the Aged: PageEE246
Main Estimates   $1,014,482.00
Supplementary Estimates          39,000.00
C/v/Z Defence
278   General Administration and Training:
Page EE 246
Main Estimates
279   Compensation for Injuries,  Civil Defence
Workers j Page EE 247
Main Estimates	
280   Civil Defence Matching Funds:
Main Estimates	
Page EE 247
281   Standardization of Hose-couplings:     PageEE248
Main Estimates	
282 "An  Act  to  Provide  for  the  Payment  of  an
Allowance to F. A. Pauline ": Page EE 248
283 "Provincial Elections Act ": PageEE249
Main Estimates  $58,063.00
Supplementary Estimates   629,000.00
Statutory  .     16,019.55
284   I Public Inquiries Act ": Page EE 250
Main Estimates   $1,000.00
Supplementary Estimates     1,000.00
Statutory   26,608.88
285   Statutory Requirements pursuant to " Civil Service Superannuation Act ": Page EE 250
Main Estimates ...
286   "Civil Service Act": PageEE251
Main Estimates  $28,000.00
Supplementary Estimates      12,000.00
Public Utilities Commission
287   "Public Utilities Act":
Main Estimates	
Page EE 251
Carried forward..
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
$3,216,379.50
99,986.00
123,974.00
6,317,329.00
10.00
1,053,482.00
150,000.00
10,000.00
132,616.00
60,000.00
4,200.00
703,082.55
28,608.88
75,000.00
40,000.00
$12,014,667.93
$93,960.00
$93,960.00
$3,080,405.60
96,882.09
109,448.30
5,668,662.65
845,081.99
80,653.22
42.31
108,388.86
17,956.78
4,200.00
703,082.55
28,608.88
73,681.43
35,440.00
$10,852,534.66
$75,833.85
$75,833.85
Over-
expended
$137,041.22
3,103.91
14,525.70
648,666.35
10.00
208,400.01
69,346.78
9,957.69
24,227.14
42,043.22
1,318.57
4,560.00
$1,163,200.60
$18,126.15
$18,126.15
$1,067.33
$1,067.33
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DD 51
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Public Utilities Commission—Continued
Brought forward :
288   " Motor Carrier Act ":                          Page EE 251
Main Estimates .	
Department of Public Works
289   Minister's Office: PageEE252
Main Estimates —1  $18,646.00
Supplementary Estimates       2,250.00
290   General Administration: PageEE253
Main Estimates   $1,373,367.00
Supplementary Estimates         48,400.00
291   Mechanical Supervision and Inspection Branch:
Page EE 256?
Main Estimates   $70,124.00
Supplementary Estimates       4,000.00
292   Parliament Buildings (Maintenance):   Page EE 257
Main Estimates  $583,447.00
Supplementary Estimates       12,860.00
293   Government House (Maintenance) :   Page EE 259
Main Estimates  L
294   Government   Buildings   (Maintenance)    (Except
Parliament Buildings and  Government
House) : Page EE 260
Main Estimates i 1
295   Rentals :
Main Estimates
Page EE 264
296   Roads, Bridges, Ferries, Wharves, etc.   Page EE 307
Main Estimates  .  $9,900,150.00
Supplementary Estimates       250,000.00
297 Maintenance of Fraser River Bridge:  Page EE 307
Main Estimates I
298 Snow-removal: PageEE 3id
Main Estimates ~_  $1,000,000.00
Supplementary Estimates        750,000.00
299   Local Highways within Municipal Limits:
PageEE 311
Main Estimates .  $65,000.0Cj
Special Warrant No. 17    42,500.00
300   Highway Signs—Signals, Traffic-control, etc.
PageEE 31|
Main Estimates I
301   Research and Testing Services:
Main Estimates I	
302   Gravel-crushing :
Main Estimates
303   Grants and Subsidies:
Main Estimates	
PageEE 311
Page EE 31_1
Page EE 312
Carried forward.
Total
Appropriation
$93,960.00
248,909.00
$342,869.00
$20,896.00
1,421,767.00
74,124.00
596,307.00
61,514.00
1,756,739.00
12,000.00
10,150,150.00
35,000.00
1,750,000.00
107,500.00
130,000.00
1,000.00
10.00
43,500.00
Expended
Unexpended
$75,833.85
228,580.49
$304,414.34
$19,862.82
1,330,492.00
66,609.00
551,455.96
60,770.26
1,701,622.43
10,986.16
9,754,410.08
35,000.00
2,082,859.82
101,217.80
128,443.42
320.27
*167.96
42,275.00
Over-
expended
$16,160,507.00   $15,886,157.06
$18,126.15
20,328.51
$38,454.66
$1,033.18
91,275.00
7,515.00
44,851.04
743.74
55,116.57
1,013.84
395,739.92
$332,859.82
6,282.20
1,556.58
679.73
177.96
1,225.00
$607,209.76    $332,859.82
D
 DD 52
PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
Expended
Unexpended
\
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Department of Public Works—Continued
Brought forward \—	
304   Steam-boiler Inspection:
Main Estimates j—___-_.'.
Page EE 313^
305   Electrical Energy Inspection : PageEE313f
M  Main Estimates -„.__.-__ \ —_.__.- $44,587.00;
Supplementary Estimates       6,947.OCf
306   Equipment Fund: PageEE314j
Main Estimates —j 1  $10.00
Supplementary Estimates -— —~     10.00
Special Warrants:   j PageEE 316|
No. |l. Balance of Funds Required for the Con-[
struction of a Channel from Ellis Street to the
Mouth of Penticton Creek in the City of Penticton   1 * 1
No. 2. To Provide for the Decoration of Proving
cial Public Buildings for the Coronation of Hei{
Majesty Queen Elizabeth II '. I
No. 4. Acquisition of Title to the Property anct
Assets of B.C. Fruitlands, Ltd. _.r'_ 1
No. 5. Grant to the Village of I*ouce Coupe foil
Building a Reservoir §	
Railway Department
307   Minister's Office:
Main Estimates .
Page EE 316
308   General Administration:
Maid Estimates - l	
Page EE 316
Department of Trade and Industry\J;|
Page EE 311
309   Minister's Office
Main Estimates
310   General Administration j
Main Estimates  2	
PageEE 317
311   British Columbia Government Travel Bureau:
f§§ PageEE 318
Mairi Estimates  |  $117,440.00
Supplementary Estimates        12,406.00
312   Bureau of Economics and Statistics:    Page EE 310
Main Estimates . 1	
313    Industrial and Trade Office:
Main Estimates  H	
314   AdvertIstng and Publicity:
Main Estimates  1.	
Page EE 319
Page EE 320
315   Grant:   British Columbia Research Council:
Page EE 320
Main Estimates ___ ;  $160,000.00
Special Warrant No. 24  .      20,000.00
* Credit.
$16,160,507.00
10.00
51,534.00
20.00
40,789.88
15,000.00
25,000.00
4,000.00
$15,886,157.06
11,472.20
*19,870.62
40,789.88
12,321.96
25,000.00
4,000.00
$16,296,860.88| $15,959,870.48
$600.00
53,420.00
$54,020.00
$13,230.00
53,954.00
129,846.00
180,116,00
30,584.00
125,000.00
180,000.00
$712,730.00
$643.52
49,068.61
$49,712.13
$13,675.83
40,740.10
129,773.80
164,149.85
23,468.51
100,200.20
180,000.00
Over-
expended
$607,209.76
71,404.62
20.00
2,678.04
$681,312.42
$4,351.39
$4,351.39
$13,213.90
72.20
15,966.15
7,115.49
24,799.80
$652,008.29|      $61,167.54
$332,859.82
11,462.20
$344,322.02
$43.52
$43.52
$445.83
$445.83
 PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, 1953-54
DD 53
No.
of
Vote
SERVICE
Total
Appropriation
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued
Capital Expenditure out of Income
316 Roads, Bridges, and Ferries: PageEE 332
Main Estimates	
317 Forest Development Roads: PageEE 333
Main Estimates $405,000.00
Supplementary Estimates      60,000.00
318 Mining Roads: PageEE334
Main Estimates	
319 Construction of Provincial Buildings:
Page EE 335
Main Estimates .	
320 Grants in Aid of Construction and Equipment of
Hospitals, Including Repayable Advances:
Page EE 336
Main Estimates   $1,215,000.00
Supplementary Estimates        350,000.00
321 Okanagan Flood-control: PageEE 337
Main Estimates	
322 Pacific Great Eastern Railway: PageEE337
Main Estimates ___„
323 Development and Construction of Housing Proj
ects:                                                   PageEE 337
Main Estimates	
324 Recoverable Expenditure: PageEE 337
Main Estimates	
$18,313,000.00
APPROPRIATION AND EXPENDITURE
SUMMARY
Public Debt	
Legislation	
Premier's Office	
Department of Agriculture	
Department of the Attorney-General	
Department of Education	
Department of Finance	
Department of Fisheries	
Department of Health and Welfare	
Department of Labour	
Department of Lands and Forests.	
Department of Mines	
Department of Municipal Affairs	
Department of the Provincial Secretary.	
Public Utilities Commission j	
Department of Public Works	
Railway Department	
Department of Trade and Industry	
Capital Expenditure out of Income	
Totals, fiscal year 1953-54.	
465,000.00
495,000.00
6,550,000.00
1,565,000.00
600,000.00
2,650,000.00
830,000.00
326,760.00
$31,794,760.00
$16,948,396.41
420,400.00
33,548.00
1,207,738.50
6,608,120.50
23,701,694.00
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