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 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Report of the
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL
1972/73
Pursuant to  the  Provisions  of the
Audit Act, Chapter 22, R.S.B.C. 1960
Interim Financial Statements
For the Nine Months Ended December 31
1972
PRINTED BY
AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY
Printed by K. M. MacDonald, Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty
in right of the Province of British Columbia.
1973
L
  To Colonel the Honourable John R. Nicholson, P.C., O.B.E., Q.C., LL.D.,
Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of British Columbia.
May it please Your Honour:
The undersigned has the honour to present to Your Honour statements of the
Comptroller-General, pursuant to the provisions of the Audit Act, chapter 22,
R.S.B.C. 1960.
Respectfully submitted.
DAVID BARRETT
Premier and Minister of Finance
Department of Finance,
Victoria, January 25, 1973.
 Victoria, British Columbia, January 25, 1973
The Honourable David Barrett,
Premier and Minister of Finance.
Sir—I have the honour to submit for the information of the Legislative
Assembly, pursuant to the provisions of the Audit Act, chapter 22, R.S.B.C. 1960,
the following:
Page
(A) Statements of Revenue and Expenditure for the First Nine Months
of the Fiscal Year 1972/73, viz., April 1, 1972, to December 31, 1972. The
statements of account are presented on an accrual basis to show as nearly as
possible the operations of the interim period under review (section 43 (a) ).
(1) Summary of Interim Statements of Revenue and Expenditure  5
(2) Details of Revenue  6
(3) Details of Expenditure  8
(4) Expenditure (Revenue Surplus Appropriation)  14
(5) Statement of Special Purpose Funds  15
(B) Statement of Special Warrants Issued (section 25 (4))  16
(C) Statement of Payments Charged Against 1972/73 Appropriations
Which Did Not Occur Within the Period of Account (section 37 (e))  18
(D) Statement of Expenditures on Services During 1971/72 Fiscal Year
Which Have Exceeded Their Appropriations (section 43 (b))  19
(E) Statement of Treasury Board Overrulings (section 36)  21
Respectfully submitted.
J. W. MINTY, C.A.
Comptroller-General
 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
(Al)
INTERIM STATEMENTS OF REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE FOR THE
NINE MONTHS APRIL 1 TO DECEMBER 31,  1972
Estimated for
12 Months to
Mar. 31,1973
16,500,000
362,000,000
396,500,000
223,030,000
20,880,000
2,300,000
10,000,000
291,226,000
109,000,000
22,000,000
1,453,436,000
827,678
137,336
11,215,080
39,838,871
1,297,812
441,105,916
23,658,965
294,670,164
179,261,429
3,707,422
7,066,816
63,048,494
6,516,674
68,418,289
119,133,748
645,522
37,727,611
10,746,580
4,043,392
138,841,896
53,726
1,451,963,421
REVENUE
Property Taxes      	
Social Services, Fuel Taxes, Etc  	
Personal and Corporation Income Taxes and Succession Duties-
Privileges, Licences, and Natural Resources Taxes or Royalties ...
Sales and Service Fees   	
Fines and Penalties  _    	
Interest, Discount, Premium, and Exchange	
Contributions From Other Governments	
Contributions From Government Enterprises-
Miscellaneous Revenue.-  	
Total General Fund Revenue .
Total Budgetary Expenditure-
Other:
Elderly Citizen Renters Grant Act-
British Columbia Harbours Board Act-
Total, including capital expenditure out of income ...
Excess of General Fund Revenue over Expenditure-
Interim Period
Apr. 1 to
Dec. 31,1972
EXPENDITURE
Legislation „   	
Premier's Office   	
Department of Agriculture-   	
Department of the Attorney-General	
Department of Commercial Transport-   	
Department of Education    	
Department of Finance    	
Department of Health Services and Hospital Insurance	
Department of Highways  	
Department of Industrial Development, Trade, and Commerce
Department of Labour   	
Department of Lands, Forests, and Water Resources	
Department of Mines and Petroleum Resources	
Department of Municipal Affairs 	
Department of the Provincial Secretary 	
Public Utilities Commission 	
Department of Public Works 	
Department of Recreation and Conservation 	
Department of Travel Industry.  	
Department of Rehabilitation and Social Improvement	
Ministers Without Portfolio	
16,439,203
314,244,380
315,220,542
171.368,516
17,629,024
1,813,640
14,509,805
225,018,860
95,627,723
13,333,676
1,185,205,369
5.
30:
319
15,
219,
181.
2.
3
45.
6.
50.
89:
27.
8.
2.
120.
199,821
78,521
,537,694
,911,807
925,774
,480,501
,740,031
072,567
,860,703
,482,478
,650,166
,173,586
,712,855
,165,693
,009,764
668,414
,832,386
,132,463
669,719
,492,680
51,293
1,130,848,916
2,369,165
819,188
1,134,037,269
51,168,100
1,185,205,369
 S 6 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
(A 2)
DETAILS OF REVENUE FOR THE NINE MONTHS APRIL 1 TO
DECEMBER 31, 1972
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending
Mar. 31, 1973
Source
Revenue for 9 Months
Ended Dec. 31, 1972
$
16,500,000
$
2,692,196
201,357,012
81,660,680
8,212,941
1,750,848
14,991,509
3,579,194
$
16,439,203
Social Services, Fuel Taxes, Etc.:
Pari Mutuel Betting Tax
3,500,000
220,000,000
102,000,000
10,000,000
3,000,000
20,000,000
Fuel-oil Tax           ....             .   —
3,500,000
Personal and Corporation Income Taxes and Succession Duties 	
Privileges, Licences, and Natural Resources Taxes or Royalties:
362,000,000
29,625,000
2,881,479
406,646
2,144,129
12,157,023
154,810
462,588
3,925,942
67,266,374
32,712,160
200,309
1,326,743
2,069,298
62,937
117,725
4,017,656
278,032
101,242
1,093,947
770,862
16,285
34,447
148,044
61,823
6,000,000
845,708
96,346
58,993
491,265
56,646
172,794
34,614
1,576,649
314,244,380
396,500,000
315,220,542
39,500,000
3,200,000
450,000
3,000,000
14,000,000
200,000
Natural Resources:
Lands and Forests:
Grazing Fees and Permits	
650,000
6,500,000
71,000,000
50,000,000
250,000
1,700,000
12,000 000
Minerals:
Mining Receipts, General	
100,000
280,000
Unworked Crown-granted Mineral Claims	
4,500,000
400,000
Other:
300,000
1,600,000
825,000
500,000
50,000
200,000
250,000
Electrical Energy Inspection Fees —	
Fire Marshal Act: Fees, Etc	
Gas Act: Fees            _  	
7,500,000
1,300,000
115,000
70,000
600,000
60,000
Real Estate Act
250,000
80,000
1,600,000
223,030,000
171,368,516
 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1972/73 S 7
Details of Revenue for the Nine Months April 1 to December 31, 1972—Continued
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending
Mar. 31, 1973
Source
Revenue for 9 Months
Ended Dec. 31,1972
$
1,200,000
210,000
200,000
550,000
7,000,000
450,000
270,000
11,000,000
Sales and Service Fees:
Sales:
$
802,166
145,262
103,433
518,167
6,989,358
284,791
202,473
8,583,374
$
Services:
Sheriffs' Fees. -	
Vital Statistics    —    	
20,880,000
1,502,855
17,629,024
2,300,000
1,813,640
Interest, Discount, Premium, and Exchange: Miscellaneous Interest.	
Contributions From Other Governments:
10,000,000
14,509,805
2,126,000
100,000
275,000,000
13,500,000
500,000
Canada Share of Joint Service Programmes in Lieu of Opting Out ...
209,224,934
14,079,099
211,972
Contributions From Government Enterprises:
291,226,000
67,500,000
26,526,581
1,601,142
225,018,860
77,000,000
30,000 000
2,000,000
Curriculum Resources Branch Sales and Rentals _.	
Miscellaneous:
109,000,000
5,421,711
7,911,965
95,627,723
8,000,000
14,000,000
22,000,000
1
13,333,676
1*5,205,369
 S 8
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
(A3)
DETAILS OF EXPENDITURE FOR THE NINE MONTHS APRIL 1 TO
DECEMBER 31,  1972
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending
Mar. 31,1973
No. of
Vote
Service
Expenditure for
9 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 1972
$
827,678
827,678
137,336
41,672
3,525,566
472,900
297,450
31,120
15,000
102,150
10
211,462
900,000
78,800
750
37,000
1,200
5,500,000
11,215,080
66,752
554,556
6,500
858,620
135,000
2,271,500
21,000
1,871,464
499,714
678,322
1,800,261
262,606
3,459,654
413,954
180,670
20,496
279,440
101,642
277,582
46,486
114,543
10,000,000
300,000
15,588,721
29,388
39,838,871
1.     Legislation 	
Stat.    Legislative Procedure Act_
2.     Premier's Office..
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
Stat.
S.W,
S.W,
S.W
Department of Agriculture:
Minister's Office	
General Administration	
Production Services	
Special Services. 	
Farmers' Institutes	
Women's Institutes 	
Milk Board 	
Farms   	
Crop Insurance  	
Farmers' Land-clearing and Domestic Water Assistance..
Pest Control    	
Pound District Act 	
Grasshopper-control Act-
Natural Products Marketing (British Columbia) Act_
Agricultural Rehabilitation and Development Act	
Horned Cattle Purchases Act  	
'. 16 Freight Assistance Programme	
. 18 Survey of B.C. Egg Marketing Industry-
. 23 Building Grants to Exhibitions	
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
23.
24.
25.
26.
27.
28.
29.
30.
31.
32.
33.
34.
35.
36.
37.
38.
39.
40.
41.
42.
S.W.
Stat.
Department of the Attorney-general:
Administration:
Attorney-General's Office	
General Administration	
Incidentals and Contingencies 	
Justice and Courts:
Supreme and County Courts. 	
Coroners' Inquests and Inquiries	
Administration of Justice„   	
Judicial Conferences — _ —
Provincial Courts Act — —
Sheriffs'Offices _ 	
Official Reporters —
Registration:
Land Registry Offices _. 	
Companies Office 	
Motor-vehicle Branch   -	
Trustees:
Public Trustee's Office  	
Regulation and Inspection:
Insurance and Real Estate Office	
British Columbia Automobile Insurance Board .
Securities Commission Office 	
Credit Unions Office- — 	
Fire Marshal's Office.-	
Film Classification Office. 	
Racing Commission _ 	
Police Services:
Policing by Royal Canadian Mounted Police	
Sundry Incidental Police Expenses	
Corrections:
Correction Services  _ 	
British Columbia Parole Board  	
15. Coloured Photo Driver's Licence _ 	
Special Surveys Act    	
$
199,634
187
34,483
2,600,438
353,608
231,414
11,671
15,000
77,024
10
129,711
419,332
74,442
81
23,751
1,492,042
45,344
4,741
7,602
17,000
45,072
480,538
5,294
746,357
132,703
2,372,565
10,289
1,650,096
361,368
577,255
1,470,261
219,118
2,510,765
302,137
126,349
14,795
213,448
65,123
181,701
35,561
77,923
7,630,163
203,756
11,355,145
20,998
98,358
4,669
199,821
78,521
5,537,694
30,911,807
 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1972/73 S 9
Details of Expenditure for the Nine Months April 1 to December 31, 1972—Continued
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending
Mar. 31, 1973
No. of
Vote
Service
Expenditure for
9 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 1972
$
16,810
106,066
182,698
992,238
1,297,812
54,505
47.
3,366,771
48.
667,927
49.
5,779,108
50.
1,147,595
51.
144,700,000
52.
53.
15,000,000
260,570,000
54.
8,520,000
55.
1,000,000
56.
260,000
57.
40,000
58.
10
59.
441,105,916
5,370
60.
268,922
61.
614,038
62.
608,342
63.
1,376,756
64.
521,928
6b.
334,570
66.
280,428
67.
525,004
68.
10
69.
146,342
70.
2,518,229
71.
47,500
72.
47,750
73.
74.
130,000
205,000
75.
100,000
76.
10
77.
10
78.
200
79.
900,000
80.
9,750,000
81.
175,000
82.
100,000
83.
3,000,000
84.
2,000,000
85.
3,556
86.
	
Stat.
Stat
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
S.W
S.W.
23,658,965
Department of Commercial Transport:
43. Minister's Office	
44. General Administration  	
45. Engineering Branch	
46. Weigh-scale Branch	
Department of Education:
Minister's Office	
General Administration	
Correspondence School	
Curriculum Resources Branch .
Jericho Hill School	
Post-secondary Education and Training	
Capital  Expenditures,   Provincial  Technical   and  Vocational
School, and Grants to School Districts 	
Grants to School Districts (proportionate)-..	
Teachers' Superannuation Fund	
Unemployment Insurance (Teachers') —	
Night-school Grants and Training Programmes	
Education of Soldiers' Dependent Children and Expanses	
Advances re Rural School and Library Taxes  	
Department of Finance:
Minister's Office	
General Administration	
Controlling and Audit Branch.—.
Data Processing Branch	
Consumer Taxation Branch.	
Real Property Taxation Branch-
Income Taxation Branch	
Assessment Equalization Act	
Purchasing Commission	
Langford Warehouse	
Home-owner Assistance	
Government Agencies, Etc	
Courts of Revision	
Assessment Appeal Board-
Printing Public Accounts, Estimates, Bonds, Revenue Receipts,
Licences, Etc 	
Temporary Assistance  	
Incidentals and Contingencies _
Civil Service Superannuation Act-
Members of Legislative Assembly Superannuation Act-
Dyking Assessments Adjustment Act, 1905. _	
Interest on Trust Deposits-
Salary Contingencies and Adjustments (all departments).
Expense Contingencies   (all  departments) — —
Motor-vehicles and Accessories (all departments)	
Rural  Power  Subsidy   _	
Metropolitan Transit Subsidy 	
Nancy Sloan Act _ _.
Municipal Act-
Municipal Treatment Plant Assistance Act-
Unclaimed Money Deposits Act	
Advances to Regional Districts, Etc.—	
Cemetery Companies Act-
. (Credit)
V. 4. Ex. Gratia Payment for Hospital Care  _ 	
. 39. Grant to City of Vancouver Toward Development of Botanical Display Garden	
$
9,107
78,715
117,292
720,660
42,291
2,311,554
403,882
3,498,464
779,908
107,551,506
3,213,858
195,427,500
5,670,366
428,845
137,007
15,310
10
216,358
464,699
438,976
1,009,475
348,521
216,674
196,165
371,608
10
97,589
1,883,355
42,837
90,833
280,562
89,105
10
10
769,133
5,478,307
69,243
276
2,250,000
1,500,000
1,496
11,569
3
202,525
3,146
1,485
111,111
925,774
319,480,501
15,740,031
 S 10 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Details of Expenditure for the Nine Months April 1 to December 31, 1972—Continued
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending
Mar. 31, 1973
No. of
Vote
Service
Expenditure for
9 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 1972
$
58,564
296,194
1,923,614
500,000
561,994
20,000
713,000
100,000
100,000
600,000
545,000
6,698,029
937,608
679,964
243,552
965,137
2,835,656
1,050,910
1,260,504
4,027,706
38,684,388
231,868,344
294,670,164
9,000
3,702,256
41,334,018
95,000,000
120,000
1,028,980
20,775
3,500,000
34,546,400
179,261,429
37,518
118,258
229,838
382,092
2,023,744
111,138
49,834
10,000
110,000
100,000
200,000
15,000
320,000
3,707,422
87.
Department of Health Services and Hospital Insurance :
Minister's Office _ _. _	
Accounting Division	
Public Health Services:
General Services	
Development of Alternative Care Facilities-
Division for Aid to Handicapped	
Hearing-aid Regulation Act 	
Grants for Health Agencies..
Cancer Control (including grants, etc.)..
Narcotic Addiction Treatment Centres-
Public Health Research 	
89.
90.
91.
92.
93.
94.
95.
96.
97.
98.
99.
100.
101.
102.
103.
S.W. 29, 43. Prescription Drug Subsidy Plan..
S.W. 42. Health Care Survey	
Mental Health Services:
General Administration-
Grants and Subsidies for Local Health Services-
Local Health Services —	
Division of Laboratories 	
Division of Vital Statistics  _ _
Division of Venereal Disease Control-
Division of Tuberculosis Control:
Administration and Out-patient Care-
In-patient Care..
104.
105.
106.
107.
S.W. 8
Division of Nursing Education - 	
Community Services — —	
In-patient Care ~ — 	
Grant to The Granville School Society.—	
S.W. 9, 22, 26, 33, 34, 36, 37, 55, 57. Grants Under the Treatment
Resources Act   _	
S.W. 17. Grant, Kamloops School District No. 24	
Hospital Insurance Services:
108. Hospital Insurance Service 	
109.
110.
111.
112.
113.
114.
115.
116.
117.
S.W,
Department of Highways :
Minister's Office _	
General Administration —
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, Wharves, and Tunnels—Maintenance
and Operation, Repairs, Snow and Ice Removal. 	
Roads, Bridges, and Ferries—Capital Construction— —
Vehicle Damage Claims —	
Highway Signs, Signals, Traffic Control, Etc 	
Grants and Subsidies  _ _	
Purchase of New Equipment-— _ —	
British Columbia Ferries  	
46. Automobile Insurance Study  	
118.
119.
120.
121.
122.
123.
124.
125.
126.
127.
128.
129.
130.
Department of Industrial Development, Trade, and
Commerce:
Minister's Office   —	
General Administration	
Agent-General's Office and British Columbia House, London,
England-
Bureau of Economics and Statistics-
Data Processing Centre-
Industrial and Trade Offices (Victoria and Vancouver).
British Columbia House, California	
Temporary Assistance   	
Advertising and Publicity 	
Trade Promotion-
British Columbia Farm Produce Promotion	
Provincial Exhibits, British Columbia Building
Grants to British Columbia Research Council—
46,061
193,510
1,035,284
239,566
441,964
4,464
493,914
36,284
277,867
274,850
5,032,940
657,614
477,675
175,110
642,204
2,291,018
329,910
29,803
641,929
480,100
1,883,042
27,424,081
4,150
444,756
75,000
175,439,471
18,344
2,853,513
37,673,869
105,605,042
165,660
772,072
15,626
2,702,333
32,053,424
820
18,585
76,880
77,583
243,100
1,259,982
62,685
36,186
205,103
58,724
199,892
3,758
240,000
219,072,567
181,860,703
2,482,478
 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1972/73 S 11
Details of Expenditure for the Nine Months April 1 to December 31, 1972—Continued
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending
Mar. 31,1973
No. of
Vote
Service
Expenditure for
9 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 1972
$
42,140
946,956
251,806
5,278,736
117,422
417,756
12,000
7,066,816
36,988
138.
35,000
139.
292,289
140.
956,104
141.
300,000
142.
2,547,825
143.
10
144.
145.
23,307,259
4,984,925
146.
25,000
147.
237,480
148.
86,950
149.
169,761
150.
25,000
151.
3,000,750
152.
3,100,000
153.
1,395,400
154.
10
155.
1,824,250
156.
235,000
157.
20,000
158.
1,644,562
159.
S.W
127,990
160.
834,178
161.
25,000
162.
35,000
163.
50,604
164.
843,578
165.
1,605,000
166.
300,000
167.
95,000
168.
6,400,000
169.
105,000
170.
317,579
171.
2,552,430
172.
645,572
173.
4,887,000
174.
63,048,494
45,260
175.
1,946,914
176.
34,500
177.
650,000
178.
179.
250,000
3,300,000
180.
40,000
181.
100,000
182.
150,000
183.
Stat.
6,516,674
131.
132.
133.
134.
135.
136.
137.
Department of Labour:
Minister's Office  	
General Administration and Labour Standards .
Factories Branch    	
Apprenticeship and Industrial Training Branch .
Labour Relations Branch  	
Mediation Commission  	
Motor-vehicles and Accessories..
Department of Lands, Forests, and Water Resources:
Minister's Office	
Environmental and Land Use Committee 	
Lands Service:
General Administration  	
Lands Branch    - 	
Pre-servicing Crown Lands for Sale or Lease 	
Surveys and Mapping Branch  	
University Endowment Lands Administration Act 	
Forest Service:
General  Administration,  Protection,  and Management of
Forests   _	
Reforestation and Forest Nursery   	
Forestry and Correction Camp Programme   	
Forest Research	
Public Information and Education  _	
Forest Service Training School  	
Grant to Canadian Forestry Association  	
Engineering Services and Forest-development Roads	
Fire Suppression-       	
Forest Inventory  	
Scaling Fund 	
Silviculture	
Grazing Range Improvement Fund 	
Peace River Community Pastures   ...
Reservoir Waterway Improvements	
. 25  Employment of Coast Scalers    	
Water Resources Service:
General Administration    	
Water Rights Branch 	
Assistance to Improvement Districts 	
Canadian Council of Resource Ministers	
Inspector of Dykes      	
Water Investigations Branch  —	
Investigations, Hydraulic Surveys, and Projects ...
Environmental Quality Studies	
Okanagan Flood Control 	
Canada-British Columbia Joint Development Act 	
British Columbia Hydrometric Stream-gauging—	
Southern Okanagan Lands Project  ... — _	
Pollution Control    _ 	
Laboratory Services    — -	
Preparation of Libby Reservoir-  	
Department of Mines and Petroleum Resources:
Minister's Office   _   _~	
General Administration      	
Grants and Subsidies	
Grants in Aid of Mining Roads and Trails 	
Grants in Aid of Roads and Trails, Petroleum and Natural
Gas     -	
Construction of Cassiar-Stewart Road   	
Grub-staking Prospectors  	
Special Mineral Surveys    	
Iron Bounty Act-    	
Metalliferous Mines Regulations   	
S.W. 6. Contribution Toward Cost of 24th International Geological
Congress   	
S.W. 12. Contribution Toward Cost of Film Project  	
$
35,862
722,179
203,807
2,215,289
96,642
373,074
3,313
26,993
26,465
198,934
697,269
246,495
1,881,865
10
17,680,740
3,730,615
20,936
140,413
64,900
95,053
19,000
1,939,059
2,507,883
1,386,311
10
1,180,126
131,253
13,034
2,057,909
17,502
75,168
620,944
28,730
30,513
646,895
1,587,975
183,519
71,150
1,978,000
63,370
238,482
1,632,391
487,125
3,466,549
30,233
1,462,581
31,688
349,456
30,634
4,689,661
19,713
64,600
249
14,040
20,000
3,650,166
45,173,586
6,712,855
 S 12 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Details of Expenditure for the Nine Months April 1 to December 31, 1972—Continued
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending
Mar. 31, 1973
No. of
Vote
Service
Expenditure for
9 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 1972
$
46,660
506,629
515,000
5,000,000
62,350,000
68,418,289
58,652
105,248
218,428
1,319,520
216,650
221,864
410,878
750,000
10
70,888
42,198
1,150,000
1,800,000
75,000
85,000,000
1,885,000
4,500,000
2,000,000
300,000
325,000
200,000
550,000
740,500
122,222
100,000
26,640
565,920
85,000
175,000
388,114
218.
14,065,000
219.
65,000
220.
1,330,000
221.
215,016
222.
56,000
223.
119,133,748
Department of Municipal Affairs:
Minister's Office —
General Administration 	
Grants and Subsidies	
Housing and Urban Renewal-
184.
185.
186.
187.
188.
Stat.
S.W.
S.W.
S.W. 19.   Special Government Grant to the Village of Elkford .
Grants in Aid of Local Government and Home-owners Subsidies (proportionate)   —	
Municipal Act-
2, 14, 27. Expenditures Under Job Opportunity Programme._
3. Ex. Gratia Payments to Certain Municipalities	
189.
190.
191.
192.
193.
194.
195.
196.
197.
198.
199.
200.
201.
202.
203.
204.
205.
206.
207.
208.
209.
210.
211.
212.
213.
214.
Stat.
Stat.
S.W.
S.W.
S.W.
215.
216.
217.
Department of the Provincial Secretary :
Minister's Office    	
General Administration	
Central Microfilm Bureau-
Postal Branch	
Provincial Library-
Provincial Archives-
Library Development Commission	
Library and Library Association Grants..
Queen's Printer   	
Government House	
Indian Advisory Act-
Assessment on Class 13  (the Crown)—Workmen's Compensation Act     	
Unemployment Insurance (Civil Service)    	
Incidentals and Contingencies-
British Columbia Overall Medical Services Plan .
Grants, Etc      	
Grants in Aid of Construction of Homes and Recreational
Centres for Elderly Citizens  _ 	
Special Care Homes- - —	
Grant re Narcotic Foundation 	
Grant re Alcoholic Foundation-
Capital Improvement District Act-
Restoration and Maintenance of Historical Sites..
Civil Defence      	
Provincial Elections Act...
Public Inquiries Act-
Archaeological and Historic Sites Protection Act-
Queen Elizabeth Scholarship-
Workmen's Compensation Board Act —	
1. Honorarium to L. J. Wallace _ —	
35. Grant to Fort St. John Junior Arena Committee..
38. Grant to Asian Centre Fund   	
Civil Service Commission:
Administration-  	
Grants re Civil Service—Gratuities under sec. 77 of Civil
Service Act and other Government employees 	
Retiring Allowances—Civil Service Act, sec. 70, and other
Government employees —	
Superannuation Branch:
Administration        	
Civil Service Superannuation and Retirement Benefits	
Members of the Legislative Assembly Superannuation Act.
Public Services Medical Plan Act _ —
Public Services Group Insurance Act  — 	
Municipal Superannuation Act  _	
38,391
344,888
285,530
1,241,612
47,461,493
55
722,444
55,320
15,960
39,627
81,611
198,673
1,230,582
154,385
150,441
318,024
673,409
10
40,969
17,949
918,365
993,508
43,696
60,973,749
1,605,709
2,366,045
133,390
250,000
243,750
473,778
432,937
2,317,875
90,937
32,050
2,500
37,806
5,000
25,000
400,000
409,726
104,927
356,661
297,816
11,806,586
582,511
998,462
158,803
42,497
50,165,693
89,009,764
 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1972/73 S 13
Details of Expenditure for the Nine Months April 1 to December 31, 1972—Continued
Estimated for
12 Months
Ending
Mar. 31, 1973
No- oi                                               Service
Vote                                          service
Expenditure for
9 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 1972
$
294,978
350,544
224.
225.
Stat.
Stat.
226.
227.
228.
229.
230.
231.
232.
233.
234.
235.
236.
237.
238.
239.
240.
241.
242.
243.
244.
245.
246.
247.
248.
249.
250.
251.
252.
253.
254.
255.
256.
257.
258.
259.
260.
261.
262.
Stat.
263.
Othe
Stat.
Stat.
Public Utilities Commission :
Public Utilities Act, Cemeteries Act, and Prearranged Fun-
$
265,831
251,056
24
151,503
$
Public Utilities Act  	
Department of Public Works :
Minister's Office   	
645,522
32,664
334,657
11,556,668
12,195,736
2,627,781
1,084,880
668,414
35,313
454,134
14,847,150
18,000,000
3,000,000
Government Buildings (Maintenance)   ...
Construction of Provincial Buildings	
1,391,014
Department of Recreation and Conservation:
Minister's Office  	
37,727,611
32,034
164,818
170,452
440,921
49,881
2,570,099
46,015
2,911,702
1,478,265
268,276
27,832,386
53,274
199,020
226,260
556,876
84,994
2,915,295
54,275
3,856,586
Fish and Wildlife Branch                           	
Creston Valley Management Authority ,	
2,500,000
300,000
Department of Travel Industry:
Minister's Office  	
10,746,580
3,561
42,505
272,640
2,046,108
70,532
234,373
8,132,463
3,850
39,944
410,984
3,121,468
125,768
341,378
Department of Rehabilitation and Social Improvement:
4,043,392
36,805
166,142
52,316
3,947,047
143,494
107,311,489
318,844
319,096
211,270
252,690
660,928
344,265
174,105
277,917
1,742,775
4,533,497
2,669,719
43,820
218,072
70,414
5,769,570
225,026
126,500,000
420,510
388,710
500,000
Health Care Division 	
Child Welfare Division—Administration 	
337 204
942,740
507,856
264,974
Willingdon School for Girls —
378,000
2,275,000
Blind Persons' Allowances	
Guaranteed Minimum Income Assistance -	
Ministers Without Portfolio	
138,841,896
120,492,680
53,726
51,293
r:
2,369,165
Advances to British Columbia Harbours Board.. 	
Total, including capital expenditure out of income.
819,188
1,451,963,421
,134,037,269
 S  14 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
(A 4)
STATEMENT SHOWING EXPENDITURES OUT OF REVENUE SURPLUSES
UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR SPECIFIC
PURPOSES, APRIL 1 TO DECEMBER 31, 1972
Nil.
 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1972/73
S  15
(A 5)
STATEMENT OF SPECIAL PURPOSE FUNDS FOR THE NINE MONTHS
APRIL 1 TO DECEMBER 31, 1972
Fund or Account
Balance,
Mar. 31,
1972
Revenue and
Credit
Expenditure
Balance,
Dec. 31,
1972
Fixed-capital (Perpetual) Funds
Capital accounts—
Agricultural Aid to Developing Countries and World
$
5,000,000
15,000,000
25,000,000
25,000,000
15,000,000
$
See
Current
Accounts
below.
195,037
423,844
1,158,680
1,220,389
460,173
$
See
Current
Accounts
below.
391,059
440,590
738,767
1,755,694
853,412
$
5,000,000
15,000,000
Drug, Alcohol, and Cigarette Education, Prevention,
25,000,000
25,000,000
15,000,000
85,000,000
85,000,000
Current accounts (available for expenditure)—
Agricultural Aid to Developing Countries and World
Disaster Fund.  	
524,631
114,185
1,193,254
3,000,750
500,969
328,609
97,439
Drug, Alcohol, and Cigarette Education, Prevention,
1,613,167
2,465,445
107,730
5,333,789
3,458,123
4,179,522
4,612,390
Other Funds
Accelerated Park Development Fund	
13,437,444
10,000,000
25,000,000
27,000,000
7,687,553
25,000,000
10,000,000
114,607,339
24,290,000
(!)
(!)
(1)
(1)
339,732
(!)
(!)
6,613,002
C1)
9,399,381
4,655,657
1,105,130
4,038,063
5,344,343
British Columbia Government Building Fund	
23,894,870
27,000,000
8,027,285
7,528,905
17,471,095
10,000,000
3,742,600
7,254,301
117,477,741
17,035,699
257,022,336
6,952,734
33,685,974
230,289,096
Miscellaneous Statutory Accounts
127,144
319,975
69,186
15,791
5,792
450,998
(65)
(432,284)
2,873,712
22,866
1,034,627
12,887
11,062
70,882
1,570,335
79,128
(215,733)
82,073
Dog Tax Fund            	
7,395
19,458
5,792
372,802
25
1,820,671
693,869
416,501
35
2,011,152
755,078
407,299
(75)
(622,765)
University Endowment Land Administration Account
2,812,503
3,430,249
3,968,809
4,831,378
2,567,680
350,786,374
14,379,666
42,696,874
322,469,166
1 Interest earned on the assets of these funds is paid into General Fund Budgetary Revenue.
2 Home Acquisition Fund expenditures comprise statutory abatements and remissions re mortgage loans as
well as home-acquisition grants. The home-owner (second mortgage) loans issued are not charged to fund
expenditures but are carried as receivables.
The fund balance of $117,477,741 at December 31, 1972, is represented by cash and investments of $15,263,176
and home-owner (second mortgage) loans of $102,214,565.
 S  16
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
(B)
STATEMENT OF SPECIAL WARRANTS ISSUED BETWEEN THE SESSIONS
OF 1972 AND 1973
Date of
Approval
No. of
Warrant
Service
Amount of
Warrant
Expenditure
June 8, 1972	
June 22 1972
16
18
23
59
60
61
62
15
63
10
64
65
66
67
4
39
68
8
17
9
22
26
33
34
36
37
55
57
76
29
43
42
47
49
50
56
40
48
46
TO MEET EXPENDITURES FOR THE FISCAL
YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 1973
Department of Agriculture
Freight assistance programmes on grain produced and
shipped from Creston-Wynndel area	
$
20,000
10,000
17,000
100,000
650,000
320,000
40,000
243,750
71,291
750,000
43,530
301,200
19,884
81,500
1,485
111,111
6,100,000
4,150
75,000
124,344
8,000
86,980
33,333
58,933
20,000
88,832
24,333
16,490
46,667
150,000
375,000
125,000
11,000
2,500,000
25,000,000
55,000
500,000
7,000,000
100,000
$
4,741
7,602
July 25,1972
Jan. 24, 1973
Building grants to agricultural exhibitions and fall fairs
Department of the Attorney-General
Supplementing Vote 21—Supreme and County Courts    ...
17,000
Jan. 24, 1973
Jan. 24, 1973
Supplementing Vote 25—Provincial Court Act	
Jan. 24, 1973	
June 2, 1972
Jan. 24, 1973
Production of coloured photographic drivers' licences
Department of Education
98,358
May 26, 1972
Jan. 24, 1973
Supplementing Vote 52—Post-secondary Education and
Training...	
Supplementing Vote 52—Post-secondary Education and
750,000
Jan. 24, 1973
Supplementing Vote 52—Post-secondary Education and
Jan. 24, 1973
Supplementing Vote  57—Night  School  Grants  and
Jan. 24, 1973
Department of Finance
May 2, 1972	
1,485
Sept. 26, 1972
Grant to City of Vancouver toward development of
111,111
Jan. 24,1973	
Department of Health Services and
Hospital Insurance
Supplementing Vote 108—Hospital Insurance Service.   ...
May 26, 1972
4,150
June 15,1972
75,000
May 26, 1972
July 25, 1972
Grant under the Treatment Resources Act—	
124,344
8,000
Aug. 3, 1972
86,980
Aug. 29, 1972
33,333
Aug. 29, 1972
58,933
Sept. 6, 1972
Sept. 11, 1972
Grant under the Treatment Resources Act- -	
20,000
88,832
Dec. 8, 1972
24,333
Dec. 29, 1972
Jan. 24, 1973
Aug. 8, 1972...
150,000
Oct. 16,1972...
179,910
Oct. 16, 1972	
Nov. 15, 1972.	
Survey on health care —   	
Department of Highways
Supplementing Vote 109—Minister's Office	
Supplementing   Vote   111—Roads,   Bridges,   Ferries,
Wharves, and Tunnels—Maintenance and Operation,
29,803
9,344
Nov. 23,1972
Nov. 23, 1972
Supplementing Vote 112—Roads, Bridges, and Ferries
10,000,000
Dec. 21, 1972...	
Oct. 12, 1972
Nov. 23,1972	
Supplementing Vote 116—Purchase of New Equipment ...
Nov. 15, 1972
Automobile insurance study.	
820
 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1972/73
S 17
Statement of Special Warrants Issued Between the Sessions
of 1972 and 1973—Continued
Date of
Approval
No. of
Warrant
Service
Amount of
Warrant
Expenditure
July 20, 1972—
May 19, 1972._
May 30, 1972_
Aug. 3, 1972...
Nov. 29, 1972..
May 24,1972...
May 26, 1972...
May 2, 1972.—
May 2,1972.—
May 30, 1972._
Aug. 8, 1972....
July 11, 1972._
Oct. 16, 1972...
Aug. 1, 1972...
Aug. 17,1972..
Apr. 5, 1972—
Sept. 6, 1972—
Sept. 11,1972.
Aug. 8, 1972—
Jan. 24, 1973..
Jan. 24, 1973..
Jan. 24, 1973-
Aug. 24,1972—
Dec. 8, 1972	
Nov. 9, 1972	
Dec. 8, 1972	
Nov. 9,1972...
Jan. 24, 1973..
Aug. 8, 1972.-
Jan. 24,1973...
May 26, 1972._
7
20
52
75
69
58
21
5
13
25
6
12
3
2
14
27
19
41
24
31
1
35
38
70
71
72
32
54
44
53
45
73
30
74
11
Department of Industrial Development,
Trade, and Commerce
Supplementing Vote 126—Advertising and Publicity	
Supplementing Vote 126—Advertising and Publicity	
Department of Labour
Supplementing Vote 136—Mediation Commission	
Commission of Inquiry Into Labour Legislation	
Department of Lands, Forests, and
Water Resources
Supplementing Vote  142—Pre-servicing Crown Lands
for Sale or Lease _  	
Supplementing Vote 145—General Administration, Protection, and Management of Forests 	
Supplementing Vote 154—Forest Inventory 	
Supplementing Vote  159—Reservoir Waterway Improvements _   _	
Supplementing   Vote   166 — Investigations,   Hydraulic
Surveys, and Projects —	
Employment of Coast scalers _ 	
Department of Mines and Petroleum Resources
Supplementing Vote 180—Construction of the Stewart-
Cassiar Road _   - _
Conference, 24th International Geological Congress	
Contribution to cost of film project 	
Department of Municipal Affairs
Ex. gratia payments to certain municipalities ._	
Expenditures under Job Opportunities Programme	
Expenditures under Job Opportunities Programme	
Expenditures under Job Opportunities Programme 	
Special Government grant to the Village of Elkford	
Department of the Provincial Secretary
Supplementing Vote 191—Central Microfilm Bureau	
Supplementing Vote 204—Grants, Etc  	
Supplementing Vote 204—Grants, Etc  	
Honorarium to L. J. Wallace  	
Grant to Fort St. John Junior Arena Committee	
Grant to Asian Centre Fund	
Public Utilities Commission
Supplementing  Vote  224—Public Utilities  Act,   Cemeteries Act, and Prearranged Funeral Services Act	
Department of Public Works
Supplementing Vote 228—Government Buildings (Maintenance) _ — 	
Supplementing Vote 230—Rentals	
Supplementing Vote 231—Safety Inspection Division	
Department of Recreation and Conservation
Supplementing Vote 233—General Administration	
Supplementing Vote 235—Provincial Museum	
Supplementing Vote 237—Fish and Wildlife Branch	
Supplementing Vote 237—Fish and Wildlife Branch	
Department of Travel Industry
Supplementing Vote 243—General Administration	
Supplementing  Vote  244 — Community  Recreation
Branch	
Supplementing Vote 245—Travel Division. 	
Department of Rehabilitation and Social
Improvement
Supplementing Vote 253—Social Assistance 	
Drop-in Centre for senior citizens, Vancouver 	
75,000
75,000
30,621
150,000
150,000
40,000
500,000
500,000
80,000
20,000
144,046
400,000
7,500
16,000
5,000
150,000
10,500,000
10,000
$
75,000
20,103
30,621
279,535
188,000
50,436
190,000
102,983
750,000
25,000
357,000
17,502
,000,000
14,040
20,000
523,000
14,040
20,000
55,320
200,000
300,000
300,000
15,960
55,320
200,000
300,000
222,444
15,960
50,000
75,000
131,800
5,000
25,000
400,000
50,000
75,000
131,800
5,000
25,000
400,000
40,000
20,000
25,000
400,000
7,500
16,000
150,000
 S 18
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
(C)
STATEMENT OF PAYMENTS CHARGED AGAINST 1972/73 APPROPRIATIONS
WHICH DID NOT OCCUR WITHIN THE PERIOD OF THE ACCOUNT
Vouchers aggregating $7,486,534.
 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1972/73
S 19
(D)
UNPROVIDED ITEMS IN EXPENDITURE FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED
MARCH 31, 1972
Statement of Expenditures on Services Which Have Exceeded Their Appropriation From
April 1, 1971, to March 31, 1972, and for Which Overexpenditure the Sanction
of the Legislature Is Required
Vote No.
Service
Total Appropriations
Total
Expenditure
Over-
expended
3
Department of Agriculture
$
39,284
470,400
58,116
470,004
791,550
125,000
2,386,500
1,575,836
475,364
605,766
1,628,964
238,406
362,296
166,100
7,489,504
250,000
132,306,620
252,986
72,458
2,335,454
47,500
37,750
192,600
100,000
900,000
53,452
487,672
5,963,960
738,208
206,730,142
3,474,854
40,173,232
85,000,000
32,844,900
24,700
206,386
110,192
402,500
12,000
$
40,869
486,735
64,804
483,251
881,145
182,179
3,263,475
1,876,249
482,106
711,587
1,829,222
256,870
375,620
166,684
8,104.040
278,019
133,367,995
254,422
91,924
2,356,187
48,401
70,477
265,287
148,708
1,017,031
58,526
488,809
5,971,517
825,505
208,067,349
3,526,567
42,251,893
93,920,311
39,185,562
45,472
211,702
114,503
407,611
13,236
$
1,585
16,335
6,688
13,247
89,595
57,179
876,975
300 413
5
18
19
Department of the Attorney-General
Attorney-General's Office 	
21
22
23
25
26
Sheriffs' Offices
6,742
27
105,821
28
200,258
29
18,464
31
Public Trustee's Office	
13,324
32
584
38
614,536
39
28,019
51
Department of Education
1,061,375
59
Department of Finance
1,436
68
19,466
69
70
Government Agencies, Etc	
20,733
901
71
32,727
73
72,687
74
48,708
78
117,031
85
Department of Health Services and
Hospital Insurance
5,074
89
Public Health Services—
1,137
94
7,557
95
87,297
104
1,337,207
106
Department of Highways
51,713
107
Roads,   Bridges,   Ferries,   Wharves,   and   Tunnels—
Maintenance and Operation, Repairs, Snow and Ice
2,078,661
108
114
Roads, Bridges, and Ferries—Capital Construction	
8,920,311
6,340,662
127
Department of Labour
20,772
129
5,316
131
4,311
132
5,111
133
1,236
 S 20 PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Unprovided Items in Expenditure for Fiscal Year Ended March 31,1972—Continued
Vote No.
Service
Total Appropriations
Total
Expenditure
Over-
expended
137
Department of Lands, Forests, and Water
Resources
Lands Service—Pre-servicing Crown Lands for Sale or
$
300,000
4,681,790
86,950
2,956,850
1,669,750
225,000
299,598
1,783,600
4,150,000
$
326,052
4,733,885
87,945
2,972,417
1,671,074
240,382
305,512
1,817,472
4,339,897
316
81,884
1,447,598
201,719
67,789
1,210,448
75,972
76,486,982
741,664
276,473
302,108
477,089
360,270
248,100
14,114,730
13,143,365
2,679,376
1,255,577
170,473
2,754,292
4,164,691
2,446,950
43,247
57,834
137,214,587
394,410
354,006
2,300,850
$
26,052
141
Forest Service—
52,095
144
995
147
151
152
Engineering Services and Forest-development Roads.
Silviculture	
15,567
1,324
15,382
168
5,914
171
Department of Mines and Petroleum Resources
33,872
175
178
Construction of Cassiar-Stewart Road	
189,897
316
185
Department of the Provincial Secretary
Provincial Secretary—
73,166
1,108,924
201,092
66,880
1,000,000
75,000
73,500,000
740,500
115,514
250,000
467,586
355,238
246,503
13,141,569
12,500,000
2,625,000
1,214,424
170,424
2,727,979
4,137,333
2,425,000
42,728
55,202
130,000,000
393,429
349,944
2,250,000
8,718
187
338,674
188
627
193
195
Government House	
Assessment on Class   13   (the Crown), Workmen's
909
210,448
196
972
197
2,986,982
205
1,164
206
160,959
208
209
ArchEeological and Historic Sites Protection Act	
52,108
9,503
212
218
Superannuation Branch—Administration	
Public Utilities Commission
Public Utilities Aet, Cemeteries Act, and Prearranged
5,032
1,597
222
Department of Public Works
973,161
223
224
225
Construction of Provincial Buildings 	
Rentals
643,365
54,376
41,153
227
Department of Recreation and Conservation
49
230
26,313
231
27,358
232
21,950
240
Department of Rehabilitation and Social
Improvement
519
242
245
Social Assistance and Rehabilitation Division	
2,632
7,214,587
246
981
247
4,062
254
50,850
795,987,629
831,759,286
35,771,657
 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1972/73
S 21
(E)
TREASURY BOARD OVERRULINGS
Nil.
Printed by K. M. MacDonald, Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty
in right of the Province of British Columbia.
1973
500-173-777
 

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