Source and disposition of authorities by type (voted and statutory)

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Table 7 presents the source and disposition of budgetary and non-budgetary authorities by ministry and by type of authority (voted and statutory). The level of details provided for the source and disposition of authorities is explained in the Introduction to this volume. In addition, detailed information is provided in the "Ministry Summary" statement in each ministerial section of this volume.

The Government submits its spending proposals to Parliament in the annual Estimates. During the year, the Government may request further appropriations. The initial request is called the "Main Estimates" and additional requests are called "Supplementary Estimates". With these Estimates, the Government requests authority for that part of the proposed spending which is not already provided by other statutes. The amounts making up the total of such proposed spending are authorized in Appropriation Acts and are generally referred to as "annual" or "voted" authorities. The balance of the planned spending is made under authority of other statutes which authorize disbursements for specified purposes, and for such amounts and time periods as are set by those acts. The proposed or estimated uses of most of these "statutory" authorities for the current year are included in the Estimates for information purposes; however, they are not included in appropriation acts because they have already been authorized by Parliament.

Voted authorities, with few exceptions, lapse at the end of the year if not used, while statutory authorities, with few exceptions, are carried forward to future years. Those authorities which extend to subsequent years are referred to as "non-lapsing".

Budgetary appropriations provide spending authority for those transactions which enter into the calculation of the annual deficit or surplus of the Government. Non-budgetary appropriations provide spending authority for all transactions which result in the acquisition or disposal of loans, investments and advances. Balances of appropriations brought forward from the previous years are available for spending, together with current increases to such authorities.

The totals of these authorities are reduced by the amount of their current year use to determine the balances which lapse, are overexpended or are carried forward to future years, depending upon the type of authority. In cases where the spending of loan repayments is authorized, the non-budgetary spending is reported net of such repayments.

Table summary

The table presents the source and disposition of budgetary and non-budgetary authorities by ministry and by type of authority (voted and statutory). The table consists of 4 columns: section; ministry, source of authorities; disposition of authorities. Under source of authorities, there are 5 columns: available from previous years; main estimates; supplementary estimates; adjustments, warrants and transfers; total available for use. Under disposition of authorities there are 5 columns: used in the current year; lapsed; overexpended; available for use in subsequent years; used in the previous year. The table lists the ministries along with its department or agencies, with sub-totals for budgetary and non-budgetary authorities, for voted and statutory authorities by ministry, and at the end of the table a total government for voted and statutory authorities for budgetary and non-budgetary authorities.

(in thousands of dollars)

Table 7
Source and disposition of authorities by type (voted and statutory)
(in thousands of dollars)

Section Department or agency Source of authorities Disposition of authorities
Available from previous years Main Estimates Supplementary Estimates Adjustments, warrants and transfersLink to footnote 1 Total available for use Used in the current year Lapsed Overexpended Available for use in subsequent years Used in the previous yearLink to footnote 2
2 Agriculture and Agri-Food
Budgetary—Voted 951,778 96,348 29,682 1,077,808 986,868 90,940 959,275
Statutory 87,349 1,314,390 (negative 360,146) 1,041,593 924,056 2,718 114,819 1,041,688
Subtotal 87,349 2,266,168 96,348 (negative 330,464) 2,119,401 1,910,924 93,658 114,819 2,000,963
Non-budgetary—Statutory 34,711,678 5,221,942 39,933,620 31,338 39,902,282 (negative 34,865)
3 Canadian Heritage
Budgetary—Voted 3,022,618 60,539 32,940 3,116,097 3,055,053 61,044 3,217,873
Statutory 4,011 55,802 390 (negative 9,594) 50,609 45,587 5,022 50,254
Subtotal 4,011 3,078,420 60,929 23,346 3,166,706 3,100,640 61,044 5,022 3,268,127
4 Environment and Climate Change
Budgetary—Voted 55,593 1,460,597 380,134 66,838 1,963,162 1,730,257 87,501 145,404 1,458,707
Statutory 11,433 255,079 5,901 29,785 302,198 286,017 16,181 269,037
Subtotal 67,026 1,715,676 386,035 96,623 2,265,360 2,016,274 87,501 161,585 1,727,744
5 Families, Children and Social Development
Budgetary—Voted 4,424,702 239,540 (negative 37,543) 4,626,699 4,425,315 201,384 4,548,209
Statutory 802 51,993,797 4,703,631 547,807 57,246,037 57,243,147 297 2,593 49,730,221
Subtotal 802 56,418,499 4,943,171 510,264 61,872,736 61,668,462 201,681 2,593 54,278,430
Non-budgetary—Statutory 888,299 (negative 250,955) 40,681 678,025 639,982 38,043 (negative 9,620,744)
6 Finance
Budgetary—Voted 448,340 8,421 11,791 468,552 232,011 236,541 454,585
Statutory 140,438 89,705,936 (negative 2,451,446) (negative 175,663) 87,219,265 87,080,228 1 139,036 85,741,261
Subtotal 140,438 90,154,276 (negative 2,443,025) (negative 163,872) 87,687,817 87,312,239 236,542 139,036 86,195,846
Non-budgetary—Voted
Statutory 15,075,000 54,811,893 69,886,893 54,811,893 15,075,000 80,735,157
Subtotal 15,075,000 54,811,893 69,886,893 54,811,893 15,075,000 80,735,157
7 Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard
Budgetary—Voted 1,766,486 384,298 113,719 2,264,503 2,053,399 211,104 1,611,119
Statutory 1,523 122,754 3,264 (negative 5,692) 121,849 119,399 2,450 125,848
Subtotal 1,523 1,889,240 387,562 108,027 2,386,352 2,172,798 211,104 2,450 1,736,967
Non-budgetary—Voted 50,000 50,000 50,000
8 Global Affairs
Budgetary—Voted 5,377,600 460,982 145,411 5,983,993 5,763,121 220,872 5,679,528
Statutory 124,894 348,336 52,773 37,561 563,564 436,409 127,155 557,603
Subtotal 124,894 5,725,936 513,755 182,972 6,547,557 6,199,530 220,872 127,155 6,237,131
Non-budgetary—Voted 20,402 20,402 (negative 1,585) 21,987 9,148
Statutory 122,949,083 45,147 325 (negative 28,137,749) 94,856,806 (negative 89,844) 94,946,650 438,907
Subtotal 122,969,485 45,147 325 (negative 28,137,749) 94,877,208 (negative 91,429) 94,968,637 448,055
9 Health
Budgetary—Voted 5,584,112 85,822 224,406 5,894,340 5,783,983 110,357 5,824,855
Statutory 13,719 359,491 3,181 85,264 461,655 455,468 6,187 500,291
Subtotal 13,719 5,943,603 89,003 309,670 6,355,995 6,239,451 110,357 6,187 6,325,146
10 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
Budgetary—Voted 1,659,599 329,532 12,642 2,001,773 1,810,156 191,617 1,658,912
Statutory 464,628 (negative 82,223) (negative 20,463) 193,839 555,781 (negative 161,262) 717,043 (negative 178,411)
Subtotal 464,628 1,577,376 309,069 206,481 2,557,554 1,648,894 191,617 717,043 1,480,501
Non-budgetary—Statutory 67,167 67,167 3,722 63,445 1,201
11 Indigenous and Northern Affairs
Budgetary—Voted 8,047,287 623,070 56,129 8,726,486 7,822,738 903,748 7,509,677
Statutory 34,689 146,365 2,612 (negative 1,586) 182,080 148,113 623 33,344 191,639
Subtotal 34,689 8,193,652 625,682 54,543 8,908,566 7,970,851 904,371 33,344 7,701,316
Non-budgetary—Voted 60,373 70,303 130,676 37,962 32,341 60,373 38,449
12 Infrastructure and Communities
Budgetary—Voted 2,023,080 164,267 194,873 2,382,220 1,524,232 857,988 1,362,445
Statutory 1,978,920 (negative 382) 1,978,538 1,978,538 1,978,395
Subtotal 4,002,000 164,267 194,491 4,360,758 3,502,770 857,988 3,340,840
13 Innovation, Science and Economic Development
Budgetary—Voted 5,361,065 285,073 91,697 5,737,835 5,424,425 313,410 5,178,904
Statutory 320,137 531,289 (negative 12,328) (negative 16,048) 823,050 486,034 11,213 325,803 474,654
Subtotal 320,137 5,892,354 272,745 75,649 6,560,885 5,910,459 324,623 325,803 5,653,558
Non-budgetary—Voted 1,950 800 2,750 800 1,950
14 Justice
Budgetary—Voted 938,860 24,314 58,558 1,021,732 960,072 61,660 962,462
Statutory 3 644,937 1,434 11,189 657,563 657,557 1 5 630,166
Subtotal 3 1,583,797 25,748 69,747 1,679,295 1,617,629 61,661 5 1,592,628
15 National Defence
Budgetary—Voted 18,190,304 471,825 383,134 19,045,263 17,701,498 1,343,765 17,678,557
Statutory 15,302 1,304,340 4,004 278,460 1,602,106 1,597,817 4,289 1,645,073
Subtotal 15,302 19,494,644 475,829 661,594 20,647,369 19,299,315 1,343,765 4,289 19,323,630
Non-budgetary—Voted 83,771 83,771 2,628 81,143 (negative 4,646)
16 National Revenue
Budgetary—Voted 261,445 2,979,425 54,638 101,256 3,396,764 3,112,838 6,500 277,426 3,243,721
Statutory 825,419 8,890 199,840 1,034,149 1,034,149 817,113
Subtotal 261,445 3,804,844 63,528 301,096 4,430,913 4,146,987 6,500 277,426 4,060,834
17 Natural Resources
Budgetary—Voted 1,186,525 530,511 272,205 1,989,241 1,538,756 450,485 1,600,315
Statutory 9,241 1,357,847 2,047 (negative 848,404) 520,731 508,309 3 12,419 1,001,824
Subtotal 9,241 2,544,372 532,558 (negative 576,199) 2,509,972 2,047,065 450,488 12,419 2,602,139
18 Office of the Governor General`s Secretary
Budgetary—Voted 17,165 1,794 764 19,723 19,419 304 17,955
Statutory 2,966 69 (negative 133) 2,902 2,899 3 2,906
Subtotal 20,131 1,863 631 22,625 22,318 304 3 20,861
19 Parliament
Budgetary—Voted 37,754 355,129 42,739 7,559 443,181 418,068 25,113 386,093
Statutory (negative 37,754) 227,929 3,402 (negative 14,128) 179,449 179,449 169,948
Subtotal 583,058 46,141 (negative 6,569) 622,630 597,517 25,113 556,041
20 Privy Council Office
Budgetary—Voted 186,535 3,914 8,853 199,302 190,914 8,388 196,151
Statutory 22 387,586 554 88,872 477,034 477,014 20 140,594
Subtotal 22 574,121 4,468 97,725 676,336 667,928 8,388 20 336,745
21 Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
Budgetary—Voted 75,965 7,543,729 219,217 301,949 8,140,860 7,014,766 1,060,984 65,110 7,659,818
Statutory 11,606 960,043 16,221 23,062 1,010,932 1,001,024 9,908 1,035,257
Subtotal 87,571 8,503,772 235,438 325,011 9,151,792 8,015,790 1,060,984 75,018 8,695,075
Non-budgetary—Voted 46 46 46
22 Public Services and Procurement
Budgetary—Voted 4,123,171 215,710 348,151 4,687,032 4,235,604 451,428 4,240,959
Statutory 350,127 192,399 363 7,497 550,386 184,020 178 366,188 226,184
Subtotal 350,127 4,315,570 216,073 355,648 5,237,418 4,419,624 451,606 366,188 4,467,143
Non-budgetary—Voted 1,976 1,976 265 1,711 12
Statutory 77,634 500,000 577,634 9,457 568,177 (negative 11,475)
Subtotal 79,610 500,000 579,610 9,722 569,888 (negative 11,463)
23 Transport
Budgetary—Voted 2,509,505 914,498 (negative 49,425) 3,374,578 2,799,405 575,173 2,563,593
Statutory 1,210 277,083 1,993 (negative 2,433) 277,853 277,658 195 267,149
Subtotal 1,210 2,786,588 916,491 (negative 51,858) 3,652,431 3,077,063 575,173 195 2,830,742
Non-budgetary—Statutory 500,000 (negative 500,000)
24 Treasury Board
Budgetary—Voted 6,484,518 1,049,855 (negative 2,386,891) 5,147,482 2,998,418 2,149,064 2,796,735
Statutory 28,206 488,707 59 720,829 1,237,801 1,230,453 13 7,335 522,985
Subtotal 28,206 6,973,225 1,049,914 (negative 1,666,062) 6,385,283 4,228,871 2,149,077 7,335 3,319,720
25 Veterans Affairs
Budgetary—Voted 3,504,212 134,057 11,302 3,649,571 3,568,384 81,187 3,350,017
Statutory 28,763 4,134 4,756 37,653 37,653 38,286
Subtotal 3,532,975 138,191 16,058 3,687,224 3,606,037 81,187 3,388,303
Non-budgetary—Statutory 604,995 604,995 (negative 4) 1 604,998 (negative 1)
Total Government
Budgetary—Voted 430,757 88,146,342 6,781,098 95,358,197 85,169,700 9,700,557 487,940 84,160,465
Statutory 1,581,586 153,427,955 2,330,685 794,552 158,134,778 156,229,736 15,047 1,889,995 146,979,965
Subtotal 2,012,343 241,574,297 9,111,783 794,552 253,492,975 241,399,436 9,715,604 2,377,935 231,140,430
Non-budgetary—Voted 218,518 71,103 289,621 39,270 33,141 217,210 42,963
Statutory 173,985,557 933,446 (negative 250,630) 31,936,767 206,605,140 55,406,544 38,044 151,160,552 71,508,180
Subtotal 174,204,075 1,004,549 (negative 250,630) 31,936,767 206,894,761 55,445,814 71,185 151,377,762 71,551,143
Voted 649,275 88,217,445 6,781,098 95,647,818 85,208,970 9,733,698 705,150 84,203,428
Statutory 175,567,143 154,361,401 2,080,055 32,731,319 364,739,918 211,636,280 53,091 153,050,547 218,488,145
  Total Government 176,216,418 242,578,846 8,861,153 32,731,319 460,387,736 296,845,250 9,786,789 153,755,697 302,691,573

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