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CLASS III.-continued.

VOTE 1.

LAW CHARGES, ENGLAND.

REPORT OF THE COMPTROLLER AND AUDITOR GENERAL.

Excess. 1. ExPENDITURE in excess of the Estimate has taken place under Sub-Heads D. and F. New Sub- 2. A new Sub-Head (JJ.) has been introduced into the Account, under Treasury Head. sanction, for the purpose of recording a loss by fraud of two sums of public money,

amounting to 7l. 12s. -d., temporarily in the custody of Officers of the Department.

Surplus. 3. The Amount to be Surrendered is, as shown by the Account, 8,755l. 9s. 4d.
£. s. d.
Grant (Gross) - - - - - - - - 87,952 – –
Expenditure (Gross) - - - - - - 80,800 7 3
Net Surplus - - - £. 7,151 12 9

Add

Appropriations in Aid realised in excess of the Estimate 1,603 16 7

Total Amount to be Surrendered - - - £. 8,755 9 4

John A. Kempe, Comptroller and Auditor General.

CLASS III.-continued.

VOTE 2.
MISCELLANEOUS LEGAL EXPENSES.

ACCOUNT of the Sum Expended, compared with the Sum Granted, for certain MISCELLANEous LEGAL ExPENSEs, including Grants in Aid of the Expenses of the Incorporated Law Societies of England and Ireland, in the Year ended 31st March 1906, showing the Surplus or Deficit. upon each Sub-Head of the Vote. -

Expenditure, comparcd with Grant. SERVICE. GRANT. | ExPENDITURE. Less More | than Granted.|than Granted. SHERIFFS' ExPENSES : £. s. d. £. s. d. £. s. d. £. s. d. A—Repayments to Sheriffs - - - - 22,200 — — 21,760 4 4 39 15 8

FUGITIVE OFFENDERS:
B.—Expenses incurred under various Treaties

with Foreign Powers, and under the

Fugitive Offenders' Act - - - 1,500 — — 1,827 18 11 - 327 18 11

RAILWAY AND CANAL COMMISSION:

C.-—Salaries - - - - - - 6,155 – — 6,132 10 – 22 10 – D.—Travelling Expenses - - - - 120 — — – 17 3 || 119 2 9 E.—Incidental Expenses - - 9 – — 6 6 9 2 13 3

ToTAL for RAILWAY AND CANAL CoMMISSION - - - ..} e 6,284 - - 6,139 14 - 144 g – WRECK INQUIRIES : F.—Inquiries before Magistrates - - | 1,000 — — 742 7 9 || 257 12 3 G.—Assessors: Remuneration - - - 1,800 – — 1,181 15 9 618 4 3 H.—Assessors: Travelling Expenses - - 1,400 — — 850 13 5 549 6 7 I.—Shorthand Writers - - - - 250 – — 132 5 — 117 15 — ToTAL for WRECK INQUIRIES - £. 4,450 – – 2,907 1 11 1,542 18 1 REVISING BARRISTERs (ENGLAND): J–Revising Barristers - - - - 25,463 – – 25,462 10 – – 10 – - | K——Incorporated Law Societies of England and Ireland, Grants in Aid - - - 2,350 — 2,350 — — - -- . GROSS TOTAL - - £ 62,247 – | 60,447 9 2 2,127 9 9 || 327 18 11

`--~~ Net Surplus of Gross Estimate over Expenditure.

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Estimated. Realised. Deduct, - - £. - 5 9 L.—Appropriations in Aid - - - . 12,731 – – | 12,731 5 9 Total surpius to be Surrendered NET TOTAL - - £ 49,516 – – 47,716 3 5 £, 1,799 16 7 | - - £. s. d. Estimated Amount of Extra Receipts payable to the Exchequer (Stamps) - - - 260 – — Amount of Receipts realised in 1305–6 and paid over to the Exchequer - - - - 177 17 6

310 ... • APPROPRIATION Accounts OF SUMS GRANTED FOR CIVIL SERVICES

CLASS III.-continued.

Vote 2.—MISCELLANEOUS LEGAL ExPENSEs—continued.

EXPLANATION of the Causes of Variation between Expenditure and Grant.

A.—It is in possible to make an accurate estimate of these expenses, which vary from year to year.

S B.—The excess is due to expenditure incurred in an attempt to obtain Extradition from the United tates.

C.--The Expenditure for Clerical assistance was below the Estimate.

D.—The provision under this Sub-Head is mainly for expenditure in respect of cases requiring to be heard in Scotland or Ireland. No such cases occurred in the year 1905–6.

E.--Cannot be accurately estimated.
F., G, H., I.-It is impossible to foresee the number and duration of these Inquiries.

ExtRA RECEIPTs.-Stamps. These receipts cannot be accurately estimated.

The Surplus of 1,309l. 11s. 6d., shown on the Account of the Vote “Miscellaneous Legal Expenses," for the year ended 31st March 1905, has been surrendered.

Treasury, } W. Blain, 27 November 1906. Accounting Officer.

I certify that this Account has been examined under my directions, and is correct.

Examined, John A. Kempe,
W. M. Martin. Comptroller and Auditor General.

WOTE 2.
REPORT OF THE COMPTROLLER AND AUDITOR GENERAL.

Excess. 1. Expenditure in excess of the Estimate has taken place under Sub-Head B.

Sub-Head A. 2. The Expenditure incurred under Sub-Head A, “Repayments to Sheriffs,” is not examined in detail in o Department; Officers are specially appointed for that purpose by the Treasury under the provisions of 50 and 51 Vic, c. 55, s. 22.

Surplus. 3. The Amount to be Surrendered is, as shown by the Account, 1,799. 16s. 7d.
£. s. d.
Grant (Gross) - - - - - - - - 62,247 – —
Expenditure (Gross) - - - - - - - 60,447 9 2
Net Surplus - - - £. 1,799 10 10

Add,

Appropriations in Aid realised in excess of the Estimate £. – 5 9
Total Amount to be Surrendered - - - £. 1,799 16 7

John A. Kempe, Comptroller and Auditor'General.

CLASS III.-continued.

VOTE 3.

SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE.

ACCOUNT of the Sum Expended, compared with the Sum Granted, to pay such of the Salaries and Expenses of the SUPREME Court of JUDICATURE as are not charged upon the Consolidated Fund, in the Year ended 31st March 1906, showing the Surplus or Deficit upon each Sub-Head of the Vote.

Expenditure, compared with Grant. SERVICE. GRANT. ExPENDITURE. – Less More than Granted. than Granted. -- - | £. s. d. £. s. d. £. s. d. £. s. d. A.—- Salaries - - - - - - 261,375 – – 258,024 6 6 3,350 13 6 B–Clerks of Assize - - - - - 11,489 - - | 11,485 6 7 - 46 6 7 C.—Circuit Allowances and Expenses - - 18,095 – – 20,358 3 6 - 2,263 3 6 D.—Salaries and Expenses of District Registrars - - - - - - - 21,010 – – 19,935 2 2 | 1,074 17 10 ... — E.—District Probate Registries - - - || 43,228 – – 43,116 5 11 1ll 14 1 F.—Scrivenery - - - - - - 14,530 – – 14,135 14 1 || 394 5 11 G–Travelling Expenses - - - - 2,315 - - 2,273 12 4 41 7 8 H.–Incidental Expenses - - - - 1,135 – - | 1,128 19 — 6. 1 – I. --Trial of Election Petitions - - - 30 — — - 30 — - K.--Central Office Compensations - - 817 — — 789 11 10 27 8 2 - Gross TotAI. - £. 373,974 – – |371,247 1 11 |5,036 8 2 2,309 10 1

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Fstimated. Realised. Daud- - - - - , or T - a -- . . 4. 6,174 12 6 L.—Appropriations in Aid . - - - 52,400 – – 8,574 12 6 Total Surplus to be Surrendered. NET TOTAL - - £. 321,574 – – 312,672 9 5 42.8,901 10 7

Amount of Extra Receipts realised in 1905–6, and paid over to the Exchequer - £. 335.

CLASS III.-continued.

Vote 3–SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE-continued.

Explan ATION of the Causes of Variation between Expenditure and Grant. A.—Saving arising from changes in Establishments, and from promotions and new appointments at initial rates of salary.

B. and C.—These excesses were mainly caused by the business of the Midland, South Wales, and Chester Circuits not being finished in time for payment of the Accounts in the year 1904–5. This expenditure depends upon the duration of the Assizes.

D.—The Remuneration of “District Registrars paid by Fees” was less than anticipated.
E.—Saving arising from vacancies during the year.
F.—This Expenditure varies according to the amount of business in the Courts.
G.—The expenses of the Lunacy Visitors were less than anticipated.
H.—Casual variation between Estimate and Expenditure.
I.—Nil. No petitions were presented during the year.
K.—An allowance, on promotion of a Clerk to the First Class, ceased to be payable.

L.—These receipts fluctuate considerably, according to the amount of business in the various Offices of the Supreme Court, and cannot be more closely forecast.

APPROPRIATIONS IN AID 1905-6.

PARTICULARs. Estimated. Realised.

f £. s. d Fees received by District Registrars - - - - - - - - - - 21,000 20,669 5 10 Fees of Taxation on Bills of Costs payable out of Funds in Court - - - - 5,500 5,006 7 6

Lunacy Percentage in Cash payable out of Funds in Court - - - - - 15,000 21,465 2 Brokerage, &c., Fees - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7,400 7,330 4 9 Admiralty Registry.— Fees in Cash - - - - - - - - - - 100 117 5 Crown Office.—Fees in connection with Warrants and Letters Patent - - - 2,400 2,606 18 – Royal Courts of Justice.—Fees for Courts, Arbitration Rooms, &c. - - - 1,000 1,135 1 8 Miscellaneous - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 244 7 9 £. 52,400 58,574 12 6

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