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RSNL1990 CHAPTER P-1

PARLIAMENTARY ASSISTANT ACT

Amended:

2016 c9 ss1 & 2

CHAPTER P-1

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A PARLIAMENTARY ASSISTANT TO THE PREMIER

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Short title

        1. This Act may be cited as the Parliamentary Assistant Act.

RSN1970 c284 s1

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Appointment of Parliamentary Assistant

        2. The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may appoint a member of the House of Assembly to be Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier.

RSN1970 c284 s2

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Tenure

        3. (1) A Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier holds office during pleasure.

             (2)  A Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier stops holding office when he or she stops being a member of the House of Assembly.

RSN1970 c284 s3

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Duties

        4. A Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier shall assist the Premier in the manner that the Premier directs.

RSN1970 c284 s4

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No remuneration

        5. Except as provided for in section 6, no remuneration is payable to a Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier by virtue of holding that office.

2016 c9 s1

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Expenses

        6. (1) A Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier shall be paid the expenses actually and reasonably incurred by him or her in carrying out his or her duties.

             (2)  The expenses referred to in subsection (1) shall be paid by the Minister of Finance out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund.

2016 c9 s2