No. 43/2008

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

 

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1st Session – 46th General Assembly

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Wednesday, December 3, 2008

ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS

(a)    Statements by Members

(b)    Statements by Ministers

(c)    Oral Questions

(d)    Presenting Reports by Standing and Select Committees

(e)    Tabling of Documents

(f)    Notices of Motion

(g)    Answers to questions for which notice has been given

(h)    Petitions

ORDERS OF THE DAY

 

1. C Committee of Supply

 

2. C Address in Reply

 

Third Reading Bills

 

1. C Third Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To The Real Estate Trading Act”. (Bill No. 39)                                                                                                   (Government Services)

 

2. C Third Reading of a Bill C A An Act To Amend The Arts Council Act”. (Bill No. 40)                                                                                                   (Tourism, Culture and Recreation)

 

3. C Third Reading of a Bill C A An Act To Repeal The Pickersgill Fellowship Act”. (Bill No. 41)                                                                                             (Education)

 

4. C Third Reading of a Bill C A An Act To Repeal The Memorial University Foundation Act”. (Bill No. 42)                                                                          (Education)

 

5. C Third Reading of a Bill C A An Act To Repeal The Corporations Guarantees Act”. (Bill No. 43)                                                                                    (Government Services)

 

6. C Third Reading of a Bill C A An Act To Repeal The Certified Public Accountants Act”. (Bill No. 44)                                                                                    (Government Services)

 

7. C Third Reading of a Bill C A An Act To Repeal The Chartered Accountants And Certified Public Accountants Merger Act”. (Bill No. 45)                            (Government Services)

 

8. C Third Reading of a Bill C A An Act To Repeal The Newfoundland And Labrador Computer Services Limited Amendment Act”. (Bill No. 46)              (Transportation and Works)

 

 

9. C Third Reading of a Bill C A An Act To Repeal The Labrador Linerboard Limited Agreement Act, 1979”. (Bill No. 47)                                                (Natural Resources)

 

10. C Third Reading of a Bill C A An Act To Repeal The Labrador Linerboard Limited Agreement (Amendment) Act, 1979”. (Bill No. 48)                      (Natural Resources)

Second Reading Bills

 

11 C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Income Tax Act, 2000 And To Repeal The Financial Corporations Capital Tax Act”. (Bill No. 38)

                                                                        (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

 

        12. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Securities Act”. (Bill No. 49)

                                                                                        (Government Services)

 

13. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act Respecting Certified Management Accountants”. (Bill No. 51)                                                                               (Government Services)

 

        14. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Student Financial Assistance Act No. 2”. (Bill No. 52)                                                         (Education)

 

           15. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Remove Anomalies And Errors In The Statute Law”. (Bill No. 53)                                                                       (Justice and Attorney General)

 

        16. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Repeal The School Boards’ Association Act”. (Bill No. 54)                                                                         (Education)

 

17. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Repeal The Homes For Special Care Act”. (Bill No. 55)                                                                                    (Health and Community Services)

 

        18. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Repeal The Midwifery Act”. (Bill No. 56)

                                                                                        (Health and Community Services)

 

           19. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Repeal The Private Homes For Special Care Allowances Act”. (Bill No. 57)                                         (Health and Community Services)   

 

        20. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Repeal The Venereal Disease Prevention Act”. (Bill No. 58)                                                                           (Health and Community Services)  

 

        21. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Provide For The Organization And Administration Of Emergency Services In The Province”. (Bill No. 59)              (Municipal Affairs)

 

        22. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act Respecting Fire Protection Services In The Province”. (Bill No. 60)                                                            (Municipal Affairs)

 

        23. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act Respecting The Practice Of Dentistry”. (Bill No. 61)

                                                                                        (Health and Community Services)

 

MOTIONS

 

        1. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD C To Move that the House Resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole on Supply to Consider a Resolution Relating to the Granting of Supplementary Supply to Her Majesty. (Bill No. 67)       

 

        2. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE AND ATTORNEY GENERAL  C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Amend The Provincial Court Act, 1991 No. 2”. (Bill No. 50)

 

        3. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF NATURAL RESOURCES C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Amend The Mineral Act”. (Bill No. 62)

 

        4. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF TOURISM, CULTURE AND RECREATION C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Amend The Management Of Information Act”. (Bill No. 63)

 

        5. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF TOURISM, CULTURE AND RECREATION C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Amend The Rooms Act”. (Bill No. 64)

 

        6. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF NATURAL RESOURCES C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Amend The Forestry Act No. 2”. (Bill No. 65)

 

        7. C THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Amend The Highway Traffic Act”. (Bill No. 66)

 

        8. C THE HONOURABLE THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE LEADER C To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, AAn Act To Amend The House of Assembly Accountability, Integrity And Administration Act No. 2”. (Bill No. 68)

 

9. C MR. DARIN KING (Grand Bank) C To Move:

 

        WHEREAS Memorial University enjoys its well-deserved reputation as a world-class institution serving some 18,000 students with a budget in excess of $400 million;

 

        AND WHEREAS the Government’s White Paper on public post-secondary Education in Newfoundland and Labrador states that the Government is committed to maintaining autonomy and academic freedom and notes that Memorial University is an autonomous organization;

 

        AND WHEREAS the Government recognizes that autonomy is a necessary precondition to the proper functioning of Memorial University and has accepted the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada’s “Statement on Academic Freedom and Institutional Autonomy”;

 

        AND WHEREAS academic freedom is defined by the Canadian Association of University Teachers as: “….the right to teach, learn, study and publish free of orthodoxy or threat of reprisal and discrimination”;

 

        AND WHEREAS section 51 of the legislation governing the university – namely, An Act Respecting The Memorial University of Newfoundland, which has been in place since 1973 – defines a process whereby the Board of Regents, in consultation with the University Senate, must forward the names of candidates for President of the university to the Lieutenant-Governor in Council for approval;

 

        AND WHEREAS the Government recognizes that education is fundamental to Newfoundland and Labrador’s growth and prosperity; is committed to a strong, vibrant post-secondary education system in our Province; and is willing to work collaboratively with the Board of Regents and the university’s administration to ensure Memorial is one of the best universities in the world with the best leadership in the world;

 

        THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the House of Assembly affirms its full support for the academic freedom and academic autonomy of Memorial University”.

 

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Published under the authority of the Speaker of the

House of Assembly by Earl G. Tucker, Queen's Printer