No.31/2013

 

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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2nd Session – 47th General Assembly

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

 

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.  − Address in Reply

                                                  

                                               Bills Referred to Committee of the Whole

 

2. – Committee of the Whole on a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Highway Traffic Act”. (Bill No. 6)

                                                                                                               (Service NL)

 

 

         3. – Committee of the Whole on a Bill − “An Act To Remove Anomalies And Errors In The Statute Law”. (Bill No. 11)

                                                            (Justice)

 

4. – Committee of the Whole on a Bill – “An Act To Amend The Judicature Act”. (Bill No. 14)

                                                                           (Justice)

 

         5. – Committee of the Whole on a Bill – “An Act To Amend The Commissioners For Oaths Act”. (Bill No. 15)

                                                                        ((Justice)

 

6. – Committee of the Whole on a Bill − “An Act Respecting Food Safety in Food Premises”. (Bill No. 22)

                                                                               (Health and Community Services)

 

7. – Committee of the Whole on a Bill − “An Act To Amend the Law Society Act, 1999”. (Bill No. 23)

                                                                                               (Justice)

 

Second Reading Bills

 

         8. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Highway Traffic Act No. 2”. (Bill No. 13)

                                                                                    (Service NL)

 

9. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Provincial Court Act, 1991”. (Bill No. 16)

                                                                           (Justice)

 

10. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Labour Standards Act”. (Bill No. 17)

                                                                           (Justice)

 

11. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Human Rights Act, 2010”. (Bill No. 25)

                                                                           (Justice)

 

MOTIONS

 

1. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD − To Move that the House Resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole to  Consider a Resolution Relating to the Advancing or Guaranteeing of Certain Loans made under the Loan and Guarantee Act, 1957”. (Bill No. 24)

 

2. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES– To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Pharmaceutical Services Act”. (Bill No. 10)

 

         3. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF MUNICIPAL AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Municipal Elections Act”. (Bill No. 18)

 

4. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF MUNICIPAL AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The City of Corner Brook Act, the City of Mount Pearl Act, the City of St. John’s Act and the Municipalities Act, 1999”. (Bill No. 20)

 

5. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF SERVICE NL – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Insurance Adjusters, Agents and Brokers Act”.  (Bill No. 21)

 

6. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Repeal The Health Care Association Act”. (Bill No. 26)

 

7. – MS. GERRY ROGERS (St. John’s Centre) − To Move:

 

           “WHEREAS the Family Violence Intervention Court provided a comprehensive approach to domestic violence in a court setting that fully understood and dealt with the complex issues of domestic violence;

 

            AND WHEREAS domestic violence continues to be one of the most serious issues facing our Province today;

 

            AND WHEREAS the cost of the impact of domestic violence is great both economically and in human suffering;

 

            AND WHEREAS the Family violence Intervention Court was welcomed and endorsed by all aspects of the justice system including the police, the courts, prosecutors, defence counsel, Child, Youth and Family Services, as well as victims, offenders, community agencies and women’s groups;

 

            AND WHEREAS the recidivism rate for offenders going through the court was 10 percent compared to 40 percent for those who did not;

 

            THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the House of Assembly urge Government to consider reinstating the Family Violence Intervention Court”.

 

 

8. − THE HONOURABLE THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE LEADER – To Move pursuant to Standing Order 11 that the House not adjourn at 5:30 o’clock p.m. on Thursday, November 21, 2013.

 

9. THE HONOURABLE THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE LEADER To Move pursuant to Standing Order 11 that the House not adjourn at 10:00 o’clock p.m. on Thursday, November 21, 2013.

QUESTIONS

 

27.MR. CHRISTOPHER MITCHELMORE (The Straits – White Bay North)   To ask the Honourable the Minister of Health and Community Services to lay on the Table of the House the following information:

 

(a)  all correspondence sent to the Newfoundland & Labrador Centre for Health Information regarding their non-compliance with adopting salaries that are in line with pay scales of the public sector from the Minister or any member of the Department of Health and Community Services or any person acting on his/her behalf.

 

(b)  the total amount of legal fees listed by firm incurred by the Newfoundland & Labrador Centre for Health Information seeking advice to contest the directive from the Minister of Health and Community Services which would bring salaries at the Newfoundland & Labrador Centre for Health Information in line with other public sector pay scales.

 

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