No.31/2016

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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1st Session – 48th General Assembly

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Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

 

ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS

(a)       Statements by Members

(a)(i) Honour 100

(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

 

         2. – Committee of Supply

 

 

Third Reading Bills

 

3. – Third Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The College Act, 1996”.  (Bill No. 29)  

                                                               (Advanced Education and Skills)

 

Second Reading Bills

 

4. – Second Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Revenue Administration Act No. 6”. (Bill No. 23)

                                                               (Finance and President of Treasury Board)

 

MOTIONS

 

1. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD − To Move “That This House Approves in General the Budgetary Policy of the Government.” (Budget Speech)

 

2. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD − To Move that the House Resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole on Supply to Consider Certain Resolutions Relating to the Granting of  Supply to Her Majesty.

(Bill No. 11)

 

         3. − 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 Respecting the Imposition of Taxes on Personal Income. (Bill No. 13)

 

         4. − 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 Respecting the Imposition of a Deficit Reduction Levy on Taxable Income.  (Bill No. 14)

 

         5. − 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 Respecting the Imposition of Taxes on Insurance Premiums. (Bill No. 19)

 

         6. − 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 Respecting the Imposition of Taxes on Tobacco.  (Bill No. 22)

 

         7. — THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD − To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Income Tax Act, 2000 No. 5”. (Bill No. 17)

 

         8. — THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Pensions Funding Act And The Teachers’ Pensions Act”. (Bill No. 28)

 

         9. — THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY – To

Move:

 

         WHEREAS the Lieutenant Governor in Council appointed a tribunal under section 28 of the Provincial Court Act, 1991 to make recommendations on the salaries and benefits of judges and the chief judge;

 

         AND WHEREAS the tribunal submitted its recommendations to the Minister of Justice and Public Safety on December 21, 2015;

 

         AND WHEREAS the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Court Judges Salary and Benefits Tribunal Report was tabled in this Honourable House on March 17, 2016 as required by section 28.2 of the Act;

 

         AND WHEREAS the House of Assembly is required to approve, vary or reject the report within the period of time referred to in that section;

 

         AND WHEREAS Government has decided to ask this Honourable House to accept all but one of the recommendations of the tribunal as contained in its report of December 21, 2015;

 

         AND WHEREAS Government has decided to ask this Honourable House to reject one of the recommendations;

 

         THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House accept the recommendations of the 2015 Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Court Judges Salary and Benefits Tribunal set out in Schedule A;

 

         AND THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House reject the recommendation set out in Schedule B for the reasons given;

 

         AND THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the recommendations of the Tribunal that this Honourable House accepts and rejects, as set out in Schedules A and B, be implemented effective April 1, 2013”.

 

         10. – MS. LISA DEMPSTER (Cartwright – L’Anse au Clair) − To Move:

 

         BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House supports the Government’s proposal to provide the Newfoundland and Labrador Seniors’ Benefit, a refundable tax credit for low-income seniors, which this year is providing some 42,000 seniors in our Province with payments of up to $971 – the highest amount ever”.

 

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Published under the authority of the Speaker of the

House of Assembly by the Queen’s Printer



The Commemoration of the First World War and the Battle of Beaumont Hamel

 

Lest We Forget

 

 

Ridgley, John Benjamin

Rodgers, Thomas Edward

Ross, Michael Joseph

Ridout, Garland

Rogers, Simeon

Ross, R. Wallace

Ridout, Sydney

Rolls, Walter

Rossiter, Matthew

Ring, Thomas J.

Romaine, Harold

Rowe, Charles

Roberts, Albert

Ronan, Thomas

Rowe, Frederick

Roberts, Cecil

Roost, William Joseph

Rowe, Henry

Roberts, Francis

Roper, Frederick Charles

Rowe, Henry Mott

Roberts, Frank

Rose, Cecil

Rowsell, Edward Clayton

Roberts, Frank

Rose, George

Rowsell, Gordon

Roberts, John

Rose, George

Rowsell, H. John R.

Roberts, Ray Maxwell

Rose, James

Rowsell, Reginald S.

Roberts, Thomas Stephen

Rose, John

Russell, John

Rodgers, Edward Joseph

Rose, John

 

Rodgers, Thomas

Rose, Peter