No.32/2016

 

 

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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1st Session – 48th General Assembly

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Thursday, May 26th, 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 SERVICE NL – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Co-operatives Act”. (Bill No. 30)

 

         10. — THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION AND MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE LABOUR RELATIONS AGENCY– To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Labour Standards Act”. (Bill No. 31)

 

         11. — 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”.

 

         12. — THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY – To  Move:

 

WHEREAS subsection 6(3) of the Independent Appointments Commission Act provides that 5 members are to be appointed to an Independent Appointments Commission by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council on a resolution of the House of Assembly;

 

AND WHEREAS subsection 6(4) of the Act provides that the Lieutenant-Governor in Council designate one of the members of the commission to be chairperson;

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the following persons be appointed members of the Independent Appointments Commission:

 

Clyde K. Wells, Chairperson

M. Zita Cobb

Shannie Duff

Philip R. Earle

Derek Young”.

 

13. − 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, May 26th, 2016.

 

14. − 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, May 26th, 2016. 

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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

 

 

Russell, Joseph

Saunders, Eli

Senior, Ralph

Russell, Melville R.

Saunders, Fred J.

Seward, Frederick T.

Russell, William

Saunders, John

Seward, Horatius

Ryall, Robert S.

Scammell, Walter

Seymour, George

Ryall, William Thomas

Scanlon, David

Seymour, Thomas

Ryan, Albert

Sceviour, Allan Daniel

Sharp, Charles

Ryan, Bernard

Sceviour, Martin

Shave, Edwin L.

Ryan, Chesley

Scott, Maxwell

Shave, George R.

Ryan, Patrick

Seabright, Frederick Christopher

Sheehan, Edward

Ryan, William Joseph

Sealey, Frederick

Sheehan, John

Samms, George R.

Seaward, Edward H.

Sheehan, John A.

Samson, Neville

Sellars, Allan Augustus

Shelley, Joseph

Sargent, John

Sellars, Henry

 

Saunders, Charles

Sellars, Richard Alexander