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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2008


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 67/08

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 67/08

Members' Resources and Allowances Rules
(Amendment)
under the
House of Assembly Accountability, Integrity and Administration Act

(Filed October 31, 2008)

Under the authority of sections 15 and 64 of the House of Assembly Accountability, Integrity and Administration Act, the House of Assembly Management Commission makes the following Rules.

Dated at St. John’s, October 30, 2008.

Tom Osborne
for the Chairperson
House of Assembly Management Commission

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.45 R&S
Committee allowance


SNL2007 cH-10.1 Schedule

        1. Section 45 of the Members' Resources and Allowances Rules is repealed and the following substituted:

Committee allowance

      45. (1) A member who is a member of a standing or select committee of the House of Assembly, the commission or a committee of the commission may claim for reasonable expenses related to attendance at a committee or commission meeting when the House of Assembly is not in session.

             (2)  A member who is a member of a standing or select committee of the House of Assembly, the commission or a committee of the commission, other than a chair, may claim a daily amount of $145 for attendance at a committee or commission meeting when the House of Assembly is not in session.

             (3)  A member who is a chair of a standing or select committee of the House of Assembly, the commission or a committee of the commission may claim a daily amount of $190 for attendance at a committee or commission meeting when the House of Assembly is not in session.

             (4)  Subsections (2) and (3) shall not apply to a member who is a minister or who holds a position referred to in subsection 12(1) of the Act.

             (5)  Reasonable expenses claimed under subsection (1) shall be

             (a)  in accordance with the travel and allowance rates permitted under these rules; and

             (b)  approved by the speaker before being reimbursed to the member.