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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2017


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 49/17

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 49/17

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

(Filed June 15, 2017)

Under the authority of section 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, June 14, 2017.

Tom Osbourne
Chairperson, House of Assembly Management Commission
and Speaker of the House of Assembly

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   Ss.37.3 & 37.4 Added
37.3 Business requested
        by House
37.4 Vacating office

 

 


SNL2007 cH-10.01 Sch. as amended

        1. The Members' Resources and Allowance Rules are amended by adding immediately after section 37.2 the following:

Business requested by House

   37.3 (1) Where, at the request of the clerk, while the House of Assembly is not in session, a member travels between the capital region and his or her constituency or permanent residence in order to participate in orientation, training or other services provided by the House of Assembly, that member may claim the costs associated with that travel.

             (2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), travel costs are not included in the 20 return trips permitted under section 35, 36 or 37 but shall be claimed in the same amounts permitted under those sections.

             (3)  The number of nights and daily amounts that may be claimed under this section are as established by the clerk at the time of the request.

Vacating office

   37.4 (1) Where a member retires, is not elected or otherwise vacates his or her office, that member shall vacate his or her office within one day and may be reimbursed for travel costs for that day, the day before and the day after that day.

             (2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), travel costs are not included in the 20 return trips permitted under section 35, 36 or 37 but shall be claimed in the same amounts permitted under those sections.