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Statutes of Newfoundland 1993


CHAPTER 51

CHAPTER 51

AN ACT TO AMEND THE ROYAL
NEWFOUNDLAND CONSTABULARY ACT, 1992

(Assented to December 17, 1993)

Analysis

1. S.28 Amdt.
Disposition of complaint

2. S.29(2) R&S
Adjudicators

Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:


1992 cR-17

1. Subsections 28(2) and (3) of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Act, 1992 are repealed and the following substituted:

(2) Following an investigation of a complaint and where the commissioner does not dismiss a complaint and confirm the decision of the chief or deputy chief under subsection (1) and does not effect a settlement under section 26, he or she shall refer the matter to the chief adjudicator of the panel appointed under section 29 who shall conduct a hearing into the matter or refer it to another adjudicator.

(3) Notwithstanding subsections (1) and (2), where a decision is appealed under subsection 25(3) or (4) and the penalty imposed upon a police officer by the chief or deputy chief includes a suspension without pay for 2 weeks or longer, dismissal or demotion, the commissioner shall refer the matter to the chief adjudicator of the panel appointed under section 29 who shall conduct a hearing into the matter or refer it to another adjudicator.

2. Subsection 29(2) of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

(2) A panel appointed under subsection (1) shall consist of 12 persons, each of whom shall be a lawyer and 1 of them shall be appointed as the chief adjudicator.

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