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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2004


Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2004 Chapter 41

CHAPTER 41

AN ACT TO AMEND THE INTERNAL ECONOMY COMMISSION ACT

(Assented to December 16, 2004)

Analysis

1. S.9.1 Added
Application of Transparency and Accountability Act

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


RSNL1990 cI-14
as amended

1. The Internal Economy Commission Act is amended by adding immediately after section 9 the following:

Application of Transparency and Accountability Act

9.1 The Transparency and Accountability Act shall apply to the House of Assembly, including the offices of the House of Assembly, with the following changes and exceptions:

(a) an authority or responsibility given to a minister under that Act shall be exercised by the speaker;

(b) an authority or responsibility given to the Lieutenant-Governor in Council under that Act shall be exercised by the commission;

(c) sections 10, 11, 12, 13, subsections 14(2), 19(1), (2), (3) and (4), and section 24 of that Act do not apply;

(d) where the Transparency and Accountability Act refers to a "governing body" it shall be read as a reference to the commission;

(e) where the Transparency and Accountability Act refers to a "government entity" it shall be read as a reference to an office of the House of Assembly;

(f) where the Transparency and Accountability Act refers to a "public body" it shall be read as a reference to an office of the House of Assembly;

(g) where in sections 5, 6, and 7 of the Transparency and Accountability Act reference is made to the "strategic direction of the government" it shall be read as a reference to the strategic direction of the House of Assembly; and

(h) where in section 21 of the Transparency and Accountability Act a reference is made to a "deputy minister" it shall be read as a reference to an officer of the House of Assembly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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