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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2005


Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2005 Chapter 47

CHAPTER 47

AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION ACT

(Assented to December 13, 2005)

Analysis


        1.   S.2 Amdt.
Definitions

        2.   S.4 Amdt.
Non-application

        3.   S.15 Amdt.
Duties of Commission

        4.   Sch. A R&S


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

RSNL1990 cP-43
as amended

        1. (1) Subparagraph 2(c)(ii) of the Public Service Commission Act is repealed and the following substituted:

                     (ii)  the Clerk of the House of Assembly,

                  (ii.1)  a person appointed to preside over a statutory office of the House of Assembly,

             (2)  Paragraph 2(k) of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

             (k)  "public service" means

                      (i)  the departments and other portions of the public service of the province specified in Schedule A,

                     (ii)  an office, body or agency considered by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council to be a portion of the public service and added to Schedule A under section 3, and

                    (iii)  the House of Assembly establishment and the statutory offices of the House of Assembly;

 

        2. Paragraphs 4(1)(a), (b) and (c) of the Act are repealed and the following substituted:

             (a)  the following officers of the House of Assembly and staff of the House of Assembly establishment:

                      (i)  the Clerk, Clerk Assistant and Sergeant-at-Arms of the House of Assembly,

                     (ii)  the Auditor General,

                    (iii)  the Citizens' Representative,

                    (iv)  the Child and Youth Advocate,

                     (v)  the Commissioner of Members' Interests,

                    (vi)  the Chief Electoral Officer,

                   (vii)  the Information and Privacy Commissioner, and

                  (viii)  political staff as defined in paragraph 2(1)(e) of the Conflict of Interest Act, 1995;

             (b)  a position compensated under the executive pay plan;

 

        3. Section 15 of the Act is amended by renumbering it as subsection (1) and by adding immediately after subsection (1) the following:

             (2)  Where a report referred to in paragraph (1)(b) relates to a personnel transaction involving the House of Assembly establishment or a statutory office of the House of Assembly, the report shall be made to the Speaker of the House of Assembly.

 

        4. Schedule A of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

Schedule A

               1.  A department established under the Executive Council Act

               2.  The Executive Council Office

               3.  C.A. Pippy Park Commission

               4.  College of the North Atlantic

               5.  Government Purchasing Agency

               6.  Municipal Assessment Agency

               7.  Newfoundland and Labrador Public Service Commission

               8.  The Rooms Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador

               9.  The Provincial Information and Library Resources Board