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Revised Statutes of Newfoundland 1990


CHAPTER P-2

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIES TO MINISTERS OF THE CROWN

Analysis

1. Short title

2. Definition

3. Appointment

4. Tenure

5. Duties

6. Salary and expenses


Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the Parliamentary Secretaries Act.

1982 c10 s1

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Definition

2. In this Act "parliamentary secretary" means a parliamentary secretary to a minister of the Crown.

1982 c10 s2

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Appointment

3. (1) The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may appoint members of the House of Assembly to be parliamentary secretaries.

(2) Not more than 4 parliamentary secretaries shall hold office at a time.

(3) A parliamentary secretary shall take an oath or affirmation of office that may be prescribed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.

1982 c10 s3

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Tenure

4. (1) A parliamentary secretary holds office during pleasure.

(2) A parliamentary secretary stops holding that office when he or she stops being a member of the House of Assembly.

1982 c10 s4

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Duties

5. A parliamentary secretary shall assist the minister to whom he or she is assigned in the manner that the minister directs and that may be prescribed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.

1982 c10 s5

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Salary and expenses

6. (1) A parliamentary secretary shall be paid a salary at an annual rate to be fixed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.

(2) A parliamentary secretary shall be paid the expenses actually and reasonably incurred by him or her in carrying out the appointed duties as a parliamentary secretary.

(3) The salary and expenses referred to in subsections (1) and (2) shall be paid by the Minister of Finance out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund.

1982 c10 s6

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