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RSNL1990 CHAPTER H-10

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY ACT

Amended:

1993 c1; 1995 c33; 1998 c6 s12; 1998 c13 s8; 2001 c22 s9;
2001 c42 s19; 2001 c45; 2001 cN-3.1 s2; 2002 cA-1.1 s75;
2004 c42; 2004 c44 ss1&2; 2004 c47 s18; 2005 cM-6.1 s36; 2007 c2; 2007 cH-10.1 ss68&70; 2008 c47 s6; 2015 c5; 2015 cA-1.2 s127; 2016 c6 s7

CHAPTER H-10

AN ACT RESPECTING THE HOUSE OF
ASSEMBLY

Analysis


       
1.   Short title

              PART I
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

       
2.   Definition

       
3.   Duration of the House of Assembly

     
3.1   Election on change of Premier

       
4.   Number of members

       
5.   Districts

       
6.   Power to establish rules

       
7.   Privileges of House of Assembly

       
8.   Examination of witnesses

       
9.   Affidavit or declaration

     
10.   False testimony; perjury

     
11.   Attendance of witness

     
12.   Infringements of Act

     
13.   Immunity from damages

     
14.   Member acting in place of speaker

     
15.   Freedom of members from arrest, etc.

     
16.   Good faith publications

     
17.   Penalty

     
18.   Proceedings; how taken

     
19.   Privileges

   
19.1   Reports to the House of Assembly

              PART I.1
PARLIAMENTARY PRECINCT

   
19.2   Parliamentary precinct

              PART II
CONFLICT OF INTEREST

     
20.   Definitions

     
21.   Conflict of interest

     
22.   Influence

     
23.   Insider information

     
24.   Activities on behalf of constituents

     
25.   Private interest not furthered

     
26.   Accepting extra benefits

     
27.   Carrying on business

     
28.   Sale to evade Part

     
29.   Acting for future gain prohibited

     
30.   Post-office employment

     
31.   Waiver re: s.30

     
32.   Government contracts

     
33.   Procedure on conflict of interest

     
34.   Commissioner

     
35.   Annual report

     
36.   Disclosure statement

     
37.   Public disclosure statement

     
38.   Commissioner to advise member

     
39.   Interest designated as excluded

     
40.   Commissioner's opinion and advice

     
41.   Commissioner to destroy documents

     
42.   Commissioner's opinion on referred question

     
43.   Inquiry

     
44.   Report

     
45.   Penalties

     
46.   Concurrence of House of Assembly

     
47.   Suit for compensation allowed

     
48.   Examination of member

     
49.   Regulations

     
50.   Information exempt

     
51.   Action doesn't lie

     
52.   Prerogative of Premier

     
53.   Commencement

              PART III
LEGISLATIVE DISABILITIES

     
54.   Writ of election

   
54.1   Retirement

              PART IV
CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS AND COMMENCEMENT

     
55.   RSN 1990 cC-30

     
56.   Ministers' guidelines

     
57.   RSN1990 cL-12

     
58.   Rep. by 2001 c42 s19


Schedule


Short title

        1. This Act may be cited as the House of Assembly Act.

RSN1970 c159 s1

PART I
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

1993 c1 s1

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Definition

        2. In this Act "committee" means a standing or select committee of the House of Assembly.

RSN1970 c159 s16

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Duration of House of Assembly

        3. (1) Notwithstanding another provision of this section, the Lieutenant-Governor may, by proclamation in Her Majesty's name, prorogue or dissolve the House of Assembly when the Lieutenant-Governor sees fit.

             (2)  A polling day at a general election shall be held on the second Tuesday in October, 2007 and afterward on the second Tuesday in October in the fourth calendar year following the polling day at the most recently held general election.

             (3)  Notwithstanding subsection (2) and section 3.1, the polling day for a general election in 2015 shall be held on November 30, 2015.

             (4)  Notwithstanding subsection (2), if, on April 1 in the year that a general election is to be held under that subsection, the Premier is of the opinion that the day that would be an ordinary polling day under that subsection is not suitable for that purpose because it overlaps with a federal election, the Premier shall choose an alternative day in accordance with subsection (5) and shall provide advice to the Lieutenant-Governor that a general election be held on that alternative day.

             (5)  The last Monday in November in the fourth calendar year following the ordinary polling day for the most recently held general election is the alternative day referred to in subsection (4).

2015 c5 s1

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Election on change of Premier

      3.1 Where the leader of the political party that forms the government resigns his or her position as leader and as Premier of the province before the end of the third year following the most recent general election, the person who is elected by the party to replace him or her as the leader of the party and who is sworn in as the Premier of the province by the Lieutenant-Governor shall, not later than 12 months afterward, provide advice to the Lieutenant-Governor that the House of Assembly be dissolved and a general election be held.

2004 c44 s1

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Number of members

        4. (1) The House of Assembly shall consist of 40 members.

             (2)  A quorum of the House of Assembly is 14 members.

1979 c2 s1; 1995 c33 s1; 2015 c5 s2

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Districts

        5. Each district for which a member shall be returned to the House of Assembly is listed below and is more particularly described and delineated in the Schedule, and each district shall return one member to the House of Assembly:

Baie Verte - Green Bay
Bonavista
Burgeo - La Poile
Burin - Grand Bank
Cape St.
Francis
Carbonear - Trinity - Bay de Verde
Cartwright - L'Anse au Clair
Conception Bay East - Bell Island
Conception Bay South
Corner Brook
Exploits
Ferryland
Fogo Island - Cape Freels
Fortune Bay - Cape La Hune
Gander
Grand Falls-Windsor - Buchans
Harbour Grace - Port de Grave
Harbour Main
Humber - Bay of Islands
Humber - Gros Morne
Labrador West
Lake Melville
Lewisporte - Twillingate
Mount Pearl - Southlands
Mount Pearl North
Mount Scio
Placentia - St. Mary's
Placentia West - Bellevue
St. Barbe - L'Anse aux Meadows
St. George's - Humber
St. John's Centre
St. John's East - Quidi Vidi
St. John's West
Stephenville - Port au Port
Terra Nova
Topsail - Paradise
Torngat Mountains
Virginia Waters - Pleasantville
Waterford Valley
Windsor Lake

2015 c5 s3

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Power to establish rules

        6. (1) The House of Assembly may establish rules for its government and the attendance of its members and the conduct of its business, and for limiting the length of time that members may speak, and may alter, amend and repeal those rules.

             (2)  A rule established under subsection (1) shall not be altered or repealed except by a vote of 50% plus one of the members present and voting in favour.

             (3)  Except as provided in this section, a rule or order or anything in this Act shall not, or shall not be construed to, limit or restrict the liberty and privilege of speech or debate of the House of Assembly, or a right or privilege of the House of Assembly now existing.

RSN1970 c159 s5; 1995 c33 s3

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Privileges of House of Assembly

        7. Upon an inquiry touching the privileges, immunities or powers of the House of Assembly, or a committee or member of the House of Assembly, respectively, a copy of the journals of the House of Assembly, printed or purporting to be printed by the order of the House of Assembly, shall be admitted as, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, evidence of those journals by all courts, justices and others, without proof being given that that copy was so printed.

RSN1970 c159 s6

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Examination of witnesses

        8. The House of Assembly or a committee may require that facts, matters and things relating to the subject of inquiry before the House of Assembly or that committee be verified or otherwise ascertained by the oral examination of witnesses, and may examine those witnesses upon oath or affirmation; and for that purpose the speaker or clerk of the House of Assembly, or the chairperson or clerk of that committee, may administer an oath or affirmation in the following form, or to the same effect, to a witness:

           "The evidence I shall give to the House of Assembly (or committee) touching (starting here the matter then under consideration) shall be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. So help me God." (or; "I do solemnly affirm.........").

RSN1970 c159 s7

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Affidavit or declaration

        9. Where witnesses are not required to be orally examined before the House of Assembly, or a committee, an oath, affirmation, declaration or affidavit in writing, which is required to be made or taken by or according to a rule or order of the House of Assembly or committee, and in respect of a matter or thing pending or proceeding before the House of Assembly or committee, may be made and taken before the clerk of the House of Assembly, a commissioner for taking affidavits in the Supreme Court, or a notary public.

RSN1970 c159 s8

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False testimony; perjury

      10. A person examined before the House of Assembly or a committee, who wilfully gives false testimony on a question material to the subject matter which the House of Assembly or committee is then engaged in investigating or inquiring into, is guilty of the crime of perjury, and, on indictment and conviction before the Supreme Court, is subject to the penalties now attaching to the crime of perjury.

RSN1970 c159 s9

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Attendance of witness

      11. (1) The House of Assembly may command and compel the attendance before the House of Assembly, or before a committee, of a person, and the production of papers and things that the House of Assembly or committee considers necessary for its proceedings or deliberations.

             (2)  A person neglecting or refusing to attend, or to produce those papers and things before the House of Assembly or committee, is guilty of a violation of this Act.

             (3)  A person shall not be liable to produce a paper or document which he or she would not be compelled to produce in a court of justice or from the production of which he or she may be privileged by law.

RSN1970 c159 s10

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Infringements of Act

      12. The following acts, matters and things are prohibited and constitute infringements of this Act:

             (a)  assaults upon members of the House of Assembly during a session of the Legislature;

             (b)  obstructing, threatening, or attempting to force or intimidate members of the House of Assembly;

             (c)  the refusal or failure of an officer of the House of Assembly, or other person, to obey a rule, order or resolution of the House of Assembly;

             (d)  the offering to, or acceptance by, a member of a bribe to influence that member in his or her proceedings as a member;

             (e)  assaults upon, or interference with, the officers of the House of Assembly, while in the execution of their duty;

             (f)  tampering with a witness in respect of his or her evidence, to be given to the House of Assembly or a committee of the House of Assembly, or directly or indirectly trying to deter or hinder a person from appearing or giving evidence;

             (g)  presenting to the House of Assembly or to a committee of the House of Assembly a forged or falsified document with intent to deceive the House of Assembly or committee; and

             (h)  forging, falsifying or unlawfully altering a record of the House of Assembly or of a committee, or a document or petition presented or filed or intended to be presented or filed before the House of Assembly or committee, or the setting or subscribing by a person of the name of another person to a document or petition with intent to deceive.

RSN1970 c159 s11

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Immunity from damages

      13. (1)  A person shall not be liable, in damages or otherwise, for an act done under authority of the House of Assembly and within its legal power, or under a warrant issued under that authority.

             (2)  A warrant issued under the authority of the House of Assembly may command the assistance of sheriffs, bailiffs, constables and others; and a refusal or failure to give that assistance, when required, shall be an infringement of this Act.

RSN1970 c159 s12

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Member acting in place of speaker

      14. Where at a time during a session of the House of Assembly a member of the House of Assembly other than the speaker performs the duties and exercises the authority of the speaker, under the Standing Orders or other order or resolution of the House of Assembly

             (a)  acts done by that member in the proper discharge of those duties shall have the same effect and validity as if they had been done by the speaker; and

             (b)  Acts passed, orders made and everything done by the House of Assembly while that member is acting as speaker shall be as valid and effectual as if the speaker were in the chair.

RSN1970 c159 s13

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Freedom of members from arrest, etc.

      15. A member of the House of Assembly shall not be liable to a civil action or prosecution, arrest, imprisonment or damages, because of a matter or thing brought by that member by petition, bill, resolution, motion or otherwise, or said by that member, before the House of Assembly.

RSN1970 c159 s14

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Good faith publications

      16. It shall be lawful in civil proceedings against a person for printing an extract from, or abstract of a report, paper, vote or proceeding of the House of Assembly, to give evidence under the general issue or denial of the report, paper, votes or proceedings to show that that extract or abstract was published in good faith and without malice; and where that is the opinion of the court, or of the jury, judgment shall be rendered or a verdict shall be entered for the defendant.

RSN1970 c159 s15

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Penalty

      17. A person violating section 11 or 12 shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not exceeding $100; and, in default of payment, to imprisonment for a period not exceeding 3 months, during the session of the Legislature then being held, that may be determined by the House of Assembly.

RSN1970 c159 s17

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Proceedings; how taken

      18. Proceedings for inquiry into a violation of section 11 or 12 shall be had and taken by the House of Assembly or a committee, and the warrant or summons of the speaker or chairperson of the committee shall have the effect of a summons or warrant of a Provincial Court judge.

RSN1970 c159 s18

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Privileges

      19. The House of Assembly and the members of the House of Assembly shall hold, enjoy and exercise those and similar privileges, immunities and powers that are now held, enjoyed and exercised by the House of Commons of the Parliament of Canada and by the members of that House of Commons.

RSN1970 c159 s19

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Reports to the House of Assembly

   19.1 (1) Notwithstanding another Act, where a report or other document that an officer of the House of Assembly is required to submit to the House of Assembly is submitted to the Speaker or the Clerk of the House of Assembly when the assembly is not in session, the speaker or the clerk shall provide a copy to each member and make it available for inspection by the public immediately after the report or other document is submitted.

             (2)  A report or other document is considered to have been tabled before the House of Assembly when it is submitted to the speaker or clerk under subsection (1).

2001 c45 s1

PART I.1
PARLIAMENTARY PRECINCT

2004 c42 s1

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Parliamentary precinct

   19.2 (1)  In this Part

             (a)  "commission" means the House of Assembly Management Commission continued under section 18 of the House of Assembly Accountability, Integrity and Administration Act ; and

             (b)  "speaker" means the Speaker of the House of Assembly.

             (2)  The speaker may with the concurrence of the commission make an order to define the parliamentary precinct of the House of Assembly

             (a)  within the Confederation Building Complex;

             (b)  within the common public areas of the east block of the Confederation Building Complex; and

             (c)  in the parking lot next to the north east entrance of the east block and in front of the east block of the Confederation Building Complex.

             (3)  For the purpose of subsection (2), the speaker and the minister of the Crown who is responsible for the Confederation Building Complex may enter into an arrangement to jointly control and to provide security in the common areas, lobby and entrances into the east block of the Confederation Building Complex, the parking area next to the north east entrance and in front of the east block and the roadways leading into the east block entrances from Prince Philip Parkway.

             (4)  The parliamentary precinct of the House of Assembly, as defined by order under subsection (2), falls under the control and management of the speaker.

             (5)  The speaker may, subject to an order of the House of Assembly, take any action he or she considers necessary for the control and management of the parliamentary precinct.

             (6)  Nothing in this section shall be taken to derogate from the powers, privileges and immunities of the House of Assembly and of the members and committees of the House of Assembly under any other law.

             (7)  The order made by the speaker under subsection (2) is subordinate legislation for the purpose of the Statutes and Subordinate Legislation Act .

2004 c42 s1; 2007 cH-10.1 s70

PART II
CONFLICT OF INTEREST

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Definitions

      20. In this Part

             (a)  "code of conduct" means a code of conduct adopted by the House of Assembly under subsection 35(1) of the House of Assembly Accountability, Integrity and Administration Act ;

         (a.1)  "cohabiting partner" means a person with whom a public office holder is living in a conjugal relationship outside marriage;

         (a.2)  "commissioner" means the Commissioner for Legislative Standards referred to in section 34;

         (a.3)  "excluded private interest" means

                      (i)  an asset, liability or financial interest of less than $10,000 in value,

                     (ii)  a source of income of less than $10,000 a year,

                    (iii)  real property that is used primarily for a residence or for recreation,

                    (iv)  personal property used for transportation, household, educational, recreational, social or aesthetic purposes,

                     (v)  cash on hand or on deposit with a financial institution that is lawfully entitled to accept deposits,

                    (vi)  fixed value securities issued by a government or municipality in Canada or an agency of a government or municipality in Canada ,

                   (vii)  a registered retirement savings plan, retirement or pension plan or employee benefit plan, that is not self administered,

                  (viii)  an investment in an open-ended mutual fund that has broadly based investments not limited to one industry or one sector of the economy,

                    (ix)  a guaranteed investment certificate or similar financial instrument,

                     (x)  an annuity, life insurance policy or pension right,

                    (xi)  an asset, liability or financial interest that is held

                            (A)  as executor, administrator or trustee, or

                            (B)  by bequest or inheritance, during the 12 months following the date it devolves, and

                   (xii)  an interest certified by the commissioner as being an excluded private interest;

             (b)  "member" means a member of the House of Assembly or a minister, or both;

             (c)  "member’s family" means a person who is

                      (i)  the member’s spouse or cohabiting partner,

                     (ii)  a minor child of the member, or a minor who is dependent primarily on the member or the member’s spouse or cohabiting partner for financial support and toward whom the member has demonstrated a settled intent to treat as a family member, and

                    (iii)  a relative of the member or the member’s spouse or cohabiting partner who lives as part of the member’s household and is primarily dependent on the member or the member’s spouse or cohabiting partner for financial support;

             (d)  "minister" means a minister of the Crown and includes a parliamentary assistant to the Premier and a parliamentary secretary to a minister;

             (e)  "private interest" means

                      (i)  an asset, liability or financial interest,

                     (ii)  a source of income,

                    (iii)  a position of director or officer in a corporation or association,

                    (iv)  membership of a board, commission or agency of the Crown in right of Canada or a province, or a municipality, and

                     (v)  an office, commission or employment in the service of the Government of Canada or a province, at the nomination of the Crown in right of Canada or a province, or an officer of the Crown in right of Canada or a province;

             (f)  "source of income" means

                      (i)  in the case of employment, the employer,

                     (ii)  in the case of contract work, the party with whom the contract is made, and

                    (iii)  in the case of income arising from a business or profession, the business or profession; and

             (g)  "spouse" means a person to whom a member is married, unless the person and the member have made a separation agreement or their support obligations and family property have been dealt with by a court order.

1993 c1 s1; 2001 c22 s9; 2004 c47 s18; 2007 cH-10.1 S68

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Conflict of interest

      21. A member shall not make or participate in making a decision in his or her capacity as a member where the member knows or ought reasonably to know that in the making of the decision there is the opportunity to further, directly or indirectly, a private interest of the member or the member's family.

1993 c1 s1

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Influence

      22. A member shall not use his or her office to seek to influence a decision made by another person to further, directly or indirectly, a private interest of the member or the member's family.

1993 c1 s1

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Insider information

      23. (1) A member shall not use or share information that is gained in his or her capacity as a member and is not available to the general public to further or seek to further, directly or indirectly, a private interest of the member or the member's family.

             (2)  A member shall not use or share information that is gained in his or her capacity as a member and is not available to the general public to improperly benefit another person.

1993 c1 s1

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Activities on behalf of constituents

      24. This Part does not prohibit the activities in which members normally engage on behalf of constituents.

1993 c1 s1

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Private interest not furthered

      25. For purposes of this Part, a decision does not further, directly or indirectly, a private interest where the decision

             (a)  is of general public application,

             (b)  affects the member or the member's family as 1 of a broad class of the public, or

             (c)  concerns the remuneration or benefits of a member provided by or under an Act.

1993 c1 s1

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Accepting extra benefits

      26. (1)  A member shall not, directly or indirectly, accept a fee, gift or personal benefit, except compensation authorized by law, that is connected, directly or indirectly, with the performance of his or her duties of office.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to a gift or personal benefit that is received as an incident of the protocol or social obligations that normally accompany the duties or responsibilities of office.

             (3)  Where a gift or personal benefit referred to in subsection (2) exceeds $500 in value, or where the total value received directly or indirectly from 1 source in a 12 month period exceeds $500, the member shall immediately file with the commissioner a disclosure statement, in the form prescribed by the regulations, indicating the nature of the gift or benefit, its source and the circumstances under which it was given and accepted.

             (4)  A statement filed under subsection (3) shall be filed with the member's public disclosure statement and may be inspected by the public.

             (5)  Nothing in this section prohibits the acceptance of reimbursement of reasonable travel and associated expenses incurred in performing services that are in the public interest, provided that the amount and source of the reimbursement, as well as a description of the services performed, are immediately set out by the member in a disclosure statement filed with the commissioner.

             (6)  A disclosure statement filed under subsection (5) shall be filed with the member's public disclosure statement and made available for inspection by the public.

1993 c1 s1

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Carrying on business

      27. (1)  A minister shall not

             (a)  engage in employment or in the practice of a profession;

             (b)  carry on business; or

             (c)  hold an office or directorship other than in a social club, service club, religious organization or political party,

except as required or permitted by the responsibilities of the minister or where the activities are not likely to interfere with the public duties of the minister.

             (2)  A person who becomes a minister shall comply with subsection (1) before the 61st day that follows his or her appointment.

             (3)  The commissioner may extend the period referred to in subsection (2) by giving the member a written notice to that effect, and may impose on the extension those conditions that the commissioner considers appropriate.

             (4)  Nothing in this Part shall be interpreted or applied to prevent a member who is not a minister from

             (a)  engaging in employment or in the practice of a profession;

             (b)  carrying on a business; or

             (c)  being a director, a partner, or holding an office, other than an office a member may not hold under this Act,

so long as the member, notwithstanding the activity, is able to fulfil the member's obligations under this Part.

             (5)  A member may consult with the commissioner to consider whether the member should withdraw from an activity referred to in paragraph (4)(a), (b) or (c), or whether the activity may adequately be reconciled with the member's obligations by the compliance obligations set out in section 33.

1993 c1 s1

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Sale to evade Part

      28. A member shall not sell or transfer a private interest on terms or conditions that have as their purpose the evasion of a provision of this Act.

1993 c1 s1

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Acting for future gain prohibited

      29. A minister shall not permit his or her duties as a minister to be influenced by plans for or offers of future employment.

1993 c1 s1

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Post-office employment

      30. (1) Except in accordance with a waiver or variance granted by the commissioner under section 31, a minister or an officer or employee of a department of government or an agency of the Crown shall not knowingly award to, or approve a contract with, or grant a benefit to,

             (a)  a person who within the previous year was a minister; or

             (b)  a corporation or other entity

                      (i)  in which the person who within the previous year was a minister holds 10% or more of the shares, or

                     (ii)  of which he or she is an employee, director or partner.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to a contract awarded by public tender under which no special preference or treatment was given because the person to whom it was awarded was, within the previous year, a minister, or because the corporation or other entity to which it was awarded is one in which the person holds 10% or more of the shares or of which he or she is an employee, director or partner.

             (3)  Except in accordance with a waiver or variance granted by the commissioner under section 31, a person who was a minister shall not, within 1 year after ceasing to hold that office,

             (a)  be employed by, or serve on the board of directors of, a person or entity with which the former minister had significant official dealings during the last year of service in that office;

             (b)  make representations to or otherwise have dealings with a department or entity for which the former minister was responsible during the last year of service in that office; or

             (c)  accept, directly or indirectly, a contract or benefit from a department or entity for which the former minister was responsible during the last year of service in that office.

             (4)  A person who was a minister shall not advise or represent a person or entity, in return for a fee or other benefit, concerning a proceeding, transaction, negotiation or case to which the government of the province is a party, and in respect of which the former minister acted for or advised the government of the province while in office, where the matter might result in the conferring of a benefit of a commercial or private nature on a person, or a benefit of another nature on a person or class of persons that is other than the general public or a broad class.

             (5)  For purposes of this section, "significant official dealings" means substantial involvement over a period of time of the former minister personally.

1993 c1 s1; 2008 c47 s6

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Waiver re: s.30

      31. On receipt of an application in writing by a person who was a minister, the commissioner may, in writing, waive or vary a prohibition contained in section 30 in relation to that person, on those terms and conditions that the commissioner considers appropriate, where in the opinion of the commissioner the public interest would be served by so doing, including the public interest in attracting capable and qualified individuals to public office.

1993 c1 s1

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Government contracts

      32. (1) A member shall not knowingly, directly or indirectly, be a party to a contract with the government of the province under which the public money of the province is paid and under which the member receives a benefit.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to a member solely on the ground that a party to a contract with the government of the province is a corporation or partnership in which the member or the member's family has a shareholding or interest, if

             (a)  the shareholding or interest is 10% or less;

             (b)  the commissioner is of the opinion that the shareholding or interest is insufficient to interfere with the member's public duties; or

             (c)  the shareholding or interest has been placed in a trust that the commissioner is satisfied will prevent the member exercising authority or control over the affairs of the corporation or partnership and will ensure the member will not receive a payment derived directly from the contract.

             (3)  This section does not apply to

             (a)  a contract that existed before the member became a member, or an extension of such a contract according to its terms;

             (b)  a contract awarded by public tender under which no special preference or treatment was given because of the member or the member's family having an interest in it;

             (c)  a contract that, either alone or in combination with all contracts with the government of the province in the same calendar year, in which the member or the member's family has an interest, has a value of less than $10,000;

             (d)  a contract for goods or services made in an emergency;

             (e)  a contract for goods or services provided in a case where no other person is qualified and available to provide the goods or services;

             (f)  the completion of a contract that devolves by descent, limitation or marriage, or as devisee, legatee, executor or administrator, where less than 12 months have elapsed after the devolution;

             (g)  a benefit received or transaction entered into

                      (i)  by a member or the member's family under an Act,

                     (ii)  under which the member or the member's family is entitled, upon fulfilling the conditions specified in or under the Act, to receive the benefit or enter into the transaction on terms in common with the general public or a defined class of the public to which the member belongs, and

                    (iii)  where the benefit or transaction is not subject to the exercise of discretion by a person;

             (h)  a contract under which one of the member's family becomes an employee of or an independent contractor for personal services to the government of the province where the contract is awarded in the manner provided by law; or

              (i)  the reimbursement of expenses incurred by the member or the member's family while on the business of the government of the province.

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Procedure on conflict of interest

      33. (1) A member who has reasonable grounds to believe that he or she would be furthering a private interest, other than an excluded private interest referred to in subparagraphs 20(a)(iii) to (xii), by participating in the consideration of a matter that is before the House of Assembly or the Executive Council, or a committee of either of them, shall, if present at a meeting considering the matter,

             (a)  disclose the general nature of the conflict of interest; and

             (b)  withdraw from the meeting without voting or participating in the consideration of the matter.

             (2)  A minister who knows or should reasonably know that there is a matter requiring the minister to make or participate in making a decision in which there is the opportunity to further, directly or indirectly, a private interest, other than an excluded private interest referred to in subparagraphs 20(a)(iii) to (xii), of the minister or the minister's family shall request another minister to perform the minister's duties in the matter for the purpose of making the decision.

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Commissioner

      34. (1) On resolution of the House of Assembly, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council shall appoint a Commissioner for Legislative Standards.

             (2)  The commissioner is an officer of the House of Assembly and is not eligible to be nominated for election, to be elected or to sit as a member of the House of Assembly.

             (3)  The commissioner may hold the office of Chief Electoral Officer but shall not hold another public office or carry on a trade, business or profession.

             (4)  Unless he or she sooner resigns, dies or is removed from office, the commissioner shall hold office for 6 years from the date of his or her appointment, and he or she may be re-appointed for a second term of 6 years, but shall not hold office for more than 2 terms.

             (5)  The commissioner may resign his or her office in writing addressed to the Speaker of the House of Assembly, or, where there is no Speaker or the Speaker is absent, to the Clerk of the House of Assembly.

             (6)  The Lieutenant-Governor in Council, on resolution of the House of Assembly passed by a majority vote of the members of the House of Assembly actually voting, may suspend or remove the commissioner from office because of an incapacity to act or for misconduct, cause or neglect of duty.

             (7)  When the House of Assembly is not sitting, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council may suspend the commissioner because of an incapacity to act or for misconduct, cause or neglect of duty but the suspension shall not continue in force beyond the end of the next sitting of the House of Assembly.

             (8)  The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the House of Assembly Management Commission, appoint an acting commissioner if

             (a)  the commissioner is temporarily unable to perform his or her duties;

             (b)  the office of the commissioner becomes vacant or the commissioner is suspended when the House of Assembly is not sitting; or

             (c)  the office of the commissioner becomes vacant or the commissioner is suspended when the House of Assembly is sitting, but the House of Assembly does not pass a resolution to appoint a commissioner before the end of that sitting.

             (9)  Where the office of the commissioner becomes vacant and an acting commissioner is appointed under paragraph (8)(b) or (c), the term of the acting commissioner shall not extend beyond the end of the next sitting of the House of Assembly.

          (10)  An acting commissioner holds office until

             (a)  the commissioner returns to his or her duties after a temporary inability to perform;

             (b)  the suspension of the commissioner ends or is dealt with in the House of Assembly; or

             (c)  a person is appointed as commissioner under subsection (1).

          (11)  The commissioner shall be paid a salary fixed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council after consultation with the House of Assembly Management Commission.

          (12)  The salary of the commissioner shall not be reduced except on resolution of the House of Assembly.

          (13)  The commissioner is subject to the Public Service Pensions Act, 1991 where he or she was subject to that Act before his or her appointment as commissioner.

          (14)  Where the commissioner was not subject to the Public Service Pensions Act, 1991 before his or her appointment as commissioner, he or she shall be paid, for contribution to a registered retirement savings plan, an amount equivalent to the amount which he or she would have contributed to the Public Service Pension Plan were the circumstances in subsection (13) applicable.

          (15)  The commissioner is eligible to receive the same benefits as a deputy minister, with the exception of a pension where subsection (14) applies.

          (16)  The commissioner may, subject to the approval of the House of Assembly Management Commission continued under section 18 of the House of Assembly Accountability, Integrity and Administration Act , appoint for the term and on the conditions that the commissioner may determine those employees and officers that are necessary for the performance of the duties of the commissioner.

          (17)  The commissioner and every person employed by the commissioner shall swear an oath or make a solemn declaration to keep confidential information relating to the personal interests and property of members received or obtained under this Part.

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Annual report

      35. (1) The commissioner shall report annually upon the affairs of his or her office to the Speaker of the Assembly who shall present the report to the House of Assembly within 15 sitting days of receiving it and, if the assembly is not in session, within 15 sitting days of the beginning of the next session.

             (2)  The commissioner may from time to time issue summaries of advice given, where it is possible to summarize the advice without disclosing information of a confidential nature or identifying the individual concerned.

             (3)  In each annual report made under this section the commissioner shall take every reasonable precaution to avoid revealing information likely to identify a member or a member's family.

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Disclosure statement

      36. (1) Every elected member and appointed minister shall,

             (a)  within 60 days of his or her election or appointment; and

             (b)  before the second April 1 occurring after the date of his or her election or appointment; and

             (c)  before each April 1 subsequent to the date referred to in paragraph (b),

file with the commissioner a disclosure statement in the form set by the commissioner.

             (2)  The disclosure statement shall contain,

             (a)  a full statement of the member's private interests other than personal property referred to in subparagraph 20(a)(iv) where the possession, ownership or use of that property does not give rise to the possibility of a conflict of interest;

             (b)  the audited financial statement of the assets, financial interests and liabilities of

                      (i)  a corporation in which the member and the member's family together hold 10% or more of the shares,

                     (ii)  a partnership in which the member and the member's family together hold a 10% or more interest, and

                    (iii)  a partnership or corporation controlled by a partnership or corporation referred to in subparagraph (i) or (ii);

             (c)  a statement, to the best of the member's knowledge, information and belief, of each private interest of the member's family.

             (3)  The statement referred to in paragraph (2)(c) shall contain

             (a)  a full statement of the private interests of the member's family;

             (b)  the audited financial statement of the assets, financial interests and liabilities of

                      (i)  a corporation in which the member's family holds 10% or more of the shares,

                     (ii)  a partnership in which the member's family holds a 10% or more interest, and

                    (iii)  a partnership or corporation controlled by a partnership or corporation referred to in subparagraph (i) or (ii).

             (4)  A material change to information required to be disclosed to the commissioner under this section, shall be reported to the commissioner in writing by the member not more than 60 days after the change occurs.

             (5)  A disclosure statement made under this section is privileged except to the extent necessary to insure compliance with this Part.

             (6)  After reviewing the disclosure statement received from a member the commissioner may require that the member meet with the commissioner to ensure that adequate disclosure has been made and to discuss the member's obligations under this Part.

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Public disclosure statement

      37. (1) The commissioner shall prepare a public disclosure statement for each member, which shall be submitted to the member for review.

             (2)  The public disclosure statement shall identify each private interest other than an excluded private interest of the member and the member's family disclosed to the commissioner by the member, but shall not show the amount or the value of a private interest.

             (3)  An interest may be qualified in the public disclosure statement by the words "nominal", "significant" or "controlling" where in the opinion of the commissioner it would be in the public interest to do so.

             (4)  The public disclosure statement of each member shall then be placed on file at the office of the commissioner, and made available for public inspection during normal business hours.

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Commissioner to advise member

      38. (1) Upon reviewing the disclosure statement received from the member, and after considering information received during a meeting with the member, the commissioner shall advise the member whether steps need be taken to ensure that the member's obligation under this Part are fulfilled.

             (2)  The commissioner may make a recommendation to a member that in order to fulfil the member's obligations under this Part, the member sell a private interest at arm's length, place the private interest in a trust on those terms and conditions that the commissioner may specify, with or without those other arrangements to be made that will ensure that the member's obligations under this Part are fulfilled.

             (3)  Where the commissioner is satisfied on the basis of the disclosure statement and subsequent steps taken by a member, whether in response to advice received from the commissioner or not, that the member has fulfilled the member's disclosure obligations, then if the member requests, the commissioner shall certify in writing to the member, and the member is entitled to rely on that certificate, for all purposes of this Part, according to its terms.

             (4)  Advice or a certificate given by the commissioner to a member under this section is privileged, except to the extent necessary to insure compliance with this Part, to the member, and may be made public only by the member or with the member's written consent.

             (5)  Notwithstanding subsection (4), a copy of any advice or certificate given under this section shall be given by the commissioner to the Premier, where the advice or certificate relates to a minister, or relates to that member's family.

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Interest designated as excluded

      39. Where it would not be contrary to the purposes of this Part, and would be consistent with the public interest, the commissioner may designate a private interest of the member or the member's family to be an excluded private interest, either absolutely or on stated conditions.

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Commissioner's opinion and advice

      40. (1) A member may, by application in writing, request that the commissioner give an opinion and make recommendations on a matter respecting the obligations of the member under this Part or of a code of conduct .

             (2)  The commissioner may make whatever inquiries that the commissioner considers appropriate and provide the member with a written opinion and recommendations.

             (3)  The opinion and recommendations of the commissioner are privileged, but may be released by the member or with the consent of the member in writing.

             (4)  Notwithstanding subsection (3), a copy of any advice or opinion given under this section shall be given by the commissioner to the Premier, where the advice or certificate relates to a minister, or relates to that member's family.

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Commissioner to destroy documents

      41. The commissioner shall retain all documents in the possession of the commissioner that relate to a member or the member's family for a period of 12 months after a member ceases to be a member, after which the commissioner shall destroy all documents in his or her possession that relate to the member or the member's family, unless there is an inquiry current under this part or a charge has been laid against the member or the member's family under the Criminal Code to which the documents relate or may relate.

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Commissioner's opinion on referred question

      42. (1) A member who has reasonable grounds to believe that another member is in contravention of this Part or a code of conduct may, by application in writing setting out the grounds for the belief and the nature of the contravention alleged, request that the commissioner give an opinion respecting the compliance of the other member with the provisions of this Part or a code of conduct.

             (2)  The commissioner, on his or her own initiative, may conduct an inquiry to determine whether a member has failed to fulfil an obligation under this Part or a code of conduct when in the opinion of the commissioner it is in the public interest to do so.

             (3)  The House of Assembly may, by resolution, request that the commissioner give an opinion on a matter respecting the compliance of a member with the provisions of this Part or a code of conduct.

             (4)  The Premier may request that the commissioner give an opinion on a matter respecting the compliance of a minister with the provisions of this Part or a code of conduct.

             (5)  Where a matter has been referred to the commissioner under subsection (1) or (3), the House of Assembly or a committee of the House of Assembly shall not conduct an inquiry into the matter.

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Inquiry

      43. (1) Upon receiving a request under subsection 42(1), (3) or (4), or where the commissioner decides to conduct an inquiry under subsection 42(2), and on giving the member concerned reasonable notice, the commissioner may conduct an inquiry.

             (2)  Where the commissioner conducts an inquiry under subsection (1), the commissioner shall give the member to whom the inquiry relates a copy of the request and at all appropriate stages throughout the inquiry the commissioner shall give the member reasonable opportunity to be present and to make representations to the commissioner in writing or in person or by counsel or other representative.

             (3)  Where the commissioner decides to conduct an inquiry under subsection (1), the commissioner has all the powers of a commissioner under the Public Enquiries Act.

             (4)  Where the commissioner determines that the subject-matter of an inquiry conducted by him or her is under investigation by police or is the subject-matter of criminal proceedings, the commissioner shall hold the inquiry in abeyance pending final disposition of that investigation or those proceedings.

             (5)  Where during the course of an inquiry the commissioner determines that there are reasonable grounds to believe that an offence contrary to an Act of the province or the Parliament of Canada has been committed, the commissioner shall immediately refer the matter to the appropriate authorities and hold the inquiry in abeyance pending final disposition of a resulting investigation and proceedings.

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Report

      44. (1) Where the request for an opinion is made under subsection 42(1) or (3), or where the commissioner conducts an inquiry under subsection 42(2), the commissioner shall report his or her opinion to the Speaker of the Assembly who shall present the report to the House of Assembly within 15 sitting days of receiving it if it is in session or, if not, within 15 sitting days of the beginning of the next session.

             (2)  Where the request for an opinion is made under subsection 42(4), the commissioner shall report his or her opinion to the Premier.

             (3)  In all cases, the commissioner shall report the results of an inquiry to the member concerned.

             (4)  The commissioner shall report the results of an inquiry as soon as possible, and in any event no later than 90 days after beginning the inquiry.

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Penalties

      45. (1) Where the commissioner determines that a member has failed to fulfil an obligation under this Part or a code of conduct, the commissioner may recommend in the report under section 44

             (a)  that the member be reprimanded;

             (b)  that the member make restitution or pay compensation;

             (c)  that the member be suspended from the House of Assembly, with or without pay, for a period specified in the report; or

             (d)  that the member's seat be declared vacant.

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Concurrence of House of Assembly

      46. (1) A recommendation in a report of the commissioner shall not take effect unless the report is sent to the Speaker under subsection 44(1) and concurred in by resolution of the House of Assembly.

             (2)  A report tabled in the House of Assembly under subsection 44(1) shall be taken up and disposed of within 15 sitting days after the day on which it was tabled or within a longer period, not to exceed 6 months, that the House of Assembly may determine.

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Suit for compensation allowed

      47. (1) Where a report to the House of Assembly under section 46 is adopted and the report recommends the payment of compensation or restitution the House may, in an Act passed for the purpose, order the payment of compensation or restitution.

             (2)  Compensation ordered to be paid under subsection (1) is a debt due to the person identified in the report as having suffered damage and may be recovered from the member to whom the report relates by that person in a court.

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Examination of member

      48. (1) Where, after considering a matter under section 43, the commissioner concludes that, having regard to all the circumstances, there was no failure without reasonable justification in the member's fulfilment of an obligation under this Part or a code of conduct, then the commissioner shall, without providing further information, so certify to the member in writing and shall give a copy of the certificate

             (a)  to the Premier, where the inquiry was begun as a result of a request under subsection 42(4); or

             (b)  to the Speaker of the House of Assembly where the inquiry was conducted as a result of a request under subsection 42(1) or (3) or by the commissioner under subsection 42(2).

             (2)  Where the commissioner gives a copy of a certificate to a member under this section, the commissioner shall, on the request of the member, provide the member with the information and explanations in support of the conclusion referred to in subsection (1) that the commissioner considers appropriate in the circumstances, and the member may publish or otherwise deal with information and explanations so provided as the member sees fit.

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Regulations

      49. The commissioner may, with the approval of the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, make regulations

             (a)  prescribing a matter permitted by this Part to be prescribed by regulation;

             (b)  prescribing classes of interests to be excluded private interests within the meaning of subparagraph 20(a)(xii);

             (c)  prescribing criteria for determining what will constitute material change for the purpose of subsection 36(5); and

             (d)  generally to give effect to the purpose of this Part.

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Information exempt

      50. Information disclosed by a member or the member's family to the commissioner under this Part or a regulation made under this Part or in the course of the administration of this Part shall not be disclosed under the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015 or otherwise than in accordance with this Part.

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Action doesn't lie

      51. (1) No action lies against the commissioner in respect of any advice, certificate, opinion or report made by the commissioner within the authority given the commissioner under this Part.

             (2)  Neither the commissioner nor an officer or employee of the office of the commissioner is a competent or compellable witness in a proceeding in a court arising out of or in relation to any advice, certificate, opinion, or report made by the commissioner, except in relation to a question whether the commissioner acted within the authority given him or her under this Part.

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Prerogative of Premier

      52. This Part does not affect the prerogative of the Premier to provide advice respecting appointments to the Executive Council or whether a minister should remain a member.

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Commencement

      53. Members who are in office when this Part comes into force shall file the disclosure statement required by section 36 within 90 days of its coming into force.

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PART III
LEGISLATIVE DISABILITIES

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Writ of election

      54. (1) Where a vacancy occurs in the House of Assembly, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council shall, within 60 days after the seat becomes vacant, issue a proclamation for the holding of an election and return of a member for the district in respect of which the vacancy has occurred.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply where a vacancy in the House of Assembly occurs 6 months or less before the day upon which a general election is required to be held under

             (a)  subsection 3(2); or

             (b)  subsections 3(4) and (5).

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Retirement

   54.1 When a member is retired under section 14 or 23 of the Members of the House of Assembly Retiring Allowances Act , his or her seat in the House of Assembly becomes vacant on the date that the allowance under one of the sections becomes payable.

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PART IV
CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS AND COMMENCEMENT

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RSN 1990 cC-30

      55. (1) Paragraph 2(1)(b) of the Conflict of Interest Act is amended by striking out the words "Financial Administration Act" and substituting the words "Auditor General Act".

             (2)  Subparagraph 2(1)(d)(ii) of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

                     (ii)  an employment, other than employment as a member or a public employee, for which remuneration is payable, and

             (3)  Paragraphs 2(1)(e) and (f) of the Act are repealed and the following substituted:

             (e)  "member" means member of an agency;

             (f)  "minister" means the President of the Treasury Board or another minister of the Crown appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council to administer this Act; and

             (4)  Subparagraph 3(3)(a)(i) of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

                      (i)  before assuming his or her office for the 1st time,

             (5)  Subsection 3(8) of the Act is amended by striking out the words "who is not a member of the House of Assembly and who does not receive remuneration from an agency".

             (6)  Subsection 3(10) of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

          (10)  The disclosure statement filed with the auditor general by public employees and members shall be open to inspection during government hours by persons authorized by the minister or the auditor general.

             (7)  Subsection 4(1) of the Act is amended

             (a)  by striking out the words "A member of the House of Assembly, or" and substituting the words "A member"; and

             (b)  by striking out in paragraph (b) the words "the House of Assembly, or".

             (8)  Section 6 of the Act is repealed.

             (9)  Subsection 9(2) of the Act is repealed.

          (10)  Subsection 9(4) of the Act is repealed.

          (11)  Paragraph 9(5)(b) of the Act is repealed.

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Ministers' guidelines

      56. The Conflict of Interest (Ministers) Guidelines, 1982 are repealed.

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RSN1990 cL-12

      57. The Legislative Disabilities Act is repealed.

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Rep. by 2001 c42 s19

      58. [Rep. by 2001 c42 s19]

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Schedule

Baie Verte - Green Bay

The District of Baie Verte - Green Bay shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the mouth of Seal Bay Brook which flows into Seal Bay , Notre Dame Bay ;

Then running due south along a line to its intersection with the Parallel of 49 ° 16' north latitude;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 49 ° 16' north latitude to its intersection with the Meridian of 56 ° 45' west longitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 56 ° 45' west longitude to its intersection with the eastern shoreline of White Bay ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the sinuosities of the eastern shoreline of White Bay to a point of land known as Partridge Point;

Then running in a general southeasterly, southwesterly and southeasterly direction along the sinuosities of the shoreline to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands, including Little Bay Island, Long Island, Sunday Cove Island , Pilley's Island, and Triton Island .

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Baie Verte, Beachside, Brent's Cove, Brighton, Burlington, Coachman's Cove, Fleur de Lys, King's Point, LaScie, Little Bay, Little Bay Islands, Lushes Bight-Beaumont-Beaumont North, Middle Arm, Miles Cove, Ming's Bight, Nippers Harbour, Pacquet, Pilley's Island, Port Anson, Robert's Arm, Seal Cove, South Brook, Springdale, Tilt Cove, Triton, Westport, Woodstock, Harbour Round, Purbeck's Cove, Wild Cove, Sheppardville, St. Patricks, Round Harbour, Shoe Cove, Smith's Harbour, Snooks Arm, Harry's Harbour, Jackson's Cove-Langdon's Cove-Silverdale, and Rattling Brook.

Population - 13,773

Bonavista

The District of Bonavista shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the southern shoreline of Clode Sound and the Town of Port Blandford Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a southerly and westerly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the Town of Clarenville Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a southeasterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the shoreline of North West Arm;

Then running in a general northerly, southeasterly and northeasterly direction along the sinuosities of North West Arm and Smith Sound to a point of land known as Bonaventure Head;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the sinuosities of Trinity Bay to a point of land known as Cape Bonavista ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of Bonavista Bay and Clode Sound to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands.

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Bonavista, Duntara, Elliston, Keels, King's Cove, Musgravetown, Port Rexton, Trinity, Bunyan's Cove, Canning's Cove, Bloomfield, Lethbridge, Brooklyn, Morley's Siding, Portland-Jamestown-Winter Brook, Open Hall-Red Cliffe, Summerville-Princeton-Southern Bay, Charleston-Sweet Bay, Plate Cove East, Plate Cove West, Tickle Cove, Birchy Cove, Newman's Cove, Upper Amherst Cove, Lower Amherst Cove-Middle Amherst Cove, Knights Cove-Stock Cove, Spillars Cove, Dunfield, Bonaventure-Trouty, Trinity East, English Harbour-Champney's, Burgoynes Cove, George's Brook, Harcourt-Monroe-Waterville, and Milton.

Population - 12,591

Burgeo - La Poile

The District of Burgeo - La Poile shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the Meridian of 57 ° west longitude and the shoreline of the southwest coast, located east of the community of Grey River ;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 57 ° west longitude to its intersection with the Parallel of 48 ° 30' north latitude;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 48 ° 30' north latitude to its intersection with the Meridian of 58 ° west longitude;

Then running in a southwesterly direction along a line to a point of land known as Red Rocks, located on the eastern shoreline of Cabot Strait, north of Cape Ray;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the sinuosities of the southwest coast to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands, including Ramea Islands and Burgeo Islands .

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Cape Ray, Grand Bay West, Channel-Port aux Basques, Margaree, Fox Roost, Isle aux Morts, Burnt Islands, Rose Blanche, Harbour le Cou, Petites, La Poile, Grand Bruit, Burgeo, Ramea, and Grey River.

Population - 8,933

Burin - Grand Bank

The District of Burin - Grand Bank shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the western shoreline of Placentia Bay and the Town of Fox Cove-Mortier Municipal Boundary (1996), located southeast of the community of Beau Bois;

Then running in a northwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the Town of Marystown Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a southwesterly, northerly and general northeasterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of the Burin Peninsula Highway, Route 210, located east of Linton Lake;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of the Burin Peninsula Highway , Route 210 to its intersection with the centre line of Route 212;

Then running due north along a line to its intersection with the eastern shoreline of Fortune Bay ;

Then running in a general southwesterly, easterly and northeasterly direction along the sinuosities of the shoreline to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands, including Allan's Island .

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Harbour Mille, Little Harbour East, Little Bay East, Bay L'Argent, Jacques Fontaine, St. Bernard's, Garnish, Frenchman's Cove, Grand Beach, Molliers, Grand Bank, Fortune, Point May, Calmer, High Beach, Lamaline, Allan's Island, Taylor's Bay, Point au Gaul, Lord's Cove, Roundabout, Lawn, St. Lawrence, Corbin, Epworth, Burin, Lewin's Cove, Salt Pond, Little Salmonier, Port au Bras, Mortier, and Fox Cove.

Population - 12,545

Cape St. Francis

The District of Cape St. Francis shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the shoreline of Robin Hood Bay and the City of St. John's Municipal Boundary (1998);

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the Town of Portugal Cove-St. Philip 's Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the eastern shoreline of Conception Bay ;

Then running in a general northerly and southeasterly direction along the sinuosities of the shoreline to the point of beginning.

Note: This District includes the communities of Bauline, Flatrock, Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove, Pouch Cove, and Torbay .

Population - 13,215

Carbonear - Trinity - Bay de Verde

The District of Carbonear - Trinity - Bay de Verde shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the western shoreline of Conception Bay and the Town of Harbour Grace Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a general southwesterly and southeasterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of Glover Road ;

Then running in a westerly direction along a line to its intersection with the southeastern most point of the Town of Whiteway Municipal Boundary (1997);

Then running in a westerly, northerly and northwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the eastern shoreline of Trinity Bay ;

Then running in a general northeasterly and southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of Trinity Bay and Conception Bay to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands.

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Whiteway, Cavendish, Islington, Heart's Delight, Heart's Desire, Heart's Content, New Perlican, Turks Cove, Winterton, Hant's Harbour, New Chelsea, New Melbourne, Brownsdale, Sidleys Cove, Lead Cove, Old Perlican, Grates Cove, Red Head Cove, Bay de Verde, Low Point, Caplin Cove, Lower Island Cove, Job's Cove, Burnt Point, Gull Island, Northern Bay, Ochre Pit Cove, Western Bay, Adams Cove, Blackhead, Broad Cove, Small Point, Kingston, Perry's Cove, Salmon Cove, Blow-Me-Down, Clown's Cove, Freshwater, Victoria, and Carbonear.

Population - 14,891

Cartwright - L'Anse au Clair

The District of Cartwright - L'Anse au Clair shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the Provincial Boundary of Newfoundland and Labrador and the northern shoreline of the Strait of Belle Isle , located west of the community of L'Anse au Clair;

Then running north along the said Provincial Boundary to its intersection with the Parallel of 52 ° north latitude;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 52 ° north latitude to its intersection with the Meridian of 57 ° 37' west longitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 57 ° 37' west longitude to its intersection with the southern shoreline of Hamilton Inlet, Groswater Bay ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the sinuosities of Hamilton Inlet, Groswater Bay to a point of land known as Fish Cove Point;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of the shoreline to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands, including Island of Ponds , Granby Island , and Battle Islands .

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Cartwright, Charlottetown , Forteau, L'Anse au Loup, L'Anse-au-Clair, Mary's Harbour, Pinware, Port Hope Simpson, Red Bay , St. Lewis, West St. Modeste, Capstan Island , Black Tickle-Domino, Lodge Bay , Norman 's Bay, Pensons Arm, William's Harbour, and Paradise River .

Population - 3,845

Conception Bay East - Bell Island

The District of Conception Bay East - Bell Island shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the eastern shoreline of Conception Bay and the Town of Paradise Municipal Boundary (1999), located northeast of Topsail Beach ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of Topsail Road ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of Topsail Road to its intersection with the centre line of St. Thomas Line;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of St. Thomas Line to its intersection with the centre line of Lanark Drive ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Lanark Drive and continuing along the proposed centre line of Lanark Drive (2015) to its intersection with the proposed centre line of Archibald Drive (2015);

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the proposed centre line of Archibald Drive (2015) and continuing along the existing centre line of Archibald Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Paradise Road;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of Paradise Road to its intersection with the centre line of Camrose Drive ;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the centre line of Camrose Drive for a distance of 175 metres, more or less;

Then running in an easterly direction along a line to its intersection with the Town of Paradise Municipal Boundary (1999);

Then running in a general northerly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the Town of Portugal Cove-St. Philip 's Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a general northeasterly and northwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the eastern shoreline of Conception Bay ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of Conception Bay to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands, including Bell Island , Little Bell Island, and Kellys Island .

Note: This District includes the communities of Wabana, Lance Cove, Freshwater , Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, and part of the Town of Paradise .

Population - 14,885

Conception Bay South

The District of Conception Bay South shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the eastern shoreline of Conception Bay and the Town of Conception Bay South Municipal Boundary (1996), located northeast of Topsail Beach ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of Topsail Road ;

Then running in a general northwesterly and southwesterly direction along the centre line of Topsail Road to its intersection with the centre line of the Manuels Arterial Road ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of the Manuels Arterial Road to its intersection with the centre line of the Manuels By-Pass Highway , Route 2;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of the Manuels By-Pass Highway , Route 2, to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the Meridian of 53 ° west longitude;

Then running in a northwesterly direction along a line to the intersection of the centre line of Lower Gullies River and the Town of Conception Bay South Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a general northerly direction along the centre line of Lower Gullies River to its intersection with the centre line of the Conception Bay Highway , Route 60;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of the Conception Bay Highway , Route 60, to its intersection with the centre line of Anthonys Road ;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of Anthonys Road and then continuing along that line to its intersection with the eastern shoreline of Conception Bay ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the sinuosities of Conception Bay to the point of beginning.

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes part of the Town of Conception Bay South and part of the City of St. John's .

Population - 14,558

Corner Brook

The District of Corner Brook shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of the Lewin Parkway and the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway , located north of Massey Drive ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the City of Corner Brook Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a general westerly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the Meridian of 58 ° west longitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 58 ° west longitude to its intersection with the Parallel of 48 ° 56' north latitude;

Then running due east along the Parallel of 48 ° 56' north latitude to its intersection with the centre line of the Lewin Parkway ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of the Lewin Parkway to its intersection with the centre line of Curling Street ;

Then running due north along a line to its intersection with the southern shoreline of Humber Arm;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the sinuosities of Humber Arm to its intersection with the Meridian of 57 ° 55' west longitude;

Then running due south along the Meridian of 57 ° 55' west longitude to its intersection with the centre line of Riverside Drive ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Riverside Drive to its intersection with the centre line of the Lewin Parkway ;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of the Lewin Parkway to the point of beginning.

Note: This District includes part of the City of Corner Brook .

Population - 13,718

Exploits

The District of Exploits shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the eastern shoreline of the Bay of Exploits and the Parallel of 49 ° 10' north latitude;

Then running due east along the Parallel of 49 ° 10' north latitude to its intersection with the centre line of the Lewisporte Highway , Route 340;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Route 340 to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the Meridian of 55 ° west longitude;

Then running due south along the Meridian of 55 ° west longitude to its intersection with the Parallel of 48 ° 30' north latitude;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 48 ° 30' north latitude to its intersection with a line drawn due south from the most easterly point of the Town of Grand Falls-Windsor Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running due north along the line to its intersection with the most easterly point of the said Municipal Boundary;

Then running in a northwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the centre line of Scott Avenue ;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the centre line of Scott Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Grenfell Heights ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Grenfell Heights to its intersection with the centre line of Finn Avenue ;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of Finn Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Brown Avenue ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Brown Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Hardy Avenue ;

Then running due north along a line to its intersection with the Parallel of 49 ° 16' north latitude;

Then running due east along the Parallel of 49 ° 16' north latitude to its intersection with a line drawn due south from the mouth of Seal Bay Brook which flows into Seal Bay , Notre Dame Bay ;

Then running due north along the said line to the mouth of Seal Bay Brook;

Then running in a general northeasterly and easterly direction along the sinuosities of Notre Dame Bay to a point of land known as North Head;

Then running in a general southerly and northerly direction along the sinuosities of the Bay of Exploits to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands, including Exploits Islands .

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Bishop's Falls, Bishop's Falls South, Rattling Brook, Norris Arm, Norris Arm North, Alderburn, Wooddale, Peterview, Botwood, Northern Arm, Philips Head, Point of Bay, Point Leamington, Pleasantview, Glovers Harbour, Leading Tickles South, Leading Tickles West, Cottrell's Cove, Moore's Cove, Fortune Harbour, Exploits, and part of the Town of Grand Falls-Windsor.

Population - 12,667

Ferryland

The District of Ferryland shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the northern shoreline of Motion Bay and the Town of Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a northerly and westerly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its most northwesterly point;

Then running in a northwesterly direction along a line to its intersection with the centre line of Main Road, Route 10, located 200 metres, more or less, south of the intersection of the centre line of Ruby Line and the centre line of Main Road, such that the residence located at 33 Main Road, Route 10, is contained within the District of Ferryland;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the centre line of Main Road , Route 10, to its intersection with the centre line of Ruby Line;

Then running in a general westerly direction along the centre line of Ruby Line to its intersection with the centre line of Robert E. Howlett Memorial Drive ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the centre line of Robert E. Howlett Memorial Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Cochrane Pond Road;

Then running in a general westerly and southwesterly direction along the centre line of Cochrane Pond Road to its intersection with the Meridian of 52 ° 50' west longitude;

Then running due south along the Meridian of 52 ° 50' west longitude to its intersection with the Parallel of 47 ° 28' north latitude;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 47 ° 28' north latitude to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the centre line of Witless Bay Line, Route 13;

Then running in a southwesterly direction along a line to a point of land known as Western Head, located on the southeastern shoreline of St. Mary's Bay, west of St. Shott's;

Then running in a general easterly and northerly direction along the sinuosities of the shoreline to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands.

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Aquaforte, Bay Bulls, Cape Broyle, Fermeuse, Ferryland, Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove, Port Kirwan, Portugal Cove South, Renews-Cappahayden, St. Shott's, Trepassey, Witless Bay, Brigus South, Calvert, Mobile, Tors Cove, Admiral's Cove, Burnt Cove-St. Michaels-Bauline East, Biscay Bay, and part of the City of St. John's.

Population - 14,007

Fogo Island - Cape Freels

The District of Fogo Island - Cape Freels shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the northern shoreline of Freshwater Bay and the Town of Gambo Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a northerly and westerly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the Meridian of 54 ° 15' west longitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 54 ° 15' west longitude to its intersection with a line drawn due east from the point of intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway and the Meridian of 55 ° west longitude;

Then running due west along the said line to its intersection with the centre line of the Gander Bay Highway , Route 330;

Then running due north along a line to its intersection with the southern shoreline of Notre Dame Bay , located southwest of the community of Port Albert;

Then running in a general northeasterly and southeasterly direction along the sinuosities of Hamilton Sound to a point of land known as Ladle Point;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the sinuosities of the shoreline to a point of land known as North Bill;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of Bonavista Bay and Freshwater Bay to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands, including Change Islands , Fogo Island , Pool's Island, Greenspond Island , Bragg's Island, Deer Island , and Lockers Flat Island .

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Carmanville, Centreville-Wareham-Trinity, Change Islands, Dover, Fogo, Greenspond, Hare Bay, Indian Bay, Joe Batt's Arm-Barr'd Islands-Shoal Bay, Lumsden, Musgrave Harbour, New-Wes-Valley, Seldom-Little Seldom, Tilting, Cape Freels North, Aspen Cove, Gander Bay North, Gander Bay South, Horwood, Main Point-Davidsville, Noggin Cove, Port Albert, Stoneville, Frederickton, Ladle Cove, and Deadman's Bay.

Population - 14,035

Fortune Bay - Cape La Hune

The District of Fortune Bay - Cape La Hune shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the Meridian of 57 ° west longitude and the shoreline of the southwest coast, located east of the community of Grey River ;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 57 ° west longitude to its intersection with the Parallel of 48 ° 30' north latitude;

Then running due east along the Parallel of 48 ° 30' north latitude to its intersection with the Meridian of 55 ° west longitude;

Then running due south along the Meridian of 55 ° west longitude to its intersection with the northern shoreline of Fortune Bay ;

Then running in a general westerly direction along the sinuosities of the shoreline to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands, including Brunette Island and Long Island .

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Belleoram, Gaultois, Harbour Breton, Hermitage-Sandyville, Milltown-Head of Bay d'Espoir, Morrisville, Pool's Cove, Rencontre East, Samiajij Miawpukek, Seal Cove, St. Alban's, St. Jacques-Coomb's Cove, McCallum, St. Joseph's Cove-St. Veronica's, and Francois.

Population - 7,373

Gander

The District of Gander shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the southern shoreline of Freshwater Bay and the Town of Gambo Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running south along the said Municipal Boundary to its most southeasterly point;

Then running in a southwesterly direction along a line to the intersection of the Parallel of 48 ° 30' north latitude and the Meridian of 54 ° 30' west longitude;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 48 ° 30' north latitude to its intersection with the Meridian of 55 ° west longitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 55 ° west longitude to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running due east along a line to its intersection with the Meridian of 54 ° 15' west longitude;

Then running due south along the Meridian of 54 ° 15' west longitude to its intersection with the northern boundary for the Town of Gambo Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in an easterly and southerly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the northern shoreline of Freshwater Bay ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of Freshwater Bay to the point of beginning.

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Appleton , Gambo, Gander , Glenwood, and Benton .

Population - 14,725

Grand Falls-Windsor - Buchans

The District of Grand Falls-Windsor - Buchans shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of Hardy Avenue and the centre line of Brown Avenue ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Brown Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Finn Avenue ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of Finn Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Grenfell Heights ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Grenfell Heights to its intersection with the centre line of Scott Avenue ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the centre line of Scott Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the Town of Grand Falls-Windsor Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a southeasterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its most easterly point;

Then running due south along a line to its intersection with the Parallel of 48 ° 30' north latitude;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 48 ° 30' north latitude to its intersection with a line drawn due south from a point of land known as Wetstone Point, located on the western shoreline of Grand Lake;

Then running due north along the said line to Wetstone Point;

Then running due east along a line to its intersection with the Meridian of 56 ° 45' west longitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 56 ° 45' west longitude to its intersection with the Parallel of 49 ° 16' north latitude;

Then running due east along the Parallel of 49 ° 16' north latitude to its intersection with a line drawn due north from the intersection of the centre line of Hardy Avenue and the centre line of Brown Avenue;

Then running due south along the said line to the point of beginning.

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Gullbridge, Buchans, Millertown, Buchans Junction, Millertown Junction, Badger, and part of the Town of Grand Falls-Windsor.

Population - 13,539

Harbour Grace - Port de Grave

The District of Harbour Grace - Port de Grave shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the northern shoreline of Bay de Grave, Conception Bay and the Town of Clarke 's Beach Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a general northwesterly and southwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the Town of North River Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a general northerly, westerly and southwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the Parallel of 47 ° 32' north latitude;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 47 ° 32' north latitude to its intersection with the Meridian of 53 ° 22' west longitude;

Then running in a southwesterly direction along a line to the intersection with the center line of the Trans-Canada Highway and the Meridian of 53 ° 28' west longitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 53 ° 28' west longitude to its intersection with the Town of Whiteway Municipal Boundary (1997);

Then running in an easterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its most southeastern point;

Then running in an easterly direction along a line to the intersection of the Town of Harbour Grace Municipal Boundary (1996) and the centre line of Glover Road ;

Then running in a general northwesterly and northeasterly direction along the Town of Harbour Grace Municipal Boundary (1996) to its intersection with the western shoreline of Conception Bay ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the sinuosities of Conception Bay to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands.

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Harbour Grace, Riverhead, Bryant's Cove, Upper Island Cove, Bishop's Cove, Tilton, Spaniard's Bay, Shearstown, Butlerville, Bay Roberts, Frenchs Cove, Coley's Point, Hibbs Cove, Ship Cove, Port de Grave, and Bareneed.

Population - 14,848

Harbour Main

The District of Harbour Main shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the northern shoreline of Bay de Grave, Conception Bay and the Town of Clarke 's Beach Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a general northwesterly and southwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the Town of North River Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a general northerly, westerly and southwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the Parallel of 47 ° 32' north latitude;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 47 ° 32' north latitude to its intersection with the Meridian of 53 ° 22' west longitude;

Then running in a southwesterly direction along a line to the intersection with the center line of the Trans-Canada Highway and the Meridian of 53 ° 28' west longitude;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the Meridian of 53 ° west longitude;

Then running in a northwesterly direction along a line to the intersection of the centre line of Lower Gullies River and the Town of Conception Bay South Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a general northerly direction along the centre line of Lower Gullies River to its intersection with the centre line of the Conception Bay Highway , Route 60;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of the Conception Bay Highway , Route 60, to its intersection with the centre line of Anthonys Road ;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of Anthonys Road and then continuing along a line to its intersection with the eastern shoreline of Conception Bay ;

Then running in a general southwesterly and northwesterly direction along the sinuosities of Conception Bay to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands.

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Clarke's Beach, North River, South River, Cupids, Brigus, Makinsons, Georgetown, Marysvale, Emerald Vale, Collier's, Conception Harbour, Middle Arm, Bacon Cove, Kitchuses, Lakeview, Avondale, Woodford's, Harbour Main, Holyrood, Chapel's Cove, and part of the Town of Conception Bay South.

Population - 14,885

Humber - Bay of Islands

The District of Humber - Bay of Islands shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at a point of land known as Broad Cove Point, located on the eastern shoreline of Port au Port Bay ;

Then running in an easterly direction along a line to the intersection of the Parallel of 48 ° 45' north latitude and the Meridian of 58 ° 15' west longitude;

Then running in a northeasterly direction along a line to the intersection of the City of Corner Brook Municipal Boundary (1996) and the Meridian of 58 ° west longitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 58 ° west longitude to its intersection with the Parallel of 48 ° 56' north latitude;

Then running due east along the Parallel of 48 ° 56' north latitude to its intersection with the centre line of the Lewin Parkway ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of the Lewin Parkway to its intersection with the centre line of Curling Street ;

Then running due north along a line to its intersection with the southern shoreline of Humber Arm;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the sinuosities of Humber Arm to its intersection with the Meridian of 57 ° 55' west longitude;

Then running due south along the Meridian of 57 ° 55' west longitude to its intersection with the centre line of Riverside Drive ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Riverside Drive to its intersection with the centre line of the Lewin Parkway ;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of the Lewin Parkway to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the City of Corner Brook Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a northeasterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its most easterly point north of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running in a northeasterly direction along a line to the intersection of the Parallel of 49 ° 08' north latitude and the Meridian of 57 ° 45' west longitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 57 ° 45' west longitude to its intersection with the Parallel of 49 ° 15' north latitude;

Then running in a northwesterly direction along a line to a point of land known as North Head, located on the eastern shoreline of the Gulf of St. Lawrence;

Then running in a general southeasterly and northwesterly direction along the sinuosities of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Bay of Islands to a point of land known as South Head;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of the eastern shoreline of the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands.

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Hughes Brook, Irishtown, Summerside, Meadows, Gillams, McIver's, Cox's Cove, Goose Arm, Petries, Mount Moriah , Halfway Point, Benoit's Cove, Frenchman's Cove, York Harbour , Lark Harbour , and part of the City of Corner Brook .

Population - 13,412

Humber - Gros Morne

The District of Humber - Gros Morne shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the Parallel of 50 ° 30' north latitude and the eastern shoreline of the Northern Peninsula, south of the vacated community of Williamsport ;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 50 ° 30' north latitude to its intersection with the western shoreline of the Northern Peninsula ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of the Northern Peninsula to a point of land known as North Head, located north of the Bay of Islands;

Then running in a southeasterly direction along a line to the intersection of the Parallel of 49 ° 15' north latitude and the Meridian of 57 ° 45' west longitude;

Then running due south along the Meridian of 57 ° 45' west longitude to its intersection with the Parallel of 49 ° 08' north latitude;

Then running due east along the Parallel of 49 ° 08' north latitude to its intersection with the western shoreline of Grand Lake ;

Then running in a southerly direction along the sinuosities of Grand Lake to Wetstone Point;

Then running due east along a line to its intersection with the Meridian of 56 ° 45' west longitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 56 ° 45' west longitude to its intersection with the eastern shoreline of White Bay ;

Then running in a general southwesterly and northeasterly direction along the sinuosities of White Bay to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands.

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Bellburns, Cormack, Cow Head, Daniel's Harbour, Deer Lake , Glenburnie-Birchy Head-Shoal Brook, Hampden, Howley, Jackson 's Arm, Norris Point, Parson's Pond, Reidville, Rocky Harbour , Sally's Cove, St. Pauls, Trout River , Woody Point , St. Judes, Beaches, Sop's Arm, Pollard's Point, Wiltondale-Bonne Bay Big Pond, Portland Creek, and Three Mile Rock.

Population - 12,509

Labrador West

The District of Labrador West shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the Meridian of 64 ° 20' west longitude and the southern Provincial Boundary of Newfoundland and Labrador , located north of the Parallel of 52 ° north latitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 64 ° 20' west longitude to its intersection with the Provincial Boundary of Newfoundland and Labrador ;

Then running along the said Provincial Boundary in a general westerly and southeasterly direction to the point of beginning.

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Labrador City and Wabush.

Population - 9,238

Lake Melville

The District of Lake Melville shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the Parallel of 52 ° north latitude and the Meridian of 57 ° 37' west longitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 57 ° 37' west longitude to its intersection with the southern shoreline of Hamilton Inlet, Groswater Bay ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of Groswater Bay and Lake Melville to the point of land known as Sandy Point ;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the sinuosities of Lake Melville to its intersection with the Meridian of 60 ° west longitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 60 ° west longitude to its intersection with the Parallel of 54 ° north latitude;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 54 ° north latitude to its intersection with the Meridian of 64 ° 20' west longitude;

Then running due south along the Meridian of 64 ° 20' west longitude to its intersection with the Provincial Boundary of Newfoundland and Labrador ;

Then running along the said Provincial Boundary in a general northeasterly, southerly and easterly direction to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands, including Henrietta Island , Neveisik Island , and St. John Island .

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Churchill Falls, Happy Valley-Goose Bay , North West River, Sheshatshiu, and Mud Lake .

Population - 10,097

Lewisporte - Twillingate

The District of Lewisporte - Twillingate shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the eastern shoreline of the Bay of Exploits and the Parallel of 49 ° 10' north latitude;

Then running due east along the Parallel of 49 ° 10' north latitude to its intersection with the centre line of the Lewisporte Highway , Route 340;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Route 340 to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the Meridian of 55 ° west longitude;

Then running due east along a line to its intersection with the centre line of the Gander Bay Highway , Route 330;

Then running due north along a line to its intersection with the southern shoreline of Notre Dame Bay , located southwest of the community of Port Albert;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of the Bay of Exploits to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands, including New World Island , North Twillingate Island , South Twillingate Island , Chapel Island , Swan Island , Upper Black Island , and Thwart Island .

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Baytona, Birchy Bay, Campbellton, Comfort Cove-Newstead, Cottlesville, Crow Head, Embree, Lewisporte, Little Burnt Bay, Summerford, Twillingate, Brown's Arm, Laurenceton, Stanhope, Boyd's Cove, Loon Bay, Michaels Harbour, Bridgeport, Chanceport, Cobbs Arm, Fairbanks-Hillgrade, Herring Neck, Indian Cove, Merritt's Harbour, Moreton's Harbour, Newville, Tizzard's Harbour, Valley Pond, Virgin Arm-Carter's Cove, Pikes Arm-Toogood Arm-Green Cove, Hatchet Harbour-Salt Harbour-Sunnyside, Purcell's Harbour, Black Duck Cove-Kettle Cove, Little Harbour, and Ragged Point.

Population - 13,501

Mount Pearl - Southlands

The District of Mount Pearl - Southlands shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway and the Parallel of 47 ° 28' north latitude;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the centre line of Pitts Memorial Drive ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of Pitts Memorial Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Ruth Avenue ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Ruth Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of a walking path, located on the north side of O'Donel High School;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of the walking path to its intersection with the centre line of another walking path, which leads to Wellington Crescent;

Then running in a northwesterly direction along a line to its intersection with the southwestern corner of a property boundary located at 22 Wellington Crescent ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the southern property boundaries for the dwellings located at 22 to 30 Wellington Crescent, inclusive, to the southeast corner of the property boundary located at 30 Wellington Crescent;

Then running in a southerly direction along a line to its intersection with the centre line of Sunrise Avenue;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Sunrise Avenue for a distance of 200 metres, more or less;

Then running in a northerly direction along a line to its intersection with the centre line of a walking path, which leads to Ruth Avenue ;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the centre line of the walking path and then continuing along a line to its intersection with the centre line of Ruth Avenue;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Ruth Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Commonwealth Avenue ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of Commonwealth Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Robert E. Howlett Memorial Drive ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the centre line of Robert E. Howlett Memorial Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Cochrane Pond Road;

Then running in a general westerly and southwesterly direction along the centre line of Cochrane Pond Road to its intersection with the Meridian of 52 ° 50' west longitude;

Then running due south along the Meridian of 52 ° 50' west longitude to its intersection with the Parallel of 47 ° 28' north latitude;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 47 ° 28' north latitude to the point of beginning.

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes part of the City of Mount Pearl and the Southlands area of the City of St. John's .

Population - 14,004

Mount Pearl North

The District of Mount Pearl North shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of Kenmount Road and the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the centre line of Pitts Memorial Drive ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of Pitts Memorial Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Ruth Avenue ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Ruth Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of a walking path, located on the north side of O'Donel High School;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of the walking path to its intersection with the centre line of another walking path, which leads to Wellington Crescent;

Then running in a northwesterly direction along a line to its intersection with the southwestern corner of a property boundary located at 22 Wellington Crescent ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the southern property boundaries for the dwellings located at 22 to 30 Wellington Crescent, inclusive, to the southeast corner of the property boundary located at 30 Wellington Crescent;

Then running in a southerly direction along a line to its intersection with the centre line of Sunrise Avenue;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Sunrise Avenue for a distance of 200 metres, more or less;

Then running in a northerly direction along a line to its intersection with the centre line of a walking path, which leads to Ruth Avenue ;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the centre line of the walking path and then continuing along a line to its intersection with the centre line of Ruth Avenue;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Ruth Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Commonwealth Avenue ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of Commonwealth Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Brookfield Road ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Brookfield Road to its intersection with the centre line of Waterford River ;

Then running in a general westerly direction along the centre line of Waterford River to its intersection with the City of St. John's Municipal Boundary (1998);

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of Mount Carson Avenue ;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the centre line of Mount Carson Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Kenmount Road ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Kenmount Road to the point of beginning.

Note: This District includes part of the City of Mount Pearl.

Population - 14,190

Mount Scio

The District of Mount Scio shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of Thorburn Road and the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway , also known as the Outer Ring Road;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of Thorburn Road to its intersection with the City of St. John's Municipal Boundary (1998);

Then running in a general westerly, southwesterly and easterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway, also known as the Outer Ring Road;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the centre line of Kenmount Road ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Kenmount Road to its intersection with the centre line of Columbus Drive ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the centre line of Columbus Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Old Pennywell Road;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Old Pennywell Road to its intersection with the centre line of Empire Avenue;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Empire Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Mayor Avenue ;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of Mayor Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Bonaventure Avenue ;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of Bonaventure Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Allandale Road ;

Then running in a general northerly and westerly direction along the centre line of Allandale Road to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway , also known as the Outer Ring Road;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to the point of beginning.

Note: This District includes part of the Town of Paradise and part of the City of St. John's .

Population - 14,482

Placentia - St. Mary's

The District of Placentia - St. Mary's shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the eastern shoreline of Chapel Arm, Trinity Bay , and the Town of Chapel Arm Municipal Boundary (2001);

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the Meridian of 53 ° 40' west longitude;

Then running due south along the Meridian of 53 ° 40' west longitude to its intersection with the Parallel of 47 ° 25' north latitude;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 47 ° 25' north latitude to its intersection with the Town of Long Harbour-Mount Arlington Heights Municipal Boundary (2010);

Then running in a general southwesterly and northwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the southern shoreline of Long Harbour ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of Placentia Bay to a point of land known as Point Lance;

Then running in a general northeasterly and southerly direction along the sinuosities of St. Mary's Bay to a point of land known as Western Head;

Then running in a northeasterly direction along a line to the intersection of the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway and the centre line of Witless Bay Line, Route 13;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the Meridian of 53 ° 28' west longitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 53 ° 28' west longitude to its intersection with the Town of Whiteway Municipal Boundary (1997);

Then running in a westerly, northerly and northwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the eastern shoreline of Trinity Bay ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the sinuosities of Trinity Bay to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands.

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Whitbourne, Markland, Placentia Junction, Ship Harbour, Fox Harbour, Dunville, Freshwater, Argentia, Jerseyside, Placentia, Southeast Placentia, Point Verde, Little Barasway, Great Barasway, Ship Cove, Goose Cove, Patrick's Cove, Angel's Cove, Cuslett, St. Bride's, Cape St. Mary's, Point Lance, Branch, North Harbour, Colinet, Harricott, Mitchell's Brook, Mount Carmel, Forest Field, Salmonier, St. Catherines, New Bridge, St. Joseph's, O'Donnell's, Admiral's Beach, Mall Bay, River Head, St. Mary's, Point La Haye, St. Vincent's, St. Stephen's, Peter's River, Ocean Pond, Mahers, Brigus Junction, Blaketown, Old Shop, South Dildo, Dildo, Broad Cove, New Harbour, Hopeall, and Greens Harbour.

Population - 13,102

Placentia West - Bellevue

The District of Placentia West - Bellevue shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the western shoreline of Placentia Bay and the Town of Fox Cove-Mortier Municipal Boundary (1996), located southeast of the community of Beau Bois;

Then running in a northwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the Town of Marystown Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a southwesterly, northerly and general northeasterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of the Burin Peninsula Highway, Route 210, located east of Linton Lake;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of the Burin Peninsula Highway , Route 210, to its intersection with the centre line of Route 212;

Then running due north along a line to its intersection with the eastern shoreline of Fortune Bay ;

Then running in a general northeasterly and southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of Fortune Bay to its intersection with the Meridian of 55 ° west longitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 55 ° west longitude to its intersection with the Parallel of 47 ° 58' north latitude;

Then running due east along the Parallel of 47 ° 58' north latitude to its intersection with the western shoreline of Trinity Bay ;

Then running in a general southwesterly and southeasterly direction along the sinuosities of Trinity Bay to its intersection with the Town of Chapel Arm Municipal Boundary (2001), located on the eastern shoreline of Chapel Arm;

Then running in a southeasterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the Meridian of 53 ° 40' west longitude;

Then running due south along the Meridian of 53 ° 40' west longitude to its intersection with the Parallel of 47 ° 25' north latitude;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 47 ° 25' north latitude to its intersection with the Town of Long Harbour-Mount Arlington Heights Municipal Boundary (2010);

Then running in a general southwesterly and northwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the southern shoreline of Long Harbour ;

Then running in a general northwesterly and southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of the eastern and western shorelines of Placentia Bay to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands, including Long Island, Red Island , and Merasheen Island .

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Marystown, Mooring Cove, Little Bay, Beau Bois, Rock Harbour, Spanish Room, Jean de Baie, Red Harbour, Baine Harbour, Rushoon, Parkers Cove, Boat Harbour, Brookside, Little Harbour, St. Joseph's, Petit Forte, Monkstown, Terrenceville, Grand Le Pierre, English Harbour East, Swift Current, Goobies, Goose Cove, North Harbour, Garden Cove, Come-by-Chance, Arnold's Cove, Sunnyside, Southern Harbour, Little Harbour East, Fairhaven, Chance Cove, Bellview, Thornlea, Norman's Cove, Chapel Arm, and Long Harbour-Mount Arlington Heights.

Population - 13,554

St. Barbe - L'Anse aux Meadows

The District of St. Barbe - L'Anse aux Meadows shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the Parallel of 50 ° 30' north latitude and the eastern shoreline of the Northern Peninsula, south of the vacated community of Williamsport ;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 50 ° 30' north latitude to its intersection with the western shoreline of the Northern Peninsula ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the sinuosities of the Northern Peninsula to a point of land known as Cape Norman ;

Then running in a general easterly and southerly direction along the sinuosities of the Northern Peninsula to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands.

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Anchor Point, Bird Cove, Conche, Cook's Harbour, Englee, Flower's Cove, Goose Cove East, Hawke's Bay, Main Brook, Port au Choix, Port Saunders, Raleigh, River of Ponds, Roddickton-Bide Arm, St. Anthony, St. Lunaire-Griquet, Bartletts Harbour, Bear Cove, Black Duck Cove, Brig Bay, Castor River North, Castor River South, Forresters Point, Green Island Brook, Nameless Cove, Pidgeon Cove-St. Barbe, Plum Point, Reef's Harbour-Shoal Cove West-New Ferolle, Blue Cove-Pond Cove, Deadman's Cove, Green Island Cove-Pines Cove, Savage Cove, Sandy Cove, Shoal Cove East, Eddies Cove, Great Brehat, L'Anse aux Meadows, Quirpon, Ship Cove, St. Anthony Bight, North Boat Harbour-Wild Bight, St. Carol's, Croque, St. Juliens, and Eddies Cove West.

Population - 12,241

St. George's - Humber

The District of St. George's - Humber shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the point of land known as Red Rocks on the eastern shoreline of Cabot Strait, north of Cape Ray ;

Then running in a northeasterly direction along a line to the intersection of the Parallel of 48 ° 30' north latitude and the Meridian of 58 ° west longitude;

Then running due east along the Parallel of 48 ° 30' north latitude to its intersection with a line drawn due south from a point of land known as Wetstone Point, located on the western shoreline of Grand Lake;

Then running due north along the said line to Wetstone Point;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the sinuosities of Grand Lake to its intersection with the Parallel of 49 ° 08' north latitude;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 49 ° 08' north latitude to its intersection with the Meridian of 57 ° 45' west longitude;

Then running in a southwesterly direction along a line to its intersection with the most easterly point of the City of Corner Brook Municipal Boundary (1996) north of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running in a southwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running in a general westerly and southerly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the City of Corner Brook Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a general westerly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the Meridian of 58 ° west longitude;

Then running in a southwesterly direction along a line to the intersection of the Parallel of 48 ° 45' north latitude and the Meridian of 58 ° 15' west longitude;

Then running in a southwesterly direction along a line to the intersection of the centre line of the Port au Port Highway , Route 460, and the Town of Stephenville Crossing Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the shoreline of St. George's Bay ;

Then running in a general easterly and southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of St. George's Bay to a point of land known as Grebes Head;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the sinuosities of Cabot Strait to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands.

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Pynns Brook, Pasadena, South Brook, Little Rapids, Harrison, Humber Village, Steady Brook, Massey Drive, Pinchgut Lake, Spruce Brook, Georges Lake, Harry's Brook, Whites Road, Stephenville Crossing, Mattis Point, Barachois Brook, St. George's, Shallop Cove, Flat Bay, Flat Bay West, St. Teresa, Journois, Fischells, Heatherton, Robinsons, Cartyville, McKay's, Jeffrey's, St. David's, Maidstone, Lock Leven, St. Fintan's, Highlands, Codroy Pond, Cape Anguille, Codroy, Woodville, Millville, Great Codroy, O'Regan's, South Branch, Coal Brook, Benoits Siding, Doyles, Tompkins, Upper Ferry, Searston, Loch Lomond, and St. Andrews.

Population - 12,974

St. John's Centre

The District of St. John's Centre shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of Topsail Road and the centre line of Columbus Drive ;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the centre line of Columbus Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Old Pennywell Road;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Old Pennywell Road to its intersection with the centre line of Empire Avenue;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Empire Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Freshwater Road ;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of Freshwater Road to its intersection with the centre line of Long's Hill;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of Long's Hill to its intersection with the centre line of Queen's Road;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Queen's Road to its intersection with the centre line of New Gower Street ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of New Gower Street to its intersection with the centre line of Waldegrave Street ;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of Waldegrave Street to its intersection with the centre line of Harbour Drive ;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of Harbour Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Steers Cove;

Then running due east along a line to its intersection with the western shoreline of St. John's Harbour ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the sinuosities of St. John's Harbour to its intersection with the centre line of Waterford River ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Waterford River to its intersection with the centre line of Pitts Memorial Drive ;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the centre line of Pitts Memorial Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Water Street ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Water Street to its intersection with the centre line of Sudbury Street ;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of Sudbury Street to its intersection with the centre line of Hamilton Avenue ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Hamilton Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Cornwall Avenue ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Cornwall Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Topsail Road ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Topsail Road to the point of beginning.

Note: This District includes part of the City of St. John's .

Population - 14,354

St. John's East - Quidi Vidi

The District of St. John's East - Quidi Vidi shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of Torbay Road and the centre line of MacDonald Drive ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of MacDonald Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Prince Philip Drive ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Prince Philip Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Allandale Road ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of Allandale Road to its intersection with the centre line of Bonaventure Avenue ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of Bonaventure Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Mayor Avenue ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of Mayor Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Empire Avenue;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Empire Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Freshwater Road ;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of Freshwater Road to its intersection with the centre line of Long's Hill;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of Long's Hill to its intersection with the centre line of Queen's Road;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Queen's Road to its intersection with the centre line of New Gower Street ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of New Gower Street to its intersection with the centre line of Waldegrave Street ;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of Waldegrave Street to its intersection with the centre line of Harbour Drive ;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of Harbour Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Steers Cove;

Then running due east along a line to its intersection with the western shoreline of St. John's Harbour ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the sinuosities of St. John's Harbour to a point of land known as North Head;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the sinuosities of the shoreline to the most southerly point of Quidi Vidi Harbour;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the sinuosities of Quidi Vidi Harbour to its intersection with the southern shoreline of Quidi Vidi River ;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the sinuosities of the southern shoreline of Quidi Vidi River to its intersection with the shoreline of Quidi Vidi Lake ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of the southern shoreline of Quidi Vidi Lake to its intersection with the centre line of Rennie's River;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Rennie's River to its intersection with the centre line of King's Bridge Road ;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the centre line of King's Bridge Road to its intersection with the centre line of Kenna's Hill;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the centre line of Kenna's Hill to its intersection with the centre line of Torbay Road ;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of Torbay Road to the point of beginning.

Note: This District includes part of the City of St. John's .

Population - 14,443

St. John's West

The District of St. John's West shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of Kenmount Road and the centre line of Columbus Drive ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the centre line of Columbus Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Topsail Road ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Topsail Road to its intersection with the centre line of Brookfield Road ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the centre line of Brookfield Road to its intersection with the centre line of Waterford River ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Waterford River to its intersection with the City of St. John's Municipal Boundary (1998);

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of Mount Carson Avenue ;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the centre line of Mount Carson Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Kenmount Road ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Kenmount Road to the point of beginning.

Note: This District includes part of the City of St. John's .

Population - 14,028

Stephenville - Port au Port

The District of Stephenville - Port au Port shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the shoreline of St. George's Bay and the northwestern boundary of the Town of Stephenville Crossing Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of the Port au Port Highway , Route 460;

Then running in a northeasterly direction along a line to the intersection of the Parallel of 48 ° 45' north latitude and the Meridian of 58 ° 15' west longitude;

Then running in a westerly direction along a line to a point of land known as Broad Cove Point, located on the eastern shoreline of Port au Port Bay;

Then running in a general southerly, westerly and northeasterly direction along the sinuosities of Port au Port Bay to Long Point;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of the Gulf of St. Lawrence to Cape St. George;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the sinuosities of St. George's Bay to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands.

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Cape St. George, Kippens, Lourdes , Port au Port East, Port au Port West-Aguathuna-Felix Cove, Stephenville, Campbells Creek, Fox Island River-Point au Mal, Boswarlos, Cold Brook, Noels Pond, Black Duck Brook-Winterhouse, Mainland, Piccadilly Head, Piccadilly Slant-Abrahams Cove, Sheaves Cove, Ship Cove-Lower Cove-Jerry's Nose, Three Rock Cove, and West Bay .

Population - 13,781

Terra Nova

The District of Terra Nova shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the southern shoreline of Freshwater Bay and the Town of Gambo Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running south along the said Municipal Boundary to its most southeasterly point;

Then running in a southwesterly direction along a line to the intersection of the Parallel of 48 ° 30' north latitude and Meridian of 54 ° 30' west longitude;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 48 ° 30' north latitude to its intersection with the Meridian of 55 ° west longitude;

Then running due south along the Meridian of 55 ° west longitude to its intersection with the Parallel of 47 ° 58' north latitude;

Then running due east along the Parallel of 47 ° 58' north latitude to its intersection with the western shoreline of Trinity Bay ;

Then running in a general northeasterly and northwesterly direction along the sinuosities of Trinity Bay , Southwest Arm and Northwest Arm to its intersection with the most northeasterly point of the Town of Clarenville Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in a northwesterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the Town of Port Blandford Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in an easterly and northerly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the southern shoreline of Clode Sound;

Then running in a general southwesterly, northeasterly and northwesterly direction along the sinuosities of Clode Sound, Bonavista Bay and Freshwater Bay to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands, including Random Island , Long Islands , Cottel Island , and Pitt Sound Island .

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Clarenville, Eastport, Glovertown, Happy Adventure, Port Blandford, Salvage, Sandringham, Sandy Cove, St. Brendan's, Terra Nova, Traytown, Burnside-St. Chads, Cull's Harbour, Charlottetown, Thorburn Lake, Hickman's Harbour-Robinson Bight, Lower Lance Cove, Petley, Random Island West, Britannia, Deep Bight, Hillview-Adeytown, Hodges Cove, North West Brook-Ivany's Cove, Queen's Cove, Caplin Cove-Southport, Long Beach, and St. Jones Within-Hatchet Cove.

Population - 14,275

Topsail - Paradise

The District of Topsail - Paradise shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway and the centre line of the Manuels By-Pass Highway , Route 2;

Then running in a general westerly direction along the centre line of the Manuels By-Pass Highway , Route 2, to its intersection with the centre line of the Manuels Arterial Road ;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of the Manuels Arterial Road to its intersection with the centre line of Topsail Road ;

Then running in a general northerly and southeasterly direction along the centre line of Topsail Road to its intersection with the centre line of St. Thomas Line;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of St. Thomas Line to its intersection with the centre line of Lanark Drive ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Lanark Drive and continuing along the proposed centre line of Lanark Drive (2015) to its intersection with the proposed centre line of Archibald Drive (2015);

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the proposed centre line of Archibald Drive (2015) and continuing along the existing centre line of Archibald Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Paradise Road;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of Paradise Road to the intersection of the centre line of Camrose Drive ;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the centre line of Camrose Drive for a distance of 175 metres, more or less;

Then running in an easterly direction along a line to its intersection with the Town of Paradise Municipal Boundary (1999);

Then running in a general easterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to the point of beginning.

Note: This District includes part of the Town of Paradise and part of the Town of Conception Bay South .

Population - 14,830

Torngat Mountains

The District of Torngat Mountains shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the northern shoreline of Lake Melville and the Meridian of 60 ° west longitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 60 ° west longitude to its intersection with the Parallel of 54 ° north latitude;

Then running due west along the Parallel of 54 ° north latitude to its intersection with the Meridian of 64 ° 20' west longitude;

Then running due north along the Meridian of 64 ° 20' west longitude to its intersection with the Provincial Boundary of Newfoundland and Labrador ;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the said Provincial Boundary to a point of land known as Cape Chidley ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the sinuosities of the eastern shoreline of Killiniq Island to its most southerly point;

Then running due south along a line to its intersection with the shoreline of Cape Labrador ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the sinuosities of the shoreline of Labrador to a point of land known as Point of Bar, located on the northern shoreline of Hamilton Inlet, Groswater Bay;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of Groswater Bay and Lake Melville to the point of beginning, together with all adjacent islands, including Big Island , Saddle Island , and George Island .

All geographic coordinates being scaled and referenced to the Universal Transverse Mercator Map Projection and the North American Datum of 1983.

Note: This District includes the communities of Rigolet, Makkovik, Postville, Hopedale, Natuashish, and Nain.

Population - 3,548

Virginia Waters - Pleasantville

The District of Virginia Waters - Pleasantville shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the shoreline of Robin Hood Bay and the City of St. John's Municipal Boundary (1998);

Then running in a general westerly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of Logy Bay Road ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the centre line of Logy Bay Road to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway, also known as the Outer Ring Road;

Then running in a general westerly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the centre line of Torbay Road ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of Torbay Road to its intersection with the centre line of Kenna's Hill;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the centre line of Kenna's Hill to its intersection with the centre line of King's Bridge Road ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the centre line of King's Bridge Road to its intersection with the centre line of Rennie's River;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Rennie's River to its intersection with the western shoreline of Quidi Vidi Lake ;

Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the sinuosities of the northern shoreline of Quidi Vidi Lake to its intersection with the northern shoreline of Quidi Vidi River ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the sinuosities of the northern shoreline of Quidi Vidi River to its intersection with the shoreline of Quidi Vidi Harbour ;

Then running in a general southeasterly and northerly direction along the sinuosities of the shoreline to the point of beginning.

Note: This District includes part of the City of St. John's .

Population - 14,152

Waterford Valley

The District of Waterford Valley shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of Sudbury Street and the centre line of Hamilton Avenue ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Hamilton Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Cornwall Avenue ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Cornwall Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Topsail Road ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Topsail Road to its intersection with the centre line of Brookfield Road ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Brookfield Road to its intersection with the centre line of Commonwealth Avenue ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the centre line of Commonwealth Avenue to its intersection with the centre line of Robert E. Howlett Memorial Drive ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the centre line of Robert E. Howlett Memorial Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Ruby Line;

Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of Ruby Line to its intersection with the centre line of Main Road , Route 10;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the centre line of Main Road, Route 10, for a distance of 200 metres, more or less, such that the residence located at 33 Main Road, Route 10, is contained within the District of Ferryland;

Then running in a southeasterly direction along a line to its intersection with the most northwesterly point of the Town of Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove Municipal Boundary (1996);

Then running in an easterly and southerly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to the northern shoreline of Maddox Cove;

Then running in a general northeasterly, northerly and northwesterly direction along the sinuosities of the shoreline to South Head, located on the southern shoreline of St. John's Harbour;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of St. John's Harbour to its intersection with the centre line of Waterford River ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Waterford River to its intersection with the centre line of Pitts Memorial Drive ;

Then running in a general northerly direction along the centre line of Pitts Memorial Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Water Street ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Water Street to its intersection with the centre line of Sudbury Street ;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of Sudbury Street to the point of beginning.

Note: This District includes part of the City of St. John's .

Population - 14,601

Windsor Lake

The District of Windsor Lake shall consist of and include all that part of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador bounded as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the centre line of Torbay Road and the centre line of MacDonald Drive ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of MacDonald Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Prince Philip Drive ;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Prince Philip Drive to its intersection with the centre line of Allandale Road ;

Then running in a general northerly and westerly direction along the centre line of Allandale Road to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway , also known as the Outer Ring Road;

Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the centre line of Thorburn Road ;

Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of Thorburn Road to its intersection with the City of St. John's Municipal Boundary (1998);

Then running in a general westerly, northeasterly and southeasterly direction along the said Municipal Boundary to its intersection with the centre line of Logy Bay Road ;

Then running in a general southerly direction along the centre line of Logy Bay Road to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway, also known as the Outer Ring Road;

Then running in a general westerly direction along the centre line of the Trans-Canada Highway to its intersection with the centre line of Torbay Road ;

Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of Torbay Road to the point of beginning.

Note: This District includes part of the City of St. John's .

Population - 14,187

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