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Revised Statutes of Newfoundland 1990
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIES TO MINISTERS OF THE CROWN
1. This Act may be cited as the Parliamentary Secretaries Act.
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2. In this Act "parliamentary secretary" means a parliamentary secretary to a minister of the Crown.
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3. (1) The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may appoint members of the House of Assembly to be parliamentary secretaries.
(2) Not more than 4 parliamentary secretaries shall hold office at a time.
(3) A parliamentary secretary shall take an oath or affirmation of office that may be prescribed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.
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4. (1) A parliamentary secretary holds office during pleasure.
(2) A parliamentary secretary stops holding that office when he or she stops being a member of the House of Assembly.
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5. A parliamentary secretary shall assist the minister to whom he or she is assigned in the manner that the minister directs and that may be prescribed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.
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Salary and expenses
6. (1) A parliamentary secretary shall be paid a salary at an annual rate to be fixed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.
(2) A parliamentary secretary shall be paid the expenses actually and reasonably incurred by him or her in carrying out the appointed duties as a parliamentary secretary.
(3) The salary and expenses referred to in subsections (1) and (2) shall be paid by the Minister of Finance out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund.
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