BILL NO. 153
1st Session, 59th General Assembly
54 Elizabeth II, 2005
Public Service Act
The Honourable Rodney J. MacDonald
Minister of Immigration
First Reading: April 19, 2005
Second Reading: April 25, 2005
Third Reading: May 19, 2005 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS) (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
This Bill establishes the Office of Immigration and corrects a Section number.
An Act to Amend Chapter 376
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Public Service Act,
to Establish the Office of Immigration
1 Section 25E of Chapter 376 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Public Service Act, as enacted by Chapter 26 of the Acts of 2004, is renumbered as Section 25EA.
2 Chapter 376 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 25I the following Sections:
(2) The Governor in Council may assign to a member of the Executive Council responsibility for the Office of Immigration.
(3) The Office of Immigration shall be presided over by the Minister of Immigration who has the supervision, direction and control of all affairs and matters relating to the Office and who shall supervise the performance of the functions of the Office.
(4) The Governor in Council may appoint a person to be Chief Executive Officer of the Office of Immigration who shall be paid such salary as the Governor in Council determines and who shall perform such duties as are from time to time prescribed by the Governor in Council.
(5) Such other officers and employees as are required for the purposes of the Office of Immigration may be appointed pursuant to the Civil Service Act and that Act applies to those employees.
25K (1) It is the function of the Office of Immigration to take a lead role in engaging and in working with partners in the private, public, academic and non-governmental organization sectors in order to
25L (1) The Minister of Immigration shall submit annually to the Executive Council a report for the previous fiscal year setting out the outcomes respecting the priorities and programs set out in the business plan adopted for the Office of Immigration.
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