BILL NO. 66
2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
56 Elizabeth II, 2007
Private Member's Bill
Auditor General Act
First Reading: December 4, 2007
This Bill amends the Auditor General Act to provide for the appointment of a Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Prosperity.
1 Chapter 28 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Auditor General Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 3 the following Section:
(2) The Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Prosperity shall assist the Auditor General in performing the duties of the Auditor General that relate to the environment and sustainable prosperity and development.
(3) The role of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Prosperity is to provide sustainable prosperity and development monitoring and reporting on the progress of the government towards sustainable prosperity and development, having regard to the goals set out for the Province under the Environmental Goals and Sustainable Prosperity Act and to the integration of social, economic and environmental concerns through
(f) an integrated approach to planning and making decisions that takes into account the environmental and natural resource costs of different economic options and the economic costs of different environmental and natural resource options;
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