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House of Assembly Management Commission Act (amended)

BILL NO. 69

(as introduced)

1st Session, 62nd General Assembly
Nova Scotia
63 Elizabeth II, 2014



Government Bill



House of Assembly Management Commission Act
(amended)



The Honourable Labi Kousoulis
Minister of Internal Services



First Reading: April 25, 2014

(Explanatory Notes)

Second Reading: April 28, 2014

Third Reading: May 1, 2014 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)

Explanatory Notes

Clause 1 changes the date for completion of the annual financial audit of the accounts of the House of Assembly from September 1st to November 30th.

Clause 2 removes the Audit Committee's duty to review the financial statements and to recommend their approval by the Commission.

Clause 3 removes the requirement that a financial statement audit be part of the annual audit of the House of Assembly accounts.

An Act to Amend Chapter 5
of the Acts of 2010,
the House of Assembly Management Commission Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows: 1 Clause 11(3)(c) of Chapter 5 of the Acts of 2010, the House of Assembly Management Commission Act, is amended by striking out "September 1st" in the third line and substituting "November 30th."

2 Clause 18(1)(d) of Chapter 5 of the Acts of 2010 is repealed and the following clause substituted:

(d) review the audit report and recommendations of the auditor and give advice about them to the Commission;
3 (1) Clause 22(5)(a) of Chapter 5 of the Acts of 2010 is repealed.

(2) Clause 22(7)(a) of Chapter 5 is amended by

(a) striking out the comma immediately after "report" in the second line and substituting "and the"; and

(b) striking out "and a copy of the audited financial statements' in the second and third lines.


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