BILL NO. 103
2nd Session, 63rd General Assembly
68 Elizabeth II, 2019
Justices of the Peace Act
CHAPTER 18 OF THE ACTS OF 2019
The Honourable Mark Furey
Attorney General and Minister of Justice
First Reading: March 8, 2019 (LINK TO BILL AS INTRODUCED)
Second Reading: March 12, 2019
Third Reading: April 9, 2019
Royal Assent: April 12, 2019
1 Subsection 11A(1) of Chapter 244 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Justices of the Peace Act, as enacted by Chapter 39 of the Acts of 2013, is amended by striking out "determine" in the first line and substituting "recommend".
- 11I (1) Recommendations made in the report of a commission that are confirmed or varied by the Governor in Council, other than those that require legislation, take effect on April 1st in the year immediately following the year in which the commission is required to submit its report or such later date as recommended by the commission and confirmed or varied by the Governor in Council.
(2) Where recommendations of the commission that are confirmed or varied by the Governor in Council require legislation for implementation, the Minister shall, within one year of the report of the commission, introduce in the House of Assembly the necessary legislation to implement the recommendations as confirmed or varied by the Governor in Council.
(3) Upon varying or rejecting the commission's recommendations in accordance with subsection (2), the Governor in Council shall provide reasons for so doing to both the commission and the Association.
(4) The Governor in Council shall, without delay, cause the confirmed and varied recommendations to be implemented, and the recommendations have the same force and effect as if enacted by the Legislature once implemented and are in substitution of any existing legislation relating to those matters.
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