BILL NO. 24
1st Session, 64th General Assembly
70 Elizabeth II, 2021
Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act
The Honourable Steve Craig
Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture
First Reading: October 19, 2021
Second Reading: October 21, 2021
Third Reading: October 29, 2021 (WITH COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS) (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
Clause 2 provides that a decision of a majority of a hearing panel is the decision of the Review Board and, where there is no majority, the decision of the chair of the panel is the decision of the Review Board.
1 (1) Subsection 48(1) of Chapter 25 of the Acts of 1996, the Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act, as enacted by Chapter 19 of the Acts of 2015, is amended by striking out "three members appointed by the Minister" in the last line and substituting "not more than ten members appointed by the Minister for such terms as the Minister may determine".
- (4) The Chair of the Review Board shall assign one or more of its members to constitute a panel to hear an application before the Review Board.
2 Chapter 25 is further amended by adding immediately after Section 49 the following Section:
- 49A Where a panel constituted to hear an application before the Review Board is composed of more than one member, a decision of a majority of the panel is the decision of the Review Board but, where there is no majority, a decision of the chair of the panel is the decision of the Review Board.
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