No.5/2018

 

 

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador

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3rd Session – 48th General Assembly

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Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

 

ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS

(a)       Statements by Members

(b)     Statements by Ministers

(c)     Oral Questions

(d)     Presenting Reports by Standing and Select Committees

(e)     Tabling of Documents

(f)     Notices of Motion

(g)     Answers to questions for which notice has been given

(h)     Petitions

 

 

ORDERS OF THE DAY

 

1. – Address in Reply

 

2.  – Committee of Supply

        

Third Reading Bills

 

3. – Third Reading of a Bill − “An Act To Amend The Electrical Power Control Act, 1994 And The Public Utilities Act”. (Bill No. 2)    

                                                                       (Natural Resources)

 

MOTIONS

 

1. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD − To Move “That This House Approves in General the Budgetary Policy of the Government.” (Budget Speech)

 

2. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD − To Move that the House Resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole on Supply to Consider A Resolution Relating to the Granting of  Supply to Her Majesty. (Bill No. 3)

 

3. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD − To Move that the House Resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole to  Consider a Resolution Relating to the Advancing or Guaranteeing of Certain Loans made under the Loan and Guarantee Act, 1957”. (Bill No. 6)

 

4. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE STATUS OF WOMEN − To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Status Of Women Advisory Council Act”. (Bill No. 4)

 

5. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF SERVICE NL− To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Pension Benefits Act, 1997”. (Bill No. 5)

 

6. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend the Revenue Administration Act”. (Bill No. 7)

 

7. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Income Tax Act, 2000”. (Bill No. 8)

 

8. − THE HONOURABLE THE MINISTER OF FINANCE AND PRESIDENT OF TREASURY BOARD – To ask leave to introduce a Bill entitled, “An Act To Amend The Revenue Administration Act No. 2”. (Bill No. 9)

 

9. – THE HONOURABLE THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE LEADER − To Move pursuant to Standing Order 8(8) that this House adjourn at 5:00 pm Wednesday, March 28, 2018 until Monday, April 16, 2018.

 

10. – MS. CATHY BENNETT (Windsor Lake) − To Move:

 

“WHEREAS sexual harassment is a common occurrence in the workplace throughout Newfoundland and Labrador;

 

 

            AND WHEREAS women of the Province and all people deserve to work in a safe environment, free from harassment and sexual harassment;

 

            AND WHEREAS three pieces of legislation govern safety in the workplace in Newfoundland and Labrador – Labour Relations Act, Labour Standards Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act;

 

            AND WHEREAS Newfoundland and Labrador legislation currently does not reflect societal expectations of harassment free workplaces;

 

            THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House supports the newly strengthened and modernized workplace harassment policy introduced by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and urges the Government to show continued leadership by making legislative changes to these or other pieces of legislation to ensure women and others are protected in all workplaces in Newfoundland and Labrador from harassment and sexual harassment”.

 

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