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Department of Finance Notice, 2003
under the
Executive Council Act
(O.C. 2003-366)

(Filed July 18, 2003 )

Under the authority of section 5 of the Executive Council Act , the Lieutenant-Governor in Council gives the following Notice.

Dated at St. Johns , July 11, 2003 .

Tim Murphy
Deputy Clerk of the Executive Council



Short title

        1. This Notice may be cited as the Department of Finance Notice, 2003 .

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        2. In this Notice

             (a)  "department" means the Department of Finance; and

             (b)  "minister" means the Minister of Finance.

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Departmental structure confirmed

        3. (1) The departmental structure is confirmed by Order in Council 2003-366.

             (2)  The department has three branches, as follows:

             (a)  Debt Management and Pensions Administration;

             (b)  Taxation and Fiscal Policy; and

             (c)  Economics and Statistics.

             (3)  The department is presided over by the minister.

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Powers and duties of the minister

        4. The powers, functions and duties of the minister include the supervision, control and direction of all matters relating to

             (a)  economic policy and statistics;

             (b)  debt management;

             (c)  administration of pensions and employee benefits;

             (d)  tax policy and administration of tax statutes;

             (e)  Federal/Provincial fiscal arrangements;

              (f)  project analysis; and

             (g)  the administration of the Acts set out in the Schedule and of all orders and regulations passed or made under those Acts, including those powers, functions or duties necessary or desirable for carrying out the purpose of those Acts,

which are not, or in so far as they are not, the responsibility of another minister, agency, body, corporation, board, organization or person.

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        5. The Department of Finance Notice, Newfoundland and Labrador Regulation 61/96, is repealed.

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               1.  Crown Guarantee and Loan Act

               2.  Crown Royalties Act

               3.  Financial Administration Act (with Executive Council)

               4.  Financial Corporations Capital Tax Act

               5.  Gasoline Tax Act

               6.  Government Money Purchase Pension Plan Act

               7.  Government-Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited Agreements Acts

               8.  Health and Post-Secondary Education Tax Act

               9.  Horse Racing Regulation and Tax Act

             10.  Income Tax Act, 2000

             11.  Industrial Development Corporation Act

             12.  Insurance Companies Tax Act

             13.  Labrador Transportation Initiative Fund Act

             14.  Liquor Control Act

             15.  Liquor Corporation Act

             16.  Loan ( Canada Pension Plan Investment Fund) Act, 1966

             17.  Loan Act

             18.  Loan and Guarantee Act,1957

             19.  Local Authority Guarantee Act, 1957

             20.  Lotteries Act

             21.  Medical Association Agreement Act

             22.  Members of the House of Assembly Pensions Act

             23.  Mining and Mineral Rights Tax Act, 2002

             24.  Municipal Financing Corporation Act

             25.  Offshore Area Corporate Income Tax Act

             26.  Pension Contributions Reduction Act

             27.  Pensions Funding Act

             28.  Pippy Park Commission Act

             29.  Portability of Pensions Act

             30.  Public Service Pensions Act, 1991

             31.  Retail Sales Tax Act

             32.  School Tax Authorities Winding Up Act

             33.  Services Charges Act

             34.  Statistics Agency Act

             35.  Stock Savings Tax Credit Act

             36.  Supply Acts

             37.  Tax Agreement Act

             38.  Taxation of Utilities and Cable Television Companies Act (with Municipal and Provincial Affairs)

             39.  Teachers Pensions Act

             40.  Tobacco Tax Act

             41.  Uniformed Services Pensions Act, 1991

             42.  Venture Capital Act

             43.  War Service Pensions Act