No. 33/2008

House of Assembly

Province of Newfoundland & Labrador



1st Session – 46th General Assembly


Wednesday, May 28, 2008



(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



1. C Committee of Supply


2. C Address in Reply


Third Reading Bills


3. C Third Reading of a Bill C A An Act To Amend The Provincial Court Act, 1991”. (Bill No. 31)                                                                   (Justice and Attorney General)


4. C Third Reading of a Bill C A An Act To Amend The Judicature Act”. (Bill No. 34)                                                                              (Justice and Attorney General)


5. C Third Reading of a Bill C A An Act To Amend The Liquor Control Act”. (Bill 37)                                                                              (Finance and President of Treasury Board)


Bills Referred to Committee of the Whole


6. C Committee of the Whole on a Bill C A An Act To Amend The Child and Youth Advocate Act”. (Bill No. 33)                                                    (Government House Leader)


Second Reading Bills


7. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act Respecting Registered Nurses@. (Bill No. 3)

                                                                (Health and Community Services)


8. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Amend The Energy Corporation Act”. (Bill No. 35)                                                                   (Natural Resources)


9. C Second Reading of a Bill C AAn Act To Enable The Issuance Of Water Rights To The Energy Corporation Of Newfoundland And Labrador For The Lower Churchill River”. (Bill No. 36)                                                                        (Natural Resources)




1. C MR. ED BUCKINGHAM (S. John’s East) C To Move:


“WHEREAS Members of the House of Assembly are provided with one paper copy of documents tabled in the House;


AND WHEREAS the Transparency and Accountability Act has greatly increased the number of documents that require tabling and distribution;


AND WHEREAS these circumstances have necessitated an increased amount of paper to meet these requirements;


AND WHEREAS the Legislative Library is the only location where a complete set of tabled documents for each session can be viewed;


AND WHEREAS the Government has committed to sound recycling/reduction strategies;


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the House of Assembly investigate, in a timely manner procedures which will reduce the use of paper for tabled documents to a minimum.”      



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House of Assembly by Earl G. Tucker, Queen's Printer