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An Act to Amend the Legislative Assembly Act +

Legislature :
55
Session :
2
Bill No. :
67
Member :
Mr. Jamieson
First Reading :
2005-6-3
Second Reading :
2005-6-7
Committee of the Whole :
Amended :
Third Reading :
Royal Assent :
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Bill 67

Text of Bill :
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:



1                           The Legislative Assembly Act, chapter L-3 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended by adding after section 33 the following:



33.1                  The Office of the Legislative Assembly is charged with the responsibility of ensuring, to the extent possible, that television coverage under section 37 is carried on a province-wide commercial carrier.



33.2                  The Office of the Legislative Assembly shall report to the Legislative Assembly, through the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, on the execution of the duty imposed under section 33.1.



2                           The Act is amended by adding after section 36 the following:



37(1)               The Legislative Assembly shall provide television coverage of all proceedings, from Prayers through to Adjournment, each sitting day and in both official languages where practicable.



37(2)               The Legislative Assembly may, in the discretion of the Legislative Administration Committee, provide for television coverage of some or all committees of the Legislative Assembly.

 

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