of Bill :
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:
1 Subsection 15(1) of the Elections Act, chapter E-3 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is repealed and the following is substituted:
15(1) Where a vacancy in the Legislative Assembly is certified to the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly or the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly as provided by section 24 of the Legislative Assembly Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council shall within six months from the date upon which the vacancy was so certified, direct the issue of a writ of election for the electoral district for which the vacancy occurred.
2 This Act shall be deemed to have come into force on January 1, 2006.