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PROVINCE OF NEW BRUNSWICK
THIRD SESSION OF THE FIFTY-FOURTH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2000-2001
THE HONOURABLE MARILYN TRENHOLME COUNSELL
WHEREAS the second session of the fifty-fourth Legislative Assembly of this Province was prorogued on the sixteenth day of June, 2000;
AND WHEREAS I have thought fit to call the third session of the fifty-fourth Legislative Assembly of this Province into session, I hereby issue a Proclamation that the same be called to meet on the fourteenth day of November, 2000.
Given under my hand and the Great Seal of the Province at Fredericton on this nineteenth day of October, in the year of our Lord Two Thousand and in the forty-ninth year of Her Majestys Reign.
BY COMMAND OF THE
Bradley Green, Q.C.
This being the day appointed for the Opening of the Third Session of the Fifty-fourth Legislative Assembly of the province of New Brunswick for the dispatch of business pursuant to the proclamation hereinbefore annexed, and the Members being present:
Her Honour the Lieutenant-Governor was announced and having been bidden to enter, took her seat in the chair upon the Throne and was pleased to open the session with the following speech from the Throne:
Her Honour then retired from the Chamber.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Ordered that Hon. Mr. Lord, Premier, have leave to introduce a Bill entitled An Act to Perpetuate a Certain Ancient Right. (Bill 1)
He accordingly presented the said Bill to the House and the same was received and read the first time.
The Speaker then informed the House that in order to prevent mistakes he had obtained a copy of Her Honour's speech, which he offered to read. (Reading dispensed.)
On motion of Mrs. Fowlie, seconded by Mr. McGraw,
RESOLVED, that the speech of Her Honour the Lieutenant-Governor be forthwith taken into consideration.
Mrs. Fowlie, a Member for the electoral district of Kennebecasis, proposed an Address to Her Honour the Lieutenant-Governor in answer to the speech, which she read in her place, and being seconded by Mr. McGraw, a Member for the electoral district of Centre- Péninsule, it was handed to the Chair where it was again read and is as follows:
The Honourable Marilyn Trenholme Counsell,
Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of New Brunswick.
May It Please Your Honour:
We, Her Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of New Brunswick, now in session, beg leave to extend our humble thanks to Your Honour for the gracious speech which Your Honour has addressed to us, and we assure Your Honour that all matters which may be submitted to us during the session will receive our most careful attention and consideration.
And a debate arising thereon, unanimous consent was granted for Mr. McGraw, the Member for Centre-Péninsule, to address the Assembly from a seat other than his own.
And the debate continuing, after some further time, it was on motion of Mr. Thériault, the Leader of the Opposition and the Member for the electoral district of Kent South, adjourned over.