of Bill :
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:
1 Subsection 3(2) of the Child and Youth Advocate Act, chapter C-2.5 of the Acts of New Brunswick, 2004, is amended by striking out "Notwithstanding the Civil Service Act, the" and substituting "The".
2 Subsection 4(1) of the Act is repealed and the following is substituted:
4(1) Such employees as are required for the office of the advocate shall be hired on the basis of merit.
3 This Act or any provision of this Act comes into force on a day or days to be fixed by proclamation.
The reference to the Civil Service Act in subsection 3(2) of the Child and Youth Advocate Act, chapter C-2.5 of the Acts of New Brunswick is deleted, as the Child and Youth Advocate is an officer of the Legislative Assembly and is not part of the civil service.
This amendment requires that the employees in the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate be hired on the basis of merit.