Procedure and Privileges

About

The Standing Committee on Procedure and Privileges shall inquire into matters referred to it by the Legislative Assembly, the Honourable Speaker, or the Board of Management. The committee will also:

  1. Review the reports of the Chief Electoral Officer on the conduct of elections, plebiscites, or votes conducted in the Northwest Territories in accordance with statute;
  2. Review, as necessary or appropriate, the annual and other reports of the Integrity Commissioner;
  3. Review and make recommendations on the implications and impacts that the implementation of self-government agreements will have on the powers, structures and procedures of the Legislative Assembly;
  4. Review and make recommendations relating to the Code of Conduct for Members of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly;
  5. Review and make recommendations relating to rules and practices of the House and its committees;  and
  6. Review and make recommendations on matters of privilege.

The Standing Committee of Procedures and Privileges consists of four Regular Members and one member of the Executive Council.  Further, the alternates for the Committee are one Regular Member and one member of the Executive Council. A member from the Executive Council in attendance is required for quorum.

Background

The Standing Committee of Procedures and Privileges consists of four Regular Members and one member of the Executive Council.  Further, the alternates for the Committee are one Regular Member and one member of the Executive Council. A member from the Executive Council in attendance is required for quorum. The chair of the Procedures and Privileges Committee is by convention a Regular Member.

How to Provide Feedback

  • Written Submissions: a letter sent to the Committee containing your thoughts, ideas, perspectives and comments.
    • NOTE: these are considered public documents unless marked as confidential.
  • Oral Comments: Speaking with the Committee in person (or virtually) during a Public Hearing.

Contact

To send written submissions, sign up to provide oral comments at a public meeting, or for more information on any Committee business, please email the Committee Clerk at @email.

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News Releases

(Yellowknife, NT) October 8, 2020 -- The Standing Committee on Rules and Procedures is postponing their public hearing on the use of Official Languages in the Legislative Assembly until November 17...

Events

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Have your say! You’re invited to participate in a public review of Bill 8: An Act to Amend the Student Financial Assistance Act with the MLAs of the Standing Committee on Social Development. The Bill proposes to increase the total amount a student can borrow through Student Financial Assistance (SFA...
Location:
Det’anchogh Kų́é (Eagle Room), Legislative Assembly