As Commissioner of the Northwest Territories it gives me pleasure to assent to the following Bills: Bill 17, Business Corporations Act; Bill 18, An Act to Amend the Public Trustees Act; Bill 19, Electoral Boundaries
Commissions Act; Bill 20, Supplementary Appropriation Act, No. 1, 1996-97, and Bill 21, An Act to Amend Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Mr. Speaker, and Members of the Legislative Assembly. Preparation for division of the Northwest Territories in 1999, which will create two new territories, continues at a steady pace. I was pleased to be advised that the November sitting of the Fourth Session would be devoted primarily to the consideration of constitutional development matters for Nunavut and the new western Territory.
Prior to proroguing this session, I wish to announce that the Fourth Session of the 13th Legislative Assembly will convene on Tuesday, November 26, 1996, at 1:30 p.m.
As Commissioner of the Northwest Territories, I hereby prorogue the Third Session of the 13th Legislative Assembly.