This is page numbers 13 - 23 of the Hansard for the 12th Assembly, 1st Session. The original version can be accessed on the Legislative Assembly's website or by contacting the Legislative Assembly Library. The word of the day was public.

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Motion 15-12(1): Terms Of Reference For The Standing Committee On Finance, Carried
Item 14: Motions

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The Speaker Michael Ballantyne

Unanimous consent has been requested. Are there any nays? No nays. Proceed, Mr. Kakfwi.

Motion 17-12(1): Establishment Of The Special Committee On Constitutional Reform, Carried
Item 14: Motions

December 9th, 1991

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Stephen Kakfwi Sahtu

Mr. Speaker:

WHEREAS the Government of Canada tabled proposals in Parliament on September 24, 1991 for a reform of the Constitution of Canada and certain federal institutions;

AND WHEREAS this Legislative Assembly has to ensure that the desires and aspirations of the Northwest Territories are considered and reflected in any process of reform of the Constitution of Canada or any federal institutions;

NOW THEREFORE, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Nahendeh, that this Assembly establish a special committee to be named the special committee on constitutional reform;

AND FURTHER, that the terms of reference for the special committee on constitutional reform be prepared in consultation with all Members of the House and presented to the Assembly for approval in accordance with Rule 95(2).

Motion 17-12(1): Establishment Of The Special Committee On Constitutional Reform, Carried
Item 14: Motions

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The Speaker Michael Ballantyne

Your motion is in order. To the motion.

Motion 17-12(1): Establishment Of The Special Committee On Constitutional Reform, Carried
Item 14: Motions

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An Hon. Member

Question.

Motion 17-12(1): Establishment Of The Special Committee On Constitutional Reform, Carried
Item 14: Motions

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The Speaker Michael Ballantyne

Question has been called. All those in favour? Opposed, if any? The motion is carried.

---Carried

Mr. Koe.

Motion 17-12(1): Establishment Of The Special Committee On Constitutional Reform, Carried
Item 14: Motions

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Fred Koe Inuvik

Mr. Speaker, I seek unanimous consent to proceed with my motion today concerning the terms of reference for the standing committee on agencies, boards and commissions.

Motion 17-12(1): Establishment Of The Special Committee On Constitutional Reform, Carried
Item 14: Motions

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The Speaker Michael Ballantyne

Unanimous consent has been requested. Are there any nays? There are no nays. Proceed, Mr. Koe.

Motion 14-12(1), Terms Of Reference For The Standing Committee On Agencies, Boards And Commissions, Carried

Motion 17-12(1): Establishment Of The Special Committee On Constitutional Reform, Carried
Item 14: Motions

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Fred Koe Inuvik

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker:

WHEREAS it is required by Rule 95(2) that the terms of reference for all standing committees shall be approved by the Legislative Assembly;

AND WHEREAS the standing committee on agencies, boards and commissions has considered the matters of their terms of reference;

AND WHEREAS the standing committee is now prepared to present their terms of reference to the Legislative Assembly;

NOW THEREFORE, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Yellowknife Centre, Mr. Lewis, that the following terms of reference for the standing committee on agencies, boards and commissions be approved:

The standing committee on agencies, boards and commissions shall:

a) have the authority to review and comment on the annual reports of agencies, boards, public committees, councils and commissions to which the Legislative Assembly, the Executive Council, a Minister or the Commissioner make some or all of the appointments;

b) inquire into such matters as may be referred to it by the Legislative Assembly;

c) establish its quorum to be five Members, including the Chair;

The standing committee on agencies, boards and commissions may on its own authority:

a) examine and report on the methods by which it believes appointments, terms and memberships and remuneration of members should be made to agencies, boards, public committees, councils and commissions;

b) review the operation of all such agencies, boards, public committees, councils and commissions, with a view to improving operations, including reducing possible redundancy and overlapping;

c) make recommendations on the continuance or reorganization of individual agencies, boards, public committees, councils and commissions.

Motion 17-12(1): Establishment Of The Special Committee On Constitutional Reform, Carried
Item 14: Motions

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The Speaker Michael Ballantyne

Your motion is in order. To the motion. All those in favour? Opposed? The motion is carried.

---Carried Motions. Mr. Gargan.

Motion 17-12(1): Establishment Of The Special Committee On Constitutional Reform, Carried
Item 14: Motions

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Samuel Gargan Deh Cho

Mr. Speaker, I would like consent to go back to Item 12, notices of motions.

Motion 17-12(1): Establishment Of The Special Committee On Constitutional Reform, Carried
Item 14: Motions

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The Speaker Michael Ballantyne

Unanimous consent has been requested to go back to Item 12, notices of motions. Are there any nays? There are no nays. Proceed, Mr. Gargan.

Revert To Item 12: Notices Of Motions
Revert To Item 12: Notices Of Motions

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Samuel Gargan Deh Cho

Mahsi, Mr. Speaker. (Translation) I wish to give notice that on Wednesday, December 11, 1991, I will move the following motion: Whereas the settlement of Kakisa does not have the building that would enable the residents of Kakisa to come together as a community...

Revert To Item 12: Notices Of Motions
Revert To Item 12: Notices Of Motions

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The Speaker Michael Ballantyne

Thank you, Mr. Gargan. Mr. Gargan, we have a little bit of a technical problem. Could you read your resolution part, because I think something was lost in the translation. Mr. Gargan.

Notice Of Motion 19-12(1): Construction Of Community Centre, Kakisa
Revert To Item 12: Notices Of Motions

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Samuel Gargan Deh Cho

Okay, Mr. Speaker, I will say it in English then. Mr. Speaker, I will move the following motion on December 11, 1991: Now therefore, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Nahendeh, that this Legislative Assembly recommends that the Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs consider moving the allocation of funding for the construction of the community centre in Kakisa up to the 1992-93 fiscal year. Thank you.

Notice Of Motion 19-12(1): Construction Of Community Centre, Kakisa
Revert To Item 12: Notices Of Motions

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The Speaker Michael Ballantyne

Thank you, Mr. Gargan, I think that is clear to everybody now. Notices of motions. Mr. Gargan.