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Motion 13-17(3): Extended Adjournment Of The House To October 17, 2012
Notices of Motion

The Speaker Jackie Jacobson

Thank you, Mr. Moses. Item 16, notices of motion for first reading of bills. Mr. Miltenberger.

Bill 9: Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 1, 2012-2013
Notices of Motion for First Reading of Bills

Michael Miltenberger Thebacha

Mr. Speaker, I give notice that on Thursday, June 14, 2012, I will move that Bill 9, Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 1, 2012-2013, be read for the first time. Thank you.

Bill 9: Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 1, 2012-2013
Notices of Motion for First Reading of Bills

The Speaker Jackie Jacobson

Thank you, Mr. Miltenberger. Item 17, motions. Item 18, first reading of bills. Item 19, second reading of bills. Mr. Abernethy.

Bill 5: Legal Aid Act
Second Reading of Bills

June 12th, 2012

Glen Abernethy Great Slave

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Thebacha, that Bill 5, Legal Aid Act, be read for the second time.

Mr. Speaker, this bill repeals and replaces the Legal Services Act and continues the Legal Services Board of the Northwest Territories as the Northwest Territories Legal Aid Commission. Transitional matters provided for in Schedule A of the Financial Administrative Act are consequently amended to refer to the commission. Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

Bill 5: Legal Aid Act
Second Reading of Bills

The Speaker Jackie Jacobson

Thank you, Mr. Abernethy. Bill 5 has had second reading and is referred to the standing committee.

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Item 20, consideration in Committee of the Whole of bills and other matters: Tabled Document 2-17(3), Commissioner’s Opening Address: Creating the Conditions for Success; Tabled Document 17-17(3), Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 7, 2010-2011; Tabled Document 18-17(3), Supplementary Estimates (Operations Expenditures), No. 4, 2010-2011; Bill 1, An Act to Amend the Student Financial Assistance Act; Bill 3, An Act to Amend the Human Rights Act; Committee Report 1-17(3), Standing Committee on Government Operations Report on the Review of the 2010-2011 Annual Report of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of the Northwest Territories; Committee Report 2-17(3), Standing Committee on Government Operations Report on the Review of the 2010-2011 Northwest Territories Human Rights Commission Annual Report, with Mrs. Groenewegen in the chair.

By the authority given to me as Speaker by Motion 2-17(3), I wish to hereby authorize the House to sit

beyond its daily hour of adjournment to consider business before the House. Thank you.

Consideration in Committee of the Whole on Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

The Chair Jane Groenewegen

I’d like to call Committee of the Whole to order. The Speaker has listed the items that are before Committee of the Whole today. I would like to ask what is the wish of the committee. Mr. Menicoche.

Consideration in Committee of the Whole on Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Kevin A. Menicoche Nahendeh

Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Committee wishes to deliberate Tabled Document 17-17(3), Supplementary Estimates, No. 7; and Tabled Document 18-17(3), Supplementary Estimates, No. 4. Thank you very much.

Consideration in Committee of the Whole on Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

The Chair Jane Groenewegen

Thank you, Mr. Menicoche. We will proceed with that after a very brief break. Thank you.

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Consideration in Committee of the Whole on Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

The Chair Wendy Bisaro

Committee, we will reconvene and come back to order. We are dealing with Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 7, 2010-2011. Mr. Miltenberger, do you have opening comments for us?

Consideration in Committee of the Whole on Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Michael Miltenberger Thebacha

Thank you, Madam Chair. I am here to present Supplementary Estimates (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 7, 2010-2011. This document outlines an increase of $8.5 million for capital investment expenditures in the 2010-2011 fiscal year for the Department of Transportation to provide appropriation authority to record the valuation adjustment on the long-term debt associated with the Deh Cho Bridge Project. I am prepared to review the details of the supplementary estimates document.

Consideration in Committee of the Whole on Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

The Chair Wendy Bisaro

Thank you, Mr. Miltenberger. Do you have witnesses that you wish to bring into the House?

Consideration in Committee of the Whole on Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Michael Miltenberger Thebacha

Yes, Madam Chair.

Consideration in Committee of the Whole on Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

The Chair Wendy Bisaro

Is committee agreed to bring the witnesses into the House?

Consideration in Committee of the Whole on Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

Some Hon. Members

Agreed.

Consideration in Committee of the Whole on Bills and Other Matters
Consideration in Committee of the Whole of Bills and Other Matters

The Chair Wendy Bisaro

Thank you. Sergeant-at-Arms, would you please escort the witnesses in?

Mr. Miltenberger, would you please introduce your witnesses?