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              Legislative Assembly


     Province of New Brunswick




          Hon. Graydon Nicholas
           Lieutenant-Governor


       Speaker: Hon. Dale Graham


            Tuesday, December 7, 2010

     First Session of the 57th Legislative Assembly
              Fredericton, New Brunswick
December 7              Journal of Assembly                       49

                                       Tuesday, December 7, 2010.
                           1 o’clock p.m.
Prayers.
Hon. Mr. Higgs, Minister of Finance, delivered to Mr. Speaker a
Message from His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor, and the said
Message was read by Mr. Speaker, all the Members standing, and
is as follows:
                                                 December 7, 2010.
His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor transmits the Supplementary
Estimates 2009-2010, Volume II, and the Supplementary Estimates
2010-2011, Volume 1, which include the estimates of the sums
required for the services of the province, not otherwise provided
for, for the year ending March 31, 2010, and for the fiscal year
ending March 31, 2011, and in accordance with the provisions of
the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends these estimates to the
House.
                                          (Sgd.:) Graydon Nicholas.
                                              Lieutenant-Governor.

Hon. P. Robichaud, Government House Leader, announced that it
was the intention of government that the House resolve itself into
a Committee of Supply to be granted to Her Majesty forthwith.

The House, according to Order, resolved itself into a Committee of
Supply with Mr. Urquhart in the chair.
And after some time, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair and
Mr. Urquhart, the Chairman, after requesting that Mr. Speaker
revert to Presentations of Committee Reports, reported that the
Committee proceeding in the matter under consideration, had
passed the following resolution:
THAT Supply be granted to Her Majesty.
And he was directed to ask leave to sit again.

Mr. Urquhart, moved, seconded by the Honourable the Premier,
THAT the House does concur with the Committee of Supply in its
report and agrees in its resolution that Supply be granted to her
Majesty.
And the question being put, it was resolved in the affirmative.

Hon. P. Robichaud, after requesting that Mr. Speaker revert
to Government Motions for the Ordering of the Business of the
House, announced that it was the intention of government that
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Bills 3, 5, 7, 8 and 9 be called for second reading, following which,
with unanimous consent, the House would resolve itself into a
Committee of the Whole to consider Bills 3, 5, 7, 8 and 9.

Resolved, on motion of Hon. P. Robichaud, seconded by the
Honourable the Premier,
THAT consideration of supplementary estimates in Committee of
Supply be added to the Orders of the Day until such time as they
are dispatched.
And the question being put, it was resolved in the affirmative.

The Order being read for second reading of Bill 3, An Act to
Amend the New Brunswick Income Tax Act, a debate arose
thereon.
And the debate being ended, and the question being put that Bill 3
be now read a second time, it was resolved in the affirmative.
Accordingly, Bill 3, An Act to Amend the New Brunswick Income
Tax Act, was read a second time and ordered referred to the
Committee of the Whole House.

The Order being read for second reading of Bill 5, An Act to
Amend the Assessment Act, a debate arose thereon.
And the debate being ended, and the question being put that Bill 5
be now read a second time, it was resolved in the affirmative.
Accordingly, Bill 5, An Act to Amend the Assessment Act, was read
a second time and ordered referred to the Committee of the Whole
House.

The Order being read for second reading of Bill 7, An Act to
Amend the Real Property Tax Act, a debate arose thereon.
And the debate being ended, and the question being put that Bill 7
be now read a second time, it was resolved in the affirmative.
Accordingly, Bill 7, An Act to Amend the Real Property Tax Act,
was read a second time and ordered referred to the Committee of
the Whole House.

The Order being read for second reading of Bill 8, An Act to
Amend the Credit Unions Act, a debate arose thereon.
And the debate being ended, and the question being put that Bill 8
be now read a second time, it was resolved in the affirmative.
Accordingly, Bill 8, An Act to Amend the Credit Unions Act, was
read a second time and ordered referred to the Committee of the
Whole House.
December 7             Journal of Assembly                          51

The Order being read for second reading of Bill 9, An Act to
Amend the Municipal Assistance Act, a debate arose thereon.
And the debate being ended, and the question being put that Bill 9
be now read a second time, it was resolved in the affirmative.
Accordingly, Bill 9, An Act to Amend the Municipal Assistance Act,
was read a second time and ordered referred to the Committee of
the Whole House.

It was agreed by unanimous consent that Bills 3, 5, 7, 8 and 9 be
considered in the Committee of the Whole House forthwith.

The House resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole with
Mr. C. Landry in the chair.
And after some time, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair and
Mr. C. Landry, the Chair, after requesting that Mr. Speaker revert
to Presentations of Committee Reports, reported:
That the Committee had directed that he report the following Bills
as agreed to:
Bill 3, An Act to Amend the New Brunswick Income Tax Act,
Bill 8, An Act to Amend the Credit Unions Act,
And the Committee asked leave to make a further report.
Pursuant to Standing Rule 78.1, Mr. Speaker put the question
on the motion deemed to be before the House, that the report be
concurred in, and it was resolved in the affirmative.

And then, 5.55 o’clock p.m., the House adjourned.

The following document, having been deposited with the Clerk
of the House since the last sitting of the House, was deemed laid
upon the table of the House pursuant to Standing Rule 39:
Annual Report 2009-2010,
 Department of Environment                       December 7, 2010