Office of the Commissioner for Legislative Standards
May 2, 2018

Statement from Bruce Chaulk, Commissioner for Legislative Standards

The Commissioner for Legislative Standards, on request of the Premier, will conduct two separate investigations into the conduct of MHA Joyce and MHA Kirby.

The reviews will be conducted with the highest possible standards, with complete impartiality and independence and with any resources deemed necessary. The reviews will be completed in a timely manner.

As stated previously, no additional comment will be made while the investigations are ongoing. The reports, once completed, will be submitted to the Premier and to the complainants.

The Commissioner for Legislative Standards has the statutory responsibility for ensuring that Members of the House of Assembly uphold the ethical standards outlined in their code of conduct.

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Media contact
Adrienne Luther
Communications & Training Manager
Office of the Commissioner for Legislative Standards
709-729-1474
adrienneluther@gov.nl.ca

2018 05 02                              11:05 a.m.