Justice and Public Safety
October 16, 2017

Media Advisory: Technical Briefing on Amendments to Elections Act

A technical briefing for media related to amendments to the Elections Act will be held today (Monday, October 16). The briefing will take place in the Media Centre, Ground Floor, East Block, Confederation Building, at 12:30 p.m. The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, will be available to answer questions immediately following the technical briefing.

Media planning to attend are asked to pre-register via email (doriswalsh@gov.nl.ca) or telephone 709-729-3812, 691-7478. Those who do not pre-register will have to proceed through the visitor entrance to access Confederation Building. All registered media will have access through the northeast entrance.

According to House of the Assembly practice and procedure, a bill must be distributed to members of the House of Assembly first, before second reading after which point, the bill becomes public.

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Media contact
Lesley Clarke
Justice and Public Safety
709-729-6985, 699-2910

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